14 septembre 2008

Manufacture de Choisy-le-Roi: Assiette à aile jaune "Vue du jardin du Roi"

Manufacture de Choisy-le-Roi: Assiette à aile jaune "Vue du jardin du Roi". Faience. Vers 1820/30. Marque en creux "P&H" .Diamètre:21,7cms. Achetée ce jpur sur ebay pour 12,50€.

14 septembre 2008

Elégants à New York by The Sartorialist

MEN.STYLE.COM's Josh Peskowitz Damien Nunes and Brian Coats,
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14 septembre 2008

Pair of Painted Porte-torchères "Au Nègre", Louis XV, Venice, 18th/19th century.

Pair of Painted Porte-torchères "Au Nègre", Louis XV, Venice, 18th/19th century. Extraordinarily richly carved, parcel gilt and polychrome painted wood. H 138 cm. Estimation : 25 000 / 45 000 CHF Vente du Jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Meubles et Objets d'Art. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel: + 41/44/445 63 63
14 septembre 2008

A Ming-style White-glazed incised Moonflask

A Ming-style White-glazed incised Moonflask Made in imitation of 15th century prototypes, raised on a rectangular foot, the convex sides incised with a large stylized flower head surrounded by a narrow band of classic scroll repeated on the garlic mouth above the waisted neck, the pair of angled strap handles terminating on the plain sides in a pointed tab incised with a flower sprig, covered with a pale blue-tinted white glaze - 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high - $4,000 - $6,000 Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2008

Large Painted Crackle, Louis XV, Venice, 18th century.

Large Painted Crackle, Louis XV, Venice, 18th century. Richly carved, parcel gilt and polychrome painted wood with cartouches, leaves and frieze. L ca. 150 cm. Estimation : 15 000 / 25 000 CHFProvenance: - Traditionally considered to be part of the former collection of Empress Catherine the Great.- A diplomatic gift to an Italian nobleman.-Demidoff collection, Florence.-West Swiss castle collection.Vente du Jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Meubles et Objets d'Art. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel: + 41/44/445 63 63
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14 septembre 2008

A very rare clair-de-lune-glazed jar, zun, Kangxi six character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 248. A very rare clair-de-lune-glazed jar, zun, Kangxi six character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 3½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized: $122,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. Of broad pear shape, applied with a pair of small 'handles' in the form of stylized, fanciful auspicious creatures, covered inside and out with a pale sky-blue glaze shading to a slightly darker tone on the rim, wood stand. Note : Not only the shape of this vase but... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2008

Pair of Painted Stools, Louis XV, probably Venice, 18th century.

Pair of Painted Stools, Louis XV, probably Venice, 18th century. Carved wood with palmettes and frieze painted beige/green. Caned. Beige cushion with flowers and leaves. 48x48x49 cm. Estimation : 2 000 / 3 000 CHF Vente du Jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Meubles et Objets d'Art. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel: + 41/44/445 63 63
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14 septembre 2008

Damien Hirst. St. Vitus' Dance

Damien Hirst. St. Vitus' Dance Signed and dated 2008 - household gloss on plastic skeleton - measurements: including base: 170 by 42.5 by 43.5cm - alternate measurements : 66 7/8 by 16 3/4 by 17 1/8 in - 60,000—80,000 GBP This work is unique. Sotheby's London.  Damien Hirst - Beautiful Inside My Head Forever (Day Sale). 16 Sep 08. www.sothebys.com
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14 septembre 2008

Small "Grotto" Furniture Ensemble, Italy, late 19th century.

Small "Grotto" Furniture Ensemble, Italy, late 19th century. Richly carved, polychrome painted, and parcel gilt and silver-plated wood. "Causeuse" 125x50x44x70 cm. Guéridon 48x48x83 cm. Hanging console 43x27x80 cm. Requires some restoration. Estimation : 6 000 / 10 000 CHFProvenance: : - Palazzo Serristori, Florence.-West Swiss castle collection. Vente du Jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Meubles et Objets d'Art. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel: + 41/44/445 63 63
14 septembre 2008

Damien Hirst. St. Anthony's Fire

Damien Hirst. St. Anthony's Fire Signed and dated 2008 household gloss on plastic skeleton. measurements: including base: 170 by 42.5 by 43.5cm. alternate measurements: 66 7/8 by 16 3/4 by 17 1/8 in. 60,000—80,000 GBP This work is unique. Sotheby's London.  Damien Hirst - Beautiful Inside My Head Forever (Day Sale). 16 Sep 08 www.sothebys.com
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