30 juillet 2013

Queen Charlotte's NotebookQueen Charlotte's Notebook, England, c.1765

Queen Charlotte's Notebook, England, c.1765. Tortoiseshell, gold, diamonds, 11.0 x 8.3 x 2.5 cm. RCIN 46707. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Provenance: Made for Queen Charlotte, c.1761-1770; Lady Mount Stephen; by whom presented to Queen Mary before 1920. Exhibited at Schloss Güstrow, Schwerin, Germany, in '1000 Jahre Mecklenburg', 1995, p338, no 6.28 Exhibited at the Queen's Gallery, in 'George III Collector and Patron', 1974-5, p64, no.105 Queen Mary, consort of King George... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2013

A Fine Early Creamware Tankard decorated in Underglaze Blue, England, circa 1765.

A Fine Early Creamware Tankard decorated in Underglaze Blue, England, circa 1765. The early creamware tankard of bell-form is decorated with a Chinoiserie landscape of buildings along a river bank with trees and plants to either side with birds flying in the sky. The loop handle with wonderfully crisp and fine applied terminals. HEIGHT 5.75 in. (15 cm) Earle Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc. P.O. Box 55. Maryknoll, NY, 10545 - 212-308-2022
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12 février 2013

The Pagoda at Rheinsberg, Germany

The Pagoda at Rheinsberg, Germany built for Prince Heinrich of Prussia around 1765. Located at Heinrich’s palace at Rheinsberg, the pagoda is sadly no longer standing. (image from Chinoiseries by Bernd H. Dams and Andrew Zega, Rizzoli New York, 2008)
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11 novembre 2012

Gobelet à lait couvert et sa soucoupe en porcelaine tendre de Sèvres, daté 1765

Gobelet à lait couvert et sa soucoupe en porcelaine tendre de Sèvres, daté 1765 - Photo Sotheby's à décor polychrome de paysages animés dans des réserves cernées de filet or sur fond de motifs œil de perdrix sur fond bleu Fallot, la prise du couvercle en forme de fleur ; marqué : LL entrelacés, lettre-date M pour 1765 ; la peinture par André-Vincent Vieillard. Quantité: 2. Haut. 13 cm, diam. 18,5 cm. Lot 217. Estimation: 3,000 - 5,000 EUR. Lot. Vendu 3,750 EUR ... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2012

Exceptionnelle Table console en bois de chêne sculpté et doré. Modèle de Jean Louis Prieur (1725-1785), époque Louis XV; Paris

Exceptionnelle Table console en bois de chêne sculpté et doré. Modèle de Jean Louis Prieur (1725-1785), époque Louis XV ; Paris vers 1765. Photo Europ Auction Les traverses mouvementées à décor d'oves, d'entrelacs encerclant des feuilles; de rais de coeur très travaillés et des guirlandes de fleurs de myosotis, de roses et de glands. Les quatre pieds sont réunis par une entretoise décorée d'entrelacs surmontée en son centre d'un grand vase d'où s'échappent des guirlandes de fleurs, terminés par... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2012

A Rare Pair of George III Carved Mahogany 'Chinese' Arm Chairs, circa 1765

A Rare Pair of George III Carved Mahogany 'Chinese' Arm Chairs, circa 1765. Photo Sotheby's each with an upright back with a shaped crest rail above a panel with geometric pierced 'Chinese' lattice work ornamented at the top with foliate scroll carving, the arms with paper scroll terminals and carved with foliage continuing to incurved supports, and similarly in-filled with Chinese lattice work, the upholstered drop-in seats within narrow moldings above plain conforming seat rails, the square molded legs with paneled ornament and... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2012

A Louis XV-XVI transitional Chinese and European black and gilt lacquer and tulipwood table à ouvrage circa 1765

A Louis XV-XVI transitional Chinese and European black and gilt lacquer and tulipwood table à ouvrage, circa 1765. Photo Sotheby's height 27 in.; width 18 in.; depth 14 in. 69 cm; 46 cm; 35.5 cm - Estimate 6,000-9,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
18 août 2012

A Chinese Export Reverse-Painted Mirror Picture, Circa 1765.

A Chinese Export Reverse-Painted Mirror Picture, Circa 1765. Photo Sotheby's frame 33 1/4 in. by 22 in. 84.5 cm; 55.9 cm - Estimate 12,000-18,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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18 août 2012

A Chinese Export Reverse-Painted Mirror Picture, Circa 1765

A Chinese Export Reverse-Painted Mirror Picture, Circa 1765. Photo Sotheby'sPhoto Sotheby's within its original conforming molded and carved Chinese hardwood frame with a cut-brass hanger. Frame 15 3/4 in. by 22 in. 40 cm; 55.9 cm - Estimate 10,000-15,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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22 juillet 2012

A pair of Sèvres biscuit figure groups on gilt-brass bases, known as La Curosité and La Loterie.

A pair of Sèvres biscuit figure groups on gilt-brass bases, known as La Curosité and La Loterie, based on engravings by Cochin of Boucher drawings, one incised B for the period in which Bachelier was head of the modeller's studio, the other F for the period in which Falconet was the head. France, ca 1765  © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES This famous pair of biscuit groups were modelled at Sevres in 1757 based on engravings by Cochin of Boucher drawings which the latter had supplied to the Beauvais tapestry manufactory. ... [Lire la suite]


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