06 janvier 2020

A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1315. A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The exterior is decorated with an elaborate frieze of six large stylized flowers borne on leafy scrolling stems reserved on a rich lemon-yellow ground, and the interior is decorated with five iron-red bats (wufu) in flight in the center. Provenance: The exterior is decorated with an... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2020

A famille rose bowl, Shende Tang zhi mark in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 1398. A famille rose bowl, Shende Tang zhi mark in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The deep sides flare slightly towards the everted rim and are delicately painted in famille rose enamels with the sanduo (pomegranates, peaches and lychee). Provenance: A. Blum Collection. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 - 20 September... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A famille rose 'sanduo' bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1399. A famille rose 'sanduo' bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The deep, rounded sides are decorated with the 'Three Abundances' (sanduo), leafy, fruiting branches of peach, pomegranate and lychee. Note: A Jiaqing-marked bowl of this pattern was included in the exhibition, Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1973,... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A rare doucai dish, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 1368. A rare doucai dish, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 8 3/8 in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish has shallow, rounded sides, and is finely decorated in the center of the interior with two ladies in a garden setting, one playing a qin, below prunus, pine and bamboo, representing the 'Three Friends of Winter' in the well. The exterior is decorated with bamboo extending around the sides. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A rare doucai pear-shaped bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 1311. A rare doucai pear-shaped bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 243,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The well-potted body is finely painted with the 'Three Friends of Winter', prunus, pine and bamboo, growing amidst rocks, grasses and iron-red lingzhi. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the base. Provenance: Christie's New York, 29 November 1990, lot 285. Note: The design... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2020

Jean-Étienne Liotard, Portrait of Francis Owen, three-quarter-length, in seventeenth-century Van Dyck costume

Lot 58. Jean-Étienne Liotard (Geneva 1702 - 1789), Portrait of Francis Owen, three-quarter-length, in seventeenth-century Van Dyck costume, signed and dated on the plinth, center right: J.E. LIOTARD/1773, oil on unlined canvas, 50 by 40 in.; 127 by 101.6 cm. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Francis Owen (1745–1774), the sitter; By descent to Margaret Owen, the sitter's sister; By descent to her daughter Mary Jane Ormsby; By descent to her son John Ralph Ormsby-Gore; By descent in... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2020

Henri-Pierre Danloux (Paris 1753 - 1809), Portrait of Lum A'Kao

Lot 57. Henri-Pierre Danloux (Paris 1753 - 1809), Portrait of Lum A'Kao, inscribed upper left in Chinese script: 番山林亞九, oil on canvas, 35¼ by 28 in.; 92 by 71 cm Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of the artist and by descent to his son, in whose possession still in 1860; Anonymous sale (‘Mme X’), Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 31 March 1938, reproduced; Baronne Cassel van Doorn; Her sale, Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 30 May 1956, lot 29; Hubert de Givenchy... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2020

Pietro Paolini (Lucca 1603 - 1681), A portrait of a man writing by candlelight

Lot 34. Pietro Paolini (Lucca 1603 - 1681), A portrait of a man writing by candlelight, oil on canvas, 58⅛ by 45⅝ in.; 147.6 by 115.9 cm. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Private collection, Lucca.   Literature: P.G. Maccari, Pietro Paolini pittore luccese, Lucca 1987, p. 120, under cat. no. 37 (as a copy or a replica). This masterpiece by Pietro Paolini, also known as il Lucchese, dates to the 1630s. Within a dimmed and quiet interior appears a... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2020

Orazio Borgianni (Rome 1574 - 1616), Self portrait as a painter with palette and canvas

Lot 17. Orazio Borgianni (Rome 1574 - 1616), Self portrait as a painter with palette and canvas, inscribed right on edge of canvas: QVO MAGIS RIMOR. MAGIS MIROR, oil on canvas, 28 by 19¾ in.; 71 by 50 cm. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Art market, Berlin, 1960s; Private collection, Berlin, until recently.   Literature: H. Voss, "Inediti di Orazio Borgianni, in Antichità Viva, vol. 2, 1962, pp. 9-10, reproduced p. 9, figs. 1 and 2; H.E. Wethey,... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2020

Frans Hals (Antwerp 1582/83 - 1666 Haarlem), Portrait of a boy of the Van Campen family

Lot 31. Frans Hals (Antwerp 1582/83 - 1666 Haarlem), Portrait of a boy of the Van Campen family, oil on canvas, a fragment, 21¼ by 18⅝ in.; 54 by 47.4 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Commissioned by Gijsbert Claesz van Campen and Maria Jorisdr, Haarlem, circa 1620-25; Thence by descent to Cornelis Gijsbertsz van Campen, Haarlem; Thence by descent to Zacharias Jurriaensz van Eeckhout and Agnes van Campen, Haarlem, before 1733 (listed in the 29 September... [Lire la suite]
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