30 mai 2010

Qianlong copper-red glazed dish, copper-red glazed stem bowl & blue-glazed bowl

A copper-red glazed dish. Qianlong six-character mark within a double circle and of the period. photo Bonhams The finely potted dish with elegant flaring sides, the interior and underside covered in a rich red glaze. 7.6cm (6 3/4in) diam. Estimate: HK$60,000 - 80,000, USD 7,700 - 10,000 Unsold清乾隆 霽紅釉盤 雙圈六字楷書款The six-character mark, inscribed in three columns on the base, is written in kaishu, suggesting that the dish is from the early years of Qianlong's reign. A fine copper-red glazed stem bowl. Qianlong... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2010

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Trois Concetto spaziale, Attesa

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968)  Concetto spaziale, Attesa. photo Sotheby's idropittura su tela; firmato, iscritto Domani riceverò premio città di Milano e intitolato sul retro, cm 92x73. Est. 500,000—600,000 EUR Lot Sold 672,750 EUR Eseguito nel 1965 Opera registrata presso la Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milano con il n. 336/1L'opera è accompagnata dal certificato su fotografia rilasciato dalla Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milano PROVENANCE: Acquistato direttamente dall'artista il 10 marzo 1966 LITERATURE AND... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2010

A pale green glazed tripod incense burner. Late 14th / Early 15th Century

A pale green glazed tripod incense burner. Late 14th / Early 15th Century. photo Bonhams The straight sides rising from three cabriole feet and moulded around the exterior with the eight trigrams, bagua, amidst foliate scrolls, enclosed by two raised bands, with cloud scrolls below the flattened rim, covered all over with a 'kinuta' glaze, stopping short of the circular aperture at the base to reveal the porcelain body burnt orange during firing, zitan stand. 24.2cm diam.(9.5in) wide. Estimate: HK$150,000 - 250,000, USD 19,000... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2010

Irving Penn (1917-2009) Two Liqueurs, New York , 1951 & Frozen Foods with String Beans, New York, 1977

Irving Penn (1917-2009) Two Liqueurs, New York , 1951. photo Sotheby's Dye-transfer print, printed before 1960. Flush-mounted to an aluminium board. Signed, titled and dated Two Liqueurs, New York 1951, annotated Print made before 1960 and Ref. 6419 by the photographer in pencil, with stamps 'Signed prints of this photograph not exceeding 16' and 'Dye transfer print made before 1960' with number and date in pencil, and with the photographer's Condé Nast copyright stamp on a paper label fixed to the reverse, and with a 'Irving... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2010

An extremely rare sacrificial-red glazed bowl. Xuande incised six-character mark and of the period

An extremely rare sacrificial-red glazed bowl. Xuande incised six-character mark and of the period. photo Bonhams Of inverted bell-shape, the deep flared bowl supported on a straight foot, the rounded sides rising steeply to a flared rim, covered all over in a rich and lustrous mottled red glaze, skilfully brushed with white glaze at the rim, foot and base creating a distinct contrast. 15.2cm (6in) diam. Estimate: HK$500,000 - 700,000, USD 64,000 - 90,000 Unsold.Illustrated: Kaikodo Journal, New York, Spring 2001, no.84明宣德... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2010

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987) Querelle, 1982

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987) Querelle, 1982. photo Sotheby's Polacolor print. Mounted and framed. With a certificate from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York. 10.7 x 8.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP Lot Sold 6,250 GBP PROVENANCE: The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York;Jablonka Galerie, Cologne LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Andy Warhol, Photography, exh. cat. The Andy Warhol Museum Pittsburgh/ Kunsthalle Hamburg, Zurich/ New York, Stemmle, 1999, see ill. p. 247 (Two Male... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2010

A magnificent pair of famille rose 'peony' bowls. Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period

A magnificent pair of famille rose 'peony' bowls. Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The exterior of each bowl is intricately detailed in shades of pink, iron-red, yellow, pale green and turquoise-green enamels to depict two bees in flight above leafy branches bearing peony and magnolia blossoms at varying stages of maturity, entwined with a cluster of smaller daisy flowers - 4 in. (10.1 cm.) diam. (2) Est. HK$7,000,000 - HK$10,000,000 ($905,963... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2010

Follower of Jan Brueghel the Elder. Still life of parrot tulips, morning glory, roses, peonies, lilies, ...

Follower of Jan Brueghel the Elder. Still life of parrot tulips, morning glory, roses, peonies, lilies, snowdrops and other flowers in a stone vase, together with a butterfly. photo Sotheby's oil on panel; 77.7 by 50.7 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 EUR Lot Sold 34,350 EUR PROVENANCE: With Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Amsterdam, where bought by the family of the present owners in the 1950s. Sotheby's. Old Master Paintings. 18 May. Amsterdam www.sothebys.com
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30 mai 2010

An impressive diamond ring & An emerald and diamond necklace and ring suite, by Cartier

An impressive diamond ring, by Cartier. photo Bonhams The step-cut diamond, weighing 27.05 carats, within a six-claw setting, to bullet-shaped diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, signed 'Cartier Paris' and numbered, French assay marks, ring size 5¼. Sold for HK$2,160,000 Accompanied by a certificate from GIA stating that the 27.05 carats diamond is fancy light yellow, natural colour, VVS2 clarity. Report number 13283032, dated 16th March 2004. An emerald and diamond necklace and ring suite, by Cartier. photo... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2010

Carstian Luyckx (Antwerpt 1623 - ? After 1657) A swag of roses and thistle-leaf, ...

Carstian Luyckx (Antwerp 1623 - ? After 1657) A swag of roses and thistle-leaf, tied with a blue ribbon, before a blue velvet drapery on a sculpted table, together with a Red Admiral and a Cabbage Butterfly, a landscape beyond. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas; 61.5 by 50.4 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 EUR. Lot Sold  90,750 EUR EXHIBITED: IJsselstein, Stadsmuseum IJsselstein, Zomerse Stillevens & Tuinen. Hollandse meesters Barok en Modern, 25 April - 30 September 2009. NOTE: Although it remains unclear where exactly... [Lire la suite]
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