12 mai 2023

Christie's presents 'Remastered: Old Masters from the Collection of J.E. Safra - Selling Without Reserve'

 New York – Following a spectacular series of January sales that totaled more than $62 million, Christie’s is proud to present the spring edition of Old Masters Week. The cycle begins on 24 May at 4 p.m. EDT, with the second installment of Remastered: Old Masters from the Collection of J.E. Safra - Selling Without Reserve, and concludes the following morning – 25 May – at 10 a.m. EDT, with the seasonal Old Masters various-owner sale. This series offers collectors and connoisseurs the opportunity to acquire works from the... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2023

Orfèvrerie européenne chez Christie's Paris, 20 avril 2023

Lot 618. Coupe ou demi-coupe double en vermeil d’époque maniériste, apparemment sans poinçon, peut-être Suisse par Hans Peter Rahn, datée 1540, poinçons de contrôle Autriche-Hongrie pour Vienne 1806-1807. H.: 16 cm; 208 gr. Price Realised EUR 6,300 (Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2023 De forme ovoïde reposant sur un piédouche circulaire ciselé et repoussé de grappes de fruits alternant avec des animaux (lion, ours et taureau) le fût en forme de vase, le bol repoussé... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2023

Still life masterpiece from private collection leads Bonhams Classics sale

PARIS.- Still life with a basket of fruit, seashells and a lizard by the German master Jacob Marrel leads The Classics sale at Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr in Paris on Wednesday 19 April 2023. It is estimated at €30,000-50,000. Lot 52. Jacob Marrel (Frankenthal 1614-1681 Frankfurt-am-Main), Still life with a basket of fruit, seashells and a lizard, signed with monogram 'JM* f' (lower right, possibly strengthened), oil on panel, 74 x 49cm (29 1/8 x 19... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2020

ART ET PATRIMOINE - LAURENCE LENNE, Stand 127b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Chalice 'with suns', Silversmith: member of Pijart familly, Paris, 1534-1535. Silver, vermeil and enamel, H 21 cm. © ART ET PATRIMOINE - LAURENCE LENNE Wedding coffer, Mexico, 17th century. Tortoiseshell and silver, 25 x 19.5 x 14 cm. © ART ET PATRIMOINE - LAURENCE LENNE. Portable altar, Urbino, Patanazzi workshop, late 16th century. Polychrome majolica, 34 x 31 x 24 cm. © ART ET PATRIMOINE - LAURENCE LENNE.
19 septembre 2015

A new, permanent display of Michael Wellby's 2012 bequest, is now open at the Ashmolean

Lapis lazuli bowl with gold mounts, Prague, c. 1608. Carving by the Miseroni workshop, mounts by Paulus van Vianen. Height: 17 cm. Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. OXFORD.- Michael Wellby bequeathed his extraordinary collection of Renaissance silver and exotica to the Ashmolean in 2012. Comprising over 500 pieces, it consists primarily of spectacular goldsmiths’ work made in Continental Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. The collection was inspired by the... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2015

The magic of Venice and Dresden captured in two distinguished private collections offered at Sotheby's

An Italian pietre dure inlaid table top, Florentine, first half 17th century. Estimate  £80,000 — 120,000 / €111,576 — 167,364. Lot Sold £106,250. Photo Sotheby's LONDON.- On 9th June 2015, Sotheby’s will present a sale combining two outstanding private collections. Dresden and Venice have long been hubs of creativity inspiring craftsmen, painters, architects, writers, and artisans, and will now meet in the galleries of Sotheby’s London. This sale offers an insight into two collectors' personal... [Lire la suite]

07 juin 2015

Sotheby's organizes an auction in Paris combining paintings and sculptures for the first time

Abel Grimmer (Anvers vers 1570 - 1618/19), Six mois de l'année : Janvier, Mai, Juin, Juillet, Août et Septembre (Six Months of the Year: January to September). Le mois de mai daté sur le puits à gauche 1609. Suite de six panneaux circulaires. Cinq d'entre eux inscrits avec les références aux textes des Evangiles en bas au centre. Au revers de chacun, des cachets de cire correspondant vraisembablement au pannelier. Diamètre : 25 cm ; 9 7/8... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2015

"Gold" at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Indian, Tiger's head, 1785-93, 46.0 x 57.0 x 48.0 cm (excluding base/stand). RCIN 67212. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014 The beauty and symbolism of gold, from the Early Bronze Age to the 20th century, is celebrated in an exhibition opening at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse on 27 March.  Through over 60 items drawn from across the entire breadth of the Royal Collection, Gold explores the distinctive qualities that make this rare and precious... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2015

£100,000 at Bonhams Waterloo Sale for gold box presented to colourful British commander

Lord Uxbridge (1st Marquess of Angelesey): a George IV 18 carat gold Irish Freedom Box. Sold for £100,900 (€138,503). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A gold Irish Freedom Box presented to the Earl of Uxbridge, one of the most colourful British Army Commanders at Waterloo, made £100,900 at Bonhams Waterloo sale today (1 April). The sale made a total of £925,000. The Earl of Uxbridge, later Marquess of Anglesey, (1768-1854) was involved in a famous example of the British stiff upper lip when, riding with Wellington,... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2015

Christie's South Kensington announces a sale of European Noble & Private Collections

LONDON.- On 30 April Christie’s South Kensington presents a sale of European Noble & Private Collections, which brings together an impressive selection of works of art all linked by noble and private provenance. The sale celebrates the collecting traditions of aristocratic dynasties across Europe, exploring the development of styles and tastes, ranging from Old Masters and 19th century paintings to furniture, European and Chinese works of art and porcelain to books, tapestries and silver. Leading the sale is a... [Lire la suite]