06 juillet 2011

A French mid-19th century Louis XV style Chinese porcelain and gilt bronze twin-light candelabra au chinois

A French mid-19th century Louis XV style Chinese porcelain and gilt bronze twin-light candelabra au chinois by l'Escalier de cristal, Paris. Photo Bonhams together with the mount for the pair; inscribed under the base Escalier de cristal Paris, 22cm wide, 24cm high (8.5" wide, 9" high). (2). Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000, US$ 4,900 - 8,200, € 3,500 - 5,800 - UnsoldProvenance: - Collection Pierre Lécoules, Paris. Bonhams. Fine European Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art including the Beurdeley collection, 6 Jul 2011, New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2010

A good pair of cloisonné Fu-lion candelabras. Qing dynasty, 18th century.

A good pair of cloisonné Fu-lion candelabras. Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's each powerfully modeled, seated on its haunches with head turned to one side and tail wrapped around over its hind paws, grasping in its jaws a gnarled flowering branch of plum blossoms with three sprigs rising high above the head, supporting a lotus form candle holder, the body decorated with gilt-wire fur and scattered with Buddhist Emblems, lotus flowers, and qilin on a turquoise and blue ground (2); length 12 in., 30.5 cm -... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2010

Rare and Beautiful Treasures at Christie's Sale this June

LONDON.- This summer Christie’s presents the first of its bi-annual Centuries of Style sales, a reflection of the finest examples of silver, European ceramics, portrait miniatures and gold boxes from the early sixteenth century to the twentieth century. The sale on 10 June in London will offer collectors the chance to purchase rare and beautiful treasures from this exciting group of categories, featuring massive sliver candelabras through to jewellery adorned with miniature portraits and including works of royal... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2010

Two 18th entury verte-imari porcelains from the Collection of Benjamin F. Edwards III @ Christie's New York

A very rare pair of verte-imari candelabra. Circa 1725. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 In European silver form, the knopped standards rising from a scalloped, dished base, a bracketed platform supporting the central nozzle above three elaborately scrolled arms, all decorated with a formal arrangement of flower sprigs, spearhead, scrolling vine and palm leaves in blue, green, iron-red and gilt - 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) high (2). Est. $80,000 - $120,000 Provenance: With Cohen & Pearce, London. Notes: While... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2009

A pair of gilt-bronze candelabra. Louis XVI

A pair of gilt-bronze candelabra. Louis XVI in the gôut Grec style. each 53cm. high; 1ft. 9in. Est. 20,000—30,000 GBP Sotheby's. Important Furniture, Silver, Ceramics and Clocks. 07 Jul 09 03:00 PM. London www.sothebys.com