04 janvier 2014

A large Chinese Export porcelain blue and white Dutch silver-mounted teapot and cover porcelain, Kangxi period, early 18th centu

A large Chinese Export porcelain blue and white Dutch silver-mounted teapot and cover porcelain, Kangxi period, early 18th century; Silver, 1860.  Photo Sotheby's. the silver mounts made by J.D. Arnoldi and J.W. Wielick, Amsterdam; height 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Americana. New York | 24 janv. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
07 octobre 2013

British dealers invade New York with a trove of paintings, rare maps and jewlery

Belperron, Sapphire and diamond ‘Modèle à Pois’ ring , c.1945. Photo: Courtesy Hancocks.  LONDON.- Fourteen pre-eminent British art and antique dealers will cross the pond with a veritable treasure chest of paintings, jewelry, rare maps, sculpture and furniture - all for the purpose of enticing buyers attending the 25th edition of the International Art and Antique Dealers Show, the 7-day extravaganza that opens on October 25.  Among the participants are Apter Fredericks, Daniel Crouch Rare Books, Finch and Co., Hancocks,... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2013

Govaert Flinck (1615 - 1660), A portrait of a boy, Amsterdam, 1640

Govaert Flinck (1615 - 1660), A portrait of a boy, Amsterdam, 1640, oil on canvas. Purchased 1940 (No.40.8. The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. This engaging portrait possibly shows David Leeuw who would have been about eight years old in 1640.  He was related to the artist and was the son of a wealthy businessman and art collector.  The full-length pose and the boy’s fashionable dress indicate that he is the heir to wealth and position. Flinck was a pupil of Rembrandt in the mid-1630s.  The landscape, with its low... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2013

Grande chope couverte en porcelaine Arita bleu blanc du XVIIIe siècle, le couvercle en argent par Willem Wobbe, Amsterdam, 1774

Grande chope couverte en porcelaine Arita bleu blanc du XVIIIe siècle, le couvercle en argent par Willem Wobbe, Amsterdam, 1774 - Sotheby's la porcelaine ornée de trois cartouches à décor de personnages et oiseaux, le couvercle en argent à appui-pouce en coquille, orné en son centre de la Vierge, l'Enfant Jésus et Saint Jean-Baptiste, sur l'autre face d'un couple, gravé autour et à l' intérieur du couvercle d'un hommage au mariage en néerlandais. Haut 25 cm, 9 3/4 in. Estimation: 7,000 - 10,000 EUR An... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2013

A Dutch silver pineapple cup and cover Indistinct maker's mark, possibly that of Abraham Gallus I, Amsterdam, 1626, with later D

A Dutch silver pineapple cup and cover. Indistinct maker's mark, possibly that of Abraham Gallus I, Amsterdam, 1626, with later Dutch import mark. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 On circular domed foot, with openworked scroll stem, the detachable cup and cover of usual form, with later figural finial, traces of gilding inside the cuppa, marked on rim 24 cm. high 192 gr. Estimate €7,000 - €10,000. Price Realized €8,750 Christie's. THE DECORATIVE ARTS SALE INCL. FINE PAINTINGS. 26 - 27 March... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2012

"Sultans, Merchants, Painters: The Early Years of Turkish-Dutch Relations" @ Pera Museum

The exhibition Sultans, Merchants, Painters: The Early Years of Turkish-Dutch Relations organized by Pera Museum in collaboration with the Amsterdam Museum provides the visitors an exceptional opportunity, embarking upon a pleasurable journey through the older days of İstanbul and Amsterdam, the historical periods of the Ottomans and the Dutch and a revisit to the Tulip Era in particular. ISTANBUL.- As one of the first key exhibitions of the year 2012, the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Pera Museum is presenting... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2011

Experts have reclassified "Bearded Old Man" as a Rembrandt

A close up view of an up to now unknown painting by Dutch painter Rembrandt at the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 02 December 2011. The small painting 'Old man with beard' is after research attributed to the famous painter. EPA/OLAF KRAAK AMSTERDAM (AP).- Experts have reclassified a painting as a Rembrandt after years of attributing it to one of the Dutch master's students. Ernst van de Wetering of the Rembrandt Research Project said Friday that X-ray analysis of "Bearded Old Man" has revealed outlines of a... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2011

Quatre assiettes octognales. Manufacture de Montereau, Epoque Empire

Assiette octogonale en faïence fine à décor imprimé en noir d’une vue de Saint Pierre de Rome . Manufacture de Montereau, Epoque Empire, début du 19e siècle. L’aile soulignée de raie de perles et filets est ornée d’un intéressant motif de lyre dans une couronne de laurier alterné de pampres de vignes – Marque en creux : MONTEREAU (1806-1819). Diamètre : 20,5 cm - Prix réalisé sur ebay: 40,50 EUR  Assiette octogonale en faïence fine à décor imprimé en noir d'unevue de l’Hôtel de Ville d’Amsterdam. Manufacture de... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2010

"Gabriël Metsu, A master rediscoveered" @ Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667), Man writing a Letter, c. 1664 - c.1666, National Gallery of Ireland. Sir Alfred and Lady Beit Gift, 1987. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland. Photographer Roy Hewson. NGI 4536 AMSTERDAM.- This autumn at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam the work of Gabriel Metsu (1629- 1667), one of the most influential Dutch genre painters of the 17th century, are put back in the spotlight. Metsu’s paintings beautifully depict everyday life during the Golden Age, with scenes such as a young man writing a love letter, a... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2010

Huit timbales en argent, Paris, Strasbourg, Meaux, XVIIène & XVIIIème siècles

Magnifique et rare timbale de forme tulipe à piédouche en vermeil. Paris, 1705.  photo Pierre Bergé & associés Décor sur deux registres. Appliques en forme de lambrequins et frise de godrons. Bordure de moulures de doucine. Maître-Orfèvre: poinçon incomplet (prenom E, différent soleil). (revermeillée). Poids : 193 g. H_9,5 cm. Timbale droite à fond arrondi en vermeil. Strasbourg, 1700-1725. Maître-Orfèvre: Jean Reinold Buttnner. photo Pierre Bergé & associés Corps guilloché. Bordure de moulures et filets.... [Lire la suite]


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