From Earth to Fire

Sotheby's
London

Date of the auction: 25.10.2016

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A SMALL ROCK CRYSTAL CUP WITH GOLD AND ENAMEL MOUNTS, POSSIBLY FRENCH,...

A small rock crystal cup with gold and enamel mounts, possibly French, late 19th century the bowl engraved with various birds from bottom to top: ducks and flamingos in the water, cranes and pigeons on the earth, swallows in the sky, the gold mounts enamelled with palmettes in alternating opaque

Lot #: 501

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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AN UNUSUAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER, ENAMEL AND ROCK CRYSTAL EWER AND STAND,...

An unusual parcel-gilt silver, enamel and rock crystal ewer and stand, Hermann Ratzersdorfer, Vienna, late 19th century the rock crystal carved with swirling flutes enhanced by corded silver mounts, the silver-gilt mounts enamelled with creatures among scrollwork, ewer with town and maker's mark

Lot #: 502

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT EMBOSSED SILVER DISH, JOHANN HOFNER, NUREMBERG, 1659-60

A German parcel-gilt embossed silver dish, Johann Hofner, Nuremberg, 1659-60 the undulating border chased with flowerheads around a further central example between leaf scrolls, underside later engraved L.J.K 17.5cm., 6 3/4 in. diameter 115gr., 3oz. 14dwt

Lot #: 503

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A CONTINENTAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER 'TRINKSPIEL' CUP, UNMARKED, PROBABLY...

A continental parcel-gilt silver 'trinkspiel' cup, unmarked, probably German, 18th/19th century realistically modelled as a drunken bacchanal putto astride a wine barrel, the putto supporting a central funnel embellished with fruiting vines, the barrel inset with cast panels at each end depicting

Lot #: 504

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A CONTINENTAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER DOUBLE BEAKER, MAKER'S MARK 'AT' WITH...

A continental parcel-gilt silver double beaker, maker's mark 'AT' with mullet below, 17th century each beaker of spherical form, all-over chased acanthus leaf decoration, on three ball feet 13.5cm., 5 1/4 in. high 136.5gr., 4oz. 6dwt

Lot #: 505

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A 16TH CENTURY NORTH EUROPEAN CARVED BOXWOOD MARRIAGE SHEATH, PROBABLY...

A 16th century North European carved boxwood marriage sheath, probably Dutch or Flemish, dated 1582 carved to the front with scenes from the Fall and Expulsion from Eden, the rear with scenes from the Parable of the Prodigal Son, the sides carved with the twelve apostles above the date and initials

Lot #: 506

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A LARGE URBINO MAIOLICA ISTORIATO DISH, CIRCA 1540-60

A large Urbino maiolica istoriato dish, circa 1540-60 perhaps the workshop of Orazio Fontana, the broad shallow bowl with a flaring rim, painted with a scene of the Adoration of the Magi after Giovanni Battista Franco (called il Semolei), the figures on the edge of the city before distant water and

Lot #: 507

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT AND ROCK CRYSTAL CRUCIFIX, MAKER'S MARK DISTORTED,...

A German silver-gilt and rock crystal crucifix, maker's mark distorted, possibly Peter Sitzinger, Nuremberg, circa 1603-09 the rock crystal body in multiple faceted and shaped sections with acanthus leaf mounts, the hexagonal base with eight beaded scroll supports, applied girdle with similar six

Lot #: 508

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A CHINA STRAITS GOLD BETEL NUT BOX, PROBABLY INDONESIAN OR MALAY, 19TH...

A China Straits gold betel nut box, probably Indonesian or Malay, 19th century the box of pumpkin form raised on a scalloped circular foot, the lobed sides chased in relief with panels of ornate floral sprays, engraved stylised lily borders, the cover surmounted by a stylised lily finial, chain

Lot #: 509

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A JEWELLED SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL TWO-HEADED OSTRICH CUP AND COVER, RUDOLF...

A jewelled silver-gilt and enamel two-headed ostrich cup and cover, Rudolf Linke, Vienna, circa 1900 on a circular base, the body painted with Jupiter's wrath and Elysian nuptials, detachable cover with silver-gilt wings and putto finial, the ostrich heads surmounted by jewelled crowns and with

Lot #: 510

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A LARGE ROCK CRYSTAL, ENAMEL AND SILVER WINGED DRAGON, HERMANN RATZERS...

A large rock crystal, enamel and silver winged dragon, Hermann Ratzersdorfer, Vienna, late 19th century the body carved with dragons among scales and shells, the mounts pierced and enamelled with dragons among scrollwork, maker's mark and Austrian control mark 45.7cm., 18 in. high

Lot #: 511

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A SILVER-MOUNTED IVORY TANKARD, GERMAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

A silver-mounted ivory tankard, German, late 19th century carved in high relief with battle subjects after the Antique, the finial as a putto dressed as a warrior, prestige marks 26.5cm., 10 3/8 in. high

Lot #: 512

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A SILVER-GILT AND PAINTED ENAMEL CUP AND COVER, VIENNA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

A silver-gilt and painted enamel cup and cover, Vienna, early 20th century in the form of an ostrich egg, the enamel panels painted with mythological scenes, with a moor stem and ostrich finial, the mounts with elaborate and colourful enamelled scrolling foliage, Vienna town mark Quantity: 3 33cm

Lot #: 513

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER DRINKING CUP/CENTREPIECE, MODELLED AS GUSTAVUS...

A German parcel-gilt silver drinking cup/centrepiece, modelled as Gustavus Adolphus II King of Sweden, pseudo marks, probably Hanau, 19th century in 17th century style; the horse rearing slightly with detachable head and adorned with regalia, the figure astride with one arm holding reigns, the other

Lot #: 514

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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TWO AUSTRIAN JEWELLED PARCEL-GILT SILVER, ENAMEL AND HARDSTONE TABLE O...

Two Austrian jewelled parcel-gilt silver, enamel and hardstone table ornaments, Graz, circa 1760-1770, each on a scalloped oval base and four scroll supports, one representing a stag, Joachim Votgner, the other a horse and a foal by a trough, probably Josef Kern, each among cold painted enamel

Lot #: 515

Estimate: £70,000 - £90,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A WILLIAM III SILVER AND IVORY TANKARD, WILLIAM PENSTONE, LONDON, 1699

A William III silver and ivory tankard, William Penstone, London, 1699 cylindrical form standing on a turned ivory base, the body and cover later chased in relief with infant bacchanals carousing with a goat in a forest setting, the cover with ivory insert and later acanthus embellished scroll

Lot #: 516

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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GRAND NATIONAL INTEREST. A BRITANNIA STANDARD SILVER-GILT PRESENTATION CUP...

Grand National Interest. A Britannia standard silver-gilt presentation cup and cover, Elkington & Co. Ltd, Birmingham, 1931 in Queen Anne style, with lobed and swirled fluted bands, hollow beaded scroll handles, the lightly domed cover with acanthus and swirling flute bands, central fluted and

Lot #: 518

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A CHARLES II SILVER TANKARD, MAKER'S MARK I.G CRESCENT BELOW, SEE JACKSON'S...

A Charles II silver tankard, maker's mark I.G crescent below, see Jackson's pg. 121, London, 1678 plain tapering form with reeded rim, engraved with a coat-of-arms, the flat-dome cover with waisted scrolling thumbpiece, acanthus embellished hollow scroll handle, engraved H over T*M to underside

Lot #: 519

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,500

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A SET OF FOUR WILLIAM III SILVER CANDLESTICKS, SAMUEL MARGAS, LONDON,...

A set of four William III silver candlesticks, Samuel Margas, London, 1697 gadrooned borders, octagonal base, crested 15.5cm., 6 1/8 in. high 1758.8gr., 56oz 10dwt

Lot #: 520

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A LARGE DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME CHARGER, CIRCA 1730-40

A large Dutch Delft polychrome charger, circa 1730-40 painted in the centre with a chinoiserie scene depicting a figure standing in a fenced garden flanked by a large vase of flowers and flowering peony, a bird in flight above, within a deep purple border filled with flowers and reserved with two

Lot #: 521

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A DUTCH DELFT DISH, MID-18TH CENTURY

A Dutch Delft dish, mid-18th century painted in the centre in blue with a shepherd and shepherdess resting with their flock of sheep beside a tree, a village in the distance, beneath a blue border filled with flowering branches and reserved with five panels enclosing flower sprays, 35cm., 13 3/4 in

Lot #: 522

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A DUTCH SILVER BASKET, REYNIER DE HAAN, THE HAGUE, 1760

A Dutch silver basket, Reynier de Haan, The Hague, 1760 shaped oval form, scrolls and shell rim, with a later stand and four glass bottles, circa 1807 29cm., 11 3/8 in. wide 1268 gr., 40oz. 14dwt

Lot #: 523

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A DUTCH DELFT YELLOW GROUND 'SAMPLE' OR 'HUNDRED ANTIQUITIES' PLATE, CIRCA...

A Dutch Delft yellow ground 'Sample' or 'Hundred antiquities' plate, circa 1750-75 probably the De Grieksche A (Greek A) factory, painted in blue with a central five vase garniture, between a large cuspidor (kwispedoor) flanked by two teapots above, and a two handled vase and two smaller cuspidors

Lot #: 524

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A GARNITURE OF FIVE DUTCH DELFT 'CASHMIRE' PATTERN REEDED OCTAGONAL VASES...

A garniture of five Dutch Delft 'Cashmire' pattern reeded octagonal vases and a cover, circa 1700-20 by Lambertus van Eenhoorn, comprising an ovoid vase and cover, a pair of beaker vases and a pair of double gourd shaped vases, each painted with panels of birds flanking a vase of flowers and panels

Lot #: 525

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A FRAMED GERMAN PORCELAIN PLAQUE OF THE HUTTON FAMILY, PAINTED BY OTTO...

A framed German porcelain plaque of The Hutton Family, painted by Otto Wüstlich, dated 1854 after the painting by Cornelis de Vos, the five family members formally sat on a terrace, before a formal garden with an attendant at his labour, and a distant palatial building, signed and dated

Lot #: 526

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A SET OF EIGHT GEORGE III SILVER BEAKERS, EMES & BARNARD, LONDON, 1812

A set of eight George III silver beakers, Emes & Barnard, London, 1812 tapering cylindrical bodies, applied with bands of fruiting vines and anthemion's, gilt interiors, engraved with a crest below an earl's coronet 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. high 1744.2gr., 56oz. 1dwt

Lot #: 527

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A MATCHED PAIR OF GEORGE III/IV SILVER BEAKERS, EMES & BARNARD, LONDON,...

A matched pair of George III/IV silver beakers, Emes & Barnard, London, 1819 & 1822 each applied with bands of fruiting vines and anthemion's, gilded interiors, one engraved with initials DO within a garter below a crest, the other with crest only 8.5cm., 3 1/2 in. high 435.5gr., 14oz

Lot #: 528

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A TALL CARVED IVORY CUP WITH PARCEL-GILT SILVER MOUNTS AND COVER, CHARLES...

A tall carved ivory cup with parcel-gilt silver mounts and cover, Charles Edwards, London, 1889 the barrel carved with a country scene, silver prancing horse finial 41cm., 16 1/8 in. high

Lot #: 529

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A LARGE SILVER-GILT AND PAINTED ENAMEL CUP AND COVER, AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN,...

A large silver-gilt and painted enamel cup and cover, Austro-Hungarian, 20th century painted with Teniers subjects within rocaille bands, post-prandial peasant finial, apparently unmarked 59.5cm., 23 3/8 in. high

Lot #: 530

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016

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A LARGE ROCK CRYSTAL CHARGER WITH ENAMELLED SILVER-GILT MOUNTS, AUSTRO...

A large rock crystal charger with enamelled silver-gilt mounts, Austro-Hungarian, late 19th century circular, the panels engraved with scrolling foliage, the mounts applied with brightly-coloured masks, figures and scrolls, apparently unmarked 49.5cm., 19 1/2 in. diameter

Lot #: 531

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 25 Oct 2016