09 octobre 2012

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa - Photo Sotheby's signed, titled and inscribed finalmente ò finito di lavorare on the reverse; waterpaint on canvas; 65 by 54cm. 25 1/2 by 21 1/4 in. Executed in 1964-5. Estimation: 550,000 - 750,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Acquired directly from the artist by the owner in the late 1960s LITTERATURE: Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo Generale, Vol. II, Milan 1986, p. 552, no. 64-65 T 32, illustratedEnrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana,... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2012

A rare doucai 'Flowers of the Four Seasons' moonflask. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A rare doucai 'Flowers of the Four Seasons' moonflask. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period - Photo Sotheby's of flattened globular form with rounded sides rising from a short oval foot to a straight cylindrical neck, set with two lobed arched handles, finely painted on each side in underglaze blue and shades of orange red, rose pink, yellow, aubergine and green enamels with a variety of flowers denoting the cycle of seasons, including a large central peony symbolizing the spring flanked by two lotus and a... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2012

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa - Photo Sotheby's signed, titled and inscribed Quando la terra tace è in riposo per un'attimo on the reverse; waterpaint and oil on canvas; 100 by 73cm. 39 3/8 by 28 3/4 in. Executed in 1964. Estimation: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Brussels (acquired from the artist)Sale: Sotheby's, London, Contemporary Art, 5 February 2004, Lot 7Acquired directly from the above by the present owner ... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2012

A Fine Teadust-Glazed Vase, Hu. Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

A Fine Teadust-Glazed Vase, Hu. Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong - Sotheby's the pear-shaped octagonal vessel of archaic hu form, with a round belly rising up from a straight foot to a tapered neck slightly flaring at the rim, flanked by square lug handles and covered overall with a rich olive-coloured glaze flecked with a fine yellow mist, the glazed base incised with a six-character seal mark beneath a brown dressing, carved wood stand, two Japanese wood boxes; 37.5 cm., 14... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2012

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale (Gold and Pietre)

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale (Gold and Pietre). signed and titled on the reverse; oil and murano glass on canvas; 73 by 60cm. 28 3/4 by 23 1/2 in. Executed in 1961. Est. £1.6-2 million. Photo: Sotheby's.  PROVENANCE: G. Laurini Collection, MilanPrivate Collection, MilanGalleria Maggiore, BolognaGalleria Il Mappomondo, MilanAcquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1988 LITTERATURE: Giulio Ballo, Lucio Fontana, Turin 1970, p. 221, no. 261,... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2012

LACMA presents renown French ceramics from the MaryLou Boone Collection

Ewer, c. 1700, Rouen, France, Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel (grand feu faïence), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of MaryLou and George Boone in honor of the museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary, M.2010.51.1, photo © Susan Einstein LOS ANGELES, CA.- Daily Pleasures: French Ceramics From the MaryLou Boone Collection features more than 130 pieces from the finest collection of French faience and soft-paste porcelain on the West Coast. The ideal fusion of the useful and the beautiful that is found in these French ceramics of... [Lire la suite]


09 octobre 2012

Contents of the home of Princess Viola von Hohenzollern in Scotland for sale at Bonhams Edinburgh

The image of Charles II after Sir Peter Lely, is a three quarter length portrait of Charles II in a blue robe, an oil on canvas it is estimated to sell for £7,000-9,000. Photo: Bonhams. EDINBURGH.- The contents of Scotland’s Killochan Castle, built in 1324 and bought by the present owner Princess Viola von Hohenzollern 15 years ago, will be sold by Bonhams on November 7th in Edinburgh. A relative of Kaiser Wilhelm II by marriage, the princess is offering for sale a set of 12 silver-mounted beakers made for Edward Prince of Wales,... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2012

Coffret à bijoux ottoman, 18ème siècle

Coffret à bijoux ottoman, 18ème siècle. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Coffret quadrangulaire à quatre pieds et couvercle en pente, en bois plaqué d'écaille de tortue et de nacre, tapissé de fleurs et d'une profusion de branches feuillagées. Hauteur : 42,2 cm. (16 ¼ in.), Largeur : 54 cm. (21 ¼ in.), Profondeur : 33,5 cm. (14 in.) - Estimation : 8 000 / 12 000 €AN OTTOMAN TORTOISE SHELL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL CASKET, 18TH CENTURY Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan. Mardi 9 octobre 2012. Hôtel... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2012

A Copper-Green Glazed Bowl with Incised Floral Decoration, Mark and Period of Yongzheng - Sotheby's

A Copper-Green Glazed Bowl with Incised Floral Decoration, Mark and Period of Yongzheng - Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides supported on a low straight foot, incised around the exterior with a dense floral scroll with five circular blooms borne one a single undulating stem wreathed by subsidiary sprigs and feathery leaves, covered overall with a deep green glaze with a slightly iridescent surface, the base reserved in white and inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2012

Coupe ilkhanide à l'oiseau, Djovein, 13ème-14ème siècle

Coupe ilkhanide à l'oiseau, Djovein, 13ème-14ème siècle. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Coupe hémisphérique en céramique, décorée en noir et léger relief sous glaçure turquoise d'un oiseau en vol parmi des rinceaux fleuronnés ponctués de bleu. Corolle de pétales au revers. Complète. Diamètre : 18,5 cm. (7 ¼ in.) - Estimation : 10 000 / 12 000 €AN ILKHANID UNDERGLAZE-PAINTED CERAMIC BOWL WITH A FLYING BIRD, 13TH-14TH CENTURYProvenance : Collection privée allemande. Artcurial -... [Lire la suite]
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