30 juillet 2018

An inscribed and dated Lingbi cloud-form scholar’s rock, dated cyclical yimao year, corresponding to 1735 and of the period

Lot 3005. An inscribed and dated Lingbi cloud-form scholar’s rock, signed Jin Nong (1687-1763); signed Gao Fenghan (1683-1749), dated cyclical yimao year, corresponding to 1735 and of the period; 22 3/8 in. (57 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,800,000. Sold for HK$2,200,000 ($285,199). © Christie's Images Ltd 2015 The dark-grey Lingbi stone is of elongated form rising and twisting to create an internal tension, with angled protuberances and crevices, incised on one side with a four-line... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2018

Anonymous (Qing dynasty), Rubbing of "Prajnaparamitahridaya" (The Heart of the Perfection of Transcendent Wisdom)

Lot 934. Anonymous (Qing dynasty), Rubbing of "Prajnaparamitahridaya" (The Heart of the Perfection of Transcendent Wisdom). Dated thirteenth year of the Yongzheng reign (1735) Inscribed and signed by Prince He (1712-1765), with one seal He qin wang bao. Hanging scroll, ink on paper, tielimu scroll ends. 56 ½ x 30 7/8 in. (143.5 x 78.5 cm.). Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 85,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2017. Provenance: Baron Alexander von... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

Rare Meissen goes home as German museum snaps up treasure at Bonhams European Ceramics Sale

Lot 42. A rare Meissen armorial two-handled beaker and saucer from the service for Elector Clemens August of Cologne, 1735; sold for £74,500 (€103,457). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A rare Meissen armorial two-handed beaker and saucer, which once belonged to the Elector Clemens of Cologne, was bought this week at Bonhams Fine European Ceramics sale by the Brühl Palaces Augustusburg and Falkenlust. The UNESCO World Heritage Site, which belonged to the Elector Clemens August of Cologne (1700-1761), is the original... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2015

The Courtauld Gallery presents display devoted to Jonathan Richardson the Elder's self-portrait drawings

Jonathan Richardson the Elder, Self-Portrait, c. 1728 © The Courtauld Gallery, London. LONDON.- This display explores a remarkable series of self-portrait drawings by Jonathan Richardson the Elder (1667 – 1745), one of the most influential cultural figures of eighteenth century England. A leading portrait painter, Richardson was also a highly acclaimed art theorist, an accomplished poet and amassed one of the greatest collections of drawings of the age. In 1728, at the age of 61, Richardson began to create self-portrait... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2015

Exhibition of prints by English artist William Hogarth opens at the Städel Museum

William Hogarth (1697-1764), Hogarth Painting the Comic Muse, 1764. Etching and Engraving, 44 x 35,4 cm. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main. Photo: Städel Museum – ARTHOTHEK FRANKFURT.- From 10 June to 6 September 2015 ‒ in its bicentennial year “200 Years Städel” ‒ Frankfurt’s Städel Museum is presenting prints by the English painter, engraver and etcher William Hogarth (1697‒1764). Altogether seventy works including the famous printmaking series A Harlot’s Progress (1732), A Rake’s Progress... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2015

'High Tea: Glorious Manifestations East and West' at the Norton Museum of Art

Joachim Kändler (1706-1775), Monkey Teapot, 1735, Meissen Porcelain with overglaze enamels. Height: 7 ¼ inches, AG1967.10.12. Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida  WEST PALM BEACH, FLA..- People around the world have been drinking tea for centuries. The beverage became the center of cultured social gatherings long ago, not to mention an industry influencing health and welfare. The role played by tea, especially in the upper echelons of society, has also had a profound influence on art as artists and... [Lire la suite]

02 août 2013

Robes et habits français de 1715 à 1789

Robe volante, France, vers 1725. Lampas fond satin, broché soie et filé or, décor dit « à dentelle ». Don Lionel Normant, 1902. Inv. 10103. Les Arts Décoratifs (c) Les Arts Décoratifs Robe volante, France, vers 1735. Lampas fond satin, liseré, latté. Coll. UFAC, achat, 1959. Iinv. 59-31-1. Les Arts Décoratifs (c) Les Arts Décoratifs Habit à la française, justaucorps et culotte, France, vers 1730-1740. Velours frisé façonné, liseré et broché argent. Dépôt Louvre, 1991. Inv. OAP 630.A-B. Les Arts Décoratifs (c) Les Arts... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2013

A Chantilly small bowl, circa 1735 

A Chantilly small bowl, circa 1735. Photo Sotheby's with a shaped everted rim, painted in the Kakiemon style with flowering plants, a border of stylised flowering branches around the footrim; 5.3cm., 2in. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 GBP. Lot Sold: 2,625 GBP NOTE: This shape may have been intended as a very small mortar as its shape echoes that of a larger mortar (11cm high) illustrated by Genviève Le Duc, Porcelaine tendre de Chantilly, 1996, p. 112, top left Sotheby's. The... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2013

Two important and rare Meissen figures of Guinea fowl, 1735

Two important and rare Meissen figures of Guinea fowl, 1735 - Sotheby's modelled by J. J. Kändler for the Japanese Palace, Dresden, each bird standing on a rocky mound base amongst various grasses and flowering leafy branches, with white-speckled black plumage, long purple necks curving to the left and red combs and wattles (minor restoration and chips); 43.5cm., 17 1/8 in. high. Estimation: 150,000 - 200,000 GBP PROVENANCE: The Royal Collections of Saxony, Japanese Palace, DresdenThe Ole Olsen... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2013

Assiette d'après Cornelius Pronk. Chine. Vers 1735

Assiette d'après Cornelius Pronk. Chine. Vers 1735. Photo Pierre Bergé & associés en porcelaine rouge, bleu et or, à décor au centre de la femme au parasol nourrissant des oiseaux, bords à réserve de personnages et oiseaux sur fond orange à décor doré. Revers à décor d'insectes en bleu. D_23 cm. Estimation : 2 000 - 3 000 € Pierre Bergé & associés. Mercredi 13 février à 14h00. Paris - Drouot Richelieu - salle 4. EMail : contact@pba-auctions.com - Tél. : Paris... [Lire la suite]
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