31 mars 2010

Paire de boutons de manchettes en ivoire sculpté figurant des têtes de bouddhas.

Paire de boutons de manchettes en ivoire sculpté figurant des têtes de bouddhas. photo courtesy Artcurial Dans leur écrin - Estimation : 500 / 700 € Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan - Paris. Vente du Mercredi 31 mars 2010. Hôtel Dassault - 7 Rond Point des Champs-Elysées - 75008 - Paris. Pour toute information complémentaire, veuillez contacter Julie Valade au +33 1 42 99 16 41
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31 mars 2010

Albrecht Dürer, woodcuts & engravings @ Christie's

Albrecht Dürer, Knight, Death and the Devil (B. 98; M., Holl. 74; S.M.S. 69), engraving, 1513. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 without watermark, a fine and early Meder a/b impression, printing with great contrast and clarity, trimmed to the platemark, with thread margins in places, occasionally very narrowly remargined and with tiny touches of pen and ink at the extreme sheet edge, remains of old paper tape along the sheet edges verso, a tiny thin spot below, otherwise in excellent condition - P., S. 247 x 190 mm. Est.... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2010

"Vertical Thoughts: Morton Feldman and the Visual Arts" @ the Irish Museum of Modern Art

Mark Rothko, "The Green Stripe", 1955. Oil on canvas, 170.2 x 141.7 cm, The Ménil Collection, Houston . ©1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko ARS, NY and DACS, London, 2010 DUBLIN.- An exhibition featuring works by many of America’s and Europe’s most celebrated 20th-century artists opens to the public at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday 31 March 2010. "Vertical Thoughts: Morton Feldman and the Visual Arts" focuses on the work of the influential American composer Morton Feldman and the... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2010

Collectors enthuse over drawings offered by Katrin Bellinger at Colnaghi at Le Salon du dessin, Paris

Simone Cantarini (1612-1648), Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto Paying Homage to the Borghese Coat of Arms, Red chalk, 295 x 430 mm. Sold to a US collector (asking price € 85,000) Katrin Bellinger was delighted with the number of important works on paper sold at Le Salon du dessin in Paris, from 23 to 29 March 2010.  A red chalk drawing of Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto Paying Homage to the Borghese Coat of Arms, masterfully executed with the fluidity and facility so typical of Simone Cantarini (1612-1648), who trained in Guido... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2010

A Qianlong pair of copper-red glazed bowls, a bottle vase & a flambé-glazed bamboo neck bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A pair of copper-red glazed bowls. Qianlong seal marks and period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 the exterior applied with a deep raspberry-color glaze (2) - diameter 5 7/8 in., 14.9 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD. Lot Sold 25,000 USD A fine copper-red glazed bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 the pear-shaped body rising to a long slender neck, supported on a slightly splayed foot, with a deep-red glaze applied to the exterior - height 12 1/4 in., 31.2 cm. Est.... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2010

Importantes bagues de rubis @ Artcurial

Bague jonc en or gris pavée de diamants ornée d'un rubis serti clos de taille ronde pesant 3,72 cts. photo courtesy Artcurial Accompagnée de son certificat du laboratoire GRS attestant : origine Birmanie, sans modification thermique. Poids brut : 13 g - Estimation : 38 000 / 40 000 € Bague en or gris sertie d'un rubis de taille rectangulaire pesant 2.04cts, épaulé de diamants tapers. photo courtesy Artcurial La pierre accompagnée d'un certificat GRS attestant : couleur Vivid Red, origine Birmanie. Poids brut : 3 g -... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2010

Pendentif en or jaune à décor de bambous ciselés

Pendentif en or jaune à décor de bambous ciselés. photo courtesy Artcurial ou sertis de diamants taillés en brillant, l'un serti de baguettes d'émeraudes claires et de diamants taillés en brillant ornant un important cristal d'opale. Ht 6,5 cm. Poids brut: 72,8g - Estimation : 5 000 / 6 000 € Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan - Paris. Vente du Mercredi 31 mars 2010. Hôtel Dassault - 7 Rond Point des Champs-Elysées - 75008 - Paris. Pour toute information complémentaire, veuillez contacter Julie Valade au +33 1 42 99 16 41
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30 mars 2010

Pendentif serti d'un important cabochon de rutile & Bague ornée d'un important quartz rutilé

Pendentif en or jaune et or gris serti d'un important cabochon de rutile. photo courtesy Artcurial l'entourage comme la bélière sertis de diamants taillés en brillant. Ht 5,8 cm Poids brut : 39,5g Lg 44 cm - Estimation : 900 / 1 100 € Bague en or gris et jaune ornée d'un important quartz rutilé.  photo courtesy Artcurial pesant 36.7cts dans un entourage de diamants (0.50 ct) - Poids brut : 24 g. Estimation : 850 / 1 000 € Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan - Paris. Vente du Mercredi 31 mars 2010. Hôtel... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2010

Christie’s New York Presents Two Historic Jewels : The Emperor Maximilian Diamond & The Catherine the Great Emerald and Diamond

New York - This spring, Christie's New York will present two exceptional jewels with fascinating histories – the Emperor Maximilian Diamond and the Catherine the Great Emerald and Diamond Brooch.  Both jewels will highlight Christie’s first major jewelry sale of the year on April 22, 2010 and set the tone for what promises to be another exceptionally strong year for rare jewels in the global auction market. Rahul Kadakia, Head of Jewelry at Christie’s New York, commented: "Since the record-breaking sale of the... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2010

Top Ten Results from Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections sale

Theow H. Tow, Deputy Chairman of Christie’s Americas and Honorary Chairman of Christie's Asia said: “We are thrilled once again with the excellent sale of Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, which totaled $4,005,250, tripling its pre-sale expectations.  We welcomed a number of new collectors and witnessed competitive bidding with a rate of 99% sold by value and 96% sold by lot, and with many lots selling for prices well above their estimates.  The top lot, a very rare large limestone figure of a kneeling... [Lire la suite]