01 juillet 2019

A German large silver-gilt cup and cover, the 17th century elements of the cup assembled in the 19th century with some later add

Lot 6. A German large silver-gilt cup and cover, the 17th century elements of the cup assembled in the 19th century with some later additions, struck with spurious marks; 19.¼ in. (48.9 cm.) high; 6.¼ in. (15.9 cm.) diameter, 34 oz. 3 dwt. (1,063 gr.). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,660 - USD 18,990). Price realised GBP 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  On raised gadrooned foot surmounted by a baluster vase-shaped stem cast with grotesque masks and applied with three... [Lire la suite]

18 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, probably Philipp Scheurer, Nuremberg, 1609-1629

Lot 66. A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, maker' mark PS conjoined (Tebbe no. 1085) probably Philipp Scheurer, Nuremberg, 1609-1629; 28cm, 11 1/2in high; 349gr, 11oz 5dwt. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. of spirally fluted lobed form, the cover fitted with a disc dated 1729 recording the cup as a wedding gift, bracketed stem and sheet scrollwork finial, marked on body. Sotheby's. From Earth to... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2019

A German silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's probably NS, Danzig, mid-17th century

Lot 63. A German silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's probably NS, Danzig, mid-17th century; 42cm., 16 1/2in. high;658gr., 21oz. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 embossed with bunch of grape lobes on vineyard keeper and vine stump stem  with sheet scrollwork, sheet scrollwork finial, marked on body. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017
14 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, Eustachius Hohmann, Nuremberg, circa 1593-1602

Lot 13. A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, Eustachius Hohmann, Nuremberg, circa 1593-1602; 26.7cm., 10 1/2 in. high; 274.4gr., 8oz. 16dwt. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017.  pear form, the lower body chased with foliate strap-work, the cover with stylised urn finial issuing foliate sprays cast from nature, accolee armorials to inside cover, dated 1636, the cast 'wood-cutter' stem below foliate sheet scrollwork, on a... [Lire la suite]
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 cup and cover, Heinrich Jonas, Nuremburg, circa 1593-1602

Lot 10. A German silver-gilt cup and cover, Heinrich Jonas, Nuremburg, circa 1593-1602; 32.4cm., 12 3/4 in. high; 367gr., 11oz. 14dwt. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017.  the cover with waisted and girdled pedestal surmounted by a warrior, the body of flaring beaker form, chased with three vignettes depicting a horse, a stag, and a unicorn among fruiting and foliate strapwork, the compressed knopped stem spreading on to an embossed double-domed... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2018

A famille rose pink-ground painted enamel cup and cover, Yongzheng four-character mark in black enamel and of the period

  Lot 2. A famille rose pink-ground painted enamel cup and cover, Yongzheng four-character mark in black enamel and of the period (1723-1735); 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 41,850 - USD 69,750). Price realised GBP 37,500.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The cover is brightly decorated with colourful peaches and gourds on leafy branches, below fu characters enclosed in yellow roundels, all reserved on a pale pink ground and surmounted by a rounded finial.... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2017

A Hungarian silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark only, HB conjoined above a trefoil, circa 1540

Lot 59. A Hungarian silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark only, HB conjoined above a trefoil, circa 1540. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. bowl of trumpet form engraved with a band of scrolling foliage, the flat stepped-dome cover similarly engraved, surmounted by a spread-winged swan above a lobed girdle, raised on a spreading circular foot engraved with three foliate scroll motifs, below a cast girdle chased with foliate motifs; 24.7cm., 9 3/4 in. high; 349.5gr., 11oz. 4dwt. Note: A... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2017

A German silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's probably NS, Danzig, mid-17th century

Lot 63. A German silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's probably NS, Danzig, mid-17th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. embossed with bunch of grape lobes on vineyard keeper and vine stump stem  with sheet scrollwork, sheet scrollwork finial, marked on body; 42cm., 16 1/2in. high; 658gr., 21oz. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 04 May 2017, 10:30 AM
02 mai 2017

An unusual pair of small German parcel-gilt silver cups and covers of historical interest, Hans Weber, Nuremberg, circa 1626

Lot 49. An unusual pair of small German parcel-gilt silver cups and covers of historical interest, Hans Weber, Nuremberg, circa 1626.  Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each engraved with The Garden of Eden, Noah’s Ark, The Resurrection and The Last Judgment, covers with female personifications of The Four Continents, domed based with hatched ornament, cover rims inscribed ANNO 1626 DEN 9 MAI AM TAG HIOBS HAT MAN CHRISTOBH HAMERN DES RATHS ZU EGER INS EXILIUM Vertrieben, inside of covers... [Lire la suite]