25 août 2016

A rare 'sacrificial red' dish, Xuande six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 1320. A rare 'sacrificial red' dish, Xuande six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435). Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish has shallow rounded sides raised on a tapering foot that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of soft crushed-strawberry-red color below the white rim. 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Provenance: W.W. Winkworth (1897-1991) Collection.Sotheby's London, 12 December 1972, lot... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2016

A rare small white-glazed dish, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435

Lot 1319. A rare small white-glazed dish, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435). Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish has shallow, rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of milk-white tone. 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diam. Provenance: John Alexander Pope Collection.Sotheby's New York, 21 November 1973, lot 293.Sotheby's New York, 20 March 1976, lot... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2016

Snite Museum of Art exhibits the work of Paulette Tavormina

Paulette Tavormina (American, b.  1952), Fish Bone, After P.C., 2008 © 2008 Paulette Tavormina NOTRE DAME, IN.- Seizing Beauty focuses on the lush, complex, images by Paulette Tavormina, a New York creative photographer celebrated for her reinterpretation of still life paintings by old masters. This exhibition is coincident with the first critical examination of her work in the book Seizing Beauty, by art historians Silvia Malaguzzi, Mark Alice Durant, and Anke Van Wagenberg-Ter Hoeven, published by the... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2016

Middle Eastern Art & Chinese ceramics lead Skinner's Asian Works of Art Auction

Lot 387. Cinnabar Vase, detail, China, 18th-19th century. Estimate $3,000-5,000. Photo Skinner. BOSTON, MASS.- Skinner, Inc. will present an Asian Works of Art auction of over 700 lots on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 11AM, coinciding with Asia week auctions in New York City. The auction features several important private collections, including early Middle Eastern ceramics and manuscripts, tomb pottery from the Han and Tang periods, and an exceptional collection of early monochrome miniature ceramics from the Tang... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

East meets West (The Colour of Rust) by Gavin Harrison

t shirt by Modus Vivendi, Jacket: Issey Miyake, Vintage Hat: Stylists own. Jacket: Nico Didonna, Trousers: Ann Demeulemeester, Apron: Craig Green Waistcoat: Issey Miyake, Vest/t shirt Modus Vivendi, Vintage Hat & boots: Stylists own. Jumper by Zara, Trousers: Comme des Garcons, Boots: Doc Martens, Leggings Modus Vivendi, belt: Stylists own. Jacket: Thom Browne, Trousers: Craig Green, Shirt: Prada. Jacket: Thom Browne, Trousers: Craig Green, Shirt: Prada. Suit: Issey Miyake, t shirt by Modus Vivendi. Shirt by... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

The Kuroda Family Yuteki Tenmoku. A highly important and very rare ‘oil spot’ Jian tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 707. The Kuroda Family Yuteki Tenmoku. A highly important and very rare ‘oil spot’ Jian tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate USD 1,500,000 - USD 2,500,000. Photo: Sotheby's. The deep, rounded sides are covered inside and out with a thick iridescent black glaze suffused with a dense pattern of variegated iridescent ‘oil spots’, stopping in an irregular line and pooling above the foot, exposing the blackish-brown body. The mouth rim is mounted with a metal band. 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm.)... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2016

Bracelet, Lacloche, Paris, circa 1910

Bracelet, Lacloche, Paris, circa 1910. Platinum and diamond © Wartski A platinum and diamond bracelet by LaCloche,made to replicate delicate petit point lace, this jewel is a prodigious example of the goldsmith’s art. Created in platinum and diamonds, the ingenious mounting technique is redolent of the famous Mosaic Imperial Easter egg by Carl Faberge. With a platinum extension allowing it to be worn as a choker. Paris, circa 1910. Contained  in its original silk and velvet lined fitted leather... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

Brooch, Lacloche, circa 1930

Brooch, Lacloche, circa 1930. Platinum and Diamond © Wartski formed as a platinum cylinder set with brilliant cut diamonds, orbited by three extended diamond set bands, a row of square cut diamonds running down the centre. Signed: Lacloche, c.1930.
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24 août 2016

Bracelet, Paul Flato, New York, circa 1938

Bracelet, Paul Flato, New York, circa 1938. Platinum and diamond © Wartski A platinum and diamond bangle by Paul Flato, presenting a three dimensional blossoming rose on the wrist. New York, circa 1938
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24 août 2016

A rare molded Ding dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th century

Lot 706. A rare molded Ding dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish is potted with rounded sides rising from a short foot, and is deeply molded on the inner cavetto with a band of floral scroll below a key-fret band encircling the rim and above a single flower sprig in the center. The dish is covered overall with a clear glaze of warm ivory tone. 6 ¼ in. (16 cm.) diam., Japanese double wood box ... [Lire la suite]