02 septembre 2011

Editorial 'Zur Feier des Jahres' for GQ Style Germany's 10th anniversary

Photographed by Giampaolo Sgura - Styled by Klaus Stockhausen - Models: Simone Bredariol, Andrea Preti, Yannick Abrath, Theo Hall and Adam Senn

02 septembre 2011

'The realm of sensuality' with Natasha Poly by Daniele Duella and Iango Henzi for Vogue Japan october 2011

Model: Natasha Poly -  Photography: Daniele Duella and Iango Henzi. - Stylist: Luigi Murenu.
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02 septembre 2011

Very large Chinese flower-carved longquan celadon glazed porcelain jar. Ming dynasty, 15th century.

Very large Chinese flower-carved longquan celadon glazed porcelain jar. Ming dynasty, 15th century. Photo courtesy Freeman's Typical Guan form, unglazed rim over wide body carved to show foliate blossoms and leaves within ribbed base, orange buff foot rim, glazed base. H: 10 L: 12 in. Several small chips to edge, wear to surface and appear to age at foot rim  Estimate $3,000-5,000  PROVENANCE: Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. FINE & DECORATIVE ASIAN ARTS.  Saturday, September 10 at 10am... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2011

Large Chinese blue and white porcelain plaque.Ming dynasty.

Large Chinese blue and white porcelain plaque.Ming dynasty. Photo courtesy Freeman's Rounded circular form, painted to show Guanyin in serene state with attendant and bamboo sprig, unglazed verso. D: 10 1/2 in. Moderate surface scratching - Slight firing flaw - Unglazed verso. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Freeman's. FINE & DECORATIVE ASIAN ARTS.  Saturday, September 10 at 10am www.freemansauction.com
02 septembre 2011

Large and impressive Chinese blue and iron-red glazed porcelain jar. Ming dynasty

Large and impressive Chinese blue and iron-red glazed porcelain jar. Ming dynasty. Photo courtesy Freeman's Guan form, scroll and lotus petal bands to neck and foot enclosing iron-red fish and aquatic sprigs to body, filled mark and glazed base, unglazed foot rim. H: 12 3/8 in. Drilled base refilled; minor surface wear; wear to rim and wear to overall enamel; slight blue tone to porcelain ground.  Estimate $50,000-80,000 Provenance: Property of a New Jersey Gentleman Previously of a Swedish Missionary Family. For a... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2011

Important imperial style 'double dragon' white jade seal. Qing dynasty 'treasure of concern over phenomena at eighty'

Important imperial style 'double dragon' white jade seal. Qing dynasty 'treasure of concern over phenomena at eighty' . Photo courtesy Freeman's Square form surmounted by addorsed dragons, the powerful head carved with bulging eyes and flared nostrils issuing scrolling whiskers, over delicately interlaced scaly bodies. Seal reading 'Bazheng maonian zhibao'.  H: 2 2/5 in. W: 2 2/3 in. Minor surface wear and some natural inclusions to jade; sign of wear and use. Dimension of seal: 3 in. X 3 in. ; height of base... [Lire la suite]


02 septembre 2011

Rare Jade Tablets Chronicle a Chinese Emperor’s Edifying Journey

  Important Chinese incised and parcel gilt ten-tablet celadon jade book, dated 1782, Comprising ten rectangular grey-green Hetian jade plaques; with cover plates incised and gilded with image of an ascending and descending dragon pursuing a flaming pearl and interior plates incised with Emperor Qianlong's account of visit to the imperial library Wenshuoge; tablets numbered at ends; with fitted, fancily-carved interlocking box adorned with yellow brocade silk depicting flying dragons. H: 9 1/2 in. W: 4 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2011

"The Tower of Katoubia Mosque" by Winston Churchill @ MS RAU Antiques

Sir Winston Spencer Churchill (1874-1965 · British), The Tower of Katoubia Mosque. Photo courtesy M.S. Rau Antiques Painted in Marrakech, Morocco, January 1943. Signed "WSC" (lower right). Oil on canvas. Canvas: 18" high x 24" wide. Frame: 28 1/2" high x 34 1/2" wide - Price: Available upon request Provenance: Given by Winston Churchill to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt;His son, Elliot Roosevelt;George W. Woodward of Nebraska, 1950;Norman G. Hickman of New York, thence by decent Marked by its fascinating provenance... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2011

Jeff Koons to Lend Major Works to Paris Tableau

Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665), Jupiter and Antiope or Venus and Satyr, 17th century. Oil on canvas, 51.4 x 66.7 cm, 20¼ x 26¼ in. ©Courtesy of Jeff Koons PARIS.- World-renowned American contemporary artist Jeff Koons is lending three Old Master paintings to Paris Tableau, the first international art fair dedicated to Old Master paintings, from 4 to 8 November 2011 at the Palais de la Bourse, Paris. This major new event was devised by ten leading Parisian paintings dealers who invited ten important international colleagues from... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2011

"Intérieurs 2011 – L’art de vivre avec l’art" @ Artcurial

Intérieurs 2011 – L’art de vivre avec l’art est une exposition organisée par le magazine AD et Artcurial, révélant au public les tendances de la haute décoration. Après le succès de la première édition en 2010 qui réunissait 10 décorateurs autour du style français, forte d’une fréquentation de 10 000 visiteurs, la manifestation met cette année en scène le talent de 12 décorateurs :India Mahdavi, Olivia Putman, Roxane Rodriguez, Alain Demachy, François-Joseph Graf, Chahan Minassian, Pierre Yovanovitch, Jean-Louis Deniot, Laurent... [Lire la suite]


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