11 juillet 2021

A small Nuremberg parcel gilt silver columbine cup, Marks of Heinrich Mack, 1612–26

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

BRUIL & BRANDSMA WORKS OF ART, Stand 52a at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 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

D'ARSCHOT & CIE, Stand 42b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 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

A German silver-gilt "pineapple" cup, Hans Clauẞ, Nuremberg, 1650-57

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

A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, makers mark double struck IM..H, Nuremberg, probably 1547-49

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

A German parcel-gilt silver beaker, Jonas Silber, Nuremberg, circa 1572/1576

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]
18 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, probably Philipp Scheurer, Nuremberg, 1609-1629

Lot 66. A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, maker' mark PS conjoined (Tebbe no. 1085) probably Philipp Scheurer, Nuremberg, 1609-1629; 28cm, 11 1/2in high; 349gr, 11oz 5dwt. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. of spirally fluted lobed form, the cover fitted with a disc dated 1729 recording the cup as a wedding gift, bracketed stem and sheet scrollwork finial, marked on body. Sotheby's. From Earth to... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2019

A German silver-gilt beaker, maker's mark lacking, Nuremberg, circa 1540

Lot 48. A German silver-gilt beaker, maker's mark lacking, Nuremberg, circa 1540; with cover 22.2cm., 8 3/4 in. high; 383gr., 12oz. 6dwt. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. applied and engraved with profile medallions in the manner of Virgil Solis interrupted by  scrolling foliage, embossed lobes, detachable vase stem and foot, underside initialled AH AR, also struck twice with early 19th century Prussian control marks, the associated cover of conforming style with St... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, Eustachius Hohmann, Nuremberg, circa 1593-1602

Lot 13. A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, Eustachius Hohmann, Nuremberg, circa 1593-1602; 26.7cm., 10 1/2 in. high; 274.4gr., 8oz. 16dwt. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017.  pear form, the lower body chased with foliate strap-work, the cover with stylised urn finial issuing foliate sprays cast from nature, accolee armorials to inside cover, dated 1636, the cast 'wood-cutter' stem below foliate sheet scrollwork, on a... [Lire la suite]