15 juin 2011

Sotheby's London to Offer a Lost Royal Masterpiece: A Renaissance Chalcedony Cover

Attributed to Giovanni Ambrogio Miseroni (1551-1616), Italian, Milan , Late 16th Century Chalcedony cover carved with Venus and Cupid sleeping in a shell, with silver gilt mount in the form of Jupiter as a Swan. Estimate: £800,000-£1,200,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's announces Treasures: Princely Taste, the sale of an outstanding selection of rare and important decorative art with links to some of the greatest collectors in European history, including Louis XIV, Cardinal Mazarin, King Alfonso XII, Prince Davidoff, the... [Lire la suite]