16 juin 2015

A rare Meissen large circular tureen and cover, circa 1735

A rare Meissen large circular tureen and cover, circa 1735. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,200 - 7,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each decorated with three Chinoiserie vignettes depicting figures flanked by flowers on a gilt and Böttger lustre pedestal, enclosing a quatrelobe purple landscape vignette and linked by iron-red and purple scrollwork, the tureen with a gilt trellis and floral border reserved with similar vignettes around the rim, the cover with a similar, broader band around the cockerel finial, 23.5cm... [Lire la suite]

08 juin 2015

A Berlin faience garniture of five vases, three with covers, mid-19th century

A Berlin faience garniture of five vases, three with covers, mid-19th century. Estimate £20,000 — 30,000 / €27,894 - 41,841. Photo Sotheby's comprising three baluster form vases with covers and two flaring trumpet vases, decorated imitating Chinese lacquer with oriental figures in landscapes picked out in gold and black reserved on a red ground, on moulded giltwood bases, restorations and retouching throughout, 23.3cm., 9 1/8 in. and 30cm., 11 3/4 in. high Comparative... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2015

A fine Iznik blue and white pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1560-70

A fine Iznik blue and white pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1560-70. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of shallow round form with everted rim, decorated in cobalt blue with central floral medallion encircled by four lotus palmettes enclosed by a leaf and tendril border, rim with breaking wave motif, the reverse with alternating chinoiserie and C-scrolls; 30cm. diam. Note: The designs on this dish indicate that its craftsmen drew inspiration from the Topkapi Palace's collection of more... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2015

A big French faience round dish, Nevers, c. 1660-80

A big French faience round dish, Nevers, c. 1660-80. Estimate 1000 €. Photo Nagel painted in "a grand feu" with Chinoiserie an a crowned monastic coat of arms with attributes. Coat of arms of the French comtal family Pellot originally from Lorraine and Lyonnais. Minor chips, very minor glaze cracks. D. 43 cm Provenance: From the collection of Himmelheber/Herrmann, Karlsruhe.  Ref: Jean Rosen, La faience de Nevers 1585-1900, tome 2, L'âge d'or du XVIIème siècle, fig. 614ff. Nagel. Sale... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2014

Enamel and diamond bracelet, Verger Frères, 1920s

Enamel and diamond bracelet, Verger Frères, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's Decorated to either side with an orange enamel Chinoiserie landscape scene and a green enamel foliate scene, set to the centre with a rotating circular plaque set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, length approximately 180mm, French assay and maker's marks. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 GBP Litterature: Cf: The Jewellery Collection of The Late Michael Wellby, Sotheby's London 11th December 2012, lot 207 for an example of a similar 1920s bracelet.Cf: Sylvie... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2014

Symbolic & Chase at MASTERPIECES London 2014

David Webb. A gem-set and diamond chimera bangle. The carved coral bangle embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds within black enamel surrounds, to two chimera heads each accented with a cabochon sapphire, centring on two jade beads, circa 1972, signed Webb, stamped 18k for 18ct gold. Van Cleef & Arpels, A ruby and diamond 'Inséparbles' ring. Designed as two entwined lovebirds, their wings following the contour of the band, pavé-set with circular-cut diamonds, the eyes accented with a cabochon ruby, to a tapering yellow... [Lire la suite]


20 juin 2014

Quelques Chinoiseries de Sèvres au Louvre

Pot-pourri « vaisseau » de Madame de Pompadour par Charles-Nicolas Dodin. Sèvres, 1760. Porcelaine tendre. Musée du Louvre, département des Objets d'art, OA 10965 © 1990 RMN / Daniel Arnaudet Détail. Pot-pourri « vaisseau » de Madame de Pompadour par Charles-Nicolas Dodin. Sèvres, 1760. Porcelaine tendre. Musée du Louvre Détail d'une paire de vases pots-pourris "girandoles" ou "à bobèches" à scènes chinoises. Manufacture de Sèvres, vers 1762. Attribués à C.N. Dodin.Porcelaine tendre, bronze doré. Ancienne collection de la... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2014

A Meissen teapot with a matched cover, circa 1730

A Meissen teapot with a matched cover, circa 1730. Photo: Bonhams. Each side with a shaped gilt quatrelobe cartouche filled with Böttger lustre edged with iron-red and purple and miniature chinoiserie figures, painted with Kauffahrtei scenes of merchants and their wares by a quayside, sprigs of indianische Blumen around the spout and handle, the matched cover with two similar vignettes and a rose finial, 10.5cm high, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, gilt numerals 44. to teapot and 36. to cover (2). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2014

A Meissen teabowl and two Meissen saucers, circa 1725-40

A Meissen teabowl and two Meissen saucers, circa 1725-40. Photo: Bonhams. The teabowl, circa 1725-30, painted with landscape scenes with chinoiserie figures within scrollwork cartouches, the inside with indianische Blumen issuing from rockwork within iron-red circles; one saucer, circa 1730, with a black monochrome estuary scene within a gilt and purple cartouche, the reverse with purple flower sprigs; the second saucer, circa 1735-40, with a purple ground, painted with an estuary scene within a quatrelobe cartouche, all with... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2014

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1726-28

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1726-28. Photo: Bonhams. Each painted with chinoiserie scenes within quatrelobe gilt scrollwork cartouches filled with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red and purple scrollwork, gilt strap- and scrollwork borders to the rims, the teabowl with indianische Blumen within concentric iron-red circles to the inside, gilt numeral 36. to both, impressed .. inside footrim of saucer (some flaking to gilding) (2). Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,500 - 3,800) Bonhams. FINE EUROPEAN CERAMICS. London, New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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