21 juin 2015

A magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes

Francis Seymour, 1st Marquess of Hertford's magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes. Attributed to Pierre Langlois, English, circa 1770.  Photo courtesy Godson & Coles Each veneered overall with panels of Chinese incised ‘Coromandel ‘ lacquer, bordered with japanned foliate trails, the shaped top with serpentine front and sides divided into six panels of rocks, birds and flowers above a gadrooned band, one side decorated with... [Lire la suite]

21 juin 2015

Heirloom from Battle of Waterloo veteran offered by Godson & Coles at Masterpiece London

The Marquess of Anglesey's rare George III period satinwood and ebony side cabinet with inset panels of Chinese lacquer. English, circa 1790. Photo courtesy Godson & Coles LONDON.- This week marked the 200th Anniversary of the momentous Battle of Waterloo. Viewed by many as the day that decided the fate of Europe, the Battle of Waterloo was an epic showdown between two of history’s military giants. To celebrate this historical occasion, Godson & Coles will offer at Masterpiece London a... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2015

A Berlin faience garniture of five vases, three with covers, mid-19th century

A Berlin faience garniture of five vases, three with covers, mid-19th century. Estimate £20,000 — 30,000 / €27,894 - 41,841. Photo Sotheby's comprising three baluster form vases with covers and two flaring trumpet vases, decorated imitating Chinese lacquer with oriental figures in landscapes picked out in gold and black reserved on a red ground, on moulded giltwood bases, restorations and retouching throughout, 23.3cm., 9 1/8 in. and 30cm., 11 3/4 in. high Comparative... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2015

A set of ten Italian chinoiserie red lacquered and parcel-gilt chairs, Venetian, second quarter 18th century

A set of ten Italian chinoiserie red lacquered and parcel-gilt chairs, Venetian, second quarter 18th century. Estimate £20,000 — 30,000 / €27,894 - 41,841. Photo Sotheby's ach with an arched rectangular pierced back with stylised shell motif above a baluster splat decorated with a chinoiserie figure with a parasol above chrysanthemums and swans, drop-in later leather upholstered seat on cabriole legs with a stylised scallopshell on the knees joined by a H-form turned and block... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2015

A Böttger Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1722, with German silver-gilt mounts, Elias Adam, Augsburg

A Böttger Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1722, with contemporary German silver-gilt mounts, Elias Adam, Augsburg. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP (34,868 - 48,815 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilding in the Seuter workshop, Augsburg, with vignettes of chinoiserie figures resting on scrollwork supports with birds in flight above, the front of the coffee pot painted in enamels with the armorial of Prince Marc de Beauvau, Prinz... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2015

A Meissen Hausmaler tankard, circa 1720-25, with German silver-gilt mounts, Johann Erhard Heuglin II, Augsburg, circa 1724-28

A Meissen Hausmaler tankard, circa 1720-25, with German silver-gilt mounts, Johann Erhard Heuglin II, Augsburg, circa 1724-28. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP (20,921 - 27,894 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilding in the Seuter workshop, Augsburg, with a vignette of five chinoiserie figures supported on a bracket, flanked on either side by a smaller vignette of figures, with scrollwork borders at the rims and a dentil border to the interior, the mount with... [Lire la suite]


02 juin 2015

A Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1725, with German silver-gilt mounts, probably Paul Solanier, Augsburg

A Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1725, with German silver-gilt mounts, probably Paul Solanier, Augsburg, circa 1721-27. Estimate 10,000 — 12,000 GBP (13,947 - 16,736 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilding in the Seuter-Workshop, Augsburg, with four vignettes of chinoiserie figures, the body of the coffee pot applied in high relief with two flowering branches of jasmine with perching birds and a single bird in flight, the cover with three... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2015

Cabinet en laque européen à l’imitation du laque de Chine, Travail anglais du début du XIXe siècle

Cabinet en laque européen à l’imitation du laque de Chine, Travail anglais du début du XIXe siècle. Estimation : 1 500 € / 2 000 €  © Couteau-Begarie fond noir à décor de paysages animé et de volatiles, il ouvre à deux portes découvrant 10 tiroirs. Ornementation de laiton ciselé, tel que poignées, cornières, plaque de serrure (une cornière manquante, éclats et soulèvements). Piétement en bois noirci et doré à quatre pieds galbé réunis par une entretoise à motif de coquille. Cabinet H. : 50 cm,... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2015

Paire de cache-pots en tôle peinte d'époque Louis XV

Paire de cache-pots en tôle peinte d'époque Louis XV. Estimation 1,500 — 2,500 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. à fond ocre, ornés de réserves à décor de chinoiseries. Quantité: 2. Haut. 14 cm, larg. 18 cm A PAIR OF PAINTED METAL POT HOLDERS, LOUIS XV. Height 5 1/2 in; width 7 in Sotheby's. Important Mobilier, Sculptures et Objets d’Art, Paris, 05 mai 2015, 10:30 AM
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26 avril 2015

Paire de verrières en tôle peinte d'époque Louis XV

Paire de verrières en tôle peinte d'époque Louis XV. Estimation 2,000 — 3,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. à décor de chinoiseries sur fond noir. Quantité: 2. Haut. 11 cm, larg. 32 cm A PAIR OF PAINTED METAL GLASS COOLERS, LOUIS XV. Height 4 1/3 in; width 12 2/3 in Sotheby's. Important Mobilier, Sculptures et Objets d’Art, Paris, 05 mai 2015, 10:30 AM
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