12 juillet 2009

Cartier. Cinq Tank dont une chinoise, une asymétrique et une française @ Artcurial

CARTIER. Tank Chinoise, n°35106/011446, vers 1930 Très rare montre carré à brancards débordants en or jaune, fond de boîte en or brossé sécurisé par 4 vis or, cadran crème avec chiffres romains peints, aiguilles glaive en acier bleui, remontoir et vis de bracelet en or. Mouvement mécanique signé European Watch Clock and Co. Boucle déployante en or numéroté. Cadran, boîtier, mouvement signés. Dim. : 24 x 31 mm - Estimation 8 000 - 12 000 € CARTIER TANK ASYMETRIQUE série limitée n°296/300 vers 1996 Rare et... [Lire la suite]

12 juillet 2009

A collection of Chinese blue and white at Chrostoe's Interiors

A pair of Chinese blue and white jars and covers . 18th century Each painted with four phoenix flying amongst oversized scrolling peony sprays and dense foliage. 16¾in. (42.6cm.) high (2) Estimate £3,000 - £4,000 A pair of Chinese celadon ground blue and white vases and covers. 19th century Each with applied twin dragons to the shoulder, painted to the body with a tiger amongst a rocky landscape, the reverse with chrysanthemum sprays issuing from rockworks, Buddhistic lion finial to covers. 24½in. (62.2cm.) high (2)... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2009

Des bijoux en corail chez Artcurial Monte Carlo

David Webb. Collier tosade de 8 rangs de perles de corail et 3 rangs de perles d'or, retenant une tête de lion en or jaune, les yeux et le museau en diamants. Signé. Poids brut : 152 g. Estimation 9 000 - 11 000 € Paire de pendants d'oreilles en or gris sertis de diamants, agrémentés de cabochons de corail, en chutes de lignes géométriques terminées de cinq gouttes de corail. Ht. : 7,5 cm - Poids brut : 36 g. Estimation 3 000 - 3 500 € Bague en platine ornée d'un bouton de corail, la monture finement... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2009

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Martin Luther

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Martin Luther bears the artist's device of a winged serpent centre left - oil on panel, in an italian carved and gilt wood frame - Estimate 80,000—120,000 GBP. Sold 97,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Galerie Pardo, Paris;With Pietro Accorsi, Turin, from whom acquired by the present owner. NOTE: Probably executed in Cranach's workshop in the 1540s, this portrait represents Martin Luther (1483-1546) at a fairly advanced age, probably in his late forties or early fifties. There is a... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2009

Des céramiques de Picasso aux enchères et en vente aux Etats-Unis

Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 Affiche pour l'exposition de céramique de Vallauris, 1959 Linogravure signée et datée en bas à gauche, signature à l'envers de la planche. 49 x 33,5. Pas d'estimation Pablo Picasso 1881-1973. Edition Madoura. Le picador, 1955 Coupelle ronde en terre de faïence émail blanc à décor rouge et noir. Diam. : 12 cm. Tirage à 500 exemplaires. Pas d'estimationBibliographie : A Ramié 289 Vente du Dimanche 19 juillet 2009. Art Impressionniste et Moderne, Art Contemporain, Tableaux du XXe siècle. Besch... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2009

A Longquan celadon jar (guan) and associated cover and a celadon glazed stoneware bulb bowl. Ming Dynasty

A Longquan celadon jar (guan) and associated cover. Ming Dynasty The thickly potted jar incised with a narrow leaf-scroll band at the shoulder, a wider band of peony branches in raised relief against a combed ground and a vertical petal above the thick foot; the associated cover of low, domical form with raised ribs and a foliate rim imitating a lotus leaf. 14 7/8in (35cm) overall height - Estimate: $2,000 - 3,000 A celadon glazed stoneware bulb bowl. Ming Dynasty Of Zhejiang type, the compressed globular form molded... [Lire la suite]

12 juillet 2009

A 'Swatow' polychrome enameled porcelain dish. Late Ming Dynasty

A 'Swatow' polychrome enameled porcelain dish. Late Ming Dynasty The floor of its shallow curving well painted in red, turquise and black enamels with a dissolved landscape view surrounded by rectangular seals alternating with quadrifoil reserves against the celadon glaze layer diaplsying extensive craze lines. 15 1/4in (39cm) diameter - Estimate: $800 - 1,200 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 28 Jul 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
12 juillet 2009

A large blue and white porcelain jar (guan) with associated cover. Ming Dynasty, Circa 1500

A large blue and white porcelain jar (guan) with associated cover. Ming Dynasty, Circa 1500 Thickly potted and painted with cloud clusters to the waisted neck, a band of lotus-filled lappets at the shoulder and babao combined with leafy scrolls around the lower body, the slightly recessed base unglazed, the associated cover also displaying the lotus-filled lappet band rendered in darker cobalt pigment. 15in (38cm) height overall - Estimate: $2,500 - 4,000 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 28 Jul 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2009

Bulgari aux enchères chez Sotheby's et Artcurial

Pearl, gem-set and diamond 'carré' brooch, Bulgari, 1992 Centring on a button pearl weighing 26.63 carats, within a stylised flower motif set with calibré-cut buff-top rubies and emeralds, highlighted with baguette diamonds, signed Bulgari, accompanied by a facsimile of the original colour design, numbered B.C.I no. 9/89.- Estimate 75,000—85,000 GBP LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Amanda Triossi, Daniela Mascetti, Bulgari, Thames & Hudson, 2007, page 204 - 205 for examples of similar jewels and designs. NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2009

Haute Couture Automne Hiver 2009 : Martin Margiela

photo courtesy www.elle.fr
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