15 mars 2019

Jean Girel, Bird Plumage, at Wonder Lab, National Museum, Beijing 2018

Jean Girel, Bird Plumage, 2018. 7 masterpieces, Tribute to archaic ritual bronzes of China. Wonder Lab, National Museum, Beijing 2018. © Jean Girel 2018   Jean Girel, Bird Plumage, 2018. 7 masterpieces, Tribute to archaic ritual bronzes of China. Wonder Lab, National Museum, Beijing 2018. © Jean Girel 2018   Jean Girel, Bird Plumage, 2018. 7 masterpieces, Tribute to archaic ritual bronzes of China. Wonder Lab, National Museum, Beijing 2018. © Jean Girel 2018 Jean Girel, Bird Plumage, 2018. 7... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2019

Four Meissen pierced dessert plates from the 'Japanese Service' for the Chinese House at Sanssouci, circa 1763

Lot 163. A Meissen pierced dessert plate from the 'Japanese Service' for the Chinese House at Sanssouci, circa 1763; 25cm., 9 7/8 in. diam. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. painted with a vignette of an exotic bird perched on a branch within a blue edged border, the spirally-moulded rim with a yellow-ground diaper border edged in puce scrollwork, with six pierced trellis bands, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed numeral 56, ... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

Aronson of Amsterdam presents one of the earliest and unique pair of tulip vases at The Winter Show

Pair of Blue and White Early Flower Vases, Delft, circa 1680. Each marked LC in blue for Lambertus Cleffius, the owner of De Metaale Pot (The Metal Pot) factory from 1679 to 1691. © Aronson Antiquairs  NEW YORK, NY.- A very early pair of so called tulip vases will be presented at the recently renamed Winter Show. Previously known as the Winter Antiques Show, the show is the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring 70 of the world’s top experts in the... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2019

Brun Fine Art at BRAFA 2019, Stand 118c

Giacomo (or Giovanni) Zoffoli (Rome, 1731-circa 1785), Marcus Aurelius, Rome, 18th century. Bronze. H 39 x W 34 x D 18 cm (without base). Inscribed on the horse’s tack: G · Z · F. © Brun Fine Art at BRAFA 2019, Stand 118c. Francesco Battaglioli (Modena 1725-1796 Venice), Architectural capriccio with figures, Italy, 18th century. Oil on canvas, 167 x 253.5 cm. © Brun Fine Art at BRAFA 2019, Stand 118c. Piero Tenerani (Carrara 1789-1869 Rome), Psyche abandoned,... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

A London delftware caudle cup, dated 1676

Lot 107. A London delftware caudle cup, dated 1676; 9cm high. Estimate £ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 11,000 - 17,000). © Bonhams. Of squat shape with a concave base and single thickened handle, inscribed in blue with the names 'WILLIAM:CHIP' and 'ELIZABETH:CHIP' above the date 1676, the names between borders of alternate chevrons. Provenance: F.W. PhillipsMrs. Sinclair, Sotheby's sale, 12 October 1954, lot 17Thomas G. Burn, Rous Lench Collection, Christie's sale 29-30 May 1990, lot 8Syd Levethan,... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

A London delftware puzzle posset pot, dated 1674

Lot 144. A London delftware puzzle posset pot, dated 1674; 13.5cm high, 26cm wide across the handles. Estimate £ 12,000 - 18,000 (€ 13,000 - 20,000). © Bonhams. Bearing the arms of the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors, the cylindrical vessel applied with two most-elaborate handles and two slender, tubular spouts serving separate chambers, painted in blue, one side with the armorial shield of the Merchant Taylors and a cartouche inscribed W/T E 1674, both within foliate scroll mantling, the reverse... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2018

A Staffordshire slipware dish, circa 1700-1720

Lot 17. A Staffordshire slipware dish, circa 1700-1720; 24cm diam. Estimate £ 12,000 - 18,000 (€ 13,000 - 20,000). © Bonhams. Press-moulded with a figure on horseback, probably a Highwayman, holding a musket and sword, picked out in brown and chestnut slips against the cream-coloured ground, a rouletted formal border inside the piecrust rim, two holes for suspension at the top. Provenance: Thomas G. Burn, Rous Lench Collection, Christie's sale 29 May 1990, lot 73Syd Levethan, Longridge Collection,... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

A London delftware 'Green Man' charger, circa 1695-1700

Lot 67. A London delftware 'Green Man' charger, circa 1695-1700; 35.8cm diam. Estimate £ 15,000 - 25,000 (€ 17,000 - 28,000). © Bonhams. Of traditional charger shape with a slightly everted 'blue dash' rim, painted in blue and green outlined in black with a primitive 'Wild Man' holding a club over his shoulders, naked save for a short skirt of leaves to protect his modesty, flanked by simple trees with yellow and russet fruit, the foreground striped in similar colours, the lead glazed back strongly tinted... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

An exceptional early London delftware drinking cup in the shape of a boot, circa 1650

Lot 80. An exceptional early London delftware drinking cup in the shape of a boot, circa 1650; 17.5cm high. Estimate £ 16,000 - 25,000 (€ 18,000 - 28,000). © Bonhams. The free-standing vessel in the shape of a gentleman's riding boot compete with a spur at the back of the heel, the decorative sock around the boot painted in blue with ornamental patterns, inscribed at the rim 'OH. MY. HEAD'. Provenance: Jonathan Horne, A Collection of English Pottery, Part XII(1992), no.322.Syd Levethan, Longridge... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

An exceptional early London delftware drinking cup in the shape of a boot, circa 1650

Lot 80. An exceptional early London delftware drinking cup in the shape of a boot, circa 1650; 17.5cm high. Estimate £ 16,000 - 25,000 (€ 18,000 - 28,000). © Bonhams. The free-standing vessel in the shape of a gentleman's riding boot compete with a spur at the back of the heel, the decorative sock around the boot painted in blue with ornamental patterns, inscribed at the rim 'OH. MY. HEAD'. Provenance: Jonathan Horne, A Collection of English Pottery, Part XII(1992), no.322.Syd Levethan, Longridge... [Lire la suite]