Lot 476

A fine pair of German Mannerist-style reliefs, circa 1600

Works of Art, Antiquities | A82kua | Live auction | 717 Lots

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Two round, turned medallions, finely sculpted and carved in boxwood, in the form of ladies wearing court dress. The medallions accurately turned, with several contours, extremely finely carved with a great many details and inscribed "R. ELISABET. ZU. HUNGERN." and "SUSANNAE. ZU. FRONPERG." Inset in ebony panels. The panels in carved, hollow-fullered, ebonised and partially gilt fruitwood frames of later date. Slight signs of age. One panel with a continuous shrinkage crack. The gilding is rubbed. Diameter of the medallions 7.8 cm, including frame 14 x 14 cm. Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

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The auction includes 719 lots and starts on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 719. The pre-sale viewing will take place from May 21 - 24, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.