16 janvier 2009

A Yellow-ground Biscuit-glazed Vase, Kangxi Period

A Yellow-ground Biscuit-glazed Vase, Kangxi Period With continuous landscape showing two scholars conversing on a riverbank, a fisherman in a sampan nearby and other small figures hiking on a mountain path. 17 in. (43.2 cm.) high. Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 Christie's. Chinese Export Porcelain. 21 January 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009. www.christies.com
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16 janvier 2009

A Famille Verte Vase, 18th/19th century

A Famille Verte Vase, 18th/19th  century The ovoid body with a battle scene showing mounted warriors at full gallop pursuing a general and his foot soldiers who bear pennants, fruit-shaped cartouches on the shoulder and the neck with boys in a garden. 17 3/8 in. (44.1 cm.) high. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000  Christie's. Chinese Export Porcelain. 21 January 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009. www.christies.com
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16 janvier 2009

Two pairs of 18 karat gold and enamel 'animal' cufflinks, David Webb

Two pairs of 18 karat gold and enamel 'animal' cufflinks, David Webb The first designed as zebra heads enameled in black and white, the eyes set with cabochon rubies; the second designed as giraffe heads enameled in white and golden brown, the eyes of cabochon emeralds, both signed Webb. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels.| 04 Feb 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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16 janvier 2009

Pair of 18 karat gold, cultured pearl and diamond earclips, David Webb

Pair of 18 karat gold, cultured pearl and diamond earclips, David Webb The half-hoops of fluted hammered gold set with 2 cultured pearls measuring approximately 14.5 by 13.3 mm. and 14.6 by 13.6 mm., accented further with 16 round diamonds weighing approximately 3.50 carats, signed Webb. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels.| 04 Feb 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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16 janvier 2009

Jacob van Hulsdonck (Antwerp 1582 - 1647), Still Life with Fruit

Jacob van Hulsdonck (Antwerp 1582 - 1647), Still Life with Fruit signed at lower left on table edge: IVHULSDOCK FE (IVH in ligature). oil on panel. 7 7/8 x 12 7/8 in.; 20 by 31.4 cm. Estimate 100,000—150,000 USD PROVENANCE: With Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1933;With Kunsthandel de Boer, Amsterdam, 1934-35;Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass [Mrs. Julius H. Haass] (1879-1969) Detroit, Michigan, circa 1935-1947; With Newhouse Galleries, New York;Mr. and Mrs. F. Howard Walsh, Fort Worth, TX;Walsh Family Art Trust. EXHIBITED:... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2009

Osais Beert the Elder and Studio, Still life of peaches, pears and strawberries in blue and white porcelain bowls with a glass

Osais Beert the Elder and Studio (Antwerp (?) circa 1580 (?) - 1624), Still life of peaches, pears and strawberries in blue and white porcelain bowls with a glass of wine and butterflies oil on panel. 11 1/8 by 21 1/8 in.; 28.2 by 53.6 cm. Estimate 70,000—90,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Old Master Paintings, Including European Works of Art. 29 Jan 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's 
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16 janvier 2009

A Large Coral-ground Vase, Kangxi Period

A Large Coral-ground Vase, Kangxi Period Enameled with colorful chrysanthemum vine between green-ground, flower-filled lappet borders, a band of flower-head and wan-fret pattern around the shoulder and yellow-ground lotus heads at the rim, the base with underglaze blue double circle. 19¼ in. (48.9 cm.) high. Estimate $15,000 - $20,000  Christie's. Chinese Export Porcelain. 21 January 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009. www.christies.com
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16 janvier 2009

A Large Wucai Jar And Cover, 17th century & A Large Wucai Vase, Transitional Period, circa 1645-1660

A Large Wucai Jar And Cover, 17th century Amusingly decorated with a multitude of boys in continuous landscape, some playing at grown-up pursuits like painting, calligraphy and the jin, while others dance or ride a wheeled hobby-horse, further boys on the neck and cover. 16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm.) high (2). Estimate $18,000 - $22,000 Provenance: The collection of Ambassador R.N. von Achnebach, German attaché at Beijing, 1911-13.By descent until sold in Sweden, 2007.Another owner. A Large Wucai Vase, Transitional Period,... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2009

18 karat gold, diamond and enamel 'tiger' bracelet, David Webb

18 karat gold, diamond and enamel 'tiger' bracelet, David Webb Designed as a tiger's head with articulated body terminating in a looped tail, decorated with black enamel stripes, the eyes of cabochon emeralds, the forehead and collar set with round diamonds weighing approximately 2.50 carats, gross weight approximately 59 dwts., mounted in 18 karat gold and platinum, signed Webb. With signed box. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels.| 04 Feb 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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16 janvier 2009

18 karat gold bracelet, David Webb

18 karat gold bracelet, David Webb The articulated band of bombé form designed as overlapping leaves of textured gold, gross weight approximately 80 dwts., signed Webb. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels.| 04 Feb 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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