06 septembre 2010

Ming Dynasty blue and white @ Bonhams Knightsbridge

A blue and white dish of circular form. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Decorated on the obverse with three scholars seated beneath the moon. The iconography possibly intended as the three Daoist Immortals: Lu Tung-pin with his sword; Chung-li Ch'uan with his fan; and Chang Kuo-lao with his magic vessel.; 22cm (8⅝in) diam.- Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, € 12,000 - 18,000, HK$ 120,000 - 190,000 Provenance: Ex. The Margaret Constance Goldney Collection. A blue and white... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2010

Blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Jiajing mark and period & 'dragon' bowl, Wanli mark and period

A large blue and white 'lotus' bowl. Jiajing mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's painted around the body in bright blue with a continuous band of lotus flowers issuing from leafy scrolls, between a double line encircling the rim and base, the interior with plain sides and a large medallion enclosing four lotus flowers, all within a double line border repeated at the rim; diameter 11 5/8 in., 29..5 cm - Estimate 30,000 - 40,000 USD A small blue and white 'dragon' bowl. Wanli mark and period. photo courtesy... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2010

Poussin's Ordination @ Christie's London

Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665), Ordination. Estimate: £15 million to £20 million. London – On 7 December 2010 in London, Christie’s will offer a masterpiece from one of the most celebrated groups of paintings in European history. Ordination by Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) will highlight the Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale where it will be presented for sale for the first time in over 225 years by the Trustees of the Belvoir Estate. It is expected to realise £15 million to £20 million. Richard Knight, International... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2010

Verdura Jewelry @ Doyles, New York

Gold and Diamond Leaf Clip-Brooch, Verdura. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York The large leaf with graceful curving branches tipped with vari-shaped plaques set with 104 round diamonds approximately 3.50 cts., signed Verdura, approximately 21.5 dwt. Estimate $8,000-12,000 Gold, Garnet and Peridot Ring, Verdura. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York One cushion-shaped garnet ap. 11.0 x 8.8 mm., 2 cushion-shaped peridot, signed Verdura, ap. 5 dwt. Size 5. Estimate $1,500-2,000 Gold and Green Chrysoprase Bead Necklace,... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2010

Izima Kaoru,, One Sun @ Von Lintel Gallery

Izima Kaoru, Sentosa, Singapore, 2006. C-print with acrylic diasec, 47 inch diameter. Photo: Courtesy Von Lintel Gallery NEW YORK, NY.- Von Lintel Gallery presents One Sun, an exhibition of new work by Japanese photographer Izima Kaoru. After fifteen years of exploring the macabre in his ongoing series Landscapes with a Corpse, Izima Kaoru looked to spirituality to ease his fear of death. Dissatisfied with what organized religion had to offer, he found his comfort in the natural world. The sun and its constancy in our existence... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2010

"The Nepalese Legacy in Tibetan Painting" @ the Rubin Museum of Art

The Ngor Abbot Sanggye Sengge as Lineal Guru of the Path with the Fruit. Tibet; 1580s-1590s. Distemper on cotton, 48 x 26 in. Rubin Museum of Art, F1996.26.1 (HAR 493) NEW YORK, NY.- For centuries Tibetans looked to their Buddhist heartland, India, for spiritual inspiration. During the second spread of Buddhism to Tibet, they also faithfully reproduced the sacred art of the Pala kingdom in northeastern India. But when Turkic raiders destroyed India's key monasteries in 1203, Indian Buddhism was wiped out, leaving Tibetan... [Lire la suite]
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