09 mai 2021

A pair of cloisonné enamel dishes, Ming dynasty, late 16th century

Lot 40. A pair of cloisonné enamel dishes, Ming dynasty, late 16th century. Width 20.3 cm, 8 in. Estimate: 22,000 - 25,000 GBP. (C) 2021 Sotheby's the crescent-shaped body rising to rosette terminals, applied with a central cylindrical ringed neck with a bulbous mouth and a small cylindrical spout to the side, all supported on four low ruyi-shaped feet, painted with two bands of leafy foliate meander divided by a raised U-form rib and a narrow chevron border, the sides with a floral spray rising... [Lire la suite]

07 février 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and phoenix' tripod charger, Ming dynasty, late 16th century

Lot 432. A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and phoenix' tripod charger, Ming dynasty, late 16th century; 44.5cm., 17 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,450 GBP. © Sotheby's. the shallow sides rising from three gilt-bronze ruyi feet to a broad everted rim, brightly decorated to the central medallion with a dragon and phoenix in flight amongst clouds contesting a flaming pearl, all surrounded by meandering lotus and floral scrolls repeated on the exterior and the base. ... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2020

ART ET PATRIMOINE - LAURENCE LENNE, Stand 127b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Chalice 'with suns', Silversmith: member of Pijart familly, Paris, 1534-1535. Silver, vermeil and enamel, H 21 cm. © ART ET PATRIMOINE - LAURENCE LENNE Wedding coffer, Mexico, 17th century. Tortoiseshell and silver, 25 x 19.5 x 14 cm. © ART ET PATRIMOINE - LAURENCE LENNE. Portable altar, Urbino, Patanazzi workshop, late 16th century. Polychrome majolica, 34 x 31 x 24 cm. © ART ET PATRIMOINE - LAURENCE LENNE.
27 avril 2019

An Iznik pottery dish, Turkey, late 16th Century

Lot 32. An Iznik pottery dish, Turkey, late 16th Century; 30.3 cm. diameter. Estimate £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,500 - 5,800). © Bonhams 2001-2019 of shallow rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, decorated in raised-red, cobalt-blue, green and black outline on a white ground, with a spray of hyacinth, tulips, carnations and other flowerheads issuing from a leafy tuft, the border with rock and wave design, alternating flowerhead and foliate motifs on the exterior. Provenance: Private UK collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2019

Two blue and white pottery tiles Ottoman Turkey or provinces, late 16th century

Lot 157. Two blue and white pottery tiles Ottoman Turkey or provinces, late 16th century. Each 10 ¾ x 12 ½in. ( 27.4 x 31.8cm. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,560 - USD 26,080). Unsold. © Christie's ImagesLtd 2019. Each of rectangular form painted with swaying tulips and roses amidst a scrolling tendril of saz leaves, mounted'. Provenance: By repute, private French collection by 1974. Note: Despite the development of a broader polychrome palette in Ottoman Turkey, the... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2019

A large blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, late 16th century

Lot 1629. A large blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, late 16th century; 17 in. (43 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The dish has rounded sides and an inverted rim, and is decorated in the center with two pairs of Buddhist lions playing with ribboned brocade balls encircled by a band of ruyi-heads. The mouth rim is decorated with birds in flight amidst floral and fruit sprays. The exterior is further decorated with birds perched on branches, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2019

A continental parcel-gilt mounted coconut cup and cover, late 16th century

Lot 47. A continental parcel-gilt mounted coconut cup and cover, maker's mark DH conjoined in a circular surround, town mark a lion rampant to left in a circular surround., late 16th century; 28cm, 11in. high. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. the body and cover rims engraved with hatched foliage in strapwork reserves,  mask and helmeted figure forming the straps, on a bracketed vase stem and domed foot cast and chased with fruit and strapwork, warrior figure finial  marked... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2018

A Damascus underglaze-painted pottery tile, Syria, late 16th Century

Lot 187. A Damascus underglaze-painted pottery tile,  Syria, late 16th Century; 26.3 x 26.3 cm. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500. Sold for £ 6,000 (€ 6,841). © Bonhams 2001-2018 of square form, decorated in cobalt blue, manganese and green with black outline on a white ground with a partial ewer filled with arabesques on a ground of floral interlace consisting of a rose and another partial flower. Provenance: Private UK Collection.Formerly in the collection of William Hawkins Wilson (1866-1956), a... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2017

Followers with the Fides, the personification of the faith, Germany, late 16th century

Followers with the Fides, the personification of the faith, Germany, late 16th century. Gold, silver, enamel, 37 diamonds, 18 rubies, 1 emerald, 2 pearls. H 9,8 cm, W 6,7 cm. Green Vault, VIII 285 © Dresden State Art Collections. The design of the jewelry pendant with the personification of the faith reveals the change of taste that occurred around 1600. The compact, cast gems with closed outline were gradually replaced by filigree shapes. Typical for the followers of this time is the openwork base plate, on which the... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2017

Pendant with David and Goliath, Germany, late 16th century

Pendant with David and Goliath, Germany, late 16th century. Gold, enamel, 47 diamonds, 18 rubies. H 9,8 cm, W 6,7 cm. Green Vault, VIII 294 © Dresden State Art Collections. The design of the jewelry pendant with David and Goliath reveals the changes in taste that occurred around 1600. The compact, cast gems with closed outline were gradually replaced by filigree shapes. Typical for the followers of this time is the openwork base plate, on which the jewelry motifs were fastened with the help of long... [Lire la suite]