12 juillet 2013

A pair of Böttger stoneware cups and saucers. Böttger stoneware, Meissen, ca. 1710-1713

A pair of Böttger stoneware cups and saucers. Böttger stoneware, Meissen, ca. 1710-1713. Photo courtesy of Robbig Munchen H. 5,7 cm. Price on request - http://robbig.artsolution.net/

12 juillet 2013

Cylindrical Tankard with Incised Coat of Arms. Böttger stoneware, Meissen, ca. 1715

Cylindrical Tankard with Incised Coat of Arms. Böttger stoneware, Meissen, ca. 1715. Photo courtesy of Robbig Munchen Original silver-gilt mount, Nuremberg city mark, and as master craftsman’s signs two H’s interlaced (see Rosenberg 1922–28, vol. 3, no. 4268). H. 22.5 cm. Price on request. http://robbig.artsolution.net/For comparison: Cylindrical tankard with similar incised decoration, Grassi Museum für Angewandte Kunst Leipzig (inv. no. V 1516 (I. C. 547); see Gielke 2003, p. 84, no. 8. This important cylindrical... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2013

The Delphinium Collection: a private British collection of 18th century Meissen

The Delphinium Collection is a historic survival from the great era of porcelain collecting after the Second World War. It was formed by two generations of collectors: a fascinating selection of 18th century Meissen porcelain that reflects a scholarly and discerning taste. The collection ranges from Böttger stoneware and porcelain of the earliest period to French-influenced taste of the mid 18th century. It includes a number of exceptionally rare pieces, such as a two-handled jar and cover with chinoiserie decoration, of which only... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2012

An extremely rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teabowl and saucer, circa 1710-13

An extremely rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teabowl and saucer, circa 1710-13. Photo Bonhams Decorated in the workshop of Martin Schnell, with a deep black manganese lustre in imitation of Japanese lacquer, decorated with gold painted floral ornaments and two dragonflies circling about one another, double-line borders to rims, the teabowl: 4cm high; the saucer: 12.4cm diam., the cup with a paper inventory label reading 859, the saucer with two blue-edged serrated old inventory labels, one reading 860, the other 1089,... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2012

A Meissen black-glazed Böttger stoneware coffee pot and cover, circa 1710-13

A Meissen black-glazed Böttger stoneware coffee pot and cover, circa 1710-13.  photo Bonhams After silver prototypes, of baluster square section, the edges of the handle, ribs and spout and detailing of the animal's head picked out in gilding, the cover with a diamond-cut finial, all with a deep black and manganese lustre in imitation of lacquer, 14cm high (minor wear to gilding) (2). Lot 66. Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000 / €24,000 - 36,000 / US$ 32,000 - 47,000. Unsold ... [Lire la suite]