21 juin 2015

A magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes

Francis Seymour, 1st Marquess of Hertford's magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes. Attributed to Pierre Langlois, English, circa 1770.  Photo courtesy Godson & Coles Each veneered overall with panels of Chinese incised ‘Coromandel ‘ lacquer, bordered with japanned foliate trails, the shaped top with serpentine front and sides divided into six panels of rocks, birds and flowers above a gadrooned band, one side decorated with... [Lire la suite]

08 juillet 2013

Art and Fashion in the Age of Shakespeare

Portrait of Lady Anne Sackville, Lady Beauchamp (1586–1664) or Frances Prynne or Prinne, Lady Seymour of Trowbridge (d.1626), attributed to William Larkin, at Petworth House (inv. no. NT486187). ©National Trust Images/John Hammond Portrait of Francis Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Trowbridge (c.1590-1664), in the style of William Larkin, at Petworth House (inv. no. NT486188). ©National Trust Images/John Hammond Portrait of Mary Curzon, Countess of Dorset (1585 -1645), by William Hamilton RA (1751-1801) after William Larkin, at... [Lire la suite]