The section of this sale devoted to German silver will include highly important pieces with a set of fi ve candlesticks by Bernhard Heinrich Wey, Augsburg, 1743–49, engraved with the arms of Count Christian Carl zu Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg (Heidesheim) and his wife Katharina Countess zu Solms. A similar pair were said to have belonged to Marilyn Monroe. Another highlight is a set of four parcel-gilt silver circular guild medallions by Jeremias Ritter, Nurnberg, circa 1646, from the Baron Karl and James de Rothschild collections and, last but not least, a large silver-gilt ewer by Michael Muller, Nurnberg, circa 1618, given by Emperor Matthias.
Among the French silver in the sale will be a fi ne Régence Parisian inkstand with bell and a rare natural bread basket, Henri Husson, cast by Barbedienne, Paris, circa 1900 and a pair of entree-dishes with Bacchus fi nials, Paris, circa 1785. Finally the vertu in the sale includes a large silver-gilt singing bird box by Charles Bruguier, Geneva, 1828.
Will you please note that there is no dagger on this lot
Veuillez noter qu'il n'y a pas de symbole sur ce lot
Veuillez noter que le nombre de fourchettes a dessert et cuilleres a dessert a ete double dans le catalogue. Il n'y a en realite dans ce service que que 17 fourchettes a dessert et 22 cuilleres a dessert. Nombre total de pieces : 149.
Please note that the number of dessert spoons and forks is mentionned twice. There are in fact 17 dessert forks and 22 dessert spoons. Total number of pieces: 149.
Please note that this lot is on temporary import in France. The hammer price will be increased by additional expenses of 7% and the buyer's premium will be increased of VAT at a rate of 19,6%.
Veuillez noter que ce lot est en importation temporaire en France. Le prix d'adjudication sera majore de frais additionnels de 7% et la commission d'achat sera majoree de la TVA au taux de 19.60%.
Veuillez noter que ce lot est retire de la vente
Will you please note that this piece has been withdrawn from the sale
Veuillez noter que le poincon d'orfevre est tres probablement celui d'Albert de Thomese.
Please note that the maker's mark is most probably that of Albert de Thomese.
Will you please note that this lot has been withdrawn from the sale