18 janvier 2019

A grisaille Resurrection plate, Qianlong period, circa 1745

Lot 342. A grisaille Resurrection plate, Qianlong period, circa 1745; 8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The religious subject finely painted in the center in tones of black enamel enriched with gilt highlights, a crowd of mourners and onlookers below Christ and the two thieves and the Roman soldiers gambling in the foreground, the borders detailed strapwork with cornucopiae and trailing vine. ... [Lire la suite]

18 janvier 2019

A grisaille Crucifixion plate, Qianlong period, circa 1745

Lot 340. A grisaille Crucifixion plate, Qianlong period, circa 1745; 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 1,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The religious subject finely painted in the center in tones of black enamel enriched with gilt highlights, a crowd of mourners and onlookers below Christ and the two thieves and the Roman soldiers gambling in the foreground, the borders detailed strapwork with cornucopiae and trailing vine. The Leo... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2019

Newly-discovered work by Raphael and rare drawing by Rubens to lead Sotheby's Sale of Old Master Drawings

NEW YORK, NY.- A newly-discovered drawing by Raphael and an exceptionally rare figure study by Peter Paul Rubens will lead Sotheby’s auction of Old Master Drawings in New York on 30 January. The discovery of Raphael’s Standing Soldier in Armor adds an important and beautiful work to the artist’s oeuvre. Peter Paul Rubens’s Nude Study of a Young Man with Raised Arms offers a fascinating look at the process by which the artist arrived at the final composition for one of key figures in the great altarpiece... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, probably Philipp Scheurer, Nuremberg, 1609-1629

Lot 66. A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, maker' mark PS conjoined (Tebbe no. 1085) probably Philipp Scheurer, Nuremberg, 1609-1629; 28cm, 11 1/2in high; 349gr, 11oz 5dwt. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. of spirally fluted lobed form, the cover fitted with a disc dated 1729 recording the cup as a wedding gift, bracketed stem and sheet scrollwork finial, marked on body. Sotheby's. From Earth to... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2019

A Russian parcel-gilt silver bunch of grapes cup and cover, Moscow, circa 1760

Lot 65. A Russian parcel-gilt silver bunch of grapes cup and cover, maker's mark?. S (Cyrillic), unidentified assay master W.A. (Goldberg 596), Moscow, circa 1760; 27cm., 10 1/2 i.n high; 253gr, 8oz. 6dwt. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,250 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 axeman and vine stem, body, cover and foot embossed with lobes, marked on body, cover and foot. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017 
18 janvier 2019

A German silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's probably NS, Danzig, mid-17th century

Lot 63. A German silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's probably NS, Danzig, mid-17th century; 42cm., 16 1/2in. high;658gr., 21oz. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 embossed with bunch of grape lobes on vineyard keeper and vine stump stem  with sheet scrollwork, sheet scrollwork finial, marked on body. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017

18 janvier 2019

A pair of famille verte biscuit-glazed Buddhist lions, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722)

  Lot 315. A pair of famille verte biscuit-glazed Buddhist lions, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722); 15 in. (38.1 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Price realised US$21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each modeled seated, the male with his paw on a pierced ball, the female with a pup, fitted wood stands. Property From the Estate of William Kelly Simpson Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
18 janvier 2019

A pair of famille verte hexagonal vases, Kangxi peiod, circa 1720

Lot 314. A pair of famille verte hexagonal vases, Kangxi peiod, circa 1720; 13 in. (33 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Price realised US$7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each decorated with alternating panels enclosing vignettes, figures, and flowering branches. Property from a Distinguished New York Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
18 janvier 2019

A very large famille verte biscuit-glazed Guanyin, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722)

Lot 312. A very large famille verte biscuit-glazed Guanyin, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722); 29 ½ in. (74.9 cm.) high. Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000. Price realised US$30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Modeled holding an acolyte in one hand, a vessel in the other, standing on a lotus bloom and stepped rectangular base. Property From the Estate of William Kelly Simpson.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
18 janvier 2019

A pair of famille verte triple-gourd vases, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722)

Lot 310. A pair of famille verte triple-gourd vases, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722); 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000. Price realised US$16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each decorated with scrolling chrysanthemum vines. Property From the Estate of William Kelly Simpson.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019