10 janvier 2022

William Morris (born 1957), Deer Head Trophy, 1999

Lot 77. William Morris (born 1957), Deer Head Trophy, 1999, blown, applied and carved glass, engraved 'William Morris 1999'; height 29in (74cm); width 17 1/2in (44.5cm). Sold for US$ 50,312 /€ 44,532 (Est: $15,000 - $25,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. Literature: James Wood & Tina Oldknow, 'Willam Morris: Animal/Artefact', Abeville Press Publishers, 2000, p. 70 (design variant illustrated) Bonhams. Modern Decorative Art + Design, New... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2022

William Morris (born 1957), Sitatunga Head, 2000

Lot 76. William Morris (born 1957), Sitatunga Head, 2000, blown and applied glass, engraved 'William Morris 00' (dimensions without stand); height 16 1/4in (41.5cm); width 8 3/4in (22cm); depth 13in (33cm). Sold for US$ 56,562 /€ 50,064 (Est: $30,000 - $50,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. Literature: James Wood & Tina Oldknow, 'Willam Morris: Animal/Artefact', Abeville Press Publishers, 2000, p. 70 (present lot illustrated). ... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2022

William Morris (born 1957), Artifact: Tusk and Skull, 1999

Lot 76. William Morris (born 1957), Artifact: Tusk and Skull, 1999, blown and applied glass, gold leaf applied to the skull, engraved 'William Morris 99'; height 20in (51cm); width 38 1/2in (98cm); depth 6in (15cm). Sold for US$ 94,062/€ 83,255 (Est: $20,000 - $30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. Bonhams. Modern Decorative Art + Design, New York, 14 Dec 2021
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09 janvier 2022

Dame Magdalene Odundo (born 1950), Saggar Fired Vase, 1985

Lot 69. Dame Magdalene Odundo (born 1950), Saggar Fired Vase, 1985, burnished and carbonized terracotta, incised 'Odundo 1985'; sold together with Courcoux & Courcoux gallery postcard depicting the work at the time of acquisition; height 13 1/6in (33.2cm); width 10 1/2in (27cm); depth 9 3/4in (25cm). Sold for US$ 200,312 / € 177,299 (Est: $80,000 - $120,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance: Courcoux & Courcoux, Salisbury, Wiltshire, United KingdomPrivate Collection,... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2022

Dame Magdalene Odundo (born 1950), Symmetrical Terracotta Piece, 1990

Lot 71. Dame Magdalene Odundo (born 1950), Symmetrical Terracotta Piece, 1990, fired red clay, incised 'Odundo 1990'; height 13 3/4in (35cm); diameter 11 3/4in (30cm). Sold for US$ 362,812/€ 321,129 (Est: $40,000 - $60,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance:Anthony Ralph Gallery, New York, NYIdelle Weber (1932-2020), New York, NY (acquired from the above, 1991). Literature: Lord Queensbury (forward), 'Magdalene Odundo', Anthony Ralph Gallery, 1990, p. 9 (present lot illustrated). Bonhams.... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2021

Rago Design auctions bring in $10 million and set new auction record for Tiffany

Lot 273. Tiffany Studios, Important Dandelion Lamp from the 1900 Paris Exposition, USA, 1900, hand-blown Favrile glass, hammered and patinated copper, 29½ h × 11½ dia in, 75 × 29 cm, estimate: $50,000–75,000, result: $3,745,000, new world record. Courtesy Rago. LAMBERTVILLE, NJ.- With a total of $10 million, more than double the high estimate, and a 89% sell-through rate, Rago’s Early 20th Century Design and Modern Design auctions illustrate the continued strength of the design... [Lire la suite]

08 février 2021

Axel Salto (Copenhagen 1889-1961 Frederiksberg), Male mask, Denmark, 1947

Axel Salto (Copenhagen 1889-1961 Frederiksberg), Male mask, Denmark, 1947. Sandstone, H 44.5 x W 27.5 x D 22 cm. Signed lower back ‘Salto’. Unique piece made at the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory. FRANCIS JANSSENS VAN DER MAELEN at BRAFA 2021. Exhibition: Charlottenborg, 5-20 November 1949; Designmuseum Denmark, ‘Axel Salto’ in 1989, cat. 224. t. +32 (0)2 502 71 80 m. +32 (0)475 48 62 00 www.fineartsilver.com
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08 février 2021

Philippe WolfersPhilippe Wolfers (Brussels, 1858-1929), Covered vase ‘Wisteria’, Brussels, circa 1900

Philippe Wolfers (Brussels, 1858-1929), Covered vase ‘Wisteria’, Brussels, circa 1900. Silver and glass, Weight 358 gr, H 19 cm. FRANCIS JANSSENS VAN DER MAELEN at BRAFA 2021. Literature: W. Adriaenssens & R. Steel, La Dynastie Wolfers, Pandora, 2006, p. 384, n° 206. t. +32 (0)2 502 71 80 m. +32 (0)475 48 62 00 www.fineartsilver.com
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30 octobre 2020

'From Arts and Crafts to the Bauhaus' at the Vienna Furniture Museum

Is design art? How far does the form follow the function? Elementary, once revolutionary questions that are directly associated with the Bauhaus and that the British Arts and Crafts movement posed 50 years earlier. “From Arts and Crafts to the Bauhaus” thematizes the prehistory of the Bauhaus and integrates it into the Europe-wide emergence of modernism - from Arts and Crafts to the Glasgow School, Viennese Art Nouveau, the German Werkbund and the Dutch group De Stijl to the Weimarer and Dessau Bauhaus. The Bauhaus... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2020

Des sculptures de verre de papillons en voie de disparition par Laura Hart

Laura Hart, Attacus Atlas. © Laura Hart Laura Hart, Machaon jaune. © Laura Hart   Laura Hart, Salamis Temora. © Laura Hart Laura Hart, Morpho nacré. © Laura Hart Laura Hart, Petit mars changeant. © Laura Hart Laura Hart, Greta Oto. © Laura Hart   Laura Hart, troide alexandrae. © Laura Hart Laura Hart, machaon tigre. © Laura Hart Laura Hart, monarque. © Laura Hart Laura Hart, Rhetus Periander. © Laura Hart Laura Hart, Isabelle. © Laura Hart Laura Hart, Protographium... [Lire la suite]
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