05 juin 2011

A fine Vienna porcelain déjeuner with Chinoiserie, c. 1770.

A fine Vienna porcelain déjeuner with Chinoiserie,  c. 1770.   Photo Nagel Auktionen comprising a tray, a cup with saucer, a small dish and a mocca pot,. Marked. L. 34 cm..  Some restorations, minor wear, the cover of the mocca pot is not matching. Estimate 2200 €  Nagel Auktionen. June 8th 2011. www.auction.de
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05 juin 2011

A French chinoiserie faience vase, probably Nevers, late 17th century.

A French chinoiserie faience vase, probably Nevers, late 17th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 29 cm. Minor chips, minor wear. Estimate 1500 €  Nagel Auktionen. June 8th 2011. www.auction.de
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05 juin 2011

Baroque silver (3) @ Nagel Auktionen

A Silesian Baroque silver beaker and cover, probably Wohlau, c. 1740. Maker's mark probably Christian Bernt. Prussian tax mark. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 23 cm. C. 295g.- Some restaurations, minor wear. Estimate 1200 € A silvergilt Baroque beaker, Augsburg, 1737-39. Bartholomaeus Heuglin. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 10,5 cm. 168g. - Very minor dents and minor wear. Estimate 1200 € A silvergilt Kiddush (?) beaker, Augsburg, 1690/95. Johann Ulrich Baur. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 7 cm. C. 84g. Hebrew inscription... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2011

Baroque silver (2) @ Nagel Auktionen

A silvergilt footed beaker and cover to match, Leipzig, dated 1695. Maker's mark: Peter Tripto. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 17,5 cm. 257g. - Very minor restoration, minor dents and minor wear. Estimate 3400 € A silvergilt beaker, Augsburg, 1747/49. Johann III Mittnacht. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 4,3 cm. C. 49g. - Minor wear. Estimate 2000 € A German silvergilt tankard, 17th/18th ct. Flensburg, Augsburg and St. Petersburg import marks. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 16,3 cm. 543g. - Restorations, additions, minor... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2011

Baroque silver (1) @ Nagel Auktionen

A Baroque silvergilt cup, Augsburg, 1620. Maker's mark: Andreas IV Nathan. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 25,5 cm. 420g. - Minor dents and damages due to age. Estimate 4000 € A fine silvergilt Baroque cup, Nuremberg, c. 1620. Maker's mark: Franz Vischer. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 30 cm. C. 420g. - Restorations. Estimate: 3800 € A German silvergilt Baroque tankard, Nuremberg, last quarter of 17th ct. Maker's mark: Jacob Pfaff. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 16,3 cm. C. 470g. - Some restorations and minor dents. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2011

A fine conch pearl and diamond necklace & A fine pair of conch pearl and diamond earrings

A fine conch pearl and diamond necklace. Photo Bonhams The chain set with seventeen pink conch pearls alternating with briolette-cut diamonds, to a brilliant-cut diamond-set clasp, mounted in platinum,the conch pearls estimated to weigh approximately 34.84 carats in total, the diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 8.55 carats in total, length 44.0cm. Sold for HKD384,000   Accompanied by a certificate from GIA, stating that the seventeen saltwater strong pink conch pearls are natural and show no indication of... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2011

A diamond single-stone ring, by Bulgari

A diamond single-stone ring, by Bulgari. Photo Bonhams The marquise-cut diamond, weighing 8.37 carats, to baguette-cut diamond shoulders,signed Bulgari, ring size 6, maker's case. Sold for HKD4,912,000   Accompanied by a GIA certificate stating that the diamond is E colour, internally flawless. Certificate number 5131215488, dated 23rd March 2011. Also accompanied by a GIA certificate stating that the diamond is type IIa. Certificate number 5131215488, dated 22nd March 2011.Bonhams. Fine Jewellery & Jadeite, Hong... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2011

'Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts' @ Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Shah Jahan Receives the Persian Ambassador, Muhammad Ali Beg. Folio from the Windsor Padshahnama, India, c. 1633. Ink, colors, and gold on paper. 12 5/8 x 8 5/8. The Royal Collection, Windsor. ©2011 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts, a major international loan exhibition, which explores Islamic art through the universal tradition of gift giving. Many of the most spectacular and historically significant... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2011

A fine and rare doucai 'dragon' jar. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

A fine and rare doucai 'dragon' jar. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The ovoid body finely pencilled and enamelled with five ascending and descending 'dragon' medallions, each picked out in a different tone, framed at the corners with highly stylised lotus-flower spandrels, between a stiff lotus petal border around the base and the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, around the shoulder between ruyi-head bands, enamelled in tones of green, yellow,... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

Two fine copper-red glazed meiping. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

A fine copper-red glazed meiping. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Of finely potted baluster form with rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck, the exterior covered with an even rich red glaze stopping neatly at the everted rim and spreading foot, the interior and base with transparent glaze; 8 1/2 in. (21.5cm.) high, stand, box  Estimate HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000($258,286 - $387,430). Price Realized HK$5,060,000 ($653,468) Provenance:... [Lire la suite]