03 avril 2020

An Italian scagliola top, second half of the 18th century, probably Tuscan

An Italian scagliola top, second half of the 18th century, probably Tuscan; H. 30 3/4 in., W. 60 3/4 in., D. 1 1/4 in.; 78.1 cm., 154.3 cm., 3.2 cm. Price on Request. Courtesy Sotheby's. centred by a cartouche enclosing a parrot amidst cherries, acorns and oak branches within ribbon-tied faux porphyry, acanthus scroll and fruit and floral spray borders. Provenance: Pallavicini Family, Geneva; sold 1977;London Sotheby’s, 15 December 1999, lot 198;Where acquired by the present owner. Exhibited: Biennale des... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2015

Collection of twenty three jewellery designs on twenty two sheets, second half of the 18th century

Collection of twenty three jewellery designs on twenty two sheets, second half of the 18th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Comprising: twenty three designs in pen and ink wash on laid paper on twenty two sheets, including one sheet with design to the obverse and reverse, some bearing Amsterdam watermark, each measuring approximately 380mm x 240mm, folio.  Notes: Each of the... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2008

Pair Of Silver, Gold And Chrysoberyl Pendent Earrings, Portuguese, Second Half Of The 18th Century

Pair Of Silver, Gold And Chrysoberyl Pendent Earrings, Portuguese, Second Half of The 18th Century Each centring on a stylised bow design, suspending a navette-shaped pendent drop set to the centre with a quatrefoil motif, to a similarly shaped surmount, set with foil backed mixed-cut chrysoberyl, later hoop fittings. Estimate 4,000—5,000 GBP - Lot Sold 8,125 GBP. Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 17 Dec 08. London. photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com