19 janvier 2019

Luis Alegria Lda at TEFAF Maastricht 2019, Stand 169

'European subject' plate, China, Qianlong, circa 1740. Diameter 23 cm (9 in.) © Luis Alegria Lda at TEFAF Maastricht 2019, Stand 169. Enamelled on a black ground with two musicians, one playing a trumpet and the other a circular horn. The rim decorated with a gilt spearheads border. It has been suggested that this may have been designed by Cornelis Pronk. The Black ground was difficult to produce. The figures are unusual, being in Ottoman Costume and European musical instruments. Complete set of six... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2019

A grisaille Portrait plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 556. A grisaille Portrait plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Possibly Lord Cecil of Burghley, with his hound and shotgun, inscribed 'PETRUS DE WOLFF PETR FIL'. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019. John Cecil, 6th Earl of... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2019

A grisaille 'Cape of Good Hope' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 425. A grisaille 'Cape of Good Hope' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 8 7/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Enameled with Dutch ships in Table Bay, with Table Mountain, Devil's Peak and Signal Hill in the distance. Provenance: With Charles Perry Chinese Export Porcelain, Atlanta.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
17 janvier 2019

A large blue and white 'Porcelain production' charger, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 449. A large blue and white 'Porcelain production' charger, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 23 15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000. Price realised US$3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Workers refining the clay, the reverse with underglaze blue 23. Provenance: The Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 192. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white botanical plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 447. A blue and white botanical plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500. Price realised US$3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Decorated after botanist Marie-Sybille Merian's notebooks. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
12 avril 2018

A porcelain figure of Hotei seated, Japan, Edo period, late 17th/early 18th century with a gilt-bronze mount, German, circa 1740

Lot 94. A porcelain figure of Hotei seated, Japan, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century with a gilt-bronze mount, German, circa 1740. Haut. 30 cm., larg. 21 cm. ; Height 11 3/4  in., width 8 1/4  in. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 €. Lot sold 13,750 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. the headdress decorated with hard stones and glass and rose leaves; (restorations to the porcelain) Provenance: Accorsi Gallery, Turin Sotheby's. Important Mobilier, Sculptures... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2018

A famille rose fish bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 129. A famille rose fish bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 23 ½ in. (59.7 cm.) diameter, 16 ½ in. (41.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Finely enameled with a fenced garden showing birds hovering above peonies growing from rockwork, all between molded lion head handles, the interior with various carp and shellfish swimming amongst aquatic plants. Provenance: with Ed Hardy, San Francisco. Anonymous sale;... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2018

A large verte-Imari monteith, Qianlong period, circa 1740

  Lot 125. A large verte-Imari monteith, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 20 ¼ (51.5 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Brightly painted on each side with large blooms growing from blue rockwork, smaller sprays on the sides, the lappets floral-decorated on each side, the inside with matching floral decoration. Provenance: Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, Monaco, 5 March 1989, lot 331. The Collection of Benjamin... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2017

A Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon large dish, mark for Konïgliche Hof Conditorei, circa 1740

Lot 68. A Royal Saxon Meissen Kakiemon large dish, mark for Konïgliche Hof Conditorei, circa 1740. Estimate $ 2,000-3,000. Photo Leonard Joel. Painted with the 'gelbe lowe' pattern, with tiger curled around flowering bamboo and prunus, with interspersed blossom, dark brown rim, blue crossed sword mark within purple enamelled HC mark and inventory number 250, impressed 22 - 3 to base, 33.5cm diameter    Leonard Joel. The Decorative Arts Collection of James Fairfax AC, 18:30 AEST,... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions to offer silver from the descendants of the van den Steen de Jehay family

Lot 35. A pair of late 17th-early 18th century silver parcel gilt figure groups by Abraham Drentwett II, Augsburg, French occupation silver marks circa 1800. Estimate £30000–50000 © Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions NEWBURY.- Featuring in the Jewellery, Silver and Watches sale at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions on 15th March at Donnington Priory is a wonderful collection of 18th and 19th century Belgian, Dutch and French silver and objects of vertu,... [Lire la suite]