25 juin 2018

A silver-gilt-mounted hardstone cup, possibly created by Edward Farrell in the early 19th century

Lot 102. Property from the Collection of Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza. A silver-gilt-mounted hardstone cup, possibly created by Edward Farrell in the early 19th century, incorporating 16th century elements, after a design by Virgil Solis; 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 120,000 - GBP 180,000 (USD 159,120 - USD 238,680). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The agate carved as a turbo shell surmounted by the figure of Neptune holding a cornucopia and a trident, astride a... [Lire la suite]