27 juin 2017

Important antique jewellery and silver at Masterpiece London 2017

LONDON - Two leading London dealers, Koopman Rare Art and S.J. Phillips Ltd, are both exhibiting at Masterpiece London 2017, the prestigious art and antiques fair, which opens next week June 29 (press day Wednesday June 28). A set of four exceptionally illustrious candlesticks made by the silversmith Paul Crespin after a design by William Kent (1685-1748) is just one of the many highlights on display on Koopman Rare Art’s stand (C29) at the forthcoming prestigious Masterpiece London 2017 Fair.  Considered to be the earliest... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2016

Opulence: Christie's combines sales of Silver, Gold Boxes and 19th century Furniture

Lot 126. An important Saxon gold-mounted ‘Stein-Cabinet’ bonbonnière set with a micromosaic plaque, by Johann-Christian Neuber (1736-1808), Dresden, circa 1785, the micromosaic attributed to Giacomo Faffaelli (fl. 1753-1836), Rome, circa 1785-1800. Estimate £250,000-350,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. LONDON.- Opulence is an exciting new curated sale format at Christie’s which selects furniture and works of art of defined by rarity and artistry with an emphasis on opulence. The sale presents a... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2013

Christie's London announces full details of The Exceptional Sale to be held on 4 July

The Ogden Mills ‘Armoires à Sept Medailles’ (estimate: £1 million – 1.5 million). Photo: Christies Images Ltd 2013. LONDON.- Christie’s announced full details of The Exceptional Sale which will take place on the evening of 4 July 2013. Since 2008 this unique sale platform has provided collectors with the opportunity to acquire masterpieces of European furniture and decorative arts. The Exceptional Sale brings together a wide variety of objects which are linked by a common attribute: excellence. The sale presents the finest examples... [Lire la suite]