Lot 5016. Unique Locket Brooch: Yellow Gold 585. Porcelain plaque with portrait of Konstantin von Tischendorf (Codex Sinaiticus).

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Auction date:16.03.2019   10:00
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Lot 5016Unique Locket Brooch: Yellow Gold 585. Porcelain plaque with portrait of Konstantin von Tischendorf (Codex Sinaiticus).
Yellow gold 585. Broad of massive gold frame, elaborately floral engraved, with safety needle bar decorated. Oval slightly domed porcelain plaque, polychrome Hand painted with the Portrait of Konstantin von Tischendorf - chest piece in quarter-profile in a fine Biedermeier costume. Gift to his wife Angelika Zehme, in the year 1845 to the wedding of the two. Unique jewelry and keepsake piece in exceptionally good preservation. Rarity. Please also include the sequence number.
Provinienz: estate Angelika von Tischendorf, geb. Zehme (1822 - 1905), wife; Angelica of the table village (1858 – 1917), daughter; Alice, Anna, Angelika von Tischendorf (1890 - 1979), grandson daughter. Since 1979, the German private ownership of a collection. Estate documents.
Literature: Lobegott Friedrich Konstantin von Tischendorf (* 18. January 1815, in Lengenfeld; † 7. December 1874 in Leipzig) was a German Protestant theologian. He discovered in 1844 the Codex Sinaiticus in the monastery of Saint Catherine at mount Sinai (Egypt), the oldest complete manuscript of the New Testament. [Wikipedia]

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