24 mars 2010

Chinese textiles @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010, New York

A fine and rare gold 'kesi' 'one hundred birds' jacket. Qing dynasty, 19th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's finely woven depicting 'one hundred birds' in a landscape with trees flowers including pomegranates, finger citrons, nandina berries, crab apples, and peaches - width 63 in., 160 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD. Lot Sold  50,000 USD NOTE: Compare a 'one hundred boys' informal robe in the collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, illustrated by Robert Jacobsen, Imperial Silks: Ch'ing Dynasty Textiles in The... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2010

"And There Was Light" @ Gothenburg, West Sweden

Lucas Cranach, "Salome" (1500-tal). Goteborgs konstmuseum GOTHENBURG (PRNewswire).- A recently-discovered Leonardo da Vinci painting (sold in 2007 for $19,000, and now valued at 100 million pounds Sterling) is being exhibited for the first time at a ground-breaking exhibition in Gothenburg, Sweden. The exhibition will feature some 50 original masterpieces by Michelangelo, Raphael, da Vinci and other renaissance artists. Most of the pieces are privately owned and have rarely or never been shown in public. The... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2010

Sotheby's Sets Record for Classical Chinese Painting Sold in the US

Bada Shanren, "Two Mynas on a Rock", 1692 sold for $2,994,500 – many multiples of the $400/600,000 estimate, at the Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auction. NEW YORK, NY.- This morning at Sotheby’s a record was set for a Classical Chinese painting sold in the US when Bada Shanren’s "Two Mynas on a Rock" from 1692 sold for $2,994,500 – many multiples of the $400/600,000 estimate, at the Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auction. Henry Howard-Sneyd, Vice Chairman, Asian Art at Sotheby’s said: “The... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2010

Two yellow-glazed bowls, Hongzhi Mark and Period @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010, New York

A yellow-glazed bowl, Hongzhi Mark and Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, covered overall in a canary-yellow glaze - diameter 6 1/4 in., 16 cm. Est. 15,000—20,000 USD. Lot Sold 34,375 USD PROVENANCE: J. T. Tai & Co., Inc., New York.Collection of Evelyn Annenberg Hall.Christie's New York, 29th March 2006, lot 91. A yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowl. Hongzhi mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's finely incised on the exterior and interior with striding dragons... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2010

Ming dynasty jade @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010, New York

A rare and large celadon jade water buffalo. Late Ming / early Qing dynasty. carved recumbent with legs tucked beneath the body, the head raised and turned to the side with round bulging eyes and long powerful curved horns, the stone of pale celadon tone with grayish-brown inclusions - width 9 5/8 in., 24.5 cm. Est. 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 104,500 USD PROVENANCE: The Henry and Sula Walton Collection of Asian Ceramics and Works of Art. NOTE: The present piece is notable for its sensitive rendering, with the rich... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2010

A large and rare carved rhinoceros horn cup. Ming dynasty, 16th / 17th century

A large and rare carved rhinoceros horn cup. Ming dynasty, 16th / 17th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's superbly carved in high-relief and openwork with the central figure of Shoulao riding a crane descending from the clouds to the Land of Immortals to meet the Eight Daoist Immortals, each standing on rocky outcrops by a fruiting peach tree, accompanied by a recumbent deer that grasps a sprig of lingzhi in its mouth, the interior of the cup incised to represent the veins of a lotus leaf, the wavy edges forming the rim, the... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2010

An inscribed rhinoceros horn tripod libation cup. Qing dynasty, 18th century

An inscribed rhinoceros horn tripod libation cup. Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's the undecorated vessel supported on three splayed feet, the surface plain save for a two column inscription on the exterior, a two-character seal, Shang Ming, within a square on the base, the well-polished horn of chestnut tone deepening to a dark brown at the legs - height 5 in., 12.7 cm - Estimate 60,000—80,000 USD. Lot Sold 116,500 USD NOTE: The inscription can be translated as: 'Simple and streamlined so as... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2010

Coupe cigares en ivoire, défense de phacochère (?), la monture en argent, travail anglais

Coupe cigares en ivoire, défense de phacochère (?), la monture en argent, travail anglais. photo courtesy interenchères (à refixer). Estimation : 300/400€ Isabelle GOXE-Laurent BELAÏSCH-Hôtel des ventes d'Enghien. DIMANCHE 28 MARS à 14 H 30 2, rue du Docteur Leray 95880 Enghien-les-Bains. Tél. : 01.34.12.68.16 - Fax : 01.34.12.89.64 - Email : contact@enghien-svv.com
23 mars 2010

Tabatière coquillage porcelaine, la monture en argent. XVIIIe.

Tabatière coquillage porcelaine, la monture en argent. XVIIIe. photo courtesy interenchères Estimation : 200/300€ Isabelle GOXE-Laurent BELAÏSCH-Hôtel des ventes d'Enghien. DIMANCHE 28 MARS à 14 H 30 2, rue du Docteur Leray 95880 Enghien-les-Bains. Tél. : 01.34.12.68.16 - Fax : 01.34.12.89.64 - Email : contact@enghien-svv.com
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23 mars 2010

Johann Friedrich Ardin (XVIIe-XVIIIe). Bague

Johann Friedrich Ardin (XVIIe-XVIIIe). Bague. photo courtesy interencheres le chaton ovale en porcelaine peinte dune miniature représentant le portrait dun gentilhomme à la perruque, la monture en or postérieure. Miniature signée ARDIN et datée 1714. 3 x 2,5 cm. Estimation : 400/500€ Isabelle GOXE-Laurent BELAÏSCH-Hôtel des ventes d'Enghien. DIMANCHE 28 MARS à 14 H 30 2, rue du Docteur Leray 95880 Enghien-les-Bains. Tél. : 01.34.12.68.16 - Fax : 01.34.12.89.64 - Email : contact@enghien-svv.com
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