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]
20 mai 2012

A rare Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Ferrari service, circa 1735-38

A rare Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Ferrari service, circa 1735-38. Photo Bonhams Each decorated with the arms of Ferrari enclosed by a purple foliate scrollwork cartouche and surmounted by a black eagle, the teabowl painted with a chinoiserie scene on the reverse and indianische Blumen to the inside, the reverse of the saucer with three sprigs of indianische Blumen, the rims with gilt borders of stylised flowerheads and foliate scrollwork, crossed swords (saucer) and caduceus (teabowl) marks... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2012

A pair of Meissen teabowls and saucers, circa 1724

A pair of Meissen teabowls and saucers, circa 1724.  Photo Bonhams En suite with the preceding lots, the saucers with a chinoiserie scene within iron-red concentric circles, the reverse with four gilt-edged panels painted with indianische Blumen, the teabowls with a chinoiserie vignette to the inside and indianische Blumen to the panels on the reverse, incised / inside footrims (gilding worn, some chips) (4). Lot 75. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 / €3,600 - 6,100 / US$ 4,800 -... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2012

A pair of Meissen teabowls and saucers, circa 1724

A pair of Meissen teabowls and saucers, circa 1724. Photo Bonhams En suite, with the preceding lot, the interior of each teabowl with a circular polychrome chinoiserie vignette depicting a fisherman in a stylised garden, the reverse of the saucers with indianische Blumen on each panel, incised / inside footrims (gilding worn, small chips) (4). Lot 74. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 / €3,600 - 6,100 / US$ 4,800 - 8,000  Bonhams. 23 May 2012 10:30 a.m. London, New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2012

A very rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1725.

A very rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1725. Photo Bonhams Painted in enamels and Böttger lustre in the manner of J.E. Stadler with a chinoiserie garden scene including a fisherman, small pagoda and flowering branches issuing from rockwork, iron-red formal borders, the well of the teabowl with a similar scene within iron-red concentric circles, the teabowl: 4.2cm high; the saucer: 12.5cm diam, incised / inside footrim of teabowl (very minor rubbing to saucer) (2). Lot 25. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2012

An early Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723-24

An early Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723-24. Photo Bonhams Each painted with a chinoiserie scene within a gilt quatrelobe cartouche with Böttger-lustre and edged with iron-red scrollwork, indianische Blumen and insects to the reverse and interior of the teabowl, gilt-edged rims, the teabowl: 4.8cm high; the saucer: 12.6cm diam, incised x inside footrim of teabowl and // inside footrim of saucer (2). Lot 15. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000 / €12,000 - 18,000 / US$ 16,000 - 24,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2012

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723-25

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723-25. Photo Bonhams Painted with chinoiserie scenes in gilt scrollwork and Böttger-lustre cartouches edged with iron-red and purple foliate scrollwork, gilt scroll- and strapwork borders, indianische Blumen within iron-red concentric circles to the centre of the teabowl, the teabowl: 4.6cm high; the saucer: 12.4cm diam,gilt numeral 40. to both, impressed .. inside footrim of saucer (2). Lot 14. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 / €4,900 - 7,300 / US$ 6,400 -... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2012

A rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1725-30

A rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1725-30. Photo Bonhams Finely painted with a continuous chinoiserie scene around the teabowl and a large scene on the saucer, the gilt-edged rims with a broad band of floral scrollwork enclosing floral motifs and panels, a butterfly in the well of the teabowl, the reverse of the saucer with three iron-red concentric circles, the teabowl: 4.2cm high; the saucer: 11.7cm diam, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, incised / inside footrim of teabowl and // to saucer (2). Lot... [Lire la suite]
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