08 juillet 2011

A French late 19th century ormolu-mounted mahogany, satiné and Coromandel lacquer bonheur du jour

A French late 19th century ormolu-mounted mahogany, satiné and Coromandel lacquer bonheur du jour by Fernand Kohl, Paris. photo Bonhams surmounted by a rectangular marble top, opening with two doors to an interior fitted with one shelf, above a frieze drawer with a push release button, on square tapering legs and toupie feet joined by an under-tier, the drawer with a metal plaque inscribed Fernand KOHL/ 55 rue traversière/ PARIS, 96cm wide, 44cm deep, 161cm high (37.5" wide, 17" deep, 63" high). Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, US$... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2010

Brown Coromandel Ten Panel Screen, China, Kangxi (1662 - 1772)

Brown Coromandel Ten Panel Screen, China, Kangxi (1662 - 1772) lacquer. Height: 45 3/8 inches Width per panel: 9 3/8 inches - Price On Request The ten panel carved brown lacquer screen is decorated with a continuous scene of the “One Hundred Boys” (shua wa wa) engaged in a variety of play: a group of boys frolicking in a lotus-strewn pond, soaring high on a swing, leaping in animated dragon dance, and kite flying. Others imitate more adult pursuits: one dresses as a dignitary being carried aloft in a sedan, another poses as... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

Zwiener Jansen Successeur, fl. circa 1900. A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze meuble à hauteur d'appui. Paris, circa 1905

Zwiener Jansen Successeur, fl. circa 1900. A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted kingwood and satiné coromandel lacquer-mounted meuble à hauteur d'appui. Paris, circa 1905. photo Sotheby's Sarancolin marble top, the cupboard doors opening to two adjustable shelves; one mount has been removed to reveal the ZJ mark from the bronze master model. 112 cm; 113 cm; 44.5 cm - Est. 8,000—12,000 USD - Sold 12,500 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver and Works of Art. 21 Oct 09. New York www.sothebys.com
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26 octobre 2009

Maison Forest. A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted kingwood and coromandel lacquer- mounted canted corner cabinet. Paris 1895

Maison Forest. A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted kingwood, satiné and flower-head trellis marquetry and coromandel lacquer- mounted canted corner cabinet. Paris, circa 1895. photo Sotheby's surmounted by a brèche d'alep marble top, the cupboard door opening to three adjustable shelves; with metalic label inscribed MAISON FOREST / J Bezier Suc / 31 Rue Cambaceres Paris. 153 cm; 134.5 cm; 71 cm - Est. 6,000—8,000 USD - Sold 16,250 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver and Works of Art. 21 Oct... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

François Linke, A Louis XV revival gilt-bronze and chinese coromandel lacquer mounted kingwood commode, Paris, circa 1897

François Linke (1855 - 1946), A Louis XV revival gilt-bronze and chinese coromandel lacquer mounted kingwood commode, Paris, circa 1897, index number 245 (variant) photo Sotheby's fleur de pêcher marble top, signed F. Linke to the right-hand chute, locks stamped by Clément Linke, keyhole escutcheon stamped FL and number 845 from linke's workshop metalworks numbering. 95.3 cm; 120 cm; 58.4 cm - Est. 60,000—80,000 USD - Sold 92,500 USD NOTE: The present lot is a rare example of Linke's output. His archives are frustratingly... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2009

Brown Coromandel Ten Panel Screen. China, Kangxi (1662 - 1772)

"La dignité n'est qu'un paravent placé par l'orgueil et derrière lequel nous enrageons à notre aise." Honoré de Balzac. Extrait de Les petits manèges d'une femme vertueuse Brown Coromandel Ten Panel Screen. China, Kangxi (1662 - 1772) lacquer. Height: 45 3/8 inches Width per panel: 9 3/8 inches. Price On Request Note: The ten panel carved brown lacquer screen is decorated with a continuous scene of the “One Hundred Boys” (shua wa wa) engaged in a variety of play: a group of boys frolicking in a lotus-strewn... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2009

A Fine Louis XV Style Coromandel Lacquer Commode with a Rouge de Rance Marble Top by Paul Sormani. 19th century

A Fine Louis XV Style Coromandel Lacquer Commode with a Rouge de Rance Marble Top by Paul Sormani. 19th century Stamped to the lock plate ‘SORMANI 134 bd Haussmann Paris\'. Height : 155.00 cm. Width : 93.00 cm. Depth : 59.00 cm. Price on application. Note: This exceptional commode is decorated with panels of Coromandel lacquer depicting a courtly scene of stylised gardens, palaces and courtiers, set within fine gilt bronze frames. Coromandel lacquer, named after the Coromandel Coast of India through which it passed on its... [Lire la suite]