09 septembre 2013

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain, Kangxi Period

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Dish, Kangxi Period  The center painted with a scholar and servant resting beneath trees at a riverside, within a rim decorated with lotus petal lappets with floral designs, base marked with an auspicious symbol. Diameter 10 1/2 inches. One small shallow chip to underside of rim. Estimate $1,500-2,500  Provenance: E&J Frankel, New York The Mechlin Moore Collection  Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Dish, Kangxi... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2013

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl & Kraak Ware Dish, Wanli Period

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl, Wanli Period. Photo courtesy Doyle New York The central garden scene within floral cartouches, fruit and swastika panels on the shaped rim. Diameter 6 inches. Four small glaze gaps and one small kiln adhesion to the rim. Estimate $1,000-1,500  Provenance: E&J Frankel, New York The Mechlin Moore Collection  Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Kraak Ware Dish, Wanli Period. Photo courtesy Doyle New York The... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2013

Jade 'chilong' belt hooks & belt buckles, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Two jade 'chilong' belt hooks, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Photo Sotheby's one of mottled emerald-green jadeite, the other of carnelian jade, both similarly carved, each with a dragon-head terminal and an undercut chilong crawling up the stem, grasping a lingzhi spring in its jaws, the underside carved with a circular button, (2). Length of larger 3 7/8  in., 9.8 cm. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 USD PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM I. ORCHARD  Two jade belt... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2013

Chinese Bronze, Gilt-Bronze, Inlaid Bronze & Turquoise Inlaid Bronze Belt Hooks, Warring States & Han Dynasty

Chinese Gilt-Bronze Belt Hook, Warring States Period. Photo courtesy Doyle New York The large gently curved form cast in high relief as a sinuous dragon his tail terminating in a hook, the reverse with circular knop. Length 6 1/4 inches. Estimate $3,000-5,000 Property from a Private American Collection  Two Chinese Bronze Belt Hooks, Warring States Period. Photo courtesy Doyle New York One with a wide curved top above a tapering ridged hook, cast with raised stylized taotie... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2013

Sortilège de Cartier collection

Sortilège de Cartier collection ring. White gold, pink and purple sapphires, brilliant-cut diamonds. Bague Collection Sortilège de Cartier. Or gris, saphirs roses et violets, brillants. Nils Herrmann © Cartier 2011 Sortilège de Cartier collection © Cartier 2011 Sortilège de Cartier collection. © Cartier 2011 Sortilège de Cartier white gold ring with pink and purple sapphires and diamonds. Note how the diamonds sparkle through the petal-shaped sapphires. © Cartier 2011 Sortilège de... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2013

First solo exhibition of Korean artist Jung Lee in Dubai opens at Green Art Gallery

Jung Lee, I Want To Be Your Love, 2012, C-type Print, 136 × 170 cm DUBAI.- Green Art Gallery announces the first solo exhibition of Korean artist Jung Lee in Dubai, marking her first presentation in the Middle East. The exhibition will open on 9th September and will be on view until 23rd October 2013.  Working across sculpture and photography, the exhibition will present works from both her Aporia and Day and Night Series. Aporia, meaning “coming to a dead end” in Greek, was inspired by Roland Barthes’s “A Lover’s Discourse”... [Lire la suite]
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