21 mai 2009

Anish Kapoor, Untitled #6, 1988

Anish Kapoor, Untitled #6, 1988 Aquatint and etching in colors, on Auvergne à la main laid paper, with full margins, I. 17 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (43.8 x 34.3 cm); S. 25 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (65.4 x 50.2 cm)  signed, dated `1988', annotated '(6)' and numbered 4/20 in pencil (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco (with their blindstamp), hinge remains on the reverse of the upper corners (showing through with rippling on the front), otherwise in very good condition, unframed. Est.... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2009

A gilt-bronze and tiger-cowrie-shell 'deer' mat weight. Western Han Dynasty

A gilt-bronze and tiger-cowrie-shell 'deer' mat weight. Western Han Dynasty The recumbent deer finely cast with his head slightly raised, and legs folded along the edges of the flat base, the body hollow-cast to enclose a large russet-marked cowrie shell, the gilt of a rich tone. 10.6cm (4¼in) long..Sold for £6,000 Provenance: Lord CacciaJohn Sparks Ltd.An English private collectionNote: Mat weights, such as the present example, are believed to have been made in sets of four, which were filled with lead to give... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2009

Ecole Française du XIXème siècle. La crucifixion

Ecole Française du XIXème siècle. La crucifixion Gouache. 21,5 x 16 cm Porte une signature en bas à droite c.d. Tanis. Estimation : 150 / 200 € Vente du Mercredi 27 mai 2009. Dessins & Tableaux Anciens. Pescheteau-Badin - Paris
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21 mai 2009

An archaic bronze tripod vessel and spoon, jiaodou. Han Dynasty

An archaic bronze tripod vessel and spoon, jiaodou. Han Dynasty The rounded sides rising to the wide flared rim, the handle with a zoomorphic head, possibly in the form of a camel, supported on three elongated legs, the curved spoon with a deep ladle. The Jiaodou 33cm (13in) long, spoon 19.5cm (7¾in) long. (2).. Estimate: £6,000 - 8,000. Unsold Provenance: Dunlop Collection, TorontoFrank Crane, Hundred Antiques, circa 1970Yan Collection, New York, purchased by the present owner circa 2000Note: Compare a related... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2009

Jean-Baptiste HUET (Paris 1745 - 1811) La Crucifixion

Jean-Baptiste Huet (Paris 1745 - 1811) La Crucifixion Plume et encre noire, 40,5 x 28 cm. Signé et daté en bas à droite JB Huet 1772 / Bf. Annoté en bas à gauche à la plume. Dessiné d'après un tableau du Corrège en 1772. Estimation : 400 / 500 € Vente du Mercredi 27 mai 2009. Dessins & Tableaux Anciens. Pescheteau-Badin - Paris
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21 mai 2009

A rare archaic bronze 'Bird's-Head' libation cup, yi. Late Warring States Period

A rare archaic bronze 'Bird's-Head' libation cup, yi. Late Warring States Period The double-lobed deep rounded sides forming a heart shape with the tip pointing towards the handle cast as a bird-raptor's head with bulging eyes and an open protruding hooked beak, all supported on an oval foot. 15.4cm (6in) wide. Estimate: £6,000 - 8,000 - Unsold Provenance: purchased from an American private collection in Florida, circa 2000Note: Compare a similar excavated gilt vessel in the Hebei Province Museum, illustrated in... [Lire la suite]


21 mai 2009

Vincent van Gogh, Skull

Vincent van Gogh, Skull, Painting, Oil on Canvas on Triplex Board. Paris: Winter, 1887 - 88. Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Europe. F: 297, JH: 1346
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21 mai 2009

An archaic bronze stem bowl and cover, dou. Warring States Period

An archaic bronze stem bowl and cover, dou. Warring States Period The rounded bowl raised on a tall spreading foot and flanked by a pair of small loop handles, surmounted by a domed cover with a flared circular finial, finely cast with bands of interlaced dragons, lappets enclosing taotie masks, rope-twist, triangular units and foliage. 1.5cm (8½in) wide. (2). Sold for £5,400 Provenance: Gorman Collection, TorontoAstenbury Investments, TorontoJ. Abraham Cohen Collection, New York Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2009

Ecole italienne du XVIIIème siècle. Vanité

Ecole italienne du XVIIIème siècle. Vanité Huile sur toile, 96 x 71 cm. Estimation : 2000/3000€ Caen Enchères Mes DUMONT et RIVOLA. Jeudi 28 mai 2009. Email : caenencheres@interencheres.com
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21 mai 2009

A rare archaic bronze inscribed wine vessel and cover, he. Spring and Autumn/ Warring States Period

A rare archaic bronze inscribed wine vessel and cover, he. Spring and Autumn/ Warring States Period Of compressed globular form surmounted by a ridged-spine overhandle terminating in a mythical bird head with its beak open before a horned beast forming the spout opposite its ridged spine on the reverse, the top with a circular opening encircled by an inscription and surmounted by a circular cover with a loop finial and encircled by a leiwen border, the shoulders cast with two bands comprising confronted interlaced... [Lire la suite]


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