09 juillet 2010

An Italian carved giltwood mirror, Venetian, circa 1730

An Italian carved giltwood mirror, Venetian, circa 1730. photo Sotheby's 220cm high, 170cm. wide, 30cm. deep; 7ft.2in., 5ft.6½in., 11¾in. Est. 60,000—100,000 GBP Lot Sold 169,250 GBP Sotheby's. The Splendour of Venice, Important Furniture and Old Master Paintings from a Private Collection. 06 Jul. London www.sothebys.com
27 juin 2009

A George II carved giltwood mirror. circa 1745

A George II carved giltwood mirror. circa 1745 the architectural broken pediment with an eagle cresting above a replaced rectangular bevelled plate flanked by a pair of male herm figures, re-gilded, the pediment with some later elements. 237cm. high, 146.5cm. wide; 7ft. 9½ in., 4ft. 9¾ in. Est. 40,000—60,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Anonymous sale, in these Rooms, 8 April 1983, lot 57. Anonymous sale, in these Rooms, 3 July 2003, lot 60. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Graham Child, World Mirrors, 1990, p. 104, fig. 117. ... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2009

An Italian carved giltwood mirror, Venetian, circa 1735

An Italian carved giltwood mirror, Venetian, circa 1735 the pierced cresting centred by a stylised scallopshell flanked by scrolls, flowers and rocaille above a shaped plate with engraved borders with neo-classical figures, the sides surmounted by female terms above scrolls, acanthus and flowers, the apron engraved with a vase of flowers. 216cm high, 156cm wide; 7ft. 1in., 5ft. 1½in. Est. 25,000—40,000 GBP Sotheby's. Important Furniture, Silver, Ceramics and Clocks. 07 Jul 09 03:00 PM. London www.sothebys.com