02 mars 2017

YEWN at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Dickson Yewn, Obama Ring (Wish Fulfilling Lattice Ring). Jadeite and Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring Set in 18K White Gold © YEWN Dickson Yewn, Lock of Good Wishes Bracelet. Rose Cut Diamond, Faceted Emerald and Emerald Beads Bracelet set in 18K White Gold © YEWN  Dickson Yewn, Floral Lattice Bangle. Brilliant Cut Diamond, Pink Sapphire, Jadeite and Tsavorite Bangle set in 18K White Gold with Black Rhodium © YEWN  YEWN (Hong Kong), Have You Seen "Contemporary... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2017

Erik Thomsen at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Yuichi Inoue (1916-1985), En (Cycle/Eternity), 1977. Ink on Japanese paper. H 56-1/2 x W 74-1/2 in (144 x 189 cm) © Erik Thomsen Inoue Yuichi (1916-1985), Kou (Filial Piety), 1961. Ink on Japanese paper. 71.5 x 39.5 inches (182 x 100 cm) © Erik Thomsen Inoue Yuichi (1916-1985), Ryu (Dragon), 1960. Ink on Japanese paper. 42.5 x 45.5 inches (108 x 115.5 cm) © Erik Thomsen Inoue Yuichi (1916-1985), Butsu (Buddha), 1977. Ink on Japanese paper. 56 x 57.5... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Wartski at TEFAF Maastrich 2017

René Lalique (Ay 1860-1945 Paris), Necklace, Paris, circa 1899-1900 © Wartski Gold, enamel, pearls and glass. Height of pendant 8.8 cm. Signed 'Lalique' An unusually long necklace suspended with a pendant featuring a portrait of Lalique’s muse Augustine-Alice Ledru (circa 1870-1909), who would become his wife. The enamelled profile of Augustine-Alice Ledru is framed by gold stems bearing carved glass pine cones and needles which form the border of the jewel and suspend three baroque pearls, while the reverse is engraved... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Wartski at TEFAF Maastrich 2017

Pomander, possibly German, circa 1690. Antique silver © Wartski Two early pomanders, probably Dutch, circa 1530 and 1670. Silver. Height 7.3 cm (larger example including loop). Height 4.5 cm © Wartski The larger pomander is engraved with attributes of the goddess Venus including amorini, forget me nots and roses. These alternate between three panels engraved with gods: Mars with his helmet, shield and lance; his mother Juno with her attendant peacock; and Venus with a radiant heart in one hand and her own son Cupid in the other.... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Standing Amida Nyorai, dated 1512. Height: 49.5 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Noh Mask, Tenkaichi Yūkan, Japan, Edo period, 17th century. Wood. 15.6 x 20.2 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Wooden Head of a Deva, Heian period, 12th century. Height: 43 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Hamada Shoji Teapot, 20th century, 35.2 x 30.4 x 37.6 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art (Kyoto, Japan), Selections of Japanese Art, 9-18 march 2017... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Tenzing Asian Art at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Tibetan Tantric Carpet of a Flayed Man. Made in Nigxia, China, circa 19th Century. Wool, cotton and dye, 56 3/4 x 29 1/2 in (144 x 75 cm) © Tenzing Asian Art Buddha Shakyamuni, Kashmiri Schools in Western Tibet. Pedestal, 10th-11th century, Buddha, ca. 1050-1100 A.D. Brass Alloy and Pigment. Height: 12.75 in (33 cm) © Tenzing Asian Art Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara, Western Tibet, 14th century. Brass Alloy with Silver and Copper Inlay. Height: 11 in (28 cm) © Tenzing... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2017

Hedi Xant

Hedi Xant, Apollo Rey I Concept. Polished brass, marble, 2014 © Hedi Xant Hedi Xant, Apollo Rey II Concept. Polished brass, 2014 © Hedi Xant Hedi Xant, Apollo Rey III for Dries Van Noten: Inspirations (Antwerpt exhibition). 60 x 73 x 60 cm, polished brass, 2015 © Hedi Xant Hedi Xant, The Amperxandt. Logo illustration for THE NEW REPUBLIC magazine, 2014 © Hedi Xant
02 mars 2017

A fine large white-glazed 'lianzi' bowl, Xuande mark and period (1426–1435)

Lot 5. A fine large white-glazed 'lianzi' bowl, Xuande mark and period (1426–1435). Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's well potted, with deep rounded sides rising from a short slightly tapered foot, the exterior faintly incised with two rows of elongated lotus petals below a frieze of crested waves, the interior incised with a central medallion of two leafy pomegranates within double-circles under a register of keyfret at the rim, applied overall with an... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

An exceptionally anhua-decorated tianbai-glazed meiping, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 3. An exceptionally anhua-decorated tianbai-glazed meiping, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424). Estimate 2,300,000 — 2,800,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's evenly potted of generous proportions with the full rounded shoulders rising at a gently flared angle from the base and sweeping to a short waisted neck, finely incised around the body with a broad frieze of leafy peony scrolls bearing four large, full blossoms, with smaller subsidiary buds, framed below by a band of classic scroll at... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

A rare anhua-decorated tianbai-glazed dish, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 2. A rare anhua-decorated tianbai-glazed dish, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's thinly potted, the gently rounded sides rising to a very slightly lipped rim, decorated around the well in anhua technique with a pair of scaly dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', amidst cloud scrolls, the center with three radiating cloud scrolls, applied overall with a 'sweet white' (tianbai) glaze of warm milky tone, save for the... [Lire la suite]