07 juin 2010

Bonhams & Butterfields to Hold One of the Most Unique Fine Furniture Auctions Ever

A fine Régence style gilt bronze mounted Chinese celadon glazed stoneware jar. the bronze first half 19th century, the jar Ming Dynasty. photo Bonhams SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- An extensive offering of European & American decorative arts includes property from noted estates and collectors Fine arts auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields will host the firm's largest and most extensive auction of Fine European and American Furniture and Decorative Arts on Monday, June 14, 2010 in San Francisco. The late spring sale features... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2009

A Fine Louis XV Style Coromandel Lacquer Commode with a Rouge de Rance Marble Top by Paul Sormani. 19th century

A Fine Louis XV Style Coromandel Lacquer Commode with a Rouge de Rance Marble Top by Paul Sormani. 19th century Stamped to the lock plate ‘SORMANI 134 bd Haussmann Paris\'. Height : 155.00 cm. Width : 93.00 cm. Depth : 59.00 cm. Price on application. Note: This exceptional commode is decorated with panels of Coromandel lacquer depicting a courtly scene of stylised gardens, palaces and courtiers, set within fine gilt bronze frames. Coromandel lacquer, named after the Coromandel Coast of India through which it passed on its... [Lire la suite]