14 février 2022

A garniture of five Meissen porcelain hexagonal vases and covers, the porcelain circa 1725-28, the decoration circa 1740

Lot 55. A garniture of five Meissen porcelain hexagonal vases and covers, the porcelain circa 1725-28, the decoration circa 1740, blue caduceus marks to the baluster vases, blue crossed swords marks to the beaker vases, the cover of the central vase a later replacement. The central vase 143⁄8 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Price Realised GBP 137,500 (Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000). © Christie's 2022 Comprising: a central baluster vase and a slightly smaller flanking pair, and two flared... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2022

The Lord Ducie's Chinoiserie Bowls and Covers

  Lot 109. The Lord Ducie's Chinoiserie Bowls and Covers, a Chinese Export silver-gilt bowl and cover, a matching bowl and cover and a pair of silver-gilt plinths. One bowl and cover Chinese Export, circa 1730; The matching bowl, cover and the plinths with mark of Paul Storr, London, 1810, retailed by Rundell, Bridge and Rundell; 15 in. (38.1 cm.) high overall, 227 oz. 2 dwt. (7,065 gr.). Price Realised GBP 237,500 (Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000). © Christie's 2022 The... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2022

Maharajah Duleep Singh, last ruler of the Punjab, by John Gibson RA, a portrait bust sculpted in Rome

 Lot 1. Maharajah Duleep Singh, last ruler of the Punjab, by John Gibson RA, a portrait bust sculpted in Rome, 1859-60, white marble, in two sections, signed verso I. Gibson fecit Romae, 74 cm. high. Sold for £802,750 (Estimate £200,000-300,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance: Maharajah Duleep Singh until 1893.Prince Frederick Duleep Singh, at Blo' Norton Hall, until 1926.Princess Sophia Duleep Singh, at Hampton House, Blo' Norton.Sotheby's, Victorian Paintings and... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2022

Sotheby's unveils towering example of Monet's Waterlilies & Picasso portrait of his rival lovers

A stunning example of Claude Monet’s Nymphéas series from a distinguished Japanese private collection, this depiction of the waterlilies at Giverny was painted between 1914 and 1917. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Works by two of the most internationally acclaimed artists were unveiled at Sotheby’s Hong Kong this past week, ahead of Sotheby’s Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction in London on 2 March.A stunning example of Claude Monet’s Nymphéas series, this depiction of the waterlilies at Giverny was painted... [Lire la suite]
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