16 janvier 2011

Tobacco Leaf Porcelains @ Christie's. Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York

A Tobacco Leaf Tureen and Cover, circa 1775. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Of lozenge form, enameled with the classic pattern in vivid famille rose colors, underglaze blue and gilt, with flower finial and lotus pod handles; 12 in. (30.4 cm.) wide, overall (2) - Estimate $7,000 - $10,000 A pair of Tobacco Leaf reticulated baskets and stands, circa 1820-50. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each oval basket flanked by upright bracket handles with foliate terminals, richly enameled allover with overlapping... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2010

An important collection of 24 Wedgwood and Bentley basalt portrait medallions Circa 1775.

An important collection of 24 Wedgwood and Bentley basalt portrait medallions  Circa 1775. photo M.S.Rau Antiques. featuring the Kings of England, all set in a lovely frame. The first basalt portrait medallions appeared around 1771, introduced as a novel and less expensive way to create portraits of royals and wealthy patrons. 22" wide x 18" high. Price: $12,500 These early depictions proved so popular, Wedgwood began creating magnificent series of popes, philosophers, writers, saints and, of... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2010

A Danish parcel-gilt silver mounted Imari tankard & a Louis XIV silvered bronze-mounted Japanese Imari bowl and cover

A Danish parcel-gilt silver mounted Imari tankard, Jorgen Friis of Randers, circa 1775. photo Sotheby's the lobed domed cover inset with a Swedish medal of 1725, the forked scrolled thumbpiece topped by a female head, the cover pricked with an inscription and initials plus date 1775. marked on flange with maker's mark only 6 height 8 1/4 in., 21 cm; Jorgen Friis of Randers - ESTIMATE 12,000 - 18,000 USD PROVENANCE : Aveline, Paris, 1990 A Louis XIV silvered bronze-mounted Japanese Imari bowl and cover early 18th... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2009

Qianlong throne chairs, 1775

Qianlong throne chairs, 1775 Lacquer. Height : 100.00 cm. Width : 62.00 cm. Seat height: 18 in (47 cm). Price on application. Note: A pair of particularly elegant Chinese Qianlong period lacquer throne chairs. The shaped back splat decorated with a mountain scene is flanked by serpentine back rails. The sinuous curved arms, all decorated with chrythanseum and peony flowers entwined with foliage form stylised cloud patterns. The motif is continued on the legs and seat rails, which support the seat which is again... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2009

Petite boîte en or de quatre tons, probablement Hanau, vers 1775

Petite boîte en or de quatre tons, probablement Hanau, vers 1775 ovale, ciselée de panneaux ornés des trophées de l'amour et de fleurs, bordures d'encadrement ciselées d'entrelacs, poinçons de prestige effacés (deux brindilles), bordure gauche numérotée: 164. long. 6 cm ; 2 3/8 in Est. 5,000—7,000 EUR Sotheby's. Important European Silver, Gold Boxes and Objects of Vertu. 29 Apr 09. Paris www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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05 avril 2009

Fauteuil en bois sculpté et doré, dossier plat médaillon. Estampille de Jean-Baptiste III Lelarge. Epoque Louis XVI

Fauteuil en bois sculpté et doré, dossier plat médaillon. Estampille de Jean-Baptiste III Lelarge. Epoque Louis XVI reçu maître à Paris en 1775. Modèle similaire reproduit dans «Les ébénistes du XVIIIe siècle français», collection Grands Artisans d'Autrefois, Connaissance des Arts, p. 279. Haut. 98 cm. Estimation : 1 500 / 1 800 € Vente du Dimanche 5 avril 2009. Objets d'art, Bijoux, Orfèvrerie, Tableaux Anciens et Modernes, Beau Mobilier. Mercier & Cie - 59000 Lille