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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07 juin 2018

A polychrome porcelain bowl, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Lot 96. A polychrome porcelain bowl, Qing dynasty, late 19th century. D. : 16,5 cm (6 ½ in.). Estimation : 1 000 € / 1 500 €. Lot sold 4,030 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial. De forme polylobée, l'extérieur décoré du panorama d'un port et ses fortifications, accompagné d'un poème de Zhao Qing Xian, quatre caractères chinois Nan Pu Gui Fan à la base. Art d'Asie chez Artcurial, 75008 Paris, le 11 Juin 2018 à 15h00
27 novembre 2017

A late 19th century conch shell parure

Lot 59. A late 19th century conch shell parure. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 15,936 - USD 19,920). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Comprising: a necklace designed as a series of alternating carved stylised dolphin and shell links, suspending alternate graduated carved cherub and classical female bust cameos in shell shaped frames, interspersed with graduated carved shell drops, 40.0cm; the bracelet composed of a carved classical female bust in a shell frame applied on a carved shell and dolphin... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2017

Nail protector, China, late 19th century

Nail protector, China, late 19th century, silver alloy, pigment; 1.8 × 8.0 × 1.5 cm; Felton Bequest, 1927; 2903-D3 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Nail protector, with relief Chinese character, extended nail edged with grid pattern. The Chinese character for longevity that decorates the nail protector is shou 壽 .