26 décembre 2009

Neuf coupes libatoires en corne de rhinocéros sculptée. Chine, XVIIème-XVIIIème siècle

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée. Chine, XVIIIème siècle. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2009 Finement sculptée en forme de feuille aux veines incisées, l'extérieur orné de branchages feuillagés de chrysanthèmes et lotus, l'un d'entre eux formant le pied, l'intérieur agrémenté d'une branche terminée par une pivoine épanouie et deux boutons, une mante religieuse figurée à leurs côtés, une plus petite à l'extérieur ; petits éclats. Hauteur: 7,7 cm. (3 in.), Longueur: 13,4 cm. (5¼ in.) Price Realized €97,000 ... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2009

Jean Valette-Falgores, called Penot (Montauban 1710-after 1777) A trompe l'oeil with a flame stitched bag

Jean Valette-Falgores, called Penot (Montauban 1710-after 1777) A trompe l'oeil with a flame stitched bag. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2009 signed and dated '***ttance de *hilippe 1710' and inscribed 'A Monsieur Monsi**r Lamote rue de Roi A P*ris' (on letters); oil on canvas, 24½ x 30½ in. (62.3 x 77.5 cm.) Estimate $60,000 - $80,000 Provenance: Rogers Collection Christie's. Cabinet of Curiosities Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections. 28 January 2010. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com
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26 décembre 2009

Alan Oxley, Paul Newman, 1983

Alan  Oxley, Paul Newman, 1983 Gelatin Silver print, 6.8 x 9.25 in. Signed, and titled on back with a Copyright stamp and some archiving notes. Estimate: from $900 to $1,400Notes: The photograph shows actor Paul Newman (1925-2008) setting up a scene during the filming of “Harry and Son” in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in March, 1983. Newman starred in and directed the film (his 44th) along with his wife, Academy Award winning actress Joanne Woodward. The Image was made by Alan Oxley who made this single print – which has been... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2009

Phil Stern, Marlon Brando, 1954 & James Dean, 1955

Phil Stern, Marlon Brando, 1954. Phil Stern, Marlon Brando (detail), 1954. Gelatin silver print, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.64 cm. Signed on verso. Estimate: from $2,300 to $2,800 Phil Stern, James Dean, 1955. Phil Stern, James Dean (detail), 1955. Gelatin silver print, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.64 cm. Signed on verso. Estimate: from $2,300 to $2,800 Notes: Phil Stern began covering the Hollywood beat after World War II. His sharp eye and sharp mind caught the essence of the personalities in... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2009

Piero Fornasetti, VINTAGE Tema E Variazioni, 206 & 290 (Lina Cavalieri)

Piero  Fornasetti, VINTAGE Tema E Variazioni, 206 (Lina Cavalieri) VINTAGE Milano FORNASETTI—not the smaller-sized Rosenthal reproduction. Number 206 from the series, "Temi e Veriazoni" ('T and V,') series of more than 350 variations on the theme of 19th century opera singer, Lina Cavalini's face. Stamped and numbered under glaze. Designed c. 1955. CONDITION: Excellent, minor age related wear - Estimate: from $750 to $1,250 Piero  Fornasetti, VINTAGE Tema E Variazioni, 290 (Lina... [Lire la suite]
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