Lot 1009* - A192 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 18. June 2020, 02.00 PM

CHANDELIER, so-called "LÜSTERWEIBCHEN",

Renaissance, Southern Germany or Switzerland ca. 1600.
Wood, carved all around and painted. Female bust with the tail of a siren. With coat-of-arms cartouche (not identifiable). Antlers.
102 x 105 x 58 cm.

One lower arm and the tip of the tail, missing. One antler tip, missing; some have been repaired. Repairs to the hair.

A similar "Lusterweibchen" stemming from the second half of the 16th century, which was in the Royal Museum of Decorative Arts in Berlin around 1900, is depicted in: Kurt Jarmuth, Lichter Leuchten im Abendland. Braunschweig 1967, p. 182 (Fig. 170).

CHF 8 000 / 12 000

€ 7 020 / 10 530

Sold for CHF 9 375 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.