18 novembre 2010

A Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese lacquer commode, attributed to N. Marchand, circa 1755

A Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese lacquer commode, attributed to N. Marchand, circa 1755. photo courtesy Sotheby's 86 cm; 128.5 cm; 59 cm. Est. 150,000—250,000 USD. Lot Sold 182,500 USD. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Illustrated Life Magazine, August 9, 1954, p. 66. NOTE: The attribution to Marchand rests on the distinctive ormolu mounts quite specific to this maker found on a small group of mainly royal commodes, in particular to the central cartouche. Nicolas Marchand, born circa 1697, was elected maître in around 1735 and... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2010

A pair of Nrth European black, gilt and red Chinese lacquer mirrors. late 17th century

A pair of North European black, gilt and red Chinese lacquer mirrors. The frames probably late 17th century, the lacquer late 17th century and re-used. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Each with bevelled rectangular plate within a cushion moulded frame with nashiji edge, surmounted by an arched cresting with pierced scrolled edge, both with later mirror plates and backboards - 39 x 25¼ in. (99 x 64 cm.) (2). Est. £15,000 - £25,000 Christie's. Hanham Court - A Pastoral Idyll. 14 April 2010. London, South Kensington... [Lire la suite]
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