21 avril 2019

Enamel brooch, René Lalique, circa 1900

Lot 36. Enamel brooch, René Lalique, circa 1900. Estimate 80 000 € - 100 000 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. Designed as two women in profile amidst a flock of swallows applied with light blue enamel, the reverse similarly enamelled, signed Lalique, detachable brooch fitting, 18 carat gold (750°/00), gross weight approximately 26.51 grams. Note: Cf.: Vivienne Becker, Art Nouveau Jewelry, London, 1985, pg. 49, no. 45, for a pendant of identical design applied with purple... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2019

A famille verte molded dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 105. A famille verte molded dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 ¼ in. (20.9 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The center enameled with a jardiniere of flowering plants, the rim with petal-shaped molded panels enclosing landscape vignettes and further jardinieres, scalloped rim. Christie's. The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye for Chinese Export, New York, 10 April 2019
21 avril 2019

A biscuit-glazed seated Guanyin, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 112. A biscuit-glazed seated Guanyin, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The goddess of mercy shown with a with small boy in her lap, her high topknot under a scarf and a long necklace around her neck. Provenance: With Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 164, no. 47. ... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2019

A pair of famille verte teapots and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 68. A pair of famille verte teapots and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Lobed sides and upright faux-bamboo handles. Christie's. The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye for Chinese Export, New York, 10 April 2019
21 avril 2019

A large wucai jar, 17th century

    Lot 101. A large wucai jar, 17th century; 15 ½ in. (39.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. With large fish panels reserved on a paneled ground, metal mounts and cover. Note: Large jars or tibores were often fitted in Mexico with locking mounts, usually of iron, and used as chocolateros.  Christie's. The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye for Chinese Export, New York, 10... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2019

A Mexican market verte-Imari plate, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 17. A Mexican market verte-Imari plate, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. With a Habsburg double-headed eagle, the symbol of the Spanish Viceroyalty, surrounded by Chinese floral ornament. Provenance: Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 21 January 2003, lot 280. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 70, no. 6. ... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2019

A pair of famille verte dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 109. A pair of famille verte dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Decorated with large baskets filled with flowers, with a panel border. Provenance: Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 2007, lot 186. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 212, no. 72. Christie's. The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2019

A pair of biscuit-glazed frisky Buddhist lions, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 111. A pair of biscuit-glazed frisky Buddhist lions, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Finely modeled on leaf-shaped bases, each with a brocade ball, one looking back over his shoulder. Provenance: Acquired Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 16 May 2013. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 174, no. 51. ... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2019

A pair of famille verte bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 108. A pair of famille verte bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each enameled with variant antique vases separated by ribbon-tied tassels, the neck with bands of cell-pattern, vine and flower-heads among fret-work ovolo. Christie's. The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye for Chinese Export, New York, 10 April 2019
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21 avril 2019

"Fêtes et Kermesses au temps des Brueghel" au Musée de Flandre

Ambrosius Benson, attribué à, Scène galante / Musicerend gezelschap. Huile sur bois / Olieverf op paneel, 53,5 x 81 cm, Cassel, musée de Flandre © Jacques Quecq d'Henripret CASSEL - Alors que l’Europe célèbre le 450e anniversaire de la mort de Pieter Bruegel l’Ancien, le musée de Flandre se met au diapason de la fête au rythme d‘un joyeux cortège qui envahira toutes les salles. Nous avons tous en tête les kermesses flamandes endiablées avec les paysans qui dansent, boivent et ripaillent au son de la cornemuse. Nous... [Lire la suite]