21 octobre 2019

A rare Meissen decagonal bowl presented to the King of Sardinia, circa 1724

Lot 363. A rare Meissen decagonal bowl presented to the King of Sardinia, circa 1724. Diameter: 9 1/2 in. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the painting attributed to Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, the front of the exterior with a vignette of two Chinoiserie figures in a fenced garden, flanked by large sprays of flowers and embellished in Böttger lustre, the reverse with a vignette of two ducks among foliage, the interior with trailing flowering branches, and a foliate... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2019

A Meissen Kakiemon octagonal bowl, circa 1725-30

Lot 369. A Meissen Kakiemon octagonal bowl, circa 1725-30. Width: 8 1/4 in. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the interior with two boys holding a flowering branch on a string enticing two blue spotted mythical beasts, the exterior with two female figures holding flower branches alternating with vignettes of flowering branches issuing from banded hedges, the brown-edged rim painted with a foliate scrolling band, enriched in gilding,  crossed swords mark in... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A Meissen large écuelle stand, circa 1735

Lot 382. A Meissen large écuelle stand, circa 1735. Diameter: 11 in. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely painted in the center with four pairs of Chinoiserie figures raised on Böttger lustre and gilt brackets embellished with iron-red and puce scrollwork, within a gilt diaper border, the gilt foliate scrollwork and Böttger lustre-embellished rim reserved with four landscape cartouches including one of a huntsman shooting water-fowl, the reverse with... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A rare Meissen famille-verte large charger, circa 1735

Lot 401. A rare Meissen famille-verte large charger, circa 1735. Diameter: 15 in. Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the center painted in underglaze-blue with a large flowering shrub, within an enameled border of stylized fences, the cavetto with flowering branches, one issuing from pierced rockwork, enriched in gilding, within an underglaze-blue diaper band, brown-edged rim,  crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, letter K in underglaze-blue and incised... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted écuelle and cover, circa 1735

Lot 442. A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted écuelle and cover, circa 1735. Width across handles: 7 3/4 in. Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the bowl painted on the front and reverse with groups of Chinoiserie figures supported on a gilt strapwork bracket with panels of Böttger lustre and two small quatrefoil puce camaïeu harbor scenes, set on each side with a shaped scroll handled flanked by  indianische Blumen, beneath a gilt-dentil border, the cover... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A rare Meissen Imari teapot and cover, circa 1722-23

Lot 358. A rare Meissen Imari teapot and cover, circa 1722-23. Height: 5 in. Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted on the front in underglaze-blue with a tree trunk and gnarled branches, embellished in iron-red and gilding with flowers and leaves, the reverse with a bird in flight beneath a similar gnarled branch extending downwards from the cover decorated with a underglaze-blue bird and scattered flower sprigs, pseudo-seal mark in underglaze-blue. ... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2019

A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted ecuelle, cover and stand, circa 1725

Lot 441. A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted ecuelle, cover and stand, circa 1725. Diameter of stand: 6 7/8 in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the straight-sided bowl and circular stand painted with cartouches depicting with Chinoiserie figures at various pursuits, including an ostrich hunt on the stand, enclosed within Böttger lustre, iron-red and gilt scrollwork borders, the cover similarly decorated beneath the gilt twig knop with a circular panel of... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A Meissen Kakiemon large charger, circa 1735-40

Lot 405. A Meissen Kakiemon large charger, circa 1735-40. Diameter: 17 in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted in underglaze-blue and Kakiemon enamels with a phoenix perched on rockwork flanked by flowering peony plants, within concentric circles in the cavetto, the rim painted with two panels of rockwork issuing branches of indianische Blumen and a bird perching on a flower, the reverse with foliate scrolls and concentric circles in underglaze-blue, crossed... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1730

Lot 378. A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1730. Overall height: 8 1/2 in. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted in the manner of Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, with Chinoiserie figures in a landscape vignette, the central figure standing holding a parasol flanked to one side by a seated figure, a tiger, and a winged dragon and insect overhead, the other side with a further Chinoiserie figure being attacked by a tiger while snaring... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2019

New online exhibition explores the unknown color palettes used to decorate 'Delft Blue'

Since the early 1900’s modern ceramics produced in various Dutch and even German cities were popularly called ‘Delft Blue.’ These objects continued the successful tradition of seventeenth and eighteenth-century products from the city of Delft. Now you may discover the entire color palette of Delftware in an online exhibition presented by Aronson Antiquairs of Amsterdam. AMSTERDAM.- Since the early 1900’s modern ceramics produced in various Dutch and even German cities were popularly called ‘Delft Blue.’ These... [Lire la suite]
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