1 June 2006
The Marcollo Collection
A TRAVEL AGENTS WATERLINE MODEL OF THE S.S. ALESSANDRO VOLTA
THE HULL OF THE MODEL IN WOOD WITH A RED BOTTOM, BLACK AND WHITE TOPSIDES WITH APPLIED PORTHOLES AND AND WINDOWS, THE DECK FINISHED BRIGHT AND DETAILED WITH HAWSE PIPES, BOLLARDS, ANCHOR CHAIN AND WINCH, RAILINGS, LADDERS, DECK HATCHES, VENTILATORS, FORE AND AFT MASTS RIGGED WITH CARGO BOOMS, CARGO MASTS, BRIDGE AND BRIDGE WINGS, FOUR BOATS RIGGED ON DAVITS, FUNNEL PAINTED IN ITALIAN LINE LIVERY, DOCKING BRIDGE WITH WINGS, NAME PAINTED ON THE BOW AND TRANSOM, AND OTHER DETAILS. DISPLAYED IN A WOOD FRAMED GLASS CASE WITH A BRASS NAME PLATE.
11½ X 41½ IN. (29.2 X 105.4 CM.) CASED DIMENSIONS.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru