20 novembre 2009

I18th century talian painted furniture sold @ Sotheby's London

An Italian polychrome painted carved giltwood mirror attributed to Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo (1745-1820), Turin, late 18th century 202cm. high, 102cm. wide; 6ft. 7in., 3ft. 3¾in. Est. 70,000—100,000 GBP - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  97,250 GBP Comparative Literature: Enrico Colle, Il Mobile neoclassico in Italia arredi e decorazioni d'interni dal 1775 al 1800, Milan, 2005, p. 452-453, no. 107.G Ferraris, Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo e la scultura decorativa in legno a Torino nel periodo neoclassico (1770-1830),... [Lire la suite]

20 novembre 2009

Edito : "Blue Ray" with Fancy by Joseph Saraceno for Fantasticsmag

PHOTOS joseph saraceno - FASHION: Alexander mcqueen - Michael kors - Diane Von Furstenberg - Catherine Malandrino
20 novembre 2009

Cinq plaques en émail peint polychrome avec rehauts d'or, Limoges, XVIème siècle

Plaque ovale en émail peint polychrome avec rehauts d'or représentant Hippolyte. Limoges, entourage de Léonard Limosin, vers 1560 Contre-émail en fondant. Le jeune fils de Thésée est figuré à l'antique, en buste de trois-quarts, et regarde vers la droite ; il a la tête ceinte d'une couronne de laurier et porte une perle en guise de boucle d'oreille. Inscription or dans le champ sur fond bleu HIPPOLYTE. H.25,2 cm L.21,4 cm. Cadre en bois doré (restaurations importantes au pourtour) - Estimation : 5 000 / 7 000 €Notes: Cette... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2009

Four rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century @ Sotheby's London

A large and finely carved 'lotus bouquet' rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century. photo Sotheby's naturalistically carved as a large long stemmed lotus leaf with an infurled undulating rim and characteristic veining running down the interior and exterior, further stalks bearing leafs and buds rise up the side of the vessel and are tied together with a ribbon, the horn of rich dark honey tone, carved wood stand. Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  145,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Scandanavian... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2009

Mary and George Bloch Collection of Lin Fengmian Paintings Goes Under the Hammer at Bonhams Hong Kong Autumn Auctions

Lin Fengmian (1900-1991) Autumn Lake. Ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll. Signed Lin Fengmian, with one seal of the artist, 67cm x 67cm (26in x 26in).Estimate: HK$1,500,000 - 2,500,000, $190,000 - 320,000. Photo Bonhams LONDON.- Bonhams will offer the Mary and George Bloch Collection of Lin Fengmian paintings at its 2009 Autumn Auction. A foremost collector of fine arts in Hong Kong, George Bloch (12 October 1920 - 27 April 2009) was born into a prominent industrial family in Vienna. He went to school in England, but his... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2009

Edito : Scherer Gonzalez, Berlin Space Age Fashion

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20 novembre 2009

Shopping of yellow diamond @ Sotheby's London

Very impressive Fancy Vivid Yellow diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's Claw-set with a fancy vivid yellow cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond weighing 74.80 carats, to a plain yellow gold mount, size 52. Est. 2,600,000—3,600,000 CHF - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  3,162,500 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 11179460 stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Yellow, Natural Colour, VS1 Clarity. Further accompanied by a GIA letter dated 6 June 2000, stating that according to the records of the... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2009

"Rhinoceros Horn and Ivory Cup",-Johann Matthias Scheppich,(1652-1705)

"Rhinoceros Horn and Ivory Cup", Johann Matthias Scheppich, (1652-1705) An important Silver and Silver-Gilt Mounted Rhinoceros Horn and Ivory Cup, the mounts: Augsburg, ca.1675 by Johann Mathias SCHEPPICH (1652 1705), master in 1676, the sculpture by a follower of Georg PFRÜNDT (1603 1663) - Price on applicationThese baroque extravagances, called ‘Objets de vertu’, represented the glory of the Cabinet of Curiosities. Most of them were made in Nuremberg or Augsburg. Emperor Rudolf II of Prague had a large collection,... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2009

Crux Vaticana-Golden Cross in Vatican's Collection has been restored to its Byzantine-era glory

Front of the Crux Vaticana (Vatican Cross) before restoration. AP Photo/Ku.Ra Comunicazione VATICAN CITY (AP).- One of the gems of the Vatican's priceless religious art collection — a 6th century reliquary containing what is revered as fragments of the cross on which Jesus was crucified — has been restored to its Byzantine-era glory. The Vatican on Thursday unveiled the restored Crux Vaticana, a foot-high (40-centimeter-high) jewel-encrusted golden cross containing what tradition holds are shards of Jesus' cross inside. The... [Lire la suite]
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