500 Years: Important Decorative Arts Europe

Christie's
9 December 2010, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 09.12.2010

Back

Image
AN ITALIAN GILT-BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD AND WALNUT BUREAU-CAB...

AN ITALIAN GILT-BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD AND WALNUT BUREAU-CABINET
SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY BERLIN OR DRESDEN
AN ITALIAN GILT-BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD AND WALNUT BUREAU-CABINET SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY BERLIN OR DRESDEN The arched open pediment with gilt-brass urn finials

Lot #: 298

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
AN IMPERIAL RUSSIAN CUT-BRASS, PEWTER AND ABALONE-INLAID PAL...

AN IMPERIAL RUSSIAN CUT-BRASS, PEWTER AND ABALONE-INLAID PALISANDER MEUBLE D'APPUI
ATTRIBUTED TO BLECHSCHMIDT AFTER A DESIGN BY FEODOR GRIGOREVICH SOLNTSEV, MID-19TH CENTURY
AN IMPERIAL RUSSIAN CUT-BRASS, PEWTER AND ABALONE-INLAID PALISANDER MEUBLE D'APPUI ATTRIBUTED TO BLECHSCHMIDT AFTER A DESIGN

Lot #: 330

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
AN EXEPTIONAL FRENCH HIGHLY COMPLICATED WEIGHT-DRIVEN ASTRON...

AN EXEPTIONAL FRENCH HIGHLY COMPLICATED WEIGHT-DRIVEN ASTRONOMICAL SKELETON CLOCK WITH ORERRY PAUL POUVILLON, NOGENT-SUR-OISE
1930 (STARTED) - 1939 (COMPLETED)
AN EXEPTIONAL FRENCH HIGHLY COMPLICATED WEIGHT-DRIVEN ASTRONOMICAL SKELETON CLOCK WITH ORERRY PAUL POUVILLON, NOGENT-SUR-OISE 1930 (started

Lot #: 231

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY MONTH-GOING TABLE REGULATO...

AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY MONTH-GOING TABLE REGULATOR WITH EQUATION OF TIME AND YEAR CALENDAR
HENRY AND JEAN-JOSEPH LEPAUTE, PARIS. DATED 18/06 + 7
AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY MONTH-GOING TABLE REGULATOR WITH EQUATION OF TIME AND YEAR CALENDAR HENRY AND JEAN-JOSEPH LEPAUTE, PARIS

Lot #: 332

Estimate: £45,000 - £65,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
AN AJOUREE GOLD REPOUSSE RELIEF OF THE CALYDONIAN BOAR HUNT ...

AN AJOUREE GOLD REPOUSSE RELIEF OF THE CALYDONIAN BOAR HUNT
AFTER GUGLIELMO DELLA PORTA, ATTRIBUTED TO ANTONIO GENTILI DA FAENZA (D. 1609), CIRCA 1580-1600
AN AJOUREE GOLD REPOUSSE RELIEF OF THE CALYDONIAN BOAR HUNT AFTER GUGLIELMO DELLA PORTA, ATTRIBUTED TO ANTONIO GENTILI DA FAENZA (D. 1609

Lot #: 285

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
A VICTORIAN GOLD AND ENAMEL-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL EIGHT DA...

A VICTORIAN GOLD AND ENAMEL-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL EIGHT DAY TIMEPIECE CARRIAGE CLOCK
LUND, LONDON. THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A VICTORIAN GOLD AND ENAMEL-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL EIGHT DAY TIMEPIECE CARRIAGE CLOCK LUND, LONDON. THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY CASE: veneered in mother-of-pearl to all

Lot #: 337

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
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

Image
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

Image
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

Image
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

Image
A SET OF FOURTEEN DIRECTOIRE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS

A SET OF FOURTEEN DIRECTOIRE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS
BY JACOB FRERES RUE MESLEE, CIRCA 1796-1803
A SET OF FOURTEEN DIRECTOIRE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS BY JACOB FRERES RUE MESLEE, CIRCA 1796-1803 Comprising eight fauteuils and six chairs, each with an outscrolled pierced lattice backrest, the armchairs

Lot #: 237

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILT WALNUT FAUTEUILS

A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILT WALNUT FAUTEUILS
BY CLAUDE I SENE, CIRCA 1780, THE TAPESTRY PROBABLY BEAUVAIS
A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILT WALNUT FAUTEUILS BY CLAUDE I SENE, CIRCA 1780, THE TAPESTRY PROBABLY BEAUVAIS Each with an arched rectangular back, padded arms and seat covered in close-nailed

Lot #: 238

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILT WALNUT FAUTEUILS

A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILT WALNUT FAUTEUILS
BY CLAUDE I SENE, CIRCA 1780, THE TAPESTRY PROBABLY BEAUVAIS
A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI GILT WALNUT FAUTEUILS BY CLAUDE I SENE, CIRCA 1780, THE TAPESTRY PROBABLY BEAUVAIS Each with an arched rectangular back, padded arms and seat covered in close-nailed

Lot #: 239

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
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

Image
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

Image
A RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE STRIKING MANT...

A RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK: 'SEATED ATHENA'
THOMIRE & COMPAGNIE AND MOINET L' AINÉ. CIRCA 1820
A RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK: 'SEATED ATHENA' THOMIRE & COMPAGNIE AND MOINET L' AINÉ. CIRCA 1820 CASE: Athena with her arm

Lot #: 316

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
A RESTAURATION BRONZE, ORMOLU AND ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE STRIK...

A RESTAURATION BRONZE, ORMOLU AND ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE STRIKING FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK: 'STANDING ATHENA'
LESIEUR AND PONS, AFTER THE MODEL BY GÉRARD-JEAN GALLÉ. CIRCA 1820
A RESTAURATION BRONZE, ORMOLU AND ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE STRIKING FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK: 'STANDING ATHENA' LESIEUR AND PONS, AFTER

Lot #: 317

Estimate: £25,000 - £40,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
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

Image
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

Image
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

Image
A PAIR OF WHITE-GLAZED TERRACOTTA FIGURES OF TORCHERE-BEARIN...

A PAIR OF WHITE-GLAZED TERRACOTTA FIGURES OF TORCHERE-BEARING ANGELS
ATTRIBUTED TO BENEDETTO BUGLIONI (1459-1521), CIRCA 1480-1490
A PAIR OF WHITE-GLAZED TERRACOTTA FIGURES OF TORCHERE-BEARING ANGELS ATTRIBUTED TO BENEDETTO BUGLIONI (1459-1521), CIRCA 1480-1490 Each on an integral plinth; cracks

Lot #: 281

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
A PAIR OF SOUTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED-SILVERED ('MECCA') AN...

A PAIR OF SOUTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED-SILVERED ('MECCA') AND MARBLEISED CONSOLE TABLES
MID-18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF SOUTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED-SILVERED ('MECCA') AND MARBLEISED CONSOLE TABLES MID-18TH CENTURY Each with a green simulated marble top, above a shaped frieze centred by a shell and

Lot #: 209

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
A PAIR OF SOUTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED-SILVERED ('MECCA') AN...

A PAIR OF SOUTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED-SILVERED ('MECCA') AND MARBLEISED CONSOLE TALBES
MID-18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF SOUTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED-SILVERED ('MECCA') AND MARBLEISED CONSOLE TALBES MID-18TH CENTURY Each with a green simulated marble top, aobe a shaped frieze centred by a shell and floral

Lot #: 209 A

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS VASES

A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS VASES
IMPERIAL GLASS FACTORY, THE MOUNTS POSSIBLY BY PIERRE-PHILIPPE THOMIRE, CIRCA 1810-1820
A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS VASES IMPERIAL GLASS FACTORY, THE MOUNTS POSSIBLY BY PIERRE-PHILIPPE THOMIRE, CIRCA 1810-1820 Each with a facet-cut body

Lot #: 202

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
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

Image
A PAIR OF RECTANGULAR MARBLE ALLEGORICAL RELIEFS

A PAIR OF RECTANGULAR MARBLE ALLEGORICAL RELIEFS
FLEMISH, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF RECTANGULAR MARBLE ALLEGORICAL RELIEFS FLEMISH, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY Depicting a putto struggling with a serpent and a putto blowing bubbles; each in a rectangular moulded grey marble frame; minor losses

Lot #: 341

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED...

A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED BLACKAMOORS
VENICE, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED BLACKAMOORS VENICE, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY Each modelled standing above a naturalistic rocky base, cloaked with a brocade-decorated

Lot #: 294

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010

Image
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

Image
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

Image
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, TULIPWOOD AND P...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY ENCOIGNURES
BY RENE DUBOIS, CIRCA 1770
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY ENCOIGNURES BY RENE DUBOIS, CIRCA 1770 Each inlaid overall with a rosette-filled trellis pattern, the moulded

Lot #: 236

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 9 Dec 2010