03 mai 2017

A record-setting sale of Korean works of art rings up $366,366 at Lark Mason Associates on iGavel Auctions

19th century Korean Ancestor Portrait, detail, Gouache on Paper, Hanging Scroll, image: 25 by 17 1/2, overall length: 59 in. Estimate $700-1000. Sold for $ 81,250. Lark Mason Associates. NEW BRAUNFELS, TX.- Exceeding all expectations, the sale of Korean Works of Art at Lark Mason Associates on the iGavel Auctions platform closed on April 26th with a sale total of $366,366 including buyers premium. Fifty lots of ceramics, paintings, furniture and metalwork, most of which emanated from a local... [Lire la suite]

05 janvier 2014

A group of four Chinese Export porcelain famille-rose figures of Immortals, Qianlong period, circa 1770

A group of four Chinese Export porcelain famille-rose figures of Immortals, Qianlong period, circa 1770. Photo Sotheby's. together with four rectangular bases (8); height of tallest 12 3/8 in., 31.4 cm. Estimation 12,000 — 18,000 USD Provenance: Alberto Varela Santos, London.PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION Sotheby's. Important Americana. New York | 24 janv. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
17 mars 2012

A blue and white pear-shaped 'Immortals' vase. Wanli Mark And Period

A blue and white pear-shaped  'Immortals' vase. Wanli Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body rising to a narrow cylindrical neck and an everted mouth with an upright rim, painted in inky-blue tones of cobalt-blue with Daoist Immortals, each with his respective attribute, a scholar in pursuit of a wayward student chasing after a small animal and two magicians conjuring up wine cups and ewers, all within a natural setting of mountains, hills, plants and rockwork, six-character mark in... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2010

A fine and rare carved polychrome lacquer 'Immortals' box and cover. Qianlong Mark And Per

A fine and rare carved polychrome lacquer 'Immortals' box and cover. Qianlong Mark And Period.  photo courtesy Sotheby's of hexalobed form, the domed cover with a central hexalobed medallion and with six further medallions repeated on the sides, each intricately carved in various levels of relief to reveal the layers of red, ochre and green lacquer with a scholar and attendants engaged in leisurely pursuits in different garden settings, the box similarly decorated with six panels each featuring scholars in... [Lire la suite]