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]
26 avril 2017

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. Photo: Sotheby's. 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 spreading circular double-dome foot... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2017

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. Photo: Sotheby's. 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. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire,... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2017

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. Photo: Sotheby's. 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 foot, marked on... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2016

Cup And Cover, Southern German, mid-17th century

Lot 283. Cup And Cover, Southern German, mid-17th century. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the enamelled silver gilt finial later, the cover marked for Hans Schauer and stamped with the Nuremberg mark; the rock crystal probably Freiburg, Breisgau, Southern Germany, rock crystal, with silver gilt mounts, 18.5cm., 7¼in. overall Property of the Princes Von Hatzfeld, Dukes of Trachenberg Provenance: Formerly at Schloss Trachenberg, Silesia Notes: The... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2016

Exhibition brings together historic and contemporary silver masterpieces

Charles Frederick Kandler, cup and cover (detail), 1736-7 © The Holburne Museum / Tony Gilbert Photography BATH.- The Holburne Museum presents Silver: Light and Shade, an exhibition that brings together historic and contemporary silver masterpieces to investigate the texture, form and colour of this precious metal. The exhibition, the third and final major presentation in the Holburne’s centenary programme, shows an extraordinary selection of objects on loan from UK museums and private collections which are displayed... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2016

A fine enamelled copper cup and cover, Private manufacture, from Guangzhou, China, 18th century

Lot 83. A fine enamelled copper cup and cover, Private manufacture, from Guangzhou, China, 18th century. Estimate 900,00 €-1500,00 €. Photo Czerny's Cup of ogeé shape, elegantly painted on blue ground with famille rose decorations depicting the Eight Buddhist Treasures (bajixiang), surrounded by leaves and floral motifs; the foot is decorated with a band made of petals; cover decorated en suite; the inner part of the cup is decorated on a turquoise ground with five, red bats with gold hints surrounding the... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2016

A small Renaissance style carved ivory cup and cover, 19th century

Lot 161. A small Renaissance style carved ivory cup and cover, 19th century. Estimate 1800 EUR. Photo Nagel. a horseman on the top. Minor damages. H. 18,5 cm  Nagel. Sale 733, 13th April 2016
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