15 octobre 2016

A Chinese incense burner for the Ottoman market

Lot 145. A Chinese incense burner for the Ottoman market, the incense burner China, 18th century, the mounts Ottoman Turkey, 19th century. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 4,876 - USD 7,314). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The Chinese porcelain with Ottoman silver and silver-gilt mounts, the interior with silver tray, the underside of the base with maker's mark and later owner's label; 8¾in. (22.3cm.) high. Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2016

A fine early Iznik tazza, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560-80

Lot 139. A fine early Iznik tazza, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560-80. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 70,000 (USD 60,950 - USD 85,330). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. With cusped sloping rim on tall foot, the exterior decorated with two bands of floral sprays similar to those on the cavetto, a plain cobalt cusped line around the rim, repaired breaks; 11¾in. (30cm.) diam.; 3½in. (8.9cm.) high. Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
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15 octobre 2016

An enamelled and diamond-set gold necklace and earring suite, Jaipur, North India, 19th-early 20th century

Lot 96. An enamelled and diamond-set gold necklace and earring suite, Jaipur, North India, 19th-early 20th century. Estimate GBP 22,000 - GBP 28,000 (USD 26,818 - USD 34,132). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each with enamelled backs and suspended rubies. The necklace 6¾in. (7.2cm.) long; the earrings 3 1/8in. (7.9cm.) long excluding attachment. Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
15 octobre 2016

A pair of enamelled and gem-set gold bracelets, Jaipur, North India, 19th century

Lot 95. A pair of enamelled and gem-set gold bracelets, Jaipur, North India, 19th century. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000 (USD 14,628 - USD 21,942). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each set with rubies and emeralds, the interior enamelled with floral and avian designs; Each 3¼in. (8cm.) diam. Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
15 octobre 2016

A gem-set and enamelled gold mango-shaped perfume flask, Mughal India or Deccan, 18th century

Lot 94. A gem-set and enamelled gold mango-shaped perfume flask, Mughal India or Deccan, 18th century. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,190 - USD 18,285). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Set with rubies and diamonds, with screw-top stopper in the form of the stalk, minor losses to the enamel; 2 1/8in. (5.2cm.) long Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
15 octobre 2016

A Mughal gem-set and enamelled gold box, North India, 19th century

Lot 93. A Mughal gem-set and enamelled gold box, North India, 19th century. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000 (USD 6,095 - USD 8,533). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The lid set with an emerald engraved as a leaf and surrounded by diamonds, the sides and underside of the lid and base with elegant floral sprays, set with small rubies on the sides; 1 3/8in. (3.4cm.) long Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
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15 octobre 2016

A gem-set and enamelled archer's ring, Mughal India, 17th-18th century

Lot 92. A gem-set and enamelled archer's ring, Mughal India, 17th-18th century. EstimateGBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,314 - USD 9,752). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The exterior elegantly set with diamonds and rubies on blue ground, the interior with delicate white floral spray on green ground: 1 3/8in. (3.7cm.) Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
15 octobre 2016

"Un Suédois à Paris au XVIIIe siècle". La collection Tessin au Musée du Louvre

  Louis Tocqué, Portrait du comte Carl Gustaf Tessin, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm © Cecilia Heisser / Nationalmuseum. PARIS- Homme de goût et de culture, le comte Carl Gustaf Tessin exerça les fonctions d’ambassadeur de Suède à Paris entre 1739 et 1742. Durant ces trois années, il collectionna peintures et dessins avec passion, constituant ainsi une très riche collection (Boucher, Dürer, Rembrandt…) aujourd’hui précieusement conservée au Nationalmuseum de Stockholm. L’hommage du Louvre rendu à ce Suédois à Paris au... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2016

A white jade 'lady and crane' group, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3709. A white jade 'lady and crane' group, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the finely worked figure of a lady depicted standing on rugged rockwork, rendered holding a lingzhi stem in her left hand and a branch in her right, the branch curling over her shoulder and extending across her back with large flowering peony blooms, the poised figure adorned in a long flowing robe and rendered with... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2016

A rare imperial white jade 'chilong' paperweight, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3711. A rare imperial white jade 'chilong' paperweight, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 625,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the translucent jade smoothly polished and skilfully worked as a chilong with a sinuous body terminating in a bifurcated scrolling tail, the serpentine mythical beast further rendered with a single curling horn flanked by its ears; 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Provenance: The Art &... [Lire la suite]