25 décembre 2010

Main de Bouddha en jade blanc sculpté. Chine, dynastie Qing, XIXE siècle.

Main de Bouddha en jade blanc sculpté. Chine, dynastie Qing, XIXE siècle. photo Sotheby's en forme de citron digité avec un autre plus petit sur le côté, sur leur branche noueuse feuillagée; 14 cm, 5 1/2 in. Est. 15,000—20,000 EUR. Lot Sold 18,750 EUR NOTE: The Buddha's hand citron, which takes its name from the shape of the fruit who looks like the idealised digiform fingers of the Buddha, has a strong fragrance and is used as an altar offering during the New Year Celebration. Sotheby's. Asian Art, 16 Dec 10, Paris... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2010

David LaChapelle, Burning Chalice, 1990.

David LaChapelle, Burning Chalice, 1990. photo Philips de Pury & Co Cibachrome. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm).  Signed, inscribed and dated "David LaChapelle 1990 AP" on the reverse. ESTIMATE $3,000-4,000 - SOLD AT $5,000 PROVENANCE Private Collection Philips de Pury & Co. 80's. 17 december 2010. www.phillipsdepury.com
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25 décembre 2010

Jean Boggio, Bague de Noël

Jean Boggio, Bague de Noël
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25 décembre 2010

Paire de coupes en verre de Pékin bleu. Chine, Dynastie Qing, marque et époque Qianlong (1736-1795).

Paire de coupes en verre de Pékin bleu. Chine, Dynastie Qing, marque et époque Qianlong (1736-1795). photo Sotheby's en forme de corolle quadrilobée, les bords chantournés, sur un court pied aux bords légèrement arrondis, marque Qianlong en cachet à quatre caractères anciennement dorés dans un double carré gravée à la base; x 15,5 cm, 3 1/2 x 6 in. - Est. 10,000—15,000 EUR. Lot Sold 18,750 EUR Sotheby's. Asian Art, 16 Dec 10, Paris www.sothebys.com
25 décembre 2010

Dale Chihuly, “Macchia”, “Seaform”, “Persian” & “Venetian” vase

Dale Chihuly, “Macchia” form with lime lip wrap, designed circa. 1986, executed 2001. photo Philips de Pury & Co Colored blown glass. 10 in. (25.4 cm) high  Underside incised with “Chihuly/pp 01.” ESTIMATE $5,000-7,000 - SOLD AT $10,000 Dale Chihuly, “Seaform” with forest green lip wrap, designed circa. 1980, executed 1994. photo Philips de Pury & Co Colored blown glass. 7 1/5 x 15 x 7 1/2 in. (18.3 x 38.1 x 19.1 cm).  Underside incised with “Chihuly/pp 94.” ESTIMATE $3,500-4,500 - SOLD AT... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2010

Yuan Pottery in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum New York

Bottle with Design of  Waves, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Pottery with painted decoration (Jizhou ware); H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm), Diam. of rim: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm), Diam. of foot: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm). Lent by Jiangxi Provincial Museum Water painting was a major genre in Chinese art of the Song dynasty (960–1279). Albums were painted with images of water in every mode, from gentle ripples to crashing breakers. Walls and screens were also decorated with waves. Few water paintings are known after the... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2010

Wim Delvoye, AKFICJDEA HALBINSEL, 1989-1990

Wim Delvoye, AKFICJDEA HALBINSEL, 1989-1990. photo Philips de Pury & Co Acrylic, oil and varnish on canvas with wood. 82 3/4 x 107 1/2 in. (210.2 x 273.1 cm).  Signed, titled and dated "AKFICJDEA HALBINSEL, 1989-90, Wim Delvoye" on the reverse. ESTIMATE $30,000-40,000 - SOLD AT $37,500. PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist; Private Collection Philips de Pury & Co. 80's. 17 december 2010. www.phillipsdepury.com/
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25 décembre 2010

The Nereid Sweetmeat Stand

Nereid Sweetmeat Stand. Photo: Courtesy Toledo Museum of Art. NEW YORK, NY.- Following a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) investigation, the United States has entered into a settlement agreement with the Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio that provides for the return to a royal family in Germany of the "Nereid Sweetmeat Stand," a famed Swan Service collection's centerpiece. During the World War II, while on loan to the Dresden Museum from the family of the former prime... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2010

Joyeux Noël - Merry Xmas
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25 décembre 2010

Shopping de diamants @ Christie's Paris Bijoux

Bague solitaire diamant. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Ornée d'un diamant coussin taille ancienne de 7.19 carats, monture en platine et or gris, poinçons français. Estimate €150,000 - €200,000 Price Realized €325,000Accompagnée d'un certificat du Laboratoire Français de Gemmologie no. 192807 en date du 14 juin 2010 attestant que le diamant est de couleur E, pureté VS2 et d'un certificat du GIA Gemological Institute of America no. 5121747741 en date du 28 octobre 2010 attestant que le diamant est de couleur E, pureté VS2 ... [Lire la suite]