27 février 2018

Pointe de lance, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, entre - 300 et 50

Pointe de lance, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, entre - 300 et 50. Bronze. L. 42.4 x l. 8 cm. M.C. 7998 © 2017 - Musée Cernuschi
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27 février 2018

Lame de hache, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, entre - 450 et 50

Lame de hache, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, entre - 450 et 50. Bronze. L. 13 x H. 10.3 cm. M.C. 7363 © 2017 - Musée Cernuschi La hache en forme de pied, rìu, est une arme caractéristique de la civilisation de Đông Sơn. Ce type d’objet a été retrouvé dans les tombes des personnages de haut rang, caractérisées par le riche matériel funéraire en bronze qui y fut déposé. Un manche en bois était à l’origine fiché dans la douille. Triplement efficace, elle permettait d’asséner des coups, de couper, lorsqu’elle était tenue comme... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2018

Coupe, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, entre - 300 et 50

Coupe, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, entre - 300 et 50. Terre cuite. H. 7.5 x D. 10.1 cm. M.C. 10787 © 2017 - Musée Cernuschi La céramique retrouvée dans les sépultures de la culture de Đông Sơn peut sembler assez fruste par rapport aux bronzes. Les formes sont variées et la qualité de la cuisson variable. L’argile employée prend une teinte allant de l’orangé au brun rouge. La paroi des vases peut être fine mais elle est le plus souvent épaisse, comme c’est le cas pour ce bol qui fait partie, avec les jarres, des formes les plus... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2018

Anneau fendu, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, entre - 300 et 50

Anneau fendu, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, entre - 300 et 50. Pierre. Parure, bijou. D. 4.7 x D. 2.1 cm. M.C. 8004 © 2017 - Musée Cernuschi
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27 février 2018

Tornabuoni Arte (Stand 526) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Lucio Fontana (Rosario Santa Fè, 1899 - Varese, 1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1965. Water based paint on canvas, 82 x 66.5 cm (32.3 x 26.2 in.). Signed on the reverse 'l.Fontana/Concetto spaziale, Attese/Quando ò fatto questo quadro pensavo a a Rosario S.Fè’. Tornabuoni Arte © TEFAF 2018 Provenance: Galleria Il Mappamondo, Milan; Panza collection, Milan; Busca 'La Gaia' collection, Cuneo Literature: Tornabuoni Art, Arte moderna e contemporanea. Antologia scelta 2015, Florence 2014, p. 131 Enrico... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2018

Landmark exhibition featuring luxury arts of ancient Americas to open at The Met

NEW YORK, NY.- A major international loan exhibition featuring luxury arts created in the ancient Americas will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning February 28. Showcasing more than 300 objects drawn from more than 50 museums in 12 countries, Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas will trace the development of goldworking and other luxury arts from Peru in the south to Mexico in the north from around 1000 B.C. to the arrival of Europeans in the early 16th century. Emphasizing... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2018

A Jizhou leaf-decorated tea bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 525. A Jizhou leaf-decorated tea bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bowl is potted with slightly rounded sides, and is decorated on the interior with the brownish-buff gossamer imprint of a curling leaf against a dark-brown glaze that thins to an amber color at the rim and ends on the exterior above the shallow ring foot exposing the buff body, Japanese wood box.  ... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2018

A large Jian 'Hare's-fur' conical tea bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 524. A large Jian 'Hare's-fur' conical tea bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bowl is potted with flaring sides rising to a slightly everted rim bound with a metal band. The interior and exterior are covered with a lustrous black glaze streaked with fine russet 'hare's-fur' markings which pools irregularly above the foot which has fired to a dark purplish-brown color,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2018

A black-glazed conical tea bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 523. A black-glazed conical tea bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 47,500. Photo: Bonhams. The bowl is covered inside and out on the wide flaring sides with a lustrous black glaze below a band of creamy white slip under a clear glaze on the mouth rim, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Shimojo Art, Tokyo. Literature: Christie's, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics: An Exhibition of Song Treasures from the... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2018

A russet-splashed 'partridge feather' conical tea bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 522. A russet-splashed 'partridge feather' conical tea bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is well potted with slightly rounded, flaring sides, and is covered on the interior with a rich, blackish-brown glaze generously streaked with irregular russet splashes. The exterior has fine black streaks at the rim pooling into the russet-colored glaze, which stops unevenly... [Lire la suite]