16 octobre 2017

Aronson Antiquairs at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

Pair of blue and white bowl and cover flower vases, Delft, circa 1695. Delftware, 29.2 x 29.5 cm (11.5 x 11.6 in.). Each marked 'AK' in blue for Adrianus Kocx, who was the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory from 1686 to 1701. © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: A Dutch Noble collection Pair of Polychrome Figures of Seated Dogs, Delft, circa 1770. Delftware. Heights 20.1 and 20.4 cm (7.9 and 8 in.). © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: Private collection, Belgium ... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2016

An 18th century diamond and ruby brooch

Lot 6. An 18th century diamond and ruby brooch. Estimate £2,200 – £3,000 ($3,126 - $4,263). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The floral spray with foiled ruby and table and rose-cut diamond cluster flowerheads, and table-cut diamond foliate detail, in silver mount, circa 1770, later brooch fitting, 5.0cm Christie's. JEWELLERY, 6 April 2016, London, South Kensington
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22 février 2016

Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd at Asia Week New York 2016

Bhils Hunting Deer at Night by Faizullah, Lucknow, circa 1770. Opaque watercolor with gold on paper. Signed in nastal'iq script; 10 1/8 by 6 5/8 inches (25.7 by 16.8 cm) painting; 14 1/4 by 10 5/8 inches (36.2 by 27 cm) folio © Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd Ramjidas Chatera, Maharaja Sawai Madho Singhji in durbar with his ministers, Jaipur, India, dated 1765 A.D. 19 3/8 by 12 3/4 inches (41.9 by 32.4 cm) © Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd   The... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2016

A rare famille rose European couple, circa 1770

Lot 159. A rare famille rose European couple, circa 1770. Estimate: $15,000-25,000. Price Realized $43,750 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each wearing a colorful costume and holding a posy, the gentleman with his arm around the lady - 9 in. (23 cm.) high Provenance: The Collection of Mildred R. and Rafi Y. Mottahedeh; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 409. Literature: D. Howard and J. Ayers, China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and Other Decorative Arts for Export Illustrated from... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2015

A late Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese celadon crackle-glazed porcelain two-handled vase

A late Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese celadon crackle-glazed porcelain two-handled vase. The mounts attributed to Jean-Claude-Thomas Duplessis, circa 1770, the porcelain 18th century. Estimate: £700,000-1,000,000 ($1,089,200 - $1,556,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The domed lid formed of an inverted shallow dish surmounted by a foliate and egg-and-dart cast cover with berried finial, flanked by twinned square-section panelled handles with pinecone bosses and foliate patera finials, issuing from a Greek-key frieze,... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2015

A magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes

Francis Seymour, 1st Marquess of Hertford's magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes. Attributed to Pierre Langlois, English, circa 1770.  Photo courtesy Godson & Coles Each veneered overall with panels of Chinese incised ‘Coromandel ‘ lacquer, bordered with japanned foliate trails, the shaped top with serpentine front and sides divided into six panels of rocks, birds and flowers above a gadrooned band, one side decorated with... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2015

Marie Antoinette's armchair among highlights in Christie's Important French Furniture and Works of Art sale

A royal Louis XVI giltwood fauteuil en bergère which was made for Marie Antoinette by François II Foliot. Estimate: £300,000-500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. LONDON.- For centuries Christie’s has been the auction house of choice for landmark sales of French decorative arts, including the Givenchy, Lagerfeld, Ojjeh, Rothschild, Wildenstein, Riahi and Champalimaud collections. This tradition continues with Taste of the Royal Court: Important French Furniture and Works of Art from a Private Collection,... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

Art Passages, "The Feminine Mystique in Indian Art" at Asia Week New York 2015.

Baz Bahadur and Rupmati Out Hunting. Lucknow, India, circa 1760. Art Passages at Asia Week New York 2015. A Prince and his Consort Entertained on a Pavilion. Farrukhabad, India, circa 1770. Art Passages at Asia Week New York 2015. A Longing Maiden Unfazed by the Monsoon Storms. Kangra, India, circa 1830. Art Passages at Asia Week New York 2015. Art Passages (United States). info@artpassages.com – www.artpassages.com
29 janvier 2014

Christie's Americana Week 2014 achieves $10.2 million led by a Chippendale tea table

A Chippendale Carved Mahogany Scallop-Top Tea Table, probably the shop of Benjamin Randolph (1737-1791), with carving possibly by Richard Butts, Philadelphia, circa 1770. Estimate: $800,000-1,200,000. Sold for: $905,000 £552,050 €660,650. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Americana Week 2014 sales totaled $10,189,025, which included the sales of Important American Silver (January 23), Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Prints (January 24), and Chinese Export Art (January 27).  Chinese Export... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2014

A fine and rare pair of square famille rose vases, Circa 1770

A fine and rare pair of square famille rose vases, Circa 1770. Photo Bonhams. Each enamelled on each side with lively scenes, variously a lady balancing on one leg on the back of a galloping horse observed by a spectacled dignitary and two ladies, two hunstmen in full pursuit of a boar with dogs and other huntsmen in the distance, a lover presenting a rose to a lady in a pavilion beside a river and two further horsemen returning from a hunt with their exhausted animals, the scenes each within a gilt border of foliate scrolls in the... [Lire la suite]
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