01 juillet 2018

Miquel Barceló (b. 1957), Es Maculi del Gegant (The Giant from Maculi), 2007

Lot 194. Miquel Barceló (b. 1957), Es Maculi del Gegant (The Giant from Maculi), signed and dated 'Barceló 07' (on the reverse), mixed media on canvas, 112 ¼ x 112 ¼in. (285 x 285cm). Executed in 2007. Estimate GBP 180,000 - GBP 250,000. Price realised GBP 320,750. Courtesy of Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2008. ‘ Wherever he may be, Miquel Barceló... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2018

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, 1962

Lot 137. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, signed 'l. fontana' (lower right); signed and titled 'l. fontana "Concetto Spaziale"' (on the reverse), oil on canvas,45 ¾ x 34 7/8in. (116.2 x 88.7cm). Executed in 1962. Estimate GBP 500,000 - GBP 700,000. Price realised GBP 560,750. Courtesy of Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: Galerie Denise René-Hans Mayer, Krefeld.Galerie Semiha Huber, Zurich.Anon. sale, Christie's London, 6 December 1985, lot 66.Gallery Art Point,... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2018

Pierre Soulages, Peinture 195 x 130 cm, 3 février 1957

Lot 122. Pierre Soulages, Peinture 195 x 130 cm, 3 février 1957, signed, titled and dated 'SOULAGES " Peinture 195cm x 130cm" 3 Fevrier 1957' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 76 ¾ x 51 ½in. (195 x 130cm). Painted in 1957. Estimate GBP 2,500,000 - GBP 3,500,000. Price realised GBP 2,888,750. Courtesy of Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: Galerie Stangl, Munich.Collection Gustav Stein, Cologne.Private Collection, Washington.Galerie Pascal Lansberg, Paris.Private Collection, Paris.Anon. sale, Sotheby's Paris,... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2018

A Sarmatian gold lion griffin head appliqué, Northern Black Sea or Central Asian Steppes, circa 2nd century B.C.-1st century A.D

Lot 78. A Sarmatian gold lion griffin head appliqué, Northern Black Sea or Central Asian Steppes, circa 2nd century B.C.-1st century A.D. Lenght 4.5 cm., depth 1.5 cm. Estimate 3,500 — 4,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. repoussé and with turquoise and enamel inlays over A black substance, probably bitumen. Provenance: Drouot, Paris, May 29th-30th, 1963, no. 29, cover illus.acquired by the present owner at the above sale. Note:Such objects were probably ornaments from horse trappings or attachments to weaponry... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2018

A Gold Torque, probably Sarmatian, Northern Black Sea Area or Central Asian Steppes, circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.

Lot 77. A Gold Torque, probably Sarmatian, Northern Black Sea Area or Central Asian Steppes, circa 1st-2nd Century A.D. Diameter 15 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,750 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of solid circular section with hinged opening section and fastener, inlaid with carnelian and niello.. Provenance: Drouot, Paris, May 29th-30th, 1963, no. 27, illus. Note: The missing inlays may have been in a material more susceptible to decomposition with time and, on the basis of comparison... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2018

An Egyptian Glass and Carnelian Bead and Pendant Necklace, New Kingdom, 1540-1075 B.C.

Lot 76. An Egyptian Glass and Carnelian Bead and Pendant Necklace, New Kingdom, 1540-1075 B.C. Largest pendants 1.1 cm. length as strung together 42.9 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. composed of numerous deep blue glass and five jasper-red glass cornflower seed pendants, interspersed with globular carnelian beads. Provenance: Goddard and Josephine DuBois, acquired in Egypt circa 1901-1907Dr. Goddard DuBois, San Diego (Sotheby's, New York, December 8th, 2015, lot 44, illus.)acquired from the... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2018

A Pair of Greek Gold Earrings, Magna Graecia, circa late 4th-early 3rd Century B.C.

Lot 15. A Pair of Greek Gold Earrings, Magna Graecia, circa late 4th-early 3rd  Century B.C. Heights 5.7 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. each composed of a disk with beaded perimeter centering a repoussé lion mask within a border of beaded scrolling filigree, a small rosette forming the link to the pendant below, each pendant in the form of an inverted pyramid ornamented with globules, filigree leaves, and palmettes, the  biconical finial missing on one earring. ... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2018

A wucai 'Figure' bowl, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 2118. A wucai 'Figure' bowl, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 10.5 cm, 4 1/8 in. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 HKD (33,742 — 43,383 EUR). Lot sold 524,000 HKD (50,517 EUR). Photo Sotheby's potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a short foot, the exterior painted in the wucai palette, depicting two boys with offerings, alternating with a deer and ox with elaborate saddles, all traversing a landscape with scattered flowers and distanced... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2018

A rare blue and white octagonal 'boys' jar and cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 1944. A rare blue and white octagonal 'boys' jar and cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 13.5 cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD (96,406 — 144,609 EUR). Lot sold 3,620,000 HKD (348,989 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of octagonal section, the straight walls rising from a short foot, the exterior painted in vivid shades of cobalt-blue with eight panels, each detailed with boys at play in a balustraded garden scene, the underside inscribed with a six-character reign mark... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2018

Antonacci Lapiccirella Fine Art at London Art Week 2018

Jacopo Robusti, detto il Tintoretto (Venezia 1518 - 1594), Susanna. Oil on panel, 27 x 38 cm. Courtesy Antonacci Lapiccirella Fine Art Provenance: Venezia, collezione privata. Exhibited: Cologne , Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, „TINTORETTO – A star was born“ 2017-18;Paris, Musée du Luxembourg “ Le Tintoret – Naissance d’un génie “ (The Young Tintoretto) March -June 2018. Literature: Damerini 1931, p.n.n; Rossi 1977, pp. 84-85, fig. 47; Rossi, in Pallucchini, Rossi 1982, I, pp. 138-139 n. 55, II, p.... [Lire la suite]
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