13 octobre 2017

A Hungarian silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark only, HB conjoined above a trefoil, circa 1540

Lot 59. A Hungarian silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark only, HB conjoined above a trefoil, circa 1540. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. bowl of trumpet form engraved with a band of scrolling foliage, the flat stepped-dome cover similarly engraved, surmounted by a spread-winged swan above a lobed girdle, raised on a spreading circular foot engraved with three foliate scroll motifs, below a cast girdle chased with foliate motifs; 24.7cm., 9 3/4 in. high; 349.5gr., 11oz. 4dwt. Note: A... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2017

A pair of Iberian parcel-gilt silver chargers, 16th century

Lot 102. A pair of Iberian parcel-gilt silver chargers, 16th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. circular, corded silver-gilt rim, the silver-gilt bombé centre engraved with the Arms of the Avalos family,unmarked; 40cm., 15 3/4 in. diameter; 2950gr., 94oz. 16dwt. Note: The Avalos family was a Spanish family originating from Castille whose members were prominent figures of the Renaissance. Alfonso de Avalos y de Aquino (1502-1546) was under the service of... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2017

'François Ier et l'art des Pays-Bas' au Musée du Louvre

Jean Clouet, Portrait équestre de François Ier © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Michel Urtado PARIS - Si le goût de François Ier pour l’art italien est bien connu et son mécénat essentiellement identifié à la création du foyer italianisant de Fontainebleau, son règne ne s’inscrit pas moins dans une tradition très vivace d’implantation en France d’artistes originaires des Pays-Bas. L’exposition fait ainsi resurgir tout un pan méconnu de la Renaissance française et se propose d’explorer la variété, les... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2017

Diamond tiara, early 20th century

Lot 111. Diamond tiara, early 20th century. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as an upright floral motif flanked by a pair of wings mounted en tremblant, set throughout with circular-cut diamonds and a pear-shaped diamond to the centre, to a headband millegrain-set with rose diamonds, inner circumference approximately 255mm, headband signed Boucheron, French assay and maker's marks, floral motif detachable, band with two rose diamonds deficient.  ... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2017

Ruby and diamond pendent necklace-brooches, 1950s

Lot 260. Ruby and diamond pendent necklace-brooches, 1950s. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as a shirt-collar, set with cabochon rubies and bordered with baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, the front suspending a similarly set fan-shaped pendant, to a baguette-cut diamond-set necklace, inner circumference approximately 325mm, converts into three clip brooches.  Sotheby's. S. J. Phillips: A Bond Street Legacy, London, 18 oct. 2017, 12:00 PM
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13 octobre 2017

CARTIER. Collier composé de deux rangs de 40 et 44 perles fines en chute et 6 perles de culture.

Lot 63. CARTIER. Collier composé de deux rangs de 40 et 44 perles fines en chute et 6 perles de culture. Estimation 60 000 - 80 000 €. Courtesy Aguttes Neuilly. Fermoir en or gris 18k serti de diamants de taille ancienne. Système permettant de séparer les deux colliers. Signé monture Cartier. Poids 76gr. Diam.:6.8 x 10.0 mm env. Accompagné d'un certificat LFG N° 326968 attestant perles fines, eau de mer et précisant la position des 6 perles de culture. CARTIER. A natural pearls necklace with two rows of 40 and... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2017

 A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3736.  A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850), 15 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flaring rim, the exterior enamelled with a green and a red scaly dragon striding in pursuit of flaming pearls, divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, all below a band of bajixiang interspersed with ruyi emblems, the interior with a... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2017

 A ruby-ground famille-rose scraffiato 'bogu' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3722.  A ruby-ground famille-rose scraffiato 'bogu' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850), 14.8 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flaring rim, intricately painted to the exterior with four medallions enclosing various precious objects and antiques, all divided by feathery floral sprays and reserved against a ruby-red incised... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2017

A famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3721. A famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850), 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, delicately painted to the exterior with three detached branches of pomegranate, lychee and peach forming the sanduo (Three Abundances), the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark. Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co., Taipei. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Oct 2017 ... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2017

Harn Museum of Art displays French art featuring women in the 18th - early 19th centuries

GAINESVILLE, FL.- The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is presenting an exhibition of more than 150 drawings, pastels, paintings and sculptures addressing some of the most important and defining questions of women’s lives in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection is on view from Oct. 6 to Dec. 31, 2017. Ranging from spirited, improvisational sketches and figural studies to highly finished drawings of exquisite beauty, the... [Lire la suite]