20 décembre 2016

Fede Ring, Anglo-Norman, circa 1300

Lot 1. Fede Ring, Anglo-Norman, circa 1300. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 9,375 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's  gold, set with a sapphire and a ruby - ring size: J½ - exterior diameter: 20mm., ¾in. Provenance: Sotheby’s, London, 15 December 1999, lot 116;with David S. Lavender Ltd, London, United Kingdom;private collection, United Kingdom Note: The conical granulated and leaf encrusted bezel on this ring are characteristics of Anglo-Norman jewellery. For... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2016

Les Émaux de Limoges à décor profane au musée de Cluny

Les Émaux de Limoges à décor profane : Affiche. PARIS - Pièce majeure de l’Œuvre de Limoges, exécutée vers 1220-1225 et décorée de médaillons figurant des combats d’animaux réels et fantastiques, des scènes chevaleresques et courtoises, le coffre de Guala Bicchieri grand collectionneur et diplomate aguerri est présenté pour la première fois hors d’Italie depuis son acquisition en 2004 et constitue le cœur de l’exposition. Coffres, médaillons limousins provenant d’autres coffrets, chandeliers, gémellions, boîte aux scènes... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2016

Coupe sur pied en cristal de roche monté en argent

Coupe sur pied en cristal de roche monté en argent. Le cristal de roche gravé : Art Rhéno-Mosan, vers 1230. La monture en argent : Angleterre, époque James I (1566-1625). Hauteur : 11 cm, Largeur (avec les anses) : 10 cm, Diamètre (au col) : 5 cm; diamètre (au pied) : 7 cm. Courtesy Galerie Kugel Littérature : - Lamm (C.J.), Mittelalterliche Gläser und Steinschnittarbeiten aus dem Nahen Osten, Berlin, 1929-1930, 2 volumes (Forschungen zur islamischer Kunst, V), II, pl.84. -... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2015

Rare copy of 1217 Magna Carta goes on view at the New-York Historical Society

The Magna Carta, or “Great Charter,” was initially developed in 1215 and issued by King John as a peace treaty with rebel barons to address specific grievances of his rule. Photo: ©The Dean and Chapter of Hereford Cathedral from the Library and Archive collections. NEW YORK, NY.- The New-York Historical Society is displaying a rare early copy of the Magna Carta, one of the most important historical documents in the world, in an exhibit titled Magna Carta 800: Sharing the Legacy of Freedom. On loan from Hereford Cathedral... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2015

French, first half 13th century and later, Window with one of the Miracles of Christ

French, first half 13th century and later, Window with one of the Miracles of Christ. Estimation  10,000 — 15,000  GBP -  Lot. invendu. Photo Sotheby's inscribed: ST AME.[RI]; leaded stained glass, in a later wood frame; 59.5 by 40.5cm., 23 3/8  by 16in. Provenance: private collection, Ghent  Note: This unusual stained glass panel is reminiscent of windows from the cathedrals at Chartres, Bourges, Sens and Laon, which date to the first third of the 13th... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2015

French, circa 1215 and later, Window with St. John The Evangelist and an apostle

French, circa 1215 and later, Window with St. John The Evangelist and an apostle. Estimation  15,000 — 20,000  GBP -  Lot. invendu. Photo Sotheby's inscribed: CO/AN; leaded stained glass, set in a later metal frame; 60.5 by 58cm., 23 7/8  by 22 7/8 in. Provenance: private collection, Ghent Note: The central medallion of this impressive stained glass panel likely depicts St. John the Evangelist (who carries a palm) with an Apostle. It closely parallels French stained... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2015

French, Limoges, 1210-1220, Book cover with the Crucifixion

French, Limoges, 1210-1220, Book cover with the Crucifixion. Estimation  50,000 — 70,000  GBP -  Lot. Vendu 93,750 GBP.Photo Sotheby's gilt and champlevé enamelled copper, on a modern velvet covered wood stand; plaque: 24 by 11.3cm., 9½ by 4½in.; stand: 26.2 by 15.2 by 11cm., 10¼ by 6 by 4 3/8 in. Provenance: Jose Graells, Barcelona, 1967European noble collection Bibliography: M.-M. Gauthier, É. Antione, and D. Gaborit-Chopin (eds.), Corpus des émaux méridionaux.... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2015

French, Limoges, circa 1220-1230, Crucifix

French, Limoges, circa 1220-1230, Crucifix. Estimation  6,000 — 8,000  GBP -  Lot. Vendu 11,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's partially gilt and champlevé enamelled copper, in a later cloth mount; crucifix: 27.3cm., 10¾in.; mount: 28.7cm., 11¼in. Provenance: Willem Hugo de Monchy, Rotterdam, until 1965;and thence by family descent, United Kingdom Note: Willem de Monchy (1894-1964) was a major shipowner, board member of some of the foremost Dutch shipping and trade companies, and one of the driving... [Lire la suite]
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