29 octobre 2008

Le beau mec du jour : Alex shooté par Adam Raphael

Photography by Adam Raphael
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29 octobre 2008

A Venetian Giltwood Mirror, 18th Century

A Venetian Giltwood Mirror, 18th Century the pierced giltwood frame, etched to the centre, an image of an Italian nobleman, on the original plate - 65cm wide, 90cm high - Lot sold 3,600 AUD Sotheby's. The Connoisseur's Spring Collection, Including the Private Collection of Colin Lennox and Tom Gillies, John Stephens and The Late John Klinger. 28 Oct 08. Melbourne. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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29 octobre 2008

A Chinese Iron Bath, Early 19th Century

A Chinese Iron Bath, Early 19th Century the rounded rim, with pairs of decorative iron rings mounted to either side of the body supported on four splayed feet - 125cm length, 46cm h - Lot sold 1,800 AUD Sotheby's. The Connoisseur's Spring Collection, Including the Private Collection of Colin Lennox and Tom Gillies, John Stephens and The Late John Klinger. 28 Oct 08. Melbourne. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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29 octobre 2008

A Trompe L'oeil Quadratura Canvas Triptych 'Piazza Del Campo Santo Venice', A Capriccio After Canaletto

A Trompe L'oeil Quadratura Canvas Triptych 'Piazza Del Campo Santo Venice', A Capriccio After Canaletto 229cm high, 339cm wide - Lot sold 15,600 AUD  (7,831.17  EUR) Sotheby's. The Connoisseur's Spring Collection, Including the Private Collection of Colin Lennox and Tom Gillies, John Stephens and The Late John Klinger. 28 Oct 08. Melbourne. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
29 octobre 2008

"Quantum of Solace", Bande annonce n°2

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29 octobre 2008

A Pair Of Fornasetti 'Mouth' Chairs

A Pair Of Fornasetti 'Mouth' Chairs lacquered and screen printed in black and white raised on a tapered tubular metal legs - stamped Fornasetti - Lot sold 7,200 AUD  (4,392.21  EUR) NOTE: For a similar example see, 'Fornasetti, La Follia Pratica', Exhibition catalogue, March 2003, Institute of Italian Culture, Washington DC, Fornasetti 2003, Milan Sotheby's. The Connoisseur's Spring Collection, Including the Private Collection of Colin Lennox and Tom Gillies, John Stephens and The Late John Klinger. 28 Oct 08.... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2008

An Architettura Trumeau Cabinet, Designed By Piero Fornasetti (1913 - 1988)

An Architettura Trumeau Cabinet, Designed By Piero Fornasetti (1913 - 1988) the black and white hand painted and lithographically printed cabinet with two upper doors above a fall front and conforming lower section. 80cm wide, 49cm deep, 217cm high - Lot sold 57,600 AUD (35,137.71  EUR) Sotheby's. The Connoisseur's Spring Collection, Including the Private Collection of Colin Lennox and Tom Gillies, John Stephens and The Late John Klinger. 28 Oct 08. Melbourne. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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29 octobre 2008

A Group Of Ten Blanc-De-Chine Libation Cups, 17th/18th Century

A Group Of Ten Blanc-De-Chine Libation Cups, 17th/18th Century comprising two pairs of flared octagonal form on bracket feet; another similar; two of magnolia form applied with branches of prunus and magnolia; a similar cup of multi-lobed form; and two of rhinoceros horn form with applied decoration. 10cm to 7.5cm. Lot Sold 3,000 AUD (1,505.99  EUR) Sotheby's. The Connoisseur's Spring Collection, Including the Private Collection of Colin Lennox and Tom Gillies, John Stephens and The Late John Klinger. 28 Oct 08.... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2008

An Impressive Silver Mounted Presentation Emu Egg Inkwell By J. M. Wendt, Adelaide, Circa 1880

An Impressive Silver Mounted Presentation Emu Egg Inkwell By J. M. Wendt, Adelaide, Circa 1880 the stippled green egg with an inset cameo scene surmounted by a well with grape and leaf branch cover, the stand modelled as a trunk emenating leafy branches flanked by two emus and an Aboriginal figure holding a boomerang and a club with his foot on a prone kangaroo, the presentation shield inscribed 'Presented by the Shareholders of the National Building Society to B. C. Shierlaw Esq., for his services as Trustee for the past... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2008

A Oval-shaped Diamond Ring

A Oval-shaped Diamond Ring claw-set to the centre with an oval-shaped diamond weighing 3.46 carats, the shoulders highlighted with two tapered baguette diamonds together weighing approximately 0.40 carats. Lot Sold 156,000 AUD (78,105.87  EUR) Accompanied by GIA Certificate No. 5101251221 stating that the centre diamond is graded as a Type!!a diamond, E colour, Internally Flawless This diamond belongs to the rarefied group of Type11a diamonds which possess a purity of colour and degree of transparency particular to... [Lire la suite]
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