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 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 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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AN ITALIAN GILT METAL PLAQUETTE OF THE ENTOMBMENT AFTER GUGLIELMO DELLA...

An Italian Gilt Metal Plaquette of the Entombment After Guglielmo della Porta (circa 1500-1577), 17th Century, Venice Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea lowering the body of Christ into a sarcophagus as the mourning Madonna, Three Marys, and Saint John look on, before a backdrop of overgrown

Los #: 335

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

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 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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AN AUSTRIAN BOXWOOD RELIEF OF THE PIETA, CIRCLE OF JOHANN PETER D. Ä....

An Austrian Boxwood Relief of the Pieta, Circle of Johann Peter d. Ä. Schwanthaler (1720-1795), 18th Century the seated Madonna cradling the dead Christ, the standing, separately carved figure of St. John to the left, Three Marys to the right, Mary Magdelene kissing the hand of Jesus, a kneeling

Los #: 338

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

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 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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AN ITALIAN PAINTED TERRACOTTA CIRCULAR PORTRAIT RELIEF OF A BOY, 17TH...

An Italian Painted Terracotta Circular Portrait Relief of a Boy, 17th Century shown wearing an elaborately collared cape, in later lined wood frame. Height 9 1/2 , Width 8 1/4 in.; 24.1, 21 cm

Los #: 341

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 SPANISH GILT AND PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF SAINT MICHAEL, FROM THE CIRCLE...

A Spanish Gilt and Painted Wood Figure of Saint Michael, from the Circle of Gil de Siloé (1486-1501), Circa 1500 his right hand raised over his head and originally holding a sword, standing on the devil, various collection labels on the reverse, mounted on a later semi-circular wood base. Height

Los #: 344

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 25.000 $

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 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 SPANISH PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF THE CHRIST CHILD, FROM THE WORKSHOP OF...

A Spanish Painted Wood Figure of the Christ Child, From The Workshop of Juan Martínez Montañés, First Half 17th Century the standing Child with his right hand raised in blessing, on separately carved contemporary base, rendered as a cushion upon gadrooned plinth, with later brocade and lace garment

Los #: 347

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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AN AUSTRIAN PAINTED WOOD ANNA SELBDRITT GROUP, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

An Austrian Painted Wood Anna Selbdritt Group, First Half 17th Century the figure of St. Anne supporting the seated young Jesus in her left arm, her right hand on the back of the Virgin, standing beside her with arms outstretched, probably once holding a cross. Height 17 in.; 43 cm

Los #: 350

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 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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AN ITALIAN PIETRA DURA RELIEF OF THE MADONNA, EARLY 18TH CENTURY, FLORENCE

An Italian Pietra Dura Relief of the Madonna, Early 18th Century, Florence comprised of lapis lazuli, amethyst and calcedony, carved in three-quarter length, the veiled figure with her hands crossed at her breast, within later giltwood frame. Without frame: Height 5 7/8 in., Width 4 3/8 in.; 14.9

Los #: 354

Schätzpreis: 50.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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AN ITALIAN WOOD CRISTO MORTO, CIRCLE OF GIAN LORENZO BERNINI (1598-1680),...

An Italian Wood Cristo Morto, Circle of Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), Late 17th Century his head lowered, the perizonium tied on His right side, upon later slate base. Height 18 in., Width 14 in.; 46 by 35.5 cm

Los #: 355

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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AN ITALIAN SILVER-MOUNTED AND HARDSTONE-INLAID GILT BRONZE CANDLESTICK,...

An Italian Silver-Mounted and Hardstone-Inlaid Gilt Bronze Candlestick, Early 18th Century, Rome the triangular base cast with scrolls and applied with silver scallop shells, leaves and heads of cherubim, the stem in the form of an urn and rising to a baluster-shaped column, the drip pan with

Los #: 356

Schätzpreis: 25.000 $ - 30.000 $

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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AN ITALIAN TERRACOTTA RELIEF OF PERSEUS AND ANDROMEDA, BY GIOVANNI BATTISTA...

An Italian Terracotta Relief of Perseus and Andromeda, by Giovanni Battista Foggini (1652-1725), Circa 1700 modeled in both low and high relief, incised at the center with 42 / S(?), the back with faint text in ink, within giltwood frame. Height 10 3/4 in., Width 15 1/8 in.; 23.7 by 38.2 cm

Los #: 358

Schätzpreis: 25.000 $ - 35.000 $

Datum: 29.01.2009 - 30.01.2009

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AN ENGLISH MARBLE BUST OF GEORGE HAMILTON, FIRST EARL OF ORKNEY, ATTRIBUTED...

An English Marble Bust of George Hamilton, First Earl of Orkney, Attributed to Michael Rysbrack (1694-1770), Circa 1733 depicted as a Roman general, carved with close-cropped curly hair and furrowed brow, his breast plate partially covered with a heavy cloak attached with a morse on his right

Los #: 359

Schätzpreis: 150.000 $ - 250.000 $

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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AN ITALIAN BRONZE BUST OF A FAUN, ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF MASSIMILIANO...

An Italian Bronze Bust of a Faun, Attributed to the Workshop of Massimiliano Soldani-Benzi (1658-1740), Early 18th Century, Florence wearing a goatskin around his shoulders, gazing to the left and grinning, olive-golden patina beneath reddish-brown translucent lacquer, upon associated variegated

Los #: 362

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 90.000 $

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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AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE OF THE DOVES OF PLINY, MID 19TH CENTURY,...

An Italian Micromosaic Plaque of the Doves of Pliny, Mid 19th Century, Rome bearing the signature G. Rinaldi f. Roma on the lower left hand outer border, within giltwood frame carved with acanthus and beaded borders. Size of mosaic: Height 11 7/8 in., Width 14 5/16 in; 30.2 and 36.3 cm

Los #: 364

Schätzpreis: 35.000 $ - 45.000 $

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