28 avril 2019

Pedro Almodóvar: Waiting for the Light at Marlborough Gallery, New York

Pedro Almodóvar, Background in Movement 1, 2019, digital print on cotton paper mounted on aluminum dibond, ed. of 3, 29.5 x 20.25 in., 75 x 51.5 cm. © Pedro Almodóvar. NEW YORK: The Marlborough Gallery announce the exhibition Waiting For The Light, the first show in New York of the photographic work of two-time Oscar winning film director, Pedro Almodóvar.   Waiting For The Light presents the artist’s most recent group of photographic still lifes. As in his films, which are dotted with erudite... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2019

A large 'Jun' purple-splashed handled-jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 15. A large 'Jun' purple-splashed handled-jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 25.2 cm, 10 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted, the deep sides rising from a short splayed foot to a short wide neck, flanked by a pair of loop handles to the side, splashed to one side and to the handles with a rich purple on the pale blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone to the rim and stopping irregularly above the foot to reveal the pale buff body.  Property fom... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2019

A rare 'Jizhou' 'Plum blossom deer' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 14. A rare 'Jizhou' 'Plum blossom deer' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot Sold 275,000 GBP (355,328 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly potted tapering body rising to broad rounded shoulders, sweeping up to a short neck with everted rim, finely decorated with a buff-tone glaze on a dark brown ground with concentric rows of resist technique discs mimicking the markings on the Sika deer,... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2019

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

Lot 13. A 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279);12.7 cm, 5 in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of deep conical form, with a very slight groove below the lip and a shallow straight foot, covered overall with a thick lustrous black glaze terminating in thick drops just above the unglazed foot showing the dark brown body beneath, the interior and exterior suffused with light silvery 'hares-fur' striations.  Property fom the Rui Xiu Lou... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2019

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 12. A purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127);8.5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with deep rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, covered overall in a rich glossy lavender-blue glaze fading to a mushroom tone around the rim, suffused with mottled splashes of deep lavender and blue tone to the interior and exterior, the glaze falling short of the foot revealing the dark brown body.  ... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2019

A russet painted black-glazed bottle vase, yuhuchin ping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 11. A russet painted black-glazed bottle vase, yuhuchin ping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 28.3 cm, 11 1/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body supported on a spreading foot and rising to a waisted neck and flared rim, covered overall with a lustrous brownish-black glaze and boldly painted with two stylised floral sprigs, the foot unglazed revealing the buff stoneware, Japanese wood box.  Property fom the Rui Xiu Lou... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2019

£11 million drawing by Dutch artist Lucas van Leyden at risk of export

Lucas van Leyden (about 1494 - 1533) A Young Man Standing. Black chalk, watermark pot with two handles, cut and laid down 11 x 51/8 inches (27.9 x 13.2cm), recommended price of £11,483,750 plus VAT of £296,750. LONDON.- Arts Minister Michael Ellis has placed an export bar on a 500 year old drawing worth £11.4 million in a bid to keep it in the country. The work, A Young Man Standing, by Dutch artist Lucas van Leyden, is one of only 28 drawings by the artist known to survive and his only drawing not held in a... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2019

A fine and very large blue and white 'Lotus' meiping, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620)

Lot 26. A fine and very large blue and white 'Lotus' meiping, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620); 47.5 cm, 18 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 30,000 GBP (38,763 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the tapered baluster body rising from a recessed base to a broad rounded shoulder and short tapered neck with galleried rim, densely painted to the body with leafy scrolling lotus blooms, all between elongated lappet borders around the foot and to the rounded shoulder, the base... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2019

A blue and white lobed basin, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620)

Lot 25. A blue and white lobed basin, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620); 29.5 cm, 11 5/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's the hexagonally lobed deep rounded sides rising from a recessed base to a broad everted rim, painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing butterflies and dragonflies hovering above flowering chrysanthemum and peony, encircled in each lobe of the well by a floral spray and a foliate scroll band at the rim, the exterior with... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2019

A blue and white 'Lotus' meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 24. A blue and white 'Lotus' meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 30.3 cm, 11 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's the baluster body rising from a slightly spreading foot to a short narrow neck with an everted rim, freely painted in dark cobalt-blue with a scrolling meander of leafy stems and lotus blooms, between double line borders, the foot encircled with a lappet border, the shoulder adorned with three floral sprigs.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]