18 janvier 2014

A German silver-gilt mounted ivory tankard, circa 1880

A German silver-gilt mounted ivory tankard, circa 1880. Photo Sotheby's. the large barrel with a rumbustious bacchanalian carnival, the foot mount with winged dragon headed scroll feet, demi maiden handle, the rim lobed below the foliate cover with cherub grasping a bunch of grapes finial; 46cm. high; 18in. Estimation 9,000 — 12,000 GBP Sotheby's. Of Royal and Noble Descent. London | 23 Jan 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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18 janvier 2014

A German silver-gilt mounted ivory tankard, circa 1870

A German silver-gilt mounted ivory tankard, circa 1870. Photo Sotheby's. the barrel carved with a pageant of vine dressed figures, cherubs, hounds, goats, the mounts with scrolls and flowers, grotesque mask feet, the cover with an embracing couple, demi maiden handle; 36cm. high; 14in. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 GBP PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRINCELY FAMILY Sotheby's. Of Royal and Noble Descent. London | 23 Jan 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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18 janvier 2014

August Wilhelm Sause (German, Leipzig, 1813), Miniature model commemorating the defeat of Napoleon at the battle of Leipzig

August Wilhelm Sause (German, Leipzig, 1813), Miniature model commemorating the defeat of Napoleon at the battle of Leipzig. Photo Sotheby's. signed and dated: Gefertigt von August Wilhelm Sause in Leipzig 1813, the plaques inscribed with the names of the four Dukes that led the army and the three monarchs that contributed the forces, a fourth plaque displays the dedication: Euer in Verbindung zu Deutschtum und Rettung. Consisting of three canopies supported by slim columns, the lower tier with Tsar Alexander I of Russia,... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2014

A parcel-gilt silver-coloured metal model of an elephant, unmarked, probably German, 19th century

A parcel-gilt silver-coloured metal model of an elephant, unmarked, probably German, 19th century. Photo Sotheby's. the ample body with applied gilt strap below the detachable figure of the mahout equipped with bows and arrows, the beast’s caparison flat-chased with scrolls and decorative coats-of-arms, ivory tusks, with painted inventory number 58; 42cm. long; 16½in.; 1868gr, 60oz all in. Estimation 3,000 — 4,000 GBP PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRINCELY FAMILY Sotheby's. Of Royal and Noble Descent. London | 23 Jan 2014 -... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2014

A pair of German parcel-gilt silver-mounted centrepieces, Eduard Wollenweber, Munich, circa 1890

A pair of German parcel-gilt silver-mounted centrepieces, Eduard Wollenweber, Munich, circa 1890. Photo Sotheby's. the circular bases applied with fruit festoons, winged cherubs’ heads and rams’ skulls, mermaids with water ornament holding the turbo shells each containing a `pearl', dragon finials; 32cm. high;12 5/8 in. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRINCELY FAMILY The firm of Eduard Wollenweber, celebrated goldsmiths in 19th century Munich, was conducted by two men of that name, father and son, who were... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2014

Mariano Salvador Maella (Valencia, 1739-Madrid, 1819), The Allegory of Eternity, 1802-1804

Mariano Salvador Maella (Valencia, 1739-Madrid, 1819), The Allegory of Eternity, 1802-1804. Pencil and grey wash on paper, 197 x 374 mm. Photo courtesy José de la Mano Galería de Arte. José de la Mano Galería de Arte. Exhibiting at: Arader Galleries, 2nd Floor, 1016 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021. Telephone: +1 212 628 7625 - Email: info@galeriajosedelamano.com - Website: www.galeriajosedelamano.com. Master Drawings New York. Saturday 25 January to Saturday 1 February 2014.
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15 janvier 2014

Henri Joseph Harpignies (1819-1916 ), Au coucher du soleil

Henri Joseph Harpignies (1819-1916 ), Au coucher du soleil. Watercolour, signed and dated 1884; 9 ⅞ x 13¼ in. ( 250 x 335 mm). Photo courtesy James Mackinnon. James Mackinnon. Cell: +44 (0)7973 539332 - Email: james@mackinnon.com
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15 janvier 2014

Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), A Greek reclining

Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), A Greek reclining. Watercolour, signed; 2 ½ x 4 ¼ in (64 x 108 mm). Photo courtesy James Mackinnon. James Mackinnon. Cell: +44 (0)7973 539332 - Email: james@mackinnon.com
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15 janvier 2014

Edward Lear (1812 – 1888), The Cedars of Lebanon

Edward Lear (1812 – 1888), The Cedars of Lebanon. Inscribed, dated and numbered: ‘The Cedars / Lebanon / 20 . 21 May 1858 (193)’, pencil, pen and ink and watercolour; (14 ¾ x 21 ¼ in) 375 x 540 mm. Photo courtesy Lowell Libson Ltd Lowell Libson Ltd. British Art and a special exhibition: 'Gainsborough and the landscape of refinement'. Exhibiting at: Mitchell-Innes & Nash, 1018 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10075. Cell: +1 347 403 0333 - Telephone: +1 212 744 7400 - Email: pictures@lowell-libson.com- Website:... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2014

National Gallery of Ireland's traditional exhibition of Turner works opens in Dublin

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), "A Shipwreck off Hastings", c.1825. Watercolor, 19 x 28cm. Photo: ©National Gallery of Ireland.  DUBLIN.- The National Gallery of Ireland's famous Vaughan collection of watercolours by JMW Turner (1775-1851) will be on display for the month of January. It includes Turner's most striking works in watercolor painted during his later European tours: the Doge's Palace in Venice, Lake Lucerne, and the fortresses at Bellinzona in Switzerland.  Henry Vaughan was born in Southwark,... [Lire la suite]
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