04 juillet 2011

Gianmaria Buccellati Italian silver bowls and covers & decorative bowls, post 1968

An Italian silver bowl and cover attributed to Gianmaria Buccellati, post 1968. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 the basket like base having a cover modelled in relief with an extravagant array of naturalistically modelled fruit and foliage, the base Stamped 925 and a star 879 F1 in a rectangle; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide - Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 ($3,216 - $4,824) A Gianmaria Buccellati Italian silver bowl and cover , post 1968. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 naturalistically modelled as a pumpkin with hammer-textured... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2011

A pair of Italian 17th century carved white marble and alabaster fiorito busts of Julius Caesar and Hadrian after the Antique.

A pair of Italian 17th century carved white marble and alabaster fiorito busts of Julius Caesar and Hadrian after the Antique. Photo Bonhams each Roman Emperor depicted facing frontally, with white marble head above fiorito alabaster-veneered drapery over the shoulders, on a spreading stepped base, 67cm wide, 35cm deep, 84cm high (26" wide, 13.5" deep, 33" high). (2) - Estimate: £100,000 - 150,000, US$ 160,000 - 250,000, € 120,000 - 170,000 Literature: C. Scarre, Chronicle of the Roman Emperors, London, 1998. Bonhams. Fine... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2010

An Italian Baroque reverse-painted verre églomisé and tortoiseshell-inlaid parcel-gilt ebonized cabinet on stand

An Italian Baroque reverse-painted verre églomisé and tortoiseshell-inlaid parcel-gilt ebonized cabinet on standmid-17th century, Naples. photo courtesy Sotheby's height 78 in.; width 72 1/2 in.; depth 20 in. Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD. Lot Sold 43,750 USD NOTE: Similar ebony and ebonized cabinets decorated with tortoiseshell and painted glass panels depicting Biblical and mythological scenes can be found in some of the most prestigious European collections such as the collection of the Marquess de Campo-Franco in Palma... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2010

Italian, 18th century, in a 19th-century frame attributed to Reinhold Vasters (1827-1909), pendant with Vestals adoring a pagan

Italian, 18th century, in a 19th-century frame attributed to Reinhold Vasters (1827-1909), pendant with Vestals adoring a pagan icon. photo Sotheby's 98mm., 3¾in. Est. 2,500—3,500 GBP. Lot Sold 4,500 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art. 08 Jul 10. London www.sothebys.com
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14 juillet 2010

Italian, 18th century, memento mori panel with a skeleton.

Italian, 18th century, memento mori panel with a skeleton. photo Sotheby's 118 by 86 cm., 46½ by 33¾in. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP Lot Sold 10,000 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art. 08 Jul 10. London www.sothebys.com
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08 juillet 2010

An Italian 18th century silver-mounted ivory inlaid ebony and ebonised triptych cabinet on stand

An Italian 18th century silver-mounted ivory inlaid ebony and ebonised triptych cabinet on stand. photo Bonhams the arched top surmounted by a central flowering urn, flanked to the sides by seated figures, above a pair of cupboard doors inlaid with panels depicting mythological scenes and figures within scrolling foliage, the interior opening to reveal a mirrored back and sides flanked by columns above steps and a parquet floor, fitted with twelve small drawers, above a pull-out writing slide, on turned column supports... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2010

An Italian late 17th/ early 18th century ivory inlaid and pietre paesina mounted rosewood, ebony and ebonised table-cabinet

An Italian late 17th/ early 18th century ivory inlaid and pietre paesina mounted rosewood, ebony and ebonised table-cabinet. photo Bonhams the rectangular top and sides inlaid with ivory cartouches, centred to the front by an architectural pediment above a door flanked by turned columns, the interior fitted with four drawers, flanked to the sides by six long drawers simulating smaller drawers, on tapering feet, 109cm wide, 33cm deep, 52.5cm high (42.5" wide, 12.5" deep, 20.5" high). Sold for £18,000 ... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2010

An Italian chinoiserie six-panel painted canvas screen, mid-18th century, probably Piedmont.

An Italian chinoiserie six-panel painted canvas screen, mid-18th century, probably Piedmont. photo Sotheby's height 83 in.; length 168 in.; width of each leaf 28 in. (211 cm; 427 cm; 71.1 cm). Est. 40,000 - 60,000 USD PROVENANCE: Baron Paul de Becker, ParisRosenberg &Stiebel, New York, 1953 LITERATURE: F. J. B. Watson, The Wrightsman Collection, 1966, Vol. III, p. 291, no. 291 NOTE: Piedmont, more than any region in Italy, developed a distinct chinoiserie style throughout the 17th and 18th century. Numerous... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2009

I18th century talian painted furniture sold @ Sotheby's London

An Italian polychrome painted carved giltwood mirror attributed to Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo (1745-1820), Turin, late 18th century 202cm. high, 102cm. wide; 6ft. 7in., 3ft. 3¾in. Est. 70,000—100,000 GBP - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  97,250 GBP Comparative Literature: Enrico Colle, Il Mobile neoclassico in Italia arredi e decorazioni d'interni dal 1775 al 1800, Milan, 2005, p. 452-453, no. 107.G Ferraris, Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo e la scultura decorativa in legno a Torino nel periodo neoclassico (1770-1830),... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2009

Claude Monet @ Helly Nahmad Gallery

Claude Monet, Le Palais Contarini, Venise, 1908 LONDON.- This autumn Helly Nahmad Gallery presents a retrospective exhibition by the acknowledged principal of the French Impressionist school, Claude Monet. Taking in his diverse styles from the 1870s as he explored a wide range of subjects in all seasons and all types of weather in his commitment to painting in front of his motif, to the archetypal scenes of summer sunlight on the Seine at Argenteuil and the rural town of Vétheuil. This chronological survey touches on the... [Lire la suite]