Rosebery’s upcoming Art and Antiques Sales

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London fine art auctioneers Rosebery’s has announced its upcoming Art & Antiques Sales, following on from its recent successful Design: Decorative Arts 1860 to the Present-Day, and Modern & Contemporary British & Irish Art sale.

On Tuesday 26 October, starting at 10.30am, Roseberys are delighted to present the Islamic, Indian Art & Antiquities auction. This sale offers 557 lots to the market, including metalwork, pottery, manuscripts and miniatures, glass, decorative arts, stonework, textiles, paintings and contemporary works of art, as well as antiquities.

Outstanding highlights include: a rare large Seljuq bronze incense burner in the form of a bird (lot 307), coming with an estimate of £20,000 -£30,000.

Seljuq bronze incense burner in the form of a bird
A large Seljuq bronze incense burner

A Parthian gold sheet bracelet (lot 8) and a gold damascened sword after ‘La Tizona’ of El Cid, attributable to the Zuloaga Workshop, Toledo, Spain, late 19th century (lot 407), both estimated to make £10,000 – £15,000; and a Qajar polychrome lacquered papier mache mirror case (lot 156) estimated to make £10,000 – £12,000 at auction.

A gold damascened sword after 'La Tizona' of El Cid
A gold damascened sword after ‘La Tizona’ of El Cid

Kickstarting the busy month of November is the final Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples auction of the year, which will take place on Tuesday 2 November, starting at 10.00am. Offered is 412 lots, which encompass a wide range of modern and contemporary editions from lithographs and screen-prints to contemporary photos and special edition sculptures.

An Americana theme runs prominently throughout the auction, with five artworks by Andy Warhol on offer, elsewhere in the sale are works by other noteworthy American artists such as Robert Indiana, KAWS, and Daniel Arsham.

Andy Warhol, American 1928-1987- Shoes (Black and White) [Feldman and Schellmann II. 255], 1980; screenprint with diamond dust on Arches wove
The sale also includes ten works by Banksy. Lot 341, Turf War, 2003; screenprint in colours on wove is highlight out of the collection, coming with a pre-sale guided price of £30,000- £40,000.

Banksy Turf War

Also representing the Pop Art movement alongside Warhol is work by British artist Sir Peter Blake CBE RDI RA. Lot 180, 100 sources of Pop Art, 2014; screen-print with glitter in colours on wove, signed and numbered 93/175 in pencil, published by CCA Gallery has been entered onto the market with an estimate of £7,000- £10,000.

Peter Blake’s ‘100 sources of Pop Art’, 2014

On the 9 & 10 of November is the Asian Art sale, offering Chinese porcelain and jade carvings, Japanese netsuke and woodblock prints, and south-east Asian works of art. This auction will coincide with the renowned Asian Art in London event, which Roseberys will be participating in showcasing highlights from the auction at the Nine British Art Gallery in St. James’s on Saturday 30 October 12.00 noon – 5.00 pm and Sunday 31st October 10.00am-9.00pm.

The pair of Daoguang period yellow ground medallion bowls

The sale includes a beautiful pair of Daoguang period yellow ground medallion bowls from a private collection, each bearing Shendetang Zhi marks estimated to make £8,000-£12,000, an impressive large blue and white moonflask from the Qianlong period estimated to make £15,000-£25,000, woodblock prints by Hokusai and Hiroshige; and a large collection of early Chinese and Korean ceramics.

large blue and white moonflask from the Qianlong period
large blue and white moonflask from the Qianlong period

Other auctions to look forward to at Roseberys include:

Old Master & 19th-century Pictures Wednesday 17 November
Fine & Decorative Thursday 18 November
Jewellery & Watches Tuesday 30 November
Impressionist & Modern Art and Post War & Contemporary Art Wednesday 1 December.
Traditional & Modern Home Thursday 9 December

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian 1696-1770- Three Punchinellos; black chalk, pen and brown ink and wash on paper
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian 1696-1770- Three Punchinellos; black chalk, pen and brown ink and wash on paper included in Roseberys Old Master & 19th Century Pictures auction

You can find out more about the upcoming auctions on their website: www.roseberys.co.uk

 

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