21 octobre 2010

A wucai 'Dragon' dish. Mark and Period of Wanli.

A wucai 'Dragon' dish. Mark and Period of Wanli. photo courtesy Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to an everted rim, brightly painted and enamelled to the interior with five scaly dragons, one supporting a bowl of peaches below a 'flaming pearl' centred with a shou character and a single wan character, all encircled at the well by an underglaze blue band of four phoenix panels reserved on a trellis-diaper ground, the exterior with eight floral sprays, the base with an underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2010

A fine and rare blue and white stemcup. Mark and period of Xuande

A fine and rare blue and white stemcup. Mark and period of Xuande. photo courtesy Sotheby's the globular body rising from a high domed hollow foot with stepped edge to an incurved broad mouth rim, finely painted in heaped and piled cobalt-blue tones to the interior with a floral medallion and to the exterior with a broad band of leafy scrolling daylilies, all between a lotus lappet band at the base and a chevron band at the rim, the stem with double lines and lotus-lappet and dot bands, the underglaze-blue six-character... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2010

Sapphire and diamond jewelry @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

Unique Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring, circa 1938, Van Cleef & Arpels. photo courtesy Sotheby's Centring on an invisibly-set cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 7.54 carats, framed by tapered baguette diamonds, the shank accented with brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 5.40 carats, mounted in platinum plated with 18 karat yellow gold, signed and numbered N.Y. 42059, ring guard fitting.. Estimate 3,200,000—4,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,580,000 HKD PROVENANCE: The Estate of Cornelius... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2010

A fine blue and white bowl with grapewine decoration in cobalt blue , China, Jiajing six-character mark and period

A fine blue and white bowl with grapewine decoration in cobalt blue , China, Jiajing six-character mark and period. photo courtesy Nagel Good condition. D. 16,8 cm - Estimate € 2 500 Property from an old German private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
21 octobre 2010

A blue and white 'Flying Horse' porcelain bowl, China, Jiajing six-character mark, 17th ct

A blue and white 'Flying Horse' porcelain bowl, China, Jiajing six-character mark, 17th ct. photo courtesy Nagel Glaze frits to rim. D. 16,2 cm - Estimate € 1 500 Property from an old European private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
21 octobre 2010

A very large Blue and White 'Three Friends' porcelain bowl, China, marked Fu gui jia qi, Jiajing-Longqing period

A very large Blue and White 'Three Friends' porcelain bowl, China, marked Fu gui jia qi, Jiajing-Longqing period. photo courtesy Nagel Polished chip to rim. D. 37,5 cm - Estimate € 9 000 Property from a South German private collection, former collection Tseng Tung-fa, Stuttgart, until 1982 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
21 octobre 2010

An imperial sweet meat porcelain tray, China, Wanli mark and period

An imperial sweet meat porcelain tray, China, Wanli mark and period. photo courtesy Nagel    European silver rim and stand. Minor glaze frits to edges, old repaired chip to rim. D. 21,2 cm - Estimate € 2 500  Property from an old European private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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21 octobre 2010

An extremly rare dated blue and white bulb bowl, China, marked Ming jing xinhai nian zhi

An extremly rare dated blue and white bulb bowl, China, marked Ming jing xinhai nian zhi. photo courtesy Nagel  The heavily potted shallow rounded sides supported on low tripod feet, painted in cobalt with three rams amongst trees and fungus in a continuous landscape. D. 29,2 cm - Estimate € 15 000 / 25 000 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
21 octobre 2010

Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale to Be Led by a Major Mark Rothko Painting

Mark Rothko, Untitled, signed and dated 1955 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 91⅝ x 69 in. 232.7 x 175.34 cm. Est. $20/30 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- On 9 November 2010 Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale will be led by a major 1955 Untitled painting by Mark Rothko which has been off the market for over 40 years (est. $20/30 million)*. The auction also includes major works by many of the leading artists of the 20th and 21st centuries including Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter, Roy Lichtenstein, and... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2010

Scultura III presented by Tomasso Brothers Fine Art at The Otto Naumann Gallery, New York‏

Benedetto da Maiano (1442-1497), Madonna and Child with the young St John the Baptist. Polychromed stucco relief, in original frame, 83 x 63 cm A tender depiction of the Madonna and Child with the young St John the Baptist by Benedetto da Maiano (1442-1497) is among the major pieces of European sculpture presented by Tomasso Brothers Fine Art in their third annual New York exhibition, Scultura III, at Otto Naumann, 22 East 80th Street, from Thursday 21 to Sunday 31 October 2010.  This beautifully preserved stucco... [Lire la suite]
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