19 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Paul Schmidt, Leipzig, circa 1690

Lot 75. A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Paul Schmidt, Leipzig, circa 1690; 22cm, 8 1/2in high; 1045gr, 33oz 12dwt. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 fitted with detachable sleeve of openwork acanthus enclosing architectural scenes, similar ornament at the cover below swan finial. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017

19 janvier 2019

A large Hungarian parcel-gilt silver beaker, unmarked, circa 1730

Lot 74. A large Hungarian parcel-gilt silver beaker, unmarked, circa 1730; 20cm, 8in high; 490gr, 15oz 15dwt. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 embossed and chased with scrolling acanthus on matting, ball supports, bifurcated thumbpiece centred by a cast acanthus leaf, marked on body and cover. Note: A similar beaker, also with detachable foot, by Michael May II, Brasov, 1739 is in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum and illustrated in the Exhibition... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Matthäus Rehm, Augsburg, 1692-97

Lot 73. A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Matthäus Rehm, Augsburg, 1692-97; 19.5cm, 7 ½ in high;838gr, 26oz 18dwt. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 3,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 embossed and chased with scrolling acanthus on matting, ball supports, bifurcated thumbpiece centred by a cast acanthus leaf, marked on body and cover. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017 
19 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Jonas Silber, Nuremberg, circa 1572/1576

Lot 70. A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Jonas Silber, Nuremberg, circa 1572-1576; 8.5cm., 3 1/4 in. high; 180gr., 5oz. 16dwt. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 fitted with male and female portrait medallions enclosed by engraved hatched arabesques, embossed with lobes above leaf chased foot. Note: An identical beaker, probably the example here, is illustrated by Karin Tebbe et al. Nürnberger Goldschmiedekunst 1541-1868, Germanischen... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver glass cooler, Johann Friedrich Breuer, Augsburg, 1703-1707

Lot 69. A German parcel-gilt silver glass cooler, Johann Friedrich Breuer, Augsburg, 1703-1707; 31.5cm, 12 1/2in high; 273gr, 8oz 15dwt. Estimate 25,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot sold 31,250 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 lion mask and drop ring handles on ball and lion paw supports, applied with female masks below Régence ornament, centred inside with a vacant cartouche enclosed by hatched strapwork and leaves. Exhibited: Klaus Pechstein et al. Deutsche Goldschmiedekunst vom 15. Bis um 20... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver apple-form cup and cover, Marx Merzenbach, Augsburg, 1665-69

Lot 69. A German parcel-gilt silver apple-form cup and cover, Marx Merzenbach, Augsburg, 1665-69; 15.5cm., 6in. high; 147gr., 4oz. 14dwt. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 with triform leaf base, similarly leaf applied at the foliate stem, detachable cover, underside of the foot initialled GA.N.V.I.D, dated 1672 and with coronet, marked on body and foot. Note: A very similar example, Melchior Bay(e)r, with differing finial, was sold Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2019

A 'Seamstress' teapot, cover and stand, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Lot 557. A 'Seamstress' teapot, cover and stand, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Price realised USD 1,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Grisaille and gilt decorated with a seamstress seated in an interior. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
19 janvier 2019

A grisaille Portrait plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 556. A grisaille Portrait plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Possibly Lord Cecil of Burghley, with his hound and shotgun, inscribed 'PETRUS DE WOLFF PETR FIL'. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019. John Cecil, 6th Earl of... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2019

A large grisaille Hunting bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Lot 553. A large grisaille Hunting bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  With a continuous hunting scene showing the mounted men and their pack. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019.
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19 janvier 2019

A grisaille 'Cape of Good Hope' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 425. A grisaille 'Cape of Good Hope' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 8 7/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Enameled with Dutch ships in Table Bay, with Table Mountain, Devil's Peak and Signal Hill in the distance. Provenance: With Charles Perry Chinese Export Porcelain, Atlanta.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019