16 octobre 2017

Jorge Welsh will present new exhibition 'Turn of the Sea: Art from the Eastern Trade Routes' at 20 years Asian Art in London

José Maria Gonsalves (atrib.), Two Views of Goa, India, Goa, 1830s. Oil on canvas. H. 64 cm W. 50 cm © Jorge Welsh LONDON - The exhibition Turn of the Sea: Art from the Eastern Trade Routes focuses on the period between the 16th and the 19th century and displays works of art that were not only the result, but also contributed to the creation of global connections. Included in the exhibition are works of art from Benin, Kongo, India, Sri Lanka, China and Japan, that illustrate and highlight... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2016

JADA's collaborative show and eight other exhibitions to present art of 2,000 years

Places Along the Tokaido (detail), Edo period (1615-1868), ca. 1700. Six-panel folding screen; ink, mineral colors, gofun (white powdered shell), and gold flakes on paper with gold leaf. H 47" x W 110" (119.4 x 279.4 cm). Courtesy Erik Thomsen Gallery NEW YORK, NY.- The Japanese Art Dealers Association will hold its ninth annual Asia Week exhibition from March 11 to March 13, 2017, at the Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 E. 79th St., New York City.   The exhibition, JADA 2017: An... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2016

Silver and gilded silver pendant, set with emeralds, rubies and rose- and table-cut diamonds, Germany, ca. 1700

Silver and gilded silver pendant, set with emeralds, rubies and rose- and table-cut diamonds, the back engraved. The central emerald a later addition. Germany, ca. 1700. Given by Dame Joan Evans (M.57-1962). © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2016.
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11 octobre 2016

Exhibition explores the curious blend of science and spirituality known as alchemy

Mercury, ca. 1570–1580, Johann Gregor van der Schardt (Netherlandish, ca. 1530–after 1581). Bronze. Lent by the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 95.SB.8. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Long shrouded in secrecy, alchemy was once considered the highest of arts. Straddling art, science, and natural philosophy, alchemy has proven key to both the materiality and creative expression embedded in artistic output, from ancient sculpture and the decorative arts to medieval illumination, and masterpieces in paint, print, and a panoply of media from... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Water basin of a wall cistern, Delft, ca. 1700

Lot 1710. Water basin of a wall cistern, Delft, ca. 1700. Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000. Photo Koller Auctions. Faience, painted blue, depicting mythological scenes and park landscapes. The front with a mascaron and a round spout. On five spherical feet. Mark VE ligated and 8, 2 in blue. 27.5 x 27 x 16 cm. Bottom restored, hairline crack in the upper edge. Provenance: - Kunsthandel Stodel, Amsterdam, ca. 1976. - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. ... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Tulip vase with scrolled handles, Delft, ca. 1700

Lot 1706. Tulip vase with scrolled handles, Delft, ca. 1700. Estimate: CHF2,500 - CHF3,500. Photo Koller Auctions. Faience, white glazed and painted in blue, contoured in black, in the Oriental Wanli style. Lateral scrolled handles and 5 nozzles. Marked HC and S K in B in black. H 21 cm. Restorations on the edge. Provenance: - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature: Köllmann/Reineking/Schmitz-Eichhoff, Sammlung Europäischer Fayencen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Cologne 1991, No. 67. ... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2016

Lark Mason Associates announces sale of more than 400 lots of important Asian art on iGavel

Chinese Huanghuali Cosmetic Chest, ca. 1700. Height: 15 inches, width: 13 3/4 inches, depth: 10 1/4 inches. Estimate $40 000-60 000. NEW BRAUNFELS, TX.- Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that more than 400 lots of important Asian art will be up for bidding on igavelauctions.com in an online sale that goes live on March 29 and closes on April 19th. The outstanding works of art represent a wide swathe of Asian periods and disciplines, from the Sui dynasty through... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2016

Kunstkammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Leonhard Kern (Forchtenberg 1588-1662 Schwäbisch Hall), Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden, Circa 1614-20, Alabaster, 30.5 x 22 cm. Kunstkammer Georg Laue (stand 204) © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Featuring Adam and Eve in the aftermath of the original sin, this alabaster relief belongs to the few known sculptures produced by Leonhard Kern after his return from Italy in 1614 and before his settlement in Schwäbisch Hall in 1620. The high quality, realism and plasticity of the carving distinguish it as one of... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

Figure of european woman, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, ca. 1700

Figure of european woman (Madame de Maintenon), China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, ca. 1700. Porcelain painted with overglaze enamels. Height: 22.6 cm female figure. Basil Ionides Bequest. Museum number: C.109-1963 © V&A Images. Chinese porcelain figure of lady (Madame de Maintenon) in 18th century European dress, decorated with mainly famille verte (green, yellow and black) enamel colours. European prints and drawings were utilised as a source of designs for the manufacture of... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

Figure of Louis XIV, China, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, ca. 1700

Figure of Louis XIV, China, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, ca. 1700. Porcelain painted with overglaze enamels. Height: 24.9 cm. Basil Ionides Bequest. Museum number: C.109-1963 © V&A Images. Chinese porcelain figure of a gentleman (Louis XIV) in 18th century European dress, decorated mainly with famille verte (green, yellow and black) enamel colours.  This figure of a man in 18th century European dress is generally thought to be a Chinese depiction of Louix XIV, King of France.... [Lire la suite]