22 juillet 2019

A blue and white censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 852. A blue and white censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 Of gui shape, the censer is decorated on the exterior with groupings of antiques alternating with auspicious emblems, all below a band of precious objects and clouds on the waisted neck.  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September... [Lire la suite]

22 juillet 2019

Three Ko-Sometsuke petal-lobed dishes, late Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 851. Three Ko-Sometsuke petal-lobed dishes, late Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644); 8¼ in, 5¾ in. and 5¾ in. (21, 14.5 and 14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The larger bracket-lobed dish is decorated with a scene of a scholar under a willow tree with his attendant walking towards him holding a censer, a four-character mark, tianxia taiping ('peace under heaven'), is inscribed on the base within a double square and a... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

A famille verte faceted vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 850. A famille verte faceted vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 Each tapering side is decorated with scenes of birds and flowers representing the four seasons, all below floral sprays on the shoulder and neck..  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
22 juillet 2019

Two underglaze blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 849. Two underglaze blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6¼ in. and 9½ in. (15.9 and 24.1 cm.) high, second with wood cover. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 One is a globular jar and cover, the jar decorated on each side with a panel with carved border and carved scenes of river landscapes in underglaze blue, celadon, and copper red, with a further riverscape on the cover below the pearl-form finial. An apocryphal Chenghua... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

A large blue and white 'dragon' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle and of the period (1573

Lot 847. A large blue and white 'dragon' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle and of the period (1573-1619); 13½ in. (34.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The interior of the dish is decorated in the center with two confronted, five-clawed dragons leaping amidst flames and clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl below two pairs of further dragons at a similar pursuit in the well, the exterior is decorated with a... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

A rare blue and white circular plaque, Chenghua period (1465-1487)

Lot 846. A rare blue and white circular plaque, Chenghua period (1465-1487); 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The slightly convex plaque is delicately painted in outline and wash with a scene of Guanyin shown seated on a fringed mat facing an acolyte with outstretched hands, each on a rocky promontory jutting above a lotus plant emerging from wind-tossed waves below. To the other side of Guanyin is an amphora in a basin and a parrot... [Lire la suite]

22 juillet 2019

A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type dish with foliate rim, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 844. A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type dish with foliate rim, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The dish has a wide, everted, barbed petal-shaped rim, and is covered in a crackle-suffused glaze of sea-green color that thins on the edges, which also covers the interior of the foot and base.6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam.  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection. Note: Mr.... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

A rare large Longquan celadon mallet-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 843. A rare large Longquan celadon mallet-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The broad, slightly rounded cylindrical body rises to a canted shoulder below a cylindrical neck. The vase is covered inside and out, and on the base, with an unctuous glaze that shades from blue-green on one side to a brownish-blue green color, and pools thickly at the foot.  Provenance: Alfred E.... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

Four seasons reunited: Mauritshuis acquires three paintings by Nicolaes Berchem

The four paintings show the seasons and were made around 1670 to decorate an Amsterdam canal house. THE HAGUE.- The Mauritshuis has acquired three allegorical paintings by Nicolaes Berchem. Together with Allegory of Summer – which has been at the Mauritshuis since 1992 - they form an exceptional ensemble. The four paintings show the seasons and were made around 1670 to decorate an Amsterdam canal house. The series was broken up in the late nineteenth century, but has now been reunited. Emilie Gordenker,... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2019

Hamiltons exhibits photographs of women from across Erwin Olaf's career

  Erwin Olaf, Grief series - Irene Portrait, 2007. Chromogenic print, 52 3/8 x 39 3/8 in. (133 x 100 cm.) Edition of 10. LONDON.- In celebration of Erwin Olaf’s 60th year and long collaboration with the gallery, Hamiltons is presenting photographs of women from across Olaf’s career. Hamiltons Gallery owner Tim Jefferies has selected these works from Olaf’s oeuvre of 40 years, comprising photographs from Chessmen (1987-88), Squares (1983-2018), Blacks (1990), Mature (1999), Fashion Victims... [Lire la suite]
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