08 novembre 2008

A Blue-Glazed Meiping, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

Lot 155. A Blue-Glazed Meiping, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century; Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. 20.6cm., 8 1/8 in. Lot sold 1,875 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the well-potted elegant high-shouldered body tapering to a slightly flared foot and surmounted by a tall waisted neck with a lipped rim, the exterior covered in a deep rich blue glaze pooling near the base, the interior and underside glazed white.  Provenance: Cunliffe Collection, no.PM60 (according to label). E.T.Hall Collection,... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2008

A Large Lobed Teadust-Glazed Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 153. A Large Lobed Teadust-Glazed Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 34.2cm., 13 1/2 in. Estimate 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,125 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the body of quatre-lobed pear shape rising from a short spreading foot to a tall flaring neck set with a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with a golden-flecked green glaze save for the base glazed white.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London
08 novembre 2008

Designers Portraits by JD Ferguson for VMAN

“My collection was inspired by modern India and its vibrant colors. It features a delicate color palette with brighter oriental tones, interpreted in my signature style.” –Giorgio Armani “Next season, it’s all about putting on your best to show the world that you are doing just fine—formal, but with an informal attitude. Men should interpret formality with an open mind, without boxing themselves in to the dictionary definition.” –Donatella Versace “This collection can easily be summed up as graphic, bold, modern, and... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2008

A Good 'Robins-Egg' Tripod Censer, Qianlong Seal Mark and Period (1736-1795)

Lot 152. A Good 'Robins-Egg' Tripod Censer, Qianlong Seal Mark and Period (1736-1795); 18cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 28,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the body of compressed globular form with broad mouth and everted rim set with a pair of loop handles, all supported on three short conical feet and covered overall with a rich mottled turquoise and blue glaze.  Note: It is extremely rare to find 'robin's egg' censors of this form with a Qianlong reign... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2008

CAPELLA, Cindy Crawford devant la boutique Christian Dior, Paris, avenue Montaigne, février 1997

CAPELLA (née en 1972). Cindy Crawford devant la boutique Christian Dior, Paris, avenue Montaigne, février 1997 Tirage argentique de 2007 sur papier chamois réalisé par l'auteur. Encadré.. Signé, titré, daté et numéroté 1/10 au dos. 57 x 37 cm. (22.4 x 30.3 in.). Estimation : 1 000 / 1 200 €Joint : l'ouvrage Capella. Magic Time, Nantes, Kalven, 2000, dans lequel l'image est reproduite p.7. Vente du Vendredi 14 novembre 2008. Photographies Anciennes, Modernes et Contemporaines. Piasa - Paris
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08 novembre 2008

A Parcel-Gilt Bronze Figure Of A Guardian. Late Ming Dynasty

A Parcel-Gilt Bronze Figure Of A Guardian. Late Ming Dynasty cast standing with feet astride on a stepped crescent-shaped base, holding a large purba in his left hand, his right hand raised, wearing an elaborate suit of armour and celestial scarves, the gilt face with meditative expression and framed by an elaborate headdress. 45.5cm., 17 7/8 in. Lot sold 7,500 GBP Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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08 novembre 2008

Cathleen NAUNDORF (née en 1968). Valentino en rose (Haute Couture), Paris, hiver 2007

Cathleen NAUNDORF (née en 1968). Valentino en rose (Haute Couture), Paris, hiver 2007 Épreuve gélatino-argentique sur papier baryté. Timbre sec de la photographe en bas à droite. Signée, titrée, datée, référencée 9/10 et cachet de la photographe au dos. 60 x 50 cm. (23.6 x 19.7 in.). Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 €Exposition : Valentino, thèmes et variations, Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, juin-septembre 2008, cette robe fait la couverture du catalogue. Vente du Vendredi 14 novembre 2008. Photographies Anciennes, Modernes et... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2008

A Fine And Rare Blue Glass Vase. Qianlong Mark And Period

A Fine And Rare Blue Glass Vase. Qianlong Mark And Period of ovoid form, the clear blue glass incised in low-relief on the exterior with two fruiting trees, one peach and the other pomegranate, amid butterflies and rocks, the flat base wheel-cut with a four-character reign mark. 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. Lot sold  3,750 GBP NOTE: Glass vessels decorated with simple engraved designs are rare, although the technique, which is inspired by diamond-point engraved designs found on European, especially Venetian pieces, was introduced... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2008

Joel-Peter WITKIN, I.D. Photographs from Purgatory, two women with stomac irritations, New Mexico, 1982

Joel-Peter WITKIN (né en 1939). I.D. Photographs from Purgatory, two women with stomac irritations, New Mexico, 1982 Épreuve gélatino-argentique d'époque. Encadrée. Édition 13/15. 36 x 37 cm. (14.2 x 14.6 in.).Littérature : Pierre BORHAN , Joel-Peter Witkin. Disciple et maître, Paris, Marval, 2000. Vente du Vendredi 14 novembre 2008. Photographies Anciennes, Modernes et Contemporaines. Piasa - Paris
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08 novembre 2008

A Gilt-Copper And Paste-Set Octagonal Jardiniere. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period

A Gilt-Copper And Paste-Set Octagonal Jardiniere. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period of octagonal section raised on a gently splayed foot and rising to an everted rim, the 'S'-shaped flared sides each centred with a foliate-shaped cartouche, the body entirely decorated in repousse and gilt with an ornate design of floral sprays and foliate scrolls issuing flower heads set with yellow, green and red paste stones, the rim decorated with a red paste-set border and finely engraved with an intricate peony scroll. 34.4cm., 13 1/2 in. Lot... [Lire la suite]