30 octobre 2009

Four chinoiseries of the M&N Uzal, 19th Century Excellence sold @ Sotheby's London

A pair of rock crystal and gilt-metal candelabra, Paris, attributed to Escalier de Cristal, circa 1890. photo Sotheby's carved as a pair of Buddhistic lions in mirror image, the female with a cub and the male with its foot on a brocade ball. each 32cm. high; 1ft. 1/2in. Est. 25,000—30,000 GBP - Sold 49,250 GBP NOTE: The attribution to Escalier de Cristal is based on a drawing by Henry Pannier in a private collection, which appears to be a design for these candelabra. Pannier took over the business with his brother Georges... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2009

Three Chinese porcelains @ Christie's Interiors

A Chinese famille verte biscuit Guanyin. Kangxi (1662-1722) Seated with downcast eyes, a small boy in her lap, wearing a flower-strewn green scarf over matching shawl and a long, tasselled necklace. 9in. (23cm.) high, wood stand. Est. £500 - £800 A pair of small Chinese famille rose lamped vases. The porcelain, Yongzheng (1723-1735) Each of square sectioned form, painted to each sides with narrative scenes of ladies and gentlemen amongst balconies and fenced gardens. The porcelain, 7 5/8in. (20cm.) high,... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2009

A gilt-bronze-mounted Chinese black lacquer commode stamped P. Roussel. Louis XV, circa 1745

A gilt-bronze-mounted Chinese black lacquer commode stamped P. Roussel. Louis XV, circa 1745 marble top associated; mounts regilt. 86.5cm high, 134cm. wide, 66cm. deep;2ft. 10in., 4ft. 4 1/2in, 2ft. 2in. Est. 100,000—150,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Sold, lot 358, Christie's, Monaco, 20th June 1994 (1,635,000FF) LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Visions of the East at Partridge, 5th November to 19th December, 1999, p. 26, illustrated. NOTE: Comparative Literature:Pierre Kjellberg, Le mobilier Français du XVIII... [Lire la suite]
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