09 mai 2016

A 'Cizhou' white-rimmed russet-splashed bowl, Jin dynasty

Lot 195. A 'Cizhou' white-rimmed russet-splashed bowl, Jin dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (3,831 - 6,386 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an inverted straight rim, covered overall in a lustrous back glaze with irregular large russet splashes, save for the rim with white slip under a clear glaze; 17.5 cm, 6 7/8  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM

09 mai 2016

Nature at Home: Huge Stegosaurus skeleton to be sold by Auctionata at REDGALLERY

The breathtaking highlight of the auction is unmistakably the 7-meter-long and c. 150-million-year-old Stegosaurus skeleton. HAMBURG.- On May 28, 2015, at 6 pm CET, Germany’s leading auction house Auctionata presents a very special online auction: entitled “Nature at Home – Prehistorical fossils and minerals”, 90 decorative and highquality natural artworks will be sold via livestream on www.auctionata.com. The absolute highlight of the auction is the complete skeleton of a stegosaurus, which is valued at 2,4 million... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

World Auction Record for Maurizio Cattelan at Christie's New York yesterday

Maurizio Cattelan (B. 1960), Him; wax, human hair, suit, polyester resin and pigment, 39 3/4 x 17 x 25 in. (101 x 43.1 x 63.5 cm.). Executed in 2001. This work is the artist's proof from an edition of three plus one artist's proof. Estimate: $10,000,000-15,000,000. Price Realized $17,189,000  ( £11,887,275 / €15,037,403 ). A WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. NEW YORK - Bound to Fail achieved US$78,123,250/ £54,027,144/ €68,344,337 with sell-through... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2016

A painted pottery figure of a musician, Tang Dynasty

Lot 21. Property from the Cunliffe Collection of Chinese Art. A painted pottery figure of a musician, Tang Dynasty. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€6,300 - 10,000). Photo Bonhams. The well-modelled figure wearing a long belted robe with flaring sleeves and loose trousers, vividly depicted with his head and body gently leaning towards the left, both legs bent, the right arm partially raised and the left hand closed as if strumming a pipa, the face with a serene expression and hair gathered in a high knot, with... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A painted pottery figure of a female dancer, Tang Dynasty

Lot 20. Property from the Cunliffe Collection of Chinese Art. A painted pottery figure of a female dancer, Tang Dynasty; 25.4cm (10in) high. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,800 - 6,300). Sold for £ 5,000 (€ 5,787). © Bonhams 2001-2016. The graceful figure wearing a long-sleeved surcoat belted above the waist and cloud-shaped slippers, the head turned to one side and hair pulled up into two topknots, depicted in animated pose, gracefully stepping forward with one arm raised and the other resting... [Lire la suite]