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]
08 juillet 2010

An Italian 18th century silver-mounted ivory inlaid ebony and ebonised triptych cabinet on stand

An Italian 18th century silver-mounted ivory inlaid ebony and ebonised triptych cabinet on stand. photo Bonhams the arched top surmounted by a central flowering urn, flanked to the sides by seated figures, above a pair of cupboard doors inlaid with panels depicting mythological scenes and figures within scrolling foliage, the interior opening to reveal a mirrored back and sides flanked by columns above steps and a parquet floor, fitted with twelve small drawers, above a pull-out writing slide, on turned column supports... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2010

A Régence silver-mounted famille verte écuelle and cover, the bowl late 17th century, the mounts Paris, circa 1715

A Régence silver-mounted famille verte écuelle and cover, the bowl late 17th century, the mounts Paris, circa 1715. photo Sotheby's mounted with molded rims and flat shaped handles chased with strapwork on matted ground, above openwork interlace straps enclosing husk pendants, and a molded knop finial. Marked on all parts with fleur-de-lys in a diamond, and with later swan control mark length over handles 8 1/2 in., 21.5 cm; the bowl late 17th century, the mounts Paris - Est. 20,000 - 30,000 USD PROVENANCE : S. J. Phillips,... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

A collection of Chinese iron-red porcelains, one for Islamic Market circa 1710, the others, Kangxi (1662-1722)

Two pairs and a set of three Chinese iron-red and gilt plates. Kangxi (1662-1722) Comprising a pair of plates painted to the central roundel with two ladies in a fenced garden, surrounded by tulip-shaped panels enclosing flowers at the well, 22.5 cm. diam.; a pair of plates painted with a lady holding a baby accompagnied by two servants, the rim painted with tulip-shaped floral panels, 22.5 cm. diam.; and a set of three iron-red and underglaze-blue plates painted with a roundel of two ladies in a fenced garden, surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white, Wanli period (1573-1619) @ Christie's Amsterdam

A Chinese late Ming blue and white silver-mounted bottle vase . Wanli (1573-1619), the silver 17th Century Of pear shape painted with three standing cranes among lotus scrolls, all reserved on a washed-blue ground, the bulbous neck with silver mounting and cover. 29 cm. high. Est. €4,000 - €6,000 Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Drs A.M. Sengers. Exhibited: Exhibited at The Hague Municipal Museum, May 1983, no. 33 in the exhibition of VOC silver.Exhibited in 'Schatten uit de Oost' or 'De Kunst van het... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2009

An Italian gilt-bronze-and silver-mounted ebony cabinet, probably Lombard. second half 16th century

An Italian gilt-bronze-and silver-mounted ebony cabinet, probably Lombard. second half 16th century with twelve drawers all mounted with silver plaques depicting Biblical scenes. 55cm high, 64.5cm wide, 34.5cm deep; 1ft. 9 3/4in., 2ft. 1/2in., 1ft. 1 1/2in. Est. 60,000—80,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private European Collector Comparative Literature:Alvar González-Palacios, Il Tempio del Gusto, Milan, 1986, p. 262, fig. 530, and p. 264, fig. 531. J. F. Hayward, Virtuoso Goldsmiths and the Triumph of Mannerisim... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2009

August Neresheimer (1839 - 1939). A fine German silver-mounted carved ivory tankard depicting Diana. Hanau, circa 1880

August Neresheimer (1839 - 1939). A fine German silver-mounted carved ivory tankard depicting Diana. Hanau, circa 1880 height 28 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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11 avril 2009

A large carved ivory and silver-mounted tankard depicting a bacchanalian scene. German, circa 1900

A large carved ivory and silver-mounted tankard depicting a bacchanalian scene. German, circa 1900 lid, handle and base with similar standard export marks and 925 DKK. height 14 1/2 in. 35.5 cm. Estimate 30,000—50,000 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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26 mars 2009

An ottoman silver-mounted chinese porcelain hua base, the mounts ottoman Turkey, 19th century, the porcelain Wanli China

An ottoman silver-mounted chinese porcelain hua base, the mounts Ottoman Turkey, 19th century, the porcelain Wanli China (1573-1619 ad) Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds 31 March 2009 . London, King Street. www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Notes: Traveling through Anatolia in 1331, Ibn Battuta (1304-1377) noted the strong taste of Ottomans for fine Chinese porcelain. Turkish Sultans collected these vessels and their collection in the Topkapi contained a number of blue-and-white... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2009

A Transitional blue and white silver-mounted bottle vase, a blue and white stemcup and a silver-mounted jarlet. Mid 17th Century

A Transitional blue and white silver-mounted bottle vase, a blue and white stemcup and a silver-mounted jarlet. Mid 17th Century and Kangxi, the silver modern The vase painted to the globular body with a continuous scene of a warrior and his entourage, surmounted with a tall neck moulded with a bulb, painted with stylised upright tulips, with silver mounts, damages and repair, 38 cm. high; a stemcup painted to the ribbed sides with scrolling foliage, Kangxi, 16.4 cm. high; and a hexagonal jarlet decorated with hatched floral... [Lire la suite]