15 janvier 2014

Pair of platinum, 18 karat white gold, multi-colored sapphire and diamond earrings, Bulgari

Pair of platinum, 18 karat white gold, multi-colored sapphire and diamond earrings, Bulgari. Photo Sotheby's The articulated columns set with 12 multi-colored sapphires weighing approximately 36.00 carats, spaced by square-cut diamonds weighing approximately 2.20 carats, signed Bulgari. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 06 Feb 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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15 janvier 2014

Pearl, coral and turquoise necklace, Bulgari

Pearl, coral and turquoise necklace, Bulgari. Photo Sotheby's Composed of 12 turquoise beads measuring approximately 16.3 to 11.7 mm alternating with nine white cultured pearls measuring approximately 16.7 to 10.4 mm, six gray cultured pearls measuring approximately 13.3. to 12.4 mm, and four coral beads measuring approximately 14.8 to 12.9 mm, length 20 inches, signed Bulgari. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 06 Feb 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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15 janvier 2014

18 Karat Gold, Enamel and Yellow Sapphire ‘Serpenti’ Wristwatch, Bulgari

18 Karat Gold, Enamel and Yellow Sapphire ‘Serpenti’ Wristwatch, Bulgari. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a snake with a bracelet of serpenti design, with pear-shaped yellow sapphire eyes, the scales applied with red, blue, black, green and white enamel, gross weight approximately 138 dwts, expandable, dial and caseback signed Bulgari, dial also signed Jaeger Le Coultre. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD Note: For a sketch of similar enamel snake designs from the Bulgari Heritage Collection, circa 1967, see Bulgari: Serpenti Collection... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2014

Mingei Arts Gallery: Japanese antique & contemporary arts @ Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014

Shiro Hannya noh mask. Wood and gofun pigment. Edo period, 17th century. Photo courtesy Mingei Arts Gallery. Carved by Ōmiya Yamato Sanemori (last generation of Iseki family) With a lacquered storage box The Hannya mask is a Noh mask which represents a jealous female demon or serpent. This piece has a exceptional expression. Pale face and the slight wrinkle on the middle of the forehead express the anger and the pains of deep sorrow. On the backside of the mask, it is lacquered with gold lacquer “Shiro-Hannya, carved by Ōmi”. Ōmi... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2014

Galerie Lamy: Oriental arts @ Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014

A large and unusual Wucai double-gourd vase, 17th century, heigth 47 cm. The lower bulb decorated with four panels of flowering plants , including peony and lotus, a band of cracked-ice pattern repeated at the mouth rim above peony and chrysanthemum plants A large cloisonné enamel deep dish, early Kangxi period, diameter 48 cm. Photo courtesy Galerie Lamy. With representation of Dragons as well as running horses of different colors on the cavetto. Georges and Hugues jean Lamy (father and son) are specialized in porcelain and... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2014

Europalia-Indomania. Corps de l'Inde/The Body in Indian Art @ Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles

  Surasundari (Patralekha), Chandela, 10th Century, Indian Museum, Kolkata © Bandeep Singh BRUXELLES. - Qui pose l’œil sur la statuaire indienne, se penche sur les miniatures mogholes, s’intéresse à sa tradition de la culture physique, du massage, à la pratique de la médecine, de la danse, regarde les femmes parées de leurs saris chatoyants, observe le panthéon des dieux hindous et leurs corps extraordinaires, étudie les notions de pureté et d’impureté si cruciales dans la société indienne…  ne peut qu’être... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2014

Bulgari Four Seasons High Jewelry Mini-Collection

Bulgari Four Seasons High Jewelry Mini-CollectionSpring. High Jewelry necklace in pink gold with mint tourmalines, peridots, amethyst, round brilliant cut diamonds and pavé set diamonds. (still in production)Photo courtesy of Bulgari. Bulgari Four Seasons High Jewelry Mini-CollectionSummer / Caprice in Portofino, #8812. High Jewelry necklace in yellow gold with 9 fancy shaped curved cut emeralds (108.2 cts), 23 fancy shaped curved cut spessartite garnets(65.35 cts), 23 fancy shaped curved cut amethysts (45.55 cts), 9 round... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2014

Christie's to offer the most important early Magritte to come to auction in a generation

Renè Magritte, Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the edge of night), 1928. Estimate: £6-9 million © Christie’s Images Limited 2014 LONDON.- A key date on the international art calendar, Christie’s highly anticipated annual evening sale of The Art of The Surreal will take place on 4 February, presenting the most valuable group of works to be offered in the category to date. The auction is led by the most important early Magritte to come to auction in a generation, Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2014

Powerful Picasso portrait of his great love Jacqueline Roque to be offered at Christie's

Pablo Picasso, Femme au costume turc dans un fauteuil, 20 November 1955. Estimate: £15-20 million. © Christie’s Images Limited 2014. LONDON.- Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale in London on 4 February 2014 sets the bar for rare and important works from distinguished sources to be offered at auction this season. Presenting discerning, informed and passionate international collectors with 48 lots spanning almost a century, the sale is led by Femme au costume turc dans un fauteuil, 1955 by Pablo Picasso, which comes... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2014

Sotheby's to sell works from the Private Collection of legendary art dealer Jan Krugier

Alberto Giacometti, Homme traversant une place par un matin de soleil, conceived in 1950. Est. £3-5 million/$5-8 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On 5 and 6 February 2014, Sotheby’s London will present over 100 masterworks from a collection that has captivated the imagination of world connoisseurs since it was first unveiled 14 years ago: The Private Collection of Jan Krugier. A survivor of the Holocaust, the legendary art dealer – perhaps best known for his involvement with the work of Picasso – walked through life believing in... [Lire la suite]