20 mars 2016

Galerie J.Kugel at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

A pietre dure figure Paolo Giordano Orsini, Duke of Bracciano, Florence, Grand Ducal workshops, circa 1620-1625. Black paragon marble, chalcedony, agate, bronze. Height (without base) 16.5 cm. Height (with base) 28.5 cm. Base 22.4 x 22.2 cm. Galerie J.Kugel (stand 200) © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Probably after a model by Orazio Mochi (1571-1625) Provenance: Count Nicolas Demidoff (1773-1828), Villa di San Donato; Prince Anatole Demidoff (1798-1840), Villa di San Donato;... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2014

A Florentine early 18th century pietre dure panel, The Annunciation, possibly by Baccio Cappelli, of the Grand Ducal Workshops,

A Florentine early 18th century pietre dure panel, The Annunciation, possibly by Baccio Cappelli, of the Grand Ducal Workshops, Florence. Photo courtesy Bonhams. showing the Angel Gabriel and the Virgin seated facing each other, the Virgin on a throne and looking heavenward, the Angel surrounded by rays of light and beneath a dove, rays of light shining through a rose window above the door, an open book by the Virgin's side bearing the words ECCE VIRGO CONCIPIET ET PARIET FILIUM [Behold! A Virgin shall conceive, and bring... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2013

An Italian pietra dura and hardstone inlaid table top, Florence, from the Grand Ducal workshops, circa 1620- 1630

An Italian pietra dura and hardstone inlaid table top, Florence, from the Grand Ducal workshops, circa 1620-1630. Photo courtesy Sotheby's of rectangular form centred by a panel inlaid with a bird on a fruiting branch enclosed by roundels and geometric motifs flanked on either side by a landscape scene, one with Orpheus playing a violin seated amongst animals, the other with a figure playing a flute, each corner inlaid with a baluster vase of amethyst, the whole inlaid with roundels and geometric... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2010

An Italian hardstones and pietre tenere table top, incorporating panels from the Grand Ducal Workshops, Florence, 17th/18th cent

An Italian hardstones and pietre tenere table top, incorporating panels from the Grand Ducal Workshops, Florence, 17th-18th century. photo Sotheby's of rectangular form with an alabastro listato border incorporating fourteen panels including four medallions with landscape views with a rectangular panel with similar views at each corner flanking two rows of rectangular panels with a bird on a branch on a granito `del Foro' ground; 130cm x 65cm; 4ft.3in., 2ft.1½in. Estimate 80,000—120,000 GBP. Lot Sold 111,650 GBP NOTE:... [Lire la suite]