19 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain famille verte rouleau vase. Kangxi, circa 1700

A Chinese porcelain famille verte rouleau vase. Kangxi, circa 1700. Courtesy Marchantwith high shoulder, cylindrical ribbed neck and galleried rim, painted on the body with a continuous battle scene with equestrian warriors, bowmen, soldiers and flag bearers amongst rockwork and pine, beneath stylised iron-red clouds, the moon and stars, the high shoulder with four panels of precious objects with books, brush holder, scrolls, a tied qin, ruyi-sceptre, weiqi board and counter holders, on a flower-head and stippled green ground,... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2011

Kangxi porcelain famille verte deep dish & 3 saucer dishes

A Chinese porcelain famille verte saucer dish. Kangxi, circa 1680. Courtesy Marchantwith gently flaring rim, painted with fishermen seated in a boat in a mountainous river landscape scene with rockwork, viewing pavilion and a pagoda in the distance beneath iron-red clouds, migrating birds and the moon. 8 ½ inches, 21.5cm diameter. Condition: Hair crack. Price on request. • Formerly in the collection of Professor D. R. Laurence. • Sold by R. & G. McPherson Antiques, 3rd November 2005. • A larger famille verte dish of... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain blue and white saucer dish. Kangxi, circa 1680.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white saucer dish. Kangxi, circa 1680. Courtesy Marchantwith gently flaring rim, painted with two large carp swimming amongst three shrimp and aquatic plants beneath a single line in underglaze blue, the underside with four aquatic plant sprays. The base with a lingzhi fungus mark within a double ring in underglaze blue, encircled by a wide channel foot rim. 13 ¾ inches, 35.2cm diameter. Condition: Rim crack and chips restored. Pricve on request. • Formerly in the collection of Professor D. R.... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase. Chongzhen, 1628-1644.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase. Chongzhen, 1628-1644. Courtesy Marchantof compressed globular form with tall flaring neck and central bulb, painted on the body with a dignitary meeting a lady in a fenced garden, the gentleman with three attendants, one holding a canopy, the other a halbard and a third with an axe, all amongst rockwork, banana plants and “V”-shaped grass, the reverse with a cloud bank beneath cloud scrolls and the moon, the shoulder with a continuous band of flowering asters amongst foliage,... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain wucai baluster vase and cover, Shunzhi, 1644-1661

A Chinese porcelain wucai baluster vase and cover, Shunzhi, 1644-1661. Courtesy Marchantpainted in a continuous scene with three standing dignitaries holding hu tablets and their attendants in front of a large landscape screen amongst rockwork, banana plant and a cloud bank, the shoulder with a band of cracked ice beneath branches of chrysanthemum, camellia and rockwork on the neck, the cover decorated with three boys, plants and rockwork. 13 ¾ inches, 34.9cm total height. Condition: Body star crack extending to the rim and small... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2011

Rutger's Zimmerli Art Museum Returns Rare Hans Baldung Grien's Portrait to Rightful Owners

Hans Baldung Grien, “Portrait of a Young Man”, 1509. Photo: Roy Groething NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ.- On Friday, January 14, 2011, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University handed over a rare early 16th-century portrait by the German artist Hans Baldung Grien to Simon Goodman, the Los Angeles-based grandson of Friedrich and Louise Gutmann, Holocaust victims and previous owners of the painting. In a visit to the Zimmerli, Mr. Goodman accepted “Portrait of a Young Man” (1509) on behalf of the Gutmann/Goodman heirs. Since 1946, the... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2011

Rediscovered painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606–1669), on loan at the The Toledo Museum of Art

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Rembrandt Laughing. Oil on copper, 1627–28. 8¾ x 6¾ in, Gallery 24. Private Collection, courtesy of Hazlitt Gooden & Fox, London TOLEDO, OH.- A rediscovered painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606–1669), on loan at the The Toledo Museum of Art, will be displayed for several months beginning January 28 in Gallery 24. The artist painted the small oil-on-copper self portrait, Rembrandt Laughing, in his native city of Leiden when he was just 21 or 22 years... [Lire la suite]
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