16 juin 2015

A rare Meissen large circular tureen and cover, circa 1735

A rare Meissen large circular tureen and cover, circa 1735. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,200 - 7,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each decorated with three Chinoiserie vignettes depicting figures flanked by flowers on a gilt and Böttger lustre pedestal, enclosing a quatrelobe purple landscape vignette and linked by iron-red and purple scrollwork, the tureen with a gilt trellis and floral border reserved with similar vignettes around the rim, the cover with a similar, broader band around the cockerel finial, 23.5cm... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2015

A Meissen chinoiserie teabowl and saucer, circa 1735-40

A Meissen chinoiserie teabowl and saucer, circa 1735-40. Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€2,100 - 2,800). Photo: Bonhams. The teabowl painted with a continuous chinoiserie scene depicting figures engaged in various pursuits, a flower sprig to the inside, the saucer with a similar scene within iron-red circles surrounded by three flowers sprays, the rims gilt, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, gilt numeral 56. (faint traces to teabowl), impressed Dreher's marks for Gottfried Seydel (teabowl) and * (saucer) (tiny chip to... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2015

A very rare Meissen dish, circa 1727-30

A very rare Meissen dish, circa 1727-30. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€28,000 - 42,000). Photo: Bonhams. Painted in the manner of Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, of fluted moulded shape decorated with banded hedges, sprouting bamboo, peony and a lion surrounded by birds in underglaze-blue and overglaze colours, 26cm diam, incised N=6/ W (small rim chip) Provenance: The Royal collections of Saxony, Japanese Palace, Dresden Notes: This plate is listed in the 1770 inventory of the Japanese Palace among four moulded... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2015

The magic of Venice and Dresden captured in two distinguished private collections offered at Sotheby's

An Italian pietre dure inlaid table top, Florentine, first half 17th century. Estimate  £80,000 — 120,000 / €111,576 — 167,364. Photo Sotheby's LONDON.- On 9th June 2015, Sotheby’s will present a sale combining two outstanding private collections. Dresden and Venice have long been hubs of creativity inspiring craftsmen, painters, architects, writers, and artisans, and will now meet in the galleries of Sotheby’s London. This sale offers an insight into two collectors' personal affinity to the decorative arts... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2015

A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1722-23

A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1722-23. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP (27,894 - 41,841 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. painted in the manner of Johann Gregorius Höroldt, with a large scene on each side, one with a figure on horseback surveying ships in a harbour, the other with a blacksmith at work before a large merchantman at anchor, within a quatrefoil cartouche filled with Böttger lustre picked out in gilding, embellished with iron-red scroll work, flanked by branches... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2015

A plate decorated with 'Three friends', Meissen, around 1740

A plate decorated with 'Three friends', Meissen, around 1740. Estimate 800 €. Photo AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL Polychrome painted with the 'Three friends' pine, prune and bamboo as symbol of long life and a brushwood hedge with a pair of birds. Brown border. Crossed swords mark. Painting age-related slightly worn and rest., min. prof. rest. to the border. Diam. 22,5 cm. Comp.: Exh. cat.: Early Meissen porcelain, Munich 1997, see fig. 124-126. AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL, Art et Antiquités, le 25 Avril 2015 à... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2015

A bowl with rare sea green seladon ground and chinese figures with fans, Meissen, around 1730

A bowl with rare sea green celadon ground and chinese figures with fans, Meissen, around 1730. Estimate 1 900 €. Photo AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL Conical shape. In the see green ground two purple lined cartouches with chinoiseries: on a terrestrian pedestal chinese figures with fans or umbrellas during the tea ceremony. In the well of the bowl a bouquet of indian flowers, the inner rim with a ornamental border in purple. Crossed swords mark with '4' in u'glazed blue, '106' in purple. Prof. rest. H. 9 cm, diam. 17,5 cm. ... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2015

A very rare bowl with kakiemon-decor and silver mount, Meissen, around 1730

A very rare bowl with kakiemon-decor and silver mount, Meissen, around 1730. Estimate 3 800 €. Photo AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL The bowl with apple-green background. In two reserves flower painting with brushwood hedge, prunes and mums respectively a flowering twig in kakiemon-style. In the centre also a kakiemon-motif, the inner border with ornamental pattern in iron red and gold. Silvermount with four rocaille-shaped feet. Crossed swords mark, incised '*' (= Wildenstein). Bowl h. 7,5 cm, diam. 16 cm, silver mount h. 3 cm. ... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2015

An early tea pot with relief of flowering twigs, Meissen, around 1735

An early tea pot with relief of flowering twigs, Meissen, around 1735. Estimate 3 800 €. Photo AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL White porcelain. Bellied pot with J-shaped handle and profiled spout. Body and cover decorated with flowering wwigs of prunes in relief. Crossed swords mark, incised former's mark '*'.Min. rest. H. 10 cm. AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL, Art et Antiquités, le 25 Avril 2015 à 11h. GRAUMANNSWEG 54 - 22087 HAMBURG
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25 avril 2015

A rare Böttger sugar-box with gold chinoiseries from Meissen, the painting by the Seuter workshop, Augsburg, around 1725

A rare Böttger sugar-box with gold chinoiseries from Meissen, the painting by the Seuter workshop, Augsburg, around 1725. Estimate 3 800 €. Photo AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL Böttger porcelain. Rectangular form with tapered edges, pagoda finial to cover. Gilded stripes.Decorated with gold incised chinoiseries, gold border characteristic of Augsburg. Without mark. 8 x 11 x 9 cm. Comp.: Rückert, cat.no. 40, fig. 15. AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL, Art et Antiquités, le 25 Avril 2015 à 11h. GRAUMANNSWEG 54 - 22087... [Lire la suite]