A Bell Pusher with a Female Hand and a Bangle, 1st Q. 20th C.
A Bell Pusher with a Female Hand and a Bangle, 1st Q. 20th C.
Classic Auction No. 719 from Berlin

Aesthetics of the Past

2016-12-27T13:00:00.000Z2016-12-27T15:00:00.000ZBerlin & Onlinehttps://auctionata.com/en-us/s/1128/auction-aesthetics-of-the-past-december-2016Join us for the auction of a wonderful collection of antiques and collectibles. Highlights of this collection include a stunning six-flame floral chandelier, made in Austria, c.1850, by famed glassware company J. & L. Lobmeyer. Due to their rarity, their technical complexity and their obvious spectacular effect, chandeliers of this kind were very popular in the 19th C., and this chandelier is similar to one owned by Queen Victoria. --- Other highlights include a hanging bell pusher with horse head motifs, fashioned from bronze, early 20th C., and a Napoleon III Warwick vase, made in France in the 19th C., modeled on the antique vase discovered in 1771 in the ruins of Villa Hadrian near Tivoli. Special conditions: 15 % buyer's premium incl. VAT. Tuesday, December 27, 8:00 am EST
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Join us for the auction of a wonderful collection of antiques and collectibles. Highlights of this collection include a stunning six-flame floral chandelier, made in Austria, c.1850, by famed glassware company J. & L. Lobmeyer. Due to their rarity, their technical complexity and their obvious spectacular effect, chandeliers of this kind were very popular in the 19th C., and this chandelier is similar to one owned by Queen Victoria.
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Other highlights include a hanging bell pusher with horse head motifs, fashioned from bronze, early 20th C., and a Napoleon III Warwick vase, made in France in the 19th C., modeled on the antique vase discovered in 1771 in the ruins of Villa Hadrian near Tivoli.

Special conditions: 15 % buyer's premium incl. VAT.

All items

2 | Bell Pusher with 2 Dachshunds, Early 20th C.
  • Brass, copper, bronze, silver plated, synthetic
  • Austria, early 20th century
  • Set with two dachshund depictions
  • Height: c. 5 to 8 cm
  • Good age related condition
  • Provenance: North German private collection
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11 | J. & L. Lobmeyer, 6-Flame Floral Chandelier, Austria, c. 1850
  • Metal, brass-plated, glass, partially colored, painted polychrome, with gilt highlights
  • Austria, around 1850
  • Josef & Ludwig Lobmeyr – Austrian glassware company, founded in 1823
  • Surrounding a central shaft are 6 chandelier arms with calyxes
  • Shaft also framed by 3 curved tendrils
  • Richly decorated with sculptural foliage and tendril ornaments as well as flower motives that enclose the body
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16 | Onyx Writing Set with Pheasant, Austria, c. 1910
  • Onyx, metal, cold-painted, glass
  • Austria, c. 1910
  • With inkwell, quill holder and pen tray
  • With cold-painted figure of a pheasant
  • Dimensions: 14 x 50 x 25 cm
  • Very good, restored condition
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26 | A Table Bell with Duck at a Pond, Germany/Austria, 20th C
  • Bronze with dark patina, synthetic material, hardstone
  • Germany / Austria, early 20th century
  • Push bell with sculptural duck figure at a pond
  • Mounted on rectangular hardstone base
  • Cylindrical pusher at the pond bank
  • Dimensions: c. 6.2 x 11.8 x 8 cm
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38 | 2 Hanging Bell Pushers with Bird Motifs, Early 20th C.
  • Bronze, patinated, brass, black lacquered and silver plated, bone and synthetic
  • Presumably Austria, early 20th century
  • Two hanging bell pushers with an pheasant and two swallows
  • The hemispherical bases with a cylindrical pusher
  • Height: 4.7 cm; 7.9 cm
  • Good condition
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40 | A Bell Pusher with Three Boys and a Laurel Wreath, c. 1900
  • Bronze and copper, parcel-gilt, brown painting, bone
  • Germany, around 1900
  • Foundry mark ‘GGB’/'GGR' with an owl on the base
  • Sculptural bell pusher with three boys sitting on a laurel wreath
  • Upper socket with cylindrical pusher
  • Height: 11 cm
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44 | Bell Pusher with a Fawn, Early 20th C.
  • 835 silver, wood
  • Germany, early 20th century
  • Hallmarked with ‘crescent’, ‘crown’ and ‘835’
  • In the center of the table bell pusher a fawn
  • Height: c. 8.5 cm
  • Good age related condition
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50 | Hanging Bell Pusher with Horse Head Motifs,  Early 20th C.
  • Bronze, parcel-patinated, bone
  • Presumably England, early 20th century
  • Hanging bell with two horse heads, framed by a stirrup
  • Cylindrical pusher underneath the bulbous base
  • Length: 9.4 cm
  • Good condition
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56 | A Hanging Bell Push with Grouse, Bronze, Austria, 20th C
  • Bronze
  • Austria, early 20th century
  • Hanging bell push with the figure of a wood grouse performing a courtship dance, sculpted in the round
  • Detailed rendered plumage
  • Cylindrical push button at the lower part of the sphere
  • Height: c. 9.5 cm
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