04 décembre 2012

A Set of Grisaille Wares, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A Set of Grisaille Wares, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Photo Stockholm Auktionsverk comprising two tea caddies plus covers, teapot, milk jug and saucer with bowl, height 4-20 cm; minor nick, small glaze crack. Estimate SEK 3 000-4 000 (€ 360-485) PROVENANCE: Per Toftager Collection Stockholm Auktionsverk. Fine Art & Antiques.  4-6 December 2012. http://auktionsverket.com
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04 décembre 2012

A Set of Twelve Grisaille Wares, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A Set of Twelve Grisaille Wares, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Photo Stockholm Auktionsverk comprising two teapots, two saucers with bowls, tree stands, two spoon rests and cup, variously decorated, including an armorial motif, height 4-13 cm, length of bowl and spoon rests 12-14 cm; minor nicks. Estimate SEK 4 000-5 000 (€ 485-610) PROVENANCE: Per Toftager Collection Stockholm Auktionsverk. Fine Art & Antiques.  4-6 December 2012. http://auktionsverket.com... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2012

Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ring

Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ring - Photo Sotheby's Set with an oval-shaped mixed-cut emerald weighing approximately 10.50 carats, flanked by 12 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately .15 carat, size 2. Estimation: 100,000 - 150,000 USD Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 49184 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant, type: traditional. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman. New York | 05 déc.... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2012

Emerald, Diamond and Enamel Rosary, German, Late 17th Century

Emerald, Diamond and Enamel Rosary, German, Late 17th Century - Photo Sotheby's Composed of 70 emerald beads spaced by gold rondelles set with table-cut diamonds, suspending a pendant set with five double-cabochon emeralds and numerous table-cut diamonds, within gold surrounds applied with black and white enamel, length 17 inches including the pendant. Estimation: 150,000 - 250,000 USD PROVENANCE: The Saxon Royal Family Queen Maria Antoinette of Saxony, born Princess of Bavaria (1805-1877), married to King... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2012

A Set of Two Grisaille Plates, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A Set of Two Grisaille Plates, Qianlong period (1736-1795).  Photo Stockholm Auktionsverk one decorated with armorial motif and the other with a landscape scene, diameter 23 and 23.5 cm; minor nicks and wear. Estimate: SEK 4 000-5 000 (€ 485-610) PROVENANCE: Per Toftager Collection Stockholm Auktionsverk. Fine Art & Antiques.  4-6 December 2012. http://auktionsverket.com
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04 décembre 2012

A Grisaille Monogrammed Part Tea-Service, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A Grisaille Monogrammed Part Tea-Service, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Photo Stockholm Auktionsverk decorated in grisaille with three resembling wedding monograms, six cups, four plates, tea caddy, milk jug, two teapots, chocolate jug,  diameter of the plates 13 cm; one teapot with glaze crack, nick. Estimate: SEK 4 000-5 000(€ 485-610) PROVENANCE: Per Toftager Collection Stockholm Auktionsverk. Fine Art & Antiques.  4-6 December... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2012

"Fortuny y Madrazo: An Artistic Legacy" on view at Queen Sofía Spanish Institute in New York

Mrs. William Wetmore modeling a Delphos gown in front of Fortuny fabric. Originally published in Vogue, December 15, 1935. Photo: Lusha Nelson © Condé Nast Publications. NEW YORK, NY.- Queen Sofía Spanish Institute is presenting Fortuny y Madrazo: An Artistic Legacy, a seminal exhibition analyzing the work of celebrated Spanish artist and designer Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871–1949) in the context of the family of artists from which he descended. Conceived by and curated with Oscar de la Renta, chairman of the Institute’s board... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2012

Kept in Jean-Léon Gérôme's family for 140 years, Promenade du Harem will be sold at auction

Jean-Léon Gérôme(1824 - 1904), Promenade du Harem. Oil on canvas Signed “J.L.GEROME." on the lower left, 86 x 150,50 cm. PARIS.- The Orientalist Painting department at Artcurial Briest Poulain F.Tajan, lead by Olivier Berman, shows once again its world-leading position, in putting on sale a remarkable painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme. The descendants of Madeleine Gerôme, the daughter, kept the totally unheard-of piece in the artist’s family until this day. With an estimate price of € 800,000 / 1,200,000 the painting has every chance to... [Lire la suite]
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