10 juillet 2021

Top Eight of Meissen porcelain sold at Bonhams London, 6 July 2021

Lot 14. A Meissen lilac-ground Augustus Rex vase and cover, circa 1730; 49cm high, AR monogram in underglaze-blue. Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000. Sold for £ 169,000 (€ 197,066). Courtesy Bonhams. Of ovoid form with a narrow, flared foot and cylindrical neck, each side reserved with a gilt quatrelobe cartouche painted with a chinoiserie scene, one side in the manner of J.G. Höroldt depicting a bending figure preparing tea attended by another figure holding a basket and fan, with birds in flight... [Lire la suite]