13 juillet 2009

St. Sebastian , Italian, Sicily, 18th century

St. Sebastian , Italian, Sicily, 18th century coral, silver, gilt bronze and copper. Estimate 20,000—25,000 GBP. Sold 22,500 GBP NOTE: The Arte dei Corallari, the guild of coral workers, was established in Trapani on the southern coast of Sicily in 1628. Due to its geographical position with extensive coral banks, it became one of the principal commercial ports of the Mediterranean, exporting intricate coral and goldsmiths' works throughout the Mediterranean basin.RELATED LITERATURE: Mirabilia Coralii. Capolavori barocchi... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2009

Buddha Sakyamuni. Tibet. 13th century

Buddha Sakyamuni. Tibet. 13th century Silver, copper, pigment and gems. Height: 9 ¼ in. (23.6 cm.) (all text, images © Carlton Rochell Asian Art) NEW YORK ASIA WEEK 2009. Carlton Rochell Asian Art The Fuller Building 41 East 57th Street, Fourth Floor New York, NY 10022, USA. Tel: (212) 759-7600 - Fax: (212) 759-7601 - Email: info@carltonrochell.com - Website: www.carltonrochell.com
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