13 août 2014

Yan Pei-Ming works at Massimo De Carlo Gallery

Yan Pei-Ming, Pope Innocent X no.3, 2013. Oil on canvas, 59 1/10 × 59 1/10 in, 150 × 150 cm. ©2014 Artsy Yan Pei-Ming, Black Bird I, 2013. Oil on canvas, 11 4/5 × 15 7/10 in, 30 × 40 cm. ©2014 Artsy Yan Pei-Ming, Black Bird II, 2013. Oil on canvas, 11 4/5 × 15 7/10 in, 30 × 40 cm. ©2014 Artsy Yan Pei-Ming, Black Bird IX, 2013. Oil on canvas, 11 4/5 × 15 7/10 in, 30 × 40 cm. ©2014 Artsy Yan Pei-Ming, The Other Bird - F16, 2013. Oil on canvas,, 44 9/10 × 76 4/5 in, 114 × 195... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2014

Mikimoto's Double Eight necklace

Mikimoto's Double Eight necklace is available from the pearl jeweller's New Bond Street Boutique and Harrods Fine Jewellery Room. Celebrating luck and fortune, Mikimoto's Double Eight collection necklace features 88 perfectly matched cultured Akoya pearls. The innovative clasp, which is made up of circles to form numerous number eights, means that Mikimoto's 88 necklace can be worn in a multitude of ways.
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13 août 2014

Back on Song ceramics sold at Christie's, 17 September 2008, New York

Lot 429. A rare Jizhou splashed black-glazed bowl , Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 6 5/16 in. (16 cm.) diam., box. Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized: $30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008 Potted with rounded flaring sides rising from a knife-cut foot ring to a finger-grooved band below the lipped rim, the interior with recessed center boldly decorated with an irregular pattern of swirls of variegated russet and pale milky brown color reserved on the blackish-brown ground, the exterior similarly... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2014

Chopard Red Carpet Collection at flagship store on New Bond Street and the brand's boutiques in Selfridges and Harrods.

Chopard Red Carpet Collection earrings featuring pear-shaped rubellites surrounded by diamonds, set in rose gold (£POA). Chopard Red Carpet Collection necklace with black diamonds, sapphires and spinels set in white gold (£POA). Chopard Red Carpet Collection earrings with cabochon rubies surrounded by diamonds, set in white gold (£POA). Chopard Red Carpet Collection diamond earrings in white gold (£POA). Chopard Red Carpet Collection necklace with pear-shaped rubies forming flowers and diamonds set in white gold (£POA). ... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2014

Friedemann Bühler Wooden Vessels

Friedemann Bühler, Vase shaped vessel, bleached ash, brushed and sandblasted. Photo by Richard Becker.  Friedemann Bühler, Tall vessel, bleached ash, brushed surface. Photo by Richard Becker.  Friedemann Bühler, Tall vase shaped vessel, bleached ash, brushed surface. Photo by Richard Becker. Friedemann Bühler, Bowl, blackened oak, brushed, sandblasted. Photo by Richard Becker. Friedemann Bühler, Cut-in bowl, bleached ash, brushed and sandblasted. Photo... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2014

Doyle New York to auction important jewelry on october 21, 2014

Photo courtesy Doyle New York NEW YORK - On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10am, Doyle New York will hold an auction of Important Jewelry from a variety of prominent estates and collections. The sale will offer dazzling jewelry spanning the Antique, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern eras by some of the world’s most prestigious makers, including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb and Tiffany & Co. Certain to attract attention is a group of high-carat-weight diamond jewelry. Also featured... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2014

Blue-and-White Bowl with Dragon and Scrolls Design, Ming Dynasty, Hongzhi Mark and Period (1488-1505)

Blue-and-White Bowl with Dragon and Scrolls Design, Ming Dynasty, Hongzhi Mark and Period (1488-1505), d.15.0cm. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. Acc. No. 10691. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. The style of this piece is a continuation of the thin, small bowls which appeared in the Chenghua reign, but the pattern has increased in complexity. The exterior of the bowl is decorated with a pair of dragons and baoxiang-hua floral scrolls, the interior is decorated... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2014

Chenghua Mark and Period Blue-and-White at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka

Blue-and-White Bowl with Melon Design, Ming Dynasty, Chenghua Mark and Period, (1465-1487), d.15.5cm. Acc. No. 10682. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. There are few large blue-and-white wares from the Chenghua period, and vessels such as jars are also rare. The best known vessel type from this period is a bowl like this piece, known as the "palace bowl" in the West for its lovely form. Some bowls are decorated on the inside and... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2014

Xuande Mark and Period Porcelains at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka

Blue-and-White Jar with Baoxiang-hua Scrolls Design, Ming Dynasty, Xuande Mark and Period (1426-1435), h.35.8cm. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. Acc. No. 10885. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. This is a large jar with a tall neck rising to a wide mouth. The center section is decorated with baoxiang-hua scrolled flowers, the shoulder and base feature double lotus petals, and the neck has a scrolled cloud pattern. The cobalt blue is a deep color, and the lotus... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2014

Yongle Blue-and-White Porcelains at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka

Blue-and-White Charger with Peony Design, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period (1403-1424), d.44.7cm. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. The central field of this plate depicts, within double circles, two peonies freely interlaced by scroll-like stems. Nine types of fruit including litchies, pomegranates, loquats and vines are painted in spray style around the rim inside the dish, while the outer surface has pomegranates and scrolls.... [Lire la suite]