1-124-1417 Oil on canvas, reg. and signed, 80.5 cm x 112.5 cm, framed 94 x 127 cm, listed in: Boetticher, Vol I / 1, p 386 f., No. 37 (issued in Hamburg and Berlin 1887) Provenance: acquired in 1977 at the art dealer's shop B. Koestler, Munich.
Estimate: £12 200

Casimir Geibel (1839-1896), Harvest Festival in Thuringia features revellers music making in the village community in front of the mayor's house.  Casimir Geibel studied since 1863 at the Art School in Weimar at Arthur George v. Ramberg, Ferdinand Pauwels and Albert Brendel. In the 1870s, Geibel combined evocative landscapes with genre scenes in his work, especially market and harvest motifs, making him a valued painter. 1870-1892 he was widely represented in the Berlin Academy exhibition and at the glass palace in Munich with paintings, including 1887, Harvest Festival.

1-124-1467 Oil on cardboard, signed in lower left, difficult to read, 50 x 40 cm, framed 73 x 63 cm. Estimate: £1 300

Unidentified Expressionist, first half 20th century, Snowy Village at Night. An interesting composition with broad strokes and dark contours.

1-124-1218 Oil on canvas, unsigned, original backing, varnished, 40 x 32 cm, framed 59 x 52 cm. Estimate: £1 500

 

Andries Both Dircksz (ca. 1608-1641) (attrib.), dutch Painter. Etcher, born in Utrecht, was a pupil of Abraham Bloemaert. He toured France and Italy, and is known for his somewhat uncouth genre scenes in the tradition Brouwers. This is a version of his Dentist , of which several variations have been attributed to him. His brother Jan Both etched a sequence of the Five Senses in which a very similar composition of this work represents feeling. The group of figures in the image above features grotesque details including an owl in a window  as well as the image of a crouching figure with a tapeworm.

1-124-1353 Top right signed by hand and dated 1965, 39 x 29 cm, glassed and passepartout framed p. eng. 59 x 47 cm.
Estimate: £380

Lotte Laserstein (1898-1993), a major representative of the New Objectivity was born at Königsberg castle. Lotte Laserstein finished her studies in 1927 at the United State Schools for Free and Applied Arts in Berlin (Vereinigten Staatsschulen für Freie und Angewandte Kunst in Berlin ) as one of the first women with honours. Then in 1937 she was exiled to Sweden. This is a portrait of a girl using pastel on grey speckled paper.

1-124-1700 Lower right signed, left no. 126/200, with the blindstamp 'Cercle Graphique Européen', 60 x 46 cm, glassed. passepartout framed 92 x 76 cm.
Estimate: £690

Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) Tiger Cat, lithograph on Arches Vélin paper, 1969.

1-124-2140 PicassoH. 22 cm.
Estimate: £1 500

Picasso pitcher Visage, Madoura, featuring manufacture stamp, impressed mark 'Edition Picasso' and brush brand 'Edition Picasso 207/300. 'Madoura' design by Pablo Picasso (Málaga, 1881 - Mougins, 1973) around 1959, jug with white glaze, painted in blue and brown in the shape of a woman's face.

1-124-5070 Chinese Cabinet ca. 1920
70 x 75 x 40 cm.
Estimate: £380

Chinese Cabinet ca. 1920. All-sides are painted with traditional Chinese decoration and features two doors and a drawer, and interior with 7 drawers and drawers lacquered black with floral decoration.

1-124-2452 Vase
H. 34 cm.
Estimate: £570

 

Vase, China, probably 19th century, all-round polychrome painting in enamel colors, fighting Chinese on horses, tigers and roosters.

1-124-100 Sapphire Ring
Estimate: £1 100

Sapphire diamond ring with 14 fine Sapphire cabochons, totalling 3.22 carat and a very good colour with 81 brilliant-cut diamonds, totalling 3.97 carat by jeweler C. Ernst in Wiesbaden.

1-124-2448 Polychrome painted, gilded, H. 25 cm
Estimate: £610

Model by Johann Joachim Kaendler 1745-46 from the series '' The Four Continents .'' European, probably Meissen, 18th century. The piece is an allegory of the continent of Europe in the form of a female figure in ornate coat with a crown, scepter and orb, plus white steed, globe and book, model of the "tsar commission" of Catherine the Great.

The allegory of Europe with the imperial insignia is also a glorification of the consignor, an almost identical copy is in the Hermitage in St.Petersburg.

1-124-5054 Harp Chair
130 x 114 x 110 cm.
Estimate: £610

Harp Chair designed by Jörgen Hovelskov 1963,probably with Christensen & Larsen. Black-stained ash wood, lining of ropes and without a company logo.

 

1-124-3591 Horizontal table clock
9 x 11 x 11 cm.
Estimate:2 700

Horizontal table clock, 18th century gilt bronze square casing with profiled cornices on four winged ball paw feet, four small queroblonge glass window on the sides with screwed-on frame. Featuring a chapter ring with engraved corner applications, signed Johann Heinrich Wagner. In 1729 Augustus the Strong, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony commissioned the watchmaker Johann Heinrich Wagner to make several watches that were to be won in a lottery at court in Dresden. With arab numbers for alarm setting, blue hands, hinged bottom with bell, lower movement plate richly decorated with applied, engraved and gilded ornaments and probably hour and quarter hour chime.

1-124-1029 Songbird Machine
4 x 10 x 6.5 cm, gross weight about 538g.
Estimate: £1 500

Songbird Machine, German, circa 1920 by J. Kurz & Co., Hanau. Sterling silver in a rectangular case with rich relief decoration, floral and putto motives, front with sliding mechanism, cover with spring lid, including mechanically moving bird, functional, with a beautiful voice, sawn out cartridge, complete with key.

1-124-4166 Styrian sword
97 cm.
Estimate: £1 100

Styrian sword around from 1600, double-edged, flexible blade, asymmetrical guard with guard ring and lateral brackets and with a hilt covered with fine mesh iron mesh.

 

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