12 mars 2011

Sotheby's to Auction Very Rare Secrétaire with Sevres Porcelain Plaques Stamped A. Weisweiler

Very Rare Secrétaire with Sèvres Porcelain Plaques stamped A. Weisweiler from the former Gustave de Rothschild Collection. Estimate €1.5-2.5m. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.-The sale of Important Furniture, Sculpture & Objets d’Art at Sotheby’sParis on 6 April comprises an exceptional ensemble of 230 precious items from a variety of European collections, including a rare Italian Renaissance bronze and a group of French 18th and early 19th century terracottas. Very Rare Secrétaire with Sèvres Porcelain Plaques stamped A.... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2010

A Greek Bronze Figure of a Horse, Geometric Period, circa 8th century B.C.

A Greek Bronze Figure of a Horse, Geometric Period, circa 8th century B.C. photo Sotheby's of Corinthian type, of stylized attenuated form standing on an openwork rectangular base, with crested mane, long forward-pointing ears, and cylindrical muzzle; height 5 3/4 in. 14.6 cm. Estimate 150,000—250,000 USD. Lot Sold 842,500 USD PROVENANCE: Mathias Komor, New York [E.820], February 10th, 1976 LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Jean-Louis Zimmermann, Les chevaux de bronze dans l'art géométrique grec, Mainz, 1989, p. 179, no.... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2009

A collection of jade, Yuan & Ming dynasty sold @ Sotheby's London

An openwork celadon jade hat finial. Yuan dynasty. photo Sotheby's finely carved in high relief with a five-clawed dragon writhing amidst leafy lotus scrolls, the stone of pale celadon tone with three of the lotus flower heads carved through the russet skin, wood stand - 5cm., 2in. (2). Est.6,000—8,000 GBP Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  7,500 GBP A greyish-white jade horse. Yuan / Early Ming dynasty. photo Sotheby's the recumbent animal with its head turned towards its hind quarters, its mane carefully... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2009

Chinesisches Terracotta-Pferd China, Tang-Dynastie, 618 - 907 n. Chr

Chinesisches Terracotta-Pferd China, Tang-Dynastie, 618 - 907 n. Chr Höhe: 43 cm. Länge: 45 cm.. Adjugé € 5.800 Hampel. Arts d’Asie. Vendredi, 26 juin 2009 www.hampel-aucntiond.com
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03 juillet 2009

'The Budapest Horse: A Leonardo da Vinci Puzzle' @ the National Gallery of Art

After Leonardo da Vinci (?), Italian (Italian, 1452 - 1519), Rearing Horse, possibly 19th century, copper-zinc alloy (brass), overall: H 21.6 x W 13.9 x L 26.7 cm (H 8 1/2 x W 5 1/2 x L 10 1/2 in.) Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1925 (25.74) WASHINGTON, DC.- The Rearing Horse and Mounted Warrior, a bronze statuette from the Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum), Budapest, is the focus of recent technical examinations by National Gallery of Art conservators and is also the centerpiece of a small... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2009

A sancai pottery horse, Tang Dynasty

A sancai pottery horse, Tang Dynasty Elegantly modelled standing four-square on a rectangular base, the head alertly raised, the forelock parted and ears pricked, the body covered with a light straw glaze leaving the saddle unglazed, the bridle, breast band and crupper all applied with floret-shield medallions and covered with yellow, green and ochre glazes, wood stand. 55.8cm (22in) wide. (2). Estimate: £18,000 - 25,000 Provenance: Orientique Gallery, Hong Kong, in the early 1990sAn Asian private collectionNote:... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2009

A large pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel horses, early 20th century

A large pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel horses, early 20th century height 112 cm, 129.5 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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