19 mars 2014

Chinese export porcelain armorial plate, French Market, Yongzheng period, circa 1724

Chinese export porcelain armorial plate, French Market, Yongzheng period circa 1724. Photo courtesy Cohen & Cohen. A Chinese export porcelain dinner plate with the French arms of Jubert de Bouville accollée with Guyot de Saint-Amand de Chenizot, the rim and cavetto brightly enamelled. Diameter: 9 inches; 23cm. The service to which this piece belongs was made for André Jubert (1699-1742) Marquis de Bouville who married in 1724, Marie-Thérèse-Julie Guyot de Saint-Armand de Chenizot (1706-1772) daughter of François Chenizot,... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2014

Chinese export porcelain european subject famille rose dinner plate, English or French Market, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Chinese export porcelain european subject famille rose dinner plate, English or French Market, Qianlong period, circa 1750. Photo courtesy Cohen & Cohen. A rare dinner plate with a European subject scene of harvest, the border with a gilt rococo shell and scroll. Diameter: 9 inches; 23cm This is one of the rarest of such European scenes and is taken from an unidentifed European print of the type produced by Nicholas Larmessin and others - probably from a series of the seasons. Another of An Allegory of Summer, after a print by... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2014

Pair of Chinese export porcelain tulipieres, Dutch Market, Kangxi period, circa 1700

Pair of Chinese export porcelain tulipieres, Dutch Market, Kangxi period, circa 1700. Photo courtesy Cohen & Cohen. Height: 16½ inches (42cm) A rare pair of blue and white tulip vases after delft originals, each formed in two parts as a tall pointed spire on a waisted plinth, the spire arranged in three tiers each with four mask shaped flower holders, raised on lion paw feet with birds beneath, the plinth painted with panels of cherubim and putti surrounded by flowers and foliage, on four pad feet. These are modelled after... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2014

Chinese export porcelain armorial dinner plate, English or Scottish Market, Qianlong, circa 1770-80

Chinese export porcelain armorial dinner plate, English or Scottish Market, Qianlong, circa 1770-80. Photo courtesy Cohen & Cohen. An octagonal dinner plate with a central coat of arms surrounded by drums and flags, the cavetto with a gilt spearhead border, the rim border of bamboo and flowers. Diameter: 9 inches (23cm). The arms are clearly Hay quartering Gifford, though inaccurately painted. Hay (correctly): Azure three fraises argent [but here quatrefoils]Gifford (correctly): Gules three bars ermine [but here with... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2014

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers to handle the Property from the Estate of Lilly Pulitzer

A Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Covered Urns,  with famille verte decoration and faceted bodies. Height 38 inches. Estimate $ 2,000-4,000. WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.- Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announced the sale of the estate of iconic Palm Beach fashion designer, Lilly Pulitzer. The auction will be a single-owner sale of the legendary socialite and tastemaker’s furniture, art and decorative objects. The sale will take place on February 22nd at 11:00AM EST at Leslie Hindman’s new West Palm Beach auction facility,... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2014

Christie's Americana Week 2014 achieves $10.2 million led by a Chippendale tea table

A Chippendale Carved Mahogany Scallop-Top Tea Table, probably the shop of Benjamin Randolph (1737-1791), with carving possibly by Richard Butts, Philadelphia, circa 1770. Estimate: $800,000-1,200,000. Sold for: $905,000 £552,050 €660,650. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Americana Week 2014 sales totaled $10,189,025, which included the sales of Important American Silver (January 23), Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Prints (January 24), and Chinese Export Art (January 27).  Chinese Export... [Lire la suite]


19 janvier 2014

A Chinese Export porcelain famille rose "Don Quixote" tea bowl and saucer, circa 1750

A Chinese Export porcelain famille rose "Don Quixote" tea bowl and saucer, circa 1750. Photo Bonhams. Each enameled with Don Quixote in full armor, astride his horse and holding a lance, Sancho Panza with his donkey and holding the reigns beside him and two women watching from behind a tree. height of teabowl 2 1/2in (6.5cm); diameter of saucer 5 1/4in (13.5cm). Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€740 - 1,100) Bonhams. FINE AMERICAN & EUROPEAN FURNITURE, SILVER, FOLK AND DECORATIVE ARTS & CLOCKS. New York. 23 Jan 2014 -... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2014

A Chinese Export porcelain famille rose "Don Quixote" dish, circa 1750

A Chinese Export porcelain famille rose "Don Quixote" dish, circa 1750. Photo Bonhams. The center enameled with Don Quixote in full armor, astride his horse and holding a lance, Sancho Panza holding the reigns beside him and two women watching from behind a tree, the border painted en grisaille with four reserves of landscapes alternating with birds. diameter 9in (23cm). Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,400) Bonhams. FINE AMERICAN & EUROPEAN FURNITURE, SILVER, FOLK AND DECORATIVE ARTS & CLOCKS. New York. 23 Jan 2014... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2014

A Chinese Export porcelain famille rose "Don Quixote" coffee pot, circa 1750

A Chinese Export porcelain famille rose "Don Quixote" coffee pot, circa 1750. Photo Bonhams. Both sides enameled with Don Quixote in full armor, astride his horse and holding a lance, Sancho Panza holding the reigns beside him and two women watching from behind a tree, the cover with rockwork. height 9in (23cm); length over handle and spout 8in (20.3cm). Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€3,700 - 5,200) Bonhams. FINE AMERICAN & EUROPEAN FURNITURE, SILVER, FOLK AND DECORATIVE ARTS & CLOCKS. New York. 23 Jan 2014 - www.bonhams.com
19 janvier 2014

A Chinese Export porcelain famille rose "Don Quixote" shaving bowl, circa 1750

A Chinese Export porcelain famille rose "Don Quixote" shaving bowl, circa 1750. Photo Bonhams. The center enameled with Don Quixote in full armor, astride his horse and holding a lance, Sancho Panza holding the reigns beside him and two women watching from behind a tree, the cavetto and border with gilt diaperwork, stylized shells and scrolls. height 3in (7.6cm), diameter 11in (28cm). Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€5,900 - 8,800) Bonhams. FINE AMERICAN & EUROPEAN FURNITURE, SILVER, FOLK AND DECORATIVE ARTS & CLOCKS. New... [Lire la suite]


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