28 avril 2011

Important European Silver, Gold Boxes & Objects of Vertu @ Sotheby's Paris

Silver-Gilt Tea- and Coffee-Service by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (1798-1819). estimate €150,000-200,00.  Photo Sotheby's PARIS.- The sale of Important European Silver, Gold Boxes & Objects of Vertu at Sotheby’s Paris on May 17 will include exceptional items from all over Europe. The finest piece in the sale is an extremely rare French 12th century silver drinking cup. Gold Boxes & Objects of Vertu Exceptional gold and enamel snuff-box, inset with an agate cameo of Napoleon's brother-in-law (and King of Naples)... [Lire la suite]