02 janvier 2021

A silver-mounted carved ivory snuff box, probably Flemish, 18th century

Lot 19. A silver-mounted carved ivory snuff box, probably Flemish, 18th century; 7.2cm., 2¾in. wide. Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP. Lot sold: 1,512 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of cartouche form, carved on both sides with Biblical subjects. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. Sotheby's. Royal & Noble. London, 7 January 2021

02 janvier 2021

A Netherlandish silver-mounted tortoiseshell-veneered wood casket, unmarked, circa 1700

Lot 5. A Netherlandish silver-mounted tortoiseshell-veneered wood casket, unmarked, circa 1700; 16.5cm, 6¼in. long. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold: 3,274 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. rectangular with hinged cover, the silver corner mounts and escutcheon plate engraved with scrolling foliage, the central applied cartouche engraved with mirror monogram 'WB', on four ball feet, purple velvet-lined. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. ... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2019

A pair of blue and white silver-mounted candlesticks, circa 1640

Lot 185. A pair of blue and white silver-mounted candlesticks, circa 1640; 16.3cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's each of bell shape, painted with figures in fenced gardens, between bands of lappets, the rims with silver mounts. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
19 décembre 2018

A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty

Lot 514. A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty; 22.8 cm, 9 in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £17,500. © Sotheby's the slender ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a waisted neck and straight rim, applied with an ear-shaped handle opposite a curved spout, painted in bright cobalt blue-tones depicting boys playing a hat game within a fenced garden in a rocky landscape, below a band of lotus scrolls at the neck, the cover with a similar design of lotus, with... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2018

A blue and white silver-mounted double-bodied cruet bottle, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 550. A blue and white silver-mounted double-bodied cruet bottle, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H.: 20.3 cm. (8 in.). Estimate EUR 3,000 - EUR 4,000. Price realised EUR 1,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. La panse formée de deux vases accolés, à décor de branchages fleuris, le pied évasé orné d'une frise géométrique, montures en argent. Note: This bottle is based on a Western glass original. Such double-bodied glass bottles for oil and vinegar are not uncommon in the Seventeenth... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2017

A silver-mounted blue and white 'Kraak' bottle vase, Wanli period (1573-1620), the mounts possibly later

Lot 164. A silver-mounted blue and white 'Kraak' bottle vase, Wanli period (1573-1620), the mounts possibly later. 33.5cm (13 1/8in) high. Estimate £ 800 - 1,200. Sold for £812 (€919). Photo: Bonhams. The lobed hexagonal body vibrantly painted with panels enclosing flying horses and scrolling floral designs, the tapering neck with ruyi-head bands and bejewelled swag motifs, the mounts probably Turkish. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE  ... [Lire la suite]

07 juillet 2017

A blue and white silver-mounted tea caddy, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1387. A blue and white silver-mounted tea caddy, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18.5 cm. Estimated price €600 - €800. Result: €992. Courtesy Lempertz Of ovoid form, decorated in underglaze-blue with ladies in a fenced garden with banana trees. Apocryphal Chenghua four-character mark. Silver-mounting with the Dutch maker's mark of J. M. van Kempen & Zoon, Voorschoten and sword mark. Provenance: Private collection, Southern Germany Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2016

A pair of silver-mounted blue and white vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, later mounted

Lot 933. A pair of silver-mounted blue and white vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, later mounted. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each of ovoid form, raised on a flared foot, the lobed bodies with six vertical panels depicting beauties and flowers, with silver mounts and urn-form covers struck with the Dutch sword control mark corresponding to the late 19th / early 20th century (2). Height 10 1/8  in., 25.7 cm Provenance: Sotheby's London, 23rd June 1981, lot 217. ... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2016

A blue and white silver-mounted milk jug and cover, Kangxi period, the mounts possibly Dutch

Lot 257. A blue and white silver-mounted milk jug and cover, Kangxi period, the mounts possibly Dutch. Estimate £1,200 - 1,500 (€1,500 - 1,900). Photo: Bonhams. The pear-shaped vessel painted with floral sprigs, with foliate moulded panels enclosing 'Long Elizas', flanked with a loop handle with a white metal mount attaching the flat lid with a hinge, the mount with an integral spout. 17cm (6 3/4in) high  See an identical jug illustrated in C.J.A. Jorg, Chinese Ceramics in the Rijksmuseum,... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2016

A blue and white silver-mounted hookah base, 17th century

Lot 252. A blue and white silver-mounted hookah base, 17th century. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,600 - 3,800). Photo: Bonhams. The spherical body decorated with a meander of stylised scrolling, leafy flowering stems, the base unglazed, the neck with a white metal Middle Eastern mount with floral and foliate designs, stamped mark beneath the rim. 23cm (9in) high. Note: The characteristic form of hookah bases had only appeared in India in the 17th century. There are similar shaped examples in glass, often... [Lire la suite]
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