27 novembre 2010

Unprecedented Discovery of Imperial Correspondence to Go on Sale at the Hotel des Ventes in Geneva

The collection of 45 lots has a total value of US $ 70’000-100’000 GENEVA.- Geneva based auctioneers Hôtel des Ventes will be selling a highly important and unique collection of extensive correspondence, photographs and drawings exchanged between H.I.H Grand Duke George Alexandrovich, H.I.H Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, H.I.H Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich and H.I.H Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna and their private tutor Mr Ferdinand Thormeyer of Switzerland. The collection of 45 lots has a total value of US $... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2010

Eventails chinois @ Aponem - Deburaux

LES FAISANS VÉNÉRÉS. Chine pour l'exportation Epoque Kangxi, vers 1670/ 1680 Eventail de type brisé en ivoire repercé en étoiles à six branches et peint de trois cartels. L'un avec un animal fantastique du bestiaire taoïste, au centre deux faisans mâles autour d'un buisson de pivoines et l'autre avec un « chien-lion », dénommé pékinois en Europe. Le champ est décoré de fruits, fleurs d'animaux et de symboles taoïstes. Les panaches peints de fleurs au naturel en trois couleurs. Têtes recouvertes d'écaille. (petit acc. et... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2010

Morandi and Fontana Lead the Milan Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art at Sotheby's

MILAN.- Many International private collectors have participated to the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale in Milan. I’m pleased to highlight – comments Stefano Moreni, Head of the department – the 1954 Natura Morta by Giorgio Morandi sold to an Asian private collector at more than 670.000 euro. Moreover, I would like to mention the brilliant results fetched by Afro, Tancredi and the 1959 Vedova (lot 34 sold at 168.750 euro) to important European private collectors. Emilio Vedova (1919 - 2006), Immagine del... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2010

Tchitrec de Paradis & Tchitrec malgache de la Collection Elie-Lefebvre

Monarchidae Lot comprenant : Terpsiphone paradisi. Tchitrec de Paradis - Terpsiphone mutata. Tchitrec malgache - Estimation : 100/150€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre VENTE AUX ENCHèRES LE MERCREDI 1  DECEMBRE à PARIS PAR HOTEL DES VENTES DE SENLIS SARL. Email : lecoent@senlisencheres.com
26 novembre 2010

Chinoiserie from the Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain

An extremely rare Meissen plate from the 'Black and Gold-Striped' service, circa 1735. photo Bonhams Superbly painted, perhaps by A.F. von Löwenfinck, the centre with a landscape vignette depicting a recumbent fantasy animal flanked by flowers, and further scattered blooms, a gold and black-striped border around the edge of the well, the brown-edged, wavy rim painted in enamels and gilding with a continuous landscape scene depicting European and chinoiserie figures, 21.5cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue. Sold for... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2010

La collection de Maluridae d'Elie-Lefebvre

Maluridae Lot comprenant : Malurus elegans. Mérion élégant - Malurus melanocephalus M. Mérion à dos rouge - Malurus cyaneus Mérion superbe - Malurus splendens M. Mérion splendide - Estimation : 100/150€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre Maluridae Lot comprenant Malure splendens; Mérion splendide - Malurus leucopterus leuconotus M. Mérion leucoptère - Stipiturus malachurus. Queue-de-gaze du sud - Stipiturus mallee mallee. Queue-de-gaze du mallee - Estimation : 100/150€ Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2010

Nardi. A Blackamoor Brooch with Diamond, Pearls and Sapphires in Gold

Nardi. A Blackamoor Brooch with Diamond, Pearls and Sapphires in Gold. photo Philips de Pury & Co Designed as a blackamoor with a carved ebony head, wearing a textured and braided gold turban with sapphire-set star motifs, the top set with a white cultured pearl measuring approximately 8.05 mm, with collet-set diamond ear pendants, to the shield-shaped tunic decorated with circular-cut sapphires and a circular-cut diamond and pearl trim, mounted in 18K yellow gold, length 2 inches.   Signed 'S. Nardi' with a Nardi... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2010

La collection d'Icteridae d'Elie-Lefebvre

Icteridae Lot comprenant : Icterus jamaicaii. Oriole des Campos - Sturnella militaris. Sturnelle des pampas - Amblioramphus holocericeus. Troupiale à tête rouge - Estimation : 100/150€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre VENTE AUX ENCHèRES LE MERCREDI 1  DECEMBRE à PARIS PAR HOTEL DES VENTES DE SENLIS SARL. Email : lecoent@senlisencheres.com
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26 novembre 2010

Qianlong blue and white @ Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London

A blue and white vase, Hu. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. photo Sotheby's of archaistic hu form, well-painted in brilliant cobalt-blue tones with simulated 'heaping and piling', the baluster body encircled by two bands, the upper with continuous lotus scroll, the lower with a composite floral meander, all between slightly raised double-line borders, the shoulder set with animal mask and mock-ring handles, below the waisted flared neck decorated with ruyi-bordered stiff upright plantain leaves and a narrow wave band around... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2010

André Maire (1898-1984), Indochine

André Maire (1898-1984), Indochine Huile sur panneau, SHG 65 x 92 cm. Estimation : 2000/3000€ VENTE AUX ENCHèRES LE DIMANCHE 28 NOVEMBRE à MARSEILLE PAR L'ÉTUDE DE PROVENCE. Email :  contact@etudedeprovence.com
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