21 août 2017

A rare Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon bowl and cover, Johanneum mark, circa 1728-1731 

Lot 69. A rare Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon bowl and cover, Johanneum mark, circa 1728-1731. Estimate $ 1,800-2,800. Photo Leonard Joel. Embellished with kakiemon designs, the cover with crouching hare finial, blue crossed sword mark and incised Johanneum marks, 12.5cm diameter     Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST, Thursday 31 Aug 

21 août 2017

A Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon large dish, mark for Konïgliche Hof Conditorei, circa 1740

Lot 68. A Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon large dish, mark for Konïgliche Hof Conditorei, circa 1740. Estimate $ 2,000-3,000. Photo Leonard Joel. Painted with the 'gelbe lowe' pattern, with tiger curled around flowering bamboo and prunus, with interspersed blossom, dark brown rim, blue crossed sword mark within purple enamelled HC mark and inventory number 250, impressed 22 - 3 to base, 33.5cm diameter    Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST,... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2015

Christie's South Kensington announces a sale of European Noble & Private Collections

LONDON.- On 30 April Christie’s South Kensington presents a sale of European Noble & Private Collections, which brings together an impressive selection of works of art all linked by noble and private provenance. The sale celebrates the collecting traditions of aristocratic dynasties across Europe, exploring the development of styles and tastes, ranging from Old Masters and 19th century paintings to furniture, European and Chinese works of art and porcelain to books, tapestries and silver. Leading the sale is a... [Lire la suite]