04 juillet 2009

Two Dutch Delft chinoiserie, circa 1680 and 1740 sold @ Christie's Amsterdam

A large Dutch Delft blue and white chinoiserie double gourd vase. Circa 1680 Painted with two tiers of fan-shaped panels depicting chinoiserie figures between keyfret-pattern bands enriched with similar vignettes, interspersed with floral clusters and all above a monkey, deer and dragon among flowering plants, base chip and minor glaze frits. 51 cm. high. Estimate €5,000 - €7,000 - Price Realized €29,800 Literature: D.& R. Aronson, Dutch Delftware, Amsterdam, 2005, p. 5, nr.2 A Dutch Delft polychrome Chinoiserie... [Lire la suite]