Important Old Master Paintings, Including European Works of Art

Sotheby's
New York

Datum der Auktion: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FLEMISH BRONZE GROUP OF THE RAPE OF THE SABINES, ATTRIBUTED TO THE W...

A Flemish Bronze Group of the Rape of the Sabines, Attributed to the Workshop of Caspar van Turkelsteyn (1579-ca.1648), After the Model by Giambologna, Second Quarter 17th Century the Roman lifting the struggling Sabine woman, her arms outstretched, a crouching adversary below shielding his face

Los #: 351

Schätzpreis: 50.000 $ - 70.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FLEMISH WOOD RECLINING FIGURE OF JUNO, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

A Flemish Wood Reclining Figure of Juno, Early 17th century on her side with her right knee raised, adorned with necklaces and armbands, the peacock beside her, together with a small Flemish fruitwood relief of the Assumption of the Virgin, signed with the monogram CB and dated 1630, and a Flemish

Los #: 330

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FLORENTINE BRONZE PACING BULL, GIAN FRANCESCO SUSINI (CIRCA 1575-1646),...

A Florentine Bronze Pacing Bull, Gian Francesco Susini (circa 1575-1646), First Half 17th Century the proud powerful animal striding forward with front left leg raised, head turned slightly to the left, the integrally cast tail curled up on the hindquarters, upon later black slate base. Height 8 7/8

Los #: 345

Schätzpreis: 400.000 $ - 600.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FRENCH BOXWOOD COMB, CIRCA 1500

A French Boxwood Comb, Circa 1500 each side composed of multiple panels carved with intricate, pierced tracery, one side centered with a pierced heart and the other with a Romanesque motif, the upper section with a row of fine teeth and the bottom with coarse teeth. Height 4 5/8 in., Width 7 1/8

Los #: 303

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FRENCH BOXWOOD HOUSE ALTAR, CIRCA 1600

A French Boxwood House Altar, Circa 1600 two seated putti holding a crown of thorns surmounting doors opening to reveal a partially painted oval relief of the Crucifixion, the corners with winged seraph heads, raised upon a vasiform stem atop an oval base with recumbent lions, carved throughout with

Los #: 342

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FRENCH GILT COPPER CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL PYX, 13TH CENTURY, LIMOGES

A French Gilt Copper Champlevé Enamel Pyx, 13th Century, Limoges of cylindrical form with hinged conical lid, with gilt foliate scrolls on powder blue ground interspersed with medallions inscribed IHS on white ground, probably once with a cross surmounting the lid, now lacking, the interior with a

Los #: 307

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FRENCH GILT COPPER ENGRAVER'S PLAQUE OF THE CONTINENTS, BY ADOLPHE...

A French Gilt Copper Engraver's Plaque of the Continents, by Adolphe Dubois (1826-1865), circa 1850 depicting four continents, represented by allegorical figures with banners inscribed L'ASIE, L'EUROPE, L'AFRIQUE, and L'AMERIQUE, interspersed with foliage and rocaille surrounding a central oval

Los #: 361

Schätzpreis: 25.000 $ - 35.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FRENCH IVORY FIGURE OF CHRIST AT THE COLUMN, LATE 17TH CENTURY

A French Ivory Figure of Christ at the Column, Late 17th Century upon ebonized wood columnar base. Height without base 9 in.; 22.9 cm

Los #: 339

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FRENCH IVORY PANEL FROM A CASKET, FIRST HALF 14TH CENTURY

A French Ivory Panel from a Casket, First Half 14th Century with a scene from the Arthurian legend depicting Gawain on the magic bed sleeping in his armour with spears raining down on him from above, the paw of a lion emblazoned on his shield, the border with nail holes, some with later plugs

Los #: 304

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FRENCH MARBLE RELIEF OF 'LA MARCHANDE D'AMOURS', BY CLODION (1738-1814),...

A French Marble Relief of 'La Marchande d'Amours', By Clodion (1738-1814), Circa 1765-1770 a woman on the right selling winged putti from a cage while two other classically dressed women look on from the left, signed on the lower left corner: CLODION . f . (reversed N). Height 10 7/8 in. Width 11

Los #: 363

Schätzpreis: 100.000 $ - 200.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A FRENCH OVAL MARBLE RELIEF OF LEDA AND THE SWAN, SCHOOL OF FONTAINEBLEAU,...

A French Oval Marble Relief of Leda and the Swan, School of Fontainebleau, Mid 16th Century the naked figure of Leda surrounded by billowing drapery, embracing the Swan between her legs, an owl sitting atop a decorative urn, an eagle flying above suspending two hatched eggs with Castor and Pollux

Los #: 336

Schätzpreis: 120.000 $ - 150.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A GERMAN IVORY AND BRASS INLAID CIRCULAR POWDER FLASK, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

A German Ivory and Brass Inlaid Circular Powder Flask, Early 17th Century with turned fruitwood body centering on an ivory ring, decorated with concentric patterns, mounted with a gilt metal nozzle and spring tap, two rings for suspension. Height 7 1/8 in.; 18 cm

Los #: 328

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A GERMAN IVORY GROUP OF BACCHUS AND A CHILD, FROM THE WORKSHOP OF IGNAZ...

A German Ivory Group of Bacchus and a Child, From The Workshop of Ignaz Elhafen (1658-1715), Circa 1700 Height overall 15 3/8 in.; 39 cm

Los #: 340

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A LATE GOTHIC GILT COPPER CIBORIUM, 15TH CENTURY, PROBABLY GERMAN

A Late Gothic Gilt Copper Ciborium, 15th Century, Probably German the circular base rising to a stem with a cushion knop, supporting a hexagonal receptical for the Host engraved on all sides with the symbols of the four Evangelists, the Veronica veil, and a hand raised in blessing, the hinged cover

Los #: 308

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A LATE GOTHIC LIMESTONE HEAD OF A KING, LATE 15TH CENTURY, PROBABLY FRENCH

A Late Gothic Limestone Head of a King, Late 15th Century, Probably French carved with curly beard and moustache, his crown embellished with flowerheads. Height 11 1/4 in.; 28.6 cm

Los #: 309

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A NETHERLANDISH BOXWOOD GROUP OF THE MADONNA AND CHILD, 17TH CENTURY

A Netherlandish Boxwood Group of the Madonna and Child, 17th Century the Virgin with elaborately embroidered drapery, together with a Flemish boxwood group of the Madonna and Child, 18th century, standing on a demilune, each upon later wood base. Two pieces. Height of the first group 10 1/8 in

Los #: 333

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A NETHERLANDISH OAK GROUP OF SAINT ROCH, EARLY 16TH CENTURY

A Netherlandish Oak Group of Saint Roch, Early 16th Century dressed in pilgrim's garb, gesturing with his left hand toward the sore on his right thigh, his right hand once holding a staff, now lacking, the angel at his right with one hand lifting the tunic to reveal the sore, the other raised in

Los #: 318

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A NETHERLANDISH PAINTED WOOD RELIEF DEPICTING JACOB RECEIVING THE BLOODIED...

A Netherlandish Painted Wood Relief Depicting Jacob Receiving the Bloodied Coat of Joseph, Circa 1500 Jacob seated at the left, facing his sons who present the coat, atop a grassy hill before a battlemented castle wall, the reverse fully carved. Height 21 3/4 in.; 55.2 cm

Los #: 326

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A NORTHERN FRENCH OR SOUTH NETHERLANDISH ALABASTER FIGURE OF AN APOSTLE,...

A Northern French or South Netherlandish Alabaster Figure of an Apostle, Circle of the Master of Rimini, Second Quarter 15th century possibly Saint Peter, standing with gaze downcast, clad in a long robe, his hair and beard carved in spiraling pointed curls, clutching a standing cross faintly

Los #: 310

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 40.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A PAIR OF AUSTRIAN BOXWOOD FIGURES OF SAINT JOHN THE EVANGELIST AND SAINT...

A Pair of Austrian Boxwood Figures of Saint John the Evangelist and Saint John the Baptist, Late 17th Century the bearded figure of St. John the Baptist with a tattered animal skin about his waist, gesturing with his left hand toward the lamb beside his right foot, probably once with a staff in his

Los #: 332

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN BRONZE FIGURES OF JUPITER AND JUNO, FIRST QUARTER 18TH...

A Pair of Italian Bronze Figures of Jupiter and Juno, First Quarter 18th Century, Florentine Jupiter holding his thunderbolts in his raised right hand, the eagle by his left side, Juno with the left hand raised and the peacock by her right side, with dark brown patina beneath translucent reddish

Los #: 357

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A PAIR OF IVORY RECLINING PUTTI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SOUTH...

A Pair of Ivory Reclining Putti, First Half 17th Century, Probably South German the partially draped reclining figures naturalistically modeled with abundant curly hair, upon later bases. Lengths 8 1/2 in. and 8 3/4 in.; 21.6 cm., 22.2 cm

Los #: 334

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A PAIR OF NORTH GERMAN BRONZE LIONS, LATE 15TH CENTURY

A Pair of North German Bronze Lions, Late 15th Century each sejant upon an integrally cast chamfered plinth with one paw raised and holding an orb, mounted on later ebonized wood bases. Height of each 8 in.; 20.3 cm

Los #: 306

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A PAIR OF SOUTH GERMAN IVORY FIGURES OF THE VIRGIN AND SAINT JOHN, 17TH...

A Pair of South German Ivory Figures of the Virgin and Saint John, 17th Century from a Crucifixion group, together with an ivory figure of a woman in the manner of Leonard Kern upon an alabaster book-form base (not illustrated). Three pieces. Heights 6 15/16 and 6 5/8 in.; 17.7 and 17.4 cm

Los #: 337

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A ROMANESQUE LIMESTONE DOUBLE CAPITAL, 12TH CENTURY, PROBABLY NORTHERN...

A Romanesque Limestone Double Capital, 12th Century, Probably Northern Spain carved throughout with two rows of leaves with long, narrow parallel stems rising to fan-like configurations, the corners with figures of angels, one holding a book and another a staff , each side centered by a pinecone

Los #: 302

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A SICILIAN ALABASTER GROUP OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD, 17TH CENTURY, TRAPANI

A Sicilian Alabaster Group of the Virgin and Child, 17th Century, Trapani the standing Virgin draped with elegant folds, traces of painted patterned decoration on her garment, her right hand raised, holding the Child in her left, His head upturned and His right hand upon her breast, His left hand

Los #: 346

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A SMALL MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE WITH THE HEAD OF JUPITER OTRICOLI, BY CLEMENTE...

A Small Micromosaic Plaque with the Head of Jupiter Otricoli, by Clemente Ciuli, Signed Dated 1808 signed and dated on the left side edge: C Ciuli Rño. Fl'A 1808, within gilt wood Italian 17th century circular frame. Diameter without frame 2 13/16in.; 7.2 cm

Los #: 365

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 40.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A SOUTH GERMAN PAINTED LIMEWOOD RELIEF OF THE ARREST OF CHRIST, FIRST...

A South German Painted Limewood Relief of the Arrest of Christ, First Half 16th Century carved in low relief, with figure of Christ in the center, Judas to the right carrying a purse, leaning to kiss Him, a priest to the far right, Peter at far left wielding a sword over the prostrate Malcus, who

Los #: 325

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A SOUTH GERMAN PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF A FEMALE SAINT, ATTRIBUTED TO THE...

A South German Painted Wood Figure of a Female Saint, Attributed to the Workshops of Erasmus Grasser (ca.1450-1518), Circa 1500, Bavaria standing with her head tilted to the left, her eyes turned down in a calm expression, hair falling in long tresses over her shoulders, wearing a simple blue robe

Los #: 323

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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A SOUTH NETHERLANDISH BOXWOOD FIGURE OF SAINT PETER, BY FRANCOIS VAN LOO,...

A South Netherlandish Boxwood figure of Saint Peter, By Francois van Loo, First Half 17th Century with ebonized pupils, holding a book under his left arm, formerly with keys in in his right hand, his left foot resting on two books, the integrally carved cylindrical base carved St PETRUS and signed

Los #: 329

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009