22 novembre 2022

Important tapestries commissioned by Cardinal Mazarin sold for €164,175 at Bonhams

Lot 14. Important set of four tapestries of the series 'Bacchanalia' probably woven for Cardinal Mazarin, offered as diplomatic gift on request of Louis XIV to Don Luis de Haro, Marquis de Carpio, First Minister of the King of Spain, for the conclusion of the Treaty of the Pyrénées, probably Manufacture du Louvre, Workshop of Pierre and Jean Lefèvre, circa 1648-1659, Probably based on designs by Giulio Romano and/or Bartolomeo Guetti. Woven in wool, silk, gold and silver thread, later mounted on red velvet panels and framed; (the... [Lire la suite]

12 juin 2019

Sèvres, Gobelet litron et sa soucoupe à décor polychrome et or de Chinois, la soucoupe vers 1775

Lot 116. Sèvres. Gobelet litron et sa soucoupe en porcelaine dure de la troisième grandeur à décor polychrome et or de Chinois sur des balançoires et sous un parasol, fleurs chinoises sur le bord de la soucoupe et frise de feuillage en or sur les bords. La soucoupe marquée : LL entrelacés et couronnés en rouge, sans lettre-date, marque du peintre Lécot, le gobelet marqué : Mre Nle de Sèvres - //- marque du peintre Lécot. La soucoupe vers 1775, le gobelet est un remplacement de H. 6 cm, D. 12 cm. Estimate: €1,200 -... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2017

Galerie Lamy. Stand 43b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Pair of large baluster-shaped jars with lids, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Blue and white porcelain painted with figures, flower pots and floral decorations.  H 56 cm. Courtesy Galerie Lamy. Literature: exhibition catalogue 'The Age of Gallantry', The Chinese porcelain New York, 1995, n° 100 (similar pair) Pair of spaniels, China, Qianlong period (1711-1799); Polychrome porcelain. H 16.5 cm and 17 cm. Courtesy Galerie Lamy. Provenance: Hodroff collection 4041  ... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2014

A rare Sèvres 'petit verd'-ground teapot and cover, circa 1765

A rare Sèvres 'petit verd'-ground teapot and cover, circa 1765. Photo: Bonhams. Théière 'Calabre' of the third size, painted by Antoine-Joseph Chappuis (l'âiné) with an oval bird vignette on each side, surrounded by an undulating pattern of blue shellwork against turquoise ground with gilt horizontal lines, the spout with entwined flower garland, the cover surmounted by a flower finial, 12.2cm high, interlaced LL monogram enclosing date letter M and painter's mark cp, impressed oo (2). Estimate £8,000 - 10,000 (€9,900 - 12,000) A... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2014

A documentary Sèvres blue-ground plate from the Service 'des Productions de la nature', dated 1836

A documentary Sèvres blue-ground plate from the Service 'des Productions de la nature', dated 1836. Photo: Bonhams. Painted by Jean-François Philippine, signed at the base and dated 1836, with sea shells and coral in the centre, within gilt bands around a classical silver leaf border around the well, the blue-ground rim with classical gilt bands and acanthus decoration, the reverse inscribed in black Casque Zèbre./ Cadran./ Olive./ Corail., 24cm diam., crowned LP monogram, Sèvres and 1836 in circles stencilled... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2013

Assiette plate or assiette unie, Sèvres porcelain factory

Assiette plate or assiette unie (part of a dinner and dessert service), Sèvres porcelain factory (porcelain manufacturer), 1797. Soft-paste porcelain, green ground and gilded decoration. Dimensions: .1–.43 2.3 to 3.1 x 23.5 to 24.5 cm. RCIN 73220. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Soft-paste Sèvres porcelain dessert plates. Green ground and gilded decoration with a bunch of polychrome flowers tied with coloured ribbons in the centre. Concave border and gently scalloped in outline (six large scallops alternating... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2013

Chinoiserie decoration on English ceramics between 1710 and 1830

Glazed earthenware vase with chinoiserie decoration, Frankfurt, c. 1680, at Saltram, Devon. ©NTPL/Rob Matheson Composite chinoiserie object created by combining various Chinese and Japanese ceramics, late seventeenth or early eighteenth century, at Belton House, Lincolnshire. ©NTPL/Roy Fox Meissen sugar basin with chinoiserie decoration, c. 1725, at Saltram, Devon. ©NTPL/Rob Matheson Meissen teacup and saucer and two covered dishes with chinoiserie decoration in gold on white, c. 1720, at Ickworth, Suffolk. ©NTPL/Angelo... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2013

A pair of ormolu-mounted Sevres (hard paste) porcelain black-ground chinoiserie vases (Vases 'A Bandeau') , 1792

A pair of ormolu-mounted Sevres (hard paste) porcelain black-ground chinoiserie vases (Vases 'A Bandeau') , 1792, decorated by Pierre-André Le Guay and Charles-Antoine Didier, the mounts of similar date and attributed to Francois Remond. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Each of baluster form with ormolu dragon handles, the dragons perched on slender tapering fretwork supports terminating at the join of the vase to the socle, the waisted black-ground necks decorated in gold and platinum with pendant interwoven... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2013

Plate. France, Sèvres, 1788

Plate. France, Sèvres, 1788. Soft-paste porcelain, Diam. 24 cm. State Hermitage Museum.  Formerly in the Collection of A.S. Dolgorukov, Petrograd. 1918
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11 décembre 2012

Last King of France's ice buckets re-discovered and red-hot at Bonhams sale

A pair of documentary Sèvres blue-ground topographical ice pails (glacières "Vase B") from the Service des petites vues de France ordered by King Louis Philippe, dated 1830. Photo: Bonhams. A pair of stunning ice pails (d.1830) is one of the highlights of the upcoming Fine European Ceramics and Glass sale at Bonhams on 12th December at New Bond Street, London. The pails depict scenes from the Palais Royal and the Château de Neuilly and were part of the ‘Service pittoresque’ ordered by King Louis Philippe of France (1773–1850)... [Lire la suite]