09 octobre 2018

Christie's France announces "Hiroshi Sugimoto Photographs: The Fossilization of Time" sale

Lot 205. Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sea of Japan, Rebun Island, 1996. Tirage argentique, monté sur support, 119.2 x 148.5 cm. Estimate: € 200,000-300,000. © Christie’s Images Ltd, 2018. PARIS.- As part of Paris Photo, Christie's France will organize three events around photography. The department will present for the first time, on November 8, a monographic sale dedicated to the Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto. This sale, part of this 160th anniversary celebrating the diplomatic and artistic relations between Japan and... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2018

Christie's to Offer a 3,000-Year-Old Assyrian Relief of a Winged Genius from the Palace of Ashurnasirpal II - 31 October 2018

An Assyrian gypsum relief of a Winged Genius, Reign of Ashurnasirpal II, circa 883-859 BC.; 7 ft 4 in x 6 ft 5 in (223.5 x 195.5 cm). Estimate on request. © Christie’s Images Ltd, 2018. New York – Christie’s announces an important Assyrian relief will highlight the Antiquities sale on 31 October at Christie’s in New York as part of Classic Week (estimate on request). The finest example of Assyrian art to come to the market in decades, the work will be sold on behalf of the Virginia Theological Seminary to underwrite a... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2018

Greek Cycladic marble figure could reach $100K-$150K at Artemis Gallery auction

Greek Cycladic Marble Figure of the Spedos Type, Ancient Greece, Cyclades, ca. 2500 to 2400 BCE. 6.5" H (16.5 cm). Estimate $100,000 - $150,000. Image provided by Artemis Gallery. BOULDER, COLO.- World renowned for their expertly curated ancient and cultural art auctions, Bob and Teresa Dodge of Artemis Gallery will host a Thursday, October 11 sale comprising 417 lots of exceptional antiquities, Asian and ethnographic art. Each item boasts impeccable provenance and is offered with... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2018

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Monogold Sans Titre (MG 44)

Lot 12. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Monogold Sans Titre (MG 44), signed, dated Paris 1961 and dedicated Pour Jeannine avec la vraie amitié de Yves on the reverse, gold leaf on wood panel, 21 by 15.5 by 8 3/8 by 6 1/8 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's Provenance: Pierre and Jeannine Restany, ParisRoland de Montaigu, ParisGalerie natalie Seroussi, ParisClaude Berri, ParisChristie's, Paris, 22 October 2016 Lot 28 BAcquired from the above by the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2018

Emerald and Diamond Ring

Lot 145. Colombian Modified Lozenge-shaped Emerald weighing 10.68 carats and Diamond Ring. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Centering a modified lozenge-shaped emerald weighing 10.68 carats, accented by baguette diamonds, size 5¾, partially numbered 2318. Accompanied by AGL report no. 1093230 stating that the emerald is of Classic Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant, type: oil. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. New York, 17 Oct 2018, 10:00 AM
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08 octobre 2018

An important emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury, Lahore, first half of the 19th Century

Lot 200. An important emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury, worn by Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63), wife of Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab (1780–1839), Lahore, first half of the 19th Century; the necklace 38 cm. diam.; the case 20.5 x 12cm. Estimate HKD £ 80,000 - 120,000 (€ 91,000 - 140,000). Sold for £ 187,500 (€ 212,819). © Bonhams. comprising five polished emerald beads, each bead gold-mounted and fringed with seed-pearl drop tassels, with gold clasp, one loose emerald similarly... [Lire la suite]

08 octobre 2018

An Important Mughal emerald seal, North India, dated AH 1198/ AD 1783-4

Lot 171. An Important Mughal Colombian emerald seal made for and bearing the name of Marian Hastings, wife of Warren Hastings, Governor General of India 1773-1785, North India, dated AH 1198/ AD 1783-. Estimate HKD £ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 23,000 - 34,000). Sold for £ 181,250 (€ 205,725). © Bonhams. the emerald of rectangular cut, engraved with inscriptions in nasta'liq interspersed by floral motifs, with contemporary gold mount and pin;the emerald 21.6 x 16.7 x 3.43 mm. approx.; the mount 24 x 19 mm.; 5.7... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2018

The man behind the mask: Rare Henry Moore masterpiece offered at Bonhams

Henry Moore O.M., C.H. (British, 1898-1986), Mask, alabaster, 19.2 cm. (7 1/2 in.) high. Carved in 1929. Estimate: £1,000,000-1,500,000 (€ 1,100,000 - 1,700,000). Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Mask, an extremely rare sculpture by Henry Moore, leads Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art sale in London on Wednesday 14 November. Estimated at £1,000,000-1,500,000, it is being offered for sale for the first time for more than 80 years, and has never before been put up for auction. The work is... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2018

The Kimbell Art Museum showcases more than 100 examples of haute-couture fashion created by Cristóbal Balenciaga

Installation view. Courtesy of Kimbell Art Museum. Photo by Robert Laprelle. Installation view. Courtesy of Kimbell Art Museum. Photo by Robert Laprelle.  FORT WORTH, TX.- This fall, the Kimbell Art Museum presents a special exhibition featuring the work of an esteemed Spanish artist who was captivated by the richness and mystery of the color black and the dramatic opposition of light and dark. Balenciaga in Black is on view in the Renzo Piano Pavilion from October 7 through January 6, 2019.  ... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

A Jadeite Bangle

Lot 2149. A Jadeite Bangle. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - 2,800,000 (USD 229,727 - 357,353). Lot sold HKD 2,832,000 (USD 361,437). © Poly Auction.  The semi-cylindrical jadeite bangle of light green ground to the section suffused with intense emerald green patches, of high translucency, weighing 381.02 carats, inner diameter approximately 56.95 mm, thickness approximately 12.96 mm. Accompanied by report no. SJ174370 dated 28 August 2018 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited... [Lire la suite]
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