21 février 2014

In the manner of Paul de Lamerie, circa 1729-1739, Pair of rocaille sauce boats

In the manner of Paul de Lamerie, circa 1729-1739, Pair of rocaille sauce boats. Photo Sotheby's dolphin handle, bodies simulating shells, apparently unmarked, silver; length: 21cm., 8 1/4 in.; weight: 1137gr., 36oz 10dwt. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 20 March 1980, lot 215 A few example of these unusual sauceboats, with Paul de Lamerie's hallmark, are recorded as follows: a pair, dated 1729, from the late Mrs Mary Montagu, sold Sotheby's London, 11 November 1993, lot 462; another pair, with the... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2013

Christie's announces October Important Silver Auction presenting four centuries of artistry

A Monumental German Silver-Gilt Sideboard Dish, David I Schwestermüller, Augsburg, Circa 1650 ($150,000 – $250,000). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013 NEW YORK, NY.- On October 23, Christie’s Important Silver sale will present 189 precious works in silver and gold by the 17th-century German goldsmith David I Schwestermüller, and English silversmiths Paul de Lamerie, Hester Bateman and Paul Storr. Among the sale’s many highlights is a group of works from Paul de Lamerie, including a Fine George II Silver Cake Basket, 1739 (estimate:... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2011

George II & George III silver candlesticks

A pair of George II silver cast candlesticks, by Paul de Lamerie, London 1735. photo Bonhams the spool-shaped capitals with reeded band, the inverted baluster and knop stems with concave flutes to each side and lobes to shoulder, each terminating in a shaped square base with sunken well, height 17.6cm, weight 27.62oz. (2). Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, € 17,000 - 23,000 - Unsold. A set of four George III silver Corinthian column candlesticks, maker's mark script TH or IH script, for detail of mark see A. Grimwade, numbers... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2010

Rare and Beautiful Treasures at Christie's Sale this June

LONDON.- This summer Christie’s presents the first of its bi-annual Centuries of Style sales, a reflection of the finest examples of silver, European ceramics, portrait miniatures and gold boxes from the early sixteenth century to the twentieth century. The sale on 10 June in London will offer collectors the chance to purchase rare and beautiful treasures from this exciting group of categories, featuring massive sliver candelabras through to jewellery adorned with miniature portraits and including works of royal provenance. Silver The... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2009

Important Furniture, Silver & Ceramics @ Sotheby's London

A magnificent large gilt-bronze-mounted chinese bleu-turque porcelain vase and cover. Louis XV, circa 1765. Est. 600,000 - 1,000,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's On the 8th December, the Sotheby’s Highly Important Furniture, Silver and Ceramics Sale, will offer two magnificent treasures from Woburn Abbey, the seat of the Dukes of Bedford, one of England’s finest stately homes. It contains one of the finest private art collections in the country, with a strong emphasis on French furniture and works of art. Lots 16 & 17 were both... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2009

Renowned Collections Lead Silver and Objects of Vertu Sale at Christie's

A Regency silver-gilt centerpiece by Paul Storr, London 1814. Estimate: $400,000-600,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Important Silver and Objects of Vertu sale on October 22 in New York will present collectors with an exciting selection by renowned artists such as Paul Storr, Philip Rundell, Paul de Lamerie, among others from well-known collections such as the Inventory of Marks Antiques in London and Property from the Collection of Patricia M. Kluge. The sale also offers a wide array of dining... [Lire la suite]