12 octobre 2010

RM Auctions Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey Event Posts $8.8 Million in Total Sales with 100% of all Lots Sold

Top sale honors went to a majestic and well-documented 1929 Duesenberg Model J Convertible Coupe. Photo: Darin Schnabel ©2010 Courtesy of RM Auctions HERSHEY, PA.- RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, achieved a successful 100% sell-through rate at its Hershey, Pennsylvania sale last week, with all 297 lots presented exchanging hands for a total of $8.8 million in sales. Highlighted by a wonderful series of Brass Era automobiles, the two-day sale saw over 140 vehicles, joined by a selection of vintage... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2010

Ecole Vietnamienne du XXème siècle, Tête de femme & Portrait de Batuk (Laos), circa 1950

Ecole Vietnamienne, Portrait de Batuk (Laos), circa 1950.  Épreuve en bronze à patine brun nuancé. Fonte vietnamienne, titrée. Cachet vietnamien. Repose sur un socle en bois. Haut. : 30 cm. Estimation : 1 500/2 000€ Ecole Vietnamienne du XXème siècle. Tête de femme. Épreuve en bronze à patine brun noir. Fonte vietnamienne signée. Repose sur un socle en bois laqué noir. Haut. totale : 39 cm. Estimation : 1 000€ SVV ALAIN SCHMITZ - FREDERIC LAURENT. Vente du Dimanche 24 Octobre 2010. 13, rue Thiers ... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2010

Rare Nude Study by Czech Photographer Frantisek Drtikol to Sell @ Bonhams

Frantisek Drtikol (Czech, 1883-1961) Nude Study, 1927. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A rare and beautiful example of a Nude Study by the pioneering Czech photographer, Frantisek Drtikol, celebrated for his daring and radical depiction of the female form, is to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of its Photographs sale on 16 November 2010. The study is an excellent example of the photographer’s later, more stylised compositions in which geometric decoration and shadow played a key part. It has attracted a pre-sale estimate... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2010

Gabriel Viardot (1830 - 1906). Elégant meuble-vitrine de présentation

Gabriel Viardot (1830 - 1906). Elégant meuble-vitrine de présentation. photo courtesy SVV MILLON & ASSOCIES en noyer sculpté, d inspiration chinoise orné d un dragon en bronze doré. Précieux décor d un personnage et de fleurs en ivoire et en nacre. Forme mouvementée, à partie haute vitr ée - Estimation : 1 500/2 000€ SVV MILLON & ASSOCIES. Bertrand  LELEU. LUNDI 25 OCTOBRE à 14 H 00. Paris, Hôtel Drouot - Salle 7 . 75009 PARIS. Tél. : 01.47.27.11.69. Email : bleleu@millon-associes.com
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12 octobre 2010

"Within the Emperor's Garden - The Ten Thousand Springs Pavilion" @ Flushing Town Hall

The pavilion will be on view for one year at Flushing Town Hall, and the community is invited to receptions, related exhibitions, community events, and education programs throughout the year. FLUSHING, NY.- Flushing Town Hall hosts “Within The Emperor’s Garden – The Ten Thousand Springs Pavilion,” a highly detailed 1:5 scale model of the classic Wan Chun Ting pavilion found within Beijing’s Forbidden City. Handcrafted using red sandalwood – a cherished material in Imperial China, it is a stunning example of traditional Chinese... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2010

Deux ensembles brûle parfum et vases en bronze. Indochine, XIXème siècle

Brûle parfum en bronze, Indochine, XIXème siècle, Hauteur : 44 cm (couvercle dessoudé) Paire de vases en bronze, Indochine, XIXème siècle décor d''animaux . Hauteur : 49 cm Ensemble brûle parfum et deux vases en bronze. Indochine, XIXème siècle Selarl H.Gondran et Ass et SVV-DAUPHINE ENCHERES. Vente du Samedi 23 Octobre 2010. 6, rue Joseph Seigner 38300 Bourgoin-Jallieu. Tél. : 04.74.43.80.10 - Email : contact.gondran@interencheres.com
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12 octobre 2010

Sotheby's to Sell Francis Bacon's Figure In Movement, Gift from the Artist to his DoctorSotheby's to Sell Francis Bacon's Figure

LONDON.- Sotheby’s announced the sale of Francis Bacon’s Figure In Movement, the most significant painting by the British artist to appear at auction in several seasons, in its Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on 9 November 2010 in New York. The 1985 portrait of a man twisting and writhing, demonstrates the artist’s genius in painting the human figure in motion, and epitomizes the full spectrum of his legendary artistic technique. The monumental canvas was given by Bacon to his doctor the same year it was executed and has remained in... [Lire la suite]
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