05 décembre 2009

Important Furniture, Silver & Ceramics @ Sotheby's London

A magnificent large gilt-bronze-mounted chinese bleu-turque porcelain vase and cover. Louis XV, circa 1765. Est. 600,000 - 1,000,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's On the 8th December, the Sotheby’s Highly Important Furniture, Silver and Ceramics Sale, will offer two magnificent treasures from Woburn Abbey, the seat of the Dukes of Bedford, one of England’s finest stately homes. It contains one of the finest private art collections in the country, with a strong emphasis on French furniture and works of art. Lots 16 & 17 were both... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2009

Sotheby's London to Offer Rare Items From The Collection of the Duke of Bedford

Antico, "Seated Nymph". Est. £1.5-2.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's London announced the sale of three highly important pieces from the collection of the Duke of Bedford at Woburn Abbey which will represent the highlights of both the Old Master Sculpture and the Important Furniture, Silver & Ceramics sales on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. The first of the three treasures to be sold from the Woburn Abbey collection on the instructions of the trustees of the Bedford Estates is the newly discovered unique... [Lire la suite]