09 octobre 2010

Important Italian Plate Serves Up Success @ Freeman's

Italian maiolica istoriata dish, Urbino, mid 16th Century. Sold at $157,000. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Late Wednesday evening, Freeman's received a call for a special private viewing from a Parisian who had flown over to see Italian maiolica istoriata dish, measuring only 10 1/8th inch in diameter. The next day, the small, but beautiful plate was sought after by in-room bidders and nearly ten phone lines, eventually selling at $157,000, far exceeding the conservative high estimate. The plate was sourced by a Freeman's specialist in... [Lire la suite]