15 mars 2014

Important service en porcelaine dure. Meissen, vers 1720-1730 pour la porcelaine, poinçons d'Augsbourg du XVIIIème siècle pour l

Important service en porcelaine dure à décor polychrome principal de scènes chinoises. Meissen, vers 1720-1730 pour la porcelaine, poinçons d'Augsbourg du XVIIIème siècle pour le vermeil. Photo courtesy SCP BERARD PERON GIRARD-CLAUDON et Antoine BERARD - François PERON- Clément SCHINTGEN animées de nombreux personnages, objets mobiliers, animaux et insectes lors de la cérémonie du thé en réserve quadrilobée sur fonds partiellement lustrés dit Böttger, cernée de dentelles dorées et arabesques carmin, décor secondaire de fleurs... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2014

First U.S. exhibition of Arlene Shechet's one-of-a-kind Meissen sculptures opens at the RISD Museum

Arlene Shechet, Meissen Recast Scallop Bowl (detail). © Arlene Shechet. Courtesy of the artist. PROVIDENCE, RI.- In the first U.S. exhibition of her one-of-a-kind Meissen sculptures, Arlene Shechet presents works she produced during a recent artist residency at the world-renowned German porcelain manufacturer. Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast is a two-part exhibition on view at the RISD Museum from January 17 to July 6, 2014.  It is the utilitarian factory casts behind fine porcelain production, rather than the ornate... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2014

A Meissen Kakiemon plate, circa 1735-40

  A Meissen Kakiemon plate, circa 1735-40. Photo Bonhams. Painted with flowers issuing from stylised rockwork and a butterfly overhead, the brown-edged wavy rim painted with flowering branches and insects, 22.4cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's mark. Estimate £600 - 800 (€720 - 960) Similar plates in the Dr. Enrst Schneider Collection, Schloss Lustheim, Munich, are discussed by Julia Weber, Meißener Porzellane mit Dekoren nach ostasiatischen Vorbildern (2013), II, cat. nos. 193-201. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2014

A Meissen saucer, circa 1723-25

A Meissen saucer, circa 1723-25. Photo Bonhams. Painted with a chinoiserie scene depicting a figure seated at a table flanked by flowers within a shaped gilt quatrelobe scrollwork cartouche edged with iron-red foliate scrollwork, gilt scrollwork border to the rim, 13.2cm diameter, gilt numeral 26., incised / inside footrim. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€960 - 1,400) Bonhams. BRITISH & EUROPEAN CERAMICS, GLASS & ASIAN ART, INCLUDING THE TATTON HEWETSON COLLECTION PART II. Oxford. 29 Jan 2014 - www.bonhams.com
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01 septembre 2013

Elephant, Johann Gottlieb Kirchner (modeller), Meissen, 1731 (June)

Elephant, Johann Gottlieb Kirchner (modeller),  Meissen, 1731 (June). White china. H. 61 cm. PE 55. Porcelain Collection. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 he modeling of the elephant and rhinoceros (PE 56) means somehow the birth of the European large-scale sculpture in porcelain, and it was certainly Gottlieb Kirchner, who made his debut with it, although this can not be demonstrated through written sources. Since Kirchner had probably never seen a live elephant, he had to use in the... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2013

Barn Owl

Barn Owl, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller), Meissen, 1731. Porcelain, enamel colors. H. 25.4 cm, W. 16.5 cm. PE 20. Porcelain Collection. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 Shortly after joining as a modeller in the Meissen porcelain factory in 1731, the sculptor Johann Joachim Kaendler created a number of animal sculptures for the Japanese Palace. Kaendler made in a very short time with the unfamiliar material so familiar that he could easily create a series of life-size... [Lire la suite]


01 septembre 2013

Herons & Herons preening, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller), Meissen, 1731

Herons, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller), Meissen, until December 1731. Porcelain, without painting. H. 74.5 cm. PE 136. Porcelain Collection. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 Herons, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller), Meissen, 1731. White china. H. 73.5 cm, L 40.5 cm. PE 684. Porcelain Collection. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 Herons preening, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller), Meissen,... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2013

Pug on Pillow, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller), Meissen, circa 1750-60

Pug on Pillow, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller),  Meissen, circa 1750-60. Porcelain, paint: enamel colors and gold. H. 15.2 cm, W. 13.6 cm, D. 7.6 cm. PE 3892. Porcelain Collection. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 Pug on Pillow, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller),  Meissen, circa 1750-60. Porcelain, paint: enamel colors and gold. H. 15.2 cm, W. 12.7 cm, D. 7.9 cm. PE 3893. Porcelain Collection. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 The two standing... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2013

Pug & Pug with cub, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller), Meissen, circa 1741

Pug with cub, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller),  Meissen, circa 1741. Porcelain, paint: enamel colors. H. 17.9 cm, W. 18.6 cm, D. 11.8 cm. PE 3894. Porcelain Collection. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 Pug, Johann Joachim Kaendler (modeller),  Meissen, circa 1741. Porcelain, paint: enamel colors. H. 17.3 cm, W. 19.2 cm, D. 11.1 cm. PE 3895. Porcelain Collection. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 Conceived as the counterpart sitting pugs with ringed... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2013

Important Pair of Meissen Candelabras with Chinese Boys, 1750s

Important Pair of Meissen Candelabras with Chinese Boys, 1750s. Photo courtesy Auctionata  Porcelain and fire gilt bronze, Germany / Meissen, around 1750. Bronze mounting also dating back to the 18th century. Models by Johann Joachim Kaendler and Friedrich Elias Meyer. Numerous Vincennes flowers. Three candle sleeves on each candle holder. Overall dimensions (for both): 38 cm high; 18 cm wide; 15 cm deep. Height of each Chinese boy:... [Lire la suite]
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