20 juillet 2019

A portrait of Khan Zaman, Attributable to Bichitr, Mughal India, circa 1630

Lot 328. A portrait of Khan Zaman, Attributable to Bichitr, Mughal India, circa 1630. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, on an album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 8 ¼ x 4 3/8 ins. (20.5 x 11 cm.); folio 17 ½ x 11 ¾ ins. (44.9 x 30.2 cm.). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Shuja al-Daula, Nawab of Awadh (r.1754-75)Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, K.B. (1725-74), Governor of Bengal, as a gift from the Nawab... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2019

Asaf Khan holding Humayun’s turban, Attributable to Balchand, Mughal India, circa 1630

Lot 338. Asaf Khan holding Humayun’s turban, Attributable to Balchand, Mughal India, circa 1630. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, within colored borders on gold-flecked cream album leaf, backed on cream card with later owner seal impression and notes. Painting 5 ¾ x 3 3/8 ins. (14.2 x 8.5 cm.); folio 14 ¼ x 9 ¾ ins. (36.2 x 24.6 cm.). Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 112,500. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Provenance: The Dukes of Newcastle, Clumber... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2018

A lion and an owl from 'The Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Ménagerie'

  Lot 103. A German silver-gilt cup in the form of a lion rampant, Mark of Tobias Zeil(N)Er, Augsburg, circa 1630; 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high; 18 oz. 15 dwt. (584 gr.). Estimate GBP 180,000 - GBP 250,000 (USD 237,779 - USD 330,249). © Price realised GBP 200,000. Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Realistically modelled standing on his hind legs and with outstretched fore legs, his tail wrapping around his legs, on an oval base cast and chased with rockwork, foliage and exotic creatures, marked on... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2017

Sebastian Stoskopff, A flagon of wine, a wine glass, a loaf of bread and knife and pies on a pewter plate, circa 1630

Sebastian Stoskopff (Strassbourg 1597 - 1657 Idstein ), A flagon of wine, a wine glass, a loaf of bread and knife and pies on a pewter plate. Signed lower left. Oil on canvas, 19¼ x 24 inches / 48.9 x 61 cm, POA © Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd Sebastian Stoskopff was from Alsace and brought up in the independent Protestant republic of Strasbourg. In 1615, after serving his apprenticeship in the studio of the miniaturist and engraver Friedrich Brentel the Elder, he became the pupil of the painter and architect Daniel Soreau (d. 1619)... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2016

A blue and white deep bowl, Chongzhen period, circa 1630

Lot 243. A blue and white deep bowl, Chongzhen period, circa 1630. Estimate £300 - 400 (€380 - 510). Photo: Bonhams. The gently curving sides with incised dragons chasing flaming pearls, all covered in a rich cobalt blue, the interior with floral sprays in underglaze blue, all raised on a high foot rim. 18.3cm (7 1/4in) diam. Provenance: An American private collection. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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28 avril 2016

A Dehua figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, circa 1630

Lot 63. A Dehua figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, circa 1630. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($8,742 - $11,656). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The figure is seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, wearing long flowing robes open at the chest revealing elaborate beaded jewellery and a Buddhist swastika. The hair is tightly curled and the face has a serene expression. Covered in a rich creamy white glaze.11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high Provenance: From an important private French collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2016

"The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of Seventeenth-Century France" at Kimbell Art Museum from May 22, 2016 to September 11, 2016

Louis (or Antoine?) Le Nain, Peasant Interior with an Old Flute Player, c. 1642, oil on canvas, 21 5/16 x 24 7/16 in., 54.1 x 62.1 cm, AP 1984.22. Kimbell Art Museum. © 2016 Kimbell Art Museum The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of Seventeenth-Century France will be the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to the Le Nain brothers, Antoine, Louis and Mathieu, who were active in Paris during the 1630s and 1640s. It will gather more than 50 of their best paintings and highlight the brothers'... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2016

Rob Smeets Old Master Paintings at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Giovanni Battista Discepoli (Lugano 1590-1654 Milano), Saint George and the dragon, circa 1630. Oil on octagonal slate, 25 x 21.3 cm. Rob Smeets Old Master Paintings © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Private collection  Bartolomeo Schedoni (1578-1615), The Holy family and an angel, circa 1612. Oil on canvas, 94 x 78 cm. Rob Smeets Old Master Paintings © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Private collection Rob Smeets Old Master Paintings (stand 383) at... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2015

A small blue and white censer, Tianqi-Chongzhen period, circa 1630

A small blue and white censer, Tianqi-Chongzhen period, circa 1630. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $7,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The small censer, with gently flaring mouth and applied on either side with a handle topped by an animal head, is decorated in pale tones of cobalt blue with a scene of the Emperor of Heaven surrounded by immortals, and on the reverse with an immortal on horseback with various attendants. The wide, flat foot is unglazed and encircles the glazed base which bears an... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2013

A Nuremberg engraved goblet, signed by Georg Schwanhardt the Elder, circa 1630, on a silver-gilt mount by Friedrich Hillenbrandt

A Nuremberg engraved goblet, signed by Georg Schwanhardt the Elder, circa 1630, on a silver-gilt mount by Friedrich Hillenbrandt, Nuremberg, circa 1590. Photo Bonhams In two sections, the conical bowl decorated with four circular line panels depicting a lady pouring wine, a gentleman offering wine to his lady, dancing before his lady and the couple embracing, between German and Latin inscriptions, enclosed by flowers, strapwork and insects, set on a triple annulated knop over a silver-gilt mount above foliage on a circular... [Lire la suite]