03 novembre 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver standing salt, maker's mark probably VG conjoined, Frankenthal, circa 1600

Lot 711. A German parcel-gilt silver standing salt, maker's mark probably VG conjoined, Guillaume or Gabriel van den Velden, Frankenthal, circa 1600. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. hexagonal central salt depression, engraved on the panels with Apollo slaughtering the Python, Apollo chasing Daphne, Daphne turning into a tree, Jupiter chasing Io, Neptune and Triton, Deucalion and Pyrrha leaving the oracle, enclosed by foliate strapwork including monsters,... [Lire la suite]

29 septembre 2017

Berlin State Museums opens "Exchanging Gazes: Between China and Europe 1669-1907"

Deep bowl with pheasants, peonies, quails, and millet, China, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723–30), 1723–25, porcelain with famille rose enamel © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Asiatische Kunst / Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen. BERLIN.- China and Europe are linked by a long tradition of reciprocal cultural exchange. These transactions were particularly intensive during the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), which is regarded as one of the key phases of Chinese cultural and political history. Exquisite gifts were... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2011

A Frankenthal gilt-metal-mounted rectangular snuff box, circa 1770.

A Frankenthal gilt-metal-mounted rectangular snuff box, circa 1770. Photo Bonhams Of slightly waisted form with a domed cover and the exterior moulded with a basketwork pattern, the base and cover painted with chinoiserie scenes after Jean Pillement, the sides with landscape scenes depicting ruins, castles and bridges over rivers, the inside cover with a scene of peasants smoking and drinking, the mounts with wavy borders, 8cm wide. Estimate: £3,000 - 4,000, € 3,400 - 4,600, US$ 4,900 - 6,600   Provenance: Alfred Joseph... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2009

Cup and Saucer with Trompe l'oeil Painting Frankenthal, 1786

Tasse und Untertasse mit Trompe l'oeil-Malerei. Cup and Saucer with Trompe l'oeil Painting Frankenthal, 1786 Wandung und Fond mit Holzmaserdekor 'décor bois'. Ausgesparte Reserven, darin Landschaftsstiche mit Architekturstaffage in Grisaillemalerei. Ränder goldstaffiert. In Unterglasurblau bekrönte CT-Marke und '86' (Untertasse), W 3 (geritzt) und weitere Zeichen. H. 7 cm; D. 13,5 cm. Estimation : 1 400 € Vente du Samedi 9 mai 2009. Art, Antiquités & Design. Auktionshaus Dr. Fischer - Heilbronn
08 septembre 2008

A small bust of woman as allegory of winter, Frankenthal, circa 1765 and a small piedestal, Frankenthal, 2nd half of the 18th c

A small bust of woman as allegory of winter, Frankenthal, circa 1765 and a small piedestal, Frankenthal, 2nd half of the 18th century The bust, model by Konrad Linck. Electoral hat over CT monogram in underglaze blue. H 9.5cm. Estimation : 600 / 800 CHF The piedestal, electoral hat over CT monogram in underglaze blue. H 11.5cm. Estimation : 500 / 800 CHF Vente du Lundi 15 septembre 2008. Porcelaines, Faïences, Verreries. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel: + 41/44/445 63 63