06 mai 2014

A Flemish ebony and tortoiseshell veneered cabinet on stand, Antwerp, late 17th century, the stand 19th century

A Flemish ebony and tortoiseshell veneered cabinet on stand, Antwerp late 17th century, the stand 19th century. Photo Sotheby's the cabinet with panels with raised mouldings, the hinged top with an inset painted panel to the interior, the pair of doors below enclosing an arrangement of eight drawers painted with mythological scenes, with a central architectural arched door below a broken pediment flanked by columns, the reverse of the cupboard doors similarly painted, on a later ebonised and tortoiseshell veneered... [Lire la suite]

27 avril 2014

Baroque cabinet on chest with allegories of good and bad advisers, Antwerp, partly from the 17th century

Baroque cabinet on chest with allegories of good and bad advisers, Antwerp, partly from the 17th century, later remade, additions made and adapted. The paintings circle of Michiel Coignet. Photo courtesy Van Ham Parcel-ebonised oak, partly softwood. Walnut veneer with thread inlays. Silvered applications. Frame joined by stretchers. One frieze drawer. Two-door top section. Splendid interior with a central door as a portico, framed by ten drawers. On the doors and drawers there are paintings with allegorical depictions, which can be... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2013

Cabinet on stand: Prodigal son Cabinet. Flemish, Antwerp, circa 1650

Cabinet on stand: Prodigal son Cabinet. Flemish, Antwerp, circa 1650. Ebony with painted panels, ivory and snakewood perspective © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
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27 juillet 2013

Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640), A portrait of a carmelite prior, Antwerp, about 1616

Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640), A portrait of a carmelite prior, Antwerp, about 1616, oil on wood. Purchased 1999 with contributions from The Art Fund and the Friends of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts (No.99.1). The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. A man dressed in the austere habit of the Carmelite order prays in front of a crucifix.  The order was dedicated to contemplative prayer. The man’s identity is not known, but his rapt gaze and the sympathetic treatment of his hands suggest a sincere and deep faith. The... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2013

A Flemish ebony veneered and tortoiseshell cabinet on stand, Antwerp, late 17th century, the stand 19th century

A Flemish ebony veneered and tortoiseshell cabinet on stand, Antwerp, late 17th century, the stand 19th century. Photo Sotheby's the cabinet with panels with raised mouldings, the hinged pagoda top with two inset painted panel to the inside depicting landscape settings flanking a mirror, the pair of doors below enclosing a tortoiseshell lined interior of architectural forn with a pediment and column ornament, with a central cupboard beneath a drawer and nine further drawers painted with landscape scenes (... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2013

A Flemish gilt-bronze and silvered metal-mounted ivory inlaid tortoiseshell ebony and ebonised cabinet, Antwerp , circa 1650

A Flemish gilt-bronze and silvered metal-mounted ivory inlaid tortoiseshell ebony and ebonised cabinet, Antwerp , circa 1650. Photo Sotheby's the raised top above a pair of panelled doors opening to reveal a pair of doors with raised geometric and heart shaped motifs at each angle, the central doors surmounted by a broken pediment opening to reveal a mirrored interior with a geometrically inlaid floor with a drawer above and below, flanked by a bank of five drawers each with raised bosses the frieze with... [Lire la suite]


29 juin 2013

A Flemish ebony veneered and tortoiseshell cabinet on stand, Antwerp, late 17th century, the stand 19th century

A Flemish ebony veneered and tortoiseshell cabinet on stand, Antwerp, late 17th century, the stand 19th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the cabinet with panels with raised mouldings, the hinged pagoda top with two inset painted panel to the inside depicting landscape settings flanking a mirror, the pair of doors below enclosing a tortoiseshell lined interior of architectural forn with a pediment and column ornament, with a central cupboard beneath a drawer and nine further drawers painted with landscape... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2012

A Flemish ivory inlaid ebony, ebonised and tortoiseshell cabinet inset with painted panels, in the manner of Hendrik van Balen (

A Flemish ivory inlaid ebony, ebonised and tortoiseshell cabinet inset with painted panels, in the manner of Hendrik van Balen (1575-1632), Antwerp, second half 17th century - Photo Sotheby's of architectural form, the raised top lifting to reveal a panel depicting, `The Flight into Egypt', above a pair of cushion moulded and ripple-cut doors, the inside of the right door depicting, `The Marriage of the Virgin' , the left door depicting, `The Education of the Virgin', after Peter... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2012

Jacob van Hulsdonck (Antwerp 1582 - 1647), A still life with tulips, daffodils, carnations and other flowers in a vase

Jacob van Hulsdonck (Antwerp 1582 - 1647), A still life with tulips, daffodils, carnations and other flowers in a vase, all resting on a wooden ledge with butterflies and a fly. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel; 42.7 by 32.4 cm.; 16 3/4 by 12 3/4 in. ESTIMATE 40,000-60,000 GBP. Lot Sold: 49,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Hugh Richard Arthur Grovesnor (1879-1953), 2nd Duke of Westminster, possibly by descent from his father Hugh Lupus Grovesnor, 1st Duke of Westminster (1825-1899), at Eaton Hall,... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2012

A Flemish lead bronze roundel of 'The Demolition of the Citadel of Antwerp by the citizens', attributed to Jacques Jonghelinck

A Flemish lead bronze roundel of  'The Demolition of the Citadel of Antwerp by the citizens', attributed to Jacques Jonghelinck (1530-1606), Antwerp , circa 1580. Photo Matthew Barton Ltd centred by the Citadel portico and showing in the background the remains of the fortifications being dismantled, with small male and female figures clearing rubble behind a cohort of volunteers in the foreground, shovels to their shoulders, marching back to the city led by a drummer and a smaller group to the lower... [Lire la suite]
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