28 juin 2018

A lion and an owl from 'The Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Ménagerie'

  Lot 103. A German silver-gilt cup in the form of a lion rampant, Mark of Tobias Zeil(N)Er, Augsburg, circa 1630; 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high; 18 oz. 15 dwt. (584 gr.). Estimate GBP 180,000 - GBP 250,000 (USD 237,779 - USD 330,249). © Price realised GBP 200,000. Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Realistically modelled standing on his hind legs and with outstretched fore legs, his tail wrapping around his legs, on an oval base cast and chased with rockwork, foliage and exotic creatures, marked on... [Lire la suite]