16 décembre 2017

A large blue and white 'Landscape' and inscribed jar, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), dated Autumn of gengzi yea

Lot 32. Grande potiche en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, Dynastie Qing, Epoque Kangxi (1662-1722), datée de l'automne de l'année gengzi (correspondant à 1720). Hauteur: 51 cm. (20 in.). Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000. Price realised EUR 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  A large blue and white 'Landscape' and inscribed jar, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), dated Autumn of gengzi year (corresponding to 1720) De forme balustre, la panse est divisée en... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2015

François Desportes (Champigneulle 1661 - 1743 Paris), Fruits, fleurs et légumes dans un paysage

François Desportes (Champigneulle 1661 - 1743 Paris), Fruits, fleurs et légumes dans un paysage. Estimation  200,000 — 300,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's Signé et daté en bas à droite Desportes 1720. Huile sur toile, 93 x 119 cm Provenance: Vente anonyme, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, Mes Ader et Tajan, 10 avril 1992, lot n°34 ;Acquis à cette vente Bibliographie: P. Jacky, François Desportes (1661-1743), Thèse de doctorat, Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne, 1999, t. IV, p. 702 ;G. de Lastic et P.... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2014

Blue and white ewer with cover, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Blue and white ewer with cover, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo courtesy Vanderven Oriental Art. Height: 15 cm. Silver mounts of the period marked Amsterdam 1720. Price: € 7.500,- Provenance: Simons collection, the Netherlands Vanderven Oriental Art. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands  
01 septembre 2013

Cup in the form of a shell with two dolphins, Giovanni Battista Metellino, Milan, 1720

Cup in the form of a shell with two dolphins, Giovanni Battista Metellino, Milan, 1720. Rock crystal, silver filigree, gold, lapis lazuli; 21.8 x 26.0 x 32.0 cm. V 249. Green Vault © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 The imaginatively designed ornamental bowl declared in all details clearly as the work of Giovanni Battista Metellinos (see, Inv. No. V 312, V 315), which proved also in the production of this precious treasure chamber piece as an excellent master of the vessel section... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2013

A set of four doucai 'South Sea Bubble' plates, circa 1720 

A set of four doucai 'South Sea Bubble' plates, circa 1720. Photo Sotheby's each painted with a comedian on a tile floor beneath a beamed ceiling, inscribed:Wie op uÿtrecht of nieuw Amsterdam (Who speculates on Utrecht or New Amsterdam);50 per- cent op Delft gewonnen (50 per cent gained on Delft);Pardie al mijn Actien kwijt! (Suddenly lost all my shares!);Schÿt Actien enwind- handel. (Crap shares and swindle);20.9-21.3 cm. diam.; inv. nos. 4-2772 and 4-2886; some... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2013

Chinoiserie decoration on English ceramics between 1710 and 1830

Glazed earthenware vase with chinoiserie decoration, Frankfurt, c. 1680, at Saltram, Devon. ©NTPL/Rob Matheson Composite chinoiserie object created by combining various Chinese and Japanese ceramics, late seventeenth or early eighteenth century, at Belton House, Lincolnshire. ©NTPL/Roy Fox Meissen sugar basin with chinoiserie decoration, c. 1725, at Saltram, Devon. ©NTPL/Rob Matheson Meissen teacup and saucer and two covered dishes with chinoiserie decoration in gold on white, c. 1720, at Ickworth, Suffolk. ©NTPL/Angelo... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2013

Rare ensemble complet de six assiettes en porcelaine "doucai" d'un personnage de la "Commedia dell 'Arte". Vers 1720

Rare ensemble complet de six assiettes en porcelaine décorée en bleu sous couverte et émaux polychromes dit "doucai" d'un personnage de la "Commedia dell 'Arte" sur chaque assiette. Époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Vers 1720. Photo Piasa Les personnages sont entourés chacun d'une devise :- "We op Uÿtrecht of nieuw Amsterdam" , (Qui veut spéculer sur Utrecht ou Amsterdam?).- "Pardie al mijn actien kwijt" (Tout à coup perdu toutes mes actions!)- "Weg gekke actionisten" , (Dehors les actionnaires fous)- "De actie-mars op... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2013

Three Chinese Export armorial dishes, circa 1720 and 1740

Three Chinese Export armorial dishes, circa 1720 and 1740. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 A plate with the arms of Pitt with Ridgeway in pretence and a pair of chargers with the arms of Vernon impaling Purnell within an unusual iron-red, black and gilt border; 11 3/8 in. (28.7 cm.) diameter, the chargers; 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diameter, the plate (3). Estimate $5,000 - $7,000 Notes: Thomas Pitt, son of the Governor of Fort St George, married in 1717 Lady Frances Ridgeway, daughter and co-heir of the Earl of... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2012

A large Chinese Export famille verte 'Provinces' dish, circa 1720

A large Chinese Export famille verte 'Provinces' dish, circa 1720. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 A large coat-of-arms inscribed HOLLAND in the center on a field finely enameled with peony stems and birds, mounted on a metal hanger; 18½ in. (47 cm.) diameter. Estimate $15,000 - $25,000 Notes: This seems to be the largest example known of this magnificent pattern, the most elaborate of the four 'Provinces' patterns made around 1720. Twenty-three different arms constitute the full series, comprising... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2012

A very large Chinese Export rose-verte 'Provinces' dish, circa 1720

A very large Chinese Export rose-verte 'Provinces' dish, circa 1720. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 A large coat-of-arms in the center labeled AMSTELDAM within architectural framework showing a pair of Chinese ladies standing in niches, underglaze blue diaper pattern on the well interrupted by vignettes of crab, fish and shrimp, the Imari rim with cartouches of blossoming boughs, mounted on metal hanger; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) diameter. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000 Notes: This seems to be the largest example... [Lire la suite]
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