30 décembre 2013

Embriachi Workshop, North Italian, late 15th century and later, Casket

Embriachi Workshop, North Italian, late 15th century and later, Casket. Photo Sotheby's ivory and wood; 12 by 16 15/16 by 9 in., 30.5 by 43 by 22.9 cm. Estimation 12,000 — 18,000 USD For a similar casket dated to the first quarter of the 15th century, see Luciana Martini and Leonard Foi, Bottega degli Embriachi: cofanetti e cassettine tra Gotico e Rinascimento, exh. cat., Brescia, November 17-25, 2001, no. 5. Sotheby's. Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture. New York, 30 janv. 2014 - www.sothebys.com

30 décembre 2013

Tourmaline

Tourmaline Pink Tourmaline Tourmaline Bluish-green Tourmaline
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30 décembre 2013

Workshop of Jean Pénicaud II (Active 1534-49), French, Limoges, late 17th century, Pair of roundels

Workshop of Jean Pénicaud II (Active 1534-49), French, Limoges, late 17th century, Pair of roundels. Photo Sotheby's. depicting Tarquin and Lucretia, inscribed TARQUIN ROVMEIN and LABELE LVCRESSE respectively. In later gilt bronze mounted ebonized wood frames. Grisaille painted enameled copper; diameter of each 7 3/8 in., 18.7 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 USD Provenance: Collection of Hermann Emden, Hamburg, Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin, November 7, 1908, lots 1115 and 1116, pl. 84 Sotheby's. Important Old Master... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2013

Attributed to Pierre Reymond (1513-1584), French, Limoges, dated 1558, Tazza

Attributed to Pierre Reymond (1513-1584), French, Limoges, dated 1558, Tazza. Photo Sotheby's. inscribed with a Bible verse, Ecclesiastes 10:8, in Latin, QVI DIRVIT SEPM MORDEBIT EUM COLUBR ECCLESIAST. X (He who breaks through a hedge will be bitten by a snake). There is a fragmentary 19th century French label on the underside of the foot inscribed in ink ".]e de Mr de [Castel?]nau" followed by in indication of price "...2 sous."; signed with the initials PR, dated 1558; grisaille painted enameled copper. Estimation... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2013

Attributed to the Penicaud workshop, after a design by Albrecht Dürer, French, Limoges, mid 16th century, Plaque depicting Joach

Attributed to the Attributed to the Penicaud workshop, after a design by Albrecht Dürer, French, Limoges, mid 16th century, Plaque depicting Joachim and Anna meeting at the Golden Gate. Photo Sotheby's. in later ebonized wood and gilt copper mounted frame. Enameled copper; 11 1/2 by 7 3/4 in., 29.2 by 19.7 cm. Estimation 6,000 — 9,000 USD Provenance: Sotheby's London, March 29, 1979, lot 172 RELATED LITERATURE: Rainer Schoch, Matthias Mende, Anna Scherbaum, et al., Albrecht Dürer, das druckgraphische Werk, vol. II, Munich, 2001,... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2013

Gold Hairpin with a Butterfly-shaped Finial in Filigree, Early Qing period

Gold Hairpin with a Butterfly-shaped Finial in Filigree, Early Qing period. National Palace Museum Collection. Gold, rubies, sapphires, turquoise, Oriental Pearls, and kingfisher feathers. Overall length: 17.3 cm, width: 8.5 cm
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30 décembre 2013

Gilt Hairpin with Design of Squirrels and Grapes, Middle Qing period

Gilt Hairpin with Design of Squirrels and Grapes, Middle Qing period. National Palace Museum Collection. Gilt silver, Oriental Pearls, ruby, sapphire, tourmaline, green jadeite, and kingfisher feathers. Length: 21.5 cm, width: 8.7 cm
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30 décembre 2013

Gold Headdress Ornament with Water Chestnut Floral Design Inlaid with Diamonds, Early Qing period

Gold Headdress Ornament with Water Chestnut Floral Design Inlaid with Diamonds, Early Qing period. National Palace Museum Collection. Gold, diamond, Oriental Pearls, ruby, and kingfisher feathers. Length; 10.8 cm, width: 4.85 cm
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30 décembre 2013

Gilt Headdress in Kingfisher Feathers with Chinese Character "Double Happiness", Qing dynasty

Gilt Headdress in Kingfisher Feathers with Chinese Character "Double Happiness", Qing dynasty (1644-1911). National Palace Museum Collection. Gilt copper, kingfisher feathers, coral, and pearls. Length: 32 cm, width: 19 cm, height: 17 cm
30 décembre 2013

Belt and Gilt Buckle with Floral Design Inlaid with Diamonds, Early Qing period

Belt and Gilt Buckle with Floral Design Inlaid with Diamonds, Early Qing period. National Palace Museum Collection. Gilt copper, sapphire, ruby, green jade, and pearls.Length: 98.5 cm, maximal width: 10.6 cm.
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