07 juillet 2016

Netherlandish or Italian, probably 17th century, Memento mori skull

Lot 37. Netherlandish or Italian, probably 17th century, Memento mori skull. Estimate £6,000 — 8,000. Price realised £7,500. Photo Sotheby's. inscribed: hodie / mihi/ cras / tibi, terracotta, 13.5 by 14 by 18cm., 5 4/8  by 5½ by 7 1/8 in. Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Splendours from a Mantuan Palazzo, London, 05 Jul 2016
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07 juillet 2016

Northern French or Southern Netherlandish, circa 1500-1525, Memento mori chapelet bead

Lot 38. Northern French or Southern Netherlandish, circa 1500-1525, Memento mori chapelet bead. Estimate £12,000 — 18,000. Price realised £31,250 . Photo Sotheby's. inscribed: ANSI SERONS NOVS WI OV DEMAIN, later mounted on a bamboo stick with gilt copper ferrule; ivory - ivory: 7.4cm., 3in., overall: 87cm., 34¼in. Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Splendours from a Mantuan Palazzo, London, 05 Jul 2016
06 juillet 2016

Cornelis de Heem (Leiden 1631 - 1695 Antwerpt), A vanitas still life with a skull and an écorché, on a draped table

Lot 14. Cornelis de Heem (Leiden 1631 - 1695 Antwerpt), A vanitas still life with a skull and an écorché, on a draped table, oil on canvas, 60 by 78 cm.; 23 5/8  by 30 3/4  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: In the collection of the present owner’s family since before the Second World War. Notes: This recently discovered vanitas still life was painted by Cornelis de Heem, son of Jan Davidsz., in the late 1650s and is one of the more... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2016

Rosary member, Germany (?), 17th century

Main reversing as rosary member (front), Germany (?), 17th century, Ivory version residues, H. 3.8 cm, Inv. B 129 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv Main reversing as rosary member (rear), Germany (?), 17th century, Ivory version residues, H. 3.8 cm, Inv. B 129 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv
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30 mars 2016

Sleeping Cherub with Skull, Netherlands (?), 17th century

Sleeping Cherub with Skull, Netherlands (?), 17th century, ivory, 4.3 x 14 x 5.7, Inv. B 154 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv
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30 mars 2016

Dancing Death, Southern Germany, 18th century

Dancing Death, Southern Germany, 18th century, ivory, H. 13 cm, Inv. B 151 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv
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30 mars 2016

Paternoster chain, Mexico, 1580

Paternoster chain, Mexico, 1580, hardwood skull beads with microcarvings on hummingbird feathers, gilded silver with enamel, L. 39 cm, Inv. A 1059 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv
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30 mars 2016

Memento mori, Western Switzerland, 1520

Memento mori, Western Switzerland, 1520, ivory, ebony, 12,5 x 42 cm, Inv. B 160 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv
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17 février 2016

"Memento mori", 1520

"Memento mori", 1520, ivory, ebony. Ludwig Collection, Museum Schnütgen. Photo petrus.agricola
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17 février 2016

"Memento Mori", South German, possibly Augsburg, 17th century

"Memento Mori", ivory skeleton in an ebonized wood coffin. South German, possibly Augsburg, 17th century.
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