27 novembre 2016

Important wedding cabinet, Antwerp, 17th century

Lot 527. Important wedding cabinet, Antwerp, 17th century. Estimate: € 20000-30000. Photo Hampel  Height: 185 cm. Width: 143 cm. Depth: 56.5 cm.  Oak structure with ebonised wood veneer and tortoiseshell with red underlay. Gilt-bronze and bone fittings. With key. Restored, with minimal damage and signs of aging.  Hampel. Wednesday, December 7, 2016  
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13 août 2016

Kunsthistorisches Museum exhibits works from the Emperor's coin collection

Johann Zoffani (1733-1810), Francis I (1708-1765), 1776-77, canvas 232 x 149 cm © KHM-Museumsverband. VIENNA.- As part of the 125th anniversary celebrations of the Kunsthistorisches Museum the Coin Collection is showing a special exhibition featuring selected gold coins from the Imperial Numophylaciums, the Emperor’s coin collection. Renowned for its size and the quality and rarity of its holdings, the world-famous collection in Vienna owes its fame to generations of Austrian rulers and their... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2016

Nicolaes van Veerendael (Antwerp 1640 - 1691), Still life with a tulip, a rose, a carnation and other flowers in a glass vase,

Lot 156. Nicolaes van Veerendael (Antwerp 1640 - 1691), Still life with a tulip, a rose, a carnation and other flowers in a glass vase, on a stone ledge, signed lower right: .Verendael, oil on oak panel, 32 x 23.9 cm.; 12 5/8  x 9 3/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Private collection, France;With Johnny van Haeften, London, from whom acquired by the present owner.  Sotheby's. Old Masters Day Sale,... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2016

Joris van Son, A 'Pronk' still life of grapes, cherries, walnuts and a peeled lemon, with oysters on a pewter plate, and a glass

Lot 134. Joris van Son (Antwerp 1623 - 1667), A 'Pronk' still life of grapes, cherries, walnuts and a peeled lemon, with oysters on a pewter plate, and a glass roemer, wine glass and gilt goblet, all on a draped table, signed lower left: J. van. SON . f ., oil on oak panel, 50 x 65.9 cm.; 19 5/8  x 26 in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 106,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: With Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell, London (according to a mount... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2016

Galerie Florence de Voldère at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Abel Grimmer (1570-Antwerp-1619), The Tower of Babel, Antwerp, 1595. Oil on panel, 72 x 92 cm. Signed and dated Antwerp, 1595. Galerie Florence de Voldère © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Professor Fr. Wilhelm, Freiherr von Bissing, Munich (egyptologist) Literature: C. Kramm, 1857, I, p. 605; H. Nasse, 1912, p. 325, ill. pl. 37; A. Laes, 1938, p. 37; H. Minkowski, 1960, p. 61, no. 189;H. Minkowski, 1991, pp. 172, 187, no. 257, ill. p. 186; R. de Bertier de Sauvigny, Jacob et... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2015

A Flemish silvered and brass-mounted ebony and ebonised cabinet-on-stand inset with painted panels

A Flemish silvered and brass-mounted ebony and ebonised cabinet-on-stand inset with painted panels, the panels circle of Hendrick Van Balen I, Antwerp, First half 17th century, the stand later. Estimate £40,000 - £60,000 ($61,280 - $91,920). Price Realized £68,500 ($104,942). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The hinged rectangular top enclosing a paper-lined compartment and painted panel to the reverse, above a pair of panelled doors with painted panels to the reverse, enclosing an architectural interior with ten... [Lire la suite]

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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