13 mai 2012

Du vent au Vatican!

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13 mai 2012

Tenture brodée, Indochine, vers 1930

Tenture brodée, Indochine, vers 1930.  Photo Coutau-Begarie - Paris satin rouge brodé soie polychrome de grues dans un marécage et de chrysanthèmes surdimensionnés ; large bordure de glycine, d'insectes, volatiles et bouquets aux écoinçons, (bel état), 220 x 178 cm. Lot 278 - Estimation : 250 / 350 € Coutau-Begarie - Paris. Mercredi 16 mai 2012. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 4. Tél. pendant l’exposition et la vente : 01 48 00 20 04
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13 mai 2012

Le rouge est mis

Le rouge est mis. Pour célébrer dignement leurs mariages, ces 130 couples venus de toute laChine, rêvaient de vivre cette cérémonie comme au temps de la dynastie des Han. Impossible, inimaginable même, il y a une dizaine d'années, leur souhait estdevenu réalité le 1er mai dernier à Xi'an, dans la province du Shaanxi. Le choix de Xi'an n'est pas un hasard, puisque cette ville abrite le célèbre mausolée du fondateur de la Chine moderne, l'empereur Qin,enterré avec ses milliers de guerriers d'argile. Un tombeau démesuré construit... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2012

Anish Kapoor (B.1954), Untitled

Anish Kapoor (B.1954), Untitled. Photo Sotheby's signed and dated 2000 on the reverse; ink and gouache on paper; 22 1/2 by 30 in. 57.2 by 76.2 cm. Lot 439. Estimate 40,000-60,000 USD PROVENANCE: Regen Projects, Los AngelesAcquired by the present owner from the above in 2001 Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Day Auction. New York | 10 mai 2012, 10:00 AM www.sothebys.com 
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05 mai 2012

A carved cinnabar lacquer stembowl. Ming Dynasty, 16th century

A carved cinnabar lacquer stembowl.  Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Photo Sotheby's the rounded bowl deeply carved on the exterior with a continuous scene of figures in a landscape, on one side an official surrounded by his entourage stands next to a crouching tiger, set in an garden just outside a half-open door with mountains in the distance, the reverse with a group of soldiers, officials and flag bearers walking towards a narrow path with mountains in the background, set between a band of... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2012

Yan Pei-Ming, Exécution, Après Goya, 2008.

Yan Pei-Ming, Exécution, Après Goya, 2008. Oil on canvas, 110 1/4 x 157 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. 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 celebrities to anonymous... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2012

A fine peachbloom 'Bee-hive' waterpot, taibo zun. Mark and period of Kangxi.

A fine peachbloom 'Bee-hive' waterpot, taibo zun. Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo Sotheby's the hemispherical body contracting to a narrow waisted neck below an everted mouthrim, the exterior incised with three archaistic chilong roundels, glazed throughout in an mottled red of a rich crushed-strawberry tone with characteristic mushroom-coloured speckles at the neck, save for a white base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark written in three vertical lines, wood... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2012

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Vermillon de Chine

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Vermillon de Chine. Photo Sotheby's signed, titled and dated 95 on the reverse; oil on canvas; 78 7/8 by 67 in. 200.3 by 170.2 cm. Lot 537. Estimation 400,000-600,000 USD PROVENANCE: Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, BrusselsAcquired by the present owner from the above NOTE DE CATALOGUE: "Art is about man. It speaks to people. Portrait is like a mirror, it reflects to us who we are, what we are. My work always orients towards human beings, it's the center, the... [Lire la suite]
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