18 mars 2011

A rare export porcelain triple spice box and cover. China, Yongzheng Period, circa 1730

A rare export porcelain triple spice box and cover. China, Yongzheng Period, circa 1730.  photo Luis Alegria/TEFAF Maastricht 2011 Raised on three paw feet, the flower bud knop rising from a molded gadroon border, the arms once on the cover. Width 12.7 cm. With Louis XV Royal Arms of France - Price on application. Literature: This spice box and cover come from a service ordered for Louis XV (1710-Versailles-1774) King of France and of Navarre, also known as The Beloved . This particular shape was inspired by models produced... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2011

Cohen & Cohen Chinese porcelains @ TEFAF Maastrich 2011

 A group of two dancers for the Dutch market. China, Qianlong circa 1750-1752. photo Cohen & Cohen Modelled after a Meissen original and brightly enamelled in famille rose, the man with yellow hat, blue waistcoat and red breeches, the woman with red waistcoat and skirt with purple flowers, the base with modelled flowers scattered between their feet. Height 16 cm - Price on application  Pair of Famille Verte chargers for the European market. China, Kangxi period, circa 1700. photo Cohen & Cohen Finely enamelled with... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2011

A sancai glazed tripod pottery vessel. China, Tang dynasty, 618-907 CE

A sancai glazed tripod pottery vessel. China, Tang dynasty, 618-907 CE. photo Blitz Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Height 14 cm. Diameter 16 cm - Price on application Blitz Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. TEFAF Antiques / Stand 259. PO Box 15715.Prinsengracht 851,1001 NE Amsterdam.The Netherlands. T +31 20 623 26 63 - M +31 650262698 - F +31 20 627 78 39 - www.DriesBlitz.com - mail@DriesBlitz.com
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18 mars 2011

A Dingyao brown and white glazed figure of a boy leading a mule. Ding kilns, Hebei Province, early Northern Song dynasty, 10th c

A Dingyao brown and white glazed figure of a boy leading a mule. Ding kilns, Hebei Province, early Northern Song dynasty, 10th century. photo Priestley & Ferraro Height: 12.8 cm - Price : On Request Priestley & Ferraro. TEFAF Antiques / Stand 235. Priestley & Ferraro specialises in early Chinese art. This embraces all of Chinese art from its beginnings in the Neolithic period up to the eve of the Ming dynasty. Within this broad field our main emphasis is on ceramics - pottery, stoneware and porcelain, though we also... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2011

Shopping of Chinese Glass @ Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Rare set of eight Chinese simulated coral glass immortal figures, 19th century. Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Tall coral-tone figures representing the eight Taoist immortals mounted over wood stands. Glass H: 9 in. Pits and pores to glass likely intended to mimic coral surface; one figure repaired / rebuilt at ankle level; very small chip to nose of one figure and small chip to drapery at foot of another. Estimate $15,000-30,000 PROVENANCE:  Property from the Ina and Sandford Gadient Collection of Fine... [Lire la suite]

17 mars 2011

Christ en majesté entouré des Evangélistes. Allemagne, 1180-1220

Christ en majesté entouré des Evangélistes. Allemagne, 1180-1220. photos Marc-Arthur Kohn Matériau Ivoire H. 13,1 cm, L. 13, 2 cm - Estimation : 350 000 - 450 000 € Provenance Ancienne collection Chalandon Certifi cat d'analyse au carbone 14 en date du 17 février 2003 du laboratoire RCD, The Old Stables, Oxon, Grande-Bretagne, qui date l'ivoire du XIe siècle Nous remercions Monsieur Richard Camber, ancien Conservateur des Antiquités tardives et de l'Art Médiéval au British Museum de Londres, pour l'aide... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2011

Sotheby's to Sell Four Hundred Items from the Fabius Freres Gallery Collection

The Fabius Frères Gallery is known worldwide for the exceptional quality, condition and provenance of the works of art in their collection. Photo: Sotheby's. Paris, le 16 mars 2011 - Sotheby’s, en association avec PIASA, a l’honneur d’annoncer la vente de la collection de la galerie Fabius Frères, qui aura lieu à Paris les 18 et 19 octobre2011. La galerie Charpentier sera pendant une semaine le théâtre d’une vente événement dispersant près de 400 lots de sculptures, mobilier, objets d’art, dessins et tableaux du XlXe siècle,... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2011

Christ en croix. Atelier de Salerne, Fin XIe siècle.

Christ en croix. Atelier de Salerne, Fin XIe siècle. photos Marc-Arthur Kohn Matériau Ivoire à patine naturelle d'origine H. 19,9 cm, L. 10 cm, P. 0,9 cm - Estimation : 600 000 - 800 000 € EXPOSITION « L'Enigma degli Avori Medievali da Amalfi a Salerno », Salerne, musée Diocésain, du 20 décembre 2007 au 30 avril 2008,sous le commissariat de Ferdinando Bolognia, Professeur Émérite à l'Université de Rome et enseignant à l'Université de Naples. Reproduit p. 446 du catalogue et décrit sous le n° 77 Plaque en ivoire... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2011

Erik Thomsen Asian Art Presents Golden Treasures: Japanese Gold Lacquer Boxes

Natsume Tea Caddy by Akihide, Autumn Flowers by Bamboo Fence; Meiji period; 19th century. Maki-e sprinkled gold and gold foil on black lacquer ground; H: 6.8 cm. NEW YORK, N.Y.- Erik Thomsen Asian Art will present a select collection of Japanese lacquer boxes in Golden Treasures: Japanese Gold Lacquer Boxes, an Asia Week exhibition held at its new, purpose-built gallery in New York City. The exhibition will run from March 16 – May 28, 2011 at Erik Thomsen Asian Art, 23 E. 67th Street. Thomsen’s exhibition focuses on small-scale... [Lire la suite]