31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 325
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED ETUI
PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
Modelled as a lady's arm, holding a bunch of red grapes, wearing a lace glove with a white and ochre sleeve enriched with gilt foliage (restoration to leaf and grapes)
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) long overall
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
With Oberacker, Wiesbaden.
Carlo Scarpa took the traditions of Venetian glassblowing and created some of the 20th century’s most innovative designs
Specialist Joy McCall answers 7 key questions for prospective buyers of the legendary French glassmaker’s exquisite pieces
European Ceramics specialist Dominic Simpson on porcelain’s first appearance in Europe in the 18th century, which pieces ..