• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 609 A

    A GILT-BRONZE PRICKET CANDLESTICK

    FRENCH OR GERMAN, 12TH CENTURY STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GILT-BRONZE PRICKET CANDLESTICK
    FRENCH OR GERMAN, 12TH CENTURY STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    THE PRICKET INSET INTO THE DISHED DRIPPAN SUPPORTED BY STYLIZED DRAGONS, ABOVE A PIERCED CIRCULAR KNOP, DEPICTING STYLIZED BIRDS AND INTERLACING STRAPWORK, ON AN ELABORATELY PIERCED TRIPARTITE BASE WITH FANTASTICAL BEASTS AND ON STYLIZED ANIMAL'S PAW FEET
    15 CM. HIGH


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    ANOTHER PRICKET CANDLESTICK WITH THE SAME DESIGN OF THE TRIPARTITE BASE AND DRIP PAN WITH DRAGON SUPPORTS, BUT SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT KNOP IS ILLUSTRATED IN: O. FALKE AND E. MEYER, ROMANISCHE LEUCHTER UND GEFäSSE, GIESSGEFäSSE DER GOTIK, BERLIN, 1935, RE-PRINTED IN 1983, P. 37.

    Special Notice

    Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €20,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €20,001 and €800.000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €800.000. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.


    Saleroom Notice

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION SHOULD READ 12TH CENTURY STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY, AND THAT THE ESTIMATE SHOULD READ EUR 2000-3000, AND NOT AS STATED IN THE PRINTED CATALOGUE.