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]
14 octobre 2017

A pair of Chinese silver-gilt filigree vases, covers and stands, Canton, applied coral and enamel Trapani, Sicily, circa 1750

Lot 710. A pair of Chinese silver-gilt filigree vases, covers and stands, with contemporary embellishment in coral and white enamel, the filigree probably Canton, the applied coral and enamel probably Trapani, Sicily, circa 1750. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. constructed in a number of detachable sections, fitted over a solid ground with filigree cagework of distinctive circles and simulated tiles, applied by wires with red coral leafage and flowers, set with... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2017

A Meissen yellow-ground écuelle, cover and stand, circa 1750

Lot 24. A Meissen yellow-ground écuelle, cover and stand, circa 1750, the stand 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. diam., the écuelle 15.6cm., 6 1/8 in. across handles. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000. Photo: Sotheby's.  painted in the manner of Johann Gottfried Klinger with cut flowers in quatrefoil panels edged in enamel, the ear-shaped handles and finial picked out in gilding, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, Quantité: 3 Provenance: The Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild Collection (by repute);With... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2017

Under the Deep Blue Sea: Unearthing history with the 'Nanking Cargo'

 Four blue and white porcelain cups and saucers from the Nanking Cargo.  ATLANTA, GA.- When the Geldermalsen ship crashed into a reef and sank in the South China Sea during its return journey to the Netherlands in January of 1752, it claimed the lives of eighty crew members who went down with the vessel’s precious cargo of tea, textiles, gold, silk, lacquer, and porcelain. As part of the fleet of the powerful Dutch East India Company commissioned for the Zeeland division, the loss of the mighty Geldermalsen hardly... [Lire la suite]
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