26 juillet 2012

Cuprite

Cuprite
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26 juillet 2012

Amethyst Druzy with Agate

Amethyst Druzy with Agate
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26 juillet 2012

Purple Fluorite Crystal Specimen Mexico

Purple Fluorite Crystal Specimen Mexico
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26 juillet 2012

Kutnahorite

Kutnahorite
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26 juillet 2012

Coiled-Dragon Vase, 1710-1722. Kangxi period.

Coiled-Dragon Vase, 1710-1722. Kangxi period. Porcelain with peach bloom glaze, 8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm). Acquired by William T. Walters, 1886. 49.1125. The Walters Art Museum Provenance: Mary J. Morgan Sale, American Art Association, 1886; William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1886, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
26 juillet 2012

Simon Pietersz. Verelst (The Hague 1644 - 1721 (?) London), Portrait of Mary of Modena (1658-1718)

Simon Pietersz. Verelst (The Hague 1644 - 1721 (?) London), Portrait of Mary of Modena (1658-1718). Photo Sotheby's indistinctly signed centre left: S. Verelst. oil on canvas; 127 by 101.5 cm.; 50 by 40 in. Estimation 40,000-60,000 GBP. Unsold PROVENANCE: Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby's, 27 May 2004, lot 220, for $60,000;Private Collection, France;With Historical Portraits, London, where aquired by the present owner NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Born Maria Beatrice d'Este, and known in England as Mary of Modena, the... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2012

Bowl with Flowering Prunus. Porcelain: 1720-1730; Mounts: mid 18th century

Bowl with Flowering Prunus. Porcelain: 1720-1730; Mounts: mid 18th century. Porcelain with glaze, design in applied relief, and metal rim French mount. H: 4 7/16 in. (11.2 cm). Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters. 49.1729. The Walters Art Museum Provenance: William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest. Exhibition: Masterpieces of Chinese Porcelain. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1980-1981. The... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2012

Studio of Sir Peter Lely, Portrait of Queen Catherine of Braganza (1638-1705)

Studio of Sir Peter Lely, Portrait of Queen Catherine of Braganza (1638-1705). Photo Sotheby's oil on canvas; 76 by 63.5 cm.; 30 by 25 in. Estimation 20,000-30,000 GBP. Lot vendu: 22,500 GBP PROVENANCE: Tong Castle, Shropshire, circa 1870;With Henry Graves & Co., London (stock no. 2146);Harry Stuart Goodhart-Rendel (1887-1959), Hatchlands, Surrey;By whom sold, London, Christie's, 7 March 1958, lot 41, to Leger for 80 gns.;With Leger & Son., London, by May 1960;Private Collection, St. Louis, Missouri,... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2012

Bowl Mounted with Two Fish. Bowl: Yongzheng, 1730-1740; Fish: early 18th century; Mounts: 1745-1749.

Bowl Mounted with Two Fish. Bowl: Yongzheng, 1730-1740; Fish: early 18th century; Mounts: 1745-1749. Porcelain with glaze monochrome turquoise/light blue and French ormolu mounts, 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm). Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, before 1896. 49.2266. The Walters Art Museum Provenance: William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore, prior to 1896 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest. The European practice of mounting porcelains with silver and gold... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2012

Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 - 1680 London), Portrait of lady Elizabeth Seymour (d.1697) when a child

Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 - 1680 London), Portrait of lady Elizabeth Seymour (d.1697) when a child. Photo Sotheby's inscribed lower left: The Lady Elizabeth Seymoure, / Heiress of William Marquis / of Hertforde, afterwards / married to Thomas, Earle / of Ailesbury and Elgin. oil on canvas; 125.5 by 103 cm.; 49 1/2 by 40 1/2 in. Estimation 30,000-40,000 GBP. Lot vendu: 37,250 GBP LITTERATURE: By descent from the sitter. NOTE DE CATALOGUE: The sitter was the daughter of Henry Seymour, Lord... [Lire la suite]
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