26 mai 2014

Mikimoto, the ‘Color Prestige’ collection

Mikimoto. Morganite earrings from the ‘Color Prestige’ collection. Mikimoto. Sapphire earrings from the ‘Color Prestige’ collection. Mikimoto. Sapphire earrings from the ‘Color Prestige’ collection. Mikimoto. Mint tourmaline earrings from the ‘Color Prestige’ collection.
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26 mai 2014

Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd @ Master Drawings and Sculpture Week

Giovanni Boldini (Ferrara 1842-1931 Paris), A Lady Wearing a Blue Feathered Hat and a Veil. Watercolour on paper. Signed Boldini at lower right. 510 x 355 mm. (20 1/12 x 14 in.). Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd.  Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week PROVENANCE: Sale J.J. Terris et F. Courchet, catalogue of the Cabinet d’un amateur parisien, Hall of the Savoy Hotel, Nice, 24th to 28th June 1942, no.219, according to the period label on the old backing board. Carlo Cignani (Bologna 1628-1719 Forli), A... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2014

Mikimoto. The ‘Celestia’ collection

Mikimoto. Star sapphire necklace from the ‘Celestia’ collection. Mikimoto. Star sapphire necklace from the ‘Celestia’ collection.
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26 mai 2014

Didier Aaron Ltd @ Master Drawings and Sculpture Week (MDSW)

Charles Mellin (Nancy c.1598-1649 Rome), The Assumption of the Virgin. Pen and brown ink and brown wash over traces of black chalk Inscribed lower left: Lanfranco 255 x 460 mm. Didier Aaron Ltd. Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week Jean-Achille Bénouville (1815 Paris 1891), The gardens of the Villa d’Este, Tivoli. Watercolour and gouache over traces of charcoal Signed and dated lower left: Ach. Benouville Roma 1861 323 x 242 mm. Didier Aaron Ltd. Copyright © Master Drawings and... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2014

Carrera y Carrera, Sierpes collection

Carrera y Carrera. Moonstone earrings from the Sierpes collection, inspired by the shawl fringe. Carrera y Carrera. A chalcedony Sierpes ring.   Carrera y Carrera. Black onyx Sierpes earrings. Carrera y Carrera. Black onyx Sierpes earrings.
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26 mai 2014

A large Longquan celadon carved lobed 'lotus' bowl, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty

A large Longquan celadon carved lobed 'lotus' bowl, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. Potted with lobed sides and a foliate mouth rim, the exterior decorated with freely-carved lotus blooms borne on leafy stems within each petal-shaped panel, the interior with a central flower medallion surrounded by leafy lotus sprays, covered overall in an attractive olive-green glaze. 33.2cm diam. Estimate HK$ 300,000 - 600,000 (€28,000 - 57,000). Unsold. Provenance : Sotheby's New York, 15 September 2010, lot 312 For a bowl of... [Lire la suite]

26 mai 2014

A large Longquan celadon jar, Early Ming Dynasty

A large Longquan celadon jar, Early Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. Heavily potted with broad shoulders tapering down to a recessed circular base and surmounted by a short slightly flared neck, decorated with a large band of panels enclosing caoshu characters interspersed by leafy fruiting branches, including peach, lychee and pomegranate, all above a tall band of narrow lotus petals, the sides flanked by a pair of monster-mask handles, covered overall in a pale green glaze, pierced wood cover surmounted by a carved white and brown... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2014

A large Longquan celadon charger, 14th century

Lot 108. A large Longquan celadon charger, 14th century; 33.5cm diam. Sold for HK$ 100,000 (€9,459). Photo: Bonhams 2014. Thickly potted with shallow rounded sides, the centre of the interior decorated with a biscuit-fired dragon in high relief that has burnt orange-red, the cavetto with a band of radiating lobes, covered overall in an olive-green glaze.  Note: The technique of either leaving unglazed areas to be biscuit-fired, or applying a cut-out design on top of the glaze before firing, creating a 'floating... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2014

A small Longquan celadon 'lotus petal' baluster jarlet and cover, Yuan-Ming Dynasty

A small Longquan celadon 'lotus petal' baluster jarlet and cover, Yuan-Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. Moulded around the exterior with lotus petals tapering from the broad shoulder to the foot rim, covered inside and out with a pale olive-green glaze, the cover similarly glazed and with a slightly domed centre. 8.5cm wide. (2). Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€2,800 - 4,700). Unsold. A very similarly sized jarlet and cover, with near identical decoration, in the collection of Mr. K.T.Goh, dated to the 14th century, is illustrated by... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2014

A Dingyao persimmon-glazed dish, Northern Song Dynasty

A Dingyao persimmon-glazed dish, Northern Song Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. The shallow dish potted with a flat interior rising from a cleanly-cut unglazed foot to a flared mouth rim, covered overall in a reddish-brown coloured glaze. 16cm diam. Estimate HK$ 100,000 - 200,000 (€9,500 - 19,000). Unsold. Provenance : Side Tang Collection It is believed that Ding wares with persimmon glazes were produced after lacquer prototypes. The similarity in colour and form in the two materials is demonstrated by a persimmon-coloured lacquer... [Lire la suite]
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