19 mars 2009

A Dingyao dish with molded decoration. Jin Dynasty

A Dingyao dish with molded decoration. Jin Dynasty Its shallow curving well centered with a double-fish roundel and six slightly raised ribs radiating toward the unglazed rim now mounted with a copper band, the glaze across the front and underside of slightly gray-green hue (old hairline crack and firing crack along rim). 6 5/8in (17cm) diameter. Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.cvom (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2009

A white lacquered softwood side table 19th Century

A white lacquered softwood side table 19th Century Its top built with transverse planks above set-in aprons arching downward to either side of the square-sectioned legs with transverse stretchers, the surfaces covered in white lacquer and the feet mounted with yellow metal terminals (extensive wear and cracks to lacquer).64 x 31 3/4 x 23 3/4in (162.5 x 80.5 x 60.5cm) - Estimate: $1,500 - 2,000 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.cvom (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2009

A Vietnamese ceramic jar, 15th/16th Century

A Vietnamese ceramic jar, 15th/16th Century The ovoid body decorated with a wide sgraffito band of blossoms mid scrolling leafy tendrils below a foliate-patterned cloud collar band on the high shoulder, further incised floral bands on the waisted neck flaring to a wide everted mouth, a band of jeweled lappets encircling the base (extensive glaze degradation).; 12in (30.5cm) high 6 Estimate: $500 - 700 Footnote:: Provenance: estate of the East Bay artist John Charles Haley, professor emeritus in the Fine Art Deptartment at... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2009

Freer and Sackler Galleries Launch Web Site for World War II Provenance Project

Chinese Bronze Ritual Vessel; Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 11th Century B.C..; Purchase, Freer Gallery of A rt, F1938.20 WASHINGTON, DC.- The Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery have launched a Web site that allows public access to research being conducted as part of the galleries' World War II Era Provenance Research Project. The site is part of a long-term provenance effort at the Freer and Sackler galleries, which together hold one of the nation's largest and most important collections of... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2009

Josef Albers

"I have handled color as a man should have." Josef Albers Josef Albers, Né le 19 mars 1888 à Bottrop (Allemagne) et mort le 26 mars 1976 à New Haven. Peintre américain, artiste graphique et professeur d'origine allemande, Josef Albers est considéré comme l'un des fondateurs de l'art optique. Né en 1888 à Bottrop, il étudie à l'académie royale de Berlin, puis réalise vitraux, gravures, photographies et meubles au Bauhaus de Weimar de 1920 à 1933 où il est l'un des principaux professeurs avec Paul Klee et Wassily... [Lire la suite]
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