27 mai 2012

A Meissen black-glazed Böttger stoneware coffee pot and cover, circa 1710-13

A Meissen black-glazed Böttger stoneware coffee pot and cover, circa 1710-13.  photo Bonhams After silver prototypes, of baluster square section, the edges of the handle, ribs and spout and detailing of the animal's head picked out in gilding, the cover with a diamond-cut finial, all with a deep black and manganese lustre in imitation of lacquer, 14cm high (minor wear to gilding) (2). Lot 66. Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000 / €24,000 - 36,000 / US$ 32,000 - 47,000. Unsold ... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2012

A black-glazed bottle vase. Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A black-glazed bottle vase. Kangxi period (1662-1722).  photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The vase has a globular body rising to a tall, slender neck, the exterior is covered in a lustrous black glaze ending just under the white-glazed lipped rim. 8 in. (20.2 cm.) high. Lot 1022. Price Realized £3,500 ($5,513) Provenance: With 'C.T. Loo & Co.' label to base  Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles 18 May 2012 London, South Kensington
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14 mai 2012

NEW YORK.- The New Museum is presenting an exhibition of works by British artist Tacita Dean, the most substantial presentation of the artists work in New York to date. In this image: More or Less, 2011. Five gravures on Somerset White Satin 400 gr. paper, 88 5/8 x 59 in. Edition of 8. Courtesy the artist, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York / Paris and Frith Street Gallery, London.
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13 mai 2012

A rare pair of Henan 'oil-spot' teabowls. Northern Song-Jin dynasty

A rare pair of Henan 'oil-spot' teabowls. Northern Song-Jin dynasty. photo Bonhams Each of rounded form supported on a short footring, covered all over the interior and exterior with a rich lustrous black glaze densely suffused with a myriad of silvery'oil spots' emanating to the surface, the unglazed foot revealing the brown buff stoneware. Each: 12.8cm diam. (2). Lot 253. Estimate: HK$ 30,000 - 50,000 . US$ 3,900 - 6,400 / £2,400 - 4,000 北宋 / 金 黑釉油滴斑盌一對 ... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2012

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Ron Simms

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Ron Simms, gelatin silver print; signed and dated Robert Mapplethorpe '78, l.r.; numbered "?/10" (scratched out) and inscribed For Ron, l.l.; 14 x 13 1/2 inches; framed: 26 x 25 inches. Lot 74. Estimate $3,000-5,000
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05 mai 2012

A black 'Lingbi' rock. Qing dynasty

A black 'Lingbi' rock. Qing dynasty. Photo Sotheby's a black 'Lingbi' limestone with perforations and white striations, with a clear metallic resonance, oriented three possible ways on three different hongmu stands; 14.3 by 33.5 cm., 5 5/8 by 13 1/4 in. Estimate 400,000-600,000 HKD. Lot 3247 vendu: 500,000 HKD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. Hong Kong | 04 avr. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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05 mai 2012

Yan Pei-Ming, Gadhafi's Corpse - October 20th 2011, 2011

Yan Pei-Ming, Gadhafi's Corpse - October 20th 2011, 2011. Oil on canvas, 110 1/4 x 157 1/2 inches, 280 x 400 cm. Photo: Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York NEW YORK, NY.- David Zwirner presents an exhibition of recent work by Yan Pei-Ming, on view at the gallery’s 519 West 19th Street space. Born in Shanghai in 1960 and based in Dijon, France, Ming has gained international recognition for his large-sized, monochromatic portraits. His subjects, which range from historical figures, political leaders, and... [Lire la suite]
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