24 décembre 2016

Graff. The Lady in red

Graff. The Lady in red: an array of magnificent creations including a 87.37 carat diamond necklace and diamond earrings, each displaying 10:89 carat D IF pear shape drops.
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24 décembre 2016

Ladies in red

Archduchess Maria Christina (1742-1798), Duchess of Teschen, by Marcello Bacciarelli, 1766. Kunsthistorisches Museum   Girl with a Basket of Flowers, by Frans Verhas, ca. 1870s-1880s   Actress Kate Dolan as Portia from Shakespeare's The Merchant of a Venice, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1886. Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Crystal Ball, by John William Waterhouse, 1902
24 décembre 2016

A large famille rose three-piece garniture, Qianlong period (1735-96)

Lot 357. A large famille rose three-piece garniture, Qianlong period (1735-96). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Molded with panels of mountainous landscape alternating with bird and flower vignettes, all on a patterned ground strewn with peony and prunus - 25 ½ in. (63.5 cm.) high, the vase and cover  Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
24 décembre 2016

A pair of very large iron-red and famille verte rouleau vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 345. A pair of very large iron-red and famille verte rouleau vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Finely enameled with a continuous scene of ladies at leisure in a garden pavilion, underglaze blue double circle to bases - 28 in. (71.1 cm.) high  Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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24 décembre 2016

Babbington Fine Art at Works on Paper Fair 2017

John Nash CBE RA (1893-1977), A Farm in the Loire Valley. Watercolour & pencil on paper. Signed. 35 x 55 cm. £9,500. Courtesy Babbington Fine Art Like his brother Paul, John Nash often used natural subjects to convey his thoughts regarding the human condition, particularly during that period of introspection that followed the devastation of the War. The landscape here is peaceful and undisturbed. Nash was self-taught and became an official war artist in both the First and Second World... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2016

Abbott and Holder at Works on Paper Fair 2017

John 'Warwick' Smith (1749-1831), Snowdon as it appears from the Treath Mawr Sands, near the Ford of the Glaslyn River, crossing them in going from Penmorfa to Cynant, Merionethshire. Pen, ink and watercolour. Inscribed thus and ‘Taken July 15th 1790’ on the original wash line mount, 12.7 x 20.9 cm. £4,500. Courtesy Abbott and Holder Lit: Iolo William ‘Early English Watercolours’, p.86. Provenance: Richard Burnett, Finchcocks Musical Museum. Mildred Eldridge (1909 - 1991), Tan-Y-Foel... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2016

A large armorial dish. Circa 1720

Lot 282. A large armorial dish. Circa 1720. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Arms of Wearg impaling Montague and Monthermer - 15 ¼ in. (38.1 cm.) diameter  Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
24 décembre 2016

An armorial plate, circa 1735

Lot 281. An armorial plate, circa 1735. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Arms of Lee of Coton quartering Astley within intricate scenes of the Thames and Pearl Rivers - 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) diameter Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
24 décembre 2016

An armorial soup plate, circa 1723

Lot 280. An armorial soup plate, circa 1723. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The arms of the 5th Duke of Hamilton - 8 7/8 in. (20.3 cm.) diameter Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
24 décembre 2016

A large armorial dish. Circa 1723

Lot 279. A large armorial dish. Circa 1723. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. With the arms of Burrell impaling Raymond, the reverse with iron-red prunus branches - 15 ½ in. (38.1 cm.) diameter  Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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