Lot 701
  • 701

Two German silver model figures of mediaeval knights in armour, probably Ludwig Neresheimer & Co., Hanau, importer's mark of Thomas Cook & Son Ltd., London, 1928

Estimate
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Description

  • Silver, Ivory
  • 19.3cm. 7 5/8in. high
both on pierced bases, carved ivory faces

Provenance

The Property of a Lady, Christie's, London, 6 July, 1988, lot 185

Catalogue Note

The figures, which are of King Arthur, the legendary early 6th Century British ruler, and Theodoric, king of the Visigoths, are based on two of the colossal bronze statues which form part of the tomb of Emperor Maximilian I in the Court church at Innsbruck, Austria.
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