21 mars 2017

A gilt copper alloy figure of the second Dalai Lama, Gendun Gyatso Pelzangpo, Tibet, late 16th-17th century

Lot 3290. A gilt copper alloy figure of the second Dalai Lama, Gendun Gyatso Pelzangpo, Tibet, late 16th-17th century. Estimate USD 100,000 ~ 150,000. Sold for US$ 199,500 (€184,688). Photo: Bonhams. Inscription (on book held in hand) translated: 'Here lie the Father and Son teachings of the Kadam'. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) highHimalayan Art Resources item no.2280 Note: There can be no mistaking his likeness to the stout, broad featured, smiling figure within the Museum Rietberg, identified by inscription as the... [Lire la suite]

27 août 2016

A huanghuali sloping-stile cupboard, yuanjiaogui, Late 16th-17th century

Lot 6004. A huanghuali sloping-stile cupboard, yuanjiaogui, Late 16th-17th century. Estimate US$ 40,000 - 60,000 (€35,000 - 53,000). Photo: Bonhams. The floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and- tenon frame with rounded edge and supported by four stiles double tenoned into the frame, rounded on the exterior and squared on the interior and housing well-figured single panel doors with mitred frame construction and double-beaded frame centered on a removable stile, the doors opening to reveal two removable shelves... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2014

Venus and Mars, Circle of Tiziano Aspetti (1559-1606), Italian, Venice or Padua, late 16th-17th century

Venus and Mars, Circle of Tiziano Aspetti (1559-1606), Italian, Venice or Padua, late 16th-17th century. Photo Sotheby's. with metal tags numbered: 531 and 532 and an old paper label on the underside of the base numbered 531 and 532; bronze, on ebonised wood bases with bronze herm mounts and inlaid with lapis lazuli. Venus: 12.5cm., 4 7/8 in.; Mars: 13cm., 5 1/8 in.; bases: 11.5cm., 4½in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 GBP Provenance: SAR la Grande-Duchesse Joséphine-Charlotte de Luxembourg (1927 - 2005) Sotheby's. Of Royal and Noble... [Lire la suite]
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