11 juin 2021

A kingfisher, pearl and ruby-inset headdress, 19th century

Lot 32. A kingfisher, pearl and ruby-inset headdress, 19th century; 32cm (12 1/2in) wide. Sold for HK$ 202,500 (€ 21,522). © Bonhams. The domed gilt-metal frame elaborately applied with sprig-mounted motifs including a pair of phoenixes and dragons, butterflies and flowers, around a central pearl boss, set in a radiating border above a jade pagoda fixed on a shaped filigree cloud, the front applied with eight small phoenixes suspending beaded tassels, the back of the headdress flanked by flowers within ruyi-cloud borders, all... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2016

Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Albrecht Bouts (1450-Leuven-1549), Christ crowned with thorns, Circa 1495. Oil on panel, gold ground, 36 x 26 cm. Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Otto O'Meara, Brussels; Sold from his collection, Brussels Galerie Giroux, 15 October 1928, lot 33; Acquired from the above sale by Baron Coppée; Thence by descent  Literature: M. Comblen-Sonkes, 'Albert Bouts', in Bulletin de l'Institut Royal du Patrimoine artistique, V, 1963, pp. 249–51; W.... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2013

A detail of a two-fold screen painted in ink and colour on silk with a kingfisher. Signed: Gyokusen, Japan, 19th-20th century

A detail of a two-fold screen painted in ink and colour on silk with a kingfisher perched on the branch of a weeping willow overhanging a river and a dragonfly hovering over the water’s surface. Signed: Gyokusen, Japan, 19th/ 20th century, Meiji period. Dimensions: (Height) 179.5 x 197.5 cm (70¾ x 78 in.). Photo courtesy GREGG BAKER ASIAN ART ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. GREGG BAKER ASIAN ART. Gregg Baker. Phone +44 (0)20 7221 3533... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2013


Kingfisher. British birds & their eggs : with a new method of identification London :W. & R. Chambers,1909. Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library
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01 janvier 2011

Famille rose @ Christie's Chinese Export Art, 25 January 2011, New York

A large pair of famille rose  jars and covers. Yongzheng-Early Qianlong period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Very finely enameled in a delicate famille rose palette with a continuous scene of the Yang Family Lady Generals practicing in the rose-trellised courtyard of a palace, two ladies galloping out of the palace gate while court gentleman cheer them on from a balcony above, all below richly colored and patterned lappets issuing blossoms around the shoulders, repeated on the cover centering a blue and gilt lotus... [Lire la suite]