24 avril 2017

A white porcelain double-walled reticulated water dropper, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

  Lot 102. A white porcelain double-walled reticulated water dropper, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century; 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The globular form pierced with a large dragon and clouds, the inner wall forming a receptacle for water, the eyes of dragon decorated in underglaze-blue, applied with a glossy clear glaze. Provenance: Tokutomi Soho (1863 - 1957) Note: For a similar water dropper in the collection of Victoria and... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2017

A white porcelain puppy-form water dropper, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 100. A white porcelain puppy-form water dropper, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Modeled as a seated puppy, applied with a glossy transparent glaze. With wood box Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean Art, 25 April 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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24 avril 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto Spaziale, 1966-68

Lot 57. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto Spaziale, firmato l. Fontana (in basso a destra), buchi su cartoncino, cm 49,7x60. Eseguito nel 1966-68. Estimate EUR 30,000 - EUR 50,000 (USD 32,188 - USD 53,646). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Galleria Arte Borgogna, Milanoivi acquisito dalla famiglia dell’attuale proprietario nel 1986  Literature: L. M. Barbero, Lucio Fontana. Catalogo ragionato delle opere su carta, Milano 2013, tomo III, p.... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, 1966-68

Lot 53. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, firmato l. Fontana (in basso a destra); dedica e firma Con amicizia a Kalualeh l. Fontana (sul retro), matita su cartoncino, cm 30x37,8. Eseguito nel 1966-68. Estimate EUR 30,000 - EUR 50,000 (USD 32,188 - USD 53,646) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Opera registrata presso l'Archivio Lucio Fontana, Milano, n. 2896/1, come da autentica su fotografia Provenance: Collezione privata, FrancoforteGalleria Blu, Milanoivi acquisito... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Senza titolo, 1957

Lot 52. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Senza titolo, firmata e datata l. fontana 57 (in alto), terracotta dipinta, cm 33x19,5x19,5. Realizzata nel 1957. Estimate EUR 40,000 - EUR 60,000 (USD 42,917 - USD 64,376) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Opera registrata presso la Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milano, n. 356/60  Provenance: Galleria 2C, Romaivi acquisito dall'attuale proprietario negli anni Ottanta Christie's. Milan Modern and Contemporary, 27 - 28 April... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Madonna con bambino ed angeli, 1947

Lot 51. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Madonna con bambino ed angeli, firmata con le iniziali e datata LF 47 (sul retro), terracotta smaltata e lustrata, cm 40x26x17. Realizzata nel 1947. Estimate EUR 60,000 - EUR 80,000 (USD 64,376 - USD 85,834) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Opera registrata presso la Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milano, n. 4145/1, come da autentica su fotografia  Provenance: Collezione privata, Milano Note: Executed in 1947, the year that Lucio... [Lire la suite]

24 avril 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, 1961

Lot 25. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, firmato l. fontana (in basso a destra); firma poco leggibile l. fontana (sul retro), olio su tela, cm 40x33. Eseguito nel 1961. Estimate EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000 (USD 321,878 - USD 536,463) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Galleria Permanente, BergamoCollezione privata, Milano  Literature: E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana. Catalogue raisonné des peintures, sculptures et environnements... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2017

A blue and white 'deer and cranes' sleeve vase, Circa 1640

Lot 192. A blue and white 'deer and cranes' sleeve vase, Circa 1640; 43.2cm (17in) high. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€24,000 - 36,000). Photo Bonhams. Vividly painted around the body in vibrant tones of cobalt blue, depicting a continuous garden scene with two deer and a gnarled pine trees amidst rockwork and flying cranes above, all beneath floral sprigs around the neck.  Provenance: a distinguished European private collection   Note: The highly auspicious combination of deer and cranes denotes... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2017

A rare blue and white 'Li Bai' brush washer, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 193. A rare blue and white 'Li Bai' brush washer, Chongzhen period (1627-1644); 20.6cm (8 1/8in) diam. Estimate £35,000 - 50,000 (€42,000 - 60,000). Photo Bonhams. Finely potted with a slightly recessed base and deep sides, the well painted in vibrant tones of cobalt-blue with a scene of the Tang poet Li Bai in an audience with the Tang emperor Minghuang, flanked by ministers and court officials, all within a palatial setting beneath large curtains.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 18 November 1979, lot... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2017

A blue and white double-gourd vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 191. A blue and white double-gourd vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644); 34cm (13 3/8in) high. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€18,000 - 24,000). Photo Bonhams. The lower section painted in vivid blue with a continuous scene of two kneeling attendants proffering a book and cap of office before a dignitary followed by attendants carrying halberds and banners, all beneath three bands of leafy scrolls and floral sprays.  Note: The present vase depicts attendants holding a tray with an official hat on it,... [Lire la suite]