06 mars 2009

Vanié, Makoto Nakagawa

Photo Makoto Nakagawa/中川 真人
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06 mars 2009

A Fine Black-Ground 'Famille-Rose' Saucer, Yongzheng mark and period

A Fine Black-Ground 'Famille-Rose' Saucer, Yongzheng mark and period delicately potted with curved shallow sides, the exterior elaborately painted with scrolling lotus, peony and clematis, with iron-red serrated leaves, all against a black ground, the short foot decorated with a floral band on a green ground, the interior glazed white. diameter 4 1/2 in., 11.4 cm. Estimate 15,000—20,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired from a German dealer before 1924.Brought to the United States circa 1934, by Gertrude Morgenroth, Great Neck, New... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2009

A Large Green and Aubergine Yellow-Ground Biscuit Charger, Kangxi mark and period

A Large Green and Aubergine Yellow-Ground Biscuit Charger, Kangxi mark and period boldly decorated and incised on the interior well with a plunging aubergine dragon and a leaping green dragon, each in mutual pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', encircled by floral sprigs on the cavetto, including prunus, peony and chrysanthemum, all below six striding dragons interspersed with 'flaming pearls' on the everted rim, the exterior with four striding dragons below cranes and clouds, all reserved on a rich yellow ground. diameter 16 in.,... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2009

A Nimai-Do Suit of Armor. Edo period (18th Century)

A Nimai-Do Suit of Armor. Edo period (18th Century) The entire suit lacquered gold and laced in white and red comprising a thirty-two plate iron hoshi kabuto with a four-stage tehen of shakudo and gilt, the helmet peak and fukigaeshi covered in stencilled leather, the gilt kuwagata-dai finely carved with scrolling foliage, the forecrest of a gilt shishi and with kuwagata, the bowl fitted with a gilt three lame neck-guard the lower part lacquered red with mokko and omodaka leaf family crests in gold lacquer, the fukigaeshi... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2009

An Iron Hotate-Do Suit of Armor. Edo period (18th Century); Helmet signed Doshu Myochin Muneyasu

An Iron Hotate-Do Suit of Armor. Edo period (18th Century); Helmet signed Doshu Myochin Muneyasu The suit lacquered black and laced in blue sugake odoshi comprising; a thirty-two plate russet iron hoshi kabuto, the fukigaeshi with applied lozenge family crests, the bowl fitted with a three-lame shikoro (neck-guard), an iron forecrest of a bird; an iron face-mask fitted with a three-lame lacquered throat guard; the six section cuirass mounted with the muna-ita, waki-ita and oshitsuke no ita clad with stencilled leather, the... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2009

A Green-Enameled 'Dragon' Jar, Qianlong Seal Mark and Period

A Green-Enameled 'Dragon' Jar, Qianlong Seal Mark and Period of well-potted ovoid form, the shouldered sides finely painted in underglaze blue and enameled in bright translucent green with two scaly dragons pacing through clouds and flames in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', a band of lappets around the base, the shoulder decorated with the eight Buddhist Emblems enclosed by a ruyi and a spiral band. 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired from a German dealer before 1924.Brought to the United States... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2009

An Incised Green and Yellow Enameled 'Dragon' Saucer, Qianlong Seal Mark and Period

An Incised Green and Yellow Enameled 'Dragon' Saucer, Qianlong Seal Mark and Period of shallow form with gently curved sides and a scalloped rim, boldly incised and painted to the interior with a scaly five-clawed dragon confronting the viewer head-on, set with a 'flaming pearl' in the center and surrounded by floral sprigs, the motif repeated with two striding dragons each on the interior and exterior cavettos, all reserved on a yellow ground, the rim lined with aubergine enamel. diameter 5 1/4 in., 13.3 cm. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2009

Zhang Huan (B. 1965), 1/2

Zhang Huan (B. 1965), 1/2 signed in Chinese, titled, numbered and dated '1/2 1998 4/15' (on the reverse). color coupler print mounted on board. 45½ x 38½ in. (115.5 x 97.7 cm.). Executed in 1998. This work is number four from an edition of fifteen. Estimate $18,000 - $22,000 Provenance: Max Protetch Gallery, New York Exhibited: Hamburg, Kunstverein in Hamburg; Bochum, Museum Bochum; Zhang Huan, November 2002-June 2003, p. 68 (illustrated, another example exhibited).New York, Asia Society and Museum, Zhang Huan: Altered... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2009

Zhang Huan (B. 1965) 12 Square Meters

Zhang Huan (B. 1965) 12 Square Meters signed in English and Chinese and numbered 'Zhang Huan 3/15' (on the reverse), color coupler print mounted on board. 45½ x 32½ in. (115.5 x 82.5 cm.)  Executed in 1994. This work is number three from an edition of fifteen. Estimate $18,000 - $22,000 Provenance: Max Protetch Gallery, New York Literature: Xunta de Galicia and Cotthen Gallery, Zhang Huan: A Pilgrim in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2001 p.195 (illustrated). Exhibited: New York, Deitch Projects, Zhang Huan: My... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2009

An Aubergine and Green-Glazed 'Dragon' Bowl, Kangxi Mark and Period

An Aubergine and Green-Glazed 'Dragon' Bowl, Kangxi Mark and Period the steeply rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the body finely incised and enamelled around the exterior in a dark aubergine with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' on a glossy green ground, the interior and base glazed white. diameter 5 1/4 in., 3.3 cm. Estimate 10,000—12,000 USD. Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's