15 avril 2023
Lot 400. An ivory sundial with compass and moon clock, Lienhart Miller, Nuremberg, dated 1625; 11,2 x 7,7 x 1,5 cm. Estimate 900 EUR - 1 400 EUR. © Nagel Ivory, engraved, punched, blackened and painted. Brass mounting. On the top of the lid a wind rose with 16 wind directions, inside scale for a sundial with pole thread and plumb bob hole. Bottom plate with compass and moon clock on the underside. On the left side a recess for the wind vane (not existing). Signed underneath the sun LENHART MIELER... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2023
Esaias zur Linden, Important Nuremberg Drinking Ship with Cold Painting, 1609-29. Silver, Height: 21cm, Length: 16.2cm, Width: 6.2cm. Courtesy HELGA MATZKE at TEFAF Maastrich 2023. Provenance: According to the contents inventory of December 1886, the present Nef comes from the collection of Baron Carl von Rothschild in Gunthersburg. It ended up in a European private collection via his daughter, Baroness James de Rothschild. The object is also mentioned by Marc Rosenberg in R3, Vol. 3, 1923 under MZ4135d.
13 mars 2023
Automaton Renaissance Turmuhr, Nuremberg, c. 1585. Gilt brass, silver; 40 x 20 x 20 cm. Signed HANE CREI COERVORSTEN. Courtesy MENTINK & ROEST at TEFAF Maastricht 2023 Provenance: Mentink & Roest Collection. Literature: Published in Von Uhren und Automaten, by Klaus Maurice.
11 juillet 2021
Lot 39. A small Nuremberg parcel gilt silver columbine cup, Marks of Heinrich Mack, 1612–26. H 7.5, D 20.6, weight 368 g. Estimate: €4,500 - €5,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz One half of a so-called “doppelscheuer” goblet. The lobed base supporting a slender baluster-form shaft with scroll appliqués. The outer surface of the cup embossed with scrolls and two rows of lobes. Literature: Cf. a goblet by Mack in the Württembergisches Landesmuseum, illustrated in cat. GNM 2007, no. 423. Kunsthaus Lempertz... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2020
A fine German silver-gilt drinking cup modelled as a bear, Hans auf der Burg, Nuremberg, circa 1598-1602
Lot 2. A fine German silver-gilt drinking cup modelled as a bear, Hans auf der Burg, Nuremberg, circa 1598-1602; 18.5cm, 7 1/4in high, 693gr, 22oz 4dwt. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 GBP. Lot sold: 252,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's The male animal seated with raised paws, cast, embossed and chased with thick buckled collar, realistic fur, on a detachable foot, tooled with birds, a house, a snake and foliage, marked on body, cover and foot. Provenance: Baron F. Rolin,... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2020
Diptych with Scenes of the Life of Christ, France, circa 1360. Ivory, 17.3 x 10.2 cm. © Bruil & Bruil Works of Art. The left leaf depicting the Visitation, Annunciation, and Nativity. The right leaf with the Kiss of Judas, Crucifixion, and Resurrection. Corneille de La Haye dit Corneille de Lyon (The Hague 1500/1501-1575 Lyon), Portrait of Dauphin François, circa 1536. Oil on panel, 15.4 x 13.5 cm. Original 16th century tabernacle frame. © Bruil & Bruil Works of Art. Provenance: At Duveau (?) listing in Dubois de Groër;... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2020
A 'Hansel im Keller' cup, Silver-gilt, Nuremberg, circa 1580, Mark of Jobst Eissler III, H 18 cm. © D'ARSCHOT & CIE. Flemish heart, Silver and rose cut diamonds, Flanders, probably Antwerp, 1790, H 7.5 cm. © D'ARSCHOT & CIE. Kettle, Silver and ebony, Mechelen, 1719-1720, Maker’s mark: an anchor, H 19.6 cm. © D'ARSCHOT & CIE.
25 mai 2019
Lot 327. A German silver-gilt "pineapple" cup, Hans Clauẞ, Nuremberg, 1650-57; 17.3cm., 6 3/4in. high, 175gr., 5oz. 12dwt. Estimate 1,500 — 2,500 GBP. Lot sold 4,375 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the bowl lobed and panelled below engraved foliage, inverted baluster lobed stem between sheet-scroll work, on a spreading lobed circular foot, with a continental electroplate and hardstone goblet, circa 1900 Sotheby's. Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2019
Lot 329. A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, makers mark double struck IM..H, Nuremberg, probably 1547-49; 15cm., 6in. high, 787gr., 25oz. 6dwt. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. armorial engraved and etched with Moresque strapwork around chased fruit clusters on matting, hinged cover centred by a rare medal dated 1544 from the Bohemian Milicz workshop, of Jacob and Rachel on one side, and Jacob’s dream on the other, inscribed in... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2019
Lot 70. A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Jonas Silber, Nuremberg, circa 1572-1576; 8.5cm., 3 1/4 in. high; 180gr., 5oz. 16dwt. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017 fitted with male and female portrait medallions enclosed by engraved hatched arabesques, embossed with lobes above leaf chased foot. Note: An identical beaker, probably the example here, is illustrated by Karin Tebbe et al. Nürnberger Goldschmiedekunst 1541-1868, Germanischen... [Lire la suite]