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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25 février 2016

Pendant, Hungarian, 17th century

Pendant, Hungarian, 17th century © Hungarian National Museum - Budapest
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24 février 2016

Pendant, Hungarian, 17th century

Pendant, Hungarian, 17th century © Hungarian National Museum - Budapest
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24 février 2016

Pendant, Hungarian, 17th century

Pendant, Hungarian, 17th century. Gold, enamel, emerald and natural pearl © Hungarian National Museum - Budapest
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08 avril 2015

'Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection' opens at the Metropolitan Museum

Chalice, Central European, 1462. Silver, gilded silver, cloisonné enamel, and pearls. Overall: 8 7/16 x 5 ½ in; diam. of cup: 4 3/16 in. Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Nicolas M. Salgo (1914-2005), a Hungarian native and former United States ambassador to Budapest, was fascinated by the art of the goldsmith in Hungarian culture and formed his own “treasury” by collecting pieces that are individual and unique. Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M.... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2011

A Continental Parcel-Gilt Silver Tankard, probably Hungarian, circa 1660-80

A Continental Parcel-Gilt Silver Tankard, probably Hungarian, circa 1660-80. Photo Sotheby's the cylindrical barrel embossed with full-blown flowers, two eagles and a heron, forked scroll thumbpiece, the cover chased with grotesque faces and running flowers; apparently unmarked, engraved on rim of cover with inventory number N30; height 8 1/4 in. - 21cm; 26oz 10dwt - 824g. Estimate 6,000-8,000 USD  - Lot 65 Sold: 8,125 USD Sotheby's. Fine English and European Decorative Arts. New York, 06 Oct 2011... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2011

19th century emerald, ruby and diamond bow brooch, Hungarian

A 19th century emerald, ruby and diamond bow brooch, Hungarian. Photo Bonhams The tied ribbon bow set throughout with vari-cut diamonds, rubies and emeralds, some in foiled closed-back settings, with a central inverted square-cut emerald, mounted in silver and gold, detachable brooch fitting, length 5.2cm. Estimate: £2,500 - 3,000, US$ 4,100 - 4,900 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 21 Sep 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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