27 février 2013

Couple enlacé par Léonhard Kern (Forschtenberg,1588 - Schwäbisch Hall, 1662), Allemagne, XVIIe siècle

Couple enlacé par Léonhard Kern (Forschtenberg,1588 - Schwäbisch Hall, 1662), Allemagne, XVIIe siècle. Photo Kohn Ivoire. H. 20, 5 cm, L. 9 cm, P. 8 cm - Estimation : 220 000 / 250 000 € Ce groupe en ivoire sculpté présente un couple debout dans une nudité intégrale.L'homme enlace d'un bras ferme la femme qu'il retient par le flanc tandis que celle-ci semble s'écarter de lui.De son bras droit qu'elle passe derrière son dos, elle retient le bras de l'homme ; son bras gauche en extension passe sous le cou de ce... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2013

Console et miroir d'apparats, Italie, Rome, XVIIIe siècle

Console et miroir d'apparats, Italie, Rome, XVIIIe siècle. Photo Kohn Bois doré, marbre brèche d'Italie et glace Console: H. 80,5 cm, L. 161,5 cm, P. 50 cm Miroir: H. 214 cm, L. 157 cm, P. 27 cm. Estimation : 250 000 / 350 000 € Cet ensemble de mobilier d'apparat en bois sculpté et doré comprend une console et un miroir où s'exprime toute l'exubérance du rococo italien du XVIIIe siècle.La console est composée de motifs végétaux, tels rinceaux, feuilles d'acanthe et agrafes qui se déploient en larges volutes et... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2013

Le Char d'Apollon, 1793 par Francesco Righetti (Rome, 1749-Rome, 1819), Rome, 1800

Le Char d'Apollon, 1793 par Francesco Righetti (Rome, 1749-Rome, 1819), Rome, 1800. Photo Kohn Bronze à patine vert antique, bronzes dorés, marbre vert antique et marbre gris Sainte-Anne. Signé et daté sur le socle F. RIGHETTI G ROMAE 1793. H.76,7 cm, L. 90,7 cm, P. 49,5 cm - Estimation : 280 000 / 350 000 € Certificat de Monsieur Alvar GONZALEZ-PALACIOS Petits accidents L'étude de cette oeuvre a été réalisée par Monsieur Alvar GONZALEZ-PALACIOS, historien d'art : « Le groupe représente Apollon conduisant un... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2013

A 'Jizhou'-type paper-cut resist-decorated conical bowl, Southern Song Dynasty

A 'Jizhou'-type paper-cut resist-decorated conical bowl, Southern Song Dynasty - Photo Sotheby's decorated on the interior with two phoenix with long trailing tails, interspersed with a butterfly and a floret, all reserved in rich dark brown against the densely variegated buff ground, the exterior applied with a 'tortoiseshell' glaze of dark purplish brown color mottled in mushroom stopping short of the narrow knife-paired foot, Japanese wood boxes, lacquer stand and lacquer box (22); Diameter 5 3/4  in.,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2013

A small black-glazed 'Oil Spot' bowl, Song dynasty

A small black-glazed  'Oil Spot' bowl, Song dynasty - Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides supported on a short, neatly finished foot, the interior rising to a straight but slightly indented rim, covered overall with a lustrous black-brown glaze suffused with glittering silvery 'oil spots' of circular form and varying sizes, the foot dressed with a purplish, dark brown slip, Japanese box (4); Diameter 3 3/8  in., 8.6 cm. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 USD PROVENANCE: Mayuyama & Co., Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2013

A 'Henan' black-glazed ribbed jar, Northern Song Dynasty

A 'Henan' black-glazed ribbed jar, Northern Song Dynasty - Photo Sotheby's the body of almost globular form, applied with closely spaced vertical ribs, the thick black glaze leaving the ribs with a thin greenish-gloss and falling short of the slightly splayed foot, the wide mouth with very short neck and unglazed knife-pared rim, the interior with a thick brown glaze, Japanese wood box (4); Height 4 3/8  in., 11cm - Estimation: 2,000 - 3,000 USD PROVENANCE: Kitayama Fine Arts, Tokyo, acquired... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2013

Oil heirs discover old vases are million dollar czarist relics to be sold by the Dallas Auction Gallery

   Two 4.5 foot Russian vases from the Imperial Porcelain Factory in 19th- century St. Petersburg formerly belonging to Frank and Merle Buttram are shown. They will be auctioned in Texas on April 17. Source: Randy Buttram via Bloomberg. DALLAS, TX (BLOOMBERG).- Two gigantic vases that stood in the foyer of a mansion outside Oklahoma City are heading to auction on April 17 after a surprising evaluation.  Visiting his grandparents as a child, Randy Buttram didn’t give the vases much thought.  “They were... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2013

A large 'Jun' bowl, Song dynasty

A large 'Jun' bowl, Song dynasty - Photo Sotheby's the flaring sides rising from a slightly spreading foot to an incurved rim, covered overall in a pale lavender-blue glaze thinning to a tan-gray around the rim and coagulating just above the foot, Japanese wood box (14); Diameter 8 7/8  in., 22.5 cm. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 USD PROVENANCE: Mayuyama & Co., Ltd., Tokyo, acquired between 1960-1969. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 19 mars 2013 -... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2013

A 'Yaozhou' bowl, Song dynasty

A 'Yaozhou' bowl, Song dynasty - Photo Sotheby's the conical sides rising from a small ring foot, molded on the interior with six peony blossoms borne on an undulating stem of fine scrolling leaves, covered overall in an even pale celadon bubble-suffused glaze pooling in the recesses, the foot unglazed, Japanese wood box (4); Diameter 5 9/16  in., 14 cm. Estimation: 8,000 - 10,000 USD PROVENANCE: Kitayama Fine Arts, Tokyo, acquired in the 1970s. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2013

From a unique Gentileschi to a rediscovered Reynolds, the Weiss Gallery at TEFAF Maastricht

David contemplating the Head of Goliath by Orazio Gentileschi (1563 – 1639), oil on lapis lazuli, 25 x 19cm. A superb exhibition of Old Master paintings is to be mounted by the leading international dealers The Weiss Gallery at TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most important art fair, which will take place in the southern Netherlands from 15 to 24 March 2013. It will include a unique painting by the Italian artist Orazio Gentileschi which may have been commissioned as a papal gift, a work by Lucas Cranach the Younger which has been in... [Lire la suite]
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