25 mai 2019

A German silver double-beaker, Tobias Hallaicher, Augsburg, 1692

Lot 307. A German silver double-beaker, Tobias Hallaicher, Augsburg, 1692; 8.3cm, 3¼in. diameter, 4495gr., 14oz. 8dwt. total. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 4,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. detaching into two beakers, chased with swirling matted flutes, 8.3cm, 3¼in. high; with a Continental parcel-gilt double-beaker, town mark an eagle only, probably Baltic, late-17th century, the bowls chased with shells between bands of leaves and flutes, sheet-scroll girdles, each... [Lire la suite]

25 mai 2019

A German silver-gilt tankard, Jakob Thurnover, Augsburg, 1590-95

Lot 330. A German silver-gilt tankard, Jakob Thurnover, Augsburg, 1590-95; 13.6cm., 5 1/4in. high, 409gr., 13 oz. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. Finely chased with a continuous early morning stag hunt in three ovals, interrupted by male and female masks with exaggerated foreheads on a matt ground with fruit and strapwork, repeated at the hinged cover, lion finial, underside with contemporary initials MHP and IMTH. Note: Dr.... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2019

Kunstskammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht

Cabinet of curiosities arranged by Georg Laue according to historical record, 16th-17th centuries. Mixed media, 62 x 78 cm (24.4 x 30.7 in.). Kunstskammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht, Stand 243, March 16-24, 2019. Court Nautilus Cup from Knutstorp Castle. Swedish silver mount, circa 1670. Etched nautilus shell, fire-gilt silver, Height 32 cm (12.6 in.). Kunstskammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht, Stand 243, March 16-24, 2019. Provenance: Knutstorp Castle, Countess Ebba WachtmeisterLiterature:Albin Roosval, Svenska slott och... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2019

Galerie Neuse at TEFAF Maastricht, Stand 112

Elias Adam, Beaker and cover depicting the death of the Swedish King Gustav Adolf in the Battle of Lützen 1632, Augsburg, circa 1707-11. Ivory with silver-gilt mounts, Height 29.5 cm (11.6 in.). Galerie Neuse at TEFAF Maastricht, Stand 112, March 16-24, 2019. Provenance: Noble family, Rhineland.    Heinrich Winterstein & George Müllner & Esaias zur Linden, Four drinking cups in nef-form, Augsburg and Nuremberg, between 1609 and 1629. Silver-gilt, Heights 31, 34, 35 and 45 cm (12.2, 13.4, 13.8 and 17.7 in.).... [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 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]
16 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver sweetmeat dish, Andreas Forster, Augsburg, 1637-39

Lot 46. A German parcel-gilt silver sweetmeat dish, Andreas Forster, Augsburg, 1637-39; 17cm, 6 3/4in long; 162gr, 5oz 4dwt. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. of elongated oval lobed form, centred by a stippled bird, matted scroll handles, also with an early 19th century Austrian control mark. Property from the Rutter Collection, Vienna. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017.
14 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, Jeremias Flicker II, Augsburg, 1606-10

Lot 11. A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, Jeremias Flicker II, Augsburg, 1606-10; 25.3cm., 10in. high; 341.5gr., 10oz. 18dwt. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,625 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017.  diamond embossed heart-shaped body, similarly embossed cover and domed foot below stem, figure finial, body, cover and foot also with 1806 Vienna control marks. Note: For a similar example by Johann Flicker IV see, Habsburg Feldman, Geneva, 11 November 1987, Lot 70/85.  ... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

A German silver-gilt canister, Hieronymus Wolfgang Kern, Augsburg, circa 1649-53

Lot 9. A German silver-gilt canister, Hieronymus Wolfgang Kern, Augsburg, circa 1649-53; 19.8cm., 7 3/4 in. high; 1111.3gr., 35oz. 14dwt. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017.  sexfoil, the body chased with panels of foliate and shell scrolls, the screw-off cover similarly chased, panelled double scroll drop handle, lobate detachable stopper with loop handle, fully marked, also with 1788 St Petersburg control mark. ... [Lire la suite]