16 octobre 2021

Culturally significant objects far exceed estimates in Freeman's Asian Arts sale

PHILLADELPHIA, PA.- Ben Farina, Head of Asian Arts at Freeman’s expressed delight about his curated Asian Arts auction held on 14 October. Farina commented “We had a number of wonderful pieces from various regional collections, and we’ve greatly enjoyed working with the consignors to bring this material to auction.”The 256-lot sale witnessed competitive bidding between international buyers which pushed sale prices far higher than their pre-sale estimates. On the heels of remarkable sales earlier in the year—including... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2020

A Safavid blue and white porcelain cat, Persia, 17th century

Lot 114. A Safavid blue and white porcelain cat, Persia, 17th century; 14.3cm. height. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. in the form of a seated cat, the soft-paste porcelain body painted with blue Chinese-inspired stylised details to body, feline features, a hole between ears and one to chest for use as a Qalyan. Provenance: Christie's London, 23 October 2007, lot 161. Sotheby's. ARTS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD AND INDIA INCLUDING FINE RUGS AND CARPETS, 01 Apr 2020
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06 juin 2018

A blue and white porcelain rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 56. A blue and white porcelain rouleau vase, Qing dynasty,  Kangxi period (1662-1722). H. : 44 cm (17 ¼ in.). Estimation: 10 000 € / 15 000 €. Unsold. Courtesy Artcurial. Une face à décor d'un couple d'ancêtres assis sur des banquettes devant un paravent à décor de vagues tumultueuses, accompagné de personnages et serviteurs, l'autre face, d'un dignitaire assis au bord d'une rivière et entouré de ses serviteurs, le col orné d'une carpe jaillissant des flots et d'une chimère dans deux cartouches,... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2018

A rare Ming blue and white porcelain pen box, Jingdezhen area, Jiangxi province, China, Zhengde reign (R.1506-21)

Lot 163. A rare Ming blue and white porcelain pen box, Jingdezhen area, Jiangxi province, China, Zhengde reign (R.1506-21); 8 1/8 x 4 ¼ x 4in. (20.5 x 10.8 x 10.2cm). Estimate GBP 120,000 - GBP 150,000 (USD 170,160 - USD 212,700). © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Of rectangular form with separate lid and splayed base, the surfaces decorated with calligraphic roundels of sini script on foliate ground surrounded by leafy vine, the raised base marked with a six-character seal. ... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2018

A blue and white porcelain jar with animal handles, Joseon Dynasty, (18th century)

Lot 137. A blue and white porcelain jar with animal handles, Joseon Dynasty, (18th century); 8 1/8 in. (25.6 cm) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. Rising from an inset, raised ring foot to an upright, circular neck, the body balanced by two slender loop handles moulded in the form of animals, the jar additionally decorated in cobalt blue underglaze with plantains on one side and with a stand of flowers on the opposite side above an irregular blue line encircling the... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2018

Vase en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, dynastie Ming, marque et époque Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 73. Vase en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, dynastie Ming, marque et époque Wanli (1573-1619). Estimate 3,000-4,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 7,500 EUR. Photo Sotheby's 2011 formé de la section inférieure d'un gu, la panse globulaire flanquée de deux arêtes en relief reprenant sur le pied évasé, à décor de dragons à cinq griffes volant à la poursuite de la perle sacrée au-dessus de rochers et flots tumultueux, le corps et le pied séparés par une frise de pétales, marque à six caractères dans un double cercle... [Lire la suite]

07 avril 2018

Coupe en porcelaine bleu blanc Chine, dynastie Ming, marque et époque Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 70. Coupe en porcelaine bleu blanc  Chine, dynastie Ming, marque et époque Wanli (1573-1620); 18 cm ; 7 1/8 in. Estimate 5,000-7,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 21,150 EUR. Photo Sotheby's 2011 à décor d'un médaillon central abritant différentes fleurs dans leur feuillage, parmi lesquelles lotus, pivoines et marguerite, le pourtour extérieur orné de deux dragons à cinq griffes intercalés de deux fleurs de lotus dans des rinceaux stylisés, marque à six caractères dans un double cercle en bleu sous... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A blue and white porcelain globular jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 97. A blue and white porcelain globular jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The globular body set on a short circular foot, decorated in underglaze-blue with scrolling peony flowers, applied with a glossy transparent glaze, the base with an incised inscription Provenance: Private collection, Japan Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2017

A blue and white porcelain stem cup, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 96. A blue and white porcelain stem cup, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 13,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set on a flared short foot, circular cup decorated in underglaze-blue with chestnut boughs, applied with a clear glaze Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean Art, 25 April 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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23 avril 2017

A blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 93. A blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The globular body with tall slightly flared neck, decorated in underglaze-blue with flowers.  Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean Art, 25 April 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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