09 juillet 2017

An earthenware amphora, presumably Iran, 12th - 14th century

Lot 5001. An earthenware amphora, presumably Iran, 12th - 14th century. H 28 cm. Estimated price €300 - €400. Result: €1.240. Courtesy Lempertz. Turquoise glaze with craquelure. Pear-form vessel with cylindrical neck and two handles with thumbrests. Older wear to the edges.  Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 10:30, Brussels
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04 janvier 2017

Bowl with ribbed decoration on outside, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Bowl with ribbed decoration on outside, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, light brown glaze, 6.0 × 14.5 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.339 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
04 janvier 2017

Covered jar, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, glaze. Two parts - lid and jar. Three fish molded as decoration; (a-b) 22.5 × 19.0 cm diameter (overall). Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.324.a-b © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
04 janvier 2017

Covered bowl, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Covered bowl with scalloped lotus leaf cover, flat knob, incised lotus leaf decoration on lid and body, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, green glaze; (a-b) 15.3 × 17.2 cm diameter (overall). Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.333.a-b © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
04 janvier 2017

Bowl with moulded peony decoration, Vietnam, 12th century-13th century

Bowl with moulded peony decoration, Vietnam, 12th century-13th century, earthenware, olive glaze, 4.5 × 13.0 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.336 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
03 janvier 2017

Ewer, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century

Ewer, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century, earthenware, glaze, 10.0 × 15.0 cm diameter. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.331. Small ewer with foot ring, ivory glaze and non-functional handle in bird shape.

03 janvier 2017

Inkstone, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century

Inkstone, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century, earthenware, glaze, 2.0 × 9.5 cm diameter. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.347. Lotus petal dish with incised lotus and spiral design on un-glazed upper surface, ivory glaze.
03 janvier 2017

Inkstone / stand, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century

Inkstone / stand, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century, earthenware, glaze, 4.0 × 17.0 cm diameter. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.348. Unglazed. Molded petal decoration around rim. Pierced base
18 avril 2016

An earthenware vessel with sculptural rim, Late Jomon period (5th - 3rd century BC)

Lot 1. An earthenware vessel with sculptural rim, Late Jomon period (5th-3rd century BC). Estimate $30,000 - $40,000. Price Realized $35,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Of low-fired reddish clay with black fire marks, the body decorated with scrolling cord pattern, the rim with sculptural handle-like ornament and further cord pattern; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) wide The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermo luminescence test no N116b94 is consistent with the dating of this lot. Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2016

Sotheby's to offer property from the personal collection of Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire

Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire feeding her chickens at Chatsworth, 1995, wearing a Balmain ball gown and pearls. ©Bruce Weber LONDON.- Property from the personal collection of the inimitable Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire (1920-2014), will be offered at Sotheby’s London on 2nd March 2016. The youngest of the Mitford Sisters, and for half a century the chatelaine of Chatsworth, one of England’s greatest stately homes, the Duchess was at the very heart of British rural, cultural and political life. Her friends... [Lire la suite]