25 novembre 2010

Bonhams in London Sell Hoffmeister Collection of Royal Meissen Porcelain for £3 Million

Black and Gold-Striped service plate. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- The auction of ‘The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain Part III’ took place today (24.11.10) at Bonhams, New Bond Street and made £790,560, selling 81% by lot and 71% by value. This brings the total for the three sales of finest collection of Meissen porcelain to £2,988,120. The top selling lot today was an extremely rare Meissen plate from the ‘Black and Gold-Striped’ service circa 1735 which is believed at one time to have been in the possession of Baron... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2010

Bonhams to Sell Meissen Teapot Once Owned by Mother of George I for £200,000

Sophie of Hanover teapot. photo courtesy Bonhams LONDON.- A teapot once in the collection of the mother of King George I is the highlight of the concluding part of the auction of ‘The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain’. Part III of the sale will take place on 24th November 2010 at 101 New Bond Street, London. This follows on from the great success of Part I of the sale which made £1,097,100 in November 2009, and Part II which made £1,076,460 in May 2010. The most expensive item in the Hoffmeister collection, the... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2010

A very rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723.

A very rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723. photo Bonhams Painted in iron-red camaieu, probably by J.G. Höroldt, with chinoiserie figures flanked by bushes and flowers with insects and birds overhead, within concentric double-line borders, the well of the teabowl with a circular landscape scene after a Chinese original depicting a fisherman, the saucer: 12.7cm diam.; the teabowl: 4.5cm high, incised / inside footrim of teabowl and x to saucer (2) Sold for £24,000 Provenance: The Property of a Lady, Christie's... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2010

Duke of Northumberland Buys Back Second Ancestral Plate at Bonhams

A Meissen plate painted with a seated wolf surrounded by flowers sold for £36,000 against a pre-sale estimate of £15,000-20,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Last week Bonhams held the sale of ‘The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain Part II’, which made a magnificent £1,076,460, selling 78% by lot and 76% by value. The collection is on track to make over £3million in total, and the sale of Part III will take place on Wednesday 24th November, in the 300th anniversary year of the founding of the Meissen porcelain factory. A... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2010

The Porcelain of Meissen to Feature in Part Two of the Hoffmeister Collection Auction at Bonhams in May

A rare Meissen 'Augustus Rex' bottle vase, circa 1730. photo Bonhams In the 300th anniversary year of the founding of the Meissen factory – Europe's first porcelain factory - Bonhams sale of 'The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain Part II' at 10.30am on 26th May 2010 at 101 New Bond Street, London. This follows on from the great success of Part I of the sale which made £1,097,100 in November 2009. The Hoffmeisters assembled the greatest collection in the world of highly important Meissen armorial porcelain. The... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2009

Five Meissen underglaz-blue porcelains from the Hoffmeister Collection

A very rare Meissen plate, circa 1725-30 Painted in underglaze-blue with a vignette of birds amidst foliage and flowers within concentric circles in the centre, and two large vignettes of peacocks and other birds flanked by flowers and foliage around the rim, 24.4cm diam., crossed swords and painter's mark Z in underglaze-blue, incised x inside the footrim - Sold for £7,200 Provenance: Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 14 June 1983, lot 82Literature: Hoffmeister 1999, II, no. 296Exhibited: Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2009

Meissen 'Kakiemon' style from the Hoffmeister Collection @ Bonhams on november 25

A very rare Meissen armorial plate with the Saxon-Polish coat of arms from the 'Coronation Service', circa 1733-34 The arms within an elaborate gilt trefoil escutcheon surmounted by a Royal Crown, supported by Böttger lustre strapwork flanked by gilt palms and drapery, surrounded by scattered indianische Blumen and Kakiemon wheat-sheaves, the rim with a broad band of elaborate gilt scrollwork, 22.7cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's mark for Johann Christoph Pietzsch Senior, incised Japanese... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2009

A very rare pair of Meissen turquoise-ground vases from the Japanese Palace, circa 1732-34

A very rare pair of Meissen turquoise-ground vases from the Japanese Palace, circa 1732-34 © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Of square baluster shape, each side reserved with a quatrelobe panel painted with flowering branches of indianische Blumen, insects and birds within a gilt scrollwork border, the necks reserved with gilt scrollwork, 21.5cm high, crossed swords marks in blue enamel, impressed Dreher's mark for Gottfried Seydel, incised Japanese Palace inventory number N=291-/ W (2) - Estimate: £40,000 - 60,000 ... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2009

Meissen Chinoiserie from the Hoffmeister Collection @ Bonhams on november 25

A magnificent Meissen circular dish, circa 1735 Superbly painted with a chinoiserie scene on a three-tier pedestal depicting figures flanked by flower vases on stands and small tables, the elaborate gilt pedestal with seeded and trellis panels filled with Böttger lustre enclosing three quatrelobe purple monochrome landscape panels and edged with foliate scrollwork, the rim with four Kauffahrtei scenes of merchants and their wares by a quayside in a gilt frame with tooled scrollwork, flanked by gilt trellis panels filled... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2009

An early Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1715

An early Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1715 © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Each applied with three flowering prunus sprigs, the saucer: 10.9cm diam. (2) Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000 Provenance: Korthaus Collection, Frankfurt, sold Christie's London, 1 March 1993, lot 7;Acquired in the above saleLiterature: Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 4Exhibited: Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1999-2009 Bonhams. The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain Part 1, 25 Nov 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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