04 octobre 2010

Ruby jewelry @ Sotheby's, New York

Platinum, Ruby and Diamond Necklace, France. photo courtesy Sotheby's Set with oval and cushion-shaped rubies weighing approximately 40.00 carats, accented by round, old European-cut and baguette diamonds weighing a total of approximately 20.75 carats, length 17 inches, French assay marks. Estimate 70,000—90,000 USD. Lot Sold 86,500 USD Platinum, Ruby and Diamond Bracelet. photo courtesy Sotheby's Set with oval rubies weighing approximately 50.00 carats, accented by baguette diamonds weighing approximately 6.50... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2010

Animaux Naturalisés @ Beaussant-Lefèvre

Lion Panthera leo (II/B. photo courtesy Beaussant-Lefèvre) Lion entier naturalisé debout, gueule fermée, sur socle. Estimation : 6 000 / 8 000 € Puma Puma concolor (II/B/CE). photo courtesy Beaussant-Lefèvre Entier. Origine: Canada. Estimation : 5 000 / 8 000 €Ce grand mâle provient des Montagnes Rocheuses dont le biotope convient particulièrement à l'espèce. Bœuf musqué Ovibos moschatus. photo courtesy Beaussant-Lefèvre Entier. Estimation : 4 000 / 6 000 €On remarquera tout d'abord que pour les... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2010

Zao Wou-Ki (Zhao Wuji), Four oils on canvas @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

Zao Wou-Ki (Zhao Wuji) (B. 1921), 18-10-60. photo courtesy Sotheby's Oil on canvas. Executed in 1960. Signed in pinyin and Chinese (lower centre); Signed in pinyin and dated 18.10.60 (reverse); Samuel Kootz Gallery label and Arthur Lenars Cie. label affixed on the stretcher (reverse); 196 by 116 cm.; 77 1/8 by 45 5/8 in. Estimate 12,000,000—18,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 14,100,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Acquired by the present owner from Arthur Lenars Cie., Paris NOTE: In 1957, Zao Wou-ki signed a contract with Kootz Gallery, New... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2010

康熙 Kangxi Camellia Leaf Lobed Bowl @ Vermeer & Griggs

Camellia Leaf Lobed Bowl. 清代 Qing Dynasty, 康熙 Kangxi Period (1662-1722). photo courtesy Vermeer & Griggs A very rare large foliate bowl rendered in the form of a mallow flower supported on a high ring foot. The rounded sides rising to a wide flaring rim, the body grooved to form six sections indented on the rim creating a foliate edge and covered in a camellia leaf green finely crackled glaze. It is very unusual to find such a large bowl with this particular glaze. Height:  3 7/8" (9.8cm) ... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2010

"Abstract Expressionist New York" @ The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Mark Rothko, No. 5/No. 22. 1950. Oil on canvas, 297 x 272 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist.© 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- Drawn entirely from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Abstract Expressionist New York traces the development of Abstract Expressionism from its auspicious beginnings in the 1940s to its seasoned maturity in the 1960s. The exhibition will be on view at MoMA starting October 3, 2010. Marking the... [Lire la suite]
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