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Tag: Meissen

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    Doyle Offers European Porcelain From the Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection

    Sarah Belk Gambrell was a department store heiress, businesswoman, philanthropist, and advocate. When she was not managing Belk stores in the American South or heading various charity efforts, Gambrell collected antique European porcelain. Doyle will present a selection of porcelain pieces from the Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection in an upcoming…

    Meissen Porcelain Documentary Dated Ogival Quatrefoil Bowl from the Christie-Miller Service
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    Collection of the Estate of Linda McRae Noe Laine

    Originally a jeweler, Charles Christofle founded a goldsmith and tableware company in 1830. The Christofle company would eventually become known for exploring the electrolytic gilding and silver plating process. A silver-plated kylix from Christofle will be highlighted in Alex Cooper Auctioneers’ upcoming auction of Linda McRae Noe Laine’s estate. The…

    Minton Majolica Figural Grape Dish
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver Online, Session II

    KPM, the acronym for Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin, is one of Germany’s oldest porcelain factories. It was founded in 1763 by King Frederick II of Prussia, who admired the local craftsmen producing quality white gold porcelain. He granted the factory the use of its now-famous logo, his royal scepter. The company’s…

    Artist Unknown, 19th Century
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    From Drawing Room to Battlefield: Fine Art & Antiques of the 18th-21st Century

    As Europe’s first manufacturer of fine porcelain, Meissen established itself as an early innovator in Western ceramics, striking fascination among the elite and nobles. Since the factory's foundation in 1708 by Saxon ruler Augustus II, the Meissen formula has produced a wide range of wares and sculptures. Called “white gold”…

    Steven Weinberg, Glass Sculpture 38001
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    Fine Art & European Decorative Arts go up for bid at Turner Auctions + Appraisals on Saturday, April 25

    Masami Teraoka (1936). Title/Subject: Namiyo at Hanauma Bay, 1985. Medium: Print-Multiple, Lithograph in colors. Size image: 24 3/4" x 36". Size frame: 34" x 45". Created: 1985. Condition: Good. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.-Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents Fine Art & European Decorative Arts on Saturday, April 25, 2020.…

    Fine Art & European Decorative Arts go up for bid at Turner Auctions
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    Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative and Folk Art

    The prevalence of mosaics has been observed in architectural establishments from the 4th century. It was especially popular for decorating walls and ceilings of the Christian basilicas during the Byzantine Empire. Marble mosaics were used in fine architectural buildings like the Hagia Sofia and the Basilica of San Vitale in…

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