22 août 2015

An inside-painted glass snuff bottle, signed Shaoxian, Ma Guoting, dated to the bingzi year (1936)

An inside-painted glass snuff bottle, signed Shaoxian, Ma Guoting, dated to the bingzi year (1936). Estimate $10,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 One side is delicately decorated with a pair of birds perched in a magnolia tree peering down at two pheasant standing on rocks amidst roses below. The reverse has a four-line poetic inscription dedicated to Mo Zhuang followed by the date, the artist's signature, Shaoxian, Ma Guoting, and a seal, Shao. 2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) high, jadeite stopper. ... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2015

"Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture" at Tate Modern

Alexander Calder in his Roxbury studio, 1941.  Photo credit: Calder Foundation, New York / Art Resource, NY © 2015 Calder Foundation, New York / DACS, London. LONDON - Tate Modern presents the UK’s largest ever exhibition of Alexander Calder (1898-1976). Calder was one of the truly ground-breaking artists of the 20th century and as a pioneer of kinetic sculpture, played an essential role in shaping the history of modernism. Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture will bring together approximately 100 works to reveal how... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2015

Madame Grès

Robe de Grès by George Hoyningen-Huene, 1936. Madame Grès, 1951.  Germaine Krebs wearing an evening dress by Madame Grès, 1952. Photo Philippe Pottier. Dovima modeling a dress designed by Madame Grès, 1955. Jacky Mazel wearing a red evening gown by Madame Gres, 1955. Madame Grès, 1956. Madame Grès velvet dress, October 1956, L'Art et la Mode. Photo by George Saad. Red velvet and pink satin dress by Madame Grès, 1960. Madame Grès, 1969. Madame Grès, 1972-73. Photo by Louis Freyssinet.
05 janvier 2014

Emerald "Feuille de Lilas" Brooch by Boivin, c. 1936

Emerald "Feuille de Lilas" Brooch by Boivin, c. 1936
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26 août 2013

A Spectacular Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, by René Boivin, circa 1936

A Spectacular Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, by René Boivin, circa 1936, designed as a pigeon’s wing pave-set with circular and baguette-cut diamonds and calibre-cut sapphires, mounted in platinum, subsequently gilt. Est $50,000 to $75,000. Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s One especially dramatic example of the highly creative jewels designed by Boivin in 1936, one of which was sold in Sotheby’s Geneva in 1991, was a pair of brooches designed as the wing of a pigeon.  With the impressive wingspan of almost 13cm in width of... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2013

Platinum, diamond, colored diamond and emerald brooch, Oscar Heyman & Brothers, circa 1936

Platinum, diamond, colored diamond and emerald brooch, Oscar Heyman & Brothers, circa 1936. Photo Sotheby's The cascading flowers set with pear-shaped, round and baguette near colorless diamonds weighing approximately 4.85 carats, accented by pear, marquise-shaped, round, baguette and bullet-shaped diamonds of yellow hue weighing approximately 1.45 carats, the leaves set with calibré-cut emeralds,numbered 27432, maker's mark. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 - Unsold Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 20... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny, 1936

Mariano Fortuny, 1936 
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23 juillet 2011

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet A by Sindelfingen

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet A by Sindelfingen. Photo RM Auctions 180 hp, 5,401 cc, OHV supercharged straight eight-cylinder, four-speed manual transmission with pre-select on 3rd and 4th gear, independent front suspension by unequal length wishbones and coil springs, rear swing axles with trailing arms and coil springs, four-wheel vacuum-assisted hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 129.5" - Estimate: Available Upon Request- One of a limited few transitional 500 K-540 K Sport Cabriolet A models- 100-point... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2011

Indochine, 1936, timbre 171, Empereur Bao-Dai

Indochine, 1936, timbre 171, Empereur Bao-Dai, oblitéré.
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19 mars 2011

Trois photographies de Hoyningen-Huene.

Hoyningen-Huene. Pour Harper's Bazar. 1936. photo Boisgirard Provence-Côte d'Azur Cachet du photographe au dos. 28,5 x 20,8 cm. Epreuve en cours de retouche sur l'angle inférieur gauche. Estimation : 1 000 € Hoyningen-Huene. Vers 1930. photo Boisgirard Provence-Côte d'Azur Cachet du photographe au dos. 25 x 19,5 cm. (Joint) Dr B. KRÖHN. Sans titre. Cachet du photographe au dos. 30 x 24 cm. Estimation : 300 € Hoyningen-Huene. Pour Harper's Bazar. 1935. photo Boisgirard Provence-Côte d'Azur 22 x 14,5 cm. Estimation : 200 € ... [Lire la suite]