27 mars 2011

A large blue and white 'Dragon' jar. Jiajing mark and period

A large blue and white 'Dragon' jar. Jiajing mark and period. photo Sotheby's the broad swelling shoulders tapering to a flat and slightly recessed foot, surmounted by a short, wide neck with a lipped rim, boldly painted in a rich cobalt blue with four supple leaping dragons separated by winged phoenix and cranes in flight among cloud scrolls, above a border of ruyi lappets enclosed within double and triple line borders; height 16 1/4 in., 41.3 cm. Estimate 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold 362,500 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2011

Huang Yan (né en 1966), Vanity, 2005

Huang Yan (né en 1966), Vanity, 2005. photo Eve Céramique peinte, signée et datée par tampon de l'artiste au centre de l'oeuvre 42 x 23 x 20 cm - Estimation : 5 000 - 7 000 € Eve. Lundi 28 mars à 14h00. Drouot - Richelieu - Salle 11. EMail : contact@auctioneve.com - Tél. : +33 (0)1 53 34 04 04  
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27 mars 2011

An extremely rare underglaze-red figure of an acolyte. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period.

  Lot 87. An extremely rare underglaze-red figure of an acolyte. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period. height 14 1/2 in., 36.8 cm. Estimate 80,000—120,000 USD. Lot Sold 338,500 USD. photo Sotheby's boldly modeled standing on a high lotus base, his shoulders slightly bowed, with hands held together in prayer, wearing a short floral-decorated apron over a plain dhoti, billowing as if windswept, the bare chest with an elaborate lotus and bead pendant flanked by a short scarf draped over the shoulders, the head with... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2011

Ma Tse Lin (Chinese, 1960), Crâne de Bouddha n°1, 2000

Ma Tse Lin  (Chinese, 1960), Crâne de Bouddha n°1, 2000. photo Eve Technique mixte sur toile tendue sur panneau, signée et datée en bas à droite, titrée, contresignée et datée au dos. 50 x 50 cm. Estimation : 6 000 - 8 000 € Eve. Lundi 28 mars à 14h00. Drouot - Richelieu - Salle 11. EMail : contact@auctioneve.com - Tél. : +33 (0)1 53 34 04 04
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27 mars 2011

An Imperial Longquan celadon dish. Ming Dynasty, Yongle period.

An Imperial Longquan celadon dish. Ming Dynasty, Yongle period. photo Sotheby's the well-potted body raised on a slightly tapered foot, finely carved to the interior with fruiting lychee branches, the deep rounded sides decorated with a floral scroll comprised of lotus and leaves continuing on the exterior, evenly applied with a lustrous glaze of soft olive-green tone thinning to a paler tone at the rim; diameter 12 3/4 in., 32.4 cm. Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD. Lot Sold 398,500 USD NOTE: Vessels of large form and extremely... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2011

Edouard De Pazzi, Sans titre, 2004 & Eros et Thanatos, 2006

Edouard De Pazzi, Sans titre, 2004.  photo Eve Tirage analogique sur papier baryté au gélatino bromure d'argent sur aluminium, numéroté 2/4, signé au dos 148 x 118 cm - Estimation : 10 000 - 12 000 € Edouard De Pazzi, Eros et Thanatos, 2006.  photo Eve Tirage analogique sur papier baryté au gélatino bromure d'argent sur aluminium, numéroté 2/4, signé au dos 120 x 120cm - Estimation : 8 000 - 10 000 € Eve. Lundi 28 mars à 14h00. Drouot - Richelieu - Salle 11. EMail : contact@auctioneve.com - Tél. :... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2011

"Balenciaga and Spain" @ de Young Museum

Cristobal Balenciaga. Detail of cocktail dress of fuchsia silk shantung and black lace with black silk satin ribbons, summer 1966 SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- You can feel the pulse of Spain beat in every garment in Balenciaga and Spain. A dress ruffle inspired by the flourish of a flamenco dancer’s bata de cola skirt; paillette-studded embroidery that glitters on a bolero jacket conjuring a nineteenth-century traje de luces (suit of lights) worn by a matador; clean, simple, and technically perfect lines that extrapolate the minimalist... [Lire la suite]