18 mai 2023

Highlights of Archaic Jade from a British family sold at Bonhams London, Fine Chinese Art, 18 May 2023

Lot 17. The property of a British family. An archaic jade 'bird' plaque, Shang dynasty (c. 1500-1050 BC); 4.5cm long. Sold for £239,700 (Estimate £8,000 - £12,000). © Bonhams 2001-2023 The flat stone worked in the form of a plumed bird in profile, the head with circular eyes above downward-curving beak, the body finely detailed with geometric designs and curling plumes behind its head, back and tail, the stone an even pale green tone with beige inclusions. Provenance: Idemitsu... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2023

Anselm Kiefer now on view in Hong Kong for the first time in 10 years with 'hortus conclusus'

Anselm Kiefer, Danaë, 2014. Emulsion, oil, acrylic, charcoal, gold leaf, and sediment of electrolysis on canvas, 110 1/4 × 149 5/8 inches (280 × 380 cm) © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Georges Poncet. HONG KONG.- Gagosian is now opening Anselm Kiefer: hortus conclusus, an exhibition that surveys four decades of the artist’s landscape paintings. Capping a year of exhibitions across Europe and the United States, this is the first to feature his work in Hong Kong for more than ten years.Kiefer’s thirteenth solo exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2023

Tiaras sold at Christie's Geneva, Magnificent Jewels, 17 may 2023

  Lot 534. The Bessborough Diamond Tiara. An impressive Chaumet Art Deco diamond tiara. Marquise-shaped diamond, single and old-cut diamonds, platinum (French marks), 1931, maker's mark. Price realised CHF 945,000 (Estimate CHF 800,000 – CHF 1,500,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2023 Size/Dimensions: inner circumference 52.5 cm. Gross weight: 136.5 grams.  Provenance: Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough (1880-1956) for his wife, Roberte Countess of Bessborough [née Poupart de... [Lire la suite]