A pair of German late 19th century Renaissance-style gilded galvanoplastie metal, ivory, mother of pearl and tortoiseshell-inlaid decorative plates by Jean Kayser Sohn, Crefeld
Lot 200Y
A pair of German late 19th century Renaissance-style gilded galvanoplastie metal, ivory, mother of pearl and tortoiseshell-inlaid decorative plates by Jean Kayser Sohn, Crefeld
£1,000 - 2,000
US$ 1,700 - 3,400
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A pair of German late 19th century Renaissance-style gilded galvanoplastie metal, ivory, mother of pearl and tortoiseshell-inlaid decorative plates
by Jean Kayser Sohn, Crefeld
each having a rim decorated with a border of scrolling foliage, one centred by an inlaid portrait of a gentleman, the other of a lady, both wearing feathered caps and slashed, puffed sleeves, both signed J. F. Kayser Sohn, Crefeld to a reserve to rim; the back of one stamped CORVINIELLO PATENT 85, 29cm diameter. (2)

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  • In 1862, the Dusseldorf based Kayser family, active in the tin industry, opened a new foundry in the Bockum district of Krefeld, which produced designs originating from the Cologne studio of Englebert Kayser. They participated in several world exhibitions in Paris, Turin, Dusseldorf and St. Louis.
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