18 mars 2015

More than $5.7 million realized at Bonhams' Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art Auction

  A gilt copper alloy deity from a Vajrabhairava shrine, Yongle period, 15th century. Sold for: $893,000. Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams’ Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian auction on March 16 fetched a total of $5.73 million. Himalayan Works of Art were hotly contested and top quality works in every section achieved high prices in the packed standing-room-only sales room. The highest-selling lot of the evening was a 15th century gilt copper alloy deity from a Vajrabhairava shrine, which sold for... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2015

Chinese snuff bottles fetch sparkling prices at Bonhams in Asia Week 2015

 An enameled and slip-decorated Yixing snuff bottle, 1800-1880. Sold for US$ 37,500 (€35,260). Photo: Bonhams NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week 2015 at Bonhams New York was opened with the auction of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of Barbara and Marvin Dicker, which took place at the Madison Avenue galleries on March 16. In a packed saleroom, the collection fetched far above its high estimates – with 97 per cent sold by lot – to make a total of $708,438.  The Dickers began collecting... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2015

J'ai le plaisir de vous annoncer le décès de Huynh Van Nghi, le voleur de notre collection familiale "Duong Hà"

      J'ai le plaisir de vous annoncer le décès de Huynh Van Nghi, le voleur de notre collection familiale "Duong Hà". Il a crevé comme il a vécu, tel un rat d'égout! Que le Diable l'emporte et j'irai cracher sur sa tombe!   Photo: A nineteenth- to twentieth-century Japanese ivory okimono carved as a human skull with snakes and rats, a symbolic memento mori. (Finch & Co)
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