Walter Schott, 'The Boule Player', Meissen, Early 20th C.
Walter Schott, 'The Boule Player', Meissen, Early 20th C.
Auction No. 764 from Berlin

Gathering Around the Table: Porcelain and Silver

2017-02-23T17:00:00.000Z2017-02-23T19:00:00.000ZBerlin & Onlinehttps://auctionata.com/en-us/s/1177/auction-gathering-round-a-table-porcelain-and-silver-february-2017In this auction, collectors can expect exquisite tableware of porcelain, silverware and glass, dating from the 19th century to today, which will brighten up any dining table. There are some superb single pieces available, like the ‘Female Dancer’ (1880) by Christian Hirt from the Meissen porcelain manufacturer, or the modern fan-shaped vase (c. 1950) of Murano glass by Fulvio Bianconi, as well as larger collections, like the 84-piece ‘Königin von Holland’ porcelain service by KPM Berlin. --- We recommend the fine Art Nouveau mocha service from the Viennese house of Eduard Friedmann for all lovers of elegant coffee rituals. Another particular highlight is the rare porcelain figure group ‘Centaur with Nymph’ by Paul Scheurich for KPM Berlin, which sure to elevate even the most perfectly laid-out dining table. Thursday, February 23, 12:00 pm EST
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About this auction

In this auction, collectors can expect exquisite tableware of porcelain, silverware and glass, dating from the 19th century to today, which will brighten up any dining table. There are some superb single pieces available, like the ‘Female Dancer’ (1880) by Christian Hirt from the Meissen porcelain manufacturer, or the modern fan-shaped vase (c. 1950) of Murano glass by Fulvio Bianconi, as well as larger collections, like the 84-piece ‘Königin von Holland’ porcelain service by KPM Berlin.
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We recommend the fine Art Nouveau mocha service from the Viennese house of Eduard Friedmann for all lovers of elegant coffee rituals. Another particular highlight is the rare porcelain figure group ‘Centaur with Nymph’ by Paul Scheurich for KPM Berlin, which sure to elevate even the most perfectly laid-out dining table.

All items

1 | Eduard Friedmann, 9-Part Mocca Service, Silver, Vienna, c. 1900
  • 800 silver, wrought, partially inner gilding
  • Vienna, circa 1900
  • Eduard Friedmann - Austrian silversmith and silverware fabricant, active from 1881 to 1919 in Vienna
  • Hallmarked with Diana head and maker's mark
  • Consisting of 1 mocca pot, 1 milk pot, 1 sugar box with lid as well as 6 mocca cups with 3 porcelain inserts
  • Engraved monograms 'IKR'
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8 | Tiffany & Co., Shaker, Sterling Silver, New York, Mid-20th C.
  • Sterling Silver
  • USA, New York, mid-20th century
  • Tiffany & Co. (est. 1837) – US-American luxury and jewelry company
  • Marked on the base with ‘TIFFANY & Co. MAKERS/STERLING SILVER/22422/M‘ a star and ‘2 PINTS 12‘
  • Height with lid: 23 cm
  • Weight: approx. 626 grams
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18 | A Meissen Centerpiece ‘Four Seasons’, E. Leuteritz, c. 1900
  • Porcelain, polychrome painted
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen (established in 1710), c. 1900
  • Model: Ernst August Leuteritz (1818-1893) – German sculptor and porcelain modeler in Meissen
  • Underglaze blue crossed swords mark (1815-1924), incised model number ‘605’ and impressed form number ‘137’ (top piece), as well as model number ‘2772’ and impressed form number ‘78’ (pedestal) on the underside respectively
  • Oval, pierced handle basket onto rocaille figural shaft with four seasons Cupid pairs and their respective symbols; moreover, sculptured flowers and fruits; Rocaille pedestal, shaft and basket decorated with blue accents and flowers
  • Height, including pedestal: 52 cm
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42 | Fulvio Bianconi, Glass Vase 'A Ventaglio', Murano, c. 1950
  • Colorless as well as opaque black and white glass with pink colored zanfirico inclusions
  • Murano, Italy, c. 1950
  • Design: Fulvio Bianconi (1915-1996) – Italian illustrator, graphic designer, glass artist and commercial artist
  • Execution: Cenedese, Italian glass manufacturer, established in 1946
  • 'Cenedese Murano' carved signature on the underside of the vase
  • Dimensions: c. 19.5 x 27 x 6 cm
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78 | Meissen, Group of Figures ‘The Broken Bridge’, 2nd H. 19th C.
  • Porcelain, polychrome and gold painted
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen (established in 1710), second half 19th century
  • Model: Michel Victor Acier (1736-1799), c. 1777
  • Underglaze blue swords mark, model number ‘F.63’, impressed number and painter’s signet
  • Height: 25.4 cm
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106 | Bruckmann & Söhne, 4-Piece Silver Tea & Coffee Set, c. 1910
  • 800 silver, cast and wrought, handles partially of ebonized wood
  • Heilbronn, Germany, c. 1910
  • Peter Bruckmann & Söhne – German silverware factory, established in 1806 in Heilbronn, for Julius Herz (Jewish silversmith and retailer from Wiesbaden)
  • Each hallmarked with lettering 'Julius Herz', crescent moon & crown, fineness, maker's mark as well as model numbers
  • The set is consisting of a lidded coffe and tea pot, a creamer as well as a sugar box with lid 
  • Height coffe pot: 22 cm
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  • Auction announcements

    Auction announcements

    27 January 2017
    Lot 85 was withdrawn from the auction.

    01 February 2017
    Lot 50 and 117 were withdrawn from the auction.

    03 February 2017
    Lot 79: There are two minimal hair line cracks to the lower part of the tree trunk. Two leaves show losses.
    Lot 87 was withdrawn from the auction.

    10 February 2017
    Lot 39 was withdrawn from the auction.
    Lot 47 was withdrawn from the auction.
    Lot 96 was withdrawn from the auction.
    Lot 109 was withdrawn from the auction.

    13 February 2017
    Lot 22, 29 and 81 were withdrawn from the auction.

    17 February 2017
    Lot 107, 110 were withdrawn from the auction.

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    Havelchaussee 161
    14055 Berlin

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