10 mars 2019

Kunstskammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht

Cabinet of curiosities arranged by Georg Laue according to historical record, 16th-17th centuries. Mixed media, 62 x 78 cm (24.4 x 30.7 in.). Kunstskammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht, Stand 243, March 16-24, 2019. Court Nautilus Cup from Knutstorp Castle. Swedish silver mount, circa 1670. Etched nautilus shell, fire-gilt silver, Height 32 cm (12.6 in.). Kunstskammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht, Stand 243, March 16-24, 2019. Provenance: Knutstorp Castle, Countess Ebba WachtmeisterLiterature:Albin Roosval, Svenska slott och... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2018

d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018

Flemish tea caddy. Silver and mahogany. Tea boxes by Jacobus Vollaert and silver mounts by Jacobus Van Hoorebeke, Ghent, 1769. H 20 x W 23.5 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie Literature: ‘Magie de l'Orfèvrerie, Argenterie européenne de 1500 à 1850 dans les collections privées’, Pandora, 2000, Antwerp, n° 92.   Beaker with scenes depicting the life of Jacob. Engraved silver-gilt and polychrome enamel, Augsburg, 1710-1712. Silversmith: Elias Adam. Enamel by Johan Aufenwerth. H... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2016

Nautilus cup made by Ulrich I. Ment Augsburg, c. 1624/1628

Nautilus cup made by Ulrich I. Ment Augsburg, c. 1624-1628 © Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
17 janvier 2016

Nautilus Cup, Amsterdam, ca. 1630 - ca. 1660

Nautilus Cup, Amsterdam, ca. 1630 - ca. 1660, nautilus shell, silver gilt, h 32,0cm. Rijskmuseum, Amsterdam Nautilus Cup in frame of gilded silver. At the corners of the triangular base are mermaids. The head of a dolphin is visible beneath their double twisting tails.In their hands they hold the loose ends of their shoulder and on their heads walking around tire work, on the sides, above a frats, is connected. At this pedestal is a naked female figure seated, a cloth is folded around her loins.With head... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2016

Nautilus Cup, South Germany, ca. 1550 - ca. 1600

Nautilus Cup, South Germany, ca. 1550 - ca. 1600, silver, nautilus shell. H 30.5 cm × W 9.3 cm × 7.9 cm d. BK-17 009. Rijskmuseum, Amsterdam Nautilus Cup with gilded silver mounts in the form of a crane. The bird stands on one leg and clutching a white silver orb in the other. Along the mouth rim of the shell engraved hunting scenes. The base consists of six radially placed dragons.  A crane with a raised right paw and claw his silver ball refers to vigilance. The story goes that when... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2016

Nautilus Cup, Netherlands, ca. 1590

Nautilus Cup, Netherlands, ca. 1590, silver, nautilus shell. H 32.5 cm × W × 19.5 cm d 11.7 cm. BK-1953-23. Rijskmuseum, Amsterdam Nautilus Cup with gilded silver mounts, standing on one foot with two godronranden and a procession Tritons on the curve. Moreover, on a small plateau surrounded by loose scrolls, a dolphin on the back with a satyr, which supports the shell. The shell is mounted in three brackets; a caryatid on the front and on both sides with a hermtriton pivoted, twisting... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2016

Nautilus Cup, Joachim Hiller, ca. 1600

Nautilus Cup, Joachim Hiller, ca. 1600, silver, nautilus shell, amethyst. H 42.4 cm × W × 19.7 cm d 11.5 cm. BK-1958-44. Rijskmuseum, Amsterdam. Nautilus Cup with gilded silver mounts in the form of an ostrich. The shell is painted with drapes, flowers and birds. In the head of the ostrich is an amethyst contained. Are driven into the base edge between scrolls and ostrich feathers, displayed twice a cobbled, which faces two goats and two horses averted. Ingeniously nautilus shell is used as the body of the... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2013

Gerrit Willemsz Heda, Still Life with a Nautilus Cup, 1645

Gerrit Willemsz Heda, Still Life with a Nautilus Cup, 1645, 84.6 x 99.5 cm. The National Gallery, London
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21 janvier 2013

Nautilus cup. Nikolaus Schmidt (c. 1550/55-1609)

Nautilus cup. Nikolaus Schmidt (c. 1550/55-1609) (goldsmith), c. 1600.  Nautilus shell with parcel-gilt silver mounts; 52.5 x 24.5 x 16.0 cm. RCIN 50603. George IV, King of the United Kingdom(1762-1830).  The Royal Collection. © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Provenance:  Possibly a member of the Peller family, Nuremberg, c.1610; William Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley, fourth Earl of Mornington, second Baron Maryborough, probably acquired post 1812; by who sold G.Robins, Warwick... [Lire la suite]
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