06 novembre 2013

A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 160. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s of compressed globular form, the possibly matched cover glazed a reddish and greyish-pink crushed fruit tone, the base similarly glazed, the footrim with a nicely finished groove around the outer edge, inscribed on the underside with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Quantité: 2 – 7.4cm., 2 7/8 in. Provenance: Lee Family... [Lire la suite]

06 novembre 2013

Sarang Ragini, Deccan, early 18th century

Sarang Ragini, Deccan, early 18th century. Photo courtesy Sam Fogg Opaque watercolour heightened with gold on paper. Dimensions: 28 x 19.5 cm (11 x 7 3/4 in.).  ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Sam Fogg. Katie Boycott. Phone +44 (0)20 7534 2100 - Fax +44 (0)20 7534 2122 - Email info@samfogg.com - Website www.samfogg.com
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06 novembre 2013

Lady Seated at her Toilette, Hyderabad, 1720-1750

Lady Seated at her Toilette, Hyderabad, 1720-1750. Photo courtesy Sam Fogg Opaque watercolour and gold laid down on an album page decorated with large white flowers against a gold ground. Dimensions: 34.2 x 21 cm (13 1/2 x 8 14 in.) ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Sam Fogg. Katie Boycott. Phone +44 (0)20 7534 2100 - Fax +44 (0)20 7534 2122 - Email info@samfogg.com - Website www.samfogg.com
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06 novembre 2013

Malagaudi Ragini, Sirohi, c. 1690

Malagaudi Ragini, Sirohi, c. 1690. Photo courtesy Sam Fogg Opaque watercolour heightened with gold. Dimensions: 21 x 15.6 cm (8 1/4 x 6 in.) ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Sam Fogg. Katie Boycott. Phone +44 (0)20 7534 2100 - Fax +44 (0)20 7534 2122 - Email info@samfogg.com - Website www.samfogg.com
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06 novembre 2013

A Racehorse with its Groom. Studio of Shaikh Muhammad Amir, Calcutta, c. 1840

A Racehorse with its Groom. Studio of Shaikh Muhammad Amir,  Watercolour and bodycolour on paper. Dimensions: 37 x 48.6 cm (14 1/2 x 19 in.) ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Sam Fogg. Katie Boycott. Phone +44 (0)20 7534 2100 - Fax +44 (0)20 7534 2122 - Email info@samfogg.com - Website www.samfogg.com
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06 novembre 2013

The Heroine sends for her Love. An illustration to a Ragamala Series. India, Deccani artist in Udaipur, c. 1650

The Heroine sends for her Love. An illustration to a Ragamala Series. India, Deccani artist in Udaipur, c. 1650. Photo courtesy Sam Fogg 23.2 x 19.5 cm; opaque watercolour heightened with gold and silver on paper.  ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Sam Fogg. Katie Boycott. Phone +44 (0)20 7534 2100 - Fax +44 (0)20 7534 2122 - Email info@samfogg.com - Website www.samfogg.com
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06 novembre 2013

‘Beyond Extravagance: A Royal Collection of Gems and Jewels‘, Assouline.

A turban clip worn by the Maharajah of Nawanagar, circa 1907 and remodelled in 1935 © Laziz Hamani/ Courtesy Assouline Detail of The Nizam of Hyderabad Ceremonial Sword with diamonds, rubies and emeralds © Laziz Hamani/ Courtesy Assouline Cartier carved emerald and diamonds brooch, circa 1925 – Photo courtesy of Assouline Necklace, India, 1850-1900, with seven foiled emeralds in closed gold settings, separated by diamond clusters in closed silver settings. The cord ends are wrapped with fine natural pearls. © Laziz Hamani/... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2013

Empty chair to represent China's dissident artist Ai Weiwei at Sweden film fest

A chair created by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is placed in the center of a movie theater in Stockholm. AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRAND STOCKHOLM (AFP).- Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei sent a defiant message to the authorities in Beijing on Tuesday in an opening address to the Stockholm Film Festival where he is on the jury -- but in spirit only. The 56-year-old avant-garde artist, who is not allowed to leave China, is represented at the festival by an empty chair that he designed himself in an ironic reference to his inability to... [Lire la suite]
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