22 août 2009

Jim Dine, 'My Nights in Santa Monica' , 1985

Jim  Dine, 'My Nights in Santa Monica' , 1985 Engraving, Aquatint, Drypoint. height - 35.5 in, width - 72.25 in, depth - 0 in. Signed, Hand signed, numbered, and dated in pencil lower left. Estimate: from $6,000 to $8,000Notes: This is an original, large scale etching, direct gravure, spit-bite aquatint, soft ground etching, and power tool drypoint with burnishing on Arches Cover Buff; with torn edges by artist Jim Dine entitled 'My Nights in Santa Monica' from 1986. The piece is hand signed, numbered, & dated in... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2009

The "Telato" Diamond and Sapphire Parure by Mario Buccellati. Italy, 1967

Superb and Important Diamond and Sapphire Suite by Mario Buccellati. Italy, 1967 18K yellow and white gold. The necklace has approximately 43 carats of diamonds and approximately 8 carats of oval sapphires. The earrings have a total weight of approximately 13 carats and 30 points of diamonds. Fully signed and marked Mario Buccellati Italy. Superb and Important Diamond and Sapphire Necklace, Earring Pendant and Pin Combination Suite made in the '' Telato'' manner by Mario Buccellati. "Telato'' refers to... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2009

Titian (circa 1485/90 - 1576), Diana and Actaeon, circa 1556-1559 National Gallery of Scotland © The Art Fund 2009 | Images

Titian (circa 1485/90 - 1576), Diana and Actaeon, circa 1556-1559 National Gallery of Scotland © The Art Fund 2009 | Images This work, with its pendant Diana and Callisto, is one of the most celebrated and admired paintings in the European tradition. It has influenced the work of generations of high-profile artists, from Velázquez and Rubens to Turner and Constable down to Lucian Freud today. The fable of Diana and Actaeon is recounted by Ovid where the young huntsman Actaeon unwittingly came upon Diana and her nymphs bathing... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2009

"Our World at War" @ MR Gallery, Beijing

MR Gallery is in cooperation with the ICRC, Red Cross Society of China Beijing Branch and Embassy of Switzerland in China, together holding the photography exhibition of “Our World at War”. The year 2009 has great significance for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, including the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The Red Cross idea was born 150 years ago and it was 60 years ago that the nations of the world agreed to the four Geneva Conventions we have today. In observance of these... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2009

Quote : Oscar Wilde

"Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known." Oscar Wilde
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20 août 2009

Chinese lacquer traveling table. China, circa 1800.

Chinese lacquer traveling table. China, circa 1800. China Lacquer. Height : 73.00 cm - Width : 76.00 cm - Depth : 38.00 cm. Price on appllication A most unusual Chinese export lacquer traveling table with a scalloped folding top decorated with a lake view with pavilions, rocks and trees, raised on a gate-leg base of 'X' frame form with six supports, all partly turned and gilded and partly lacquered. When closed, the top is decorated with landscape vignettes and stylised flower motifs. Mallett Antiques 929 Madison... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2009

Andy Warhol, "Skull Polaroid", circa 1976

Andy  Warhol, "Skull Polaroid", circa 1976 Original Polaroid of a skull painting. 4 x 4 in. (10 x 10 cm.). stamped, Stamped on verso with the first and original estate stamp.. Estimate: from $1,000 to $1,500Provenance: From the Fred Hughes collection, the Tag Sale. Andrew Warhola (1928 – 1987), known as Andy Warhol, was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker, was a leading figure in the Pop Art movement. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Warhol showed early artistic talent and studied at the Carnegie... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2009

Qianlong throne chairs, 1775

Qianlong throne chairs, 1775 Lacquer. Height : 100.00 cm. Width : 62.00 cm. Seat height: 18 in (47 cm). Price on application. Note: A pair of particularly elegant Chinese Qianlong period lacquer throne chairs. The shaped back splat decorated with a mountain scene is flanked by serpentine back rails. The sinuous curved arms, all decorated with chrythanseum and peony flowers entwined with foliage form stylised cloud patterns. The motif is continued on the legs and seat rails, which support the seat which is again... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2009

Lémurien Maki Vari naturalisé.

Lémurien Maki Vari naturalisé. Vendu avec son certificat intra-communautaire. Hauteur :  52,00 cm. Prix 3 500 € Provenance : Madagascar François DANECK  45 avenue George V 75008 PARIS - France - Tel : +33 1 40 10 00 71 - Tel : +33 6 11 18 12 76 - Fax : +33 1 40 10 01 31 - Adresse E-mail : fd@colonialconcept.com - Site internet : http://www.colonialconcept.com
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20 août 2009

Dale Chihuly (American, 1941), Four Nested Seaforms (in 4 parts)/set of Four white translucent, circa 1980

Dale  Chihuly (American, 1941),  Four Nested Seaforms (in 4 parts)/set of Four white translucent, circa 1980 Sculptures, Glass, hand-blown (unique). signed, /engraved: "Chihuly" on the bottom of the largest bowl form.. height - 13.5 in, width - 14.5 in, depth - 9.5 in. Estimate: from $9,500 to $17,500Catalogue Raisonné: The artist has confirmed the authenticity of this set. Notes; This early eighties' glass nest features a smooth, translucent shell and is UNIQUE. DALE CHIHULY's early... [Lire la suite]
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