Silber Kontor Heiss
Hans Hansen, Denmark 1953
Vase Dahlias, Charles Schneider, 1923-26
Vase Dahlias, Charles Schneider 1923-26. Base layer with pink powder melting. Decorative layer with violet powder melting that changes to mauve at the top. Motive etched out. Signature: "Le Verre Francais" Charles Schneider 1923-26. Height 45 cm.
Maria Immaculata - Freiburg im Breisgau, c. 1750 - Master Johann Christian Wentzinger (1710-1797)
Freiburg im Breisgau, c. 1750
Master Johann Christian Wentzinger (1710-1797), who is considered one of the most important sculptors from Baden of the Rococo period.
He created numerous altarpieces, choir stalls, baptismal fonts and tombs in the Freiburg area. For some years he worked at the cathedral in St. Gallen.
On the richly structured pedestal with acanthus leaves, a rock crystal and a putto head, the Madonna is standing in a dynamically draped garment on the globe with the snake.
Wood, carved with a very well preserved, in parts slightly restored, lustre polychromy.
Height 43 cm.
Elaborately Inlaid Casket - Ansbach, around 1750 - from the workshop of the Ansbach court ébéniste Martin Schuhmacher (mentioned from 1720-1781)
Ansbach, around 1750
From the workshop of the Ansbach court ébéniste Martin Schuhmacher (mentioned from 1720-1781).
The masterfully crafted casket is adorned on the sides as well as on the domed lid with extremely fine and lifelike bouquets with tulips, carnations, lilies of the valley, narcissus and other blossoms, held together by artful bows.
Walnut wood, maple and other woods, some of which are coloured; shaded and engraved details.
Height 14 cm, width 33 cm, depth 21 cm.
Fine Miniature Rollbureau - probably southwest German or Strasbourg/Alsace, around 1780
Probably southwest German or Strasbourg/Alsace,
Very high quality and elaborately crafted Miniature furniture for storing letters or other personal treasures, inlaid or with a portrait medallion on the drawer and a bouquet of flowers on the flap.
Veneer in amaranth, rosewood and maple, partially dyed and engraved.
Height 40 cm, width 36 m, depth 27 cm.
Precious casket with secret compartment - Abraham Roentgen, Neuwied, c. 1755
Abraham Roentgen, Neuwied, c. 1755
The small chest is based on the so-called "teacaddys" in which the valuable exotic tea leaves were kept.
Such fine caskets are at least as well suited for storing jewelry and other personal treasures.
Walnut and kingwood veneer, maple veins, gold plated brass profiles and bronze fittings.
Height 14.5 cm, width 23 cm, depth 17.5 cm.
Complete set of 16 Nuremberg tokens - late 17th/ early 18th century
late 17th/ early 18th century
Embossed on both sides with emblematic or allegorical depictions, portraits of European rulers and historical events, which are commented on.
Maple and plum, eight stones ebonized.
Diameter 5.5 to 6 cm.
Faience lidded terrine with saucer - Niderviller, around 1775
Niderviller, around 1775
On the lid with a plastically designed Vegetable still life, the body and the top colourfully decorated and with flower twigs in onglaze painting decorated.
Length of the plate 42 cm, total height 24 cm.
Rococo Bracket Clock - Johann Paulus Graf
Munich, after 1756
Johann Paulus Graf (working 1756 – 1788 in Munich, from 1772 on court clockmaker of Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria)
Case wood, carved, polychrome, with floral tendril decor, surmounted by a putto with little dog (Bichon Frisé) and snail;
Dials gilt brass, enamel
Musical clockwork with repeater
Large dial showing time, small dials for striking mechanism (carillon clockwork), lower dial showing date and weekday, decorated with allegories of the seven days of the week
Height: 124 cm, width: 56 cm, depth: 25 cm
Johann Paulus Graf is documented as clockmaker in Munich between 1756 – 1788. From 1772 on he was court clockmaker of Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria.
The wooden case of this bracket clock shows an elaborate, accurately carved floral tendril decoration, polychrome, surmounted by a putto with little dog (Bichon Frisé) and snail. The dials are gilt brass and enamel;
the large dial showing the time, small dials for striking mechanism (carillon clockwork),
lower dial showing date and weekday, decorated with allegories of the seven days of the week.
The musical clockwork with repeater is in excellent condition and fully functional.
Extremely sumptuous, courtly ceiling chandelier - Saxony, late 18th century
Saxony, late 18th century
Like a cascade, the original
hanging made from countless polished and
prisms connected to each other via different
large, gold-plated tires and culminates in a
in a heart-shaped open gallery
with twelve curved candlestick arms
for candles, from their perforated eaves shells
and we'll be hanging glass drops again.
Height 140 cm.
Large screw bottles made of Saxon serpentine - Zöblitz, second half 17th century
Zöblitz, second half 17th century
Due to the economical decoration of the lathed
and polished walls with faceting,
diagonal cannelures or diagonal grooves
the natural veining of the dark
Serpentine rock with its greenish inclusions
especially beautiful to the Geltung. With the
original tin screw caps, two of the
Handle with relief decoration.
Height 24 to 28 cm.