12 janvier 2019

Galerie Schoffel de Fabry at BRAFA 2019, Stand 48a

Tsangui mask, South Gabon, Punu people, late 19th-early 20th century. Polychrome wood. H 26.5 cm. © Galerie Schoffel de Fabry at BRAFA 2019, Stand 48a. Provenance: Philippe and Hélène Leloup, Paris. Literature: Gabon the order of the sacred, masks and statue of the peoples of Ogooué, Galerie Leloup, fig. 7, 1988; Visions of Africa, National History Museum, Taipei, 2003, p. 220. Janus sculpture of ancestral spirit, Papua New Guinea, coastal area of East Sepik, pre-contact, late 19th... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2018

An Important Stone Head of Buddha, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th Century

Lot 23. An Important Stone Head of Buddha, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th Century; 15 ¾ in. (39.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 509,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Finely carved with bow-shaped mouth and downcast eyes centered by a raised urna, flanked by pendulous pierced earlobes, the hair in snail-shell curls over the conicalushnisha. Provenance: With Aaron Vecht, Amsterdam, 1932.Private Collection, New York, 1939-1960s.Collection of Robert H.... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2016

Gisèle Croës s.a. at Asia Week New York 2016

Bronze bell, Nao, Late Shang dynasty (circa 1600-1050 BC). Bronze with green and blue patina, malachite and azurite incrustation. Height 57,4 cm (22 10/16 in.) - Width 37 cm (14 1/2 in.) © Gisèle Croës Volcanic Stone Head of Buddha Shakyamuniva. Indonesia, Central Java, 9th-10th century. Height: 15 inches (38 cm). Photo: Studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen. © Gisèle Croës Bronze Bow-Shaped Fitting. Shang Dynasty (1600-1050 B.C.), 13th-10th century B.C. Length: 14 1/4 inches... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2016

Javanese Jewellery in The Asian Pavilion, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Earring with Animal Head, Indonesia, Java, c. 1300 - c. 1500, gold, h 3cm × w 3cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In Ancient Java, gold ornaments were worn by both men and women and the making of gold jewellery reached a high art, particularly during the 13th and 15th centuries. This selection shows examples from various periods and styles, including hightly detailed figurative pieces from East Java. Some illustrate mythological creatures, such as Garuda, or auspicious symbols for ptotection and good fortune. Hair... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2015

Hongkong Land presents 'Parallel Worlds: Where Art & Archaeology Collide'

Elephas Hysudrindicus / The Blora Elephant (replica). Location: Sunggun Village, Kradenan, Blora, Central Java, Indonesia. Age: estimated to be about 165,000 years old, 165h x 125 x 220 cm.  HONG KONG.- Hongkong Land collaborates with the Bandung Geology Museum of Indonesia to present the major upcoming exhibition Parallel Worlds: Where Art & Archaeology Collide, reconciling the realms of science and the arts. It's staged at The Rotunda, Exchange Square in Central from 1st to 18th September 2015. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2015

Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015

Turban ornament, Northern India, Lucknow, early 19th century. Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C17 A carved emerald ring set in white gold with pave diamonds. Mughal carving 17th century setting 19th century. Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C17. A ruby and diamond temple necklace, Mysore, 19th Century. Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C17 A rare gold ring in the form of Ganga the River God, Indonesia, Java, 12-14th Century. Susan Ollemans... [Lire la suite]

21 décembre 2013

Gold and ruby ring. Central Java, Indonesia, 8th-10th century

Gold and ruby ring. Central Java, Indonesia, 8th-10th century. Photo courtesy Susan Ollemans Gold and ruby. Length: 1.56 inches (4 cm); Width: .81 inch (2 cm).Susan Ollemans. Modern Design in the Ancient World. Valentina Gallery, Inc. 960 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor. New York 10021. T (212) 807 6450 - ollemans178@btinternet.com - www.ollemans.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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26 novembre 2013

Dutch colonial, Indonesia, late 17th century, Casket

  Dutch colonial, Indonesia, late 17th century, Casket. Photo courtesy Sotheby's tortoiseshell, on a wood core, with silver mounts, the interior lined with rose velvet; 11.3 by 16.1cm., 4½ by 6 3/8 in. Estimation  3 000 — 5 000 GBP The pierced silver mounts adorning the present casket compare with those found on a similar 17th-century Dutch East Indian tortoiseshell casket sold at Christie's, London, on 4 July 2000, lot 62. Note also the similarly shallow lid and the silver handle on the... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2013

Dutch Colonial, Indonesia, 17th century, Casket

Dutch Colonial, Indonesia, 17th century, Casket. Photo courtesy Sotheby's tortoiseshell, on a wood core with silver mounts, the interior lined with red velvet; 16 by 22cm., 6¼ by 8 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP NOTE: The incised silver mounts with foliate designs on the present casket compare closely with those adorning another tortoiseshell coffer from the Dutch East Indies, formerly known as Batavia, modern-day Indonesia, which was offered at Sotheby's Zurich on 3 April 1981, lot 31. Note the... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2013

Dutch Colonial, Indonesia, late 17th century, Casket

Dutch Colonial, Indonesia, late 17th century, Casket. Photo courtesy Sotheby's tortoiseshell, on a wood core, with silver mounts, the interior lined with rose velvet; 11.3 by 16.1cm., 4½ by 6 3/8 in. Estimate 5,000-7,000 GBP NOTE: The pierced silver mounts adorning the present casket compare with those found on a similar 17th-century Dutch East Indian tortoiseshell casket sold at Christie's, London, on 4 July 2000, lot 62. Note also the similarly shallow lid and the silver handle on the lid with... [Lire la suite]
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