15 octobre 2017

A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726

Lot 218. A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726, with associated unmarked stand. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the porcelain decorated in reds, greens, blues and gold with floral sprays, the bowl, cover and stand with gadrooned rims, the bowl with bifurcated scrolling handles chased with leaves, the slightly-domed cover flat-chased with Regence foliage, the finial cast as a... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2017

A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726

Lot 218. A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726, with associated unmarked stand. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the porcelain decorated in reds, greens, blues and gold with floral sprays, the bowl, cover and stand with gadrooned rims, the bowl with bifurcated scrolling handles chased with leaves, the slightly-domed cover flat-chased with Regence foliage, the finial cast as a... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2012

Silver centrepiece depicting a railway bridge which inspired Claude Monet on sale at Bonhams

An impressive and important French silver table centrepiece by the firm of Froment-Meurice, Paris, third quarter of 19th century. Estimate: £40,000-£60,000. Photo Bonhams LONDON.- This monumental piece of French craftsmanship is featured in the Fine Silver sale at New Bond Street on 21st November (estimate £40,000-£60,000). François-Désiré Froment-Meurice (1802-1855) was a French silversmith who achieved considerable fame and prestige during his lifetime. His list of patrons included Queen Victoria and Napoleon III and his... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2011

A French Parcel-Gilt Silver Chalice, Maker's Mark IC, Provincial, 17th Century

A French Parcel-Gilt Silver Chalice, Maker's Mark IC, Provincial, 17th Century. Photo Sotheby's plain beaker-shaped bowl with gilt interior and lip, vase-shaped stem cast with winged-cherub heads above palm and acanthus, the base engraved with a cross and with openwork acanthus rim foot; marked on underside twice with maker's mark IC a device below and C crowned. Together with a paten engraved with Sacred Monogram, unmarked, probably 17th century; height 10 1'8 in. -25.7cm, 19oz 4dwt -597g. Estimate 5,000-7,000 USD -... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2011

A pair of French provincial silver candlesticks, possibly for Claude-François Ricourt, Lille 1745.

A pair of French provincial silver candlesticks, maker's mark two stars and a crescent below a crown, possibly for Claude-François Ricourt, Lille 1745. photo Bonhams of octagonal section, with detachable nozzles and knopped stems, raised on stepped bases with sunken well, the rim of base engraved with initials "A.I.P", height 22cm, weight 26.7oz. (2). Sold for £2,640 Bonhams. Fine Silver and Objects of Vertu, 22 Jun 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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