08 septembre 2011

Sotheby's London to host exhibition of Fine Archaic Chinese Bronzes from Compton Verney

Wine Vessel and Cover, Fangjia, Bronze, Late Shang Dynasty. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London announces that it will host “Fine Chinese  Archaic Bronzes from Compton Verney”. The Exhibition will feature rare works from one of the most important private museum collections of Chinese archaic bronzes in the U.K and will take place at Sotheby’s London 34-35 New Bond Street from November 6th-9th 2011 during London Asian Art Week. Meticulously curated, it features 12 remarkable archaic bronzes dating from the Shang (1600-1100 BC) to the... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2011

Iconic Pieces Of Imperial Chinese Porcelain From the early 15th to late 18th century @ Christie's Hong Kong

Left: A Superb Large Famille-Rose Prunus and Rose Charger, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (Est. HK$15–20 million / US$1.9-2.56million). Right: A Fine and Rare Famille-Rose 'Peach' Vase, Tianqiuping, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (Est: HK$80–120 million / US$10.3-15.4million). Photo Sotheby's Hong Kong, September 2011 Sotheby’s Hong Kong is delighted to announce that Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Autumn Sale Series 2011 will be held on 5 October, 2011 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Leading the season is... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2011

China warns museums to tighten security after series of embarrassing thefts

A cosmetic case made in 1930-1940 was stolen from an exhibit at China's famed Forbidden City. AP Photo/Palace Museum. BEIJING (REUTERS).- China has ordered its museums to tighten security after a series of embarrassing thefts, including at Beijing's Palace Museum, and will temporarily shut those which don't meet standards, state media reported on Wednesday. Curators at the Palace Museum, housed in the former home of China's last emperors in the Forbidden City, were left red faced after several items loaned from a Hong Kong museum... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2011

The Crown Jewels of Hollywood: the collection of Elizabeth Taylor @ Christie's

©2011 Douglas Kirkland/CORBIS New York – Christie’s is proud to announce details of the first in a four-day series of landmark sales devoted to the iconic collection of Elizabeth Taylor, the celebrated film star, fashion icon, and humanitarian. On December 13, 2011, Christie’s New York will present 80 of Ms. Taylor’s most iconic jewels in a special Evening Sale, followed by 189 additional jewels in two Day Sale sessions on December 14. Widely celebrated as one of the greatest private collections ever assembled, this dazzling array... [Lire la suite]