16 mai 2009

Ecole Flamande du XVIIème, atelier de Frans Snyders, Nature morte au trophée de chasse surmonté d’un panier de fruits

Ecole Flamande du XVIIème,  atelier de Frans Snyders, Nature morte au trophée de chasse surmonté d’un panier de fruits animé d’un écureuil et aux verres de Venise Toile. Restaurations anciennes. 121 x 167,5 cm. Estimation : 10000 / 15000 €     Hist. : Elève de Pieter Brueghel le jeune et de Hendrick van Balen, Frans Snyders révolutionne la nature morte flamande par ses compositions baroques au schéma géométrique simple et fortement rythmé où dominent les horizontales. Les animaux, les fruits et... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

A yellow-ground grisaille-decorated 'Dayazhai' bowl, Guangxu

A yellow-ground grisaille-decorated 'Dayazhai' bowl, Guangxu Finely painted en grisaille with a bird perched on a wisteria branch with blossoming trellises above and extending around the exterior of the bowl, with roses blossoming below, the three-character 'dayazhai' mark and 'Tian Di Jia Chun' seal mark below the rim, all reserved on a yellow ground, the base with iron-red four-character Yong Qing Chang Chun mark.  12.6cm (5in) diam. Sold for £6,000 Provenance: H.R.N.NortonSotheby's London, purchased by Bluett and... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

Frans Floris (attribué à) (1516-1570) Jeune femme endormie

Frans Floris (attribué à) (1516-1570) Jeune femme endormie Panneau de chêne doublé. 45 x 33 cm. Estimation : 2000 / 3000 € Saint-Germain-en-Laye, dimanche 17 mai. Alain Schmitz - Frédéric Laurent SVV. MM. Dey, Lefèvre, Fabre, Cabinet Froissart-Lemaire, Cabinet Turquin Frans 1er de Vrient ou de Vriendt dit Frans Floris, (*1520 à Anvers - †1570), est un peintre d'histoire flamand issu d'une grande famille formée à l'étude de l'art en Flandres. Petit-fils et fils de sculpteur, Frans a commencé comme apprenti... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

A small lemon-yellow-glazed saucer, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A small lemon-yellow-glazed saucer, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period The thinly-potted body with gently-rounded sides covered with a vibrant lemon-yellow glaze, stopping at the foot ring.  8cm (3in) diam. Sold for £14,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer. Palmer Inventory no.242, where it is stated that the saucer was purchased in 1931 for £6.10s.A very similar pair of saucers from the Meiyintang Collection is illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994, Vol.II,... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

Belle et exceptionnelle salière hexagonale, Saint-Porchaire, époque Henri II

Belle et exceptionnelle salière hexagonale, Saint-Porchaire, époque Henri II en forme d’édicule élancé dans le style architectural de la Renaissance, constituée de panneaux ajourés de baies à arcature moulurée dont l’ouverture permet d’entrevoir trois putti adossés. Chaque angle est souligné d’une colonne cannelée reposant sur un masque de lion. Les panneaux sont décorés de nielles inspirés des fers de reliure sur fond de glaçure jaune pâle. Le soubassement mouluré, orné de masques grotesques en applique, s’appuie... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

A pair of lemon-yellow-glazed bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period

A pair of lemon-yellow-glazed bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period Each thinly potted bowl rising from a straight foot ring to gently rounded sides, covered on the exterior with a vibrant lemon-yellow glaze stopping neatly at the rim and foot ring, the interiors glazed white.  6.4cm (2½in) diam. Sold for £62,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer. Palmer Inventory no.241, where it is stated that the cups were purchased in 1931 for £15.An almost identical pair of bowls bearing the same Yongzheng marks within a... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

Pendule à musique, à l’éléphant, bronze doré et ciselé, époque Louis XV

Pendule à musique, à l’éléphant, bronze doré et ciselé, époque Louis XV, 96 x 57 x 37 cm. Estimation : 100 000/120 000 €. Son nom ne vous dit certainement rien... Raoul Ancel fut pourtant, au début du XXe siècle, l’un des grands antiquaires du quai Voltaire. Le galeriste passait pour posséder un coup d'oeil remarquable, lui qui avait aussi dirigé, en tant qu’expert, quelques-unes des grandes dispersions de l’entre-deux-guerres, celle notamment de la collection Francis Guérault, en 1935. On lui doit encore, pendant le premier... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

A yellow-glazed tripod censer, ding, 17th century

A yellow-glazed tripod censer, ding, 17th century Modelled after its archaic bronze prototype, incised on either side with cloud scrolls and ruyi-head motifs composing abstract taotie masks, against a geometric ground with segmented flower-heads, the three legs moulded as stylised makara heads, covered overall with a rich yellow glaze.  16.3cm (6½in) high. Sold for £8,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer, collection label no.458. Palmer Inventory no.458, where it is stated that the ding was purchased as 16th century in December... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Portrait and Newly Discovered Sir George Clausen To Be Offered

LONDON.- Christie’s sale of Victorian and British Impressionist Pictures including Drawings and Watercolours on Thursday, 4 June 2009 will offer works by the leading British artists of late the 19th and early 20th centuries, from the Pre-Raphaelites to the British Impressionists. This auction welcomes the return of important works on paper and includes an impressive selection of drawings and watercolours. Highlights of the sale include Portrait of Annie Miller, 1860, an impressive drawing by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) which is... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

A green, yellow and aubergine 'lion and phoenix' bowl, 17th century

A green, yellow and aubergine 'lion and phoenix' bowl, 17th century The interior finely and densely incised and painted in green and aubergine with a pair of phoenix amidst scrolling lotus flowers and tendrils, the exterior similarly decorated with three Buddhist lions, all against a rich yellow ground. 14.8cm (5¾in) diam. Sold for £5,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer. Probably Palmer Inventory no.395, where it is stated that a 'Porcelain shallow bowl enamelled on the biscuit with phoenix and peony scrolls in green aubergine... [Lire la suite]
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