A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TWO HANDLED SOUP TUREEN, COVER, AND STAND, GOTTLIEB MENTZEL, AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1711-15
A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TWO HANDLED SOUP TUREEN, COVER, AND STAND, GOTTLIEB MENTZEL, AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1711-15
A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TWO HANDLED SOUP TUREEN, COVER, AND STAND, GOTTLIEB MENTZEL, AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1711-15
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A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TWO HANDLED SOUP TUREEN, COVER, AND STAND, GOTTLIEB MENTZEL, AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1711-15

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP

A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TWO HANDLED SOUP TUREEN, COVER, AND STAND, GOTTLIEB MENTZEL, AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1711-15

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot Sold:15,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TWO HANDLED SOUP TUREEN, COVER, AND STAND, GOTTLIEB MENTZEL, AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1711-15


inverted baluster circular form chased with Régence foliate scroll and diaper-work panels, the body chased in relief with four interspersed masks, the cover and stand similary Régence chased with interspersed male and female portrait medallions, ornate scrolling wood handles and finial

tureen 33.7cm., 13¼in. high; stand 34.3cm., 13½in. diameter

3531gr., 113oz. 10dwt. total

Condition Report

Good clear marks to underside of tureen and rim of stand. The cover unmarked. The masks on the body may have been re-chased. The body is slightly uneven between the body and the foot. Later gilded over some surface wear and a couple of old repairs - possibly 20th century. Otherwise good condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Marie-Anne 'Baby Friedländer' Goldschmidt-Rothschild, Berlin

Max Knöll Antiquäten, Basel Antiques Fair, Basel, May 1973

Antonella Bensi Antiqarito, Milan, June 1973

STYLE: European Silver, Gold Boxes and Ceramics
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