09 mai 2009

A fine carved bamboo winecup, China, 18th century

A fine carved bamboo winecup, China, 18th century Small repair below the rim. L. 14,3 cm. Est. 3 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de

09 mai 2009

J. China--Blaeu, China veteribus Sinarum regio. Amsterdam, [1635]

J. China--Blaeu,  China veteribus Sinarum regio. Amsterdam, [1635] Hondius, J. China. Amsterdam, 1606, together 2 double-page engraved maps, each approx. 335 x 455mm., hand coloured (2). Est. ,500—2,000 GBP. Lot Sold 1,500 GBP  Sotheby's. Natural History, Travel, Atlases and Maps. 07 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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09 mai 2009

A fine gilt-bronze enamel planter with fine jade and stone leaves with fruit branches, China, Qianlong period

A fine gilt-bronze enamel planter with fine jade and stone leaves with fruit branches, China, Qianlong period Very minor restorations. H. 46 cm. Est. 10 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

Captain Lockyer Willis Hart, Character and Costumes of Afghaunistan. London: Henry Graves and Company, 1843

Captain Lockyer Willis Hart, Character and Costumes of Afghaunistan. London: Henry Graves and Company, 1843 first edition, folio (542 x 365mm.), hand-coloured lithographed pictorial title, lithographed dedication with coloured map of Sinde and Afghanistan on verso, letterpress description of the plates, 26 hand-coloured lithographed plates, most heightened with gum arabic, publisher's advertisement leaf at end, original green morocco-backed cloth boards, upper cover lettered in gilt, some light spotting or stains to blanks... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2009

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century Very minor losses to enamels. B. 7,2 cm. Est. 4 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

Louis Dupré, Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople. Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825

Louis Dupré, Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople. Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825 plate 19 only from this work, hand-coloured lithographed plate entitled "L'Acropolis. Vu de la Maison du Consul de France Mr Fauvel", 550 x 585mm. (including mount), framed and glazed. Est. 3,000—4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,500 GBP Sotheby's. Natural History, Travel, Atlases and Maps. 07 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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09 mai 2009

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century Small dent to body, very minor losses to enamel. H. 6,3 cm. Est. 5 500 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

Amadeo Preziosi, Stamboul. Recollections of Eastern Life. Paris: Lemercier, 1858

Amadeo Preziosi, Stamboul. Recollections of Eastern Life. Paris: Lemercier, 1858 first edition, oblong folio (418 x 565mm.), tinted lithographed title and 29 chromolithographed plates, captions in English and French, later half morocco incorporating part of original cloth gilt calligraphic binding on upper cover, a fine copy. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 13,750 GBP  LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Atabey 999 (second issue dated 1861); Blackmer 1353 (second edition dated 1865) Sotheby's. Natural History, Travel, Atlases... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2009

A rare group of 18 carved stone heads of louhans, China, Ming dynasty

A rare group of 18 carved stone heads of louhans, China, Ming dynasty Mounted on metal stands - Minor wear, slightly chipped. ca. 23-28 cm. Est. 18 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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09 mai 2009

Edito : ‘California Teens’ by Hedi Slimane

photos Hedi Slimane
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