17 février 2022

A Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari bowl and a silver-mounted inkstand, the porcelain Edo period

Lot 44. A Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari bowl and a silver-mounted inkstand, the silver mounts on the bowl Paris, 1744-1750, the porcelain Edo period; the inkstand mark of Henry et fils, Paris, circa 1900, retailed by Bointaburet; 4 1⁄4 in. (10.8 cm.) high. Price Realised GBP 1,250 (Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500). © Christie's 2022 Tapering cylindrical, the detachable cover with gadrooned rim, the cover with foliage strapwork engraved finial, the rim and... [Lire la suite]

17 février 2022

Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari from the Collection of Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza sold at Christie's 2019

Lot 120. A Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari écuelle, cover and associated stand, the silver mounts Paris, 1726-1732, the porcelain Edo period; the stand 8 ¾ in. (22.5 cm.) diam. Price Realised GBP 7,500 (Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000). © Christie's 2022 The écuelle and cover with gadrooned mounts, the bowl applied with two leaf-capped scroll handles, the cover with fruiting finial, the stand with reeded border, the cover restored, the handle, cover and finial with... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2022

A Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari jar and cover, the silver mounts Paris, 1717-1722, the porcelain Edo period

Lot 43. A Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari jar and cover, the silver mounts Paris, 1717-1722, the porcelain Edo period; 4 1⁄4 in. (10.8 cm.) high. Price Realised GBP 3,750 (Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500). © Christie's 2022 Tapering cylindrical, the detachable cover with gadrooned rim, the cover with foliage strapwork engraved finial, the rim and finial with décharge of Étienne de Bouges, Charles Yvon, Armand Pillavoine and Charles Cordier. From the Collection of... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2021

A silver-mounted carved ivory snuff box, probably Flemish, 18th century

Lot 19. A silver-mounted carved ivory snuff box, probably Flemish, 18th century; 7.2cm., 2¾in. wide. Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP. Lot sold: 1,512 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of cartouche form, carved on both sides with Biblical subjects. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. Sotheby's. Royal & Noble. London, 7 January 2021
02 janvier 2021

A Netherlandish silver-mounted tortoiseshell-veneered wood casket, unmarked, circa 1700

Lot 5. A Netherlandish silver-mounted tortoiseshell-veneered wood casket, unmarked, circa 1700; 16.5cm, 6¼in. long. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold: 3,274 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. rectangular with hinged cover, the silver corner mounts and escutcheon plate engraved with scrolling foliage, the central applied cartouche engraved with mirror monogram 'WB', on four ball feet, purple velvet-lined. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. ... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2019

A pair of blue and white silver-mounted candlesticks, circa 1640

Lot 185. A pair of blue and white silver-mounted candlesticks, circa 1640; 16.3cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's each of bell shape, painted with figures in fenced gardens, between bands of lappets, the rims with silver mounts. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014

19 décembre 2018

A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty

Lot 514. A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty; 22.8 cm, 9 in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £17,500. © Sotheby's the slender ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a waisted neck and straight rim, applied with an ear-shaped handle opposite a curved spout, painted in bright cobalt blue-tones depicting boys playing a hat game within a fenced garden in a rocky landscape, below a band of lotus scrolls at the neck, the cover with a similar design of lotus, with... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2018

A blue and white silver-mounted double-bodied cruet bottle, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 550. A blue and white silver-mounted double-bodied cruet bottle, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H.: 20.3 cm. (8 in.). Estimate EUR 3,000 - EUR 4,000. Price realised EUR 1,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. La panse formée de deux vases accolés, à décor de branchages fleuris, le pied évasé orné d'une frise géométrique, montures en argent. Note: This bottle is based on a Western glass original. Such double-bodied glass bottles for oil and vinegar are not uncommon in the Seventeenth... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2017

A silver-mounted blue and white 'Kraak' bottle vase, Wanli period (1573-1620), the mounts possibly later

Lot 164. A silver-mounted blue and white 'Kraak' bottle vase, Wanli period (1573-1620), the mounts possibly later. 33.5cm (13 1/8in) high. Estimate £ 800 - 1,200. Sold for £812 (€919). Photo: Bonhams. The lobed hexagonal body vibrantly painted with panels enclosing flying horses and scrolling floral designs, the tapering neck with ruyi-head bands and bejewelled swag motifs, the mounts probably Turkish. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE  ... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2017

A blue and white silver-mounted tea caddy, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1387. A blue and white silver-mounted tea caddy, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18.5 cm. Estimated price €600 - €800. Result: €992. Courtesy Lempertz Of ovoid form, decorated in underglaze-blue with ladies in a fenced garden with banana trees. Apocryphal Chenghua four-character mark. Silver-mounting with the Dutch maker's mark of J. M. van Kempen & Zoon, Voorschoten and sword mark. Provenance: Private collection, Southern Germany Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese... [Lire la suite]