26 octobre 2009

Two junyao ceramics, Song-Jin-Yuan dynasty @ Christie's

A rare large green junyao bowl. Song - Jin dynasty, 12th/13th century The deep rounded sides covered inside and out with an unctuous olive-green crackled glaze thinning to a light mushroom tone at the rim, the unglazed foot rim burnt brown in the firing; 8 5/8 in. (21.8 cm.) diam.  Est. £6,000 - £8,000 Provenance: The Lindberg Collection; Sotheby's London, 12 December 1978, lot 196.The Plesch Collections (Ch22). Literature: John Ayers, Margaret Medley, Nigel Wood, Iron in the Fire, London 1988, no. 26, p. 45. ... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2009

Four junyao ceramics, Song - Yuan dynasty @ Nagel Auctions

A fine large turquoise-lavender glazed junyao bowl, China, Song/Yuan dynasty Good condition - D. 22 cm - Est. 1 800,00 € Property from an important German private collection, purchased from Weinmüller, Munich in 1953. A large turquoise-glazed junyao bowl, China, Yuan dynasty D. 23,4 cm - Est. 1 300,00 € Property from an important German private collection A green-lavender glazed flat junyao bowl, China, Yuan dynasty Good condition - D. 15,2 cm - Est. 800,00 € Property from an important German... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2009

A rare Junyao purple-splashed pear-shaped vase, Yuan Dynasty

A rare Junyao purple-splashed pear-shaped vase, Yuan Dynasty © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The robustly potted vase of elegant form rising from a splayed foot to a rounded body and tall slightly-flaring neck, all under a thick bubble-suffused lavender-blue glaze with vibrant purple splashes, box. 36.9cm (14½in) high. (2). Estimate: £25,000 - 35,000, HK$310,000 - 440,000 Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P102s80.Jun ware vessels of... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

Seize photos de la série "Camouflage" de Liu Bolin @ Blanchet & Associés

Liu Bolin (1973) «Garden from the Olympic Games» Photographie en couleurs. Signé et N° 1/8. (sous verre) 120 x 95 cm - Estimation : 800 / 1 000 € Liu Bolin (1973) «Camouflage» Photographie en couleurs. Signé et N° 2/8. (sous verre) - Estimation : 800 / 1 000 € Liu Bolin (1973) «Camouflage», 2007 Photographie en couleurs. Signé et N° 2/8. (sous verre) 100 x 125 cm -  Estimation : 800 / 1 000 € Liu Bolin (1973) «Camouflage» Photographie en couleurs. Signé et N° 2/8. (sous verre) 95 x 125 cm -... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2009

A Hautin Boulenger & Co., Choisy-Le-RoI, majolica vase and cover, circa 1885

A Hautin Boulenger & Co., Choisy-Le-RoI, majolica vase and cover, circa 1885. photo Sotheby's modelled by Louis-Robert Carrier-Belleuse, signed, with gargoyle handles and supported on a table base by naked children, inscribed on the front and reverse SAUVE qui peut., script H B Choisy mark painted in blue. 50.8 cm - Est. 7,000—10,000 USD - Sold 8,750 USD NOTE: Louis-Robert Carrier Belleuse (1848-1913) studied sculpture under his father Albert-Ernst Carrier-Belleuse (1824-87) and painting at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. He... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2009

A fine pair of French Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted Sèvres lilac-grey porcelain vases "Tabouret" and liners

A fine pair of French Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted Sèvres lilac-grey porcelain vases "Tabouret" and liners, the Sèvres porcelain dated 1860, the mounts possibly by Christofle or Beauferey. photo Sotheby's each vase with the printed S60 within a lozenge in blue. Snake-cast handles lacking. 53.3 cm; 30.5 cm - Est. 50,000—70,000 USD - Sold 92,500 USD LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: The Art Journal Catalogue of the Paris Universal exhibition of 1867, London, P. 53 for an engraving of a 19th century example exhibited... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

Zwiener Jansen Successeur, fl. circa 1900. A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze meuble à hauteur d'appui. Paris, circa 1905

Zwiener Jansen Successeur, fl. circa 1900. A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted kingwood and satiné coromandel lacquer-mounted meuble à hauteur d'appui. Paris, circa 1905. photo Sotheby's Sarancolin marble top, the cupboard doors opening to two adjustable shelves; one mount has been removed to reveal the ZJ mark from the bronze master model. 112 cm; 113 cm; 44.5 cm - Est. 8,000—12,000 USD - Sold 12,500 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver and Works of Art. 21 Oct 09. New York www.sothebys.com
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26 octobre 2009

Maison Forest. A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted kingwood and coromandel lacquer- mounted canted corner cabinet. Paris 1895

Maison Forest. A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted kingwood, satiné and flower-head trellis marquetry and coromandel lacquer- mounted canted corner cabinet. Paris, circa 1895. photo Sotheby's surmounted by a brèche d'alep marble top, the cupboard door opening to three adjustable shelves; with metalic label inscribed MAISON FOREST / J Bezier Suc / 31 Rue Cambaceres Paris. 153 cm; 134.5 cm; 71 cm - Est. 6,000—8,000 USD - Sold 16,250 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver and Works of Art. 21 Oct... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

François Linke, A Louis XV revival gilt-bronze and chinese coromandel lacquer mounted kingwood commode, Paris, circa 1897

François Linke (1855 - 1946), A Louis XV revival gilt-bronze and chinese coromandel lacquer mounted kingwood commode, Paris, circa 1897, index number 245 (variant) photo Sotheby's fleur de pêcher marble top, signed F. Linke to the right-hand chute, locks stamped by Clément Linke, keyhole escutcheon stamped FL and number 845 from linke's workshop metalworks numbering. 95.3 cm; 120 cm; 58.4 cm - Est. 60,000—80,000 USD - Sold 92,500 USD NOTE: The present lot is a rare example of Linke's output. His archives are frustratingly... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

Porcelaines de Chine montées @ Nagel Auctions

A fine pair of ormolu-mounted famille rose porcelain vases,  China, the porcelain Qianlong, the mounts French, 19th century H. 47,8 cm - Est. 9 000.00 € Property from an important German private collection, bought Sotheby's Zurich, 1.12.1998, Lot 455, fromer collection Jürg Stuker, Bern A pair of famille verte jars with european gilt-wood stands and covers, China, Kangxi period Good condition - H. 43(26,5) cm - Est. 8 000.00 € Property from an important German private collection, bought Sotheby's London,... [Lire la suite]