13 décembre 2016

Vincennes porcelain jug with royal connection emerges at Bonhams

Lot 150. A rare Vincennes gold-mounted bleu céleste-ground water jug and cover, most likely made for Marie Josèphe, Dauphine of France, dated 1754 (date letter A). Estimate £40,000 - 60,000 (€48,000 - 72,000). Photo Bonhams. LONDON - A beautiful Vincennes porcelain jug with gold mounts, made for the Dauphine Maria Josepha – mother of King Louis XVI, who was guillotined during the French revolution - is for sale at Bonhams Fine European Ceramics sale in London on 14 December. It is... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2013

A St. Cloud silver-mounted water jug and cover, circa 1730

A St. Cloud silver-mounted water jug and cover, circa 1730. Photo Sotheby's in the white, applied with trailing branches of prunus blossom, Wilfrid Evill Collection Label; 20cm., 8in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold: 7,500 GBP For a similar example, together with its matching basin in the Musée de la Céramique in Rouen, see the Bard Graduate Center exhibition catalogue, The Saint-Cloud Manufactory, Ed. Bertrand Rondot, 1999, pp. 170-171, no. 87 Sotheby's. The Evill/Frost... [Lire la suite]
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