05 juillet 2013

An Italian pale blue lacquered, parcel-gilt and pastiglia chinoiserie commode, Piedmontese, Turin, circa 1760

An Italian pale blue lacquered, parcel-gilt and pastiglia chinoiserie commode, Piedmontese, Turin, circa 1760. Photo Sotheby's with a serpentine painted top imitating bardiglio marble above two long drawers with two rocaille and pastiglia reserves with chinoiserie figures in a landscape and interior scenes above an apron decorated with tasselled lambrequins with similarly decorated splayed sides on cabriole legs terminating in hoof feet; 40.5cm. high, 77.5cm. wide, 40.5cm. deep;1ft. 4in., 2ft. 6½in.,1ft.... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2013

A pair of Italian chinoiserie lacquered terracotta vases and covers, probably Piedmontese, late 18th-early 19th century

A pair of Italian chinoiserie lacquered terracotta vases and covers, probably Piedmontese, late 18th-early 19th century. Photo Sotheby's each of baluster form with domed covers and knop the whole decorated with chinoiseries butterflies and flowers on a cream ground; each 62cm. high; 2ft ½in. Estimate 8,000-12,000 GBP Sotheby's. Arts of Europe. London | 10 juil. 2013, 02:00 PM - www.sothebys.com
26 juin 2010

Cabinets from Palazzo Featured in Film the Talented Mr. Ripley to Sell at Bonhams

A rare pair of North Italian 18th century bureau-cabinets. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A pair of rare North Italian 18th century bureau-cabinets from Palazzo Costaguti on Piazza Mattei in Rome are to be sold as part of the Fine Continental Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art sale on 7 July 2010. These fine examples of bureau-cabinets have been veneered in burr walnut and highlighted with parcel-gilt carved elements. They have attracted a pre-sale estimate of £50,000 – 70,000. Palazzo Costaguti starred in Anthony Minghella’s... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2009

I18th century talian painted furniture sold @ Sotheby's London

An Italian polychrome painted carved giltwood mirror attributed to Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo (1745-1820), Turin, late 18th century 202cm. high, 102cm. wide; 6ft. 7in., 3ft. 3¾in. Est. 70,000—100,000 GBP - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  97,250 GBP Comparative Literature: Enrico Colle, Il Mobile neoclassico in Italia arredi e decorazioni d'interni dal 1775 al 1800, Milan, 2005, p. 452-453, no. 107.G Ferraris, Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo e la scultura decorativa in legno a Torino nel periodo neoclassico (1770-1830),... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2008

A pair of Italian polychrome and ivory lacquered wood chinoiserie vases on stands, possibly Piedmontese. 19th century

A pair of Italian polychrome and ivory lacquered wood chinoiserie vases on stands, possibly Piedmontese. 19th century each of square tapering form with a red lacquered rim above a concave sided neck decorated with a band of flowers and leaves, each side decorated with a chinoiserie figure within a floral and foliate cartouche, with a gilt-bronze lion mask ring handle on each side, on a detachable square base - each: 92cm. high, 3ft.¼in. Estimate 6,000—8,000 GBP Sotheby's. Important Continental Furniture, Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]