15 août 2012
A pair of Chinese export porcelain candle holders of European silver form, painted in famille rose enamels, the foot with sprays of flowers, the details heightened in iron red and gold. Qianlong 1735-1795. Photo courtesy Marchant Height 20.5 cm, base diameter 12.7 cm (8 1/8 inches, base diameter 5 inches) Formerly in a French private collection. MARCHANT http://www.marchantiques.com
31 août 2009
Highlights of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property From the Arthur M. Sackler Collections @ Christi'es
This September, Christie’s is pleased to offer over 350 lots of fine Chinese porcelain, jade, furniture and works of art from diverse collections. Following on the heels of the record setting March sales in New York, Christie’s once again looks forward to a highly successful sale of exceptional Chinese works of art. Highlights of this sale. An important and rare imperial Guangzhou tribute embellished ivory and tortoiseshell fan. Qianlong period (1736-1795) Made of very thin, finely woven ivory caning mounted in a... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2008
A pair of Wedgwood basalt candle holders, circa 1800 The rounded nozzles with pan rims above knopped stems and inverted trumpet feet, applied with neoclassical figures above a scroll border, 17cm, impressed marks (nozzle rims restored). (2). Sold for £54 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Art & Antiques: Two-Day Sale, 18 Oct 2008. Chester. www.bonhams.com C'est carrément donné à ce prix là! J'adore les black basalt de Wedgwood!