31 mai 2009

A jade ruyi hairpin. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A jade ruyi hairpin. Qing dynasty, 18th century the long gently curved shaft terminating in a ruyi head centred with a shou character, the stone of very pale celadon-white tone. 13.5cm., 5 1/4 in. Est. 2,000—3,000 GBP. Lot Sold 2,500 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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31 mai 2009

Top des enchères : Marcantonio Franceschini, 16 mai 2009

41 280 € frais compris. Marcantonio Franceschini (1648-1729), Figure d’ange plafonnante, étude à la plume et l’encre brune sur trait de crayon noir, mise au carreau, 29,5 x 39 cm. Laval, samedi 16 mai. Hôtel des ventes . de Laval SVV. Cabinet Turquin.
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31 mai 2009

A white jade plaque

A white jade plaque the rectangular shape, finely carved in high relief to the front face with three scholars examining a scroll, all standing in a fenced garden amidst rocks and over-hanging branches of pine, the opaque stone of milk-white tone. 27.5cm., 10 5/8 in. Est. 6,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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31 mai 2009

The Batliner Collection @ Albertina, Vienna

Roy Lichtenstein, Glass and Lemon before a Mirror, 1974. Oil and magna on canvas, Albertina, Vienna - Batliner Collection © The Estate of Roy Lichtenstein / VBK, Wien 2009. Photo: © Fotostudio Heinz Preute, Vaduz VIENNA.- In spring 2007, one of Europe’s greatest private collections of classical modern art came to the Albertina as a permanent loan from the Rita und Herbert Batliner Foundation in Liechtenstein. The Albertina is now in a unique position to compensate for the major gaps in the Austrian state-run museums’ holdings... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A carved jade 'Log Raft' group. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A carved jade 'Log Raft' group. Qing dynasty, 18th century carved and pierced with a young boy paddling a log raft, to the fore of the raft stands a large basket with peony blooms and to the aft stands a crane holding a lingzhi spray in its beak, the stone of very pale celadon-white tone. 12cm., 4 3/4 in. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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31 mai 2009

A fine spinach jade censer and cover. Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A fine spinach jade censer and cover. Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century the rectangular body with projecting tubular corners each terminating in short waisted foot, finely carved around the exterior with an archaistic band of interlocking snakes above shou characters and archaistic strapwork, set to either end with a taotie mask handle suspending a loose ring, the similarly shaped cover surmounted by a large reticulated coiled dragon finial, the stone of apple-green tone with dark flecks. 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP.... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2009

PHotoEspaña 2009: Matadero Madrid Shows Video Installation Made by Íñigo Manglano-Ovalle

Íñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Nocturne (Detail), 2002. ©Íñigo Manglano-Ovalle MADRID.- Madrid’s Old Slaughterhouse -‘Matadero Madrid’- which was transformed into a new centre for contemporary creation opens a video installation made to order by New York MoMA in 2003 considering the introduction of security tools in intimate situations as part of PHotoEspaña 2009. The art work is a live broadcast of Afghan poppies and the son of the artist himself performed with night vision cameras. Since his first solo exhibition in 1989, Iñigo... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A celadon jade Marriage Bowl. Qing dynasty, 19th century

A celadon jade Marriage Bowl. Qing dynasty, 19th century the deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to a lipped rim, carved in high relief to the interior with a pair of goldfish, the exterior with a broad band enclosing the bajixiang and set at the rim with a pair of lotus handles suspending loose rings, the stone of pale celadon tone. 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,750 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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31 mai 2009

"Philippe Malouin, Unusual Context" @ Nextlevel, Paris

Philippe Malouin, Dervish Lamp, 2008. Structure en métal, pmma, 300 bandes de feutres. 100 x 25 cm. Courtesy galerie Nextlevel © Charly Leborgne La nouvelle galerie parisienne NextLevel présente, pour la première fois en France, le travail du jeune designer franco-canadien Philippe Malouin. «Unusual Context» rassemble les pièces qui l’ont fait connaître en France et en Europe et dernières créations en exclusivité, pour l’inauguration de la galerie. Le travail de Philipe Malouin conjugue, non sans humour, un langage tant... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A celadon jade lotus jar and cover

A celadon jade lotus jar and cover carved as two lotus pods joined together, with a budding flower to the reverse, all 'tied' together, jade cover, wood cover and wood stand. 10cm., 3 7/8in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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