28 février 2019

A famille-verte yen-yen vase, Kangxi period, circa 1700

Lot 795. A famille-verte yen-yen vase, Kangxi period, circa 1700; 29 3/4 in., 75.6 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 120,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of tall baluster form with ovoid body tapering to a flared foot and set with an elongated neck with a trumpet mouth, vibrantly painted in famille-verte and famille-jaune enamels with magpies perched on and fluttering about blossoming prunus branches, with bamboo stalks and small flowers springing... [Lire la suite]

27 janvier 2019

A large portrait of Umar Sheikh Mirza of Ferghana, India, Deccan, probably Golconda, circa 1700

Lot 128. A large portrait of Umar Sheikh Mirza of Ferghana, India, Deccan, probably Golconda, circa 1700, gouache with gold on paper, inscribed on reverse in black ink in Persian 'Sheikh Umar', in Devenagari  in red ink 'Umar Shyk…', and in black ink in Dutch 'Ommer Sjeigh varder van hamaon', framed; 42.8 by 27.2cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017. Provenance: From an album probably commissioned in India by a Dutch traveller circa 1700.Sold... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2019

A large portrait of Emperor Alamgir (Aurangzeb) at the age of sixty, India, Deccan, probably Golconda, circa 1700

Lot 127. A large portrait of Emperor Alamgir (Aurangzeb) at the age of sixty, India, Deccan, probably Golconda, circa 1700, gouache with gold on paper, inscribed on reverse in ink in Persian 'Aurangzeb' and in Latin 'Arangseeb etatis sue: 60 an', framed, 42.9 by 27.5cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017. Provenance: From an album probably commissioned in India by a Dutch traveller circa 1700.Sold in these rooms  13/14 April 1976, lot... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2019

A blue and white 'Sense of smell' dish, Kangxi mark, circa 1700

Lot 450. A blue and white 'Sense of smell' dish, Kangxi mark, circa 1700; 13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. Price realised US$9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. With French court figures on a terrace, a servant bringing them blooms to smell, six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue and of the period. Provenance: The Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 30 January 1985, lot 24.With Hancock, St. James', LondonThe Ionides Collection; Sotheby's, London, 2... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), circa 1700

Lot 337. A blue and white vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), circa 1700; 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high. Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000. Price realised US$6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Bisected by a band of scrollwork and flanked by two flanges. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
24 février 2018

Deborah Elvira (Stand 151) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Confraternity pendant, Iberian peninsula,  circa 1600. Gold, enamel and rock crystal, 6 x 4.5 cm (2.4 x 1.7 in.). © TEFAF 2018 Reliquary Cross, Spain, 17th century. Gold and enamel, 11 x 7 cm (4.3 x 2.8 in.). © TEFAF 2018 Pendant, Spain,  circa 1700. Gold, emeralds and enamel, 6 x 4.5 cm (2.4 x 1.8 in.). © TEFAF 2018 Deborah Elvira (Stand 151) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018  

14 octobre 2017

A continental silver-gilt mounted Dutch Delft tankard, the mounts unmarked, North German, circa 1700

Lot 215. A continental silver-gilt mounted Dutch Delft tankard, the mounts unmarked, North German, circa 1700. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the waisted delft body painted with a blue chinoiserie scene of a conversational group within a mountainous and wooded landscape, the flat-domed cover engraved with the mirror-monogram 'BM' below a Viscount's coronet, scrolling thumbpicee, serrated lip and base mounts; 21.4cm., 8 1/2 in. high. ... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2017

Italian School, circa 1700, Still life with a bowl of peaches, a vase of flowers and grapes, all around a draped, sculpted plint

Lot 274. Italian School, circa 1700, Still life with a bowl of peaches, a vase of flowers and grapes, all around a draped, sculpted plint, oil on canvas. 72 x 100 cm.; 28 3/8  x 39 3/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's Sotheby's. Old Masters, London, 03 May 2017, 10:30 AM
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23 janvier 2017

Theunissen & de Ghellinck. Stand 137a. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

French Louis XV commode with two drawers ‘sans traverse’. Stamp of Mathieu Criaerd (Paris, 1689-1776), cabinetmaker who became master in Paris on 29 July 1738. Chinese and European lacquer, adorned with chiselled and gilt bronze mounts, Breche d’Alep marble top. H 88 x W 112 x D 58 cm. Courtesy Theunissen & de Ghellinck.  Portrait of a gentleman, Louis René Vialy (Aix-en-Provence 1680-1770 Paris), pupil of Hyacinthe Rigaud (Perpignan 1659-1743 Paris), portrait painter and first master... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2017

Galerie Steinitz. Stand 6c. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Console by the Bâtiments du Roi (The King’s official builders and furnishers), Paris, late Louis XIV period, circa 1715. Sculpted and gilt wood, red Languedoc marble. H 72.5 x L 110 x D 42.5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Steinitz Provenance: private collection Exceptional chest of drawers, First 3rd of the 18th century. Hungarian oak, solid rosewood, chiseled and gilt bronze. H 85 x L 143 x P 67 cm. Courtesy Galerie Steinitz Provenance: former collection of Sir Lionel Philips, 1st Baronet (1855-1936),... [Lire la suite]