18 janvier 2019

A rare grisaille and gilt European subject coffee-pot and cover, Qianlong period, circa 1765

Lot 344. A rare grisaille and gilt European subject coffee-pot and cover, Qianlong period, circa 1765; 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Price realised USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  With a monk hiding a girl in a bundle of wheat, the scene known as 'Provender for the Monastery'. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019. ... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2017

Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd (London, UK) at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Calligraphy with the Ninety-Nine names of God, Golconda or Bijapur, Deccan, India, circa 1600. Color and gold illumination on paper, 5 1/8 by 3 1/8 in (13 by 8 cm) image, 8 5/8 by 5 7/8 in (22 by 15 cm) folio © Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd A prince and his mistress on a terrace at night, Guler, circa 1760. Opaque watercolour and gold on paper. 8 1/4 by 5 7/8 in (21 by 15 cm) painting; 10 3/4 by 7 3/4 in (27.4 by 19.7 cm) folio. © Oliver Forge & Brendan... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Léonard Boudin, A Transition Louis XV-XVI Ormolu-Mounted Kingwood Parquetry Commode, Circa 1765

Léonard Boudin, A Transition Louis XV-XVI Ormolu-Mounted Kingwood Parquetry Commode, Circa 1765, Stamped BOUDIN JME. Burzio at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Stamped BOUDIN JME, reçu maître on march 4th 1761, the rectangular brêche d'Alep marble top above two long drawers sans traverse; raised on short cabriole legs; the front and sides veneered to form chevron parquetry and fitted with ormolu handles and keyhole escutcheons. Height: 36⅓ in. (86 cm) - Width: 50,4 in. (128 cm) - Depth: 21¼ in. (54... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2016

A German four colour gold and powdered shell snuff-box, Berlin, circa 1765

Lot 230. A German four colour gold and powdered shell snuff-box, Berlin, circa 1765. Estimate £100,000 - £150,000 ($129,100 - $193,650). Price Realized £200,500 ($259,848). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 rectangular gold-lined box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of powdered tortoiseshell, overlaid with pierced gold trellis-work and mounted en-cage within chased scalloped gold floral borders, each panel applied with vari-colour gold birds perched amongst trees, flowers and foliage, the interior of... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

Man's Banyan and Waistcoat, France, circa 1765

Man's Banyan and Waistcoat, France, circa 1765. Silk, wool flannel lining. Costume Council Fund (M.63.53a-b). Photo © Museum Associates/ LACMA a) Banyan center back length: 53 in. (134.62 cm) Bibliography: Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt.  Fabric and Fashion.  Los Angeles:  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1974.
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19 août 2015

Sotheby's New York announces 19th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts Sale

George-Henry Blake, The Frick Commodes’ Companion Pair, Boulle Style Marquetry Commodes. Estimate $300/500,000. Photo: Sotheby's.  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s is pleased to announce that its 15 October auctions of 19th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts in New York will feature both a dedicated single-owner sale at 10:00AM, Property of a Distinguished Private Asian Collection, and a various-owners auction at 2:00PM. The morning sale will highlight over 200 works from an important Private... [Lire la suite]

11 juin 2014

A rare Sèvres 'petit verd'-ground teapot and cover, circa 1765

A rare Sèvres 'petit verd'-ground teapot and cover, circa 1765. Photo: Bonhams. Théière 'Calabre' of the third size, painted by Antoine-Joseph Chappuis (l'âiné) with an oval bird vignette on each side, surrounded by an undulating pattern of blue shellwork against turquoise ground with gilt horizontal lines, the spout with entwined flower garland, the cover surmounted by a flower finial, 12.2cm high, interlaced LL monogram enclosing date letter M and painter's mark cp, impressed oo (2). Estimate £8,000 - 10,000 (€9,900 - 12,000) A... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2014

Ronald Phillips reveals first of their showstoppers destined for Spring Masters New York

A George II parcel gilt mahogany side table. English, circa 1730. LONDON.- Ronald Phillips Ltd , one of the world’s leading antique galleries handling some of the most important pieces of English antique furniture, has provided a sneak preview of some of the stunning statement pieces that are destined for the company’s booth at this year’s Spring Masters New York.  The exhibition contains some of the most exquisite pieces from the period and prices range between £68,500-£650,000. One of the most expensive items on display... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2014

A pair of Chinese Export porcelain famille-rose 'Xiwangmu' dishes, Qianlong period, circa 1765

A pair of Chinese Export porcelain famille-rose 'Xiwangmu' dishes, Qianlong period, circa 1765. Photo Sotheby's diameter 12 3/8 in., 31.4 cm. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 USD PROPERTY FROM THE MACDOUGALD COLLECTION Sotheby's. Important Americana. New York | 24 janv. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
05 janvier 2014

An English Salt-Glazed Brown Stoneware Footed Bowl, Circa 1765, Perhaps Nottingham

An English Salt-Glazed Brown Stoneware Footed Bowl Circa 1765, Perhaps Nottingham © 2014 Rodney Woolley 10 . in. (26.7 cm.) wide. Price: £10,000 The body ‘sprigged’ with na.ve figures, animals and mythical beasts below a rouletted band Contact: rw@rodneywoolley.com - http://rodneywoolley.com/