17 janvier 2019

A French-Swiss silver-gilt wine cup, maker's mark IGH (Rosenberg 6275), Mulhouse, circa 1660

Lot 59. A French-Swiss silver-gilt wine cup, maker's mark IGH (Rosenberg 6275), Mulhouse, circa 1660; 17.2cm., 7in. high. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. tulip shaped bowl embossed and chased with flowers above baluster stem and domed foot matching the body, marked on bowl, bowl and foot also with post 1838 French smallwork control marks. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017

18 août 2018

Kunstkammer Georg Laue, Stand 311 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

    Cabinet of curiosities arranged by Georg Laue according to historical record, 16th-17th centuries. Mixed media, 62 x 78 cm (24.4 x 30.7 in.). Image courtesy Kunstkammer Georg Laue / Stand 311.         Master of the St Sebastian's Martyrdoms, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Vienna, circa 1660. Wood, carved, 20 x 40.5 cm (7.9 x 16 in.). Image courtesy Kunstkammer Georg Laue / Stand 311. Provenance: Karl Rutter collection,... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2016

A wucai beaker vase, gu, Shunzhi period, circa 1660

Lot 32. A wucai beaker vase, gu, Shunzhi period, circa 1660. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,000 - 1,500). Photo Bonhams. The cylindrical vase finely painted with ladies at leisure in a terraced garden, the slightly bulging mid-section with floral sprays amongst rockwork, the gently flaring foot with further sprigs. 41.5cm (16 1/4in) high. Provenance: A European private collection, acquired between 1960-70, and thence by descent. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2016

A pair of wucai baluster vases and covers, Circa 1660

Lot 29. A pair of wucai baluster vases and covers, Circa 1660. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,600 - 3,800). Photo Bonhams. Each oviform vessel enamelled with rectangular cartouches enclosing floral sprays, with foliate bands at the shoulder, and lappet borders at the foot and neck, the lids similarly decorated. Each: 37cm (14 1/2in) high (4).  Provenance: A European private collection, acquired between 1960-70, and thence by descent. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2015

A large blue and white 'dragon' incense burner, Shunzhi period, circa 1660

A large blue and white 'dragon' incense burner, Shunzhi period, circa 1660. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,200 - 7,100). Photo Bonhams. The bulbous body rising to an everted rim, boldly painted on the exterior with two writhing dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls, their tails enclosing a shou medallion enclosed in a large billowing cloud. 36.2cm (13 1/8in) diam. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 12 Nov 2015 10:00 GMT - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
10 novembre 2015

A blue and white 'luohan' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark, circa 1660

A blue and white 'luohan' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark, circa 1660. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,800 - 4,200). Photo Bonhams. With gently rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, painted in shades of underglaze blue to the exterior with four luohans seated on lotus blossoms encircled by a mandorla, alternated with four characters reading 'A Mi Tuo Fo', or Amitabha, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a character reading 'Shan', or righteousness. 14.6cm (5 3/4in) diam. Provenance: a... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2015

A blue and white 'master of the rocks' jar, Circa 1660

A blue and white 'master of the rocks' jar, Circa 1660. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,800 - 4,200). Photo Bonhams. Painted in vivid shades of underglaze blue with a continuous landscape scattered with trees and shrubs, with a scholar seated on a sampan steered by a fisherman along a gorge, amidst craggy rocks expertly rendered in 'Master of the Rocks' style, appreciating the drooping tree branches borne on the cliffside, a further scholar seated in contemplation on a rocky cliff beside leafy trees, shadowed by tall... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2015

Jan Van Kessel the elder (1626 Antwerp 1679), An Allegory of Sight, A view of a collector's cabinet, circa 1660

Jan Van Kessel the elder (1626 Antwerp 1679), An Allegory of Sight, A view of a collector's cabinet, circa 1660. Estimated Price: CHF40,000 - CHF60,000. Photo Koller Auctions Oil on canvas. 64.8 x 94 cm. Expertise: Dr. Klaus Ertz, 15.2.1999.  Provenance: - Galerie Asenbaum, Vienna, 1966 (as School of Antwerp). - Christie's, London, 13.12.1991, Lot 156 (as School of Antwerp, circa 1660). - Private collection. - Sotheby's, London, 17.12.1998, Lot 116 (as School of Antwerp, circa 1660). -... [Lire la suite]