23 octobre 2016

A rare 'Longquan' celadon double-gourd ewer, Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 115. A rare 'Longquan' celadon double-gourd ewer, Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted with a globular lower bulb surmounted by a smaller upper bulb, set to one side with an elegantly curved strap handle, and a delicate slender spout to the other, applied overall with an even sea-green glaze, draining to a paler tone around the edges, the unglazed hand-pared footrim burnt a buff colour in the firing; 14 cm, 5 1/2  in. ... [Lire la suite]

23 octobre 2016

A rare 'Ding' 'fish' basin, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 114. A rare 'Ding' 'fish' basin, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's with deep rounded sides rising from a recessed base to a lipped rim, the interior incised with twin fish among waves, the exterior carved with three bands of overlapping lotus petals, all covered in a clear ivory glaze, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 20.8 cm, 8 1/8  in. Notes: This finely potted basin is notable for its large size and the crisp design of fish... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2016

A rare 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 113. A rare 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the baluster body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck with rolled rim, freely carved through the layer of brown slip to the ivory white layer beneath with two large peony blooms borne on a meandering leafy scroll, all above a lappet band at the base and covered overall with a transparent glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 - 20 cm, 7 7/8... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2016

A ‘Longquan’ celadon mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 110. A ‘Longquan’ celadon mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the tapering cylindrical body rising to angled shoulders, surmounted by a tall columnar neck with a wide everted rim, flanked by a pair of archaistic phoenix handles, covered overall in an opaque sea-green glaze suffused with a network of crackle, the footring unglazed revealing the buff-orange body; 16 cm, 6¼ in. Provenance: Collection of Sir Michael and Lady Cynthia... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2016

A 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 109. A 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty (960–1279). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a short narrow slightly spreading foot, covered overall in a lavender-blue glaze stopping short of the footring to reveal the body burnt orange in the firing; 14.6 cm, 5 3/4  in. Provenance: Eskenazi, London, ref no. C2782. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
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23 octobre 2016

An exquisite and rare 'Jian' 'hare's fur' 'tenmoku' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 108. An exquisite and rare 'Jian' 'hare's fur' 'tenmoku' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's of deep conical form with a groove below the lip and a shallow straight foot, covered in a thick black lustrous glaze, the interior with silver to pale brown striations terminating in blue dots at the base, the exterior with brown striations at the rim terminating in silvery-blue striations where the glaze pools short of the unglazed foot... [Lire la suite]

23 octobre 2016

Exhibition pays tribute to one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century, Sergei Shchukin

Christian Cornelius Krohn, "Portrait de Sergei Shchukin", 1915 © Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg.  PARIS.- Fondation Louis Vuitton presents the exhibition “Icons of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection” from 22 October 2016, to 20 February 2017. The exhibition is part of the official programme of the France-russia year of cultural tourism 2016–17 and constitutes as one of its most prominent events.  The exhibition pays tribute to one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century, Sergei... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2016

Jarre, Vietnam, période Annam (603 - 989)

Lot 36. Jarre, Vietnam, période Annam (603 - 989). Estimation : 100 € / 200 €. Photo Cornette de Saint Cyr. Terre cuite à couverte, H. 28 cm. CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR PARIS. Arts d'Asie - Art Tribal - Documentation, le 09 Novembre 2016 à 14h30. 6, Avenue Hoche - 75008 PARIS. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel (Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13). Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe Truong (Tel. : +33 6 31 34 40 59)
23 octobre 2016

Jarre, Vietnam, période Annam (603 - 989)

Lot29. Jarre, Vietnam, période Annam (603 - 989). Estimation : 200 € / 300 €. Photo Cornette de Saint Cyr. Terre cuite à couverte blanchâtre, H. 34,5 cm Décor incisé d’une ligne ondulée et de croix.. CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR PARIS. Arts d'Asie - Art Tribal - Documentation, le 09 Novembre 2016 à 14h30. 6, Avenue Hoche - 75008 PARIS. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel (Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13). Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe Truong (Tel. : +33 6 31 34 40 59)
23 octobre 2016

Jarre, Vietnam, période Annam (603 - 989)

Lot 21. Jarre, Vietnam, période Annam (603 - 989). Estimation : 100 € / 150 €. Photo Cornette de Saint Cyr. Terre cuite, H. 38. CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR PARIS. Arts d'Asie - Art Tribal - Documentation, le 09 Novembre 2016 à 14h30. 6, Avenue Hoche - 75008 PARIS. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel (Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13). Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe Truong (Tel. : +33 6 31 34 40 59)