22 janvier 2020

PORFIRIUS KUNSTKAMMER, Stand 45a at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

The Kunstkammer as a work of art. © Porfirius Kunstkammer The four domains of the Renaissance Kunstkammer-Preciosia, Naturalia, Scientifica and Exotica-merge in this eclectic artwork to create an image of the known world. The focus is on rare and surprising objects that each tells us a story. Attributed to the Schloss Rosenborg Court Turner, Turned beaker with hundred beakers inside, Copenhagen, prior to 1673. Limewood. H 29 cm. © Porfirius Kunstkammer. Baroque rose engine-turned box, Germany, late 17th century. Ivory, Ø 10... [Lire la suite]

10 juin 2014

Beaker, Hans Nielsen Wolgast, Copenhagen, 1703

Beaker, Hans Nielsen Wolgast, Copenhagen, 1703. Photo Stockholms Auktionsverk, cylindrical three ball feet, driven and chased decoration of flowers and acanthus, at the mouth inscription: "Matthias Pederson Else Christens daatter 1703", height 9.5 cm, vikt125 g; feet with smäre dents. Estimate SEK 10 000-12 000 (€ 1 140-1 400). Final price: SEK 10 000 Stockholms Auktionsverk. 9-12 june 2014 - http://auktionsverket.com/
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17 décembre 2013

LOTUS CITRINE by Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen

LOTUS CITRINE by Ole Lynggaard, Copenhagen La collection Lotus symbolise le luxe bohème et s'inspire des fleurs de lotus ; des feuilles d'or 18 carats viennent ainsi envelopper de magnifiques pierres précieuses de couleurs vives et taillées en cabochon. OLE LYNGGAARD COPENHAGEN ajoute désormais une nouvelle couleur à la collection : la citrine jaune rayonnante. La citrine est l'une des rares pierres précieuses jaunes dans le monde de la joaillerie. Elle tire son nom du latin  « citrina » qui... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2013

The Baroque pearls figures in the collection of Green Vault at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden

Koch, who plays the violin on a grid, probably Frankfurt am Main, 1st Quarter of the 18th Century. Baroque pearls, gold, enamel, silver, gold, diamonds, iron. H with pedestal 12.2 cm, Base: 5.3 x 5.3 cm. VI 88. Green Vault © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden  With a broad smile on his face fidelt the exuberant chef who has stretched his short leg into supposedly graceful pose of himself, fervently on his gridiron. The quirky character whose stocky body is made from a pear-shaped pearl,... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2013

A silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark AE conjoined, probably Copenhagen, circa 1574

A silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark AE conjoined, probably Copenhagen, circa 1574. Photo courtesy Sotheby's engraved, embossed, chased, cast and fitted with strapwork, monsters, putti, maidens and female masks, on heraldic stem of a bird of prey (the device of the Skovgaard arms) repeated three times above three engraved tortoises and scalework on the foot, and with finial supporting the engraved marriage shields of Skovgaard and Parsberg, later engraved on the underside Marten Nermand Anna Erats Datter... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2012

A Rare Copenhagen Punchbowl, circa 1775

A Rare  Copenhagen Punchbowl, circa 1775. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Painted in bright colors on each side with Graabroedretorv (Gray Monks Square) in Copenhagen, small figures strolling or selling their wares in the foreground, on the sides and in the center clusters of spring flowers; 12½ inches (31.7 cm) diameter. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000 Literature; Hervouët & Bruneau, op cit, p. 245 C Le Corbeiller, Crosscurrents in China Trade porcelain, Chinese Export Porcelain, A... [Lire la suite]
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