26 avril 2019

A pair of gem-set and enamelled bangles, possibly Jaipur, North India, late 19th century

Lot 122. A pair of gem-set and enamelled bangles, possibly Jaipur, North India, late 19th century; 3 ½in. (9 cm.) outer diameter ; 2 ¼ in. (5.7cm.) inner diameter. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,920 - USD 19,380). Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The exterior with floral and foliate motifs set with diamonds and and possibly rubies on blue enamel ground, with a seed pearl surround, the inside elegantly decorated with large red enamelled flowers on cream... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2019

A set of writing table (bundai) , writing box (suzuribako) and paper box (fubako), School of Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Japan,

Lot 1151. A set of writing table (bundai) , writing box (suzuribako) and paper box (fubako), School of Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Japan, Meiji period, late 19th century. Writing table 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high, 23 ¼ in. (59 cm.) wide, 13 ¼ in. (33.6 cm.) deep Writing box 9 in. (22.9 cm.) long Paper box 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm.) long. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each executed in red, black and silver lacquer to simulate bamboo and applied with ants of black lacquer on the table, a cricket of... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2019

Three important works by Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891) from the Irving Collection at Christie's New York, 20 March 2019

     Lot 810. A rectangular lacquer tray, Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Japan, Meiji period, late 19th century; 14 ¾ in. (37.6 cm.) long. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Decorated in gold, silver, red, black and yellow hiramaki-e and takamaki-e against anishimeji (imitation stone) ground with millet on a tea kettle and with a grasshopper perched on the handle, signed Gyonen nanajusan okina... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

Claes Gallery at TEFAF Maastricht 2019, Stand 601

Bakongo Statue, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Late 19th century. Wood, metal, pigments and vegetal fibres. Height 53 cm (20.9 in.). © Claes Gallery at TEFAF Maastricht 2019, Stand 601. Provenance: Max Itzikovitz, France. Exhibited: Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, California, September 2011-August 2013; San Francisco, De Young Museum, 'Embodiments. Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture', 31 January - 5 July 2015. Songye Kifwebe... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2019

Pierre Dartevelle at BRAFA 2019, Stand 21c

Statue of an armed warrior ancestor Wipong, Nigeria, Jukun Kingdom, from 14th to 18th century. Wood. H 70 cm. © Pierre Dartevelle at BRAFA 2019, Stand 21c. Provenance: collection Durant-Dessert, France Representation of a female heiress, Mali, Bandiagara escarpment, Tellem people, 17th century. Wood. H 29.8 cm. © Pierre Dartevelle at BRAFA 2019, Stand 21c. Provenance: private collection Monzino, Milan. Songye, Kalewbe group, figure of power, Democratic Republic of the... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2018

Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d

Baule Mask, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, late 19th century. Wood, pigments. H 33 cm. © Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d. Provenance: collection André Derain, Paris; collection Renou et Colle, Paris; private collection, Rouen, 1975 Lele comb, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th century. Wood. H 24 cm. © Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d. Provenance: Nelly Van den Abeele collection, Brussels, 2003 Literature: Uzuri Wa Dunia, Belgian Treasures, exhibition catalogue Bruneaf,... [Lire la suite]

11 décembre 2018

A carved rock crystal vase and its stained ivory and wood stand, China, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Lot 35. A carved rock crystal vase and its stained ivory and wood stand, China, Qing dynasty, late 19th century. Hauteur du vase : 9 cm (3 1/2 in.). Estimation 600 - 800 €. Vendu 4 160 €. © Artcurial En forme de tronc d'arbre, sculpté en relief de lingzhi, pêches et chauves-souris, socle en bois et ivoire teinté sculpté de lingzhi; petits éclats. On y joint une attestation d'expertise par Monsieur Michaël Combrexelle, expert près la Cour d'Appel de Paris, qui sera remise à l'acquéreur. Cette... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2018

A diamond and emerald-set enamelled necklace, North India, late 19th century

Lot 175. A diamond and emerald-set enamelled necklace, North India, late 19th century; 22cm. height; 17.1cm diam. (jewelled section only). Est: £25,000 - £35,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising articulated openwork metal settings designed in a foliate manner, set with facet-cut, foil-backed diamonds, featuring carved emeralds in hexagonal mounts, with a tear-drop, en-suite pendant terminating with a hanging large uncarved emerald, enamelled on the reverse in red, green, blue and white with... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

Artist unknown, A Pair of Bronze Vases Decorated with Carp and Waterfall, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th century

Lot 6. Artist unknown. A Pair of Bronze Vases Decorated with Carp and Waterfall, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th century. Height 13 in. (33 cm). Estimate $12,000 - 15,000. Sold for US$ 30,000 (€ 25,665). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Each of baluster form with wide mouth and flat rim, fitted with demon-mask handles on either side of the shoulder, each holding in its mouth a gilt-metal ring, and with an integral base with five bracket feet, the bronze body cast and chiseled in high relief with details in... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2018

A magnificent antique diamond rivière

Lot 2085. A magnificent antique diamond rivière. Estimate: HK$16,000,000 - HKD 20,000,000 ($2,000,000-3,200,000). Price realised 18,040,000. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2014. Set with thirty-two graduated old european-cut diamonds, the seven central diamonds weighing (from left to right) 10.03, 10.93, 19.19, 24.38, 17.52, 12.28 and 9.90 carats, to the circular rose-cut diamond clasp, mounted in gold, late 19th century, 35.5 cm long Christie’s. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, 25 November 2014, Hong... [Lire la suite]
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