25 janvier 2018

Chiale Fine Art at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 112c

Jan Davidsz De Heem (Utrecht 1606-1684 Antwerp), Still life, circa 1640-1645. Oil on panel, 67 x 108 cm. Signed: J.D. Heem f. © Chiale Fine Art Provenance: collection of Sir Emmanuel Kaye, England; private collection, London; private collection, Italy Literature: M. L. Hairs, ‘Les Peintres Flamand del Fleurs’, Ed. 1955; I. Bergstrom, Dutch still life painting, 1956; E. Greindl, ‘Les Peintres Flamands de nature morte’, 1956; W. Bernt, ‘Die Niederlandische Maler des 17 Jahrhunderts’, 1979, vol. 3, vol.... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2016

Attributed to Giovanni Ambrogio Miseroni, Milan, late 16th century, Cup Cover with Venus and Cupid Sleeping on a Shell

Attributed to Giovanni Ambrogio Miseroni (1551-1616), Milan, late 16th century, Cup Cover with Venus and Cupid Sleeping on a Shell being observed by Jupiter in the form of a Swan. Private Collection
08 novembre 2016

The Judgement of Paris, Alessandro Masnago, Milan, second half of the 16th century

The Judgement of Paris, Alessandro Masnago, Milan, second half of the 16th century, agate, gilt silver © Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
29 avril 2016

Carlo Beretta (1687-1764), Ottone Visconti et Guido Visconti, Milan, vers 1716-1734

Lot 55. Carlo Beretta (1687-1764), Ottone Visconti et Guido Visconti, Milan, vers 1716-1734. Estimation: 100,000 — 150,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's paire de bustes en terre cuite; sur des piédouches en bois noirci; sur des bases en bois peintHaut. (bustes) 76 et 72 cm, haut. (socles) 95 cm; height (busts) 30 & 28 1/3 in., height (bases) 37 1/3 in.  A PAIR OF MILANESE, EARLY 18TH CENTURY, CIRCA 1716-1734, TERRACOTTA BUSTS OF OTTONE AND GUIDO VISCONTI, BY CARLO BERETTA  ... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2016

A set of three Italian silver models of the wise monkeys, mark of Gianmaria Buccellati, Milan, 20th century

Lot 1. A set of three Italian silver models of the wise monkeys, mark of Gianmaria Buccellati, Milan, 20th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $7,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each seated, realistically depicted with textured fur, embodying the proverb "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil;"each marked underneath, signed Gianmaria Buccellati, Italy, one also stamped 800; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high Christie's. IMPORTANT SILVER AND OBJECTS OF VERTU, 21 April 2016, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2016

Vessel in the form of a goose, Milan, ca. 1575 - ca. 1600, Johann Seutter (1614-1681), Augsburg, ca. 1640 - ca. 1660

Vessel in the form of a goose, Milan, ca. 1575 - ca. 1600, Johann Seutter (1614-1681), Augsburg, ca. 1640 - ca. 1660, rock crystal, silver gilt, h 28,5cm × W × D 15,7cm 36,0cm. BK-17 133. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.  Siervat of rock crystal in a frame of gilded silver. The vessel is in the form of a goose. The body cover has a decoration of grotesques and tendrils in matt grinding.  Frames were made locally in the studio, but also on behalf of a broker somewhere else. This frame is made in... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2016

Rock crystal coupe with lid, Milan, ca. 1580

Rock crystal coupe with lid, Milan, ca. 1580, rock crystal, silver, rhinestone, h 23,0cm × W × D 11,0cm 13,8cm. BK-17 128. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.  Oval coupe of rock crystal in a frame of gilded silver. All parts of rock crystal are ribbed. On the lid a crystal knob mounted in a frame with four female herms, on top an eagle with light arms. The trophy was originally owned by the Russian Romanov dynasty. The heirs of Ivan Nikitich Romanov (ca. 1560-1645) donated the trophy to his cousin, Tsar Alexei... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2016

Two vases, Saracchi workshops, Milan, ca. 1570 - ca. 1585

Two vases, Saracchi workshops, Milan, ca. 1570 - ca. 1585, rock crystal, gold, enamel, h × d 26,8cm 9,6cm BK-17 110-A & BK-17 110-B. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.  Pear-shaped rock crystal vase with domed cover and standing on a high foot. Frame of gold and enamel. Decorated with tritons amid waves, ships and dragons in grinding.
17 janvier 2016

Rock crystal ewer, Milan, ca. 1600 - ca. 1615

Rock crystal ewer, Milan, ca. 1600 - ca. 1615, rock crystal, rhinestone, gold, émail, 17.8 cm H × W × D 7,1cm 9,0cm. BK-17 195. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Ewer of rock crystal in a frame of gold and translucent enamel. On the egg-shaped container are palmettes and tendrils cut. The senior ear is formed by a female winged Herm.
19 septembre 2015

A new, permanent display of Michael Wellby's 2012 bequest, is now open at the Ashmolean

Lapis lazuli bowl with gold mounts, Prague, c. 1608. Carving by the Miseroni workshop, mounts by Paulus van Vianen. Height: 17 cm. Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. OXFORD.- Michael Wellby bequeathed his extraordinary collection of Renaissance silver and exotica to the Ashmolean in 2012. Comprising over 500 pieces, it consists primarily of spectacular goldsmiths’ work made in Continental Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. The collection was inspired by the... [Lire la suite]