A MAMLUK ENAMELLED GLASS AND GILDED CLEAR GLASS JUG\nEgypt or Syria, second half 13th Century\nWith rounded body and slightly flaring tubular mouth, a simple handle linking the neck and shoulder, a band of applied loops at the join between the neck and shoulder, on short spreading foot, the body with a broad blue band of gold scrolling arabesques around a procession of six horsemen mounted on brightly coloured horses, each with coloured saddlecloth, decorated gold coat, and coloured turban, a st
AN EXTREMELY RARE AND EXQUISITELY PAINTED BEIJING ENAMEL GLASS VASE\nMARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG, THIS IS A PREMIUM LOT. CLIENTS WHO WISH TO BID ON PREMIUM LOTS ARE REQUESTED TO COMPLETE THE PREMIUM LOT PRE-REGISTRATION 3 WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO THE SALE.\nOf Guyuexuan type with an ovoid body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, delicately painted in the 'famille-rose' palette with two pheasant, one perched on bamboo amid leafy flowering stems peony, lily and aster extending around the sides, an
CasablancaWarner Bros., 1942Upright studio piano with 58 keys. Serial number 253333, inscribed with maker’s mark: Richardson’s Inc., Los Angeles, with FNP11990 in marker; c. 1942. Finished in viridian green with ivory trompe l’oeil craquelure interior panels. Detailed condition report available upon request.\nThe iconic piano from the Paris flashback scene. One of the most important props from the most romantic movie ever made and one of the most famous musical instrument in movie history.\n\nC
A FINE 'ORIENTAL POPPY' LEADED GLASS AND BRONZE FLOOR LAMP\nBY TIFFANY STUDIOS\n\nThe domed shade decorated with a profusion of deep ruby blue striated centered crimson blossoms amongst mottled green leaves all against a mottled blue and amber ground stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1902, the bronze base with a band of vertical ribbing on the standard terminating in scrolls on the broad circular foot, on five ball feet, with green/brown patina, stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 375--79in. (200.8
The 'Beth-Shan' Bust \n A monumental Roman marble double herm\nEastern Mediterranean, circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.\nCarved from marmo lunense with the opposing heads of Bacchus and Ariadne, each with the shapely lips parted revealing teeth, the eyes with drilled tear-ducts, incised irises and drilled crescentic pupils gazing upwards, each with a sharp arching brow ridge and straight nose, Bacchus wearing a fillet across his forehead, the centrally parted hair dressed with a rich garland of ivy lea
Stanislav Libenský & Jaroslava Brychtová, 1960/61 die Form geschmolzen, einbetoniert, mosaikartig in Eisenrahmen eingesetzt. Das zentrale This monumental glass-window (vitrage) consists of seven coloured mold-melted glass elements embedded in...
The sautoir of braided seed pearl strands decorated at either end with a molded glass plaque of poppy blossoms applied with deep blue enamel, bordered by old-mine and rose-cut diamonds within gold frames decorated with cream enamel on the flower stems and blue enamel around the edges, length 32 inches, signed Lalique. \nFor an illustration of Lalique's drawing of the poppy blossom pendant from the sautoir, see Sigrid Barton, René Lalique, Schmuck und Objects d'Art: 1890-1910, Prestel-Verlag, Mun
A cameo glass skyphos with charioteers\nItaly, first half of the 1st Century A.D.\nCast as a blank with a translucent dark blue body and an opaque white overlay, carved, cut, ground and polished, with a slightly outsplayed and rounded rim, the ovoid body curving downwards and inwards, two vertical ring handles attached to the rim, the handle supports with ducks' head terminals, the interior of the bowl with traces of polishing on a lathe and with a horizontal cut line below the rim, the decorati
An Imperial 'realgar' glass mallet vase Palace Workshops\nMark and period of Qianlong, Of opaque brilliant fiery orange, yellow ochre and chrysochlorous greenish-gold colour glass swirled together resembling the realgar mineral, the body of beehive-domed form rising to a slender cylindrical neck with a rolled lip, the slightly recessed footrim wheel-cut with a four-character Qianlong nianzhi reign mark in regular script enclosed within double squares, (fitted box)\n19.5 CM., 7 5/8 IN.
Exceptional and rare Allium floor lamp, possibly unique, France, early 20th C.; Acid-etched and wheel-polished glass, blown glass, patinated metal, three sockets; Shade signed Gall; 70 1/2" x 24"; Provenance: Raymond Toupenet, Paris; Exhibited: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (temporary loan), 2014\n\nSome minor oxidation and wear to patina on base. Shade: some scratches, bubbles and small chips to some high points and edges.
Diego GIACOMETTI 1902 - 1985\nPaire de photophores aux tortues\nBronze à patine vert antique\nSigné et signé du monogramme sous l'une des têtes de tortue "DIEGO DG" (chaque)\nModèle conçu circa 1976\nh: 13,50 w: 22 d: 16 cm\n\nProvenance : Collection Eliane et Daniel Brollo\nAcquis directement auprès de l'artiste\n\nBibliographie : D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Hermann, Paris, 1986, reproduit en noir et blanc p. 53 (un autre exemplaire)\nF. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre,
Of teardrop shape and in emerald green glass, internally molded with sirens cavorting in swirling waves, the pierced gilt-metal cover affixed with opals and diamonds. Length 4 inches.Literature: A cire perdue 'Poissons' perfume flacon is illustrated in Mary Lou and Glenn Utt, "Lalique Pefume Bottles," p. 3, where the authors note it was probably the first perfume flacon made by Rene Lalique using the cire perdue glass process in 1893. It was exhibited at the Louvre, Paris, on loan from Rene Lali
A Hellenistic mosaic glass bowl\nlate 3rd-2nd Century B.C.\nAssembled from sections of a pre-formed composite mosaic glass cane comprising an opaque yellow spiral in a translucent cobalt-blue matrix and cast over a former mould to form a hemispherical bowl with a slightly everted rim, the interior of the bowl and the rim rotary polished afterwards, the exterior fire-polished thereby creating a smoother and more shiny surface, 3in. (7.5cm.) high, 5in. (13.5cm.) diam., broken and mended
Exceptional Tiffany Studios window has multi-colored purple and blue glass forming the overall wisteria patterns. Each blue wisteria panel is plated on the back side with various panels of confetti and striated glass forming individual petals of the wisteria flower, giving great depth of color. A large panel of striated amber glass is painted on the backside with a scenic design of a tree and pond, which is then plated over with a red panel creating great depth in the window. The window is house
Ercole Barovier\nVaso Mosaico\nVetreria Artistica Barovier\nItaly, 1924-1925\nclear glass murrines edged with cobalt, amethyst and emerald\n12.25 dia x 10.5 h inches\nSigned to underside: [E Barovier Murano].\nprovenance: Fifty/50 Gallery, New York\nliterature: Venetian Art Glass: An American Collection 1840-1970, pg. 88 illustrates similar example
Lot 25 Fulvio Bianconi Venini, Murano, 1954 ca A very rare rectangular vase with an asymmetric hourglass section decorated with diagonal polychrome bands. 15x10 cm, height 28,5 cm. Signed Venini Murano Italia. Labeled Provenienza: Asta Sotheby's Milano, 13/12/1990, lotto 254 Vendita collezione Pistilli, Napoli Esposizione: 50 Capolavori - Vetri di Murano del '900, Galleria IN.ARTE, Milano, 1991 Fulvio Bianconi alla Venini, Fondazione Cini, Le Stanze del Vetro, Venezia, 2015 Bibliografia: M. Cocc
CARLO SCARPA (1906-1978)\nAN IMPORTANT 'MURRINE' DISH, CIRCA 1940\n\nproduced by Venini, fused glass, with original cardboard presentation box\n\n2 3/4 in. (7 cm.) high, 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm.) wide, 9 3/8 in. (23.7 cm.) deep\n\nwith original retailer's foil label reading CALIARI-VENINI TORINO\n\nbox with printed mark venini murano
A PAIR OF GEM-SET ENAMEL THREE-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED CUT GLASS SCENT-BOTTLES\nMARK OF FABERGÉ, MOSCOW, 1899-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 11288\nEach cylindrical glass bottle carved with spiral flutes and floral sprays, mounted with two-colour gold ribbon-tied laurel border and applied with green gold ribbon-tied laurel swags suspended from rose gold floral crests, the detachable cover enamelled in translucent rose over a striped guilloché ground, with cabochon emerald finial within an acanthus
Lot 404 Venini, design Paolo Venini, about 1954 A mosaic glass vase formed by thin polychrome cane tiles. 32,5 cm highSignature Venini ItaliaFranco Deboni, I vetri Venini, Allemandi & C ed. 1989, picture number 129 Franco Deboni, I vetri Venini, Allemandi & C ed. 1989, foto numero 129
Rembrandt Bugatti\nItalian/French, 1884-1916\nPetit Elephant au Repos, 1913\nSigned, numbered (9) and bearing foundry mark CIRE PERDU A. A. HEBRARD on base\nBronze with dark brown patina\nHeight 7 3/4 inches, width 8 1/4 inches.\nSotheby's, New York sold an identical model of the elephant numbered A5, Important 20th Century Design, June 15, 2011, lot 52\n\nC Estate of Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl\n\nappears to be in generally good condition; there are a few areas on the top side of the base that hav
The Attack: an important cameo glass plaque by Thomas and George Woodall, completed in 1896\nThe circular, slightly dished plaque in dark amethyst glass overlaid in white, carved with a 'Pompeian' scene of a classical maiden standing on a terrace, her modesty protected only by a diaphanous veil, her discarded clothing and jewels scattered in the foreground amongst a water ewer and basins, her surprise caused by two mischievous Cupids, one kneeling on a wall, the other in flight above her right s