07 novembre 2010

Chelsea porcelain 'Hans Sloane' botanical, circa 1755

A Chelsea porcelain 'Hans Sloane' botanical oval platter, circa 1755. photo courtesy Sotheby's boldly painted with a large spray of hollyhock leaves and flower buds, a sprig of fruit, other flower sprigs and various scattered insects, red anchor mark.; length 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm) - Estimate 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold 36,250 USD PROVENANCE: Sold, Sotheby's, London, November 11, 1958, lot 103Sold, Sotheby's, London, July 16, 1982, lot 25The Antique Porcelain Company, London NOTE: The decorative term 'Hans Sloane' derives... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 15:35 - - Permalien [#]
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15 mai 2009

Meissen Snuff-box Last Sold In 1855 for 16 Pounds, Now Estimated To Fetch Over GBP25,000

Lot 57: A Meissen Gold-Mounted Circular Snuff-Box and Cover, circa 1738, The Mounts probably contemporary. The cover painted with Harlequin and a musician entertaining two ladies by an urn and classical ruins in a river landscape, the waisted sides of the box with a continuous river landscape scene with a fortified bridge, a town, ruins and figures by large pedestals, the lower part with large half chrysanthemum and lotus heads against tightly scrolling red foliage, the underside with a harbour scene with figures in conversation,... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:46 - - Permalien [#]
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