05 juillet 2011

A rare Du Paquier gilt-metal-mounted snuff box, circa 1730-40

A rare Du Paquier gilt-metal-mounted snuff box, circa 1730-40. Photo Bonhams Of canted rectangular form, the cover painted with a bird above a flower basket within an iron-red quatrelobe cartouche enclosed by trellis ground with trefoil motifs, the inside cover with a bird amidst flowers within a similar iron-red and gilt trellis border edged in blue, the rims of the box edged in blue, the interior with a flower spray, the curved exterior moulded with gadroons painted with flowers, alternating with a gilt ground all... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2011

French 18th century Chinoiserie porcelaine from the Wilfrid Evill Collection @ Sotheby's

  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 Note: 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 An unusual figure of a magot, attributed to Villeroy, circa... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 2009

A Meissen garniture de cheminée. The porcelain circa 1730-40, the decoration probably circa 1745

A Meissen garniture de cheminée. The porcelain circa 1730-40, the decoration probably circa 1745 comprising three large ovoid vases and covers and two flared beaker vases, each with chinoiserie scenes within elaborate ombrierte gilt baroque reserves among scattered sprigs and sprays of deutsche Blumen, the covers with similar scenes and gilt knops ( one cover later, another with re-stuck finial, one vase with restored rim chip). crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, Dreher's marks or Pressnummen. central vase 54cm.,... [Lire la suite]
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