13 septembre 2016

Univers Du Bronze à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) - Femmes damnées (avant 1890). Fondu entre 1925 et 1935. Version avec pied droit de la femme supérieure touchant le genou gauche de la femme couchée. Bronze à patine brun noir nuancé de vert ; Haut : 19,4 cm, Long : 28,1 cm, Prof : 13,2 cm - Épreuve authentique signée "Rodin", édition ancienne de "Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris" (marque), inscription "A Mucha" (bronze répertorié par le Comité Rodin). © Univers Du Bronze Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)- L'Esprit d'entreprise (étude, 1951).... [Lire la suite]

13 septembre 2016

The Beautiful Watch à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Rolex Steline Yellow Gold 18K. Référence : 6062. Année : 1959. ©thebeautifulwatch.com Rolex Jean Claude Killy Steel. Référence : 6236. Année : 1961. ©thebeautifulwatch.com Biennale des Antiquaires 2016. The Beautiful Watch / STAND MS01. 29 rue de Seine, 75006 Paris - France. +33 1 46 34 32 92 - www.thebeautifulwatch.com/ - contact@thebeautifulwatch.com
13 septembre 2016

Asia Society Museum in New York presents "No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki"

Zao Wou-Ki. Décembre 89–Février 90—Quadriptyque (December 89–February 90—Quadriptych), 1989–90. Oil on canvas. Each canvas: 63 3⁄4 × 39 3⁄8 in. (162 × 100 cm); overall: 63 3⁄4 × 157 1⁄2 in. (162 × 400 cm). Private collection, Taiwan. ©Zao Wou-Ki/ProLitteris, Zurich. Photography by Jean-Louis Losi NEW YORK, NY.- “No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki” co-organized by Asia Society Museum and Colby College Museum of Art, is the first retrospective of the work of Zao Wou-Ki (1920–2013) in the United States. The exhibition aims to... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2016

Exhibition of forty new works by Kondo Takahiro opens at Joan B Mirviss Ltd

Waves of Ink: Painting in Porcelain. © 2016 JOAN MIRVISS LTD  NEW YORK, NY.- More than two and a half years in the making, the upcoming exhibition of the ceramic art of Kondo Takahiro has already captured the attention of important collectors and curators nationwide. Nearly forty new works, from captivating tea bowls to towering glistening monoliths, were selected in the course of several trips to the artist’s ancestral home in Kyoto. Reinventing an ancient technique, Kondo has transformed the art of marbleized clay... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2016

Almakarina studio. "Nature Morte" shot for Haute Living magazine

Almakarina studio. "Nature Morte" shot for Haute Living magazine. Cartier ring. Almakarina studio. "Nature Morte" shot for Haute Living Magazine. Chopard ring. Almakarina studio. "Nature Morte" shot for Haute Living magazine. Piaget rings.
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12 septembre 2016

Willem van Aelst (1627 Utrecht / Delft - 1683 Amsterdam), Still life of fruit

Willem van Aelst (1627 Utrecht / Delft - 1683 Amsterdam), Still life of fruit. Oil on canvas. Relined. 47 x 38 cm. Estimate: € 70,000 to 100,000. Photo Hampel. Depiction of green and slightly red grapes, one peach and a slightly open walnut laid on a marble top, with a vine climbing up behind it against a black background. Apart from its aesthetic effect, the composition can thus be interpreted as symbols of vanitas as what customary at the time: the slightly opened nutshell alongwith the... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2016

Jan van Kessel the Elder (1626 Antwerp - 1679), Allegory of the Night, ca. 1660

Lot 847. Jan van Kessel the Elder (1626 Antwerp - 1679),  Allegory of the Night, ca. 1660. Oil on copper laid on panel, 17.4 x 23.1 cm. Signed lower left. Estimate: € 70,000 to 100,000. Photo Hampel Several different nocturnal animals have gathered on a verdant promontory set against a sky at twilight. At center, slightly to the left, lies a bat protecting her silent hairless young, Which are on top of her wings. On the left-hand edge a cat hisses at another cat did... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2016

Augsburg School, second half 15th century, Saint Christopher

Lot 846. Augsburg School, second half 15th century, Saint Christopher. Oil on panel, 93 x 84 cm. Estimate: € 100,000 to 200,000. Photo Hampel.  So painted on the reverse and with remains of reliefs removed. Museum quality, almost square wing of an altar. Large format, full figure depiction of Saint Christopher did is almost taking up the Entire surface of the panel. The saint is striding over a river using a mighty tree trunk as a stick and with Whose assistance... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2016

Large, impressive ivory tankard and cover with silver mounts, Probably Southern France, about 1720

Lot 252. Large, impressive ivory tankard and cover with silver mounts, Probably Southern France, about 1720. Estimate: € 18000-20000. Photo Hampel. Ivory carved in high relief. Wrought copper insert, applies interior. Silver feet and cover mounts. Unidentified hallmarks: "L." in transverse rhombus flanked by two oval hallmarks in the shape of pinecones and assay scrape underneath. Two vertical, lancet-shaped silver buckles on Either Side, one engraved: "Sans pain, sans vin; l'amour... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2016

Large magnificent ivory tankard, Germany, about 1760

Lot 221. Large magnificent ivory tankard, Germany, about 1760. Estimate: € 36000-42000. Photo Hampel Figure on lid ca. 1900. Vessel, handle and figure on cover in ivory with parcel-true silver mounts. The vessel is carved in the round in bas and high relief showing a battle of Roman legion aries against the barbarians. Seated above the battle scene on a chariot is a Roman Emperor in scale armor with a radiant crown and scepter. A fierce battle is Depicted around him. The... [Lire la suite]
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