Lot Content

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
Details
A GERMAN PORCELAIN ONE-KEYED FLUTE
Mid-18th Century, perhaps Frstenberg
In four sections, of tapering cylindrical form, painted with bouquets and scattered flower-sprays between gilt-scroll, line and pendant husk borders, pierced with seven gilt-edged finger-holes, joined by stained bone and ivory collars, the smallest section with a single sprung plated key, the end with an ivory mount carved with a chrysanthemum head (narrow endpiece lacking, cracks to stained horn collars, crack to ivory endpiece and rubbing to gilding)
25 in. (64.7 cm.) long overall
Provenance
Rothschild inv. no. AR1395.
Literature
1934 Theresianumgasse Inventory, p. 278, no. 34.
;

More from The Collection of Barons Nathaniel and Albert von Rothschild

View All
View All