26 octobre 2019

An exceptionally large Kutahya polychrome pottery bowl, Turkey, mid 18th century

Lot 283. An exceptionally large Kutahya polychrome pottery bowl, Turkey, mid 18th century; 21.5cm. height, 32.3cm. diam. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in cobalt blue, yellow, green and bole red with floral ornamentation, including two winged seraphim angels to interior, with restorations. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019
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19 octobre 2019

A small gem set gold pendant in the form of an eagle, Deccan or South India, mid 18th century

Lot 96. A small gem set gold pendant in the form of an eagle, Deccan or South India, mid 18th century; 3in. (7.7cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 25,700 - USD 38,550). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Variously-shaped table-cut diamonds, oval cabochon rubies and emeralds, pearls, foil, gold on a lac core, reverse in plain engraved gold. Provenance: Bonhams, London, 4 October 2011, lot 263. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 187-88, no. 56. Exhibited: Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2019

An antique diamond and multi-gem pendant necklace, mid 18th century

Lot 253. An antique diamond and multi-gem pendant necklace, mid 18th century. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Variously-shaped table-cut diamonds, oval and triangular-shaped cabochon rubies and emeralds, pearls, black, blue, green, white, red and yellow enamel, foil, gold on a lac core, 3 ¼ ins. Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 1 April 2009, lot 126. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 188, no. 57 ... [Lire la suite]
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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