11 juillet 2011

Tasse et sa sous-tasse en porcelaine de Paris (Dihl et Guerhard) du XIXème siècle, circa 1815

Tasse et sa sous-tasse en porcelaine de Paris (Dihl et Guerhard) du XIXème siècle, circa 1815, Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 La tasse avec marque en or Dhil et la sous-tasse avec marque en rouge Mf de /Dihl Guerhard/ParisMunie d'une anse en forme d'une cariatide ailée, à décor polychrome du buste de trois-quart de l'impératrice Joséphine dans un médaillon ovale or à décor d'une frise végétale stylisée, se détachant sur un fond or richement décoré d'une frise de rosettes et palmettes en partie haute et d'une frise de... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2011

A pair of Empire ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain baluster vases, the porcelain Jiaqing period (1796-1821)

A pair of Empire ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain baluster vases, the porcelain Jiaqing period (1796-1821), the mounts, circa 1815, the neck and handle mounts, circa 1820. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each of bottle shape, stoutly potted with rounded sides, densely decorated with the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, tied with long fluttering ribbons, amongst 'ball' flowers, butterflies, cloud scrolls and bats in flight, with a lappet band rising above the short slightly-splayed foot, all set against a celadon ground,... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2011

A set of four Empire ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain baluster vases, the porcelain Jiaqing period (1796-1821)

A set of four Empire ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain baluster vases, the porcelain Jiaqing period (1796-1821), the mounts, circa 1815. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each with globular bodies surmounted by wide cylindrical necks, densely decorated with the Eight Buddhist and Daoist Emblems (bajixiang and anbaoxian) amidst blue cloud scrolls, bats in flight and 'ball' flowers in raised white slip, with a band of gilded lotus lappets rising from the base, all reserved on a celadon ground, surmounted by an out- scrolled collar... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2011

Seven watches, 18th & 19th century for the Chinese market

Bovet, Fleurier. A rare gold and enamel open faced centre seconds duplex watch made for the Chinese market . Circa 1835, no 523. Photo Sotheby's   • duplex movement with engraved and damascened with blued steel and gilt foliate decoration, Chinese calibre with mirror polished wheel train and bridges, standing barrel, three-arm balance with wedge shaped blued steel weights, flat balance spring and index regulator, signed Bovet, Fleurier • white enamel dial, Roman numerals, outer track minutes/seconds divisions,... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2009

An important Regency blue john Krater-form vase attributed to James Shore. circa 1815

An important Regency blue john Krater-form vase attributed to James Shore. circa 1815 Restorations, additions to socle. 75.6 cm; 36.8 cm; 63.5 cm; 28.6 cm. Estimate 60,000—80,000 USD. Lot Sold 152,500 USD NOTE: This impressive blue john vase is closely related to another vase of similar form, now in the collection of the Duke of Devonshire at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire (T. Ford, Derbyshire Blue John, Ashbourne: Landmark Publishing, 2000, p. 86), which was made in 1815 by James Shore of Matlock Bath,... [Lire la suite]