05 août 2022

"Tentation" à la Galerie-Musée Baccarat, jusqu'au 30 septembre 2022

Affiche de l'exposition Tentation à la Galerie-Musée Baccarat © DR PARIS - L’exposition met en lumière une rencontre : celle du savoir-faire unique des artisans de la manufacture et le talent d’artistes, d'architectes et de designers de renommée internationale. De nombreux créateurs ont cédé à la tentation de Baccarat : de Georges Chevalier à Virgil Abloh, en passant par Salvador Dalí ou Patrica Urquiola. Plus de 300 chefs-d'œuvre de la collection patrimoniale Baccarat sont ici à découvrir. Un voyage à travers un siècle de... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2022

A black stone Buddhist votive stele, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534)

  Lot 3025. A black stone Buddhist votive stele, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534); 48 by 48 by h. 67 cm, weight approx. 192 kg. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD (Estimate: 50,000 - 100,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired in Japan, 1990s. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 28 July 2022.
20 février 2022

Three bowls from Lucie Rie at Phillips

Lot 13. Lucie Rie, Bowl, circa 1965. Stoneware, pure manganese glaze exterior and white glaze with integrated manganese speckle interior; 3 in. (7.6 cm) high, 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm) diameter. Underside impressed with artist's seal. Sold for $4,032 (Estimate $2,000 - 3,000). © 2022 Phillips Auctioneers, LLC Provenance: Private collection, MassachusettsAcquired from the above by the present owner. Lot 14. Lucie Rie, Oval bowl, circa... [Lire la suite]
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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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