01 juin 2016

Impressive jadeite, ruby, pink sapphire and diamond 'Orchid' brooch-ring

Lot 213. Impressive jadeite, ruby, pink sapphireand diamond 'Orchid' brooch-ring. Estimate HK$3,500,000 - 4,500,000 (US$450,000 - 577,000). Courtesy Tiancheng International Modelled as an orchid, the brooch centring on a detachable finely translucent jadeite cabochon of emerald green colour, amid petals of invisible-set rubies, circular-cut rubies, pink sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds, the rubies, pink sapphires and diamonds together weighing approximately 127.40, 5.95 and 1.40 carats respectively, completed... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2016

Crafted Jadeite “The Great Sage Returns”, Zhang Bingguang

Lot 272. Crafted Jadeite “The Great Sage Returns”, Zhang Bingguang  Estimate:HK$ 1,600,000 – 2,600,000/US$ 205,000 – 335,000. Courtesy Tiancheng International The jadeite plaque of finely translucent emerald green colour, suffused with soft honey yellow and white patches, carved to the front with the Monkey King Sun Wukong flying over the Mountain of Flowers and Fruits, to the back carved with Buddhist peom in Chinese characters '薄雾绕奇峰, 遥望水帘, 广大神通威震三界; 幽林生幻影, 蓦临仙洞, 修成正果大圣归来', symbolising the return of power, signed. ... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2016

Unique survey of Cy Twombly's work opens at Museum Brandhorst

Cy Twombly (1929 - 2011), Untitled (Rose), 2008, acrylic and chalk on wood, 252.5 x 187.3 x 1.1 cm. Udo and Anette Brandhorst Collection, photo: Nicole Wilhelms, Bavarian State Painting Collections, Museum Brandhorst, Munich © Cy Twombly Foundation. MUNICH.- With more than 200 works from various periods in his artistic career, the Brandhorst Collection provides a unique survey of Cy Twombly’s development as an artist. This retrospective selection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2016

Sotheby's Milan announces sale of sculptures and works of art

A Milanese Cabinet Collection. Photo: Sotheby's.  MILAN.- For the first time in a Milanese sale on an international level, most of the lots are accompanied by export licence. It’s therefore an important news for the art market in Italy and abroad.   Sotheby’s Milan will host this event and Filippo Lotti – Sotheby’s Italy managing director -comments: "After a few seasons devoted exclusively to Contemporary Art in Italy, Milan expands again its business thanks to a refined Milanese Private Collection, mostly... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2016

A 600-year-old china Ming cup sold in Hong Kong by Auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull for £3.6 million

The Ming Xuande (1426-35) mark and period blue and white Stem Cup, sold in Hong Kong by Auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull for £3.6 million, was the most valuable of 270 items bequeathed to the Staffordshire University by Mr Ernest Thornhill on his death in 1944. HONG KONG.- The Stem Cup, which dates back to the early 15th Century sold for £3.6 million by Lyon & Turnbull at a their debut auction in Hong Kong today (31st May 2016). The Stem Cup was the star lot of a specially curated sale of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2016

Zhou Yiyan, «Cercles» à la Galerie miniMasterpiece

Zhou Yiyan, «Cercles». Scénographie et image de Yann Delacour. © Yann Delacour. PARIS.- Originaire de la province de l’Anhui, à l’est de la Chine, Zhou Yiyan suit des études d’art et de design à l’université de Shanghai puis travaille comme graphiste pendant 7 ans. Elle s’installe ensuite à Paris en 2007 afin de poursuivre son cursus artistique en photographie et design. Elle développe à l’issue de ses études une collection d’objets d’art en porcelaine - inspirés de la fascination pour les cercles dans la culture... [Lire la suite]
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