02 juillet 2011

A Saint Cloud gold-mounted snuff box in the form of a recumbent horse, circa 1740-50

A Saint Cloud gold-mounted snuff box in the form of a recumbent horse, circa 1740-50. Photo Bonhams Mounted with a chased and engraved gold bridle and saddle and diamond chips in the eyes, mounted with an agate cover, the mounts twice marked with 'Eagle's head' guarantee mark (petite garantie) for Paris, after 1838, 5.3cm high, 5.2cm across. Estimate: £3,000 - 4,000, € 3,400 - 4,600, US$ 4,900 - 6,600 - Sold for £7,800 Provenance: The Estate of Stephen Richard Currier and Audrey Bruce Currier, sold Christie's East, New... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2011

A Saint Cloud silver-mounted circular snuff box, circa 1735

A Saint Cloud silver-mounted circular snuff box, circa 1735. Photo Bonhams Moulded in relief with pagodas on landscape vignettes to the side, a parrot perched on a branch to the base and a hunt vignette with a boar and hound on the cover, the silver mount with discharge mark of Hubert Louvet, Paris 1732-38, 4.5cm diam, (haircrack to side of box at rear). Estimate: £800 - 1,200, € 920 - 1,400, US$ 1,300 - 2,000 - Sold for £2,280 Provenance: Alfred Joseph Collection, no. 1319 Literature: Beaucamp-Markowsky 1985, no.... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2011

A Saint Cloud gold-mounted box in the form of a monk, circa 1740

  A Saint Cloud gold-mounted box in the form of a monk, circa 1740.  Photo Bonhams The bearded figure holding a beaker in his right hand, traces of marks to mount, perhaps the 'crowned mace' discharge mark for Jacques Cottin, Paris, 1727-32, 5.6cm across, 4.7cm high; Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000, € 2,300 - 3,400, US$ 3,300 - 4,900 - Sold for £4,800 Provenance: Alfred Joseph Collection, no. 1307 Literature: Beaucamp-Markowsky 1988, no. 78; Munger 2002, fig. 6 Exhibited: Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, 1972-2003; London,... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2011

Three 18th century Saint Cloud Chinoiserie snuff boxes from the Helmut Joseph Collection

A Saint Cloud gilt-metal-mounted snuff box, circa 1740. Photo Bonhams The cover and base moulded in high-relief with a shell heightened in coloured enamels in a Kakiemon palette, the sides painted with Oriental flower sprigs, the inside cover painted with a chinoiserie scene depicting a figure standing by a fence, flanked by flowering bushes, the inside with a single flower sprig, 8cm across (slight rubbing to enamels on base). Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000, € 3,400 - 5,700, US$ 4,900 - 8,200 Literature: Beaucamp-Markowsky 1985,... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2011

French 18th century Chinoiserie porcelaine from the Wilfrid Evill Collection @ Sotheby's

  A St. Cloud silver-mounted water jug and cover, circa 1730. Photo Sotheby's in the white, applied with trailing branches of prunus blossom. Wilfrid Evill Collection Label; 20cm., 8in. ESTIMATE 4,000-6,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 7,500 GBP Note: For a similar example, together with its matching basin in the Musée de la Céramique in Rouen, see the Bard Graduate Center exhibition catalogue, The Saint-Cloud Manufactory, Ed. Bertrand Rondot, 1999, pp. 170-171, no. 87 An unusual figure of a magot, attributed to Villeroy, circa... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2011

Pichet en faïence de Rouen ou de Saint Cloud. début du XVIIIe siècle

Pichet en faïence de Rouen ou de Saint Cloud. début du XVIIIe siècle. Photo Demade Enchères Porte une inscription « Jean Lecomte 1717» (accidents, restauration et manque au bec verseur). Ht 28,2 cm - Pas d'estimation DEMADE ENCHERES E.U.R.L. Lundi 30 mai à 14h 30. Tél. : 02.32.43.47.41. Fax : 02.32.43.47.41. Email :  thierry.demade@wanadoo.fr
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