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
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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