22 novembre 2017

Christie's to reveal first highlights from the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller in Hong Kong

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the first highlights from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller to be unveiled in Hong Kong on November 24, which marks the start of a global tour of collection highlights presented by private aviation company VistaJet. The collection will be offered for sale at Christie’s Rockefeller Center Galleries in New York in the Spring of 2018. The collection sale will be the most significant philanthropic auction ever presented, with all the Estate sale proceeds destined to benefit... [Lire la suite]

03 novembre 2017

A Sèvres porcelain tea service, Déjeuner des peintres Flamands, 1818-19

Lot 776. A Sèvres porcelain tea service, Déjeuner des peintres Flamands, 1818-19. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. painted with titled Flemish Master portraits from works in the collection of the Louvre, reserved on a platinum ground, comprising: a teapot and cover (théière 'Pestum') of the first size; a milk jug (pot à lait 'Pestum') of the second size; a sugar bowl and cover (pot à sucre 'Pestum'); and six cups... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2014

Bonhams to sell Madame de Pompadour's favourite porcelain which surfaced in Devon after 350 years

Madame De Pompadour (1721- 1764), the mistress of Louis XV loved Sèvres porcelain. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Two wonderful ceramic survivors – a Sèvres plate and teapot - have just been discovered in Devon by one of Bonhams local specialists, Sam Tuke, of the Exeter office. They will form part the next European Ceramics sale at Bonhams 101 New Bond St saleroom in London on 18th June  Sam says: “I was doing a house call just before Christmas as the client was moving home and wanted a collection of Chinese blue and white... [Lire la suite]