27 janvier 2010

Chinese blue and white Ming porcelains @ GUEST & GRAY

Chinese Wanli Kraak bowl the exterior with panels contianing emblems seperated by string bows; the interior with a potted plant; diameter: 14.1/4 in. 36.5 cm. condition: rim frits. Price: £5,500.00 Chinese blue and white kraak bottle vase, Wanli (1573-1619) decorated with, height: 11in.; 28 cm. Price: £4,500. Chinese blue and white kraak kendi, 17th century Price: £2,400.00 Chinese kraak square-section flask, Wanli (1573-1619) painted with panels of peony, chrysanthemum and auspicious objects, the... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2010

An important commode, possibly by Giles Grendey. England, circa 1735.

An important commode, possibly by Giles Grendey. England, circa 1735. Of black lacquer. The serpentine fronted top with moulded edge with stylized foliate decoration centred by an oriental scene inside a decorative border flanked by oriental figures, the top above two conforming doors to the front with chinoiserie decoration within a diaper pattern border flanked by serpentine-fronted single doors each depicting an oriental figure within a diaper pattern border, the central doors opening to reveal an interior fitted... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2010

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) Judith and Holofernes

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) Judith and Holofernes. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 signed with the artist's device of a dragon with wings folded (upper right) - oil on panel - 8¼ x 5¾ in. (21 x 14.6 cm.) - Estimate $500,000 - $700,000 Provenance: Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 27 November 1963, lot 55 (£2,000). Lawrence Fleischman collection, New York. Literature : D. Koepplin and T. Falk, Lukas Cranach, exhibition catalogue, Basel, 1974, I, pp. 419-420, no. 287, fig. 235. Exhibited:... [Lire la suite]
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