27 février 2012

Chinese Carved Longquan Celadon Vase. Ming Dynasty, 14th/15th century

Chinese Carved Longquan Celadon Vase. Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century. Photo Doyle New York Boldly carved around the full body with large peony blossoms on scrolling leafy vines repeated on the neck, above a border of upright leaf tips at the foot, and below string bands at the trumpet mouth, finely crackled pale bluish green glaze. Height 21 1/4 inches. Estimate $20,000-30,000 C The Honorable Judge Edgar Bromberger Collection  The Honorable Judge Edgar Bromberger (1889-1956), who served as... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2012

Chinese River Landscape Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 17th Century.

Chinese River Landscape Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 17th Century.  Photo Doyle New York Carved on the exterior in relief with scholars ascending a mountain path towards a hut perched on a rocky outcropping, followed by three servants carrying bundles balanced and slung over their shoulders, all below gnarled pines and hanging vines issuing from rocky overhangs that extend to the interior of the cup, flowers and grasses grow along a stream in the foreground, the horn of warm amber tone. Height 4... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2012

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Dish. Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Dish. Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Photo Doyle New York The rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot, painted in an inky blue at the center with a recumbent qilin surrounded by a border of stylized chrysanthemums. Diameter 12 3/4 inches. Scattered iron spots on body, base with very dense pinholes, light scratches. Estimate $8,000-10,000  C The Honorable Judge Edgar Bromberger Collection     The Honorable Judge Edgar Bromberger... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2012

Chinese Blue and White and Gold Glazed Porcelain Charger, 17th Century

Chinese Blue and White and Gold Glazed Porcelain Charger, 17th Century. Photo Doyle New York Painted on the interior with a willow tree above blossoming lotus, grasses and rockwork within a diaper and foliate border, the reverse with floral sprays, the leafy stems painted in gold. Diameter 17 1/2 inches. Estimate $15,000-20,000C The Honorable Judge Edgar Bromberger Collection  The Honorable Judge Edgar Bromberger (1889-1956), who served as the Chief Magistrate of New York City. The Bromberger Collection... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2012

A Sinu Gold Dragon / Jaguar, Double Spiral Tail. From ancient Colombia, ca. 800-1500 A.D.

  A Sinu Gold Dragon / Jaguar, Double Spiral Tail. From ancient Colombia, ca. 800-1500 A.D. Photo Antiquities-Saleroom.com An amazing piece! High karat yellow gold cast in the lost-wax process in the form of a fierce reptile having an elongated snout with bared, toothy grimace, beady eyes and bifurcated head crest. The slender body portrayed in a crouching position with legs coiled for springing, front legs, each with a suspension loop and erect tail terminating in a double spiral,... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2012

A Pre-Columbian Uraba Gold Jaguar / Dragon.. From ancient Colombia, ca. 600-1000 A.D..

A Pre-Columbian Uraba Gold Jaguar / Dragon.. From ancient Colombia, ca. 600-1000 A.D.. Photo Antiquities-Saleroom.com Pre-Columbian gold at its finest!  Lost wax cast, high karat yellow gold pendant in the form of a recumbent reptile bearing a squared snout with wide grin exposing a row of teeth and fangs. He bears bulging, frog-like eyes, slender body with legs and arms at rest, front paws house the suspension loops, and a large, high standing tail with serrated edge and openwork,... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2012

Classical Antiquities & Pre-columbian Art @ Antiquities-Saleroom.com

  A Greek Terracotta Statuette of a Naked Youth. Photo Antiquities-Saleroom.com BOULDER COUNTY, CO.- In a collecting category as highly specialized as antiquities, the most valuable asset an auction house can possess is not a 2,500-year-old Egyptian statue or a rare Pre-Columbian artifact – its integrity and reputation. Antiquities-Saleroom.com, a fully-owned subsidiary of Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, will offer 125+ lots of Classical Antiquities and Pre-Columbian artifacts as part of its March 3 online auction. The... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2012

Jean Dujardin a choisi de porter sa montre Memovox tribute to deep sea de Jaeger-LeCoultre pour remporter l'Oscar

  Jean Dujardin, Jaeger-LeCoultre Fitting (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/WireImage) Jean Dujardin a choisi de porter sa montre Memovox tribute to deep sea de Jaeger-LeCoultre pour remporter l'Oscar du meilleur acteur pour le film The Artist. Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea is a reedition of the world’s first diver’s watch equipped with an alarm function.  This iconic diver’s timepiece became a legend of which only a rare few collectors were able to glimpse the reality.  The Memovox Tribute to... [Lire la suite]