31 juillet 2010

Regency Polychrome Penwork Chinoiserie Cabinet. England, circa 1820.

Regency Polychrome Penwork Chinoiserie Cabinet. England, circa 1820. photo Kentshire Galleries Ltd. An extraordinary Regency polychrome and monochrome elaborately decorated and fitted penwork cabinet with chinoiserie decoration of figures and pagodas in gardens. height: 77 1/2 - depth: 25 1/2 - width/length: 44 1/2. Very good antique condition. Slight restorations to penwork side panels. Price onb application.Kentshire Galleries Ltd. Phone: 212-673-6644 212-673-6644 - E-Mail: info@kentshire.com
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27 juillet 2010

Chinoiserie Meissen 18th century @ Bonhams, Fine European Ceramics including the Collezione Procida Mirabelli di Lauro

A rare Meissen pagoda figure. Circa 1720-25. photo Bonhams. After a Chinese example, seated with his right hand resting on his raised knee, wearing a gilt-edged robe, with dark brown hair, moustache and eyebrows and red lips, 9.5cm high (right hand restored, nose chipped). Sold for £8,400 Provenance: Leonard Morgan May Collection, sold Sotheby's London, 5 March 1985, lot 193Johann Friedrich Böttger borrowed eight white Chinese figures in 1709, including the present model, which were formed in stoneware and later in... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2010

Limehouse "chinoiserie" teapot and cover, cups, bottle shaped vase and dishes, 18th century

An important Limehouse teapot and cover, circa 1746-48. photo Bonhams Of octagonal shape with a scrolled handle and a mushroom finial, painted in blue with a Chinaman seated beneath a willow tree, flanked by rockwork and other plants, the same figure repeated on the reverse, typical leaf-like motifs painted on and near the spout and handle, the cover with a flowering rose bush, 11.7cm high (minute chip to tip of spout) (2) - Sold for £33,600 Footnote: This teapot and cover is one of four Limehouse examples included... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2010

An impressive pair of Meissen Pagoda Figures. Circa 1870

An impressive pair of Meissen Pagoda Figures. Circa 1870. photo Bonhams Modelled as a Chinaman and a Lady both sitting cross-legged, their generous bellies filling their robes which are painted with formal coloured flowers and insects, the nodding heads with separate moving tongues, their hands also waving up and down, 30cm and 31cm high, cancelled crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, incised model numbers 2883 and 2884 (minor chip) (2) Sold for £15,600 Bonhams. Fine European Ceramics including the Collezione... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 2010

18th Century Saint-Cloud chinoiseries

A Saint-Cloud snuff box shaped as a small mammal, Circa 1740. photo Bonhams Modelled crouching, decorated with elaborated polychrome and gilt chinoiserie scenes, the cover with similar decoration, set in a silver mount, 6.5cm long, French discharge mark for 1738-44 - Estimate: £1,800 - 2,200 Provenance: With Don Peppino Giglio;Acquired from the above in 1973; Collezione Procida Mirabelli di Lauro, Naples, no. 124For comparable examples see Beaucamp-Markowsky (1985) p. 446. Another similar box in the shape of a dog is in... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2010

Rare Tazza et plat sur piédouche sinisants bleu et bleu-gris, Turquie, Iznik, art ottoman

Rare Tazza sinisante bleu et bleu-gris, Turquie, Iznik, art ottoman, vers 1560-1570. photo Sotheby's diam. 35 cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 10,000—15,000 EUR Lot Sold 31,950 EUR Plat sur piédouche sinisant bleu et bleu-gris, Turquie, Iznik, art ottoman, vers 1550-60. photo Sotheby's diam. 29 cm, 11 7/16 in. Estimate 8,000—12,000 EUR Lot Sold 16,250 EUR Sotheby's. Regards sur l'Orient: Orientalist Paintings and Sculptures - Islamic Art. 23 Jun 10. Paris www.sothebys.com
24 juin 2010

Dutch Delft blue and white and polychrome Chinoiseries 18th Century

A Dutch Delft blue and white Chinoiserie tulipière. 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The lower section on lobed hexagonal bulbous foot, rising towards a globular body moulded with animal-mask handles and six spouts, painted all-over with shaped panels including flowers on a blue ground, the shoulder reserved with a band of ruyi, surmounted by a tall tapering cover surrounded by another six spouts, painted with fish and further shaped panels of flowers, chips and frits, restoration to tip; 47.5 cm. high - Estimate... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2010

Plat rond en faïence de Rouen vers 1740-50

Plat rond en faïence de Rouen vers 1740-50. photo Artcurial A bord contourné à décor polychrome au centre de deux coqs autour d'un bassin, deux oiseaux et papillons, l'aile décorée de larges branches d'œillets, de pavots, de grenades et d'insectes en vol. Diamètre : 41,5 cm. (16 ¼ in.) Estimation : 1 000 / 1 500 € Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan - Paris. Vente du Mercredi 23 juin 2010. Hôtel Dassault - 7 Rond Point des Champs-Elysées - 75008 - Paris. Pour toute information complémentaire, veuillez contacter Marianne... [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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06 juin 2010

Safavid pottery Bowl & underglaze-painted pottery Vessels with Chinese influence. Persia, 17th Century

A Safavid pottery Bowl. Persia, 17th Century. photo Bonhams of rounded form on a short foot, underglaze, decorated in greyish blue on a white ground with Chinese influenced floral and figural motifs, 18.3 cm. diam. Estimate: £600 - 800 Two Safavid underglaze-painted pottery Vessels. Persia, late 17th Century. photo Bonhams comprising a dish and a spittoon, the dish decorated in cobalt-blue with black outline on a white ground depicting hanging vines, the rim with floral stems, the spittoon decorated in black... [Lire la suite]
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