13 juillet 2021

A vermeil mounted Jasper dish and cover, Italy or Southern Germany, 17th century

Lot 66. A vermeil mounted Jasper dish and cover, Italy or Southern Germany, 17th century; H 9 cm, diameter 10 cm. Weight 358.24 g.. Estimate: €10,000 - €12,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Cast, embossed and gilt silver. Shallow semi-spherical dish with a slightly domed lid carved from white veined rusty red jasper agate with a pink and grey banded spherical finial. The moulded vermeil mountings with a raised basal ring and a band of finely engraved hanging acanthus tendrils beneath the rim, connected on either... [Lire la suite]