17 juillet 2010

A Pair of Carlos III Silver Gilt Rococo Thrones. Spanish. Mid 18th century.

A Pair of Carlos III Silver Gilt Rococo Thrones. Spanish. Mid 18th century. photo by Guy Regal Ltd. The cartouche shaped back elaborately carved with rocaille and c-scrolls framing an inset upholstered back flanked by similarly carved arms raised on reverse cabriole legs. The attached seat above a pierced apron raised on cabriole legs and scrolled feet, height: 4 ft. 8 in., depth: 27 in., width/length: 28 in. Price $75,000 Guy Regal Ltd., 223 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022, USA. Phone: 212-888-2134 -... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2010

Crown. Toledo and Madrid, 1629.

Crown. Toledo and Madrid, 1629. Silver gilt and carved, with enamel and colored stones inlaid. An inscription inside the ring to the donor mentions "Cristobal de Nieva" and date "1629." Height: 11 cm Diameter of base: 14 cm - Price: 18,000€ Note: The National Archaeological Museum in Madrid retains crown characteristics very similar to this piece, listed as Toledo and Madrid, around 1625. Ref: Cruz Valdovinos, J. Manuel, National Archaeological Museum, the Silver catalog, p.134, No. 37. Noël Ribes... [Lire la suite]
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