05 juillet 2013

A pair of Italian ivory, mother-of-pearl, pewter and fruitwood inlaid walnut, ebony marquetry and parquetry console tables

A pair of Italian ivory, mother-of-pearl, pewter and fruitwood inlaid walnut, ebony marquetry and parquetry console tables, attributed to the De Lucci brothers, Venetian, circa 1686. Photo Sotheby's each with a rectangular top with projecting corners, one with a reserve decorated with a Turkish and European horseman engaged in armed combat, the other with two seated female figures in drapery flanked by tasselled curtains in a landscape, both within scrollwork cartouches and with reserves of flowers on tapering... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2013

A pewter, brass, fruitwood and stained sycamore inlaid marquetry, ebony and ebonised cabinet on stand attributed to Pierre Gole

A pewter, brass, fruitwood and stained sycamore inlaid marquetry, ebony and ebonised cabinet on stand attributed to Pierre Gole (1620-1684), Louis XIV, circa 1680. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the upper section of breakfront form with three frieze drawers inlaid with lunettes and bellflowers above a cupboard door inlaid with a vase of flowers on a plinth opening to reveal a fitted interior with four drawers and a parquetry floor above a further drawer flanked by panels with a ribbon-tied floral bouquet above a... [Lire la suite]

17 mars 2012

Henry Van Soest, Cabinet with the Coat of Arms of King Philip V of Spain, ca. 1701-13,

Henry Van Soest, Cabinet with the Coat of Arms of King Philip V of Spain, ca. 1701-13, Antwerp, tortoiseshell, brass, pewter, ivory, mirrored glass, ebony, gilt-wood,. Galerie J. Kugel, Paris. TEFAF Maastricht This intricately inlaid cabinet with tortoiseshell, pewter and brass depicts the victories of Louis Quatorze. Made by Henry van Soest of Antwerp, the 18th-century cabinet belonged to King Philip V of Spain, grandson of that French king. The price for such a unique piece of furniture is just a shade under $4 million.... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2011

A Flemish late 17th century pewter and ivory-inlaid and silvered mounted tortoiseshell, ebony and rosewood cabinet on stand

A Flemish late 17th century pewter and ivory-inlaid and silvered mounted tortoiseshell, ebony and rosewood cabinet on stand. Photo Bonhams the spreading top above a pair of cabinet doors mounted to each corner by a silvered plaque depicting a female bust flanked by monkeys and scrolling foliage, the fitted architectural interior with trompe l'oeil parquetry floor and mirrored back, flanked by twelve drawers, the two fluted columns hiding secret drawers, the doors inset with verre églomisé painted scenes, above a pull-out... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2010

A Portuguese 17th century pewter-inlaid rosewood cabinet on stand

A Portuguese 17th century pewter-inlaid rosewood cabinet on stand. photo Bonhams the stand later, the spreading hinged top opening to a compartment above five small drawers and two further long drawers centred by a door opening to reveal four small and two long drawers, on spirally turned feet joined by a stretcher, inlaid overall with animal scenes depicting the lion reigning on his kingdom, 108cm wide, 39.5cm deep, 150cm high (42.5" wide, 15.5" deep, 59" high). Sold for £7,200 Bonhams. Fine... [Lire la suite]
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