10 mai 2021

Three important private collections to be offered in Dreweatts Asia Art sales

Sir David Scholey and his wife Lady Alexandra Scholey's interior view. Courtesy Dreweatts. LONDON.- Dreweatts will offer three important private collections in its upcoming sales of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (Part 1) on May 19, 2021 and Japanese & Chinese (Part 2) May 20, 2021. The collections include those from the former Governor of the BBC and Chairman of the National Portrait Gallery, Sir David Scholey, John Burke da Silva, Treasurer and Council member of the Oriental Ceramics Society and R. Ralph... [Lire la suite]

09 novembre 2020

A very rare pair of carved cinnabar-lacquer 'weiqi' boxes and covers, Late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 102. A very rare pair of carved cinnabar-lacquer 'weiqi' boxes and covers, Late 16th-early 17th century. Each 12.5cm (4 7/8in) wide. . Estimate £ 80,000 - £ 120,000. Sold for £ 150,062 (€ 165,943). Courtesy Bonhams. Each gently curving sides exquisitely carved with three-stringed lutes or sanxian, clappers or paiban, mouth-organs or sheng, and bells, as well conch-shells, fans, crickets, and auspicious symbols, all on a diaper-pattern ground, the gently domed covers... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A blue and white pottery bottle, Ottoman provinces, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 128. A blue and white pottery bottle, Ottoman provinces, late 16th-early 17th century; 32.5cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. fritware of baluster form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue on a white ground with palmette blossoms and finely swirling vines, the neck with vertical bands. Sotheby's. ARTS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD AND INDIA INCLUDING FINE RUGS AND CARPETS, 01 Apr 2020
17 mars 2020

An Ottoman silk and metal-thread brocade (kemha) fragment, Turkey, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 122. An Ottoman silk and metal thread brocade (kemha) fragment, Turkey, late 16th-early 17th century; 49 by 57cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. woven with a cerise ground with interlacing and overlapping stylised foliate design with cintamani and floral motif, with silver metal thread wrapped yellow silk, white, black, green and blue silk threads details, stapled old collector’s printed card label handwritten ’96 Lampas oriental satin rouge à arabesques or & soie, 55/57,... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A cloisonné enamel tripod censer, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 34. A cloisonné enamel tripod censer, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark, late 16th-early 17th century; 13.8cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 25,000 GBP. © Sotheby's of bombe form, decorated with a wide band of stylised lotus on a turquoise ground, between two narrow bands of raised bosses and two applied lion mask handles on three cabriole legs, ornately marked between two dragons cast in relief. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2019

A good huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 154. A good huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, late 16th-early 17th century; 100.8 by 58.7 by 45.5 cm, 39 5/8  by 23 1/8  by 17 1/2  in. Estimate £80,000 — 120,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. with curving toprail sloping down to the arms supported on serpentine side posts and terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the backsplat carved with a ruyi-shaped panel enclosing dragons, the back corner posts continuing below the rectangular... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2019

A blue and white pottery bottle, Ottoman Provinces, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 231. A blue and white pottery bottle, Ottoman Provinces, late 16th-early 17th century; 32.5cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (6,965 - 9,286 EUR). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. fritware of baluster form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue on a white ground with palmette blossoms and finely swirling vines, the neck with vertical bands. Note: This unusual bottle exemplifies the outward looking artistic developments of the Ottoman Empire. The design around the body and neck with... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2018

A German silver-gilt-mounted turbo-shell cup, Lüneburg, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 101. Property from the Collection of Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza. A German silver-gilt-mounted turbo-shell cup, Lüneburg, late 16th-early 17th century, maker's mark indistinct, possibly that of Claus Harders; 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 200,000 - GBP 300,000 USD 265,200 - USD 397,800). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The turbo shell rim cast with masks and reclining figures and retained by four straps cast with herms and strapwork, the knop with three winged figures... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2018

A magnificent six-post huanghuali canopy bed, jiazichuang, late 16th-early 17th century

    Lot 1204. A magnificent six-post huanghuali canopy bed, jiazichuang, late 16th-early 17th century; 80 ¾ in. (205.1 cm.) high, 81 ½ in. (207 cm.) wide, 41 7/8 in. (106.4 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 845,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The mat top is set into a rectangular waistless frame above plain aprons continuing to the rectangular legs with incurving hoof feet. The posts are joined on all sides by openwork railings... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2018

A Damascus pottery tile, Syria, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 173. A Damascus pottery tile, Syria, late 16th-early 17th century; 33.2 by 33.5cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP (5,722 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018 of thick square form, decorated in shades of cobalt blue, turquoise and black on a white ground with a design consisting of entwining split-palmettes and floral vines, set on metal display mount . Provenance: Christie's, London, 26 April 1994, lot 369. Note: Similar tiles can be found in the Arab hall at Leighton House in... [Lire la suite]
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