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Lot 6

A GERMAN SILVER MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPH FRAME AND A STUDIO PHOTOGRAPH OF WILHELM II

Early 20th Century

Estimate: £150 - £250
Hammer price: £850
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Applied with a red enamelled crown above a marcasite set letter 'W', with a wooden backing and strut support, framed with a black and white studio photograph of Wilhelm II, signed E.Bieber 1910.

Overall size of frame: 29.5cm x 21.5cm

Size of photograph: 21.5cm x 13.5cm

Weight of silver frame alone 485 grams 

Condition report:

Heavily tarnished, one section of red enamel missing from the crown, strut back support requires repairing to the wooden back, photograph in good condition, see photo of hallmarks.

Provenance: Hylda and Lewis Gilbert, Sheldrake Place, London. 


Lewis Gilbert (d.2018), the celebrated film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his 007 James Bond movies and Alfie.

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