27 mai 2012

Exquisite vases owned by Bachelor of Narford Hall sell at Bonhams for outstanding price

A fine pair of Castelli maiolica campana vases and covers, circa 1740. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- A pair of exquisitely decorated Castelli maiolica campana vases and covers was one of the top lots in the Fine European Ceramics sale at Bonhams on Wednesday 23rd May. After competitive bidding, the vases sold for the exceptional price of £40,850, smashing the pre-sale estimate of £20,000 - 30,000. Originally owned by the legendary 18th century art collector, Sir Andrew Fountaine, the vases were sold in the famous Fountaine Collection... [Lire la suite]