openPR Logo
Press release

Special auction - The Collection Harry Beyer

02-14-2013 02:47 PM CET | Arts & Culture

Press release from: Ketterer Kunst

Fabergé Service. 10 piece set in orig. box. Silver. St. Petersburg. 1899-1908. Est.: Euro 15-20.000

Fabergé Service. 10 piece set in orig. box. Silver. St. Petersburg. 1899-1908. Est.: Euro 15-20.000

Munich, 13 February 2013, (kk) – He was a passionate art dealer. Countless interesting encounters and events coined a life during which he compiled a very exquisite art collection. Now this unusual collection of the Munich art dealer Harry Beyer, who passed away last fall, will be sold at Ketterer Kunst.

His love for art and antiquities was woken at the tender age of eight, when the truck drivers in his parents' shipping company brought him exciting souvenirs from their journeys. He was particularly fond of a set of old copper coins which he cleaned in order to find out who was shown: “There were kings and I got their biographies and began reading about them. This is how it all began“, said Harry Beyer.

Not only his knowledge grew over the years, likewise did his collection. Thanks to his numerous talents, his endurance and insistence, he soon became established as a renowned antiquity and art dealer. Hardly anyone else had such great knowledge in so many different fields of expertise. A visit to the art shop Harry Beyer in Munich's Salvatorstraße, in which Germany's longest serving art dealer advised his clientele with knowledge gained in more than 60 years, was a journey through 250 years of both European as well as world history.

His private collection, which will be sold with more than 400 objects on 15 May, 2013, covers a wide range: More than 40 paintings, ca. 100 porcelain objects and just as many lot numbers of Russian silverware will be called up. Additionally, numerous Asian artifacts as well as around 40 sculptures from the 18th – 20th century will be offered. The range of offerings is completed by some 40 miscellaneous objects and handicrafts as well as several ancient sculptures.

Next to several works from the house Fabergé (among others, a silver frame with a miniature of Christian IX of Denmark, estimate: EUR 12.000-15.000), a silver box (estimate: EUR 1.600-1.800) with a portrait of Richard Wagner and with decoration utensils from his operas, the duel pistols of King Oscar of Sweden (estimate: EUR 4.000-5.000) are definitely worthwhile mentioning.

A 19th century Boatswain's call (estimate: EUR 1.200-1.500) may also be of noble provenance. The remarkably neatly carved crests hint at a present from Queen Viktoria and her husband Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to their grandson, the later German Emperor Wilhelm II.

Along with an oval silver brooch by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, later used as a belt clasp (estimate: EUR 6.000-8.000), two splendid nine-flame chandeliers by Pierre-Philippe Thomire are very captiva-ting. His works are amongst others in possession of the Louvre in Paris, the Hermitage in St. Peters-burg and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. He also made the bronzes for Napoleon‘s “Royal Stable Desk“ and the cradle for the king of Rome. The estimate for both chandeliers is at EUR 15.000-20.000.

Before he died on 28 October, 2012, Harry Beyer had decided to donate his unique collection of private treasures to the Bavarian National Museum in Munich at no conditions whatsoever. He decreed only that the house should take the items suitable for display and to sell remaining objects through Ketterer Kunst in order to spend proceeds on new acquisitions.

Catalogs:
Order your free catalog under +49-(0)89-55244-0
or send an e-mail to a.krenski@kettererkunst.de
and you will also receive a free catalog for the auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th Century on 14 May.

Preview:
Sun, 05 May, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mon-Wed, 06 - 08 May, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thu, 09 May, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fri, 10 May, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat/Sun, 11/12 May, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mon, 13 May, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Auction:
Wed, 15 May, The Collection Harry Beyer

Since it was founded in 1954, Ketterer Kunst has been firmly established in the front ranks of auction houses dealing in art and rare books, with its headquarters in Munich and a branch in Hamburg. Gallery rooms in Berlin as well as representatives in Heidelberg, Düsseldorf and Modena (Italy) have contributed substantially to the company's success. In addition, exhibitions, special theme and charity auctions as well as online auctions are regular events at Ketterer Kunst.

Contact:

for client enquiries:
Ketterer Kunst
Joseph-Wild-Str. 18
81829 München
Tel. +49-(0)55244-444
Fax.: +49-(0)55244-177
E-mail: infomuenchen@kettererkunst.de

for press enquiries:

Michaela Derra M.A.
Telefon: +49-(0)89-55244-152 (Fax: -177)
E-Mail: m.derra@kettererkunst.de

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Special auction - The Collection Harry Beyer here

News-ID: 252067 • Views: 2846

More Releases from Ketterer Kunst

500th Anniversary Auction: Million Euro Proceeds Despite Corona – Top-Season-R …
Munich, July 20, 2019 (KK) – With total proceeds of around € 29.8 million* Ketterer Kunst scored the best result of the auction season on the German market. Remaining at level with its 2019 record figures, the house confirms its role as market leader, as the total of 55 results in the 500th auction on July 17/18 beyond the € 100,000 line also delivers impressive proof of. This figure is
Mission Accomplished: Rare Books Auction in Germany – € 1,050,000 FOR A BIBL …
Hamburg, November 25, 2019, (kk) – With total proceeds of more than € 2.2 million*, the auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on November 25 did not only yield an excellent result, it also set a new season record for the second consecutive time. The auction‘s undisputed star was the Fust-Schöffer-Bible from Gutenberg‘s printing press, which now is the most expensive bible in German auction history. The TOP
13 Resident Artists of KÖNIG GALERIE Visiting KETTERER KUNST in Munich – Szen …
Munich, September 25, 2019 (kk) – The KÖNIG GALERIE is hosted by KETTERER KUNST. Berlin and Munich, Prussia and Bavaria, gallery and auction house – is that going to work out at all? "Works out just fine", Robert Ketterer and Johann König agree unanimously. "We both act in the name of art and for the good of our collectors", they continue to explain.
Everything a Child‘s Heart Desires: Online-Only Auction on August 15 – BIG A …
Munich, 2 July 2019, (kk) – At first sight the wicked “Capitano“ by HAP Grieshaber and Dodo‘s elfish “Figurine“ do not have much in common, however, both are bound to take a child‘s heart by storm. So it might be a good idea for parents to have a look at www.ketterer-internet-auctions.com from July 15 on. Up until August 15 at 3 pm the Ketterer Kunst ONLINE-ONLY special theme auction offers

All 5 Releases


More Releases for EUR

Archiware delivers professional Archive and Backup for 1,000 EUR
Archiware GmbH, manufacturer of the media-focussed data management software suite Archiware P5, now offers the new, affordable P5 Desktop Edition. The new license bundle caters to small teams and single users willing to professionally archive their media. Director and DOP Anton Nelson showcases what the P5 Desktop Edition can do in a beautiful testimonial. Munich, February 4th, 2019 - Keeping media safe is crucial in media production – be it raw
onlineprinters.com invests more than EUR three million in production
New 8-colour offset printing press expands online print shop's capacity Neustadt an der Aisch, Germany – By investing more than EUR three million, Onlineprinters, the internationally operating online print shop, has expanded the production facilities at its German site. Extra offset printing capacity was added in September with the purchase of a new state-of-the-art 8-colour printing press, the Heidelberger Speedmaster XL 106-8P, including a new CTP system for digital printing plate
EUR 155,000 for Safe Zones Project
Eichsfeld Festival Attracts 25,000 Music Fans to Downtown Duderstadt "Tonight is going to rock!" It was with these words that initiators Professor Hans Georg Näder and Peter Maffay opened the 2012 Eichsfeld Festival this past Saturday. Around 25,000 music fans followed the invitation to experience top-class live performances in the Marktstraße of Duderstadt that day. Peter Maffay, Ich + Ich and four regional special guests did more than just wow the
Clariant successfully issues EUR 500 million Eurobond
Muttenz, January 17, 2012 – Today, Clariant successfully priced an Eurobond transaction of EUR 500 million with a tenor of 5 years, issued by Clariant Finance (Luxembourg) S.A. and guaranteed by Clariant Ltd. The fixed rate notes with a minimum denomination of EUR 100,000 and a final coupon of 5 ⅝ % p.a. are maturing on January 24, 2017. The orderbook was significantly oversubscribed on the back of strong investor demand.
VSCloud – cloud services from 0.78 EUR per day
On 15th of August, at a press conference, the unique cloud project named VSCloud was presented which provides cloud services of IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) type. After three months, VSCloud can boast with hundreds of active users mainly from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The leadership of VSCloud foresees that the number of first thousand active users will be surpassed by the end of this year. What are the advantages
“Die Presse” Scholarship in the amount of EUR 15000
MSc Program Environmental Technology and International Affairs The shortage of environmental resources and the dealing with pollution are challenges which the international society of the 21st century has to face. Climate change, water shortage and air pollution are only some of the problems which have to be solved. The purpose of a sustainable development can be reached only if decision makers dispose of a comprehensive education. The cooperation between the Vienna University