21 octobre 2019

A pair of Meissen seated chinoiserie figures, circa 1740

Lot 323. A pair of Meissen seated chinoiserie figures, circa 1740. Height: 7 1/8 in. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. probably modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler, seated cross-legged, wearing puce-lined oriental costume painted with  indianische Blumen, jeweled hats  and yellow shoes, each holding a fan with a parrot perched on his right knee and on her left arm, upon stepped square bases with chamfered corners. ... [Lire la suite]