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A PRIVATE PASSION, STONE COLLECTION AND SOULE STONE KOTA-OBAMBA JANUS RELIQUAR FIGURE, MBULU NGULU GABON

Sold for EUR 18,750 on 25 Feb 2PM - 11 Mar 3PM (CET) | Online 19972

Starting Bid
EUR 50,000
Estimate
EUR 60,000 - EUR 80,000

Living with African and Oceanic Arts
Paris

https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/living-african-oceanic-arts/lots/2012?fbclid=iwar3qpow6jaqe8pbq1btc_fu4iiujhdeu35ff32r1r6r892otwh1rqxvnkqs


A FINE CHINESE DRAGON ROBE

SOLD for $20,000 on Sun, Mar 14, 2021 3:00 AM GMT+2 Waldwick, NJ, USA

Large Carved and Painted Rocking Horse.

PASSED on Auction on Sat, Mar 13, 2021 6:00 PM GMT+2 Freeport, ME, USA, Casco Bay Auctions

LOT 0144
Estimate
$2,000-3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000


Purportedly from the Salem Willows Park, circa 1890. Height 54 inches, length 64 inches. Possibly the work of Joseph Brown, circa 1895.
March Americana & More

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/98754542_large-carved-and-painted-rocking-horse?fbclid=IwAR3JpJkcmW-azrtxRYX1aECRLcb1kWECU5Q35RS1yderIpzm9jxNmTPsOYA


SILK BROCADE FRAGMENT SAFAVID IRAN, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY

Sold for GBP 7,500 on April 1st, Christie’s

Estimate
GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000, Woven with a repeated design of paired pheasants with dotted plumage and long tails in green, white and yellow alternating with a large spray of carnations, smaller grass tufts scattered between, wear to lower part, mounted on cloth on a stretcher
17 x 4 3/8in. (43.3 x 11cm.)

https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-a-silk-brocade-fragment-safavid-iran-second-6308172/?from=salesummary&intObjectID=6308172&lid=1&ldp_breadcrumb=back&fbclid=IwAR2BEFChhpeI7zAFCPUcNMRW9GFmvdHgbDZGbVZFekjHAqTrMFQTkPINz34


AN IMPORTANT KIRMAN 'VASE' CARPET FRAGMENT SOUTH EAST PERSIA, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

Sold for £562,500 on 1 April 11:00 AM BST | Live auction 19777

Estimate
GBP 400,000 - GBP 600,000 , AN IMPORTANT KIRMAN 'VASE' CARPET FRAGMENT


SOUTH EAST PERSIA, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
Touches of light wear, minor loss and repair, a few spots of old moth damage, overall excellent condition for its age
8ft.8in. x 5ft.5in. (267cm. x 168cm.)


Provenance
Purchased in Europe during the 1920s by a British collector ( name?) who lived in Europe between 1920-1939 before returning to live in the UK
Acquired by the present owner in 2017 from his descendants (?) , Christie’s 
Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets

https://www.christies.com/en/auction/art-of-the-islamic-and-indian-worlds-including-oriental-rugs-and-carpets-29002/?fbclid=IwAR2mIOe70akmFhsK9ZgesfOw-QIar6R6r1prCRkEK-EHNYKQta0Bf5LnKwI


THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR A HIGHLY IMPORTANT SAFAVID SILK AND METAL-THREAD 'POLONAISE' CARPET CENTRAL PERSIA, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

Sold for GBP 2,062,500 on April 1 | Live Auction 19777 Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets Lot 129

Estimate
GBP 1,500,000 - GBP 2,000,000 , Considerable silk pile, corroded and oxidised silver and gold metal-thread, no restoration, original selvages, each end with complete braided and metal embroidered kilims, stretchered on a frame, overall very good condition
6ft.9in. x 4ft.5in. (211cm. x 140cm.), Collection of Prince Pio Falcó, Rome
1973, acquired by the renowned art dealer Pietro Accorsi, Turin
Purchased that same year by the present owner, Exhibited
Galleria Battilossi, Turin, 1988

https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-a-highly-important-safavid-silk-and-metal-thread-6308278/?from=salesummary&intObjectID=6308278&lid=1&ldp_breadcrumb=back&fbclid=IwAR0zNS-CJKcbzikWlwUkh-nDHojYS3NQnxeJHvSi4O0nuymXqJFDh1IYyiE


PART-SILK SALOR MAIN CARPET WEST TURKMENISTAN, CIRCA 1800

Sold for GBP 25,000 on April 1 | Live Auction 19777 Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets Lot 144

LOT 144

Estimate
GBP 20,000 - GBP 25,000, Christie’s Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets 1st April

https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-a-part-silk-salor-main-carpet-west-turkmenistan-6308293/?from=searchresults&intObjectID=6308293&fbclid=IwAR26TdChl3iiBAn1KWWdCG7SbZwDTXqxiIgRjh4G4PH9j3c7ai8PQwsg05A


Navajo "Chief Blanket"

Sold for €5,500 on Sat, Mar 27, 2021 5:00 PM GMT+2 Vienna, AT

148 x 204 cm (4' 10" x 6' 8")
USA (New Mexico), ca. 1900
Transitional Phase
Condition: very good, minor signs of use
Warp: wool, weft: wool
Provenance: Odo Weiss collection, LOT 0126
Estimate
€2,500-3,500, Austria auction company, FINE ANTIQUE ORIENTAL RUGS XXIV

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/98709974_navajo-chief-blanket?fbclid=IwAR26TdChl3iiBAn1KWWdCG7SbZwDTXqxiIgRjh4G4PH9j3c7ai8PQwsg05A


Shahrisabz Suzani

Sold for €15,000 on Sat, Mar 27, 2021 5:00 PM GMT+2 Vienna, AT

LOT 0212

Estimate
€7,000-9,000
Starting bid:
€3,400

Austria Auction Company: FINE ANTIQUE ORIENTAL RUGS XXIV
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/98710060_shahrisabz-suzani?fbclid=IwAR3DSAkJUkJwTNYAGMEe2l9AeS5QhetiKxqAhMirOeNWTePhm4uvSloBC8s


Sivas Saph Kilim

Sold for €30,000 on Sat, Mar 27, 2021 5:00 PM GMT+2 Vienna, AT

LOT 0139


Estimate
€22,000-30,000
Starting bid:
€11,000


FINE ANTIQUE ORIENTAL RUGS XXIV
Austria Auction Company
For more: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/195497_fine-antique-oriental-rugs-xxiv/?fbclid=IwAR0tmEmyQnad_VdJtCEqkhNHRSXhA890U8EKo1-gwQ8DpDL9J9t_f1Yjoaw


Red Ground Karadashli Asmalyk

Sold for €13,000 on Sat, Mar 27, 2021 5:00 PM GMT+2 Vienna, AT

LOT 0169


Estimate
€8,000-12,000
Starting bid:
€4,000


Austria Auction Company: FINE ANTIQUE ORIENTAL RUGS XXIV
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/98710017_red-ground-karadashli-asmalyk?fbclid=IwAR0x0VAIrNBWLKZIT-Ngb-hiIVfFGLgULiX1K3hGuKm9_cxrD5HnReTHTrQ


Yomut Main Carpet

Sold for €6,500 on Sat, Mar 27, 2021 5:00 PM GMT+2 Vienna, AT

LOT 0058

Estimate
€10,000-14,000
Starting bid:
€5,000

Austria Auction Company: FINE ANTIQUE ORIENTAL RUGS XXIV
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/98709906_yomut-main-carpet?fbclid=IwAR1k6kctc5SaLTrMJ27vu959O_Kp9cbW7UZzqJ3tkJJgvtw2JXW97Gh9uFQ


James II/Charles II Stumpwork Embroidery Panel

Thu, Feb 25, 2021 5:00 PM GMT+2,

LOT 0045


Estimate
$3,000-5,000
Current bid:
$1,900


Mid 17th century
With central reserve depicting pastoral scene, all surrounded by stylized flowers, birds, insects, and animals; mounted to a silk-wrapped board for display.
H: 23, W: 17 in. (stumpwork only)
Provenance
Acquired in London, 1980s.
Private Collection of a Textile and Carpet Collector, Philadelphia., Freeman's
Philadelphia, PA, USA, The European Lifestyle

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/97882957_a-james-iicharles-ii-stumpwork-embroidery-panel-mid?fbclid=IwAR2Y6BGJzHNUtmxothVKYCUcLIqWJdY2XupluT9TRGNSLhsZ_bb2mp81CtA


Egyptian Mummy Bead Face Mask with Four Sons of Horus

SOLD for £450 on February 23, 2021, 10:00 AM GMT Live Auction Harwich, United Kingdom

THE RAN FU BING HE

18th March 2021

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
THE RAN FU BING HE A RARE AND FINELY CAST BRONZE RITUAL TRIPOD WINE VESSEL AND COVER, HE
LATE SHANG-EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 11TH CENTURY BC
Estimate
USD 450,000 - USD 550,000 Christie’s Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-the-ran-fu-bing-hea-rare-and-6306304/?from=salesummary&intObjectID=6306304&lid=1&ldp_breadcrumb=back&fbclid=IwAR3fCIVkFHiW5Fxdo4MJllBhPvOx47lf5kRgzz85I8tPdpSkdWbNIZvaFKc


AN IMPERIAL EMBROIDERED YELLOW SILK CUSHION COVER 19TH CENTURY

18th of March, Christie’s Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

PROPERTY FROM A NEW ENGLAND PRIVATE COLLECTION

Estimate
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000  


A LARGE NINGXIA 'DRAGON' CARPET NORTH CHINA, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

SOLD for $43,750 on March 18 , 2021, Christie’s Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION ( I personally would have banned auction houses from such a vague phrases)

Estimate
USD 25,000 - USD 35,000

https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-a-large-ningxia-dragon-carpet-north-china-6306287/?from=searchresults&intObjectID=6306287&fbclid=IwAR3fCIVkFHiW5Fxdo4MJllBhPvOx47lf5kRgzz85I8tPdpSkdWbNIZvaFKc


NORTH ITALIAN BAROQUE CARVED WALNUT CABINET

SOLD for $1,500 on Sun, Feb 21, 2021 8:00 PM GMT+2 Los Angeles, CA, USA

LOT 0012
Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
Abell Auction
Los Angeles, CA, USA, Abell Fine Art, Antiques, & Jewelry Auction
For more : https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/97603039_north-italian-baroque-carved-walnut-cabinet?fbclid=IwAR2DYsGR8ibuPHM08s3K5js8Ujb5-gsArpm-TWjETxzw4uUpj9awzfN5dGs


Rare Irish George II Carved Mahogany Side Table circa 1760

SOLD for $130,000 on Feb 12, 2021 at the Brunk auction

LOT 0443
Estimate was $30,000 - $50,000

Rare Irish George II Carved Mahogany Side Table circa 1760 with finely grained single board mahogany top, resting on a boldly carved stand with leaf, scroll, and rocaille ornament in deep relief on a stippled and diapered ground, skirt centering a carved winged mask of Venus issuing from a shell, deeply carved cabriole legs resting on scroll feet, 30-1/2 x 59 x 31 in.Exhibited: Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840, Art Institute of Chicago, 2015, illustrated in the accompanying catalog, pg. 135, catalog no. 238.This table is also illustrated in The Knight of Glin and James Peill, Irish Furniture, Yale University Press, 2007, catalog 85, pg. 226. - Provenance: V. Ethel Crosby; sold from her estate Sotheby's, New York, April 24-25, 1992, lot 484; Mallett Inc. (exhibition catalog indicates private collection by arrangement with Mallett); Estate of Robert K. Johnson, Aiken, South Carolina.


LANCASHIRE OAK AND CHEQUER STRUNG PRESS CUPBOARD EARLY 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

SOLD for £2,000 on 10th February 2021

Lot 29 (Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art)

Dated and initialled IB 1709, the superstructue with a moulded cornice above a wheel carved frieze over doors carved with leaf and flower motifs; the base with four short drawers with chamferred panels fronts, above a pair of triple panel cupboard doors similary carved, raised on stile feet
153cm wide, 183cm high, 52cm deep

Estimate
£2,000 - £3,000

https://www.lyonandturnbull.com/auction/lot/29-lancashire-oak-and-chequer-strung-press-cupboard/?lot=234459&fbclid=IwAR0FRA2Ed292Qx0Lr9e9d5GUSM2qVchmJqanF8a3pePElz1J7m8V3wgfOa4


1937 Bugatti Type 57 Surbaisse 3.3-Litre Four-Seat Sports Grand Routier 'Dulcie'

SOLD for £4 million on 19 Feb 2021, starting at 17:00 GMT with lot 1. London, New Bond Street

This Friday, the 1937 Bugatti Type 57 Surbaisse 3.3-Litre Four-Seat Sports Grand Routier 'Dulcie' will be offered at the Legends of the Road sale in London and online at Bonhams.com. ⁠ One of only 42 produced, this outstanding Bugatti will be offered with no reserve and carries an estimate of £5,000,000 – 7,000,000.⁠

Coachwork by Corsica of Cricklewoood, London Registration no. DUL 351 Chassis no. 57503 Engine no. 16S
£ 5,000,000 - 7,000,000
ZAR 100,000,000 - 140,000,000
To be sold without reserve

Legends of the Road⁠
19 February 2021⁠
London, New Bond Street⁠

Browse the auction and register to bid: https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26947/lot/105/

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26947/?fbclid=IwAR1Hdylrfd3qRiRXWBn9kCiFcLbW5o3GFPfTwKUUhUOOXDxNGeBkEMJYpMo


ITALIAN SILK FLOSS WALL HANGING

SOLD for $5,000 on Sun, Feb 21, 2021 8:00 PM GMT+2 Los Angeles, CA, USA ,

Hand Knotted Rug Upholstered Ball / Claw Stool

PASSED in Auction: Mon, Feb 15, 2021 6:00 PM GMT+2 Houston, TX, USA,

LOT 0201
Estimate $300 - $450

Gallery Auctions
Houston, TX, USA, Today: American & British Antiques + Stained Glass
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/98054054_hand-knotted-rug-upholstered-ball-claw-stool?fbclid=IwAR1cDuMvwEPdQOeJ8y-rMmD4XOpgQL_yrbPuzCTgvuZeGEnOwzvQGzhndU0