31 mars 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Classic Week in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Classic Week in New York, which brings together five auctions: Old Masters, Sculpture, Antiquities, The Exceptional Sale of decorative arts and Classical Japanese and Korean Art. Highlights include paintings by Hugo van der Goes, Govaert Flinck and Nicolas Lancret. They are accompanied by an Anatolian Marble Stargazer from The Guennol Collection, a Greek Bronze Chalcidian helmet, an iron articulated dragon, Hokusai’s iconic image In the Well of the Great Wave off Kanagawa, a 17th-century... [Lire la suite]

13 septembre 2016

Large Limoges enamel plate depicting the Anghiari battle, 17th century

Lot 118. Large Limoges enamel plate depicting the Anghiari battle, 17th century, ca. 36 x 45 cm. Estimate: € 7000-8000. Photo Hampel. Hampel. Decorative arts and sculpture. Thursday, September 22, 2016
13 avril 2016

A circular parcel-gilt grisaille enamel plate representing the month of January, Pierre Reymond, circa 1565-70

Lot 98. A circular parcel-gilt grisaille enamel plate representing the month of January, Pierre Reymond, circa 1565-70. Estimate $6,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $21,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Signed P.R and inscribed IANVIER in a medallion; the reverse with a profile portrait of a man insert into a star, with strapwork and elaborate foliate scrolls; 8 in. (20.2 cm.) diameter Property from the Seligman collection. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: B.... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2016

A circular parcel-gilt grisaille enamel plate representing the month of July, attributed to Pierre Reymond, circa 1565-70

Lot 97. A circular parcel-gilt grisaille enamel plate representing the month of July, attributed to Pierre Reymond, circa 1565-70. Estimate $6,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $27,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The reverse with a profile portrait of a lady, with winged putti masks, strapwork and elaborate gilt foliate scrolls; 8 in. (20.5 cm.) diameter Property from the Seligman collection. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: S. Baratte, Les Emaux peints de Limoges, Paris, 2000,... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2015

Ian Wardropper publishes first book dedicated to the Frick's French enamels collection

Exquisitely illustrated with new photography, this hardcover volume (80 pages, 75 color illustrations; 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 inches, $19.95, member price $17.96) is published by the Frick in association with D Giles Limited. NEW YORK, NY.- Limoges enamels, named after the town in central France in which they were was produced, are one of the most distinctive art forms of the French Renaissance. Director Ian Wardropper has authored the first book dedicated fully to the important collection of Limoges enamels housed at The Frick... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2010

L’Adoration des mages et Vierge à l'enfant.

L’Adoration des mages et Vierge à l'enfant. photo courtesy SVV Alain Schmitz • Frédéric Laurent Paire d’émaux peints, dans des cadres en bois et stuc peint et doré. Travail du XIXe siècle de Limoges pour les émaux, et italien pour les cadres. (Petits accidents). 20 x 16 cm. Estimation : 1500 / 2000 € SVV Alain Schmitz • Frédéric Laurent. Vente du dimanche 3 octobre 2010 à 14h30. Tél. : 01 39 73 95 64 - Fax : 01 39 73 03 14 - E-mail : contact@sgl-encheres.com
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07 juillet 2010

A Limoges grisaille enamel and parcel gilt plate depicting 'Avril' by Jean de Court, called Master I.C (Active 1555-1585)

A Limoges grisaille enamel and parcel gilt plate depicting 'Avril' by Jean de Court, called Master I.C (Active 1555-1585). photo Bonhams decorated with a scene of an amorous couple disturbed by a jester, with a table laid with food to their left and an orange tree behind, with a ram (the zodiac sign for April) depicted at the top, and inscribed in gilt lettering AVRIL, the border with grisaille scrolling strapwork centred by flesh coloured grotesque masks and intersperced with bunches of fruit, the reverse with... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2010

A Limoges enamel and parcel gilt plate depicting 'October'. Attributed to the Workshop of Jean Miette (Active 1563-1568)

A Limoges enamel and parcel gilt plate depicting 'October' after an engraving by Etienne Delaune of 1568. Attributed to the Workshop of Jean Miette (Active 1563-1568) photo Bonhams depicting a scene of peasants making wine, with a bearded man crushing the grapes, and another pouring them in to the barrel, with further men in the background picking grapes and a village behind, with a pair of scales to the sky (the Zodiac sign for Libra) and inscribed in gilt lettering 'OCTOBRE', within a border of grisaille scrolls, the... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2010

A set of twelve Limoges enamel oval plaques depicting the Twelve Ceasars, circle of Jacques Laudin (1627-1695, mid-17th century

A set of twelve Limoges enamel oval plaques depicting the Twelve Ceasars, circle of Jacques Laudin (1627-1695, mid-17th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's height 3 in. (7.5 cm) - Est. 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 4,062 USD Sotheby's. Fine European Furniture including Tapestries, Silver, Ceramics and Carpets. 01 Apr 10. New York www.sothebys.com