08 mars 2018

Carstian Luyckx, Memento Mori still life with musical instruments, books, sheet music, skeleton, skull and armour

Lot 3028. Carstian Luyckx (1623 Antwerp circa 1677), Memento Mori still life with musical instruments, books, sheet music, skeleton, skull and armour. Oil on canvas. 73.5 x 92.5 cm. Estimate: CHF 30 000 - 40 000 (€ 25 000 / 33 330). © Koller Auctions Zurich Provenance: Swiss private collection.  We are grateful to Dr. Jürg Meier, for his thorough analysis of the painting as well as Dr. Fred G. Meijer who has confirmed the authenticity of the work on the basis of a photograph. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2017

Freeman's to offer the Memento Mori and Mourning Jewelry Collection of Irvin and Anita Schorsch

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s will offer the Memento Mori and Mourning Jewelry collection of the late Anita and Irvin G. Schorsch in the Nov. 15 American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts auction. This remarkable and extensive collection of over 150 tokens of mortality, grief, commemoration and remembrance, represents over 200 years of private and public expressions of death. The collection vividly documents western societal changes: from graphic symbols of skulls, skeletons and hourglasses of the rock crystal... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2017

Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht 2017, Stand 204

Workshop of the Saracchis, Small rock-crystal jug, Milan, ca 1600. Rock crystal; enamelled gold mount. Height 13 cm © Kunstkammer Georg Laue Johann Daniel Mayer, Court treasury artworks of semi-precious stone with enamelled and fire-gilt silver mounts, Augsburg, 1670-1680. Jasper, jade and rock crystal mount: silver fire-gilt © Kunstkammer Georg Laue  Literature: published in: Georg Laue, Tresor. Treasures for European Kunstkammer, Munich 2017 Johann Georg Kobenhaupt, Moss agate cup in it's leather case, Stuttgart,... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2016

Memento Mori Rosary, 18th Century

Lot 736. Memento Mori Rosary, 18th Century. Estimate: € 3500-4000. Photo Hampel Auction. Overall length: 44 cm. Ten beads and large final pearl, these carved each in the shape of a skull in the leg. Top ball, intermediate and final cross pendant Silver Cross. The larger, filigree and partially gilt cross with colored stones.Between gold thread tassel. In modern stand presented in metal. Literature: Fredy Bühler, Urs-Beat Frei, The Rosary devotions - History - Arts Benteli, November... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2016

Matthieu Platte-Montagne, after Jean Morin, Still Life with Skull, Pocket Watch, and Roses (Memento Mori), mid-17th century

Matthieu Platte-Montagne (Flemish, 1607/08–1660), after Jean Morin (French, 1605–1650), Still Life with Skull, Pocket Watch, and Roses (Memento Mori), mid-17th century. Etching and engraving. Prints and Drawings Acquisition Fund, 2016.3. Allen Memorial Art Museum.
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17 août 2016

Memento mori clock holder, second half 18th century

Memento mori clock holder, second half 18th century. Photo Hampel Height: 34 cm. Width: 32 cm. Depth: 4 cm. Lot 21. Estimate: € 5000-6000 with representation of a seated at a table skeleton with scythe, on the table a base with an overlying, round glass box, behind the one pocket can be introduced. Links candlestick a dying candle. The background as a room with pillar and window reproduced.   Hampel. 7 avril 2016
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30 mars 2016

Memento mori, Western Switzerland, 1520

Memento mori, Western Switzerland, 1520, ivory, ebony, 12,5 x 42 cm, Inv. B 160 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv
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09 mars 2016

Almakarina Studio, Memento Mori

Almakarina Studio, Memento Mori. Cartier necklace. Almakarina Studio, Memento Mori. Dior rings. Almakarina Studio, Memento Mori. Chaumet necklace
17 février 2016

"Memento Mori", South German, possibly Augsburg, 17th century

"Memento Mori", ivory skeleton in an ebonized wood coffin. South German, possibly Augsburg, 17th century.
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13 juillet 2014

Pendentif double face en cristal de roche gravé Memento mori, Milan, fin du XVIème siècle

Pendentif double face en cristal de roche gravé Memento mori, Milan, fin du XVIème siècle. Photo HÔTEL DES VENTES DE MONTE-CARLO Figurant à l'avers une scène de crucifixion sur le golgotha très finement sculptée en ivoire ornée de neuf personnages et deux grands chevaux sur fond d'émail bleu nuit piqué de pointes d'or figurant les étoiles. Au pied de la croix, l'herbe est représentée par des plumes de martin pêcheur. Au revers un squelette émaillé tenant les attributs du temps qui passe sur un fond tissé bleu. Chaque décor est... [Lire la suite]
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