10 novembre 2010

Sotheby's Sells Magnificent Yuan Dynasty Blue and White 'Peony' Jar For $4.1 Million

Magnificent Blue And White 'Peony' Jar, Guan, Yuan Dynasty, Mid 14th Century (est. £400,000-600,000). Sold for: £2.6 million/$4.1 million. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This morning at Sotheby’s London a rare and magnificent Yuan Dynasty Blue and White 'Peony' Jar, Guan sold for the exceptional sum of £2.6 million/$4.1 million, more than six times pre-sale expectations (estimate: £400,000-600,000), in the biannual Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Sale. The ‘Peony’ Jar, which came to auction from a Private Portuguese... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2010

Sotheby's Sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics to Be Highlighted by a Blue And White "Peony" Jar

A Magnificent Blue And White 'Peony' Jar, Guan, Yuan Dynasty, Mid 14th Century (est. £400,000-600,000). Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- In the wake of Sotheby’s record-breaking Autumn sales series in Hong Kong, which totalled over HK$3 billion, Sotheby’s biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art in London will take place on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 and presents for sale over 350 lots. The auction, estimated to realise approximately £5.76 million, will be headlined by a Magnificent Blue and White 'Peony' Jar, Guan,... [Lire la suite]