World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany; World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war; Art treasures in war; Still-life painting--17th century; Pocket watches; Nautilus shell cups in art; Fruit in art; Goblets; Tableware
One of around 417 works of art from the Kaiser Friedrich Museum deposited in the Friedrichshain flak tower, or Flakturm, for safekeeping. The painting is presumed to have been destroyed when the tower was burned in May of 1945.
H.V. Allen & Co.; Berry Bros. & Rudd; Brooks Brothers (Firm); Browning Firearms Company; G. & J. Cary; Crouch & Fitzgerald; Dent; Dr. Auzoux; Duveen Brothers; F.E. Brandis, Sons & Co.; Galle; Gaumont (Firm); George Philip & Son; Gerrard and Company...
These items range from a set of andirons presumably used by the Clarks to RSC’s military uniforms. Items related to RSC’s horse breeding and scientific exploration are included, as are decorative objects.