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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    AN IMPORTANT GERMAN SILVER-GILT AND PORCELAIN NECESSAIRE

    THE MAJORITY OF THE SILVER-GILT WITH MARK OF JOHANN ERHARD HEUGLIN II, AUGSBURG, 1724-1728, THE PORCELAIN BÖTTGER, CIRCA 1725, THE GLASS CONTEMPORARY, PERHAPS SILESIAN

    Price Realised  

    AN IMPORTANT GERMAN SILVER-GILT AND PORCELAIN NECESSAIRE
    THE MAJORITY OF THE SILVER-GILT WITH MARK OF JOHANN ERHARD HEUGLIN II, AUGSBURG, 1724-1728, THE PORCELAIN BÖTTGER, CIRCA 1725, THE GLASS CONTEMPORARY, PERHAPS SILESIAN
    Comprising:

    A silver-gilt écuelle, cover and stand, the écuelle circular with two bracket handles, the conforming stand with a moulded border, the cover with four scroll feet, each finely engraved with diaperwork and foliage scrolls on a textured ground and centring engraved chinoiserie figures in landscapes
    the écuelle 8¼ in. (21 cm.) wide over handles

    A silver-gilt salver on foot, trefoil shaped, the border and foot similarly finely engraved
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) wide

    A silver-gilt trembleuse, trefoil shaped and fitted with three holders, one with a detachable cup holder, and with a central spoon holder
    7 in. (18 cm.) wide

    A silver-gilt fluted oval tray, each panel engraved with foliage within a shaped cartouche and on a textured ground, with a ring foot, fitting the trembleuse
    4 7/8 in. (12.2 cm.) wide

    A Böttger porcelain beaker with a silver-gilt cover, the beaker painted in gilt with chinoiserie figures in landscapes, the cover similarly engraved with a facetted finial, fitting the trembleuse, the cover apparently unmarked
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high

    An engraved glass beaker with a silver-gilt cover, the beaker engraved on each side with figures and dogs hunting, surrounded by foliage scrolls, with a silver-mounted foot, the cover similarly engraved, fitting the trembleuse
    5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) high

    A silver-gilt teaspoon with a fiddle pattern handle, engraved with foliage within a matted cartouche, fitting the trembleuse, apparently unmarked

    A silver-gilt tapering cylindrical beaker and cover, with baluster lower body, spreading foot and detachable cover, similarly engraved apparently unmarked
    5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) high

    A pair of engraved glass flasks with silver-gilt stoppers, the glass engraved with trailing foliage and strapwork, the silver-gilt stoppers plain and with acorn shaped finials, apparently unmarked
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) high

    An silver-gilt egg cup, with circular bowl and oval bowl, engraved with strapwork, mark of Johann Engelbrecht, Augsburg, 1724-28
    1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high

    A silver-gilt double spice box, oval and on spreading foot, engraved with strapwork and with two grotesque mask thumbpieces, mark of Paul Solanier, Augsburg, 1709-1712
    2½ in. (6.3 cm.) wide

    A silver-gilt dessert fork, spoon and knife, each stamped with strapwork on a matted ground, the knife with steel blade, mark of Christian Bauer, Augsburg, 1729-1737

    A Böttger porcelain teapot, bullet-shaped with a domed cover and a grotesque mask spout, painted in gilt with chinoiserie figures in a landscape
    5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) wide

    A Böttger porcelain pot and cover, with a single handle, the detachable cover attached to the handle with a metal chain, similarly painted, on four lion's paw feet
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high

    A pair of Böttger porcelain tea bowls and saucers, the bowls tapering cyclindrical, each similarly painted
    the saucers 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam.

    All contained in a fitted green velvet lined brass-bound gilt-tooled brown leather case with a hinged front and containing a single drawer
    the case 19¼ in. (49 cm.) wide
    72 oz. (2,252 gr.)


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