08 décembre 2010

A scagliola mounted ebony veneered and ebonised cabinet, the scagliola panels attributed to Baldassare Artima. Charles II, circa

o A scagliola mounted ebony veneered and ebonised cabinet, the scagliola panels attributed to Baldassare Artima. Charles II, circa 1670. photo Sotheby's with two drawers above a door decorated with a vase of flowers flanked by a bird on a fringed textile enclosing a recess and a drawer flanked on either side by three short drawers above two long drawers the stand with two further frieze drawers, the panels decorated with vases of flowers bowls of fruit, butterflies and birds, and swans, each side with a vase of flowers... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2010

Sampson and Horne's Legacy Makes Over 1 Million Pounds at Bonhams

LONDON.- Legendary English antique dealership Sampson and Horne’s collection of British pottery and furniture went under the hammer yesterday (28 April) at Bonhams, New Bond Street with huge success, achieving a total of £1,056,000 with a 91% sold by value. The auction lasted all day with 740 lots on offer, but the saleroom remained packed throughout with many of their loyal customers attending in person - a poignant reminder of their many visits to Sampson and Horne’s shops. While estimates had been set cautiously, in many cases... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2009

Juan Carreno de Miranda (1614-1685), Portrait de Charles II

Juan Carreno de Miranda (1614-1685), Portrait de Charles II, toile, 202 x 125,5 cm. Estimation : 60 000/80 000 €. A la même vente, figure également : Ferdinand Bol  (Dordrecht 1616 - Amsterdam 1680), ELIEZER ET REBECCA AU PUITS. Huile sur toile. 185 x 170,5 cm. Estimation : 400 000 / 600 000 € Toile, probablement agrandie dans la partie supérieure d'une bande de 17 cm de hauteur et sur le côté supérieur droit d'une bande de 10 cm de large sur 41 cm de hauteur, vers 1800, restaurations anciennes et coutureLe... [Lire la suite]