26 juin 2016

Special collections of fine English ceramics lead Skinner's Auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot 365. Wedgwood Numbered First Edition Copy of the Portland Vase, England, 18th century. Estimate $40,000-$60,000. Photo Skinner MARLBOROUGH, MASS.- Skinner, Inc. will present a summer auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Marlborough Gallery on Friday, July 15 at 10AM. With over 750 lots on offer, the auction will feature Part II of the Troy Dawson Chappell Collection of 17th and 18th century English Pottery and Part I of the Paul Lauer Collection of Wedgwood, as well as an expansive selection... [Lire la suite]

17 octobre 2008

A Pair of French Empire Silver Urns and Covers, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot, Paris, 1809-19

A Pair of French Empire Silver Urns and Covers, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot, Paris, 1809-19 of campana form, applied with butterfly-handled urns flanked by addorsed recumbant maidens with baskets of flowers, the handles formed as twin-tailed classical females with arches of reeds, the flat covers with wreath finials surrounded by an engraved band of running leaves, mounted on square plinths applied on one side with a partly-draped classical maiden led by Eros, the other side with Eros and a fully-dressed maiden holding a... [Lire la suite]