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]

05 mars 2016

Pair of rare Hausmaler cups and pair of rare saucers, Meissen, ca. 1725-1730. Painted by Abraham Seuter in Augsburg, ca. 1740.

Lot 1703, Pair of rare Hausmaler cups and pair of rare saucers, Meissen, ca. 1725-1730. Painted by Abraham Seuter in Augsburg, ca. 1740. Estimate: CHF 8 000 / 12 000 (€ 6 670 / 10 000). Photo Koller  The cups and one saucer with incised mark /, one saucer with potter's mark x. The cups and saucers are from two different, yet similar Services. SIlver plating on rims, partly rubbed. Provenance: - Collection Dr. Max Fahrländer, Basel-Riehen.- In a private collection via inheritance, Winterthur. ... [Lire la suite]