04 janvier 2019

Steinitz at BRAFA 2019, Stand 6c

Console table, England, late 17th-early 18th century, circa 1695-1705. Carved and gilt wood, marble. H 87 x W 132 x D 72 cm. © Steinitz at BRAFA 2019, Stand 6c. Lucas Faydherbe (Mechelen, 1617-1697), Bust of Omphale, queen of Lydia, circa 1645. Terracotta. H 80 cm. © Steinitz at BRAFA 2019, Stand 6c. Lucas Faydherbe (Mechelen, 1617-1697), Bust of Bacchus, circa 1645. Terracotta. H 78 cm. © Steinitz at BRAFA 2019, Stand 6c. Provenance: from the artist's... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2014

Some famous Baroque Pearls

Flemish manufacture. Pendant depicting Hercules, gold, enamel and pearl, Scaramazza, 16th century,via Christie"s Geneva Flemish manufacture. Pendant in the form of a marine animal in gold, enamel, precious pearl piettre, Scaramazza, 16th century, via Christie"s Geneva. "The Canning Jewel". Flemish manufacture. Gold, precious stones, pearl Scaramazza from 16th century, Victoria and Albert Museum, London © Victoria Albert Museum. Dutch Manufacture, 16th century, gold and enamel pendant with baroque pearl in the form of a... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2012

Ecole Flamande du XVIIe siècle, Hercule et Omphale

Ecole Flamande du XVIIe siècle, Hercule et Omphale.  Hercule sous l'effet de l'Amour, le petit cupidon tout blond que l'on voit à droite, appuyé sur son arc, son carquois à ses pieds, a troqué sa massue, désormais dans les mains de son épouse, la reine Omphale, contre la quenouille et le fuseau, et cédant aux plaisirs, s'abandonne, entouré des jeunes suivantes complaisantes, filant et tissant la laine. Huile sur toile (Rentoilage ; petits manques dans la partie supérieure ; quelques restaurations ). 111 x 160... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2011

Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century.

Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century. photo Sotheby's The hardstone cameo featuring the bust of Herakles or Omphale (in his guise) facing left, wearing the lion skin headdress, paws crossed at the neckline, the hardstone cameo signed Santarelli, size approximately 6½. Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD. Lot Sold 27,500 USD NOTE: Giovanni Antonio Santarelli (1769-1826), a highly skilled Italian gem engraver and medallist, worked as engraver to Mints of Milan and Parma,... [Lire la suite]