Lot 2050: A pear of anguish, probably Nuremberg, 1st half of the 17th century
October 26, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Four-part brass body with iron threaded bolt and mechanism. The segments richly decorated in relief. Circumferential depiction of Justitia, Abraham and Isaac, Saint Vitus as well as the Nuremberg arms(?) with hardly legible scroll. Finely worked tinned iron handle with cut depiction of two mermaids. Length 15 cm.
Condition Report: II
Notes: Gerichts- und Folterinstrumente