13 juillet 2021

A courtly carved jade tankard, Augsburg, circa 1660 – 1670. Jade carving attributed to Johann Daniel Mayer

Lot 65. A courtly carved jade tankard, Augsburg, circa 1660 – 1670. Jade carving attributed to Johann Daniel Mayer; H 13.3 cm, diameter 9.2 cm, weight 467.70 g. Estimate: €70,000 - €80,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz The two-part cylindrical body made from translucent mossy green jade carved with bands of four large repeating scallop shell motifs and scrollwork cartouches. The base made from black and green flecked serpentine. With vermeil mountings, hinged lid and moulded curved double handle. The slightly domed... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2021

A Regensburg silver gilt tankard, Regensburg, marks of Hans Ludwig Federer, circa 1620

Lot 52. A Regensburg silver gilt tankard, Regensburg, marks of Hans Ludwig Federer, circa 1620. H 18.5 cm, weight 628 g. Estimate: €12,000 - €15,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Slightly tapering vessel on a shallow base, with moulded rim and C-shaped handle. Embossed with animal depictions in oval landscape reserves amid scrollwork and cherub's heads. The domed lid with corresponding decoration, small baluster form finial and a female herm forming the thumb rest. Engraved on the underside with owner's monograms... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2021

A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Rohde, Danzig, Barock, circa 1690

Lot 95. A German parcel-gilt silver tankard, Johann Rohde, Danzig, Barock, circa 1690; 18.5cm, 7 1/2 in. high; 886gr, 28oz 16dwt. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold: 12,600 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of cartouche form, carved on both sides with Biblical subjects. Provenance: Neumeister, Munich, sale catalogue N. 183, 2008, lot 526 Auktionskatalog 183, S. 85, Nr. 526, Abb. Tafel 81.; vgl. M. Meinz, Schönes Silber, München 1977, Abb. 20. Sotheby's. Royal & Noble. London, 7... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2019

Sèvres treasures from service for Madame du Barry, Louis XV's last great love offered at Bonhams

Lot 114. A pair of Sèvres bottle coolers from a service commissioned by Madame du Barry, circa 1770; 18.5cm and 18.7cm high. Estimate: £60,000-80,000 (€ 70,000 - 93,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- An exceptionally rare pair of Sèvres bottle coolers from a service commissioned by Madame du Barry, the final maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XV, will be offered at Bonhams Fine European Ceramics sale in London on Wednesday 4 December. The pair is estimated at £60,000-80,000. Lot 114. A pair of... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1730

Lot 378. A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1730. Overall height: 8 1/2 in. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted in the manner of Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, with Chinoiserie figures in a landscape vignette, the central figure standing holding a parasol flanked to one side by a seated figure, a tiger, and a winged dragon and insect overhead, the other side with a further Chinoiserie figure being attacked by a tiger while snaring... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2019

A very rare Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1723-24

Lot 16. A very rare Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1723-24; 18.8cm high. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000  (€ 34,000 - 56,000). Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 39,087). © Bonhams Finely painted, probably by J.G. Höroldt, with a chinoiserie scene after Martin Engelbrecht depicting a potentate seated on a throne beneath drapery and flanked by guards, below him three seated figures on each side of a table, a formal garden and pagodas in the distance, within a shield-shaped cartouche of an... [Lire la suite]
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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]
25 mai 2019

A German silver-gilt tankard, Jakob Thurnover, Augsburg, 1590-95

Lot 330. A German silver-gilt tankard, Jakob Thurnover, Augsburg, 1590-95; 13.6cm., 5 1/4in. high, 409gr., 13 oz. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. Finely chased with a continuous early morning stag hunt in three ovals, interrupted by male and female masks with exaggerated foreheads on a matt ground with fruit and strapwork, repeated at the hinged cover, lion finial, underside with contemporary initials MHP and IMTH. Note: Dr.... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

An outstanding blue and white tankard, Mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435)

Lot 3310. An outstanding blue and white tankard, Mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435); 13.4 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 18,000,000 HKD (1,528,680 - 2,293,020 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. modelled after an Islamic metal or jade form, the globular body painted with an undulating flower scroll with alternating lotus and hibiscus blooms between two lappet bands, the cylindrical neck moulded and painted with further lappets, below a band of dots... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2019

A Baroque part gilt cast and chased silver tankard, Hamburg, 3rd quarter of 17th century, maker's mark of Heinrich Lambrecht II

Lot 10. A Baroque part gilt cast and chased silver tankard, Hamburg, 3rd quarter of 17th century, maker's mark of Heinrich Lambrecht II. Estimate 8000 EUR. Courtesy Nagel Waved embossed pattern to stand and lid, cylindric double wall body, inner body applies, outer liner chased with nymphs and sea gods, Engraved at the bottom "No.12, 3p, 14z". C. 1290g. Minor wear.  Provenance: North German Collection. With Schloß Ricklingen auction 9./10. Nov. 1979, Lot 1339. Nagel. Sale 770, 27th... [Lire la suite]