19 novembre 2017

A Diamond Single-Stone Ring, by Harry Winston, 1973

  Lot 621. A 10.27 carats H colour and VVS1 clarity Diamond Single-Stone Ring, by Harry Winston, 1973. Estimate HK$ 1,450,000 - 1,600,000 (€160,000 - 170,000). Sold for HK$ 2,187,500 (€235,864). Photo: Bonhams. The marquise-cut diamond, weighing 10.27 carats, between tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders, signed Winston, Jacques Timey maker's mark, ring size 5¾, original case. Accompanied by a GIA report stating that the diamond is H colour and VVS1 clarity. Report number 1186783769, dated 4... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2017

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Mill Reef, seconde version, 1973

Lot 5. Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Mill Reef, seconde version, 1973. Estimate EUR 60,000 - EUR 80,000 (USD 63,601 - USD 84,801). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Bronze patiné / patinated bronze. H 11,5 x L 13 x P 7,5 cm / 4 ½ x 5 1/8 x 3 in. Signé Diego et titré MILL REEF 3 octobre 1971 dans un cartouche sur la terrasse Provenance: Collection Hubert de Givenchy, commandé à l'artiste en 1973. Literature: Pour notre exemplaire : D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti,... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2017

Olivier Debré (1920-1999), Loire Ocre, 1973

Lot 6. Olivier Debré (1920-1999), Loire Ocre, 1973. Huile sur toile monogrammée en bas à droite, contresignée, datée et titrée au dos, 33 x 24 cm. Estimation : 3 000 - 4 000 €. Photo Millon Provenance : Collection Claude et Michèle Harel Millon. Les maîtres de l'abstraction; Autour de la collection Claude & Michèle Harel, lundi 06 mars à 14h30. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 5 - 9, rue Drouot 75009 Paris
28 septembre 2016

Exhibition outlines the relationship between Fontana and Melotti

Lucio Fontana (1899 – 1968), Concetto Spaziale, 1968, 82 x 65 cm. Courtesy Mazzoleni © Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan. LONDON.- Mazzoleni announces an exhibition outlining the influential relationship between two major Post-War Italian artists, Lucio Fontana (1899–1968) and Fausto Melotti (1901– 1986). Curated by Daniela Ferrari, art historian and curator at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto (MART), Italy, ‘Angelic Spaces and Infinite Geometries’ explores the parallels in the... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Pablo Picasso's gold jewelry in Diane Venet Collection

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Visage rond, 1972. Brooch – 23 carat gold, diam: 5 cm. Edition 16/20. Coll. Diane Venet. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Visage aux taches. Brooch – Gold, diam: 5 cm. Editon 4/20. Coll. Diane Venet. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Le grand faune. Pendant – Gold. Edition 3/20. Coll. Diane Venet. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Tréfle, brooch, gold, 4.4 x 5.4 cm. D. Venet Collection. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Médaillon oval, 1972. Brooch - Gold, 3.5 x 5.3 cm Edition 5/20. Coll. Diane Venet. Pablo... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2016

Cultural Revolution: Rare Warhol painting of Chairman Mao to star at Bonhams

Andy Warhol, Mao, 1973, estimated at £580,000-780,000, will be offered at the Bonhams Post War and Contemporary Art sale on 29 June. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams will lead the Post-War and Contemporary Art season with a spectacular Andy Warhol painting of Chairman Mao, estimated at £580,000-780,000, to be offered at New Bond Street on 29 June.   The stunning, densely-textured painting comes fresh to the market having originally been handled by the artist’s legendary dealer Leo Castelli in the 1970s. The... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2016

Sotheby's Sale of Important Watches includes historically significant timepieces

Lot 176. Bautte & Moynier. An exceptional three tune musical automaton bird cage clock with double singing birds and a butterfly, Geneva, 1825-1830. Estimate 400,000 — 800,000 CHF (367,960 - 735,919 EUR) (411,000 – 825,000 USD). Photo Sotheby's. GENEVA.- Sotheby’s Spring sale of Important Watches on Saturday 14 May will feature at its heart an exceptional and rare musical automaton clock, shaped as a bird cage, with double singing birds and a butterfly. This masterwork of... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2016

Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983), Boating in the evening glow, 1973

Lot 2773, Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983), Boating in the evening glow, signed YUAN WENG, dated 1973, and with one seal of the artist. Titled by the artist at the back of the painting, splashed colour on gold cardboard, framed, 38.7 by 51.6 cm 15 ¼ by 20 ¼ in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (175,415 - 233,886 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Previously in the collection of Li DeyingSotheby's Hong Kong, Fine Chinese Paintings, May 1994, Lot 1045 ... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2015

The fashion gallery at Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin

Gown in dark-green Gros de Tour brocade, England, 1730-1740. This gown with adjusted back is typical of English ladies’ fashion during the 18th century and is outstanding in the quality of its stiff, beautifully brocaded silk, with its pattern of tulips and chrysanthemum flowers. Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.  Jacket ca. 1750. Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Bodice, ca. 1750. Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Men’s suit made of blue wool in twill weave... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2015

Exhibition of Polaroid photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe on view at Sean Kelly

Robert Mapplethorpe, Lucy, Paris, 1973, black and white polaroid, image: 2 7/8 x 3 3/4 inches (7.3 x 9.5 cm), polaroid: 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 inches (8.6 x 10.8 cm); framed: 12 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches (32.4 x 32.4 x 3.2 cm) © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission. Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York NEW YORK, NY.- Sean Kelly is delighted to present Unique, an exhibition of carefully selected Polaroid photographs taken between 1970 and 1975 by legendary American photographer Robert... [Lire la suite]