19 octobre 2017

Bedford Master, Golden Legend Master, Jouvenel Master and Bartholomeus Anglicus Master, Book of Hours, Paris, circa 1431-40

Bedford Master, Golden Legend Master, Jouvenel Master and Bartholomeus Anglicus Master, Book of Hours, Paris, circa 1431-40. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, with 22 large and 60 small miniatures, all text pages with four-sided illuminated borders, 20.5 x 14.5 cm (8.1 x 5.7 in. large octavo). © Heribert Tenschert Likely made for the second wife of the Duke of Bedford, Jacquette de Luxembourg. Provenance: A. Hachette (1953) Literature: E. König, Paris mon amour, Bibermühle 2017 The primary... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2017

A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726

Lot 218. A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726, with associated unmarked stand. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the porcelain decorated in reds, greens, blues and gold with floral sprays, the bowl, cover and stand with gadrooned rims, the bowl with bifurcated scrolling handles chased with leaves, the slightly-domed cover flat-chased with Regence foliage, the finial cast as a... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2017

A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726

Lot 218. A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726, with associated unmarked stand. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the porcelain decorated in reds, greens, blues and gold with floral sprays, the bowl, cover and stand with gadrooned rims, the bowl with bifurcated scrolling handles chased with leaves, the slightly-domed cover flat-chased with Regence foliage, the finial cast as a... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2017

Petit pichet, Paris, milieu du XIVe siècle

Lot 4. Petit pichet poterie à glacure plombifère transparente décorée de bandeaux verticaux appliqués sur la panse, Paris, milieu du XIVe siècle. Estimation : 800/900 €. © Prunier OVV H : 17,5 cm. Bel état de conservation. SVV JEAN EMMANUEL PRUNIER. Splendeurs de la Haute Époque, Dimanche 24 septembre à 14h30 à Louviers 
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13 juillet 2017

An enamel, emerald, ruby, diamond, platinum and 18K gold butterfly brooch, by Mauboussin, Paris 1965

Lot 553. An enamel, emerald, ruby, diamond, platinum and 18K gold butterfly brooch, by Mauboussin, Paris 1965. Estimation : 60 000 € / 80 000 € © Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo en or jaune et platine. Il figure un papillon aux ailes déployées. Le corps est serti de diamants et d'émeraudes gravées, les antennes soulignées de diamants et de cabochons de rubis. Les ailes asymétriques, en émail plique-à-jour polychrome sont soulignées de saphirs calibrés et de diamants. Les ailes supérieures sont ornées... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2017

Platinum, 18 Karat White Gold, Aquamarine, Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, Mauboussin, Paris, circa 1940

Lot 246. Platinum, 18 Karat White Gold, Aquamarine, Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, Mauboussin, Paris, circa 1940. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  Centering an emerald-cut aquamarine weighing approximately 45.00 carats, within a scrolling panel set with round and baguette diamonds weighing approximately 8.70 carats, completed by cone-shaped links set with round sapphires, length 6 inches, signed Mauboussin, Paris, with French assay mark and French maker's mark for Verger Fils; circa 1940.  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2017

18 Karat Gold, Citrine and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Sterlé, Paris, circa 1950

Lot 107.  Formerly from the Collection of Queen Narriman of Egypt. 18 Karat Gold, Citrine and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Sterlé, Paris, circa 1950. Estimation 175,000 — 225,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The necklace and bracelet of stylized wreath form, the bracelet enhanced by a gold link tassel, set with numerous pear-shaped citrines and one heart-shaped citrine, accented by round and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 11.00 carats, necklace length 15 inches, unsigned,... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2017

Platinum, Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, Cartier, Paris, 1930s

Lot 105. Platinum,  Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, Cartier, Paris, 1930s. Estimation 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of foliate design, set with two emerald-cut sapphires weighing approximately 10.40 and 7.75 carats, accented by round, baguette, old European-cut, pear and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 13.95 carats, signed Cartier Paris, numbered 07529, with French assay and maker's marks; 1930s. Provenance: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Magnificent Jewelry of the Late Mrs. John... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2017

Pair of Boulle encoignures "Aux Espagnolettes", Louis XV, by J. BAUMHAUER, Paris, ca. 1755

Lot 1070. Pair of Boulle encoignures "Aux Espagnolettes", Louis XV, by J. BAUMHAUER (Joseph Baumhauer, "ébéniste du Roi" ca. 1749), Paris, ca. 1755. Estimate CHF 150 000 / 200 000 (€ 138 890 / 231 480). Photo: Koller. Brown tortoiseshell, exquisitely inlaid with brass mounts "en première-partie"; blossoms, leaves, scrolls, cartouches and decorative frieze. Front with central door and 2 drawers. Exquisite matte and polished gilt bronze mounts and applications. The busts and the central cartouche... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

Desk with lacquer pannels, Louis XV, signed J.F. DUBUT (Jean François Dubut, died 1778), guild stamp, Paris ca. 1755/60

Lot 1093. Desk with lacquer pannels, Louis XV, signed J.F. DUBUT (Jean François Dubut, died 1778), guild stamp, Paris, ca. 1755-60. Estimate CHF 100 000 / 180 000 (€ 92 590 / 166 670). Photo: Koller. Purpleheart in veneer, and inlaid with reserves and decorated with panels lacquered in the"goût chinois"; idealized park landscape on a black ground, depicting human figures as hunters and exotic animals. Top lined with green, used leather, edged in brass. 6 curved legs. Front with central drawer, the... [Lire la suite]