10 septembre 2018

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Skull, 1988

Lot 221. Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Skull, 1988. Gelatin silver print. 19 1/8 x 19 1/4 in. (48.6 x 48.9 cm). Signed, dated by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, in ink and estate copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the reverse of the flush-mount. Number 5 from an edition of 10. Estimate $50,000 - 70,000. © Philips  Provenance: Private Collection, Midwest Literature: Kardon, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment, back... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2018

Gerhard Richter's Schädel (Skull), 1983, unveiled at Christie's Hong Kong for the first time in 30 years

Gerhard Richter, Schädel (Skull). Oil on canvas, 31½ x 25 3/5 in. (80 x 65cms). Painted in 1983. Estimate on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. LONDON.- Gerhard Richter’s Schädel (Skull) (1983, estimate on request) will be unveiled at Christie’s Hong Kong for the first time in 30 years, in advance of Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction, and is one of the highlight works of Christie’s Frieze Week auction series. Last exhibited in January 1988 at the Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Schädel... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2016

Skull Loafers

Giuseppe Zanotti. Black Suede Skull Heart Loafers.  Suede loafers in black. Round toe. Carved metal accent featuring crystal-cut detailing at vamp. Textile piping at tongue and collar. Leather sole in beige. Antique gold-tone hardware. Tonal stitching. Leather. Made in Italy. €730 at Sense Alexander Mcqueen. Black Velvet Embroidered Skull Loafers.  Alexander McQueen. Velvet Skull-embossed Loafers. Alexander McQueen. Black Leather Skull-embossed Loafers. Vivienne Westwood. Skull &... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2015

Julien Brunet's gemstone skulls

Julien Brunet, gemstone skulls
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22 avril 2015

Flemish School, 17th century, Vanitas still life with a vase of flowers, plate of fruit, skull, and box of jewels on draped wood

Flemish School, 17th century, Vanitas still life with a vase of flowers, plate of fruit, skull, and box of jewels on draped wooden table, oil on canvas, 30 by 24  1/2  in.; 76.2 by 62.2 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 32,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's.  Provenance: With H.H. Cevat, Laussane;Alfred Brod, 1969. Exhibition: New Orleans 1997, no. 51 (as Peeter Sion);Baltimore 1999, no. 50 (as Peeter Sion). Bibliography:  A. Veca, Vanitas: Il simbolismo del tempo, Bergamo 1981, pp. 102-103,... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2014

Edible Anatomically Accurate Chocolate Human Skulls

Edible Anatomically Accurate Chocolate Human Skulls
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22 juillet 2014

Floral Porcelain Skulls by NooN

Floral Porcelain Skulls by NooN
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22 juillet 2014

A Skull Made from Repurposed Skateboard Decks by Haroshi

A Skull Made from Repurposed Skateboard Decks by Haroshi
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22 juillet 2014

Mother of Pearl Shell Skull Carvings by Gregory Halili

Mother of Pearl Shell Skull Carvings by Gregory Halili, skulls shells bas relief anatomy
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19 juillet 2014

The Masterworks of Harold Van Pelt

Agate Rhyton by Harold Van Pelt: carved agate drinking vessel with gold capped nose with a hole to restrict the flow of liquid. (Photo courtesy Bowers Museum) Quartz Twin Vases by Harold Van Pelt: Rock crystal vases measuring 10 ½ in high × 3 in. in diameter at the top and 3 ½ in. at the base. Each vase has 96 facets. The tops of the covers are made of green and pink tourmalines. (Photo courtesy Bowers Museum) Balancing Act' by Harold Van Pelt. An acorn-shaped Quartz container suspended from a base of Rutilated Quartz ... [Lire la suite]