A Rare South German Gilt-Copper Casket

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

Lot 456
A Rare South German Gilt-Copper Casket
Third Quarter Of The 17th Century

Sold for £ 11,400 (US$ 15,905) inc. premium
A Rare South German Gilt-Copper Casket
Third Quarter Of The 17th Century
Octagonal, formed of flat panels secured by small screws engaging gilt columns, and painted with polychrome scenes of Classical figures in landscapes, on spreading base embossed and chased with branches bearing flowerheads and supported by eight feet (one incomplete, one possibly replaced) formed of scrolls each surmounted by a putto-mask, the hinged lid with cusped edge and decorated in high relief with two standing nobleman in 17th-century costume against a background chased with trees all within an applied border of pierced and chased running scrollwork, the iron lock shooting eight bolts, the interior with applied bottom plate embossed and chased in high relief with a landscape scene representing the Judgement of Paris, two small drop handles, and later iron key (2)
19 cm. wide
A Rare South German Gilt-Copper Casket
A Rare South German Gilt-Copper Casket
A Rare South German Gilt-Copper Casket
Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine, Whisky and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £10,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £10,000 up to and including £450,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £450,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

For payment information please refer to the sale catalog.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

App