Goblet with emblem of Johann Leopold, earl of Paar by Ignaz Preissler (c. 1720)
farbloses Glas, radierte und goldgehöhte Schwarzlotmalerei; flacher Stand mit dichtem Rankenwerk und den Initialen: "J.L.G.V.B.“; Balusterschaft mit Ringscheiben; trichterförmige Kuppa, frontseitig der bekrönte, doppelköpfige Reichsadler, auf seiner Brust das bekrönte Wappen des Johann Leopold Graf von Paar (1693-1741); rückseitig drei Reiter auf galoppierenden Pferden, die eine Furt überqueren H. 17 cm Schätzpreis: 15 000 - 30 000 €
Beautiful designed objects by Josef Hoffmann
The good results achieved for Josef Hoffmann's works were a sign that Austrian arts and crafts continue to be highly valued. His sugar spreader from 1905 achieved a record price of 10,240 € (HP 8000 €) and is thus the most expensive sugar spreader ever auctioned by the Viennese artist. The cigarette case he designed around 1920 also reached 4864 € (HP 3800 €) twice as much as at the last auction.
Beautifully designed terrines from 1819
This pair of terrines was owned by Maria Beatrix of Savoy, Duchess of Modena, who was the eldest daughter of Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia-Piedmont since 1802, and his wife Maria Theresa of Austria-Este in Turin. In 1812 she married Francis IV, Archduke of Austria-Este.
Beautiful designed brooch by Eugen Pflaumer
Design Eugen Pflaumer (Weißenfels a. d. Saale geb.) Brooch Execution: Eugen Pflaumer, c. 1912 silver, partly gilded, Lapis lazuli on both sides, green semi-precious stones; marked on the reverse : maker's mark "PE" (for Eugen Pflaumer); 3 x 3.5 cm
Intricate design of a coconut goblet
Coconut goblet Germany, 17th century coconut, carved, rhinoceros horn, silver; rhinoceros horn stand and node; shaft decorated with leaves; coconut cup carved with three scenes, depicting physical well-being; silver mount engraved with flowers and the profils of heads; turned rhinoceros horn lid with pine cone knob; h. 30.5 cm
Tea and coffee service by Otto Prutscher
Art Nouveau & Design regularly offers an excellent selection of items from the Wiener Werkstätte, art from around 1900 and the design of the 1950s and 1960s. The unique designs of Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser and Otto Prutscher for jewellery, centrepieces and glass are captivating because of their inventiveness and timeless forms. A special focus …