04 janvier 2021

A gold, enamel and hardstone 'memento mori' figure, probably 19th century

Lot 16. A gold, enamel and hardstone 'memento mori' figure, probably 19th century; 4.4cm., 1 3/4 in. high. Estimate: 600 - 800 GBP. Lot sold: 3,528 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. in the form of a skeleton wearing a large hat and mid-17th century boots, carrying a mandolin around his shoulder, supported on a slightly-waisted stepped lapis lazuli base. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. Sotheby's. Royal & Noble. London, 7 January 2021
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02 janvier 2021

A Dutch Delft polychrome ewer, Circa 1720

Lot 5. A Dutch Delft polychrome ewer, Circa 1720; 23cm. high; 9 in. Estimate: 300 - 500 GBP. Lot sold: 1,134 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of silver shape, the fluted body painted with winged masks suspending pendant swags of wreaths between borders of flowers. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. Provenance: In the Hamilton Collection before circa 1880 and at Brodick Castle, Arran, after the sale of Easton Park, Suffolk in 1919. Note: The present lot... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2021

A Netherlandish silver-mounted tortoiseshell-veneered wood casket, unmarked, circa 1700

Lot 5. A Netherlandish silver-mounted tortoiseshell-veneered wood casket, unmarked, circa 1700; 16.5cm, 6¼in. long. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold: 3,274 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. rectangular with hinged cover, the silver corner mounts and escutcheon plate engraved with scrolling foliage, the central applied cartouche engraved with mirror monogram 'WB', on four ball feet, purple velvet-lined. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. ... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2021

A German silver-gilt wine cup, Theodor or Tobias Riederer, Augsburg, circa 1614-1616

Lot 8. A German silver-gilt wine cup, Theodor or Tobias Riederer, Augsburg, circa 1614-1616; 6½in.; 16.5cm. high; 192gr, 6oz, 3dwt. Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot sold: 4,032 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of tapered conical form, the cup with applied wriggle work rim above embossed lobes and matting, on a knopped stem and domed stippled foot, marked on body and foot. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. Provenance: In the Hamilton Collection before 1888;Possibly... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2021

A German silver-gilt cup and cover in the form of a bear, Augsburg, circa 1600

Lot 6. A German silver-gilt cup and cover in the form of a bear, maker's mark only MV conjoined (the shield Melchior Bair), Augsburg, circa 1600; 19cm., 7 1/2 in. high; 594.7gr, 19oz. 2dwt. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold: 56,700 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. on its haunches supporting a heraldic shield, with chained nose ring, beaded collar, the shield engraved with a Ducal coat-of-arms, the body, head and shield also with 1806-1810 Austrian control... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2019

The William Beckford's heraldic green dahlia bowl. A George III silver-gilt mounted Chinese porcelain bowl

Lot 134. The William Beckford's heraldic green dahlia bowl. A George III silver-gilt mounted Chinese porcelain bowl, the porcelain 18th century; the silver-gilt mounts with mark of John Robins, London, 1811. 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate 20,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The bowl on stepped foot and with green dahlia on black background, and with gilt-mounts of stiff leaf foliage, the bowl with silver-gilt lining engraved with heraldic... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2015

Collection du comte Thierry de Ganay. L’aiguière en or Beckford-Béhague

L’aiguière en or Beckford-Béhague par Henri Auguste, Paris, 1790, d’après un dessin attribué à Jean-Guillaume Moitte. Estimation: €1,200,000 – €1,800,000 ($1,321,801 - $1,982,702). Invendu. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 De style néoclassique, unie sur piédouche à bordure de feuilles en rappel sur le bas du corps, la panse gravée d'une frise de rinceaux, de griffons et de médaillons avec une tête de Mercure et deux profils de Janus, entourée de frises de perles en rappel sur le bord du col, l'anse double en ébène... [Lire la suite]