29 décembre 2007

A bright red silk brocade lady's coat - Late Qing Dynasty

A bright red silk brocade lady's coat - Late Qing Dynasty With right side closure, the ivory satin border bands embroidered in bright colors with various birds, flowering plants and garden rocks; red satin lining (wear to lining, lacking sleeve bands). 42in (106.5cm) long - Sold for $1,200 plus Premium and tax Provenance: on loan to the Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, 1975-1990 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California
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29 décembre 2007

A fine cinnabar lacquer ruyi scepter - Qianlong Period

A fine cinnabar lacquer ruyi scepter - Qianlong Period Its handle carved in high relief with gourd vines growing between the head and center plaques depicting beauties and children in a garden while the plaque at the base displays further children playing beneath a tree, the reverse undecorated (repaired, retouched). 19 3/4in (50cm) - Sold for $4,250 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California
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29 décembre 2007

A fine cinnabar lacquer circular covered box - Qianlong Period

A fine cinnabar lacquer circular covered box - Qianlong Period Its lobed exterior walls carved in high relief with a lotus and chrysanthemum flower and leaf border and the flat top with a pair of ribbon-tied ruyi scepters against cloud forms bordered by intertwined C-scrolls, the interior and base finished in black lacquer (losses, repairs). 4 3/8in (11cm) diameter - Estimate: $8,000 - 12,000 - Unsold. Provenance: Nagatani, Chicago Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco,... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2007

Andy Warhol

I love plastic idols. Andy Warhol
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