13 avril 2009

Workshop of Ambrosius Benson (Lombardy circa 1495-1550 Bruges) Saint Jerome repentant

Workshop of Ambrosius Benson (Lombardy circa 1495-1550 Bruges) Saint Jerome repentant oil on panel. 85.5 x 65.7cm (33 11/16 x 25 7/8in). Estimate: £6,000 - 8,000, €6,400 - 8,500 PROVENANCE:: De Spiegeleaere collection, Belgium, since 1953 and thence by descent to the present ownerEXHIBITED: Ghent, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Schilderijen uit Gentse Verzamelingen, 28 March - 31 May 1953, cat. no. 18, reproduced plate VIII;Malines, Comité Stad Mechelen Expo 58, Margareta van Oostenrijk en haar hof, 26 July - 15 September... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2009

A black lacquer box and cover. Ming dynasty, 16th century

A black lacquer box and cover. Ming dynasty, 16th century of rectangular section, the cover freely carved with a large peony bloom on leafy and slender budding stems, the petals and fleshy leaves incised to render veining, surrounded by smaller blooms, tight and opening buds, the box similary decorated with luxuriant peony blooms surrounded by a meander of stems and a profusion of foliage and buds, the interiors and base lacquered deep brown. 19.5 cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimate 80,000—120,000 HKD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2009

A fine Ottoman gold-inlaid jade plaque, Turkey, 16th century

A fine Ottoman gold-inlaid jade plaque, Turkey, 16th century of octagonal form incised with an arabesque of scrolling tendrils issuing split and full palmettes radiating from a central floral medallion, inlaid with gold. 7.2 by 5.6cm. Estimate 15,000—20,000 GBP NOTE: This delicately carved and inlaid plaque possesses the distinctive unfurling leaves and buds so typical of what can be called the i'nternational Timurid style'. Parallels may be found in the intricate inlay work of the late Timurid metalwork from the reign of... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2009

A blue and white porcelain meiping. 16th Century

A blue and white porcelain meiping. 16th Century Its rounded shoulder and undulating walls painted with successive bands of dots, scepter heads, cranes and clouds, flaming pearls and further clouds beneath a celadon-tinged glaze (firing cracks). 9in (23cm) high - Estimate: $600 - 800 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.cvom (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved
13 mars 2009

Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds at Christie's London in 31 March 2009

Earliest known Iznik bottle: an early 16th century blue and white pottery bottle base, which comes from Ottoman Turkey (estimate: £80,000-120,000). © Christie’s Images Limited 2009 LONDON.- Christie’s Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds sale on Tuesday 31 March 2009 features over 200 works, rich in decorative beauty, rarity and academic importance and spanning a wide range of geographical areas, materials and time. Leading the sale is a 14th century Mamluk silver and gold inlaid large brass bowl, made for the Amir Qaja, the... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2009

A Blue and White Double Gourd 'Lotus' Vase, Ming Dynasty, Early 16th Century

A Blue and White Double Gourd 'Lotus' Vase, Ming Dynasty,  Early 16th Century the two globular sections painted in underglaze-blue with large scrolling lotus and dramatically serrated leaves, the collar of the mid-section with a band of small scrolling lotus, below a border containing two beribboned ruyi-heads, the narrow neck painted with a double-floral diaper, with ruyi-head lappets on the short straight foot, Japanese wood box (2). height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2009

A Cloisonné Vase (Meiping), Ming Dynasty, 16th Century

A Cloisonné Vase (Meiping), Ming Dynasty, 16th Century decorated with three registers of stylized scrolling lotus in white, green, blue and green enamel, reserved on a blue ground, upright lappets at the foot, the collar with ying-yang symbols on a green ground, the short trumpet neck with scrolling flowerheads. height 13 in., 30 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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