12 janvier 2018

La collection Christian et Isabelle Adrien chez Sotheby's Paris

Francesco Salviati, Homme nu assis de profil à droite, regardant vers le bas à gauche, XVIe sièvle. Estimation : 60.000-80.000 €. Sotheby’s / ArtDigital Studio. PARIS – Sotheby’s est honorée de mettre en vente la collection Christian et Isabelle Adrien qui se tiendra le 22 mars à Paris au moment du Salon du Dessin. Fruit d’une vie consacrée à la passion pour la peinture et le dessin, cette collection est l’une des plus fascinantes constituées en Europe ces dernières décennies. Cet ensemble exceptionnel, guidé par une curiosité... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2017

Sotheby's: Top 10 Old Masters of 2017

2017 was another impressive year for Old Masters at Sotheby's, with saleroom successes on both sides of the Atlantic including a record-breaking result for Joseph Wright of Derby's arresting An Academy by Lamplight which sold for £7.3 million, more than double its estimate. J.M.W. Turner's Ehrenbreitstein, one of only six works by the artist still in private hands, sold for £18.5 million in London in July. Click through to see the top results from across sales in New York and London. Joseph Mallord William... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2017

Importantes redécouvertes et commandes impériales chez Sotheby's Paris

PARIS - Le 12 décembre prochain, Sotheby’s Paris vous fera découvrir sa nouvelle sélection d’œuvres d’arts asiatiques marquée par les redécouvertes et les provenances prestigieuses, notamment impériales. Commandes impériales. Imperial commissions and Imperial masterpieces La vente d’Arts d’Asie comprend des pièces inattendues, comme cet ouvrage rarissime sur le marché, l’album "La Demeure Montagneuse pour fuir les chaleurs estivales" par Matteo Ripa (Estimation : 120.000 – 150.000 €). Composée d’une série complète... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2017

Sotheby's announces highlights from the Old Masters Evening Sale

A woman looks at works included in the sale. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Old Masters Evening sale on 6 December 2017 covers 400 years of art history, from the visually arresting gold-grounds of the Early Italian Renaissance to one of the last and most important candlelight pictures by Joseph Wright of Derby left in private hands. Highlights also include a luminous 18th-century view of Venice by Bellotto, two recently rediscovered landscapes by Constable, as well as a formidable gallery of portraits... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2017

Christie's to reveal first highlights from the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller in Hong Kong

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the first highlights from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller to be unveiled in Hong Kong on November 24, which marks the start of a global tour of collection highlights presented by private aviation company VistaJet. The collection will be offered for sale at Christie’s Rockefeller Center Galleries in New York in the Spring of 2018. The collection sale will be the most significant philanthropic auction ever presented, with all the Estate sale proceeds destined to benefit... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2017

Chinese Ru-Ware Washer Shatters World Record in Hong Kong

A Highly Important and Extremely Rare Ru Guanyao Brush Washer, Northern Song Dynasty. Lot sold for HK$294,287,500. World Auction Record for Chinese Ceramics. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG - A new world auction record for Chinese Ceramics was achieved in Hong Kong when an extraordinarily rare Ru guanyao brush washer sold for HK$294.3 million ($37.7million) after 20 minutes of tense bidding. Regarded as the most celebrated of all wares in the history of Chinese ceramics, the brush washer broke the previous record of HK$281.24... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2017

Record price for an item of jewellery at Piguet Auction House

Lot 1698. From the Molly de Balkany Collection, An important Art Deco necklace set with an old-mine-cut 14ct (approx.) diamond and two Colombian 75ct and 78ct (approx.) drop emeralds. Estimate CHF 80,000-120,000. Sold CHF 520,000. © HDV Hôtel des Ventes SA  GENEVA.- Piguet Auction House ended its September sale yesterday evening with an overall result of CHF 5.2 million. The Fine Jewellery, Contemporary Art and Antiquarian Books sessions drew in passionate collectors and... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2017

Enthusiastic bidding for Old Masters and antiques at Koller

 Lot 3037. Dirck Van Baburen (circa 1594 Utrecht 1624), Violin player with a wine glass, detail, 1623. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated upper left: T. D. Baburen. F. Ao. 1623, 80.4 x 67.1 cm. Sold for CHF 500 000. Photo: Koller ZURICH.- Koller’s “antiques week” of auctions in Zurich produced impressive results, with several prices in the mid six figures, and active bidding for both fine and decorative arts from the Renaissance through the 19th century. Cyril Koller,... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2017

Bonhams announces three Chinese and Japanese Works of Art sales in September

NEW YORK, NY.- On September 11 and 13, Bonhams New York will offer three auctions of The Dr. Sylvan and Faith Golder Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles, Twentieth Century Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, and Japanese Works of Art. The sales present an array of rare and exquisite ceramics, jades, metalwork, prints, and paintings, many offered from important private collections including property from the Ackerman collection, the collection of Judi Blum and the collection of Dr. Sylvan and Faith Golder.  ... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2017

Freeman's announces highlights from the September 9 Asian Arts auction

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s September 9 Asian Arts auction will offer collectors a wide array of Asian fine and decorative arts. A highlight of the sale is the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord and Pamela Watkins—including a fine group of Song to Ming dynasty ceramics and related wares of Southeast Asia— and a complementary private Pennsylvania collection, giving collectors and connoisseurs the rare opportunity to bid on a range of wares not often brought to auction. Additional highlights include Chinese paintings from... [Lire la suite]