21 octobre 2015

A good Bow porcelain plate, circa 1755-56

A good Bow porcelain plate, circa 1755-56. Estimate 400 — 500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. finely painted in famille-rose enamels in the Chinese manner with a central group of flowers beneath a border painted with four sprays of peony and lotus; and another Bow famille-rose plate, circa 1758-60, painted with peony and bamboo issuing from pierced blue rocks, Quantité: 2 - each 23.5cm., 9 1/4 in. diam. Sotheby's, Collections, Londres, 27 oct. 2015, 10:30 AM

21 octobre 2015

A rare Bow solid powder-blue ground plate, circa 1760

A rare Bow solid powder-blue ground plate, circa 1760. Estimate 300 — 400 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. with shallow well and everted rim, the blue of rich tone, the reverse painted with three blue leafy sprays, pseudo Oriental character marks in blue, 22cm., 8½in diam. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 8th April 1975, lot 32 Sotheby's, Collections, Londres, 27 oct. 2015, 10:30 AM
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21 octobre 2015

A rare Derby dry-edge chinoiserie white group of 'Hearing' from the series of the five Senses, circa 1752-55

A rare Derby dry-edge chinoiserie white group of 'Hearing' from the series of the five Senses, circa 1752-55. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. probably modelled by Agostino Carlini, as an old man seated on rocks, listening intently as a young woman in exotic robes plays a musical instrument raised above his head, 21.5cm., 8 1/2 in. high Provenance: The property of O. J. R. Brookman, Esq., sold Sotheby's London, 8th October 1946, lot 76;Christie's London, 5th June... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2015

A pair of Alcora faience wall plaques, late 18th/early 19th century

A pair of Alcora faience wall plaques, late 18th-early 19th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of rococo form, each painted in the centre in polychrome with a full length portrait of an infantryman, titled on the reverse in script, 'Arquebuceros de Grassln Infanteria' and 'Croates de ynfanteria', within a blue and iron-red oval border, the white rococo frame moulded at its base with a face mask with open mouth, adapted as sconces with two ormolu branches, cast with acanthus... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2015

A rare pair of Chelsea Kakiemon quatrefoil baskets, circa 1750-53

A rare pair of Chelsea Kakiemon quatrefoil baskets, circa 1750-53. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. painted with the Red Tiger pattern, the exteriors with crisp ozier-moulding, Quantité: 2 - 23.5cm., 9 1/4 in. wide Provenance: The Property of a Lady, Sotheby's London, 18th July 1967, lot 156, sold as part of a representative Red tiger pattern service (lots 155-164);Acquired at the sale by Frank Tilley for £340. Note: Very few Chelsea baskets of this form, and... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2015

A Vincennes plate, circa 1752

A Vincennes plate, circa 1752. Estimate 1,200 — 1,800 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. assiette à groseilles à coquilles, of silver form crisply modelled in low relief with current branches separated by shell motifs and painted sprays, the centre with a spray of fruit and flowers, interlaced LL mark in blue containing one dot and one dot below, painter's mark X to side, incised M mark to inside of footrim, of the type usually attributed to the mouleur Pierre Moyer (active... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2015

A Vincennes glass cooler, circa 1756

A Vincennes glass cooler, circa 1756. Estimate 1,500 — 2,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. seau à verre/ seau à verre ordinaire, painted with two scenes of water mills in idealised landscapes, separated by flower sprays beneath the gilt scrolled handles, interlaced LL mark in blue containing date letter C for 1756, painter's mark for Mutel (active as a painter of birds, landscapes and edgings from 1754-59, 1765-67, 1771-74), incised square or lozenge mark usually attributed to the répareur... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2015

A Vincennes glass cooler, circa 1752-53

A Vincennes glass cooler, circa 1752-53. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. seau à verre/ seau à verre ordinaire, painted with fishermen in landscape vignettes, the interlocked foliate scroll handles picked out in dark puce and gilding, with gilded rims, interlaced LL mark in blue containing a dot and two dots above, 13.1cm., 5 1/8 in. high PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE TIM CLARKE  Provenance: With Winifred Williams, London;Acquired from Winifred... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2015

A very large Meissen charger from the Sulkowski service, circa 1735-38

A very large Meissen charger from the Sulkowski service, circa 1735-38. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. painted in the centre with the arms of Graf Alexander Joseph von Sulkowski and his wife Maria Anna Freiin von Stein zu Jettingen, supported by two lions and surmounted by a crown with elaborate mantling, the well painted with scattered indianische Blumen within a Sulkowski Ozier-moulded border, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, incised Dreher's mark for Meißner Senior to... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2015

"Le Dauphin, l'artiste et le philosophe" au Château de Fontainebleau et Musée Napoléon

Le Dauphin, l'artiste et le philosophe : Affiche © Château de Fontainebleau - Agence Zebra FONTAINEBLEAU - Le château de Fontainebleau poursuit la mise en lumière de ses collections en consacrant une exposition à l’Allégorie à la mort du dauphin, une œuvre de Louis Lagrenée, dit l’Aîné. Louis Lagrenée, dit l’Aîné, l’Allégorie à la mort du dauphin, 1767. © RMN - Grand Palais - Thierry Ollivier - 2015 Le 20 décembre 1765, Louis-Ferdinand, dauphin de France, s’éteint au château de Fontainebleau.... [Lire la suite]