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]

14 janvier 2019

A German silver-gilt Stacking 'Munzbecher', Hans Kellner, Nuremberg, 1592-94

Lot 7. A German silver-gilt Stacking 'Munzbecher', Hans Kellner, Nuremberg, 1592-94; 8.9cm., 3 1/2 in. high; 245gr., 8oz. 3dwt. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 65,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017. the upper body applied with four casts after antique Roman coins between engraved foliate scrolls, lower body chased with lobes and strapwork, circular foot cast and chased in high relief with dancing putti in leafy scrolls, underside initialled 'L M L'. Associated... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2018

A German parcel-gilt silver standing cup, Hieronymus Peller, Nuremberg, 1670-73

Lot 64. A German parcel-gilt silver standing cup, Hieronymus Peller, Nuremberg, 1670-73; 23cm., 9 1/8 in. high, 442.5gr., 14oz. 5dwt. total. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. © Sotheby's. the scalloped sex-foil chased with foliate lobate ornament, elongated foliate sheet scrollwork stem, on a foliate chased lobed circular foot, 21.9cm., 8 5/8 in. high; with a German parcel-gilt silver fruit-shaped cup and cover, probably Hanns Winkler of Nuremberg, circa 1610, the body and cover chased with... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2018

Nef, Nuremberg, early 17th century, Mark of Esaias zur Linden

Lot 1731. Nef, Nuremberg, early 17th century, Mark of Esaias zur Linden. Parcel gilt. H c. 44 cm. 697 g. Estimate:  CHF 26 000 / 46 000 (€ 21 670 / 38 330). © Koller. The hull chased with wave decoration and sea monsters. The hull with four armed figures. The rigging and stem renewed. Provenance: European private collection. Koller. Silver & Porcelain - Tuesday 25 September 2018 04.00 PM
28 juin 2018

A lion and an owl from 'The Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Ménagerie'

  Lot 103. A German silver-gilt cup in the form of a lion rampant, Mark of Tobias Zeil(N)Er, Augsburg, circa 1630; 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high; 18 oz. 15 dwt. (584 gr.). Estimate GBP 180,000 - GBP 250,000 (USD 237,779 - USD 330,249). © Price realised GBP 200,000. Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Realistically modelled standing on his hind legs and with outstretched fore legs, his tail wrapping around his legs, on an oval base cast and chased with rockwork, foliage and exotic creatures, marked on... [Lire la suite]