29 octobre 2015

Sotheby's announces Sale of Chinese Art including Classical Chinese Furniture from a private collection

LONDON.- On 11 November 2015, Sotheby’s London will bring to the market an exemplary selection of Chinese furniture and ceramics. Alongside the biannual auction of Important Chinese Art, Sotheby’s will offer the single-owner sale of Classical Chinese Furniture from a European Private Collection. Robert Bradlow, Senior Director, Chinese Works of Art, Sotheby’s London, commented: “This season we are delighted with the quality and freshness of the works we have sourced, in particular the exceptional collection of... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2015

A rare copper-red 'Dragon and Phoenix' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A rare copper-red 'Dragon and Phoenix' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the compressed spherical body rising from a straight foot to a tall cylindrical neck, finely painted with a lively writhing dragon and flying phoenix, their eyes picked out in underglaze blue, amidst a continuous meandering peony scroll - 33cm., 13in.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27th/28th April 1993, lot 114  Notes: The vase is modelled in an elegant... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Zhiyuan Tang zhi mark, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Zhiyuan Tang zhi mark, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's well-potted with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, the exterior brightly painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with two five-clawed scaly dragons striding amongst scrolling clouds, their mouths opened revealing sharp fangs, all above tumultuous waves crashing on stylised rocky mountains, the rim and the foot encircled by double-line borders, inscribed to... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2015

Christie's London announces Asian Art Sales to take place between 10 and 13 November

  LONDON.- Christie’s Asian Art sales in London this autumn will take place between 10 and 13 November, presenting a wide array of beautiful and rare works of exceptional quality and with important provenance, many offered to the market for the first time in decades. The five auctions feature important works of art from a number of collections, including Chinese Archaic Bronzes from an Important Private European Collection, the Adrian Joseph Collection, the Late Francis Golding Collection, the collection of a Private... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2015

A pair of Chinese famille-rose jardinieres, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A pair of Chinese famille-rose jardinieres, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each of octagonal form, the deep rounded sides divided into eight facets, rising from a splayed foot to a wide everted rim, each facet variously painted with birds amongst flowering branches,, all between an iron-red and gilt classic scroll band, the flat rim painted with demi florets reserved on a cloud scroll ground, the foot pierced with geometric openings and brightly... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2015

An extremely rare pair of large blue and white candlesticks, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

An extremely rare pair of large blue and white candlesticks, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 8,000,000 — 12,000,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's each of slender proportion, sturdily potted on a stepped foot rising to a column of shapely statuesque profile, with elaborate contours flaring out and sweeping inwards forming waisted sections before swelling to a compressed bulb, all below a wide drip-pan connected to a sconce, decorated in shades of cobalt-blue with bands of decorations arranged in... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2015

A fine robin's egg-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A fine robin's egg-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD (17,508 - 29,180 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the rounded body tapering to a tall columnar neck below a wide everted mouthrim, moulded with five raised fillets around the neck and a double fillet encircling the midsection of the body, the exterior applied with a turquoise-blue glaze of finely mottled lavender and blue - 18.5 cm., 7 1/4  in. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 16th June 1999, lot... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2015

An important Imperial white jade 'ziqiang buxi' seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

An important Imperial white jade 'ziqiang buxi' seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 20,000,000 — 25,000,000 HKD (2,334,383 - 2,917,979 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of square form, surmounted by a ferocious dragon powerfully worked in meticulous precision with bulging eyes and flaring nostrils above long curling whiskers, the scaly, tightly coiled body depicted crouching on its haunches with a 'flaming pearl' below its jaws and surrounded by dense cloud swirls, the scales and flowing... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2015

Ex-Hervouet collection grisaille Teapot, China, Qianlong period

Ex-Hervouet collection grisaille Teapot, China, Qianlong period. Estimate : 1 500 € / 2 000 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos. globular shape, decorated in grisaille and gold with man teaching his dog.  With sticker of Hervouët collection nº 292 on bottom. Dim.: 18.5 cm. Reproduced in HERVOUET, "La porcelaine des compagnie des Indes", p. 96, image 4:48.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. L'Art de la Théière - Collection privée de Porcelaine Chinoise, le 26 Septembre 2015 à 15h30
26 septembre 2015

'Embroideress' Teapot,China, Qianlong period

 'Embroideress' Teapot, China, Qianlong period. Estimate : 2 000 € / 3 000 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos. of globular form, european subject decorated in grisaille and gold, representing a woman embroidering sheltered by curtains with a view of boats in the distance. See HERVOUËT, "La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes", p. 131, image MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. L'Art de la Théière - Collection privée de Porcelaine Chinoise, le 26 Septembre 2015 à 15h30
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