11 avril 2016

An early Louis XV silvered console table, circa 1740

Lot 120. An early Louis XV silvered console table, circa 1740. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. height 30 1/2 in.; width 48 in.; depth 22 1/2 in.; 77.5 cm; 122 cm; 57 cm Sotheby's. European Decorative Arts from Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, New York, 12 avr. 2016, 10:00 AM

08 juillet 2015

The Cressent ‘Bureau a Espagnolettes Bouclees’

An early Louis XV ormolu-mounted bois satiné and amaranth bureau plat (bureau à espagnolettes bouclées). By Charles Cressent  circa 1738-45. Estimate: £1,000,000-1,500,000 ($1,556,000 - $2,334,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The rectangular top with gilt-tooled leather writing-surface within a moulded border and with shell-cast mounts to the corners, above a quarter-veneered serpentine frieze with a leather-lined slide to the left side, five walnut-lined drawers to the front and opposing false drawers to the... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2008

A very fine and rare gilt-bronze-mounted Chinese black and gilt lacquer commode stamped Delorme, early Louis XV, circa 1730

A very fine and rare gilt-bronze-mounted Chinese black and gilt lacquer commode stamped Delorme, early Louis XV, circa 1730 with a later moulded serpentine brèche d'alep marble top above three long drawers decorated with chinoiserie figures amongst pavilions and a river, the flared sides decorated with birds on branches with crysanthenums and rockwork, the front with gilt-bronze foliate and scrolled mounts with two ribbon-tied espangnolette female masks, the knees with c-scroll and foliate cast mounts terminating in gilt-bronze... [Lire la suite]