02 septembre 2019

A Henan russet-striped blackish-brown glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 1024. A Henan russet-striped blackish-brown glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The shallow bowl has straight sides, and the interior is covered with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze decorated with stripes of matte russet glaze, which pools in a line on the exterior where the body tapers towards the knife-cut foot. Property from the collection of Dr. Maurice Berger Provenance: The Falk Collection... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 723. A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of conical form, the steep sides flaring to an everted rim, the interior dappled lightly with pale russet fleckings against a rich brownish-black-glazed ground, boldly contrasting with the largely persimmon-toned exterior thinning to reveal the black-glaze ground around the rim and base, the glaze stopping neatly at the unglazed, buff-colored... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2019

A large purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 701. A large purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Diameter 7 1/4 in., 18 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the steep, flaring sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, covered overall with a lustrous sky-blue glaze transmuting to pale lavender tones, the interior with a single crimson-tinged purple splash, the glaze thinning to a dark variegated brown at the rim and stopping neatly above the base revealing the buff-orange body. Provenance: The Art Institute of... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

Art Gallery of South Australia presents its most expansive display of Islamic art

Installation view: No god but God: The art of Islam, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2019; photo: Saul Steed. ADELAIDE.- From 24 August 2019, the Art Gallery of South Australia will present its largest and most expansive collection display of Islamic art to date. Spanning the past twelve centuries and including pivotal works from across the globe, No god but God: The art of Islam dissects the intimate connection between faith and art in Islam across the ages. Presented as part of the Adelaide Festival... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A fine pair of iron-red-decorated blue and white bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1382. A fine pair of iron-red-decorated blue and white bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The deep rounded sides decorated on the exterior in iron-red with the bajixiangpositioned above a band of conjoined lotus scroll in underglaze blue, box. Provenance: Christie's Swire, Hong Kong, 31 October 1994, lot 607. Note: A bowl of the same decoration and size was... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A rare pale café-au-lait-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1399. A rare pale café-au-lait-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5 5/8in. (14.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Incised with a band of conjoined lotus petals supporting peaches alternating with bats and wan emblems below a ruyi band suspending tassels, covered inside and out with a glaze of creamy yellow tone. Provenance: Acquired circa... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2019

An iron-red and blue bowl, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 161. An iron-red and blue bowl, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 10.2cm., 4in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP. © Sotheby's the raised slightly tapering foot rising to rounded sides, painted to the exterior with the bajixiang in iron-red above a band of stylised lotus scroll in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010.
09 août 2019

A fine and rare large puce-enamelled blue and white bowl, Xuantong six-character mark and of the period (1908-1911)

Lot 3214. A fine and rare large puce-enamelled blue and white bowl, Xuantong six-character mark and of the period (1908-1911); 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realised HKD 920,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. With the shallow rounded sides decorated in underglaze-blue to the exterior with the Eight Immortals on a ground of puce breaking waves above a narrow band of key-pattern at the foot, the centre of the interior decorated with Shoulao holding a staff beside a... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2019

A pair of famille rose yellow-ground sgraffiato bowls, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 971. A pair of famille rose yellow-ground sgraffiato bowls, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate $6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 Each is decorated on the exterior with three medallions, each enclosing a goat in a landscape, alternating with a vignette of antiques, all on a pale creamy yellow, sgraffiatoground. A medallion in the bottom of the interior encloses a dragon and... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

A finely decorated famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 855. A finely decorated famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6¾ in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The deep sides are finely decorated with two scenes from the Yuan dynasty novel, Xixiangji ('Romance of the Western Chamber'), above a band of iron-red peony scroll that encircles the foot. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base.  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]