500 Years: Important Decorative Arts Europe

Christie's
9 December 2010, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 09.12.2010

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A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS
CIRCA 1820-1830
A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS CIRCA 1820-1830 Each with inverted baluster shaft decorated with berried laurel sprays, with tooled drip-pan and foliate nozzle, the circular socle decorated with scrolling foliage and stars 8¾ in

Lot #: 264

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A SOUTH ITALIAN LAVA INTAGLIO-INSET SERPENTINA MOSCHINATA MA...

A SOUTH ITALIAN LAVA INTAGLIO-INSET SERPENTINA MOSCHINATA MARBLE INKWELL
NAPLES, MID-19TH CENTURY
A SOUTH ITALIAN LAVA INTAGLIO-INSET SERPENTINA MOSCHINATA MARBLE INKWELL NAPLES, MID-19TH CENTURY Of oblong shape, the segmented lid set with lava portrait relief cameos and centred by a knob-handle set

Lot #: 272

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF A FAUN BLOWING A HORN

A BRONZE FIGURE OF A FAUN BLOWING A HORN
FRENCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A BRONZE FIGURE OF A FAUN BLOWING A HORN FRENCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY On an integrally cast naturalistic base and a rectangular siena marble plinth; greenish brown patina with lighter highpoints; repair to the plinth 10 3/8 in. (26.4

Lot #: 221

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF A PUTTO

A BRONZE FIGURE OF A PUTTO
PROBABLY ITALIAN, 17TH CENTURY
A BRONZE FIGURE OF A PUTTO PROBABLY ITALIAN, 17TH CENTURY On an integrally cast rectangular plinth and later ebonised wood spreading base; medium brown patina with brassy highpoints; minor casting flaws 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high; 7 in. (17.8

Lot #: 222

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS
LATE 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY NOTH EUROPEAN
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS LATE 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY NOTH EUROPEAN Each with a fluted nozzle and drip-pan, on tripod supports hung with laurel swags and with scrolled ends, above a pierced entrelac -cast

Lot #: 262

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY SIDE-CHAIRS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY SIDE-CHAIRS
BY GEORGES JACOB, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY SIDE-CHAIRS BY GEORGES JACOB, LATE 18TH CENTURY Each with a rosette-carved lyre-shaped back, flanked by stop-fluted column supports with ball finials, above a seat covered in a dusty pink

Lot #: 268

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF BACCHUS

A TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF BACCHUS
FRENCH, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
A TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF BACCHUS FRENCH, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY On an integrally cast naturalistic base 14 in. (35.6 cm.) wide

Lot #: 278

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A RUSSIAN BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY GAM...

A RUSSIAN BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY GAMES-TABLE
LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A RUSSIAN BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY GAMES-TABLE LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY The circular top centred by a checkerboard, above a fluted frieze fitted with a drawer, above a faceted

Lot #: 324

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A SWEDISH PORPHYRY ('BLYBERG') TAZZA

A SWEDISH PORPHYRY ('BLYBERG') TAZZA
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A SWEDISH PORPHYRY ('BLYBERG') TAZZA EARLY 19TH CENTURY The moulded rim above a circular tapering dish, on a waisted socle and square stepped base 9 in. (22.5 cm.) high; 12¼ in. (31 cm.) diameter

Lot #: 201

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A RUSSIAN ORMOLU AND PURPLE CUT-GLASS BOWL

A RUSSIAN ORMOLU AND PURPLE CUT-GLASS BOWL
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A RUSSIAN ORMOLU AND PURPLE CUT-GLASS BOWL EARLY 19TH CENTURY The facetted oval dish with tooled rim and base above shell-headed paw feet 5¼ in. (16.5 cm.) high; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) wide; 8¼ in. (21 cm.) deep

Lot #: 203

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU, TOLE PEINTE AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN GARNITU...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU, TOLE PEINTE AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN GARNITURE
MID-18TH CENTURY, PORCELAIN FIGURES TO CANDLESTICKS ASSOCIATED
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU, TOLE PEINTE AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN GARNITURE MID-18TH CENTURY, PORCELAIN FIGURES TO CANDLESTICKS ASSOCIATED Comprising a brûle-parfum with a turbanned

Lot #: 252

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE CASSOLETTES

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE CASSOLETTES
LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE MALACHITE LATER
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE CASSOLETTES LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE MALACHITE LATER Each with an ovoid body with domed lid and fruiting foliate finial, on female monopodiae tripod supports

Lot #: 263

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT
BY A. CHEVRIE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY BUREAU PLAT BY A. CHEVRIE, LATE 19TH CENTURY The gilt-tooled light brown leather-lined rounded rectangular top above a panelled frieze drawer flanked by four mahogany-lined short drawers

Lot #: 269

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A RECTANGULAR PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLAQUE DEPICTING...

A RECTANGULAR PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLAQUE DEPICTING THE VISITATION
CIRCLE OF PIERRE REYMOND, THIRD QUARTER 16TH CENTURY
A RECTANGULAR PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLAQUE DEPICTING THE VISITATION CIRCLE OF PIERRE REYMOND, THIRD QUARTER 16TH CENTURY In a later rectangular parcel-gilt and

Lot #: 283

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF THE FARNESE HERCULES

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF THE FARNESE HERCULES
AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY
A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF THE FARNESE HERCULES AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY On an associated rectangular green marble base; with the remains of a paper label to the reverse of the base

Lot #: 308

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A FRAGMENTARY TERRACOTTA TORSO

A FRAGMENTARY TERRACOTTA TORSO
ITALIAN, PROBABLY MANTUA, 16TH CENTURY
A FRAGMENTARY TERRACOTTA TORSO ITALIAN, PROBABLY MANTUA, 16TH CENTURY On a modern metal support and square ebonised wood base; damages and restorations 11 in. (27.8 cm.) high; 14¼ in. (36 cm.) high, overall

Lot #: 309

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A GERMAN MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY WALL REGULATOR

A GERMAN MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY WALL REGULATOR
WILHELM BRÖCKING, HAMBURG. CIRCA 1880
A GERMAN MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY WALL REGULATOR WILHELM BRÖCKING, HAMBURG. CIRCA 1880 CASE: detachable front with moulded glazed doors for the dial and pendulum bob, backboard with cast brass movement and pendulum bracket

Lot #: 335

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON PORCELAIN VASE

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON PORCELAIN VASE
19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON PORCELAIN VASE 19TH CENTURY The circular bowl flanked by acanthus-cast scrolled handles, above a fluted spreading socle and square base with foliate reserves 9½ in. (24 cm.) high; 19 in. (48.5

Lot #: 266

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, KINGWOOD ...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, KINGWOOD AND PARQUETRY TABLES À ÉCRIRE
AFTER RENÉ DUBOIS, BY GHISLAIN CHARVET, 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, KINGWOOD AND PARQUETRY TABLES À ÉCRIRE AFTER RENÉ DUBOIS, BY GHISLAIN CHARVET, 20TH CENTURY Each with a

Lot #: 303

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A SET OF THREE RUSSIAN BRASS-INLAID MAHOGANY PEDESTALS

A SET OF THREE RUSSIAN BRASS-INLAID MAHOGANY PEDESTALS
LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A SET OF THREE RUSSIAN BRASS-INLAID MAHOGANY PEDESTALS LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY Each with a fluted column shaft and circular moulded base above a stepped octagonal plinth, with three associated moulded capitals

Lot #: 326

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A LOUIS XV WALNUT CANAPE EN CORBEILLE

A LOUIS XV WALNUT CANAPE EN CORBEILLE
BY JEAN GOURDIN ('DIT' PERE GOURDIN), MID-18TH CENTURY
A LOUIS XV WALNUT CANAPE EN CORBEILLE BY JEAN GOURDIN ('DIT' PERE GOURDIN), MID-18TH CENTURY The arched chanelled back, padded arms and seat covered in cream patterned fabric, above a waved seatrail carved

Lot #: 216

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD GROUP OF THE VIRGIN AND...

A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD GROUP OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD
GERMAN, LATE 14TH CENTURY
A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD GROUP OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD GERMAN, LATE 14TH CENTURY On an integrally carved plinth; areas of the gilding and polychromy refreshed 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 279

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A DAMASCENE STEEL CUP AND COVER

A DAMASCENE STEEL CUP AND COVER
PROBABLY MILAN, LATE 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY
A DAMASCENE STEEL CUP AND COVER PROBABLY MILAN, LATE 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY Decorated overall with birds, foliage and figures in cartouches; on a circular foot; minor damages 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 280

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A CARVED MARBLE FIGURE OF THE CAPITOLINE FLORA

A CARVED MARBLE FIGURE OF THE CAPITOLINE FLORA
AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A CARVED MARBLE FIGURE OF THE CAPITOLINE FLORA AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY On an integrally carved rectangular plinth; three fingers on the proper right hand with repaired breaks 30 in

Lot #: 345

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARCEL-GILT AND RED V...

A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARCEL-GILT AND RED VERNIS MARTIN ENCOIGNURES
BY ANTOINE PIERRE JACOT, CIRCA 1770
A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARCEL-GILT AND RED VERNIS MARTIN ENCOIGNURES BY ANTOINE PIERRE JACOT, CIRCA 1770 Each with serpentine-fronted red and white-veined grey

Lot #: 217

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU AND ANTICO VERDE MARBLE STRIKING VASE PEN...

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU AND ANTICO VERDE MARBLE STRIKING VASE PENDULE A CERCLES TOURNANTS
ADAM L'ECHOPIÉ, PARIS. CIRCA 1770
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU AND ANTICO VERDE MARBLE STRIKING VASE PENDULE A CERCLES TOURNANTS ADAM L'ECHOPIÉ, PARIS. CIRCA 1770 CASE: krater-vase with acanthus leaf-wrapped handles ending in

Lot #: 258

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY TABLE DE SALON

A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY TABLE DE SALON
BY JOSEPH GENGENBACH, DIT CANABAS, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY TABLE DE SALON BY JOSEPH GENGENBACH, DIT CANABAS, LATE 18TH CENTURY The shaped rectangular moulded top, above a mahogany-lined frieze drawer, on lyre supports joined by a stretcher and

Lot #: 270

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A CARVED MARBLE ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT IN THE FORM OF A BACC...

A CARVED MARBLE ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT IN THE FORM OF A BACCHIC MASK
ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY
A CARVED MARBLE ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT IN THE FORM OF A BACCHIC MASK ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY On an modern rectangular ebonised wood base; wear and surface dirt 18¾ in. (47.6 cm.) high; 22 in. (56 cm.) high

Lot #: 349

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLATE EMBLEMATIC OF THE MONT...

A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLATE EMBLEMATIC OF THE MONTH OF JUNE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE MASTER I.C., LATE 16TH OR EARLY 17TH CENTURY
A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLATE EMBLEMATIC OF THE MONTH OF JUNE ATTRIBUTED TO THE MASTER I.C., LATE 16TH OR EARLY 17TH CENTURY Inscribed in gilt lettering to the

Lot #: 282

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGES JACOB, CIRCA 1780
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGES JACOB, CIRCA 1780 Each with rounded rectangular padded back, arms and seat covered in gold and polychrome-decorated floral silk, with chanelled frame, on

Lot #: 299

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010