12 avril 2018

An oval tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and gold piqué box, Naples, first half 18th century

Lot 101. An oval tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and gold piqué box, Naples, first half 18th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 €. Lot sold 181,250 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. with velums, mascarons, figures and exotic animals; (minor accident to the border of the cover). Haut. 6,5 cm., long. 16,5 cm., prof. 11,5 cm. ; Height 2 1/2  in., width 6 1/2  in., depth 4 1/2  in. Related literature: G. de Bellaigue, The James A. de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon... [Lire la suite]