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29 articles taggés "porcelain"
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A Dream of Porcelain
The Porcelain Room of the Santos Palace in Lisbon is famous for its ceiling, laid out at the end of the 18th century with "blue and white" plates from…
Universal Love by Indiana
One of Robert Indiana's signature works was successful, along with old porcelain birds from London.
An Exquisite Honey Pot
An incredible lidded Sèvres vase imitating a hive was certainly the bee's knees, creating a decided buzz with buyers, who had to work hard to carry…
Robin's Egg: The Colour of Success
With this vase from China, all the ingredients were lined up for a stratospheric result: an imperial pedigree, an unusual form and above all a highly-desirable…
A Vase with a Decidedly Protective Shape
The surprise in this Asian art sale came from a blue and white porcelain vase shaped like a garlic clove.
Not Just One, but Two Lemoynes!
While Versailles carried off a study by François Lemoyne for the ceiling of the Salon d'Hercule, a pair of Sèvres vases, one decorated with an antique…
An Enlightenment Fantasy
The 18 th -century spirit dear to French collector Gérard Hugon, whose collection of furniture and objets d'art he inherited from his family and has…
The Irresistible Rise of an Imperial Dragon
This blue-enamelled white porcelain flask is as imposing for its size – 50.3 cm – as for its imperial origin, which quickly pushed up the bidding.…
Man's Best Friend Portrayed by Nevers
In Lille, the spotlight was on some fine 17th and 18th century furniture, preceded by a pair of curious blue dogs.
An Imperial Yellow: Gift for Emperor Qianlong?
Although physically absent, Chinese buyers did not let this vase endowed with so many qualities slip through their fingers.
"The Beauty of the Gesture" at Sèvres: Musée National de Céramique
Meissen: A Passion for Porcelain
Deeply Inspired Objects from Sèvres to Hadrian
A Sèvres Chinese service and the profile of Emperor Hadrian sculpted in the 17 th century both put on fine performances.
King Louis-Philippe’s Sèvres China Goes Back to Versailles
Offered at an auction dispersing items from an Île-de-France château, King Louis-Philippe’s Sèvres china service from Trianon will return home.
Qianlong on the Road to Immortality!
At over four million euros, this lantern vase attests to the vogue for Chinese imperial pieces, which is not expected to abate any time soon.
An Appointment with Louis XIV, Napoleon I and a Directory-period Family
Taking place in a particular context because of Covid-19 measures, the 32 nd "garden party" sale at the château d'Artigny, preceded by innovative virtual…
The Well-Stocked Attics of the Château de Mouchy
This tempting program delivered just enough of the hidden treasures of the Château de Mouchy to whet the appetite. A splendid success, producing over…
From Imperial China to Coypel’s Jerusalem
Chinese porcelain vied with a work by a French master for first place in this prestigious, resoundingly successful sale, which also included items…
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Handsome Chinese Fishbowls in Porcelain
In their porcelain universe, little goldfish go around in circles.
Divine Vines by Dodin and Boucher
Cherubs eating grapes wafted a Vincennes porcelain jar to the heights, alongside objects from the final splendors of the Crédit Foncier de France.…
Louis-Philippe Returns to his Châteaux
With numerous preemptions of objets d'art connected with his family, a new chapter of history is being written for "Le Roi des Français." Welcome to…
Frick Madison: Xavier F. Salomon Discusses the Transformation from Mansion to Bauhaus
After three years’ planning, the Frick Collection has just reopened in Marcel Breuer’s Brutalist 945 Madison Avenue, on lease from the Met while the…
The Duchesse de Berry’s Porcelain Orchard by Sèvres
The Duchess of Berry, who had a green thumb, enjoyed fruit attractively presented in their foliage nest on plates. Who will be the next to yield to…
Sèvres Porcelain Makes a Splash at Empire-Themed Sale
Fine results for the "cabaret de femmes célèbres" ("cabaret of famous women") service from Sèvres, and goldwork boxes from the Empire.
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Meissen Figurines Are Back in Vogue
Now that kitsch is back in style, these small, refined objects are increasingly in demand.
Chinese Artworks Reigned Supreme
China, an outsider at this complete auction of several specialties, reigned supreme.
Decorchemont: Records and Preemptions
The sale of French Senator Paulin Daudé’s decorative arts collection was a resounding success. Excellent results rewarded his eclectic choices.
The Truly Sculptural "Crash" Watch by Cartier
The Dark Eye of Odilon Redon: Dreamer of the Infinite
Nicolas Sageot: Virtuosity in Metal and Tortoiseshell
The American Realism of John Register
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