12 juillet 2011

Mariano Fortuny Pink Coral Stencilled Velvet Long Coat

Mariano Fortuny Pink Coral Stencilled Velvet Long Coat. Photo Vintage Luxury Silk, velvet ,metallic pigments.. Pattern: Nicolo and Pomegranates. Length 46". Sleeve 30". Hem 70". Price contact dealer Fortunys coats take their inspiration from a myrid of references,renaissance ,persian,arabic .These are often elaborately decorated in historical motifs surprisingly unrelated to the cut itself.The hand stenciling is done with real silver metallic pigments aged to a mellow, burnished color. Fortuny built his stenciled pieces layer... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 23:05 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
27 mai 2011

A copper-red 'three fruits' bowl.. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period.

A copper-red 'three fruits' bowl.. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The bowl with a short foot rising to a flared rim, the exterior with three fruits of pomegranate, persimmon and peach in underglaze copper-red, all on white ground. 15.2cm diam. Sold for HK$540,000 清康熙 釉裡紅三果圖碗 雙圈青花「大清康熙年製」楷書款 Provenance來源: Carl Kempe collectionSotheby's Paris, 12 June 2008, lot 82.Illustrated出版: B.Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 783.Chinese Ceramic Treasures, a... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2010

Ming dynasty blue and white porcelains @ Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 12 May 10 London

A pair of blue and white garden seats. Ming dynasty, Wanli period. photo Sotheby's each of bombe rounded form with a lion mask handle applied to each side at the centre of the body, painted with a wide central band of peacocks amongst peony issuing from rockwork, between two bands of raised bosses, above a band of breaking waves at the base and below a band of shaped cloud collar panels of peony, the upper surface with four Buddhistic lions playing animatedly with brocade balls, around a central pierced roundel in the form of a... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2009

A gilt-decorated teadust ' pomegranate' vase & a teadust-glazed compressed pear-shaped vase. Seal marks and period of Qianlong

A rare gilt-decorated teadust ' pomegranate' vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. photo courtesy Sotheby's the tri-lobed globular body rising to a tall neck with an everted lip, supported on a splayed foot, covered overall in an olive-green teadust glaze gilded with chrysanthemum scrolls throughout, the shoulders surmounted by a high-relief modeled branch of pomegrante wrapping itself around the neck in various stages of development, with a fully ripe fruit bursting through the skin revealing the seeded red flesh,... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2009

A collection of white jade, 18th century

A fine white jade covered vase. 18th Century Of flattened hu form with an angular profile, carved in high relief with a wide taotie mask band extending between two bands of upright flower petals that also appear on the tall cover while opposing chilong crawl around the curving shoulder; the off-white matrix displaying a subdued polish, abundant icy white veins and some natural fissure lines. 8 1/2in (24.5cm) high. Estimate: $40,000 - 60,000 A fine white jade peach, pomegranate and citron group. 18th Century ... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2009

The V&A acquired at auction two rare designs created and inscribed by William Morris

William Morris, 'Poppy' or 'Wreath', a wallpaper design, courtesy Bonhams LONDON.- Two rare designs created and inscribed by William Morris have been acquired at auction by the V&A with help from independent charity The Art Fund, it was revealed today. The works were bought at auction yesterday, 10 June for a total of £60,000, of which £30,000 came from The Art Fund. The first piece, an original design for 'Fruit' wallpaper, depicts leaves, lemons, oranges and pomegranates on a pale yellow background, and was painted by the... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2009

A rose quartz bead and gold necklace and a pair of diamond and gold pomegranate brooches, by Verdura, Fulco (1898-1978)

A rose quartz bead and gold necklace, by Verdura, Fulco (1898-1978) Designed as three strands of rose quartz beads, spaced by smaller 18k gold boules, gathered at the front by a sculpted 18k gold ropework knot, suspending a staggered three-strand rose quartz bead tassel, joined at one side by a sculpted gold bar clasp, mounted in 18k gold, 14 ins. Signed Verdura. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000  - Price Realized $7,500 A pair of diamond and gold pomegranate brooches, by Verdura, Fulco (1898-1978) Each designed as a... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 00:00 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , , , ,