20 novembre 2022

A rare copper-red-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 374. A rare copper-red-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Diameter 5⅞ in., 14.9 cm. Sold for $15,120 (Estimate $8,000 - $12,000). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: This unique vessel is exceedingly rare for its shape with a domed base terminating in a slightly convex center. Fired upside down in the kilns, the present lot is entirely covered with a lustrous copper-red glaze save for the mouth rim. Compare a Yongzheng blue-glazed covered example, but with a white-glazed base and a... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2022

A blanc-de-chine Guanyin and child, 18th century

Lot 89. A blanc-de-chine Guanyin and child, 18th century; 30.8cm (12 1/8in) high. Sold for €2,805 (Estimate € 800-1,200). Photo Fabrice Gousset. The Goddess of Mercy finely modelled seated on pierced rockwork with the right leg crossed and resting on her left lap and the bare left foot protruding under the long flowing robes open at the chest to reveal a floral necklace over the undergarments, the hooded eyes downcast in a serene expression beneath highly-arched brown and incised hair gathered in high chignon,... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2022

A white jade 'phoenix' circular plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th century

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 108. A white jade 'phoenix' circular plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 5.2 cm. Lot sold: 189,000 HKD (Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 the flat plaque with a slightly convex principal side, rendered with a phoenix curled up in a roundel, its body with finely incised plumage, the other side detailed with a smaller bird shown in profile, the smoothly polished stone of even white colour with a... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2022

A large tianqi and qiangjin 'dragon and young' lacquer stand, 18th century

Lot 258. A large tianqi and qiangjin 'dragon and young' lacquer stand, 18th century; 68.1cm (26 3/4in) wide x 66.2cm (26 1/16in) deep x 50.6cm (19 15/16in) high. Estimate 4 000 € - 6 000 €. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Of near square section, the top colourfully decorated with a central medallion of an adult dragon and young pursuing the flaming pearl above crashing waves and a gourd emanating lingzhi fungus shaped clouds with a bat in flight, framed by peony, lingzhi and lotus foliate and key-fret... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2022

A fine Mughal very pale green jade lobed bowl, India, 18th century

Lot 106. A fine Mughal very pale green jade lobed bowl, India, 18th century; 16.5cm (6 1/2in) wide. Estimate 10 000 € - 15 000 €. Sold for €20,400. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Of oval petal lobed form, set on a short foot carved with a large chrysanthemum flowerhead, each lobe finely carved to the exterior with a flower spray issuing leafy stems to each side, each long end with a flowerbud and demi leaf handle, the very pale semi-translucent stone polished to a high lustre, with some pale cloudy... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2022

Cloisonné enamels from the Schroder Collection at Christie's London, 5 July - 19 July 2022

The Schroder family came to England from Hamburg in the late eighteenth century and became amongst the most successul of Europe's merchant bankers. Johann Friedrich Schroder established a trading company in London around 1801 and was later joined by his brother, Johann Heinrich (1784-1883), who set up his own business in 1818, J. Henry Schroder & Co. Johann Heinrich was succeeded by his son, Baron Sir John Henry (1825-1910), who acquired works of art on a grand scale. He displayed his extensive collection at The Dell, an old... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2022

A Turquoise-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3592. A Turquoise-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. D 18.5cm. Sold for HKD 108,000 (Estimate HKD 40,000 - 80,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 With a straight, slightly open mouth, sloping shoulders, and rounded abdomen, the upper abdomen smaller and waistless, the lower bearing a bulbous shape, and a rounded footrim. The bottle is covered with a peacock-green glaze throughout and the footrim is covered with a sesame paste glaze. The glaze is clear and... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2022

Vanitas, Kunstkammer Georg Laue, Stuart Lochhead Gallery, London Art Week Summer

Left: Memento Mori Sculpture, German, 18th century. Marble. Height ca 6.5 cm, width ca 7 cm, depth ca 8 cm, at Kunstkammer Georg Laue. Middle: Renaissance Memento mori Janus head, German or Low Countries, 16th century. Boxwood; gold. Height ca 5 cm, width ca 5 cm, depth ca 7 cm, at Kunstkammer Georg Laue. Right: Vanitas Still Lives by Josep and Pere Santilari, at Stuart Lochhead. Renaissance Memento mori Janus head, German or Low Countries, 16th century. Boxwood; gold. Height ca 5 cm, width ca 5 cm, depth ca 7 cm, at... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2022

A copper-red 'deer and pine tree' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 17. A copper-red 'deer and pine tree' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 45.5 cm., 17¾ in. Lot sold 7,560 GBP (Estimate : 6,000 - 8,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from an Important Collector. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
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20 avril 2022

'Dehua' ware sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

  Lot 319. A 'Dehua' figure of Buddha, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; Height 14 in., 35.6 cm. Lot sold: 52,920 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the back with a faint inscription within a square. Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1997, and thence by descent. Lot 320. A 'Dehua' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Lot sold: 21,420 USD... [Lire la suite]