04 avril 2014

Pourri formé d'un vase en porcelaine de Chine. Poinçon du C couronné, 1745-1749. Époque Louis XV

Pourri formé d'un vase en porcelaine de Chine. Poinçon du C couronné, 1745-1749. Époque Louis XV. Photo Fraysse & Associés à décor incisé dans la partie supérieure, bleu et blanc au décor orné de volatiles et feuillages. Le couvercle en porcelaine (restaurée) orné d'une prise en bronze ciselé de fleurs, feuillages, roseaux, ajouré de rocailles, comme la base asymétrique reposant sur des volutes. Hauteur: 41 cm - Largeur: 21,5 cm. Estimation : 5 000 - 7 000 € Fraysse & Associés. Mercredi 09 avril à 14h15. Drouot Richelieu... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2013

Pair of Ewers. Unknown . Porcelain: Chinese, 1736-1795; Mounts: French, Paris, 1745-1749

Pair of Ewers. Unknown . Porcelain: Chinese, 1736-1795; Mounts: French, Paris, 1745-1749. Hard-paste porcelain, underglaze blue and copper red; gilt bronze mounts. 78.DI.9. The J. Paul Getty Museum ©J. Paul Getty Trust Voltaire, one of France's most popular playwrights and philosophers in the 1700s, summarized the feelings of his country when he wrote that Europeans could do nothing but "admire, blush and, above all, imitate" the works of the Chinese civilization. The French fascination with... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2013

Mustard Pot (Moutardier), Olerys-Laugier Manufactory, Moustiers, France, c. 1745-1749

Mustard Pot (Moutardier), Olerys-Laugier Manufactory, Moustiers, France, c. 1745-1749 Decoration painted by Jean-François Pelloquin, Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel (grand feu faïence) and pewter mounts, The MaryLou Boone Collection, 1999.116, cat. no. 32. LACMA Beneath the spout of this Mustard Pot, Orpheus is shown holding his harp, surrounded by attentive animals. According to Greek myth, his harp music had the ability to charm all living things.
07 juillet 2012

Shop of Charles Cressent, Paris, France. Commode (Chest of Drawers), 1745-1749

Shop of Charles Cressent, Paris, France. Commode (Chest of Drawers), 1745-1749. Oak, pine, tulip, amaranth, satinwood, kingwood, marble, and copper alloy with mercury gilding; 35 3/4 x 63 3/16 x 24 3/4 inches (90.81 x 160.5 x 62.87 cm). Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 65-19.  The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©2012 Nelson Gallery Foundation The marquetry process used on this commode, a chest of drawers, combines rare and exotic woods in contrasting colors to create intricate patterns. Light... [Lire la suite]