25 septembre 2010

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), Pichet Noir et la tête de mort (Mourlot 35).

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), Pichet Noir et la tête de mort (Mourlot 35). photo courtesy Bonhams Lithograph, 1946, on Arches, an unsigned proof aside from the edition of 50, 320 x 440mm (12 1/2 x 17 1/4in)(I) , (unframed. Estimate: £3,500 - 4,500, € 4,300 - 5,500  - Unsold Bonhams. Picasso Editions, 23 Sep 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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25 septembre 2010

Bonhams to Sell Meissen Teapot Once Owned by Mother of George I for £200,000

Sophie of Hanover teapot. photo courtesy Bonhams LONDON.- A teapot once in the collection of the mother of King George I is the highlight of the concluding part of the auction of ‘The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain’. Part III of the sale will take place on 24th November 2010 at 101 New Bond Street, London. This follows on from the great success of Part I of the sale which made £1,097,100 in November 2009, and Part II which made £1,076,460 in May 2010. The most expensive item in the Hoffmeister collection, the... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

Isaac Julien: "Ten Thousand Waves" @ Victoria Miro Gallery

Isaac Julien, Glass House (Ten Thousand Waves), 2010. photo courtesy Victoria Miro Gallery Isaac Julien's critically acclaimed, nine screen film installation TEN THOUSAND WAVES - starring Maggie Cheung, the legendary siren of Chinese cinema - is to receive its London premiere at the Hayward Gallery on 13 October, as part of the exhibition Move: Choreographing You. To co-inside with the exhibition Victoria Miro is delighted to present a new body of photographic work also titled TEN THOUSAND WAVES. Made on location in China... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

A pair of Ding molded bowls. Song Dynasty

A pair of Ding molded bowls. Song Dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby"s each with deep rounded sides resting on a short straight foot, the interior molded with a central floret encircled by leafy floral sprigs, all below a keyfret border at the mouthrim, the exterior left plain, covered overall in a greyish creamy glaze save for the rim (2); diameter 3 1/8 in., 7.9 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 5,000 USD Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York www.sothebys.com
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25 septembre 2010

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Grande Odalisque à la culotte Bayadère (D. 455). Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Grande Odalisque à la

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Grande Odalisque à la culotte Bayadère (D. 455). photo courtesy Sotheby's Lithograph, 1925, a fine impression, signed in pencil, inscribed and numbered épr. d'artiste 2/10 (aside from the edition of 50), on china paper; image: 547 by 442mm; 21½ by 17 3/8 in - sheet: 715 by 572mm; 28 1/8 by 22½in. Estimate 150,000—200,000 GBP. Lot Sold 229,250 GBP NOTE: Matisse focused on lithography in three phases in his life: 1906, 1914 and again in the 1920's when he chose this medium to produce a series of... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

Freshwater Pearl, Freshwater Pearl, Semi-Baroque Cultured Pearl & Antique Freshwater Pearl

Edwardian Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendant. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Centering one light gray natural pearl approximately 12.72 x 11.30 mm. within a drop-shaped frame set with old European and rose-cut diamonds, circa 1910. With GIA report no. 5121279376 stating that the pearl is natural, saltwater, no indication of treatment. Estimate $15,000-20,000 Pearl: light gray, faint pinkish hue on side and reverse, faint yellowish hue on reverse, flattened on reverse, cleanish, minor tiny bubbles, medium... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

A molded porcelain snuff bottle, 1821-1850.

A molded porcelain snuff bottle, 1821-1850. photo courtesy Sotheby's of bulbous pear shape with shoulders sloping to an enlongated cylindrical neck, molded with the 'Eighteen Luohans', one side with nine figures seated around a long table, the other with nine figures discoursing, details of the robes and cloud scrolls around the slender neck picked out in glaze, and the features of the figures enamelled in black and red, the porcelain stopper original to the bottle; height 2 3/4 in., 7 cm. Estimate 6,000—9,000 USD.... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

Chasubles en soie, France, XVIIIe siècle provenant de l'ancienne collection de Madame Antenor Patiño

Chasuble en soie brochée à fond ivoire, France, XVIIIe siècle. photo courtesy Sotheby's à décor de fleurs, oiseaux et cornes d'abondance ; doublée ; on y joint un petit panneau de soie assorti (58 x 51 cm); haut. 115 cm, larg. 68 cm. Estimate 400—600 EUR. Lot Sold 5,000 EUR Chasuble en soie brochée brodée à fond vert, France, XVIIIe siècle.  photo courtesy Sotheby's à décor de vases et fleurs ; bordée de galons d'or ; doublée ; on y joint un petit panneau de soie assorti (52 x 52 cm); haut. 105 cm; larg. 66 cm.... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

"VIENNA 1900 – Klimt, Schiele and their times " @ Fondation Beyeler

Gustav Klimt, Judith II (Salomé), 1909 © Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna di Ca’ Pesaro La Vienne 1900 a été un des lieux de naissance de l’art moderne. À cette époque, cette ville, célèbre par la culture des cafés et la psychanalyse de Freud, abritait une foule de compositeurs et d’artistes de cabaret, tandis que la Wiener Werkstätte multipliait les expériences novatrices. Au centre de la grande exposition consacrée au modernisme viennois figurent les célèbres portraits et paysages... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2010

A pear-shaped diamond single-stone ring

A diamond single-stone ring. photo courtesy Bonham's The claw-set pear-shaped diamond, weighing 5.00 carats, to a plain hoop, ring size D.. Estimate: £80,000 - 100,000 - Unsold Footnote: Accompanied by a copy of a GIA certificate stating that the diamond is D colour, VS2 clarity. Certificate number 8342229, dated 5th April 1993. Bonham's. Fine Jewellery, 22 Sep 2010. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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