27 mars 2020

A pair of famille-rose lime-green ground dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3085. A pair of famille-rose lime-green ground dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 15.7 cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate  200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 560,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow flaring sides rising from a slightly tapering foot, the interior painted with five coral-red bats in flight, the exterior colourfully enamelled with stylised lotuses and anemones borne on foliate scrolls, all reserved on a bright lime-green ground, between... [Lire la suite]

13 avril 2019

Deux « seaux à topette » en porcelaine de Tournai de la fin du XVIIIe siècle, circa 1787-92

Lot 169. Deux « seaux à topette » en porcelaine de Tournai de la fin du XVIIIe siècle, circa 1787-92, marques en creux, inscriptions en noir sur chacun des noms d’oiseaux representés, le premier avec grinpereau, des philip/pines, femelle du serin de Mozambique, piette-chou, de provence., grimpreau verd tach/tée de cayenne., le second avec le todier., todier de St. Domingue., pipit bleu., manakin à gorge/blanche. L.: 14 cm. (5 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 30,000 - EUR 50,000 (USD 33,896 - USD... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

Jean Girel, Rainbow Colors at Wonder Lab, National Museum, Beijing 2018

Jean Girel. Rainbow Colors, 7 iridescent bowls. Firing variations between « yuteki » and « hare's fur ». Wonder Lab, National Museum, Beijing 2018. © Jean Girel 2018 J'ai eu le privilège de rencontrer Jean Girel et Valérie Hermans, deux éminents céramistes français, ce soir à la Société Française d'Etudes de la Céramique Orientale. Jean nous a fait une conférence passionnante sur son "Aventure des bols "fourrure de lièvre", sa découverte des Jianyao et ses recherches pour égaler et surpasser les potiers chinois des Song et... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2018

Faience table top, probably Rouen, circa 1725-35

Faience table top, probably Rouen, circa 1725-35; 22 7/8 x 2 x 17 ½ in. (58 x 5 x 44.5 cm). Unmarked Painting possibly attributable to Claude Borne. Courtesy Michele Beiny.  MICHELE BEINY, Stand A29 at Masterpiece London 2018 (28 June - 04 July 2018) 
03 novembre 2017

A Sèvres porcelain tea service, Déjeuner des peintres Flamands, 1818-19

Lot 776. A Sèvres porcelain tea service, Déjeuner des peintres Flamands, 1818-19. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. painted with titled Flemish Master portraits from works in the collection of the Louvre, reserved on a platinum ground, comprising: a teapot and cover (théière 'Pestum') of the first size; a milk jug (pot à lait 'Pestum') of the second size; a sugar bowl and cover (pot à sucre 'Pestum'); and six cups... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2017

A rare Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon bowl and cover, Johanneum mark, circa 1728-1731 

Lot 69. A rare Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon bowl and cover, Johanneum mark, circa 1728-1731. Estimate $ 1,800-2,800. Photo Leonard Joel. Embellished with kakiemon designs, the cover with crouching hare finial, blue crossed sword mark and incised Johanneum marks, 12.5cm diameter     Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST, Thursday 31 Aug 

21 août 2017

An extremely rare and possibly unique Chantilly Kakiemon verre à liqueur, circa 1735

Lot 60. An extremely rare and possibly unique Chantilly Kakiemon verre à liqueur, circa 1735. Estimate $ 2,000-3,000. Photo Leonard Joel. This rare form not recorded in any literature on Chantilly, painted in a kakiemon design, 8cm high   Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST, Thursday 31 Aug 2017
21 août 2017

A Chantilly Kakiemon 'écuelle' Porringer cover & stand, circa 1735

Lot 59. A Chantilly Kakiemon 'écuelle' Porringer cover & stand, circa 1735. Estimate $ 2,000-3,000. Photo Leonard Joel. Of quatrelobed form painted with Kakiemon flowers and insects, the cover with flower knop, the tray with brown-edged rim, red hunting horn mark, tray 23.5 width, dish 15.5cm width, (2)   Note: For similar examples refer to the Metropolitan Museum New York Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST, Thursday 31 Aug 2017
21 août 2017

A good matched pair of Chantilly Kakiemon rafraîchissoirs, circa 1730

Lot 55. A good matched pair of Chantilly Kakiemon rafraîchissoirs, circa 1730. Estimate $ 2,000-3,000. Photo Leonard Joel. Of typical form with branch and leaf handles, each painted with squirrel and kakiemon flowers, red hunting horn mark on one, 9.5cm high, (2)  Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST, Thursday 31 Aug 2017
21 août 2017

A large Chantilly Kakiemon 'seau a bouteille' wine cooler, circa 1735 

Lot 54. A large Chantilly Kakiemon 'seau a bouteille' wine cooler, circa 1735. Estimate $ 3,000-5,000. Photo Leonard Joel. Of cylindrical form with dragon form handle mounts, painted with squirrel and Kakiemon flowers, red hunting horn mark, 16 height x 19cm diameter  Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST, Thursday 31 Aug 2017