07 mai 2019

A large Arita Pronk ‘Dame au parasol’ dish, Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 100. A large Arita Pronk ‘Dame au parasol’ dish, Edo period, late 17th century; 51 cm., 20 in. diam. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the circular dish with wide rim decorated in iron-red, black, green and aubergine enamels and gilt on underglaze blue with the design known as la Dame au Parasol, the reverse with insects in iron-red. Note: Cornelis Pronk was a Dutch draughtsman and porcelain designer. Born in 1691, he became a pupil of Jan van Houten and Arnold... [Lire la suite]

06 mai 2019

A rare Kakiemon figure of a wakashu [young man], Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 101. A rare Kakiemon figure of a wakashu [young man], Edo period, late 17th century; 30.5 cm., 12 in. high. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the standing figure holding a folded fan tucked into his obi, decorated in the vibrant Kakiemon palette of iron-red, green, yellow, blue, the kimono decorated with scrolling flowers and foliage and naoshi, the coiffure enamelled in black. Note: For a similar example, see Soame Jenyns, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2019

A large Kakiemon vase with ladies and parasols, Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 99. A large Kakiemon vase with ladies and parasols, Edo period, late 17th century; 45.8 cm., 18 in. high. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. oviform with short ring neck and deep foot rim, decorated in iron-red, green yellow, aubergine, blue and black enamels, with three panels each containing two Chinese figures, one under a parasol and the other with a fan, amoungst plum and bamboo issuing from rockwork, a bird perched in the upper bowing branches, the panels divided by... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2019

A large silvergilt Baroque tankard, Danzig (Gdansk), late 17th century

Lot 1. A large silvergilt Baroque tankard, Danzig (Gdansk), late 17th century. Maker's mark of Conrad Jakob Keseberg (mentioned 1679, died 1722). H. 22,5 cm. Estimate 7000 EUR. Courtesy Nagel Cast, embossed chased, engraved and gilt silver. Foliage pattern at the stand and lid, the body with three cartouches, framed by flowers and foliage, engraved putti with grapes, ear of corns and water spring. In the front cartouche an engraved coat of arms with "IL". A lying lamb on the lid. At the bottom... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2019

Theunissen & de Ghellinck at BRAFA 2019, Stand 140a

Pair of Scabello, Turin, circa 1740-1750. Gilded carved wood. H 60 x W 56 x D 47 cm. © Theunissen & de Ghellinck at BRAFA 2019, Stand 140a. Similar model in the Palazzo Reale, Turin Pair of consoles, Rome, mid 18th century. Polychrome, silver and gold carved wood. H 91 x W 51 x D 30 cm. © Theunissen & de Ghellinck at BRAFA 2019, Stand 140a. Small cabinet, Florence, late 17th century. Ebony and blackened wood with hard stone and gilded bronze. H 49 x W 48... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2019

Klaas Muller at BRAFA 2019, Stand 106c

Attributed to Nicolas Neufchâtel (Mons, 1527-1573), Portrait of Emperor Maximilian II of Austria, circa 1566. Tondo, oil on panel, Ø 21 cm. © Klaas Muller at BRAFA 2019, Stand 106c. Guiseppe Piamontini (Florence, 1663-1744), Saint Mark, circa 1693. Terracotta. H 47 cm. © Klaas Muller at BRAFA 2019, Stand 106c. Attributed to Lodewijk Wilemsens (Antwerp, 1630-1702), Bacchus as a child, Flemish school, late 17th century. Marble. H 75.5 cm. © Klaas Muller at BRAFA 2019, Stand 106c. Klaas Muller a ouvert sa galerie en 2000 au... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2018

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée, Chine, dynastie Qing, fin du XVIIe siècle

Lot 74A. Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée, Chine, dynastie Qing, fin du XVIIe siècle. H. : 8,5 cm (3 1/4 in.) L. : 15 cm (6 in.) Poids : 206 gr. Estimation 30 000 - 40 000 €. Résultat: 20,800 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial  La coupe évasée, sculptée sur les parois extérieures, d'un sage assis sous un arbre devant une rivière, au milieu de rochers et d'arbres noueux, un grand pin aux branches déployées sur l'arrière formant l'anse et revenant sur l'intérieur de la coupe ; manques à... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2017

A large Arita dish with the monogram of the VOC [Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie], Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 87. A large Arita dish with the monogram of the VOC [Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie], Edo period, late 17th century; 38.5 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The shallow dish decorated in underglaze blue with the central roundel containing the initials of the Dutch East India Company, VOC [Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie], surrounded by two ho-o birds amongst pomegranate and camellia, the six radiating border... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2017

Jahangir offers jewels to Asaf Khan, India, Deccan, probably Golconda, late 17th century

Lot 126. Jahangir offers jewels to Asaf Khan, India, Deccan, probably Golconda, late 17th century. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Lot sold  175,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.  gouache with gold on paper, buff paper borders flecked with gold, reverse with a calligraphic exercise in black nast'aliq script on brown paper with wide green borders flecked with gold; painting: 40.5 by 56.8cm; with borders 44.8 by 59.6cm; calligraphic panel: 20.9 by 32.5cm. Note: This... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2017

A large Ottoman voided silk velvet and silver metal thread panel (çatma), Turkey, late 17th century

Lot 143. A large Ottoman voided silk velvet and silver metal thread panel (çatma), Turkey, late 17th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. composed of two joined vertical panels, the voided dark ivory silk ground with delicate red velvet design comprising rosettes and tulips filled with silver-thread highlights, framed by geometric stellar design with carnations, mounted onto a stretcher, set in a wooden frame without glazing. Framed: approximately 178 by... [Lire la suite]