22 octobre 2008

A 12.98 carats diamond ring

A  12.98 carats diamond ring Set with a marquise-cut diamond, weighing approximately 12.98 carats, flanked on either side by a tapered baguette-cut diamond, mounted in platinum. Price Realized: $206,500 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 15 October 2008. New York, Rockefeller Plaza - www.christie's.com - Image Christie's Ltd 2008
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22 octobre 2008

A Carved Limestone Figure Of A Seated Lion. Ming Dynasty

A Carved Limestone Figure Of A Seated Lion. Ming Dynasty the beast powerfully carved seated on its haunches, the head with large bulbous eyes and a curly mane looking down at its playful cub secured by its right paw, all surmounted on a high stepped pedestal base partially supported by two crouching male figures and carved in low relief with floral bands. 35cm., 13 3/4 in.. Estimate 10,000—15,000 GBP Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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22 octobre 2008

Lê Pho (1907 - 2001). Mère et enfant

Lê Pho (1907 - 2001). Mère et enfant  Encre et gouache sur tissu - Signé et cachet de la signature en haut à droite  - Hauteur : 58 Largeur : 45 cm - Estimation 60 000 - 80 000 € Provenance : Acquis à la Galerie Henry Joly, Paris Collection particulière, Paris (acquis auprès de celle-ci en 1944) Resté par descendance dans la famille jusqu'à ce jour Artcurial Paris. Francis Briest. Art moderne 2. 24 oct. 2008 . Hôtel Marcel Dassault - www.artcurial.com
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22 octobre 2008

A Rare Inscribed Gilt-Silver Cup And Stand. Ming Dynasty

A Rare Inscribed Gilt-Silver Cup And Stand. Ming Dynasty the deep U-shaped cup repousse decorated to the exterior with high relief lotus borne on stylised scrolling tendrils, the interior fitted with a liner incised and gilt with a lanca medallion, the circular stand with a central raised lotus medallion enclosing a lanca character, and encircled by similar lotus and an incised chevron band at the flaring lipped rim, incised to the reverse of the rim with four characters Cang Guoyong zao. the stand: 18cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2008

Mai Trung Thu (1906-1980). Jeune fille se coiffant

Mai Trung Thu (1906-1980). Jeune fille se coiffant, 1942 Peinture sur soie montée sur carton - signée et datée "1942", cachet rouge de l'artiste en haut à gauche  - Hauteur : 31 Largeur : 21,50 cm  - Estimation 8 000 - 10 000 € Artcurial Paris. Francis Briest. Art moderne 2. 24 oct. 2008 . Hôtel Marcel Dassault - www.artcurial.com
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22 octobre 2008

A Gold And Silver Inlaid Bronze Fitting. Warring States Period

A Gold And Silver Inlaid Bronze Fitting. Warring States Period of cylindrical knopped form, finely inlaid in gold and silver with a geometric stylized bird motif, wood stand. 11cm., 4 3/8 in. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP PROVENANCE: From a Belgian private collection. NOTE: Despite its utilitarian function this piece is elaborately inlaid with geometric designs and conventionalised animal motifs, executed in strands of silver pressed into cavities. The work is so finely done that the final effect is like a metal foil,... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2008

"Cung Đàn Đất Nước" avec monocorde

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22 octobre 2008

Bérénice est bien la fille de son papa...

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22 octobre 2008

Musique traditionnelle du Sud Vietnam

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22 octobre 2008

An Archaic Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, Jue. Shang Dynasty

An Archaic Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, Jue. Shang Dynasty supported on three splayed legs, the deep U-shaped body with long channelled spout opposite a raised pointed rim, crisply cast around the exterior in low relief with a taotie mask band divided to one side by a vertical flange and to the other with loop handle issuing from a bovine mask, the rim set with a pair of rectangular posts capped by conical finials decorated with whorl patters, cast with two pictograms below the handle, the metal patinated to a dark brownish-grey... [Lire la suite]