06 juillet 2019

A rare Meissen large dish from the Sulkowski Service, circa 1735-38

Lot 149. A rare Meissen large dish from the Sulkowski Service, circa 1735-38. Sold for £ 13,812 (€ 15,398). ©  Bonhams. Painted with two shaped escutcheons with the arms of Sulkowski and Stain zu Jettingen, flanked by rampant lion supports standing on a stepped plinth above a puce panel with gilt scrolls, the arms of Sulkowski with the sash and badge of the Order of the White Eagle, the well of the plate with scattered indianische Blumen within a Sulkowski Ozier moulded border, 43.3cm... [Lire la suite]

06 juillet 2019

A Meissen (Augustus Rex) porcelain royal armorial part tea and chocolate-service, 1725, blue AR marks and various drehers' marks

Lot 104. A Meissen (Augustus Rex) porcelain royal armorial part tea and chocolate-service, 1725, blue AR marks and various drehers' marks, painted by J.G. Estimate 80,000 - GBP 120,000. Price realised GBP 262,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Finely painted with fine chinoiserie scenes and the crowned cipher or crowned arms of the King of Sardinia, the arms within the insignia of the Order of the Annunciation flanked by lion supporters and martial trophies, all within gilt Laub-und... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2019

A Meissen white porcelain model of a hen with her chicks, 1732 

Lot 108. The Williams-Wynn Meissen Hen from the Royal Saxon Porcelain Menagerie. A Meissen white porcelain model of a hen with her chicks, 1732; 13 ½ in. (34.5 cm.) high. Estimate 300,000 - GBP 500,000. Price realised GBP 467,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Naturalistically modelled by J.J. Kändler, with her head turned towards her tail, a chick preening itself on her back and further chicks peeping out from under her wings and feathers. Provenance: Commissioned by Augustus II... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2019

A very rare Meissen beaker and saucer, circa 1728

Lot 30. A very rare Meissen beaker and saucer, circa 1728; the beaker: 7.5cm high, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue. Estimate £ 8,000 - 12,000  (€ 8,900 - 13,000). Unsold. © Bonhams Painted with blue monochrome chinoiserie scenes, each depicting a single figure flanked by flowering plants and fences, within a gilt quatrelobe scrollwork cartouches filled with Böttger lustre and edged with purple and iron-red scrolls, gilt scrollwork borders to the rims, three... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2019

A Meissen Augustus Rex flared beaker vase, circa 1725-30

Lot 28. A Meissen Augustus Rex flared beaker vase, circa 1725-30;, 38.2cm high, AR monogram in underglaze-blue. Estimate £ 8,000 - 12,000  (€ 8,900 - 13,000). Sold for £ 9,437 (€ 10,520). © Bonhams Painted probably by J.E. Stadler with two chinoiserie figures, one holding a parasol and the other seated, flanked by flowering plants issuing from fences with a bird and scattered insects overhead, the rim with four panels of blue and yellow flowers with green leaves reserved against a broad... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2019

A very rare Meissen underglaze-blue-decorated large pewter-mounted cylindrical tankard, circa 1720-23

Lot 11. A very rare Meissen underglaze-blue-decorated large pewter-mounted cylindrical tankard, circa 1720-23; 23cm high including cover. Estimate £ 25,000 - 35,000  (€ 28,000 - 39,000). Unsold. © Bonhams Painted probably by J.G. Höroldt in underglaze-blue with a chinoiserie scene depicting a standing and a seated figure flanking a table, with further figures, including a woman holding a baby, to the sides, flanked by flowering plants, trees and rockwork, birds and insects in flight... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2019

A very rare Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1723-24

Lot 16. A very rare Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1723-24; 18.8cm high. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000  (€ 34,000 - 56,000). Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 39,087). © Bonhams Finely painted, probably by J.G. Höroldt, with a chinoiserie scene after Martin Engelbrecht depicting a potentate seated on a throne beneath drapery and flanked by guards, below him three seated figures on each side of a table, a formal garden and pagodas in the distance, within a shield-shaped cartouche of an... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2019

A very rare Meissen Augustus Rex vase, circa 1725

Lot 14. A very rare Meissen Augustus Rex vase, circa 1725; 36.5cm high, AR monogram in underglaze-blue. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000  (€ 34,000 - 56,000). Unsold. © Bonhams The knopped, beaker shape with a flared rim and footrim, painted in underglaze-blue with two flower vases on the upper register, two sprays of leafy flowering branches on the knop, and two covered vessels decorated with flowers and flanked by leafy, flowering branches on the bottom section (restored). Literature: S.... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2019

A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teapot and cover, circa 1710-13

Lot 4. A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teapot and cover, circa 1710-13;9.5cm high. Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000 (€ 34,000 - 56,000). Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 39,087). © Bonhams The bell-shaped body with an ear-shaped handle and curved spout, engraved, cut and polished with foliate motifs and dots scroll- and strapwork below a border of swags around the shoulder and dots below the rim, the spout, handle and flat cover similarly decorated (tiny chip to tip of spout). Provenance: Acquired between... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2019

A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware black-glazed Kendi, circa 1710-13

Lot 7. A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware black-glazed Kendi, circa 1710-13; 16.3cm high, black cold-painted Japanese Palace inventory number 64./ P. Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000. Sold for £ 82,562 (€ 92,039). © Bonhams. After a Chinese Yixing stoneware original, the globular body with a quilin head spout and tall cylindrical neck with flared rim, decorated in the workshop of Martin Schnell, Dresden, in imitation of lacquer with a black glaze, the body moulded with flowering plants issuing from... [Lire la suite]