26 février 2011

Chinese Yellow Glazed Porcelain Brushpot, 18th Century.

Chinese Yellow Glazed Porcelain Brushpot, 18th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York Of cylindrical form, worked in relief with three horses beneath a willow tree in a rocky landscape by a river, base with impressed seal mark. Height 4 1/2 inches. Estimate $3,000-5,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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25 février 2011

Pair of Chinese Embossed Black Lacquered Wood Folding Chairs, 18th Century

Pair of Chinese Embossed Black Lacquered Wood Folding Chairs, 18th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York The single backsplat below a rounded crest rail, the seat blue and white woven cotton, traces of gilt design on backsplat. Height 43 inches, width 22 1/2 inches, depth 14 inches.Estimate $8,000-10,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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06 février 2011

Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century.

Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century. photo Sotheby's The hardstone cameo featuring the bust of Herakles or Omphale (in his guise) facing left, wearing the lion skin headdress, paws crossed at the neckline, the hardstone cameo signed Santarelli, size approximately 6½. Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD. Lot Sold 27,500 USD NOTE: Giovanni Antonio Santarelli (1769-1826), a highly skilled Italian gem engraver and medallist, worked as engraver to Mints of Milan and Parma,... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2011

Hubert Robert (Paris 1733 - 1808), View of Antiquities under an Arch.

Hubert Robert (Paris 1733 - 1808), View of Antiquities under an Arch. photo Sotheby's inscribed on a label on the reverse: Robert Hubert/1789/Donné par l'auteur à Mr Dumont François/Son ami, oil on canvas, 14 5/8 by 17 7/8 in.; 37 by 45.5 cm. - Estimate 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 104,500 USD PROVENANCE: François Dumont collection;Antoine-Bias Dumont, second son of the above, until 1878;Doctor Henri Gillet, until 1907;Anonymous sale, Monaco, Sotheby's, 15 June 1990, lot 291;There purchased by the present collector. ... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2011

Giuseppe Zocchi (Florence 1716/17 - 1767), Elegant Figures Seated in the Picture and Porcelain Cabinet of a Palace

Giuseppe Zocchi (Florence 1716/17 - 1767), Elegant Figures Seated in the Picture and Porcelain Cabinet of a Palace. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas; 20 1/4 by 32 1/2 in.; 51.4 by 82.6 cm. Estimate 300,000—500,000 USD. Lot Sold 290,500 USD PROVENANCE: Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby's, 16 May 1996, lot 70 (as Piedmontese School, 18th Century, reproduced on the cover);There purchased by the present collector. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: S. Bellesi, Catalogo dei Pittori Fiorentini del '600 e '700, Florence 2009, vol. I, p.... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2011

A fine late 18th century Vizagapatam engraved ivory tea caddy

A fine late 18th century Vizagapatam engraved ivory tea caddy. photo Bonhams the exterior engraved to all sides with Indian colonial, architectural and landscape scenes including figures fishing, the rear panel with a Mughal palace, the moulding around the top panel decorated with bucrania, trailing flowers and leafy garlands, the sides with carrying handles, the interior with engraved border and enclosing three line inlaid and ebony strung satinwood canisters with foil linings and sliding tops, 27cm wide, 15cm deep, 18cm high... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2011

A large pair of iron-red ewers. Kangxi period & rare "clobbered" copper red vase, 18th century

A large pair of iron-red ewers. Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Decorated with an overall pattern of scrolling chrysanthemum vine on the washy iron-red ground, a row of overlapping white petals around the bases and flowers at the molded neck band and rim; 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 A rare "clobbered" copper red vase, 18th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The pear-shaped body painted in underglaze copper-red with Buddhist lions and then enameled in... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2011

Dutch Delft blue and white from the property of a Distinguished Private Collector @ Christie's New York

An assembled three-piece Dutch Delft blue and white 18th century-style garniture, spurious 'LPK' and 'JV' marks. The tallest 23½in. (59.6cm.) high over cover (6) - Price Realized $3,750 Property of a Distinguished Private Collector, New York Three Dutch Delft blue and white tobacco jars and two brass covers, circa 1710-1760. please see condition report for mark information; together with a Dutch Delft wet drug jar of similar date, labeled for 'A. FAENICVLI'The largest 12¼in. (31.1cm.) high (6) - Price Realized... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2011

Underglaze copper-red & Iron-Red porcelains, Qing dynasty, 18th century, Qianlong period & Xianfeng mark and period

A rare underglaze copper-red 'phoenix' Meiping,  Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo Sotheby's the broad round-shouldered body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short neck with everted rolled rim, painted in rich red tones around the exterior with two large phoenix amidst leafy peony sprays, all between a lotus-lappet band at the base and a flower-filled lappet collar and stiff leaf band at the neck; 35.5cm., 14in. - Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 37,250 GBP PROVENANCE: A Private French Collection. NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2011

Qianlong period & 18th century "Canton enamel"

A rare pair of "Canton enamel" candlesticks, 18th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 In Georgian silver style with columnar supports above square pedestal bases, all delicately enameled with scattered floral sprigs, the blooms lavender on grisaille leafy stems, between narrow borders in grisaille and blue enamel, inside the removable bobeche further blue borders; 12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 Notes: A very unusual form to find in Chinese enamel; other English silver shapes,... [Lire la suite]