21 juin 2020

Rothschild magic casts its spell as ceramics and glass take tens of thousands at Woolley & Wallis

From Alfred de Rothschild (1842-1918) at Halton House, Lionel de Rothschild (1882-1942), Edmund de Rothschild (1916-2009) at Exbury House, Hampshire. Lot 39. A very rare façon de Venise carafe or ewer for the Austrian market c.1560-90. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £14,000. Photo: Courtesy of Woolley & Wallis. SALISBURY.- Woolley & Wallis have proved that the Rothschild name still holds extraordinary cachet as the first sale of lots from Exbury House smashed estimates to sell for tens of thousands... [Lire la suite]

21 juin 2020

My Chinese Art personnal choice in Catawiki Prestige Asian Art Auction - Curated with Alain R. Truong

Lot 38317259. A porcelain ink rest and paper weight in the form of a miniature album from the Qing dynasty, China, 18th century, 1.9×5.4×3.6 cm, estimate € 2,000 - € 3,000. https://www.catawiki.com/l/38277373-paper-weight-porcelain-a-porcelain-ink-rest-and-paper-weight-in-the-form-of-a-miniature-album-from-the-qing-dynasty-china-18th-century Lot 38284821. A ‘Duan’ stone scholar’s studio amongst mountains brushrest from the Qing dynasty, China, 19th century, 6×3.8×17.5 cm, estimate € 2,000 - € 2,500.  ... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2020

Exhibition at Groeningemuseum focuses on Jan van Eyck's Bruges period

BRUGES.- By means of archive documents and recent research results, this exhibition sheds new light on the intriguing life and work of the famous Flemish primitive Jan van Eyck.EXHIBITIONMusea Brugge holds two of Jan Van Eyck’s most famous works in its collection: 'Madonna with Canon Joris van der Paele' and 'Portrait of Margareta van Eyck'. Moreover, Musea Brugge recently acquired a 'Virgin with Child in an Interior', painted by a follower of Van Eyck. To mark the Van Eyck Year 2020, these three works have been brought... [Lire la suite]