17 janvier 2019

A coconut cup with continental silver-gilt mounts, marked with a crowned rampant lion to left, circa 1550

Lot 58. A coconut cup with continental silver-gilt mounts, marked with a crowned rampant lion to left, circa 1550; 24.4cm., 9 1/2 in. high. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 40,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. circular base chased with broad oval foliate strapwork reserves interrupted by gothic leaves and hatched V-shapes, repeated below the glased finial painted with amorials, etched rim, on double vase stem, original mark on foot only, also with early 19th century Vienna control marks... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2017

A coconut cup with continental silver-gilt mounts, marked with a crowned rampant lion to left, circa 1550

Lot 58. A coconut cup with continental silver-gilt mounts, marked with a crowned rampant lion to left, circa 1550. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. circular base chased with broad oval foliate strapwork reserves interrupted by gothic leaves and hatched V-shapes, repeated below the glased finial painted with amorials, etched rim, on double vase stem, original mark on foot only, also with early 19th century Vienna control marks on body and foot; 24.4cm., 9 1/2 in. high ... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2017

A Very Rare Medieval Cross Pendant, Russian, circa 1550

A Very Rare Medieval Cross Pendant, Russian, circa 1550. Image courtesy Romanov Russia. This large gilded silver and enamel eight pointed cross pendant is from the reign of Czar Ivan the Terrible (1530-1584). The cross is covered with a thick layer of gold and embellished with green and blue enamel in Byzantine tradition. Size – 62 x 40 mm ( 2 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.). Weight – 27,4 g. Price: $7,900 Russian Orthodox cross is traditionally eight pointed as opposed to the four pointed Western cross. The two additional bars... [Lire la suite]
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02 octobre 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art's South Asian Galleries reopen

Hall from the Madanagopalaswamy Temple, Madurai, South India. Circa 1550. Granitic stone. Gift of Susan Pepper Gibson, Mary Gibson Henry and Henry C. Gibson in memory of Adeline Pepper Gibson, 1919-714. Photography by Joseph Hu, 2016. © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On October 2 the Philadelphia Museum of Art is reopening its galleries of South Asian art following a comprehensive renovation. Dedicated to one of the most significant collections of its kind in this country, these newly... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2016

Antique Italian Embroidery Silk on Velvet with silver thread, Circa 1550

Antique Italian Embroidery Silk on Velvet with silver thread, Circa 1550. Each embroidery size is 9" height. Size 28" x 21", 71 x 53 cm. textileasart.com 
13 octobre 2015

A rare Tudor silver and parcel-gilt mounted 'Malling' jug, unmarked, circa 1550

A rare Tudor silver and parcel-gilt mounted 'Malling' jug, unmarked, circa 1550. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's globular with cylindrical neck and dark iridescent glaze, the rim finely chased with a narrow band of double-headed eagles between strap-work scrolls, the slightly domed cover chased with a band of stiff-leaf scrolls around a central elaborate merchants mark, within an escutcheon-shaped panel flanked by the initials K.C, the entwined openwork poppy-head thumbpiece... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2014

An Iznik pottery Grape Dish, Turkey, circa 1550

An Iznik pottery Grape Dish, Turkey, circa 1550. Photo: Bonhams. of shallow rounded form on a short foot with everted cusped rim, decorated underglaze in cobalt-blue and turquoise on a white ground with a central roundel formed of two rings containing a leafy vine with spiraling tendrils and three large bunches of grapes, surrounded by a band containing a repeat design of floral sprays, the rim with a rock wave design, the reverse with a band containing a repeat design of floral sprays; 35.5 cm. diam. Estimate:£25,000 - 35,000... [Lire la suite]
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