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
14 octobre 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Wolff Kramer, Worms, circa 1690

Lot 60. A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Wolff Kramer, Worms, circa 1690. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. flaring form with lightly hammered body, upper and lower body engraved with ornate foliate strap-work bands; 9.8cm., 3 7/8 in. high; 127gr. 4oz. 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 Wagner, Augsburg, 1699-1703

Lot 51. A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Johann Wagner, Augsburg, 1699-1703. Estimate 800 — 1,200 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. cylindrical tapering, the body with 'snakeskin' stippling, gilt interior; 8.3cm., 3 1/4 in. high; 131.3gr., 4oz. 4dwt. Sotheby's. S. J. Phillips: A Bond Street Legacy, London, 18 oct. 2017, 12:00 PM

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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