Alain.R.Truong

08 février 2016

Hiroshi Watanabe, Big with Monkey Doll, 2008

Hiroshi Watanabe, Big with Monkey Doll, 2008. Silver gelatin print, 10in.H x 10in.W. © photo-eye Gallery My photographs reflect both genuine interest in my subject as well as a respect for the element of serendipity. I strive for both calculation and discovery in my work, studying my subjects in preparation, while at the same keeping my mind open for the surprises. The pure enjoyment of this process drives and inspires me. Mostly, I seek to capture people, traditions, and locales that first and foremost are... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2016

Horoscope chinois de l'année singe 2016

Horoscope chinois de l'année singe 2016 Cette année est la vôtre ! Dans tous les sens du terme. Le 8 février 2016 remercie la Chèvre de Bois et accueille le Singe de Feu en nouveau maître ! Symbole de l’imprévu, l’année du Singe vous réserve des moments de grâce et de très belles surprises ! Si vous êtes célibataire tout d’abord, l’amour avec un grand A frappe à votre porte au moment où vous vous y attendez le moins ! Vous aviez prévu de profiter de votre liberté toute l’année, c’est ratée ! Au mois d’avril vous n’aurez la... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2016

Five Meissen monkey band figures, 19th and 20th century

Five Meissen monkey band figures, 19th and 20th century, blue crossed marks, incised numerals and pressnummern © Christie's Image 2012 After the 18th century models, comprising: three flautists, a guitar player and a drummer, on rocaille-moulded bases heightened in gilt - The tallest 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high (5). Lot 458. Estimate £2,500 - £3,500 ($4,053 - $5,674). Price Realized £3,000 ($4,866) CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS- STYLE & SPIRIT, 25 September 2012, London,... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2016

A Meissen monkey-band, 20th century, blue crossed swords marks, pressnummern and incised numerals

A Meissen monkey-band, 20th century, blue crossed swords marks, pressnummern and incised numerals. © Christie's Image 2008 After 18th century originals, on gilt scroll-moulded bases, comprising: a conductor and stand, a fife and drum player, a bagpiper, a trumpeter, a drum beater and bearer, a guitar player, a hurdy-gurdy player, a spinet player, a cello player, three singers, a flautist, a triangle player, a French horn player, a bassonist, a harpist, and a violinist. The conductor 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high (21). Lot... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2016

Twelve Meissen porcelain monkey band figures, 19th/20th century

Twelve Meissen porcelain monkey band figures, 19th-20th century, blue crossed swords marks to all, two with incision and possibly outside-decorated, various incised, impressed and painted numerals, after models by J.J. Kändler. © Christie's Image 2011 All on gilt enriched rocaille bases, comprising: a conductor, a pianist riding another monkey, a bassoonist, a violinist, a fife and drum player, a hurdy-gurdy player, a guitarist, a flautist, a recorder player, a trumpeter, and two singers. 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2016

Fifteen Meissen monkey-band figures, 19th century, blue crossed swords marks, incised numerals and pressnummern

Fifteen Meissen monkey-band figures, 19th century, blue crossed swords marks, incised numerals and pressnummern © Christie's Image 2011 After the 18th century models, each on a scroll-moulded base heightened in gilt. The conductor 5 5/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high (15). Lot 86. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000 ($9,100 - $12,000). Price Realized £11,250 ($18,248) CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS - STYLE & SPIRIT - 17 May 2011 - London, South Kensington
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08 février 2016

A group of Meissen monkey band figures, late 19th century

A group of Meissen monkey band figures, late 19th century. Photo Sotheby's 2014 after the 18th century models by Peter Reinicke and Johann Joachim Kändler, comprising: a conductor, two drummers and a drum bearer, a triangle player, a basoonist, a clarinetist, a flautist, a trumpeter, a hurdy-gurdy player, a bagpiper, a guitarist, a violinst, a cellist, a harpist, a harpsichord player seated astride a monkey and four singers, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue. Together with a French porcelain music... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2016

White porcelain monkey in a suit holding a peach, China, circa 1970

White porcelain monkey in a suit holding a peach, China, circa 1970. Photo courtesy Animal Fine Arts 40cmH x 18cmW x 19cmD Animal Fine Arts.  Lehmweg 57,  Hamburg, 20251,  DE -  0049 15735984841
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08 février 2016

Large seated monkey holding a peach, China, Kangxi period, circa 1700

Large seated monkey holding a peach, China, Kangxi period, circa 1700. Enamel on biscuit porcelain. Height 24.5 cm. © Vanderven Oriental Art one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac. A monkey holding the peach alludes to the Monkey King Sun Wukong. According to legend, he disrupted a banquet hosted by the Queen Mother of the West Xiwangmu, by attempting to steal rare immortality peache. The Queen Mother’s peach orchard bloomed only every 3000 years, the fruit taking an equal amount of time to ripen.... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2016

Chinese nine-pieces famille rose serving-set, late Qing dynasty

Chinese nine-pieces famille rose serving-set, late Qing dynasty from the collection of A. Alfred Taubman. Photo Sotheby's.