25 janvier 2016

Riccardo Bacarelli at TEFAF 2016

Tommaso Rues (Brunico 1636-1703 Venezia), Hercules and Antaeus. White Carrara marble. Height 80.5 cm. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Provenance: Collection Tommaso Rues, Venice until 1704; Collection Earl Giuseppe Cattaneo di Proh., Milam; Private collection, Florence  Literature: C. Semenzato, La scultura veneta del Seicento e del Settecento, Venice, 1966, pp. 25-26, 89-90; A. Bacchi, 'Tommaso Rues' in La scultura a Venezia da Sansovino a Canova, a cura di A. Bacchi, Milan, 2000, pp.... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2016

Altomani & Sons at TEFAF 2016

He (wine vessel), China, Eastern Zhou Dynasty, 770 BC-221 AD. Bronze, 26 x 24 cm. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Pietro Bracci (Rome 1700-1773), A wild seahorse restrained by a Triton, model for the Trevi Fountain. Circa 1759. Terracotta, 37 x 31 cm. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Literature: Sherman E. Lee, 'A bozzetto attributed to Bernini', in Art Quarterly, 1951, pp. 66-71 Altomani & Sons (stand 177). Director(s):Giancarlo Ciaroni , Anna Maria Altomani, Andrea... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2016

Luis Alegria at TEFAF 2016

An Albarello. Porcelain famille verte, China, Kangxi Period, circa 1662-1722. Height 19 cm. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 the cylindrical medicine jar with ribbed base and shoulders below a short waisted neck and wide flaring mouth, enamelled around the body with luxing watching Shouxing presenting a peach to a boy held by Fuxing, and on the reverse with a crane and a deer below five bats.  A blue and white tulip vase, China, Kangxi Period, circa 1700. Height 41.5 cm. © TEFAF Maastricht,... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2016

A. Aardewerk Antiquair. Juwelier b.v. at TEFAF 2016

Tobacco jar. Gold and silver, 7.1 x 16 x 13 cm. Fully marked underneath and signed 'J.A. Bagnol fecit', Rotterdam, 1757. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 This tobacco jar was a gift from the city council to the town clerk, Jacob van Belle, Lord of Sleeuwijk, (27 October 1685-30 March 1762). The jar was presented to him by the city fathers (the board that advised the city council). Provenance: Jacob van Belle (27 October 1685-30 March 1762); Jacoba Catharina van Belle (20 January 1718-13 April 1798); Jacob... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2016

Crane brooch, circa 1910

Crane brooch featuring white topaz, garnet, freshwater pearls and mother of pearl set in sterling silver with enamel accents, circa 1910.
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25 janvier 2016

Dr Jörn Günther Rare Books announces Medieval and Renaissance highlights to be shown at TEFAF

Virgin and Child, queen of heaven, miniature in Gerard Horenbout, Book of Hours presented by Charles V to Guillaume de Cröy. Illuminated manuscript in Latin and French. 15.2 x 75 cm, 181 leaves, with 21 large miniatures. Southern Netherlands, Mechelen (?), c. 1520. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 STALDEN.- Dr Jörn Günther Rare Books returns to The European Fine Art Fair (11 - 20 March 2016) for its twentieth consecutive year with an impressive collection of museumquality Medieval and Renaissance... [Lire la suite]