Lot 1030 - A186 Furniture & Sculptures - Thursday, 27. September 2018, 10.30 AM

HUNTING HORN / "OLIFANT",

Portugal, probably ca. 1480.
Ivory, octagonally carved, and silver mounts engraved with foliage and with a circumferential inscription: EL PODER EN DIOS. 2 eyelets. Fine cracks.
L 40 cm.

According to information provided by the former Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum, Dr. John F. Hayward, this horn belonged to the Dukes of Bragança and became part of the Collection of Lord Astor in Hever Castle around the turn of the century.

CHF 8 000 / 10 000

€ 7 020 / 8 770

Sold for CHF 96 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.