22 mars 2016

Abel Grimmer (vers 1570-avant 1619), Cinq mois : février, mars, avril, octobre et décembre

Abel Grimmer (vers 1570-avant 1619), Cinq mois : février, mars, avril, octobre et décembre. Estimation: 400 000 - 600 000 €. Photo Sadde  Suite de cinq tondi. D : 25 cm. Soulèvements et manques  Février: signé et daté en bas ABEL GRIMMER 1609. Au revers, inscription ancienne à la peinture blanche: Abel Grimmer. 1609 et cachet de cire Mars: Au revers, inscription ancienne à l'encre Mars reprise à la peinture blanche: MARS / Abel Grimmer. 1609 et cachet de cire Avril: au revers:... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2016

Claremont Rug Company names Best of the Best antique rugs sold in 2015 with online gallery exhibition

Bakshaish, 11’2” x 18’, second quarter, 19th century.  OAKLAND, CA.- For the fifth consecutive year eminent art dealer Jan David Winitz, whose Claremont Rug Company gallery specializes in art-level Oriental carpets from the “Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving,” is providing a glimpse at the most elite rugs that were sold by the Gallery during 2015. A total of 40 high-collectible “best of the best” 19th century rugs in a variety of Persian and Caucasian weaving styles will be displayed on the... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2016

Exhibition at Saint Louis Art Museum highlights carpets and tents from the Ballard collection

Small Octagonal Pavilion Tent, probably late 19th or early 20th century; Persian; silk, cotton, and metallic yarns; 11 feet 4 inches x 13 feet 4 inches x 13 feet 4 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of James F. Ballard 132:1929a,b. SAINT LOUIS, MO.- The Saint Louis Art Museum is presenting The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs, a major exhibition highlighting the extraordinary range of Oriental carpets assembled by an early 20th-century American collector who set a new standard... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2016

Asia Week's big success: Joan B Mirviss LTD sells ninety-five percent of the exhibited works

Suda Seika II (1892-1971), Water jar with kutani polychrome glazing, 1950s. Glazed porcelain with lacquer cover, 5 x 7 in.  NEW YORK, NY.- With ninety-five percent of the exhibited works sold at Asia Week’s end and nearly a month before the exhibition’s close, Joan B Mirviss LTD could not be more pleased with the fervent reception of A Palette for Genius: Japanese Water Jars for the Tea Ceremony. This is the first-ever exhibition purely dedicated to showcasing the mizusashi, or water jar- even in Japan.... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2016

Messika at Baselworld 2016

Baselworld 2016. Solena Maya diamond necklace by Messika. Baselworld 2016. Solena Maya diamond necklace by Messika.  Baselworld 2016. "Boréal" pear shaped diamonds choker by Messika. Baselworld 2016. Diamond necklace from the Prométhée collection by Messika.  

21 mars 2016

Japanese screens by Matthew McKelway, Professor of Japanese Art History at Columbia University

 Yokoyama Taikan (1868-1958), Pine Trees and Cranes. Pair of six-panel screens. Ink, color, gold and gold leaf on paper. 67 x 151 1/8in. (170.2 x 383.9cm.) each (2) Estimate: $150,000-200,000. Sold for: $267,750 in the Japanese and Korean Art sale on 20 March 2013 at Christie’s New York. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Introduced from China in the 8th century, Japanese screens (byōbu) have been prized in both secular and sacred contexts for centuries. Matthew McKelway, Professor of Japanese Art... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2016

An antique pearl, sapphire and diamond tiara, circa 1880

Lot 205, An antique pearl, sapphire and diamond tiara, circa 1880. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000 ($11,220 - $14,960). Price Realized £11,950 ($22,347). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2004. Designed as five graduating pearl and sapphire-set sprays and diamond-set scroll motifs, centring on a diamond-set marquise's coronet, mounted in silver and gold, with six brooch fittings, five hairpin fittings and a screwdriver, each spray and coronet detachable, circa 1880, inner circumference 17.0 cm., in... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2016

An Art Deco diamond bandeau tiara, circa 1920

Lot 207, An Art Deco diamond bandeau tiara, circa 1920. Estimate £9,000 - £12,000 ($16,830 - $22,440). Price Realized £17,925 ($33,520). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2004. Designed as an openwork diamond band, the articulated panels centring on six daisy motifs, with tiara frame and brooch fitting, convertible into a choker, a longer and shorter bracelet, and a brooch, circa 1920, choker 32.8 cm long, bracelets 17.5 and 15.2 cm long, brooch 3.6 cm across, in original Carrington & Co Ltd red... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2016

An Art Deco tiara-necklace, circa 1935

Lot 204, An Art Deco tiara-necklace, circa 1935. Estimate £30,000 - £50,000 ($56,100 - $93,500). Price Realized £41,825 ($78,213). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2004. Of openwork design, the central detachable geometric panel set with old-cut diamonds and nine paste baguettes to the graduated diamond scroll and collet sides, tiara fittings deficient, fittings to wear tiara as a necklace and central panel as a brooch, circa 1935, 27.2 cm. inner circumference, in fitted case stamped J. Chaumet... [Lire la suite]
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