29 janvier 2012

A pair of Chinese porcelain ormolu-mounted two-light candlesticks, 19th century

  A pair of Chinese porcelain ormolu-mounted two-light candlesticks, 19th century. Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The green and turquoise feathered parrots perched on pierced rockwork bases, mounted on ormolu stands with spiralling branches applied with flowerheads. 11 in. (28 cm.) high (2). Estimate £1,500 - £2,000 Christie's Interiors - & Spirit. 7 February 2012 London, South Kensington www.christies;com  
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29 janvier 2012

Meissen models of parrots, 19th century & 20th century

A pair of Meissen-style large models of parrots. Late 19th century. Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Blue crossed arrows marks. With brightly coloured plumage, perched on low tree stumps  applied with trailing fruiting vines. the tallest 24½ in. (62.6 cm.) high (2). Estimate £6,500 - £7,500 A Meissen model of a parrot. Late 19th century. Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Blue crossed swords mark, incised a.43. Naturalistically modelled with brightly coloured plumage, wearing a gilt collar and holding cherries... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2012

High Museum to bring Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" to th eUS for the first time

  Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), Girl with a Pearl Earring, c.1665  ATLANTA, GA.- The High Museum of Art in collaboration with the Mauritshuis, The Hague, will present a major exhibition of Dutch masterworks in 2013, including Johannes Vermeer’s iconic “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” which has not been on view in the United States for more than 15 years and has never been seen in the Southeast. Drawn from the Mauritshuis’s collection, “Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis” will highlight... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2012

A blue and white Rouleau Vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A blue and white  Rouleau Vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period.  the cylindrical body finely painted in shades of underglaze blue with a continuous narrative scene depicting a court audience with two officers bearing hu tablets before a central general flanked by attendants, framed by plantain trees and swirling clouds, the cylindrical neck with ruyi-head, key fret and cloud scroll borders, with a keyfret band to the everted mouth rim; 46.8cm., 18 3/8 in. Estimate 20,000-30,000 GBP.... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2012

Un diamant de 16,89 carats au enchères à Vannes

Diamant Taille Ancienne - Enchères Vannes. Samedi 4 février, Me Jack-Philippe Ruellan, commissaire-priseur à Vannes, lancera les enchères pour un diamant de 16,89carats. Une pierre précieuse provenant d'une famille française qui le détenait depuis le XIXe siècle. Certifié, d'un beau jaune très clair, le diamant est estimé entre 80.000EUR et 100.000 EUR mais son prix devrait grimper très vite car les contacts avec les Pays-Bas, l'Angleterre et surtout Hong-Kong vont bon train. Contact :02.97.47.26.32.
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29 janvier 2012

A blue and white 'Longevity' beaker vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A blue and white 'Longevity' beaker vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, Photo Sotheby's of gu shape, painted overall in bright cobalt-blue tones with crane roundels and fruiting peach sprays supporting stylised shou characters dispersed amongst stylised cloud scrolls, the base with a double circle; 45.7cm., 18in. Estimate 15,000-25,000 GBP. Unsold Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Londres | 09 Nov 2011 www.sothebys.com


29 janvier 2012

Robe en soie tissée (kesi) à fond bleu, Jifu. Chine, Dynastie Qing, XIXème siècle

Robe en soie tissée (kesi) à fond bleu, Jifu. Chine, Dynastie Qing, XIXème siècle. Christie's Images Ltd 2012 De couleur bleue, le devant et le dos à décor tissé en fils polychromes de dragons, chauve-souris, Emblèmes Bouddhiques, autour d'une lanterne, parmi les nuages au-dessus des flots ; usures. Hauteur: circa 128 cm. (50½ in.).  Estimate €2,000 - €3,000. Price Realised €4,375 清十九世紀 石青緞繡雲蝠金龍八吉祥吉服袍 A BLUE-GROUND WOVEN SILK (KESI) DRAGON ROBE, JIFUCHINA, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY ... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2012

Robe d'été en gaze bleue brodée au point compté, jifu. Chine, Dynastie Qing, fin du XIXème siècle

Robe d'été en gaze bleue brodée au point compté, jifu. Chine, Dynastie Qing, fin du XIXème siècle.  Christie's Images Ltd 2012 De couleur bleue, le devant et le dos à décor brodé en fils or et polychromes de dragons, chauve-souris, Emblèmes Bouddhiques, autour d'une pivoine, parmi les nuages au-dessus des flots; usures. Hauteur: circa 132 cm. (52 in.). Estimate €2,000 - €3,000. Price Realised €4,750 清十九世紀末 石青地納紗繡雲蝠金龍八吉祥吉服袍 A BLUE SUMMER GAUZE DRAGON ROBE WORKED IN COUNTED STITCH EMBROIDERY,... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2012

"The Baroque Genius of Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione" @ National Gallery of Art, Washington,

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Alexander at the Tomb of Cyrus, 1645/1650. Brush with oil paint heightened with white gouache, overall: 58 x 42.9 cm. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund and Edward E. MacCrone Fund. WASHINGTON (AP).- An exhibition at the National Gallery of Art will showcase its rich holdings of works on paper by the Italian baroque master Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609–1664), as well as works by his contemporaries and followers. On view in the Gallery's West... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2012

"Rembrandt, Rubens and the Golden Age of Painting in Europe from the Speed Art Museum" @ Dixon Gallery and Garden

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (French, 1749 -1803), Portrait of Madame Adélaïde, about 1787. Oil on canvas, 107 3/4 x 73 3/4 in. Collection of Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY. MEMPHIS, TN.- The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is presenting an exhibition of more than 70 major works by master painters Rembrandt, Rubens, Tiepolo, Gainsborough, Hogarth and others from the renowned collection of the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. On view through April 15, Rembrandt, Rubens, and the Golden Age of Painting illustrates how the... [Lire la suite]


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