14 juin 2014

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1726-28

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1726-28. Photo: Bonhams. Each painted with chinoiserie scenes within quatrelobe gilt scrollwork cartouches filled with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red and purple scrollwork, gilt strap- and scrollwork borders to the rims, the teabowl with indianische Blumen within concentric iron-red circles to the inside, gilt numeral 36. to both, impressed .. inside footrim of saucer (some flaking to gilding) (2). Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,500 - 3,800) Bonhams. FINE EUROPEAN CERAMICS. London, New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2014

A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl and saucer, circa 1720-30

A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl and saucer, circa 1720-30. Photo: Bonhams. Decorated in Augsburg in gilding, with chinoiserie scenes on scrolling strapwork pediments, gilt bands to rims, different lustre marks to undersides (some rubbing to gilding) (2). Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,300 - 1,900) Bonhams. FINE EUROPEAN CERAMICS. London, New Bond Street, 18 Jun 2014 - http://www.bonhams.com/
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11 juin 2014

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1730-35

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1730-35. Photo: Bonhams. Painted in the style of J.E. Stadler, each with a chinoiserie vignette depicting a figure flanked by fences and flowering bushes, the rims with a purple trellis band reserved with chrysanthemums, the saucer: 11.8cm diam., crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's mark * (unrecorded) to both, incised / inside footrim of teabowl (2). Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,500 - 3,700) Provenance: Anon. sale, Christie's Geneva, 17 November 1980, lot 168 Literature:... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2014

A pair of Meissen teabowls and saucers of 'Half-Figure Service' type, circa 1723-25

A pair of Meissen teabowls and saucers of 'Half-Figure Service' type, circa 1723-25. Photo: Bonhams. Each superbly painted with chinoiserie scenes depicting half-length figures engaged in various pursuits, within shaped gilt quatrelobe cartouches embellished in iron-red, purple and yellow with foliate scrollwork, the rims with gilt scrollwork borders, the inside of the teabowls with circular trellis panels reserved with chrysanthemum heads, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, incised / inside footrims (scattered minor wear... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2014

An early Meissen teabowl and saucer with gold paillon decoration, circa 1720-30

An early Meissen teabowl and saucer with gold paillon decoration, circa 1720-30. Photo: Bonhams. Decorated in Saxony with die-stamped gold appliqués depicting an ostrich flanked by scrolling foliage on each side of the teabowl and smaller vignettes of birds to either side, the inside rim with three vignettes of a tree flanked by two hares, the saucer with a bird in the centre and a band of floral and foliate swags to the rim the saucer: 12cm diam., incised / inside each footrim (typical minor losses) (2). Estimate £4,000 - 6,000... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2014

A very rare early Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1718

A very rare early Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1718. Photo: Bonhams. Each moulded with a fluted band around the footrim, painted in the workshop of Georg Funcke, Dresden, in enamels and lustre with, on the saucer, a flowering plant issuing from grass, the teabowl with a single flowering branch on each side and another in the well, the rims with an iron-red border of scallops and crosses, the saucer: 12cm diam., 2 in lustre to teabowl, I in lustre and iron-red trefoil leaf sprig to saucer (2). Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€19,000... [Lire la suite]


11 juin 2014

An early Meissen teabowl and saucer, 1713-15

An early Meissen teabowl and saucer, 1713-15. Photo: Bonhams. Each applied with a moulded stiff-leaf band around the footrim, the saucer: 12.9cm diam. (miniscule rim chips) (2). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,700 - 6,200) Literature: U. Pietsch, Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung (1993), no. 23 Exhibited: Lübeck, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte der Hansestadt Lübeck - St. Annen-Museum, 'Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung', 14 November 1993-31 January 1994; Aachen, Museen der Stadt Aachen -... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2014

A rare Worcester teabowl and saucer, circa 1757-59

A rare Worcester teabowl and saucer, circa 1757-59. Photo Bonhams. Printed in blue with the 'Two Swan Precipice' pattern, the Chinoiserie riverscape adapted to fit the very different shapes of the cup and the saucer, saucer 12.2cm diameter, unmarked (2). Estimate £750 - 900 (€900 - 1,100) This is one of a small number of Chinese style landscape patterns representing the first use of transfer-printing in underglaze blue, see Branyan, French and Sandon, pattern II.B.3. Bonhams. BRITISH & EUROPEAN CERAMICS, GLASS & ASIAN... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2012

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723. Photo Bonhams  Each painted with a chinoiserie scene within a gilt quatrelobe cartouche with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red scrollwork, the teabowl with indianische Blumen and a bird on the reverse and an iron-red circular stylized chinoiserie landscape to the interior, gilt scrollwork border to the rims, three iron-red concentric circles to reverse of saucer, the teabowl: 4.6cm high; the saucer: 12.7 cm diam., incised x inside footrim of saucer and / to... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2012

An extremely rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teabowl and saucer, circa 1710-13

An extremely rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teabowl and saucer, circa 1710-13. Photo Bonhams Decorated in the workshop of Martin Schnell, with a deep black manganese lustre in imitation of Japanese lacquer, decorated with gold painted floral ornaments and two dragonflies circling about one another, double-line borders to rims, the teabowl: 4cm high; the saucer: 12.4cm diam., the cup with a paper inventory label reading 859, the saucer with two blue-edged serrated old inventory labels, one reading 860, the other 1089,... [Lire la suite]


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