03 mars 2011

Historic Table from Brightling Park, Sussex, Makes £216,000 @ Bonhams

An important George II carved white painted console table. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.-An important carved and painted, marble-topped George II side table, which has been at Brightling Park in East Sussex for over 250 years, fetched an astonishing £216,000 today (2 March 2011) at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of the Fine English Furniture and Works of Art sale. Believed to have been designed by the celebrated cabinet maker, William Hallett (1701-1781), it had attracted a pre-sale estimate of £40,000 – 60,000. The table was... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2010

A pair of north Italian giltwood and polychrome-painted console tables. Late 17th/early 18th century

A pair of north Italian giltwood and polychrome-painted console tables. Late 17th-early 18th century, the painted tops first half 18th century, in the manner of Antonio Tempesta (1555-1630). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each with shaped tops painted with scenes of Western and Eastern princely hunts on dolphin supports flanked by garlands and on rockwork bases, inscribed to label 'Kavanagh 21.12.35', 35 in. (89 cm.) high; 26½ in. (67 cm.) wide; 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) deep (2) - Estimate £60,000 - £100,000 Price Realized... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2009

I18th century talian painted furniture sold @ Sotheby's London

An Italian polychrome painted carved giltwood mirror attributed to Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo (1745-1820), Turin, late 18th century 202cm. high, 102cm. wide; 6ft. 7in., 3ft. 3¾in. Est. 70,000—100,000 GBP - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  97,250 GBP Comparative Literature: Enrico Colle, Il Mobile neoclassico in Italia arredi e decorazioni d'interni dal 1775 al 1800, Milan, 2005, p. 452-453, no. 107.G Ferraris, Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo e la scultura decorativa in legno a Torino nel periodo neoclassico (1770-1830),... [Lire la suite]