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]

30 décembre 2018

Cabinet of Curiosities - Honourable Silver Objects at BRAFA 2019, Stand 126b

Probably Jan I de Pauw (active 1665-1711), Cup with cover, Haarlem, 1694. Silver, 10 x 31 cm. © Cabinet of Curiosities - Honourable Silver Objects at BRAFA 2019, Stand 126b. Casket, Augsburg, 17th century. Wood, turtle shell and ivory, 15.5 x 11 x 10 cm - Sundial, Germany, 17th century. Silver, glass and ivory, 4.5 x 5 x 1 cm - Hourglass, North Europe, 19th century. Ebony and ivory, 8 x 16 cm. © Cabinet of Curiosities - Honourable Silver Objects... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2018

d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b

Nef, Augsburg, 1613-1615. Silversmith: Heinrich Winterstein. Silver and silver-gilt. H 37.5 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. Virgin and child, Antwerp, circa 1704. Silversmith: Josephus I Hennequin. Silver, boxwood and ebony, H 34 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. Pendant, Portugal, last third of 18th century. Gold and rose cut diamonds. H 9 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. La galerie ouverte... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2018

A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Philipp Johann Gross, Augsburg, 1703-07

Lot 65. A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Philipp Johann Gross, Augsburg, 1703-07; 18.5cm., 7 1/4 in. high, 1154gr., 37oz. 2dwt. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. © Sotheby's. the body chased with intermittent masks among foliate strap-work, the cover and foot chased with swirling flutes, scrolling scalework handle, 19.6cm., 7 3/4 in. high; with a German parcel-gilt beaker and cover, Philipp Jakob Drentwett, Augsburg, 1681-85, the body chased with profiles of three... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2018

A German silver-gilt cup and cover in the form of a bear, maker's mark only MV conjoined, the shield Melchior Bair, Augsburg, ci

Lot 178. A German silver-gilt cup and cover in the form of a bear, maker's mark only MV conjoined, the shield Melchior Bair, Augsburg, circa 1600; 19cm., 7 1/2 in. high. Estimate £70,000 - £100,000. © Sotheby's. on its haunches supporting a heraldic shield, with chained nose ring, beaded collar, the shield engraved with a Ducal coat-of-arms, the body, head and shield also with 1806-1810 Austrian control marks.   Provenance: Probably acquired by... [Lire la suite]