Meissen, Chinoiserie Part Tea and Chocolate Service, c. 1738-40
Meissen, Chinoiserie Part Tea and Chocolate Service, c. 1738-40
Classic Auction No. 702 from Berlin

Antiques & Porcelain

2016-12-07T17:00:00.000Z2016-12-07T19:00:00.000ZBerlin & Onlinehttps://auctionata.com/en/s/1091/auction-antiques-and-porcelain-december-2016In this auction, we are pleased to once more offer you a delicate range of high quality collector’s pieces, dating from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Among the highlights are some excellent European porcelains, including a magnificent Urbino vase with mask-form handles and soft painting, as well as a large Centaur Group, after a Scheurich model from the house of KPM-Berlin. --- A rare Meissen tea and chocolate service is the highlight of an outstanding collection of early porcelains, which also features significant Höroldt chinoiseries. Furniture enthusiasts will be delighted with a signed and very elegant Biedermeier secretary from the major Berlin cabinet maker F. A. Voigt. Among the works in bronze, a 17th century French Venus after Barthélémy Prieur deserves special mention. Wednesday, December 7, 6:00 pm CET
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In this auction, we are pleased to once more offer you a delicate range of high quality collector’s pieces, dating from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Among the highlights are some excellent European porcelains, including a magnificent Urbino vase with mask-form handles and soft painting, as well as a large Centaur Group, after a Scheurich model from the house of KPM-Berlin.
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A rare Meissen tea and chocolate service is the highlight of an outstanding collection of early porcelains, which also features significant Höroldt chinoiseries. Furniture enthusiasts will be delighted with a signed and very elegant Biedermeier secretary from the major Berlin cabinet maker F. A. Voigt. Among the works in bronze, a 17th century French Venus after Barthélémy Prieur deserves special mention.

All items

7 | Large KPM Group Centaur with Nymph, Paul Scheurich, aft. 1941
  • Porcelain, white glazed
  • Berlin, 1954
  • Royal Porcelain Factory Berlin (KPM), established in 1763
  • Model: Paul Scheurich (1883-1945) - German sculptor, illustrator and porcelain artist, 1940-1942
  • Blue sceptre mark on unglazed bottom, impressed mark IS and year cypher, base signed 'Scheurich'
  • On a flat oval base with rounded edges a centaur in dynamically moved pose with a riding nymph on his rear
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32 | Bakhtiar Palace Carpet 22m², ex Parviz Khan Esfandiari, c. 1895
  • Wool on cotton, knotted, in varying red, blue and brown tones, yellow and green
  • Persia, c. 1895
  • Knot density: c. 160.000 knots per square meter
  • Field with high-stylized lined vase motifs and stylized plant ornaments
  • Main border with stylized flowers in alternating colors
  • Guard stripes with floral motifs
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42 | Meissen, Lidded Vase with Floral Pâte-sur-Pâte Decor, c. 1900
  • Porcelain, polychrome gold painting
  • Meissen Porcelain Factory, c. 1900
  • Model X 58, c. 1850
  • Décor by Julius or Rudolph Hentschel, c. 1900
  • The base with an underglaze blue crossed swords mark and impressed numbers
  • Ovoid body with low neck, the cylindrical cover with a ball knob
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47 | A Bronze Venus after Barthélemy Prieur, France 17th C. 
  • Bronze, cast, dark brown patinated
  • France, 17th century
  • After a model by Barthélemy Prieur (1536-1611) - Major French scupltor 
  • A small nude of a young woman sitting on a trunk covered with a cloth 
  • Her hair tied up and covered with a headdress, her left hand resting on her knee the other touching a heel
  • Height: 13.5 cm
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56 | A Meissen Sugar-Box, Chinoiserie aft. J. G. Höroldt, 1723-24
  • Porcelain, polychrome and gold painted
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710, c. 1723-25
  • Underglaze blue crossed swords mark with the addition ‘.K.P.M.’, and the gilt numbers ’6.’(in the lid) and ‘86’
  • Octagonal sugar bowl with bulbous wall, and a stepped lid with a pagoda knob
  • Polychrome chinoiserie cushions in purple and golden vignettes
  • Dimensions: 8 x 11 x 8.5 cm
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61 | Meissen, A Chinoiserie Tea and Chocolate Service, c. 1738-40
  • Porcelain, painted polychrome and gold
  • Porcelain Factory Meissen (established in 1710), c. 1738-40
  • Underglaze blue sword marks, gilder’s numbers as well as partially incised and impressed marks
  • Mounting of milk / water jug with town mark and maker’s mark ‘EA’
  • 16-piece part tea and chocolate service
  • Décor: in the manner of Christian Friedrich Herold
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86 | A 64 cm KPM Soft-Paste-Paint ‚Urbino-Vase‘ Berlin c. 1900
  • Porcelain, white glazed, partial bisque porcelain, polychrome and gold painted
  • Berlin, circa 1900
  • Royal Porcelain Factory Berlin (KPM), established in 1763
  • Model: Julius Wilhelm Mantel (1820-1896), modell number 2070, 1856
  • Underglaze blue sceptre mark, iron red orb mark as well as diverse impressed marks
  • Large amphora vase with bisque porcelain handles in shape of convoluted flower spirals with bearded masks, mounted on a polygonal base
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93 | Lanceray, A Russian Bronze ‘Zaporozhsky After a Battle’ c. 1900
  • Bonze, patinated
  • Russia, around 1900
  • After Eugen I Alexandrovitsch Lanceray / Лансере (1848-1886) - Russian sculptor
  • On the base signature 'LANCERAY' 
  • Large sculptural worked depiction of an exhausted but victorious Cossak after the battle on a horse, beside him another armed horse as booty
  • On an oval nature base 
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99 | A Considerable and Signed Secretary by F.A. Voigt, Berlin 1825
  • Limewood with pyramid mahogany veneer and maple, partially ebonized, gilt brass, mirror glass, green leather with gold-embossed border
  • Friedrich Adolph Voigt, Berlin cabinetmaker, dated 1825
  • Signed inside the back panel in handwriting 'Ce Secretair â étè fait par F. A. Voigt L'april en Decembre 1825'
  • Rectangular body on massive feet
  • Three-drawer base flanked by two columns on high, slightly projecting pedestals
  • Hinged front with removable, partial leather-covered writing box
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105 | A Gold and Enamel Devotional Pendant, Spain, 17th C
  • 18 karat yellow gold (tested), enamel, polychrome painted, glass, watercolor on paper
  • Spain, Early 17th century
  • Reversible rectangular frame pendant with cranked edges and scrollwork, a crest with the initials of Jesus Christ ‘IHS’, as well as a cross with two bars
  • One side with pavé studded table-cut glass stones or rock crystal
  • The other side decorated with enamel in white, blue and red
  • The frames with two miniatures of ‘The Annunciation to Maria’ and ‘The Adoration of the Magi’
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    22 November 2016
    Lot 16: The new starting price is 1,500 €.

    Location of auction studio:
    Havelchaussee 161
    14055 Berlin
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