10 février 2018

Koopman Rare Art exhibits an array of antique silver treasures spanning more than at TEFAF Maastricht 10 to 18 March, 2018

The Duke of Northumberland Tray. An Important George IV Tray. Silver-Gilt, London, 1823. Maker’s mark of Philip Rundell. Length (handle to handle): 80cm, 31 1/2in. Weight: 7682g, 247oz. © Koopman Rare Art Koopman Rare Art, leading London silver dealers will once again treat visitors to TEFAF Maastricht, the undisputed doyenne of international art and antiques Fairs, with a dazzling array of antique silver treasures spanning more than four centuries. Koopman Rare Art is one of TEFAF... [Lire la suite]

25 mai 2013

A pair of shaped borderglass giltwood mirrors in the manner of Matthias Lock

A pair of shaped borderglass giltwood mirrors in the manner of Matthias Lock. Photo courtesy Kentshire Each cartouche pierced crest surmounted by floral garland above a pair of C-scrolls centering pendant bellflowers, the shoulders with fully realized carved chinoiserie heads, each with feathered hat, the plate divided by a floral garland, the inner frame surrounded by acanthus-leaf-carved C-scrolls, the outer sides hung with floral sprays and entwined garlands, the apron centering a cartouche divided by further garland... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2013

A Rococo polychrome painted encoignure, Venice, mid 18th ct

A Rococo polychrome painted encoignure, Venice, mid 18th ct. Photo Nagel Auktionen Rest., signs of aging. H. 74/Sl. 41 cm. Estimate 5000 € Nagel Auktionen. February 21th 2013. www.auction.de
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20 février 2013

A small Rococo polychrome painted and arte povera decorated cabinet, Italy, Venice, 18th ct

A small Rococo polychrome painted and arte povera decorated cabinet, Italy, Venice, 18th ct. Photo Nagel Auktionen Minor damages, add. 55x40x28 cm. Estimate 8000 € Literature: S. Levy, Lacche Veneziane Settecentesche, Tafel 286. Nagel Auktionen. February 21th 2013. www.auction.de
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10 août 2012

An exceptional pair of parcel- gilt Louis XV rococo brackets. France, 1755

An exceptional pair of parcel- gilt Louis XV rococo brackets. France, 1755. © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES Each has a shaped white painted platform with polychrome foliate decoration below. The supports are mirrored with an elaborate shell scroll flanked with polychrome foliate carving. The paint work is in an exceptional state of conservation. H: 12.0 in (30.5 cm). W: 11.0 in (28.0 cm). L/D: 7.7 in (19.5 cm).  MALLETT ANTIQUES. http://www.mallettantiques.com
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05 août 2012

Waistcoat, 1747. Rococo

Waistcoat, 1747. Rococo. Textile designed by Anna Maria Garthwaite (British, 1690–1763) and manufactured by Peter Lekeux (British, 1716–1768). British; Made in London Porcelain blue silk brocaded with silver-gilt foliate and appliquéd with polychrome silk (Source: metmuseum.org)

17 mars 2012

A Pair of Rococo Wall Consoles. Italy, 18th Century

  A Pair of Rococo Wall Consoles. Italy, 18th Century. Photo Hampel Height: 93 cm. Width: 90 cm. Depth: 48 cm.  Estimate € 13.000 - 15.000 Hampel. Friday, 23 march 2012. http://www.hampel-auctions.com
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28 octobre 2010

A French Rococo ormolu inkstand, Kangxi, 18th century.

A French Rococo ormolu inkstand, Kangxi, 18th century. photo courtesy Nagel with a Kangxi porcelain figurine of Budai and two ink-bowls, 18th century. A minor restoration to the Budai figurine, very minor damages due to age. L. 26 cm - Estimate 9 800 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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17 juillet 2010

A Pair of Carlos III Silver Gilt Rococo Thrones. Spanish. Mid 18th century.

A Pair of Carlos III Silver Gilt Rococo Thrones. Spanish. Mid 18th century. photo by Guy Regal Ltd. The cartouche shaped back elaborately carved with rocaille and c-scrolls framing an inset upholstered back flanked by similarly carved arms raised on reverse cabriole legs. The attached seat above a pierced apron raised on cabriole legs and scrolled feet, height: 4 ft. 8 in., depth: 27 in., width/length: 28 in. Price $75,000 Guy Regal Ltd., 223 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022, USA. Phone: 212-888-2134 -... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2010

Console itallienne d'époque rococo. Venise, milieu du XVIIIème siècle.

Console itallienne d'époque rococo. Venise, milieu du XVIIIème siècle. photo Artcurial En bois sculpté et doré surmonté d'un fronton muni de sellettes, soutenues par des angelots parmi des rinceaux de feuillage et de pampres, le plateau peint à l'imitation du marbre portor, le piètement ajouré de volutes de feuillage surmonté de putti ; quelques fentes, restaurations. Hauteur : 200 cm. (78 ¾ in.), Largeur : 293 cm. (115 ½ in.), Profondeur : 50 cm. (19 ½ in.) - Provenance : Vente à Paris, hôtel Drouot, Etude Chayette-Cheval, le... [Lire la suite]