31 octobre 2017

A massive huanghuali compound cabinet, dingxianggui, 18th century

Lot 77. A massive huanghuali compound cabinet, dingxianggui, 18th century. Estimate USD  50,000 - 100,000. Sold for US$ 75,000 (€64,444). Photo: Bonhams. Comprising of two sections, the smaller chest stacked on the top of the lower cabinet, both of rectangular form and each faced with two doors separated by a vertical stile, the four doors centering on a finely carved cartouche composed of foliate scroll swirling around phoenixes, auspicious chimes and bats, the corners of each door further... [Lire la suite]

31 octobre 2017

Detroit Institute of Arts to open a major painting exhibition: “Monet: Framing Life”

Claude Monet, “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs),” 1876, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts. DETROIT - “Monet: Framing Life” is an intimate exhibition focusing on an important painting in the DIA collection—Claude Monet’s “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs)” from 1876, formerly known as “Gladioli” and recently retitled based on new research. Monet created this work while living in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil between late 1871 and early 1878, an especially productive time. It was... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2017

Lot composé de 4 assiettes céladon, Vietnam, dynastie des Trần-Lê, 13°-16°siècle

Lot 129. Lot composé de 4 assiettes céladon, Vietnam, dynastie des Trần-Lê, 13°-16°siècle. Estimation : 150 € / 300 €. Prix réalisé 250 €. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr En grès, ces quatre assiettes retracent parfaitement l'ensemble de la production des céladons au Vietnam des couvertes jaune verdâtre au véritable céladon imitant Longquan et enfin à un vert grisâtre des Lê. Traces de pernette. D. 14,5 à 16,5 cm. Éclats. Arts d'Asie chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 31 Octobre... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

Art tribal: Deux objets chrétiens s'envolent chez Cornette de Saint-Cyr aujourd'hui

Lot 33. Saint Christophe, Kongo, R.D. du Congo. Ivoire. H. 19,5 cm. Estimation 1 000/ 2 000 €. Prix réalisé: 7 800 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr Rare pendentif présentant le saint portant l'enfant Jésus et une croix, illustrant le syncrétisme religieux des régions du bas-Congo. Provenance: - Ancienne collection Belge. Note: Ivoire d'Elephantidaes spp (I/A), antérieur à 1947 et conforme à la législation en vigueur. Lot 79. Crucifix nkangi kiditu, Kongo, R.D. du Congo. Alliage cuivreux. H.... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2017

Lot composé de trois bols, Vietnam, période Annam, 9°-10° s.

Lot 131. Lot composé de trois bols, Vietnam, période Annam, 9°-10° s. Estimation : 200 € / 300 €. Prix réalisé 450 €. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr Grès à couverte blanchâtre. H. 19 cm. Arts d'Asie chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 31 Octobre 2017 à 14h30. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13. Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe Truong. Tel. : +33 6 31 34 40 59
31 octobre 2017

'Caravaggio: Masterpieces from the Galleria Borghese' to Open in California

Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610), Boy with a Basket of Fruit, about 1593-94. Oil on canvas. Ministero de Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo–Galleria Borghese. The J. Paul Getty Museum will host a rare exhibition of three celebrated works by the great Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), on loan from the Galleria Borghese in Rome, home to the largest collection of Caravaggio’s paintings in the world. Caravaggio: Masterpieces from the Galleria Borghese will be on view at the... [Lire la suite]

31 octobre 2017

Robert Mapplethorpe, Lily, 1989

Lot 28. Robert Mapplethorpe (American • 1946 - 1989), Lily, 1989. Estimate £12,000 - 18,000. Courtesy Phillips. Dye transfer print, flush-mounted. 58.9 x 57 cm (23 1/4 x 22 1/2 in.). Signed, titled, dated, numbered 2/5 in ink and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the reverse of the flush-mount. Provenance: Robert Miller Gallery, New YorkPrivate Collection, Tokyo, 2016 Literature: Flowers/Mapplethorpe, Boston: Bulfinch, 1990, pl. 45, there titled Tiger Lily. ... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2017

Irving Penn, Single Oriental Poppy, New York, 1968

Lot 30. Irving Penn (American • 1917 - 2009), Single Oriental Poppy, New York, 1968. Estimate £50,000 - 70,000. Courtesy Phillips. Dye transfer print, printed 1989. Approximately 54.4 x 43.1 cm (21 3/8 x 16 7/8 in.). Signed, initialled, titled, dated in pencil, Condé Nast copyright credit (courtesy Vogue) reproduction limitation and edition stamps on the verso. From an edition of 18. Provenance: Pace/MacGill Gallery, New YorkPrivate Collection, Los Angeles ... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2017

Phillips to offer landmark Pablo Picasso painting

Pablo Picasso, Sleeping Nude, 13 March 1932. Oil and charcoal on canvas, 51 1/4 x 63 3/4 in., 130.2 x 161.9 cm. Estimate: $15 - 20 million. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Phillips announced that Pablo Picasso’s monumental Sleeping Nude will be sold as the centerpiece of Phillips’ 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London in March 2018. This extraordinary large-scale portrait of Picasso’s muse, Marie-Thérèse Walter, was executed in 1932 and remained in Picasso’s own collection until the end of his... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2017

A 18.96 carats D colour VVS1 clarity Potentially Internally Flawless Diamond Ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 400. A 18.96 carats D colour VVS1 clarity Potentially Internally Flawless Diamond Ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 1,500,000 - CHF 2,000,000 (USD 1,505,743 - USD 2,007,657). Price realised CHF 2,292,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a rectangular cut-cornered diamond, weighing approximately 18.96 carats, between French-cut diamond shoulders, ring size 6, with French assay mark for platinum. Signed V.C.A., with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels. ... [Lire la suite]
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