19 avril 2015

An incised sancai jar and cover, Liao dynasty

An incised sancai jar and cover, Liao dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (4,070 - 6,783 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a short foot to a wide tapering neck, the exterior incised with stylised flower heads amongst broad leaves, applied with a splashed green and ochre-yellow glaze, the stepped domed cover surmounted by a circular knop, Japanese wood box; together with a similarly glazed dish decorated with a rabbit, Song-Jin dynasty, and a... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2009

Sotheby's Hong Kong to Offer an Extraordinary Tang Dynasty Tortoiseshell and Mother-of-Pearl Box

The Magnificent Large Tortoiseshell Octagonal Box and Cover Inlaid with Mother-of-pearl. Photo: Sotheby's HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will offer an extraordinary single lot - The Magnificent Large Tortoiseshell Octagonal Box and Cover Inlaid with Mother-of-pearl in the Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sales series on 8th April 2009 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. It is expected to fetch in excess of HK$40 million. La suite sur Mon Eloge de l'Art http://elogedelart.canalblog.com/
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03 février 2009

Sotheby’s Asia Week Sales Commence with Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

A Rare ‘ Famille-Rose’ ‘Boys at Play’ Lantern-Shaped Vase, Qianlong Iron-Red Seal Mark and Period, Property of Gordon Getty, est. $300/500,000. Photo: Sotheby´s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s March 17th sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art in New York will feature a tightly-curated selection of ceramics, paintings, and sculpture of the highest quality, from a number of distinguished American private collections. Included will be superb lots from The Gordon Getty Collection, among them three pieces of fine Qianlong mark and... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2008

Eskenazi Shows Chinese Ceramics And Stone Sculpture For Asian Art In London

Eskenazi, one of the world’s leading dealers in Chinese art, will exhibit Chinese Ceramics and Stone Sculpture at 10 Clifford Street, London W1, from Thursday 30 October to Friday 28 November 2008, to coincide with the 11th staging of Asian Art in London (30 October to 12 November).  This annual event unites London’s leading Asian art dealers, major auction houses and societies in a series of selling exhibitions, auctions, receptions, lectures and seminars that attract visitors from around the world. Glazed... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2008

A tinned and partly gilt bronze comb. China, Tang dynasty

A tinned and partly gilt bronze comb. China, Tang dynasty width 12,5 cm. Estimation : 1 000 / 1 500 CHF Vente du Mardi 30 septembre 2008. Art Asiatique. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich
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24 septembre 2008

A rare parcel-gilt silver lobed oval bowl. Tang dynasty (618-907)

A rare parcel-gilt silver lobed oval bowl. Tang dynasty (618-907) The lobed sides rounding upwards from the narrow ring foot to the slightly flared rim, the center decorated in repoussé with twin fish surrounded by incised foliate scroll reserved on a ring-punched ground, within an overlapping petal border below a flower spray in each of the lobes, with a narrow band of demi-florets at the rim, all highlighted in gilding - 6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) long, box - Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000 - Price Realized: $43,750 Provenance :... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2008

A rare pair of blue-glazed pottery jars. Tang dynasty (618-907)

A rare pair of blue-glazed pottery jars. Tang dynasty (618-907) Each raised on a solid, slightly flared foot, covered with a blue glaze of bright tone that continues over the short neck and lipped rim and stops in an irregular line to expose a white underslip and the pale pinkish-buff body, the interiors partially covered with a thin, clear straw glaze of greenish tone; with a pair of similarly glazed covers - 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high (2) - Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000 Provenance : Acquired in 1989. Notes : While cobalt... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2008

A rare blue, amber and cream-glazed pottery tripod dih. Tang dynasty (618-907)

A rare blue, amber and cream-glazed pottery tripod dish. Tang dynasty  (618-907) The shallow dish with upright sides rising to a lipped rim, the center impressed with a flower head with six petals formed by conjoined leaves surrounded by a resist-spotted ground in amber and cream below a blue and cream resist-spotted ground in the well and on the rim, the exterior covered with a blue glaze that also covers the three loop feet and part of the otherwise unglazed flat base - 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) diam. - Estimate: $70,000 -... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2008

Spectaculaire trilogie de ventes d'art chinois chez Christie’s New York

An extraordinary yellow-ground green enameled ‘Dragon’ vase from a New England Collection (estimate: $600,000-800,000). NEW YORK.- On September 17, Christie’s New York will start its spectacular trilogy of Chinese Art sales with the single-owner sale Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the J&J Collection, Part V followed by Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art and an evening session will be devoted to Masterworks of Ancient and Imperial China, offering extraordinary works of art from... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2008

Rare tabatières en grès Yixing. Chine, Yixing, XVIIIème-XIXème siècle

Rare tabatière en grès Yixing. Chine, Yixing, XVIIIème-XIXème siècleDe forme ronde, les faces aplaties, reposant sur un petit pied, en grès brun rehaussé d'un décor en léger relief de couches brun foncé appliquées et sculptées, sur une face de paysage lacustre et personnage traversant un pont, sur l'autre face d'une inscription en caractères archaïques, le bouchon en jadéite. Hauteur avec le bouchon: 6,5 cm. (2 9/16 in.). Estimate: €12,000 - €15,000 ($18,710 - $23,388). Price Realized: €37,700 ($58,465)  Notes : The... [Lire la suite]