29 juin 2015

Masterpiece London 2015 opens with record attendees, significant sales across the board and major unveilings

Exterior of Masterpiece London 2015 with 'Adam' and 'Eve' by Richard Hudson, represented by Leila Heller Gallery. Photo: Deniz Faragulle. LONDON.- The Preview Day of the sixth edition of Masterpiece London ended with reports of record visitor numbers and strong sales across the board. The Fair draws collectors, curators, and designers from all over the world who view and purchase exceptional works of art spanning over 4,000 years of art history. This year the Fair welcomed a record 8,900 visitors on its opening day... [Lire la suite]

25 juin 2015

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), A B, Brick Tower, 1987

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), A B, Brick Tower, signed, dated 1987 and numbered 643-1 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 200 by 140cm.; 78 3/4 by 55in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 16,000,000 GBP (16,631,959 - 22,175,945 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Anthony d’Offay Gallery, LondonPrivate Collection, New YorkSale: Christie’s, New York, Post-War Evening Sale, 13 November 2001, Lot 28Galerie Beyeler, BaselGalerie Art and Public, GenevaAcquired directly from the above by... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2015

Olivier Debré, « RAYEE ROSE ET BLEU DE LOIRE », 1988

Olivier Debré, « RAYEE ROSE ET BLEU DE LOIRE », 1988. Estimation : 300 000 € / 400 000 €. Photo courtesy Versailles Enchères Perrin-Royère-Lajeunesse Huile sur toile signée, titrée et datée au dos - 100 x 100 cm Provenance: Collection particulière, Paris  « Je me défends d’être un paysagiste. Je traduis l’émotion qui est en moi devant le paysage... Ce n’est pas ma volonté qui intervient mais l’émotion qui me domine. Je ne suis sincère que dans le choc, l’élan.» Olivier Debré VERSAILLES ENCHÈRES... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

Platimiro Fiorenza's Coral treasures

Platimiro Fiorenza, Chalice, gold, coral and precious stones, cm. 33, 1988, Cathedral of Monreale. Platimiro Fiorenza, Madonna of Trapani, gold, coral and precious stones, cm. 34, 1993. Vatican Museums, Rome. Platimiro Fiorenza, Stoup, gold, silver, coral and precious stones, cm. 28, 1993, the Vatican Museums, Rome. Platimiro Fiorenza, Bishop's ring, gold and coral, with a depiction of the Madonna of Trapani, 1998. Platimiro Fiorenza, Plate, Mediterranean coral and silver, made with the technique of... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2015

Trần Lưu Hậu (B. 1928), Temple, 1988

Trần Lưu Hậu (B. 1928), Temple. Signed and dated 88. Oil on canvas, 111 by 134.5 cm.; 43 3/4 by 53 in. Estimate 48,000 —68,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. Bibliography: Jeffrey Hantover, Uncorked Soul: Contemporary Art from Vietnam, Plum Blossoms (International) Ltd., Hong Kong, 1991, p. 82, colour plate 25 Note: « …his mastery comes from having faced the realities of life and death as a young student in the Viet Bac and having seen a bit more of the world than most Vietnamese... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2015

An important suite of diamond and ruby jewelry, Van Cleef & Arpels French, 1988

An important suite of diamond and ruby jewelry, Van Cleef & Arpels French, 1988. Estimate US$ 180,000 - 220,000 (€170,000 - 200,000). Photo: Bonhams. comprising a necklace, designed as an articulated, pavé-set diamond ribbon, enhanced by calibré-cut ruby trim; and a cuff bracelet en suite; necklace signed VC&A, bracelet signed Van Cleef and Arpels, both signed made in France; no. NY55285 and NY56283 respectively; with French assay marks and maker's marks and signed boxes; estimated total diamond weight of... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2015

JExhibition at Joan B. Mirviss focuses on the classical concept of the tsubo

Shigaraki stoneware tsubo with upraised neck, 15-16th century. Glazed stoneware, 16 1/4 x 15 1/8 in. Joan B. Mirviss Ltd at Asia Week New York 2015 Kuriki Tatsusuke. Ovoid, lobed vessel with linear patterning in pink-silver glaze and sculpted mouth. Japan, 1988. Glazed stoneware. 11.37 x 10.25 inches. Joan B. Mirviss Ltd at Asia Week New York 2015 NEW YORK, NY.- With its unparalleled and unbroken history in ceramics, Japan continues to lead the world in the important field... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2013

Pair of ruby and diamond ear clips, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1988

Pair of ruby and diamond ear clips, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1988. Photo Sotheby's Each designed as a leaf composed of calibré-cut rubies en serti mystérieux, and tapered baguette diamonds, signed Van Cleef Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker’s marks, pouch by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate:  75,000 – 115,000 CHF LITTERATURE: Cf: Sarah Coffin, Set in Style: The Jewellery of Van Cleef & Arpels, 2011, page 32 for a pair of similar ear clips by Van Cleef & Arpels. NOTE: A... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2013

Daniel Buren, «VINGT-CINQ LATTES », 1988

Daniel Buren, «VINGT-CINQ LATTES », 1988. Photo VERSAILLES ENCHERES S.A.R.L Vingt-cinq lattes en bois dont treize en pin naturel et douze du même bois, recouvertes de peinture blanche acrylique recto et verso; 225 x 8,7 x 8,7 cm chaque latte. Estimation sur demande Provenance : - Galerie Pietro Sparta, Chagny - Collection particulière, Paris Description formelle de l’œuvre : « Les vingt-cinq lattes doivent reposer à même le sol et s’appuyer contre le mur choisi, formant avec celui-ci un angle léger. Elles... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2013

Igor Mitoraj (Né en 1944) Persée, 1988

Igor Mitoraj  (Né en 1944) Persée, 1988. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Sculpture en bronze à patine verte signé en bas à droite "Mitoraj", numéroté au dos "B582/1000" 51 x 27 x 10 cm (19,89 x 10,53 x 3,90 in.). Estimation : 3 500 / 4 500 € Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan. Mardi 26 mars 2013. Hôtel Dassault - 7 Rond Point des Champs-Elysées. www.artcurial.com
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