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27 août 2016

A gilt copper alloy funerary mask, Liao dynasty

Lot 6015. A gilt copper alloy funerary mask, Liao dynasty. Estimate US$10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Hammered from a thin copper, tin and silver alloy sheet and realistically modeled with thin, sunken eyes, wide brows setting off a long triangular nose and small mouth accenting the broad cheeks and long crescent ears, the surface covered with earthen encrustation. 7 1/4in (18.4cm) high; 8 1/8in (20.7cm) wide Provenance: Sloan's, September 1998, lot 620.  On Loan and... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2016

Grande chope couverte en argent et vermeil par Andrej Kostrinskij, Moscou, vers 1745

Lot 4. Grande chope couverte en argent et vermeil par Andrej Kostrinskij, Moscou, vers 1745. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. reposant sur trois pieds en grenades, le corps ciselé et repoussé de paysages et rinceaux, le couvercle de même avec appui-pouce en grenade, gravé sous la base n°11 4 66 90 sol et n°3.4 9030A - Haut. 23 cm, diam. 19 cm, 2 031 g ; 9 in. high, 7 1/2 in diam., 65oz 6dwt Provenance: Vente Sotheby's Paris, 1er décembre 2011, lot 239 Sotheby's. Robert de... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

A chased and cast silver cup with gilt highlights, 10th-12th century

Lot 6013. A chased and cast silver cup with gilt highlights, 10th-12th century. Estimate US$10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of inverted bell form raised on a low foot and flat base, the interior rim chased with a narrow band of overlapping petals or waves and the exterior walls engraved with a wider band of two garden rocks that separate peony branches in bloom against a minutely ring-punched ground, the surfaces showing traces of gilt. 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter; 1 7/16in (3.6cm)... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2016

Chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Leipzig, vers 1660

Lot 3. Chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Leipzig, vers 1660. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. à décor de six cartouches, la prise en soldat, l'anse ornée d'une tête de dauphin stylisé, gravée à la main au-dessous N 1532 - K M M - Haut. 23,5 cm, 1 051 g ; 9 1/4 in, 33oz 15dwt A GERMAN COVERED SILVER-GILT TANKARD PROBABLY LEIPZIG, CIRCA 1660 Sotheby's. Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris – Vente du Soir, Paris, 20 sept. 2016, 05:00 PM
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26 août 2016

A rare gilt silver head ornament in the form of a phoenix, 9th-11th century

Lot 6006. A rare gilt silver head ornament in the form of a phoenix, 9th-11th century. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. The finely modeled crested bird with chased hollow body set off by a high crested tail and separately fashioned openwork wings attached through the body and pierced with two small holes at each tip suspending pendant chains, a further cluster of ornaments and chains falling from the slender beak, the small legs inserted through a bed of delicately fashioned layers of... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

Petite chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Allemagne, vers 1650

Lot 2. Petite chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Allemagne, vers 1650. Estimation 5,000 — 8,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. à décor de chérubins et rinceaux sur fond amati (apparemment non poinçonné) - Haut. 14 cm, 368 g ; 5 1/2 in., 11oz 16dwt A SILVER-GILT COVERED TANKARD, PROBABLY GERMANY CIRCA 1650 Sotheby's. Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris – Vente du Soir, Paris, 20 sept. 2016, 05:00 PM
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26 août 2016

A fine and rare gold cast ornamental plaque, Warring States Period (481 BC-403 BC)

Lot 6003. A fine and rare gold cast ornamental plaque, Warring States Period (481 BC-403 BC). Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€27,000 - 44,000). Photo: Bonhams. Intricately cast and detailed, the plaque centered with a pair of intertwined creatures with scaly bodies supported on two hollow struts rising out of further intertwined bodies issuing composite heads or groups of heads on eight other hollow struts, the reverse showing concave surfaces to the intertwined bodies and circular openings to the struts. 3/4 x 2 3/4... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2016

Chope couverte en vermeil, par Dietrich Thor Moye, Hambourg, vers 1650

Lot 1. Chope couverte en vermeil, par Dietrich Thor Moye, Hambourg, vers 1650. Estimation 7,000 — 10,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. à huit pans gravés séparés par des cupules, gravée sous la base: UNSERM LIEBEN CLAUDI ZUR ERINNERUNG, MUNCHEN 1883, la prise en artichaut - Haut. 18,5 cm, 652 g ; 7 1/4 in, 20oz 19dwt A SILVER-GILT COVERED TANKARD,  DIETRICH THOR MOYE, HAMBURG, CIRCA 1650 Sotheby's. Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris – Vente du Soir, Paris, 20 sept. 2016, 05:00 PM
26 août 2016

An Amethyst, Turquoise, and Diamond Ring, Cartier Paris, Circa 1950

Lot 82. An Amethyst, Turquoise, and Diamond Ring, Cartier Paris, Circa 1950. Estimate $5,000 - 8,000. Sold for $17,500. Photo Phillips. Centering upon a hexagonal amethyst, to the cabochon turquoise surround, and circular-cut diamond bombé shoulders and polished gold half-hoop, mounted in 18K yellow gold, size 7. Signed 'Cartier Paris', no.24731, with French assay marks. Phillips. JEWELS NEW YORK AUCTION 17 JUNE 2016
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26 août 2016

A russet-splashed black-glazed globular jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 715. A russet-splashed black-glazed globular jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The jar is well potted with a compressed globular body and a narrow mouth, and is supported on a slightly splayed foot. It is covered with a thick lustrous blackish-brown glaze accented with russet splashes, stopping neatly above the lower body and exposing the body of greyish-brown color. 4.15/16 in. (12.5 cm.) wide, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Alfred... [Lire la suite]