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30 septembre 2016

Andrew Gn - Spring 2017. "When "les Merveilleuses" of the French Directoire meet 20th century Punk"

Andrew Gn - Spring 2017. Photo: Umberto Fratini / Indigital.tv Backstage, with Andrew Gn and my brother. Photo Geneviève Nevejan Backstage, my brother in look 34 and me in look 35 of Andrew Gn's Spring 2017 Ready to Wear. Photo Geneviève Nevejan Me, in look 35 of Andrew Gn's Spring 2017 Ready to Wear. Photo Philippe Truong.
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30 septembre 2016

Cantonese Export porcelain for Islamic market at Bonhams, 18 Oct 2016

Lot 155. Six Cantonese export porcelain dishes, a plate and a bowl made for for Nasr al-Din Shah Qajar, China, circa 1877. Estimare £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,500 - 5,800). Photo: Bonhams. each of shallow form on short feet, elaborately decorated in gilt and polychrome on a white ground with a central roundel bearing a landscaped water motif and a bird, the upper cusped cartouche an inscription-filled cartouche surmounted by two lion and sun motifs, a crown above, further panels and cartouches with bird and floral... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2016

A private apartment in Florence, Italy

A private apartment in Florence, Italy. © Photo Francesca Pagliai
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30 septembre 2016

Tate acquires British Impressionist masterpiece

William Stott of Oldham, La Passeur (The Ferry), 1882 © Tate. LONDON.- The painting has been bought with funds provided by Art Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund and The Hintze Family Charitable Foundation and will be on display at Tate Britain in April 2017. It will then tour to three other galleries, Gallery Oldham, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum and Southampton City Art Gallery. The majority of Stott’s work is in Gallery Oldham, in the artist’s home town. This work will join another piece, Girl in a Meadow from 1880 in... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2016

Rare Iznik Tile at Bonhams Indian and Islamic Sale in London

Lot 101. An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, circa 1580, 33.8 x 29.2 cm. Estimate £25,000 - 35,000 (€29,000 - 41,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON - A fine and rare Iznik pottery tile is one of the highlights of Bonhams Islamic and Indian sale in London on 18 October. Estimated at £25,000-35,000 it is part of an impressive selection of antique tiles from Iznik, Kashan and other major pottery centres in the Islamic World. The tile is of rectangular form, decorated in raised red, cobalt-blue and green on a white... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2016

A set of rare late Renaissance allegories of the months of the year surpasses the high estimate at Koller

Lot 3033A. Abel Grimmer, (ca. 1570 Antwerp 1620), Allegory of February. Oil on wood. Diameter 25 cm. Inscribed lower center, signed and dated: MARC 1.1. ABEL GRIMMER FECIT 1609 and inscribed: ABEL GRIMMER 1609 and with a red wax seal. Estimate CHF 90 000/140 000 (€ 83,330 / 129,630). Sold for CHF 126 000. Photo Koller Lot 3033B. Abel Grimmer, (ca. 1570 Antwerp 1620), Allegory of March. Oil on wood. Diameter 25 cm. Lower center called:... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2016

An imperial inscribed large pale green jade 'Wang Xizhi and goose' boulder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 50. An imperial inscribed large pale green jade 'Wang Xizhi and goose' boulder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the substantial boulder boldly worked on one side with the bearded scholar, Wang Xizhi, next to a kneeling attendant holding a goose, all amidst a rocky landscape arboured with wutong trees and portrayed with mountainous cliffs forming the background, the upper right section incised with an imperial... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

An imperial inscribed white jade paperweight, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated jiawu year (in accordance with 1774)

Lot 70. An imperial inscribed white jade paperweight, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated jiawu year (in accordance with 1774). Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the translucent white rectangular panel inscribed on each short end with four characters respectively readingQianlong jiawu (jiawu year of the Qianlong reign [1774]) and zhongqiu yuti ('imperially inscribed in the second month of autumn'), flanking four evenly spaced Tang dynasty poems... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

A pale celadon jade 'immortals and landscape' table screen and original gilt-bronze stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 62. A pale celadon jade 'immortals and landscape' table screen and original gilt-bronze stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the rectangular slab of pale celadon colour mottled with icy inclusions, one side worked with two immortals in loose flowing robes and an attendant in a rocky landscape set with a pavilion and detailed with running river streams, one immortal rendered holding a lingzhi stem, the other tending a deer,... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

An exquisite white jade 'birds and rockwork' group, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 5. An Exquisite White Jade ‘Birds and Rockwork’ Group, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Est. HK$1 – 1.5 million / US$129,000 – 194,000. Photo: Sotheby's. the lustrous white stone exquisitely worked in the form of a pair of birds, possibly mandarin ducks, against layers of pierced and jagged rockwork, one bird partially concealed behind the other, each meticulously rendered with a short beak and a shapely and finely incised crest atop the head, the plumage picked out with precision, one webbed... [Lire la suite]