21 mai 2019

"Paris romantique, 1815-1848" Une exposition présentée au Petit Palais et au musée de la Vie romantique

PARIS - Après « Paris 1900, la Ville spectacle », le Petit Palais présente « Paris romantique » et poursuit ainsi son évocation des grandes périodes fondatrices de l’identité de Paris. Cette exposition-événement offre un vaste panorama de la capitale durant les années romantiques, de la chute de Napoléon à la révolution de 1848. Plus de 600 œuvres -peintures, sculptures, costumes, objets d’art et mobilier- plongent le visiteur dans le bouillonnement artistique, culturel et politique de cette époque. Grâce à une scénographie... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2019

"L’Allemagne romantique. Dessins des musées de Weimar" au Petit Palais

PARIS - Le Petit Palais présente pour la première fois en France une sélection de 140 dessins, provenant de la riche collection des musées de Weimar en Allemagne. Ces feuilles d’exception, alors sélectionnées par Goethe (1749-1832) pour le Grand-Duc de Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach mais aussi pour sa propre collection, offrent un panorama spectaculaire de l’âge d’or du dessin germanique de 1780 à 1850 environ. À la fin du XVIIIe siècle, la ville de Weimar, résidence des ducs de Saxe-Weimar joue un rôle éminent en tant que centre... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

A large carved black and red tixi lacquer brush and cover, early Ming dynasty

Lot 68. A large carved black and red tixi lacquer brush and cover, early Ming dynasty; 24 cm, 9 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the long tapering handle and ovoid cover deeply carved through alternating layers of black and red lacquer with geometric ruyi scrolls. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019
21 mai 2019

A rare Khotan jade imperial scroll weight, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 60. A rare Khotan jade imperial scroll weight, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 39.3 cm, 15 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of elongated rectangular form with rounded corners, finely carved on one side with simplified archaistic motifs in relief, including a central taotie mask flanked by gui dragons interspersed with 'C' scrolls, the well polished stone of even olive-green tone. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23rd October 2005,... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

An archaistic silver and gold-inlaid bronze wine vessel and cover, You, 17th-18th century

Lot 59. An archaistic silver and gold-inlaid bronze wine vessel and cover, You,  17th-18th century; 25.4 cm, 10 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the flattened, pear-shaped body cast on each side with a large taotie mask with silver and gold damascened details, between bands of archaistic birds encircling the neck and foot and the sides of the cover, all reserved against a leiwen ground, the arched, rope-twist handle attached to... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

A blue and white 'lotus bouquet' saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 34. A blue and white 'lotus bouquet' saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 13 cm. 5 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones to the interior with a medallion enclosing a leafy lotus bouquet, encircled in the well by classic and lotus scroll bands, the exterior with a lotus scroll band between classic scroll... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2019

Two famille-verte 'figural' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 138. Two famille-verte 'figural' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 38.5 cm, 15 1/8  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. one dish painted to the centre with the scene from the Romance of the Western Chamber to the centre, the second decorated with the story of Sima Xiangru inscribing his ambition on a bridge pillar, the rims painted with six foliate panels enclosing auspicious emblems, the... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

A cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 121. A cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 19 cm, 7 1/2. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP (35,533 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the hexagonal square sides rising from three toatie mask short legs, the body divided into three bands of archaistic geometric scrollwork and set with a pair of gilt-bronze dragon-headed handles, the domed cover similarly decorated with lotus and geometric scrollwork, all surmounted... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

Galleria Borghese opens 'Lucio Fontana: Earth and Gold' curated by Anna Coliva

ROME.- The Lucio Fontana. Earth and Gold exhibition, curated by Anna Coliva, is dedicated to two specific modes of Lucio Fontana’s production, ceramics and paintings, selected among his Crucifixes and his works employing gold, respectively. Fontana is the first twentieth-century Italian artist to be exhibited inside the Museum, after the retrospectives dedicated to great figures such as Bacon, Giacometti, and Picasso, to continue the series of exhibitions conceived to familiarize visitors with the Galleria Borghese through the... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

Diamond ring

Lot 2004. A 17.59 carats, E colour, VVS1 clarity diamond ring. Estimate: HK$8,300,000 - HK$10,000,000 (US$1,050,000-1,250,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Rectangular-cut diamond of 17.59 carats, baguette-cut diamonds, gold, ring size 6. GIA, 2018, report no. 2175003635: 17.59 carats, E colour, VVS1 clarity Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019
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