08 janvier 2019

Rockefeller collection of furniture & decorative arts to highlight Sotheby's 2019 Americana Week

Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller. The Meissen Swan service, 18th century. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller on 18 January, as part of their 2019 Americana Week auctions in New York. This special offering follows the success of the November and December 2018 auctions of works from the couple’s collection. Jewels from Happy’s personal collection were sold in the... [Lire la suite]

15 janvier 2018

A very rare armorial ewer for the Spanish market, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 316. A very rare armorial ewer for the Spanish market, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 23cm., 9 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the lobed globular body rising from a similarly lobed high knopped and domed foot to a tall neck with flaring spouted mouth, set to one side with a large naturalistically modelled twig handle, brightly enamelled and gilt to either side of the body with a large coat-of-arms of Ovando and Solis... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2015

A set of fourteen Spanish market armorial plates, circa 1769

Lot 30.  A set of fourteen Spanish market armorial plates, circa 1769. Estimate $7,000 – $10,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With the arms of Pignatelli beneath a coronet for Cayetano Pignatelli (1730-95), Marquis of Rubí, who spent years abroad as the Inspector General of New Spain - 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter Christie's. CHINESE EXPORT ART, 21 January 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
04 novembre 2015

Chinese Porcelain at Asian Art in London 2015

Punch Bowl, China, Canton, Qianlong period (1736-1796). Diameter: 41 cm (16 in.). BRANDT ASIAN ART, Dealer. CONTACT: Robert Brandt. Phone +44 (0)20 7930 9368 - Email brandt@nildram.co.uk - Website www.brandtasianart.com Tureen, cover and stand, China, Qianlong period, circa 1740, Scandinavian market. Length of stand: 43 cm; height of tureen and cover: 38 cm. COHEN & COHEN, Dealer. Chinese export porcelain punchbowl with european subject... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2012

A Chinese Export Spanish market armorial dish. circa 1769

A  Chinese Export Spanish market armorial dish. circa 1769. photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 Probably a tureen stand, brightly enameled with the arms of Cayetano Pignatelli, Marquis of Rubí within pink rocaille band; 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) wide. Estimate $5,000 - $10,000 Christie's. Chinese Export Art. 23 January 2012. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com