25 janvier 2018

Chiale Fine Art at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 112c

Jan Davidsz De Heem (Utrecht 1606-1684 Antwerp), Still life, circa 1640-1645. Oil on panel, 67 x 108 cm. Signed: J.D. Heem f. © Chiale Fine Art Provenance: collection of Sir Emmanuel Kaye, England; private collection, London; private collection, Italy Literature: M. L. Hairs, ‘Les Peintres Flamand del Fleurs’, Ed. 1955; I. Bergstrom, Dutch still life painting, 1956; E. Greindl, ‘Les Peintres Flamands de nature morte’, 1956; W. Bernt, ‘Die Niederlandische Maler des 17 Jahrhunderts’, 1979, vol. 3, vol.... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2018

Costermans at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 121b

Pieter Brueghel the Younger (Brussels 1564–1636 Antwerp), The Adoration of the Magi in a Snowy Landscape. Oil on oak panel, 36 x 57 cm. © Costermans On the back the trefoil mark of the panel maker Michiel Claessens and the Antwerp guild mark Provenance: anonymous sale Sotheby's London, 26 April 1950, lot 55 (as Brueghel the Elder); acquired by William Sabin and Sons, London; collection Huxley, Surrey, 1963; collection Roger Taverner; collection H.S. de Slowak, Montevideo, 1969; anonymous sale, Christie's... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2018

A large blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 239. A large blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); diameter 11 5/8 in., 29..5 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 31,250 USD. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2010. painted around the body in bright blue with a continuous band of lotus flowers issuing from leafy scrolls, between a double line encircling the rim and base, the interior with plain sides and a large medallion enclosing four lotus flowers, all within a double line border... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2018

A small blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620)

Lot 238. A small blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620); diameter 3 7/8 in., 9.8 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 35,000 USD. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the shallow body painted on the exterior with four floral medallions divided by cloud-scrolls, the interior painted with a central dragon medallion below a frieze of lanca characters at the everted rim, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark. Provenance: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2018

A yellow-glazed dish, Hongzhi mark and period (1488-1505)

Lot 235. A yellow-glazed dish, Hongzhi mark and period (1488-1505); diameter 8 1/2 in., 21.4 cm. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot Sold 25,000 USD. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the thinly potted rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, covered overall in a rich yellow glaze, the base glazed white and inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze-blue. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 15 sept. 2010
25 janvier 2018

Pre Columbian Gold at Miho Museum

Solar Mask and Pectoral, Colombia. About 200 BC-AD 200. Hammered gold. © Miho Museum. Mask, Colombia-Ecuador, AD 600-1200. Gold, red pigment. H-13.5 W-16.5 cm. © Miho Museum. Necklace, Peru. About 500 BC-AD 100. Gold. H-50 W-80 cm. © Miho Museum. Warrior, Moche, Peru, 100 BC-AD 800. Gold. H-3.5 W-2.6 cm. © Miho Museum. Headdress Plume, Moche, Peru, 50 BC-AD 300. Gold. H-26 W-37 cm. © Miho Museum. Ear Ornaments, Sican, Peru. About AD 900-1100. Gold. H-4.1 D-1.7 cm. © Miho Museum. Tumi Knife, Sican, Peru. About AD... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2018

Miniature Mask Pendant, Olmec, Mexico, 900-600 BC

Miniature Mask Pendant, Olmec, Mexico, 900-600 BC. Jade. H-2.8 D-1.4 W-2.4 cm. © Miho Museum.
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25 janvier 2018

Miniature Mask Pendant, Olmec, Mexico, 900-600 BC

Miniature Mask Pendant, Olmec, Mexico, 900-600 BC. Jade. H-3.5 D-1.5 W-3.5 cm. © Miho Museum.
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25 janvier 2018

Mask, Teotihuacan, Mexico, AD200-650

Mask, Teotihuacan, Mexico, AD200-650. Serpentine, shell, pyrite, stucco, and jade. H-19.5 D-8.8 W-24 cm. © Miho Museum.
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25 janvier 2018

Mask, Teotihuacan-Guerrero, Mexico, AD 250-750

Mask, Teotihuacan-Guerrero, Mexico, AD 250-750. Stone with shell and pyrite inlays. H-16 D-8.5 W-16.7 cm. © Miho Museum.
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