22 juillet 2019

A wucai jar, Transitional period, circa 1650

Lot 853. A wucai jar, Transitional period, circa 1650; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 One side is painted with a scene of a lady holding a pine branch with her female attendants on a terrace beneath a large pine tree. The other side is painted with an official, also holding a pine branch, next to his attendants followed by another male holding a fan, all within a cloud-form cartouche.  ... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2019

A jade elbow crutch handle, North India, circa 1650

Lot 117. A jade elbow crutch handle, North India, circa 1650; 5 1/8 ins. (12.8 cm.) across. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd Set with agate and later-added diamonds in gold and silver settings. Provenance: Sheikh Saoud bin Mohamed bin Ali Al Thani. Literature: Ray 2009, pp. 32-33, no,10Jaffer 2013, p.60, no.25. Exhibited: London 1982, pp.118-19, no.359New York 2014, pp.30-31London 2015, pp.70-71, no.28Miho 2016,... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

An exceptional early London delftware drinking cup in the shape of a boot, circa 1650

Lot 80. An exceptional early London delftware drinking cup in the shape of a boot, circa 1650; 17.5cm high. Estimate £ 16,000 - 25,000 (€ 18,000 - 28,000). © Bonhams. The free-standing vessel in the shape of a gentleman's riding boot compete with a spur at the back of the heel, the decorative sock around the boot painted in blue with ornamental patterns, inscribed at the rim 'OH. MY. HEAD'. Provenance: Jonathan Horne, A Collection of English Pottery, Part XII(1992), no.322.Syd Levethan, Longridge... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

An exceptional early London delftware drinking cup in the shape of a boot, circa 1650

Lot 80. An exceptional early London delftware drinking cup in the shape of a boot, circa 1650; 17.5cm high. Estimate £ 16,000 - 25,000 (€ 18,000 - 28,000). © Bonhams. The free-standing vessel in the shape of a gentleman's riding boot compete with a spur at the back of the heel, the decorative sock around the boot painted in blue with ornamental patterns, inscribed at the rim 'OH. MY. HEAD'. Provenance: Jonathan Horne, A Collection of English Pottery, Part XII(1992), no.322.Syd Levethan, Longridge... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2018

A rare blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa1650

Lot 325. A rare blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1650; 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 48,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007. Well painted in bright tones of underglaze blue with Zhongkui shown seated on a stag stubbornly bracing its legs as a demon yanks on its halter, the bearded Demon Queller with head turned to look at a bat in flight above, the scene framed by banana trees on the reverse, all between incised double line and... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2018

A German parcel-gilt silver horse on stand with mounted rider, the rider and stand, maker's mark only GIS, circa 1650, the horse

Lot 282. A German parcel-gilt silver horse on stand with mounted rider, the rider and stand, maker's mark only GIS, circa 1650, the horse associated possibly earlier; 35.5cm., 14in. high; 923gr., 29oz. 22dwt. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rearing animal with detachable head, the figure in armour with pike, hinged visor, saddle and stirrups, holding an armorial engraved shield dated 1649, on domed base embossed and chased to simulate a forest floor above... [Lire la suite]

27 octobre 2017

Rare ancien régime portrait revealed by Tomasso Brothers at TEFAF NY

Nicolas Mignard (1606–1668), Avignon, 1658, Portrait of Scipion du Roure, aged 30 (1628 – 1696). Oil on canvas, 67 cm (26 ¼ in.) high, 53 cm (20 ¾ in.) wide. Signed and dated “N. MIGNARD PINXIT / AVENIONE 1658” on the back of the original canvas. Provenance: Scipion du Roure (1628-1696), Mas de Tressauses, Camargue, France thence by descent through the du Roure family, Marseille, France, until 2017. © Tomasso Brothers NEW YORK, NY.- A rare survivor of the acclaimed ancien régime portraits executed by French master... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2017

A German silver tankard, Friederich Kellerthaler, Dresden, circa 1650

Lot 65. A German silver tankard, Friederich Kellerthaler, Dresden, circa 1650. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. profusely embossed and chased with foliage, bifurcated scrolling thumb-piece, on a spreading circular foot,later Russian control marks for 1854; 12cm., 4 3/4 in. high; 641gr., 20oz. 12dwt. Sotheby's. S. J. Phillips: A Bond Street Legacy, London, 18 oct. 2017, 12:00 PM
23 septembre 2017

A blue and white ewer , Transitional period, circa 1650

Lot 1181. A blue and white ewer , Transitional period, circa 1650, 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vessel is decorated on the globular body with a continuous scene of three seated scholars and a servant standing holding a fan in a landscape surrounded by rocks, pine and a banana tree, all between decorative bands and beneath tulip motifs on the neck. The curved handle is decorated with meandering floral... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2017

Prince Murad Bakhsh, probably Aurangabad or Bijapur, Central India, circa 1650

Lot 131. Prince Murad Bakhsh, probably Aurangabad or Bijapur, Central India, circa 1650. Estimate £30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the elegant prince is depicted in a window wearing a colourful turban set with a large jewelled turra with a curved feather, in his hand he holds a series of three jewels, embroidered gold textiles frame the window, minor creases to the folio, 11½ x 8¼in. (29.2 x 20.8cm). ... [Lire la suite]
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