19 décembre 2018

A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty

Lot 514. A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty; 22.8 cm, 9 in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £17,500. © Sotheby's the slender ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a waisted neck and straight rim, applied with an ear-shaped handle opposite a curved spout, painted in bright cobalt blue-tones depicting boys playing a hat game within a fenced garden in a rocky landscape, below a band of lotus scrolls at the neck, the cover with a similar design of lotus, with... [Lire la suite]

13 octobre 2015

A Du Paquier coffee pot and cover, circa 1725-30

A Du Paquier coffee pot and cover, circa 1725-30. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's of pear form with baroque moulded spout and scroll handle, painted in underglaze-blue in Chinese style with scattered insects among chrysanthemum and prunus below a diaper lappet border, the domed cover with annular knop. Quantité: 2 - 27.5cm., 11in. high PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE TIM CLARKE Provenance: Sotheby's Zurich, 26th June 1971, lot 75 Bibliography: A.... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2015

The magic of Venice and Dresden captured in two distinguished private collections offered at Sotheby's

An Italian pietre dure inlaid table top, Florentine, first half 17th century. Estimate  £80,000 — 120,000 / €111,576 — 167,364. Lot Sold £106,250. Photo Sotheby's LONDON.- On 9th June 2015, Sotheby’s will present a sale combining two outstanding private collections. Dresden and Venice have long been hubs of creativity inspiring craftsmen, painters, architects, writers, and artisans, and will now meet in the galleries of Sotheby’s London. This sale offers an insight into two collectors' personal... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2014

A Meissen small coffee pot and cover, circa 1726-28

A Meissen small coffee pot and cover, circa 1726-28. Photo: Bonhams. Each side painted with a chinoiserie scene depicting two figures beneath a canopy and tree, respectively, within a gilt cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and edged with purple and iron-red scrollwork, indianische Blumen beneath the spout and handle, a band of gilt strap- and scrollwork below the rim, the handle with gilt scrollwork and indianische Blumen, the cover decorated with a continuous chinoiserie scene, 17.8cm high, crossed swords mark in... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2014

A Meissen 'café au lait'-ground Hausmaler coffee pot and cover, circa 1750

A Meissen 'café au lait'-ground Hausmaler coffee pot and cover, circa 1750. Photo: Bonhams. Decorated in underglaze-blue, and in the workshop of F.J. Ferner in gilding and enamels, the exterior depicting a seated lady playing the lute, the reverse with her seated companion, flanked by their sheep, the cover with a pastoral landscape, the border of the pot covered with lacework gilding, 20.5cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed number 62 (2). Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€1,900 - 2,500) Literature: R. Röntgen, The... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2014

A Meissen coffee pot and cover, circa 1726-27

A Meissen coffee pot and cover, circa 1726-27. Photo: Bonhams. Painted with flowering branches of indianische Blumen above two iron-red lines, smaller sprigs on the spout and handle, the domed cover with similar sprigs enclosed by an iron-red and gilt floral border reserved with demi-florets, gilt finial, 20.4cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue (restoration to tip of spout and rim of cover) (2). Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€6,200 - 9,900) Literature: U. Pietsch, Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung (1993),... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2013

The Delphinium Collection: a private British collection of 18th century Meissen

The Delphinium Collection is a historic survival from the great era of porcelain collecting after the Second World War. It was formed by two generations of collectors: a fascinating selection of 18th century Meissen porcelain that reflects a scholarly and discerning taste. The collection ranges from Böttger stoneware and porcelain of the earliest period to French-influenced taste of the mid 18th century. It includes a number of exceptionally rare pieces, such as a two-handled jar and cover with chinoiserie decoration, of which only... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2013

An important Chinese export coffee pot with Prussian coat of arms. China, around 1800 (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911)

An important Chinese export coffee pot with Prussian coat of arms. China, around 1800 (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Porcelain with polychrome painting and gold decoration. Conical body ('lighthouse-shape') with naturalistic branch handles.The cover knob in the shape of a lychee fruit. At both sides of the wall rich decoration with large official Prussian coat of arms. The cover with 2 Prussian eagles. The rims of the spout, body and cover with gilt border. H. 24,5 cm. Estimation... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2012

A rare Chinese Export blue and white 'Europa and the bull' coffee pot and cover, early 18th century

A rare Chinese Export blue and white 'Europa and the bull' coffee pot and cover, early 18th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Octagonal with bun feet in European silver form, decorated with a Western landscape showing hunters beneath an elaborate border enclosing the mythological scene; 11½ in. (29 cm.) high (2). Estimate $15,000 - $25,000 Notes: Jorg and van Campen illustrate an example (Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, p. 275) alongside a Delft prototype, both based on silver... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2012

A rare famille rose coffee pot and cover. Yongzheng, circa 1735

A rare famille rose coffee pot and cover. Yongzheng, circa 1735. Photo Bonhams The pear shaped ewer with a phoenix-head spout and S-shaped phoenix-tail handle, surmounted by a domed cover with a lotus bud finial, the body enamelled on one side with a cockerel and a hound and on the other side with an eagle and a cat, all amidst lotus, aster, linghzi fungus, bamboo and other plants, below borders around the neck and shoulders including a band of florets, gilt band, whorls, spearheads and pendent lotus lappets with tassels, the... [Lire la suite]
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