20 juin 2019

A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teapot and cover, circa 1710-13

Lot 4. A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teapot and cover, circa 1710-13;9.5cm high. Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000 (€ 34,000 - 56,000). Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 39,087). © Bonhams The bell-shaped body with an ear-shaped handle and curved spout, engraved, cut and polished with foliate motifs and dots scroll- and strapwork below a border of swags around the shoulder and dots below the rim, the spout, handle and flat cover similarly decorated (tiny chip to tip of spout). Provenance: Acquired between... [Lire la suite]

20 juin 2019

A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware black-glazed Kendi, circa 1710-13

Lot 7. A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware black-glazed Kendi, circa 1710-13; 16.3cm high, black cold-painted Japanese Palace inventory number 64./ P. Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000. Sold for £ 82,562 (€ 92,039). © Bonhams. After a Chinese Yixing stoneware original, the globular body with a quilin head spout and tall cylindrical neck with flared rim, decorated in the workshop of Martin Schnell, Dresden, in imitation of lacquer with a black glaze, the body moulded with flowering plants issuing from... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2019

A rare pair of Meissen Böttger stoneware octagonal vases and covers, circa 1710-13

Lot 2. A rare pair of Meissen Böttger stoneware octagonal vases and covers, circa 1710-13; 13cm high. Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000. Sold for £ 46,312 (€ 51,628). © Bonhams. Each decorated in gilding with a central lambrequin border and double-line borders on the various edges, the slightly differing covers centering a gilt flowerhead, and one lacquered on the interior. Provenance: Margravine Karoline Luise of Baden-Durlach (1723-83); Hereditary Prince Karl Ludwig of Baden (1755-1801); ... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2015

A Böttger Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1722, with German silver-gilt mounts, Elias Adam, Augsburg

A Böttger Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1722, with contemporary German silver-gilt mounts, Elias Adam, Augsburg. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP (34,868 - 48,815 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilding in the Seuter workshop, Augsburg, with vignettes of chinoiserie figures resting on scrollwork supports with birds in flight above, the front of the coffee pot painted in enamels with the armorial of Prince Marc de Beauvau, Prinz... [Lire la suite]
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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