02 mars 2009

A Rare White-Glazed Incised Ewer, Wanli mark and period

A Rare White-Glazed Incised Ewer, Wanli mark and period supported on a low tapered foot, the pear-shaped body rising to a columnar neck flaring to an upright lip, molded on two sides with a tear-shaped panel enclosing an incised dragon, the remainder of the body incised with floral sprays and scrolling tendrils, with upright plantain lappets at the neck, the spout and handle rising elegantly from the body, the glaze of a lustrous white color, a six-character Wanli mark incised on the base. height 7 7/8 in., 20 cm. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2009

A Blue and White Circular 'One Hundred Boys' Box And Cover, Wanli Mark and Period

A Blue and White Circular 'One Hundred Boys' Box And Cover, Wanli Mark and Period of circular form with a domed cover painted with a lively scene of boys at play, each rendered in deep blue outline filled with a wash of lighter blue, a boy dressed as a dignitary seated in front of a screen reading from a book, surrounded by boys bestowing gifts, matching herbs, flying a kite, and drinking tea, the rounded sides of the box and cover with sinuous five-clawed dragons pursuing 'flaming pearls', with a narrow band of the 'Eight... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2009

Arman (1928-1905) Vénus

Arman (1928-1905) Vénus Bronze signé sur la terrasse, cachet du fondeur Boquel et n°13/100. H : 33 cm - 13 in. Estimation : 1 500 / 2 000 € Bronze, signed on the terrace, Boquel foundry stamp and numbered 13/100 Vente du Vendredi 6 mars 2009. Tableaux XIXe et Modernes. Aguttes - Paris
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02 mars 2009

Arman (1928-2005) Masque

Arman (1928-2005) Masque Bronze signé et numéroté 114/200 au dos. H : 22 cm - 8 5/8 in. Estimation : 900 / 1 000 € Bronze, signed and numbered 114/200 on the back Vente du Vendredi 6 mars 2009. Tableaux XIXe et Modernes. Aguttes - Paris
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02 mars 2009

A Rare Gilt And Lacquered Wood Statue Of A Seated Buddha, Ming dynasty

A Rare Gilt and Lacquered Wood Statue Of A Seated Buddha, Ming dynasty the deity seated in dhyanasana, his loose robes falling from the left shoulder leaving the chest bare, both hands raised in dharmachakra mudra (teaching gesture), the elongated face framed by pendant ears and hair comprising pointy 'knots' surmounted by an ushnisha below a gilt cintamani pearl, with wispy eyebrows and downcast eyes flanking a prominent urna, the tall nose above the red bud lips. height 11 1/2 in., 29.2 cm. Estimate 8,000—10,000 USD NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2009

A Small Gilt-Bronze Figure of Tara, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century

A Small Gilt-Bronze Figure of Tara, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century cast seated in lalitasana, with hands held in varada and vitarkamudra, the face with a benevolent expression, a five-tiered crown enclosing the high chignon, wearing a clinging dhoti and bejeweled waist band and necklace, with long multi-stemmed lotus flanking the shoulders, the pendent right foot resting on an individual lotus issuing from the double-lotus pedestal. height 4 3/4 in., 12.1 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2009

Arman (1928-1905) In the heart of musique

Arman (1928-2005) In the heart of musique Bronze, cachet du fondeur Bocquel F.D, Édition suédoise signé et numéroté 25/100 sur la terrasse. H : 44 cm - 17 1/4 in. Estimation : 3 000 / 4 000 € Bronze, foundry stamp from Bocquel F. D., Swedish edition, signed and numbered 25/100 on the terrace Vente du Vendredi 6 mars 2009. Tableaux XIXe et Modernes. Aguttes - Paris
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02 mars 2009

Max Ernst (1891-1976), Cheri Bibi , 1973

Max Ernst (1891-1976), Cheri Bibi , 1973 Sculpture en bronze à patine noire signée et numérotée 4/175 sur la terrasse. Cachet de fondeur Valsuani. Haut : 33.5 cm - 13 1/5 in. Estimation : 4 000 / 6 000 € Bronze sculpture with black patina signed and numbered « 4/175 » on the terrace Vente du Vendredi 6 mars 2009. Tableaux XIXe et Modernes. Aguttes - Paris
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02 mars 2009

A 'Huanghuali' Recessed Leg Table

A 'Huanghuali' Recessed Leg Table 34 1/2 x 50 3/4 x 17 1/2 in., 87.6 x 128.9 x 44.5 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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02 mars 2009

A Large 'Huanglashi' Scholars' Rock

A Large 'Huanglashi' Scholars' Rock the narrow foot rising to a cloud-like plume, filled with perforations of various sizes, the stone of ivory color with caramel and crystelline inclusions, wood stand (2). height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD PROVENANCE: Kaikodo, New York (until circa 2000-2001).Thereafter with the present owner. Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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