The carefully curated selection of objects were opened to auction today, May 19 and will continue on tomorrow, May 20 with silver, porcelain, earthenware, furniture, glass and ceramics. This catalogue presents 82 most interesting and significant pieces to offer from the period 1600-1900, which will be auctioned at the evening auction.
Highlight of the auction is a significant roll-top desk of David Roentgen. Made in circa 1790, the table is carved mahogany on birch and oak. This elegant piece is estimated to sell for around €140,000-160,000.
Another significant piece is a wonderfully colorful Renaissance tapestry from Flanders that depicts a dinner party in an elaborate architectural backdrop with an estimated price of €40,000 – €60,000.
The catalogue includes an extensive silver selection with high quality objects from the 16th to the 20th century. Particularly noteworthy is the sacrament pot from the house of Nassau-Saarbrücken, donated by the Countess Sophie Luise 1728, with an estimated price of €65,000.
Find the online bidding catalogue here.
Photos courtesy of Lempertz website.