24 octobre 2009

The Master of the 1540s (Antwerp, active 1540-1551). Portrait of a Gentleman with his Right Hand Pointing to a Skull

The Master of the 1540s (Antwerp, active 1540-1551). Portrait of a Gentleman with his Right Hand Pointing to a Skull and his Left Hand Holding a Glove with a Protruding Yellow Violet oil on panel. Height : 17.00 cm - Width : 13.00 cm - Price on applicationNote: The Master of the 1540s is the name given by Max J. Friedländer to an anonymous painter of a group of approximately thirty known portraits. Regarded as a follower of Joos van Cleve (1485-1540), his period of activity from 1540-1551 began immediately after Van Cleve's... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2009

Four green jade from Sotheby's. Water, Pine and Stone Retreat Collection - Qianlong

A celadon green jade vase with elephant handles. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period.  photo Sotheby's the translucent bluish-green jade vase of compressed zun form with a bulbous body rising to a wide flared foliate mouth, the body divided into vertical lobes with barbed edges extending sections from the splayed foot to the mouth, the neck flanked by a pair of finely carved elephant-head handles securing loose-ring handles, the stone with russet veining and a few russet patches, (fitted box) - 18.2 cm., 7 1/8 in. - Est.... [Lire la suite]

24 octobre 2009

Shopping of emerald and diamond @ Christie's, The Dubai Sale

An emerald and diamond ring, by Mouawad. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 The rectangular-shaped emerald weighing 31.51 carats to the triangular-shaped diamond shoulders and plain hoop, in maker's case. Signed Mouawad - Est. $100,000 - $130,000 Accompanied by report 54455 dated 14 September 2009 from the Swiss Gemmological Institute (SSEF) stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin with moderate amounts of oil in fissures An emerald and diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 The... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2009

A very rare black-ground green enamelled dish, China, underglaze-blue Yongzheng six-character mark and period

A very rare black-ground green enamelled dish, China, underglaze-blue Yongzheng six-character mark within double circle and of the period the interior of the deep dish is finely painted in 'silhouette reserve' with pierced rockwork, narcissus, lingzhi-fu. D. 21,3 cm - Est. 35 000,00 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 30 October 2009 http://www.auction.de/


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