01 mai 2018

S.J. Phillips at Masterpiece London 2018

LONDON - The internationally acclaimed antique dealer S.J. Phillips will be presenting a dazzling array of exquisite jewels and precious objects, dating from the 17th century through to the mid 20th century, at Masterpiece London this summer. One of the Fair’s founder members S.J. Phillips has exhibited at every Masterpiece since it first opened its doors in 2010. Many people rightly associate S.J. Phillips with outstanding historic, museum quality pieces, but this is just a small part of the business. Director Nicolas Norton, one of... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2018

Three Dutch or German green-tinted glass roemers, mid-17th century at Sotheby's London, 01 May 2018

Lot 202. A Dutch or German pale green-tinted glass roemer, second half 17th century; 13.5cm., 5 1/4 in. high. Estimate 600 — 800 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the broad shallow bowl on a hollow stem applied with three rows of four raspberry prunts, below an engrailed band, over a spun foot, high kick-in base. Property from the Joseph M. Morpurgo Collection. Note: A roemer of similar small size is published by Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck, op. cit., Vol. I, p. 143, no. 201. Lot 203. A... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2018

A porcelain figure of Hotei seated, Japan, Edo period, late 17th/early 18th century with a gilt-bronze mount, German, circa 1740

Lot 94. A porcelain figure of Hotei seated, Japan, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century with a gilt-bronze mount, German, circa 1740. Haut. 30 cm., larg. 21 cm. ; Height 11 3/4  in., width 8 1/4  in. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 €. Lot sold 13,750 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. the headdress decorated with hard stones and glass and rose leaves; (restorations to the porcelain) Provenance: Accorsi Gallery, Turin Sotheby's. Important Mobilier, Sculptures... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2017

Ring with pointed diamond, German, 2nd half of the 16th century

Ring with pointed diamond, German, 2nd half of the 16th century. Pyramidal diamond surrounded by four triangular diamonds, ten diamond tablet stones, gold, enamel. Diameter 3.5 cm. Green Vault, VIII 56 © Dresden State Art Collections. This ring is one of the jewels of the princely possession, which today no more specific personality can be assigned. A large diamond sharpening stone and four triangular diamonds grouped around it are embedded in a colorfully enameled, plastic scrollwork. The back and the ring rail... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2017

Set of four enamelled silver plaquettes, 1520–30, German, Augsburg or Nuremberg

Set of four enamelled silver plaquettes, 1520–30, German, Augsburg or Nuremberg. Silver, enamel, gold. Purchase, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Acquisitions Fund, 2015; 2015.388.1-2-3-4 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, 1520–30, German, Augsburg or Nuremberg. Silver, enamel, gold. Overall (confirmed): 2 7/16 × 1 11/16 in. (6.2 × 4.3 cm). Purchase, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Acquisitions Fund, 2015; 2015.388.1 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. ... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver model of a nef with enameled figures, Matthaus Bair (Bayr), Augsburg, 1590-1595

Lot 4. A German parcel-gilt silver model of a nef with enameled figures, Matthaus Bair (Bayr), Augsburg, 1590-1595. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 EUR. Lot sold 218,750 EUR. Photo: Sotheby's on a circular base decorated with scrolls and beads on matted ground, the stem shaped as Hercules wearing the Nemean lion skin, the hull with masks and sea monsters on a wavy background, with twelve partly enameled sailors, the two sails not gilt. Haut. 42 cm, 1048 g; 16 1/2 in. high, 33 oz 14 dwt. Related... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, possibly Ayelt Mendrich, Emden, 1638

Lot 68. A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, possibly Ayelt Mendrich, Emden, 1638. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. engraved with a toast being drunk to a guest at a party flanked by personifications of Justice and the Fleetingness of Life, richly engraved with fruit swags and birds in strapwork above a hunt and applied sheet scrollwork girdle, fitted with a Wolfgang Georg of Stollberg-Stollberg coin dated 1624 and inscribed Als Idt Godt Be Haget Ist Beter Be Nit... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2017

A German silver-gilt ewer, Johannes Mittnacht I, Augsburg, 1697-99

Lot 67.  A German silver-gilt ewer, Johannes Mittnacht I, Augsburg, 1697-99. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. cylindrical body with gadrooned rim, embossed with foliate bands between a plain girdle, entwined bifurcated handle, auricular spout, the baluster stem embossed with swirling flutes, on a similarly embossed circular base, later crested, later French swan control mark; 28.6cm., 11 1/4 in. high; 1228gr., 39oz. 8dwt. Provenance: Sotheby's,... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2017

A German silver tankard, Friederich Kellerthaler, Dresden, circa 1650

Lot 65. A German silver tankard, Friederich Kellerthaler, Dresden, circa 1650. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. profusely embossed and chased with foliage, bifurcated scrolling thumb-piece, on a spreading circular foot,later Russian control marks for 1854; 12cm., 4 3/4 in. high; 641gr., 20oz. 12dwt. Sotheby's. S. J. Phillips: A Bond Street Legacy, London, 18 oct. 2017, 12:00 PM
14 octobre 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Johann Jakob Petrus, Augsburg, 1679-83

Lot 61. A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Johann Jakob Petrus, Augsburg, 1679-83. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. tapering form, the body finely engraved with three vignettes depicting figures among trees and buildings, interspersed between birds and fruiting bouquets; 9cm., 3 1/2 in. high; 169.4gr., 5oz. 8dwt.. Sotheby's. S. J. Phillips: A Bond Street Legacy, London, 18 oct. 2017, 12:00 PM