05 mai 2011

« Kendi » verseuse en porcelaine à décor bleu sous couverte, Dynastie Qing, Vers 1725.

« Kendi » verseuse en porcelaine à décor bleu sous couverte, Dynastie Qing, Vers 1725. Photo Néret-Minet & Tessier ornée sur la panse de deux phénix en vol sur fond floral, le col et le bec verseur à décor floral, et lèvre évasée. H: 245 cm Découverte dans l'épave d'une jonque au large de la péninsule de Cà Mau au Vietnam, allant de Canton au port commercial hollandais de Batavia (Jakarta). Néret-Minet & Tessier. Lundi 16 mai à 14h00. Drouot-Richelieu Salle 6 9, rue Drouot 75009 PARIS. EMail : mail@neret-tessier.com -... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2011

Bol couvert en porcelaine bleue de Huê. Marque Shunli Kunji. Chine pour le Vietnam. XIXème siècle.

  Bol couvert en porcelaine bleue de Huê. Marque Shunli Kunji. Chine pour le Vietnam. XIXème siècle. Photo Néret-Minet & Tessier à décor de fermier avec buffle dans un paysage lacustre.  (Fêlé). D: 10 cm - Estimation : 120 - 150 € Néret-Minet & Tessier. Lundi 16 mai à 14h00. Drouot-Richelieu Salle 6 9, rue Drouot 75009 PARIS. EMail : mail@neret-tessier.com - Tél. : 01 40 13 07 79
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05 mai 2011

Rare Cosmetic Box by Imperial Artist A Highlight Bonhams Japanese Sale

An important documentary inlaid shirokiri (white paulownia) wood tebako (cosmetic box) and cover. By Asahi Gyokuzan (1843-1923), dated 1912. Photo Bonhams LONDON.- A rare and important early 20th century cosmetic box by Asahi Gyokuzan is one of the highlights of the Fine Japanese Art sale, taking place on the 12th May at Bonhams, New Bond Street. Asahi Gyokuzan was a designated Imperial Court Artist and one of the most famous and influential carvers in Japan during the Meiji Period (1868-1912). The cosmetic box made of white... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2011

Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale Sets Records, Realizes $155,995,500

 Christie's employee poses with artist Claude Monet's "Les Peupliers" at Christie's auction house. The piece, estimated to fetch up to $30 million (18.4 million pounds), was auctioned in New York on May 4, 2011. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale achieved $155,995,500 (£93,597,300/€104,516,985), demonstrating the continuing appeal of this category among collectors worldwide. Three works sold for over the US$20 million mark, and two new artist records were set for the... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2011

Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Brings $170.5 Million in New York

 NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s New York achieved $170,478,000, within the overall pre-sale estimate ($158.9/229.7 million). The auction was 74.6% sold by lot, and saw a total of 37 works sell for over $1 million. Pablo Picasso’s Femmes lisant (Deux personnages) was the top lot of the night, achieving $21,362,500, and auction records were established for the Surrealist artist Paul Delvaux and for a sculpture by Paul Gauguin. “This evening’s sale saw solid bidding activity from... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2011

Art chinois de la Collection Lucien Lelong @ ROIS

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée. Dynastie Qing, époque Qianlong. Photo ROIS Signée. Haut : 8 cm Longeur : 16 cm - Estimation : 8000/12000€ Collection Lucien Lelong Aiguière en porcelaine blanc et bleu à décor de poisson. Dynastie Ming. Photo ROIS Hauteur : 26 cm. Estimation : 4000/6000€ Collection Lucien Lelong Boîte en laque rouge sculptée. Dynastie Ming. Photo ROIS Longueur : 15 cm - Estimation : 2000/3000€ Collection Lucien Lelong Main de bouddha en néphrite céladon. Photo ROIS Longueur... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2011

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée.

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée. Photo ROIS Signée Haut : 7 cm Longueur : 13 cm - Estimation : 6000/10000€ ROIS. Dimanche 12 juin à 14 h 00. ZA du Croissant  Rue de Jersey, 50380 Saint Pair sur mer. Tél. : 02.33.50.03.91 - Fax : 02.33.90.49.92 - Email :  contact@granville-encheres.com
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04 mai 2011

Sotheby's Presents Its Spring London Sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

An extremely important and rare "Guanyao" Hu-shaped vase, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th century. Estimate: £2,500,000-£3,000,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s presents the first of its 2011 London Sales of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. The auction will feature 343 lots and will take place in London on Wednesday, May 11th, 2011. Every item in the sale has been meticulously selected as an iconic example of its genre and in total the auction is expected to realise in excess of £11 million. The highlight of the auction... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2011

Chinese textiles @ Nagel Auctions

A fine embroidered dragon robe with five clawed dragons among clouds and auspicious motifs, China, 19th ct. Photo Nagel  L. 139 cm. Red ground plain silk densely embroidered with gold threads and polychrome silks, the fine gold embroidery excuted in couched stitches;. Estimate 6 000 € A fine embroidered Lady's robe with golden dragons on black satin, China, 19th ct. Photo Nagel Gold threads partly loosened, silk satin partly worn. Estimate 2 500 € Provenance: From a German private collection A blue silk robe with... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2011

Alexander McQueen's Iconic Designs in Costume Institute Retrospective at Metropolitan Museum

Creations by the late British designer Alexander McQueen are displayed during a preview at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, May 2, 2011. An exhibition of McQueen's creations titled Savage Beauty will be on display at the museum from May 4-July 31, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly The spring 2011 Costume Institute exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, is on view May 4 through July 31. The exhibition celebrates the late Mr. McQueen's extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his... [Lire la suite]
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