03 mars 2009

Newly Discovered Painting by Johann Zoffany in Gianni Versace Sale @ Sotheby's

Johann Zoffany, Portrait of Major George Maule, Acting Chief Engineer of Madras (1751-1793) (est. £40,000-60,000). Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s London announced the recent discovery of a rare and important oil painting by Johann Zoffany among the exquisite collection of furniture and Works of Art from Gianni Versace’s Lake Como Villa, which is to be offered for sale on Wednesday 18th March 2009. Portrait of Major George Maule, Acting Chief Engineer of Madras (1751-1793) (est. £40,000-60,000), dating from a period that... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2009

A Pair of 'Famille-Verte' Porcelain Inlaid 'Hongmu' Stools, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

A Pair of 'Famille-Verte' Porcelain Inlaid 'Hongmu' Stools, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century 18 x 13 x 13 3/4 in., 45.7 x 33 x 34.9 cm. Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
28 février 2009

A Rare 'Tielimu' And Hardwood Square Games Table, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

A Rare 'Tielimu' And Hardwood Square Games Table, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century inspired by a bamboo prototype, with a square demountable top with rounded edges concealing a double-sided removable weiqi board and two square game piece cups, above three rectangular pierced panels fronting the apron on each side, each of the center panels disguising a drawer, all supported by thick double-molded legs simulating bamboo rods with rounded spandrels at each corner, with small mahogany box and assorted games. 31 1/8 x 33 3/4 x 33 3/4... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2009

A Rhinoceros Horn 'Prunus and Camellia' Libation Cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A Rhinoceros Horn 'Prunus and Camellia' Libation Cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century in the form of a large blossom, the narrow base rising dramatically to a flared and oval rim, the exterior carved with prunus blossoms borne on meandering branches, with two camellia blossoms rendered in high-relief, of a deep honey-chestnut color, carved wood stand (2). length 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm; height 3 1/2 in., 8.9 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's