03 février 2016

Kabuto

Kabuto (helmet) in the shape of a turban shell, with gold leaf, Momoyama period, 17th century, Iron, gold, lacquer, and silk, H. of bowl, 19.3 cm, Tokyo National Museum. Eboshi-shaped kabuto (helmet) with maedate (crest) in form of a mantis, Edo period, 17th century, Iron, lacquer, cord, silk, wood, gold, and papier-maché, H. of bowl, 20.3 cm. Momonari-kabuto (peach-shaped helmet) with butterfly crest, Edo period, 18th century, Iron, wood, gold, leather, lacquer, and silk, H. of bowl, 26.5 cm, National Museum of Japanese... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2016

Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016

Column Ladik, 150 x 102 cm, 17th century,Highlands of Anatolia, Turkey. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Acquired from Dr.Ulrich Schürmann in 1970.  Provenance: Ulrich Schürmann “Teppiche aus dem Orient”, 1981, page 70, Klinkhardt & Biermann Lenkoran, 253 x 122 cm, about 1800 or earlier, Caucasus. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Acquired from Bodenheim in 1970 (Antique Fair Munich)  Bausback “Antike Meisterstücke orientalischer... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2016

Gregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF 2016

Ryoji Koie (b.1938), A six-fold paper screen painted in ink on a hakura (silk on gold) ground with the characters “1, 2, 3” and abstract calligraphy; Dimensions: H. 68" x W. 150" (172.5cm x 381cm); Signed: Ryoji Koie; Seal: Ryoji Koie, Japan, 21st century Heisei 23 (2011). Gregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF 2016. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Works by the artist can be found in the collections of: Victoria and Albert Museum, London; New South Wales Art Gallery, Australia; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2016

Ed Vaizey places temporary export bar on Italian cabinets that give unique insight into 17th century

A pair of Italian rosewood Pietre Dure mounted, inlaid ebony cabinets, Roman, circa 1625, on a pair of Regency mahogany and parcel-gilt stands possibly to a design by C H Tatham, first quarter 19th century; asking price of £1,265,000 (plus VAT of £43,000 on the buyer’s premium). Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- A pair of 17th century Italian cabinets are at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £1,265,000 (plus VAT of £43,000 on the buyer’s premium). Culture... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2016

Hungarian court dress, 17th century

Hungarian court dress, 17th century. Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest 
05 janvier 2016

A blue and white square dish, 17th century

Lot 2303. A blue and white square dish, 17th century. Sold for US$ 1,187 (€1,105). Photo Bonhams Sturdily potted and likely made for the Japanese market, the flat mouth rim and central well adorned in densely composed stylized floral motifs, raised on a thick foot (notable kiln flaws). 6 1/2in (16.5cm) wide Property from the Xanadu Gallery, San Francisco, California Notes: For similar designs on a teapot published as circa 1600-1627, see the Oriental Ceramics Society, Hong Kong,Transitional Wares and Their... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2016

A set of ten blue and white 'crane' saucer dishes, Jiajing marks, 17th century

Lot 2300. A set of ten blue and white 'crane' saucer dishes, Jiajing marks, 17th century. Sold for US$ 2,375 (€2,210). Photo Bonhams Each delicately painted in the central medallion with three cranes in flight between three lotus blossoms on a continuous scroll reserved on a blue ground, a double circle in underglaze blue beneath the rim, the recessed bases each bearing the six-character mark in standard script within a double circle (rim frits); Japanese wood storage box. 3 1/2in (9cm) diameters ... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2015

A blue and white "immortals" deep porcelain plate, China, marked yutang jiaqi, 17th century

Lot 474. A blue and white "immortals" deep porcelain plate, China, marked yutang jiaqi, 17th century. Estimate 1500/2000 €. Lot sold 3.300 €. Photo Nagel D. 35,2 cm. Restored chip to rim Property from an European private collection.  Nagel Auktionen, "Asian Art",  07/12/2015
30 décembre 2015

A pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain kendis, 17th Century

Lot 379. A pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain kendis, 17th Century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. decorated with panels enclosing flower and fruit; together with a set of six smaller kendis, 17th century, each decorated on the body with panels enclosing cranes below lappets on the neck. Quantité: 8. The largest: 20cm., 7 7/8 in. PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. SMIDT VAN GELDER, NÉE BARONESS VAN ZUYLEN VAN NIJEVELT Provenance: The Hatcher... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2015

A Chinese blue and white 'boys' jar, 17th Century

Lot 378. A Chinese blue and white 'boys' jar, 17th Century. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the baluster body painted around the exterior with boys at play; together with a blue and white double-gourd vase, and four miniature vases - Quantité: 6 - The jar: 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. SMIDT VAN GELDER, NÉE BARONESS VAN ZUYLEN VAN NIJEVELT Provenance: The double gourd vase and four miniature vases bearing paper labels... [Lire la suite]
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