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07 février 2016

Balenciaga. Ensemble du Soir, Boléro et Robe, 1943

  Balenciaga. Ensemble du Soir, Boléro et Robe, 1943
07 février 2016

Christian Lacroix. Photo Tyen

Christian Lacroix. Photo Tyen
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07 février 2016

Timo Nunez, flamenco dancer

Timo Nunez, flamenco dancer. Photo Thyronne Millaud
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07 février 2016

Prince Charles Makes Millions For Charity From Prints of His Watercolors

£2,500 - View of Lochnagar, or Beinn Chìochan, in the Grampians of Scotland near Balmoral, by Prince Charles (via Telegraph). The Prince of Wales has become one of Britain’s most successful living artists, selling millions of pounds worth of prints of his paintings. An analysis of sales of limited edition lithographs conducted by Clarence House and released to The Telegraph shows that the Prince has earned £2 million since 1997 from sales of copies of his watercolour paintings through the shop at his family... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2016

Rare 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder steals the show at RM Sotheby's Paris sale

1955 Porsche 550 Spyder by Wendler. Chassis no. 550-0068. Sold for €2.744.000. Courtesy RM Sotheby’s/Rémi Dargegen. PARIS.- RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, returned to Place Vauban for its third annual Paris sale. A highlight of the world-famous Rétromobile week, the auction achieved €19,035,550* ($20,843,927 US) before a standing-room-only crowd. With active bidding from global collectors representing 24 countries, the result was a... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2016

Bas Meeuws, Floral Still Life Photography

Bas Meeuws, Floral Still Life Photography © Bas Meeuws Bas Meeuws (1974) is a passionate photographer who has given a new twist to the traditional Dutch still life with flowers. Meeuws does not paint his flowers with a brush and oil paints, as his famous predecessors from the 17th century did. His images come from a digital reflex camera. Painstakingly and with great ingenuity Meeuws processes his pictures of flowers until he has created exactly the right image. The result is a series of unique and layered works of... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2016

Pair of figures, China, Qianlong period, circa 1780

Pair of figures, China, Qianlong period, circa 1780 © Cohen & Cohen Export porcelain, modelled as laughing boys decorated with lotus, enamelled in famille rose. Height 33.5 cm  Cohen & Cohen (stand 244). TEFAF 2016, 11-20 march, Maastricht Director: Michael Cohen Established in 1973 as a specialist in Chinese Export Porcelain, Cohen & Cohen has steadily grown to hold an inventory of export porcelain that is second to none. We have supplied important items to many major museums... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2016

Tureen, cover and stand, China, Qianlong period, circa 1740-50

Tureen, cover and stand, China, Qianlong period, circa 1740-50. © Cohen & Cohen Export porcelain of elaborate baroque shape, decorated in underglaze blue with landscapes and complex borders of flowers and diaper panels, the tureen with lion mask handles, the cover with a coronal knop. Length stand 47 cm. Length tureen 43 cm  Cohen & Cohen (stand 244). TEFAF 2016, 11-20 march, Maastricht Director: Michael Cohen Established in 1973 as a specialist in Chinese Export Porcelain, Cohen &... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2016

Ewer, China, Wanli period, circa 1590-1610 (porcelain) The Netherlands, 19th century (silver mounts)

Ewer, China, Wanli period, circa 1590-1610 (porcelain); The Netherlands, 19th century (silver mounts). Porcelain with silver mounts. Height 22 cm © Vanderven Oriental Art The shape and decoration of this vessel point to manufacture for the Middle Eastern market, but curiously there are none of these shapes known in Eastern collections. The vessels were mainly imported into Europe, not for use but for display as exotic curiosities. This type of rare object, further embellished with silver mounts in Europe, would... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2016

Back to Conch Pearl at Christie's, Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, 29 May 2012

A pair of conch pearl and diamond ear pendants. Estimate HK$550,000 - HK$800,000 ($70,000 - $100,000). Price Realized HK$836,000 ($108,203) © Christie's Image 2012 Each suspending a pink conch pearl drop measuring 13.0 x 14.4 x 21.8 mm and a white conch pearl drop measuring 14.4 x 14.4 x 22.1 mm, joined to a brilliant-cut diamond foliate cap terminating in a cascade of briolette diamonds, mounted in 18k white gold, 4.8 cm long (2) - Lot 3648 A conch pearl and diamond ring. Estimate HK$80,000 -... [Lire la suite]