16 avril 2010

White gold - Two important sales of fine Meissen and Sèvres to be offered at Christie’s in may

Two ormolu-mounted Sèvres (hard paste) vases and covers, circa 1788-90, the contemporary mounts probably by Thomire. Est. £50,000 - £80,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. London – This May Christie’s King Street celebrates 18th century porcelain with two important sales entitled White Gold. The first collection which will be offered on 12 May coincides with the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Meissen factory and is a fitting celebration of this important cultural and historic event. This single owner collection... [Lire la suite]