25 décembre 2013

Yashima Gakutei. Surimono woodblock print. Japan, 1830

Yashima Gakutei. Surimono woodblock print. Japan, 1830. Photo courtesy Joan B Mirvis Ltd. 8 x 7 inches (20.3 x 17.8 cm). Joan B Mirvis Ltd. 'Japan in Black and White: Ink and Clay'. 39 East 78th Street. Fourth Floor. New York 10075. T (212) 799 4021 - info@mirviss.com - www.mirviss.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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27 août 2013

A fine micromosaic brooch, circa 1830

Lot 21 – A fine micromosaic brooch, circa 1830. Photo Bonhams The rectangular plaque of minute polychrome tesserae depicting a fox biting the neck of a mallard duck, on the banks of a wooded waterway with rolling countryside in the near distance, engraved on reverse “this mosaic was worked by Barbieri of Rome”, brooch fitting probably later, length including frame 6.6cm, fitted case by Mayer, 68 and 70 Lord Street, Liverpool. Estimate:  $9,300 – $12,000 Notes: The highly skilled and specialised technique... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2013

Bijoux parisiens brings to Memphis rare jewel collection from the Petit Palais, Paris

Edouard Halouze, Advertisement for Van Cleef & Arpels, 1920. Gazette du bon ton Color lithograph on paper. Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, Inv.: LDUT 01255, Achat sur les arrérages du legs Dutuit, 2003. MEMPHIS, TN.- Bijoux parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris opened at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens bringing to Memphis iconic and inimitable jewels from the famous French houses of Fannière, Boucheron, Crouzet, Cartier, and others. The exhibition traces the fascinating story of French... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2013

Striking Antique Georgian Snake Earrings, England. Circa 1830

Striking Antique Georgian Snake Earrings, England. Circa 1830.  18K Gold. Garnet, Pearl Natural, Diamond. Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
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10 février 2013

Colossal Three-Sided Crystal Fob with Snake Bale, Circa 1830

Colossal Three-Sided Crystal Fob with Snake Bale, Circa 1830.  The best example of a large charm to grace the end of your favorite antique chain... This is a very large chunk of faceted crystal, fashioned into a three-sided form which swivels on its golden bale. The bale is two snakes, joined and twisted together at the center. Fourtane.
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30 décembre 2012

Pink topaz and diamond bracelet

Pink topaz and diamond bracelet © Sotheby's This very fine pink topaz and diamond bracelet sold for 181,000 Swiss francs ($172,442). It was made around 1830. It is from the Estate of Henriette de l'Espine, S.A.S. la Princesse Louis de Croÿ.
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11 décembre 2012

Last King of France's ice buckets re-discovered and red-hot at Bonhams sale

A pair of documentary Sèvres blue-ground topographical ice pails (glacières "Vase B") from the Service des petites vues de France ordered by King Louis Philippe, dated 1830. Photo: Bonhams. A pair of stunning ice pails (d.1830) is one of the highlights of the upcoming Fine European Ceramics and Glass sale at Bonhams on 12th December at New Bond Street, London. The pails depict scenes from the Palais Royal and the Château de Neuilly and were part of the ‘Service pittoresque’ ordered by King Louis Philippe of France (1773–1850)... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2012

Paris. Paire de vases de forme Médicis. Vers 1830

Paris. Paire de vases de forme Médicis. Vers 1830. Photo Pescheteau-Badin reposant sur un large piédouche à socle carré, deux anses ayant à leur base des têtes d'hommes barbus, décor polychrome sur fond or à motifs d'enroulements floraux, de scènes de l'Histoire de Troie signées Le Clair, au revers paysages animés et bergeries. H : 35 cm. Quelques usures d'or. Lot 99. Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Pescheteau-Badin. Lundi 8 octobre 2012. Samedi 6 octobre de 11h à 18h, dimanche 7 octobre et... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2012

A tall japanned terracotta vase of large proportions. Most probably made in Turin, ca 1830

A tall japanned terracotta vase of large proportions.. Most probably made in Turin, ca 1830. © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES decorated throughout in the Japanese style, with gilded cranes standing and in flight amongst a gilt foliate landscape, all on a black ground. H: 38.6 in (98.0 cm)  http://www.mallettantiques.com/
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21 juillet 2012

A pair of particularly fine campagna formed vases on stands with crisp fluted detail. England, ca 1830

A pair of particularly fine campagna formed vases on stands with crisp fluted detail. England, ca 1830. H: 8.3 in (21.0 cm). D: 3.0 in (7.6 cm) © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES
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