07 mars 2012

An early Meissen chinoiserie coffee pot and cover, circa 1723

An early Meissen chinoiserie coffee pot and cover, circa 1723. Photo Sotheby's painted by J. G. Höroldt with four panels of amusing chinoiserie large figure vignettes of a man riding a dragon spouting fire, a Chinese lady carrying a man on her shoulders, a Chinaman with a dog barking at a cat, and a Chinaman carried on a litter, separated by gilt vertical flutes, the cover with flowers issuing from rockwork (some restoration, chips and losses); 16.5 cm, 6 5/8 in high. Estimate 12,000-18,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2012

An early Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Legge service, circa 1725

An early Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Legge service, circa 1725. Photo Sotheby's each piece painted by J. G. Höroldt with the arms of Legge under a marquis coronet with a tooled gilt cartouche, the teabowl also with a chinoiserie figure standing over a brazier(some chips). Estimation 4,000-6,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Christie's Geneva, 14 November 1988, lot 134 NOTE: This unrecorded service was apparently made for the Leze or Legge family. Some branches of this... [Lire la suite]
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