27 juin 2009

A Ginori Doccia vase and a cover on a Florentine giltwood base. circa 1790

A Ginori Doccia vase and a cover on a Florentine giltwood base. circa 1790 the baluster body finely painted with a continuous scene of peasants watering cattle in a stream,within blue enamel borders, the domed matched cover with a continuous ruin landscape in sepia monochrome, (restored rim chips). vase 39cm. high, 15¼in., stand: 12.5cm high, 5in. Est. 10,000—15,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Milan, 15th June 2004, lot 47 NOTE: Once attributed to Cozzi, this class can be safely attributed to Doccia by the use of... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2009

An Italian pietre dure, gilt-bronze-and gilt-copper-mounted mother of pearl inlaid ebony and ebonised cabinet, Florentine, 17th

An Italian pietre dure, gilt-bronze-and gilt-copper-mounted mother of pearl inlaid ebony and ebonised cabinet, Florentine, Grand Ducal Workshop. Second half 17th century the drawer with a mosaic lunette painted in agate in the background of a stylised mother of pearl scallopshell flanked by two gilt-bronze twigs with two cherries carved in red jasper, above a fall-front opening to reveal a pull-out section with three drawers revealing two secret drawers on either side, one with the inscription: repariert 1929 P.J. Euttner,... [Lire la suite]