25 février 2011

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl. Kangxi Period

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl. Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Doyle New York Worked on the exterior with maidens in a pavilion landscape setting, the interior base with three 'three friends of winter' pine, prunus and bamboo, base with Chenghua six-character mark. Diameter 7 1/4 inches. Rim chips, two hairline cracks extending from rim approximately 1/2 inch down  Estimate $800-1,200 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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25 février 2011

Pair of Chinese Embossed Black Lacquered Wood Folding Chairs, 18th Century

Pair of Chinese Embossed Black Lacquered Wood Folding Chairs, 18th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York The single backsplat below a rounded crest rail, the seat blue and white woven cotton, traces of gilt design on backsplat. Height 43 inches, width 22 1/2 inches, depth 14 inches.Estimate $8,000-10,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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25 février 2011

Chinese Tixi Black Lacquer Dish. Yuan-Ming Dynasty

Chinese Tixi Black Lacquer Dish. Yuan-Ming Dynasty. photo courtesy Doyle New York Of rounded shallow shape, carved in relief through layers of black and red with ruyi scrolls around a central floret, the reverse with deeply carved classic scrolls, Japanese wood box. Diameter 11 3/4 inches. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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25 février 2011

CHANEL par Karl LAGERFELD @ Cornette de Saint Cyr - Paris (2)

CHANEL par Karl LAGERFELD, haute couture, circa 1985 Robe du soir longue en lainage bouclette gris chiné blanc rebrodé de fils or et de paillettes argent figurant des arabesques sur un décolleté carré à fines bretelles, jupe très ample sur jupon de crin avec rappel de la broderie soulignant le bas de la jupe, dos à petits plis ouverts à partir des petites hanches sur un effet de traîne, taille soulignée d'une ceinture, boucle reprenant la chaîne de l'anse bandoulière d'un sac. Bolduc d'atelier "Me Christiane 83". Estimation : 1 500... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2011

Three Images of Alexander the Great in Sculpture and Jewelery in Bonhams Antiques Sales

A Roman marble head of Alexander Helios Circa 1st Century B.C.-A.D. Estimate: £7,000-9,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Bonhams next sale of Antiquities on April 13th includes three powerful images of Alexander the Great - a 2000-year-old ring bearing his image and two stunning sculpted heads from the same era. Madeleine Perridge, Head of Antiquities at Bonhams comments: “Alexander has been seen as the greatest general and ruler in history. After his death he was treated as a demi-god, his image was everywhere and his legendary... [Lire la suite]