30 juin 2013

A Charles II silver tankard, Arthur Manwaring, London, 1677

A Charles II silver tankard, Arthur Manwaring, London, 1677. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the body engraved with a coat-of-arms, hinged cover, scroll handle; 20cm, 7 7/8 in high; 1288gr, 41oz 8dwt. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP Sotheby's. Arts of Europe. London | 10 juil. 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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31 mai 2013

A fine and rare Charles II parcel-gilt, two handled cage-work cup and cover, English, circa 1670

A fine and rare Charles II parcel-gilt, two handled cage-work cup and cover, English, circa 1670. Photo courtesy N & I Franklin Price on request. N & I Franklin, 11 Bury Street, London, SW1Y 6AB United Kingdom. T 0207 839 3131 - M 07816 812 912 - M 07968 853 383 - F 0207 839 3132 - katiealice@franklinsilver.com  
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09 octobre 2012

Contents of the home of Princess Viola von Hohenzollern in Scotland for sale at Bonhams Edinburgh

The image of Charles II after Sir Peter Lely, is a three quarter length portrait of Charles II in a blue robe, an oil on canvas it is estimated to sell for £7,000-9,000. Photo: Bonhams. EDINBURGH.- The contents of Scotland’s Killochan Castle, built in 1324 and bought by the present owner Princess Viola von Hohenzollern 15 years ago, will be sold by Bonhams on November 7th in Edinburgh. A relative of Kaiser Wilhelm II by marriage, the princess is offering for sale a set of 12 silver-mounted beakers made for Edward Prince of Wales,... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2010

A scagliola mounted ebony veneered and ebonised cabinet, the scagliola panels attributed to Baldassare Artima. Charles II, circa

o A scagliola mounted ebony veneered and ebonised cabinet, the scagliola panels attributed to Baldassare Artima. Charles II, circa 1670. photo Sotheby's with two drawers above a door decorated with a vase of flowers flanked by a bird on a fringed textile enclosing a recess and a drawer flanked on either side by three short drawers above two long drawers the stand with two further frieze drawers, the panels decorated with vases of flowers bowls of fruit, butterflies and birds, and swans, each side with a vase of flowers... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2010

Sampson and Horne's Legacy Makes Over 1 Million Pounds at Bonhams

LONDON.- Legendary English antique dealership Sampson and Horne’s collection of British pottery and furniture went under the hammer yesterday (28 April) at Bonhams, New Bond Street with huge success, achieving a total of £1,056,000 with a 91% sold by value. The auction lasted all day with 740 lots on offer, but the saleroom remained packed throughout with many of their loyal customers attending in person - a poignant reminder of their many visits to Sampson and Horne’s shops. While estimates had been set cautiously, in many cases... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2008

"Baroque 1620-1800: Style in the Age of Magnificence" @ Victoria & Albert Museum

An oil sketch of Descent from the Cross painted by Rubens for the cathedral in Antwerp will be on view LONDON.- The magnificence and splendour of Baroque, one of the most opulent styles of the 17th and 18th centuries, will be the subject of the V&A’s spring exhibition. The exhibition will reflect the complexity and grandeur of the Baroque style, from the Rome of Borromini and Bernini to the magnificence of Louis XIV's Versailles and the lavishness of Baroque theatre and performance. On display will be religious paintings by... [Lire la suite]


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