22 octobre 2019

A Fine Mughal gem-set jade archer's ring, North India, 17th Century

Lot 171. A Fine Mughal gem-set jade archer's ring, North India, 17th Century; 4.9 cm. long. Estimate: 10 000 GBP - 15 000 GBP. Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 40,739). Courtesy Bonhams. of typical form, decorated in ruby, emerald and glass inlay in a gold kundan setting with a lotus blossom to the centre issuing an undulating vine with flowerheads, foliate motifs and trefoils, the lotus flanked by confronted perching birds, a gold band to lower and upper edges. Provenance: Private French collection. Note: Thumb... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

A schist figure of Hariti, Ancient region of Gandhara, Circa 2nd Century

Lot 144. A schist figure of Hariti, Ancient region of Gandhara, Circa 2nd Century; 95 cm. high. Estimate: 80 000 GBP - 150 000 GBP. Sold for £ 187,562 (€ 217,931). Courtesy Bonhams. depicted seated with one hand holding a child on her lap, the other hand holding a bunch of grapes, dressed in a sleeved tunic with naturalistic drapery and ruched sleeves with beading down each arm, wearing a beaded necklace, pendant earrings and anklets, the round face with softly smiling expression and almond... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2019

Yves Klein (1928-1962), Anthropométrie sans titre, (ANT 49), 1960

Lot 36 B. Yves Klein (1928-1962), Anthropométrie sans titre, (ANT 49), signed and dated 'Yves Klein 1960' (lower right), dry pigment and synthetic resin on paper laid down on canvas, 42 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (108.9 x 65 cm). Executed in 1960. Estimate USD 3,500,000 - USD 4,500,000. Price realised USD 4,212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: Galerie Karl Flinker, ParisPrivate collection, Paris, 1974Anon. sale; Sotheby's, London, 07 February 2007, lot 14Siegfried and Sissy... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

Christie's to offer monumental canvas by Yves Klein

Yves Klein, Barbara (ANT 113), 1960. Estimate: $12-18 million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Yves Klein’s monumental Barbara (ANT 113), 1960 (estimate: $12-18 million) will highlight Christie’s Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art on 13 November. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this work will benefit The Water Academy for Sustainable and Responsible Development Foundation.The Water Academy SRD is an international initiative whose mission is to create a new Culture of Water to... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

Important Jade from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee II sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 08 October 2019

Lot 103. An exceptional and rare white jade zhadou, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 17.9 cm, 7 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (254,660 - 381,990 USD). Lot sold 12,175,000 HKD (1,550,243 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's superbly worked with a tapered body rising from a short foot to a waisted neck and flared mouth-rim, the translucent stone of an even white colour with tiny russet patches to the foot, wood stand. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30th November 1980, lot 542 and cover. ... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2019

Exhibition explores connections between post-war Italian art and design

Alighiero Boetti, Mappa, 1983, broderie sur toile, 116 x 178 cm. © Tornabuoni Art PARIS.- The architect Charles Zana and Tornabuoni Art are presenting ‘Utopia’, an exhibition that explores connections between post-war Italian art and design, from 18 October to 21 December. This exhibition, designed and conceived by the architect Charles Zana in collaboration with Tornabuoni Art Paris, is based on the idea of dialogue, like previous exhibitions designed by the architect. This dialogue unfolds room by room in the... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2019

L'art en broderies au Moyen Âge au Musée de Cluny

Antependium: figures de saints, Pays mosan, début du 14e siècle. Broderie de soies polychromes et de lames métalliques sur toile de lin, 82,5 x 186,5 cm, Musée de Cluny, Cl. 11995 © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de Cluny, musée national du Moyen Âge) / Gérard Blot La broderie à fils de soie, d’or et d’argent est l’un des arts les plus précieux et les plus prestigieux du Moyen Âge. Et pourtant… ces œuvres sont aujourd’hui méconnues. Du 24 octobre 2019 au 20 janvier 2020, le musée de Cluny, musée national du Moyen Âge met en lumière la... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2019

A pair of Meissen seated chinoiserie figures, circa 1740

Lot 323. A pair of Meissen seated chinoiserie figures, circa 1740. Height: 7 1/8 in. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. probably modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler, seated cross-legged, wearing puce-lined oriental costume painted with  indianische Blumen, jeweled hats  and yellow shoes, each holding a fan with a parrot perched on his right knee and on her left arm, upon stepped square bases with chamfered corners. ... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A rare Meissen decagonal bowl presented to the King of Sardinia, circa 1724

Lot 363. A rare Meissen decagonal bowl presented to the King of Sardinia, circa 1724. Diameter: 9 1/2 in. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the painting attributed to Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, the front of the exterior with a vignette of two Chinoiserie figures in a fenced garden, flanked by large sprays of flowers and embellished in Böttger lustre, the reverse with a vignette of two ducks among foliage, the interior with trailing flowering branches, and a foliate... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A Meissen Kakiemon octagonal bowl, circa 1725-30

Lot 369. A Meissen Kakiemon octagonal bowl, circa 1725-30. Width: 8 1/4 in. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the interior with two boys holding a flowering branch on a string enticing two blue spotted mythical beasts, the exterior with two female figures holding flower branches alternating with vignettes of flowering branches issuing from banded hedges, the brown-edged rim painted with a foliate scrolling band, enriched in gilding,  crossed swords mark in... [Lire la suite]