29 octobre 2015

A magnificent diamond ring, 50.48 carats, D colour, internally flawless

A magnificent Type IIa diamond ring, 50.48 carats, D colour, internally flawless. Estimate Upon Request. Photo Christie's Image Ltd Set with a pear brilliant-cut diamond, weighing approximately 50.48 carats, to the plain hoop, ring size 6½, mounted in platinum Accompanied by report no. 5171280733 dated 28 August 2015 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, with Excellent polish and Excellent symmetry, and a Diamond Type Classification letter... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2015

Willem de Kooning leads Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York

Michelangelo Pistoletto, Gruppo di persone , 1962, graphite on tissue paper on mirror-polished stainless steel, mounted to canvas, 71 x 49 in. (180.3 x 124.5 cm). Signed and dated "Pistoletto 1962" on the reverse. Estimate $1 500 000 - 2 500 000  NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art in New York will be led by Willem de Kooning’s Untitled XXVIII, 1977. Rendered in creamy yellows, crisp whites and sky blues, the work perfectly... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2015

Sotheby's announces Sale of Chinese Art including Classical Chinese Furniture from a private collection

LONDON.- On 11 November 2015, Sotheby’s London will bring to the market an exemplary selection of Chinese furniture and ceramics. Alongside the biannual auction of Important Chinese Art, Sotheby’s will offer the single-owner sale of Classical Chinese Furniture from a European Private Collection. Robert Bradlow, Senior Director, Chinese Works of Art, Sotheby’s London, commented: “This season we are delighted with the quality and freshness of the works we have sourced, in particular the exceptional collection of... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2015

Royal Academy of Arts opens exhibition of works by Swiss artist Jean-Etienne Liotard

Jean-Etienne Liotard, Self-portrait Laughing, c. 1770. Oil on canvas. 84 x 74 cm. Musée d’art et d’histoire, Geneva, inv. 1893-9. Photo Musée d'art et d'histoire, Geneva. Photography: Bettina Jacot-Descombes.  LONDON.- This exhibition is devoted to the idiosyncratic Swiss artist Jean-Etienne Liotard (1702-1789), who attained international recognition as one of the most highly accomplished portraitists of eighteenth-century Enlightenment Europe. Jean-Etienne Liotard brings together over 70 works, providing a... [Lire la suite]
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