04 juillet 2011

Gianmaria Buccellati Italian silver bowls and covers & decorative bowls, post 1968

An Italian silver bowl and cover attributed to Gianmaria Buccellati, post 1968. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 the basket like base having a cover modelled in relief with an extravagant array of naturalistically modelled fruit and foliage, the base Stamped 925 and a star 879 F1 in a rectangle; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide - Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 ($3,216 - $4,824) A Gianmaria Buccellati Italian silver bowl and cover , post 1968. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 naturalistically modelled as a pumpkin with hammer-textured... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2011

A fine white jade bowl and cover. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A fine white jade  bowl and cover. Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo Sotheby's well carved, of flattened zhadou form, the rounded sides carved in shallow relief with four medallions enclosing auspicious symbols, a band of bats flying amidst a flower scroll on the wide flared mouth and repeated around the domed cover, the reticulated chilong knop encircled by a band of raised ruyi-heads, the stone of even tone, carved wood stand (3); diameter 4 5/8 in., 11.7 cm. Estimate 25,000—35,000 USD. Lot Sold 230,500 USD Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2010

A Danish parcel-gilt silver mounted Imari tankard & a Louis XIV silvered bronze-mounted Japanese Imari bowl and cover

A Danish parcel-gilt silver mounted Imari tankard, Jorgen Friis of Randers, circa 1775. photo Sotheby's the lobed domed cover inset with a Swedish medal of 1725, the forked scrolled thumbpiece topped by a female head, the cover pricked with an inscription and initials plus date 1775. marked on flange with maker's mark only 6 height 8 1/4 in., 21 cm; Jorgen Friis of Randers - ESTIMATE 12,000 - 18,000 USD PROVENANCE : Aveline, Paris, 1990 A Louis XIV silvered bronze-mounted Japanese Imari bowl and cover early 18th... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2009

A rare famille verte deep bowl and cover. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

A rare famille verte deep bowl and cover. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period The gently rounded sides of the deep bowl painted with two lobed shaped panels, each enclosing a full frontal dragon amidst a flaming pearl, flame scrolls, clouds, and crashing waves, flanked on either side by lotus scrolls, the straight rim with band of confronted dragons, the domed cover similarly painted at the rim, the shoulder with stylised trellises, surmounted by a stylised dragon finial. 17.6cm (7in) high. (2). Estimate: £8,000 -... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2009

A polychrome enamelled covered bowl and cover (Sakizlik), Turkey, 19th century

A polychrome enamelled covered bowl and cover (Sakizlik), Turkey, 19th century of deep rounded form on a short foot, the stepped domed cover with acorn-form finial, painted throughout with floral bouquets on a gilt-decorated green ground, with gilded foot and rim mounts. 12.5cm. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World. 01 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
22 mars 2009

A fine polychrome Ormolu-mounted bowl and cover for the Ottoman market, probably Swiss, 19th century

A fine polychrome Ormolu-mounted bowl and cover for the Ottoman market, probably Swiss, 19th century of deep rounded form with a domed cover, decorated with naturalistic flowers on a blue enamelled ground with ormolu feet and lid finial, with pearl string ornamentation. 18.5cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 GBP NOTE: A further covered bowl similar to this example (also probably Swiss) is present in the treasury of the Topkapi Saray Museum (see Rogers [Ed.] 1998, p.204, pl.102). Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World. 01 Apr 09.... [Lire la suite]