03 février 2010

Yellow diamonds @ Sotheby's New York, Important Jewels sale 03 Feb 10

Fancy vivid yellow diamond ring, Christopher Designs. Photo Sotheby's The heart-shaped modified brilliant-cut diamond of fancy vivid yellow color weighing 10.05 carats, framed by round diamonds, mounted in platinum and 22 karat gold, size 6½, signed Christopher, numbered K6036. Est. 400,000—500,000 USD. Lot Sold 482,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report no. 13054615 stating Fancy Vivid Yellow, Natural Color, VS2 clarity. Fancy vivid yellow diamond ring, Chopard. Photo Sotheby's The round diamond of fancy... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2010

Le porte-parapluie était un authentique vase impérial Qianlong

© Dailymail Deux retraités britanniques ont eu la surprise de découvrir que ce qu'ils utilisaient comme porte-parapluie était un authentique vase de la dynastie Qing. "Les vendeurs ont reçu cet objet en cadeau il y a cinquante ans et n'avaient aucune idée de sa valeur. Ils l'avaient laissé, avec beaucoup d'autres choses, dans une chambre d'amis.," explique au Dailymail Guy Schwinge, de la maison d'enchères Dukes à Dorchester, dans le sud de l'Angleterre. D'après Matthew Denney, commissaire-priseur, il s'agit... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2010

EKFA Winter Show 2010, Emerging and Established Chinese Contemporary Artists @ Eli Klein Fine Art

Zhang Dali, Slogan B5, 2009. Acrylic and wax on vinyl, 87 3/4 x 71 5/8 inches (223 x 182). Photo: Courtesy Eli Klein Fine Art NEW YORK, NY.- This group exhibition features the work of some of the Gallery's established artists in addition to their talented emerging artists. This eclectic group includes Cathy Daley, Chen Qiang, Hung Tung-lu, Jiang Huan, Liu Yan, Luo Qing, Meeson Pae Yang, Miao Xiaochun, Sophie De Francesca, Wei Dong, Zhang Lujiang, Zhao Kailin, and Zhang Dali. Eli Klein Fine Art has, over the last year, hosted... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2010

Christie's Sale Presents Exciting Selection of Post-War & Contemporary Art

Helen Frankenthaler (b. 1928) Dawn Stroke signed and dated `Frankenthaler '77' (on reverse); signed and dated again `Frankenthaler '77' & `Frankenthaler 1977' (on the overlap) acrylic on canvas 47.1/4 x 37.1/8 in. (120 x 94.3 cm.) Painted in 1977. Estimate: $100,000-150,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Attracting both new and seasoned collectors alike, Christie’s First Open sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art will offer a stimulating selection of paintings, prints, photographs, and sculptures on... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2010

'Shanghai' @ The Asian Art Museum

Catalogue cover of the exhibition When the Expo opens in 2010, it will be taking place in a country in which over half of its people are newly urbanized. . . . It will also take place in a city that is a shining example of China’s engagement with the world. For a century and a half Shanghai has sat at the center of crisscrossing currents between the country and the city, the Chinese hinterland and the world beyond the sea.” —Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California, Berkeley From February 12 through September 5, 2010, the... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2010

Christie's London Sale Hits Target as Unseen Picasso Sells for $13 Million

An employee poses for photographers in front of Pablo Picasso's ''Tete de femme'' painting at Christie's auction house in London. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth LONDON (REUTERS).- Pablo Picasso once again proved his appeal to wealthy collectors when the artist's portrait of his second wife Jacqueline was the top lot at Christie's impressionist and modern art sale in London on Tuesday. "Tete de femme (Jacqueline)", painted in 1963, fetched 8.1 million pounds ($13 million), around double its presale estimate of 3-4 million... [Lire la suite]