26 septembre 2019

A 'Ding' melon-form ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 710. A 'Ding' melon-form ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Height  6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 32,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid hexalobed body with a curved spout to one side below a narrow double line border and inward sloping rim, the line border repeated around the base, all surmounted by a tall 'woven rope' upright loop handle emerging from a sprig-molded floral applique and terminating in three straps, each issuing... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2019

A 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 696. A 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 32,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the steep sides rising to a shallow groove below the gently everted rim, covered overall with a black glaze suffused with fine russet striations,the warm orange amber tone concentrating around the rim trailing to fine lines towards the base, the glaze pooling above the foot revealing the dark brown stoneware body. ... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2019

A small celadon-glazed 'Longquan' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 776. A small celadon-glazed 'Longquan' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Height 5 3/8  in., 13.6 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear shaped body set over a slightly tapered foot and rising to a tall cylindrical neck and galleried rim, covered overall in an even blue-green glaze save for the footring. Provenance: Collection of Edward T. Chow (1910-1980).Sotheby's Paris, 12th June 2013, lot 2. Note:... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2019

The Snite Museum of Art announces long-term loan from the Cummins Family Collection of the painting St. Paul the Hermit

Jusepe de Ribera (called “lo Spagnoletto”), Spanish, 1591-1652, St. Paul the Hermit, ca. 1614-1615. Oil on canvas, 34 ¾ x 29 inches (87.5 x 73.5 cm). Image courtesy of the Cummins Family Collection. NOTRE DAME IN.- The Snite Museum of Art is pleased to announce an extraordinary long-term loan from the Cummins Family Collection of the painting St. Paul the Hermit by Jusepe de Ribera (b. 1588- d. 1656).On the occasion of announcing the loan, Dr. Joseph Antenucci Becherer, Director of the Museum, said, “The significance of... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2019

Exhibition offers a different perspective of African ceramics from the collection of Franz, Duke of Bavaria

Magdalene Odundo (geb. 1950), Asymmetrical Series, Kenya/Great Britain, 2017. Photo: Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum (H. Rohrer) MUNICH.- In July 2017, the extraordinarily diverse, exquisite, and extensive collection of African ceramics from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century from the collection of Franz, Duke of Bavaria was given as a donation and a permanent loan to Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum. It consists of ceramic vessels and figures, spanning a vast region of the African continent.... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2019

A 'Guan'-type bottle vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644

Lot 730. A 'Guan'-type bottle vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty . Height 9 7/8  in., 25. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall cylindrical neck with lipped rim, covered overall with a pale beige glaze suffused with a matrix of golden crackles. Provenance: Collection of Russell M. Tyson (1867-1963).Bequest to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, in 1964 (acc. no. 1964.1077). ... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2019

A polychrome stucco fresco fragment, Yuan-Ming dynasty

Lot 816. A polychrome stucco fresco fragment, Yuan-Ming dynasty. 30 5/8  by 17 7/8  in., 77.5 by 45.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted with a celestial maiden dancing amidst cloud swirls, swaying with head tilted back, one arm gracefully arced and the other extended, adorned in loose robes and billowing sashes that flutter with the movement, the fleshy rounded face with a serene expression, the hair elaborately... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2019

A dry-lacquered wood figure of a bodhisattva, Yuan-Ming dynasty

Lot 787. A dry-lacquered wood figure of a bodhisattva, Yuan-Ming dynasty. Height 21 1/4  in., 54 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 32,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated in vajraparyankasana, the left hand in dhyana mudra, the right hand with the palm turned up and the thumb and middle finger curling towards each other, the loose robe falling open at the chest revealing the pleated dhoti tied with a rope at the waist, the... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 790. A gilt-bronze figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. cast in a seated pose, one hand raised, once holding an attribute, the other resting on the knee, attired in voluminous robes, knotted at the waist with a braided cord and falling in crisp, rhythmic folds around the body, the tips of the shoes emerging from the drapery, the hair gathered up in a Daoist cap... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2019

A Dehua figure of Guandi, late Ming dynasty

Lot 895. A Dehua figure of Guandi, late Ming dynasty. Height 10 in., 25.4 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 6,875 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated on a crescent-shaped plinth, the hands concealed within the wide sleeves of a high-belted voluminous robe worn over armor, the head with a tight cap secured with a knotted sash, the ends trailing over the shoulders, the full face downcast with a fierce expression, pierced for insertion of hair, covered overall in a creamy-white glaze. ... [Lire la suite]
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