15th September 2015
Ancient jade artefacts from the Collection of Mr P. Bertuzzi.
Mr Bertuzzi, an industrialist and refined collector and connoisseur of Oriental art, in particular Chinese and African art, has honoured us by consigning to auction his prestigious collection of archaic and Neolithic jades.
China as a country is to be considered a cultural mosaic and the history of art in China boasts a prestigious tradition.[...]
16th September 2015
In the forthcoming online auction, San Giorgio Auction House presents a significant group of ancient arms including sabres, ordinance pistols, flintlock and percussion civilian pistols, numerous Haut Époque weapons, a very important group of books on ancient weaponry and hoplology, various objects, headgear and uniforms.
The auction house is confident of receiving an excellent response, with the high number of fascinating items for sale[...]
19th September 2015
In the auction to be held on 19th September at our new premises in Piazza della Nunziata 5 Genoa, an important collection of Islamic weapons of great international interest will be up for sale, including daggers, scimitars, headgear and flintlock pistols by leading Italian and European gunsmiths, for the most part published.
The Haut Époque weapons include a considerable group of cup- and cage-hilt swords, some[...]
- ORIENTAL ART
- ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA
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