25 juillet 2010

Doccia white-glazed reticulated jar, beakers and a Bow cup & Capodimonte beakers and a cup and saucer, 18th century

A Doccia white-glazed reticulated jar. Circa 1745-47. photo Bonhams The ovoid form with waisted neck, pierced around the sides with a wide band of moulded flowers and leaves including roses and narcissi, above a waisted foot with grooved bands, 10.7cm high (some losses to the relief moulding) - Sold for £3,840 Provenance: The Crane Collection. Based on the earlier Chinese or Meissen prototypes, pierced decoration of the style on the present lot is considered to be early in the Doccia factory's production. For a pierced... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2010

Collezione Procida Mirabelli di Lauro. A distinguished Italian private collection of ceramics @ Bonhams

The collection comprises over 100 pieces and was assembled by Roberto Procida Mirabelli di Lauro from the early 1960s until his death in 2009. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- The fantastic Procida Mirabelli di Lauro collection of Italian porcelain is to be auctioned at Bonhams, New Bond Street on Tuesday 6th July. This Italian single-owner collection, the most comprehensive of its type to ever come on to the market, is expected to fetch £300,000-500,000. Among the highlights of the sale are four plates from the Servizio del’Oca... [Lire la suite]