29 août 2011

A hardwood three-peaked brushrest

A hardwood three-peaked brushrest. Photo Bonhams 11.8cm (4 5/8in) long Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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29 août 2011

A white qingbai-style glaze monochrome-glazed brushpot of typical cylindrical form

A white qingbai-style glaze monochrome-glazed brushpot of typical cylindrical form. Photo Bonhams Decorated with a mountainous landscape; with a bi-shaped base. 18.5cm (7¼in) diameter. Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
29 août 2011

A Mughal-style green jade fluted two-handled bowl

A Mughal-style green jade fluted two-handled bowl. Photo Bonhams Carved around the exterior with vertical ribs rising from a band of continuous formal leaf-tip scroll, the stone of relatively even spinach-grey tone with irregular smaller inclusions. 15.5cm (6¼in) wide. Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000, HK$ 19,000 - 26,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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29 août 2011

Ming celadon dish of circular form. Probably 16th century

Ming celadon dish of circular form. Probably 16th century. Photo Bonhams decorated with a radiating linear design. About 35cm (nearly 14in) diameter. Estimate: £600 - 800, HK$ 7,700 - 10,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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29 août 2011

Ming celadon dish of circular form. Probably 15th or 16th century

Ming celadon dish of circular form. Probably 15th or 16th century. Photo Bonhams decorated with a central lotus flower and curvilinear motifs. About 34cm (13.5in) diameter. Estimate: £600 - 1,000, HK$ 7,700 - 13,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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29 août 2011

The most complete collection of ancient Roman Republican coins @ Numismatica Ars Classica

The first sale of the “RBW Collection” will cover the period from the beginning of Roman coinage in the 4th century BC up to the Social War in 91 BC ZURICH.- On October 5th, Numismatica Ars Classica will offer the first part of perhaps the most complete collection of ancient Roman Republican coins ever offered for public sale. The Roman Republic spans the period from when Rome was a small central-Italian city state until the end of the Republic in 31 BC, when Octavian defeated Marc Antony at the battle of Actium, and the Roman... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2011

Yayoi Kusama @ Centre Pompidou

Yayoi Kusama, The Moment of Regeneration, 2004. Ensemble de 55 pièces, tissu cousu, polyurétane, bois, peinture. Dimensions variables. Courtesy Centre Pompidou © Yayoi Kusama. Photo: Keiko Kioku  A travers un parcours chronologique composé de 150 oeuvres réalisées entre 1949 et 2011, le Centre Pompidou rend hommage à une artiste inclassable qui a exercé une influence considérable sur la scène contemporaine (d'Andy Warhol à Mike Kelley et beaucoup d'autres) et captive encore l'intérêt de la jeune génération.L'exposition met... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2011

Christie's presents superb and rare Chinese ceramics and works of art in New York this September

Lot 3770. A very rare large finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Vairocana, Ming dynasty, 16th Century; 20 ¼ inches (51.5 cm.) high. Estimate: HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000 ($600,000-800,000). Price realised HKD 11,860,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. NEW YORK, NY.- On September 15 and 16, Christie's New York will present Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, which all together offers over 550 objects across many categories and tastes, and many from private collections. Highlighting the sale is a very rare large... [Lire la suite]