07 février 2021

Netherlandish relief portrait plaque of the philosopher Democritus, Last quarter 17th century

Netherlandish relief portrait plaque of the philosopher Democritus contained in a frame carved with flowering tendrils, Last quarter 17th century. Ivory (plaque), fruitwood (frame), H 8.5 x W 6 cm - with frame: H 11 x W 8.5 cm. Price: € 6,900. FINCH & CO at BRAFA 2021. Titled in ink to the reverse ‘Democrite’. With old collection label. Provenance: former Dutch private collection.

07 février 2021

Portuguese Macao devotional plaque, Mid 17th century

Portuguese Macao devotional plaque depicting St Jerome kneeling before Christ crucified gripping the Cross in one hand holding a stone in the other, Mid 17th century. Ivory, H 12 x W 8.5 x D 1 cm. Price: € 37,500. FINCH & CO at BRAFA 2021. Symbolic of his asceticism, his hands and feet with the stigmata, a sign of his passionate Christian devotion, his cardinal’s hat and robe hanging in the tree, God the Father in the clouds above a lion at the Saint’s feet, above him two medieval church towers. The scene is probably... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2021

Engine turned cup and cover, South Germany, 17th century

Engine turned cup and cover, South Germany, 17th century. Ivory. H 12 cm Ø 8 cm. CABINET OF CURIOSITIES-HONOURABLE SILVER OBJECTS at BRAFA 2021. An ivory engine turned and faceted cup with a rose engine turned cover with spiral final. m. +32 (0)475 26 76 85 www.silverobjects.be
05 février 2021

Dice glass, Holland, 17th century

Dice glass, Holland, 17th century. Gilt silver, glass H 16.7 cm Ø 7.2 cm. CABINET OF CURIOSITIES-HONOURABLE SILVER OBJECTS at BRAFA 2021. A Dutch gilt silver dice cup with an 18th century engraved glass 'à la façon de Venise' with a coat of arms of the Frisian noble family (Van) Burmania (later replaced). On a bar of the cage, a 19th century Dutch silver retest mark of a flowered V (1814-1831) for foreign and antique works of silver. Similar object to be found at the Rijksmuseum: dice glass, object n° BK-1995-4 (gift of Joseph R.... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2021

National Gallery of Art announces new acquisitions

Aurelio Lomi, The Stoning of Saint Stephen, c. 1602. Pen and ink with oil over chalk on four sheets of paper, framed: 106.5 × 86.5 × 5.5 cm (41 15/16 × 34 1/16 × 2 3/16 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington. New Century Fund and The Ahmanson Foundation 2020.101.1. WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Gallery of Art has acquired The Stoning of Saint Stephen (c. 1602) by Aurelio Lomi (1556–1622), the leading painter in Pisa during the last quarter of the 16th century. It joins two other works by Lomi in the Gallery’s... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2021

Christie's announces online-only auction of Old Master prints

Lot 16. Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), The Crucifixion, woodcut, circa1498, on laid paper, watermark Bull's Head with Caduceus (Meder 81), a fine, richly black Meder a proof impression, before the text edition of 1511, printing very evenly and strongly. Sheet 392 x 281 mm. Estimate: £25,000-35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. LONDON.- Christie’s Old Master Prints online-only auction, open for bidding from 19 to 28 January 2021, offers a selection of fine and rare prints that span five centuries of... [Lire la suite]

16 janvier 2021

Masterpieces by Botticelli and Rembrandt anchor Sotheby's Masters Week in NY

Property from an Important Private Collection. Lot 15. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli (Florence 1444/5 – 1510), Portrait of a young man holding a roundel, inscribed on the reverse, center: 404 (a number from an as yet unidentified inventory, possibly from the 17th or 18th century); on a label, top center: D'Alessandro Botti/ cello Fiorentino.; upper right corner and lower center: 12./ di Sandro/ Botticello/ BORN AT FLORENCE IN 1437./ DIED IN... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2021

Willem Claesz. Heda, A banquet piece with an overturned tazza and oysters

Lot 30. Willem Claesz. Heda (Haarlem circa 1596 - 1680), A banquet piece with an overturned tazza and oysters, signed and dated on the knife lower right: Heda 1635, , oil on panel, 23 ½ by 31 ½ in.; 59.7 by 80 cm. Estimate 2,500,000 - 3,500,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Jean Dollfus, Paris; His sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 20-21 May 1912, lot 51, to Schnell; Acquired from the Dollfus Family by a private Swiss collector; By... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2021

Rachel Ruysch, Still life with flowers in a vase on a ledge with a dragonfly, caterpillar, and butterfly

Lot 32. Rachel Ruysch (The Hague 1664 - 1750 Amsterdam), Still life with flowers in a vase on a ledge with a dragonfly, caterpillar, and butterfly, signed and dated lower left: Rachel Ruysch 1698, oil on canvas, 19 by 15 ¾ in.; 48.3 by 40 cm. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Pieter Locquet, Amsterdam;His deceased sale, Amsterdam, Van der Schley a.o., 22 September 1783, lot 312 (for fl. 200);There acquired by Van der Schley,... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2021

Willem van Aelst, Still life with grapes in a basket, peaches on a silver dish, medlars, two butterflies, a fly and a snail,...

Lot 36. Willem van Aelst (Delft 1627 - 1683 Amsterdam), Still life with grapes in a basket, peaches on a silver dish, medlars, two butterflies, a fly and a snail, all on a red velvet cloth over a partially draped ledge, signed upper right: Guill.mo van Aelst. , oil on canvas, 29 ½ by 22 ¼ in.; 74.9 by 56.5 cm. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: With Galerie Sanct Lucas, Vienna, by 1936;Bas de Geus van den Heuvel, Amsterdam and... [Lire la suite]
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