13 juillet 2021

An Augsburg parcel gilt silver shell goblet, Marks of Peter I Neuß, 1679 – 81

Lot 90. An Augsburg parcel gilt silver shell goblet, Marks of Peter I Neuß, 1679 – 81; H 33.5 cm, weight 639 g. Estimate: €30,000 - €35,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz The lower section of the tiered oval base embossed with auricular style mascarons, the upper designed as an earth mound with rocks and foliage. The shaft formed as a model of a Roman emperor dressed in armour and a drapery with one hand resting on his left hip, the other raised above his head to support the large, shell shaped cup. The outer surface... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2021

A Baroque ivory cutlery set, Netherlands, first half 17th century

Lot 67. A Baroque ivory cutlery set, Netherlands, first half 17th century; L of knife 22.5, of fork 19.5 cm. Estimate: €6,000 - €8,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Comprising a knife and three-pronged fork of steel and ivory. The twisted ivory handles finely carved with grapevines and figural terminals – the knife with a putto playing cymbals, the fork with a faun playing a hurdy gurdy. The figures each seated upon shell shaped thrones, on the opposite sides finely carved mascarons.  Literature: Cf. a... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2021

A Strasbourg silver gilt snakeskin beaker, Maker's mark of Daniel Kaufmann, 1652 – 94, the hallmark illegible

Lot 67. A Strasbourg silver gilt snakeskin beaker, Maker's mark of Daniel Kaufmann, 1652–94, the hallmark illegible; H 8.9 cm, weight 137 g. Estimate: €3,500 - €4,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Tapering beaker with a moulded rim and flat base. The outer surface finely decorated to resemble snakeskin. Kunsthaus Lempertz KG. From Antiquity to Art Nouveau - The Bernard De Leye Collection, Köln, 15 July 2021
13 juillet 2021

A courtly carved jade tankard, Augsburg, circa 1660 – 1670. Jade carving attributed to Johann Daniel Mayer

Lot 65. A courtly carved jade tankard, Augsburg, circa 1660 – 1670. Jade carving attributed to Johann Daniel Mayer; H 13.3 cm, diameter 9.2 cm, weight 467.70 g. Estimate: €70,000 - €80,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz The two-part cylindrical body made from translucent mossy green jade carved with bands of four large repeating scallop shell motifs and scrollwork cartouches. The base made from black and green flecked serpentine. With vermeil mountings, hinged lid and moulded curved double handle. The slightly domed... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2021

A vermeil mounted Jasper dish and cover, Italy or Southern Germany, 17th century

Lot 66. A vermeil mounted Jasper dish and cover, Italy or Southern Germany, 17th century; H 9 cm, diameter 10 cm. Weight 358.24 g.. Estimate: €10,000 - €12,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Cast, embossed and gilt silver. Shallow semi-spherical dish with a slightly domed lid carved from white veined rusty red jasper agate with a pink and grey banded spherical finial. The moulded vermeil mountings with a raised basal ring and a band of finely engraved hanging acanthus tendrils beneath the rim, connected on either... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2021

A rare miniature carved opal bust of a Roman emperor, Presumably Italian, 17th century

Lot 55. A rare miniature carved opal bust of a Roman emperor, Presumably Italian, 17th century; 5.1 x 3.0 cm, weight 32.87 g. Estimate: €20,000 - €25,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Imperial Roman style bust carved in the round from white/mother-of-pearl coloured opal with blue and green opalescence. Depicting a Neoclassical portrait of a man with short curly hair wearing a lush laurel wreath fastened by a ribbon at the back. The rounded lower section of the bust carved to resemble a pleated chiton and himation... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2021

A Lonqguan celadon 'twin fish' mallet vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5060. A Lonqguan celadon 'twin fish' mallet vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 22.5 cm, with Japanese wood box. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 52,920 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021  
13 juillet 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, li, Late Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 5059. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, li, Late Western Zhou dynasty; h. 19 cm, with two X-rays. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 604,800 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired in Japan, late 1990s, by repute. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
13 juillet 2021

A celadon-glazed 'dragon head' terminal, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 5058. A celadon-glazed 'dragon head' terminal, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 31 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 40,320 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P120g10. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
13 juillet 2021

An inscribed archaic bronze mirror, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD)

  Lot 5057. An inscribed archaic bronze mirror, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD); 16 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot sold: 63,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021  
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