27 mars 2017

A Seljuk inset gold belt, Seljuk Iran or Anatolia, 12th-13th century 

Lot 75. A Seljuk inset gold belt, Seljuk Iran or Anatolia, 12th-13th century. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 70,000 (USD 77,100 - USD 107,940). Price realised GBP 61,250 (USD 94,386) © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Comprising four shaped stepped gold beads each set with three red carnelians, alternating with three tapering pyramidal rectangular beads each set with an emerald or black stone, these larger beads divided by cartouche-shaped panels each set with two pearls and two turquoises in high cylindrical... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2017

A gemset rock crystal box, North India, 17th century 

Lot 382. A gemset rock crystal box, North India, 17th century. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000 (USD 7,710 - USD 10,794). Price realised GBP 85,250 (USD 131,370) © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Rising from short oval foot to a wide cusped rounded body to short vertical rim, with dome-shaped hinged lid with small rounded finial and carved floral terminal, the surface decorated with inset stones - 1½in. (3.8cm.) high .     Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 6... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

An Abbasid white tin glazed cusped pottery bowl, MEsopotamia, 9th-10th century 

Lot 32. An Abbasid white tin glazed cusped pottery bowl, MEsopotamia, 9th-10th century. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 10,794 - USD 15,420). Price realised GBP 8,750 (USD 13,484) © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Rising from a short foot to rounded body with vertical cusped sides, white tin glazed covering both the exterior and interior, repaired breaks - 4½in. (11.4cm.) diam.     Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 6 October 2011, London, King... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

A Samanid conical pottery bowl, Central Asia or North East Iran, 10th century

Lot 27. A Samanid conical pottery bowl, Central Asia or North East Iran, 10th century. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000 (USD 38,550 - USD 53,970). Price realised GBP 43,250 (USD 66,648) © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Rising from a flat foot to conical sides, the white interior with strong black kufic inscription, single dot to centre, exterior in plain white, repaired breaks - 10 7/8in. (27.8cm.) diam.    Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 6 October... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

A Mongol 'Cloth of Gold' silk and metal thread robe, Central Asia, late 13th or 14th century

Lot 106. A Mongol 'Cloth of Gold' silk and metal thread robe, Central Asia, late 13th or 14th century. Estimate GBP 120,000 - GBP 160,000 (USD 185,040 - USD 246,720). Price realised GBP 145,250 (USD 223,830) © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of silk woven with a bold design of burnished gold lotus vine on a ground of bold floral designs, with long pleated flaring skirt, long tapering sleeves, the remains of panels of similar contrasting silks forming the collar bands, with original mid blue cotton plainweave... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

A Mongol 'Cloth of Gold' silk and metal thread robe, Central Asia, late 13th or 14th century

Lot 105. A Mongol 'Cloth of Gold' silk and metal thread robe, Central Asia, late 13th or 14th century. Estimate GBP 200,000 - GBP 300,000 (USD 308,400 - USD 462,600). Price realised GBP 313,250 (USD 482,718) © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of silk woven with a very fine design of writhing dragons on a ground of dense floral designs, with long pleated flaring skirt, long tapering sleeves with applied bands of similar but contrasting silks forming the cuffs, similar panels of similar silks forming the collar bands, lilac silk ties,... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2017

Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806), La coquette fixée, ca. 1755

Lot 331. Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806), La coquette fixée, ca. 1755. Oil on canvas, 55.9 x 45.7 cm. Estimate: € 200.000 - 400.000. Photo Hampel Accompanied by certificate. Provenance: J. Porgès, Château de Rochefort. Mme L. Surmont. sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 15 March 1935, lot 3 (to Gibour). Private collection, England. Private collection, France; sale Sotheby's, New York, 28 January 2000, lot 93, from where purchased by Hall & Knight, Ltd., by whom sold to... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

Antoine le Nain (1588-1648 Paris), Three women with three childs, ca. 1640

Lo 334. Antoine le Nain (1588-1648 Paris), Three women with three childs, ca. 1640. Oil on panel, 29.5 x 36.5 cm. Estimate: € 160,000-22,000. Photo Hampel Three women presented with three children, the children moved into the composition to the right edge, but emphasized by the color scheme. The red color in clothing suggests the representation of children of a wealthy bourgeois family of the 17th century. Contrary to the contemporary focus on Caravaggio, le Nain mainly used muted colors in his genre... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564 - 1636 Antwerp), Tondo with depiction of a Dutch proverb

Lot 252. Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564 - 1636 Antwerp), Tondo with depiction of a Dutch proverb. Oil on wood. Diameter: approx. 19 cm. Signed in the left hand corner "P. BREVGHEL ". Estimate: € 90,000 - 120,000. Photo Hampel Accompanied by a materials analysis by Prof. Dr. Schreiner, Vienna. Accompanied by expert's review by Dr Klaus Ertz, March 2017.  A farmer is pushed by his wife and a servant in a pigsty, the scene cheered by a people gathering in the... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

Balthazar van der Ast (1593/94 Middelburg - 1657 Delft), Still life with peaches, plums, pears and grapes, ca. 1630

Lot 251. Balthazar van der Ast (1593/94 Middelburg - 1657 Delft), Still life with peaches, plums, pears and grapes, ca. 1630. Estimate: € 120,000 - 160,000. Photo Hampel In the center grapes on a silver plate, this hierarchically subordinate various fruits on the table. The presentation convinces by a well-placed light reflexes and a true-to-nature reproduction of the different materials against a monochrome background.  Paintings by the artist are in the Louvre, Paris and the Rijkmuseum, Amsterdam. ... [Lire la suite]
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