10 septembre 2008

A blue and white soft-paste 'Sanduo' vase. Qing dynasty, 19th century

A blue and white soft-paste 'Sanduo' vase. Qing dynasty, 19th century The long ovoid body rising to a truncated and slightly flared neck, well-painted in underglaze blue with drooping meandering leafy branches bearing bountiful pomegranates, peaches and finger citron, the sanduo or 'three abundances', the fruits articulated with shading and stippling above an upright lappet band at the foot and below a pendant trefoil band at the shoulder, the neck with tasseled emblems of alternating paired fish and shou characters, the... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2008

Ivory casket, Baroque, probably German, 17th century.

Ivory casket, Baroque, probably German, 17th century. Wood covered with ivory. Lined with fine inlaid fillets. Hinged gable lid with a small drawer and handle. Finely engraved brass lock, key and ornamental bands. 17.5x9.5x12 cm. Estimation : 20 000 / 30 000 CHF Vente du Jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Meubles et Objets d'Art. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel: + 41/44/445 63 63
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10 septembre 2008

A Large Turquoise-Glazed Vase. Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th Century

A Large Turquoise-Glazed Vase. Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th Century The swelling body of oval section, with straight banded neck and rounded lip, flanked by two vertical tubular handles, all on a spreading foot, covered with a transparent turquoise glaze with minute crackle draining from a greenish-blue at the upper extremities and pooling to a deeper tone at the lower extremities - height 14 1/2 in., 36.8 cm - Estimate: 5,000—7,000 USD Provenance:  Sotheby's New York, 24th April 1975, lot 322.Thereafter with the present... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2008

Pair of painted mirrors, Louis XV, German, 18th/19th century.

Pair of painted mirrors, Louis XV, German, 18th/19th century. Pierced and richly carved wood, painted blue and gilt. H 135 cm, W 73 cm. Estimation : 12 000 / 18 000 CHF Vente du Jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Meubles et Objets d'Art. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel: + 41/44/445 63 63
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10 septembre 2008

An Unusual 'Peacock's-Eye'-Glazed Bottle Vase. Qing Dynasty

An Unusual 'Peacock's-Eye'-Glazed Bottle Vase. Qing Dynasty The globular body with sloping shoulder and tall vertical neck, the exterior glazed with regularly spaced flambé spots on a mottled brown ground, the off-white interior with a golden-brown crackle, wood stand (2) - height 14 7/8 in., 37.7 cm - Estimate : 5,000—7,000 USD Provenance: Alberts-Langdon, Inc., Boston (until 20th August 1976).Thereafter with the present owner. Private collection from Boston. Note:  For another vase with similar glaze of different... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2008

Pietra Dura top, Baroque, Rome, 17th century.

Pietra Dura top, Baroque, Rome, 17th century. Estimation : 80 000 / 140 000 CHF Vente du Jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Meubles et Objets d'Art. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel: + 41/44/445 63 63
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10 septembre 2008

A small 'Rust'-Glazed Bottle Vase. Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th Century

A small 'Rust'-Glazed Bottle Vase. Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th Century The compressed globular body with tapering vertical neck and slightly galleried lip, six 'bowstrings' to the body and neck, all on a slightly flared foot, covered, with the exception of the underside of the foot, with a rich reddish-brown speckled glaze with faint violet iridescence - height 6 7/8 in., 17.5 cm -  Estimate: 5,000—7,000 USD Provenance: - Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (until 1975).- Sotheby's New York, "The Contents of 'Giralda' from... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2008

Small agate casket "Au Porteur Exotique", Baroque, attributed to J.M. DINGLINGER, Dresden circa 1700/20

Small agate casket "Au Porteur Exotique", Baroque, attributed to J.M. DINGLINGER (Johann Melchior Dinglinger, Biberach 1664-1731 Dresden), Dresden circa 1700/20. Agate, enameled bronze, mother of pearl, silver and brass. 1 shell replaced. H 9 cm. Estimation : 15 000 / 25 000 CHFProvenance: - Palazzo Serristori, Florence.-West Swiss castle collection. Vente du Jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Meubles et Objets d'Art. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel: + 41/44/445 63 63
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10 septembre 2008

A Large 'Langyao' bottle Vase. Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th Century

A Large 'Langyao' bottle Vase. Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th Century The globular body below a tall, slightly waisted neck rising to a flared lip, all on a high, slightly flared foot, the body with a red glaze the color of crushed strawberries, pooling to a darker tone at the foot, the upper neck and lip white with a tinge of celadon, as is the underside of the foot, slight golden-brown at the lip, golden-brown tinged craquelure overall, carved wood stand (2) - height 15 in., 38 cm - Estimate: 8,000—12,000 USD Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2008

Important painted commode, Louis XV, attributed to J.W. VAN DER AUVERA and F. HUNDT), Wurzburg circa 1735/40

Important painted commode, Louis XV, attributed to J.W. VAN DER AUVERA (Johann Wolfgang van der Auvera, died 1756) and F. HUNDT (Ferdinand Hundt, 1704-1758), Wurzburg, circa 1735/40. Exceptionally fine carved softwood with shells, garlands, scrolls, cartouches, leaves and frieze, painted red and parcel gilt. Replaced grey/pink speckled marble top. Paint restored. 145x66x80 cm. Estimation : 160 000 / 260 000 CHFProvenance:-Formerly in a royal collection, Germany.- Galerie Koller Zurich 10.11.1988 (Lot No. 1073).- From an... [Lire la suite]
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