Jan 25, 2024 10:00 EST

Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Prints / English & Continental Decorative Arts

 
Lot 736
 

736

Régence Gilt-Metal Mounted Tulipwood and Kingwood Commode

Estate / Collection: Property from the Collection of New York City Hostess, Alice Mason

The marble serpentine top above two short over two long drawers inlaid with cartouche panels and mounted with brass handles above a shaped apron flanked by rounded stiles.

Height 35 in. (88.9 cm), width 45 1/2 in. (115.5 cm), depth 23 in. (58.4 cm)

Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000

 

Estate / Collection: Property from the Collection of New York City Hostess, Alice Mason

The marble serpentine top above two short over two long drawers inlaid with cartouche panels and mounted with brass handles above a shaped apron flanked by rounded stiles.

Height 35 in. (88.9 cm), width 45 1/2 in. (115.5 cm), depth 23 in. (58.4 cm)

Marble top with numerous repaired breaks and now with plaster to the underside, reveneered, later mounts, losses to edges of drawers, old marks and scratches; not signed.

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Auction: Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Prints / English & Continental Decorative Arts, Jan 25, 2024

  • Auction of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Prints on January 25, 2024

  • Comprising Lots 624 - 883 in the Sale

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NEW YORK, NY -- International competition drove strong results at Doyle's auction of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Prints on January 25, 2024. The sale showcased a wide range of works including landscapes, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects by European artists from the Renaissance through the 19th century.

Wojciech Kossak (1856-1942) was a member of a celebrated Polish family of artists who specialized in equestrian subjects and scenes from military history. The sale featured a remarkable work depicting an historic victory of the fabled German Black Hussars over a Russian artillery unit, probably during the Seven Years’ War. Competitive bidding drove this painting to $28,800, more than doubling its estimate.

François Boucher‘s paintings and drawings are prized for their idyllic evocations of the French rococo style. Achieving an exceptional $25,600 was a lovely chalk drawing of a lady holding a birdcage. It was clearly executed by an artist who knew Boucher's style intimately, probably a member of his immediate circle.


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