20 juillet 2016

Axel Vervoordt, Kanaal

Axel Vervoordt, Kanaal
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20 juillet 2016

Vila Litta, Milano

Vila Litta, Milano
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20 juillet 2016

Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta in Lainate

Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta in Lainate
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20 juillet 2016

Capri (1981) by Luigi Ghirri

Capri (1981) by Luigi Ghirri
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20 juillet 2016

De Beers High Jewellery collection diamond necklaces

De Beers, Phenomena Frost Necklace. De Beers High Jewellery, Albert Bridge Necklace. De Beers High Jewellery, Battersea Light Necklace. Photos courtesy De Beers
20 juillet 2016

A Dehua 'Blanc-de-Chine' beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 497. A Dehua 'Blanc-de-Chine' beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's of archaic bronze form, supported on a splayed foot and surmounting by a wide trumpet neck flaring at the rim, the central slightly protruding section bordered with two pairs of thin raised fillets, the exterior covered overall with a smooth creamy-white glaze; 27 cm., 10 5/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015

20 juillet 2016

A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Zhenwu, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 496. A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Zhenwu, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's modelled as Zhenwu seated in a powerful stance on jagged rockwork with a tortoise and snake emerging from the crevices, dressed in martial attire with scarf over the shoulders, depicted with characteristic long combed-back hair, bare feet and mudra, with five apertures over the face; 24.1 cm., 9 1/2  in.  Provenance: The Bindley... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2016

A Dehua 'Blanc-de-Chine' 'chilong' vase and a Dehua 'Blanc-de-Chine' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 475. A Dehua 'Blanc-de-Chine' 'chilong' vase and a Dehua 'Blanc-de-Chine' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's the long flared neck of the vase decorated with a clambering chilong; the bowl with shallow rounded sides, the interior incised with a large peony blossom borne on a leafy stem; 12 and 15 cm., 4 3/4  and 5 7/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015
20 juillet 2016

A pair of Dehua 'Blanc-de-Chine' 'prunus' ewers and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 472. A pair of Dehua 'Blanc-de-Chine' 'prunus' ewers and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's each of pear-shaped form, set with a long curved spout joined by a strut to the neck opposite an arched strap handle, appliqué decoration of flowering prunus branches to each side, with fitted cover; 11.3 cm., 4 1/2  in.  Provenance: Nicholas Pitcher Oriental Art Ltd., London. Exhibited: Marchant & Son Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2016

A 'Dehua' 'Blanc-de-chine' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 334. A 'Dehua' 'Blanc-de-chine' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the well modelled deity depicted seated on a woven mat, dressed in a robe falling in thick folds and draped over legs folded to one side, with arms hidden and resting on a bent knee, hair drawn up in a chignon and secured with a scarf and ruyi-form ornaments, the gently bowed head turned to the left and with a serene... [Lire la suite]