02 janvier 2011

Vase en cristal de roche par les frères Miseroni, Milan, seconde moitié du XVIe siècle, la monture en vermeil, France, XVIIe s.

Vase en cristal de roche par les frères Miseroni, Milan, seconde moitié du XVIe siècle, la monture en vermeil, France, XVIIe siècle. photo Sotheby's de forme allongée, gravé de rinceaux, feuillage et cosses de pois, la partie inférieure godronnée et rapportée au corps avec une monture en vermeil en dents de scie, les anses se terminant en volutes, le pied ajouré, le pied et le col gravé du numéro d'inventaire des anciennes collections royales françaises 175; haut. 25 cm ; 9 3/4 in. Est. 300,000—400,000... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2011

Coupe à deux anses en agate & Coupe couverte en cristal de roche, XIXe siècle

Coupe à deux anses en agate à montures d'or de deux tons et pierres précieuses, probablement Allemagne, vers 1850. photo Sotheby's les montures ajourées serties de diamants taillés en rose, apparemment non poinçonnée; long. 17,5 cm ; 7 in. Est. 12,000—18,000 EUR. Lot Sold 15,000 EUR Coupe couverte en cristal de roche à montures de vermeil et émail, fin du XIXe siècle. photo Sotheby's probablement atelier de Hermann Ratzersdorfer, le corps, le couvercle et le pied en cristal de roche, les montures d'émail... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2011

Dale Chihuly

Dale Chihuly (American, born 1941), Tropical Sunrise, nine-piece Persian set, 2001. photo Bonhams tangerine and lemon blown glass with black lip wrap, signed and dated Chihuly 01; dimensions of largest 7 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 17in (19.2 x 47 x 43.2cm) - Sold for $26,840 Dale Chihuly (American, born 1941), Macchia, 1991. photo Bonhams inscribed Chihuly '91; height 22in (55cm); width 31in (77cm). Sold for $18,300 Dale Chihuly (American, born 1941), Eleven-piece seaform set, 1989. photo Bonhams blown glass white... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

Château de Versailles, la garde robe de Louis XVI par Ivan Terestchenko

photos Ivan Terestchenko
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02 janvier 2011

Underglaze copper-red & Iron-Red porcelains, Qing dynasty, 18th century, Qianlong period & Xianfeng mark and period

A rare underglaze copper-red 'phoenix' Meiping,  Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo Sotheby's the broad round-shouldered body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short neck with everted rolled rim, painted in rich red tones around the exterior with two large phoenix amidst leafy peony sprays, all between a lotus-lappet band at the base and a flower-filled lappet collar and stiff leaf band at the neck; 35.5cm., 14in. - Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 37,250 GBP PROVENANCE: A Private French Collection. NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2011

Rubellite and Diamond jewelry @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 09 Dec 10, New York

18 Karat White Gold, Rubellite and Diamond Necklace, Michele della Valle. photo Sotheby's The articulated graduated necklace set with cushion-shaped rubellites weighing a total of 274.33 carats, accented by small round diamonds weighing 28.34 carats, length 15 inches, signed Michele della Valle, numbered 100746. Est. 90,000—120,000 USD. Lot Sold 128,500 USD Pair of 18 Karat White Gold, Rubellite and Diamond Pendant-Earclips, Michele della Valle. photo Sotheby's The tops designed as clusters set with... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

Rouge by Erwin Olaf

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02 janvier 2011

"Picasso: Peace and Freedom" @ Albertina

The exhibition Picasso: Peace and Freedom shows the twentieth century’s most important painter from a hitherto almost unknown perspective, the Albertina presents Pablo Picasso as a politically and socially committed artist. In this image: Pablo Picasso, Still Life with Skull, Leeks and Pitcher, 14 March 1945. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco © Succession Picasso/VBK, Vienna 2010. The exhibitions hows the twentieth century’s most important painter from a hitherto almost unknown perspective: in cooperation with Tate Liverpool,... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

«Soie pirate. Les Archives Textiles Abraham de Zurich» @ Musée national de Zurich

Gustav Zumsteg, um 1955. Fotograf unbekannt. © Hulda und Gustav Zumsteg-Stiftung Les archives textiles Abraham de Zurich Les archives textiles Abraham de Zurich Les archives textiles Abraham de Zurich Les archives textiles Abraham de Zurich Les archives textiles Abraham de... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

“Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting” @ Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Venus Rising from the Sea, Venetian Painting Oil on canvas, about 1520. MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), in conjunction with the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will present an exhibition of 25 Venetian masterpieces—12 paintings and 13 drawings—including two of the greatest paintings of the Italian Renaissance, Titian’s Diana and Actaeon and Diana and Callisto (1556–59). The exhibition will also... [Lire la suite]