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Auction Description for Auctionata: #80 Rarities from three Centuries
Viewing Notes:
Preview Location: Helmholtzstraße 2-9, Stairway E, 3. Floor, 10587 Berlin.
Sale Notes:
Come on a journey with us across three centuries and discover a wide range of European antiques, art objects and rarities. As well as silver works, sculptures made from diverse materials and exciting collector's items, pharmaceutical rarities and decorative objects for every taste will also come under the hammer.
Terms and Conditions:
(as of October 2012)

A. General Terms and Conditions - Auctions

- jointly referred to as : Terms and conditions -

der ISA Auctionata Auktionen AG,
Branch Office Germany,
Kurfürstendamm 212,
10719 Berlin, Germany,

represented by its Managing Directors:
Alexander Zacke, Georg Untersalmberger, Jan Thiel

Telephone: +49 30 983 20 222
Company Registration Number HRB 143468 B, Registry Court: Local Court Berlin-Charlottenburg,
Value Added Tax ID No. DE282098266

This text is a translation from the German language, only. In case of doubt, the German version applies. The contractual language shall be German.

Preamble

Auctionata is an auction house which offers high-quality goods on the Internet. They are auctioned off or offered for direct sale in the Online Shop. All auctions are transmitted in real time via streaming technology. Auctionata offers second-hand goods from the fields of art and antiques as well as sculptures, decorative art and design of the 20th century, jewellery, rugs, memorabilia, collector's items, oriental artworks, tribal art, textiles, Islamic art, postcards, paintings, works on paper and graphic prints, numismatics, postage stamps, silver, porcelain, glass and ceramics, contemporary art and photography, rare wines and liquors, antique books, autographs, placards, vintage fashion, accessories, musical instruments, watches, vehicles, coins and many other luxury goods. Moreover, Auctionata offers valuations of second-hand art items and luxury goods.

Auctionata requires consent to these Terms and Conditions before every purchase in an auction or the Online Shop and before every obtaining a valuation.

Integral parts of this Terms and Conditions shall be the Overview of Fees in their currently valid version as well as the tabular listing of the increments specified by Auctionata.

Auctionata holds an offical authorization for auctioneering according to Section 34b German Industrial Code (GewO).

A. General Terms and Conditions - Auctions

1. General provisions

1.1 All offers, purchase agreements, deliveries and services based on and in connection with auctions organized by Auctionata, including through the www.auctionata.com website (hereinafter "auctions") shall be governed by these General Terms and Conditions.

1.2 In the auctions, Auctionata sells items on consignment, i.e. Auctionata assumes the role of seller for the owner of the items (hereinafter "Consignor") by selling items in its own name on behalf of the owner ("Commission-based Transaction").

1.3 Our offerings are intended merely for consumers and business persons who have turned 18 years of age, i.e. only for adults. In the event that the customer only then becomes an adult after turning 18 years of age in the country where he resides, then the customer may only then register when he is considered to be an adult in the country where he resides.

1.4 Auctionata reserves the right to exclude customers from an auction if their residence/delivery address is located in a country in which the goods that are being offered cannot be imported and Auctionata has knowledge of this and if doubt exists about the customer's identity or his creditworthiness.

1.5 Auctionata reserves the right to limit the number of goods which a customer may acquire. Thus, for example, it may be demanded that acquired goods must be paid for before the customer may continue to bid or buy.

1.6 The customer's general terms and conditions shall not apply, even if Auctionata has not expressly rejected these in individual cases.

1.7 Auctionata may employ third parties as vicarious agents for the purpose of fulfilling the Agreement. The customer hereby consents to this in advance.

1.8 Auctionata's employees themselves are forbidden from bidding on goods. Auctionata's employees may not supply any goods.

2. Sale by Auction

2.1 Auctions operated by Auctionata are based upon the English auction model. With this auction form, the price is successively increased by the submission of at least one bid above the starting price.

2.2. Auctionata will hold the auction at its own discretion. An auctioneer will conduct the auction for Auctionata in the auction room and is in charge of the proceedings. He or she will conduct the auction, read out the auction announcements (at the beginning of the auction) and accept the winning bid. The auctioneer will accept the winning bid in accordance with his/her duties at his discretion in all cases.
If the auctioneer makes the decision to end the auction, then he shall count off the following phrase to all persons who have entered the virtual auction room "Highest bid going once…, highest bid going twice…., highest bid going thrice…". Then the current bid price shall be announced by the auctioneer. The auctioneer may only then announce the acceptance of the winning bid if no higher offer has been submitted after the highest bid is repeated three times.

2.3 Auctionata offers for example the following auction formats:

a) Weekly auctions:
At Auctionata, weekly auctions are held which are often only then announced at short notice. With a weekly auction, the offerings are often quite mixed and diverse. Auctionata endeavours to negotiate particularly low starting prices with the consignors. The time for each weekly auction shall be disclosed on the web site. As a rule, during the weekly auctions, items from quite diverse segments are offered.

b) Special auctions:
Furthermore, there are special auctions at Auctionata in which items from a designated area of 15 main categories are offered by Auctionata. In this case, our experts make a strict selection in order to ensure that only clearly suitable articles are sold by auction. Special auctions are also announced, but only take place infrequently.

2.4 Auctionata requires consent to these Terms and Conditions and the announcement before the participation in an auction.

3. Auction catalog and viewing

3.1 Goods to be sold at Auction will be presented in an auction catalog (at least two weeks before the Auction). The lot number, estimated value and starting price for each item will be listed here.

3.2 The items presented in the auction catalog can be viewed by customers for at least two hours at Auctionata's premises by appointment.

3.3 Our customers shall have no entitlement to bid for particular items presented in the auction catalog because the items are presented subject to the proviso that an owner may withdraw his items up until the start of the Auction. Furthermore, Auctionata shall be entitled to withdraw items from the auction before the winning bid is accepted without stating reasons.

3.4 Auctionata shall be entitled to conduct the Auction in a different order to the order of the lot numbers as stated in the auction catalog. Auctionata shall further be entitled to offer several items shown separately in the auction catalog together as one lot, or to divide a lot containing several items.

3.5 The Auctionata experts will ascertain information about the manufacturing technique, origin, condition, material, design and age of an item using published or otherwise generally accessible scientific knowledge to the best of their knowledge and judgment. This information will be incorporated into the catalog descriptions. Only such defects, flaws and damage that significantly affect the value of the item will be mentioned in the catalog descriptions.

4. Participation in an Auction

4.1 As a rule, items can be purchased at auction by participating in the auction in Auctionata's auction room. The customer may participate in an auction in person through his presence in the Auctionata auction room, (although the number of participants may be limited by Auctionata,) or may be represented at the auction. The customer may also participate in the auction via means of communication such as letter, fax, telephone, email, or his user account on the Auctionata website

4.2 Written purchase order and bids by telephone shall constitute a commissioning of Auctionata by the customer to place bids on his behalf and to enter into a purchase agreement with Auctionata if he or she places the winning bid. In this respect, the customer authorizes Auctionata to place bids on his behalf and to enter into the purchase agreement resulting from the winning bid. In this respect, Auctionata is granted an exception from the provision of Section 181 of the German Civil Code (BGB) by the customer. Such representation by Auctionata shall always require the customer to commission Auctionata in writing.

a) The following shall apply to written purchase orders:
- Auctionata shall remain free to reject requests or to cancel accepted requests up until the winning bid is accepted at its own discretion.
- Commissioning shall always be restricted to the item specified in the order form (in accordance with the specified lot number) and the specified maximum purchasing limit (i.e. the maximum price to be bid).
- The maximum purchasing limit must not be lower than the starting price. The maximum purchasing limit will only be exhausted if there is another bidder. If no one else bids on the relevant item, the customer's bid will automatically be accepted at the starting price. To clarify: The specified maximum purchasing limit relates only to the purchase price excluding the buyer's premium, resale rights tax, shipping and shipping insurance costs and statutory VAT; Auctionata shall charge extra for these in accordance with figure 8.1.
- The order form may not be used to communicate other messages to Auctionata going beyond the distinct written absentee bid. Under no circumstances will Auctionata take messages of this kind noted on Written Purchase Order into account. Auctionata reserves the right to reject the written absentee bid in such cases.
- The customer may cancel the written purchase order in writing (fax, letter, email) up to 72 hours before the auction begins without citing reasons. Such cancellation is permissible up to 72 hours before the auction begins. Cancellation later than 72 before the auction begins, or after the auction has begun, is excluded in principle; it may be permitted in individual cases at the discretion of Auctionata, however. In cases of cancellation, Auctionata shall be entitled to charge an administration fee in accordance with the schedule of fees for the Auction for each item specified in the written purchase order.
- If, despite having submitted a written purchase order, the customer wishes to bid in the Auction simultaneously by using his user account or by telephone, for example, he or she must inform Auctionata of this in writing (fax, letter or email) at least 24 hours before the start of the Auction. If the customer does not comply with his announcement, Auctionata shall be entitled to carry out the order as stipulated in the order form.

b) The following shall apply to bids by telephone:
- Auctionata shall remain free to reject requests or to cancel accepted requests up until the winning bid is accepted at its own discretion.
- Commissioning shall always be restricted to the item specified in the order form (in accordance with the specified lot number).
- Auctionata will contact the customer by telephone before the items specified in the order form are auctioned using the contact details provided by the customer. If Auctionata is unable to make contact, despite having made three attempts to do so, Auctionata will implement the order concerning the items specified in the order form in the same way as a written purchase order, i.e. Auctionata will place bids up to the starting price. If no one else bids on the relevant item, the customer's bid will automatically be accepted at the starting price. To clarify: The winning bid at the starting price relates only to the purchase price excluding the buyer's premium, resale rights tax, shipping and shipping insurance costs and statutory VAT; Auctionata shall charge extra for these in accordance with figure 8.1.
- During the telephone conversation, the telephone bidder must state that he or she accepts these general terms and conditions and has acknowledged the auction announcements. The conversation may be recorded by Auctionata for documentation purposes; the caller will be informed of this in advance. Auctionata reserves the right to reject bids placed by telephone or to make the consideration of a bid conditional upon the payment of a deposit or a creditworthiness check.
- The rules for written purchase orders shall apply by analogy.

4.3 During the auction, bids from customers present in the auction room, but also bids placed via communication means such as letter, fax, telephone, email or the user account on Auctionata's website will be considered, which may result in a bidding process between the bids placed in the auction room and the written purchase order placed, for example, but also between two written purchase order or a bid placed by telephone or via the user account on Auctionata's website.
Auctionata reserves the right to do not to accept bids or bids or to make the consideration of a bid dependent upon a down payment and/or the provision of security or credit report information.

4.4 Only verified customers are allowed to participate in an auction.

4.5 In the case that technical problems prevent the continuation of an already running auction the following shall apply:
- All winning bids that were made before the arising of the technical problems shall remain valid.
- All items from a weekly auction which have not yet been auctioned off shall be auctioned off at a later point in time.
- If a special auction is affected, the auction shall be continued at a later point in time. All persons who were in the auction room at the time that the auction was suspended or have used communication means such as letter, fax, telephone, email or the user account on Auctionata's website shall be notified of the new time for the auction in writing via email and the time for the new auction shall be published one week in advance on the website www.auctionata.com.

5. User account

5.1 A user account can be set up free of charge and does not oblige the user to participate in an auction. No entitlement to a user account shall exist.

5.2 In order to set up a user account, the following data must be provided truthfully by the customer:
- Surname, First Name
- Email address
- Residential address (or deviating shipping address)
- Telephone number

Every change of the above mentioned data has to be reported without request via email, fax, letter or by telephone to Auctionata. The user account for a legal identity has to be registered by its legal representative. The user account is personal which means that only individuals are allowed to create the user account and only the registered person is allowed to use it. The user account is not transferrable.

5.3 The customer must specify a password for his user account. The password must be kept secret and reasonable measures must be taken to prevent non-authorized use. In order to use the user account, a profile photo must be uploaded and a username must be selected. It is forbidden to use profile photos that infringe rights of third parties. Auctionata reserves the right to prohibit the use of profile photos or - particularly in cases where rights of third parties are infringed - to remove them.

5.4 If there are indications that a customer is infringing laws, rights of third parties or Auctionata's General Terms and Conditions, Auctionata shall be entitled to temporarily block the user account or to delete it permanently. The above shall also apply even in the event that Auctionata has another legitimate interest in the deletion of the user account. This shall be the case particularly if fraudulent activities have taken place. In the event that the user account has been blocked or deleted, the respective owner is prohibited from using Auctionata's services via a user account. In particular, this includes setting up and using a new user account.

5.5 A client may have deleted his user account at any time by asking Auctionata's Customer Service Division to delete it. The Customer Service Division shall delete the data within three working days

6. Verification

6.1 Before the participation in an auction, Auctionata verifies the persons who want to participate in it. Auctionata is therefore entitled to verify the identity of a customer before his participation in an auction. Customers are verified, if their identity has been proven towards Auctionata. This is especially the case, if:
- Customers have concluded a consignment agreement with Auctionata,
- Customers have already purchased goods in the Online Shop and have paid and accepted the items or have picked up items subject to the presentation of an ID,
- Customers are personally known to Auctionata,
- Customers have been verified by means of a copy of an ID, via credit card, via a credit agency or via the provision of security and/or bank information and, as required, also can document their credit reference.

6.2 Auctionata is entitled at any time to make each bidding process dependent upon the provision of security, bank information, information from a credit agency or via the blocking of a certain volume of the credit card limit.

7. Formation of the purchase agreement

7.1 Each bid relating to an item constitutes an offer to enter into a purchase agreement and is therefore legally binding. The purchase agreement concerning an item offered shall be formed and binding when the winning bid is accepted. Placing the winning bid shall oblige the customer to pay the purchase price and to accept the item.

7.2 In order to be effective, bids must correspond with the bidding increments stipulated by Auctionata. The increments specified by Auctionata in the bidding increments table shall form an integral part of these General Terms and Conditions.

If a bid does not correspond with the increments specified by Auctionata in the bidding increments table, Auctionata shall be entitled to round down the bid to the next lowest bidding increment for it to be effective.

7.3 The priority principle shall apply when considering bids, i.e. if there are two bids of equal value, the earlier bid will always be considered. If two bids of equal value are placed at the same time, lots will be drawn to decide which bid has priority.

7.4 Auctionata shall be entitled to overturn a winning bid after it has been accepted and to continue the auction of the item if there is doubt as to the identity of the offeror, or other doubt concerning the winning bid.
If it is established after the winning bid has been accepted that the purchase agreement with the highest bidder is to be rescinded because he or she is not able to pay for the auctioned item, Auctionata shall be entitled at its own discretion to offer the goods to the underbidder in writing at the last price offered by him or her (email shall suffice). Auctionata shall be bound by the offer for five days. The offer must be accepted in writing by fax, email, letter or by telephone.

7.5 The winning bid will be accepted after the auctioneer has said: "Going once for …, going twice for …, going three times for …, sold!" The auctioneer will state the current purchase price each time. The auctioneer will accept the winning bid if no higher bid has been placed after the highest bid has been announced three times.

7.6 Auctionata is entitled at its own discretion to reject bids from a bidder during the auction where it has reasons to presume a lack of seriousness, and to ask bidders to pay for the items they have already purchased or to pay a deposit before allowing them to bid on other items.

7.7 The bidder bids and purchases in his own name and for his own account. He or she may be represented by a representative, however, after giving notice in writing (email, fax or letter).

7.8 The items will be offered and auctioned in their condition when the winning bid is accepted.

7.9 Auctionata shall be entitled to accept the winning bid under reserve, if the highest bid on an item is below the item's minimum selling price agreed on with its consignor ("limit agreement"). In the case of placing the winning bid under reserve, the validity of the purchase agreement (cf. Clause 7.1 of the Terms and Conditions) is dependent on the condition that the consignor approves the sale at hammer price within a period of 8 (eight) days after the auction. If the consignor does not approve the sale at hammer price within the aforementioned period, a valid purchase agreement has not been established. In this case, the highest bidder will be notified. If a limit agreement has been concluded on an item, Auctionata will mark the item on the lot page with the text note "limit agreement".

8. Prices

8.1 On top of the purchase price determined by the winning bid, Auctionata will charge the buyer's premium, resale rights tax (where applicable), shipping and shipping insurance costs and statutory VAT. Therefore, bids placed for items during an auction shall always relate to a price excluding the buyer's premium, resale rights tax, shipping and shipping insurance costs and statutory VAT. The same applies to the prices stated in the auction catalog. Further information about the purchase price can be found in the List of Fees for Buyers, whereupon the respective current version shall apply.

8.2 Further information about shipping and shipping insurance costs can be found in the List of Fees for Buyers, whereupon the respective current version shall apply. These costs shall not apply if collection of the goods has been agreed to in writing (email shall suffice) with Auctionata in exceptional cases.
Deliveries to non-EU countries are subject to additional custom duties and import tax.Further Information to custom duties and import tax can for example be found here:
http://www.zoll.de/DE/Home/home_node.html;jsessionid=BA5864B4CA08BA56593274FD649E3105

8.3 If a work or art is subject to resale rights in accordance with copyright laws, then a resale rights tax must be deducted. The goods affected will be labeled accordingly in the auction catalog. Further information about the resale rights tax can be found in the List of Fees for Buyers, whereupon the respective current version shall apply.

9. Taxation

9.1 In principle, statutory VAT shall only be payable on the buyer's premium, resale rights tax, shipping and shipping insurance costs because the purchase price is subject to differential taxation for buyers residing in the EU. Differential taxation is a special form of taxation which is prescribed for the trading of second-hand items where it is not possible to deduct input tax.

9.2 By derogation from the above, purchasers may request that an invoice is issued subject to standard taxation when purchasing second-hand items. A precondition for this is that the purchaser is entitled to deduct input tax.

9.3 If an item is labeled "RB" in the auction catalog, statutory VAT shall also be payable on the purchase price (a case of so-called "standard taxation").

For entrepreneurs may apply that the statutory VAT on the purchase price omits in the following cases:

- From a tax perspective, all countries outside of the EU are considered third-party countries; in this case, no VAT shall be applicable. Where applicable, buyers from third-party countries must then pay customs duties and taxes on the supplied goods on-site. There are also exceptions in this regard. Among others, the Canary Islands are considered to be a third-party country known as the EU Special Zone.

- For business persons who have purchased from Auctionata for commercial purposes, the VAT exemption shall likewise apply to deliveries within the EU if the buyer can document by means of his VAT ID No. that he will pay the VAT for the purchase of the item in his home country.

10. Warranty; condition

10.1 The warranty period shall be two years from the time of delivery for consumers, and twelve months from the time of delivery for businesses. Section 383 of the German Commercial Code (HGB) shall only apply with respect to businesses.

10.2 The purchaser shall purchase the item in accordance with the product description in the auction catalogue. The situation is different in cases where information is provided about the condition of an item in the auction announcement which varies from the information provided in the product description in the auction catalog. In the case referred to above, the auction announcements shall prevail, with the result that the condition of the item is determined by the auction announcements.

10.3 The items offered in the auction are used items whose signs of use and age give them their special character. For this reason, the actual condition of the item as shown and described in the auction catalog shall be regarded as the agreed condition. If flaws, damage or defects to the items are listed in the auction catalog which no longer correspond with the usual condition of a used item, but which fundamentally affect the value of the item, the items will be purchased in accordance with the information in the product description and a warranty shall be excluded in this regard.

10.4 The information about the condition of the item, particularly as described in the catalog, is based on generally accessible scientific knowledge which has been ascertained and made use of by the Auctionata experts exercising the necessary care and accuracy. It follows from this that the technical and scientific knowledge available at the time of entering into the agreement is relevant for the presence of a defect at this time, i.e. if the age of an item is stated incorrectly, this does not constitute a defect if it was determined in accordance with the technical and scientific knowledge available at the time.

10.5 The exact color of an item is excluded from the agreement on characteristics, since there may be minor color variations between the photo shown on the Internet and the actual item (e.g. due to lighting and focus).

10.6 If an item was expressly identified as a copy in the catalog description, then the authenticity cannot constitute a characteristic of the item, with the result that the item is purchased as a copy and a warranty is excluded in this respect.

10.7 If a defect is present, i.e. in the event of deviation from the contractually agreed condition of the item, and if documented written proof of the deficiency is presented within the warranty period in accordance with figure 10.1, the following shall apply to the rescinded transaction:
The transaction will be rescinded in accordance with the statutory provisions. Accordingly, the payments/goods received must first be returned by the parties. That is to say that Auctionata will refund the purchase price paid by the purchaser and the purchaser will return the item to Auctionata. The situation is different in cases where the item received by the purchaser has deteriorated or perished; deterioration caused by the use of the item as intended shall not be taken into account, however. In this case, the debtor shall provide compensation instead of returning the item (cf. Section 346, section 2, no. 3 of the German Civil Code (BGB)). The compensation shall be calculated based on the purchase price of the item.

In addition, the statutory warranty regulations shall apply, i.e. the purchaser may also demand the reduction of the purchase price.

11. Guarantee of authenticity

Auctionata guarantees to the purchaser the authenticity of the goods on the following conditions:

11.1 Auctionata guarantees that the purchased item is not a fake, i.e. a copy produced with the intention of deceiving a potential purchaser as to the creator, the date of creation, the material and the age, given the technical and scientific knowledge available at the time. This means that the guarantee relates solely to expressly stated information about the creator, the date of creation, the material and the age of an item. If one of the items of information listed above was not provided for an item, this information shall not be the subject of the guarantee.
If an item was expressly identified as a copy (e.g. "museum copy") by Auctionata in the auction catalog before it was purchased, then a guarantee of authenticity is excluded in this respect.

11.2 The purchaser may assert the inauthenticity of an item against Auctionata within 25 years of the item being handed over to him or her.

11.3 If there is a dispute between Auctionata and the purchaser as to the authenticity of the item, an expert arbitrator shall decide the matter. Judicial proceedings concerning the matter of dispute and associated entitlements may only be instituted once an expert determination has been prepared. The parties should agree on the person appointed as the expert arbitrator within 4 weeks of a written request being made by one party. Auctionata will give the purchaser a choice of three recognized independent and impartial experts for this. If no agreement is reached within this period, the expert will be appointed by the Bundesverband der Kunstsachverständigen e.V. or a compartable organization at the written request of one party. The expert arbitrator must be an officially appointed art expert. The expert arbitrator must be independent and impartial. The expert determination will be prepared in writing. The expert arbitrator will base his decision solely on the generally acknowledged technological and scientific standards prevailing in the field at the time when the item in question was purchased. The expert arbitrator's findings and the outcome shall be binding on the parties. The expert determination must be submitted and substantiated in writing. The statement of reasons must include the significant assumptions on which the expert valuation is based. If the purchaser wins the dispute on the basis of the expert determination, Auctionata shall bear the costs and expenses incurred by the expert arbitrator. If the purchaser loses the dispute on the basis of the expert determination, the purchaser shall bear the costs and expenses incurred by the expert arbitrator. Each party shall bear its own costs incurred in connection with the expert determination, such as legal fees.

11.4 If the purchaser wins the dispute on the basis of the expert determination, the statutory warranty terms shall apply, whereupon liability for lost profit is expressly not covered by the guarantee.

11.5 The guarantee of authenticity is personal and may not be transferred either by contract or by law, e.g. within the scope of a transfer to a sole successor in title.




12. Liability

Auctionata shall only be liable in cases of intention and gross negligence; the aforementioned shall not apply in the event that express guarantees are assumed (figure 11), or in the event of damages resulting from injury to life, body or health, or in the event of mandatory legal provisions. In the event that significant contractual obligations are breached, or in the event of debtor's delay or impossibility of payment or performance for which Auctionata is responsible, Auctionata shall be liable for each case of culpable conduct, however. Liability for compensation of indirect damage, and particularly for lost profit, shall only arise in cases of intent or gross negligence on the part of legal representatives, managers or other vicarious agents of Auctionata. The amount of Auctionata's liability shall be limited to the damage typically foreseeable at the time of entering into the agreement, except in cases of intent or gross negligence on the part of legal representatives, managers or other vicarious agents of Auctionata.

13. Retention of title

The items shall remain the property of the respective Consignor until they are paid for in full.
To protect the purchaser, the items will not be shipped until payment has been received in full (receipt of payment).

14. Terms of payment

14.1 The purchase price for the items purchased is to be paid in advance. The customer must pay the purchase price immediately upon receipt of the invoice in PDF format. Payment on delivery is excluded. The customer may effect payment by bank transfer, PayPal or credit card (VISA, Mastercard, Diners Club, American Express). Auctionata shall not charge any fees for this.

14.2 A buyer shall enter into payment default if he has not rendered payment within 30 days after the payment due date; the relevant date is the date that Auctionata receives the payment into its account. In the event of payment default, the purchase price of Buyers who are consumers shall accrue interest during the payment default period in the amount of 5% points above the respectively valid base lending rate (in accordance with the statutory directives published by the German Central Bank) plus the statutory VAT. For an entrepreneur, the interest during the payment default period shall be 8% points above the base lending rate plus the statutory VAT. The interest shall be calculated per year and charged to the current account.

14.3 If the purchaser delays in making payment, Auctionata may withdraw wholly or partially from the agreement in accordance with the statutory provisions after granting an extension period of seven days, and demand damages (Section 325 of the German Civil Code (BGB)), which may include, specifically, storage costs and the buyer's premium.

14.4 The purchaser shall be deemed in default with acceptance of the item if he or she does not accept the item after two delivery attempts, or does not collect the item from the deliverer after it is deposited within the statutory period set by the deliverer, or does not collect the item from Auctionata or the deliverer on the agreed date two times in succession.

In the event of a delay in acceptance, Auctionata may wholly or partially withdraw from the agreement in accordance with the statutory provisions. When rescinding the purchase price payment transaction, Auctionata may offset the amount against any entitlement to compensation. This may include, in particular, the expenses incurred through default and through the reduction of the proceeds in the event that the item is auctioned again, and the auction fees associated with this.

When rescinding the purchase price payment transaction, the purchaser must provide his valid bank account details to Auctionata. If he or she fails to comply with this request, the amount will be deposited with the court after 90 days have passed at the purchaser's expense.

15. Delivery or collection, delivery periods, damage during shipping

15.1 Unless expressly agreed otherwise in writing, Auctionata will ship the sold items to the purchaser and the purchaser will pay the costs of shipping and shipping insurance in accordance with figure 8.2.

15.2 If agreed expressly in writing (by letter, fax or email) in individual cases, the purchaser can also collect the items from Auctionata in Berlin or from the Consignor at its own expense and risk on request and by appointment.

Collection is only possible if the items have been paid for in advance. The day on which the money arrives in Auctionata's account shall be determinative. Cash payment upon collection is not possible. Upon collection, the purchaser must prove his identity by showing his identity document, which will be copied. If the purchaser sends a representative to collect the item, he or she must announce this by letter, fax or email. In this case, the representative must also prove his identity. The item must be collected at the agreed time. If the purchaser culpably fails to uphold the appointment, default of acceptance in accordance with figure 14.4 shall apply.

15.3 Auctionata will only ship the items when they have been paid for in full (receipt of payment). The delivery period shall be 14 days after receipt of payment in the case of deliveries within the EU, and 21 days for deliveries to countries outside the EU. We deliver all over the world, provided that this does not conflict with legal regulations (bans on imports).

15.4 If the purchaser is a business entity, shipping will take place at its own risk; for consumers, the statutory provisions shall apply, i.e. under no circumstances shall the consumer bear the risk of conveyance during shipping.

15.5 If, immediately upon receipt of the item, it should be discovered that the item has suffered severe damage during shipping, the customer should retain the packaging as evidence, since otherwise proving that the damage occurred during transit is considerably more difficult for Auctionata or may even be impossible. Please contact us immediately in such a case.

16. Exemptions from liability

16.1 Auctionata shall not be liable for the timely and correct submission of orders, bids and messages to Auctionata. Auctionata shall not, therefore, be held liable for the provision of a free telephone line and a functioning fax and Internet connection. Auctionata shall assume no liability whatsoever for the permanent availability of the Auctionata website.

16.2 Auctionata occasionally has to limit the operation of its website in order to perform maintenance work on the system or where this is required in order to perform technical security measures. During these times it is may be that the website of Auctionata is not accessible.

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#80 Rarities from three Centuries

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July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM CET (in progress)

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A Silver-gilt Cloisonné Enamel Sprinkler Spoon, Russia, c.1890

Lot 1: A Silver-gilt Cloisonné Enamel Sprinkler Spoon, Russia, c.1890

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Description: 875/1000 silver, gilt and cloisonné enamel Russia, St. Petersburg, around 1890 Combined standard and city mark (Dvoinik) St. Petersburg (1882-1899) and 84 zolotnikiLength: 16.5 cm Weight: approx. 75 grams Very good condition Provenance: Private Collection, Berlin A typical and very well-preserved Russian Cloisonne sprinkler or sugar spoon with floral enamel decorationThe sugar or stray spoon offered here was created around 1890 in St. Petersburg, Russia. It is a particularly fine and typical Russian work made of gilt silver. The handle is enameled with fine floral, polychrome decoration in cloisonné technique on both sides as well as on the outside rim of the perforated bowl.The spoon bears the hallmarks of the combined standard and city mark St. Petersburg (1882-1899) and 84 zolotniki (= fineness 875/1000). It is in very good condition with only slight signs of wear. The length measures 16.5 cm, the weight approx. 75 grams. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Henri Duponchel, Silver Tea Cup with Spoon, Paris, circa 1860

Lot 2: Henri Duponchel, Silver Tea Cup with Spoon, Paris, circa 1860

Estimated Price: €960 - €1,200

Description: 950 silver, fire-giltParis, circa 1860Henri Duponchel (1794-1868), established in Paris in 1840Silver cup, saucer & spoonCup and saucer marked with 'Duponchel/A Paris' as well as purity mark for 950 silver and mark of the silversmith 'LM' with hammer on the undersideBowl of the spoon marked with purity mark for 950 silver and mark of the silversmith 'PO' with hammerDecorative floral décor with vases; vacant cartouche on the body of the cup and three-dimensional handle with mascaronHeight of cup: 5 cm; diameter of saucer: 14.8 cmLength of spoon: 19 cmTotal weight: approx. 420 gramsVery good conditionThis decorative cup with saucer and spoon is made of 950 silver and was manufactured by Henri Duponchel in Paris circa 1860. The cup widens towards the top and is characterized by a beautiful, sculpted handle with mascaron. The body of the cup shows a floral décor with vases all around. In between, there is a vacant cartouche. The inside and the foot of the cup are fire-gilt. The décor of the cup is repeated on the saucer and the spoon.The cup and the saucer are marked with 'Duponchel/A Paris' and the purity mark for 950 silver as well as the mark of the silversmith 'LM' on the underside. The bowl of the spoon is marked with the purity mark for 905 silver and the silversmith mark 'PO' with hammer. The height of the cup is 5 cm, and the diameter of the saucer is 14.8 cm. The length of the spoon is 19 cm. The total weight of all pieces is approximately 420 grams. (cko) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Two Silver Cups from Austria-Hungary, around 1890

Lot 3: Two Silver Cups from Austria-Hungary, around 1890

Estimated Price: €480 - €600

Description: 800 silver, chased, cast and pressedAustria, Vienna and Hungary, Budapest, around 1890 Dianakopf mark, Vienna (1872-1922) on the cup and maker's mark 'LM' and 'PT' Dianakopf mark, Pest (1872-1922) and maker's mark 'KM'Height: 6 and 8.5 cm Total weight of both cups: approx. 454 grams Good ConditionProvenance: Private collection, GermanyTwo extraordinary, stylistically varying silver cups with matching saucersThis lot includes two silver cups with saucers from the area Austria-Hungary, made around 1880/90:One hemispherical plain teacup (Vienna) on round, slightly flared foot ring with J-handle. On the slightly overhanging lip edge in relief beaded rim with corresponding saucer. It is stamped with the Dianakopf, Vienna (1872-1922) and maker's mark 'LM' and 'PT'. Its total height measures 6 cm. Weight of the cup and saucer: 203 grams.Another teacup (Budapest) with round, slightly flattened shape and circumferential gadrooning on the cup and the saucer. It is stamped with the Dianakopf, Pest (1872-1922) and maker's mark 'KM' on the bottom of the cup and in the groove of the saucer, the latter mark strongly rubbed. Its total height measures 8.5 cm. The total weight is approx. 251 grams.Both cups are in good condition with only slight age-related signs of use. They are each stamped with the Hallmarks. The weight of the two cups together is approx. 454 grams. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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German Lidded Silver Bowl with Handles & Floral Décor, c. 1890

Lot 4: German Lidded Silver Bowl with Handles & Floral Décor, c. 1890

Estimated Price: €720 - €900

Description: 800 silverGermany, around 1890Hallmarked with a crescent moon and crown for GermanyWith purity mark '800' and two unidentified marksGilt on the insideMeasures: ca. 16 cm in height, 61 cm circumferenceOverall weight: 837 gramsGood condition This chased lidded silver bowl with handles was made in Germany around 1890. It is elaborately adorned with fruit and rocaille décor which is situated on the lid as well as the wall of the bowl. There are further stylistic elements of the classical, such as the bow and a detailed rose creates the pommel that sits on top. The décor is chased in relief as well as finely chiseled and the letter "K" is monogrammed on the lid.The silver bowl is in good condition with slight traces of wear and age. The height is approximately 16 cm and the circumference is 61 cm. The overall weight is 837 grams. It bares the hallmarks of the crescent moon and crown for Germany as well as the purity mark "800" and two unidentified marks. (khe) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Fine silver coffee pot with ivory, Germany, around 1950

Lot 5: Fine silver coffee pot with ivory, Germany, around 1950

Estimated Price: €560 - €700

Description: 830 silver, ivoryGermany, around 1950This item can only be delivered to an address within the EUWilkens & Söhne silver manufactoryMarked with purity sign, crescent and crown and maker's markMonogrammedHeight: 22 cmWeight: approx. 720 gramsGood conditionThis pretty coffee pot from 830 silver was made around 1950 by the silver manufactory Wilkens & Söhne in Bremen. The bulgy body is monogrammed with the letter "H" on both sides. The ivory insulation rings on the handle and lid knob set fancy highlights.The pot is in good condition. It shows light signs of age and use. There is a tiny dent and partially some superficial scratches. The silver is partially slightly oxidized. The ivory shows age cracks. Underneath the pot is marked with the maker's mark of the Wilkens & Söhne silver manufactory, the crescent and crown as well as the purity sign "830" and the model number "7645". The pot measures 22 cm in height and has a weight of approximately 720 grams. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Lidded Beer Stein with Silver Cavalier Miniature, Germany, 1877

Lot 6: Lidded Beer Stein with Silver Cavalier Miniature, Germany, 1877

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Description: Clear glass, silver lidGermany, 1877With a figural lid and thumb liftFacetted glasGold wash on the inside of the lidStar cut baseHeight: 28 cm (incl. lid)Good conditionThe piece at hand is a fine example of a German lidded beer stein dating to 1877. The silver lid features a towering cavalier and the accompanying engraving is appropriately equestrian themed. The glass body is decoratively facetted and the base is star cut. The thumb lift in form of a log is finely chiseled and comfortable to handle. The fitting lid shows gilding on the inside which adds to the appealing appearance.The beer stein is in good condition with slight traces of age and wear. The overall height including the lid is approximately 28 cm. (khe) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Elegant Silver and Glass Epergne, Bruckmann & Sons, c. 1920

Lot 7: Elegant Silver and Glass Epergne, Bruckmann & Sons, c. 1920

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Description: 800 silver, glass, remains of gildingGermany, around 1920Peter Bruckmann & Söhne (1805-1973) - Silver factory in HeilbronnHallmarked on the side with the German 'Crescent Moon and Crown' the mark of purity '800' the maker's mark and the name of the jeweller 'Schleissner'Numbered '3096'Weight: 354.80 g.24 cm (height); 25 cm (diameter)This noble centrepiece is made of 800 silver and was made by Peter Bruckmann & Söhne in Heilbronn. It was sold by a jeweller by the name of Schleissner. The base of this centerpiece shows rich decorations and remains of rich gilding. The four legs support a wide, round foot with bull's eye frieze. The shaft is slim showing partial floral decorations and a removable glass plate with a star-shaped decoration; a marvellous eye catcher for any meal.This enticing epergne is in good condition; slight age-related signs of wear and use; slight chipping; scratches. It weighs 354.8 g. and it is hallmarked on the side with the German 'crescent moon and crown', the mark of purity '800' and the maker's mark as well as the jeweller's name 'Schleissner'. The centerpiece measures 24 cm (height); 25 cm (diameter). The glass plate also shows signs of wear; small chips and scratches.Peter Bruckmann & Söhne (1805-1973)The silverware factory Bruckmann was founded in 1805 by Georg Peter Bruckmann in Heilbronn. The company exhibited their produce at trade fairs in Frankfurt and Leipzig and soon gained recognition outside the region. In order to improve quality and support his employees, Georg Peter Bruckmann established a modelling and drawing school and campaigned for the standardisation of alloys and the legislative decree to protect designs and models. Under the leadership of the following generation, the company achieved numerous successes and was considered the largest and most modern silverware factory in Germany around the turn of the century. Peter Bruckmann, the grandson of the company founder, was chairman of the Deutscher Werkbund (German Work Federation). Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Centerpiece Silver, Vienna, c. 1875

Lot 8: Centerpiece Silver, Vienna, c. 1875

Estimated Price: €800 - €1,000

Description: 800 silver, partly pressed, embossed, chased and gadroonedVienna/Austria, around 1875Tazza hallmarked with Diana head (800 silver, 1872-1922) and illegible maker's mark on the outside above one of the handlesEmbossed and gadrooned tazza with two ovoid and movable handles as well as curved and chased edgeDimensions of the tazza: 19.5 x 28 cm (including handles); weight: about 710 gramsVery fine and typical Austrian Centerpiece of respectable quality and good proportions.This centerpiece tazza was manufactured around 1875 in Vienna. Made of embossed 800 silver it features a gadrooned décor and a curved and chased edge.There are two ovoid and movable handles on the narrow sides of the tazza. Alltogether, a very typical and elegant piece of heavy quality.It is hallmarked with the Diana head (800 silver, 1872-1922) and and illegible maker's mark on the outside above one of the handles. The piece is in good condition with light wear. The foot of the tazza shows major cleaning marks. The size of the tazza is 19.5 x 28 cm (including the handles) , and the weight is about 710 grams. (cko) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Historical silver tray by Odiot, France, around 1830/35

Lot 9: Historical silver tray by Odiot, France, around 1830/35

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Description: SilverFrance/Paris, 1830/35Maison Odiot (est. 1690) - important French silverware manufacturerEmbossed with maker's marksObject of historical significanceWedding present for Princess Therese of Nassau in 1837Dimensions: 34 x 42 cmWeight: approx. 1800 gramsGood conditionThe tray standing on four elegantly modelled feet has a silver plate engraved with floral ornaments and showing a crowned crest in the middle. The latter is the coast of arms of the Dukes of Nassau. The object's charm derives from its noble and elaborate design, which is considered typical for the renowned French silverware manufacturer Odiot. Charles Nicolas Odiot, who was supplier to the French royal house under Louis Philippe I, advocated the baroque style in contrast to his father who manufactured silver for Napoleon Bonaparte, which was characterised by classical lines and forms. Thus the changing taste of the period is reflected in this high-quality silver tray. The provenance of the object is also particular. According to the engraved dedications on the back, the tray was firstly a wedding present by the community of Biebrich to Princess Therese of Nassau for her wedding to Duke Peter of Oldenburg on April, 23rd 1837. Later, the princess gave away the tray to a certain Dr. A. Steidl in Prague shortly before her death in 1871. The latter then bestowed it upon his son on the occasion of his marriage in 1904. The incredible craftsmanship, which this tray exhibits as well as the extraordinary provenance make this object a rare and significant collector's item.The tray is in good condition according to its age. It shows the usual signs of age and use. The silver is a little oxidised, mainly inside and around the flutes and there are some surface scratches. On the back the tray is embossed with two illegible maker's marks and "Odiot. A Paris." as well as engraved with "Odiot, Orfèvre du Roi, à Paris". Three of the rims are engraved. The first reads "Hochzeitsgeschenk der Gemeinde Biebrich an Therese Prinzessin von Nassau 23. April 1837" („Wedding gift from the community of Biebrich to Princess Therese of Nassau 23 April 1837"), the second "Hochzeitsgeschenk für Dr. A. Steidl von Therese Prinzessin von Oldenburg mit Constance Meisner Prag 7. Mai 1871" („Wedding gift for Dr. A. Steidl from Princess Therese of Oldenburg with Constance Meisner Prague 7 May 1871") and the third in Czech "Svatebni dar M.U. Dr. Ant. Steidlovi pri snatku s Marie rodem Sichrovskou od rodicu Dr. Ant. a Konstanci Steidlovych v Praze 6 unora 1904" ("Wedding gift [for] M.U. Dr. Ant. Steidl at the wedding with Marie by birth Sichrovský from the parents Dr. Ant. and Constance Steidl Prague 6 February 1904"). The tray measures 34 x 42 cm and weighs approximately 1800 grams. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Gottlieb Kurz, Silver Tableware Set, 4 Pieces, Germany, 1930s

Lot 10: Gottlieb Kurz, Silver Tableware Set, 4 Pieces, Germany, 1930s

Estimated Price: €1,920 - €2,400

Description: 800 silver, isolation rings of boneSchwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, around 1930 Gottlieb Kurz, founded in 1885Each piece marked with the purity '800', the crescent moon and crown for Germany and the maker's markConsisting of a cream jug, a sugar bowl with lid, a tea pot and a trayHeight: 7.2 - 15.5 cm, measurements of the tray: 25 x 33 cmTotal weight: 924 gGood conditionThis fine silver tableware set was crafted in Germany by the silversmith Gottlieb Kurz around 1930. It comprises four pieces; a silver tray and the matching sugar bowl with lid, cream jug and tea pot. The form of each item is oval and they comprise of vertical and concave ornament.The set is in good condition with slight traces of wear. Each piece is marked with the purity, the crescent moon and crown for Germany and the maker's mark. The height lies between 7.2 cm for the cream jug and 15.5 for the tea pot. The tray measures 25 x 33 cm. The overall weight is 924 grams. (khe) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Oval Silver Serving Tray with Embellished Rim, Hanau, ca. 1900

Lot 11: Oval Silver Serving Tray with Embellished Rim, Hanau, ca. 1900

Estimated Price: €1,120 - €1,400

Description: 750/1000 silverHanau, Germany, around 1900Underneath with Hanau hallmarks, presumably by Ludwig Neresheimer & Co.Finely crafted rimWeight: ca. 1500 gramDimensions: 65.5 x 39.5 cmThis oval silver serving tray is striking in the very finely crafted rim, which is all around embellished with a garland décor. The garlands are each 'hung' on ribbons and hide in eight round forms the heads of eight different people in profile. The tray has got a thickness of ca. 2 mm and the rim is supported by a silver cord of ca. 4 mm. The tray can also very well be used as a wall mirror.The tray bares two Hanau pseudo hallmarks underneath, a grape and a maker's mark. The tray shows traces of wear and age. The plane shows some little bulges. The tray is rusted on one of the ends. The dimensions of the tray are 65.5 x 39.5 cm, and is weighs ca. 1500 gram. (tmi) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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A Pair of Three-Armed Candle Holders in Baroque Form, ca. 1930

Lot 12: A Pair of Three-Armed Candle Holders in Baroque Form, ca. 1930

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Description: 835 silverGermany, around 1930Purity hallmark '835', crown and crescentTwo candle holdersThree-armedBaroque formDimensions, each: 20.5 x 24.5 cm (height x width)Total weight: 1059 grams (Stand with weight)Good conditionThe pair of silver candle holders in baroque style was crafted in Germany around 1930. The three-armed candle holders of 835 silver ascend over a large round stand. The body, as well as the stand, are turned and gadrooned and end in curvy formed spouts. The pair of silver candle holders is hollow made and each bears the purity hallmark '835', crown and crescent on the rim of the stand. Both silver candle holders are in good condition with traces of wear and age. The dimensions are each 20.5 x 24.5 cm (height x width) and their weight combined is 1059 gram. The stands are weighted (tmi) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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800 Silver Lidded Trophy, Germany, around 1878

Lot 13: 800 Silver Lidded Trophy, Germany, around 1878

Estimated Price: €800 - €1,000

Description: 800 silver, partially fire-gildedGermany, around 1878Dedication and date on the front '15. Februar 1878'Purity mark on the base '800'; 'M' and master's mark 'H & Co.' hallmark26.5 cm (height)215.96 g.Good conditionThis lidded trophy was made of 800 silver around 1878 in Germany. It has a blossom-like base with relief and a handle with two nodes and a cup with open-worked clover decorations. The front shows an engraved dedication and year. It reads 'Der Liederkranz bei seiner goldenen Jubelfeier seinem Director zu seiner silbernen 15. Februar 1878' [TR: The Liederkranz at Golden Wedding Anniversary - To its Director, 15υth February 1878']. The cup and lid are fire-gilded on the inner side. The lid is much larger than the trophy; it shows a fluted bordure and an elongated nub with another node.The base is hallmarked '800', 'M' and the master's mark 'H & Co.' The trophy is in good condition with slight age-related signs of wear; the trophy shows a slight tinge and partial scratching. The trophy is 26.5 cm high and weighs 215.95 g. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Karl Söhnlein & Söhne, Silver Casket with Fire Gilding, 1900s

Lot 14: Karl Söhnlein & Söhne, Silver Casket with Fire Gilding, 1900s

Estimated Price: €640 - €800

Description: 800 silver, partly fire gildedGermany, Hanau, around 1900Karl Söhnlein & Söhne (1888-1956)Beautiful relief decorFire gilding on the insideOverall dimensions: 3.5 x 16 x 10.3Weight: 345 gramsHallmarked: purity „800", maker's markGood conditionThis skillfully crafted casket in 800 silver was made by the German manufacturers Karl Söhnlein & Söhne in Hanau around the 1900s. The manufacturers established their business in Haunau, Germany in 1888 and were taken over by another successful silver manufacturer Schleissner Söhne in 1927. The walls show floral tendrils with classical bow decoration that works its way around the sides of the casket. The true mastery of the craftsmen however becomes apparent when inspecting the marry scene on the lid. It shows a peasant scene in which three couples are dancing in a garden with trees, whilst one man is playing an instrument. On the right is a little wooden barn and in the background stand a church. The decoration in high relief is skillfully worked in great detail, so that a sense of perspective is created. In the center a woman is lifted off the ground by her partner and her shoes in high relief seem to come out of the casket creating three-dimensionality. When one now inspects the clouds that are most likely the furthest away, one realizes that these are merely indicated by engraved hatched lines. The sky with its round and almost rolling clouds reminds of Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night", which was painted around the same time. On the inside this stunning casket is fire gilt, which creates another awe-inspiring effect on the beholder.The silver casket is in good condition with slight traces of wear. The silver has oxidized. The bottom of the box is hallmarked with the purity "800" and a maker's mark. The weight is 345 grams and the dimensions are 3.5 x 16 x 10.3 cm. (khe) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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15-piece complete silver toiletry set from 1920, Brothers Kühn

Lot 15: 15-piece complete silver toiletry set from 1920, Brothers Kühn

Estimated Price: €480 - €600

Description: Germany, 1920Manufacturer: Gebrüder Kühn800 silver - marked "800", origin- and manufacturer marksVarious materials include: Bakelite, Glass, Silk, Velvet a.s.o.Complete, 15-piecesCrossover thread patternFinely faceted glassSizes: between 26 x 10,5 cm and 9,5 x 3 cmThis 15-piece silver toilet set was made in 1920 by the German silver manufacturer Gebrüder Kühn. It is complete and comprised of: hand mirror, two flasks, hairbrush, two brushes, comb with Bakelite, powder box with compact (with silk and ivory), box, nail polishing sponge, two knot openers, shoehorn, tweezers, file and dosage spoon. The set is decorated in the borders with a crossover thread pattern in relief, altogether it is very simplistic and elegant. The glass of the flasks and boxes are fine and extravagantly faceted. A wonderful collection perfect for every dressing table!The set shows traces of age and wear, partly with indentations in the silver and chips on the glass, some loose single pieces. The dimensions vary between 26 x 10.5 cm (hand mirror) and 9.5 x 3 cm (nail polishing sponge).Gebrüder KühnThe silver manufacturer Gebrüder Kühn originated in 1860 when the Viennese Johann Stanislaus Nepomuk Kühn founded his factory in Schwäbisch-Gmünd. The manufactory was developed and enlarged as a family business. Gebrüder Kühn were honoured at the world exhibition in Paris with a silver medal and a grand prix at the international industry exhibition in Turin. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Silver Standing Mirror with finely wrought frame, Vienna, 1850

Lot 16: Silver Standing Mirror with finely wrought frame, Vienna, 1850

Estimated Price: €1,600 - €2,000

Description: Facetted glass, ebonized wood and silverAustria / Vienna, 1850Marked with the city mark of Vienna „A", the date mark „1850" and the clarity mark "13" for 812 silverElaborately wrought roses décorDimensions: 50 cm broad; 55 cm high; approx. 2.5 cm deepTotal weight including mirror glass and wood: 3550 gramsGood conditionThis beautiful mirror from 1850 is equipped with its original, facetted glass that fits the extraordinary form of the mirror. The frame is made from 812 silver and twines around the mirror glass in enchased rocaille and rose forms. The mirror is backed with ebonized wood and has a fold-out stand on its back.The mirror is in good condition. The glass has two very minimal scratches and one small blind spot. The silver frame shows small traces of use. It is marked with the city mark of Vienna „A", the date mark „1850" and the clarity mark "13" for 812 silver. Its dimensions are: 50 cm broad; 55 cm high; approx. 2.5 cm deep. The total weight including the mirror glass and wood filling is 3550 grams. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Four Boxes in the Style of Stobwasser, Germany, 19th Century

Lot 17: Four Boxes in the Style of Stobwasser, Germany, 19th Century

Estimated Price: €640 - €800

Description: Lacquer workGermany, 19th centuryFour lidded boxes with portraitsHand-painted in the style of StobwasserJohann Heinrich Stobwasser (1740-1829) - lacquer ware manufacturer in BraunschweigMaximum diameter: 12.2 cmThis set comprises four differently sized, round lacquer boxes in the style of Johann Heinrich Stobwasser (1740-1829), a well-known manufacturer of painted lacquer ware in Braunschweig. The lids are graced by hand-painted male portraits.The boxes are overall in good condition with surface traces due to wear as well as cracks and loss of material in some places. One of the lids displays a fixed breakage and one of the portraits is considerably darkened. The dimensions are roughly 11.9 x 6.5 cm, 12.2 x 4.5 cm, 11.3 x 4 cm and 10 x 2.3 cm (diameter x height). Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Decorative Lacquer Box „Franciscan Monk

Lot 18: Decorative Lacquer Box „Franciscan Monk", Europe 20th C

Estimated Price: €400 - €500

Description: Lacquer work Europe, 20th centuryHand-paintedDiameter: 11.5 cmHeight: 4.5 cmBeautiful motifThis decorative hand-painted box already gives you a hint of its favorite content - the snuff. The monk, probably a Franciscan wears a brown habit and a tonsure and seems to enjoy it. Today, snuff is out of fashion, but however, this beautiful box is still a very individual and beautiful decoration item.The box has visible traces of age and wear. The lid is covered with crazing lacquer which gives the lid an aged look. The box has some light stains. The inner side has some material losses and is slightly soiled. The base has some surficial scratches as well. The diameter measures 11.5 cm and the height is about 4.5 cm. The lid is a bit difficult to open. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Two Trompe L'Oeil Bisque Tobacco Boxes, Austria, c. 1880

Lot 19: Two Trompe L'Oeil Bisque Tobacco Boxes, Austria, c. 1880

Estimated Price: €320 - €400

Description: Bisque porcelain with black and partly red lithographAustrian monarchy, circa 1880Rectangular lidded box in the shape of a bundle of moneyLettering '100 Stück à fl 1. 100FL' over plain banderole, underneath 'Wien den 1. Jänner 1858, Adolf Schindler, Cassen Director'Blind stamp 'S & S 83' on the undersideSmall lidded box with a lithograph in the shape of a 10 Kreuzer BanknoteHorizontal grooves for striking matches on the inside of the lidsDimensions: 3 x 13.4 x 7.9 cm and 3.3 x 9.5 x 4.5 cmGood conditionProvenance: Private collection, AustriaTwo rare Trompe l'oeil tobacco tins or matchboxes of unusual shape - objects of virtuThe present lot contains two tobacco tins, which were manufactured circa 1880 in Austria. The rectangular boxes are made from bisque and shaped in the form of bills. The inner sides of the lids are grooved for striking matches. The lids feature black and partly red lithographic prints. The large lidded box shows the lettering '100 Stück à fl 1. 100FL' over a plain banderole, underneath 'Wien den 1. Jänner 1858, Adolf Schindler, Cassen Director'. The underside bears the blind stamp 'S & S 83'. The small lidded box shows a lithograph in the form of a 10 kreutzer note with the lettering 'Wird für zehn Kreuzer Silberscheidemünze bei allen Zahlungen an öffentlichen Kassen statt Barem angenommen. Vom k.k. Hauptmünzamte. Wien, 1. November 1860'.The tobacco tins are in a good condition with some wear consistent with age. The small box has a hairline crack and a chipped corner to the bottom side. The larger box shows light abrasion of the red color. The dimensions are 3 x 13.4 x 7.9 cm and 3.3 x 9.5 x 4.5 cm. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Bronze & Ivory Cigar Cutter as Elephant Head, around 1920

Lot 20: Bronze & Ivory Cigar Cutter as Elephant Head, around 1920

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Description: Bronze, ivory and metalAustria, around 1920Very finely formed elephant head made of bronzeTusks carved from ivoryExceptional collectible!Dimensions: approx. 9 x 4 x 6 cm (l x h x w)Very good conditionThis extravagant cigar cutter made from noble materials is a smoking accessory extraordinaireThe figural cigar cutter was made in Austria in the 1920s. The head of the elephant is magnificently decorated and comprises of ivory tusks. Especially the animal's ears and his trunk are very realistically rendered; the ivory tusks add to the overall impression. The tassel situated at the end of the headgear leads to the more functional part - the actual cutter, which is crafted in metal and clad in bronze.The cigar cutter is in very good condition and fully functioning. It shows only a few traces of age and use. Its dimensions are approx. 19 x 4 x 6 cm (length x height x width). Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Two Apothecary Jars of Glass, Original Labeling, 19th C

Lot 21: Two Apothecary Jars of Glass, Original Labeling, 19th C

Estimated Price: €640 - €800

Description: Transparent glass, metal coverPresumably Great Britain, 19th centuryA set of decorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacyProvenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacyDimensions (with cover): 61 x 22 x 22 cm (height x width x depth)Good conditionThese two large apothecary jars of jars are a set of decorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacy. Their interior is entirely painted in white. On the outside they are adorned with the original painted labeling in green and gold: 'SARSAPARILLA ROOT' and 'CHAMOMILE FLOWERS'. The metal covers are painted in black with a golden stripe.Both the glass jars are in good condition with hardly any traces of wear or age. The dimensions, including the cover, are 61 x 22 x 22 cm (height x width x depth). (tm) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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3 Large Apothecary Vessels in Magenta Red, England, 19th/20th C

Lot 22: 3 Large Apothecary Vessels in Magenta Red, England, 19th/20th C

Estimated Price: €480 - €600

Description: Ceramic, glazed in white and magenta red, black and gold painted decoration England, late 19th to early 20th century Vessels with partly original labelingBlack metal lids from a later periodHeight (with lid): approximately 19.5 cm Good Condition Provenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacy Decorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacyThese pharmacy vessels originate mainly in the late 19th as well as early 20th century. They are made of ceramics with bright shards, glazed in white and magenta red. The cylindrical shape is equipped with later metal lids. Two of the three vessels with original labeling in gold, one label made of paper in the same style. Inscribed in black with the respective content: 'UNG: ALTHAE', 'G: SUL: XT' and 'CAMPHORA'.The vessels are in good condition with common signs of age and wear. One vessel on the inner edge with small chips, the labels partly rubbed with some blemishes. Each vessel measures 19.5 cm in height. (cru) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Three Porcelain Jars with Gold & Palm Décor, Bohemia, 19th C

Lot 23: Three Porcelain Jars with Gold & Palm Décor, Bohemia, 19th C

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Description: Porcelain, white glazed, polychrome painted and gold rimsBohemia, 2nd half of the 19th centuryJars and covers with original labelingProvenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacyDecorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacyHeight (with cover): 25 cmGood conditionThese apothecary jars date to the 19th century. They are made of porcelain that is white glazed, polychrome painted and with gold rims. Each of the jars depicts the subject of a jungle with a palm that a gold snake is winding around and a column to the left. The rod, entwined with a snake, is the symbol of the medical and pharmaceutical status. The jars feature a smooth, cylindrical form with pointed lid and knob. Each pot bears an original label lettered in black with the respective contents: 'ARG: BRACTAT.', 'TUB: CAO: BI:' and 'NATR: SULPHUR'.The jars are in good condition with signs of age and wear. Slight gold abrasion is visible. One of the jars was broken and is glued. Each jar is 25 cm in height. (tm) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Three Wooden Apothecary Jars with Original Labeling, 19th C

Lot 24: Three Wooden Apothecary Jars with Original Labeling, 19th C

Estimated Price: €320 - €400

Description: Dark turned wood, paintedGermany, first half of the 19th centuryJars with original labelsOne still keeps the original fillingA set of decorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacyProvenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacyHeight (with cover): 13 cmGood conditionThese three apothecary jars date to the first half of the 19th century. The jars are made of dark turned wood and feature a smooth, cylindrical form. One of them still contains the original filling. The original lettering indicates the contents: 'RAD. ARI. PULV.', 'MOSCHUS' and 'CORT. AURANT. PULV. '.The jars are in good condition with signs of age and wear. Each jar is 13 cm in height, including the lids. (tm) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Five Apothecary Bottles, Cobalt Blue Glass, England, 19th C

Lot 25: Five Apothecary Bottles, Cobalt Blue Glass, England, 19th C

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Description: Cobalt blue glass in various sizes England, 19th century Hand painted and stuck on labelsHeight (with stopper): 19 to 31 cmGood condition Provenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacyHigh-quality and decorative set in bold cobalt blueThese apothecary jars were made in England and date to the 19th century. They are of cylindrical form with a narrow flared neck. The large bottles have a round stopper. The five jars are adorned with labels lettered in black and gold with the respective contents: 'SYR:RHEI:', 'SYR:RHOEAD:', 'SYR:RHAM:', 'SOD:BICARB:' and 'INF:GENT:CO: / CONC'.The jars are in good condition with signs of age and wear. One stopper, made of hyalitglass, is a later addition. The inscriptions are partly rubbed. The small bottles measure 19 cm in height, the large measure 31 cm. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Five Wooden Apothecary Jars with Laurel Wreath Décor, c. 1800

Lot 26: Five Wooden Apothecary Jars with Laurel Wreath Décor, c. 1800

Estimated Price: €800 - €1,000

Description: Turned woodGermany, around 1800Jars with original lettering and dosage instructions on the insides of the lidOne still keeps the original fillingA set of decorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacyProvenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacyHeight (with cover): 17.5 to 18 cmGood conditionThese five apothecary jars date to the period of around 1800. The jars are made of turned wood and feature a smooth, cylindrical form. One of them still contains the original filling. The original lettering indicates the contents: 'FOL, MATICO', 'FRUCT, CARVI', 'RADIX GEI', 'SEM PEPOUIS' and 'LAPIS DIVI NUS'. The décor with laurel wreaths is very typical for this kind of wooden apothecary jars from the time of around 1800.The jars are in good condition with signs of age and wear. The labeling is partly abraded and the notes on the insides of the lids are creased. The jars show partly some wormholes (no activity). Each jar is 17.5 to 18 cm in height, including the lids. (tm) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Three Apothecary Porcelain Jars with Flower & Gold Décor, 80s

Lot 27: Three Apothecary Porcelain Jars with Flower & Gold Décor, 80s

Estimated Price: €240 - €300

Description: Porcelain, white glazed, polychrome painted and gold rimsPresumably Germany, 1980sJars and covers with original labelingProvenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacyDecorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacyHeight (with cover): 23.5 cmVery good conditionThese apothecary jars date to the 1980s. They are made of porcelain that is white glazed, polychrome painted and with gold rims. Their labeling is executed in black writing that is surrounded by a flower décor in pink and violet and gold staffage. The jars feature a smooth, cylindrical form with domed lid and knob. The respective contents are: 'FLOR BELENO', 'PALO SANTO' and 'JALAPA'.The jars are in very good condition with hardly any signs of age and wear. Each jar is 23.5 cm in height, including the lid. (tm) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Three Wooden Apothecary Jars, Original Labeling, 19th C

Lot 28: Three Wooden Apothecary Jars, Original Labeling, 19th C

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Description: Turned woodGermany, first half of the 19th centuryJars with original labels and twice with dosage instructions on the insides of the lidsOne still keeps the original filling A set of decorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacyProvenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacyHeight (with cover): 18.5 cmGood conditionThese three apothecary jars date to the first half of the 19th century. The jars are made of bright turned wood and feature a smooth, cylindrical form. One of them still contains the original filling. The original labeling indicates the contents: 'RHIZ: POLYPOD:', 'SEM: ERUC:' and 'SEM: PAPVER: '. Two of the lids bear dosage instructions on the insides of the lids.The jars are in good condition with signs of age and wear. One of lids has got a ca. 3 cm long crack. The jars partly show some wormholes (no activity). Each jar is 18.5 cm in height, including the lids. (tm) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Nine Wooden Apothecary Jars, Original Labeling, 19th C

Lot 29: Nine Wooden Apothecary Jars, Original Labeling, 19th C

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Description: Turned woodGermany, first half of the 19th centuryJars with original labels and partly with dosage instructions on the insides of the lidsA set of decorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacyProvenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacyHeight (with cover): 17.5 cmGood conditionThese nine apothecary jars date to the first half of the 19th century. The jars are made of bright turned wood and feature a smooth, cylindrical form that is thinned towards the top. The lids are slightly protruding. The original painted labeling indicates the contents: 'LACC. IN TABUL.', 'MAGNES. UST.', 'BOLET. CERVIN.', 'TARTARUS DEPURATUS', 'COLLA PISCIUM.', 'CORTEX QUEBRACH', 'ALUMEN PULVIS.', 'CARYO= PHYLL.' and 'SPODIUM '. The jars are partially equipped with dosage instructions inside the lids.The jars are in good condition with signs of age and wear. The jars partly show some wormholes (no activity). One of the lids has got an approximately 4 cm long crack. Each jar is 17.5 cm in height, including the lids. (tm) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Two Porcelain Jars with Palm & Snake Décor, France, 19th C

Lot 30: Two Porcelain Jars with Palm & Snake Décor, France, 19th C

Estimated Price: €400 - €500

Description: Porcelain, white glazed, polychrome painted and gold rimsFrance, 2nd half of the 19th centuryOne marked underneath 'Hariet & Borin / Paris / Rue de Fourey 5' in redJars and covers with original labelingProvenance: from the inventory of an old pharmacyDecorative and coveted collectibles illustrating the history of pharmacyHeight (with cover): 25.5 cmGood conditionThese apothecary jars date to the 19th century. They are made of porcelain that is white glazed, polychrome painted and with gold rims. Each of the jars depicts the subject of two palms and a vase in the middle; snakes are winding around the palms. The rod, entwined with a snake, is the symbol of the medical and pharmaceutical status. The jars feature a smooth, cylindrical form with domed lid and knob. Each pot bears an original label lettered in black with the respective contents: 'UNG: de SATURN.' and 'HOJ: de BAB:H:'.The jars are in good condition with signs of age and wear. Gold abrasion is visible, especially at the snakes. The jar with the inscription 'UNG: de SATURN.' has got a small nick at the upper rim and at the lid. Each jar is 25.5 cm in height. (tm) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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C. L. Willdenow, 'Abbildung der deutschen Holzarten', 1810-20

Lot 31: C. L. Willdenow, 'Abbildung der deutschen Holzarten', 1810-20

Estimated Price: €1,600 - €2,000

Description: Germany, 1810-1820Publisher: Schüppelsche BuchhandlungEdited by Friedrich GuimpelAuthored by Carl Ludwig Willdenow and Friedrich Gottlob HayneWith 216 hand coloured engraved plates by F. GuimpelHalf leather binding of the timeDimensions: 26 x 21 cmThis book was published under the title 'Abbildung der deutschen Holzarten für Forstmänner und Liebhaber der Botanik' by Carl Ludwig Willdenow. The latter worked as a pharmacist in Berlin and became the director of the Botanical Garden in Berlin in 1810. The present work, published after Willdenow's death, is one of his most splendid publications. This copy contains 216 hand coloured copperplate engravings by Friedrich Guimpel. All engravings are signed in the plate 'F. Guimpel fec.'. The book is bound in a plain brown contemporary half leather cover.The work is in fair condition according to its age. It only contains the 216 plates of both volumes, which are in good condition, but not the texts. The paper is a little browned along the margins due to age and shows minor foxing. The colours are well preserved. The binding shows colour and material abrasions, the cook covers are loose. The gold embossing on the spine is no longer visible. The book measures 26 x 21 cm. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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C. F. Lewert, Morse Telegraph with Morse Key, Germany, 1880

Lot 32: C. F. Lewert, Morse Telegraph with Morse Key, Germany, 1880

Estimated Price: €1,280 - €1,600

Description: Mahogany base, brass deviceBerlin, Germany, 1880Manufacturer: C. F. Lewert, BerlinMarked: 'C.F. Lewert Berlin No. 6074'On flat mahogany box with drawer for paper-rollDimensions: height 20 cm, 30 x 28 cmWith morse key (height 8.5 cm, 16.5 x 8.5 cm)Good conditionThis morse telegraph has been used at the very beginning of communicating over distance. The messages could be sent and received via Morse code and could be recorded on a paper strip. This device was made by C. F. Lewert, a Berlin manufacturer of telegraphs, in 1880. The brass device is mounted on a flat mahogany box with a drawer for the paper-roll. There is a mahogany and brass morse key as well.The piece is marked with 'C.F. Lewert Berlin No. 6074'. Its dimensions are 20 cm (height), 30 x 28 cm. The Morse key's dimensions are 8.5 cm (height), 16.5 x 8.5 cm. Both pieces are in good condition with traces of age and usage. There is no guarantee on functionality. (afa) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Grandfather Clock with representative Clock Case, 19th C

Lot 33: Grandfather Clock with representative Clock Case, 19th C

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Description: Solid oak woodGermany, late 19th centuryWeight-driven movementAnchor escapementRepeaterWestminster chimesBrass dialDimensions: 278.5 x 160 x 37 cmVisually good conditionThis longcase clock has a weight-driven movement with anchor escapement, repeater function and Westminster chimes. The brass dial with black Arabic numerals shows a delicate floral ornament in the center. The representative clock case is adorned with neo-Gothic elements and features an open pendulum case with a glazed back wall, which wonderfully stages the three ornate brass weights and finely decorated pendulum bob.The clock is in good, restored condition. The wood shows age cracks in places. The case is made of two parts. The clock was working properly during a short term test, but long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. It measures 278.5 cm in height, 60 cm in width and 37 cm in depth. (tfa) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Dutch wall clock with hand painted dial, around 1815

Lot 34: Dutch wall clock with hand painted dial, around 1815

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Description: Wood, glass, brass, tinNetherlands, around 1815Hand painted dial with flower décorHour chime and alarm bellWith original receiptHeight: 128 cmGood conditionFunctioningThis beautiful Dutch wall clock was made around 1815 according to the original receipt, which is enclosed. It has an automatic strike and an alarm bell. The tin dial is hand painted. Each corner is decorated with blossoms and the centre is adorned with a scenic landscape. Above the actual dial there is an automaton scene with rocking ships, a so-called 'Scheepjesmechaniek'. The fine wooden body is discretely embellished with curved elements. The clock case has a glazed door on the front side. The latter is framed with two columns. The pendulum is swinging inside a narrow case. A particular highlight is the pendulum window decorated with a figurative brass ornament. It shows an elderly bearded man with wings -Chronos - an allegory of time, who marks the passage of time by making a cockerel crow.The clock is in good condition with some signs of age and use. The wood shows a few cracks due to age, for example on the lower part of the case. A little piece of the brass ornament is broken and missing. The colours on the painted dial are well preserved. The clock worked in the short-time test without guarantee for time-keeping accuracy. The wall covering the pendulum can be pulled out, the original receipt is glued on the back. It measures approximately 128 cm in height. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Neo Rococo Cartel Clock with Sun Shaped Pendulum Bob, 1878

Lot 35: Neo Rococo Cartel Clock with Sun Shaped Pendulum Bob, 1878

Estimated Price: €1,120 - €1,400

Description: Bronze, brass, enamel, glass France, 1878Manufacturer: L. P. Japy & Cie. - French clock maker Round brass clock work with hour and half-hour strike on bell; signed 'L. P. Japy & Cie 1878'Enamel clock face with Roman numbers and Arabic five-minute-index Figural brass pendulum bobGilded brass casing; in shape of a rocailleDimensions: 48 x 24 x 11 cm (height x width x depth)Fully functional; good condition Provenance: Austrian private collection This pendulum wall clock is an exquisite model of a cartel clock that was made in 1878 by the French clock manufacturer Japy & Cie. The round brass clock work strikes the hour and half-hour on a bell and shows the signature 'L. P. Japy & Cie 1878', as well as the numbers '933' and '5 8' on the verso. The gilded bronze casing features an ornate rocaille shape which is typical for the Rococo period. The cambered enamel clock face shows blue Roman numbers and an Arabic five-minute-index. It has beautifully curved hour and minute hands that were made of brass. The figural pendulum bob in shape of a sun is a particularly charming detail.The clock is in a good condition with only small traces of age and use. It has a loop for easy hanging attached to the back side of the casing. The clock measures 48 cm in height. Clockwork and chime are working, long term precision and regularity can therefore not be guaranteed. (cbo) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Lenzkirch Table Clock, Historicism, Southern Germany, c. 1900

Lot 36: Lenzkirch Table Clock, Historicism, Southern Germany, c. 1900

Estimated Price: €1,440 - €1,800

Description: Lenzkirch table clock in the historicist styleSouthern Germany, around 1900A.G.U. Lenzkirch, Black ForestBrass spring movement, quarter-hour strike on coil, hour and minute, square brass movement 'Lenzkirch'Glassed and chased dial with enameled blue hour indication and Arabic minute ring; openwork handsCurved casing made of stained bird's eye maple and cherry wood with rich gold-colored metal applicationsSun pendant behind viewing windowDimensions: 53 x 28.5 x 15 cmWinding keyGood working conditionThis beautiful Lenzkirch table clock dates from around 1900 and is fitted with a brass spring movement with quarter- hour strike on coil. The glassed and engraved dial has a blue enameled hour indication with Roman numerals and Arabic minutes and openwork hands. The curved casing made of stained bird's eye maple and cherry wood is fitted with rich gold-colored metal applications. The sun pendulum can be seen through a window.The clock is in good condition, featuring normal wear marks. It was working properly during a short term test, but long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. The dimensions are 53 x 28.5 x 15 cm. The clock will be delivered with a winding key. (cko) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Lot 37: "Bergische" Grandfather Clock , Germany around 1800

Estimated Price: €2,400 - €3,000

Description: Wooden case with fine inlaysGermany/Bergisches Land, around 1800Enamel dial with roman indexWeek movement, lever escapementHour strike on bellDimensions: 228 x 46 x 25 cmFully functioning!This German long case clock is a so-called "Bergische" clock. The fine light wooden case features root wood veneer framing and subtle inlays. The white dial sets itself apart from the auburn background decorated with metal ornaments. Two ebonized columns frame the clock face. On the front the glass window can be opened, on each side there is a small wooden cover which allows to access the integrated clockwork. The clock has a week movement with an iron frame, it strikes on a top mounted bell.The clock is in beautiful condition. It shows light signs of age and use. The clock worked in a short-time test. No guarantee on time keeping accuracy and durance. The case shows some age cracks as well as colour and material abrasions. There are some small touch-ups: the lead weights are attached with a modern day string, both side covers also seem a subsequent addition. The clock measures around 228 cm in height, 46 cm in width and 25 cm in depth. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Neuchatel Pendule with Rare Clock Work Design, around 1800

Lot 38: Neuchatel Pendule with Rare Clock Work Design, around 1800

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Description: Wooden casing, enamel, glass, brass Neuchatel, Switzerland, around 1800 Jean Jacques Henri Perret (1771-1816) - Swiss clockmaker Rare clockwork design; signed 'JJH P' Grande Sonnerie Enamel clock face with Roman numbers and glass door Blue tempered hour and minute hands; separate alarm-hand Alarm clock with drawstring and separate strike on gongBrass pendulum Original wall console Winding keyDimensions (without console): 49 x 33 x 13 cm (height x width x depth)Fully functional; good, original condition Provenance: Austrian private collection This Neuchatel pendulum clock is a very rare collectible item and has been preserved in its original condition. It dates back to the time around 1800. Its outer appearance is characterised by a large enamel clock face and a beautifully shaped casing which has a separate top piece and a matching wall console. The black polished wood of these pieces was decorated with small flowers and further, partially gilded parts. The cambered enamel clock face shows Roman numbers and original, blue tempered hour and minute hands. Besides, the clockface also features a separate alarm-hand. The front side of the casing is formed by a door with cambered glass, covering the clock face. The brass pendulum is visible through the lower part of the door, as well as a small brass label at the bottom, reading specific facts about the clockmaker Jean Jacques Henri Perret (1771-1816). The clock work also shows a quite interesting design, as it has a rear-mounted hammer mechanism and a Grande Sonnerie strike. The chime is executed by a drawstring with separate hammers. The pendulum clock also has an alarm-function that also strikes on the bell that is mounted on top of the movement. The pendulum clock is accompanied with a winding key. The pendulum clock is in a good original condition and shows clear traces of age and use at some parts. The surface of the black polished wooden casing is finely crackled with minimal losses of colour and material. The floral decorations are slightly rubbed, whereas the other golden parts of the casing are minimally bumped with tiny losses of material. The enamel clock face is slightly shattered at the margins and around the winding holes. The clock face is signed at the lower centre with 'JJH P'. The dimensions of the casing are 49 x 33 x 13 cm (height x width x depth). The top piece measures 20 cm in height and 22 cm in width. The wall console is in a good, original condition with small traces of age and use. It measures 24 cm in height and 36.5 cm in width. The clock worked perfectly during a short-time test; but long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. (cbo) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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German Wall clock, formerly Gustav Becker, Silesia c. 1910

Lot 39: German Wall clock, formerly Gustav Becker, Silesia c. 1910

Estimated Price: €560 - €700

Description: RegulatorSilesia, early 20th Century (after 1904)Dom Gong, United Freiburg watch factories (formerly Gustav Becker)On the inside marked 'Dom Gong'Spring movement, half hour strike on coil, Walnut veneer casing with decorative columns, floral and shell décorbrass clock face with enamel chapter ring with Arabic numerals, openwork hands, chased brass midfield with floral applicationsLarge decorative brass pendantOverall dimensions: c. 100 x 42 x 20 cmFunctionalThis regulator was made by Dom Gong (formerly Gustav Becker) in Freiburg in Silesia in c. 1910. It especially delights with its carved and turnery walnut veneer casing. The clock has an enamel chapter ring with Arabic numerals, openwork hands, a chased brass midfield and a brass fronton with floral applications. The large decorative brass pendant also shows a pretty floral décor.The clock is overall in good condition, showing slight wear. The wood displays some drying cracks on the face side. On the left side, the cover cloth is worn. The top pieces feature traces of an inactive woodworm infestation. During a short-term test, the clock was functional, but long-term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. The clock comes without winding key. The overall dimensions are approximately 100 × 42 × 20 cm. (cko) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Handpainted Viennese Mantel Clock, Around 1850

Lot 40: Handpainted Viennese Mantel Clock, Around 1850

Estimated Price: €560 - €700

Description: Wood, partially golden and coloured painted; brass; mother of pearlViennese mantel clockAustria, around 1850Manual wind movement; hour, minute, quarter hour strikeBlack polish, ebonizedBrass dial, brass hands, roman indicesHand painted columns with postilion figuresHeight: 46 cmThis pretty Viennese mantel clock was produced in Austria, around 1850. The timepiece is fitted with a manual wind movement with a quarter hour strike and displays hour and minute. The brass dial shows brass hands and hand painted roman indices. The mantel clock is made of partially painted and stuccoed wood. The columns are hand painted and show postilion figures.The mantel clock measures 46 cm in height. The clock is in good, age-related condition. The stuccoed parts have only recently been repainted in golden. The painted columns show small stains and minor damages in the painting. The mother of pearl element is minimally broken. The clock was not checked for functionality. Long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. The winding key is missing. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Art Deco Walnut Grandfather Clock, circa 1920

Lot 41: Art Deco Walnut Grandfather Clock, circa 1920

Estimated Price: €1,280 - €1,600

Description: Walnut Germany, circa 1920 Art deco Weight-driven movement with anchor escapementHalf hour strike Pierced blued steel handsWith wind-up key Dimensions: 198.5 x 48 x 27 cmGood condition Functioning!This longcase clock dates to around 1920. It has a t has a weight-driven movement with anchor escapement. Four hammers strike on chime bars every half hour. The mount of the pendulum is marked 'Harfen-Gong' and 'GB' for Gustav Becker. The clock case is made of walnut and features the elegant Art Deco design. The faceted glass door presents a view of the pendulum and the two weights. The light-colored dial with Arabic numbers has openwork hands. The hollow base offers additional storage space. A wind-up key and three small keys are enclosed.The grandfather clock is in good condition with signs of age and wear. The clock measures 198.5 cm in height, 48 cm in width and 27 cm in depth. The clock worked during a short-time test; but long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. (tfa) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Wooden Mantel Clock, Late Biedermeier, Austria, c. 1850

Lot 42: Wooden Mantel Clock, Late Biedermeier, Austria, c. 1850

Estimated Price: €640 - €800

Description: Wood, enamel, copper and brassAustria, around 18504/4 striking movement on spiral chimeWhite enamel dial, black hands, roman indicesCasing of oak wood with brass fittingsWith windup keyHeight: 32 cmFully functional This mantel clock was produced during the late Biedermeier Period in Austria. The clock is fitted with a manual wind movement and displays hour and minute. The timepiece has a one day power reserve. The white enamel dial shows black hands and roman indices. The casing is made of oak wood and features brass and copper fittings.The clock measures 32 cm in height. The mantel clock is in age-related condition with signs of usage. The veneer shows hairline cracks due to dryness as well as some discoloration. It seems that the clock is not the original one meant for this casing, as it has only recently been fitted in with rugged screws. The enamel dial has cracks and stains. The watch was functional during in house testing, but long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Biedermeier Wall Clock with Calendar, Vienna, c. 1840

Lot 43: Biedermeier Wall Clock with Calendar, Vienna, c. 1840

Estimated Price: €1,120 - €1,400

Description: Wood, enamel, velvet, brass, steelVienna, Austria-Hungary, circa 1840BiedermeierRectangular brass movement with repeaterAnchor escapementRunning duration: 1 day4/4 hour striking mechanism on spiralsPendulum with wire suspensionCalendarOrnate aeil-de-baeuf frame caseDimensions: 51.5 x 44 x 15 cmProvenance: German private collectionTypical Viennese frame clock, here with rare calendar This Viennese frame clock dates to the Biedermeier period. It has a square brass movement with anchor escapement and repeater. The power reserve is one day. The 4/4 hour strike occurs on spirals. The convex enamel dial with Roman numerals and Arabic calendar is decorated in gold, black and dark blue. The blued steel hands are delicately pierced. The gold-painted, glazed aeil-de-baeuf frame clock case made of wood still has the original back wall and is lined with red velvet. The oval opening shows the pierced pendulum bob.The clock is in visually good condition. The dial shows an old restoration. There are later additions and traces of restoration. The movement is functional but long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. Servicing is recommended. The case measures 51.5 x 44 x 15 cm (height x width x depth). Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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French Mantel Clock with decorative Brass Case, 19th C

Lot 44: French Mantel Clock with decorative Brass Case, 19th C

Estimated Price: €560 - €700

Description: BrassFrance, 19th CenturyManufacturer: Japy Frères & Cie.With hallmark 'Japy Frères & Cie- Gde Med d´Honneur'Ornamental decorations in bas-reliefGilded dial With universal wind-up keyDimensions: 29 x 20 x 11.5 cmThis pretty mantel clock was made in the 19υth Century by the French company Japy Frères & Cie. It features a brass case decorated with brass appliqué and floral ornaments in bas-relief. The dial is gilded and adorned with a rosette in the centre. A charming little clock that will be an eye-catcher on every mantelpiece!The clock is in good condition with signs of age and use. The brass is partially oxidised, there are a few stains and minor surface scratches. The dial shows some colour loss. The clock work is marked 'Japy Frères & Cie- Gde Med d´Honneur' and 'Made in France'. The clock has not been tested, hence precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. The clock measures 29 cm in height, 20 cm in width and 11.5 cm in depth. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Beurdeley Historicism Pendulum, France, around 1870/80

Lot 45: Beurdeley Historicism Pendulum, France, around 1870/80

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Description: Beurdeley historicism pendulum with figural décorTonnerre / France, around 1870/80Brass movement, 8 -day running duration, half hour strike on bell, hour and minuteGilt metal casing with Belgian Black; allegorical depiction of a woman feeding pigeonsBlack dial with gold-colored Roman numerals and hands; marked 'Beurdeley à Tonnerre'Overall dimensions: 35 x 40 x 10 cmGood working conditionThis figurative historicism pendulum was created around 1870/80 by Beurdeley in Tonnerre in Burgundy. It is fitted with a brass movement with an 8-day running duration and a half hour strike on bell. It displays the hour and minute. The gilt metal casing with Belgian Black presents an allegorical depiction of a woman feeding pigeons. The black dial has gold-colored Roman numerals and hands and is marked with 'Beurdeley à Tonnerre'.The clock is in good condition, showing some signs of age and wear. The gilt metal ornaments next to the housing show some professionally restored cracks.The clock started to run, but the spring seems to be damaged. No guarantee on long term precision and regularity. The overall dimensions are 35 x 40 x 10 cm. The clock comes with a winding key. (cko) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Pendulum Clock on Wall Bracket, Max Becker, Berlin, c. 1900

Lot 46: Pendulum Clock on Wall Bracket, Max Becker, Berlin, c. 1900

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Description: Wood, burl veneer, partly gilt brass Berlin/Germany, circa 1900 Max Becker, watchmaker in BerlinStamped maker's mark 'MB', P 18 and the number 46351 on the watch movement Brass plate movement, spring balancer, 1 week duration, anchor escapement, strike on tone spiral Brass pendulum, cream-colored enamel dial, Arabic numerals, blued steel hands, domed and faceted bezel with crystalBurl veneered wooden casing in pendulum shape with gilt brass applications in rocaille décor and volute feet; top element showing a vase as well as a winged volute décorOriginal, richly decorated wall bracket; winding key Height of the clock incl. wall bracket: approx. 77 cmGood working conditionProvenance: Private collection, Berlin Decorative rococo style Pendulum clock with bracket. Berlin precision based on French modelsThe present pendulum clock with a wall bracket was manufactured in 1900 by Max Becker in Berlin. It has a brass plate movement with a spring balancer and an anchor escapement. The strike goes on a tone spiral. The duration is one week. The cream-colored enamel dial has Arabic numerals, blued steel hands and a domed faceted bezel with crystal. The burl veneered wooden casing in pendulum shape features gilt rocaille brass mounts and voluted feet. The casing has a top element in shape of a vase with wings. The ornate wall bracket is original.The clock is in good overall condition with light wear consistent with age. The rear door is slightly damaged, and some of the nails or the brass applications are missing. The pendulum spring is provisional, and the clapper has been soldered. The enamel dial is cracked on the right side. During a short-term test, the clock was fully functional, but long-term precision and functionality cannot be guaranteed. The clock comes with a winding key. The height, with the top element, is approximately 54 cm, and the wall bracket is about 23 cm high. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Art Nouveau Figural Mantle Clock 'Time is Money', Paris c 1900

Lot 47: Art Nouveau Figural Mantle Clock 'Time is Money', Paris c 1900

Estimated Price: €2,080 - €2,600

Description: Figurative mantle clock in shpae of a female bust made of cast ironFrance, around 1900 Housing designed by Arthur Waagen (1869-1910) - French SculptorSigned "Waagen." on the left sideClock face signed „Artassona 20. Rue de la Garte PARIS"Enamel clock face emblem with blue, Roman numbers Brass lunette with cambered glass Brass movement with half-hour strike on gong With key winder Dimensions: 65.5 x 41 x 21.5 cm (height x width x depth) Good condition This figurative mantle clock shows a decorative bust of a woman, made of fine and very detailed cast iron. The women's hair is styled with a beautiful tiara that is lined with coins and two noble wings. The earrings are made of matching coins, as well as the robe that is covered over and over with coins. In front of the breast, her robe forms a stylized lion's head. Underneath, there is set the small, round clock with its beautiful enamel clock face and the blue, Roman numbers. The signature „Artassona 20. Rue de la Garte PARIS" is located in the middle of the bronze-coloured clock face. It is covered with a fine brass lunette and a cambered glass door. Inside the bust, there is a brass movement with half-hour strike on gong. The base is cast in one piece and shows the signature "Waagen." on the left side. There is a curved text ribbon at the front side of the base reading Benjamin Franklin's popular slogan "TIME IS MONEY". It may be argued that our figurative mantle clock is a modern reproduction of an allegoric interpretation of this motto. The clock comes with a key winder.The figurative mantle clock is in a good condition with the usual traces of age and use. The surface of the cast iron is slightly corroded, however this does not irritate the good overall impression of the bust. The figurative mantle clock measures 65.5 cm in height, 41 cm in width and 21.5 cm in depth. The clock was flawlessly during a short-time test; without guarantee on long term precision and regularity. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Art Deco Marble Mantle Clock Set with Temple Front, c. 1920

Lot 48: Art Deco Marble Mantle Clock Set with Temple Front, c. 1920

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Description: Marble, brass France, around 1920Brass movement; monogrammed with 'MB' and swallowManufacturer: Manufacture d'Horlogerie de BéthuneNumeral ring with Roman numbers Marble casing in Art Deco style Two accompanying marble urns with brass fittings Key windingDimensions: 30.5 x 29 x 11 cm (height x width x depth)Height (urns): 29 cmFully functional; good condition Provenance: Austrian private collection This attractive French Art Deco mantle clock set was made of finely veined red marble in the 1920s. The clock is designed in shape of the Parthenon of the Acropolis in Athens. The clock features a week movement by the French manufacturer 'Manufacture d'Horlogerie de Béthune' and shows the monogram 'MB' as well as the figurative mark of a swallow at the verso. The clock face shows a white numeral ring with Roman numbers and blue tempered steel hands. It is covered by a glass lunette. The clock face is flanked by three brass columns on each side, reminding of the ancient temple motif. The pediment features a relief tympanum, embossed with Greek warrior figures. Two decorative marble urns complete the set. The clock comes with a key winding. An impressive eye-catcher for every mantelpiece!The set is in a good condition with small traces of age and use. The marble shows small nicks and chips here and there. On the back side of the marble casing, there are a couple of minor touch-ups. There is some colour losses visible at the brass fittings. The clock measures 30.5 cm in height, 29 cm in width and 11 cm in depth. The urns measure 29 cm in height. The clock ran flawlessly during a short-time test; but long term precision and durance cannot be guaranteed. (cbo) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Pair of Silver Empire Candlesticks, Poland, 1920-30

Lot 49: Pair of Silver Empire Candlesticks, Poland, 1920-30

Estimated Price: €720 - €900

Description: Silver (purity 800)Warsaw, Poland, 1920-30Each with polish silver marks 'female head in profile, 3'Each with maker's mark 'MK' and 'FIK'Each on three outward turned feetWith classical motifsHeight: 34 cm (each)Weight: 480 grams (for the pair)Good conditionThe pair of silver candlesticks was crafted in Poland between the 1920s and 30s. Each candlestick is situated on three outward curving feet and adorned with classical motifs, such as festoons, allover. The segmented shaft is keeping in tone with the rest of the design and reminds of fluted classical columns. Remnants of a gold wash can be detected.The candlesticks are in good condition with typical signs of age and use. They each bare the Polish hallmark for silver and maker's marks. Each measures 34 cm in height and the pair weighs 480 grams. (khe) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Two Magnificent Candleholders in White and Gold, 19th C

Lot 50: Two Magnificent Candleholders in White and Gold, 19th C

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Description: Wood, white and gold-coloured Probably Italy, 19th CenturyRococo styleFine carvingPaw-feetHeight: 48 cmThese two magnificent Rococo style candleholders are elegantly carved and feature an elegant colour scheme in white with gold-coloured accentuations on the front. The baluster-shaped shaft with a round top stands on three feet in the shape of paws.Both candleholders are in fair condition with significant signs of age and wear. The wood shows fine fissures and there are wood worm holes (no activity) along the lower section. One foot is broken and glued. Both measure around 48 cm in height each. (tfa) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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