Christie’s Begins spring furniture auctions.
The spring season of auctions Christie’s where the fine collection of madam Charles of Century Engelgard will be presented opens. On March, 18th in Christie’s sale of subjects from a collection of widow Engelgarda in Rockefeller-center is planned. Assembly large enough, it includes: English and American period furniture, subjects of arts and crafts, porcelain, silver, other luxury goods and curiosities. All this long time collected in estate Engelgardov in New Jersey.
Estates and houses Engelgardov were the present museums with magnificent interiors, magnificent and elegant furniture, subjects of art.
The most interesting subjects of furniture which will be presented at the tenders: a table of the gilt tree with a porphyritic table-top (1803-06, Italy), the empire style executed in style, estimejt 0-180 thousand. Under documents it has been made under the order of cardinal Fesha at Napoleon I, and a case in style of the Lui XV, executed by master Kristofom Volf approximately in 1760 of an amaranth, the fruit tree, decorated flower marketri and the copper gilt overlays (estimejt 0-150 thousand) …
In assembly Engelgardov magnificent printed editions, manuscripts, the autographes signed by authors of the book of XX century also are presented.