30 septembre 2016

A set of rare late Renaissance allegories of the months of the year surpasses the high estimate at Koller

Lot 3033A. Abel Grimmer, (ca. 1570 Antwerp 1620), Allegory of February. Oil on wood. Diameter 25 cm. Inscribed lower center, signed and dated: MARC 1.1. ABEL GRIMMER FECIT 1609 and inscribed: ABEL GRIMMER 1609 and with a red wax seal. Estimate CHF 90 000/140 000 (€ 83,330 / 129,630). Sold for CHF 126 000. Photo Koller Lot 3033B. Abel Grimmer, (ca. 1570 Antwerp 1620), Allegory of March. Oil on wood. Diameter 25 cm. Lower center called:... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2016

Wall cistern, Delft, signed Gerard Kamm, 2nd half of the 18th century

Lot 1709. Wall cistern, Delft, signed Gerard Kamm, 2nd half of the 18th century. Estimate: CHF3,000 - CHF5,000. Photo Koller Faiece, painted blue depicting a bucolic scene. Marked GK in blue. H 40 cm (cover 13 cm). Cover associated and edge of the vessel restored.Provenance: - Art Dealer, Holland, ca. 1965. - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature: Köllmann/Reineking/Schmitz-Eichhoff, Sammlung Europäischer Fayencen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Cologne 1991, No. 61a. ... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Pair of lidded vases, Delft, 2nd half of the 18th century

Lot 1703. Pair of lidded vases, Delft, 2nd half of the 18th century. Estimate: CHF3,000 - CHF5,000. Photo Koller Faience, painted in blue and green in the Oriental style, with peonies, scrolls and birds. Both covers have lion finials. No mark.H 38.5 cm. Edge of the cover restored. (2)Provenance: - Lempertz Cologne, 11. December 1990, Lot 1294. - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature: Köllmann/Reineking/Schmitz-Eichhoff, Sammlung Europäischer Fayencen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Cologne 1991, No. 68. ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A diamond girandole brooch and pair of earrings, Portuguese, 2nd half of the 18th century

A diamond girandole brooch and pair of earrings, Portuguese, 2nd half of the 18th century. Estimate £12,000 - 15,000 (€16,000 - 21,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each of highly stylised floral and foliate design suspending three pendants, set throughout with rose-cut diamonds in silver closed-back settings, each converted to a brooch, brooch width 3.8cm, earring width 3.8cm, fitted tooled and leather case Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 22 Apr 2015 14:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET