03 janvier 2021

A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Rohde, Danzig, Barock, circa 1690

Lot 95. A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Rohde, Danzig, Barock, circa 1690; 18.5cm, 7 1/2 in. high; 886gr, 28oz 16dwt. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold: 12,600 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of cartouche form, carved on both sides with Biblical subjects. Provenance: Neumeister, Munich, sale catalogue N. 183, 2008, lot 526 Auktionskatalog 183, S. 85, Nr. 526, Abb. Tafel 81.; vgl. M. Meinz, Schönes Silber, München 1977, Abb. 20. Sotheby's. Royal & Noble. London, 7... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Paul Schmidt, Leipzig, circa 1690

Lot 75. A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Paul Schmidt, Leipzig, circa 1690; 22cm, 8 1/2in high; 1045gr, 33oz 12dwt. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 fitted with detachable sleeve of openwork acanthus enclosing architectural scenes, similar ornament at the cover below swan finial. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white European subject cup, cover, and stand, Kangxi period, circa 1690

Lot 453. A blue and white European subject cup, cover, and stand, Kangxi period, circa 1690; 5 3/8 (13.6 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000. Price realised US$2,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each painted with the 'Queen Blanche' of France telling Louis XI, 'The Empire of Virtue stretches to the end of the world' (L'EMPIRE DE LA VERTU EST AB AU BOUT DE L'UNIVERS). Provenance: With Charles Perry, Atlanta. Literature: D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader,... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Wolff Kramer, Worms, circa 1690

Lot 60. A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Wolff Kramer, Worms, circa 1690. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. flaring form with lightly hammered body, upper and lower body engraved with ornate foliate strap-work bands; 9.8cm., 3 7/8 in. high; 127gr. 4oz. Sotheby's. S. J. Phillips: A Bond Street Legacy, London, 18 oct. 2017, 12:00 PM
02 mars 2017

Wartski at TEFAF Maastrich 2017

Pomander, possibly German, circa 1690. Antique silver © Wartski Two early pomanders, probably Dutch, circa 1530 and 1670. Silver. Height 7.3 cm (larger example including loop). Height 4.5 cm © Wartski The larger pomander is engraved with attributes of the goddess Venus including amorini, forget me nots and roses. These alternate between three panels engraved with gods: Mars with his helmet, shield and lance; his mother Juno with her attendant peacock; and Venus with a radiant heart in one hand and her own son Cupid in the other.... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2016

Chinese porcelain blue and white bombé censer, xianglu, Kangxi period, circa 1690

Chinese porcelain blue and white bombé censer, xianglu, Kangxi period, circa 1690. Photo Marchant with galleried rim and everted foot, painted on the exterior with the Three Star gods, Fuxing, the god of happiness, seated beside a Buddhist lion wearing a cap and long flowing robes, beside Luxing, the god of prosperity, seated beside a Buddhist lion, wearing an official hat and a ruyi-cloud waist band over his portly stomach, and Shoulao, the god of longevity, seated beside his deer, all between large... [Lire la suite]

03 août 2016

Pair of Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai octagonal vases, Kangxi period, circa 1690

Pair of Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai octagonal vases, Kangxi period, circa 1690. Photo Marchant painted on each facet with blue enamel, iron-red, aubergine and yellow lotus flowerheads amongst scrolling foliage on a white ground, framed with an aubergine glazed border, the shoulders with precious objects on different diaper grounds beneath further lotus flowerheads and foliage on the faceted neck, the base unglazed. One 16 ⅛ inches, 41 cm; one 15 ⅞ inches, 40.5 cm high. Price on request From an important... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2015

MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: The James E. Sowell Collection, Part III, Japanese porcelain

Over a period of twenty years James Sowell slowly assembled the best collection of Chinese porcelain birds, animals and figures in the country. Not only comprehensive, the Sowell Collection features jewels of top quality in each category it encompasses, from important, large pairs of majestic birds, courtiers and exotic animals to charming and colorful figures of laughing boys and courting couples. The collection resided happily in the Sowells’ Dallas home surrounded by classic English furniture of the Georgian period. In 2008... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2015

A blue and white goblet, circa 1690

A blue and white goblet, circa 1690. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,400 - 2,100). Photo: Bonhams. A rare goblet and cover, the domed cover with knopped finial on a deep bowl raised on a baluster stem and painted with scrolling chrysanthemum, marked to the recessed base with an artemesia leaf, 25cm high Note: For a similar example see Christies Vung Tau Cargo sale, Amsterdam, 7th April 1992, lot 1. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 8 Jul 2015 11:00 BST - EDINBURGH
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18 mars 2015

A blue and white Armorial dish, Kangxi period, circa 1690

A blue and white Armorial dish, Kangxi period, circa 1690. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $15,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish, with flat everted rim, is decorated in the center with the large coat-of-arms of Johannes Camphuijs of Haarlem, enclosed at the rim with small vignettes of ladies at various leisurely pursuits. The reverse is painted with ten small floral sprays and a central peony medallion in a pencilled style on the base. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) diam. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]