05 juillet 2011

A Flemish 17th century gilt-metal and brass-mounted, ivory-inlaid tortoiseshell, rosewood, ebony and ebonised cabinet on stand

A Flemish 17th century gilt-metal and brass-mounted, ivory-inlaid tortoiseshell, rosewood, ebony and ebonised cabinet on stand. Photo Bonhams the rectangular moulded top above a central drawer with balustrade balcony, the architectural façade with ten drawers arranged around a central pair of cupboard doors with tapering square columns each surmounted by female bust capitals, enclosing a fitted arcaded interior of twelve drawers, with trompe l'oeil parquetry and mirrors, above a further drawer and stepped plinth, the stand with... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2011

A Flemish late 17th century pewter and ivory-inlaid and silvered mounted tortoiseshell, ebony and rosewood cabinet on stand

A Flemish late 17th century pewter and ivory-inlaid and silvered mounted tortoiseshell, ebony and rosewood cabinet on stand. Photo Bonhams the spreading top above a pair of cabinet doors mounted to each corner by a silvered plaque depicting a female bust flanked by monkeys and scrolling foliage, the fitted architectural interior with trompe l'oeil parquetry floor and mirrored back, flanked by twelve drawers, the two fluted columns hiding secret drawers, the doors inset with verre églomisé painted scenes, above a pull-out... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2010

A Portuguese 17th century pewter-inlaid rosewood cabinet on stand

A Portuguese 17th century pewter-inlaid rosewood cabinet on stand. photo Bonhams the stand later, the spreading hinged top opening to a compartment above five small drawers and two further long drawers centred by a door opening to reveal four small and two long drawers, on spirally turned feet joined by a stretcher, inlaid overall with animal scenes depicting the lion reigning on his kingdom, 108cm wide, 39.5cm deep, 150cm high (42.5" wide, 15.5" deep, 59" high). Sold for £7,200 Bonhams. Fine... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2010

An Italian late 17th/ early 18th century ivory inlaid and pietre paesina mounted rosewood, ebony and ebonised table-cabinet

An Italian late 17th/ early 18th century ivory inlaid and pietre paesina mounted rosewood, ebony and ebonised table-cabinet. photo Bonhams the rectangular top and sides inlaid with ivory cartouches, centred to the front by an architectural pediment above a door flanked by turned columns, the interior fitted with four drawers, flanked to the sides by six long drawers simulating smaller drawers, on tapering feet, 109cm wide, 33cm deep, 52.5cm high (42.5" wide, 12.5" deep, 20.5" high). Sold for £18,000 ... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2009

Part II of the Famed Burton-Ching Collection Realizes Strong Prices at Bonhams & Butterfields in July

Chinese Rosewood Table LOS ANGELES, CA.- In the entire world, there are but a handful of companies that attempt the level of furniture making for which West Coast-based Burton-Ching has developed its sterling reputation. On July 13, 2009, international fine arts auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields offered part II of the famed Burton-Ching Collection to a highly enthusiastic crowd. The summer auction featured an incredible compilation of highly sought after English and Continental reproduction furnishings true to the designs... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2009

A fine and rare Ottoman carved rosewood and ivory star panel, Turkey, Circa 1500

A fine and rare Ottoman carved rosewood and ivory star panel, Turkey, Circa 1500 of ten-pointed design carved with a stylised flowerhead made up of alternating fleurs-de-lis and entwining foliate motifs, with an outer border of thin ivory fillets set into a wooden ground, traces of red and blue pigment. 11.5cm. max. diam. Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD NOTE: This exceptional ivory element must originally have been part of a large composition of interlocking tiles of various shapes, forming a complex geometric pattern decorating... [Lire la suite]
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