23 juin 2019

A group of princes out hawking, Murshidabad, Provincial Mughal, North India, mid 18th century

Lot 258. A group of princes out hawking, Murshidabad, Provincial Mughal, North India, mid 18th century. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, backed on cream card Painting 10 3/8 x 15 7/8 ins. (27.7 x 40.3 cm.). Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 543,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Note: This beautiful illustration of a group of royal princes out hawking finds close comparison with a large landscape painting from Murshidabad in the Swinton Collection which depicts the... [Lire la suite]
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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]
20 janvier 2018

A very large blue-ground famille rose fish bowl, Qianlong period, mid 18th century

  Lot 49. A very large blue-ground famille rose fish bowl, Qianlong period, mid 18th century; 23 ¾ in. (60.3 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each side decorated with shaped panel enclosing phoenix among large peony blossoms, two applied gilt-metal beast head-handles with loose rings, the interior with carp, shrimp, crabs and sea plantlife. Provenance: With Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. ... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2017

Venetian School, mid 18th century, Venice, a view of the Bacino with the Bucintoro on the feast of the Ascension

Lot 43. Venetian School, mid 18th century, Venice, a view of the Bacino with the Bucintoro on the feast of the Ascension, oil on canvas, 44 by 52 in.; 112 by 132 cm. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's; Notes: This large and striking view of Venice was painted in the mid-18th century by an artist keenly aware of Luca Carlevarijs's work. Despite the evident similarities with Carlevarijs' style, particularly in the figures, his authorship can be excluded since the... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2016

A famille rose and gilt 'La Servante Justifiée' plate, China, mid 18th century

Lot 431. A famille rose and gilt 'La Servante Justifiée' plate, China, mid 18th century. Estimate CHF 1 200 / 1 800 (€ 1 390 / 2 310). Sold for CHF 1 100. Photo Koller diameter 23 cm. A few minor restored rim chips. Koller.  Art Asiatique: Chine, Tibet, Nepal - lundi 06 juin 2016, 10:00
05 juillet 2016

A 'La Servante Justifiée" plate in the colours of the famille rose and gold, China, mid 18th century

Lot 430. A 'La Servante Justifiée' plate  in the colours of the famille rose and gold, China, mid 18th century. Estimate CHF 1 200 / 1 800 (€ 1 110 / 1 670). Sold for CHF 1 000. Photo Koller diameter 22.7 cm. Koller.  Art Asiatique: Chine, Tibet, Nepal - lundi 06 juin 2016, 10:00

24 mai 2016

Topaz demi-parure, mid 18th century

Lot 35. Topaz demi-parure, mid 18th century. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP (15,250 - 22,874 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  Comprising a devant de corsage and a pair of earrings, all of girandole design, suspending three drops, set with variously cut foil-backed topaz, hook fittings.  Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, Londres, 06 juin 2016, 10:30 AM
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27 janvier 2016

Man Coat, Waistcoat, Breeches, Mid 18th century, France

Coat of purple silk brocad with floral spray pattern; waistcoat of pink silk brocad with flower and fur serpentine motif; breeches of red silk velvet. Mid 18th century, France. AC8940 93-29-AC4867 84-21-3-AC5916 88-55-35 © The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Taishi Hirokawa. Mid-18th century menswear. The coat has large cuffs and deep pleats from both sides of the waist to the hem at the rear. The waistcoat is long enough to fully conceal the wearer's back. Both have gorgeous weave patterns, with silver thread used... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2015

Ronald Phillips reveals first of their showstoppers destined for the International Show New York

A pair of George III polychrome decorated nodding head figures of  Chinese figures.  LONDON.- Ronald Phillips Ltd, one of the world’s leading antique galleries, handling some of the most important pieces of English Antique Furniture has released some of the finest examples of craftsmanship and design that will be displayed on the company’s stand at The International Show in New York dating between 1660 and 1820. The booth of over 40 lots presents a wealth of opportunities for international collectors and interior... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2014

A fine and rare Louis XV porcelain, ormolu and patinated bronze elephant clock, mid 18th century

A fine and rare Louis XV porcelain, ormolu and patinated bronze elephant clock, mid 18th century. Photo Bonhams. the case attributed to Philippe Caffieri, the calendar movement signed Viger à Paris, No. 166. The elephant standing on a rockwork base raised on leafy scrolls and supporting the molded circular case flanked on either side by vines with porcelain flowers, surmounted by a Chinoiserie figure under a parasol, the circular white enamel dial with arabic minute ring and date ring enclosing roman chapters, pierced gilt hour... [Lire la suite]
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