18 juillet 2015

A blue and white kendi, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period, with German silver-gilt mounts, Augsburg or Nuremberg, early 17th century

Lot 7. A blue and white kendi with German silver-gilt mounts, the porcelain Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1572-1620), the mounts unmarked, probably Augsburg or Nuremberg, early 17th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000  GBP. Lot Sold 245,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the lobed compressed spherical body rising from a flat base, to a tall cylindrical neck, painted with roundels of a horse, crane and lion below a wide band of peony and chrysanthemum at the shoulder, the ribbed domed spout with various diaper... [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]
02 juin 2015

A Meissen Hausmaler tankard, circa 1720-25, with German silver-gilt mounts, Johann Erhard Heuglin II, Augsburg, circa 1724-28

A Meissen Hausmaler tankard, circa 1720-25, with German silver-gilt mounts, Johann Erhard Heuglin II, Augsburg, circa 1724-28. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP (20,921 - 27,894 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilding in the Seuter workshop, Augsburg, with a vignette of five chinoiserie figures supported on a bracket, flanked on either side by a smaller vignette of figures, with scrollwork borders at the rims and a dentil border to the interior, the mount with... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2015

A Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1725, with German silver-gilt mounts, probably Paul Solanier, Augsburg

A Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1725, with German silver-gilt mounts, probably Paul Solanier, Augsburg, circa 1721-27. Estimate 10,000 — 12,000 GBP (13,947 - 16,736 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilding in the Seuter-Workshop, Augsburg, with four vignettes of chinoiserie figures, the body of the coffee pot applied in high relief with two flowering branches of jasmine with perching birds and a single bird in flight, the cover with three... [Lire la suite]