05 février 2017

A rare Baroque Chestcross, probably Spain, late 17th century

Lot 2. A rare Baroque Chestcross, probably Spain, late 17th century. Estimate €8000. Photo Nagel 14ct yellow gold and gilt silver, set with 6 rectangular cut emeralds, 6 carré cut amethysts and 32 rose-cut diamonds. C. 59,8g. Provenance: Private property, Switzerland. Collection of Alferd Rütschi, Zurich (1868-1929), Collection of Jürg Stuker, Bern/Gerzensee (1914-1988). Personal gift of Jürg Stuker to the present owner. Rütschi's large and important collection of valuable silver- and goldsmith creations was exposed... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2017

A German baroque vermeil tankard, Augsburg, c. 1696-98

Lot 1. A German baroque vermeil tankard, Augsburg, c. 1696-98. Estimate €7000. Photo Nagel Augsburg hallmark, silver proof, maker's mark of Paul Solanier. At the front a later engraved monogram "BB". C. 567g. Minor wear. H. 16 cm.  Provenance: From a Franconian collection.  Literature: Seling, Augsburger Goldschmiede, vol. III, no. 155/156, 1669. Form and decoration equal to another lid-blower Paul Solaniers, depicted in Seling, vol. II, no. 430. Nagel. Sale 744, 22nd February... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2017

Anish Kapoor Creates Protest Piece: 'I Like America and America Doesn't Like Me'

Anish Kapoor British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor has released a riff on German artist Joseph Beuys’ famed 1974 performance piece, “I Like America and America Likes Me,” as a protest to the exclusionary policies of the Trump administration. Kapoor has reimagined the poster that Beuys made for his performance, placing his own portrait in the work and rewriting the text to “I Like America and America Doesn’t Like Me.” Explains Kapoor on his website, "I call on fellow artists and citizens to disseminate their name and image using... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2017

Pipo Nguyen-duy's first solo show in New York City on view at ClampArt

Pipo Nguyen-duy, Untitled L9, Monet’s Garden, Giverny, 1998. Signed, titled, and dated in pencil, verso. Cyanotype (Unique), 15 x 11.5 inches, $1650.00. NEW YORK, NY.- ClampArt announces the opening of “AnOther Expedition: Monet’s Garden,” Pipo Nguyen-duy’s first solo show in New York City. These cyanotype prints of botanical specimens were made by Vietnamese-born artist Pipo Nguyen-duy in Claude Monet’s garden. Nguyen-duy was awarded a grant from The Wallace Foundation and The Reader’s... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2017

Under the Deep Blue Sea: Unearthing history with the 'Nanking Cargo'

 Four blue and white porcelain cups and saucers from the Nanking Cargo.  ATLANTA, GA.- When the Geldermalsen ship crashed into a reef and sank in the South China Sea during its return journey to the Netherlands in January of 1752, it claimed the lives of eighty crew members who went down with the vessel’s precious cargo of tea, textiles, gold, silk, lacquer, and porcelain. As part of the fleet of the powerful Dutch East India Company commissioned for the Zeeland division, the loss of the mighty Geldermalsen hardly... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2017

REZA. Délhéa necklace, 2016

REZA. Délhéa necklace, 2016. Necklace featuring a yellow cabochon Ceylon sapphire weighing 30.34 carats, a Troidia Brazilian emerald weighing 5.76 carats, 11 yellow oval Cabochon sapphires weighing 3.48 carats, 103 princess-cut diamonds weighing 16.17 carats and 28 brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 1.51 carat, all set in white browned gold. Convertible into a bracelet
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04 février 2017

REZA. Dune ring, 2016

REZA. Dune ring, 2016. Dune Emerald ring featuring one oval Colombian emerald weighing 4.89 carats and 28 brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 2.22 carats, set on platinum.
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04 février 2017

Plat au bateau plat et deux personnages grotesques, Iznik, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922), vers 1620

Plat au bateau plat et deux personnages grotesques, Iznik, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922), vers 1620. Céramique siliceuse. H: 4,5 cm. D: 29,5 cm. Anc.coll.Salzmann, Acq. Musée de Cluny, 1865. Ecouen, musée national de la Renaissance, E.Cl.8347. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de la Renaissance, château d'Ecouen) / René-Gabriel Ojéda
04 février 2017

Plat à décor de barques à la voile déployée, Iznik, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922), vers 1650

Plat à décor de barques à la voile déployée, Iznik, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922), vers 1650. Céramique siliceuse. H: 5,1 cm. D: 26,4 cm. Anc.coll.Salzmann, Acq. Musée de Cluny, 1865. Ecouen, musée national de la Renaissance, E.Cl.8353. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de la Renaissance, château d'Ecouen) / René-Gabriel Ojéda
04 février 2017

Plat à décor de barques aux trois voiles rayées, Iznik, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922), vers 1625

Plat à décor de barques aux trois voiles rayées, Iznik, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922), vers 1625. Céramique siliceuse. H: 5 cm. D: 25 cm. Anc.coll.Salzmann, Acq. Musée de Cluny, 1865. Ecouen, musée national de la Renaissance, E.Cl.8351. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de la Renaissance, château d'Ecouen) / René-Gabriel Ojéda