20 avril 2010

Irving Penn (1917-2009), Still life & flowers from the Collection of Patricia McCabe @ Christie's

Irving Penn (1917-2009), Broken Egg, New York, 1959. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. dye-transfer print, printed no later than 1964 - signed and annotated 'New York' in ink (on the mount); signed, dated 'June 29, 1964', inscribed 'This print is a gift to Patricia McCabe', annotated 'New York' in ink and credit reproduction limitation stamps (on the reverse of the mount) - 22 5/8 x 18¾in. (57.9 x 48cm.) - Estimate $7,000 - $9,000. Price Realised $206,500 Irving Penn (1917-2009), Poppy, Glowing Embers (New York),... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2010

A gem-set jade Bowl & a gem-set jade Mirror, India, 19th Century

A gem-set jade Bowl, India, late 19th Century. photo Bonhams on a short foot, the jade in a green opaque tone, rubies, emeralds and diamonds set in gold depicting a repeat design showing a bird on leafy branches - 8.8 cm. diam., 4.5 cm. high. Sold for £18,000 A gem-set jade Mirror, India, 19th Century. photo Bonhams dark olive green jade, of rectangular form surmounted by a small foliate terminal, a trefoil finial below, finely engraved and inlaid with gold depicting branches issuing from a small vase, the... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2010

BULGARI jewelry @ Phillips de Pury & Company

Bulgari, A Rare Serpent Bracelet-Watch, 1970. photo Phillips de Pury & Company The flexible bracelet designed as a coiled snake, the scales applied with gold, orange and red enamel, accented by marquise-cut diamond eyes, the hinged head opening to reveal a watch, of mechanical movement, the circular cream dial, with gold tone baton numerals and hands.   Signed 'Bulgari', dial signed 'Vacheron Constantin'.  A similar watch from this series is illustrated in Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Bulgari,... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2010

Fashion: SHIPS 2010 Spring-Summer Lookbook

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20 avril 2010

Qianlong 'famille-rose' & doucai porcelains @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

A large turquoise-ground 'famille-rose' vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. photo Sotheby's the ovoid body painted in bright enamels with iron-red bats carrying beribboned auspicious objects, flying amidst a multi-coloured composite floral meander, all reserved on a turquoise ground, between ruyi and petal borders, the tall waisted neck supported on a collar decorated with shou medallions, similarly painted and flanked with iron-red monster mask handles, the rim and low foot encircled by various formal borders, the base... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2010

Indian jewelry @ Christie's London

A pair of Golconda diamond stud earrings in enameled gold settings, India, 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. Each approx. 2 carats, in cobalt blue enamel setting decorated to side with stylized leafs and to back with petals - 1cm diameter (2). Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000. Price Realized £30,000 Provenance: Van Gelder Jewellery. A Mughal diamond and enamel gold bracelet, India, late 18th-19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The central openwork flowerhead set with table-cut diamonds, the... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2010

Rare Screens Believed to be from Chinese Imperial Palace for Sale at Bonhams

A large and imposing rare zitan and hardwood screen and stand, 18th/19th century, 216cm x 107cm x 58cm (85in x 42⅛in x 22⅞in) (2). Estimate: £50,000 - 80,000, HK$590,000 - 950,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- When the British Expeditionary Force of 1901 was sent to lift the siege of the British Legation in Beijing and quell the Boxer Rebellion it is known that they entered the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. As a result of this military initiative Chinese works of art including two monumental screens were brought to Britain... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2010

Jean Commère (1920 - 1986) Sauvagerie animale

Spéciale dédicace à celles et ceux qui me reprochent de "poster" et d'aimer la fourrure, les animaux empaillés et la corrida. Je leur souhaite le même sort que le personnage ! Jean Commère (1920 - 1986) Sauvagerie animale Dessin à l'encre de chine et mine de plomb signé en bas à droite Dimensions : 35 x 27 cm (à vue) - Estimation : 120/150€ VENTE AUX ENCHèRES LE SAMEDI 24 AVRIL à SAINT-MALO PAR EMERAUDE ENCHERES SAINT-MALO SARL. Tél. : 02.99.56.46.18 - Fax : 02.23.18.13.14 - Email : saintmalo@interencheres.com
20 avril 2010

Van Huy et Chau-Chuong-Hau, photographes à Cholon, Vietnam, c. 1950

Van Huy (photographe à Cholon, Vietnam) Mother's love. Waiting. c. 1950. Deux tirages argentiques d'époque. Tampons d'exposition et de photo-club, titres et annotations manuscrites aux versos. 30 x 34 et 37 x 24 cm (cadre). Estimation : 300/400€ Van Huy (photographe à Cholon, Vietnam) Mother's love. Waiting. c. 1950. Deux tirages argentiques d'époque. Tampons d'exposition et de photo-club, titres et annotations manuscrites aux versos. 30 x 34 et 37 x 24 cm (cadre). Estimation : 300/400€ Van Huy (photographe... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2010

Iranian & Turkish jewelry, 11th to 19th century and later

A Seljuk nielloed gold wire bracelet, Iran, 11th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank constructed from woven gold wire, each with four thick wires twisted around a thinner wire, the clasp held by a pin, the round bezel with stylized quatrefoil inlaid with niello - 2 1/2in (6.4cm) diameter. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000 . Price Realized £9,750 Provenance: UK trade, 1990s A pair of Seljuk gold bracelets, Iran, 13th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank of triangular cross-section... [Lire la suite]


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