14 février 2014

Publicités du Savon Vietnam à Saigon dans les années 1950

Publicités du Savon Vietnam à Saigon dans les années 1950
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14 février 2014

A blue and white gu-form vase, Kangxi period

A blue and white gu-form vase, Kangxi period. Photo Bonhams. Formed with a long trumpet neck and flared foot separated by a convex central bulb, each segment divided by vertical diapered bands into four reserves filled with seasonal blossom and garden rocks (repaired and repainted); the rim and base now applied with European style gilt metal mounts (worn).19 1/2in (49.5cm) height of porcelain; 23 1/4in (59cm) height including metal mounts. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,200 - 3,600) Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. 4 Mar 2014, San... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2014

A blue and white porcelain dish, Chenghua mark, Kangxi period

A blue and white porcelain dish, Chenghua mark, Kangxi period. Photo Bonhams. The flat interior well centered by a roundel depicting a large pine tree gnarled into the shape of a shou character surrounded by lingzhi fungi, prunus blossoms and bamboo fronds, the flat mouth rim covered by a band of pine leaves above the sides displaying additional Three Friends of Winter motifs encircling the foot rim surrounding the recessed base bearing the six-character mark within a double ring. 8in (20.2cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 800 - 1,200... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2014

A blue and white porcelain bowl with Three Friends decoration, Xuande mark, 18th century

A blue and white porcelain bowl with Three Friends decoration, Xuande mark, 18th century. Photo Bonhams. The floor of its wide curving well centered with a roundel of the Three Friends - bamboo, pine and prunus - sprouting around a garden rock, then repeated in larger scale around the exterior walls, the recessed base bearing the six-character mark in regular script enclosed within a double ring. 7 7/8in (20cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€1,100 - 1,800) Property from the Collection of Dr. Wallace B. Smith (1880-1971),... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2014

A blue and white porcelain plaque, 17th Century

A blue and white porcelain plaque, 17th Century. Photo Bonhams. The circular plaque freely painted with a scholar seated on a river bank shaded by a pine bough with his attendant standing nearby, a mountain peak in the distance, the scene enclosed by a narrow key fret band. 9 inches (22.8cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 800 - 1,200 (€580 - 880) Property from a Private Ohio Collection. Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. 4 Mar 2014, San Francisco - www.bonhams.com
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14 février 2014

A group of blue and white ceramic dishes from the Hoi An hoard, Vietnam, late 15th/early 16th century

A group of blue and white ceramic dishes from the Hoi An hoard, Vietnam, late 15th-early 16th century.  Photo Bonhams. Including one large deep dish painted with a stylized lotus flower and leaf scrolls framed by a pearl border across the floor, flowers and leafy stems along the cavetto reversed by a band of jeweled lappets, the recessed base covered in a thin chocolate wash and traces of a two-character inscription in ink; and three smaller deep dishes, each centered with roundel of a bird on branches, reversed by a band... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2014

Kan Tai-Keung

靳埭強 Kan Tai-Keung, Heaven (Unity), 2007. KL&K Design 靳埭強 Kan Tai-Keung, Avalokitesvara, 2009. KL&K Design. 靳埭強 Kan Tai-Keung, Sitting watching clouds, 2006. KL&K Design. 靳埭強 Kan Tai-Keung, A pure heart, 2006. KL&K Design. 靳埭強 Kan Tai-Keung, Love in black, 2009. KL&K Design. 靳埭強 Kan Tai-Keung, Small vorld, 2009. KL&K Design. 靳埭強 Kan Tai-Keung, Ink, 2012. KL&K Design.
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14 février 2014

18th century jewelry at S. J. Phillips Ltd.

18th century diamond six petal flowerhead brooch, c.1770. Photo S. J. Phillips Ltd. centred by an oval rose cut diamond cluster, to slightly curved petals of pointed drop outline, pave set with lines of cushion cut diamonds, diamond line spurs between, close set in silver. Width 5.5cm / 2 1/8'' - Weight: 38.5g. Price range: £20,000-£50,000 18th century chrysolite ribbon bow and drop brooch-pendant, Portuguese c.1770. Photo S. J. Phillips Ltd. the double ribbon tied bow of openwork design, the loops centred by trailing... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2014

Francis Bacon portrait of George Dyer sells for $70 million at Christie's sale in London

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Portrait of George Dyer Talking, titled and dated 'Portrait of George Dyer Talking 1966' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 78 x 58in. (198.2 x 147.3cm.). Painted in 1966. Price Realized £42,194,500 ($70,042,870). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 LONDON.- On 13 February, Christie’s London evening auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art realised a total of £124,192,000/ $206,158,720/ €151,017,472 selling 83% by lot and 95% by value and achieving the 2nd highest ever total for... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2014

"Une famille et l’Empire". Collections provenant du maréchal Berthier chez Sotheby's Paris

  Portrait du Maréchal Berthier par Joseph Boze. Photo Sotheby's. PARIS - Sotheby’s fera revivre le temps d’une vente le 29 avril prochain un univers prestigieux et enchanteur où le vent de l’histoire nous transporte aux plus riches heures de l’Empire. Un ensemble historique unique porté par une provenance prestigieuse, celle du Maréchal Berthier, Prince de Neuchâtel et de Valangin, Prince de Wagram (1753-1815) et de ses descendants rassemble correspondances manuscrites, rapports de batailles... [Lire la suite]