21 mars 2017

Two rare and important Imperial gilt-bronze ritual 'ruibin' bells, bianzhong, Qianlong mark and of the period

Lot 2101. A rare and important Imperial gilt-bronze ritual 'ruibin' bell, bianzhong, Qianlong mark and of the period, dated Qianlong 8th year, corresponding to 1743. Estimate  USD  600,000 ~ 1,000,000. Sold for US$ 607,500 (€565,011). Photo: Bonhams. Finely-cast in concave cylindrical form, the flat top surmounted by a pair of addorsed crouching dragons, intricately worked with scaled, arched backs, the large heads with ferocious expressions and mouths agape to reveal pointed fangs,... [Lire la suite]

02 octobre 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art's South Asian Galleries reopen

Hall from the Madanagopalaswamy Temple, Madurai, South India. Circa 1550. Granitic stone. Gift of Susan Pepper Gibson, Mary Gibson Henry and Henry C. Gibson in memory of Adeline Pepper Gibson, 1919-714. Photography by Joseph Hu, 2016. © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On October 2 the Philadelphia Museum of Art is reopening its galleries of South Asian art following a comprehensive renovation. Dedicated to one of the most significant collections of its kind in this country, these newly... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2015

A rare and important Imperial gilt-bronze ritual bell (bianzhong), Qianlong mark and period, 1743

      A rare and important Imperial gilt-bronze ritual bell (bianzhong), Qianlong mark and period, dated to the eighth year, corresponding to 1743. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely-cast, the cylindrical form boldly surmounted by a pair of addorsed five-clawed dragons each crisply cast with a finely scaled arched back, the horned head raised with mouth agape bearing fangs, and supported on powerful extended front claws, the gently convex sides cast in sharp... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2013

Ham House

Detail of an oval pier-glass in the Queen’s Bedchamber at Ham House, one of a pair by supplied by William Bradshaw, c.1743. It reflects a carved and gilded garland by John Bullamore dating from the 1670s. ©National Trust Images/John Hammond Fruitwood armchair, c. 1730, in the Queen’s Bedchamber at Ham House, with velvet upholstery in red, green and cream silk velvet woven in either Genoa, Lyons or Spitalfields. ©National Trust Images/John Hammond Detail of the silk velvet upholstery of the fruitwood furniture in the Queen’s... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2012

Timbale en vermeil à décor d'agrafe Rocaille. Berlin, MO: Johann Gottfried Hildebrand, maitre en 1743

Timbale en vermeil à décor d'agrafe Rocaille. Berlin, MO: Johann Gottfried Hildebrand, maitre en 1743. Poids: 82. H. 9 cm - Lot 193. Estimation : 1200/1500€ Maîtres Isabelle GOXE & Laurent BELAÏSCH et Isabelle GOXE-Laurent BELAÏSCH-Hôtel des ventes d'Enghien. SAMEDI 5 MAI à 14H30. 2, rue du Docteur Leray 95880 Enghien-les-Bains. Tél. : 01.34.12.68.16 - Fax : 01.34.12.89.64 - Email : contact@enghien-svv.com
30 mars 2012

Grand Fauteuil d'apparat en bois sculpté et laqué vert, vers 1743. Venise, époque XVIIIème siècle.

Grand Fauteuil d'apparat en bois sculpté et laqué vert, vers 1743. Venise, époque XVIIIème siècle. photo Cornette de Saint Cyr 145 x 78 x 61 cm - Estimation : 10 000 / 12 000 €Bibliographie : Palais Ca'Rezzonico, Venise : mobilier attribué à Antonio Corradini (c.1700-1752).Chambre d'apparat du palais SagredoCornette de Saint Cyr - Paris. Lundi 2 avril 2012.. Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild - 11, rue Berryer - 75008 Paris. Tel. + 33 1 45 63 18 21