02 juin 2015

A Böttger Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1722, with German silver-gilt mounts, Elias Adam, Augsburg

A Böttger Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1722, with contemporary German silver-gilt mounts, Elias Adam, Augsburg. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP (34,868 - 48,815 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilding in the Seuter workshop, Augsburg, with vignettes of chinoiserie figures resting on scrollwork supports with birds in flight above, the front of the coffee pot painted in enamels with the armorial of Prince Marc de Beauvau, Prinz... [Lire la suite]

02 juin 2015

A Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1725, with German silver-gilt mounts, probably Paul Solanier, Augsburg

A Meissen Hausmaler coffee pot and hinged cover, circa 1725, with German silver-gilt mounts, probably Paul Solanier, Augsburg, circa 1721-27. Estimate 10,000 — 12,000 GBP (13,947 - 16,736 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilding in the Seuter-Workshop, Augsburg, with four vignettes of chinoiserie figures, the body of the coffee pot applied in high relief with two flowering branches of jasmine with perching birds and a single bird in flight, the cover with three... [Lire la suite]