17 août 2016

A large fahua reticulated jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 824. A large fahua reticulated jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The reticulated jar is decorated around the mid-section with a continuous scene of scholars in a landscape amidst pines and clouds, above a band of petal lappets encircling the foot and below a band of peonies on the shoulder, and with vaporous clouds on the waisted neck. The cover is decorated with flower sprays beneath a biscuit finial of a seated sage. 17 ½ in.... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2016

A fahua reticulated double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 823. A fahua reticulated double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The lower and upper body are decorated with scholars at various pursuits amidst clouds and pine trees against a pierced ground, with ruyi heads at the waist, and petal-lappet borders at the mouth and foot. The decoration is glazed in turquoise, yellow and white against a rich aubergine ground. 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high Provenance: Ralph M. Chait,... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life

Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life. Oil on canvas. Relined.  45 x 57 cm. Photo Hampel Lot 137. Estimate: € 2000-4000   Memento mori representation, in which the items of transience are addressed as skulls and bones on a book, behind a concave mirror, in which the interior of the artists' studios will be seen by seen from the back of the easel. Right nightlight, hourglass and conch shell with dried red poppies. Top left trompe l'oeil painted by way of glued paper.  ... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2016

Edwaert Collier, Still life with peaches, lemon, grapes, bread and wine bottle next to a half-filled wine glass and a knife ...

Edwaert Collier, also called Edwaert Colyer (1640 Breda - London 1708), Still life with peaches, lemon, grapes, bread and wine bottle next to a half-filled wine glass and a knife with a silver handle on the table edge, 1699. Oil on canvas. 62.5 x 73 cm.  In the lower area in great prominence signed "E. Collier fecit / 1699 ". Lot 106. Estimate: € 3000-5000 Note: Member of the Guild of St. Luke in Leiden from 1673. His paintings are in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Begijnhof,... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Dutch school, 17th century, in the style of Jan Davidsz de Heem, Still life with fruit in pewter bowl and glass goblet

Dutch school, 17th century, in the style of Jan Davidsz de Heem (1606 Utrecht - 1684 Antwerp), Still life with fruit in pewter bowl and glass goblet. Oil on canvas. 49.5 x 41.5 cm. Photo Hampel Lot 72. Estimate: € 12000-20000 The variety of fruits such as bright and glowing red grapes between piece of bread, lemons, figs and cherries open on and off a tin plate, which lies at an angle on a tablecloth. Behind, in front of dark green background, a Venetian splendor glass and a champagne flute. The... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Attributed to Willem Claesz. Heda, Still life with magnificent goblets, overturned glass, lemon and nuts in a pewter bowl

Attributed to Willem Claesz. Heda (1594 Haarlem - 1680),  Still life with magnificent goblets, overturned glass, lemon and nuts in a pewter bowl. Oil on canvas. Relined. 45.5 x 59 cm. Photo Hampel. Lot 43. Estimate: € 8000-12000  Fine, delicate color scheme that reduces mainly to yellow and brown tones, thus emphasizing the effects of silver and green glass.  Hampel. 7 avril 2016

17 août 2016

Attributed to Ottmar Elliger (1666-1732), Still life of fruit with crab, lemon and nautilus shell

Attributed to Ottmar Elliger (1666-1732), Still life of fruit with crab, lemon and nautilus shell. Oil on canvas. 64 x 57 cm. Photo Hampel Lot 41. Estimate: € 15000-25000 The articles compiled tight, with intermediate wine foliage with green grapes from the stand in front of almost black background, the objects effectively. Top left a butterfly. Hampel. 7 avril 2016
17 août 2016

Master of the 17th century, school of Frankfurt, Still life with monkey and a basket of fruit

Master of the 17th century, school of Frankfurt, Still life with monkey and a basket of fruit. Oil on panel. 43 x 54 cm. Photo Hampel Lot 35. Estimate: € 12000-15000 In this illustration, rare, original and well executed full quality fruit Still life with bright green and red grapes with foliage, next to peaches, the fruit in a finely woven wicker basket. In addition, a small monkey, which feast on the grapes.  Hampel. 7 avril 2016
17 août 2016

An unusual ‘Ma Jun’ vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later

Lot 822. An unusual ‘Ma Jun’ vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase has a globular body and a short neck flanked by a pair of shaped handles, and is set on a rounded, pierced integral stand, and covered overall with a glaze of crackled, milky bluish-grey tone accented on each side with purple splashes. 7 ¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high Provenance: Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Two small ‘Ma Jun’ water pots, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later

Lot 821. Two small ‘Ma Jun’ water pots, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 One vessel is in the shape of a pomegranate and covered allover in a milky-turquoise glaze highlighted with purple splashes. The other has a compressed body covered on the exterior with a purple glaze with a turquoise splash on the body and with turquoise glaze on the interior and foot. Pomegranate-form water pot 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high, compressed water pot 1 ¾ in. (4.4... [Lire la suite]