13 janvier 2020

A rare carved bone figure of a tiger, late Shang dynasty, 11th century BC

Lot 1192. A rare carved bone figure of a tiger, late Shang dynasty, 11th century BC; 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The hollow, or partially hollow, figure is well carved in the round as a tiger standing with head facing forward and tail curled to form a loop. The head is well delineated and there are bands of hooked scrolls on the back, chevrons on the sides and scale-like markings on the belly. The bone... [Lire la suite]

03 janvier 2017

Tiger, Fourth Rank Military Official, 1850-1870

Tiger, Fourth Rank Military Official, 1850-1870. Silk embroidery on silk, height: 11 1/2 in, 29.21 cm; width: 12 1/2 in, 31.75 cm. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of James P. Grant and Betty Grant Austin, 1977.233 © Denver Art Museum Tiger in yellow surrounded by symbols: canopy at top, bats, pomegrenate, the three plenties, wheel with flames, endless knot bottom left, fish, cloud forms. Colors are light and dark blues, green, reds, yellows. Border designs in blues.
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14 octobre 2015

Exceptional works by Japanese master offered at Bonhams

Shibata Zeshin (柴田是真 (1807–1891). A tiger from an album of 18 urushi-e (lacquer) paintings. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams will hold the second of a series of sales from the Misumi Collection of Important Works of Lacquer Art and Paintings on Tuesday 10 November at its New Bond Street headquarters in London. Last year’s white-glove sale of the first part of the collection achieved a total of £1,424,500, over four times the pre-sale estimate. A selection of masterpieces by... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2015

Big cats by Colin Langford

North Chinese Leopard by Colin Langford Black Jaguar by Colin Langford Jaguar by Colin Langford Serval by Colin Langford Caracal by Colin Langford White Lion by Colin Langford Tiger by Colin Langford White Tiger by Colin Langford Amur Leopard by Colin Langford Black Jaguar by Colin Langford Amur Tiger by Colin Langford White Lion by Colin Langford White Lion by Colin Langford Rusty Spotted Cat by Colin Langford
30 mars 2015

Swimming tiger by Henrik Vind

Swimming tiger by Henrik Vind
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16 février 2014

"Performing Images: Opera in Chinese Visual Culture" opens at the Smart Museum of Art

Chinese, Qing Dynasty (1644–1911), Marvelous Tunes for Festivals: The Second of Four Crab Generals, from Mask Designs for Court Opera Characters, ca. 1746–95, Album leaf, ink, and color on paper. © The Field Museum, Photo: John Weinstein. CHICAGO, IL.- During the Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) dynasties, opera lay at the heart of Chinese social and ritual life, from the village to the court, and the spectacle of theater was enjoyed not only on the stage—in costumes, props, and face painting—but also across the full spectrum... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2013

A Blue and White Jar with Tigers, Joseon dynasty (19th century)

A Blue and White Jar with Tigers, Joseon dynasty (19th century). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of ovoid form, vividly painted in underglaze cobalt with two animated tigers beneath a gnarled pine tree and a collar of clouds encircling the base of the neck, all decorated with a blue-tinged transparent glaze; 12in. (30.5cm.) high . Estimate $35,000 – $40,000 Provenance: A European Private Collection  Notes: For two other jars with tigers, see Uri horangi: Seulgi euijeothan iksal The... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2013

Celadon jade colored landscape with tiger and cranes. China, late 19th-early 20th century

Celadon jade colored landscape with tiger and cranes. China, late 19th-early 20th century. Photo courtesy Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 3.25"h. Weighs 411g. Estimate $ 1,000-1,500  Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art  -  Jul 26 2013 2:00 PM http://garthslive.com/
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12 mai 2013

Zeng Fanzhi, The Tiger

Zeng Fanzhi, The Tiger. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 oil on canvas, 94 7/8 x 137 5/8 in. (241 x 350 cm.). Painted in 2011. Estimate $1,500,000 – $2,500,000 Provenance: Gift of Pinault Collection  Notes: This lot was not consigned by CCF Community Initiatives Fund to benefit the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. Rather this lot was consigned by a seperate consignor who will be donating the entirety of the sale proceeds to CCF Community Initiatives on behalf of The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. A buyer who purchases... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2012

Tigerish images dominate Japanese art sale at Bonhams with a roaring £2m result and a world record for top lot

A fine large wood netsuke of a tiger. By Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856), Tanba, early 19th century. Photo Bonhams LONDON.- A  fine large wood netsuke figure of a tiger carved by Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856), Tanba, early 19th century was the top item in Bonhams sale of fine Japanese Art on Tuesday November 6th in which 582 works of art achieved a sale total of £2,085,000. Seated, its head lowered to the left as it looks back with a ferocious expression, its tail passing forwards between the hind legs and rising... [Lire la suite]