Alain.R.Truong

03 mai 2016

Coptolabrus

Coptolabrus jankowskii Coptolabrus ignimetalla guidongensis   Coptolabrus lafossei coelestis  Coptolabrus lafossei coelestis  Coptolabrus principalis  

03 mai 2016

Editorial “C’est Le Retro”, GQ Australia, may 2016

Filip Hrivnak photographed by Romain Duquesne in a brown double-breasted Ralph Lauren Purple Label suit. Gucci’s lace shirt makes a stark contrast against a Burberry London trench coat and Marni jacket. Filip Hrivnak has a geometric moment in a graphic jumper and brown tailored suit from Salvatore Ferragamo. Military tailoring is front and center with a tailored jacket from Marni.    A sporty aesthetic is realized with the combination of a neoprene jacket and zip-up turtleneck from Prada.
02 mai 2016

A blue and white soft-paste square vase, cong, 18th century

Lot 265. A blue and white soft-paste square vase, cong, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,800 - 6,400). Photo: Bonhams. Each face moulded with archaistic ribs, with a dense diaper ground with foliate cartouches, the neck and foot painted with floral borders. 34cm (13 3/8in) high Note: Compare with a very similar vase sold in Christie's New York, 30 March 2005, lot 1491. And another, 18th century, in Sotheby's London, 4 November 2009, lot 194. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2016

A blue and white barber's bowl, 18th Century

Lot 264. A blue and white barber's bowl, 18th Century. Estimate £600 - 800 (€770 - 1,000). Photo: Bonhams. Painted in cobalt blue with floral sprays, the rim with a typical foliate and cloud-form border. 27cm (10 5/8in) diam.  Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
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02 mai 2016

A blue and white 'Adam and Eve' saucer dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 260. A blue and white 'Adam and Eve' saucer dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £1,800 - 2,200 (€2,300 - 2,800). Photo: Bonhams. The central roundel delicately painted with two figures in a garden surrounded with animals and clouds, the flaring rim with a floral scroll, the underside with further sprigs and an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark within a double-circle. 16cm (6 1/4in) diam. Note: For a similar example of this rare dish, see D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Chinese Export... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2016

Impressive 107.79 carats Ceylon sapphire and diamond brooch-ring combination, Harry Winston

Lot 417. Impressive 107.79 carats Ceylon sapphire and diamond brooch-ring combination, Harry Winston. Estimate 480,000 — 770,000 CHF (438,680 - 703,715 EUR). Photo Sotheby's The brooch of floral design, set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 107.79 carats, within a frame of cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, unsigned, maker's mark for Jacques Timey, pendant hoop, additional gold chain unillustrated; together with a ring mount set with two triangular... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2016

Impressive diamond and 59.88 carats, SI1 Clarity, treated fancy vivid yellow diamond brooch

Lot 380. Impressive diamond and 59.88 carats, SI1 Clarity, treated fancy vivid yellow diamond brooch. Estimate 580,000 — 865,000 CHF (530,071 - 790,537 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Set with a treated step-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond weighing 59.88 carats, further highlighted with step-cut and pear-shaped diamonds. Accompanied by GIA report no. 5171525330, stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Yellow, Treated Colour, SI1 Clarity.  It is understood that the brooch has been... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2016

A pair of blue and white 'Scheveningen' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 259. A pair of blue and white 'Scheveningen' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,300 - 1,900). Photo: Bonhams. Each dish with a pastoral scene from a European original, the flat rims with a pie-crust moulding, painted with a wave-pattern, the underside with floral sprigs. 20cm (7 7/8in) diam. (2). Note: According to D.S. Howard's Choice of The Private Trader, p. 44, this design is thought to date from circa 1700-1720 and to have been copied from a drawing by... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2016

A blue and white silver-mounted milk jug and cover, Kangxi period, the mounts possibly Dutch

Lot 257. A blue and white silver-mounted milk jug and cover, Kangxi period, the mounts possibly Dutch. Estimate £1,200 - 1,500 (€1,500 - 1,900). Photo: Bonhams. The pear-shaped vessel painted with floral sprigs, with foliate moulded panels enclosing 'Long Elizas', flanked with a loop handle with a white metal mount attaching the flat lid with a hinge, the mount with an integral spout. 17cm (6 3/4in) high  See an identical jug illustrated in C.J.A. Jorg, Chinese Ceramics in the Rijksmuseum,... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2016

A rare blue and white 'European-shape' wine ewer and cover, 18th century

Lot 256. A rare blue and white 'European-shape' wine ewer and cover, 18th century. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,300 - 1,900). Photo: Bonhams. The baluster body finely moulded with foliate lappets and floral motifs, with painted swags at the waisted neck, flanked with a scrolled loop handle and a S-shaped spout, the lid similarly decorated and with a knop. 21cm (8 1/4in) high (2). Note: Compare with a ewer and cover, 18th century, sold in Christie's 28 June 2007, lot 422. ... [Lire la suite]