21 janvier 2018

A rare dancing Tyrolean couple, Qianlong period, circa 1752

  Lot 87. A rare dancing Tyrolean couple, Qianlong period, circa 1752; 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  After a Meissen model, the couple in the midst of a lively dance, clasping each other's hands and balancing on one foot as they look over each other's shoulder. Provenance: The collection of Sir Mark Wrightson, Bt., England. MARCHANT, EST. 1925 (Lots 59-100 and 116-173)  ... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2015

A set of ten armorial soup plates and four chargers for the Dutch market, circa 1752

Lot 33. A set of ten armorial soup plates and four chargers for the Dutch market, circa 1752. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The center of each with accollée coats-of-arms for de Famars of Amsterdam and Vriesen from Zwolle - 9 ¼ in. (23 cm.) diameter (the plates), 12 ½ in. (31.5 cm.) diameter (the chargers) Christie's. CHINESE EXPORT ART, 21 January 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
21 octobre 2015

A Vincennes plate, circa 1752

A Vincennes plate, circa 1752. Estimate 1,200 — 1,800 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. assiette à groseilles à coquilles, of silver form crisply modelled in low relief with current branches separated by shell motifs and painted sprays, the centre with a spray of fruit and flowers, interlaced LL mark in blue containing one dot and one dot below, painter's mark X to side, incised M mark to inside of footrim, of the type usually attributed to the mouleur Pierre Moyer (active... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2014

American fortune used to buy stunning porcelain collection stolen by Nazis, for sale at Bonhams

Emma (born Lazarus, born 17 . 2 . 1852 Hamburg, died 14 . 2 . 1937 Hamburg) & Henry Budge (banker, born 20 . 11 ​. 1840 Frankfurt a  M., died 20 . 10 . 1928 Hamburg). LONDON.- A host of historically important works highlight the Fine European Ceramics at New Bond Street on 18th June. Items from an important private collection of decorative arts, the Emma Budge Collection, are among the most notable lots... [Lire la suite]