07 juin 2009

Follower of Sebastiano del Piombo (c. 1485, Venice – June 21, 1547, Rome), Ecce Homo

Follower of Sebastiano del Piombo (c. 1485, Venice – June 21, 1547, Rome), Ecce Homo oil on panel. 54.5 by 40 cm. Est. 10,000—15,000 USD - Lot Sold 8,750 USD NOTE: The present Ecce Homo appears to be a copy (with small differences) on panel after a lost composition by Sebastiano del Piombo, known to scholars through a faithful recording in the Palazzo Pitti, Florence. Michael Hirst, in his monograph on Sebastiano, connects the lost original to a letter of June 8, 1530, from Vittorio Soranzo to Pietro Bembo, in which Soranzo... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

Follower of Lambert Sustris, Susanna and the Elders

Follower of Lambert Sustris, Susanna and the Elders oil on canvas. 130 by 178 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD - Lot Sold 68,500 US Note: Lambert Sustris (born c. 1515-1520, died c. 1584) was a Dutch painter active mainly in Venice during the Mannerist style. He is also referred to as Alberto de Olanda (Albert of Holland). He was born in Amsterdam, and only came to Venice when over 40 years old. His training is unknown, but he was utilized by the studio of Titian for the depiction of landscapes. He accompanied Titian on his trips... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2009

Netherlandish School, early 16th Century, Portrait of a Young Man

Netherlandish School, early 16th Century, Portrait of a Young Man oil on paper laid down on panel. 16 1/4 by 12 1/2 in.; 41.3 by 31.8 cm. Est. 40,000—60,000 USD. Lot Sold 43,750 USD PROVENANCE: With Galerie Henri Durandy, Paris, by 1924;With Galerie Van Diemen & Co., Dusseldorf and Berlin 1926-28;With Dr. E. Plietzsch, Berlin; 1931;With Lillienfeld Gallery, New York, 1931;George and Dorothea Halpert, California;Gift of George and Dorothea Halpert to The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, (acc. no.... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2009

A gilt-bronze ewer and cover. Ming dynasty, 16th century

A gilt-bronze ewer and cover. Ming dynasty, 16th century of Islamic metalware form, the pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall narrow waisted neck and everted tapering rim, set to one side with an elegant long S-shaped spout issuing from a monster mask and to the other with a similarly shaped handle terminating with a lingzhi spray, decorated around the exterior in medium relief with dense leafy lotus scrolls, the domed cover surmounted by a lion finial, the base cast with a four-character studio mark.... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2009

A gilt-metal mounted blue and white inkwell. The porcelain Ming dynasty, 16th century, the mounts later

A gilt-metal mounted blue and white inkwell. The porcelain Ming dynasty, 16th century, the mounts later of compressed barrel form, painted around the exterior in brilliant cobalt-blue tones with a leafy lotus scroll between geometric dot bands, the flat with domed and pierced central lotus boss encircled by three circular and one rectangular apertures divided by leafy composite floral sprays, gilt-bronze mounts with glass containers. 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Est. 6,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP NOTE: Vessels of this shape but... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2009

A rare blue and white ewer. Ming dynasty, early 16th century

A rare blue and white ewer. Ming dynasty, early 16th century of Islamic metalware form, the lobed octagonal globular body rising from a short straight foot to a short flaring neck with everted straight rim, set to one side with an elegant S-shaped spout secured by an S-shaped strut and to the other with a strap handle, painted to each lobe with composite leafy flower sprays below a cloud collar and stiff leaf band at the neck , the base with apocryphal Xuande mark. 16cm., 6 1/4 in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2009

A cloisonné enamel 'arrow' vase, 16th century

A cloisonné enamel 'arrow' vase, 16th century The compressed globular body and tall cylindrical neck enamelled with blue, red, yellow and white lotus blooms encircled by leafy scrolls against a turquoise ground with upright and pendent lotus lappets at the shoulder, the neck set with tubular handles on either side, the upper section of neck and handles with stylised chrysanthemum scroll on a white ground. 14.1cm (5½in) high. Sold for £5,760 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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16 mai 2009

A blue and white green-enamelled baluster vase. Second half of the 16th century

A blue and white green-enamelled baluster vase. Second half of the 16th century Painted with four vertical lotus scrolls outlined in blue and reserved in white against the blue ground, emanating from a border of lotus lappets decorated in green enamel bordered by white in reserve on a blue ground, with a band of upright stiff leaves around the spreading foot decorated in green enamel and blue. 27.5cm (10¾in) high. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 - Unsold. Provenance: a Southern French private collectionNote Compare a smaller... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009

A set of five kinrande dishes. Ming dynasty, 16th century

A set of five kinrande dishes. Ming dynasty, 16th century the rounded sides of each rising to a flared rim, painted to the centre with blue foliate scrolls, below a wide band of ruyi-shaped panels on a diaper ground in iron-red, gilt, turquoise and green enamel, Japanese wood box. 19.1cm., 7 1/2 in. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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10 mai 2009

A rare blue and white 'elephant and lion' dish. Ming dynasty, 16th century

A rare blue and white 'elephant and lion' dish. Ming dynasty, 16th century the rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones to the interior with a medallion enclosing a large Buddhist lion and elephant, encircled in the well by four prunus sprays, the exterior with three stylised floral sprays above a classic scroll band. 42.5cm., 16 3/4 in. Est. 7,000—9,000 GBP NOTE: A slightly smaller dish of closely related design, in the Ardebil Shrine, is illustrated in John... [Lire la suite]