09 septembre 2022

German Silver at Koller, Decorative Arts, 22 september 2022

Lot 1018. Silver gilt columbine cup, Augsburg, ca. 1650. Maker's mark Theodor Riederer. H 16.5 cm, 160 g. Estimate CHF 2 000 / 4 000 | (€ 2 000 / 4 000). © Koller Round foot, with knopped decoration all-around. Cuppa with knopped wall on an engraved and punched base.  The lip of the rim features a punched mark of the coat of arms of the Sion family von Riedmatten (cloverleaf and stars under a bishop's hat). A number of bishops came from this family. It is conceivable that the columbine cup on offer... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2022

A German agate nef with parcel-gilt silver mounts, marks difficult to read, probably Augsburg, around 1600

Lot 521. A German agate nef with parcel-gilt silver mounts, marks difficult to read, probably Augsburg, around 1600; Haut. 26 cm ; 10 1/4in high. Lot sold: 11,970 EUR (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 standing on an openwork base, the body in agate, openwork deck showing five armed soldiers, one soldier with a rifle at the lookout, engraved under the base ASHZS. Nef en agate montée en vermeil et argent, poinçon difficilment lisible, probablement Augsbourg, vers... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 12:59 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
17 février 2022

German parcel-gilt silver from The Robert G. Vater Collection sold at London, 27 Jan - 10 Feb 2022

Lot 67. A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Passau, circa 1580, unidentified maker's mark CR; 6 ⅝ in. (16.8 cm.) high, 12 oz. 19 dwt. (403 gr.). Price Realised GBP 18,750 (Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000). © Christie's 2022 On three winged cherub feet, the tapering cylindrical body chased in centre with a fruiting vine flanked by initials 'MFB' within a laurel wreath, and below the rim with inscription, the scroll handle with female bust terminal, the domed cover engraved with... [Lire la suite]
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 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]
11 juillet 2021

A small silver equestrian statue Emperor Ferdinand III, Attributed to Augsburg, circa 1637

Lot 53. A small silver equestrian statue Emperor Ferdinand III, Attributed to Augsburg, circa 1637. H 8.3 cm, H with plinth 13.8, W 8.3, D 12 cm, weight with plinth 328 g. Estimate: €60,000 - €80,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Depicted in armour and on horseback with his head bare, holding the sceptre in his right hand and the reins in his left. The sword on the back left is attached via and hinge. The horse is depicting at a trot with a finely chased bridle and a braided tail, attached to the plinth on two feet.... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2021

A silver gilt Renaissance tazza, Attributed to Augsburg, Tobias Kramer, first third 17th centur9

Lot 39. A silver gilt Renaissance tazza, Attributed to Augsburg, Tobias Kramer, first third 17th century. With later Dutch hallmarks. H 7.5, D 20.6, weight 368 g. Estimate: €18,000 - €20,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Gadrooned gilded base with snakeskin engravings supporting a slender shaft. The interior of the bowl entirely gilded; the raised central node decorated with an impression of a coin with a dragon holding the Bourbon coat-of-arms inscribed “S:ANTHOINE: PARENT”. The rim with radial concave... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2021

A South German gilt-metal mounted, ebonised and carved table cabinet, possibly Augsburg, early 17th century

Lot 86. A South German gilt-metal mounted, ebonised and carved table cabinet, possibly Augsburg, early 17th century; 94 cm. high; 78cm. wide: 38cm. deep. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. of architectural stepped and breakfront shape, with a central door with a plaque depicting Perseus coming to Andromeda's rescue, the upper frieze drawer double-sided and with four engraved game boards, and with a further quantity of smaller and wider drawers mostly lined with marbleized paper... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2021

A German silver-gilt wine cup, Theodor or Tobias Riederer, Augsburg, circa 1614-1616

Lot 8. A German silver-gilt wine cup, Theodor or Tobias Riederer, Augsburg, circa 1614-1616; 6½in.; 16.5cm. high; 192gr, 6oz, 3dwt. Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot sold: 4,032 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of tapered conical form, the cup with applied wriggle work rim above embossed lobes and matting, on a knopped stem and domed stippled foot, marked on body and foot. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. Provenance: In the Hamilton Collection before 1888;Possibly... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2021

A German silver-gilt cup and cover in the form of a bear, Augsburg, circa 1600

Lot 6. 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; 594.7gr, 19oz. 2dwt. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold: 56,700 GBP. Photo 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... [Lire la suite]