18 - 19 January 2007
A SILVER BEAKER OF SOUTHERN INTEREST
MARK OF JOSEPH LAWRENCE STEPHENS, PARIS, KENTUCKY, CIRCA 1810-1820
Cylindrical, with applied band at foot and rim, marked under base
3 1/8 in. high; 4 oz. 10 dwt.
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Another beaker by the same maker is illustrated in Marquis Boultinghouse, Jewelers, Clock and Watch Makers of Kentucky, 1785-1900, 1980, p. 17.
Design specialist Beth Vilinsky illuminates the origins of the lamp and advises on what to consider when buying
From applique and back splats to veneering and wingbacks, an essential glossary of furniture terms
In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru