30 décembre 2018

d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b

Nef, Augsburg, 1613-1615. Silversmith: Heinrich Winterstein. Silver and silver-gilt. H 37.5 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. Virgin and child, Antwerp, circa 1704. Silversmith: Josephus I Hennequin. Silver, boxwood and ebony, H 34 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. Pendant, Portugal, last third of 18th century. Gold and rose cut diamonds. H 9 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. La galerie ouverte... [Lire la suite]

11 décembre 2018

The Norton Simon Museum opens an exhibition of exquisite tapestries and rare cartoons

Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662), Royal Hunt and Storm, c. 1630–35. Gouache and black chalk on paper, laid down on linen, 109-5/8 x 138 in. (278.4 x 350.5 cm), The Norton Simon Foundation PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido, an exhibition of exquisite tapestries and rare cartoons (full-size preparatory drawings) that illustrate two iconic love stories found in the classical epic poems the Iliad and the Aeneid. Helen and... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2017

Rose water basin, Gujarat (India), the mounts: Nuremberg or Antwerp, around 1540

Rose water basin, Gujarat (India), the mounts: Nuremberg or Antwerp, around 1540. Silver, driven, cast, chased, hallmarked, gilded, wood, painted green on a cream background (basin), copper (pot), mother-of-pearl, cut. Diameter: 56 cm, H 8,6 cm; Weight: 4911 g. Green Vault, IV 181. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. The pompous basin covered with mother-of-pearl tiles and the corresponding pot of the same material (IV 256) were imported to southern Germany via Portuguese traders from Gujarat in north-western India. In... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2017

Mother-of-pearl jug, Gujarat (India), the mounts: Nuremberg or Antwerp, around 1540

Mother-of-pearl jug, Gujarat (India), the mounts: Nuremberg or Antwerp, around 1540. Silver, driven, cast, chased, hallmarked, gilded, copper (pot), mother-of-pearl, cut. H 29.0 cm, W 23.3 cm, dia foot 15.9 cm; Weight: 1392 g. Green Vault, IV 256. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. The jug, densely covered with mother-of-pearl tiles, and the pomp of the same material (IV 181) were imported to southern Germany via Portuguese traders from Gujarat in north-western India. In Nuremberg or Antwerp, around 1540, the two... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2017

Galerie ‘Art et Patrimoine’ - Laurence Lenne. Stand 126b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Pair of candle holders in the shape of angels with spread wings. A follower of Palissy (Agen 1510-1589/90 Paris), a painter, potter and scholar. Polychrome earthenware. Late 16th century. H 32 cm. Courtesy Galerie ‘Art et Patrimoine’ Comparable with a pair in the Metropolitan Museum, New YorkProvenance: former Boucault collection Columbine shaped hanap, Nuremberg. Silversmith: Philip Plapert, between 1637-1665. Engraved and embossed silver. H 31.5 cm. Courtesy Galerie ‘Art et... [Lire la suite]
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]