701 | Fine Arts and Antiques
A Choise of Highlights

October 9th - 10th 2013

"The Tsardom and Württemberg" is the title of the upcoming large Autumn Auction at Stuttgart’s Nagel Auctions, which will take place from 9th till 10th October 2013

Consignment will only be possible until mid-August




Morff, Gottlob Wilhelm (1771-1857)

Portrait of Johann Christoph Herdegen, minister of finance., and of his wife Eva Catharine née Nellmann (1793-1863).

A pair. Oil/canvas.



Bartolomeo Bellano (circle) Christ in the sepulchre (imago pietatis) supported by two angels. Padua around 1460.

Istrian limestone worked as a bas-relief.

A recent expertise report by Prof. Dr. Dombrowski, University of Würzburg, is included to this lot.

Expertise report by Prof. Dr. Dombrowski



Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanowa, later Queen Olga of Württemberg (1822-1892) Crossing a Lake Oil/canvas, signed 56 x 79 cm


The Kasanskaya Mother of God (with oklad) (Russia, 17th and 18/19th ct.) Verso dedication badge (with dating 1911) from the Hellenic Queen Olga Konstantinowna (granddaughter of Tsar Nikolaus I.) and her brother Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinowitsch to Lieutenant Michail Garschin, most probably on the occasion of his wedding.

Expertise: Ivan Bentchev, Bonn-Bad Godesberg 2010. 31 x 25,5 cm



Franz Stirnbrand (c.1788-1882) Portrait of King Karl of Württemberg as full figure Oil/canvas, signed
77 x 60 cm


Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885) Rockface in a canyon. Oil/paper/canvas, stamp of the artist's esttate.

Provenance: Estate Carl Spitzweg, Southern German private collection. Lit.: Wichmann, catalogue raisonné, p. 295/296 no. 591 with fig.
32,2 x 24,7 cm



Anton Braith (1836-1905) Cow herd returning home. Oil/canvas, relined, signed, inscribed and dated "München 1882". Lit.: Bühler, catalogue raisonné p. 304 no. 102 and plate on p. 185. 43 x 75 cm


Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910) Fishing boat docking at a jetty. Oil/canvas, signed. Cf. Boetticher, Friedrich von, Malerwerke des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, vol. I,1, s.v. Achenbach p. 8, nos. 190/191. 66 x 90 cm




Naples School (18th ct.). Two cavalry skirmishes. A pair. Oil/canvas.
66 x 91 cm




Henry, F. (2nd half of 19th ct.). View of Santa Sofia in Istanbul. View of the harbour in Istanbul.

A pair. Oil/canvas, both of them signed. 54 x 43 cm



A Neoclassical brass and ormolu mounted cherrywood bureau de cylindre, probably Heinrich Gambs, St. Petersburg, c. 1800.


A wrought-iron fountain ballustrade, 19th ct.


Several candlesticks and grills from the 2nd part of a collection of early and rare wrought-iron works.


A pair of Victorian table globes, Malby's, London, mid 19th ct.


A big Austrian silver Thora shield
Vienna, last quarter of 19th century








A coffee service with views of Wurttemberg
Ludwigsburg, c. 1820


A big German „Reichsadler“ glass beaker, dated 1591

H. 28,5 cm


A plate with Italian landscape

Imperial manufactory St. Petersburg, early 19th ct.

Form a porcelain service commissioned by Tsar Alexander I for his sister Catherine Pavlovna, Queen Catherine of Wurttemberg


A Ludwigsburg porcelain cream service for the Court of Wurttemberg

Ludwigsburg, 1806-16

Monogram of King Friedrich I of Wurttemberg and his son Prince Paul


A star shaped Fabergé frame

St. Petersburg, 1899-1903

Workmaster’s mark of Mikhail Perchin (1860-1903)

Private property, Hamburg since the 1920s


A large ivory and silver cup and cover

late 19th century, h. 54 cm



A pair of silver coffee pots

Kassel, c. 1797/98-1804

Heinrich Wilhelm Kompff - goldsmith to the Court of Kassel

H. 26/35,5 cm


An Imperial tercentenary presentation brooch

Fabergé, workmaster mark of Albert Holmström, St. Petersburg, 1913



A pair of large Dutch silver candelabra Amsterdam,

1804 Diederik Lodewijk Bennewitz

h. 75 cm/29 ½ inch



A silver and cloisonné enamel teapot

Ivan D. Saltykov, Moscow, 1894



A German silver and coin tankard

J.H. Werner, Purveyor to the Imperial Court of Germany and to the Royal Court of Prussia, dated 1904



A cup and saucer with the portrait of Tsar Alexander I of Russia and King of Poland

KPM, Berlin, c. 1815



A plate of the St. Andrew service

Imperial Factory St. Petersburg, Alexander II, 1855-1881

Subsequent delivery from St. Petersburg for the Meissen St. Andrew service ordered by Tsaritza Elisabeth I in 1744



A plate from the Service for Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich

Imperial Factory St. Petersburg, 1848-1852





A rare Italian scagliola top, signed P. Della Valle, Leghorn, mid 19th ct.

The Della Valle brothers were accomplished Italian artists in scagliola in the mid 19th based in Leghorn on the Ligurian coast.

This scagliola top was bought on a grand tour by Peter Schürmann a German factory owner from Lennep. He had the secretary built specifically for this top.



Sigmund Heschler Memmingen, around 1630

Two Baroque floating angels Polychrome limewood (?), h. 72 cm

Provenance: sculpture collection of Georg Hartmann (1870-1954), Frankfurt am Main



Meister des Tiefenbronner Hochaltars Ulm, around 1470

Virgin Mother of an Annunciation Group Polychrome limewood,
h. 90 cm

Provenance: sculpture collection of Georg Hartmann (1870-1954), Frankfurt am Main


Mary from a Crucifixion Group Swabia, around 1340 Polychrome wood, h. 88 cm

Provenance: sculpture collection of Georg Hartmann (1870-1954), Frankfurt am Main



Jakob Ruß,
Ravensburg, around 1485/90

Pair of Gothic angels with candlesticks
Polychromy limewood, h. 46/47,5 cm

Provenance: former collection of E. and M. Kofler-Truniger, Lucerne. With Albrecht Neuhaus, Würzburg.


Ignaz Günther (1725-1775).

Floating angel, Munich, 1760s,
limewood, remnats of polychromy,
h. 88 cm.

Provenance: Collection of Georg Schuster, Munich. Auctioned in 1938 with Julius Böhler, Munich. Sculpture Collection of Georg Hartmann
(1870-1954), Frankfurt on the Main.

Described and depicted in the literature: Hubert Wilm / Hans Buchheit / Max Goering, Sammlung Georg Schuster, auction catalogue Julius Böhler Munich, Munich 1938, no. 216. Hubert Wilm, Alte Kunst lebendig, Frankfurt on the Main
1942, fig. 179-180. Arno Schönberger/Gerhard Woeckel, Ignaz Günther, exhibition catalogue, summer 1951, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich 1951, no. 59.



Hercules and Omphale, France, around 1600. Two stone busts, painted, h. ca. 50/60 cm

Provenance: from the closure
of a restoration workshop.





A splendid Rococo library table, Johann Michael van Selow, Brunswick, 2nd half 18th ct. 79x171x101 cm


A splendid Renaissance wrought-iron , double-winged grill, Italy/Veneto, 16th ct. From the 2nd part of a collection of early and rare wrought-iron works. 170x208 cm


Aus dem Habsburger Kaiserhaus eine bedeutende Serie von fünf Tapisserien aus einem Achilles-Zyklus mit dem Wappenschild der Österreichischen Niederlande. Gemarkt Manufaktur Pieter und Jan Frans van der Borcht, Stadtmarke Brüssel, 2. Viertel 18. Jahrhundert, nach Kartonvorlagen aus dem Achilles-Zyklus von Jean van Orley und Aurèle Augustin Coppens.

Provenienz: beauftragt vom Habsburger Kaiserhaus. Als Auftraggeber kommen die späteren Kaiser Karl VI. (1685–1740) oder Maria Theresia (1717–1780) und deren Gemahl Kaiser Franz I. Stephan (1708–1765) in Frage. Erwähnt in der Sammlung R & G Hamot, Paris, um 1890/1900. Aus altem Adelsbesitz

 





Die Entdeckung des Achilles inmitten der Töchtern des Lykomedes

Bekrönt mit dem Wappen der Österreichischen Niederlande, gemarkt F.V.D.B für Jan-Frans van der Borcht, monogrammiert BB für Brüssel, Maße 346 x 320 cm





Der Disput zwischen Achilles und Agamemnon um die Jungfrau Briseis

Bekrönt mit dem Wappen der Österreichischen Niederlande, gemarkt P.V.D.BORCHT für Pieter van der Borcht, monogrammiert BB für Brüssel, Maße: 362 x 356 cm



Die erneute Bewaffnung des Achilles dank seiner Mutter Thetis

Bekrönt mit dem Wappen der Österreichischen Niederlande,
Maße: 346 x 217 cm





Die Verfolgung des Paris im Kampf mit Menelaos

Bekrönt mit dem Wappen der Österreichischen Niederlande, gemarkt P.V.D.BORCHT für Pieter van der Borcht, monogrammiert BB für Brüssel, Maße: 350 x 216 cm





Der Tod des Achilles durch den Pfeil des Paris

Bekrönt mit dem Wappen der Österreichischen Niederlande, gemarkt P.V.D.BORCHT für Pieter van der Borcht, monogrammiert BB für Brüssel, Maße: 351 x 210 cm



A Baroque walnut cupboard, so-called "Nasenschrank", Frankfurt, 1st half 18th ct.

Provenance: collection of Georg Hartmann (1870-1954), Frankfurt am Main



A fine ormolu mounted mahogany cabinet, Friedrich Gottlob Hofmann, Leipzig, c. 1795, and stand.


A rare gothic alpine wrought and embossed parcel-gilt iron lectern, showing the eagle for John the Baptist, 15th ct. From the 2nd part of a collection of early and rare wrought-iron works.