07 juillet 2016

Southern Netherlandish, second half 17th century, Cameo with the wedding of Poseidon and Thetis

Lot 85. Southern Netherlandish, second half 17th century, Cameo with the wedding of Poseidon and Thetis, monogrammed: VH, probably aragonite, in a silver frame, 13.5 by 18cm., 5 3/8  by 7 1/8 in. Estimate £10,000 — 15,000. Price realised £36,250. Photo Sotheby's. Exhibited: Delft, Antiques Dealers' Fair, 1980;Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Experts' choice. 1000 years of the art trade, 23 April to 12 June 1983. Literature: J. Walker, Experts'... [Lire la suite]

07 juillet 2016

Back on Gertrud & Otto Natzler's sale at LAMA, May 6, 2012

Lot 63. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Bottle, 1964. Midnight Sky dark blue crystalline glaze. Natzler inventory no. N299. Signed “Natzler” and retains inventory label “N299″; 8″ x 4″ diameter.Estimate: $4,000 – 6,000. Realized: $5,000. © LAMA Lot 65. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Bowl, 1965. Earth Crater glaze. Natzler inventory no. N623. Signed “Natzler” and retains inventory label “N623″; 4″ x 8.625″ diameter. Estimate: $5,000 – 7,000 Realized: $9,375. © LAMA   Lot 66. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Bowl, 1955. Pale... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2016

Masterpieces from the past attract collectors from around the world at Sotheby's

Jean-Etienne Liotard's A Dutch Girl at Breakfast - One of the last and finest oil paintings by the artist remaining in a Private Collection –realised £4.41 million / $5.69 million / €5.16 million. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Over the last two days, at Sotheby’s London, masterpieces from the past attracted collectors from around the world, with over 50 countries and 40% more people participating in our sales of Old Master paintings, sculpture, works of arts and drawings and the highly anticipated Treasures... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2016

Buccellati Blossoms collection

The Buccellati Blossoms collection bursts into a bunch of silver flowers exalted by pistils set with brown diamonds. Buccellati Blossoms collection. The Daisy pendant earrings twinkle with brown diamonds and velvet silver petals. Buccellati Blossoms collection. The Gardenia cuff bracelet stands out for its treasured details made of engravings playing with the light, great style and design.
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06 juillet 2016

"Miroir du désir. Images de femmes dans l’estampe japonaise" au musée Guimet

Miroir du désir : Affiche PARIS - Le MNAAG dévoile un pan de son riche fonds d’estampes japonaises et aborde l’image contrastée des femmes : leur place dans la société, mais aussi les relations qui les unissent entre elles ou celles qu’elles entretiennent avec les hommes. Véritable promenade visuelle, l’exposition propose un parcours à travers les différents types de représentations de l’image féminine à la période d’Edo (1603-1868).  Si le terme même « d'estampe japonaise » fut synonyme d'images délicatement érotiques... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2016

Claire Rosen, «Birds of a Feather» (3)

Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Peach-Faced Lovebird, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016  Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Fancy Parakeet, «Birds of a Feather» © Claire Rosen 2016 Claire Rosen, Parakeet, «Birds of a... [Lire la suite]

06 juillet 2016

A Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 180. A Chinese blue and white bowl with four depictions of Lady Ma, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Est: £300–500. Sold for £600. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions Ma Gu Xian Shou with a basket of herbs and flowers in a basket held on a stick over her shoulder and arranged around a raised central boss surrounded by some of the eight precious things, the semi-biscuit outer border carved in a variation of the pierced Linglong technique, with four sprays of flowers below, 19cm... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2016

A Chinese blue and white moulded dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 178. A Chinese blue and white moulded dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Est: £300–500. Sold for £300. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions painted with scattered flowers, the border reserved with flowers and foliage and the centre with six-character mark within double circle, 27cm diameter; 4mm rim chip and other very minor fritting and 1.5 cm hair crack running from rim chip. Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art, Tuesday 17 May... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2016

A Chinese blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 177. A Chinese blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Est: £3000–5000. Unsold. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions of slender baluster form, painted with alternating panels of precious objects and a lady on a terrace with Buddhist symbols, 26.5cm high; Slight discolouration to the lower bevelled edge and several chips to foot rim and neck rim. Provenance: Private collection purchased: Christie's, South Kensington, 6th November 2009 Dreweatts & Bloomsbury... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2016

A rare Chinese blue and white screen tile, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 176. A rare Chinese blue and white screen tile, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Est: £3000–5000. Unsold. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions of rectangular shape luted together in hollow sections, with rectangular openings at each edge, painted on one side with a scholar and attendant in a mountainous landscape, the other side with ladies in a courtyard, 26cm long x 16.6cm high x 4.2cm high; A number of in filled burst bubbles to the upper edge, two shallow scale chips to the right edge. Compare... [Lire la suite]
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