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  • RARE AND BEAUTIFUL PORCELAIN FROM FRANCE AND GERMANY AT AUCTION

    Rare and beautiful porcelain from France and Germany will feature in a sale in London on Novcmber 25.  John Shearer (1924-2010) began forming his collection in the late 1960’s, successfully placing Meissen porcelain alongside pieces of Vincennes and Sèvres. With an eye for exceptional quality, impeccable condition and important provenance, the Shearer Collection unites both the French and German porcelain worlds.  The 49 lot sale is expected to realise around £500,000 at Christie’s.

    A SEVRES BLEU CELESTE-GROUND SOUP-PLATE FROM THE CATHERINE THE GREAT SERVICE 1778 (£70,000-100,000).  Courtesy Christie's Images Ltd., 2014.

    A SEVRES BLEU CELESTE-GROUND SOUP-PLATE FROM THE CATHERINE THE GREAT SERVICE
    1778 (£70,000-100,000). Courtesy Christie’s Images Ltd., 2014.

    A MEISSEN SLOP-BOWL CIRCA 1723-24 (£15,000-20,000).  Courtesy Christie's Images Ltd., 2014

    A MEISSEN SLOP-BOWL
    CIRCA 1723-24 (£15,000-20,000). Courtesy Christie’s Images Ltd., 2014

    A VINCENNES BALUSTER POT AND A COVER (POT 'A BOUILLON' OR 'MARMITE') CIRCA 1746-49, THE CONTEMPORARY COVER POSSIBLY MATCHED (£50,000-80,000).  Courtesy Christie's Images ltd., 2014

    A VINCENNES BALUSTER POT AND A COVER (POT ‘A BOUILLON’ OR ‘MARMITE’)
    CIRCA 1746-49, THE CONTEMPORARY COVER POSSIBLY MATCHED (£50,000-80,000). Courtesy Christie’s Images ltd., 2014

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE SCENT-FLASK AND COVER CIRCA 1730 (£40,000-60,000). Courtesy, Christies Images Ltd., 2014.

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE SCENT-FLASK AND COVER
    CIRCA 1730 (£40,000-60,000). Courtesy, Christies Images Ltd., 2014.

     

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