A series of eight polychrome decorated porcelain statuettes depicting "The Eight Immortals* Celebrating Longevity".
CHINA, Daoguang period 1821-1850. Early 19th century.
Heights: between 22, 4 and 23.6 cm.
Rectangular dish in porcelain polychrome decoration with the center of the coat of arms of the Carr Franke family.
China Qianlong period around 1770.
Length: 33 cm.
Set of six porcelain birds with polychrome decoration naturally representing Swallow, Wagtail, Wagtail, Tit, Goldfinch and Robin.
GERMANY, Meissen, Saxony,
around 1745-1750 18th century.
Heights from 9 to 14 cm.
Pair of pedestal ewers in the shape of a hanap made of Chinese porcelain with polychrome decoration from the Green Family of flowering branches and perched birds.
Kangxi period: 1662-1722.
Second size "three-legged" milk jug in soft porcelain with polychrome decoration in a large cartouche surrounded by a gold braid of a bird perched on a tree branch standing out against a new blue background, the upper part decorated with a Taillandier motif between the serrated edge and the garland of foliage, all in gold, as well as the floral twigs in relief bearing the feet.
FRANCE, Sèvres. Around 1765.
Height: 10.2 cm
Porcelain figure of Pantalone from the Duke of Weissenfels series.
SAXE, GERMANY, Meissen. Circa 1743, blue crossed swords mark at back, the model by J.J. Kändler and P. Reinicke
Height. 13,3 cm
A Chinese porcelain fountain with Green Family decoration.
Kangxi Period; (1662-1722).
CHINE. 18th century
Height: 41 cm.
Ovoid Tea Canister and Cover, Circa 1745-1750.
Painted in shadow of green with a Chinese making a snack. Lacework and lignes in gold on the border. Fleur de lys mark in blue.
ITALY, Capodimonte, Middle of 18th century, before 1759.
Porcelain group representing a hunting scene; three dogs surrounded by a wild bull.
Model of Johan Joachim Kaendler, blue marked two crossed swords.
GERMANY, Meissen, Saxe. Circa 1745.
Length: 16 cm.
Figure of an "La mangeuse de Bouillie" modelled in bicuit in soft past by Suzanne after model of Boucher.
"LR16" For Le Riche under the base.
FRANCE, Sèvres. Circa 1780 / 1785.
Height: 19 cm.
Figure of an "Trempeur de mouillettes" modelled in bicuit in soft past by Suzanne after model of Boucher.
"LR16" For Le Riche under the base.
FRANCE, Sèvres. Circa 1780 / 1785.
Height: 20 ,5 cm.
Porcelain round dish with blue camaieu decoration of a connected bird, shrubs and rocks.
CHINA. Wan Li Period (1573-1621).
Diameter : 29.7 cm
Sculpted bust of Voltaire biscuit.
Height : 19.9 cm.
A pair porcelain figurines representing a man with a dog and a woman with a sheep.
Model of J.J Kaendler,
GERMANY, Meissen, Saxe, circa 1755.
Height: 24,8 and 24,3 cm.
Pair of porcelain figures of beggars musicians.
GERMANY, Meissen, Saxe, Circa 1735-40, Crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue.
The model by J. J. Kändler. Each modeled seated, a hurdy gurdy on their lap, she with a baby in a basket at her side.
Height. 12 and 11,8 cm
Cf. Yvonne Adams, Meissen Figures, Schiffer publishing Ltd 2001, page 164, n°442.
A porcelain group of boy with leopard. Crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue.
Model by J.F. Eberlein,
GERMANY, Meissen, Saxe. Circa 1750.
A pair of statuettes in porcelain, representing two men symbolizing their trades, the cooper and the sculptor.
GERMANY, Furstenberg. 18th century.
Height: 11 cm.
A pair of Famille Verte octagonal jar in China porcelain with a polychrome decoration, each facet with flowers, birds, animals, and furniture, Buddhist and precious emblems.
Kangxi period (1662-1722).
Height: 42.5 cm; Diameter: 26 cm.
Cf. Similar form in R.L. Hobson, Catalogue of Leonard Gow Collection of Chinese Porcelain, 1931, n°145 plate XXX.
A pair of plates in porcelain with decoration in the center of the weapons of " of Knyff " *.
China, Time(Period) Qianlong on 1736-1795. By 1740.
XVIII ° century.
Diameter 24 cms.
Two Figures of Young Ladies Playing Instruments, Circa 1755-60.
They are seated with their instruments, zithare and bagpipe, wearing dresses with flowers. The base applied with leaves, flowers and rocailles. Faint traces of crossed swords mark in blue.
Modelled by J.J. Kaendler after drawing of Boucher.
ALLEMAGNE, Saxe, Meissen, Circa 1755-60. 18th century.
Height : 11 and 11.5 cm.
These figures come from a group, a band.
Other examples kept at the Cognacq-Jay Museum, Paris.
Cf. Andraina d’Agliano, European Porcelain from the Zerilli-Morimo Collection. Milan 2014.
A porcelain figure of a fish seller, Crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue.
Models of J.F. Eberlein,
GERMANY, Meissen, Saxe. circa 1750.
High : 19,4 cm
Cf. Yvonne Adams, Meissen Figures 1730-1775 The Kaendler Years, Atglen, 2001, p. 158, No. 428 for another example.
Porcelain plate with gray and gold decoration representing the resurrection of Christ.
CHINA. Qianlong Period 1736-1795.
Diameter: 22,9 cm.
Porcelain figure of The Squire of Alsatia, Street traders of London. Model by J.J. Kaendler and P. Reinicke circa 1754. Sword-mark in blue on the plinth, scratch-mark “9” under the plinth.
GERMANY, Meissen 18th century.
Height: 14,4 cm Diameter: 8,3 cm
A porcelain continuation of 12 plates (or 2x6) with polychrome decoration of garlands of pink and morning glory at the rim, and flowers at the center. Ligne in gold on the border.
Marked in double L crossed for Sevres factory and “pp” for 1793.
Marked of painter : Le Bel jeune, Fumez, Bunel, de Laroche.
FRANCE, Sèvres:18th century.
Diameter: 23 cm Height: 2.7 cm.
A porcelain teapot with polychrome Kakiemon decoration of flowers and foliages.
Attributed at the painter Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck (1714-1754) specialist of India flowers at Meissen (1727-1736).
GERMANY, Meissen Saxe. Circa 1728-1730. Height: 10.8 cm.
A porcelain chardonneret bird .
Model by J.J Kandler,
GERMANY, Meissen, Saxe, circa1748,
Heigh: 13 cm.
A porcelain figure of "perdrix" bird .
Spectrum mark on the reverse.
GERMANY, Berlin, circa 1766/1767,
Heigh: 16,3 cm.
Meissen porcelain jug with polychrome landscapes.
SAXE, GERMANY, Meissen. 18th century, around 1740/45.
Height: 21,5 cm.
Two pots covered with polychrome decoration in porcelain (soft past) large bouquets of flowers.
Mark D.V. for Duc de Villeroy.
FRANCE, Mennecy. 18th century.
Heigth : 16 cm
To the market of the Middle East. Presentation dish decorated with flowers and foliage in blue and
Kangxi period (1662-1722) of Jiangxi Province or Fujian.
Diameter: 21.5 cm.
Mark in underglaze blue of Lingzhi mushroom sacred symbol of longevity in a double blue circle. The exotic decorative theme of this piece is typical of export porcelains. The underglaze blue decoration combined with polychrome enamels on a field outside vanilla, is a provincial production.
Porcelain figure of Harlequin playing bagpipes.
GERMANY, Meissen. Circa 1740, blue crossed swords mark at the reverse, the model by J. J. Kändler.
Height: 14 cm.
Porcelain bowl with a polychrome design of village scenes in multiple foil, brown lined cartouches, standing-out on a purple background with flowered branches.
Gold line on the border, decorated inside with a lakeside scene in a medallion formed inside a double red filet.
Marked with blue swords
GERMANY, Meissen, circa 1745.
Diameter : 15 cm
Porcelain plate with gray and gold decoration representing a scene of "Geese brother Philip" (La Fontaine tale inspired by a story by Boccaccio): a monk and a young man with two beautiful young women, one holding a parasol. On the edge four cartouche decorated with landscapes and bird reserves.
CHINA. Qianlong Period 1736-1795, middle of 18th century.
Diameter: 22.5 cm.
The scene is made from an engraving of Nicolas Larmessin II (1684-1755) after a painting by Nicolas Lancret.
A porcelain plate with gray and gold decoration representing The Christmas.
Qianlong period (1736-1795).
Diam. 22,5 cm.
A pair of figure of « Le Batteur en grange » and « La Batteuse de beurre » circa 1757.
Modelled as a young man holding a flail in his right hand, his left on a tree-stump, a flagon on the ground at his feet on a square base. Incised F for Falconet, director of the workshop of sculptures (1757-1766). Modelled by Suzanne, after Boucher, in 1757.
Modelled as a dairymaid standing driving a butter-churn at her side, a pan of butter on the ground before her, on a square base. Incised F for Falconet, director of the workshop of sculptures (1757-1766). Modelled by J-B Defernex, after G. Allegrain, after F. Boucher. Order executed for the dairy of Crécy, domain of Mrs de Pompadour.
Heigher : 21.5 and 21 cm.
Cf. Emile Bourgeois, fig.102 and fig. 103, Ruth Berges, New-York, 1967, pl. 247 and 248, Svend Eriksen, French Porcelain, Copenhague, 1980, n°65 for “Le Batteur en grange”, La Manufacture des Lumières by Tamara Préaud and Guilhem Scherf, Editions Faton 2015, p.97 ; Falconet à Sèvres ou l’art de plaire, Musée national de Céramique, Sèvres, RMN Paris 2001, p 112 for « la Batteuse de beurre ».
A porcelain gallant group with a pug dog circa 1746.
Gallant group in porcelain a man and his lady seated together, a pug dog on the dress of the lady. Model of J.J. Kandler,
GERMANY, Meissen Saxe, circa 1746.
Height : 15 cm
Model by P.Reinicke,
Two Meissen Blackamoor Figures representing a man and a woman, wearing Turkish clothes, the bases applied with leaves and flowers. Crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to the rear of the base to him, faint traces of crossed swords mark in blue to her.
GERMANY, Meissen, Saxe. Circa1748, 18th century.
Height : 13 and 14 cm ; Diameter : 4 and 5 cm.
Cf. Yvonne Adams, Meissen Figures, Schiffer publishing Ltd 2001, page 196 n° 522.