16 février 2013

Dovima by Richard Avedon, October 1950, Balenciaga couture

Dovima by Richard Avedon, October 1950, Balenciaga couture

16 février 2013

Dovima in Balenciaga, 1950. Photo: Richard Avedon.

Dovima in Balenciaga, 1950. Photo: Richard Avedon.
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16 février 2013

A Qingbai seated figure 'Guanyin'. China, probably Southern Song-dynasty (1127-1368)

A Qingbai seated figure 'Guanyin'. China, probably Southern Song-dynasty (1127-1368). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Ceramic with fine turquoise glaze. Seated figure of Bodhisattva Guanyin with crossed legs and dressed in a long flowing robe. Fine facial expression with closed eyes. Min. chips to the lower rim.. H. 26 cm.Provenance.: From a Dutch private coll.Note: Figures of the Bodhisattva Guanyin with partial Qingbai-glaze can be found since the Song-dynasty.They were often used for shrines or altar installations.... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2013

A Dehua vase 'GU'. Six-character Xuande apocryphal mark. China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

A Dehua vase 'GU'. Six-character Xuande apocryphal mark. China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl White porcelain (Blanc-de-Chine). Very lean shape with characteristic trumpet neck. The wall with a relief of dragon ornaments and 'Shou' characters among an incised decoration. H. 27,2 cm. Estimation : 1 600 € Auktionshaus Stahl.  Samedi 23 février 2013. Graumannsweg 54 - 22087 Hamburg. Tel. +49 (0) 40 34 34 71
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16 février 2013

A 'Teadust' censer with plastical handles, Six character Qianlong mark. China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911)

A 'Teadust' censer with plastical handles, Six character Qianlong mark. China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Ceramic with finely spotted, olive-green glaze. Bellied shape with 2 lion-heads side handles. Diam. 16,5 cm. Estimation : 1 200 € Auktionshaus Stahl.  Samedi 23 février 2013. Graumannsweg 54 - 22087 Hamburg. Tel. +49 (0) 40 34 34 71
16 février 2013

A fine 'Teadust' water-jar, Six character Qianlong mark, China, 18th cent. (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911)

A fine 'Teadust' water-jar, Six-character Qianlong-mark, China, 18th cent. (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Ceramic with finely dusted, olive-green glaze. Square-cut shape with domed shoulder. The moulded edges running to the square-cut mouth. H. 6 cm, diam. 7,5 cm. Estimation : 1 500 € Auktionshaus Stahl.  Samedi 23 février 2013. Graumannsweg 54 - 22087 Hamburg. Tel. +49 (0) 40 34 34 71

16 février 2013

A very fine and rare celadon vase with carved decoration, China, Kangxi six-character mark and period (1661-1722)

A very fine and rare celadon vase with carved decoration, China, Kangxi six-character mark and period (1661-1722). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Porcelain with light green glaze. Bellied body with tall neck. At the wall revolving pattern with circular reserves. The reserves with a fine relief of stylised mythical creatures after archaic models. Bottom and mark glazed. Six-character Kangxi-mark. H. 37 cm.Note: Similar exquisit examples of celadon-objects with underglaze relief can be found in important... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2013

Fragmentary bronze portrait of the emperor Caracalla, ca. 212–217 A.D. Mid-Imperial, Severan. Roman Bronze

Fragmentary bronze portrait of the emperor Caracalla, ca. 212–217 A.D. Mid-Imperial, Severan. Roman Bronze © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm). Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989 (1989.281.80) This portrait depicts Caracalla as a grown man, when he was sole emperor. He succeeded his father, Septimius Severus, who died at York in 211 A.D. during campaigns in northern Britain. Caracalla reigned for only six years before his own death near Carrhae in northern Mesopotamia while campaigning... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2013

A fine Rhinoceros horn bowl with Taotie-masks, China, 18th cent. (Qing dynasty 1644-1911)

A fine Rhinoceros horn bowl with Taotie-masks, China, 18th cent. (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Carved and ground Rhinoceros-horn. Flat bowl with revolving relief decoration: Taotie-masks between Leiwen- and lotus petal border.Including an authentication-certificate of the University of Hamburg. Diam. 11 cm. Estimation : 5 000 €Note: The exotic animals fascinated the Chinese arts and culture since prehistoric times. Especially the horn was cherished for its believed capability of... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2013

Chelsea Townhouse On Three Levels

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