26 octobre 2019

A blue and white Kutahya pottery jug, Turkey, first half 18th century

Lot 289. A blue and white Kutahya pottery jug, Turkey, first half 18th century; 11.5cm. height. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of typical form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue on a white background with composite foliate motifs. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019
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01 août 2019

A jade-hilted dagger, India, first half 18th century

Lot 192. A jade-hilted dagger, India, first half 18th century; 17 ins. (43.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hilt carved from a single piece of jade, watered-steel blade. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 123, ill. p. 186, no. 52. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
25 juillet 2019

A portrait of Nawab Muhsin Khan, Mughal India, first half 18th century

Lot 321. A portrait of Nawab Muhsin Khan, Mughal India, first half 18th century. Opaque pigments on paper heightened with gold, pasted on cream paper, identification inscription below the figure, plain back. Painting 10 ½ x 6 3/8 ins. (26.5 x 16.2 cm.); folio 15 7/8 x 10 5/8 ins. (40.5 x 27 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
17 juillet 2019

A gem-set jade-hilted dagger with matching scabbard, North India, first half 18th century

Lot 188. A gem-set jade-hilted dagger with matching scabbard, North India, first half 18th century; 15 ins. (38 cm.) long. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The hilt set with rubies, emeralds, yellow gemstones and citrines in gold, rain guard carved and decorated in gold-damascened floral designs on both sides, steel blade, sheath with gold thread silk cover and gem set decorated locket matching the hilt. ... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2018

An oval tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and gold piqué box, Naples, first half 18th century

Lot 101. An oval tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and gold piqué box, Naples, first half 18th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 €. Lot sold 181,250 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. with velums, mascarons, figures and exotic animals; (minor accident to the border of the cover). Haut. 6,5 cm., long. 16,5 cm., prof. 11,5 cm. ; Height 2 1/2  in., width 6 1/2  in., depth 4 1/2  in. Related literature: G. de Bellaigue, The James A. de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2017

An Ottoman or Tartar silver-gilt mounted saddle, Turkey or Crimea, First half 18th century

Lot 182. An Ottoman or Tartar silver-gilt mounted saddle, Turkey or Crimea, First half 18th century, 19in. (48.2cm.) long. Estimate £50,000 - GBP 70,000. Price realised GBP 134,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of typical form with raised knop at the front, the curved wooden frame with gilded mounts engraved with cusped cartouches containing rococo floral designs on punched ground and bordered with raised strapwork bands, the seat of the saddle covered with green velvet embroidered with metal-thread floral decoration, leather... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2017

A blue-and-white porcelain jar with autumn grasses, Joseon dynasty, first half 18th century

Lot 98. A blue-and-white porcelain jar with autumn grasses, Joseon dynasty, first half 18th century, 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 700,000 - USD 800,000 © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The ovoid form, delicately painted in underglaze-blue with four autumn grasses, the shoulder with four auspicious-character roundels representing longevity (Su), good fortune (Bok), good health (Gang) and peace (Nyeong), the mouth rim with incised line, the body applied with a lustrous transparent overglaze.  ... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2015

An iron-red and gilt armorial plate, first half 18th century

Lot 29. An iron-red and gilt armorial plate, first half 18th century. Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 From a unique service with the arms of van Reverhorst within smaller arms of his grandparents - 6 ¼ in. (16 cm.) wide, overal Christie's. CHINESE EXPORT ART, 21 January 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
19 novembre 2015

Sotheby's to offer the collection of the late John Winter, former Director of Sotheby's London

After a model by Massimiliano Soldani-Benzi (1656-1740), Italian, Doccia factory, circa 1750, Figure group of Apollo and Daphne (detail), in the white porcelain, 49.1cm., 19 3/8 in. high. Estimate 100,000 — 125,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- On 10 December in London, Sotheby's will present for sale The Winter Collection, comprising a diverse group of works assembled by the late John Winter, former President of Sotheby’s Italy and Director of Sotheby’s London, and one... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2013

A Venetian Chalcedony trembleuse beaker and stand, first half 18th century

A Venetian Chalcedony trembleuse beaker and stand, first half 18th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams.  The glass marbled in tones of brown and green, the beaker with aventurine inclusions and of footed trumpet form, the stand with a deep central well and an inverted rim, the upper surface in green only, beaker 8cm high, stand 12.3cm diam (2). Sold for £4,375 (€5,206)  A similar beaker and stand is illustrated by Hugh Tait, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass (1979), no.169, p.106 and further examples by Anna Elisabeth... [Lire la suite]