06 juillet 2016

Buccellati Blossoms collection

The Buccellati Blossoms collection bursts into a bunch of silver flowers exalted by pistils set with brown diamonds. Buccellati Blossoms collection. The Daisy pendant earrings twinkle with brown diamonds and velvet silver petals. Buccellati Blossoms collection. The Gardenia cuff bracelet stands out for its treasured details made of engravings playing with the light, great style and design.
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06 juillet 2016

"Miroir du désir. Images de femmes dans l’estampe japonaise" au musée Guimet

Miroir du désir : Affiche PARIS - Le MNAAG dévoile un pan de son riche fonds d’estampes japonaises et aborde l’image contrastée des femmes : leur place dans la société, mais aussi les relations qui les unissent entre elles ou celles qu’elles entretiennent avec les hommes. Véritable promenade visuelle, l’exposition propose un parcours à travers les différents types de représentations de l’image féminine à la période d’Edo (1603-1868).  Si le terme même « d'estampe japonaise » fut synonyme d'images délicatement érotiques... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2016

Claire Rosen, «Birds of a Feather» (3)

Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Peach-Faced Lovebird, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016  Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Fancy Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2016

A Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 180. A Chinese blue and white bowl with four depictions of Lady Ma, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Est: £300–500. Sold for £600. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions Ma Gu Xian Shou with a basket of herbs and flowers in a basket held on a stick over her shoulder and arranged around a raised central boss surrounded by some of the eight precious things, the semi-biscuit outer border carved in a variation of the pierced Linglong technique, with four sprays of flowers below, 19cm... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2016

A Chinese blue and white moulded dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 178. A Chinese blue and white moulded dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Est: £300–500. Sold for £300. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions painted with scattered flowers, the border reserved with flowers and foliage and the centre with six-character mark within double circle, 27cm diameter; 4mm rim chip and other very minor fritting and 1.5 cm hair crack running from rim chip. Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art, Tuesday 17 May... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2016

A Chinese blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 177. A Chinese blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Est: £3000–5000. Unsold. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions of slender baluster form, painted with alternating panels of precious objects and a lady on a terrace with Buddhist symbols, 26.5cm high; Slight discolouration to the lower bevelled edge and several chips to foot rim and neck rim. Provenance: Private collection purchased: Christie's, South Kensington, 6th November 2009 Dreweatts & Bloomsbury... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2016

A rare Chinese blue and white screen tile, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 176. A rare Chinese blue and white screen tile, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Est: £3000–5000. Unsold. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions of rectangular shape luted together in hollow sections, with rectangular openings at each edge, painted on one side with a scholar and attendant in a mountainous landscape, the other side with ladies in a courtyard, 26cm long x 16.6cm high x 4.2cm high; A number of in filled burst bubbles to the upper edge, two shallow scale chips to the right edge. Compare... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2016

A good pair of Chinese blue and white 'Venetian' Vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 175. A good pair of Chinese blue and white 'Venetian' Vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Est: £700–1 000. Sold for £700. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions the ovoid bodies and flared cylindrical necks, with pierced handles after a 17th century Venetian glass design, painted with flowers and foliage and the necks with birds perched on branches, 24.7cm high (2); minor fritting and firing cracks on handlesProvenance: Private collection purchased: Geoffrey Waters, London, December 2004 ... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2016

A Chinese blue and white ribbed bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 174. A Chinese blue and white ribbed bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Est: £700–1 000. Sold for £700. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions decorated with four ladies seated on a clouds and holding flowers, the interior with various alternating flower stems , Chenghua six-character mark within double circle, with collector's label for ºstings Antiquairs Collectie' (Netherlands), 12.5cm diameter; Perfect, no chips, cracks or restoration Dreweatts & Bloomsbury... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2016

A Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 173. A Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Est: £300–500. Sold for £600. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions with two scenes from the 'Romance of the Western Chamber' and the interior with three boys at play, Chenghua six character mark within double circle, 15.8cm diameter; Slight area of kiln misfire 1.5cmlong (see images), very minor foot rim chips Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art, Tuesday 17 May 2016