21 janvier 2018

A very large pair of Chinese Imari armorial dishes, Kangxi period, circa 1705

Lot 108. A very large pair of Chinese Imari armorial dishes, Kangxi period, circa 1705; 18 ½ in. (47 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The arms of Pitt, auspicious symbol mark on base in blue. Note: Thomas Pitt (1653-1726), founder of the 18th century political dynasty, was a Governor General of Fort St. George and later of Jamiaca. Known as 'Diamond Pitt', he sold a 141-carat diamond to the Duc d'Orleans for the French... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2016

A large Chinese famille rose armorial dish for the Italian market, Yongzheng period (1723-1735), circa 1722

A large Chinese famille rose armorial dish for the Italian market, Yongzheng period (1723-1735), circa 1722. © Galerie Nicolas Fournery 2016 Painted in the center with the magnificent arms of Visconti and Cusani, both of Milan, within a demi-ruyi-head border around the well and a cell diaper border around the cavetto, the rim with two sprays of fans and peonies and two sprays of iris and fungi, all alternating with four shaded rose hibiscus blossoms within a brown and gilt whorl band on the edge. 12.20 in. (31,5... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2016

A large armorial dish. Circa 1720

Lot 282. A large armorial dish. Circa 1720. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Arms of Wearg impaling Montague and Monthermer - 15 ¼ in. (38.1 cm.) diameter  Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
24 décembre 2016

A large armorial dish. Circa 1723

Lot 279. A large armorial dish. Circa 1723. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. With the arms of Burrell impaling Raymond, the reverse with iron-red prunus branches - 15 ½ in. (38.1 cm.) diameter  Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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21 mai 2016

A rare pair of verte-imari armorial dishes for the Portuguese market, Early Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 298. A rare pair of verte-imari armorial dishes for the Portuguese market, Early Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€19,000 - 26,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. Painted in vibrant verte-Imari enamels and gilt to the interior with a medallion enclosing the arms of Don Luis Peregrino de Ataide, governor of Algarve, beneath a coronet and flanked by cherubs rising from architectural scrollwork, all within an elaborate strapwork border incorporating garlands, leaves and bulls' heads. Note: Dom Luis... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2015

A blue and white Armorial dish, Kangxi period, circa 1690

A blue and white Armorial dish, Kangxi period, circa 1690. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $15,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish, with flat everted rim, is decorated in the center with the large coat-of-arms of Johannes Camphuijs of Haarlem, enclosed at the rim with small vignettes of ladies at various leisurely pursuits. The reverse is painted with ten small floral sprays and a central peony medallion in a pencilled style on the base. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) diam. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2014

Armorial dish, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Armorial dish, Qianlong period, circa 1740. Photo courtesy Cohen & Cohen. Fine Chinese export dish painted in grisaille and gilt with the arms of a European family, the border of fruiting vine. Cohen & Cohen. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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01 janvier 2013

Three Chinese Export armorial dishes, circa 1720 and 1740

Three Chinese Export armorial dishes, circa 1720 and 1740. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 A plate with the arms of Pitt with Ridgeway in pretence and a pair of chargers with the arms of Vernon impaling Purnell within an unusual iron-red, black and gilt border; 11 3/8 in. (28.7 cm.) diameter, the chargers; 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diameter, the plate (3). Estimate $5,000 - $7,000 Notes: Thomas Pitt, son of the Governor of Fort St George, married in 1717 Lady Frances Ridgeway, daughter and co-heir of the Earl of... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2012

A Set of Two Grisaille Plates, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A Set of Two Grisaille Plates, Qianlong period (1736-1795).  Photo Stockholm Auktionsverk one decorated with armorial motif and the other with a landscape scene, diameter 23 and 23.5 cm; minor nicks and wear. Estimate: SEK 4 000-5 000 (€ 485-610) PROVENANCE: Per Toftager Collection Stockholm Auktionsverk. Fine Art & Antiques.  4-6 December 2012. http://auktionsverket.com
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05 septembre 2012

A rouge-de-fer decorated armorial dish, 18th century

A rouge-de-fer decorated armorial dish, 18th century. Photo Bonhams Enamelled in the well with central arms, possibly Continental, and decorated with scrolling lotus designs by the rim. 37.8cm (14 7/8in) diam. Sold for £2,500 Bonhams. 5 Sep 2012 11 a.m. London, Knightsbridge. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art