02 novembre 2019

The Palmela Kakiemon Elephants. A pair of fine and rare Kakiemon elephants, Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 80. The Palmela Kakiemon Elephants. A pair of fine and rare Kakiemon elephants, Edo period, late 17th century; 13.8 cm., 5½ in. high. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the seated figure holding a fan with a daisho slung around his waist, the moulded details of the laced sode, do and undergarments clearly delineated, the kabuto with shikoro and large turnbacks with mon, the maedate in the form of a tama in the centre of the kuwagata, all decorated in iron-red, green, blue, yellow and black... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2019

A fine and rare Kakiemon model of a samurai, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century

Lot 81. A fine and rare Kakiemon model of a samurai, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century; 32.5 cm., 12¾ in. high. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 GPB. Photo Sotheby's. the seated figure holding a fan with a daisho slung around his waist, the moulded details of the laced sode, do and undergarments clearly delineated, the kabuto with shikoro and large turnbacks with mon, the maedate in the form of a tama in the centre of the kuwagata, all decorated in iron-red, green, blue, yellow and black enamels, the figure seated... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2019

A Meissen Kakiemon octagonal bowl, circa 1725-30

Lot 369. A Meissen Kakiemon octagonal bowl, circa 1725-30. Width: 8 1/4 in. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the interior with two boys holding a flowering branch on a string enticing two blue spotted mythical beasts, the exterior with two female figures holding flower branches alternating with vignettes of flowering branches issuing from banded hedges, the brown-edged rim painted with a foliate scrolling band, enriched in gilding,  crossed swords mark in... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A Meissen Kakiemon large charger, circa 1735-40

Lot 405. A Meissen Kakiemon large charger, circa 1735-40. Diameter: 17 in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted in underglaze-blue and Kakiemon enamels with a phoenix perched on rockwork flanked by flowering peony plants, within concentric circles in the cavetto, the rim painted with two panels of rockwork issuing branches of indianische Blumen and a bird perching on a flower, the reverse with foliate scrolls and concentric circles in underglaze-blue, crossed... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2019

A rare Kakiemon figure of a wakashu [young man], Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 101. A rare Kakiemon figure of a wakashu [young man], Edo period, late 17th century; 30.5 cm., 12 in. high. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the standing figure holding a folded fan tucked into his obi, decorated in the vibrant Kakiemon palette of iron-red, green, yellow, blue, the kimono decorated with scrolling flowers and foliage and naoshi, the coiffure enamelled in black. Note: For a similar example, see Soame Jenyns, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2019

A large Kakiemon vase with ladies and parasols, Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 99. A large Kakiemon vase with ladies and parasols, Edo period, late 17th century; 45.8 cm., 18 in. high. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. oviform with short ring neck and deep foot rim, decorated in iron-red, green yellow, aubergine, blue and black enamels, with three panels each containing two Chinese figures, one under a parasol and the other with a fan, amoungst plum and bamboo issuing from rockwork, a bird perched in the upper bowing branches, the panels divided by... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2017

A rare Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon bowl and cover, Johanneum mark, circa 1728-1731 

Lot 69. A rare Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon bowl and cover, Johanneum mark, circa 1728-1731. Estimate $ 1,800-2,800. Photo Leonard Joel. Embellished with kakiemon designs, the cover with crouching hare finial, blue crossed sword mark and incised Johanneum marks, 12.5cm diameter     Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST, Thursday 31 Aug 
21 août 2017

A Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon large dish, mark for Konïgliche Hof Conditorei, circa 1740

Lot 68. A Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon large dish, mark for Konïgliche Hof Conditorei, circa 1740. Estimate $ 2,000-3,000. Photo Leonard Joel. Painted with the 'gelbe lowe' pattern, with tiger curled around flowering bamboo and prunus, with interspersed blossom, dark brown rim, blue crossed sword mark within purple enamelled HC mark and inventory number 250, impressed 22 - 3 to base, 33.5cm diameter    Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST,... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2017

An extremely rare and possibly unique Chantilly Kakiemon verre à liqueur, circa 1735

Lot 60. An extremely rare and possibly unique Chantilly Kakiemon verre à liqueur, circa 1735. Estimate $ 2,000-3,000. Photo Leonard Joel. This rare form not recorded in any literature on Chantilly, painted in a kakiemon design, 8cm high   Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST, Thursday 31 Aug 2017
21 août 2017

A Chantilly Kakiemon 'écuelle' Porringer cover & stand, circa 1735

Lot 59. A Chantilly Kakiemon 'écuelle' Porringer cover & stand, circa 1735. Estimate $ 2,000-3,000. Photo Leonard Joel. Of quatrelobed form painted with Kakiemon flowers and insects, the cover with flower knop, the tray with brown-edged rim, red hunting horn mark, tray 23.5 width, dish 15.5cm width, (2)   Note: For similar examples refer to the Metropolitan Museum New York Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST, Thursday 31 Aug 2017