24 février 2016

Bonhams announces an exceptional lineup of works for Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art Sale

Folio 48 from the Kangra Rasikapriya: 'Oh Friend! Unfortunately, Krishna is not the Lotus-Lover, as you describe him', detail, School of Purkhu, Kangra, circa 1810. Estimate: US$40,000-60,000 (€36,000 - 55,000). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams has announced that an exceptional group of Indian miniature paintings will be at the heart of its Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian art sale taking place during New York’s Asia Week on Monday, 14 March 2016 at 4pm. With a total sale estimate of $4-6... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2015

An historic early 19th century emerald and diamond fringe necklace

An historic early 19th century Colombian emerald and diamond fringe necklace. Estimate CHF1,450,000 – CHF2,400,000 ($1,495,677 - $2,475,603). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a series of nine graduated emerald and diamond square-shaped clusters, the central cluster with a large cushion-shaped emerald drop suspended from a diamond-set scroll mount and flanked by two smaller drops, the diamond collet intersections with smaller emerald and diamond square-shaped cluster drops, circa 1810, 42.5 cm, mounted... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2015

Navin Kumar Gallery, 'Himalayan and Indian Art' at Asia Week New York 2015

Important Thangka painting of Dorje Pal, Tibet, circa 18th century. Gouache on cloth. Navin Kumar Gallery at Asia Week New York 2015 Buddha with Arhats. Tibet, circa 18th century. Navin Kumar Gallery at Asia Week New York 2015 Raja Receiving Courtiers. Attributed to Gursahai, Guler School. Circa 1810. Navin Kumar Gallery at Asia Week New York 2015 Navin Kumar Gallery - navin@navinkumar.com - www.navinkumar.com
10 mai 2014

A French Violin by Nicolas Lupot, Paris, circa 1810

A French Violin by Nicolas Lupot, Paris circa 1810. Photo Bonhams. Labelled Nicolas Lupot Luthier rue de Grammont a Paris l'an ..10 Length of back 355mm (14in) the lightly craquelled red varnish of quality on a golden yellow ground, of great tactile appeal, bold, Napoleonic lutherie after Stradivari. (1). Estimate £80,000 - 120,000 (€98,000 - 150,000) Offered with the Tree-Ring Analysis Report No., B69 of Mr.John Topham, Surrey, dated 18 March 2014 stating the dates for the bass and treble sides of the table are 1785 and 1776... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2014

A Pair of French Empire Gilt-Bronze Mounted Mahogany Commodes, one forming a secrétaire, attributed to Pierre-Benoît Marcion, Ci

A Pair of French Empire Gilt-Bronze Mounted Mahogany Commodes, one forming a secrétaire, attributed to Pierre-Benoît Marcion, Circa 1810. Photo courtesy Pelham London. Height: 104 cm (3 ft. 5 in.). Width: 120 cm (3 ft. 11 ¼ in.). Depth: 60.5 cm (2 ft.) The stepped moulded white marble tops above a frieze drawer richly mounted with acanthus, fritillary and rosette scrolls flanked by cornucopiae masks, above four drawers with scrolled escutcheon and ring drawer pulls flanked by moulded raised pilasters on three sides with rich... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2014

Sotheby's Paris to offer works of art from the former collection of Vicomtesse de Courval

Elizabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun (Paris 1755 - 1842), Portrait de Lady Perceval. Signé et daté en bas à droite Le Brun / 1804. 120,000 EUR - 150,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's.  PARIS.- Sotheby’s will offer for auction in Paris, on 25 March 2014, a refined collection redolent of the Belle Epoque, assembled by Vicomtesse de Courval. This lady of exquisite taste was born Mary Ray (1835-1902) into an important Francophile family in New York. She was a lover of the arts, perfecting her eye during trips to Europe with her family, and in... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2008

Two 'Chinoiserie' platters, circa 1810

Two 'Chinoiserie' platters, circa 1810 Of slightly lobed oval shape, the first Walter Daniel and decorated with the 'Parasol Willow' pattern, 37.5cm, the second maker unknown and decorated with the standard 'Willow' pattern, 47.5cm. (2). Sold for £36 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Art & Antiques: Two-Day Sale, 18 Oct 2008. Chester. www.bonhams.com Comme quoi je ne poste pas que des pièces hors de prix... Mes goûts sont éclectiques!