The prevalence of mosaics has been observed in architectural establishments from the 4th century. It was especially popular for decorating walls and ceilings of the Christian basilicas during the Byzantine Empire. Marble mosaics were used in fine architectural buildings like the Hagia Sofia and the Basilica of San Vitale in Italy. The Byzantine marble mosaic floor panel circa 5th/6th century C.E. is featured by Hindman in the Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative and Folk Art auction.
The first fine porcelain manufactured in Europe, Meissen porcelain, is now displayed in many reputed museums. A Meissen porcelain mounted ebonized vitrine cabinet is offered in the auction. “White gold”, aka Meissen porcelain, has great value in the market today, given its design and rarity. The mid-19th-century collectible is sought after for its fine carpentry and porcelain adornment. Different types of Iranian rugs, period furniture, timepieces, and decorative arts antiques are also offered in the auction. Explore the full listings and register to bid online on Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Furniture (859)
# of Lots:857
Price Range:$400- $40,000
Interesting lots include:
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|Meissen porcelain mounted ebonized vitrine cabinet|| Estimate: |
|Byzantine marble mosaic floor panel|| Estimate: |
|Serapi wool rug Circa 1870|| Estimate: |
|Federal turned maple ladder-back rush-seat armchair|| Estimate: |