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224 - ORANGERIE. Selected Objects (51 Lots)
51 lots with images
May 29, 2014
Description: Nigeria, Nok Culture Large statue of a kneeling man Terracotta 21 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (without base)
Condition Report: Repair of the left lower leg. The back plate consists of modern bound yet historical material of the period circa 500 BC to 500 AD and is a subsequent addition of the 20th century - see certificate (report AA 01-06126) of Antiques Analytics GmbH, Dr. R. Neunteufel, 28. July 2001View additional info and full condition report
Description: Ethiopia Grave marker Volcanic rock, carved 31 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.
Condition Report: Stand addedView additional info
Description: Costa Rica. Northern highlands, culture of the Guapiles people Seated warrior with nose peg (periode VI) Volcanic rock 18 1/8 x 18 7/8 in.
Condition Report: Repaired areas of breakage to the left legView additional info
Description: Costa Rica. Northern highlands, culture of the Guapiles people Standing warrior with trophy head (Period VI) Volcanic rock 41 3/8 x 21 5/8 in.View additional info
Description: Master of the Rouen Échevinage (circle) Book of Hours after the Use of Rouen. Manuscript with 13 illuminations Red lines, text area averaging 9,7 x 6,2 cm, 15 lines (calendar: 16), in a single column. As textura a French lettre bâtarde in brown ink, several hands identifiable. Rubrications in red ink. Near the orations, psalms etc. one- to two-line gold initials on blue or red ground and four-line blue initials (heightened with red and white) on gold ground. Borders accompanying the text averaging 9,7 x 3,3 cm. Richly decorated borders with tendrils of thorn and vine leaves, partly gilt, blue-yellow acanthus, flowers, fruits and depictions of animals on vellum-coloured or yellow ground. Numerous drolleries (mythical creatures, hybrid creatures, wild men, etc.). Both the miniatures and the borders are in their motifs and their style identifable as from the circle of the Master of the Rouen Échevinage (active approx. 1450-1480) and datable to circa 1470 Handwriting on vellum, illuminated / leather binding presumably 18th century. 8°
Condition Report: No endpaper / parts: VI12 + (V-1)21 + 7 IV77 + 2 II85 + IV93 + III98 + 4 IV130 + III135 + (IV-1)142. Before folio 13 at least 1 part with losses to the text. Foliation in pencil on the recto-pages upper right (1-141), last folio side not inscribed, fol. 31/32 missed outView additional info and full condition report