23 avril 2019

An Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1540

Lot 158. An Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1540; 12 ¼ x 13in. (31.8 x 33cm.). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,040 - USD 19,560). Price realised GBP 20,000. © Christie's ImagesLtd 2019. Each of rectangular form painted with swaying tulips and roses amidst a scrolling tendril of saz leaves, mounted'. Provenance: Private French Collection, sold Christie's, Paris, 7 March 2007, lot 141. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2019

A German silver-gilt beaker, maker's mark lacking, Nuremberg, circa 1540

Lot 48. A German silver-gilt beaker, maker's mark lacking, Nuremberg, circa 1540; with cover 22.2cm., 8 3/4 in. high; 383gr., 12oz. 6dwt. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. applied and engraved with profile medallions in the manner of Virgil Solis interrupted by  scrolling foliage, embossed lobes, detachable vase stem and foot, underside initialled AH AR, also struck twice with early 19th century Prussian control marks, the associated cover of conforming style with St... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2017

A Hungarian silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark only, HB conjoined above a trefoil, circa 1540

Lot 59. A Hungarian silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark only, HB conjoined above a trefoil, circa 1540. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. bowl of trumpet form engraved with a band of scrolling foliage, the flat stepped-dome cover similarly engraved, surmounted by a spread-winged swan above a lobed girdle, raised on a spreading circular foot engraved with three foliate scroll motifs, below a cast girdle chased with foliate motifs; 24.7cm., 9 3/4 in. high; 349.5gr., 11oz. 4dwt. Note: A... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2017

A German silver-gilt beaker, maker's mark lacking, Nuremberg, circa 1540

Lot 48. A German silver-gilt beaker, maker's mark lacking, Nuremberg, circa 1540. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. applied and engraved with profile medallions in the manner of Virgil Solis interrupted by  scrolling foliage, embossed lobes, detachable vase stem and foot, underside initialled AH AR, also struck twice with early 19th century Prussian control marks, the associated cover of conforming style with St Andrew finial and incorporating accollee armorials dated 1619, maker’s mark... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2016

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Self-portrait with red beret, circa 1540

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Self-portrait with red beret (Autoritratto con berretto rosso), circa 1540. Oil on paper, 21 × 15.5 cm. Galleria Nazionale di Parma.
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21 avril 2014

Six 16th century's cap-a-pie armours from John Woodman Higgins Armory Collection in sale by Thomas Del Mar Ltd

LONDON - Thomas Del Mar Ltd in association with Sotheby's will present the John Woodman Higgins Armory Collection on 7th May 2014. My personal selection of these 16th century's cap-a-pie armours. A composite European cap-a-pie field armour in the so-called 'Gothic' fashion, circa 1490-1510. Photo Thomas Del Mar Ltd comprising modern sallet with rounded skull, short separate 'tail'-plate, pivoted visor with a pair of flanged vision-slits, secured to the skull at the right by a spring-catch, Spanish bevor... [Lire la suite]