Sale: 408 / Harry Beyer Collection, May 15. 2013 in Munich Lot 377

 
377
Süddeutschland
Außergewöhnlicher Messkelch im romanischen Stil
Gold
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 7,200
Sold:
€ 8,500 / $ 10.200

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Außergewöhnlicher Messkelch im romanischen Stil. Late 19th century.
Gold, silver, gems and enamel.
Height: 17 cm (6,6 in).
Round foot, beveled. Retracted shaft with knob and hemispheric bowl. Foot with ribbon of ca. 85 rose-cut diamonds all the way round. Body of the crucified in high relief towards shaft. Right and left each with two gold medals with high relief illustrations of: St Erhard of Regensburg, Saint Rudolf, Saint Emmeram of Regensburg and Saint Wolfgang of Regensburg. Names executed in enamel. Medals margined with 32 rose-cut diamonds. Verso each with indications on weight and purity. Total weight of four medals 51,2 g, executed in 22 karat yellow gold.
With ancient Byzantine gold coin. With bust of Christ on frontside, margined with rose-cut diamond. On rear with illustration of Basilius II. together with Constantin VIII. holding the Patriarchal cross. With inscription: "BASIL. C(um)CONSTANTINUS" all the way round.
With large diamond as well as blue and red gems at foot of shaft. Above with frieze with 32 further rose-cut diamond. With blue gems, bordered in droplet shape. Sphere-shaped node, with mounted red and green gems. With floral enameled decor above and below. Bowl gilded. Overall weight: 615 g.
Uninscribed.

Called up: ca. 17.23 h +/- 20 min.

377
Süddeutschland
Außergewöhnlicher Messkelch im romanischen Stil
Gold
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 7,200
Sold:
€ 8,500 / $ 10.200

(incl. 25% surcharge)