02 juillet 2011

A Saint Cloud silver-mounted circular snuff box, circa 1735

A Saint Cloud silver-mounted circular snuff box, circa 1735. Photo Bonhams Moulded in relief with pagodas on landscape vignettes to the side, a parrot perched on a branch to the base and a hunt vignette with a boar and hound on the cover, the silver mount with discharge mark of Hubert Louvet, Paris 1732-38, 4.5cm diam, (haircrack to side of box at rear). Estimate: £800 - 1,200, € 920 - 1,400, US$ 1,300 - 2,000 - Sold for £2,280 Provenance: Alfred Joseph Collection, no. 1319 Literature: Beaucamp-Markowsky 1985, no.... [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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25 novembre 2010

Bonhams in London Sell Hoffmeister Collection of Royal Meissen Porcelain for £3 Million

Black and Gold-Striped service plate. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- The auction of ‘The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain Part III’ took place today (24.11.10) at Bonhams, New Bond Street and made £790,560, selling 81% by lot and 71% by value. This brings the total for the three sales of finest collection of Meissen porcelain to £2,988,120. The top selling lot today was an extremely rare Meissen plate from the ‘Black and Gold-Striped’ service circa 1735 which is believed at one time to have been in the possession of Baron... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2009

An Italian carved giltwood mirror, Venetian, circa 1735

An Italian carved giltwood mirror, Venetian, circa 1735 the pierced cresting centred by a stylised scallopshell flanked by scrolls, flowers and rocaille above a shaped plate with engraved borders with neo-classical figures, the sides surmounted by female terms above scrolls, acanthus and flowers, the apron engraved with a vase of flowers. 216cm high, 156cm wide; 7ft. 1in., 5ft. 1½in. Est. 25,000—40,000 GBP Sotheby's. Important Furniture, Silver, Ceramics and Clocks. 07 Jul 09 03:00 PM. London www.sothebys.com
23 mars 2009

Ensemble de 239 pièces en porcelaine de Chine, de la Compagnie des Indes pour le marché hollandais, décor dit "Merian", vers 17

Ensemble de 239 pièces en porcelaine de Chine, de la Compagnie des Indes pour le marché hollandais, décor dit "Merian", vers 1735. Estimation  : 100 000/120 000 €. Vendredi 27 mars, salle 1 - Drouot-Richelieu. Mathias SVV. M. Raindre.