20 juin 2011

Belle collection d'animaux naturalisés @ Osenat Fontainebleau

Rhinocéros noir. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères A pré-convention Diceros bicornis. Mesures relatives au Rowland Ward : long. corne antérieure : 50cm env. long. corne postérieure : 19 cm env. diam. corne antérieure : 40 cm env. diam. corne postérieure : 36cm env - Estimation : 40000/50000€ Pour la sortie de l UE, un CITES d export pré-convention sera nécessaire au futur acquéreur (se mettre en relation avec l étude) Panthère noire 1 A CIC. Photo Osenat Fontainebleau via Interenchères transpondée (puce) très... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2011

"Brueghel, Rubens, Jordaens... " Masterpieces of European painting from the Hochenbuchau Collection @ Liechtenstein Museum

Frans Snyders (1579–1657), Still Life with Fruit, Dead Game, Vegetables, a Live Monkey, Squirrel and Cat. Oil on canvas; 81 x 118 cm. Signed lower right: F. Snyders fecit. Hohenbuchau Collection, inv. no. HB 87 © LIECHTENSTEIN MUSEUM. Die Fürstlichen Sammlungen, Wien   VIENNA.- The Hohenbuchau Collection is one of the largest and most diverse collections of northern European Baroque art to have been assembled anywhere in the world over the past few decades. While it is a truism that every private collection reflects the... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2011

Preciosa et Verrerie: deux nouvelles salles consacrées aux arts décoratifs européens au Cinquantenaire

Nécessaire Paris, 1755-1756, agate, rubis et or. Legs Vermeersch (1911) Inv. V.2804 Les impressionnantes collections des Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, situés dans le parc du Cinquantenaire à Bruxelles, se répartissent en trois grandes entités: l’antiquité, les civilisations non européennes et les arts décoratifs européens. Ce dernier ensemble offre un aperçu qui s’étend de l’époque romane jusqu’au xxe siècle. Ces dernières années, il a fait l’objet de plusieurs rénovations. Il y a neuf ans, le musée inaugurait le circuit... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

A carved ivory seal paste box with figural decoration. Kangxi Period

A carved ivory seal paste box with figural decoration. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams The low box and cover of circular section with shou medallions and flowering plants carved in relief to the sides, the top of the cover featuring three young boys at play amid three auspicious rams and the underside centered with a dragon in relief encircled by a leiwen frame; 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000 Property from Various Owners Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com
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19 juin 2011

A rare red silk ground brocade robe of state (chaopao) & a pair of blue silk ground embroidered dragon badges. Kangxi Period..

A rare red silk ground brocade robe of state (chaopao). Kangxi Period.. Photo Bonhams The upper section of the pieced robe woven with a quatrefoil reserve filled with two opposing four-clawed dragons at front and back striding toward a flaming pearl beneath a narrow lishui border, the motif woven in polychrome silk threads and repeated in the woven band to the pleated skirt and matching rectangle sewn with other pieces that comprise the two long sleeves; 48 1/2in (123cm) long. Estimate: US$20,000 - 30,000 Property from... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

An iron-red enameled porcelain dragon bowl. Kangxi Mark and Period

  An iron-red enameled porcelain dragon bowl.  Kangxi Mark and Period.. Photo Bonhams Its curving exterior walls encircled by two dragons chasing flaming pearls amid clouds, their eyes dotted in black pigment and the recessed base centered with the six-character mark written in underglaze blue regular script within a double ring.: 6 1/8in (15.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$3,000 - 5,000 Property from the Collection of J. Lester Jervis Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com
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19 juin 2011

A famille verte enameled porcelain saucer dish & a pair of famille verte export porcelain chargers. Kangxi Period

A famille verte enameled porcelain saucer dish. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its shallow, curving well displaying a young mother seated in a garden as she helps her baby boy to stand on a table while he grasps a miniature ruyi scepter in his hands, the reverse undecorated.; 7 1/4in (18.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$3,500 - 4,000 Property from Various Owners A pair of famille verte export porcelain chargers. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Each displaying a wide rim flange carved in shallow relief with a flower and leaf pattern,... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

A wucai-decorated porcelain jar. Kangxi Period.

A wucai-decorated porcelain jar. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its tall neck encircled by a band of stiff leaves and its curving body displaying alternating dragons and phoenix amid clouds and flames above a lishui band, the motives drawn in brilliantly hued enamels with bright underglaze blue highlights, the glazed and deeply recessed base centered with an artemesia leaf mark painted en suite; now drilled and mounted with metal for use as a table lamp; 13 1/4in (33.5cm) high including metal mount to base. Estimate: US$2,500 -... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2011

Kangxi blue and white porcelain @ Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco

  A pair of blue and white yenyen vases. Kangxi Marks and Period. Photo Bonhams The trumpet neck surrounded by a pair of dragons chasing a flaming pearl amid clouds and flames while three other dragons appear in same activity to the curving body, the inset foot surrounding a glazed and recessed base bearing the six-character mark in regular script within a double ring.; 18in (46cm) high. Estimate: US$10,000 - 15,000 Property from a New York Private Collection A blue and white porcelain yenyen vase. Kangxi Period. Photo... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

A peach bloom glazed porcelain beehive water pot & a celadon glazed porcelain bottle vase with carved decoration. Kangxi Period

A peach bloom glazed porcelain beehive water pot. Kangxi Mark and Period.  Photo Bonhams Its curving exterior walls incised with three dragon roundels and covered with a mottled rosy-red layer exhibiting patches of faint green beneath the celadon-tinged glaze covering the interior and the base centered with the underglaze blue six-character mark in two rows of regular script, the original mouth and neck replaced by a metal band mount; 5in (12.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000 Property Formerly from the Daibutsu... [Lire la suite]