5 Press Releases

Tag: Rococo

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    Doyle Presents Upper East Side Collection of George III Furniture and Elizabethan Needlework

    Doyle will continue its Special Collections series this August with an auction of fine art, furniture, porcelain, and silver from an Upper East Side private collection. Among the leading lots is a giltwood pier mirror from the 1750s. With conjoined C- and S-scrolls around the frame, the mirror references the…

    George II Giltwood Pier Mirror
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    19th-Century Paintings and Decorative Arts Available From Doyle

    A 19th-century painting by Thomas Luny highlights Doyle's English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts auction. Luny was known for his depictions of seafaring and naval battles. His first studio was in the same building as the East India Company, whose officers often commissioned work. The available painting shows…

    Thomas Luny
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    Dalva Brothers: Parisian Taste In New York

    The Dalva Brothers is a third-generation firm specializing in 18th-century decorative arts from numerous countries. They've sold pieces to the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and others. Christie's presents an auction with over 250 lots from the Dalva Brothers firm, particularly featuring French furniture. One of the highlighted lots…

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    Decorative Furnishings and Accessories, Custom, Jewelry and Silver Auction

    During the reign of Louis XV in France, the highly decorative and luxurious style of Rococo came into popularity. Furniture created in this style is characterized by the use of rare woods, the focus of ornate and fantasy motifs, and a balance between comfort and elegance. A set of six…

    Bruno Lucchesi (B1926), bronze, "On the Road to Damascus," 1959 Horse Rider, unsigned. ht. 11 1/4 in., lg. 15 1/2 in. Provenance: The Estate of Ed Bre
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    Doyle At Home

    The Doyle at HomeĀ® auction, offered by Doyle Auction House, is mostly comprised of furniture, paintings, rugs, and other decorative art. Noteworthy among this 520-lot auction is a Louis Vuitton grand wardrobe. The interior contains six drawers, a portable shoe case, and hangers. The exterior, of course, has the iconic…