05 mars 2016

Mes coups de coeur aux Portes Ouvertes de l'AFEDAP

Je suis retourné cette année aux Journées Portes Ouvertes de l'AFEDAP que m'avait fait découvrir Thierry Martin. Je vous recommande vivement d'y aller. Les professeurs sont charmantes et très pédagogues et les étudiants, très sympathiques. Voici mes coups de coeur: Margaux Monier, I shall not move, 2016. Collier. Laiton, fémur de boeuf, 32,5 x 24 x 5,5 cm.  Margaux Monier, Hold it!, 2016. Bague. Laiton, fourrure de lapin, 8 x 7,8 x 7 cm.  Margaux Monier. Cécile Flory, Que vais-je faire de tout cet... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2016

Fine Oriental rugs & carpets on offer at Skinner; Chinese "Imperial" carpets highlight March 13 sale

Lot 87, Beijing “Nine Dragon” Silk Pile and Metal Thread Chinese "Imperial" Carpet, detail, late 19th century. Estimate $20,000-25,000  BOSTON, MASS.- Skinner, Inc. announced its auction of Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets on Sunday, March 13 at 12PM. With over 300 lots on offer, the sale features a number of early, striking collector’s pieces, as well as a broad range of 19th century furnishing rugs and carpets, many of which were consigned from estates or private collections.  Chinese... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2016

Hausmaler Cup and Saucer, Meissen, ca. 1724-1730. Painted in Augsburg by Abraham Seuter

Lot 1705, Hausmaler Cup and Saucer, Meissen, ca. 1724-1730. Painted in Augsburg by Abraham Seuter. Estimate: CHF 4 000 / 6 000 (€ 3 330 / 5 000). Photo Koller Cup with potter's mark x, saucer with incised mark / and remains of a lustre mark. Gilding, slightly rubbed. Base ring of the cup, chipped. Provenance: - Collection Dr. Max Fahrländer, Basel-Riehen.- In a private collection via inheritance, Winterthur. Koller. Silver & Porcelain - Thursday 17 March 2016 02.00 PM
05 mars 2016

Rare Hausmaler tea pot, Meissen, ca. 1725. Painted by Abraham Seuter after an engraving by Johann Elias Ridinger

Lot 1704, Rare Hausmaler tea pot, Meissen, ca. 1725. Painted by Abraham Seuter after an engraving by Johann Elias Ridinger. Estimate: CHF 8 000 / 12 000 (€ 6 670 / 10 000). Photo Koller Both sides painted in iron-red camaïeu. H 10.8 cm. Gilding on the cover, slightly rubbed. Chipped edge, retouched. Provenance: - Collection Dr. Max Fahrländer, Basel-Riehen.- In a private collection via inheritance, Winterthur. Cf. Siegfried Ducret, Meissner Porzellan, II. Bunte Augsburger Hausmalereien, 1972, Panel XV; page 112,... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2016

Pair of rare Hausmaler cups and pair of rare saucers, Meissen, ca. 1725-1730. Painted by Abraham Seuter in Augsburg, ca. 1740.

Lot 1703, Pair of rare Hausmaler cups and pair of rare saucers, Meissen, ca. 1725-1730. Painted by Abraham Seuter in Augsburg, ca. 1740. Estimate: CHF 8 000 / 12 000 (€ 6 670 / 10 000). Photo Koller  The cups and one saucer with incised mark /, one saucer with potter's mark x. The cups and saucers are from two different, yet similar Services. SIlver plating on rims, partly rubbed. Provenance: - Collection Dr. Max Fahrländer, Basel-Riehen.- In a private collection via inheritance, Winterthur. ... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2016

Early Böttger porcelain tea pot and cover, Meissen, ca. 1715-1720

Lot 1702, Early Böttger porcelain tea pot and cover, Meissen, ca. 1715-1720. Estimate: CHF 7 000 / 9 000 (€ 5 830 / 7 500). Photo Koller  Spherical tea pot with simple handle and straight spout. H 16 cm. Tip of the spout, restored and supplemented. Finial glued. Provenance: - Collection Dr. Max Fahrländer, Basel-Riehen.- In a private collection via inheritance, Winterthur. Koller. Silver & Porcelain - Thursday 17 March 2016 02.00 PM
05 mars 2016

Two rare Böttger porcelain small cups with gold relief enamel, Meissen, ca. 1715

Lot 1701, Two rare Böttger porcelain small cups with gold relief enamel, Meissen, ca. 1715. Estimate: CHF 10 000 / 15 000 (€ 8 330 / 12 500). Photo Koller  Gold decoration, probably Dresden. Incised mark / on the inside of the cups. Gold applications, slightly chipped. H 4.9 cm; D 12.8 cm. (4) Provenance: - Collection Dr. Max Fahrländer, Basel-Riehen.- In a private collection via inheritance, Winterthur. Koller. Silver & Porcelain - Thursday 17 March 2016 02.00 PM
05 mars 2016

18th-century paintings go on display in new exhibition celebrating Scotland's enduring love affair with Italy

Gavin Hamilton, Douglas Hamilton, 8th Duke of Hamilton and 5th Duke of Brandon (1756-1799), with Dr John Moore (1730-1802) and Sir John Moore (1761-1809), as a young boy, 1775-7. © National Galleries of Scotland. EDINBURGH.- An enthralling new exhibition set to open at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this spring will highlight Scotland’s fascination with Italy during the eighteenth century. Featuring a selection of stunning works from across the National Galleries of Scotland’s collection,... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2016

Skinner to offer Asian works of art at auction in Boston

Double-sided Twelve-panel Coromandel Screen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722) (Lot 523, Estimate$20,000-30,000). Photo Skinner  BOSTON, MASS.- Skinner, Inc. announces its first Asian Works of Art auction of 2016, to be held in Boston Saturday, March 19 at 11AM. Encompassing more than 500 lots and featuring Chinese and Persian ceramics, jades, textiles, cloisonné and an important Coromandel screen, the sale will coincide with the annual Spring Asia Week celebration of Asian art in New York. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]