12 décembre 2010

Carlo Bugatti, George Nakashima, Line Vautrin, Piero Fornasetti, Paul Hankar & Henry Van de Velde @ Philips de Pury & Co

Carlo Bugatti, Very rare “Dragonfly” footed bowl, ca. 1907. photo Philips de Pury & Co Silver. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm.) high, 11 in. (27.9 cm.) diameter   Executed by Adrien Auguste Hébrard, Paris. Underside impressed with mark “AH” (the A obscured) separated by an amphora within a lozenge-shaped punch as well as two other indecipherable hallmarks. ESTIMATE: $100,000-150,000 PROVENANCE: Sotheby’s, Art Nouveau - Art Déco - Design, Paris, May 24, 2007, lot 40 LITERATURE: J. Alastair Duncan, “The Silver of... [Lire la suite]