07 juin 2011

Pair of Wedgwood Neoclassical Style Black Basaltes Figural Wine and Water Ewers. Date cipher for 1884

Pair of Wedgwood Neoclassical Style Black Basaltes Figural Wine and Water Ewers. Date cipher for 1884. Photo Doyle New York Comprising a merman and a satyr representing Neptune and Bacchus, respectively, each seated on the shoulder and clinging to a dolphin mask or a ram's head, on a square base. Height 16 inches. each figure appears to have been partially ground down in the area of the top of the forehead; no other apparent chips, losses, hairlines, etc.; each is stamped on the underside: WEDGWOOD above an upper case letter "M"... [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]
28 février 2009

The Antonio and Liliane Mariani Collection at Bonhams & Butterfields in March

A fine Louis XIV gilt bronze mounted tortoiseshell, brass, pewter and shell marquetry commode, early 18th century Estimate: $70,000 - 100,000 The rectangular top over two short and two long drawers flanked by scrolled stiles ending in gilt sabots cast as pieds de biche overall inlaid in premiere partie boulle work depicting Comedia del Arte figures and fabulous animals. height 31in (79cm); width 45in (1.15m); depth 24 3/4in (63cm) “The rare, the unique, the exquisite…” Fine arts and antiques auctioneers Bonhams &... [Lire la suite]