22 juin 2009

A pair of Louis XVI gilt wood bergères à la turque by Georges Jacob, circa 1777

A pair of Louis XVI gilt wood bergères à la turque by Georges Jacob, circa 1777 Each with outscrolled rectangular padded back, outscrolled armrests and seat covered in ivory floral and crimson silk damask, the toprail and arms terminating in paterae, the fluted arm supports carved with acanthus on turned tapering fluted legs headed by paterae, stamped 'G.IACOB', re-gilt. 31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) high; 28 cm. (71 cm.) wide; 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) deep (2). Estimate£40,000 - £60,000 - Price Realized £43,250 Provenance : Anonymous sale,... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2009

An important pair of covered dishes (Sahans), signed by Christoph von Junger, for the Ottoman imperial market, dated 1777, Vienn

An important pair of covered dishes (Sahans), signed by Christoph von Junger, for the Ottoman imperial market, dated 1777, Vienna, Austria each of shallow form on a low footring, the stepped domed cover with gilded bud-form finial, painted with floral bouquets on a gilt-decorated white and soft-yellow enamelled ground, rim mounts, signature and date to the inside of the footring (2). 20.8cm. max. diam. Estimate 40,000—60,000 GBP NOTE: Between 1764 and 1780, the enamelling workshops of the von Jungers flourished in... [Lire la suite]