02 juin 2018

A rare pale celadon-glazed shallow bowl, dated by inscription to Wanli cyclical xinmao year, corresponding to 1591 and of the pe

Lot 3104. A rare pale celadon-glazed shallow bowl, dated by inscription to Wanli cyclical Xinmao year, corresponding to 1591 and of the period; 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 525,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The shallow bowl is potted with rounded sides rising from slightly tapering foot to flaring rims. It is covered inside and out with a glaze of celadon tone, thinning towards the rims and stopping neatly around the foot. The base is glazed in white,... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2015

Small Gießlöwe from the Lüneburg Council Silver, 1541, Lüneburg

Small Gießlöwe from the Lüneburg Council Silver, 1541, Lüneburg. Silver, probably exclusively molded for. T. gilded and painted, 30 x 40.5 x 13 cm. Ident.Nr. 1874.391. Kunstgewerbemuseum © Photo:  Museum of Decorative Arts of the National Museums in Berlin - Prussian Cultural Heritage. Photo:  Karen Bartsch Body of two-part form. Legs, tail and ears manufactured separately. Engraved coat of the rear portion and hallmarked. Revenge heart painted red. -.... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2014

American fortune used to buy stunning porcelain collection stolen by Nazis, for sale at Bonhams

Emma (born Lazarus, born 17 . 2 . 1852 Hamburg, died 14 . 2 . 1937 Hamburg) & Henry Budge (banker, born 20 . 11 ​. 1840 Frankfurt a  M., died 20 . 10 . 1928 Hamburg). LONDON.- A host of historically important works highlight the Fine European Ceramics at New Bond Street on 18th June. Items from an important private collection of decorative arts, the Emma Budge Collection, are among the most notable lots... [Lire la suite]