he Design 17/20 auction, which broadly features objects dating from the 17th to 20th centuries, is defined by a worldly exploration of design across the centuries, and encompasses decorative and collectable European furniture, clocks, silver, ceramics and objects of vertu targeted at the growing audience of new collectors.
The Kent Collection of Claret Jugs: Whimsy and Wine
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Buccellati: A Silver Menagerie
Since their founding in 1919, Buccellati has been recognized for fine Italian craftsmanship. In particular, their signature silver animals are admired for their realistic methods of depicting fur, feathers, and different types of skin. Buccellati created the method of welding countless silver filaments of varying length and thickness to give the appearance of the natural coat, a method that demands a high level of skill and mastery of soldering techniques.