27 juillet 2015

Dutch School, 17th century, Still life of apples and pears in a pewter dish

Dutch School, 17th century, Still life of apples and pears in a pewter dish. Estimate   20,000 — 30,000 GBP.  Unsold. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, possibly reduced, 23.5 by 37 cm.; 9 1/4  by 14 5/8  in. Sotheby's. Old Master & British Paintings Day Sale, Londres, 09 juil. 2015

12 juillet 2015

17th and 18th century dolls' houses in the spotlight at the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem

Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century dolls’ houses, Netherlands. ©Margareta Svensson HAARLEM.- Children and grown-ups alike will find enchantment in a gallery full of dolls’ house rooms in the Frans Hals Museum. A magical collage of seventy little rooms, some in 3D, has been created from real seventeenth- and eighteenth-century dolls’ houses. Visitors can get close enough to discover details that often remain hidden. The display was inspired by one of the highlights of the Frans Hals Museum—the monumental dolls’ house put... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2015

Kraak plate, China, 17th century, Transitional period (1635-1655)

Kraak plate, China, 17th century, Transitional period (1635-1655). Estimate 900 € / 1 200 €. Photo: MARQUES DOS SANTOS  cobalt blue decoration under the glaze with figures on a landscape, rim with reserves alternating figures and flowers. Dim.:35,5cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. Art d'Asie, Antiquités & Objets d'Art, le 04 Juillet 2015 à 15h30
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04 juillet 2015

Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015

Turban ornament, Northern India, Lucknow, early 19th century. Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C17 A carved emerald ring set in white gold with pave diamonds. Mughal carving 17th century setting 19th century. Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C17. A ruby and diamond temple necklace, Mysore, 19th Century. Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C17 A rare gold ring in the form of Ganga the River God, Indonesia, Java, 12-14th Century. Susan Ollemans... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2015

A Kraak blue and white saucer dish, 17th century

A Kraak blue and white saucer dish, 17th century. Estimate £400 - 600 (€560 - 850). Photo: Bonhams. Freely painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing a confronting dragon, the broad flaring rim with eight lotus-lappet panels variously enclosing Buddhist emblems and sunflowers, divided by narrow panels of pendant Buddhist emblems reserved on trellis-diaper grounds, the exterior with stylised lotus-lappets, 32.5cm diameter Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 8 Jul 2015 11:00 BST - EDINBURGH
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25 juin 2015

Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. at Masterpiece London 2015

Chinese porcelain blue ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, China, 18th century. Price on request. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. Kraak dish decorated with Persian ladies, Jingdezhen, China, 17th century. Price on request. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd.  Chinese blue and white huqqa base, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Price on request. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd.    Blue and white Iznik tile, Turkey, First half of the 16th century. Price on request.... [Lire la suite]


14 juin 2015

'Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices' opens at the Art Gallery of South Australia

Japan, Scenes of traders in Nagasaki, Mid-18th century, Nagasaki pair of hand scrolls, opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper; box, wood, paper and ink. M.J.M Carter AO Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2014. Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.   ADELAIDE.- Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices at the Art Gallery of South Australia in June and at the Art Gallery of Western Australia in October is the first exhibition in Australia to present the complex artistic and... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2015

An Ottoman gold-mounted jade Pendant, Turkey, 17th Century

An Ottoman gold-mounted jade Pendant,  Turkey, 17th Century. Sold for £1,000 (€1,372). Photo: Bonhams. of cusped form, with glass insets in raised floral gold mounts surrounded by engraved scrolling floral decoration, the top of the pendant drilled for suspension, the reverse plain  5.5 x 7 cm. Provenance: Collection of La Comtesse de Broissia-Tortillia, Alexandria; and by descent. Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 9 Jun 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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10 juin 2015

A Kubachi underglaze-painted pottery Dish, Persia, 17th Century

A Kubachi underglaze-painted pottery Dish,  Persia, 17th Century. Sold for £2,125 (€2,917). Photo: Bonhams. decorated in blue, white and black with Chinese style decoration consisting of cranes in an ornamental pond  33.8 cm. diam. Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 9 Jun 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
10 juin 2015

A Safavid underglaze-painted pottery Vase, Persia, 17th Century

A Safavid underglaze-painted pottery Vase,  Persia, 17th Century. Estimate £400 - 600 (€550 - 820). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. decorated in cobalt blue on a white ground with Chinese style designs consisting of pavilions, waterfalls, figures, and floral and vegetal motifs, pseudo Chinese mark to base, later copper mounts - 18.5 cm. high Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 9 Jun 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE