28 février 2018

Galerie Neuse at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Leonard Kern (Forchtenberg, 1588 - Schwäbisch Hall, 1662), Chronos, circa 1620-1630. Ivory. Height 27.2 cm (58.4 in.). Galerie Neuse © TEFAF The Noah wine ewer, Danzig, circa 1640. Silver and parcel-gilt. Height 34 cm (13.4 in.).  Weight 1750 gr. Town mark and makers mark. Galerie Neuse © TEFAF Galerie Neuse at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

28 février 2018

Mayfair dealers Charles Ede to unveil rare 2nd-3rd century AD Roman ivory relief at TEFAF Maastricht

Carved Ivory Relief, Roman, 2nd-3rd century AD, 9.5 x 15.5cm, from the Giorgio Sangiorgi (1885-1965) Collection. Asking price: €110,000. © Charles Ede  LONDON.- Charles Ede will unveil this rare Roman carved ivory relief dating to the 2nd-3rd century AD as the centrepiece of their TEFAF Maastricht display from March 10-18. “I don’t recall such an ivory piece of this quality and size being on the market for a long while,” says the firm’s managing director Martin Clist. Depicting... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2018

VKD Jewels (Stand 245) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Cartier. An Art Deco brooch, London, circa 1930. Platinum, diamonds and amethyst, 4.7 x 3.7 cm. Signed 'Cartier'. VKD Jewels © TEFAF 2018 A brooch of strong geometric design, composed of two tapering series of rectangular-shaped amethysts, embellished with circular-, baguette- and marquise-shaped diamond accents, mounted in platinum, circa 1930, signed Cartier London and numbered, maker’s mark for Cartier, stamped PT950 for platinum. Van Cleef & Arpels. A pair of 'Tourbillons... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2018

S J Phillips Ltd (Stand 118) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Floral Cross Pendant, 1770. Silver and diamonds. Length 8.5 cm (3.8 in.). S J Phillips Ltd © TEFAF 2018 Quintessentially high rococo, the cross composed of light, openwork asymmetrical floral trails unites religious symbolism with the contemporary interest in botany stimulated by the publications of the Swedish scientist, Linnaeus. Designed to shine out at candlelit receptions it exemplifies the perfection of 'Diamond Age' 18th century court jewel. Marchak. An Art Deco Panel Necklace, Paris, circa... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2018

Ben Janssens Oriental Art (Stand 202) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Earthenware model of a caparisoned horse, China, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577. Earthenware, 36.5 x 23.5 x 30.8 cm (14.4 x 9.3 x 12.2 in.). Ben Janssens Oriental Art © TEFAF 2018  Limestone sculpture of a monk carrying a reliquary on both hands, China, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577. Limestone, 50.5 cm (19.8 in.). Ben Janssens Oriental Art © TEFAF 2018 Ben Janssens Oriental Art (Stand 202) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018  
24 février 2018

FD Gallery (Stand 93) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Cartier. An Egyptian Revival Pendant Necklace, Paris, 1925. Lapis Lazuli, diamond, turquoise and emerald. Length 47 cm (18.5 in.). Signed 'Cartier, Paris' and numbered '1641'. © TEFAF 2018 The necklace is centering upon an ancient carved oblong lapis lazuli plaque, applied with navette shaped turquoise accents, within a frame of circular-cut diamonds and calibre-cut emeralds, suspending from a turquoise and diamond surmount; suspend by a braided blue cord necklace. Art Deco Bracelet, France,... [Lire la suite]

22 février 2018

Charles Beddington Ltd at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

The Bateman Master, Venice: The Piazzetta, looking North; and The entrance to the Grand Canal, looking East, with the Church of Santa Maria Della Salute, Venice, circa 1739. Oil on canvas, 148.5 x 225 cm (58.5 x 88.6 in.). Charles Beddington Ltd (Stand 373) © TEFAF 2018. This unusually large pair of Venetian views is the work of a talented and distinctive imitator of Canaletto active in the late 1730s. If he did not work in Canaletto’s studio, he must have been employed by Canaletto’s agent Joseph Smith to help satisfy the... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2018

Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Antoine Watteau (Valenciennes, 1684 - Lille, 1721), Study of a man in profile wearing a lopsided-cap. Black chalk and stumping and red chalk, 22.7 x 16.8 cm (8.9 x 6.6 in.). Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd (Stand 310). © TEFAF 2018 Provenance: Léon Ducloux, his sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 14-15 February 1889, lot 168; Georges Dormeuil, (1856-1939) his mark, (L.1146a) probably purchased from Marius Paulme, with Paulme’s label on the old frame giving catalogue number 131, referring to the manuscript catalogue of... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2018

Galerie CYBELE at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Group of Neith and her son Horus, Egypt, Late Period, circa 664-332 BC. Bronze with gold ??. Height 19 cm. Galerie CYBELE (Stand 435). © TEFAF 2018 The rectangular base says inscribed 'May Neith grant life, all prosperity, a long lifetime, a good old age for the revered one Tay-Neith daughter of Psamtek.' For a similar group of Neith and two child deities dedicated to Ouahibreseneb see the Louvre, cf. inv. no. E 7996, now exhibited. Provenance: Private collection Mrs. H. S. collection, Switzerland, acquired... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2018

Véronique Bamps at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Necklace and bracelet, circa 1880. Gold, silver, multicolored sapphires and diamonds. Length necklace 43 cm (16.9 in.) Length bracelet 17 cm (6.7 in.). Véronique Bamps (Stand 274). © TEFAF 2018