01 décembre 2007

A small oviform vase with six-character mark of The Yongzheng Emperor

Lot No: 188. A small oviform vase with six-character mark of The Yongzheng Emperor Bonhams. Japanese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Dec 2007. Knightsbridge
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01 décembre 2007

a stem-cup with six character mark of The Xuande Emperor

Lot No: 186. a stem-cup with six character mark of The Xuande Emperor Bonhams. Japanese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Dec 2007. Knightsbridge
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01 décembre 2007

A Liverpool Penningtons porcelain punch bowl, circa 1770

A Liverpool Penningtons porcelain punch bowl, circa 1770 Lot No: 18. Of plain round shape, printed in blue to the exterior with Chinese figures in garden landscapes, to the interior with a Chinese fishing vessel with diaper border, 26cm diam. Estimate: £120 - 160 Bonhams. Silver, Ceramics and Asian Art, 4 Dec 2007. Chester
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01 décembre 2007

La photo interdite de sortie par Poutine

“Era of Mercy,” with two Russian policemen, was one of dozens of works pulled from a Russian-sponsored show in Paris (Marat Guelman Gallery)
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01 décembre 2007

A Court Mantua of Chinese Imperial yellow silk damask; the silk circa 1740, the mantua 1750s

A Court Mantua of Chinese Imperial yellow silk damask; the silk circa 1740, the mantua 1750s Lot 108. the bodice with long sweeping train of elaborately folded damask buttoning in swags onto two silk covered buttons at the small of the back, the bodice re pleated as a closed robe, the petticoats re-strung, shown here worn with a stomacher which is part of lot 141 Estimate: £15,000-20,000 Note : The mantua was the most formal gown a lady could aspire to and was almost exclusively used at court and for important weddings. Mrs... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2007

A lemon-yellow monochrome brushpot of cylindrical form

A lemon-yellow monochrome brushpot of cylindrical form Lot No: 182. decorated in high relief with a pair of boys and two water buffalos; the base with two-character mark [damage] - Estimate: £500 - 800 Bonhams. Japanese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Dec 2007. Knightsbridge
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01 décembre 2007

Two Wedgwood black basalt portrait busts of Shakespeare and Milton - Early 19th Century

Two Wedgwood black basalt portrait busts of Shakespeare and Milton - Early 19th Century Lot No: 9Each raised on a socle base. Shakespeare 32cm, Milton 34cm high, with impressed marks and title to reverse. (2) - Estimate: £500 - 800  Bonhams. Silver, Ceramics and Asian Art, 4 Dec 2007. Chester
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01 décembre 2007

A large black basalt urn vase and associated Wedgwood stand

A large black basalt urn vase and associated Wedgwood stand Lot No: 8. The vase with twin scroll handles with goat masks, the ovoid body moulded with classical figures between bands of fruiting vines, the stand, of cylindrical form, with similar decoration. Vase 62cm high, stand 38cm, vase impressed BB780 to rim, stand impressed Wedgwood to base (vase lacking cover). (2) - Estimate: £600 - 800 Bonhams. Silver, Ceramics and Asian Art, 4 Dec 2007. Chester
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01 décembre 2007

Fossil Crab from New Zealand - Tumidocarcinus giganteus - Miocene - New Zealand

La "belle antiquaire" de Hôi An m'avait offert un petit crabe Fossil Crab from New Zealand - Tumidocarcinus giganteus - Miocene - New Zealand Tumidocarcinus giganteus was a giant crab (five times bigger than the modern purple rock crab) that hunted near shore during the Miocene. It flourished in the North and South Island of New Zealand. This specimen was personally collected and the discoverer has made his markings on the underside. Measures 6 x 4 ¾ x 1 ½in - Estimate: $500 - 700 Bonhams. Natural... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2007

1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL Convertible

1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL Convertible Registration no. to be advised - Chassis no. 11304322002557 - Engine no. 12998222001238 - Estimate: £12,000 - 15,000 Footnote: ‘Every driver who has more than a purely utilitarian interest in automobiles should drive a Mercedes-Benz 250SL at least once in his life. The car is an almost perfect yardstick against which to measure any other car. There are cars with better acceleration, cars with better brakes, cars with better roadholding. But there is no car we can think of that... [Lire la suite]
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