17 octobre 2009

Shopping of David Webb jewelry @ Christie's NY

The Anneberg Diamond. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 Set with a square emerald-cut diamond, weighing approximately 32.01 carats, flanked on either side by a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 1.61 and 1.51 carats, mounted in platinum. Signed David Webb. Est. $3,000,000 - $5,000,000 With report 15708319 dated 12 April 2007 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, flawless clarity, with excellent polish and excellent symmetryWith reports 15681648 and 15680928 dated 9 January... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2009

Christie's to Unveil Major Works by Basquiat, Doig and Warhol

Peter Doig (b. 1959), "Reflection" (What Does Your Soul Look Like). Oil on canvas, 108 x 78 7/8 in. (274.4 x 200.4 cm.) Executed in 1996. Estimate: $4,000,000 – 6,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009 LONDON.- For the first time ever in London, a major work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, "Brother Sausage" (estimate: $9-12 million) and two seminal works from Andy Warhol’s pivotal Death and Disaster series, "Most Wanted Men #3, Ellis Ruiz B." (estimate: $5.5-6.5 million) and "Tunafish... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2009

The March Family Offer the Magnificient Cucci Cabinet

Alexandra Robinson stands next to a 17th century Louis XIV cabinet-on-stand, make by Italian furniture master Domenico Cucci, on display at the auction house in London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) LONDON.- A magnificent Louis XIV cabinet-on-stand attributed to Domenico Cucci (1635-1704) and the Gobelins workshop, circa 1665-1675, is expected to realize in the region of £4 million when it is offered by The March Family at Christie’s sale of 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe on Thursday December 10, 2009. This exceptionally rare work... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2009

The Freer Gallery of Art Acquires Renowned Object of Japanese Tea Culture

Tea-leaf Storage Jar, named Chigusa, Southern China, Southern Song or Yuan dynasty 13th-14th century, Stoneware with iron glaze, H: 41.8 cm., Freer Gallery of Art WASHINGTON, DC.- A humble jar widely revered as an icon of Japanese tea culture has been acquired by the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art. The jar was purchased at an auction held by Christie's in New York City Sept. 17. The jar, made in China during the late Southern Song or Yuan dynasty (13th or 14th century) and shipped to Japan as a container for a commercial... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2009

The Collection of William F. Reilly to Be Offered at Christie's New York

A Roman Marble Portrait Head of the Emprero Antoninus Pius Reign 138-161 A.D. 13½ in. (34.3 cm) high. Estimate: $400,000 - 600,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009. NEW YORK, NY.- This October, Christie's presents a special collection of fine art and furnishings from the Manhattan residence of the late Mr. William F. Reilly, a prominent philanthropist, collector, and former chief executive officer and chairman of the publishing firm Primedia. This superb collection of important 18th and 19th century furniture, rare... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2009

‘The Vivid Pink’ To Lead Christie’s Hong Kong Sale of Extraordinary Jewels this Autumn Season

• ‘The Vivid Pink’ is the largest Fancy Vivid Pink Potentially Flawless diamond to ever be offered for sale at auction.• Set in a ring by famed international jeweller Graff, this extremely rare 5 carat cushion-cut pink diamond from an esteemed private collection is estimated at HK$39- $55 million (US$5-7 million), making it one of the finest and most important pink diamonds to be offered at auction.Hong Kong - Christie’s is pleased to announce that leading the autumn sale of magnificent jewels in Hong Kong on December 1 is ‘The... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2009

Vente de la Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé au profit de la recherche sur le V.I.H et de la lutte contre le SIDA

Horst P. Horst, Yves Saint Laurent au Chêteau Gabriel ® 2007, Condé Nast Publications Paris - Christie's, en association avec la maison de ventes aux enchères Pierre Bergé & Associés a l'honneur d'annoncer la deuxième vente de la Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé qui aura lieu à Paris les 17, 18 et 19 novembre 2009, au profit de la recherche sur le V.I.H. et de la lutte contre le sida.Près de 1200 œuvres d’art seront présentées sous le feu des enchères, provenant en grande partie de Château Gabriel à Bénerville,... [Lire la suite]
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10 août 2009

The Manuel March Collection from Son Galcerán, Mallorca @ Christie's on October 2009

London – Christie’s announces an important two day auction of The Manuel March Collection from Son Galcerán, Mallorca, which will take place in London on 28 and 29 October. This connoisseur’s collection embraces over 500 lots of Old Master and 19th Century Pictures, European Furniture, Silver, Russian works of art and European Sculpture, the core of which once formed a part of one of the greatest European collections assembled in the 20th century.Pedro Girao, Chairman of Christie’s European Advisory Board and Orlando Rock,... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2009

Sur des paires de vases d'Alfred Beurdeley (1847-1919)

Alfred Beurdeley  (1847-1919), attribué à. Paire de vases. Vers 1880 Porcelaine et bronzes dorés. H. 100 cm. De forme balustre en porcelaine bleue à monture de bronzes dorés et ciselés desquels s'échappe un important bouquet de fleurs. Estimation : 80 000 / 100 000 € Alfred Beurdeley. Fils et collaborateur de Louis-Auguste-Alfred, il en suivit le métier et se spécialisa à son tour dans la copie de Meubles du XVIIIème siècle, dont il n'exécutait que quatre ou cinq exemplaires de très haute qualité ; ses bronzes... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2009

Three Chinese porcelains @ Christie's Interiors

A Chinese famille verte biscuit Guanyin. Kangxi (1662-1722) Seated with downcast eyes, a small boy in her lap, wearing a flower-strewn green scarf over matching shawl and a long, tasselled necklace. 9in. (23cm.) high, wood stand. Est. £500 - £800 A pair of small Chinese famille rose lamped vases. The porcelain, Yongzheng (1723-1735) Each of square sectioned form, painted to each sides with narrative scenes of ladies and gentlemen amongst balconies and fenced gardens. The porcelain, 7 5/8in. (20cm.) high,... [Lire la suite]