28 mai 2012

Urbino. Grande coupe crespina sur piédouche à bord contourné. Atelier des Patanazzi. XVIe siècle, vers 1580

Urbino. Grande coupe crespina sur piédouche à bord contourné. Atelier des Patanazzi. XVIe siècle, vers 1580. Photo Piasa à décor polychrome a istoriato de l'embarquement des animaux sur l'arche de Noé, l'inscription en noir au revers : Quando Noe entro nel arca.  Diamètre : 34 cm. Petits éclats sur le bord. Lot 231. Estimation : 10 000 / 15 000 €  Expert: Cyrille Froissart. Piasa . Mercredi 30 mai 2012. Drouot Richelieu - 9, rue Drouot - Salle 2 - 75009 Paris. Contact: Stéphanie Trifaud... [Lire la suite]

01 décembre 2011

Renaissance masterpiece by Francesco Xanto Avelli discovered by Lyon & Turnbull

Important Italian 'Istoriato' maiolica dish by Francesco Xanto Avelli. Urbino, dated 1537. Photo Lyon & Turnbull EDINBURGH.- A rare and previously unrecorded plate by the important Maiolica artist Francesco Xanto Avelli, dated 1537, has been uncovered by Lyon & Turnbull auctioneers. The plate was discovered on a regular house valuation and is expected to realise over £100,000 at auction at Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh on the 7th December 2011. The plate is thought to have been purchased by the vendor’s family in Italy... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2011

Urbino ou Castel Durante,. Plat rond dit tondino.. XVIème siècle, vers 1530-40.

Urbino ou Castel Durante,. Plat rond dit tondino.. XVIème siècle, vers 1530-40. Photo Pescheteau-Badin à décor polychrome en plein d'un portrait sur fond bleu, en buste, tourné vers la gauche, coiffé d'un casque formé d'une chimère, placé devant une banderole portant l'inscription MARFISA BELLA, le revers décoré de spirales en bleu et de la lettre A au centre. Diam. : 25 cm. Petites usures sur le bord et la chute. Estimation : 8 000 / 12 000 €S'il n'est toutefois pas de ce peintre et probablement légèrement postérieur, notre plat... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2010

Important Italian Plate Serves Up Success @ Freeman's

Italian maiolica istoriata dish, Urbino, mid 16th Century. Sold at $157,000. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Late Wednesday evening, Freeman's received a call for a special private viewing from a Parisian who had flown over to see Italian maiolica istoriata dish, measuring only 10 1/8th inch in diameter. The next day, the small, but beautiful plate was sought after by in-room bidders and nearly ten phone lines, eventually selling at $157,000, far exceeding the conservative high estimate. The plate was sourced by a Freeman's specialist in... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2010

Majolique italienne d'Urbino. Atelier des Fontana. Vers 1550-1560

Majolique italienne d'Urbino. Atelier des Fontana, représentant Moïse commentant les Tables de la loi aux Hébreux. Vers 1550-1560. Diamètre : 32,00 cm - Prix sur demande Galerie Théorème 2, place du palais royal - Le louvre des antiquaires 75001 PARIS - France. Tel : +33 1 40 15 93 23 - Fax : +33 1 40 15 93 23 - E-mail : galerietheoreme@club-internet.fr Note: "Le mot "majolique" (maiolica) est le synonyme de faïence. Il apparut dès la fin du XVe siècle, en Italie, et désignait alors les faïences à... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2009

A Trove of Rare Treasures on Offer at Christie's in November

An Urbino Maiolica istoriato piatto, circa 1540, possibly from the workshop of Francesco Duranto. Estimate: £12,000-18,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009 LONDON.- Christie’s announces the second Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes sale on November 17, 2009, presenting collectors and connoisseurs with an incredible opportunity to add to their collections with a wide-range of important, rare, and unique treasures with exceptional provenance. This follows the inaugural sale in... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2009

"Raphael and Urbino" @ Ducal Palace in Urbino, Italy

The painting "Knight's Dream" is an example of what can be seen in the exhibition “Raphael and Urbino” which opened at Ducal Palace in Urbino, Italy. Photo: EFE URBINO.- The city of Urbino (north of Italy) is remembering its most illustrious son, Renaissance painter Raphael, through a great exhibition that has gathered 40 of his works of art and another 40 by different artists of the time. The exhibition "Raphael and Urbino", organized by the Superintendency of Superintendency of Historical, Artistical and... [Lire la suite]
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