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Galerie J. Kugel, Paris.
Post Lot Text
A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT NEF
MAKER'S MARK OF HEINRICH WINTERSTEIN, AUGSBURG, 1599-1604
The base in the shape of a turtle, the stem applied with alternating scrolls and coral, the hull repoussé and chased with cartouches centred with dolphins, foliages and flowers, the rear bridge applied with three figures, two with rifle and one with oar, a further figure climbing the rope to the billowing sail and one in the crow's nest (stem probably altered), marked on base