16 avril 2021

A pair of George II giltwood girandole mirrors, circa 1750, reduced in height

Lot 99. A pair of George II giltwood girandole mirrors, circa 1750, reduced in height; 75 in. (190.5 cm.) high, 47 in. (119.5 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price Realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Each shaped plate within a pierced surround surmounted by a Chinese figure seated beneath a canopy with naturalistic leafy branches, icicles and hung with bells, the sides flanked by ho-ho birds amongst scrolling foliage and issuing two candlearms on either side, the main... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2019

A lion-headed jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India or Deccan, circa 1750

Lot 152. A lion-headed jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India or Deccan, circa 1750; 17 7/8 ins. (45.5 cm.) long; 2 3/8 ins. (6.1 cm.) wide; scabbard 14 in. (35.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Watered steel blade, in red velvet covered sheath with gold locket and chape. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.116, no.88The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.142, no.90The Palace Museum, Beijing... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2019

An exceptional Capodimonte porcelain tea and coffee service, circa 1750

Lot 133. An exceptional Capodimonte porcelain tea and coffee service, circa 1750. Sold for £ 100,062 (€ 111,548). ©  Bonhams. Decorated a farfalle e insetti, after the prints by Joris Hoefnagel, 'Insects Diversae Insectarum Volatilium' published in 1630, comprising a coffee pot and cover, tea pot and cover, slop bowl, sugar bowl and cover and four teacups and saucers and one coffee cup and saucer, the coffee pot and cover: 24cm high, fleur-de-lys marks in blue enamel (small flat chip to... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2019

A 'Seamstress' teapot, cover and stand, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Lot 557. A 'Seamstress' teapot, cover and stand, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Price realised USD 1,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Grisaille and gilt decorated with a seamstress seated in an interior. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
19 janvier 2019

A large grisaille Hunting bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Lot 553. A large grisaille Hunting bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  With a continuous hunting scene showing the mounted men and their pack. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019.
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17 janvier 2019

A large 'Nanking cargo' blue and white dish, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Lot 333. A large 'Nanking cargo' blue and white dish, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 18 in. (45.7 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000. Price realised US$8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Four large carp swimming amidst water weeds and lotus blooms. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019  

12 avril 2018

A pair of gilt-bronze mounted blue enamelled stoneware vases, Chinese, 18th century, the mounts Louis XV, circa 1750

Lot 103. A pair of gilt-bronze mounted blue enamelled stoneware vases, Chinese, 18th century, the mounts Louis XV, circa 1750. Haut. 32 cm. ; Height 12 2/3 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 €. Lot sold 22,500 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. the naturalistic base decorated with reeds. Quantity: 2 Provenance: Accorsi Gallery, Turin Sotheby's. Important Mobilier, Sculptures et Objets d'art, Paris, 11 Apr 2018
20 février 2018

Aronson Antiquairs at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Pair of polychrome wall plaques, Delft, circa 1750. Delftware, 27.3 cm (10.7 in.) square. Aronson Antiquairs (Stand 106). © TEFAF 2018 Flower baskets are frequently depicted on seventeenth-century Dutch floral still life paintings. Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (1573-1621) is considered the first Dutch artist to have made a flower basket oil painting in 1607. Provenance: The Mr. And Mrs. L. Collection, USA Adrianus Kock, Two Delfware blue and white cellars, Delft, The Netherlands, circa... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2018

Chiale Fine Art at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 112c

Jan Davidsz De Heem (Utrecht 1606-1684 Antwerp), Still life, circa 1640-1645. Oil on panel, 67 x 108 cm. Signed: J.D. Heem f. © Chiale Fine Art Provenance: collection of Sir Emmanuel Kaye, England; private collection, London; private collection, Italy Literature: M. L. Hairs, ‘Les Peintres Flamand del Fleurs’, Ed. 1955; I. Bergstrom, Dutch still life painting, 1956; E. Greindl, ‘Les Peintres Flamands de nature morte’, 1956; W. Bernt, ‘Die Niederlandische Maler des 17 Jahrhunderts’, 1979, vol. 3, vol.... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2018

A very rare set of blue and white 'Tea Cultivation' dishes, Qianlong period, circa 1750

  Lot 103. A very rare set of blue and white 'Tea Cultivation' dishes, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.) diameter, the largest. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Painted with the various stages of tea cultivation within borders ofrocaillerie, numbered in underglaze blue to reverse, in various sizes. Note: In the 1690s the Kangxi Emperor commissioned a work to portray significant Chinese industries,... [Lire la suite]