sale location: NEW YORK.
Sale dates: October 27 & 28, 1989.
Title, description: The Collection of the Late Count & Countess Guy du Boisrouvray, Highly Important Pre-Columbian Gold, Silver, Faberge, Ceramics and Works of Art,
lots 108 through 353 from the 3 part sale by Sotheby's.
PERUVIAN GOLD: lots 108-116,
COLUMBIAN GOLD: lots 117-123,
PANAMANIAN/COSTA RICAN GOLD & JADE: lots 124-188,
MEXICAN TERRACOTTA & JADE: lots 189-191,
the lots mentioned above are all in color.
plus ANTIQUITIES: lots 195-204 include 3 Sasanian items (2 shown in black & white), 3 Iranian items (not shown) & & 4 Persian items (1 in color, 2 in black & white).
OBJECTS OF VERTU & FABERGE: lots 205-224 include 12 carved Faberge animals shown in color,
GOLD: lots 225-228, Mexican dinner service by Jean Puiforcat,
ENGLISH & CONTINENTAL SILVER: lots 229-237, 3 items in color, 3 in black & white,
PLATED WARES: lots 238-241, all shown in black & white,
FRENCH SILVER: lots 242-258, 4 lots in color & 9 in black & white,
EUROPEAN WORKS OF ART: lots 259-267, 4 shown in color & 5 in black & white: a German Gilt Bronze figure of Christ Crucified, an Italian bronze horse after a model by Leonardi da Vinci, a Venetian or South German gilt copper mounted emerald glass vase, a set of South German or Austrian painted wood figures, a Bruges Armorial Tapestry,
CONTINENTAL CERAMICS - DUTCH DELFT PLAQUES: lots 268-281, 6 in color & 9 in black & white,
CONTINENTAL FAIENCE - A COLLECTION OF SLIPPERS & SHOES: lots 282-290, all shown in color,
NATURALISTIC WARES: lots 291-309, 10 shown in color & 11 in black & white,
BIRDS & ANIMALS: lots 310-316, 5 shown in color & 2 shown in black & white,
FLORAL-DECORATED WARES: lots 317-327, 3 in color & 8 in black & white,
CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN: lots 328-329, 1 shown in black & white,
CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN: lots 330-336, 1 in color & 6 in black & white,
FURNITURE & DECORATIONS: lots 337-353, 5 in color & 9 in black & white: including early Louis XIV upholstered side chairs, Flemish Baroque Needlepoint-upholstered armchairs, Continental Baroque stools, tables & a Florentine Baroque ormolu-mounted Pietra Dura marble top low table.
This is a hardcover catalog with a dust jacket.