12 mai 2010

Michele Della Valle, Buccellati ruby jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale. 12 May 2010. Geneva

A ruby and diamond geranium brooch, by Michele Della Valle. photo Christie's Ltd 2010 The flowerheads and buds pavé-set with rubies, to the pavé-set diamond stem and leaf, mounted in 18k white gold and titanium, 14.0 cm high, in a fitted white leather Michele della Valle case. Signed Michele della Valle, no. 090725. Est. CHF40,000 - CHF60,000. ($36,098 - $54,146) Unsold. A ruby and diamond bracelet, by Buccellati. photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Designed as a textured gold hinged cuff, the top set with square-cut rubies,... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2010

Underglaze copper-red-decorated, iron-red-decorated porcelains @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 11 May 2010

A pair of fine iron-red decorated holy water bottles. Qianlong period (1736-95). photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Each with baluster body and a cylindrical neck above a domed base, decorated with central lotus sprays between lappets and stylised foliate bands - 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high, finely carved wood stands (2). Est. £10,000 - £15,000 ($14,840 - $22,260) Price Realized £187,250 ($277,879) Notes: A single identical example can be seen in the painting by Giuseppe Castiglione in the National Palace Museum, showing the Emperor... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2010

Boivin jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale. 12 May 2010. Geneva

A diamond 'torsade' bangle, by Boivin. photo Christie's Ltd 2010 The hinged bangle designed as seven graduated pavé-set diamond bombé scrolls, circa 1937, 15.5 cm inner circumference. By Boivin. Est. CHF42,000 - CHF62,000 ($37,902 - $55,951) Price Realized CHF183,000 ($165,146) A diamond camelia brooch, by Boivin. photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Designed as a pavé-set diamond open camelia, circa 1926, 6.9 cm wide, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. By Boivin - Estimate CHF32,000 - CHF42,000 ($28,878 -... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2010

Qianlong blue and white porcelains @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 11 May 2010. London

A pair of extremely rare blue and white vases. Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-95). photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Each of baluster form, the central section finely painted with circular medallions of stylized lotus flowers and scrolling leaves below a band of formal lappets and florets encircling the neck, the foot and rim moulded and shaped in the form of a series of ruyi heads, the shoulders applied with pierced handles in the form of sinuous chilong - 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high, fitted wood box (2). Est. £400,000 -... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2010

Flag Flies at Christie's Sale - Record for Jasper Johns Whose Flag Sells for $28.6 Million

Laura Vere-Hodge of Christies surveys "Flag" by artist Jasper Johns. The painting is part of the collection of Michael Crichton, best selling author of Jurassic Park, which highlighted a sale of post-war and contemporary art at Christies in New York on May 11. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs. NEW YORK, NY.- The quality, scope and innovative vision of the late author Michael Crichton’s collection of contemporary art compelled buyers at Christie’s on May 11. The focal point of the sale was Jasper Johns’ Flag, 1960-1966, selling... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2010

Jean Clemmer & Paco Rabanne @ Pierre Bergé & Associés Bruxelles

Jean Clemmer (1926-2001), La Femme masquée, Paco Rabanne © Copyright Hélène Clemmer-Heidsieck Tirage argentique d'époque, encadré. Signé sur la photo. Tamponné au dos avec la signature de Jean Clemmer. Contresigné par Hélène Clemmer-Heidsieck. H_40 cm L_30 cm - Estimation : 800 / 1 200 €. Résultat : 1 200 € Jean Clemmer (1926-2001), Nu avec accessoires Paco Rabanne © Copyright Hélène Clemmer-Heidsieck Tirage photo noir et blanc sur papier couleur métallique, encadré. Tirage numéroté 1/30. Certificat d'authenticité au... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2010

"Si nous allons dans la bonne direction, tout ce qui nous reste à faire, c'est de continuer." (Sentence bouddhiste)
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