25 novembre 2010

Editorial: "Kiêu Sa Dêm Hôi" with Jing Ma & Wang Xiao by Ken Pao for Elle Vietnam, December 2010

Models: Jing Ma (Wilhelmina) & Wang Xiao (Wilhelmina) - Photographer: Ken Pao - Makeup: Nam Vo Hair: Ryan Taniguchi
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25 novembre 2010

Superbe archéologie égyptienne @ Pierre Bergé & associés

Exceptionnelle statuette votive du dieu Somtous. Égypte, Hérakléopolis, Basse Époque. photo Pierre Bergé & associés trônant dédiée par Tcha-Hapi-nefer, fils de Nakht-heneb. Bronze et incrustations d'argent (yeux).. H_30,3 cm H_30,3 cm - Estimation : 120 000 - 150 000 € L'enfant-dieu est représenté nu, assis sur un trône, le bras gauche le long du corps et portant la main droite à la bouche. Il est coiffé du némès flanqué de la mèche de l'enfance fondue séparément, sommé de la couronne hemhem. Celle-ci est formée de trois... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2010

Coral jewelry @ Doyles New York

Antique Carved Coral Necklace and Pair of Pendant-Earrings. photo Doyles New York The necklace centering a large carved coral woman's visage topped and flanked by grape clusters and a pair of children's faces, suspending one carved cupid head, completed by 15 carved corals depicting putti, cupids, ram's heads, joined by gold circle links, with earrings of similar design, fittings added later to earrings. Length 16 1/4 inches. Estimate $5,000-7,000 Platinum, Oxblood Coral and Diamond Ring. photo Doyles New York One... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2010

La Collection d'Estrildidae d'Elie-Lefebvre

Estrildidae Lot comprenant : Amadina erythrocephala. Amadine à tête rouge - Neochmia phaeton. Diamant phaeton - Taeniopygia guttata. Diamant mandarin - Estimation : 100/150€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre  Estrildidae Lot comprenant : Amadina erythrocephala Amadine à tête rouge - Neochmia phaeton Diamant phaeton - Taenopygia guttata. Diamant mandarin - Estimation : 100/150€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre Estrildidae ... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2010

'Eggplant'and "pumpkin" snuff bottles @ Bonhams Hong Kong

An inscribed coconut-shell and green lacquer 'eggplant' snuff bottle. Deng Erpi, 1900-1954. photo Bonhams (the bottle probably Imperial, attributed to the palace workshops, Beijing, 1723–1800), 7cm high (including original stopper). Sold for HK$72,000 :Treasury 7, no. 1651椰殼茄形鼻煙壺壺: 大概為御製品,推定為宮廷作坊所作,北京,1723-1800銘: 鄧爾疋,1900-1954A Request from Fenfu Dwarf coconut, stained ivory, and green lacquer; made in the form of an eggplant, the fruit of coconut, the calyx of green-stained ivory covered in green lacquer;... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2010

La Collection de Cotingidae d'Elie-Lefebvre

Cotingidae Lot comprenant : Cotinga cayana. Cotinga de Cayenne - Cotinga cotinga. Cotinga à gorge pourprée - Xypholena punicea. Cotinga pompadour - Estimation : 100/150€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre Cotingidae Lot comprenant : Cotinga cayana. Cotinga de Cayenne - Cotinga cotinga. Cotinga à gorge pourprée - Xylophena punicea. Cotinga pompadour - Estimation : 100/150€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre Cotingidae Lot comprenant : Cotinga maynana. Cotinga des Maynas... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2010

100-Million-Year-Old New Crocodile Species Discovered by Scientists in Thailand

The skull of an ancient crocodile which was dug in Nakhon Ratchasima, northeastern Thailand in 2006. AP Photo/Northeastern Research Institute of Petrified Wood and Mineral Resources BANGKOK (AP).- A new species of crocodile that lived 100 million years ago has been identified from a fossil found in Thailand, researchers said Thursday. Komsorn Lauprasert, a scientist at Mahasarakham University, said the species had longer legs than modern-day crocodiles and probably fed on fish, based on the characteristics of its teeth.... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2010

Menuridae Menura alberti. Oiseau lyre

Menuridae Menura alberti. Oiseau lyre Estimation : 200/300€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre VENTE AUX ENCHèRES LE MERCREDI 1  DECEMBRE à PARIS PAR HOTEL DES VENTES DE SENLIS SARL. Email : lecoent@senlisencheres.co m
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25 novembre 2010

Bonhams in London Sell Hoffmeister Collection of Royal Meissen Porcelain for £3 Million

Black and Gold-Striped service plate. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- The auction of ‘The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain Part III’ took place today (24.11.10) at Bonhams, New Bond Street and made £790,560, selling 81% by lot and 71% by value. This brings the total for the three sales of finest collection of Meissen porcelain to £2,988,120. The top selling lot today was an extremely rare Meissen plate from the ‘Black and Gold-Striped’ service circa 1735 which is believed at one time to have been in the possession of Baron... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2010

Deux Coqs de roche de la Collection Elie-Lefebvre

Cotingidae Rupicola rupicola. Coq de roche Estimation : 200/300€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre Cotingidae Rupicola rupicola. Coq de roche Estimation : 100/200€ Provenance:  Collection Elie-Lefebvre VENTE AUX ENCHèRES LE MERCREDI 1  DECEMBRE à PARIS PAR HOTEL DES VENTES DE SENLIS SARL. Email : lecoent@senlisencheres.co
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