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18 août 2018

HEMMERLE, Stand 13 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Ring, 2018. Diamonds, silver and white gold. Image courtesy HEMMERLE / Stand 13. Earrings, 2017. Japanese porcelain characters, diamonds, silver and white gold. Image courtesy HEMMERLE / Stand 13. Brooch, 2011. Sapphire, iron and white gold. Image courtesy HEMMERLE / Stand 13. Ring, 2003. Sapphire, copper and white gold. Width 1.3 cm (0.5 in.). Image courtesy HEMMERLE / Stand 13. Hemmerle is a fourth generation family run jeweller at the vanguard of contemporary design. Founded in 1893, Hemmerle is celebrating its... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2018

A rare gilt-bronze seated figure of Buddha, Sui dynasty (581-618) 

Lot 205. A rare gilt-bronze seated figure of Buddha, Sui dynasty (581-618); 64 in. (162.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 200,000. Price realised USD 180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007.  Finely cast as Maitreya Buddha shown in a seated position with both legs pendent and the feet supported by lotus, the right hand raised in abhayamudra and the left hand resting on the left knee, wearing layered robes falling in graceful crisp folds around the body, the face well... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2018

A large painted wood figure of a Guardian King, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 227. A large painted wood figure of a Guardian King, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 64 in. (162.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 350,000 - USD 450,000. Price realised USD 384,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007.  The powerful figure shown standing with feet firmly braced slightly apart and with right hand positioned as if holding the hilt of a sword that would have rested in the palm of the raised left hand, wearing elaborate layered armor with a monster mask at the waist, and a long... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2018

A very rare gilded and painted limestone Buddhist plaque, late Yuan-early Ming dynasty, late 14th century 

Lot 226. A very rare gilded and painted limestone Buddhist plaque, late Yuan-early Ming dynasty, late 14th century; 19¼ x 13½ in. (49 x 34.3 cm.). Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 504,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007. The rectangular plaque finely carved in the center with Buddha Aksobhya seated indhyanasana on a waisted lotus throne draped in the center with a cloth, with right hand in bhumisparsamudra and left resting in the lap in dhyanamudra,... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2018

A rare dark grey stone head of Buddha, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 222. A rare dark grey stone head of Buddha, Tang dynasty (618-907); 19¾ in. (50.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 400,000. Price realised USD 712,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007. The face crisply carved with small mouth and chin, straight nose and elongated almond-shaped eyes below the arched brows, the hair deeply carved in coiled waves continuing into a large coiled wave covering the round usnisa, the head framed by a flame-formmandorla carved with a band of overlapping... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2018

François Garnier, A still life of wild strawberries in a Wanli bowl with four apricots on a tabletop

François Garnier (circa 1600 - Paris - 1658), A still life of wild strawberries in a Wanli bowl with four apricots on a tabletop. Oil on panel, 33 x 22.8 cm (13 x 9 in.). Image courtesy Haboldt · Pictura / Stand 341, TEFAF New York Fall 2018 Provenance: Private collection, France, until 2017. Haboldt · Pictura De Lairessestraat 96 1071 PJ Amsterdam +33 142664454 See map

18 août 2018

Carlo Orsi - Trinity Fine Art, Stand 337 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Fernando Tacca (1619 - Florence - 1686), Documentary reduction of the monument to Ferdinando I De’ Medici in Livorno, Florence, Italy. Bronze, red jasper panels, gilt bronze, gilt metal, pearwood base, 29 cm (11.4 in.). Image courtesy Carlo Orsi - Trinity Fine Art / Stand 337. A Highly Important Documentary Reduction of the Monument to Ferdinando I de’ Medici in Livorno by Giovanni Bandini (Florence 1540 – 1599) and Pietro Tacca (Carrara 1577 – Florence 1640). Provenance: London, Mr... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2018

Kunstkammer Georg Laue, Stand 311 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

    Cabinet of curiosities arranged by Georg Laue according to historical record, 16th-17th centuries. Mixed media, 62 x 78 cm (24.4 x 30.7 in.). Image courtesy Kunstkammer Georg Laue / Stand 311.         Master of the St Sebastian's Martyrdoms, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Vienna, circa 1660. Wood, carved, 20 x 40.5 cm (7.9 x 16 in.). Image courtesy Kunstkammer Georg Laue / Stand 311. Provenance: Karl Rutter collection,... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2018

Twelve rhinoceros horn libation cups at Christie's New York, 22 March 2007

Lot 144. A finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century; 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 228,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007. The exterior finely carved and meticulously detailed with scholars and attendants in a wooded retreat, on one side a scholar is shown seated in front of a screen as he paints while watched by two other scholars and an attendant, with another attendant heating a pot of wine in the foreground, on the reverse a woman and an... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2018

Plaque ornementale, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, ca 500-100 BC

Lot 8. Plaque ornementale, Vietnam, culture de Đông Sơn, ca 500-100 BC. Estimation : 80 € / 100 €. Résultat: 350 €. Photo Cornette de Saint Cyr. Bronze à patine archéologique. L. 8 cm Rare modèle épousant la forme de deux félins. From a European Private Collection of Vietnamese Art. CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR PARIS, Arts d’Asie – Art Tribal Documentation, le 23 Mars 2016 à 14h30. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13... [Lire la suite]