15 janvier 2011

Portuguese market armorial soup plate, circa 1765, platter, circa 1775 & vegetable tureen and cover, circa 1805

A Portuguese market famille rose armorial soup plate, circa 1765. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Vividly enameled with game motifs, including fish, hare, doves and a leg of mutton encircled by a floral wreath, the rim with the SALDANHA banner, the arms, and landscape vignettes of a fisherman and hunter in landscape between the inscription DE ALBUQUERQUE; 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter - Estimate $5,000 - $8,000 Notes: This richly enameled service was made for Dom Gaspar de Saldanha e Albuquerque (c.1720-?), Prelate of the... [Lire la suite]

24 juin 2010

18th Century Dutch Delft blue and white, polychrome & manganese red

A Dutch Delft blue and white plaque, Early 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Delicately painted with a couple walking in an extensive Italianate landscape, another figure crossing a bridge leading from a castle, refilled pierced hole; 22 x 32 cm., in wood frame - Estimate €5,000 - €7,000 A Dutch Delft blue and white plaque. 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Of square shape with indented corners, painted overall with an amorous couple in a meadow flanked by goats, pierced for hanging, frits... [Lire la suite]