23 janvier 2020

GRUSENMEYER - WOLINER, Stand 123b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Female figure, Chokwe people, Angola, 19th century. Wood. H 40 cm. © Grusenmeyer-Woliner Provenance: Galerie Pierre Dartevelle; private collection, Belgium. Literature: M. Jordán, 'Chokwe! Art and Initiation Among Chokwe and Related Peoples', Birmingham Museum of Art, Munich, Prestel, 1998. Ancestor figure, Singiti, Niembo-Hemba people, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century. Wood. H 70cm. © Grusenmeyer-Woliner.   Provenance: Pierre Loeb collection, Paris; Pierre and Claude Vérité, Paris. Exhibitions: African... [Lire la suite]

08 septembre 2017

Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection until 8 july 2018

NEW YORK - This exhibition features a selection of the finest artworks from the Asia Society Museum Collection, largely assembled from 1963 to 1978 by Asia Society founder John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992), working with art historian Sherman E. Lee (1918–2008) as an advisor. This spectacular group of historical objects—including sculpture, painting, and decorative arts—was later bequeathed to Asia Society and became the core of the world-renowned Asia Society Museum... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2016

Artemis Gallery to host Dec. 1 specialty auction focused on art of the ancient Americas

Lot 80: Inca Bi-Chrome Jar in Form of Parrot, Pre-Columbian, Central Peru, Inca, ca. 1200 to 1500 CE. Estimate: $800 - $1,200. Image courtesy Artemis Gallery. BOULDER, COLO.- Artemis Gallery is known for its beautifully presented auctions of ancient and ethnographic art from the world’s great civilizations, but their December 1st sale through LiveAuctioneers is taking an intentionally more-focused approach. The sale will showcase the legacy of Pre-Columbian and tribal cultures of the Americas.  “This year... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2008

An Egyptian mottled grey stone female figure. Middle Kingdom - Second Intermediate Period, 12th-14th Dynasties, 1991-1650 B.C.

An Egyptian mottled grey stone female figure. Middle Kingdom - Second Intermediate Period, 12th-14th Dynasties, 1991-1650 B.C. The serene features framed by a Hathor wig, centrally parted at the back, the two side locks bound with horizontal bands of ribbon and curled over each breast, the details of the wig incised, the face carved with outlined almond-shaped eyes, plump cheeks and full lips, wearing a tightly fitting sheath robe with arms held to the sides of the body, supported by a plain back pillar, 4¾in (12cm), the... [Lire la suite]