17 November 1992,
Price realised CHF 7,150
CHF 3,000 - CHF 4,000
A SET OF SIX GERMAN FRUIT-STANDS
by E. Schürmann, modelled by Wilhelm Quehl, Berlin, 1881-1883
Each on shaped base supported by four openworked foliate and shell-shaped feet, the bases engraved with conforming decoration with similar knop, the inverted pear-shaped centres with flowers and foliage and cast in high relief with rams heads, and with shaped openworked foliate baskets, one damaged - 16 cm high
(6,600 gr) (6)
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This set of six is part of the wedding-silver of Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany.
Another ten are in the collection of Schloss Doorn (cf Kaiserlicher Kunstbesitz, Berlin, 1991, nr 294).
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