02 septembre 2016

Highlights from LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair to be held 13th-18th September 2016

Courtesy Lapada. LONDON.- The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair returns for its eighth year to the suitably breathtaking surrounds of Berkeley Square, Mayfair. Sponsored by Delancey, the LAPADA Fair offers an unmissable opportunity to source and buy some of the world’s most coveted works of art, antiques, design and decorative arts. This year, it will take place from Tuesday 13th September until Sunday 18th September 2016, marking the start of London’s fashionable Autumn art season.  Over 100 members of LAPADA the... [Lire la suite]

22 février 2016

S.J. Phillips Ltd at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Van Cleef & Arpels. Art Deco 'Heurtoir' brooch, Paris, 1929. Emeralds, diamonds and platinum, 8.3 x 6.3 cm. Signed 'VAN CLEEF ARPELS PARIS 30334' © S.J. Phillips Ltd With original case and accompanied by a copy of a Van Cleef & Arpels Certificate of Authenticity, copies of the original design sketch and listing of the stone weights  Cartier. Gold, diamond and sapphire love-birds brooch, c.1960. Gold, diamonds and sapphires, 38mm long © S.J. Phillips Ltd ... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

David Rockefeller gives RISD Museum $2.5 million to support decorative arts and design

A promised gift of artwork from David Rockefeller's estate includes an eighth-century, Tang dynasty figure of a standing court lady that was displayed in Mr. Rockefeller's office at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Photo: David Rockefeller Collection. PROVIDENCE, RI.- The RISD Museum has received from David Rockefeller a $2.5 million gift, the most recent gift in a long legacy of support from the Rockefeller family, to fund and expand the Museum's collection of decorative arts and design. Mr. Rockefeller's generous pledge includes the... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2014

A George I black japanned cabinet on a giltwood stand, circa 1720

A George I black japanned cabinet on a giltwood stand, circa 1720. Photo Sotheby's the cabinet decorated with Chinoiserie scenes and with a pair of doors enclosing an arrangement of ten various drawers, on a giltwood stand ( re-gilded) with strapwork ornament, on turned legs with pad feet; 179cm. high, 106cm. wide, 57cm. deep; 5ft. 10½in., 3ft. 5¾in., 1ft. 10½in. Estimation 7,000 — 9,000 GBP  Sotheby's. Arts of Europe, London | 15 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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23 juillet 2012

A rare late 17th century sissoo Indian cabinet made for the European market

A rare late 17th century sissoo Indian cabinet made for the European market. © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES lavishly decorated on all sides with engraved ivory floral ornament. The doors open to reveal numerous drawers, each decorated with inlaid ivory Moghul figures. The cabinet is supported on a George I mahogany stand. The cabinet, India, Gujarat or Sindh, circa 1680. The stand, England, circa 1730. Height 24.5cm / 9 ¾ in. Width 39cm / 15 ½ in. Depth 28.5cm / 11 ¼in. Height with stand 94cm / 37... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2012

A George I seaweed marquetry cabinet on stand. England, ca 1715

A George I seaweed marquetry cabinet on stand. England, ca 1715. © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES tulipwood and pietre dure cabinet, the rectangular top with moulded edge, above an arrangement of eight drawers inset with pietre dure plaques depicting animals and fruit, centering a door decorated with a marquetry lion, opening to reveal further drawers decorated with seaweed marquetry. H: 57.1 in (145.0 cm). W: 37.0 in (94.0 cm). L/D: 21.3 in (54.0 cm)Provenance: The late Colonel and Mrs Julian Berry,... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2010

Two George I walnut wing armchairs, circa 1720

A George I walnut wing armchair, circa 1720. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 With associated gros and petit point needlework, the back with a panel depicting a maiden by a well, surrounded by trailing foliage and flowers, the sides and back with plain cotton, on shell carved cabriole legs with pad feet and leather castors, some reworking to the needlework, the back seat-rail replaced, restorations to the ears of back legs; 46 in. (117 cm.) high; 39½ in. (100 cm.) wide; 31 in. (79 cm.) deep - Estimate £25,000 - £40,000.... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2010

Bonhams to Sell Meissen Teapot Once Owned by Mother of George I for £200,000Bonhams to Sell Meissen Teapot Once Owned by Mother

Sophie of Hanover teapot. photo courtesy Bonhams LONDON.- A teapot once in the collection of the mother of King George I is the highlight of the concluding part of the auction of ‘The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain’. Part III of the sale will take place on 24th November 2010 at 101 New Bond Street, London. This follows on from the great success of Part I of the sale which made £1,097,100 in November 2009, and Part II which made £1,076,460 in May 2010. The most expensive item in the Hoffmeister collection, the... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2010

Chinese export & Chinoiseries @ Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit. 23 February 2010

A Chinese export black and gilt lacquer cabinet, early 18th century, the stand later. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The panel doors decorated with water scenes, enclosing a fitted interior on later sand with slender cabriole legs terminating in pad feet - 60 in. (153 cm.) high; 38 in. (97 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep - Est. £3,000 - £5,000 A Victorian chinoiserie decorated cabinet on stand. The cabinet mid-19th century, the stand later. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Decorated throughout with Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2009

Exceptional Works from Renowned Dealer Mallett Leads Christie's Sale

Exceptionally rare pair of George II white, blue and polychrome-japanned bureau-cabinets, signed by the craftsmen John Golding and William Rider, circa 1730 (estimate: £500,000-800,000). Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2009. LONDON.- Celebrating the beauty of exceptional British craftsmanship, and nurturing the powerful international appeal which it possesses, Mallett have long held a revered position as one of London’s top destinations for important English furniture. Christie’s are pleased to announce that on Thursday, 4... [Lire la suite]