This Friday’s Auction is about “Asian Art & Antiques”.
Coming up this Friday at 6:00 pm CET: “Antiques & Clocks - Special Auction Hotel Bogota” Join us at Friday 21 Feb 2014,
Auctions are probably the most exciting and entertaining method of buying or selling art and antiques. The excitement of outbidding one another, the curious anticipation before the auctioneer’s hammer falls and the question of who placed the winning bid. Auctions still generate the same levels of excitement as they did in the past and its history is older than one thinks. The following infographic illustrates the history of auctions in just 10 steps.
This extraordinary oil painting was created by the French painter FranÃ§ois Garnier, around 1640. It shows a composition of gooseberries, red currants and cherries draped around a blue and white …
One object out of our Auction #38
Twelve Gzagli, Hand-Painted Deities, Tibet, 19th Century
This mixed lot consists of twelve hand-painted tantric deities and was made in Tibet during the 19th century. Depicted are different gzagli consecration and meditation deities. They were executed by the respective lama for the consecrated. The various deities are depicted seated or standing with their different attributes. On the reverse are written varied consecration texts. All pictures have a red frame and the motifs are repeated in different colours.
One object out of our Auction #37
This J. Stoll silver pocket watch with compass and chronograph was produced around 1850. The watch is fitted with a manual wind movement, the winding is on the back, and displays hour, minute and small second. There is a compass on the back. The white enamel dial shows blued hands. The watch case is made of silver. The maker’s mark is on the watch case. The watch case is hallmarked. The watch case number is 59406.