24 août 2008

Chen Tianjiao et tatouages à Pékin

A decade ago, tattoo parlors were rare in Beijing, but over the span of the Olympic games many residents have sought a permanent Olympics souvenir at a tattoo parlor. He Wenqian, right, tattoos Olympic rings on Li Jielong's shoulder. "I want to remember the Olympics forever. A lot of my friends have tattoos, but I am the only one with China's Olympic pride in my skin," Li Jielong says. Mr. He said he has recently tattooed about 20 tourists, athletes and local residents with Olympic rings,... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2008

Audemars Piguet. Montre tourbillon et chronographe « Royal Oak Concept Carbone »

Montre tourbillon et chronographe « Royal Oak Concept Carbone » en carbone forgé sur un bracelet en alligator, mouvement mécanique avec remontage manuel, indication de réserve de marche. 195 620 euros, Audemars Piguet
24 août 2008

Boucheron. Pendentif « Croix Byzantine »,

Pendentif « Croix Byzantine », 7 650 euros, Boucheron. www.boucheron.com
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24 août 2008

Portfolio: Lucien Thomkins pour Sisley

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24 août 2008

An extraordinary yellow-ground green enameled ‘Dragon’ vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period

An extraordinary yellow-ground green enameled ‘Dragon’ vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795) The slim baluster body finely engraved with a single, lively, scaly five-clawed dragon, enameled in emerald-green on the translucent egg yolk-yellow ground, striding above a border of swirling and breaking waves, enameled in two contrasting tones of green, the trumpet neck detailed with scrolling ruyi clouds on either side between a pair of tubular handles with narrow borders of key fret, the... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2008

A very rare Beijing enamel snuff bottle, Imperial Workshops, Beijing, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

A very rare Beijing enamel snuff bottle, Imperial Workshops, Beijing, Qianlong four-character mark in blue enamel and of the period, 1736-1750 Of compressed ovoid form with flat lip and slightly concave oval foot surrounded by a footrim, finely enameled on one main side with a lady and young boy in an interior setting with glimpses of gardens beyond, the lady reclining in an armchair while the young boy gazes up at her, the other main side with a young woman adding a flower to her elaborate coiffure while a young boy dressed... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2008

A rare and important pair of imperial white jade boxes and covers, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A rare and important pair of imperial white jade boxes and covers, Qianlong period (1736-1795) Each cover finely carved with a flower head from which radiate eight ruyi head-form petals enclosing a small 'pearl', encircled by a plain raised border and the bajixiang fluidly carved in low relief in a continuous band around the sides above a plain border at the rim, each box also with a plain border at the rim above a band of pendent ruyi heads enclosing similar small 'pearls', the whole raised on a slightly flared and... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2008

PAUL JOUVE (1880-1973), «Jaguars», Vers 1930.

PAUL JOUVE (1880-1973), «Jaguars», Vers 1930. Dessin à l'encre noire, fusain et lavis sur papier, signé en bas à droite. H : 27,5 cm l : 44 cm (déchirures) - Estimation : 3 500 / 3 800 €«Jaguars». A dark ink and charcoal drawing.. Signed on the lower right.. Circa 1930. (some tears). H : 10“ 3/4 l : 17“ 1/3 Vente du Mardi 16 septembre 2008. Arts Décoratifs. Aguttes - Neuilly/Seine. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter Sophie Perrine à la maison de ventes au +33 1 41 92 06 44
24 août 2008

PAUL JOUVE (1880-1973), «Panthère dévorant un lièvre», Vers 1920-1930.

PAUL JOUVE (1880-1973), «Panthère dévorant un lièvre», Vers 1920-1930. Gravure à l'eau forte sur papier. Signée en bas à droite. H : 48 cm L : 67,5 cm - Estimation : 3 500 / 3 800 €«Panther wasting a hare», Etching on paper. Signed on the lower right. Circa 1920-1930. H : 19“ L : 26“ ½ Vente du Mardi 16 septembre 2008. Arts Décoratifs. Aguttes - Neuilly/Seine. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter Sophie Perrine à la maison de ventes au +33 1 41 92 06 44
24 août 2008

Anu Tuominen, "Against The Light" @ the Zuiderzee Museum

Anu Tuominen, Against the light. ENKHUIZEN.- As part of the sixtieth anniversary, the contemporary Finnish artist Anu Tuominen designed an installation of everyday objects for the Zuiderzee Museum. Against The Light is on display in 11 Zoutkamp, one of the premises in the Museum Park. By means of a variety of objects, Anu Tuominen shows the simplicity of daily life in a melancholy way. The installation is a network of forms, materials, functions. The objects she uses resemble one another, yet they are not identical. Beauty is... [Lire la suite]
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