21 avril 2018

A silver-gilt mounted Chinese blue and white porcelain box, Wanli, 1573-1619, the mounts, probably Dutch or English, circa 1680

Lot 288. A silver-gilt mounted Chinese blue and white porcelain box, the body Wanli, 1573-1619, the mounts, unmarked, probably Dutch or English, circa 1680; 13.5cm., 5 3/8 in. long. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. oblong with rounded ends, the cover decorated with a bird below climbing flowers and a butterfly, the twin-compartment body with trailing vines, the cover, body, and foot, with stylised acanthus border silver-gilt mounts. Provenance: Christie's, London, 19... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2017

A silver-gilt mounted Chinese blue and white porcelain box, Wanli, 1573-1619, probably Dutch or English, circa 1680

Lot 216. A silver-gilt mounted Chinese blue and white porcelain box, the body Wanli, 1573-1619, the mounts, unmarked, probably Dutch or English, circa 1680. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. oblong with rounded ends, the cover decorated with a bird below climbing flowers and a butterfly, the twin-compartment body with trailing vines, the cover, body, and foot, with stylised acanthus border silver-gilt mounts; 13.5cm., 5 3/8 in. long. Provenance: Christie's, London, 19... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2017

A silver-gilt mounted blue and white tankard. The porcelain: Chinese, 17th Century; The mounts: European, 17th Century

Lot 233. A silver-gilt mounted blue and white tankard. The porcelain: Chinese, 17th Century; The mounts: European, 17th Century. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Sold 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s. the pear-shaped body rising from a straight foot to a waisted neck gently flaring at the rim, set on one side with a loop handle, the exterior brightly painted with rectangular panels enclosing birds and flowers, all divided by beribboned tassels and below a lappet band, the rim encircled by a band of floral... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2012

A German silver-gilt mounted lapis lazuli cup. 17th century, apparently unmarked.

A German silver-gilt mounted lapis lazuli cup. 17th century, apparently unmarked. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The facetted circular bowl on spreading foot with baluster stem, the foot, stem and base applied with engraved foliage mounts, set inside the bowl with a silver-gilt finial engraved as a flower; 5 in. (12.8 cm.) high - Lot 247. Estimate £20,000 - £30,000  ($31,340 - $47,010). Price Realized £34,850 ($54,610) Notes. Lapis Lazuli.  Lapis Lazuli is a blue... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2008

A rare meissen silver-gilt mounted ewer (Schnabelkanne), circa 1725, the hinged silver-gilt cover with Augsburg town mark

A rare meissen silver-gilt mounted ewer (Schnabelkanne), circa 1725, the hinged silver-gilt cover with Augsburg town mark and maker's mark EA for Elias Adam the cylindrical body probably painted by J.G.Höroldt, with a continuous scene of Orientals at various pursuits including a mandarin being carried in a palanquin by two bearers, a couple embracing, a kneeling boy playing with a toy, between bands of gilt Laub-und Bandelwerk, the circular spreading foot with a broad gilt band, the cover and handle mount flat chased with... [Lire la suite]
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