Bei Christie`s in Amsterdam wird am 20. September eine Sammlung von 4000 Siegeln versteigert:
Sale Title EUROPEAN & ENGLISH FURNITURE, CLOCKS, CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART
Location Amsterdam Sale Date Sep 20, 2005
Lot Number 20 Sale Number 2671
Creator GERMAN, 14TH TO 19TH CENTURY
Lot Title A collection of 4000 lacquer seals
Estimate 10,000 – 15,000 Euros
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Pre-lot Text VARIOUS PROPERTIES
Lot Description A collection of 4000 lacquer seals
German, 14th to 19th century
Comprising an alphabetically arranged collection of seals from European noble families and clergy, mostly German, in their original blue cardboard folding boxes now mounted in moulded, glazed oak frames
Each frame 83 cm. x 29.5 cm. (25)
Provenance Franz Kellerhoff, Gerichtsassesor in Paderborn (1845-1894) and Landsgerichtsdirektor in Aachen (1872-1894)
Lot Notes Kellerhoff assembled this collection during his lifetime.