18 juin 2018

Covered Box, Vietnam, 13th-14th century

Covered Box, Vietnam, 13th-14th century. Stoneware, glaze, 2 x 3 1/4 in. (5.1 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 75.60.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.60.3_transp6290.jpg)      

10 juin 2018

Rare et importante statue de Padmapani en bronze doré, Népal, début de l'époque Malla, XIIIeme-Xiveme siecle

Lot 228. Rare et importante statue de Padmapani en bronze doré, Népal, début de l'époque Malla, XIIIeme-Xiveme siecle. Hauteur: 18,8 cm. (7 ½ in.). Estimation: EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000 (USD 354,401 - USD 590,669). Price realised EUR 367,5000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Il est représenté debout sur une base lotiforme, esquissant le léger déhanchementtribanga. Il est vêtu d'un fin dhoti et arbore des bijoux précieux et une couronne ouvragée. La main droite en varadamudra, l'autre... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2018

A rare Ilkhanid moulded lustre pottery tile, Persia, probably Takht-i Suleyman, 13th-14th century

Lot 114. A rare Ilkhanid moulded lustre pottery tile, Persia, probably Takht-i Suleyman, 13th-14th century;44 by 49cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP (31,471 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018 the fritware body moulded in relief and painted in underglaze cobalt blue with a lustre overglaze, with a central inscriptive niche containing a seated crowned figure, the ground and spandrels with scrolling arabesques, with raised border above featuring three seated figures, the border below... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2018

A large and rare blue and white ‘Peony’ jar, guan, Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 51. A large and rare blue and white ‘Peony’ jar, guan, Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 29.4cm., 11 5/8 in. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000. Lot Sold 301,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 the baluster body rising from a slightly recessed base to pronounced shoulders surmounted by a short neck with rolled rim, boldly painted in cobalt-blue tones with a broad band of scrolling peony and lotus, each bloom borne on a continuous undulating leafy stem with attendant offshoot buds, finely... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

A rare Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 719. A rare Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 13th-14th century; 6 1/4 in. (15.8 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  The censer is raised on three lion-mask feet and the sides are incised with florets within a geometric design below applied florets evenly spaced around the shoulder and two rope-twist handles at the rim. The censer is covered with a thick glaze of sea-green... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

Bonhams achieves its highest total for Asia Week at $16.96 million

Lot 3019. A gilt copper figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Khasa Malla, 13th- 14th century; 23 in. (58.5 cm) high. Himalayan Art Resources item no.61544.  Estimate $1,200,000 - 1,600,000. Sold for US$ 1,392,500 (€ 1,130,643). © Bonhams 2001-2018 NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams concluded its Asia Week with a total of $16.96 million, the highest total ever achieved for Asia Week at Bonhams New York, realized over six sales from March 19 to 21. “This was a special season at... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2018

Priestley & Ferraro at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

An early Yaozhou celadon bowl. China, Five Dynasties period or early Northern Song dynasty, 10th century. Glazed ceramic. © Priestley & Ferraro A Yueyao mandarin duck-pattern box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 11th-12th century. Diameter: 13.2cm, 5 ¼ in. © Priestley & Ferraro A Jianyao “hare’s-fur” teabowl. Early Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 12th-13th century. Diameter: 11.2 cm, 4 3/8 inches. © Priestley & Ferraro A Cizhou pillow with tiger, Song dynasty... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

Large Longquan Celadon Bowl with Twin Fish Appliques, Southern Song – Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century

Large Longquan Celadon Bowl with Twin Fish Appliques, Southern Song – Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century, A.D., China. Diameter: 19.5cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A large shallow bowl (often considered to be a brushwasher) with flattened rim, steep cavetto and broad flattened bottom, decorated with finely molded appliques of two fish swimming around each other, a Chinese symbol of marital bliss. The outside walls carved with overlapping lotus petals. The entire piece is covered with a translucent crackled Longquan... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2018

Jacques Barrère at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 72b

  Uma. Grey sandstone. Khmer Art, Cambodia, Angkor Vat period, 12th century, 97 x 40 x 13 cm. © Jacques Barrère   Head of Buddha. Stucco. Greco-buddhist art from Gandhara, Afghanistan, Pakistan, 3rd-4th century, 16.5 x 10 x 12 cm. © Jacques Barrère Buddha under the Naga. Gray sandstone, Khmer Art, Cambodia, Post-Bayon period, 13th century-14th century, 84 x 35 cm. © Jacques Barrère Jacques Barrère at BRAFA, 27 Jan... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

An olive green glazed bowl with carved and combed decoration, Trần dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 880. An olive green glazed bowl with carved and combed decoration, Trần dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 1/4in (18.5cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€850 - 1,300). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.   The deep well carved and combed with a diffuse bird and peony flower pattern surrounding further comb and scrape marks at the center of the well, the exterior walls also incised with radiating lines above the foot ring, the glaze applied everywhere except the foot pad and recessed... [Lire la suite]