15 septembre 2016

Paintings of Chinese waistcoat of the Empress Dowager Cixi by 故宫博物院

Paintings of Chinese waistcoat of the Empress Dowager Cixi by 故宫博物院
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15 septembre 2016

State Cap, India, 19th century

State Cap, India, 19th century. Gold wire embroidery, feathers, rubies, pearls and emeralds.  This state cap is reputed to have belonged to the last Muslim King of Delhi, Bahadur Shah Zafar II (1775-1862) who was a descendent of the Mughal Dynasty. King Zafar succeeded to the throne of Delhi in 1837 but was imprisoned in 1858 by the British after the 1857 revolution.
15 septembre 2016

New High Jewelry collection: L'Arche de Noé racontée par Van Cleef & Arpels

New High Jewelry collection: L'Arche de Noé racontée par Van Cleef & Arpels
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15 septembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer Classical Chinese Paintings sale during autumn sales series

Wu Li (1632 – 1718), Spring Mountain in Seclusion. Ink on paper, hanging scroll, 103.5 x 30.5cm. Est. HK$5,000,000 – 8,000,000 / US$641,000 – 1,025,600. Photo Sotheby's HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present Classical Chinese Paintings autumn sale on 3 October 2016 at Hall 3 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Building on the success of previous auctions, this sale principally consists of selections from important private collections including the Mi Yun Hall collection, the Sakamoto Gorō... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2016

"Geste baroque - Collections de Salzbourg" au musée du Louvre

Attribué à Philipp Harpff, Salzbourg, vue du Nord, Dessin à la plume lavé de bistre (composé de deux parties), 162 x 907 mm, Salzburg Museum. © Musée de Salzbourg / Rupert Poschacher PARIS - Les terres de langues germaniques se sont imposées comme un foyer de création extrêmement fertile, le pouvoir laïc comme le pouvoir religieux commanditant de prestigieux chantiers sur lesquels travaillèrent les plus grands maîtres du baroque et du rococo allemands et autrichiens. Cité millénaire, Salzbourg a compté parmi les... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2016

Sotheby’s Hong Kong presents modern and contemporary Southeast Asian Art autumn sales 2016

Lê Pho (1907 – 2001), Maternity, c.1940s, ink and gouache on silk, fixed on paper, laid on cardboard 61 x 46.5 cm. Est. HK$1.2 – 1.8 million / US$155,000-233,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Hong Kong - Sotheby’s Hong Kong’s Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Autumn Sales 2016 will take place on 2-3 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 230 lots with a total estimate in excess of HK$76 million / US$9.8 million* will be offered in the Modern and Contemporary Asian Art Evening Sale (2 October)... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2016

Nationalmuseum Sweden announces new acquisition: A hunting still life by Jan Weenix

Jan Weenix, Still life with a dead swan, a peacock and a dog next to a fountain, 1684. Photo: Anna Danielsson/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- The Nationalmuseum has acquired a large, masterfully executed game still life dating from 1684 by the Dutch Baroque painter Jan Weenix. The painting represents dead game placed next to a sculpted fountain in the shape of a putto. The canvas formerly belonged to the Swedish diplomat and collector Karl Bergsten and has now been reunited with those parts of his extensive art collection... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2016

$3.5 million Qianlong Dynasty teapot leads Sotheby's Important Chinese Art Auction

A Rare Turquoise-Ground Famille-Rose 'Hui Mountain Retreat' Teapot And Cover, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Estimate: $300,000 - 500,000. Sold for: $3,490,000 (£2,620,710). Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Over the course of two days, Sotheby’s New York sales of Chinese Art brought a total of $14,748,350 – well over the $7.4/10.8 million estimate. The auction was led by a series of outstanding results for rare objects that drew up to a dozen bidders, driving prices to multiples of the high estimates. A teapot, from... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2016

Sotheby's to offer the collection of Robert Zellinger de Balkany

The salon rouge. A passionate and exacting collector, Robert Zellinger de Balkany lived in a setting that was both luxurious and welcoming. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.- Sotheby’s, en association avec Leclère-mdv, est honorée d’annoncer la vente de la collection Robert Zellinger de Balkany, à Paris les 20, 28 et 29 septembre 2016, au moment où se tiendra la Biennale des Antiquaires. Cet ensemble exceptionnel, réuni pendant plus de 50 ans par Robert Zellinger de Balkany, provient de l'hôtel de Feuquières, situé rue de... [Lire la suite]