Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Auction highlights

Christie's European Noble and Private Collections, Amsterdam 31 March - 1 April 2009


Above: An Austrian Oak 'Versailles' Parquet floor, eighteenth century. Circa 48 square meter, comprising 120 square panels 63 x 63 cm. per panel (120) Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000, Sold: £11,875


Above: An Austrian Oak Parquet floor, nineteenth century. Inlaid with a geometrical pattern, circa 27 square meter, comprising 60 square panels
67.5 x 67.5 cm. per panel (60) Estimate: €5,000 - €8,000, Sold: £5,000

Christie's Amsterdam catalogue

The Sunday Sale Christie's, London 29 March 2009


Above: A pair of ceramic tiles, 1872-1881 by William De Morgan. Each ruby lustre decorated with a stork and snake before a stylised foliate background, on Craven Dunnill & Co. blanks each 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) sq. (2) Estimate: £800 - £1,200, Sold: £3,000


Above: A pair of ceramic tiles, 1872-1881 by William De Morgan. Each ruby lustre decorated with a stork and frog before a stylised foliate background, on Craven Dunnill & Co. blanks each 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) sq. (2) Estimate: £800 - £1,200, Sold: £1,000


Above: Three ceramic tiles, 1872-1881 by William De Morgan. Each ruby lustre decorated with a hedgehog, a feline and a seahorse respectively before stylised foliate backgrounds, on Craven Dunnill & Co. blanks each 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) sq. (3) Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500, Sold: £5,000


Christie's London catalogue

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