22 février 2016

Francesca Galloway at Asia Week New York 2016

A Youth in Persian Costume. India, Golconda, c. 1630-40. Opaque pigments with gold on paper. Folio: 28.5 x 19 cm; Painting: 20.4 x 13.2 cm © Francesca Galloway Krishna attempts to placate his annoyed beloved Radha. South India, Tirupati, 1720-30. Opaque watercolor on paper. 27.5 x 19.4 cm © Francesca Galloway Isfandiyar slays the dragon, from Firdausi's Shahnameh. Shiraz, c. 1580-85. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Folio: 42.5 x 26.7 cm; Painting: 30.5 x 23 cm © Francesca... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2015

Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd, 'Indian Painting 1590–1870' at Asia Week New York 2015

Portrait of the Emperor Farukhsiyyar. By Bavanidas. Mughal, circa 1715. Opaque pigments and gold, laid down in an album page with stylised floral motifs on a gold ground. 7 5/8 by 4 ¾ inches (19.5 by 12 cm); 17 ¾ by 12 ¾ inches folio (45 by 32.5 cm). Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd at Asia Week New York 2015.  Portrait of Maharaja Raghubir Singh (r.1864-87) in procession. Punjab, dated 1864. Opaque pigments with gold on paper, two cartouches of inscription in Gurmukhi and Persian,... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2012

A Chinese porcelain large armorial dish. Kangxi-Yongzheng, Circa 1720-30

A Chinese porcelain large armorial dish. Kangxi-Yongzheng, Circa 1720-30. Photo Marchant painted in the centre with the arms of Thomas Pitt of Blandford, Baron Londonderry, with those of his wife Lady Frances Ridgeway in pretence above a banderol inscribed with the motto AMITIE, the rim with the stork crest beneath a baron`s coronet between fronds, within four oval panels alternating with gold and iron-red floral sprays, the underside with lingzhi mark within a double circle in underglaze-blue. 13 5/8 inches, 34.6cm... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2012

A Meissen Hausmaler teapot and cover, circa 1720-30

A Meissen Hausmaler teapot and cover, circa 1720-30. Photo Bonhams The bullet-shaped body with a scroll handle and curved spout, decorated in Augsburg, in the workshop of Abraham Seuter, in gilding with chinoiserie scenes on scrollwork pedestals below a scrollwork border to the rim, the handle and spout heightened in gilding, the cover with bird vignettes and a similar border, 12cm high (typical minor wear to gilding) (2). Estimate: £7,000 - 9,000 / €8,500 - 11,000 / US$ 11,000 - 14,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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