08 janvier 2019

Rockefeller collection of furniture & decorative arts to highlight Sotheby's 2019 Americana Week

Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller. The Meissen Swan service, 18th century. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller on 18 January, as part of their 2019 Americana Week auctions in New York. This special offering follows the success of the November and December 2018 auctions of works from the couple’s collection. Jewels from Happy’s personal collection were sold in the... [Lire la suite]

13 juin 2014

American fortune used to buy stunning porcelain collection stolen by Nazis, for sale at Bonhams

Emma (born Lazarus, born 17 . 2 . 1852 Hamburg, died 14 . 2 . 1937 Hamburg) & Henry Budge (banker, born 20 . 11 ​. 1840 Frankfurt a  M., died 20 . 10 . 1928 Hamburg). LONDON.- A host of historically important works highlight the Fine European Ceramics at New Bond Street on 18th June. Items from an important private collection of decorative arts, the Emma Budge Collection, are among the most notable lots... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2014

Cutlery handle from the Swan Service, Meissen, ca 1740

Cutlery handle from the Swan Service, Meissen, ca 1740. Photo courtesy Van Ham Porcelain, colored and gilt. Metal fittings. Against constantly on the handle end, the Alliance arms of Count von Brühl and his wife Countess Franziska Kolowrat Krakowsky. Length of 8.5 cm. Without recognizable brands. Condition C. Estimate: 3500-4000 € Van Ham. Europäisches Kunstgewerbe. 17/05/2014 - http://www.van-ham.com/