21 juin 2011

Quatre chimères @ Osenat Fontainebleau

Extraordinaire chimère composite. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères (oiseau mammifère insecte batracien etc).. Spécimen rare vendu sous globe - Estimation : 2800/3200€ Chimère. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères (assemblage de différents plumages d autres oiseaux) perroquet gris du Gabon II-B Psittacus erithacus - Estimation : 200/250€ Chimère. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères (assemblage de différents plumages d autres oiseaux) perroquet gris du Gabon II-B Psittacus erithacus - Estimation :... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2011

Caravaggio's St Augustine: Whitfield Fine Art Research the Discovery of Caravaggio's Original

The painting was obscured by a thick layer of discolored varnish. Photo: Courtesy Whitfield Fine Art. LONDON.- The Caravaggio of St Augustine, exhibited for the first time in the current exhibition in Ottawa, Caravaggio & His Followers in Rome, is a rediscovery from the collection made by the artist’s patrons Cardinal Benedetto Giustiniani and his brother Marchese Vincenzo. A label tucked in the back of the stretcher revealed the name of the heir to the collection in the nineteenth century, and its subject, dimensions and... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2011

Collection d'ara, éclectus, cacatoes, amazones, perruches, loris, perroquets, loriquet, et conure

Ara bleu II-B bagué Ara ararauna. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères Estimation : 1200/1500€   Eclectus couple II-B bagué Eclectus roratus. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères Estimation : 800/1000€ Cacatoes rosalbin bagué Eolophus roseicapilla. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères Estimation : 400/500€ Amazone à front bleu II-B Amazona aestiva. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères Estimation : 400/500€ Amazone à front jaune II-B Amazona ochrocephala. Photo Osenat... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2011

Stoneware ceramics from the Harvard Art Museums, sold to benefit the Asian Acquisition Fund

A Yaozhou celadon glazed stoneware bowl. Northern Song Period. Photo Bonhams The walls of its deep curving well divided by six radiating lines and the exterior incised with a single band below the rim, the olive green glaze applied to all surfaces except the foot pad exhibiting a dense web of craze lines and burnt to a golden brown where thinly applied around the foot area. 7 7/8in (20cm) diameter - Estimate: US$4,000 - 6,000 Property from the Harvard Art Museums, sold to benefit the Asian Acquisition Fund    A... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2011

Vanité @ Osenat Fontainebleau

Vanité. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères rare association d'une corneille noire tenant une dent et d'un crâne humain factice en polymère de synthèse Corvus corone - Estimation : 800/1000€ Osenat Fontainebleau. SAMEDI 25 JUIN à 14H00. 5, rue Royale, 77300 Fontainebleau. Tél. : 01.64.22.27.62 - Fax : 01.64.22.38.94 - Email :  contact@osenat.com
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21 juin 2011

Sotheby's Offers Furniture & Works of Art from the Collections of Lily & Edmond J. Safra

Louis XVI Ormolu-Mounted Japanese Lacquer Commode with secretaire en suite, attributed to Adam Weisweiler. Est. $5/7 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Six years after the landmark auction of Property from the Collections of Lily & Edmond J. Safra,* Sotheby’s announces a second sale dedicated to the remarkable Lily and Edmond J. Safra Collections. The four-day auction will be held from 18 to 21 October 2011 in New York, featuring six dedicated sale volumes whose contents represent the pinnacle of their respective... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2011

Collection de strigidés @ Osenat Fontainebleau

Harfang des neiges femelle II-A-CE. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères bagué CIC Nyctea scandiaca - Estimation : 2000/2500€ Grand duc d'Europe femelle II-A-CE. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères bagué CIC Bubo bubo - Estimation : 1500/1800€ Grand duc africain II-B. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères bagué Bubo africanus - Estimation : 800/1000€ Chouette hulotte mâle II-A-CE. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères baguée CIC Strix aluco - Estimation : 700/800€ Chouette effaie... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2011

The Melikian Collection of chinese amber @ Bonhams

A carved amber group of playful children. 18th Century. Photo Bonhams Depicting five little boys teasing a cat that sits on a drum while another cat nestles to one side, the amber of dark honey brown hue with some incised details and deep fissure lines. 3 1/3in (8.5cm) long - Estimate: US$6,000 - 9,000 Property from the Melikian Collection, Phoenix, Arizona A carved amber figure of a Chinese gentleman. Photo Bonhams With his chest and belly exposed, his face with a grimace, his long queue extending down his back. 4 3/8in... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2011

Rhinoceros Horn Carvings and Scholars' Objects @ Bonhams

A rhinoceros horn libation cup. Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. Photo Bonhams The conical horn well carved and undercut with a handle formed by a rocky outcropping and the reticulated trunks of deciduous trees overlapping a gnarled pine with its upper branches extending into the interior, a lower bough stretching over a rocky overhang to frame a seated Chinese sage accompanied by two youthful attendants, all pondering the landscape formed by jagged cliffs scattered with maple and other deciduous trees silhouetted against a meandering... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2011

Bronze mirrors from Warring States to Han dynasty @ Bonhams

A circular bronze TLV mirror. Han Dynasty. Photo Bonhams Cast with a central loop surrounded by a square band with raised corner bosses dividing an eight-character inscription, the 'TLV' elements symmetrically arranged and separated by grass-like motifs within the scalloped border; with ferrous and malachite encrustation. 4 7/8in (12.5cm) diameter - Estimate: US$2,000 - 3,000 Two early bronze mirrors. Photo Bonhams The first, Warring States-Western Han Period, cast with a narrow wedge-shaped edge and a band of dragon scrolls... [Lire la suite]