11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A DOCCIA (LORENZO GINORI) PLATE
CIRCA 1770, INCISED X
In the Meissen style, moulded with the neu-ozier pattern, painted and gilt with a figure smoking a pipe between a waterfall and a building within a shaped quatrefoil cartouche issuing scrolls and enclosing simulated lustre panels, the border with two further vignettes of exotic figures and geometric scroll pattern (some areas of wear)
9½ in. (24.2 cm.) diam.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
With Otto Büel, Lucerne.
Carlo Scarpa took the traditions of Venetian glassblowing and created some of the 20th century’s most innovative designs
Specialist Joy McCall answers 7 key questions for prospective buyers of the legendary French glassmaker’s exquisite pieces
European Ceramics specialist Dominic Simpson on porcelain’s first appearance in Europe in the 18th century, which pieces ..