04 juin 2011

A fine and rare doucai 'dragon' jar. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

A fine and rare doucai 'dragon' jar. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The ovoid body finely pencilled and enamelled with five ascending and descending 'dragon' medallions, each picked out in a different tone, framed at the corners with highly stylised lotus-flower spandrels, between a stiff lotus petal border around the base and the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, around the shoulder between ruyi-head bands, enamelled in tones of green, yellow,... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

Two fine copper-red glazed meiping. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

A fine copper-red glazed meiping. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Of finely potted baluster form with rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck, the exterior covered with an even rich red glaze stopping neatly at the everted rim and spreading foot, the interior and base with transparent glaze; 8 1/2 in. (21.5cm.) high, stand, box  Estimate HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000($258,286 - $387,430). Price Realized HK$5,060,000 ($653,468) Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

A rare pair of finely painted wucai 'fish' dishes . Kangxi period (1662-1722).

A rare pair of finely painted wucai 'fish' dishes . Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Each painted in the centre with two iron-red carp, one leaping from the water, in a river pool with lotus and arrow-weed, in green, yellow and iron-red enamels with light underglaze-blue, the well similarly decorated with different stylised fish, all in iron-red, swimming amidst pond weed and floating blossoms, repeated around the exterior, all between underglaze-blue double-line borders, the base with the four... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2011

A rare large carved celadon bowl. Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735)

A rare large carved celadon bowl. Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Well potted with deep rounded sides and flared mouth rim, the exterior finely carved with three large sprays of blossoming lotus, peony and mallow above smaller sprays of chrysanthemum, begonia and dianthus and below detached branches of peach, pomegranate and persimmon, the sanduo, all interspersed with small clusters of swirling clouds, covered overall with an even glaze of attractive pale... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

Two fine and very rare famille verte wine cups. Kangxi six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Two fine and very rare famille verte wine cups. Kangxi six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Each finely potted, the gently rounded sides rising steeply from the recessed base, both bearing a short poetic inscription in underglaze-blue, delicately enamelled on the exterior of one cup to depict He Zhizhang on horseback accompanied by two young servants carrying his belongings; the other depicting two attendants waiting on the drunken Li Bai lying on a bed; 2... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

An exquisite and extremely rare pair of underglaze blue and iron-red decorated vases. Qianlong six-character sealmarks and perio

An exquisite and extremely rare pair of underglaze blue and iron-red decorated vases. Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the peruiod (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Each vessel is finely potted with a compressed globular body rising from a low splayed foot to an elegantly flaring mouth, the body and neck are superbly painted on each side in delicate shades of iron-red with pairs of confronted kui phoenix amidst wispy clouds in underglaze blue, all framed between bands of ruyi, the shoulder and splayed foot... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

École vénitienne du XVIIIe siècle. Caprices architecturaux aminés de personnages.

École vénitienne du XVIIIe siècle. Caprices architecturaux aminés de personnages. Photo Libert Damien Suite de quatre temperas sur toile, marouflées. (Quelques écaillures). HAUT.: 62 CM. - LARG.: 49 CM. Cadres baguette Bérain en composition dorée. Estimation : 8 000 - 12 000 € Libert Damien. Mercredi 08 juin à 14h00. Drouot - Richelieu - Salle 1. EMail : contact@damienlibert.com - Tél. : 01 48 24 51 20
04 juin 2011

An important and very rare Ming imperial doucai stemcup. Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487)

An important and very rare Ming imperial doucai stemcup. Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The small stemcup delicately potted with deep flaring sides rising to a slightly everted rim, painted in underglaze-blue and primrose-yellow, aubergine and very dark grey enamelled around the exterior with four lotus blooms, the interior plain, supported on a slender knopped hollow stem foot spreading at the base, with the reign mark inscribed in a line on the underside, some... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

Marisa Berenson in "Barry Lindon" de Stanley Kubrick

Marisa Berenson in "Barry Lindon" de Stanley Kubrick. Photo: IMDB.com
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