Sotheby’s – Treasures Princely Taste

June 24th, 2011 by

Treasures – Princely Taste incorporates an extraordinary selection of rare and important pieces representing the pinnacle of the decorative arts from the greatest houses of Europe, thereby linking them to some of the greatest collectors in European history, amongst others Louis XIV, Cardinal Mazarin, King Alfonso XII, the Duc D’Orléans, Giovanni Strozzi, and the Duke of Buccleuch. Comprising 33 lots and encompassing furniture, works of art, clocks, silver and objects of vertu, each piece displays the remarkable qualities of princely taste.