29 mars 2019

Monumental installation by Yinka Shonibare presented in the Speed Art Museum's historic art library

Yinka Shonibare CBE, The American Library, 2018. Hardback books, Dutch wax printed cotton textile, gold foiled names, headphones, interactive application Installation view at The Cleveland Public Library. © Yinka Shonibare CBE (RA). Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York and FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art with funds from VIA Art Fund. LOUISVILLE, KY.- Opening on March 29, 2019, 21c Museum Hotel and the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, KY will present a co-curated exhibition of... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2019

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, 17°-18°siècle

Lot 26. Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, 17°-18°siècle; 7 x 12,5 x 8,5 cm.Poids: 121 gr. Estimation 8 000 € / 15 000 €. Sold: 34 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Très belle coupe sculptée en forme de fleur cinq pétales ourlés se chevauchant légèrement. L'extérieur est orné d'un entrelacs de branches, feuilles, fleurs et boutons en relief, probablement des pruniers. L'anse est formée par deux branches pour remontant vers le bord.  ... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

Guandi, Porcelaine « blanc de Chine », Dehua, Fujian, 17° siècle

Lot 43. Guandi, Porcelaine « blanc de Chine », Dehua, Fujian, 17° siècle. H. 36 cm. Estimation 18 000 € / 22 000 €. Sold: 20 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le dieu est figuré assis sur un trône, le corps dissimulé sous les amples plis de son vêtement maintenu par une ceinture haute. Le visage a l’expression sévère et perforé au niveau des joues, menton, et bouche pour permettre la fixation d’un système pileux postiche est surmonté d’une coiffe traditionnelle de personnage... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

Chijing Guanyin, Chine, Dynastie Qing, ca 18° siècle

Lot 42. Chijing Guanyin, Chine, Dynastie Qing, ca 18° siècle. Bois. H. 108 cm. Estimation 28 000 € / 35 000 €. Sold: €28000. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le bodhisattva de la compassion est ici représenté en attitude de délassement sur un double socle lotiforme, le coude gauche reposant sur petit élément mobilier. La main droite repose sur son genou relevé, alors que la gauche maintient un rouleau d’écritures sacrées permettant son identification en tant que « Guanyin aux écritures... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2019

Yan Pei-Ming (Né en 1960), PAYSAGE INTERNATIONAL. LE LIEU DU CRIME N°1 , 1999

Lot 88. Yan Pei-Ming (Né en 1960), PAYSAGE INTERNATIONAL. LE LIEU DU CRIME N°1 , 1999. Huile sur toile, 300 x 400 cm. Estimation 80 000 € / 100 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Provenance: - Galerie Liliane et Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris - Collection particulière, Paris. Exposition: - Yan Pei-Ming, Vulnérables, Galerie Liliane et Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris Exposition du 20 avril au 5 juin 1999  Bibliographie: - Hou Hanru, Yan Pei-Ming, Vulnérables, Editions Liliane et... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2019

A Pair of Blue and White with Pink-Enameled ‘Dragon’ Dishes, Qianlong Marks and Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3516. A Pair of Blue and White with Pink-Enameled ‘Dragon’ Dishes, Qianlong Marks and Period, 1736-1795. D 15.6cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 800,000 (USD 76,433 - 101,911). Lot sold HKD 920,400 (USD 117,231). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Both dishes are painted to the interior with puce enamel featuring a large sinuous dragon curled around a 'flaming pearl' and surrounding by flames, bordered by underglaze-blue ruyi-head cloud lappets below the rim. The reverse is both decorated in... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2019

A Copper-Red Glazed Stem Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3509. A Copper-Red Glazed Stem Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735. H 13.2cm D 18.2cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,217 - 50,956). Lot sold HKD 413,000 (USD 52,604). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The stem cup is covered with a dark strawberry red glaze on the exterior, stopping short at the rim and base. The inner footrim of the cup is marked with six-character mark in underglaze-blue. Provenance: 1. Christie’s Hong Kong, 1-2 October 1991, lot.10592.The Ten-views... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Fine and Rare Spotted Jizhou Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century

Lot 3504. A Fine and Rare Spotted Jizhou Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. H 21.5cm. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 300,000 (USD 31,847 - 38,217). Lot sold HKD 2,242,000 (USD 285,564). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The vase is potted in elongated ovoid body with a short neck and lipped rim set above rounded shoulders tapering to a narrow foot. The vase is covered overall with evenly spaced and well controlled dark brown 'leopard' spots left in reserve against a milky tan ground.... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Yaozhou Celadon Glazed Carved Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3502. A Yaozhou Celadon Glazed Carved Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 8.9cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,217 - 50,956). Lot sold HKD 2,950,000 (USD 375,742). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The ewer is beautifully potted in globular form, carved in relief depicting overlapping lotus petals and scrolls forming in fine detail that generously issuing sumptuous leaves. It is decorated with a strap handle opposite a short curved spout. It is overall in fine pale greenglaze... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Yaozhou Carved ‘Peony’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3503. A Yaozhou Carved ‘Peony’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 17.5cm. Estimate HKD 350,000 - 450,000 (USD 44,586 - 57,325). Lot sold HKD 2,478,000 (USD 315,623). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The present dish is well potted that the shallow rounded sides are deftly carved on the interior with a large peony bloom with tiered petals and a small bud borne on a dense leafy stem. The petals and leaves are bordered by classic scroll with trefoil leaves issuing from a continuous... [Lire la suite]