27 mai 2012

An extremely rare graduated set of four Meissen Böttger porcelain vases and four covers, circa 1715

An extremely rare graduated set of four Meissen Böttger porcelain vases and four covers, circa 1715.  photo Bonhams Modelled by Johann Jacob Irminger, of baluster shape, in three sizes, each with applied caryatid masks and elaboratedly moulded prunus branches, the serrated leafs lifting off the background in part, the branches and most of the blossoms modelled three-dimensionally, comprising a central vase and domed cover, two flanking vases with one domed cover, and one small vase with two domed covers, all covers with... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2012

A rare silver-mounted Böttger stoneware black-glazed octagonal tea canister and cover, circa 1710

A rare silver-mounted Böttger stoneware black-glazed octagonal tea canister and cover, circa 1710. Photo Bonhams Each facet with possibly later wheel-cut decoration of large chinoiserie figures, the cover of cylindrical form and with a single insect incised to the top, the silver mount around the foot with stiff leaves, 13.5cm high (2). Lot 67. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000 / €12,000 - 18,000 / US$ 16,000 - 24,000 Provenance: European private collectionThe technique of incised or wheel-cut... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2012

A rare Böttger stoneware vase, circa 1710-15

A rare Böttger stoneware vase, circa 1710-15.. Photo: Sotheby's. later engraved on either side with a profile portrait of Frederick Augustus I, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, or the arms of Saxony-Poland and Electoral arms of Saxony, each within an elaborate scrollwork cartouche, the lower body engraved on either side with the AR monogram or a military trophy.height 10 1/4 in.; 26 cm. Lot 1. Estimation 10,000-15,000 USD NOTE DE CATALOGUE: A Böttger vase of similar shape with a... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2012

A Meissen Böttger stoneware octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1710-13

A Meissen Böttger stoneware octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1710-13. Photo Bonhams The exterior polished, the cover moulded with an unpolished stiff-leaf border, 11.2cm across; 7.5cm high (small rim section restuck) (2). Lot 3. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000 / €12,000 - 18,000 / US$ 16,000 - 24,000 Provenance: Dr. Marcel Nyffeler Collection, Zürich, sold by Christie's London, 9 June 1986, lot 198Exhibited: Zürich, Kunsthaus, Schönheit des 18. Jahrhunderts, 10 September-6 November... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2012

A Meissen Böttger stoneware saucer, circa 1710-13

A Meissen Böttger stoneware saucer, circa 1710-13.  Photo Bonhams Polished, with gilt lappet border to the rim and double-line border to the reverse, 14cm diam Lot 1. Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000 / €6,100 - 8,500 / US$ 8,100 - 11,000 Provenance: Margravine Caroline Luise of Baden-Durlach (1723-83);Hereditary Prince Carl Ludwig of Baden (1755-1801);Grand Duke Friedrich I of Baden (1826-1907);Thence by descent; the Collections of the Margraves and Grand Dukes of Baden, sold by Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2012

A pair of black-glazed Böttger stoneware bottle vases, about 1711-1715, decorated by Martin Schnell probably in Dresden

A pair of black-glazed Böttger stoneware bottle vases, about 1711-1715, decorated by Martin Schnell probably in Dresden, the bronze mounts, possibly German and 1760. Photo Sotheby"s of ovoid form with short, slender necks, thickly covered in a mirror-black glaze in imitation of oriental lacquer, and decorated in unfired 'cold' colours and gilding by Martin Schnell with chinoiserie figures, an equestrian huntsman and pairs of storks in a pavilion garden, the reverse with a flowering branch of peonies in a... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2012

Böttger porcelain bowl. Meissen, around 1715-1720.

Böttger porcelain bowl. Meissen, around 1715-1720.  Photo Hampel Height: 8.7 cm. Diameter: 17 cm. Estimate € 2000-3000 Hampel. Friday, 23 march 2012. http://www.hampel-auctions.com/
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07 mars 2012

A Böttger porcelain Hausmaler cream pot, cover and stand,, the porcelain, circa 1720

A Böttger porcelain Hausmaler cream pot, cover and stand,, the porcelain, circa 1720. Photo Sotheby's decorated in the Seuter workshop in Augsburg, with gilt chinoiseries of figures in terrace making tea and painting vases, the domed cover with birds in branches, and fixed with contemporary silver-gilt chain. The stand 15,5cm, 6 1/4 in diameter. Estimate 2,000-3,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Christie's Geneva, 13 November 1989, lot 110 Sotheby's. The Collection of Giovanni and Gabriella... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2012

A Böttger Hausmaler porcelain teapot and cover, circa 1720

A Böttger Hausmaler porcelain teapot and cover, circa 1720. Photo Sotheby's of globular form with domed cover, painted in delicate enamels with Chinese figures contemplating large flowering plants, the cover with further plants issuing from rockwork and with insects and branches, the spout with grotesque mask terminal (some wear and minute chips); 13.5cm, 5 1/4 in high. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Sotheby's London, 11 November 1972, lot 147 (sold as Du Paquier)Christie's... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2012

A Böttger porcelain white beaker vase, circa 1720

A Böttger porcelain white beaker vase, circa 1720. Photo Sotheby's of trumpet form, applied with two human masks separating branches of flowering vine, the foot with a band of stiff acanthus leaves; 18cm, 7 1/4 in high. Estimate 20,000-30,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Victor Amadeus II, King of Sardinia, delivered to him in 1725.King Umberto, former King of Italy, sale Christie's Geneva, 7 June 1968, lot 26The Korthaus Collection, Christie's 21 September 1992, lot 1 LITTERATURE: Ingelore Menzhausen,... [Lire la suite]
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