09 mai 2016

Buste de Charles V, duc de Lorraine, par Rémy-François Chassel (Nancy, vers 1665 – Nancy 1752), France, époque Louis XV

Lot 53. Buste de Charles V, duc de Lorraine, par Rémy-François Chassel (Nancy, vers 1665 – Nancy 1752), France, époque Louis XV. Estimation : 110 000 € - 130 000 €. Photo Kohn Marc-Arthur SVV. Marbre. H. 57 cm, L. 45 cm, P. 24 cm  La fiche descriptive de cette sculpture a été rédigée par le Professeur François Souchal que nous remercions pour sa précieuse collaboration. Charles V, duc de Lorraine (1643-1690), dans l’impossibilité de prendre possession de son duché, occupé par... [Lire la suite]

09 mai 2016

A multi-gem flower brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co

Lot 306. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A multi-gem flower brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Estimate CHF15,000 – CHF20,000 ($15,537 - $20,716). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Designed as a spray of flowers, each pavé-set with diamonds, to the yellow diamond, pear-shaped sapphire and emerald details, with a polished gold stem, 2000, 8.4 cm, mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger Accompanied by copy of a valuation dated 15 December 2000 from... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2016

A small 'Jun' purple-splashed tripod censer, Song dynasty

Lot 231. A small 'Jun' purple-splashed tripod censer, Song dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP (25,542 - 38,313 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the compressed globular body supported on three short cabriole legs, the short broad neck culminating in a wide angled galleried rim, covered inside and out with a lightly crackled milky-blue glaze falling short of the base of the legs to reveal the buff-coloured body, the exterior with an irregularly-shaped purple splash; 5.5 cm, 2 3/8  in. ... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A 'Jun' purple-splashed bowl, Yuan dynasty

Lot 229. A 'Jun' purple-splashed bowl, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,108 - 7,663 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to slightly incurved rim, applied overall with a glossy bubble-suffused pale-blue glaze, with a lavender splash to one side of the interior, the glaze draining from the mouth rim from a mushroom tone and falling just short of the foot revealing the reddish-brown body; 21 cm, 8 1/4  in.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016,... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2016

A 'Jun' purple-splashed meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty

Lot 228. A 'Jun' purple-splashed meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (7,663 - 10,217 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the tapering body rising to rounded shoulders, surmounted by a short waisted neck with galleried rim, covered overall in a milky lavender-blue glaze with a bold violet-purple splash, thinning to a mushroom tone around the rim and stopping neatly above the foot to reveal the buff-coloured body; 26.5cm, 10 3/8  in. Provenance: Bluett and Sons, London (according to label). Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A 'Jun' blue-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 204. A 'Jun' blue-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (6,386 - 8,940 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of conical form, the steep sides rising from a straight foot to an incurved rim, covered overall in a pale lavender-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim, the foot unglazed revealing the buff-coloured body; 18.7 cm, 7 3/8  in. Provenance: Blitz Oriental Art, Amsterdam. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
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09 mai 2016

A green 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty

Lot 201. A green 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,108 - 7,663 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly incurved rim, covered overall in a thick pale greyish-green glaze;  16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
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09 mai 2016

A pair of enamel and diamond 'églantine' brooches, by Boucheron

Lot 304. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A pair of enamel and diamond 'églantine' brooches, by Boucheron. Estimate CHF7,000 – CHF10,000 ($7,251 - $10,358). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Each enamelled wild rose flowerhead, one blue, one yellow, with diamond-set pistil, leaves and stem, 1999, 4.5 cm, mounted in gold. Signed Boucheron, nos. A 384 948 (blue) and A 384 883 (yellow).  Accompanied by copy of an invoice dated 3 June 1999 from Boucheron. Christie's. GENEVA... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A diamond and coloured diamond 'églantine' brooch, by Boucheron

Lot 305. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A diamond and coloured diamond 'églantine' brooch, by Boucheron. Estimate CHF15,000 – CHF20,000 ($15,537 - $20,716). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The twin wild rose flowerheads pavé-set with either diamonds or yellow diamonds to the baguette-cut diamond stem and pavé-set diamond leaves, 1999, 5.3 cm, with French assay mark for gold. Signed Boucheron, no. A429968 Please note that the yellow diamonds have not been tested for natural origin. ... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

Paire de bergères, par Philippe-Joseph Pluvinet ( ?-1793), Paris, époque Louis XVI

Lot 68. Paire de bergères, par Philippe-Joseph Pluvinet ( ?-1793), Reçu Maître Ebéniste en 1754, Paris, époque Louis XVI. Estimation : 40 000 € - 60 000 €. Photo Kohn Marc-Arthur SVV. Bois laqué crème. Estampillé P PLUVINET. H. 96 cm, L. 72 cm, P. 62 cm  Cette paire de bergères en bois laqué crème présente une forme originale. Le dossier médaillon est complété pas des joues et des accotoirs pleins à manchette terminés en volute. Les supports incurvés s’accrochent à la... [Lire la suite]