06 janvier 2019

A glass model of a jellyfish, Leopold Blaschka, circa 1877

Lot 48. A glass model of a jellyfish, Leopold Blaschka, circa 1877; 8 x 3 x 3in. (20 x 8 x 8cm.). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 18,930 - USD 31,550). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The glass chamber painted to reveal details of internal structure, supported on iron rod on stand with painted ex inventory number 1877-376. Provenance: Acquired by the Science Museum, London in 1877.Deaccessioned 1925-27. Note: Leopold Blaschka (1822-95) was a Czech jeweller working in Dresden who turned his... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2019

A glass model of a jellyfish, Leopold Blaschka, circa 1877

Lot 47. A glass model of a jellyfish, Leopold Blaschka, circa 1877; 7 x 4¾ x3½in. (18 x 11.5 x 9cm.). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 18,930 - USD 31,550). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The inner chamber painted to model internal structures, the tentacles textured and in swimming position of the Polyclonia frondosa , supported on stand with painted ex inventory number 1877-360. Provenance: Acquired by the Science Museum, London in 1877.Deaccessioned 1925-27. Note: Leopold Blaschka (1822-95) was... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2016

Cantonese Export porcelain for Islamic market at Bonhams, 18 Oct 2016

Lot 155. Six Cantonese export porcelain dishes, a plate and a bowl made for for Nasr al-Din Shah Qajar, China, circa 1877. Estimare £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,500 - 5,800). Photo: Bonhams. each of shallow form on short feet, elaborately decorated in gilt and polychrome on a white ground with a central roundel bearing a landscaped water motif and a bird, the upper cusped cartouche an inscription-filled cartouche surmounted by two lion and sun motifs, a crown above, further panels and cartouches with bird and floral... [Lire la suite]