20 mai 2009

Sotheby's Next Sale of Asian Art, to be Held on June 11 in Paris

A pair of famille rose porcelain « soldiers » vases and covers, China , Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Est. 30.000-40.000€. Copyright : Sotheby’s ArtDigital Studio. PARIS.- Sotheby’s next sale of Asian Art, to be held on June 11, includes 302 lots of Chinese, Buddhist and Japanese art. The sale begins with a rare collection of 102 Chinese snuff-bottles --- several of them of imperial origin --- from the 18th and 19th centuries. The highlight of this private collection, patiently assembled over 20 years, should be a... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2009

The Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Sales: Asian Art, Ceramics, Furniture, Islamic Art and Antiquities

The evening session of the Sculpture and Works of Art sale on 25 February, which included a wide range of Asian Art, Ceramics, Furniture, Islamic Art and Antiquities and conveyed Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé’s taste for exceptional decorative works, realised a total of €42.8 million / £38.1 million / $55.4 million. The top lots were exceptionally rare bronze heads of a rat and a rabbit made for the Zodiac Fountain of the Emperor Qianlong’s Summer Palace in China which each sold for €15.8 million / £14.0 million / $20.3 million.... [Lire la suite]
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