29 décembre 2019

Exhibition showcases an important selection of works from the collection of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles

Raden Andaga mask of wood and gold, early 1800s. Dewi Bikang Mardeya mask of wood and gold, early 1800s. A high-ranking monkey mask of wood and gold, early 1800s. Demon Denawa Kecubung mask of wood and gold, early 1800s. Image/Credit: The British Museum. LONDON.- Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (1781 – 1826) spent most of his career as an East India Company official in Southeast Asia. He was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Java in 1811 and assumed the Lieutenant Governorship of Sumatra in 1818. Raffles is credited as being the... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2019

Kirtimukha, Java, ca 11°-12° siècle

Lot 35. Kirtimukha, Java, ca 11°-12° siècle. Andesite. H. 23 cm. Estimation: 1 600 € / 2 500 €. Sold: 1 400 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Rare fragment architectural figurant la créature fantastique souvent appelée Kala et dépourvue de maxillaire inférieur durant la période dite de « Java Centre », puis dotée d’une mâchoire inférieure et nommée Banaspati durant la période dite de « Java Oriental ».   Provenance : - Collection d’un amateur Belge - Ancienne collection... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2016

Cinq bagues et un bracelet en vermeil, Indonésie, Java, XVème-XVIIIème siècle

Lot 40. Cinq bagues et un bracelet en vermeil, Indonésie, Java, XVème-XVIIIème siècle. Estimation €1,500 – €2,500 ($1,693 - $2,821). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  All rings and bracelet are decorated with stylized flowers, one ring is set with semi-precious stones. There are three rings in 18k yellow gold, one ring in 14k yellow gold, and a ring and the bracelet in gilt-silver. Gross weight: 75.09 gr. ( 2.64 oz.). Provenance: The property of a late Dutch collector, acquired between 1980 and... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2016

Six bagues en or, Indonésie, Java, XVème-XVIème siècle

Lot 39. Six bagues en or, Indonésie, Java, XVème-XVIème siècle. Estimation €5,500 – €6,500 ($6,207 - $7,335). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  Two rings are set with semi-precious stones, and another is engraved with a quadruped. Three are in 18k yellow gold, two in 14k yellow and one in 9k yellow gold. Gross weight: 58.14 gr. ( 2.05 oz.). Provenance: The property of a late Dutch collector, acquired between 1980 and 2000 and thence by descent.One with Christie's Amsterdam, 25 October 1995, lot 239. ... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2016

Collier en or, Indonésie, Java, XVème-XVIème siècle

Lot 38. Collier en or, Indonésie, Java, XVème-XVIème siècle. Estimation €4,000 – €6,000 ($4,514 - $6,771). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The 18k yellow gold necklace is made of interlinked beads. The finials are embossed in the shape of a bean. 14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) longGross weight: 78.71 gr. ( 2.77 oz.). Provenance: The property of a late Dutch collector, acquired between 1980 and 2000 and thence by descent. A GOLD NECKLACE, INDONESIA, JAVA, 15TH-16TH CENTURY Christie's. ART... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2016

Deux bagues en or, Indonésie, Java, XVème-XVIème siècle

Lot 36. Deux bagues en or, Indonésie, Java, XVème-XVIème siècle. Estimation €2,800 – €3,200 ($3,160 - $3,611). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  Both 14k yellow gold plain rings are set with an oval bezel and are inscribed. Gross weight: 41.88 gr. (1.47 oz.). Provenance: The property of a late Dutch collector, acquired between 1980 and 2000 and thence by descent. TWO GOLD RINGS, INDONESIA, JAVA, 15TH-16TH CENTURY Christie's. ART D'ASIE, 21 - 22 June 2016, Paris
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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]
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]
15 mars 2013

Buddha, Java, période dite de Java central, Style de Borobudur, ca 8°- 9° siècle

Buddha, Java, période dite de Java central, Style de Borobudur, ca 8°- 9° siècle.  Andésite. H. 37 cm. Accidents, manques, et restaurations visibles. Estimation : 60 000 / 90 000 € Belle tête à l'expression intériorisée présentant toutes les caractéristiques classiques de l'iconographie bouddhique, urna au centre du front, chevelure bouclée, usnisa développée au sommet du crâne, lobes d'oreilles distendus et plis de beauté au niveau du cou.Provenance : Ancienne collection d'une famille de... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2012

Lobed Bowl. Late Central Javanese period, 8th–early 9th century

Lobed Bowl. Late Central Javanese period, 8th–early 9th century. Indonesia (Java). Silver and gold. Diam. 4 in. (10.2 cm).. The Samuel Eilenberg-Jonathan P. Rosen. Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg and Gift of Jonathan P. Rosen, 1998. Accession Number: 1998.544.1 © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 
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