29 juin 2011

A Vienna silver-gilt-mounted oval snuff box, circa 1790.

A Vienna silver-gilt-mounted oval snuff box, circa 1790. Photo Bonhams Period of Conrad von Sorgenthal, decorated in imitation of red Japanese laquer takamakie with a gilt cockeral and sprays of bamboo and Japanese-inspired foliage, the inside cover with a colourful parrot in a golden cage, some peanuts on a blue and white dish before him, the silver mounts with T crowned with a B, Austro-Hungarian excise mark for Prague, 1810-24, 7.7cm wide (rubbing to the base). Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, € 11,000 - 17,000, US$ 16,000 - 25,000... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2011

Rare poudreuse dite «La Fayette» en marqueterie de paille polychrome. Circa 1790

Rare poudreuse dite «La Fayette» en marqueterie de paille polychrome. Circa 1790. De forme rectangulaire, cintrée sur le devant, elle ouvre par un tiroir en ceinture et un plateau découvrant un intérieur à un miroir et dix casiers richement marquetés Le décor illustrant la vie du Marquis de La Fayette Elle repose sur quatre pieds ronds fuselés marquetés de filets à l'imitation de la marqueterie de paille, terminés par des sabots en bronze ciselés et dorés à décor de cannelures Lingotière en bronze doré à décor de... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2011

An enamelled and agate-hilted dagger with bubri decoration and scabbard, possibly from the personal armoury of Tipu Sultan

An enamelled and agate-hilted dagger with bubri decoration and scabbard, possibly from the personal armoury of Tipu Sultan at Seringapatam, India, circa 1790. Photo Sotheby's the slender tapering watered wootz steel blade of peshkabz form with broad back inlaid at the forte with gold bubri motif, the agate hilt of waisted khanjar form with an enamelled gold pommel rendered in the form of a tiger's head, decorated with foliate scrolls and tiger markings reserved on an enamelled blue ground and kundan set with cut diamonds and... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2011

A very large and unusual pair of gilt-decorated blue-ground vases, circa 1790

A very large and unusual pair of gilt-decorated blue-ground vases, circa 1790. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The cobalt blue glaze extending well inside the flaring rims, gilt floral bouquets front and back and pairs of interlaced gilt handles, 14¼ in. (36.1 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $15,000 - $25,000 Christie's.  Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com
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25 octobre 2010

Mended Chinese export teapot. Circa 1790

Mended Chinese export teapot. Circa 1790. courtesy of The Ames Gallery @ The 29th San Francisco Fall Antiques Show www.amesgallery.com
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27 juin 2009

A Ginori Doccia vase and a cover on a Florentine giltwood base. circa 1790

A Ginori Doccia vase and a cover on a Florentine giltwood base. circa 1790 the baluster body finely painted with a continuous scene of peasants watering cattle in a stream,within blue enamel borders, the domed matched cover with a continuous ruin landscape in sepia monochrome, (restored rim chips). vase 39cm. high, 15¼in., stand: 12.5cm high, 5in. Est. 10,000—15,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Milan, 15th June 2004, lot 47 NOTE: Once attributed to Cozzi, this class can be safely attributed to Doccia by the use of... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2009

Michel Clodion (Nancy 1738-1814, Paris). Groupe en terre cuite. Paris vers 1790. Époque Louis XVI.

Michel Clodion (Nancy 1738-1814, Paris). Groupe en terre cuite. Paris vers 1790. Époque Louis XVI.  Marqué au dos: Clodion « . Faune assis avec un petit Bacchus sur le genou, à ses pieds un garçon, sur des bases de rocher. Hauteur environ 54 cm. Prix sur demande Provenance : Collection privée américaine. Gierhards-Fine Art -  info@gierhards.com - http://www.gierhards.com