A.lain R. T.ruong

22 juillet 2014

Anagram Skull

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Anagram Skull

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Mother of Pearl Shell Skull Carvings by Gregory Halili

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Mother of Pearl Shell Skull Carvings by Gregory Halili, skulls shells bas relief anatomy

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21 juillet 2014

Lucie Rie's bowls

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Lucie Rie, Footed bowl, circa 1974. Photo courtesy Phillips

Porcelain, "American" yellow glaze. 3 1/2 in. (8.8 cm) high, 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) diameter. Impressed with artist's seal. Estimate $16,000 - 24,000 - SOLD FOR $22,500

PROVENANCE; Christie's East, New York, "20th Century Design," June 10, 1996, lot 679 

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Lucie Rie, Conical bowl, circa 1980. Photo courtesy Phillips

Porcelain, inlaid pink lines, turquoise and manganese bands. 4 5/8 in. (11.6 cm) high, 8 1/2 in. (21.7 cm) diameter.Impressed with artist’s seal. Estimate $25,000 - 35,000 - SOLD FOR $32,500

LITERATURE: John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey of her life and work, exh. cat., Crafts Council and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1981, p .50 for a similar example
Issey Miyake Meets Lucie Rie, exh. cat., Sogetsu Gallery, Tokyo, 1989, p. 116, fig.36, for a similar example
Tony Birks, Lucie Rie, Paris, 2008, p. 161 for a similar example 

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Lucie Rie, Footed bowl, circa 1978. Photo courtesy Phillips.

Porcelain, bottle green glaze with golden lip. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm) high, 7 1/8 in. (18 cm) diameter. Impressed with artist’s seal. Estimate $30,000 - 40,000 - SOLD FOR $56,250

LITERATURE: Issey Miyake Meets Lucie Rie, exh. cat., Sogetsu Gallery, Tokyo, 1989, p.116, fig.91, for a similar example
Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, and their pupils: A selection of contemporary ceramics illustrating their influence, exh. cat., Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 1990, front cover for a similar example
Tony Birks, Lucie Rie, Paris, 2008, p. 181 for a similar example
Lucie Rie: A Retrospective, exh. cat., The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, 2010, p. 240 for a similar example 

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Lucie Rie, Flaring footed bowl, circa 1978. Photo courtesy Phillips. 

Porcelain, golden manganese glaze, radiating inlaid and sgraffito design. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) high, 8 5/8 in. (22 cm) diameter. Impressed with artist's seal. Estimate $25,000 - 35,000 - SOLD FOR $43,750

LITERATURE: Tony Birks, Lucie Rie, Paris, 2008, p. 141 for a similar example.

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Lucie Rie, Large open form bowl, circa 1980. Photo courtesy Phillips.

Porcelain, manganese glaze with radiating sgraffito design. 3 3/4 x 12 7/8 in. (9.4 x 32.8 cm).Impressed with artist’s seal. Estimate $30,000 - 40,000 - SOLD FOR $37,500.

PROVENANCE: Christie's London, “British Decorative Arts from 1880 to the Present Day," January 28, 1986, lot 76
Fischer Fine Art, London 

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Lucie Rie, Large open form bowl, circa 1960. Photo courtesy Phillips.

Stoneware, flowing "Dolomite" glaze with an unglazed ring in the well. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) high, 14 1/2 in. (36.7 cm) diameter. Impressed with artist’s seal. Estimate $20,000 - 30,000 - SOLD FOR $33,750

PROVENANCE: Christie’s, London, "Contemporary Ceramics," July 22, 1985, lot 2 

LITERATURE: John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: A Survey of Her Life and Work, exh. cat., Crafts Council and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1981, p. 41 for a similar example
Lucie Rie: A Retrospective, exh. cat., The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, 2010, p. 145, fig. 104 for a similar example 

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Lucie Rie, "Knitted" bowl, circa 1982. Photo courtesy Phillips.

Stoneware, inlaid with manganese beneath grey. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm) high, 9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm) diameter. Impressed with artist’s seal. Estimate $12,000 - 16,000 - SOLD FOR $16,250

PROVENANCE: Christie’s, London, "Contemporary Ceramics," December 16, 1985, lot 203 

LITERATURE: John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey of her life and work, exh. cat., Crafts Council and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1981, p. 56

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Lucie Rie, Large bowl, circa 1980. Photo courtesy Phillips.

Stoneware, matte white glaze with golden lip. 4 5/8 in. (11.6 cm) high, 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm) diameter. Impressed with artist’s seal. Estimate $20,000 - 30,000 - SOLD FOR $52,500

LITERATURE: John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey of her life and work, exh. cat., Crafts Council and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1981, p. 89, fig. 213, for a similar example
Issey Miyake Meets Lucie Rie, exh. cat., Sogetsu Gallery, Tokyo, 1989, fig. 27 for a similar example 
Tony Birks, Lucie Rie, Paris,

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Lucie Rie, Large conical "Rice" bowl, circa 1978. Photo courtesy Phillips.

Porcelain, matte white glaze with golden lip, the glaze flowing into pierced dots in the body. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) high, 7 1/2 in. (19.2 cm) diameter. Impressed with artist’s seal.. Estimate $12,000 - 16,000 - SOLD FOR $32,500

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Lucie Rie, Deep bowl, circa 1956. Photo courtesy Phillips.

Porcelain, manganese and white glazes, with a deep band of fine sgraffito design. 4 3/4 x 7 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. (12.2 x 18.2 x 17.5 cm). Impressed with artist’s seal. Estimate $20,000 - 30,000 - SOLD FOR $37,500

LITERATURE: John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey of her life and work, exh. cat., Crafts Council and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1981, fig. 73, p. 70 for a similar example 

Phillips. THE BETTY LEE AND AARON STERN COLLECTION NEW YORK 17 DECEMBER 2013 10AMwww.phillips.com

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Le cocktail du jour: The Midnight Sun Featuring Reyka Vodka

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Ingredients
1.5 oz Thyme infused Reyka Vodka
1 oz Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur
1 oz fresh lemon juice
1/4 oz Rothman and Winter Creme de Violette
3 drops of Rhubarb Bitters (I used Fee Brothers)
Garnish with (blood) orange slice dusted in sparkling sugar

Preparation
Chill cocktail glass.
Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice.
Shake hard and double strain over a large ice cube in an old fashioned glass.
Garnish with sugared orange slice

(source: Creative Culinary)

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Giampiero Bodino Jewelry

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Giampiero Bodino cameo-themed Paolina rose gold necklace featuring diamonds dotted amongst ropes of different-sized Akoya pearls alongside rubellites and pink tourmaline beads. Image: Laziz Hamani.

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Giampiero Bodino Rosa dei Venti choker with a diamond-encrusted chain featuring coloured gemstones. Image: Laziz Hamani.

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Giampiero Bodino Mosaic bracelet featuring layers of amethyst and citrine outlined by diamonds. Image: Laziz Hamani.

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Giampiero Bodino Mosaic white gold cuff inspired by Byzantine mosaics featuring white chalcedony and diamonds. Image: Laziz Hamani.

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Giampiero Bodino cameo-style ring with diamonds. Image: Laziz Hamani.

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Giampiero Bodino Primavera white and yellow gold ring with white, grey, yellow and cognac diamonds, pink sapphires, emeralds and a central yellow diamond. Image: Laziz Hamani.

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Giampiero Bodino, a former student of architecture and car designer, and now one of the most influential people in the world of luxury, has shaped the look of the watches and jewellery of our time. Image: Giuliano Bekor.

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Vase à eau à décor floral, Chine, Marque et règne de Kangxi

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Vase à eau à décor floral, Chine, Marque et règne de Kangxi (16662-1722), fours de Jingdezhen, porcelaine, famille rose. Hauteur : 0.08 m. Largeur : 0.13 m. Diamètre : 0.083 m. Ancienne collection Ernest Grandidier. G3361. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques. Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier

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Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Daniel Arnaudet

Vase Meiping à décor floral, Chine, 18e siècle, dynastie Qing

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Vase Meiping à décor floral, Chine, 18e siècle, dynastie Qing (1644-1912), fours de Jingdezhen, porcelaine, famille rose. Hauteur : 0.21 m. Collection Ernest Grandidier.G2329. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques. Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier

Pot à thé à décor de fleurs et oiseaux, Chine, Règne de Qianlong

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Pot à thé à décor de fleurs et oiseaux: Deux faces présentent un motif "fleur et oiseaux" au prunus, les deux autres des branches fleuries de pivoines. Chine, Règne de Qianlong (1736-1795), fours de Jingdezhen, porcelaine, famille rose. Hauteur : 0.26 m. Largeur : 0.09 m. Collection Ernest Grandidier. G4257. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques. Photo (C) Musée Guimet, Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Martine Beck-Coppola

Vase à décor d'oiseaux dans un paysage, Chine, Règne de Qianlong

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Vase à décor d'oiseaux dans un paysage: deux grues blanches à plumage incisé près d'un prunus, au milieu de rochers et de bambous. Chine, Règne de Qianlong (1736-1795), fours de Jingdezhen, porcelaine, famille rose. Hauteur : 0.255 m. Diamètre : 0.14 m. Collection Ernest Grandidier. G3418. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques. Photo (C) Musée Guimet, Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Martine Beck-Coppola

Vase à motifs de branches de pêcher, Chine, Règne de Qianlong

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Vase à motifs de branches de pêcher, Chine, Règne de Qianlong (1736-1795), fours de Jingdezhen, porcelaine, famille rose. Hauteur : 0.52 m. Royaume-Uni, Londres, British Museum. 1936,0413.44. Photo (C) The British Museum, Londres, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / The Trustees of the British Museum.



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