Lot 9. Covered cup with a globe and a stem in the form of a Turk, Zick Workshop, Southern German, Nuremberg, second half 17th century; 51cm., 20 1/8 inEstimate 70,000 — 100,000 GBP. Lot sold 125,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's

turned ivory, the figurative stem with metal inlay.

ProvenanceAxel Vervoordt, Belgium, TEFAF 1991

ExhibitedBrussels, Musée de la Maison d'Erasme, Anatomie des Vanités, 2008

LiteratureA. Vanautgaerden (ed.), Anatomie des Vanités, exh. cat., Musée Maison d'Erasme, Brussels, 2008, pp. 84, 90, 91

Sotheby's. Treasures, London, 05 Jul 2017