RESULTS: 500 Years Decorative Arts Europe

New York

500 Years Decorative Arts Europe

 New York, 17-18 October 2012, Sale #2590

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

329 lots sold

Total: $4,280,225/£2,653,739/€3,252,971

     67% sold by lot

491 lots offered

£0.62= $1 / €0.76=$1

  76% sold by value

Lot  

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

 

533

 

A Pair Of Mintons Pâte-Sur-Pâte Peacock-Blue Vases, 'Vase Baigneuses', Impressed Date Cypher For 1888, Gilt Crowned Globe And Impressed Uppercase Marks, Gilt K To One And Various Impressed Cyphers, Model No. 2351, One Signed L.(ouis) Solon

 

60,000 – 80,000

$134,500

£83,390

€176,973

US Private

 

556

A Pair Of Regency Giltwood Armchairs Attributed To Morel And Seddon, Circa 1820-30

 

30,000 – 50,000

$84,100

£52,142

€110,657

US Private

 

21

A Large Matched Pair Of Vienna Style Porcelain Iridescent-Claret Ground Portrait Vases, 'Beatrice Und Julia' And 'Rosen'

 

50,000 – 70,000

$80,500

£49,910

€105,921

US Trade

 

36

A Large Italian Marble Figure Of Venus, On Pedestal By Professore Fortunato Galli, Florence, Dated 1897

 

50,000 – 80,000

$80,500

£49,910

€105,921

Private

 

249

A Pair Of Large French Ormolu, Patinated Bronze And Rouge Marble Seven-Light Candelabra After The Models By Clodion, Circa 1880

 

40,000 – 60,000

$56,250

£34,875

€74,013

US Private

 

589

A George III Statuary White And Siena Marble Chimneypiece Circa 1760, possibly Irish

 

50,000 – 80,000

$50,000

£31,000

€65,789

UK Private

219

A French ormolu-mounted kingwood console table attributed to François Linke, Paris, late 19th century

25,000 – 30,000

$47,500

£29,450

€62,500

US Private

 

252

A Pair Of Napoleon III Ormolu and Marble Jardinières Attributed To Henri Picard, Paris, Third Quarter 19th Century

 

40,000 – 60,000

$47,500

£29,450

€62,500

US Private

 

326

 

A Large French 'Parrot' Cameo Glass Vase By Emile Gallé, Circa 1900

 

40,000 – 60,000

$47,500

£29,450

€62,500

US Trade

 

539

A Mintons Pâte-Sur-Pâte salmon-pink and ivory-ground pilgrim-bottle, 'rèves' Date cypher for 1884

 

15,000 – 20,000

$47,500

£29,450

€62,500

Private

             

 

Melissa Bennie, Head of 19th Century European Ceramics and Glass, said: “Mintons pâte-sur-pâte collectors competed for choice works such as the top lot of the sale, a pair of peacock-blue vases, which achieved $134,500 as well as the most poignant piece, the pilgrim-bottle by Louis Solon, made in memory of his close friend and colleague Colin Minton Campbell.  Also, French cameo art glass, Bohemian glass decanters, and colorful Venetian glass stemware proved popular among a diverse group of international collectors.”

PRESS CONTACT: Sung-Hee Park  | 212 636 2680| spark@christies.com

Next Sale: New York, 24 October 2012

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