10 septembre 2013

Nardi Venetian blackmoor jewels

18 kt. and silver "Moretto Paola" brooch set with rubies. ©2010 Nardi 18 kt. pink gold "Moretto Paola" brooch set with pink sapphires. ©2010 Nardi 18 kt. gold and silver "Moretto Paola" brooch set with rubies and sapphires. ©2010 Nardi  18 kt. gold "Moretto Rinascimento" brooch set with rubiesl and diamonds. ©2010 Nardi 18 kt. gold and enamel "The View of Venice " Moretto brooch wih rubies and diamonds. ©2010 Nardi 18 kt. gold "Moretto Albero della Vita " brooch with diamonds. ©2010... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2013

Italian (Venice), binder, Commissione of an unknown Venetian nobleman. Mid-seventeenth century

Italian (Venice), Upper cover of the commissione of an unknown Venetian nobleman, mid-seventeenth century. Gold-tooled leather, height 22.5 cm x width 16.5 cm. Accession Number: 4.a.1.2. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum © 2013 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Italian (Venice), Lower cover of the commissione of an unknown Venetian nobleman, mid-seventeenth century. Gold-tooled leather, height 22.5 cm x width 16.5 cm. Accession Number: 4.a.1.2. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum © 2013... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2013

A pair of Italian blue lacquered and parcel-gilt armchairs, Venetian, third quarter 18th century

A pair of Italian blue lacquered and parcel-gilt armchairs, Venetian, third quarter 18th century. Photo Sotheby's each with a padded drop-in back and seat, the underside of one with the printed label "orlando petreni arredamenti artistici, Firenze, Via Ronainelli"; reblocked. Estimate 6,000-8,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Orlando Petreni, FlorenceSold Christie's, London, 21st June 2000, lot 69. NOTE: Related armchairs are illustrated by Saul Levy, Lacche Veneziani Settecentesche, Milan, 1967, Vol. I, fig.... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2013

An Italian fruitwood inlaid walnut bureau cabinet, Venetian, mid 18th century

An Italian fruitwood inlaid walnut bureau cabinet, Venetian, mid 18th century. Photo Sotheby's the upper section with a swan neck pediment centred by an urn finial flanked by identical urn finials on pedestals enclosing an engraved cartouche shaped mirror depicting an Antique figure in armour within a landscape above a pair of arched doors with later glass enclosing a fitted interior with seven niches and four drawers flanking a cupboard door enclosing a recess above two frieze drawers and a pair of... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2013

A pair of Italian ivory, mother-of-pearl, pewter and fruitwood inlaid walnut, ebony marquetry and parquetry console tables

A pair of Italian ivory, mother-of-pearl, pewter and fruitwood inlaid walnut, ebony marquetry and parquetry console tables, attributed to the De Lucci brothers, Venetian, circa 1686. Photo Sotheby's each with a rectangular top with projecting corners, one with a reserve decorated with a Turkish and European horseman engaged in armed combat, the other with two seated female figures in drapery flanked by tasselled curtains in a landscape, both within scrollwork cartouches and with reserves of flowers on tapering... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2013

An Italian carved giltwood and reverse painting on glass mirror, Venetian, second quarter 18th century

    An Italian carved giltwood and reverse painting on glass mirror, Venetian, second quarter 18th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the arched cresting surmounted by a female mask amongst acanthus sprays flanked by a flower-filled vase above a painted panel depicting lovers in a landscape with cupid, flanked on either side by boldy carved cherub terms above a further painted panel depicting two semi-naked females in drapery one inscribing a tree trunk flanked on either side by amorini, the side... [Lire la suite]


27 mai 2013

Coral handled knife and fork from late 16th century, Venetian

Coral handled knife and fork from late 16th century, Venetian
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10 août 2012

A pair of most unusual Venetian mid 18th century tripod grotto stools. Italy, circa 1760

A pair of most unusual Venetian mid 18th century tripod grotto stools. Italy, circa 1760. © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES each leg fashioned as a confection of scrolls and rocaille ornament joined by a rusticated stretcher all decorated in lacca meccata, the seat carved to simulate a cushion with red tassels and braid, decorated blue to simulate silk. H: 22.0 in (56.0 cm). W: 17.7 in (45.0 cm). MALLETT ANTIQUES. http://www.mallettantiques.com
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23 juillet 2012

An important early 18th century Venetian arte povera bureau bookcase. Italy, ca 1740

An important early 18th century Venetian arte povera bureau bookcase. Italy, ca 1740 © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES profusely decorated with elaborate decoupages vignettes on every surface on a cream ground. Each panel is enclosed by running floral and foliate designs. The slope front has fantasy carriages drawn by various horses and surrounded by various beasts. Opening to reveal a fitted interior with pigeon holes, small drawers and fully decorated writing surface. The three lower drawers are decorated with figures in... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2011

The private museum of Karsten Klingbeil to be offered at auction in Brussels and Munich

An exceptional north Italian etched, blued and gilt full armour for the field, attributed to the workshop of Pompeo della Chiesa, ca. 1580-1600 MUNICH.- The private museum of the famous Berlin sculptor, philanthropist and former construction mogul Karsten Klingbeil is going to be offered in two parts. The first auction will take place in December 2011 at Pierre Bergé & Associés in Brussels, the second half of the collection is going to be offered for bidding in June 2012 at Hermann Historica oHG in Munich. Those dates provide... [Lire la suite]


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