28 novembre 2008

A rare meissen silver-gilt mounted ewer (Schnabelkanne), circa 1725, the hinged silver-gilt cover with Augsburg town mark

A rare meissen silver-gilt mounted ewer (Schnabelkanne), circa 1725, the hinged silver-gilt cover with Augsburg town mark and maker's mark EA for Elias Adam the cylindrical body probably painted by J.G.Höroldt, with a continuous scene of Orientals at various pursuits including a mandarin being carried in a palanquin by two bearers, a couple embracing, a kneeling boy playing with a toy, between bands of gilt Laub-und Bandelwerk, the circular spreading foot with a broad gilt band, the cover and handle mount flat chased with... [Lire la suite]
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