09 juillet 2010

An Italian carved giltwood and painted faux marble mirror, Venetian, mid 18th century.

An Italian carved giltwood and painted faux marble mirror, Venetian, mid 18th century. photo Sotheby's 220cm. high, 220cm. wide; 7ft. 2½in., 7ft.2½in. Est. 150,000—200,000 GBP Lot Sold 205,250 GBP Sotheby's. The Splendour of Venice, Important Furniture and Old Master Paintings from a Private Collection. 06 Jul. London www.sothebys.com
18 mars 2010

Important Venetian Blackamoor Mirror, Circa 1850 @ M.S. RAU ANTIQUES

Important Venetian Blackamoor Mirror. Circa 1850 A rare 19th-century blackamoor mirror with stunning hand-carved details. The Venetian blackamoor image is thought to have talismanic purposes. Masterful hand carving in this solid wood frame distinguish this mirror. Circa 1850. •48" wide x 78" high. Price: $54,500 M.S. RAU ANTIQUES 630 Royal Street LA 70130 New Orleans - USA. Tel : +1 800 544 9440 - info@rauantiques.com - http://www.rauantiques.com
06 février 2010

Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian (1485/9-1576), Portrait of a Venetian Admiral, possibly Francesco Duodo (1518-1592) Early 1570s

Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian (1485/9-1576), Portrait of a Venetian Admiral, possibly Francesco Duodo (1518-1592) Early 1570s Oil on canvas, 34 ⅞ x 30 ¼ inches; 88.6 x 77 cm. Price on application Provenance: Traditionally, the Trivulzio family, Milan; Bonomi collection (inventory no. 106), Milan, until 1933; by descent in Monte Carlo until sold to a collector in the 1960s; by descent to his son, by whom sold, Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1997, lot 63; bt. French & Co.; by whom sold Sotheby’s, New York, 29 January... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2009

The director of a Ukrainian museum claimed that a portrait of a Venetian Doge in its collection is a work of Titian

Part of a Portrait painting of 16th Century Venetian Doge, which a Ukrainian museum is claiming to be the work of grand master artist Titian. AP Photo/Museum of Western and Eastern Art. KIEV (AP).- The director of a Ukrainian museum claimed Tuesday that a portrait of a Venetian Doge in its collection is a work of Titian, even as an expert warned that art historians are best placed to make that call. Vladimir Ostrovsky said the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, conducted chemical and X-ray analyses that prove... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2009

Venetian painted and parcel-gilt grotto furniture, circa 1900 @ Christie's Interiors

A Venetian painted and parcel-gilt grotto two-seat sofa. Circa 1900 Each seat formed as a carved scallop shell above dolphin arm supports on rockwork carved legs. 41½ in. (105.5 cm.) wide. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 A Venetian painted and parcel-gilt grotto two-seat sofa. Circa 1900 Each seat carved as an open scallop-shell with dolphin arm supports on rockwork carved legs. 41½ in. (105.5 cm.) wide. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 A Venetian painted and parcel-gilt grotto... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2009

An Italian carved giltwood mirror, Venetian, circa 1735

An Italian carved giltwood mirror, Venetian, circa 1735 the pierced cresting centred by a stylised scallopshell flanked by scrolls, flowers and rocaille above a shaped plate with engraved borders with neo-classical figures, the sides surmounted by female terms above scrolls, acanthus and flowers, the apron engraved with a vase of flowers. 216cm high, 156cm wide; 7ft. 1in., 5ft. 1½in. Est. 25,000—40,000 GBP Sotheby's. Important Furniture, Silver, Ceramics and Clocks. 07 Jul 09 03:00 PM. London www.sothebys.com