07 novembre 2016

Burmese ruby and diamond necklace, Bulgari, 1950s

Lot 214. Burmese ruby and diamond necklace, Bulgari, 1950s. Estimate 587,000 — 885,000 CHF. Lot sold 732,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's; Set with baguette diamonds, the sides decorated with bow motifs similarly set supporting two lines set of cushion-shaped rubies alternating with step-cut diamonds, length approximately 440mm, signed Bulgari. Accompanied by Gübelin reports no. 16100011, no. 16100012, no. 16100013, no. 16100014, no. 16100015, no. 16100016, no. 16100017 and no. 16100018,... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2016

A rare blue and white floral bowl, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 66. A rare blue and white floral bowl, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1426-1435). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 37,380 - USD 62,300). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The exterior is painted with six large flowers on a leafy vine, and the interior has a stylised flower head with six petals to the centre. 8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) diam. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street
07 novembre 2016

A rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 65. A rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1426-1435). Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 74,760 - USD 99,680). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The exterior of the jar is boldly painted with a large dragon holding a lingzhi spray in its mouth, below the six-character mark to the shoulder and a band of humanoid monster masks surrounding the mouth. 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2016

New collection of photographs by Maryam Eisler on view at Tristan Hoare

Maryam Eisler, Mahal (Woman) (2015). Giclée print. Photo courtesy the artist and Tristan Hoare gallery. LONDON.- Tristan Hoare is presenting Searching for Eve in the American West, a new collection of photographs by Maryam Eisler. Whilst working on a major book on American artists in their studios in 2012*, Eisler visited Ghost Ranch in Abiquiú, New Mexico, the estate in which the renowned American Modernist Georgia O’Keefe lived, worked, and produced her iconic paintings. The experience of... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2016

The Jewish Museum opens first U.S. exhibition devoted to visionary designer and architect Pierre Chareau

Pierre Chareau Portrait, 1925. Photo © Centre Pompidou  NEW YORK, NY.- The Jewish Museum is presenting the first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) from November 4, 2016 through March 26, 2017. Showcasing rare furniture, lighting fixtures, and interiors, as well as designs for the extraordinary Maison de Verre, the glass house completed in Paris in 1932, Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design brings together over 180 rarely-seen works from major public and... [Lire la suite]