13 juillet 2019

A deer-headed jade-hilted dagger, India, second half 17th century

Lot 190. A deer-headed jade-hilted dagger, India, second half 17th century; 13 5/8 ins. (34.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Watered-steel blade, rain guard signed and dated. Provenance: By repute Spink and Son, London, Stuart Cary Welch, sold Sotheby’s, London, 6 April 2011, lot 106.   Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:18 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , ,

11 juillet 2019

A European lady in Indian dress, Deccan, probably Golconda, second half 17th century

Lot 54. A European lady in Indian dress, Deccan, probably Golconda, second half 17th century. Painting 6 7/8 x 3 7/8 ins. (17.6 x 9.8 cm.); folio 15 ¼ x 10 ¾ ins. (38.6 x 27.4 cm.). Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Opaque pigments and gold on paper, cream and pink borders, cream leaf, seal impression in lower right corner of Suhrab Khan khanazad Pad Shah Alamgir, verso with a late 17th century portrait of a nobleman. ... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

An imperial Ottoman silver-gilt and nielloed penbox (divit) bearing the tughra of Mehmed IV (r.1648-87), Turkey, second half 17t

Lot 160. An imperial Ottoman silver-gilt and nielloed penbox (divit) bearing the tughra of Mehmed IV (r.1648-87), Turkey, second half 17th century; 29.7cm. length. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 GBP. Price realised 314,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2014 the surface set with silver-gilt tulip motifs with engraved and incised designs on a ground entirely covered in niello decoration comprising tight floral scrolls, the inkwell lid with turquoise enamel and set with turquoise stone, the underside... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2019

A Safavid lustre painted bottle vase, probably Kirman, Persia, second half 17th century

Lot 113. A Safavid lustre painted bottle vase, probably Kirman, Persia, second half 17th century; 32.5cm. height. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 GBP. Lot Sold 9,375 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014 the soft paste porcelain bottle painted in a honey-lustre with vertical bands with alternating floral patterns, engraved brass nozzle with fantastical animal and human figures. Note: Seventeenth-century Persia saw a revival in the use of lustre, and the shape of this bottle and its design,... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2018

Dario Ghio at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Fev 2018, Stand 106c

Set of four candlesticks, Rome, circa 1720. Silversmith: Simone Miglié. Silver-gilt in original fitted brown leather case. H 8.5 cm. © Dario Ghio Intended to decorate the corners of a game table. The base of each is engraved with the coat of arm of the Sanchez de Luna family, which was originally from Aragon. This set was made for Don Alonso Sanchez de Luna (1704-1781), the third Duke of Sant'Arpino, a Neapolitan nobleman who took Barbara Pisani as his first wife in 1740, and later married Laura... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2017

Covered cup with a globe and a stem in the form of a Turk, Zick Workshop, Southern German, Nuremberg, second half 17th century

Lot 7. Covered cup with a globe and a stem in the form of a Turk, Zick Workshop, Southern German, Nuremberg, second half 17th century; 49cm., 9¾in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Lot sold 100,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's turned ivory, the figurative stem with inlaid metal eyes. Exhibited: Brussels, Musée de la Maison d'Erasme, Anatomie des Vanités, 2008 Literature: A. Vanautgaerden (ed.), Anatomie des Vanités, exh. cat., Musée Maison d'Erasme, Brussels, 2008, p. 88 Note: A... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 15:37 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , , ,

10 juillet 2017

Covered cup with a globe and a stem in the form of a Turk, Zick Workshop, Southern German, Nuremberg, second half 17th century

Lot 9. Covered cup with a globe and a stem in the form of a Turk, Zick Workshop, Southern German, Nuremberg, second half 17th century; 51cm., 20 1/8 in. Estimate 70,000 — 100,000 GBP. Lot sold 125,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's turned ivory, the figurative stem with metal inlay. Provenance: Axel Vervoordt, Belgium, TEFAF 1991 Exhibited: Brussels, Musée de la Maison d'Erasme, Anatomie des Vanités, 2008 Literature: A. Vanautgaerden (ed.), Anatomie des Vanités, exh. cat., Musée Maison... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2016

A pair of Chinese famille verte watering pots and covers, second half 17th century

Lot 371. A pair of Chinese famille verte watering pots and covers, second half 17th century. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000.Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high, 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) diameter Christie's. Living with Art, 23 - 24 August 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
07 juillet 2016

Southern Netherlandish, second half 17th century, Cameo with the wedding of Poseidon and Thetis

Lot 85. Southern Netherlandish, second half 17th century, Cameo with the wedding of Poseidon and Thetis, monogrammed: VH, probably aragonite, in a silver frame, 13.5 by 18cm., 5 3/8  by 7 1/8 in. Estimate £10,000 — 15,000. Price realised £36,250. Photo Sotheby's. Exhibited: Delft, Antiques Dealers' Fair, 1980;Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Experts' choice. 1000 years of the art trade, 23 April to 12 June 1983. Literature: J. Walker, Experts'... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2016

Pair of peacocks, Sicily, Trapani, the second half of the seventeenth century

Lot 32. Pair of peacocks, Sicily, Trapani, the second half of the seventeenth century. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 €. Photo Sotheby's. Dieting on a basis of a truncated pyramid; coral, golden bronze, gilded copper and enamel; 14,5x8x6 cm. Provenance: Walter Padovani, Milano. Note: In the Baroque manufacture of works in coral, both sacred and profane, the peacocks are a great rarity. Just consider that the only other pair of peacocks known studies is already Whitaker collection and published by... [Lire la suite]