08 juillet 2013

Chinoiserie decoration on English ceramics between 1710 and 1830

Glazed earthenware vase with chinoiserie decoration, Frankfurt, c. 1680, at Saltram, Devon. ©NTPL/Rob Matheson Composite chinoiserie object created by combining various Chinese and Japanese ceramics, late seventeenth or early eighteenth century, at Belton House, Lincolnshire. ©NTPL/Roy Fox Meissen sugar basin with chinoiserie decoration, c. 1725, at Saltram, Devon. ©NTPL/Rob Matheson Meissen teacup and saucer and two covered dishes with chinoiserie decoration in gold on white, c. 1720, at Ickworth, Suffolk. ©NTPL/Angelo... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2013

Some Chinese blue and white ceramics in English houses

Baroque-style display of ceramics in the State Dressing Room at Beningbrough Hall, North Yorkshire. ©NTPL/J. Whitaker East Asian ceramics on a late seventeenth-century Antwerp cabinet at Belton House, Lincolnshire. ©NTPL/Andreas von Einsiedel Oak court cupboard with blue and white ceramics in the Music Room at Gunby Hall, Lincolnshire. ©NTPL/Nadia Mackenzie
27 juin 2012

Francis Cotes, R.A., Portrait of William Earle Welby, of Denton, Lincolnshire and his first wife, Penelope, playing chess

Francis Cotes, R.A. (London 1726-1770), Portrait of William Earle Welby (c. 1734-1815), of Denton, Lincolnshire and his first wife, Penelope (1737-1771), playing chess, before a draped curtain. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 oil on canvas ; 53¼ x 60 in. (135.2 x 152.5 cm.). Estimate  £400,000 - £600,000 ($623,200 - $934,800).  Provenance! by descent in the sitters' family to the present owner.  Literature: E.M. Johnson, Francis Cotes: Complete Edition with a Critical Essay... [Lire la suite]
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