438 - The Autumn Sale

13 October 2013

The new auction season will start with a very extensive auction of art and antiquities, under the name The Autumn Sale. This catalog contains all kinds of objects for your interior, including silver, jewellery, glass, porcelain, earthenware, clocks, watches, sculptures, candlesticks, furniture, mirrors, asians, paintings, watercolors, drawings and graphics. In addition, an extensive collection of works from the Stichting Kunst & Historisch Bezit ABN AMRO is on offer. Here are some examples from the catalogue:


This time with silver you will find a beautiful bread basket made by the Rotterdam silversmith Rudolf Sontag in 1786. Vintage Dutch Louis XVI style: a jewel on the table! Valuation € 3,000 – 4,000.

Also from Rotterdam is the silver coffee pot on a brazier, this time by Jan George Grebe, year letter A for 1835. Still completely in late Empire style, a swan with spread wings on the lid and a stylized panther head with a wide open mouth at the end of the spout. Valuation € 1,000 – 1,500.

A silver tobacco jar from 1789 was made of very high quality by master Johannes Keeman, who was active in Dordrecht at the time. Just like the aforementioned bread basket in typical Dutch Louis XVI style and a must for the collector. Valuation € 4,500 – 5,500.


Some high-quality jewelry will also be auctioned. You will find a beautiful 18 carat gold and diamond necklace with link bracelet from the well-known jewelery firm Bernhard Schipper in Amsterdam. Valuation € 3,800 – 4,500.

Another showpiece is the 18 carat gold and diamond watch by the leading house Baum & Mercier. Valuation € 2,500 – 3,500.


An important brass lantern clock from about 1730 is signed Gail a Paris. Its rarity is emphasized by the size of only 26 cm. Valuation € 3,500 – 4,500.

A first quality large model table clock from the second quarter of the 18e century is signed Roger Dunster, one of the most important Amsterdam clockmakers. The movement has verge escapement, double striking mechanism and six melodies. The silver-plated chapter ring has Roman numerals for the hours and Arabic numerals for the minutes. In addition to the date display, the matted dial also has four small dials with indications for the days of the week and the minutes, each with a portrait of a gallant lady as the background. The clock was auctioned on November 25, 2003 at Sotheby's Amsterdam. Valuation € 12,000 – 15,000.

An Amsterdam longcase clock, signed Pieter Swaan, comes from the second quarter of the 18ecentury. In burr walnut veneered case, the movement with half calendar, eight-day movement and silver-plated chapter ring. Crowned by Atlas with the globe on his shoulders and a pair of trumpet-blowing angels, the grandfather clock measures 275 cm. Pieter Swaan is known to have had his workshop on the Leliegracht. Valuation € 4,500 – 5,500.

Another important grandfather clock, also from Amsterdam and this time by Martinus Klok, also has a burr walnut veneered case topped by Atlas and two angels. With moon phase, calendar and eight-day movement and the engraved dial with a recessed cartouche, meticulously painted with Dutch merchant ships. Valuation € 8,000 – 9,000.


For collectors of colonial furniture, there is the pair of high-backed chairs from the former Dutch East Indies, made in the early eighteenth century and striking for their high-quality carving. Valuation € 1,200 – 1,700.


But in this auction you will also find an attractive Delft ewer with a silver mount marked LVE, for Lambertus van Eenhoorn. This ribbed pitcher can be dated around 1700 and has a beautiful polychrome decor in an oriental style. Valuation € 1,800 – 2,500.


A large Art Nouveau porcelain vase marked Sarreguemines, has a beautiful decoration of irises, butterflies and leaf vines against a yellow background. This beautiful piece of French porcelain dates from around 1900. Valuation € 1,000 – 1,500.

A Unica glass bowl from the glass factory Leerdam, designed by AD Copier, is made of yellow/brown 'tin crackle'. This well-marked and numbered bowl was made around 1930. Valuation € 1,000 – 1,500

Also made of glass, but 18e century, the large model is a green glass rummer, no less than 29 cm high. Valuation € 1,500-2,000.


A pair of beautiful cassolettes/candlesticks, from France and dating around 1800, are made of white marble and fire-gilt bronze. Completely neoclassical, on three goat legs trimmed with faun heads and connected by link chains. Valuation € 1,000 – 1,500.


The bronze sculpture by the French sculptor Francois Rolard (1842 – 1912) is amusing. This group entitled 'Monnaie de singe' depicts a circus artist with a hoop in which a monkey with a lute. Valuation € 1,600 – 2,200.


A monumental bronze statue of a standing man with an eagle with outspread wings above his head, depicts Prometheus. This parlor piece comes from Germany, dates from around 1900 and bears the Graefner signature on the foot. Valuation € 3,000 – 5,000.


Among the Chinese porcelain you will find no fewer than two Imari plates with an image of a lady umbrella after a design by Cornelis Pronk, dating around 1735. Value per piece € 1,500 – 2,000.

A large blue and white bowl from the Jiajing period (1522 – 1566) has a diameter of 41.5 cm and is decorated with four lions in the midst of tendrils surrounded by medallions in which birds and flowers, interspersed with clouds. Valuation € 2,000 – 3,000.

One of the masterpieces includes a large 'famille rose' bowl marked with a pseudo character mark Qianglong in iron red. The decor of this very rare dish continues on the back of the rim. Valuation € 4,000 – 6,000.

Two funny standing 'Wucai' (= literally five colours) porcelain boys of 24 cm high come from the 17e century. Valuation € 3,000 – 4,000.


Always loved by collectors is the so-called 'haze-good', so called because of the resemblance to the fur of this animal. This time we offer you a large hazel tea bowl from the Song dynasty (960 – 1279) with a beautiful glaze with vertical dark stripes. Valuation € 1,500 – 2,000.


The auction will end with a very extensive collection of paintings, watercolors, drawings, graphics and sculptures. The 302 lots are arranged in alphabetical order by artist and the catalog leads you from Roel Achterberg to Johan van Zutphen. Because the works were made between the 18th and 21st century, you will be given a good picture of the developments in art history of the last 300 years.


The offer is supplemented with a collection of artworks from the ABN AMRO offices. These works were often obtained directly from the artist and are now on the market for the first time. Important artists from this collection are Jan Asselbergs, Anton Buytendijk, Bülent Evren, Anton Heyboer, Huub Hierck, Han Jansen, Marius de Jongere, Fon Klement, Gerriet Postma, Peter Sterkenburg and Miguel Ybañez.


The vast majority of all works of art are auctioned without a minimum price. You can recognize this by the valuation € 1 – 1.



We hope to welcome you in our saleroom soon!

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1. A silver coffee pot and a silver teapot
The first smooth, circular and octagonal. A pinacle axis grip. The teapot oval, part smooth and part ribbed.

Taxation € 600 - € 1.000

2. A silver chocolate pot
Circular and smooth. Tapering towards the top. With central engraved marriage arms. Dome-shaped hinged lid with detachable grip, set with a pinnacle. Curved spout terminating in a stylized animal head. On circular and profiled foot.

Taxation € 1.000 - € 1.500

Hammer amount € 1.000

3. A silver tea service
Smooth and octagonal with vertical ribs. Comprising a teapot, a sugar bowl, a creamer and a spoon vase.

Taxation € 600 - € 1.000

4. A silver tea service
Comprising a teapot, a sugar bowl and a creamer. Smooth and pear shaped with vertical ribs. Decorated with floral motif. On circular foot ring resting on four scroll-shaped feet.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

5. A silver tea service
Comprising a teapot on brazier, a sugar bowl, a lidded bowl, a creamer and a spoon vase. Circular, smooth and decorated in typical Art Nouveau decoration.

Taxation € 1.200 - € 1.500

Hammer amount € 1.200

6. A silver coffee pot on a silver brazier
Vase shaped, smooth and decorated with gadroons. A swan with spread wings as grip. The spout terminating in a panther's head. On constricted oval foot. The brazier also with gadroons and edging. On black wooden base resting on four ribbed feet.

Taxation € 1.000 - € 1.500

Hammer amount € 1.000

7. A silver ‘trekpotje’ and a silver sauce boat
The 'Trekpotje' smooth and circular with wooden grip and handle. The sauce boat smooth and boat-shaped. The handle and the four curved feet with acanthus leaf.

Taxation € 600 - € 800

8. A silver tea service
Comprising a teapot, a sugar bowl with handle and a creamer. Smooth and oval with edging. The grip in the form of a fruit. On constricted, oval foot.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

9. A silver tea service
Comprising a teapot (with wooden handle), a sugar bowl with lid and a creamer. Part smooth, part ribbed and decorated with gadroons. The grip in the form of a coiled snake.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 800

10. A silver tea service
Comprising a teapot (with plastic handle), a tea caddy and a creamer. Oval, part smooth and part ribbed. A ribbed sphere shaft grip. Unconstricted foot. The top with cable cord ornament. The underside with edge.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

11. A silver tea service
Comprising a teapot (with wooden handle and grip), a tea caddy, a sugar bowl and a creamer. Oval, on oval constricted foot. Smooth, with edging on the top and underside.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 750

12. A silver tea service
Comprising a teapot (with wooden handle), a sugar bowl with handle and a creamer.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

13. A silver part tea service
Comprising a tea caddy with key, a tea scoop, a creamer and a sugar bowl. Smooth, oval with edge.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 750

14. A silver tea service
Comprising a teapot, a brazier, a creamer and a sugar bowl with handle. Smooth. The teapot with a pinnacle as grip. With beaded rims.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

15. A silver rose water sprinkler
Smooth neck with screw thread. Bulbous body. On constricted circular foot. Decorated with raised floral motif and laurel wreaths.

Taxation € 600 - € 1.000

16. A silver tobacco pot
Oval with detachable member. Part smooth and part decorated with gadroons. On constricted circular foot, resting on a scalloped wooden base.

Taxation € 600 - € 1.000

Hammer amount € 550

17. A silver gilt chalice
The cup with portrait medallions with depictions of Jesus and Mary. Interspersed with ovals with bunches of grapes, corn and ears of wheat. The vase-shaped stem with three cherubs. On circular, scalloped and profiled foot with Biblical depictions and cher

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 1.100

18. A silver pipe brazier
Constructed of two profiled circular bands on four scroll-shaped feet on flattened ball feet. Turned wooden handle terminating in a pinnacle. brass liner.

Taxation € 600 - € 1.000

19. A pair of silver braziers
Circular, openwork with beading. On three fluted feet, surmounted by a rosette. Red brass liner and turned wooden base.

Taxation € 1.000 - € 1.500

Hammer amount € 1.000

20. A silver smoker’s set comprising a tobacco pot and a brazier
The pot with a stylized rose on the lid. On the folded and outlined rim the caption Renswoude. The brazier with engraved date 1857. Brass liner. On constricted and profiled foot. Underneath a wooden base resting on ball feet.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

21. A silver tobacco pot and brazier
Oval, on constricted and profiled foot, resting on four ball feet. Decorated with gadroons. On the lid of the pot an eagle with spread wings. The top and underside with cablecord ornament. On blackwood base. With brass liner.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

22. Four silver, part gilt salts with four similar spoons
Square, scalloped and outlined. Unconstricted foot. Along the rims leaf motif. The spoons with shell-shaped bowl.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

23. A pair of silver brandy bowls
Octagonal on part openwork octagonal foot. The sides with engraved medallions including 'faith', 'hope', 'love', 'justice' and various coats of arms. On both sides a flat, openwork handle with cherub's head.

Taxation € 700 - € 1.000

24. A silver caster and a silver pipe brazier
The caster circular, smooth and tapering. On two sides decorated in geometric pattern. On circular foot. The brazier in Louis XV style with seed beads and scrolls. With brass liner. On wooden foot. Approx. weight 252 grams and approx. weight 81 grams.

Taxation € 600 - € 1.000