23 juin 2011

18th century Meissen "Chinoiserie" from the Wilfrid Evill Collection @ Sotheby's

An early Meissen white pagoda figure, circa 1715-20. Photo Sotheby's modelled seated with open mouth and pierced ears, glued chip and haircrack, small chips to base; 8.5cm., 3¼in. ESTIMATE 3,000-5,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 10,000 GBP A large Meissen cylindrical tankard, circa 1735. Photo Sotheby's brightly enamelled in Kakiemon style with a red dragon hovering beside a blue and green rock, watching a fabulous bird perched on a flowering branch, another bird flying behind them, the handle with foliate-scroll terminal. Wilfrid Evill... [Lire la suite]