21 janvier 2018

J. Bagot Arqueología Ancient Art Gallery at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 53a

Attributed to the Wedding Painter, active in Athens from circa 480 to 460 BC, Greek erotic kylix. Pottery. Greece, Attic, 5th century BC. Ø 29.5 cm. © J. Bagot Arqueología Ancient Art Gallery Provenance: private collection, Barcelona; previously in a private collection in Munich from 1946; in the private collection of Mr. Julius Arndt (1865–1937), German archaeologist in classical antiquity  Literature: H. Licht (real name: Paul Brandt), ‘Sittengeschichte Griechenlands’, vol. III, Dresden and... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2017

One of Europe's biggest Asian art auctions to take place in Belgium

  On October 28 and 29, Belgian auction house Rob Michiels will present a large sale of Asian art from several private collections from around the world. With 1300 lots offered, it is one of the biggest Asian art sales Europe has seen this year. The auction will take place just before Asian Arts Week kicks off in London. The catalog contains several private collections from around the world showcasing a diverse range of pieces including: porcelain, paintings, sculptures, jade, ivory and other objets d'art from China and... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2017

A set of four erotic enameled porcelain plaques, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 895. A set of four erotic enameled porcelain plaques, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. each painted in bright enamels depicting figures in interior settings amidst domestic and scholar's objects, set in painted lacquer frames (4). Height of each frame 10 in., 25.4 cm. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
16 mars 2013

Twenty-nine erotic paintings. Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Twenty-nine erotic paintings. Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century - Sotheby's  assembled from at least six different sets; one set of four painted in sepia tones portraying various trade and crafts people coupling; one set of six depicting young couples engaged in erotic acts in outdoor settings; the third set with ten portraying groups and couples in various domestic and garden settings pursuing the pleasures of the 'Spring Palace';  the fourth set with two paintings, one portraying a man getting caught by his wife... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2012

A headrest with erotic scene. China, early Qing-dynasty (1644-1911)

A headrest with erotic scene. China, early Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Porcelain with blue painting. Rectangular hollow body with moulded top. In the centre a reserve with 2 lovers between chrysanthemum and bamboo. At the side inscription with Chinese characters. A few chips. H. 14 cm, 12 x 32 cm. Lot 724 - Estimation : 1 200 € Auktionshaus Stahl. Samedi 21 avril 2012. Graumannsweg 54 - 22087 Hamburg. Tel. +49 40 34 34 71
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20 avril 2011

Unique Set of 18th Century Chinese Ivory & Zitan Wood Erotic Screens Estimated to Sell at Bonhams for £800,000 - £1.2M

An important and rare eight-panel ivory zitan-mounted 'erotic' album (detail), 18th century. Photo Bonhams A unique set of Chinese erotic ivory panels mounted in zitan wood screens, possibly from the court of the Qianlong Emperor, is estimated to sell at Bonhams next fine Chinese Art Sale in London on May 12th for an estimated £800,000 to £1.2m. The exquisite 18th-century ivory scenes show couples enjoying amorous embraces in a variety of leafy palace gardens. These superb panels of Oriental erotica are the latest discovery that... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2011

Unique Set of Chinese Emperor's Erotic Ivory Screens to Sell @ Bonhams

The quality and size of these carvings are comparable to a set of 12 similar leaves in the Qing court collection at the Palace Museum, Beijing. Estimate: £800,000 to £1.2 M. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- A unique set of Chinese erotic ivory panels mounted in zitan wood screens, possibly from the court of the Qianlong Emperor, is estimated to sell at Bonhams next fine Chinese Art Sale in London on May 12th for an estimated £800,000 to £1.2 m. The exquisite 18th-century ivory scenes show couples enjoying amorous embraces in a variety of... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2010

Kangxi blue & white porcelains @ Nagel Auctions. Fine Asian Art. May 7th 2010

A rare pair of erotic-subject gu-shaped blue and white porcelain vases, China, Kangxi period. © 2010 Nagel - Auction H. 26,1 cm. The middle section with Scenes from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the bases painted with erotic scenes. Est. 18 000 € Lot sold 35 000 € Provenance: Christie's London, 7.4.1997, Lot 25 A fine and large triple-gourd-shaped blue and white porcelain vase, China, Kangxi period.  © 2010 Nagel - Auction H. 69,5 cm. Est. 15 000 € Lot sold 20 000 € Property from an old German... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2010

Disowned Pablo Picasso Painting to Have US Debut in NYC

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), "Erotic Scene", 1902 or 1903. Oil on canvas, 27 5/8 x 21 7/8 inches. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Scofield Thayer, 1982. (1984.433.22) ©2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. NEW YORK, NY (AP).- A painting disowned by Pablo Picasso is expected to have its U.S. debut in a major exhibit of his work at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, though it's unlikely to be a highlight of the show. Questions have been raised about the... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2009

An unique excellent blue and white porcelaine rouleau vase painted with two erotic scenes, China, Transitional period, c 1630-5@

An unique excellent blue and white porcelaine rouleau vase painted with two erotic scenes, China, Transitional period, c. 1630-50 the vase is very delicately painted with continuous garden scenery and two couples making love among trees - H. 40 cm - Est. 200 000,00 € Provenienz: Sotheby's London 6.11.1973, Lot 9, erworben von Marchant, London, danach Robert Chang, Honkong, wo der der deutsche Sammler Peter Selinka die Vase am 7.6. 1979 erwarb, versteigert bei Nagel 11. November 2003, Lot 655, an den jetzigen privaten ... [Lire la suite]
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