01 novembre 2010

A pair of French 18th century Louis XVI cream-painted fauteuils. Most probably by Jean Avisse, Paris,

A pair of French 18th century Louis XVI cream-painted fauteuils. Most probably by Jean Avisse, Paris © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Each with channelled backrail, the padded back and armrests on scroll moulded supports, the square seats on tapering fluted legs, each surmounted by a carved patera(2). Dimensions:60cm wide, 53cm deep, 90cm high - Estimate AUD 10,000-15,000. Sold for AUD 9,600 inclusive of Buyer's Premium Note :Jean Avisse, maitre in 1745.Although not stamped, these chairs are from a set of fauteuils stamped by... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2010

An important French mid-18th century Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese lacquer and mother of pearl commode. By Matthieu Criaerd

An important French mid-18th century Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese lacquer and mother of pearl commode. By Matthieu Criaerd, Paris © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The stepped brèche d'Alep marble top above a pair of drawers decorated sans traverses with figures, birds and scrolling foliage, the angles with pierced scrolling foliate clasps, the spreading sides with similar decoration, on cabriole legs and scrolling acanthus cast sabots, signed M.CRIAERD under the marble, the bronze mounts later, 115cm wide, 53cm deep, 87cm high... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2010

A teapot caricaturing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad by US artist Charles Kraft

COLOGNE.- A teapot caricaturing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad by US artist Charles Kraft on display at the Art.Fair 21 in Cologne, Germany. EPA/JOERG CARSTENSEN.
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01 novembre 2010

The representative bedroom of King Ludwig II of Bavaria in Herrenchiemsee restored

HERRENCHIEMSEE.- A luxury bedroom of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, used for representative purposes only, at the Herrenchiemsee New Palace in Herrenchiemsee, Germany. The representative bedroom is restored and to open to visitors again in May 2011 within the scope of an exhibition on the king. EPA/BAVARIANPALACEDEPARTMENT.
01 novembre 2010

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