31 mai 2013

A fine and rare Charles II parcel-gilt, two handled cage-work cup and cover, English, circa 1670

A fine and rare Charles II parcel-gilt, two handled cage-work cup and cover, English, circa 1670. Photo courtesy N & I Franklin Price on request. N & I Franklin, 11 Bury Street, London, SW1Y 6AB United Kingdom. T 0207 839 3131 - M 07816 812 912 - M 07968 853 383 - F 0207 839 3132 - katiealice@franklinsilver.com  
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16 octobre 2012

A German Parcel-Gilt Silver Tankard, probably Hamburg, circa 1660, Maker's Mark EH

A German Parcel-Gilt Silver Tankard, probably Hamburg, circa 1660, Maker's MarkGerman Parcel-Gilt Silver Tankard, probably Hamburg, circa 1660, Maker's Mark EH .  Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Cylindrical, the silver sleeve chased with scene of Triton abducting a sea nymph, the gilt foot and cover chased with auricular ornament, the caryatid handle with auricular thumbpiece, the cover with silver leaf calyx and pierced bud cover, with gilt interior and removable gilt liner under cover, marked under base; 10½... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2012

Sotheby's to offer an opulent private collection of precious European goldsmith's work

A Hungarian parcel-gilt silver canister, by Andreas Schissler, Neusohl, 1670, 16.7cm. high is estimated at £30,000-50,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London will offer an unrivalled private collection of precious Central European silver and goldsmith’s art in the single-owner sale “Dr. Heller’s Lexicon” on 4th December 2012. Over 200 works, spanning four centuries – from the 16th to the 20th - from the collection of the eminent radiologist and art historian, Dr. Dr. István Heller, will be offered for sale. These... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2012

A George III Parcel-Gilt Silver Tea Tray with Heraldic Engraving. Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1809

A George III Parcel-Gilt Silver Tea Tray with Heraldic Engraving. Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1809. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Shaped oval, on four leaf-clad capital bracket feet, the two reeded handles with acanthus joins, the field engraved with a central coat-of-arms, crest and motto, surrounded by twenty other coats-of-arms taken from the quarterings of the central achievement, marked under base; 30½ in. (75 cm.) long over handles; 187 oz. (5,830 gr.). Lot 556. Estimate $100,000 - $150,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2011

A parcel-gilt silver ritual ewer. Tibet or Mongolia, 19th century.

A parcel-gilt silver ritual ewer. Tibet or Mongolia, 19th century. Photo Bonhams Raised on a tapering lotus foot, the pear-shaped body set with a long tapering faceted spout issuing from the mouth of a dragon and secured to the body by interlinked square earrings. Set opposite a slender S-shaped dragon-headed handle linked to the domed cover, with a finial and rim also finished with gilt. The roundels on the body depict writhing dragons surrounded by gems of the chakravartin. 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm.). Estimate: US$3,000 - 5,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2011

Tang dynasty parcel-gilt silver, silver and gilt-bronze @ Christie's London

A magnificent rare parcel-gilt silver lobed bowl and cover. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo Christies 2011 Ltd The bowl divided into five lobes by raised ridges, each lobe superbly engraved and gilt with floral and fruit clusters amidst luscious foliage, the interior with a central medallion enclosing large blooms and fruit surrounded by feathery leaves, the gently everted rim engraved and gilt with a band of overlapping petals, the exterior mirroring the decoration to the interior, the gently domed cover with a central medallion... [Lire la suite]


29 août 2010

Rare small parcel-gilt silver cup & small parcel-gilt silver box and cover. Tang dynasty (618-907)

A rare small parcel-gilt silver cup. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010 Finely incised around the midsection with a continuous band of scrolling grape vine picked out in gilding and reserved on a ring-punched ground, repeated beneath the flared rim, with a single loop handle applied with two rivets, the whole raised on a short foot encircling a single flower head on the convex base; 2¼ in. (5.8 cm.) high - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Provenance: Isabel Mayer Oriental Antiques, late 1950s. Notes: A... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2010

Parcel-gilt silver bowl with an inside and outside decor. China, Tang Dynasty (AD.618- 907)

Parcel-gilt silver bowl with an inside and outside decor. China, Tang Dynasty (AD.618- 907) the interior shows a medaillon decorated en repoussé with a crouching deer surrounded by three floral cartouches and a circle of flower petals; the outside of the bowl, as well as the base ,are decorated with finely incised and gilded designs of flowers and palmates surrounding two couples of mandarin-ducks on a finely executed ground of ring-matting background. The outside and inside rims of the bowl as well as the foot are... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2009

A german parcel-gilt silver cannister. Leipzig, circa 1666, maker's mark CB (Rosenberg 2994)

A german parcel-gilt silver cannister.  Leipzig, circa 1666, maker's mark CB  (Rosenberg 2994) Of hexafoil form, each panel chased with a flower in bloom, the neck chased with a leaf border, the threaded domed cover chased with acanthus leaves and ring handle, the cover prick engraved MARIA MAGDALENA STEPHANIN and PETER STEPHNT 1666, marked under base, also with date "q" incuse. 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high; 11 oz. 10dwt. (373 gr.). Est. $8,000 - $12,000 - Price Realised $8,750 Provenance: with J. J. Klejman,... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2009

A fine german parcel-gilt silver cup and cover. Mark of Thomas Stor II, Nuremberg, circa 1660

A fine german parcel-gilt silver cup and cover. Mark of Thomas Stor II, Nuremberg, circa 1660 On domed circular foot chased with lobes, the stem a putto holding a parrot, between foliate calyxes, with waisted body and detachable domed cover chased with lobes, auricular scrolls between, the cover with parcel-gilt vase with flower finial, the interior of cover prick engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on cup and foot. 23¾ in. (60.4 cm.) high; 32 oz. 10 dwt. (1013 gr.). Est. $15,000 - $25,000 - Price Realised $110,500 ... [Lire la suite]
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