13 novembre 2015

Amethyst and peridot brooch/pendant, 'Ananas', René Boivin, 1945

Amethyst and peridot brooch-pendant, 'Ananas', René Boivin, 1945. Estimate 20,000 — 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a pineapple, set with a circular-cut amethyst and peridots, signed René Boivin, French assay and partial maker's marks, case stamped René Boivin. Bibliography: Cf: Françoise Cailles, René Boivin Joaillier, Les Éditions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1994, page 240, for an illustration of this clip. Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2015

Sotheby's Hong Kong to present Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale 2015 on 6 October

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale will be held on 6 October in Hall 3 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Offering more than 300 works estimated in excess of HK$160 million / US$20 million*, the sale will feature salient works with prominent exhibition history by leading modern Chinese artists such as Zhang Daqian, Fu Baoshi, Huang Binhong and Wu Guanzhong. An auction preview will be held from 2 October to 5 October.  In addition to the sale, Sotheby’s Hong Kong has been... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2015

Ma Jin (Attributed to, 1900-1970), Pair of fawns, 1945

Ma Jin (Attributed to, 1900-1970), Pair of fawns, 1945. Estimate $4,000 – $8,000. Photo Christie'sd Image Ltd 2015 Fan leaf, ink and color on paper. Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist. Dated yiyou year (1945); 8 x 21 ½ in. (20.2 x 54.5 cm.) Christie's. FINE CHINESE PAINTINGS, 16 September 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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03 juillet 2015

Wartski at Masterpiece London 2015

A magnificent neo-classical gold fringe necklace by Eugene Fontenay, Paris, circa 1875. Wartski at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C1. A Pair of Antique Gold Earrings. French. Circa 1880. Wartski at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C1. in the form of pails suspended on movable gold chains from well wheel pulleys, the yellow gold pails finely chased to represent wooden staves, bound by platinum hoops.  A Gold, Enamel and Gem-Set Frame by Carl Fabergé. Workmaster: Johann Victor Aarne, St.... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2015

Michaan's Fine Asian Auction realizes over $2.8 million USD

Fu Baoshi (1904-1965): "Lady by the Bamboo". Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed and dated to 1945, with two seals of the artist. 44 1/4 x 13 inches (112.4 x 33 cm). Estimate $150,000-200,000. Sold for $1,410,000. Photo Michaan. ALAMEDA, CA.- June 22, 2015 became a day of establishing records at Michaan's, as the Fine Asian Works of Art auction broke new sales ground. The auction’s star highlight, Fu Baoshi’s (1904-1965) hanging scroll Lady by the Bamboo, did not disappoint as it set a new... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2015

The Morgan explores the unique role of drawing in portraiture in a new exhibition

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), Portrait of the Artist’s Brother Endres, ca. 1518, Charcoal on paper, background heightened with white. Gift of Mrs. Alexander Perry Morgan in memory of Alexander Perry Morgan, 1973, The Morgan Library & Museum.  NEW YORK, NY.- Drawing is often seen as the most immediate of the fine arts, capturing a subject’s essence in quick, suggestive strokes of chalk, pencil, or ink. This can be particularly evident in portrait drawing where the dynamism of the medium allows for the recording of a... [Lire la suite]

08 mai 2015

Fu Baoshi & Lin Fengmian's Fine Ladies in Michaan's Asian Auction

Fu Baoshi (1904-1965): "Lady by the Bamboo", Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed and dated to 1945, with two seals of the artist. 44 1/4 x 13 inches (112.4 x 33 cm). Estimate: $150,000/200,000. Photo Michaan. ALAMEDA, CA.- Michaan’s Fine Asian Works of Art auction presents vibrant and exceptional property in the forms of porcelains, jades, furniture, corals, artworks, decorative objects, scrolls, bronzes and textiles in an approximate 230 lot sale. Of particular note are fine paintings from... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2015

Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), L’heure du thé (Tea time), 1945

Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), L’heure du thé (Tea time). Signed, stamped with a seal of the artist and dated 1945. Ink and gouache on silk, 55.5 by 46.5 cm.; 21 3/4 by 18 1/4 in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. Note: In the culture of Vietnam, the act of serving tea is considered an expression of gentility and hospitality. As an old age custom that continues to permeate virtually every aspect of life, it is practiced by individuals spanning all social classes,... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2014

Mid-20th century carved emerald and ruby openwork cluster ring by Cartier, Paris c.1945

Mid-20th century carved emerald and ruby openwork cluster ring by Cartier, Paris c.1945. Photo courtesy S.J. Phillips Ltd. of Indianesque design, the oval cabochon emerald carved with a floral and foliate scroll quatrefoil pattern, claw set horizontally, raised above a pierced foliate scroll gallery and shoulders set throughout with round cut rubies, mounted in gold. Weight: 12.5g.A ring with similarly pierced scroll gallery can be found illustrated in 'The Cartier Collection. Jewelry' Flammarion, 2004, English edition,... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2013

Suzanne Belperron, Année 1945. Bracelet rigide ouvert

Suzanne Belperron, Année 1945. Bracelet rigide ouvert. Photo Tajan en or jaune rehaussé de deux liens en godrons piqué de petits diamants en sertissure. Au centre une bande en platine sertie de diamants taille brillant. Poinçon de GROENÉ DARDE. Poids brut : 34 gr. Largeur intérieure : 5,5 cm. Dimension de l'ouverture : 2,8 cm. Estimation : 22 000 / 25 000 € Le bracelet est accompagné de la facture originale de la Maison Suzanne Belperron et d'un certificat d'authenticité de... [Lire la suite]
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