13 juillet 2021

A courtly carved jade tankard, Augsburg, circa 1660 – 1670. Jade carving attributed to Johann Daniel Mayer

Lot 65. A courtly carved jade tankard, Augsburg, circa 1660 – 1670. Jade carving attributed to Johann Daniel Mayer; H 13.3 cm, diameter 9.2 cm, weight 467.70 g. Estimate: €70,000 - €80,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz The two-part cylindrical body made from translucent mossy green jade carved with bands of four large repeating scallop shell motifs and scrollwork cartouches. The base made from black and green flecked serpentine. With vermeil mountings, hinged lid and moulded curved double handle. The slightly domed... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2017

Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht 2017, Stand 204

Workshop of the Saracchis, Small rock-crystal jug, Milan, ca 1600. Rock crystal; enamelled gold mount. Height 13 cm © Kunstkammer Georg Laue Johann Daniel Mayer, Court treasury artworks of semi-precious stone with enamelled and fire-gilt silver mounts, Augsburg, 1670-1680. Jasper, jade and rock crystal mount: silver fire-gilt © Kunstkammer Georg Laue  Literature: published in: Georg Laue, Tresor. Treasures for European Kunstkammer, Munich 2017 Johann Georg Kobenhaupt, Moss agate cup in it's leather case, Stuttgart,... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2013

Vase en cristal de roche, Johann Daniel Mayer, Allemagne, 1662-1675

Vase en cristal de roche, Johann Daniel Mayer, Allemagne, 1662-1675 - Collection du Grand Dauphin, fils de Louis XIV – Madrid, Musée National du Prado A la mort de Louis de France (1711), fils de Louis XIV, une partie de sa collection d'objets précieux est revenue à son fils Philippe V, roi d'Espagne. Cette collection est conservée au Musée National du Prado, sous le nom du Trésor du Dauphin (Tesoro del Delfín)