13 septembre 2017

A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900

Lot 35. A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900. Estimate 600 €. Courtesy Czerny’s Straight, double-edged blade; the grip covered with silver foil finely decorated with a dragon in high relief on both sides; wooden scabbard finely decorated with mother-of-pearl inlays portraying a pen, scrolls, a mandolin, a shell and floral decorations, silver mounts embossed with floral motifs. length 48.5 cm.  Belles et Rares Armes Antiques &... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2012

A pair of Italian Baroque ebonised, tortoiseshell and silver mounted mirrors, 18th ct

A pair of Italian Baroque ebonised, tortoiseshell and silver mounted mirrors, 18th ct. photo Nagel Auktionen 64x44 cm. Estimate 9 000 € Nagel Auktionen. February 15th 2012. www.auction.de 
22 avril 2010

A Danish parcel-gilt silver mounted Imari tankard & a Louis XIV silvered bronze-mounted Japanese Imari bowl and cover

A Danish parcel-gilt silver mounted Imari tankard, Jorgen Friis of Randers, circa 1775. photo Sotheby's the lobed domed cover inset with a Swedish medal of 1725, the forked scrolled thumbpiece topped by a female head, the cover pricked with an inscription and initials plus date 1775. marked on flange with maker's mark only 6 height 8 1/4 in., 21 cm; Jorgen Friis of Randers - ESTIMATE 12,000 - 18,000 USD PROVENANCE : Aveline, Paris, 1990 A Louis XIV silvered bronze-mounted Japanese Imari bowl and cover early 18th... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2009

An unusual Victorian silver mounted novelty egg scent bottle, by Sampson Mordan & Co, London 1884

An unusual Victorian silver mounted novelty egg scent bottle, by Sampson Mordan & Co, London 1884 with flush screw-off cover with ring attachment on a brown-flecked egg-shaped porcelain body, height 5cm, together with another egg scent bottle, same date and maker, with typical screw off cover, height 6cm. (2). Sold for £600 Bonhams. Silver & Objects of Vertu including Flatware, 1 Apr 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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16 avril 2009

A 19th century Chinese export silver mounted ivory box

A 19th century Chinese export silver mounted ivory box the rim stamped with Dutch tax mark, rectangular form, the cover and body carved with panels depicting a village scene, length 12cm. Estimate: £400 - 500 - Unsold. Bonhams. Silver & Objects of Vertu including Flatware, 1 Apr 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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29 octobre 2008

An Impressive Silver Mounted Presentation Emu Egg Inkwell By J. M. Wendt, Adelaide, Circa 1880

An Impressive Silver Mounted Presentation Emu Egg Inkwell By J. M. Wendt, Adelaide, Circa 1880 the stippled green egg with an inset cameo scene surmounted by a well with grape and leaf branch cover, the stand modelled as a trunk emenating leafy branches flanked by two emus and an Aboriginal figure holding a boomerang and a club with his foot on a prone kangaroo, the presentation shield inscribed 'Presented by the Shareholders of the National Building Society to B. C. Shierlaw Esq., for his services as Trustee for the past... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2008

A Fine Silver Mounted Emu Egg By H. Steiner, Adelaide, Circa 1865

A Fine Silver Mounted Emu Egg By H. Steiner, Adelaide, Circa 1865 raised on a circular floral embossed foot, the dual branch standard supporting a stippled brown egg mounted to the base with a vine and pendant grapes, the top mounted with oak leaves and a grape vine finial. Impressed marks to base. 329gms total weight, 28cm high. Lot sold 6,900 AUD Sotheby's. The Connoisseur's Spring Collection, Including the Private Collection of Colin Lennox and Tom Gillies, John Stephens and The Late John Klinger. 28 Oct 08.... [Lire la suite]
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