05 juillet 2022

An Extremely Rare Meissen Blue and White Double Cruet, Circa 1725

Lot 17. An Extremely Rare Meissen Blue and White Double Cruet, Circa 1725; 8 1/2 in., 21.5 cm. high. Lot sold: 88,200 EUR (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 EUR). © Sotheby's the flattened pear-shaped conjoined flasks with entwining necks, painted with stylized flowering branches issuing from grassy mounds, the rims and spreading footrim with bands of fretted zig-zag, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, Dreher’s mark X for J. D. Rehuschuh. Literature: Ulrich Pietsch,... [Lire la suite]

04 juillet 2022

A Plaue-an-der-Havel Stoneware Brown/Black-Glazed and Gilt Teapot and Cover, Circa 1717-30

Lot 15. A Plaue-an-der-Havel Stoneware Brown-Black-Glazed and Gilt Teapot and Cover, Circa 1717-30; 6 1/8 in., 15.6 cm high, 17.8 cm. wide. Lot sold: 7,560EUR (Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 EUR). © Sotheby's of square section and swelling form, with fluted straight spout, fattened angular handle with scroll terminal and bird finial, the simulated lacquer ground decorated in enamels and gilt with flowering prunus branches, red lacquered inventory number i60 to teapot... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2022

A Böttger Stoneware Black-Glazed and Gilt Teabowl and Saucer, 1711-15

Lot 14. A Böttger Stoneware Black-Glazed and Gilt Teabowl and Saucer, 1711-15; the saucer 4 5/8 in., 11.9 cm diameter. Lot sold: 23,940 EUR (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR). © Sotheby's probably decorated by Martin Schnell and his workshop in imitation of Japanese lacquer, the surface excluding the inside of the saucer foot covered in a manganese/black lustrous glaze gilded to the bowl with a boy seated, another standing holding a fan, a two-handled jar and two volumes stacked, the... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2022

A Böttger Stoneware 'Eisenporzellan' Candlestick, Circa 1710-12

  Lot 13. A Böttger Stoneware 'Eisenporzellan' Candlestick, Circa 1710-12; 5 5/8 in., 14.2 cm high. Lot sold: 30,240 EUR (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 EUR). © Sotheby's based on a metal form, of hexagonal section, with waisted stem, partial Japanese Palace inventory number 206 in black. Provenance: The Royal Collections of Saxony, Japanese Palace, Dresden; Porzellane und Waffen aus den Kgl. Sächsischen Sammlungen in Dresden, Rudolph Lepke’s Kunst-Auctions-Haus,... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2022

Two Knife Hafts, Early 18th Century

Lot 12. Two Knife Hafts, Early 18th Century; 3 1/2 in., 9 cm. long. Lot sold: 1,764 EUR (Estimate: 1,500 - 2,600 EUR). © Sotheby's one in white stoneware with black glaze, perhaps Böttger, the other in glazed white stoneware. Sotheby's. Transformed by Fire A Private Collection of Early Meissen, Cologne, 1 July 2022
03 juillet 2022

An Early Meissen White Porcelain Figure of a Pagod, 1713-15

Lot 10. An Early Meissen White Porcelain Figure of a Pagod, 1713-15; 3 1/2 in., 9.5 cm high. Lot sold: 9,450 EUR (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 EUR). © Sotheby's the seated robed figure resting his right hand on his knee, the other hand tucked beneath his robes. Provenance: By repute, Fürst von Lichtenberg; Sydney J. Lamon Collection, New York, sold, Christie's, London, 29 November 1973, lot 21 Literature: Ulrich Pietsch, Frühes Meissener Porzellanaus einer... [Lire la suite]

02 juillet 2022

A Böttger Stoneware Polished Figure of a Pagod, 1713-15

Lot 9. A Böttger Stoneware Polished Figure of a Pagod, 1713-15; 3 7/8 in.; 9.8 cm high. Lot sold: 23,940 EUR (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR). © Sotheby's the seated robed figure resting his right hand on his knee, the other hand tucked beneath his robes. Literature: Ulrich Pietsch, Frühes Meissener Porzellanaus einer Privatsammlung, exhibition catalogue, Lübeck, 1993, pp. 26-7, no. 13. Exhibited: Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte der Hansestadt Lübeck St.... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2022

A Rare Böttger Stoneware Polished Small Teapot and Cover, Circa 1718

Lot 7. A Rare Böttger Stoneware Polished Small Teapot and Cover, Circa 1718; 3 3/4 in., 9.5 cm. high. Lot sold: 30,240 EUR (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 EUR). © Sotheby's of squat baluster form, the upper section moulded with tasseled drapery above a polished section, the gadrooned domed cover part polished, the short spout issuing from the top of a gaping mask. Provenance: Christie's Geneva, 16 November 1981, lot 58. Note: Few examples of this form appear to have survived... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2022

Two Böttger 'Marbled' Stoneware Hafts, 1711

Lot 5. Two Böttger 'Marbled' Stoneware Hafts, 1711; 3 3/8 in., 9.2 cm. long. Lot sold: 3,528 EUR (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 EUR). © Sotheby's the pistol-shaped grips with red and white clay. Note: Böttger stoneware handles are recorded in the 1711 inventories of the Meissen factory, see Claus Boltz, 'Formen des Böttgersteinzeugs im Jahre 1711', Mitteilungstblatt der Keramikfreunde der Schweitz, No. 97, 1982, p. 28. A pair of polished examples of a different form is in... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2022

A Böttger Stoneware Large Bowl, 1708-10

Lot 3. A Böttger Stoneware Large Bowl, 1708-10; 7 in., 18 cm diameter; 3 1/8 in., 8.1 cm. high. Lot sold: 4,788 EUR (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 EUR). © Sotheby's the deep bowl of flared circular form. Note: An unpolished stoneware bowl of this form and size, catalogued as Eisenporzellan was sold at Christie's London, 28 November 2011, lot 16, formerly in the family collection of Dr. Andreina Torre. A further bowl is in the Germansiches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg. ... [Lire la suite]