11 mars 2016

Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Jade pendant Huang, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, 475-221 BC. Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Jade. A pendant of arched form, Huang, terminating in well-pronounced dragonheads at both ends. The dragonheads are carved with well-defined bulging eyes, prominent ears and nose, strong jaw, pointed teeth and a short beard. The huang has a narrow ridge and is covered with a raised spiral grain pattern on both sides. Two C-shaped apertures form the dragons’ mouths. The... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2016

Bijl-van Urk bv at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Frans Pourbus the Younger (Antwerp 1569-1622 Paris), Portrait of Charles de Chantecler (1543-1620). Oil on canvas laid down on canvas, 66 x 53 cm. Signed with monogram upper left 'F. P. F.' and inscribed at the top 'MESSME CHARLES DE CHANTECLER.ME.DES REQTES.ORDRE. DE L’HOSTEL CONER. DV ROY EN CES CONSEILS D’ESTAT ET PRIVE AN DE SON AGE 70. L’AN 1613.' and inscribed at the right 'TALIS ERAT VVLTV; AH CVR NESCIA PECIORA PINGI PARTE SVI TABVLA HAC STO MELIORA LATET'. Bijl-van Urk bv © TEFAF Maastricht,... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2016

More Hemmerle at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Hemmerle earrings, diamonds, aluminium, copper, gold. Photo courtesy of Hemmerle. Hemmerle Earrings, diamonds, aluminium, white gold. Photo courtesy of Hemmerle. Hemmerle earrings, diamonds, aluminium, copper, gold. Photo courtesy of Hemmerle. Hemmerle earrings, natural pearls, aluminium, gold. Photo courtesy of Hemmerle. Hemmerle (stand 141) at TEFAF Maastricht, 11 – 20 March 2016. A limited edition book will be published to celebrate the pieces.
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22 février 2016

Maison d´Art at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Nicolò di Pietro (Active during the late 14th and early 15th centuries), Saint Augustine, circa 1405. Tempera and gold on wood panel, 105 x 39.5 cm. Element of a polyptych. Inscribed “Augustinus” (in Gothic minuscule script, in red, just above the saint’s shoulders) © Maison d´Art Literature: A. DE MARCHI, “Ritorno a Nicolò di Pietro”, Nuovi Studi, II, 1997, 3, fig. 28, p. 9, p. 19 note 48; A. DE MARCHI, “Nicolò di Pietro. Sant’Ambrogio che battezza Sant’Agostino; Sant’Agostino che... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2016

Galerie Rhéa at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Gorgoneion antefix, Greek, Taras, circa 500 BC. Terracotta with traces of red polychrome on lips, tongue and hair, black on serpents. Height 24.5 cm © Galerie Rhéa Provenance: Private collection, Switzerland, bought at MuM, Basel, 11.01.1953, no. 299 Literature: Schefold, exh. cat. Meisterwerke griechischer Kunst 1960, no. 275 and Solothurn, 1967, no. 334; Cf. From the same matrix: Mollard-Besques 1, no. B 522, pl. 47; Naples, Museo Nationale, room 86; Reggio Calabrai, Museo Nationale,... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2016

Deborah Elvira at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Luz Camino, Rooster brooch. Vanadinite, tourmalines, spinel, sapphires, rubies, diamonds, silver and gold, 9 x 10 cm. © Deborah Elvira Pendant, Portugal, 17th century. Gold and diamonds, 10 x 7,5 cm. © Deborah Elvira Reliquary cross, Spain, end of the 16th century. Gold, enamel, rock crystal, 7,2 x 4,5 cm. © Deborah Elvira The cross shows the following inscription:"Ecce/crucem D/omini FV/cite partes adverse visit/Leo de tribe iudaradix Davi/D Allelu/IA... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2016

Otto Jakob at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Otto Jakob, Akar II. Ring of partially oxidized white gold with micro pavé set 79 honey brown and 75 black diamonds. © Otto Jakob Otto Jakob, Korol. Earrings with diamond-set flaming stars inlaid in coral. © Otto Jakob The coral cabochons are set in hexagonal yellow gold frames, whose facets are enameled black and embellished with diamond-set ornaments of white gold. Yellow and white gold, coral, 2 baguette-cut diamonds 1.10ct, 508 micro pavé set diamonds 1.33ct, vitreous enamel. ... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2016

Caviglia at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

A woodcock tureen and cover painted in trompe l’oeil. Manufactory Hannong, under directorship of Paul Hannong, modeled by Johann William Lanz, Strasbourg, circa 1750-1754. Tin-enameled earthenware, polychrome 'petit feu' décor. Height 21, 9 cm. © Caviglia Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Saemy Rozenberg collection, New York; Jaime Ortiz-Patiño Collection, London; Private collection, France  A duck tureen with it tray painted in trompe l’oeil, Sceaux, period of Jacques Chapelle, circa... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2016

Alexandre Reza at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Alexandre Reza. Dune. Sand and polish pink gold cuff featuring two pear-shaped diamonds and 152 brilliant cut diamonds weighing 31.51 cts. © Alexandre Reza Alexandre Reza. Facette. Yellow gold ring ebony faceted featuring an oval cabochon Colombian emerald of 17.83 cts. © Alexandre Reza Alexandre Reza (stand 142) - TEFAF Maastrich 2016 Directors: OLIVIER REZA, Marie- Joelle LEVESQUE REZA’s devotion to beauty and passion for perfection is one that borders on obsession.The... [Lire la suite]
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