22 janvier 2016

Lidded goblet, c. 1600

Lidded goblet, c. 1600, amber, gold,  34.0cm × d 11.7cm. BK-17192. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Cup with lid amber with enamelled gold frame. Inverted conical cup with hemispherical, lobed base. The stem consists of a straight, melon-shaped node between two profiles. The underside of the cup is surrounded by arched oval amber, with medallions behind a translucent masses. Moreover runs cup, surrounded by two narrow sections, gradually widening out. On the domed lid are gold ovals. An increase in the center is an... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2016

Tomb figures of horses and camels, Tang dynasty, 650 - 750 at Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Saddled horse, Tang dynasty, 650 - 750. Terracotta, h 46.0 cm × w 45.5 cm × d 14.5 cm. AK-MAK-65. On loan from the Vereniging van Vrienden der Aziatische Kunst, 1972. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.  Saddled horse, Tang dynasty, 650 - 750. Terracotta, h 43.0 cm × w 39.0 cm × d 13 cm. AK-MAK-66. On loan from the Vereniging van Vrienden der Aziatische Kunst, 1972. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Camel with rider, Tang dynasty, 650 - 750. Terracotta, h 56.0 cm × w 35.0 cm × d 17.0... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2016

Harry Winston unveils an incredible ring showcase for the holiday season

10.89 carat Burma Ruby and Diamond Ring. Harry Winston  28.16 ct. Yellow Diamond Ring with Diamond Tapered Baguettes. Harry Winston  12.71 carat Oval-Cut Sapphire Ring with Diamond Tapered Baguettes. Harry Winston  5.99 ct. Pink Diamond Micropave Ring. Harry Winston   South Sea Pearl Ring with colorless pave diamonds. Harry Winston 16.13 carat Colombian Emerald Ring with diamond side stones. Harry Winston 18.38 carats Emerald-Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring framed by baguette diamonds.... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2016

Picasso, Matisse & Monet to lead Sotheby's London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales

Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales on 3rd February are characterised by their breadth of range within these collecting categories, combined with an outstanding level of quality across the board. Encompassing works by the most sought-after artists including Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Paul Delvaux and René Magritte, to name but a few, the 54 lots in the evening sales are estimated to fetch a combined total of... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2016

"L'asie rêvée" à la Fondation Baur

Pot à pinceau en porcelaine, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et règne de Qianlong (1736-1795). Marian Gérard © Fondation Baur, Genève. GENEVE - Aux XIXe et XXe siècles, on collectionne des « curios » – ainsi nommés, à juste titre, puisqu’ils suscitent la « curiosité ». Ces objets exotiques en provenance de Chine ou du Japon, ornés de décors fantaisistes, façonnés dans divers matériaux, dont certains encore méconnus, subjuguent les Occidentaux. Ils provoquent un engouement pour l’Asie, envoûtent... [Lire la suite]