06 juillet 2019

The William Beckford's heraldic green dahlia bowl. A George III silver-gilt mounted Chinese porcelain bowl

Lot 134. The William Beckford's heraldic green dahlia bowl. A George III silver-gilt mounted Chinese porcelain bowl, the porcelain 18th century; the silver-gilt mounts with mark of John Robins, London, 1811. 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate 20,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The bowl on stepped foot and with green dahlia on black background, and with gilt-mounts of stiff leaf foliage, the bowl with silver-gilt lining engraved with heraldic... [Lire la suite]

03 mars 2016

Chinoiserie tankard with silver-gilt mount, Meissen, ca. 1725-1730

Lot 1777. Chinoiserie tankard with silver-gilt mount, Meissen, ca. 1725-1730. Painted by Johann Ehrenfried Stadler. Silver-gilt mount, German, ca. 1900. Estimate CHF 30 000 / 50 000 (€25 000 / 41 670). Photo Koller  H 21.5 cm. Handle restored.  Notes: A comparable pitcher can be found in U. Pietsch, Frühes Meissener Porzellan. Sammlung Carabelli, 2000, page 144, No. 61. With respect to the Chinoiserie ornamentation by J.E. Stadler: see R. Seyffarth, Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, der Meister... [Lire la suite]