18 juillet 2015

French, late 18th century, After a model attributed to Antoine Coysevox, Pacing horse.

French, late 18th century, After a model attributed to Antoine Coysevox, Pacing horse. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000  GBP. Lot sold 245,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. bronze; 83 by 87 by 31cm., 32 5/8  by 34¼ by 12¼in. Provenance: probably Joseph Depestre, Count of Seneffe and Turnhout, Château de Seneffe, Hainaut, Belgium, by 1791;thence by descent to his heirs;probably their sale, 24 October to 17 November 1825;probably Viscount Mathieu Denis Claire Talon, Marquis of Boulay, until... [Lire la suite]

14 juillet 2015

Jean Limosin II (circa 1616-after 1646), French, Limoges, second quarter 17th century, Coronation of the Virgin

Jean Limosin II (circa 1616-after 1646), French, Limoges, second quarter 17th century, Coronation of the Virgin,  inscribed: ccnnn on the reverse of the enamel, monogrammed: I.[I.], painted enamel and silver foil on copper, in a later gilt metal mount and in a velvet covered wood frame, plaque: 10.5cm., 4 1/8 in., frame: 17 by 15cm., 6 5/8  by 5 7/8 in. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Willem Hugo de... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2015

French, Limoges, late 16th-early 17th century, Two plaques with the Arrest of Christ and Christ before Pilate

French, Limoges, late 16th-early 17th century, Two plaques with the Arrest of Christ and Christ before Pilate, partially gilt painted enamel on copper, in a gilt wood frame ; plaques: 14.2 by 11.8cm., 5 5/8 by 4 5/8 in.; frames: 24 by 22cm., 9½ by 8 5/8 in. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 3,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Note: These plaques are from a series of plaques based on the influential Small Passion by Albrecht Dürer. See the full set dated to around... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2015

Pierre Reymond (1513-1584), French, Limoges, 1575, Tazza with the Worship of The Golden Calf

Pierre Reymond (1513-1584), French, Limoges, 1575, Tazza with the Worship of The Golden Calf,  inscribed: EXODE.XXXII., monogrammed: P.R. in brown-red enamel on the bowl and the foot and dated: 1575, partially gilt painted enamel on copper; 15 by 18.3cm., 5 7/8  by 7 1/8 in. Estimation 12,000 — 18,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 23,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Note: Pierre Reymond and his workshop had the most prolific output of all the 16th-century... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2015

Attributed to Colin Nouailher, French, Limoges, circa 1530-1550, Tazza with an angel feeding a prophet, probably Isaiah

Attributed to Colin Nouailher, French, Limoges, circa 1530-1550, Tazza with an angel feeding a prophet, probably Isaiah, the banderole inscribed: DEVORA VERBVM DNI MANET IN ETERNUM (Swallow the word of god endures forever); with a fragmentary label numbered: 318. on the underside; partially gilt painted enamel on copper; 6.7 by 20.2cm., 2 5/8  by 8in. Estimation 12,000 — 18,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 23,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Note: Verbum Domini manet... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2015

Attributed to Pierre Veyrier II, French, Limoges, circa 1550-1560, Large plaque with the Adoration of the Shepherds

Attributed to Pierre Veyrier II (active circa 1528-1558), French, Limoges, circa 1550-1560, Large plaque with the Adoration of the Shepherds, partially gilt painted enamel on copper, in a gilt metal mount on a velvet covered wood frame; plaque: 24.4 by 24.4cm., 9 5/8  by 9 5/8 in.; frame: 29.5 by 29.5cm., 11 5/8  by 11 5/8 in. Estimation 25,000 — 35,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 47,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Sotheby's London, 7 December 1989, lot 262 Note: This... [Lire la suite]


14 juillet 2015

Circle of Pseudo-Monvaern, French, Limoges, circa 1500, Plaque with the Annunciation

Circle of Pseudo-Monvaern, French, Limoges, circa 1500, Plaque with the Annunciation, the angels banderole inscribed: AVE GRACIA PLENA in brown-red enamel and the canopy above the Virgin:MARIA MATER GRACIEMA in gilding, partially gilt painted enamel on copper, in a painted wood frame; plaque: 21.3 by 18.3cm., 8 3/8  by 7¼in.; frame: 27 by 24cm., 10 5/8  by 9 3/8 in. Estimation 10,000 — 20,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 27,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Note: The name Pseudo-Monvaerni... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2015

French, mid-16th century, Domed casket

French, mid-16th century, Domed casket, monogrammed: DD or DE on the latch and the underside, gold damascened iron; 9 by 10.5 by 7cm., 3½ by 4 1/8  by 2¾in. Estimation  15,000 — 20,000  GBP -  Lot. Vendu 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Note: comparable casket with the arms and initials of Louis le Vallois was sold at Sotheby's Paris, 25 November 2010, lot 356. Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art, 9 juillet 2015 -... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2015

French, mid 14th century, Virgin and Child

French, mid 14th century, Virgin and Child, polychromed oak; 70cm., 27½in. Estimation  15,000 — 20,000  GBP -  Lot. Vendu 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Note: This charming example of the seated Madonna with the Christ Child standing prominently facing the worshippers shows many characteristics found in North Eastern French and Mosan examples of the first half to mid 14th century. RELATED LITERATUREJ.A. Schmoll gen. Eisenwerth, Die Lothringische... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2015

French, Lorraine, circa 1330-1350, Virgin and Child enthroned

French, Lorraine, circa 1330-1350, Virgin and Child enthroned, polychromed oak; 89.5cm., 35¼in.. Estimation  15,000 — 20,000  GBP -  Lot. Vendu 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: private collection, Ghent   Note: This tender group of the Virgin and Child is closely related to a stone group in the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht. RELATED LITERATUREJ.A. Schmoll gen. Eisenwerth, Die Lothringische Skulptur des 14. Jahrhunderts, Fulda, 2005, nos 189 and... [Lire la suite]