03 novembre 2017

A Sèvres porcelain tea service, Déjeuner des peintres Flamands, 1818-19

Lot 776. A Sèvres porcelain tea service, Déjeuner des peintres Flamands, 1818-19. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. painted with titled Flemish Master portraits from works in the collection of the Louvre, reserved on a platinum ground, comprising: a teapot and cover (théière 'Pestum') of the first size; a milk jug (pot à lait 'Pestum') of the second size; a sugar bowl and cover (pot à sucre 'Pestum'); and six cups... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2016

Gertrud & Otto Natzler's ceramics at Phillips, 9 june 2016

Lot 98. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Cylindrical vase, 1950s. Earthenware, white crater glaze. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm) high, 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) diameter. Underside signed NATZLER. Estimate $3,000 - 5,000. Sold for $3,750. Photo courtesy Phillips Property from the collection of Betty Lee and Aaron Stern Lot 99. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Large low bowl, 1960s. Earthenware, copper dust crystalline glaze. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) high; 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm) diameter. Underside... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2015

From Sèvres to Fifth Avenue: Exhibition of French porcelain opens at The Frick Collection

© 1998-2014 The Frick Collection. NEW YORK, NY.- When Henry Clay Frick set out to furnish his new residence at 1 East 70th Street, his intention was to replicate the grand houses of the greatest European collectors, who surrounded their Old Master paintings with exquisite furniture and decorative objects. With the assistance of the art dealer Sir Joseph Duveen, Frick quickly assembled an impressive collection of decorative arts, including vases, potpourris, jugs, and basins made at Sèvres, the preeminent eighteenth-century... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2013

A silver and enamel tea for two set, 19th century

A silver and enamel tea for two set, 19th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams Formed in a Chinese taste, the teapot cover and small spout cover with enamel details on a pair of chains, the twin swing handles with ruyi head enamel terminals, the vessel with key pattern, foliate and ruyi head borders around a band of diaper work placed with overlapping roundels featuring enamel details of birds amidst flowers, the cups similar but with abstract design roundels, tea pot 12cm high, weight 31oz. Sold for £20,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2009

Tsarist Treasures to be Sold at Sotheby's Russian Art Sales

LONDON.- Sotheby’s will be offering a number of extraordinary objects with Russian Imperial provenance in its spring and summer 2009 Russian Art sales. An Imperial Russian silver tea service by Nichols and Plinke, St. Petersburg, 1879 from the Collection of Anastasia Mikhailovna - grand-daughter of Emperor Nicholas I - is one of the highlights of the Russian Art Sale in New York on 22 April 2009. Sotheby’s biannual sale of Russian Works of Art in London on 10 June 2009 will feature the two largest vases ever offered for sale at... [Lire la suite]