09 novembre 2008

A Louis XV giltwood console, mid-18th century, possibly Lyon

A Louis XV giltwood console, mid-18th century, possibly Lyon with a molded serpentine-fronted mottled liver and grey marble top, the front en arbalette above a pierced voluted frieze, on scrolled supports joined by an elaborate stretcher centering a cabochon. 79 cm; 131 cm; 63.5 cm. Lot sold 13,750 USD Sotheby's. Important French Furniture. 06 Nov 08. New York  Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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09 novembre 2008

A fine set of three Louis XV giltwood fauteuils à la reine, circa 1740

A fine set of three Louis XV giltwood fauteuils à la reine, circa 1740 each cartouche-shaped backrest with serpentine top rail carved with foliate motifs and stylized shells, padded armrests on out-curved voluted supports, the serpentine-fronted loose cushion seat raised on cabriole legs ending in scrolled toes. 98 cm; 70 cm. Lot sold 37,500 USD Sotheby's. Important French Furniture. 06 Nov 08. New York  Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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09 novembre 2008

A Louis XV ormolu-mounted polychrome lacquer commode, circa 1745-49, stamped P. Roussel, JME, the ormolu bearing the C couronné

A Louis XV ormolu-mounted polychrome lacquer commode, circa 1745-49, stamped P. Roussel, JME, the ormolu bearing the C couronné poinçon with a serpentine-fronted molded marble top above two drawers sans traverse, raised on cabriole legs fitted with foliate ormolu chutes ending in ormolu sabots; the front and sides decorated with chinoiserie lacquer panels incorporating birds perched on a variety of flowering branches and still-life motifs in multicolors on a black ground outlined with a stylized Greek key border. Pierre... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2008

A Richly Ornamented Kingfisher Feather Court Headdress (Dianzi). Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Richly Ornamented Kingfisher Feather Court Headdress (Dianzi). Qing Dynasty, 19th Century decorated on the black silk webbing around the curved front with a large filigree phoenix with out-stretched wings of pearls and kingfisher feathers, similarly decorated above and to the sloping back with rows of similar phoenix reserved on a cash-diaper kingfisher feather ground. 30cm., 11 3/4 in. Lot sold 17,500 GBP PROVENANCE: From a European noble family acquired in China in 1900 and hence in the family by descent. NOTE :... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2008

A Mandarin Fur Hat. Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Mandarin Fur Hat. Qing Dynasty, 19th Century of circular form, set at the back with a long plait and surmounted by a gilt-mounted blue bead finial, 26cm., 10 1/4 in; together with four gilt-metal and filigree hat finials, and a pair of ladies shoes. Lot sold 1,500 GBP PROVENANCE : From a European noble family acquired in China in 1900 and hence in the family by descent Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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09 novembre 2008

A Fine Manchu Summer Court Robe. Late Qing Dynasty

A Fine Manchu Summer Court Robe. Late Qing Dynasty the finely worked blue gauze robe decorated in gold and copper thread with a multi-coloured design of dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearls' amongst cloud scrolls, auspicious emblems and crane, above a border of crested waves. 208cm., 81 7/8in. Lot sold 3,750 GBP PROVENANCE : From a European noble family acquired in China in 1900 and hence in the family by descent Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2008

Dieux du Stade 2009 : quelques photos de Peter Lindbergh

Photos Peter Lindbergh pour le Stade Français www.stade.fr
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09 novembre 2008

Axel Vervoordt, "Academia: Qui es-tu? " aux Beaux-Arts

“L’essence du moment où l’on affronte une oeuvre d’art est une rencontre purement individuelle, une expérience individuelle en des termes individuels, quelque chose qui ne peut être enseigné, et que des quantités croissantes d’explication rationnelles et de discours verbaux affaiblira proportionnellement. » Bill Viola, ‘Reasons for Knocking at an Empty House – Writings 1973-1994’ Paris – Academia: Qui es-tu? a ouvert à La Chapelle de l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2008

William KLEIN (né en 1928). Women with furs coats backstage, 1984

William KLEIN (né en 1928). Women with furs coats backstage, 1984Épreuve gélatino-argentique d'époque. Encadrée. Cachet du photographe au dos. 19,5 x 27,9 cm. (7.7 x 11 in.). Estimation : 2 500 / 3 000 €Célèbre image de William Klein, qui témoigne d'un tournant esthétique dans la carrière du photographe. Vente du Vendredi 14 novembre 2008. Photographies Anciennes, Modernes et Contemporaines. Piasa - Paris
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09 novembre 2008

Marc LE MENÉ (né en 1957). Le Forum, Rome 1990

Marc LE MENÉ (né en 1957). Le Forum, Rome 1990 Épreuve gélatino-argentique d'époque. Signée, titrée, datée et mention E/A à la mine de plomb au dos. 51,5 x 51,5 cm avec marges. (20.3 x 20.3 in.). Estimation : 400 / 500 € Vente du Vendredi 14 novembre 2008. Photographies Anciennes, Modernes et Contemporaines. Piasa - Paris
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