01 mai 2009

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Saint John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Saint John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness oil on panel. 40.5 by 28 cm.; 16 by 11 in. Est. 12,000—18,000 GBP. Lot Sold 31,250 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 22 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
01 mai 2009

Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp 1581 - 1642), The crucifixion

Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp 1581 - 1642), The crucifixion oil on panel, unframed. 60.5 by 84.6 cm.; 23 7/8 by 33 5/8 in. Est. ,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Anonymous sale, Vienna, Dorotheum, 12 June 1990, lot 136, for AS 320,000. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: U. Härting, Frans Francken der Jüngere, Freren 1989, p. 292, cat. no. 221, reproduced Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 22 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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01 mai 2009

Edwaert Collier (Breda active befoire 1663 - 1708 Leident (?)), A vanitas still life with a skull surmounting a crown, books, ..

Edwaert Collier (Breda active befoire 1663 - 1708 Leident (?)), A vanitas still life with a skull surmounting a crown, books, scrolls, an hour-glass, a violin and other musical instruments, all resting upon a stone ledge signed (strengthened) and dated at the base of the column upper centre: E Collier 1664. oil on canvas. 76.5 by 63.5 cm.; 30 1/8 by 25 in. Est. 10,000—15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP NOTE: The composition is very similar to that in another vanitas still life, signed and dated 1693, which was sold in... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2009

A very rare Wucai brush pot of cylindrical form. 17th century

A very rare Wucai brush pot of cylindrical form. 17th century Decorated in underglaze blue and rich green enamels with a Scholar, standing on a sea-dragon. 13cm (5.1in) high. Estimate: £6,000 - 8,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 11 May 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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01 mai 2009

A blue monochrome (ji qing/ji lan) vase of rectangular cong form. Qianlong six-character mark, and of the period

A blue monochrome (ji qing/ji lan) vase of rectangular cong form. Qianlong six-character mark, and of the period With cylindrical neck and base; decorated with two elephant-head and ring handles. 29cm (11½in) high.. Estimate: £30,000 - 35,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 11 May 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
01 mai 2009

A fine pair of famille rose bowls. Daoguang six-character seal marks and of the period

A fine pair of famille rose bowls. Daoguang six-character seal marks and of the period Each one with its domed cover (also bearing a seal mark); decorated in yellow, orange, green and pink enamels with a pair of butterflies beside large peaches or pomegranates and stalks of bamboo; each seal mark in underglaze-blue. 11cm (4¼in) diameter. (4). Estimate: £30,000 - 35,000 Footnote: For a very similar pair of bowls, but without covers and bearing the nien-hao of The Jiaqing Emperor, see Christie's Hong Kong, Important... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2009

Trois bracelets joncs rigides ouvrants en or jaune ornés de segments en jade brun ou vert ou en composition noire.

Trois bracelets  joncs rigides ouvrants en or jaune ornés de segments en jade brun ou vert ou en composition noire. Tour de poignet: 16,8 cm. Estimation 250 - 350 € A MULTI COLOUR JADE AND GOLD BANGLE Artcurial.  Bijoux et montres. 19 mai 2009. Hôtel Marcel Dassault
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01 mai 2009

A famille verte vase of rouleau form. Qing Dynasty

A famille verte vase of rouleau form. Qing Dynasty Decorated in overglaze blue, yellow, orange and black aubergine with a scene from popular literature, possibly 'Yang-jia-jiang yanji' the Ming novel by Yong Damu (some restoration at the rim). 48cm (18½in) high. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 Footnote: The mounted horsewomen here may be significant since, perhaps, they identify this subject matter as the story of 'The Command Troops of Yang-Ye's Family'. This romance, also known from a pair of 17th century bottle vases in the... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2009

Bague serpent en or gris noirci pavé de diamants noir et blanc, les yeux en rubis.

Bague serpent en or gris noirci pavé de diamants noir et blanc, les yeux en rubis. Poids brut : 10 g. Estimation 1 800 - 2 000 € A PAVE SET DIAMOND AND GOLD SNAKE RING Artcurial.  Bijoux et montres. 19 mai 2009. Hôtel Marcel Dassault
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01 mai 2009

A blue and white yenyen vase with typical trumpet neck. Kangxi

A blue and white yenyen vase with typical trumpet neck. Kangxi Decorated with the Daoist theme of Deer, Cranes and Pine in a mountainous landscape. 46cm (18in) high. Estimate: £4,500 - 5,500 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 11 May 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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