15 janvier 2018

A very rare armorial ewer for the Spanish market, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 316. A very rare armorial ewer for the Spanish market, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 23cm., 9 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the lobed globular body rising from a similarly lobed high knopped and domed foot to a tall neck with flaring spouted mouth, set to one side with a large naturalistically modelled twig handle, brightly enamelled and gilt to either side of the body with a large coat-of-arms of Ovando and Solis... [Lire la suite]

15 janvier 2018

A fine and rare armorial circular tureen and cover for the Portuguese market, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, circa 1720

  Lot 303. A fine and rare armorial circular tureen and cover for the Portuguese market, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, circa 1720; 31cm., 12in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 39,650 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides raised on a domed spreading foot, brightly decorated in underglaze-blue, polychrome enamels and gilt to the front and back face with the arms of Dom Luis Peregrino de Ataide, divided by elaborate floral strapwork, the interior... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2018

A rare pair of Imari armorial bottles and covers for the Portuguese market, Qing dynasty, Kangxi, circa 1720

Lot 86. A rare pair of Imari armorial bottles and covers for the Portuguese market, Qing dynasty, Kangxi, circa 1720; 22.3cm., 8 3/4 in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot sold 72,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 each with ovoid body, rising from a short foot with recessed base to a short cylindrical neck, brightly enamelled to the front face with the arms of Sampaio Melo e Castro, the reverse with iron-red and gilt floral sprays, all below a floret and diaper band at the... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2017

A Chinese export armorial famille-rose tea set with the coat-of-arms of the House of Orange, Qing dynasty, circa 1747

Lot 12. Property of a Dutch Baronial Family. A Chinese export armorial famille-rose tea set with the coat-of-arms of the House of Orange, Qing dynasty, circa 1747. Estimate £15,000–25,000. © Sotheby's comprising: a tea pot and cover; covered sugar bowl; covered cream jug; waste bowl; a smaller bowl; twelve cups and nine saucers; a small dish; two shell-shaped dishes; each decorated with the arms of Prince William IV Karel Hendrick Friso of Orange (1711-1751) within an elaborate border of floral garlands,... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2016

An armorial scalloped saucer, for the Portuguese market, Qianlong Period, ca. 1740

Lot 214. An armorial scalloped saucer, for the Portuguese market, Qianlong Period, ca. 1740. Estimate 3 200 € / 5 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers Chinese export porcelain. Blue, red and yellow decoration depicting Berain inspirated strapwork and D. José Ribeiro da Fonseca Figueiredo e Sousa coat-of-arms, Bishop of Oporto under the name of D. Frei José Maria da Fonseca e Évora, 5th Service. 17,5x17,5 cm Literature: Nuno de Castro, "A Porcelana Chinesa ao Tempo do Império", p. 135;Alberto Varela Santos,... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2014

A near pair of Chinese Armorial vegetable tureens and covers, 18th century

A near pair of Chinese Armorial vegetable tureens and covers, 18th century. Photo Bonhams Each of circular form with shell-shaped handles and pomegranate finial, the vessels and covers enamelled en-suite with a gilt and iron-red spearheadborder at the rims and two coats of arms, probably French, one tureen and cover with ecclesiastical arms surmounted by a galero and flanked by three hanging tassels on either side, the other with arms accolé. Each 21cm (8¼in) wide (4). Estimate £600 - 800 (€730 - 970) Bonhams. ASIAN ART, London,... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2013

Meissen Service Returns Home to Turin Museum from Bonhams Thanks to Crowd Sourcing

A very rare Meissen armorial coffee and tea service with the arms of Taparelli, circa 1735-40. Photo courtesy Bonhams An Italian museum has secured a lost piece of its founder's legacy from Bonhams thanks to local donations. The piece was to have been auctioned as part of Bonhams million pound London sale of the Marouf Collection in May, but has now been secured by the museum in a private treaty sale - with Bonhams adding a gesture of good will in terms of the commission. The Meissen armorial coffee and tea service once belonged... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2012

A rare Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Ferrari service, circa 1735-38

A rare Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Ferrari service, circa 1735-38. Photo Bonhams Each decorated with the arms of Ferrari enclosed by a purple foliate scrollwork cartouche and surmounted by a black eagle, the teabowl painted with a chinoiserie scene on the reverse and indianische Blumen to the inside, the reverse of the saucer with three sprigs of indianische Blumen, the rims with gilt borders of stylised flowerheads and foliate scrollwork, crossed swords (saucer) and caduceus (teabowl) marks... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2012

A Meissen armorial two-handled beaker and saucer from the Albani-Borromeo service, circa 1738-39

A Meissen armorial two-handled beaker and saucer from the Albani-Borromeo service, circa 1738-39. Photo Bonhams Each painted with the arms, scattered flowers and gilt scrollwork borders, the beaker with a chinoiserie scene on the reverse, the interior and handles of the beaker gilt, the reverse of the saucer with sprigs of indianische Blumen, the beaker: 7.3cm high; the saucer: 12.9cm diam, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed (unknown) Dreher's mark of an asterisk to saucer (Rückert 1996, pl. 9,... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2012

An early Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Legge service, circa 1725

An early Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Legge service, circa 1725. Photo Sotheby's each piece painted by J. G. Höroldt with the arms of Legge under a marquis coronet with a tooled gilt cartouche, the teabowl also with a chinoiserie figure standing over a brazier(some chips). Estimation 4,000-6,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Christie's Geneva, 14 November 1988, lot 134 NOTE: This unrecorded service was apparently made for the Leze or Legge family. Some branches of this... [Lire la suite]
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