26 novembre 2013

Balthasar Van Der Ast (Middelburg 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Still life of irises, columbines, tulips, roses and lily of the valley

Balthasar Van Der Ast (Middelburg 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Still life of irises, columbines, tulips, roses and lily of the valley. Photo courtesy Sotheby's signed lower left, on the ledge:  . B . vander . ast .; oil on oak panel; 48.5 by 36.6 cm.; 19 1/8  by 14 3/8  in. Estimation  150,000 — 200,000 GBP Provenance: Alexander Wheelock Thayer (South Natick, Massachusetts 1817 - 1897 Trieste);Alice Thayer (according to a label on the reverse);With Eugene Slatter... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Bernardo Polo (active Zaragoza circa 1650 - circa 1675), Still life with a blue bowl of pomegranates and peaches, a plate of wh

Bernardo Polo (active Zaragoza circa 1650 - circa 1675), Still life with a blue bowl of pomegranates and peaches, a plate of white cheese with a honeycomb and a rose, and flowers in a glass vase. Photo courtesy Sotheby's oil on canvas, unlined, on its original stretcher:76.8 by 115.5 cm.; 30 1/8  by 41 1/2  in. Estimation 80,000 — 120,000 GBP Provenance: Private collection, Spain, since at least the 19th Century;Until sold ('Property from a Spanish Private Collection'), London, Sotheby's, 11 December... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Amedeo skull cameo

Amedeo skull cameo. Courtesy of Amedeo
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26 novembre 2013

Leviev ring

Leviev ring.Courtesy of Leviev
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26 novembre 2013

Dutch colonial, Indonesia, late 17th century, Casket

  Dutch colonial, Indonesia, late 17th century, Casket. Photo courtesy Sotheby's tortoiseshell, on a wood core, with silver mounts, the interior lined with rose velvet; 11.3 by 16.1cm., 4½ by 6 3/8 in. Estimation  3 000 — 5 000 GBP The pierced silver mounts adorning the present casket compare with those found on a similar 17th-century Dutch East Indian tortoiseshell casket sold at Christie's, London, on 4 July 2000, lot 62. Note also the similarly shallow lid and the silver handle on the... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Chopard pineapple & Chopard necklace

Chopard pineapple. photo courtesy Chopard   Chopard necklace. photo courtesy Chopard
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26 novembre 2013

German, 17th-18th century, Cameo with a helmeted warrior carrying a snake on his shield

German, 17th-18th century, Cameo with a helmeted warrior carrying a snake on his shield. Photo courtesy Sotheby's banded agate; 37mm., 1 7/16 in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 GBP RELATED LITERATURE: I.S. Weber, Kostbare Steine. Die Gemmensammlung des Kurfürsten Johann Wilhelm von der Pfalz, Munich, 1992, p. 183, no. 228 Sotheby's. European Sculpture & Works of Art. London | 04 déc. 2013, 11:00 AM - www.sothebys.com  
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26 novembre 2013

Italian or French, Circa 1700, Cameo with the bath of Venus

  Italian or French, Circa 1700, Cameo with the bath of Venus. Photo courtesy Sotheby's monogrammed: I.R.F.;agate, mounted in a gold brooch; 53 by 37mm., 2 1/16  by 1½in. overall. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD This exquisitely carved cameo represents Venus bathing, aided by an attendant Cupid. The calm of this idealised scene is, however, broken by the voyeuristic presence of a lascivious satyr and another Bacchic figure. Such a juxtaposition is typical of late 17th- and early... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Paire de plaques de forme carrée en bronze doré et émaux cloisonnés,Epoque Jiaqing (1796 - 1820)

Paire de plaques de forme carrée en bronze doré et émaux cloisonnés,Epoque Jiaqing (1796 - 1820). Photo Millon et Associés Paris à décor dans un cercle de sujets mobiliers dont une double gourde en cloisonnés posée près d'une jardinière fleurie de narcisses et bronze archaïsant, sur fond bleu turquoise et svastika et rinceaux stylisés formant grecques. Chacune comprenant une marque en chinois 12 et 13 à l'arrière. (Manques d'émail.). Dim. 45 x 45 cm. Estimation : 12 000 / 15 000 € Millon et Associés... [Lire la suite]