29 décembre 2017

A Chinese export armorial famille-rose tea set with the coat-of-arms of the House of Orange, Qing dynasty, circa 1747

Lot 12. Property of a Dutch Baronial Family. A Chinese export armorial famille-rose tea set with the coat-of-arms of the House of Orange, Qing dynasty, circa 1747. Estimate £15,000–25,000. © Sotheby's comprising: a tea pot and cover; covered sugar bowl; covered cream jug; waste bowl; a smaller bowl; twelve cups and nine saucers; a small dish; two shell-shaped dishes; each decorated with the arms of Prince William IV Karel Hendrick Friso of Orange (1711-1751) within an elaborate border of floral garlands,... [Lire la suite]

09 décembre 2016

The Frick Pittsburgh's world class collection highlighted in new exhibition and book

Peter Paul Rubens, Portrait of Charlotte-Marguerite de Montmorency, Princess of Condé, c. 1610. Oil on canvas. Frick Art & Historical Center. © 2015 Frick Art Museum & Historical Center of Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH, PA.- The Frick Art & Historical Center is currently presenting the first exhibition in eight years to focus exclusively on its permanent collection. On view through May 14, 2017 at The Frick Art Museum, The Frick Collects: From Rubens to Monet celebrates the works of fine and decorative art at the... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2016

Back on Gertrud & Otto Natzler's works sold at LAMA, December 11, 2011 Auction

Lot 257. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Monumental vase, 1957. Glazed ceramic. Signed “Natzler” and retains inventory “J139″. Approx. 18″ x 14″. Estimate: $100,000 – 150,000. Realized: $93,750. © LAMA Lot 258. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Tea set, c. 1940s. Cups signed “G.O.N.” ; others signed “Natzler” Comprised of a teapot with lid and stand, creamer, sugar bowl, plate with curved sides, and 4 cups and saucers Teapot with lid and stand: 4.5″ x 9.75″ x 7″; Creamer: 1.5″ x 5.25″ x 4.5″; Sugar: 1.5″ x 4.75″; Strainer plate: 1.5″... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2014

I.M. Chait's March 23 auction following Asia Week offers important Chinese ceramics, bronzes, artworks

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Last year I.M. Chait took a different approach in planning their Asia Week sale. Rather than conducting their popular annual auction in New York amid the frenetic activity of Asia Week, they opted to hold the sale in the comfortable, low-key environs of their Beverly Hills gallery. That way, reasoned company founder Isadore M. Chait, visitors traveling from Asia to New York could stop over in Los Angeles and get a relaxed head start on their buying. Chait’s experimental 2013 California-based sale was a smashing... [Lire la suite]