Lot 3078

A silver miniature depicting a scene from the Battle of Austerlitz by Kirstein in Strasbourg, dated 1809

Orders & Military Collectibles until 1918 | A90m | Live auction | 521 Lots

Hammer price € 3,400

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Description

Finely repousséd silver plate with finely engraved and chased details. The three-dimensional figures partially applied. Portrayal of French hussars attacking a generic infantry unit. On the lower edge engraved signature "Kirstein orfre. à Straßbourg 1809". Partially small losses in the background in the transition to the figures. Under glass in original fire-gilt bronze frame with movable suspension ring. Diameter 9.5 cm, framed 14.5 cm.
Jakob Friedrich Kirstein (1765 - 1838), Strasbourg silversmith, known for his elaborately crafted miniature reliefs.

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General Information

The auction starts on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3522. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).