06 mars 2012

Costume civil de cour en velours ciselé. Époque Louis XVI

Costume civil de cour en velours ciselé. Époque Louis XVI. Photo Thierry De Maigret de couleur grenat à décor de petites pastilles; il est brodé au collet, sur le devant, au revers, sous les poches et le long des basques, de fleurs et de feuillages en passementerie faite de sequins d'argent et d'or et de pastilles rondes et en forme de feuilles en verre taillé à facettes; boutons brodés en suite; doublure de soie blanche. Il est présenté avec sa culotte en suite, brodée seulement aux jarretières. (Culotte: restaurée à... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2012

A rare large silvery bronze octalobed mirror. Tang dynasty (618-907)

A rare large silvery bronze octalobed mirror. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Of kuihua (sunflower) shape, the knob forming the center of an eight-petaled flower flanked by a pair of standing phoenixes with knotted, tasseled cords trailing upward from their beaks, with axiniu leaping amidst clouds above the knob and a qilin leaping amidst clouds below, all within a raised border, with a small leafy sprig in each of the eight lobes of the rim; 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2012

A rare bronze square mirror. Tang dynasty (618-907)

A rare bronze square mirror. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 With rounded corners, the knob encircled by a flower head and flanked by two female celestial beings shown floating while holding an oil lamp in each hand below a pavilion flanked by clouds, with further clouds and a mountain rising from the sea below, with silvery grey patina and areas of malachite encrustation; 6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) square, 1/8 in. (.3 cm.) thick, box - 417g. Estiimate $30,000 - $50,000  唐 飛仙樓閣紋鍍銀方銅鏡 ... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2012

A very rare silvery bronze octalobed mirror with rhinoceroses. Tang dynasty (618-907)

A very rare silvery bronze octalobed mirror with rhinoceroses. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Of kuihua (sunflower) shape, finely cast in relief with two rhinoceroses with textured hide facing each other across the central knob positioned below a stand of bamboo growing within a trellis fence flanked by two flowering plants and hovering insects, with further insects hovering above a plant rising from rippling water below, which is also flanked by two flowering plants, the reverse... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2012

A rare silvery grey bronze octalobed mirror. Tang dynasty (618-907)

A rare silvery grey bronze octalobed mirror. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Of kuihua (sunflower) shape, finely cast in relief with two winged xiniu prancing either side of the knob, with lotus plants above and below the knob, all within the circular raised edge of the lobed outer band decorated with alternating insects and baoxianghua sprigs, with some malachite encrustation; 6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) across, ¼ in. (.5 cm.) thick, box - 757.9g.... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2012

An unusual silvery bronze octafoil mirror. Tang dynasty (618-907).

An unusual silvery bronze octafoil mirror. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Of linghua (water chestnut flower) shape, cast in relief with motifs representing the Moon Palace including a large guihua (osmanthus) tree, Chang'e in the form of an apsara holding a cartouche enclosing the characters, daji (Great Good Fortune), a pond set below a shui (water) character flanked by the hare preparing the elixir of longevity and a toad, all surrounding the... [Lire la suite]


06 mars 2012

A rare large bronze octafoil mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907).

A rare large bronze octafoil mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Heavily cast and of linghua (water chestnut flower) shape, finely and crisply cast with a pair of phoenixes with knotted cords trailing upwards from their beaks as they stand atop lotus stems flanking the knob, above the knob is another lotus stem, its leaves supporting a pair of confronted ducks suspending a pendent flower, below the knob a pair of birds, possibly parakeets, stand atop lotus flowers while... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2012

La troisième Nocturne organisée par Art Miromesnil aura lieu le jeudi 15 mars 2012

Les galeries et antiquaires accueilleront les amateurs et collectionneurs de 18h à 22h, au fil des rues de Miromesnil, Penthièvre et de l’avenue de Messine.  Les expositions reflèteront la pluralité et le dynamisme du quartier Miromesnil : Primitifs modernes, Art contemporain du Nigeria, Proche - artistes du Moyen Orient, Pop Art et Street Art...  Bernard Buffet, André Bauchant, Camille Bombois, René Rimbert, Louis Vivin, Peter Klasen, Gérard Schlosser, Robert Combas, Kaloon Chour, Denis Prieur, Jakè, Jérôme Mesnager et... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2012

Christie's announces the sale of the Pieter & Olga Dreesmann Collection of Dutch Old Master paintings

 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, A Bust of a Man in a Gorget and Cap. Estimate: £8 million to 12 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012. LONDON.- Christie’s announces the sale of The Pieter & Olga Dreesmann Collection of Dutch Old Master Paintings which will be offered in the Old Master & British Paintings Evening Auction on Tuesday 3 July. The Dreesmann family name is synonymous with connoisseurship, passion and generous philanthropy in the arts. Crowned by Rembrandt’s masterpiece A Bust of a Man in a Gorget and Cap... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2012

"Artemisia", le film de Agnès Merlet en DVD le 2 mai 2012

  A l’occasion de l’exposition organisée au Musée Maillol qui revient sur le parcours extraordinaire de Artemisia Gentileschi, première femme peintre d'Italie, lors d'une exposition qui se déroulera du 14 Mars au 15 Juillet 2012, ARTE EDITIONS propose de redécouvrir le film de Angès Merlet en DVD. A l’aube du XVIIe siècle en Italie, quand les femmes étaient mineures à vie, quand elles appartenaient à leur père, à leur mari, à leurs frères ou à leurs fils, Artemisia Gentileschi a brisé... [Lire la suite]
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