26 mars 2009

Safavid blue, red and white soft paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century

Safavid blue, red and white soft paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century Of flattened drop shape, each side with large fleshy trefoils and half-palmettes heightened underglaze with light red and reserved on cobalt blue foliate lattice, the neck mounted with a tubular copper spout, rising from a flat foot, small repairs around the mouth and the foot, minor areas of repainting. 13 3/8in. (33.9cm.) high. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000 Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds 31 March 2009 . London, King... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2009

A blue and white Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560

A blue and white Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560 With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted under the clear glaze with a Chinese inspired design of a stem by a river issuing two pomegranates and flanked by floral sprays, the cavetto with a tree-like motif supporting the central roundel above and below, each issuing branches with flowerbuds, these motifs alternated with a rossette issuing scrolling leaf motifs, the rim with scrolling flowering vine reserved against a cobalt-blue ground, repaired... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2009

An ottoman silver-mounted chinese porcelain hua base, the mounts ottoman Turkey, 19th century, the porcelain Wanli China

An ottoman silver-mounted chinese porcelain hua base, the mounts Ottoman Turkey, 19th century, the porcelain Wanli China (1573-1619 ad) Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds 31 March 2009 . London, King Street. www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Notes: Traveling through Anatolia in 1331, Ibn Battuta (1304-1377) noted the strong taste of Ottomans for fine Chinese porcelain. Turkish Sultans collected these vessels and their collection in the Topkapi contained a number of blue-and-white... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2009

NEW WORKS N°1 by Julien Carretero, Julian Mayor, Peter Marigold & Yael Mer & Shay Alkalay, Raw-Edges Design Studio

FAT GALERIE est heureuse de vous inviter, EN PRESENCE DES DESIGNERS, au cocktail de presentation de NEW WORKS N°1, nouveau rendez-vous créé afin de suivre au plus près les explorations et innovations des jeunes figures marquantes du design international à travers leurs travaux les plus recents. JULIEN CARRETERO est un des rares français installé à Eindhoven. Diplômé en 2007 de la célèbre Design Academy, il travaille pour MaartenBaas, puis décide de développer son propre studio. En 2008, avec Nacho Carbonell et... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2009

Dutch old masters from the 15th to 18th century @ Sotheby’s Amsterdam

Jan van Noordt, Family portrait. oil on canvas, 157 by 121.5 cm. Estimate €100,000 - 150,000. © Sotheby’s Amsterdam AMSTERDAM.- The sale of Old Master Paintings at Sotheby’s Amsterdam on 5 May offers great landscapes, still-lifes, portraits, biblical and genre scenes by Dutch old masters from the 15th to 18th century with a special focus on the Dutch Golden Age. One of the highlights is a stunning family portrait by Jan van Noordt which is remarkable for its quality, elegance, coloring and size. Jan van Noordt (circa... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2009

Dessins anciens et du 19e siècle chez Artcurial, demain

Eugène Delacroix (1796-1863), Feuille d’études de têtes de lionne, crayon, cachet de l’atelier, 25,3 x 18,8 cm. Estimation : 50 000/70 000 €. Jean-Baptiste ISABEY Nancy, 1767 - Paris, 1855 Portrait présumé de la première femme du peintre Gouache sur feuille d'ivoire signé 'Isabey' en bas à gauche. Tondo : 7 cm. de diamètre (2,76 in.). Cadre en bronze ciselé et doré à décor de raie de coeurs et rang de perles - Estimation 5 000 - 6 000 € Provenance : Ancienne collection du baron Joseph Vitta; puis par descendance... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2009

"Confrontations" @ the bunker that fascist dictator Benito Mussolini built in Rome

The bunker that fascist dictator Benito Mussolini built in Rome has now been converted into an art gallery where contemporary works of art will be shown. A work of art made by artist Alfredo Rapetti appears beside the machines that provided energy and ventilation to the bunker. Photo: EFE/Iván Fombella ROME.- The bunker that fascist dictator Benito Mussolini built in the EUR neighborhood in Rome will now be used as an art gallery where contemporary artists will show their work. In the 475 square meters that the underground... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2009

Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough, Autoportrait, 1787. "We are all going to heaven, and Van Dyck is of the party". Thomas Gainsborough
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