23 décembre 2013

Red Tara Thangka. Tibet, 18th century, Palpung (Situ Panchen Style)

Red Tara Thangka. Tibet, 18th century Palpung (Situ Panchen Style). Photo courtesy Moke Mokotoff Stone ground colors on cotton. 17.5 x 12.25 inches (43 x 31 cm) not including the silk mounts. Moke Mokotoff. 'Buddhas from the Himalayas'. 5 East 82nd Street, Ground Floor, New York 10028. T (212) 741 4443 - M (212) 920 4598 - moke.mokotoff@gmail.com - www.mokotoff.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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23 décembre 2013

Gilt bronze Tsongkapa. China, Qianlong period (1796-1821)

Gilt bronze Tsongkapa. China, Qianlong period (1796-1821). Photo courtesy Moke Mokotoff Height: 6.25 inches (16 cm). Moke Mokotoff. 'Buddhas from the Himalayas'. 5 East 82nd Street, Ground Floor, New York 10028. T (212) 741 4443 - M (212) 920 4598 - moke.mokotoff@gmail.com - www.mokotoff.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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23 décembre 2013

Maitreya. Tibet, 16th century

Maitreya. Tibet, 16th century. Photo courtesy Moke Mokotoff Gilt bronze, semi precious stones. Height: 10.7 inches (27.1 cm). Moke Mokotoff. 'Buddhas from the Himalayas'. 5 East 82nd Street, Ground Floor, New York 10028. T (212) 741 4443 - M (212) 920 4598 - moke.mokotoff@gmail.com - www.mokotoff.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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23 décembre 2013

Isaac Van Oosten (Antwerp 1613 – 1661), A late Renaissance Antwerp ebony veneered cabinet, circa 1645, with village landscapes

Isaac Van Oosten (Antwerp 1613 – 1661), A late Renaissance Antwerp ebony veneered cabinet, circa 1645, with village landscapes and scenes from daily life. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel; doors closed: 28 by 32 1/4 by 15 in.; 71.1 by 82.6 by 38.1 cm. doors open: 38 1/2 by 62 by 15 in.; 97.8 by 157.5 by 38.1 cm. Estimation 150,000 — 200,000 USD Provenance: With Galerie de Jonckheere, Paris;From whom purchased by the present collector. This attractive and intricately decorated cabinet is an excellent example of the highly skilled... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2013

Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp 1581 – 1642), The interior of a picture gallery with connoisseurs admiring paintings

Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp 1581 – 1642), The interior of a picture gallery with connoisseurs admiring paintings. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel; 28 by 41 in.; 71 by 104 cm. Estimation 200,000 — 300,000USD Provenance: Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 29 June 1923, lot 121;Schuller collection, Antwerp;With Galerie De Jonckheere, Paris;From whom purchased by the present collector. Litterature: S. Speth-Holterhoff, Les peintres flamands de cabinets d'amateurs au XVII siècle, Elsevier 1957, p. 73;J. Girard, Dictionnaire... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2013

A pair of diamond clip brooches

A pair of diamond clip brooches. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Each openwork plaque of beaming and scrolling design, set throughout with baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, diamonds approx. 9.80cts total, length 6.5cm (2). Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (€6,000 - 8,400) Bonhams. JEWELLERY. London, Knightsbridge. 15 Jan 2014 - www.bonhams.com
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23 décembre 2013

A diamond-set brooch

A diamond-set brooch. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The openwork navette-shaped plaque, set to the centre with a step-cut diamond, and throughout with graduated brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, principal diamond approx. 1.05cts, remaining diamonds approx. 9.25cts total, length 4.8cm. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€7,200 - 9,500) Bonhams. JEWELLERY. London, Knightsbridge. 15 Jan 2014 - www.bonhams.com
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23 décembre 2013

Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - 1641 London), Portrait of a man

Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - 1641 London), Portrait of a man. Photo Sotheby's oil on canvas; 12 1/2 by 9 1/2 in.; 31.7 by 23.6 cm. Estimation 200,000 — 300,000 USD Provenance: Wentworth Hubert Charles Beaumont, 3rd Viscount Allendale (1922–2002);By whom sold London, Christie’s, 30 June 1961, lot 75 (as “Van Dyck,” “Portrait of a Man”), to Koetser;With Leonard Koetser, London;With Martin Asscher, London, by 1970;With Newhouse Galleries, NY;From whom purchased by Mr. & Mrs. F. Howard Walsh, Fort Worth, Texas; Anonymous... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2013

Lavinia Fontana (Bologna 1552 - 1614 Rome), Portrait of a girl, in a pink embroidered dress, wearing a coral necklace

Lavinia Fontana (Bologna 1552 - 1614 Rome), Portrait of a girl, in a pink embroidered dress, wearing a coral necklace. Photo Sotheby's oil on metal; diameter: 3 7/8 in.; 9.9 cm. Estimation 60,000 — 80,000 USD Provenance: Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 10 July 1998, lot 66;Anonymous sale ("Property from a Private Collection"), New York, Sotheby's, 27 May 2004, lot 101;There purchased by the present collector. Lavinia Fontana was trained by her father, Prospero, who was one of the leading painters in their native city of... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2013

A pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings

A pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The articulated 12.95mm and 11.05mm natural pearl drops with single-cut diamond caps, suspended from an openwork brilliant, single and baguette-cut diamond geometric surmount, diamonds approximately 3.15 carats total, later post fittings, length 5.8cm, pouch by Bulgari. Sold for £193,250 (€230,691) Accompanied by a certificate from SSEF stating that both pearls are natural, saltwater. Certificate number 61197, dated 28th October 2011. Accompanied by a... [Lire la suite]