25 juillet 2009

Seattle Art Museum's Asian Art Masterpieces Tour Japan

View of Seattle Asian Art Museum SEATTLE, WA.- Highlights of the Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM’s) renowned Asian art collection will tour to five major Japanese museums beginning this summer. Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art from the Seattle Art Museum opens July 25 at the Suntory Museum of Art in Tokyo and features nearly 100 of SAM’s Asian art masterpieces including paintings, screens, sculpture, ceramics, stone, wood, lacquer and metal ware. “We are honored to travel highlights of the Seattle Art Museum’s Asian... [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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