30 décembre 2018

Cabinet of Curiosities - Honourable Silver Objects at BRAFA 2019, Stand 126b

Probably Jan I de Pauw (active 1665-1711), Cup with cover, Haarlem, 1694. Silver, 10 x 31 cm. © Cabinet of Curiosities - Honourable Silver Objects at BRAFA 2019, Stand 126b. Casket, Augsburg, 17th century. Wood, turtle shell and ivory, 15.5 x 11 x 10 cm - Sundial, Germany, 17th century. Silver, glass and ivory, 4.5 x 5 x 1 cm - Hourglass, North Europe, 19th century. Ebony and ivory, 8 x 16 cm. © Cabinet of Curiosities - Honourable Silver Objects... [Lire la suite]

29 juillet 2017

A rare Indian mother-of-pearl and red lac casket, 17th Century, Gujarat, India

A rare Indian mother-of-pearl and red lac casket, 17th Century, Gujarat, India. © Symbolic & Chase The small rectangular-shaped brass chest applied with lobed mother-of-pearl sections within contours of rectangular-shaped plaques, embellished with six Indian foliate motifs in red lac, the vaulted lid similarly-applied, opening to reveal an interior entirely composed of mother-of-pearl, upon sculpted feet, 17th Century, Gujarat, India.  With some later restoration. Price on... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2017

An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 19th century

Lot 209. An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form on four applied gem-set cusped feet, the exterior set with rubies, emeralds, amethysts and sapphires against a ground of engraved floral motifs, the lid mounted with an openwork carved Chinese jade plaque - 8.9 by 10 by 8cm. Note: The present casket, as with the previous lot, is a product of the Ottoman taste for Chinese artefacts, in this case, carved... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2017

An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 18th-19th century

Lot 210. An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 18th-19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of octagonal form standing on eight columnar feet, each side of the exterior decorated with a jade plaque set with silver-mounted gemstones, the surrounding area similarly and densely inset with gemstones and semi-precious stones, each corner with a vertical ridge set with diagonal bands of turquoise half-beads, the Chinese jade cover with dragons flanking... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2016

Sotheby's Milan announces sale of sculptures and works of art

A Milanese Cabinet Collection. Photo: Sotheby's.  MILAN.- For the first time in a Milanese sale on an international level, most of the lots are accompanied by export licence. It’s therefore an important news for the art market in Italy and abroad.   Sotheby’s Milan will host this event and Filippo Lotti – Sotheby’s Italy managing director -comments: "After a few seasons devoted exclusively to Contemporary Art in Italy, Milan expands again its business thanks to a refined Milanese Private Collection, mostly... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2015

Casket with Venus as a cover figure and allegories of the four seasons, Christian I Pichgel (1652 - 1700), Gdansk

Casket with Venus as a cover figure and allegories of the four seasons, Christian I Pichgel (1652 - 1700), Gdansk. Silver, wrought, cast, partly gilded. Height x Width: 22.5 x 34 cm. Ident.Nr. 1909.25. Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin © Photo: Kunstgewerbemuseum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Photo: Karen Bartsch A rich, openwork tendril decoration appears on the gilded surfaces of octagonal, lockable box. Fruchtfestons on the base and on the cover Hermen accentuate shape and decoration.In the... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2013

Embriachi Workshop, North Italian, circa 1500, Casket

Embriachi Workshop, North Italian, circa 1500, Casket. Photo Sotheby's bone and wood; 6 7/16 by 9 7/16 by 4 5/8 in., 16.4 by 24 by 11.7 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 USD RELATED LITERATURE: Luciana Martini and Leonard Foi, Bottega degli Embriachi: cofanetti e cassettine tra Gotico e Rinascimento, exh. cat., Brescia, November 17-25, 2001, pp. 88 and 89Michele Tomasi, Bottega degli Embriachi, Florence, 2001, pp. 41-45 Sotheby's. Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture. New York, 30 janv. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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30 décembre 2013

Embriachi Workshop, North Italian, late 15th century and later, Casket

Embriachi Workshop, North Italian, late 15th century and later, Casket. Photo Sotheby's ivory and wood; 12 by 16 15/16 by 9 in., 30.5 by 43 by 22.9 cm. Estimation 12,000 — 18,000 USD For a similar casket dated to the first quarter of the 15th century, see Luciana Martini and Leonard Foi, Bottega degli Embriachi: cofanetti e cassettine tra Gotico e Rinascimento, exh. cat., Brescia, November 17-25, 2001, no. 5. Sotheby's. Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture. New York, 30 janv. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
26 novembre 2013

Dutch colonial, Indonesia, late 17th century, Casket

  Dutch colonial, Indonesia, late 17th century, Casket. Photo courtesy Sotheby's tortoiseshell, on a wood core, with silver mounts, the interior lined with rose velvet; 11.3 by 16.1cm., 4½ by 6 3/8 in. Estimation  3 000 — 5 000 GBP The pierced silver mounts adorning the present casket compare with those found on a similar 17th-century Dutch East Indian tortoiseshell casket sold at Christie's, London, on 4 July 2000, lot 62. Note also the similarly shallow lid and the silver handle on the... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2013

Italian, Venice, early 16th century, Casket

Italian, Venice, early 16th century, Casket. Photo courtesy Sotheby's  with a label printed: WADDESDON MANOR to the underside; painted and partially gilt enamel on copper; 11 by 15 by 9cm., 4 1/4 by 5 7/8 by 3 1/2 in. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 GBP Provenance: Ferdinand James Anselm Freiherr von Rothschild, Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire;with Jan Dirven Sr.;Piet van Doorne, 1977:with A. Jansen, 1977;Edgar Jetter, Vreden;his sale Sotheby's Amsterdam, 17 December 2003, lot 841 Compare lots 595, 604 and 613 in... [Lire la suite]
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