04 janvier 2008

A pair of hawks, Qianlong period

A pair of hawks, Qianlong period Each fierce bird modelled with its head turned, its feathers picked out in shades of brown, perched on one leg on a blue rocky base - 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high - Estimate: $30,000-50,000 Note: These small hawks, known as as haidongqing, were used for goose hunting in China, and were quite popular in both the French market, where they tended to give them ormolu bases, and the English market. Lazare Duvaux records a pair in his inventory sold to Monsieur Coguinot in March of 1756, and a pair of... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2008

The Preakness Trophy: an important silver trophy won by Personality Stieff, Baltimore, circa 1970

The Preakness Trophy: an important silver trophy won by Personality Stieff, Baltimore, circa 1970 Set on four tack-trunk formed feet with applied horseshoes, jockey caps, saddles, and crops, supporting a circular domed base with three standing horse figures with fences on a realistically modelled grass ground, with a baluster stem, the upper section with applied figures of Victory holding laurel leaves, with cartouches engraved The Preakness, Pimlico, 1970, Won by Personality, Owner Ethel D. Jacobs, the finial formed as a horse... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2008

Salières "Anpanman" et "Baikinman"

Deux héros japonais, Anpanman (super pain fourré) et Baikinman, son ennemi juré, transformés en salières ! On va saupoudrer leurs algues et sésame sur nos riz. Hi hi ! V.R.P.  (www.elle.fr) * Chez Kioko, 46, rue des Petits-Champs, Paris-2e. Prix : 5,90 €.
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04 janvier 2008

Three Imari dishes - Late 19th-early 20th Century

Three Imari dishes - Late 19th-early 20th Century Decorated in the typical palette with panels of flowers, largest 31.5cm (3) - Estimate: £150 - 200 Bonhams. European Ceramics, Glass and Asian Art, 22 Jan 2008. Knowle
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04 janvier 2008

A pair of Japanese Imari bottle vases - Late 19th Century

A pair of Japanese Imari bottle vases - Late 19th Century Painted in the typical palette with panels of fans and mythical birds, 34cm (2) - Estimate: £80 - 100   Bonhams. European Ceramics, Glass and Asian Art, 22 Jan 2008. Knowle
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04 janvier 2008

A Japanese Imari charger - Late 19th Century

A Japanese Imari charger - Late 19th Century Painted in underglaze blue, iron red, gilt and green with panels of stylised foliage, birds and ceremonial motifs, 47cm diameter - Estimate: £200 - 300   Bonhams. European Ceramics, Glass and Asian Art, 22 Jan 2008. Knowle
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04 janvier 2008

"Romancing the Skull" à la Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica

Allison Schulnik, What Awaits You, 2006, oil on canvas, 84 x 136 inches SANTA MONICA, CA.-Mark Moore Gallery presents Romancing the Skull in the main gallery. This group show will feature the work of Allison Schulnik, Angela Fraleigh, Ken Weaver and Mike Peter Smith, artists who all address the grandest and most universal of themes, love, sex and death. Working on an appropriately epic scale, they confront the interference of death in life, of humor in sex and of hatred in love; accepting and expressing that there is a constant... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2008

Femmes en fourrure Hiver 2007/2008 : Emmanuel Ungaro

photo Marcio Madeira
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04 janvier 2008

Hommes en fourrure Hiver 2007/08 : Rick Owens, Gucci et Bergdorf Goodman Collection

Rick Owens moleskin and fox cowl- collar coat, $3,450 at Atelier; Gucci leather jacket with fox lining, $5,890; Bergdorf Goodman Collection trapper hat in red fox, $695; Calvin Klein cotton long johns, $29.50. (Photo: Tom Ackerman for The New York Times)
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04 janvier 2008

“Houdon at the Louvre: Masterworks of the Enlightenment” au Louvre Atlanta

Jean-Antoine Houdon. George Washington (1732-1799). Terra-cotta. 1786 ATLANTA, GA.- The sixth “Louvre Atlanta” exhibition will open at the High Museum of Art this June, featuring highlights from the Louvre’s unparalleled collection of sculpture by Jean-Antoine Houdon. “Houdon at the Louvre: Masterworks of the Enlightenment” will feature approximately 20 works portraying intellectual and political leaders, including famous busts of French Enlightenment thinkers Denis Diderot and Voltaire, portraits of American founding fathers... [Lire la suite]
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