01 novembre 2010

Edward Weston, Two Shells, 1927; Pepper, No. 30, 1930 & Artichoke Halved, 1930

Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958), Two Shells, 1927  © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Gelatin silver print, printed later by Cole Weston; signed, titled, dated and numbered '14S' by Cole Weston in pencil and 'Edward Weston' facsimile signature stamp on mount verso; 9 3/8 x 7 1/8in - Estimate: $5,000 - 7,000 Provenance: Acquired from Mont Crest Gallery, Chattanooga, TN, 1971 Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958), Pepper, No. 30, 1930  © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Gelatin silver print, printed later by Cole... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2010

Meissen white porcelains @ Christie's, The Althorp Attic Sale

A Meissen model of a duck. Circa 1740, blue crossed swords and cancellation mark to side of base at back. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Naturally modelled standing on a reed and frond-moulded circular mound base, its plumage incised, 11 in. (28 cm.) high - Estimate £4,000 - £6,000 Literature: Probably W.B. Honey, Catalogue of the Porcelain and Pottery both Oriental and European in the Collection of Earl Spencer at Althorp, 1937, no. 593 Two Meissen white artichoke boxes and covers and a rose box and cover.... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2010

A set of eight Italian silver "artichoke" salt shakers and eight pepper mills, Missiaglia, Venice, late 20th century

A set of eight Italian silver "artichoke" salt shakers and eight pepper mills, Missiaglia, Venice, late 20th century. photo Sotheby's salt shaker marked on base, pepper mill marked on end of stalk. weight 78 oz 4 dwt gross/2438 g. measurements: length of pepper mill 8 in./20.3 cm. Est. 3,000—5,000 USD. Lot Sold 35,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman: The London Residence. 28 Apr 10. New York www.sothebys.com