12 août 2017

Karl Rothmüller (1860-1930), Eternal Entwined Snakes Brooch, German, c. 1900

Karl Rothmüller (1860-1930), Eternal Entwined Snakes Brooch, German, c. 1900. Gold, Peridot, Diamond, Pearl. W 2.90 cm (1.14 in); L 3.30 cm (1.30 in) © Tadema Gallery. The naturalistic snakes biting a large emerald cut fine green peridot The power & vitality of a good Lalique jewel.  Literature: cf. Meyers Lexikon Schmucksachen II, brooch version with oval stone Serpentina - Snake Jewellery from around the World, Fritz Falk, 2011, ISBN 978-3-89790-354-8 silver & gold pendant... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Hans Jakob Baur I, Augsburg, circa 1640

Lot 137. A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Hans Jakob Baur I, Augsburg, circa 1640. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's body chased with auricular scrolls enclosing charming lightly-pricked flowers, lid chased to match, leaf-capped S-scroll handlemarked on body and cover; height 7 1/2 in., 19 cm, 23 oz 10 dwt, 734 g  Sotheby's. Luxe: The Art of the Table New York, 26 avr. 2017, 10:00 AM
02 février 2017

Rosary, German, ca. 1500–1525

Rosary, German, ca. 1500–1525. Ivory, silver, and partially gilded mounts. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917, 17.190.306. © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Overall: 24 11/16 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (62.7 x 5.4 x 4.5 cm) Top Terminal: 1 5/8 x 1 5/16 x 1 1/2 in. (4.2 x 3.4 x 3.8 cm) 2nd bead: 2 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 1 in. (5.2 x 4.3 x 2.6 cm) 3rd bead: 2 3/16 x 1 7/8 x 11/16 in. (5.6 x 4.7 x 1.7 cm) 4th bead: 2 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 in. (5.8 x 4.9 x 2.6 cm) 5th bead: 2 9/16 x 2 x 1... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2017

Renaissance Gimmel Ring with Memento Mori, German, dated 1631

Renaissance Gimmel Ring with Memento Mori, German, dated 1631. Fold. Height 29.61 mm; exterior diam. 23.7 mm; bezel 14.25 x 12.18 mm.; Weight 13.75 grams US size 7.5 UK 0 ½. Griffin Collection, L.2015.73.1 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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30 janvier 2017

German Gemstone Ring, 11th century

German Gemstone Ring, 11th century. Gold and garnet. Circumference 54.4 mm.; weight 5.3 g.; US size 7; UK size N 1/2. Griffin Collection, L.2015.72.8 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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18 janvier 2017

German spice box, Master P.H, Lauenburg, 1590

German spice box, Master P.H, Lauenburg, 1590. Siver gilt. Length 8,3 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
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18 janvier 2017

German pokal, Hans II Weienmayr, Augsbourg, 1610

German pokal, Hans II Weienmayr, Augsbourg, 1610. Height 28,7 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
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15 décembre 2016

A German ivory inlaid and walnut veneered table cabinet, attributed to Ferdinand Plitzner or to Heinrich Ludwig Rohde, ca 1725

Lot 284. A German ivory inlaid and walnut veneered table cabinet, attributed to Ferdinand Plitzner or to Heinrich Ludwig Rohde, Pommersfelden or Mainz, circa 1725. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP (92,792 - 139,188 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. with engraved ivory inlays, the central section with two doors opening to reveal eleven drawers and a mirrored tabernacle with chequered floor, the lower section with two further drawers flanked by gilt-bronze putti, decorated overall with... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2016

A German jewelled gold and hardstone snuff-box, attributed to Heinrich Taddel (1714-1794), Dresden, circa 1740

Lot 225. A German jewelled gold and hardstone snuff-box, attributed to Heinrich Taddel (1714-1794), Dresden, circa 1740. Estimate £100,000 - £150,000 ($129,100 - $193,650). Price Realized £140,500 ($182,088). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. rectangular box, the wavy gold cage-work mounts enclosing panels of translucent orange and grey agate overlaid in pierced and chased gold, the cover and sides with pastoral scenes within scrolls and foliage hung with rose diamond garlands, the base with a classical fountain... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2016

A German four colour gold and powdered shell snuff-box, Berlin, circa 1765

Lot 230. A German four colour gold and powdered shell snuff-box, Berlin, circa 1765. Estimate £100,000 - £150,000 ($129,100 - $193,650). Price Realized £200,500 ($259,848). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 rectangular gold-lined box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of powdered tortoiseshell, overlaid with pierced gold trellis-work and mounted en-cage within chased scalloped gold floral borders, each panel applied with vari-colour gold birds perched amongst trees, flowers and foliage, the interior of... [Lire la suite]