Piguet – Hotel des Ventes hosts the auction of Molly de Balkany collection
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Molly de Balkany collection to be sold by Piguet - Hotel des Ventes

Piguet – Hotel des Ventes

6 May 2017, Molly de Balkany collection: auction hosted by Piguet – Hotel des Ventes, Prangins
Auction preview: 28-30 April 2017
Location: Villa Aigue-Marin, 133, route de Lausanne, 1197 Prangins

Large enamel box, Capodimonte porcelain, XIX century, 33,5х21,5х16,5
Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier, "Le Cuirassier" (h. 46 cm), bronze, after 1891

6 May, 09:45 (GMT+2)

  • China and Glassware: Capodimonte, Meissen, Rudolstadt, Jules Vieillard, Charles Pillivuyt, Samuel Alcock, Herend, Spode, Sévres, Royal Worchester, Baccarat (XIX-XX century)
  • Asian Art: cloisonné, bronze, porcelain, enamel boxes, vases, wooden sculptures (China: Ming dynasty, Kangxi period, Qianlong period, Quing dynasty, XIX-XX century; Japan: Momoyama period, Edo period, Taishô period, Meiji period; Vietnam: Nguyen dynasty)
  • Travels: Manuscripts (Ethiopia, XIX-XX century), wooden statues and masks (Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Sierra Leone), bracelets and collars, paintings
  • Bags and purses
  • Furs

6 May, 14:30 (GMT+2)

Peter Paul Rubens and Jan I Brueghel, “The Feast of Achelous”, oil on wood board (oak), 77x104
Center table, end of XVII century, blackened wood veneer, marqueterie, guilt, 78х118х73
  • Varia
  • Sculptures: bronze, marble (XIX, XX century)
  • Carpets: Iran, China
  • Furniture XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX century: Northern Europe, Italy (Venice, Sicily), Russia, England, France (Regence era, Transition era, French Directory, Louis XV, Louis XVI, French Consulate, Empire era, Restauration, Charles X, Biedermeier, Napoleon III), garden sculptures and furniture
  • Rolls Royce Silver Shadow 1970

6 May, 19:00 (GMT+2)

  • Art nouveau and art deco: glass vases (L. Majorelle & Daum, Legras, Gallé, Lorrain), bronze statues (Rito Valla, Eugenie Frederica Shonnard)
  • European paintings XVIII, XIX century: Hendrick van Balen, Antoine Bouvard, Hercules Brabazon, François Verheyden, Jusepe de Ribera, Peter Paul Rubens and other.
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