1 April 2008,
Price realised EUR 13,450
Estimate EUR 1,000 - EUR 1,500
AN ITALIAN CARVED WHITE MARBLE ARCHITECTURAL CORNER ELEMENT
FLORENTINE, PROBABLY 16TH CENTURY
Each side in relief with arabesques, inscribed F393
102 cm. high
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With Stefano Bardini, Florence, acquired in 1894 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, before 1945.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
Carlo Scarpa took the traditions of Venetian glassblowing and created some of the 20th century’s most innovative designs
Specialist Alan Wintermute enthuses over one of the greatest early 18th-century French paintings still in private hands
Old Masters pictures specialist Alexis Ashot explores the family tree of these remarkable artists across almost 200 years
Harry Williams-Bulkeley on everything from cutlery to candelabras and sourcing that show-stopping centrepiece