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Lot 0544
German carved ivory figure modeled as a kneeling knight, spear in hand, his helmet, sword, and shield beside him, excellent carved detail throughout, on a stepped base, signed and dated underneath 'Anton Diessl, Sculpteur, Munchen, 1878', cross attached yet loose, old restorations, overall: 8.5"h, 6.5"l, 4.5"w, 2.25lbs**NOTE: Anton Diessl is noted as having crafted an ivory spectacles case for King Otto 1st Bavaria (source: internet)

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GERMAN CARVED IVORY KNIGHT FIGURE, ANTON DIESSL

Estimate $4,000 - $5,000Oct 25, 2009
Austin, TX, USA