24 octobre 2010

CARTIER London. Art Deco Carved Emerald and Diamond Brooch, England, 1924

CARTIER London. Art Deco Carved Emerald and Diamond Brooch, England, 1924. photo courtesy Rare Pair Carved Emeralds and Diamonds Brooch mounted in Platinum. Price contact dealer James Robinson Inc. 480 Park Avenue, New York City NY, 10022 - E-Mail: info@jrobinson.com
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31 juillet 2010

Regency Polychrome Penwork Chinoiserie Cabinet. England, circa 1820.

Regency Polychrome Penwork Chinoiserie Cabinet. England, circa 1820. photo Kentshire Galleries Ltd. An extraordinary Regency polychrome and monochrome elaborately decorated and fitted penwork cabinet with chinoiserie decoration of figures and pagodas in gardens. height: 77 1/2 - depth: 25 1/2 - width/length: 44 1/2. Very good antique condition. Slight restorations to penwork side panels. Price onb application.Kentshire Galleries Ltd. Phone: 212-673-6644 212-673-6644 - E-Mail: info@kentshire.com
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30 mai 2010

Black japanned cabinet, England, circa 1740

Black japanned cabinet, England, circa 1740 A fine mid-18th century black japanned cabinet decorated throughout with chinoiseries in shades of gold, raised in some areas, on a black ground with red aventurine borders imitating nashiji, the door fronts depicting a lake with terraced pavilions amongst trees and rocks with courtiers in the foreground and pheasants in the trees behind. Height : 91.00 cm - Width : 100.00 cm - Depth : 52.00 cm. price on application Mallett Antiques 929 Madison Avenue at 74th Street NY... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2010

An important commode, possibly by Giles Grendey. England, circa 1735.

An important commode, possibly by Giles Grendey. England, circa 1735. Of black lacquer. The serpentine fronted top with moulded edge with stylized foliate decoration centred by an oriental scene inside a decorative border flanked by oriental figures, the top above two conforming doors to the front with chinoiserie decoration within a diaper pattern border flanked by serpentine-fronted single doors each depicting an oriental figure within a diaper pattern border, the central doors opening to reveal an interior fitted... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2009

From a Neoclassical vase and about 18th century Wedgwood black basalt

18th century Wedgwood black basalt neoclassical vase. England. circa 1775 Elegant 18th century Wedgwood neoclassical black basalt vase. Signed, with impressed 'Wedgwood' mark. Jubilee exhibition label. height: 22.86 cm (9 in.) width/length: 10.16 cm (4 3/4) Price $1,600 Provenance: The Zeitlin Collection. Note: Black basalt was a form of stoneware developed by Josiah Wedgwood in 18th century England. The name derives from the color black and the prevailng taste for Grand Tour, neoclassical objets and art. Andrew... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2009

An Arts and Crafts Ebonized Display Cainet Attributed to E.W. Godwin. England, circa 1875

An Arts and Crafts Ebonized Display Cainet Attributed to E.W. Godwin. England, circa 1875 Arts and Crafts ebonized display cabinet in the Japanese taste attributed to E.W. Godwin, the central glazed door cabinet flanked by an arrangement of staggered open shelves, the center surmounted by an additional glass fronted cabinet all on 8 tapered rectangular legs. Wood, glass. height: 152.4 cm (5 ft.), depth: 33.02 cm (1 ft. 1 in.), width/length: 185.42 cm (73 1/2). Very good antique condition. Price $39,500 Kentshire... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2009

"Taking Shape: Finding Sculpture in the Decorative Arts" @ the Getty Center in Los Angeles

Clock movement by Jean-Jacques Fieffe (French, about 1700-1770, maitre 1725) and case possibly after a design by Juste-Aurele Meissonier, Wall Clock (Pendule a repetition), about 1735-1740. Gilt bronze, enameled metal, wood carcass, glass. Object: H: 133.4 X 67.3 X 14.3 cm. 72.DB.89 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, CA.- The disciplines of sculpture and decorative arts are often viewed in opposition to one another, the former as a fine art created for aesthetic purposes and the latter created as an applied art... [Lire la suite]