30 juin 2016

Four pairs of embroidered civil rank badges, Late Qing/Republic period

Lot 9196. Four pairs of embroidered civil rank badges, Late Qing-Republic period. Estimate USD 1,500 ~ 2,500. Sold for US$ 1,375 (€1,238). Photo: Bonhams. Including two pairs in brightly worked counted stitch with similar wanzi diaper backgrounds in shades of blue, one pair applied with what may be a yellow and white wild goose of the fourth rank, the other pair applied with a second rank silver pheasant (soiling); the third pair in satin stitch applied with a brightly colored peacock of the third... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2016

An embroidered military rank badge, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 9195. An embroidered military rank badge, Late Qing dynasty. Estimate USD 800 ~ 1,200. Sold for US$ 1,250 (€1,125). Photo: Bonhams. Depicting a qilin of the first rank walking amid clouds and auspicious symbols above a lishui ground, the motifs worked in a combination of brightly hued satin stitches and couched threads both gilt-wrapped and multi-colored, the sun sewn with tiny coral beads (minor wear, fading). 11 1/4 x 11 5/8in (28.5 x 29.5cm) Bonhams'. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 10:00... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2016

Jakob Ferdinand Voet (Antwerp 1639-circa 1700), Portrait of Hortense Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin, as Cleopatra

Lot 17. Jakob Ferdinand Voet (Antwerp 1639-circa 1700), Portrait of Hortense Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin, as Cleopatra, oil on canvas, 75.1 x 60.9cm (29 9/16 x 24in). Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€24,000 - 36,000). Photo Bonhams Provenance: Acquired at the beginning of the 20th century by Commander Charles Edward Evans of the Evans and Reid Coal Company Ltd, who hung it at his country house, Nailsea Court, Somerset, until his death in 1944, when it was bequeathed to his daughter, Primrose,... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2016

Edward Collier and possibly Studio (Breda circa 1640-circa 1706 London), A trompe l'oeil still life...

Lot 13. Edward Collier and possibly Studio (Breda circa 1640-circa 1706 London), A trompe l'oeil still life of a letter rack with letters, pamphlets, scissors, a quill pen, a wax seal and an oval miniature of King Charles I, inscribed 'for/Mr.P.R.idley/Painter att/London' (on letter, centre left), oil on canvas, 63.4 x 76.4cm (24 15/16 x 30 1/16in). Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€24,000 - 36,000). Photo Bonhams Notes: Collier moved to England in 1693 and thereafter started to... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2016

Maerten Jacobsz. van Heemskerck (Heemskerck 1498-1574 Haarlem), The Entombment

Lot 11. Maerten Jacobsz. van Heemskerck (Heemskerck 1498-1574 Haarlem), The Entombment, oil on panel, 125.6 x 141.6cm (49 7/16 x 55 3/4in). Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€24,000 - 36,000). Photo Bonhams Provenance: The Collection of André-Javier Flores, MadridWith H. Scagliola, Geneva, 1976-78With Knoedler, New York, 1978-79. Literature: R. Grosshans, Marten van Heemskerck. Die Gemälde, Berlin, 1980, p. 168, cat. no. 52, ill. fig. 77J. Harrison, The Paintings of Marten... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2016

almakarinastudio, Structures for Hong Kong Tatler Weddings

almakarinastudio, Structures. Chaumet watch and ring shot for Hong Kong Tatler Weddings. almakarinastudio, Structures. Dior, De Grisogono and Cartier rings shot for Hong Kong Tatler Weddings. almakarinastudio, Structures. Chanel and Dior bracelets shot for Hong Kong Tatler Weddings.

29 juin 2016

almakarinastudio, Blocks

almakarinastudio. Blocks. De Grisogono earrings shot for Hong Kong Tatler. almakarinastudio. Blocks. Cartier watch shot for Hong Kong Tatler. almakarinastudio. Blocks. Messika necklace shot for Hong Kong Tatler.
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29 juin 2016

A yellow glazed oval ruyi scepter, Wang Bingrong mark (1840-1900)

Lot 9371. A yellow glazed  ruyi scepter, Wang Bingrong mark  (1840-1900). Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€900 - 1,400). Photo Bonhams. Molded as a gnarled branch of ruyi fungus with bats on clouds applied to the handle and further bats combined with raised bosses on the scepter head, the underside bearing the impressed mark Wang Bingrong zuo beneath a mustard yellow glaze. 13 1/2in (34.2cm) long Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 2016-06-29 10:00 PDT - SAN... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2016

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Mao, 1974

Lot 141. Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Mao, signed and dated 74 on the overlap, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, 30.7 by 25.7 cm. 12 by 10 1/8 in. Estimate 450,000 — 650,000 GBP. Lot sold 545,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. stamped by the Andy Warhol Authentication Board, Inc. and numbered A108.042 on the overlap.  Provenance: Private Collection (acquired from the artist)Marvin Ross Friedman & Company, MiamiAnthony Meier Fine Arts, San... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2016

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 13.1.90

Lot 123. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 13.1.90. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 GBP. Lot sold 629,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Jan Krugier - François Ditesheim Art Contemporain, GenevaAcquired from the above by the present owner in 1990 Exhibition: Geneva, Jan Krugier - François Ditesheim Art Contemporain, Zao Wou-Ki, April - May 1990 Zao Wou-Ki in his studio in Paris, circa 1958. Image: © Rights reserved / Archives Zao Wou-Ki Artwork: © DACS 2016 Notes: 13.1.90 is a... [Lire la suite]
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