18 octobre 2009

Shopping of jade jewelry @ Bonhams

A jadeite jade, garnet and plique-à-jour brooch, Louis Comfort Tiffany, circa 1910 © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd centering an oval cabochon jadeite jade, within a surround of circular-cut garnets and accented with enamel detail; signed Tiffany & Co; mounted in eighteen karat gold. Estimate: $8,000 - 10,000 A jadeite jade and diamond brooch © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd centering an openwork oval carved jade panel in a floral motif with baguette, trapezoid and round brilliant-cut diamond... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2009

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989), Ken and Lydia, 1985 & Jack Walls, 1983

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) Ken and Lydia, 1985. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 gelatin silver print - signed, dated, numbered 'AP 1/2', inscribed 'For Bob' in ink and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp (on the reverse of the flush-mount) - 19 1/8 x 15¼in. (48.5 x 38.6cm.) - Est. $20,000 - $30,000 - Sold $27,500 Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) Jack Walls, 1983. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 gelatin silver print - signed, titled, dated in ink and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2009

A teadust lantern-shaped porcelain vase, Qianlong period

A large teadust lantern-shaped porcelain vase, China, Qianlong period H. 46,3 cm. Old Japanese inscribed tomobako - Good condition. Est. 15 000,00 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 30 October 2009 http://www.auction.de/
18 octobre 2009

A gilt-decorated teadust ' pomegranate' vase & a teadust-glazed compressed pear-shaped vase. Seal marks and period of Qianlong

A rare gilt-decorated teadust ' pomegranate' vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. photo courtesy Sotheby's the tri-lobed globular body rising to a tall neck with an everted lip, supported on a splayed foot, covered overall in an olive-green teadust glaze gilded with chrysanthemum scrolls throughout, the shoulders surmounted by a high-relief modeled branch of pomegrante wrapping itself around the neck in various stages of development, with a fully ripe fruit bursting through the skin revealing the seeded red flesh,... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2009

Eighteen skulls from Danien Hirst @ Other Criteria, London

Damien Hirst, The Dead Turquoise Panama Copper Skull, 2009 Two colour foil block prints. h: 72 x w: 51 cm / h: 28.3 x w: 20.1 in. Each an edition of 15 - 12 available individually, 3 reserved for portfolio sets. Price on application Damien Hirst, The Dead Lime Green Raven Black Skull, 2009 Two colour foil block prints. h: 72 x w: 51 cm / h: 28.3 x w: 20.1 in. Each an edition of 15 - 12 available individually, 3 reserved for portfolio sets. Price on application Damien Hirst, The Dead Oriental Gold Loganberry... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2009

London: The Fall Season 2009 - Berwald Oriental Art

Seated torso of Buddha, Tang Dynasty (618 – 907) © Berwald Oriental Art White Marble. Height: 27 ¾ inches (70.5 CM) - Width: 28 ¾ inches (73 CM) - Price on appllication Head of Guanyin, Northern Zhou Dynasty (557-581) © Berwald Oriental Art Limestone with traces of pigment. Height: 11 3/8 inches (29 cm) - Price on appllication Pair of Famille Verte Lobed Baluster Jars And Covers, China, Kangxi (1662 - 1772) © Berwald Oriental Art porcelain - Height: 24 inches (61 cm) - Price on appllication Berwald... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2009

Two Ming celadon-glazed from the Edward (Ted) Wrangham collection @ Bonhams

A fine large celadon-glazed barbed-rim dish, 14th/early 15th century © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Centrally impressed with a large single flowering lotus spray within a roundel, the fluted well carved with clusters of foliage, the flat rim with a crisply potted barbed edge, the decoration on the well repeated on the underside, the glaze of rich lustrous tone and even pale colour. 42cm (16½in) wide.- Estimate: £2,500 - 3,500, HK$31,000 - 44,000 Provenance: Edward (Ted) Wrangham, O.B.E. (1928-2009) Collection ... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2009

Marcel PROUST (1871-1922). Manuscrit autographe

Marcel PROUST (1871-1922). Manuscrit autographe 1 page grand in-8 (23,4 x 14,2 cm), sous chemise toile noire et étui dos maroquin noir. Estimation : 10 000 / 12 000 € Précieux manuscrit de travail d'une première version du fameux passage sur la résurrection du passé provoqué par le goût de la madeleine. Il s'agit de la fin du premier chapitre de Du côté de chez Swann : première partie, Combray I (Pléiade Tadié, t. I, p. 47), depuis « la vieille maison » jusqu'à la fin du chapitre. Ce feuillet, extrait d'un cahier réglé avec... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2009

Two longquan celadon & a celadon ceramics, Late Yuan/early Ming dynasty & Ming dynasty @ Christie's London

A rare longquan celadon fluted vase, gu. Late Yuan/early Ming dynasty, circa 14th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 The globular mid-section supported on a tall splayed foot and applied with an elongated neck ending on a flaring rim, the fluted body covered overall with an unctous sea-green glaze. 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Est. £6,000 - £8,000 A rare carved celadon warming bowl. Ming dynasty, 15th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 Stoutly potted, the deep sides fluidly carved with a wide band of... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2009

Rare déjeuner , le bol d'époque Kangxi (1662-1722), la soucoupe de Saint-Cloud vers 1715-1725.

Rare déjeuner , le bol d'époque Kangxi (1662-1722), la soucoupe de Saint-Cloud vers 1715-1725. composé d'un bol en porcelaine de Chine, une soucoupe en porcelaine tendre de Saint-Cloud décorés en or d'oiseaux perchés sur des branches fleuries dans des réserves alternées de motifs piqués d'or et une cuillère en or. Doublure d'or à l'intérieur du bol, cerclage d'or sur le pied et sur le bord de la soucoupe.Le déjeuner est contenu dans un coffret carré en placage de bois de violette et d'amarante garni de velours... [Lire la suite]