Kunst-Auktionshaus WENDL, Rudolstadt in Thüringen


12 to 15 June 2024

Pre-sale exhibition 8th to 11th June 2024, daily from 10 am to 6 pm

Collection of Goldscheider figurines and Mettlach stoneware

Collection from a Thuringian aristocratic property

Collection from a Thuringian aristocratic property

More than 800 items of porcelain with a focus on Meissen Art Nouveau

Large collection of animal figures

Prussian and Saxon weapons collections

John Emms "Hunting party with dogs" | "Afternoon tea at Lake Starnberg"

Käthe Kruse, Steiff, doll's houses, rare games and toys

More than 800 items of porcelain from baroque to contemporary art

Porcelain paintings, collection of viewing cups and much more

"Two greyhound dogs" | Gabriel Cornelius von Max "Monkey tuning the violin" | Henriette Ronner-Knip "Two cats"

More than 400 items of gold and silver jewellery

Upcoming Auction

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109th | Summer Sale
Rudolstadt | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 June 2024

SALE PREVIEW: 8th to 11th June, daily 10 am to 6 pm | 12th June, 10 am to 1 pm

SATURDAY, 8th June, 3 pm
Children's theatre "The Stolen Auction" with the Hohenstein Punch and Judy puppets from the auction

Ulrike and Martin Krautwurst introduce you to the world of the historical Hohenstein Punch and Judy Puppets and put them into action. The (children's) theatre play will be performed as part of the preview before some of the puppets will be hammered down at auction.

SATURDAY, 8th June, and SUNDAY, 9th June, daily 11 am, 2 pm, 5 pm
"Our Experts present..."
Our specialists will highlight selected pieces from their sale sections and provide insights into their work. Discover intriguing paintings, a historical collection of weapons, rare paper toys... Let yourself be surprised!

    At our upcoming auction, we will offer around 3,300 lots including a comprehensive collection from Thuringian aristocratic property with restituted porcelain, glassware, stoneware, pewterware and miscellaneous objects, each with inventory numbers from the Altenburg Residential Palace, formerly the collection of the von der Gabelentz family at Poschwitz Palace. The auction also includes more than 800 pieces of porcelain with an extensive collection of animal figurines from Rosenthal, Hutschenreuther, Royal Copenhagen, Meissen and other manufacturers, a collection of high-quality porcelain viewing cups, rare Gotha porcelain and Meissen Art Nouveau figurines, large and decorative Art Nouveau Goldscheider sculptures and rare Mettlach jugs and plates with phanolite and chromolite decorations. In addition to the second part of the extraordinary Prussian weapons collection, we also offer an excellent collection of selected Saxon weapons and rare hunting weapons. Around 850 paintings and works on paper, decorative small pieces of furniture, high-quality gold and silver valuables, first-quality clocks and watches, toys and much more complete the auction offer.

    We are happy to advise you on any questions you may have.
    Your Auctioneers WENDL

    +++ NEW from 2024 +++

    • Only 3 % additional fee for LIVE bidding on our website. 
      While external auction platforms are now charging an additional fee of 5% for LIVE bidding, we will not increase our charges. Use WENDL LIVE!
    • We are handing over the shipment of your lots! We are delighted about our new partnership with Mail Boxes ETC Zwickau (MBE).
      MBE is now taking over the entire shipping process and is your competent partner. Their offer ranges from international standard packaging to specialist deliveries. We are working hand in hand to offer you a swift and safe service. Once you are successful in our sale, you will receive an invoice for the lot and a separate shipping quote by MBE. We will also provide you with a link to arrange for individual quotes and follow ups. Further information please find here.
    • WENDL CATALOGUES are now an online exclusive.
      In our efforts to reduce our carbon-footprint, we are no longer printing paper catalogues. Our catalogues are now exclusively available online. On our website, you can find detailed lot descriptions, many additional pictures, a search filter, key words and the respective call time for each lot. After calling up each lot, you will see the hammer price and can easily use the aftersale function for unsold items.
    • Updated terms & conditions and data protection policy: We have updated our terms & conditions as well as our data protection policy to accomodate the above-mentioned changes in our workflow. Please find up-to-date versions for both our terms and conditions and our data protection policy.


    Take advantage of the benefits on our website

    Absentee bids

    via online catalogue, email, fax or post | buyer's premium 21 % plus VAT

    Catalogue online only

    detailed lot descriptions | additional pictures | approximate call time of each lot

    Bidding by telephone

    onlots with a reserve price of at least € 150 | request in writing until 24 hours before the call

    „My Wendl” user account

    manage personal data and wish list | view & pay invoices and much more

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    for LIVE BIDDING on our website (5% on external auction platforms)

    Aftersales of past auctions

    Buy-Now for the reserve price + 21 % plus VAT

    Mail Boxes etc Zwickau (MBE)

    complete dispatch processing | professional shipping & contact partner

    Archive of past auctions

    Free of charge! No login required.

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