15 novembre 2018

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled (Rust, Blacks on Plum)

Lot 18 C. Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled (Rust, Blacks on Plum), signed and dated 'MARK ROTHKO 1962' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 60 x 57 in. (152.5 x 145 cm.) Painted in 1962. Estimate USD 35,000,000 - USD 45,000,000. Price realised 35,712,500 USD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: Estate of the artist, 1970Marlborough A.G., Liechtenstein, 1970Estate of the artist, 1977Pace Gallery, New York, 1978Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1979. ... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2018

David Hockney (b. 1937), Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), 1972

Lot 9 C. David Hockney (b. 1937), Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), acrylic on canvas, 84 x 120 in. (213.5 x 305 cm.) Painted in 1972. Estimate on request. Sold for $90,312,500, New Record for Work by Living Artist at Auction. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: André Emmerich Gallery, New YorkMr. and Mrs. James Astor, London William Beadleston, Inc., New YorkStephen Mazoh & Co., New YorkDavid Geffen, Los Angeles, 1983Acquired from the above by the present owner,... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2018

Largest Set Of Chameleon Diamonds Ever Offered at Auction Leads Bonhams Jewellery Sale In Hong Kong

Hong Kong – The most important set of Chameleon diamonds ever to be presented at auction leads the forthcoming Rare Jewels and Jadeite sale at Bonhams Hong Kong on 25 November. The exquisite diamond necklace features nine Chameleon diamonds weighing 13.87 carats total and is expected to fetch between HK$1,600,000 and HK$3,000,000. "Chameleon diamonds are amongst the rarest and most mysterious of coloured diamonds. Depending on temperature and light conditions, the diamond's colour transforms from "olive" green to a mesmerising... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2018

A 'Xing' dish, 10th century

Lot 270. A 'Xing' dish, 10th century; 15.2 cm (6 in.). Estimate ,000 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 1,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. of bronze form, the octagonal lobed slightly domed front face covered with a glossy creamy-white glaze, the reverse unglazed and centred with a simple loop handle. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A 'Xing' mirror, 10th century

Lot 248. A 'Xing' mirror, 10th century; 7 cm, 2 3/4  in. Estimate 400 — 600 GBP. Lot sold 1,875 GBP. © Sotheby's. of bronze form, the octagonal lobed slightly domed front face covered with a glossy creamy-white glaze, the reverse unglazed and centred with a simple loop handle. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A white-glazed foliate-rim dish, Five Dynasties, 10th century

Lot 261. A white-glazed foliate-rim dish, Five Dynasties, 10th century; 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the shallow flaring sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted foliate rim, covered overall in an even ivory-white glaze. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A marbled bowl, 10th century

Lot 280. A marbled bowl, 10th century; 11 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the robustly-potted body with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a rolled rim, the brown and white clay marbled to produce a design of light and dark irregular stripes, covered overall in a clear glaze. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A 'Gongyi' sancai jar, 10th century

Lot 274. A 'Gongyi' sancai jar, 10th century; 7 cm, 2 5/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a flat base to a short neck, set at the shoulder with four strap handles divided by high-relief palmettes, covered overall with green and cream splashes on an ochre ground; together with a similarly shaped smaller jar covered overall in an apple-green glaze. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2018

A blue-glazed jar, 10th century

Lot 276. A blue-glazed jar, 10th century; 8 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short spreading flat foot to a waisted neck with everted rolled rim, covered with a rich dark-blue glaze falling down the body to mid point to reveal the pinkish-beige body. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A blue-splashed pottery bowl, 10th century

Lot 275. A blue-splashed pottery bowl, 10th century; 10.5 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate 1,000-2,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted rolled rim, covered overall in a straw glaze falling short of the foot to show the pinkish-beige body and decorated to the interior and exterior with blue streaks. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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