11 juin 2011

Ecole Flamande, vers 1640. Cabinet droit en ébene et bois noirci mouluré.

Ecole Flamande, vers 1640. Cabinet droit en ébène et bois noirci mouluré. Photos Mercier & Cie & Interenchères Ouvre par 2 vantaux découvrant 10 tiroirs scènes mythologiques peintes, un vantail central peint dissimulant une niche de scènes peintes et miroir. Présente en partie supérieure un coffre fermant par grand panneau peint sur la partie intérieure. Ouvre par un tiroir en ceinture. Piètement d'époque postérieure réuni par une entretoise en H. Dim cabinet ferm hors pietement : 67 x 83,5 x 37,5 cm. Dim cabinet avec... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640.

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640. Photo Bonhams Brightly painted on one side in tones of characteristic blue with three attendants behind a dignitary standing on a terrace greeting two kneeling figures, beneath stiff leaves on the waisted neck. 46cm (18¼in) high. Estimate: £7,000 - 10,000, HKD 89,000 - 130,000, $ 11,000 - 16,000 Note: The term 'rolwagen', which means nothing in 17th century Dutch, has recently been considered by C.Sheaf, Reflections on Transitional Blue and White, Arts of Asia, Vol.39, Issue... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2010

An Iznik pottery dish. Ottoman Turkey, circa 1640

An Iznik pottery dish. Ottoman Turkey, circa 1640. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior decorated in green, blue, bole-red and black with a central cypress tree flanked with floral sprays comprising carnations and flower-heads, the border with zig-zag motif filled with cusped leaves in alternating green and blue ground, the reverse with alternating green flowerheads and blue floral sprays in a black cusped border, repaired break; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diameter Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2010

Georges de LA TOUR (Vic-sur-Seille, 1593 - Lunéville, 1652), Saint Joseph charpentier. Vers 1640

Georges de LA TOUR (Vic-sur-Seille, 1593 - Lunéville, 1652), Saint Joseph charpentier. Vers 1640. Huile sur toile. H. : 1,37 m. ; L. : 1,02 m. Donation Percy Moore Turner, 1948. R.F. 1948-27. Musée du Louvre, département des Peintures, Paris © R.M.N./G. Blot Saint Joseph, patron des charpentiers, travaille une poutre devant l'Enfant Jésus qui semble déjà y voir le bois de sa croix. De Londres à Paris : l'histoire d'un don Le tableau apparaît en 1938, peu de temps après la redécouverte spectaculaire de l’œuvre de Georges... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2010

Huit timbales en argent, Paris, Strasbourg, Meaux, XVIIène & XVIIIème siècles

Magnifique et rare timbale de forme tulipe à piédouche en vermeil. Paris, 1705.  photo Pierre Bergé & associés Décor sur deux registres. Appliques en forme de lambrequins et frise de godrons. Bordure de moulures de doucine. Maître-Orfèvre: poinçon incomplet (prenom E, différent soleil). (revermeillée). Poids : 193 g. H_9,5 cm. Timbale droite à fond arrondi en vermeil. Strasbourg, 1700-1725. Maître-Orfèvre: Jean Reinold Buttnner. photo Pierre Bergé & associés Corps guilloché. Bordure de moulures et filets.... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2009

Four octagonal blue and white boxes and covers. Transitional period, circa 1640

Four octagonal blue and white boxes and covers. Transitional period, circa 1640 three painted with a pair of phoenix to the cover amongst ruyi and Daoist emblems and flame scrolls, above radiating panels of lotus, chrysanthemum and peony, the fourth painted with a pencilled dragon amongst clouds and a flaming pearl, one box with apocryphal Xuande mark. 19cm., 7 1/2 in. Est. 3,000—4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Collection of Captain M. Hatcher.Christie's Amsterdam, 14th February 1985, lots 25, 26, 27 & 60 ... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009

A Transitional blue and white sleeve vase. Chongzhen, Circa 1640

A Transitional blue and white sleeve vase. Chongzhen, Circa 1640 Decorated with an Archer, standing beside three boys, one of the boys carrying a large lotus plant; the base unglazed (restored chip to rim). 47cm (18½in) high. Estimate: £15,000 - 18,000 Ex: A Private European Collection.There may well be a literary allusion here since, of course, heroes from classical literature were popular themes on the wares of the Ming Dynasty. Accurately identifying a character, however, is a difficult science although the Archer... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2009

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640 Finely painted around the exterior with two ladies standing amidst rocky outcrops and beneath plantain trees, one holding a bawu and looking at a magnificent phoenix in flight above, with incised borders at the shoulder and foot. 46.9cm (18½in) high. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 Footnote: For an extensive discussion about the emergence of these wares, and the possible origin of this otherwise inexplicable name from rotating vases with continuous designs, in Dutch called... [Lire la suite]
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