Lot 595. Small antiquarian collection, the estate of Herold

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Auction date:22.02.2018   11:00 UTC +02:00
ID 37596
Lot 595Small antiquarian collection, the estate of Herold
around 1910, see also the Loose-1684 and 1837 from the same estate, 1) plaster cast bust of Alexander the Great, H. 17 cm, 2) of fragmented plaster cast of a antique sculpture, head, H. 11 cm, the casts have Bestoßungen and age patina, this antique effect, 3) antique miniature amphora, altziegel-colored shards of glass with a red Coating, H 17 cm, Diameter max. 9.5 cm, 4) small, Egyptian Alabaster our vase vial, H 8.6 cm, Diameter of mouth: 3.8 cm, Diameter max. 6.4 cm, 5) massive Pedestal made of ivory, with two holes, a Fragment of old glued, 6) ägyptisierende lid, about 1900, in the form of a Sphinx, white earthenware, black-and-green Cover, a little rubbed, 7) portrait of the African Explorer, Georg Schweinfurth, dated 1915, in historicism frame, traces of old age, measures approx 26 x 22 cm, 8) portrait photography Karl Herold, dated 1905, traces of old age, on a paper carrier mounted, ”Atelier Reiser Alexandrie Le Caire”, dimensions photo approx 16 x 11.4 cm 9) small flower vase, the goddess Hathor, introducing ceramics, blue-and-white fragmented Chinese porcelain bottle in gourd form, glazed, on the floor with Lily in the Rectangle marked, H. 14.5 cm, 10), 18. Century, and Überglasur, H. 14 cm, Diameter of belly: approx. 9 cm. Biographical Info: 1856 in Weida in Thuringia, Vogtland, Germany-born Karl Herold was initially as a merchant and traveled to Europe between 1898 and 1906 he was in the Egyptian Alexandria, and brought together a collection of classical antiquities. Some of the pieces he's there, among other things, by the excavator and antique dealers, Cavaliere Pietro Pugioli (excavations of a. Hadra) and supported self-excavations of the Egyptologists Otto, the son of Reuben, acquired at the com of Elephantine. From 1907 Herald as a freelance writer in Berlin was; friends with the African Explorer, Georg Schweinfurth; member of the Berlin society for anthropology, Ethnology and prehistory. To sold already during his lifetime he was a large part of his collections. The here offered pieces from the estate of Herald were handed down to date for the family. Source: L. Hagestedt (Ed.), Deutsches Literatur-Lexicon. 20. Century – a Biographical and bibliographic guide, Vol. XVII (Henze-Hiesl), p. 224; R. Swede, investigation of some of the plant remains from ancient Egyptian tombs. In: treatises of the scientific society Isis in Dresden, 1915, p. 40; W. Honroth/O. Ruben the son of/F. sugar, report on the excavations at Elephantine, in the years 1906-1908. In: G. Steindorff (Ed.), Journal for Egyptian language and ancient studies, vol. 46, 1909/10, p. 14.

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