15 janvier 2011

Jil Sander Fall 2011

Photo: Yannis Vlamos / GoRunway.com
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15 janvier 2011

Burberry Prorsum Fall 2011

Photo: Yannis Vlamos / GoRunway.com
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15 janvier 2011

Dolce & Gabanna Fall 2011

Photo: Yannis Vlamos / GoRunway.com
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02 janvier 2011

Underglaze copper-red & Iron-Red porcelains, Qing dynasty, 18th century, Qianlong period & Xianfeng mark and period

A rare underglaze copper-red 'phoenix' Meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo Sotheby's the broad round-shouldered body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short neck with everted rolled rim, painted in rich red tones around the exterior with two large phoenix amidst leafy peony sprays, all between a lotus-lappet band at the base and a flower-filled lappet collar and stiff leaf band at the neck; 35.5cm., 14in. - Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 37,250 GBP PROVENANCE: A Private French Collection. NOTE: This... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

Rubellite and Diamond jewelry @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 09 Dec 10, New York

18 Karat White Gold, Rubellite and Diamond Necklace, Michele della Valle. photo Sotheby's The articulated graduated necklace set with cushion-shaped rubellites weighing a total of 274.33 carats, accented by small round diamonds weighing 28.34 carats, length 15 inches, signed Michele della Valle, numbered 100746. Est. 90,000—120,000 USD. Lot Sold 128,500 USD Pair of 18 Karat White Gold, Rubellite and Diamond Pendant-Earclips, Michele della Valle. photo Sotheby's The tops designed as clusters set with... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

Coupe à pied en porcelaine monochrome sang-de-boeuf. Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Coupe à pied en porcelaine monochrome sang-de-boeuf. Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735). photo Sotheby's le corps hémisphérique, les bords allant en s'affinant, sur un haut pied ceint d'un large anneau en relief, le pourtour uniformément recouvert d'une belle glaçure monochrome sang-de-boeuf, l'intérieur et la base émaillés blanc, marque zhuanshu Yongzheng en bleu sous couverte; 18,9 cm, 7 7/16 in. Est. 25,000—35,000 EUR. Lot Sold 51,150 EUR PROVENANCE: Formerly in the collection of the Danish... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

An extremely rare early Ming copper-red glazed shallow dish. Xuande six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

An extremely rare early Ming copper-red glazed shallow dish. Xuande six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1426-1435). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010  The rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering ring foot to a slightly flared rim, covered inside and out with a bubble-suffused glaze of even vibrant cherry-red tone below the white rim, the base covered with a transparent glaze; 8 in. (20.2 cm.) diam., box  Estimate HK$2,500,000 - HK$3,500,000  Price Realized HK$7,220,000 ($933,548) ... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

Rouge by Erwin Olaf

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27 décembre 2010

Yuan Red Lacquer in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum, New York

The Yuan dynasty was one of the most innovative periods in the decorative arts of China. The native arts of pottery and lacquer were transformed by the coming together of artistic traditions from the north and the south, while craftsmen brought into China from other areas of the greater Mongol Empire introduced new skills to weaving and metalwork. Relative to the decorative arts of previous periods, those of the Yuan dynasty can be distinguished by a predilection for three-dimensional form and elaborate surface decoration. The... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2010

An important antique ruby and diamond ring.

An important antique ruby and diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The circular-shaped ruby weighing 9.20 carats between pear-shaped diamond shoulders to the openwork gallery and plain hoop, circa 1910, in pink leather Garrard & Co. case. Estimate £400,000 - £600,000. Price Realized £2,169,250 ($3,373,184)Accompanied by report No. 57833 dated 12 November 2010 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating Notes: The flat shape and irregular... [Lire la suite]
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