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A Meissen silver-mounted horn-shaped cane handle, Circa 1730-35

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2,000 to - 3,000 USD

A Meissen silver-mounted horn-shaped cane handle, Circa 1730-35

A Meissen silver-mounted horn-shaped cane handle, Circa 1730-35

No reserve

Estimate:

2,000 to - 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

12,600

USD

A Meissen silver-mounted horn-shaped cane handle, Circa 1730-35


painted in shades of black with the head of a goat or chamois, the gilt-edged terminal painted, in the manner of J. G. Höroldt. with a hound between two figures.

Height: 2 ¾ in.

7 cm

A D-shaped section at rim re-stuck, measuring 2.4 cm wide x 2.3 cm at highest point. Some wear and scratching to glaze and enamels of banner held by the central figure. Some chipping to rim visible under silver-mount.


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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.


NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS

OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Margarethe (née Knapp, 1878-1949) and Dr. Franz (1871-1950) Oppenheimer, Berlin & Vienna (no. 226 in red);

Dr. Fritz Mannheimer (1890-1939), Amsterdam & Paris, inv. no. Por. 333 (acquired between 1936 and 1939);

Dienststelle Mühlmann, The Hague (acquired from the Estate of the above in 1941 on behalf of the Sonderauftrag Linz for the proposed Führermuseum);

On deposit at Kloster Stift Hohenfurth;

On deposit at Salzbergwerk Bad Aussee;

Recovered from the above by Allied Monuments Officers and transferred to the Central Collecting Point Munich (MCCP inv. no. 1616/5);

Repatriated from the above to Holland between 1945 and 1949;

Loaned by the Dutch State to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam in 1952 and transferred to the museum in 1960;

Restituted by the above to the heirs of Margarethe and Franz Oppenheimer in 2021.

Abraham L. den Blaauwen, Meissen porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2000, p. 169, cat. no. 99

A similar cane handle painted with Chinoiserie figures in this manner was sold at Christie's London, March 30, 1987, lot 79. Another was sold in the same rooms, June 5, 1996, lot 447.