• 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 928

    A RECTANGULAR ENGRAVED IVORY PLAQUE OF AN OUTDOOR FEAST

    GERMAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RECTANGULAR ENGRAVED IVORY PLAQUE OF AN OUTDOOR FEAST
    GERMAN, 19TH CENTURY
    INSET INTO AN EBONISED WOOD FRAME
    22 X 15 CM.
    TOGETHER WITH A RECTANGULAR ENGRAVED BONE PLAQUE OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST, GERMAN, 19TH CENTURY; 16.8 X 11.7 CM. (2)


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    (1): POSSIBLY AFTER A COMPOSITION BY DIRK BARENTZ (1534-1594).

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
    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 SECOND PLAQUE IS MADE OF BONE AND NOT AS STATED IN THE PRINTED CATALOGUE AND E-CATALOGUE.