24 janvier 2020

YANN FERRANDIN, Stand 80c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020.

Hei Tiki pendant, Maori population, New Zealand, Te Puawaitanga or early Huringa I, circa 18th century. Nephritis, sealing wax. H 10 cm. © Yann Ferrandin. Provenance: private collection, United Kingdom. Bamana ritual figure, Mali, circa 19th century. Wood. H 38 cm. © Yann Ferrandin. Provenance: Chaim and Renee Gross collection, New York.

19 avril 2019

A calligraphic pottery tile with abjad date, Syria, circa 18th century

Lot 233. A calligraphic pottery tile with abjad date, Syria, circa 18th century; frame: 42.6 by 42.6cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the calligraphy and outlines in black with dark blue bands and details on a white ground under a transparent glaze, set in an old wooden frame, with handwritten collector's note to reverse and printed '44' label. Provenance: Ex-private collection, Germany, Prof. Karabauer. inscriptions: 'Drink here what is healing'A foundation... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2019

Mughal jade at Sotheby's London, 01 May 2019

Lot 159. A Mughal carved jade candlestick, North India, 19th century; 18cm. height, 10cm. max. diam. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the jade carved in typical candlestick form with hollow cylindrical interior, the exterior with vertical ribs, stylised leaves, and ropework borders. Note: Jade was one of the primary materials for Mughal sculptural expression between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. It was used in a wide variety of Mughal ornamentations such... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2016

A gold flask, North India, circa 18th century

Lot 146. A gold flask, North India, circa 18th century. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP (31,677 - 44,348 EUR) . Photo Sotheby's of octagonal form with slightly tapering sides and slender columnar neck, the stopper surmounted by lotus bud finial, hammered foliate decoration with incised and hatched details on stamped ground, featuring birds amidst flowering forms issuing from an ovoid jar flanked on either side by tigers within archways; 22.8cm.  Literature: U. Krishnan,... [Lire la suite]
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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
08 avril 2014

A Blachia Siamensis Bonsai, circa 18th century

Lot 3609. A Blachia Siamensis Bonsai, circa 18th century; 85 by 70 cm., 33 1/2 by 27 1/2 in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 312,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's Note: Penjing literally translates to 'tray landscape'; it refers to the art of re-creating, or rather creating, a miniature landscape ('jing') in the eponymous 'pen'. The cultivation of bonsai in Japan is perhaps more well-known than that of penjing, but in fact has its roots deeply stemmed in the latter. The acquisition of scholars' rocks as... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2014

Five Mughal jade stem cups, India, circa 18th century

Lot 145. Five Mughal jade stem cups, India, circa 18th century. Each: 5cm height; 4.1cm diam. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014. of carved jade, each set with colourful gemstones, including rubies, emeralds and diamonds set in the kundan technique with floral motifs. Quantité: 5.  Note: Whereas the elegant form of these jade cups, with a deep bowl on a tall lightly splayed foot, derive from Chinese models, their inlaid decoration is characteristic of Mughal... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2014

A Mughal gem-set rock crystal cup, India, circa 18th century

Lot 138. A Mughal gem-set rock crystal cup, India, circa 18th century; 11.3cm. height.; 8.5cm. diam. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 74,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the rock crystal carved in the form of a cup, set with gold floral tendrils highlighted with rubies, emerald and diamonds, in custom velvet box. Provenance: Formerly in a European Noble Collection, acquired between 1946 and 1950 Note: Rock crystal objects inlaid with precious stones and of courtly quality from the Mughal period are extremely... [Lire la suite]
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