04 novembre 2013

A bronze incense burner in the form of a lion, China, 17th century, Ming Dynasty

A bronze incense burner in the form of a lion, China, 17th century, Ming Dynasty. Dimensions: (Height) 25 x 23 cm (10 x 9 in.).  Photo courtesy GREGG BAKER ASIAN ART ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. GREGG BAKER ASIAN ART. Gregg Baker. Phone +44 (0)20 7221 3533 - Email info@japanesescreens.com - Website www.japanesescreens.com
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17 septembre 2013

Monumental lions on view at Frieze Masters

Giovanni Battista Foggini (1652-1725) and workshop (attributed to), A pair of monumental marbles on original bases of a Lion and a Horse and a Lion and a Bull. White marble. Lion and Horse: 230 x 141 x 111 cm. Lion and Bull: 233 x 142 x 112 cm. Price:  in the region of £1.2 million. Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, Stand A9.  LONDON- Visitors to the stand of Tomasso Brothers Fine Art at Frieze Masters, Regent’s Park, London, from 17 to 20 October 2013, will be relieved that these ferocious feasting lions are made... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2013

Five Etruscan Miniature Bronze Lions, 5th Century BC

Five Etruscan Miniature Bronze Lions, 5th Century BC. Photo courtesy Auctionata Bronze miniatures, malachite patina. With tangs on the underside. Finely modeled. Incised details. Dimensions: each 3.7 x 1 x 2 cm. Very good condition. Estimation : 2 400 / 3 000 € These five Etruscan lions were cast in bronze in Etruria, today's Italy in the 5thCentury BC. The lying lions are finely modeled with incised detailing. They all have tangs on the underside. The lions are in... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2013

A Pair of Large Silver-Gilt and Gem-Set Lions retailed by Asprey & Co., 20th century 

A Pair of Large Silver-Gilt and Gem-Set Lions retailed by Asprey & Co., 20th century.  Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 Each realistically modelled, with hardstone eyes and gold and diamond-set nose, marked under rear foot, and with Swiss hallmarks/ 26 in. (66 cm.) long; 377 oz. (11,726 gr.) gross weight (2). Price Realized: $43,750 Christies. SILVER 21 May 2013.New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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01 janvier 2013

Pendant with a Lion, 1600-1650

Pendant with a Lion, 1600-1650, pearl, gold, enamel, diamond, ruby. H: 2 7/8 x W: 1 15/16 x D: 3/8 in. (7.36 x 4.94 x 1 cm). The Art Walters Museum. This pendant was designed around the voluptuous but irregular shape of a baroque pearl which forms part of the body of the lion. This kind of light, amusing, showy pendant was apparently meant to be worn at events such as weddings. Its charm depends on its design rather than on a massing of precious stones. This type of design is associated with the late 16th-century Southern... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2012

Paire de lions en terre cuite, émaillée blanc. Fin du XVIIIe siècle

  Paire de lions en terre cuite, émaillée blanc. Fin du XVIIIe siècle. Photo Christian BARAJA Ils sont représentés assis. Ils reposent sur des bases rectangulaires, imitant le porphyre. (quelques éclats). H : 82 - L : 60 cm. Estimation : 8 000 / 10 000 € Aguttes. Vendredi 7 décembre 2012. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 1 & 7 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris.
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25 septembre 2012

A 18 Karat gold, colored diamond, coral and ruby lion brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, Nerw York, 1968

A 18 Karat gold, colored diamond, coral and ruby lion brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, Nerw York, 1968. Photo Sotheby"s designed as a lion atop a coral branch, set with numerous round diamonds of yellow hue weighing approximately 8.00 carats, further enhanced by 2 round ruby eyes and a black enamel nose, with the tail and two of the legs articulated, signed V.C.A., numbered N.Y. 39419, one diamond missing. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 USD  NOTE DE CATALOGUE: The diamond and ruby... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2012

A Qingbai 'Lion' Censer And Cover. Song-Yuan Dynasty

A Qingbai 'Lion' Censer And Cover. Song-Yuan Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the flat circular cover surmounted by a whimsical lion molded with an engaging expression on its face, seated with its front paw raised and head playfully turned, its body hollowed and pierced with three holes, supported on the censer shaped as a lotus blossom pierced with two further holes, borne on a  waisted pedestal, all covered with a pale sea-foam green glaze that thickens in the recessed areas adding a sense... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2012

An Italian Silver-Gilt Figure of a Lion on Hardstone Base, Buccellati, Second Half 20th Century

An Italian Silver-Gilt Figure of a Lion on Hardstone Base, Buccellati, Second Half 20th Century. Photo Sotheby's the creature roaring and standing on a variegated red hardstone base. tail engraved BUCCELLATI ITALY 96, and stamped 800; length overall 9 in. 22.9 cm - Estimate 1,500-2,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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17 août 2012

A Rare Small Chinese Gilt-Bronze Figure Of A Seated Lion. Northern Wei-Tang Dynasty, 6th-7th Century

A Rare Small Chinese Gilt-Bronze Figure Of A Seated Lion. Northern Wei-Tang Dynasty, 6th-7th Century. Photo Sotheby's height 2 in. 5 cm. Estimate 5,000-7,000 USD.  Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com


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