07 avril 2010

Scrap of 17th Century Persian Textile to Sell for £20,000 at Bonhams

An exquisite Safavid woven silk and gilt-metal-thread Panel, Persia, 17th Century, 39 x 30 cm. Estimate: £15,000 - 20, 000. photo Bonhams A stunning collection of Safavid textiles, the glory of 17th and 18th Century Isfahan, a city where conspicuous consumption was a social obligation, features in Bonhams Islamic and Indian Art Sale on April 15 in London. A small scrap of silk textile, no bigger than a hand towel, decorated with a series of repeated silver parrots perched on leafy branches amidst orange peonies and blue... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2010

Belles porcelaines de Sèvres du XVIIIème siècle @ Christie's Paris, 500 Ans - Arts Décoratifs Européens

Deux gobelets "Bouillard" (1ère grandeur) et leur sous-tasse en porcelaine de Sèvres du XVIIIème siècle. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Les deux avec marques en bleu aux deux L entrelaces, lettres date pour 1757, marques de peintre pour Mutel A décor polychrome de personnages dans des paysages dans un médaillon or formé de palmes, branchages fleuris et treillages, se détachant sur un fond vert, dents de loup or sur le bord, éclat restauré à une tasse, petites usures à l'or (4). Estimate on request ... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2010

Andres Serrano, Interpretation of Dreams, 2001

Andres Serrano, Interpretation of Dreams, 2001. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Dye destruction print. 18 7/8 x 15 1/2 in. (47.9 x 39.4 cm).  Signed, titled 'The Other Christ' and annotated 'AP-Model's print' in pencil on the verso. ESTIMATE $5,000-7,000 PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist Phillips de Pury & Company. Photographs. 16 April 2010. New York
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07 avril 2010

Kim Joon, Duet-Fowl, 2006 & Birdland-Donald Duck, 2008

Kim Joon, Birdland-Donald Duck, 2008. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Digital color coupler print. 47 1/8 x 47 1/8 in. (119.7 x 119.7 cm).  Signed, titled and numbered 4/5 in ink on an artist's label accompanying the work. ESTIMATE $6,000-8,000 Kim Joon, Duet-Fowl, 2006. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Digital color coupler print. 55 x 39 1/4 in. (139.7 x 99.7 cm).  Signed, titled and numbered 5/5 in ink on an artist's label accompanying the work. ESTIMATE $5,000-7,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2010

Qiu Zhijie, Tattoo Series No. 3 and No. 6 (2 works).

Qiu Zhijie, Tattoo Series No. 3 and No. 6 (2 works). Photo: Sotheby's chromogenic prints, framed. each: 39 3/8 by 31 3/8 in.; 100 by 79.6 cm. Est. 56,000—70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 70,000 HKD Tattoo No. 3: signed in Chinese and Pinyin, titled in English, dated 2000, and numbered 10/10 on the reverseTattoo No. 6: signed in Chinese and Pinyin, titled in English, dated 2000, and numbered 9/10 on the reverse Sotheby's. CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART. 05 Apr 10. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com
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07 avril 2010

Huang Yan, Body Landscape No. 3.

Huang Yan, Body Landscape No. 3. Photo: Sotheby's chromogenic print, framed. signed and titled in Chinese, dated 1999, and numbered 3/12. 120 by 157.4 cm.; 48 by 62 in.120 by 157.4 cm.; 48 by 62 in. Est. 32,000—50,000 HKD. Lot Sold 57,500 HKD LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Wu Hung and Christopher Phillips eds., Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Chicago, 2004, pp. 150-151, illustrated in colour Sotheby's. CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART. 05 Apr 10. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com
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07 avril 2010

Huang Yan, Pork Landscape #1, 2000

Huang Yan, Pork Landscape #1, 2000. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Color coupler print. 31 1/2 x 41 in. (80 x 104.1 cm).  Signed, titled in Chinese, dated and numbered 1/15 in pencil on the recto. ESTIMATE $4,000-6,000 Phillips de Pury & Company. Photographs. 16 April 2010. New York
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07 avril 2010

Sotheby's Achieves Highest Total for a Various-Owner Chinese Paintings Sale

Fu Baoshi (1904 - 1965), "Chess Playing", ink and colour on paper, framed, signed FU BAOSHI, dated gui wei, 1943, the seventh lunar month, with three seals of the artist, and three collector's seals; 87.7 by 59.9 cm. 34 1/2 by 23 1/2 in. Est. 5,000,000—7,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 38,740,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Fine Chinese Paintings Spring Sale 2010 held today achieved a total of HK$418,212,000/ US$53,616,923, the highest total Sotheby’s has ever achieved for a various-owner Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2010

Sotheby's Discovers Mantelpiece from the Royal Palace of Antwerp

Black marmer mantelpiece by Jan Peter Baurscheidt de Jonge (1699 – 1768), estimate €.50,000 – 70,000. Photo: Sotheby's AMSTERDAM.- Sotheby’s Amsterdam will auction impressive garden sculptures and architectural ornaments from the Piet Jonker collection on Wednesday 26th May, 2010. The auction will have 350 high quality lots that have been selected personally by Piet Jonker and Sotheby’s specialists. Numerous sculptures, fountains, benches, tables, vases, flower pots and other works of art will be presented during the biggest... [Lire la suite]