14 juillet 2015

Pierre Reymond (1513-1584), French, Limoges, 1575, Tazza with the Worship of The Golden Calf

Pierre Reymond (1513-1584), French, Limoges, 1575, Tazza with the Worship of The Golden Calf,  inscribed: EXODE.XXXII., monogrammed: P.R. in brown-red enamel on the bowl and the foot and dated: 1575, partially gilt painted enamel on copper; 15 by 18.3cm., 5 7/8  by 7 1/8 in. Estimation 12,000 — 18,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 23,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Note: Pierre Reymond and his workshop had the most prolific output of all the 16th-century... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2014

"Men in Armor: El Greco and Pulzone Face to Face" at The Frick Collection

NEW YORK, NY.- El Greco’s Vincenzo Anastagi, acquired a century ago by Henry Clay Frick, is one of The Frick Collection’s most celebrated paintings and one of only two full-length portraits by the master. It was executed during the artist’s six-year stay in Rome, before he moved to Spain, where he spent the rest of his career. Much of the force of this work emanates from the resplendent half-armor worn by Anastagi. Rich highlights applied with broad brushstrokes accentuate the steel, its metallic sheen contrasting with the velvety... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2013

Jean Rabel (Né vers 1545 à Beauvais-Paris, 1603), Louise de Lorraine. Vers 1575

Jean Rabel (Né vers 1545 à Beauvais-Paris, 1603), Louise de Lorraine. Vers 1575. Pierre noire et sanguine. Paris, BNF, Estampes, Rés. Na 22
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25 avril 2013

World record at Bonhams in London for a bottle from the golden age of the Ottoman Empire

Two rare Iznik bottles from the golden age of the Ottoman Empire sold at Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale today, April 23, for a total of £848,500. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Two rare Iznik bottles from the golden age of the Ottoman Empire sold at Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale today, April 23, for a total of £758,500 – with one making £547,250 a new world record for an Iznnik bottle and the second bottle selling for £301,250. The sale made a total of £3.6m. The bottles were previously sold by the well-known antiques dealer Frank... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

A large Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1575

A large Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1575 - Sotheby's of shallow rounded form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, viridian green and relief red, outlined in black, featuring a vase emanating sprays of tulips and hyacinths, with an arabesque motif in the centre, the rim with a series of lobed archways, the reverse with paired tulips; 36cm. diam. Estimation: 60,000 - 80,000 GBP NOTE: The present dish stands out for its deep and richly coloured design comprising tulip stems and hyacinths... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2013

A large Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1575 - Sotheby's

A large Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1575 - Sotheby's of shallow rounded form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, viridian green and relief red, outlined in black, featuring a vase emanating sprays of tulips and hyacinths, with an arabesque motif in the centre, the rim with a series of lobed archways, the reverse with paired tulips; 36cm. diam. Estimation: 60,000 - 80,000 GBP NOTE: The present dish stands out for its deep and richly coloured design comprising tulip stems and hyacinths... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2013

A Rare Iznik Polychrome pottery Tile, Turkey, circa 1575

A Rare Iznik Polychrome pottery Tile, Turkey, circa 1575 - Sotheby's of square form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and relief red with a design of cloud-band motifs within an architectural finial form set against a white background, two old collection labels to reverse: 'No. 977, coll. Charles J. Kelekian', 'No. 161, 1K'; 27 by 27cm. Estimation: 80,000 - 120,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Ex-collection Charles J. Kelekian, Paris NOTE: This tile is exceptional for its stark, monumental design. The shape of the... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2013

Plat au vase d'œillets, Iznik, vers 1575

Plat au vase d'œillets, Iznik, vers 1575. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan  Plat " sahan " à composition symétrique, décoré en polychromie et engobe rouge (" bol ") sur fond blanc d'un vase d'œillets dentelés rouges, entre deux palmes vert émeraude soulignées de rouge et six branches incurvées vers le centre, deux de jacinthes bleues, deux de marguerites rouges et deux d'églantines bleues, à hauteur décroissante. Sur le marli, bandeau de demi-fleurettes juxtaposées, à centre ponctué rouge, en réserve sur... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2013

Plat bleu et blanc aux pivoines et palmettes, Iznik, vers 1575

Plat bleu et blanc aux pivoines et palmettes, Iznik, vers 1575. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Plat " tabak " décoré de cinq pivoines aux tiges feuillagées et cinq palmettes autour d'un médaillon central étoilé. Sur le marli, bandeau sinueux de vagues et rochers. Au revers, dix fleurs et fleurons sous un liseré en " festons ". Trous de suspension. Diamètre : 30,5 cm. (12 in.). Estimation : 18 000 / 24 000 €AN IZNIK BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY DISH PAINTED WITH PEONIES AND FEATHERY LEAVES AROUND A... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2012

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1575

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1575.  Of deep rounded form with bracketed rim, decorated in underglaze blue, viridian green, relief red, outlined in pale greyish-black, with tulips and roses emanating from a leafy tuft, the rim with breaking wave pattern, the reverse with alternating floral motifs. This dish displays the characteristics of the first period of Iznik vessels produced with underglaze red. In several ways, it represents a transitional phase in which the decorators of Iznik drew on established... [Lire la suite]
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