16 décembre 2010

Blue and White Porcelain Dragon Jar Sells for $7.66 Million @ Bonhams & Butterfields

A blue and white porcelain meiping, Qianlong Mark, Late Qing-Republic Period, 14in (35.5cm) high. Est. $10,000-15,000. Courtesy of Bonhams & Butterfields SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- A blue and white porcelain Dragon jar sold for $7,658,000 in the Fine Asian Works of Art sale on Monday December 13th at Bonhams & Butterfields in San Francisco. The 360-lot sale brought more than $19 million with the vast majority of the lots fetching multiples of their estimates. The excitement in the standing-room-only saleroom was palpable, as... [Lire la suite]

05 décembre 2010

Qi Baishi (1864-1957), A butterfly amongst flowering branches peaches and a cricket amongst branches of gourds.

Qi Baishi  (1864-1957),  A butterfly amongst flowering branches peaches and a cricket amongst branches of gourds. photo Sotheby's ink and colour on paper, mounted as a hanging scroll; each signed and with a seal of the artist; each 104 by 32cm; 41 by 12 3/4 in. Estimate 40,000—60,000 GBP. Lot Sold 445,250 GBP Collection of Sir John Morgan (acquired whilst at the British embassy in Beijing and later authenticated by Qi Baishi himself in 1956). Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 10 Nov 10, London... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2010

Sotheby's Achieves Highest Total for a Various-Owner Chinese Paintings Sale

Fu Baoshi (1904 - 1965), "Chess Playing", ink and colour on paper, framed, signed FU BAOSHI, dated gui wei, 1943, the seventh lunar month, with three seals of the artist, and three collector's seals; 87.7 by 59.9 cm. 34 1/2 by 23 1/2 in. Est. 5,000,000—7,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 38,740,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Fine Chinese Paintings Spring Sale 2010 held today achieved a total of HK$418,212,000/ US$53,616,923, the highest total Sotheby’s has ever achieved for a various-owner Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2010

"Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China" @ Cantor Arts Center

Pan Tianshou (China, 1897–1971), This Land So Beautiful, 1959. Hanging scroll, ink and color. Lent by the Pan Tianshou Memorial Museum. Courtesy of the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford Univers Stanford, California —— Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces an exhibition that brings to the United States a rare and important group of 20th-century paintings by four Chinese modern masters. The exhibition “Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China” presents more than 110 works, in two... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2009

"Eighteen Arhats" by 16th century Ming dynasty painter Wu Bin Sells for Record $24 Million

HONG KONG (REUTERS).- A rare, classical scroll by a Ming dynasty artist fetched $24.8 million at a Beijing sale, the highest price ever paid for a Chinese painting at auction, in a positive sign for the downturn-stricken Chinese art market. The painting, "Eighteen Arhats" by 16th century Ming dynasty painter Wu Bin, was sold to Shanghai private collector Liu Yiqian for 169.1 million yuan including commissions, almost eight times its pre-sale estimate of 20 million yuan, said auctioneers Poly International. The Chinese... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2009

Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn Sales Estimated in Excess of US$100 Million

Hong Kong, August 2009 Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2009 will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3 to 8 October 2009. This sales series will offer over 2,300 lots of Modern and Contemporary Chinese and Southeast Asian Art, traditional Chinese paintings, fine Chinese ceramics and works of art as well as jewellery, watches and wine with a total estimate in excess of HK$780 million / US$100 million*. Selected highlights will be showcased during travelling exhibitions across Asia and in New York in August... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2009

“Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China” @ Stanford

STANFORD, CA.- Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces an exhibition that brings to the United States a rare and important group of 20th-century paintings by four Chinese modern masters. The exhibition “Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China” presents more than 110 works, in two rotations, February 17 through July 4, 2010. A fully illustrated catalogue with scholarly essays in English accompanies the exhibition, including two introductory essays and essays on each artist. Full... [Lire la suite]


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