26 mai 2019

A carved emerald

Lot 283. A carved octagonal-shaped tabular carved Colombian emerald of 84.63 carats, mid 17th century; 32.45 x 33.95 x 7.85 mm. Estimate USD 3,000,000 - USD 5,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Octagonal-shaped tabular carved emerald of 84.63 carats, with protruding lugs on two opposing sides. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100331: 84.63 carats, Colombia, insignificant to minor clarity enhancement, traditional type. Exhibited: Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2009, pp. 54-55, no. 18The Miho Museum,... [Lire la suite]

07 mai 2019

A rare Ko-Imari vase, Edo period, mid 17th century

Lot 102. A rare Ko-Imari vase, Edo period, mid 17th century; 27 cm., 10 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the facetted vase with short neck decorated in iron-red, green, yellow and aubergine black enamels with panels of flowers among rockwork, bordered by panels of grapes and vine, gold lacquer repairs. Sotheby's. Fine Japanese Art, London, May 14, 2019, 10:00 AM   
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06 juin 2018

A pair of blue and white ewers, China, Transitional, mid 17th century

Lot 310. A pair of blue and white ewers, China, Transitional, mid 17th century. Height 35.5 cm. Estimate CHF 2 500 / 3 500 (€ 2 080 / 2 920). Sold for CHF 5 625. Courtesy Koller. One neck restored, two cracks. (2). Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM 
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06 juin 2018

A blue and white baluster vase, China, Transitional, mid 17th century

Lot 309. A blue and white baluster vase, China, Transitional, mid 17th century. Height 30 cm. Estimate CHF 2 500 / 3 500 (€ 2 080 / 2 920). Sold for CHF 3 500. Courtesy Koller. Painted with figurative scene. Rim frits. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM 
21 avril 2018

A Safavid soft-paste porcelain ewer, Kirman, South East Iran, mid 17th century

Lot 76. A Safavid soft-paste porcelain ewer, Kirman, South East Iran, mid 17th century; 15 3/8in. (39cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 8,508 - USD 11,344). © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Of drop-shape with flattened sides rising from high trumpet foot tapering to thin neck, painted in cobalt-blue and red on white ground with red floral sprays, the sides with scrolling vine and two large scalloped medallions beneath the spout and loop handle. Note: This ewer is part of a... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2017

A good wucai gu-shaped beaker vase, Transitional period, mid 17th century

Lot 197. A good wucai gu-shaped beaker vase, Transitional period, mid 17th century. H. 39,6 cm. Estimate 6.000/10.000 €. Lot sold 10.000 €. Courtesy Nagel  Minor wear. Provenance: Property from a German private collection, collected between 1940 and 2000. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017

22 janvier 2017

Finch & Co. Stand 37b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Giacomo Zoffoli (Italian, 1731-1785), 'After the Antique' figure of the Apollino, 18th century. Bronze with fine light brown patina and traces of dark lacquer. Signed on the base ‘G.Zoffoli’. H 35.5 cm. Courtesy Finch & Co. Provenance: former English private collection Attributed to Domenico Guidi (1625-1701) or Ercole Ferrata (1610-1686), Weeping cherubs displaying St Veronica’s veil, Italy, mid 17th century. Roman rectangular bronze devotional plaque. H 17.5 x W 21.5 x D 1.5... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2016

Casket of gold filigree and diamonds, Goa, mid 17th century

Casket of gold filigree and diamonds, Goa (India), mid 17th century (casket); late 17th or first third of the 18th century (diamond setting) © Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
22 avril 2016

A prince visits a sufi shaykh at dawn

Lot 19. A prince visits a sufi shaykh at dawn. The painting possibly attributable to Bichitr, Mughal India, mid 17th century, the calligraphy signed 'Imad Al-Hassani, Safavid Iran, late 16th-early 17th century, the borders signed Muhammad Hadi, Iran, dated AH 1171/1757-58 AD. Estimate £80,000 - £120,000 ($113,760 - $170,640). Price Realized £134,500 ($191,259). Photo Christie's Image 2016 Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, a Prince and his attendant pay respects to a Sufi Shaykh and his novice at... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2015

Passion for Fashion on 8th December 2015 at Kerry Taylor Auctions

Lot 80 : A rare and important Elsa Schiaparelli 'Hall of Mirrors' jacket (detail), 'Zodiac' collection, Autumn-Winter, 1938-39. Estimate:£2000 - £3000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions. The sale opens with a mixture of Hermès handbags and Chanel jewellery – which could make tempting Christmas gifts? We also have the most perfect Christmas dress of all - a Pierre Balmain haute couture velvet dress 1955, covered with Lesage embroidered three-dimensional holly and berries (lot 81) – you just need a 24 inch waist!Although we... [Lire la suite]