07 mars 2009

A 'Doucai' 'Lotus' Dish, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

A 'Doucai' 'Lotus' Dish, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century with shallow rounded sides and slightly everted rim springing from a narrow foot, painted on the inside with a circular panel enclosing four iron-red lotus sprays encircling a larger spray in the centre, the flowers each framed by pencilled stems in underglaze blue with scroll-shaped green and blue leaves, a matching frieze of eight lotus flowers on the exterior, inscribed on the base with the four-character cai xiu tang zhi hall mark in underglaze-blue. diameter 6 1/8... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2009

A Cafe-Au-Lait-Glazed Shallow Bowl, Qianlong Mark and Period

A Café-Au-Lait-Glazed Shallow Bowl, Qianlong Mark and Period the gently rounded sides rising from a shallow foot to a lightly flared rim, the body embellished with a raised double bow-string band, the interior and exterior covered with a slightly iridescent cafe-au-lait-glaze of light reddish-brown tone, the base glazed white. diameter 6 5/8 in., 16.8 cm. Estimate 12,000—15,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired from a German dealer before 1924.Brought to the United States circa 1934, by Gertrude Morgenroth, Great Neck, New... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2009

An Eboshi Nari Kabuto. Edo period (17th-18th Century)

An Eboshi Nari Kabuto. Edo period (17th-18th Century) The black-lacquered helmet of eboshi (court cap) shape, a worn gilt-copper forecrest fixture pierced with leaves, the peak clad with stencilled leather, shikoro of five plate-lame laced in dark blue, leather-clad fukigaeshi with hebi-no-me (snake's eye, or tsuru-maki, bowstring reel) crests. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Christie's. Japanese And Korean Art. 17 March 2009  New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christie's.com Image Christie's Ltd 2009
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07 mars 2009

A Suji Kabuto, Edo period (17th century). Inscribed Gitsu saku

A Suji Kabuto, Edo period (17th century). Inscribed Gitsu saku The sixty-two rounded plate iron suji-bachi, with a four-stage gilt tehen kanamono carved with scrolling foliage, the helmet peak covered in stencilled leather with linked florets, the shakudo rims of peak and shikoro carved with scrolling foliage, the eccentrically-shaped side-crests lacquered black over gold, gilt family mon forecrest, gilt three-lame neck-guard with file marks, laced in purple sugake odoshi; with wood storage box and helmet stand. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2009

Sophie Barbaux, "Interdit ! / 104, février 2009"

Sophie Barbaux, "Interdit ! / 104, février 2009"
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07 mars 2009

Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Paintings Spring Sale 2009 @ Sotheby’s Hong Kong on 5th April

Femme au Perroquet (Lady with Parrot) by Le Pho (1907-2001) (est. HK$950,000 - 1,250,000). Photo: Sotheby's HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will hold Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Paintings Spring Sale 2009 on 5th April at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Over 135 magnificent works by renowned artists from the Southeast Asian region, including Indonesia , The Philippines , Vietnam , etc. will be on offer. The sale is expected to bring over HK$18 million / US$2.3 million . Mok Kim Chuan, Sotheby’s Head of... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2009

"Gerhard Richter - Overpainted Photographs" @ Centre de la Photographie, Genève

Gerhard Richter, 20.Nov.1999 GENEVA.- Centre de la Photographie presents Gerhard Richter - Overpainted Photographs, on view through April 12. The exhibition UERBERMALTE FOTOGRAFIEN / PHOTOGRAPHIES PEINTES (OVERPAINTED PHOTOGRAPHS) at the Centre de la photographie Geneva (CPG) presents a side of the work of Gerhard Richter (*Dresden, 1932) largely unknown up till now. Only a few collectors and gallerists close to the artist were aware of the practise that Gerhard Richter, one of the most important artists of our times, had... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2009

Georges Dudognon (1922-2001), Boris Vian et Juliette Gréco au club Saint-Germain, prise de vue en 1949

Georges Dudognon (1922-2001), Boris Vian et Juliette Gréco au club Saint-Germain, prise de vue en 1949, tirage en 1975 sur papier brillant, 24 x 18 cm. Estimation : 550/600 €. De Saint-Germain-des-Prés à Saint-Tropez, Georges Dudognon a suivi, armé de son Rolleiflex, les tribulations d’une génération avide de liberté. Provenant de la collection familiale du photographe, les 118 clichés présentés à la vente feront défiler les plus grandes personnalités des années 1940 et 1950. Journaliste, ethnologue, tous les qualificatifs... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2009

Turner to Cézanne, the Davies Collection @ National Museum Wales

Vincent van Gogh, Rain–Auvers, 1890, Oil on canvas, 19 3/4 x 39 1/2 inches (50.3 x 100.2 cm), National Museum Wales; Miss Gwendoline E. Davies Bequest, 1951 (NMWA 2463). COLUMBIA, SC.- National Museum Wales, known for having one of the finest Impressionist art collections in Europe, sent to the U.S. highlights from its remarkable Davies Collection, an extraordinary group of 19th and early 20th-century paintings that is renowned for its beauty and quality. These works, which helped shape the course of Western art, were... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2009

« Les Portes du Ciel » : visions du monde dans l’Égypte ancienne @ Musée du Louvre

Stèle funéraire de la dame Tapéret, Bois stuqué et peint.H. : 31 cm; La. : 29 cm; Pr. : 2,6 cm, Provenance incertaine, probablement région thébaine, 22e-25e dynastie, vers 850-690 av. J.-C. Paris, musée du Louvre, E 52-N 3663 © 2008 Musée du Louvre / Georges Poncet Dans la langue des anciens Égyptiens, « Les Portes du Ciel » désignent les battants du naos, chapelle placée au coeur du temple qui renfermait la statue du dieu. Cela décrypte l'image qu'ils se faisaient du monde. Un voyage dans un univers complexe et magique.Cette... [Lire la suite]
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