10 décembre 2019

A pair of large Dutch-Delft earthenware obelisks or pyramids, late 17th century, circa 1695-1700

Lot 24. A pair of large Dutch-Delft earthenware obelisks or pyramids, late 17th century, circa 1695-1700; Haut. 153 cm. ; height 60¼ in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 EUR. © Sotheby's  the blue and white decoration with birds, rocks and flowers in the Chinese style, the pyramidal tower of nine pieces above two volute scrolled sphynx, above a pedestal supported by four recumbent lion and ball feet, the upper piece of the tower is an 18th century Chinese porcelain replacement; (the tops... [Lire la suite]

02 novembre 2019

The Palmela Kakiemon Elephants. A pair of fine and rare Kakiemon elephants, Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 80. The Palmela Kakiemon Elephants. A pair of fine and rare Kakiemon elephants, Edo period, late 17th century; 13.8 cm., 5½ in. high. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the seated figure holding a fan with a daisho slung around his waist, the moulded details of the laced sode, do and undergarments clearly delineated, the kabuto with shikoro and large turnbacks with mon, the maedate in the form of a tama in the centre of the kuwagata, all decorated in iron-red, green, blue, yellow and black... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2019

An antique enamel and pearl pendant, late 17th century

Lot 305. An antique enamel and pearl pendant, late 17th century; 2 3/8 ins. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Drop-shaped pearl, white, red, green and blue enamel, gold on a lac core. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 150, no. 112The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 182, no. 120The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 208, no. 124 Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19... [Lire la suite]
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]