An Iberian Private Collection Part II: Furniture, Silver, Jewellery, Paintings, European, Chinese & Islamic Ceramics

Christie's
9 December 2011, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 09.12.2011

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TWO GOLD NUGGETS

TWO GOLD NUGGETS
TWO GOLD NUGGETS Naturalistically and irregularly formed, each incorporating a reddish-orange stone matrix 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long; and smaller gross weight 45 oz. (1,407 gr.) (2

Lot #: 251

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A GOLD NUGGET

A GOLD NUGGET
A GOLD NUGGET Naturalistically and irregularly formed, incorporating a reddish-black stone matrix 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) wide gross weight 15 oz. (463 gr

Lot #: 252

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A SPANISH-COLONIAL GOLD INGOT

A SPANISH-COLONIAL GOLD INGOT
CIRCA 1620, STRUCK WITH ROYAL TAX STAMP, FURTHER STRUCK XXI ABOVE THREE DOTS FOR 21¾ KARAT
A SPANISH-COLONIAL GOLD INGOT CIRCA 1620, STRUCK WITH ROYAL TAX STAMP, FURTHER STRUCK XXI ABOVE THREE DOTS FOR 21¾ KARAT Of irregular oblong form with a textured finish, stamped

Lot #: 253

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A CHINESE GOLD INGOT

A CHINESE GOLD INGOT
QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1750
A CHINESE GOLD INGOT QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1750 Of rectangular form, the top with gently sloping sides rising to a raised edge stamped with a double-gourd-shaped seal reading Yuanji and two seals reading bao , the underside stamped twice with the

Lot #: 254

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A GEORGE III GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A GEORGE III GOLD SNUFF-BOX
MARK OF JACOB AMEDROZ, LONDON, 1804
A GEORGE III GOLD SNUFF-BOX MARK OF JACOB AMEDROZ, LONDON, 1804 Realistically cast and chased as a fox mask, the neck with plain hinged cover, marked on bezel and inside cover 3 in. (7.6 cm.) long 4 oz. (128 gr

Lot #: 255

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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THE NEWTON CUP A GEORGE III GOLD CUP

THE NEWTON CUP A GEORGE III GOLD CUP
MARK OF PETER AND WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1806
THE NEWTON CUP A GEORGE III GOLD CUP MARK OF PETER AND WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1806 Tapering cylindrical on spreading reeded foot, with two angular scroll handles, the rim with a band of scrolls and flowers on a

Lot #: 256

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A PORTUGUESE GOLD DOUBLE SNUFF-BOX

A PORTUGUESE GOLD DOUBLE SNUFF-BOX
LISBON, DATED 2007, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT
A PORTUGUESE GOLD DOUBLE SNUFF-BOX LISBON, DATED 2007, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT Of oval boat-form, with double-hinged cover, each with shell thumbpiece and engraved with a differing coat-of-arms, one side engraved 'A.D

Lot #: 257

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A PORTUGUESE GOLD FOLDING RULER

A PORTUGUESE GOLD FOLDING RULER
LISBON, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, LATE 20TH CENTURY
A PORTUGUESE GOLD FOLDING RULER LISBON, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, LATE 20TH CENTURY Folding into ten sections, each marked with graduations, marked on each section , Together with an ivory folding ruler and a wood

Lot #: 258

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A MODERN TWO-COLOUR GOLD AND 'GEM'-SET MODEL OF A BALD EAGLE...

A MODERN TWO-COLOUR GOLD AND 'GEM'-SET MODEL OF A BALD EAGLE
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, LATE 20TH CENTURY
A MODERN TWO-COLOUR GOLD AND 'GEM'-SET MODEL OF A BALD EAGLE APPARENTLY UNMARKED, LATE 20TH CENTURY Realistically modelled with wings spread, on pyrite base the eagle 4 1/8 in. (10.2 cm.) high gross

Lot #: 259

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A PORTUGUESE GOLD TEAPOT AND STAND

A PORTUGUESE GOLD TEAPOT AND STAND
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, MID 18TH CENTURY
A PORTUGUESE GOLD TEAPOT AND STAND APPARENTLY UNMARKED, MID 18TH CENTURY The teapot inverted pear-shape on spreading foot, the shoulder chased with flowers and foliage on matted ground, the hinged cover with fruiting finial

Lot #: 260

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A LOUIS XVI GOLD BEAKER

A LOUIS XVI GOLD BEAKER
MARK OF JEAN-FRANCOIS GENU, PARIS, 1775
A LOUIS XVI GOLD BEAKER MARK OF JEAN-FRANCOIS GENU, PARIS, 1775 Tapering oval on slightly domed base, the border engraved 'Janvier 1776', marked under base , in fitted shagreen case 6½ in. (7 cm.) high 2.3 oz. (73 gr

Lot #: 261

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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AN ELIZABETH II GOLD TUMBLER-CUP

AN ELIZABETH II GOLD TUMBLER-CUP
MARK OF LESLIE DURBIN, LONDON, 1963, 18CT
AN ELIZABETH II GOLD TUMBLER-CUP MARK OF LESLIE DURBIN, LONDON, 1963, 18CT Plain cylindrical, engraved in Latin with a presentation inscription, marked near rim 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) diameter 3.8 oz. (119 gr.) The inscription

Lot #: 262

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A GEORGE II GOLD MUG

A GEORGE II GOLD MUG
NEWCASTLE, CIRCA 1730, MAKER'S MARK LACKING
A GEORGE II GOLD MUG NEWCASTLE, CIRCA 1730, MAKER'S MARK LACKING Plain baluster and on slightly spreading stepped foot, with facetted scroll handle, marked under base 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high 8 oz. (259 gr

Lot #: 263

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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Hendrik Willem Schweickardt (Brandenburg 1746-1797 London) ...

Hendrik Willem Schweickardt (Brandenburg 1746-1797 London)
A river estuary with fishermen and stevedores, a dock and a windmill beyond
Hendrik Willem Schweickardt (Brandenburg 1746-1797 London) A river estuary with fishermen and stevedores, a dock and a windmill beyond signed 'H. Schweickhardt

Lot #: 264

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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Adrien Manglard (Lyon 1695-1760 Rome)

Adrien Manglard (Lyon 1695-1760 Rome)
A capriccio view of the harbour at Naples, with the Castelnuovo, Lanterna del molo and Vesuvius beyond, with fishermen and stevedores; and A capriccio view of the harbour at Naples, with the Castel dell'Ovo, men playing cards, stevedores unloading their boats, a

Lot #: 265

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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Francis Swaine (? c. 1720-1782 London)

Francis Swaine (? c. 1720-1782 London)
Two British men-o'war heeling in the breeze offshore
Francis Swaine (? c. 1720-1782 London) Two British men-o'war heeling in the breeze offshore oil on canvas 24¼ x 30 in. (61.5 x 76.2 cm

Lot #: 266

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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Charles Brooking (? 1723-1759 London)

Charles Brooking (? 1723-1759 London)
A '74' and a frigate in a stiff breeze in the Channel, with coastal craft and other shipping beyond
Charles Brooking (? 1723-1759 London) A '74' and a frigate in a stiff breeze in the Channel, with coastal craft and other shipping beyond oil on canvas 22 x 30½

Lot #: 267

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A QUEEN ANNE BRASS-MOUNTED EBONISED EIGHT DAY STRIKING TABLE...

A QUEEN ANNE BRASS-MOUNTED EBONISED EIGHT DAY STRIKING TABLE CLOCK
JAMES MARKWICK, LONDON. CIRCA 1705
A QUEEN ANNE BRASS-MOUNTED EBONISED EIGHT DAY STRIKING TABLE CLOCK JAMES MARKWICK, LONDON. CIRCA 1705 CASE: now with ebonised moulding and replaced handle above pierced basket top, later finials

Lot #: 268

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A PAIR OF FLEMISH BEECH AND ELM CANED ARMCHAIRS

A PAIR OF FLEMISH BEECH AND ELM CANED ARMCHAIRS
LATE 17TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF FLEMISH BEECH AND ELM CANED ARMCHAIRS LATE 17TH CENTURY Each arched high back with pierced foliate cresting, the outcurved arms with scrolled terminals on baluster supports, on conforming legs joined by turned stretchers

Lot #: 270

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER DOUBLE-BEAKER

A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER DOUBLE-BEAKER
AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1690, MAKER'S MARK PROBABLY IR CONJOINED
A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER DOUBLE-BEAKER AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1690, MAKER'S MARK PROBABLY IR CONJOINED Each beaker lobed, the lower body of each engraved with foliage band, the lobes alternately engraved

Lot #: 271

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED MINIATURE PINE AND FRUITWOOD TA...

A GERMAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED MINIATURE PINE AND FRUITWOOD TANKARD
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY
A GERMAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED MINIATURE PINE AND FRUITWOOD TANKARD APPARENTLY UNMARKED, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY The pinewood base with foliage-pierced mounts, the bombé body built up from

Lot #: 272

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A PORTUGUESE SILVER-GILT SALVER

A PORTUGUESE SILVER-GILT SALVER
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1530-40, THE COAT-OF-ARMS AND FEET PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY
A PORTUGUESE SILVER-GILT SALVER APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1530-40, THE COAT-OF-ARMS AND FEET PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY Circular with raised central boss, the three later feet cast as

Lot #: 273

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A SPANISH PARCEL-GILT PENDANT BOX AND COVER

A SPANISH PARCEL-GILT PENDANT BOX AND COVER
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
A SPANISH PARCEL-GILT PENDANT BOX AND COVER APPARENTLY UNMARKED, EARLY 17TH CENTURY Hexagonal, the applied openwork base with central boss, the sides applied with silver-gilt cherubs holding Instruments of the

Lot #: 274

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT EWER

AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT EWER
VIENNA, POSSIBLY 17TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK A DEMI-DRAGON ABOVE THREE PELLETS
AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT EWER VIENNA, POSSIBLY 17TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK A DEMI-DRAGON ABOVE THREE PELLETS Of amphora-form, the scroll handle cast with a demi-female figure, the sides engraved

Lot #: 275

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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AN ELIZABETH I SILVER-GILT STANDING SALT-CELLAR

AN ELIZABETH I SILVER-GILT STANDING SALT-CELLAR
LONDON, THE COVER 1563, THE BODY 1564, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT
AN ELIZABETH I SILVER-GILT STANDING SALT-CELLAR LONDON, THE COVER 1563, THE BODY 1564, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT Drum-shaped on spreading circular base with three cast grotesque feet, cast

Lot #: 276

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A RARE CHARLES II SILVER WINE-TASTER

A RARE CHARLES II SILVER WINE-TASTER
LONDON, 1675, MAKER'S MARK SR, A PELLET OR ANNULET BELOW
A RARE CHARLES II SILVER WINE-TASTER LONDON, 1675, MAKER'S MARK SR, A PELLET OR ANNULET BELOW Plain tapering cylindrical, with a domed centre, later engraved 'William Bussell 1687', marked near rim 4 in

Lot #: 277

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A PAIR OF WILLIAM AND MARY SILVER CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF WILLIAM AND MARY SILVER CANDLESTICKS
LONDON, 1691, MAKER'S MARK EG BELOW A CROWN, POSSIBLY FOR EDWARD GIBSON
A PAIR OF WILLIAM AND MARY SILVER CANDLESTICKS LONDON, 1691, MAKER'S MARK EG BELOW A CROWN, POSSIBLY FOR EDWARD GIBSON Each on octagonal gadrooned base, the knopped stem terminating

Lot #: 278

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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AN IBERIAN SILVER DISH

AN IBERIAN SILVER DISH
MARKED INDISTINCTLY, PROBABLY LATE 17TH CENTURY
AN IBERIAN SILVER DISH MARKED INDISTINCTLY, PROBABLY LATE 17TH CENTURY Shaped circular with lobed sides and a central vacant boss, marked in centre 13 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) diameter 16 oz. (500 gr

Lot #: 280

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A SPANISH SILVER-GILT PYX AND COVER

A SPANISH SILVER-GILT PYX AND COVER
MEDINA DEL CAMPO, POSSIBLY 17TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, ASSAY MASTER FRANCISCO CALVO
A SPANISH SILVER-GILT PYX AND COVER MEDINA DEL CAMPO, POSSIBLY 17TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, ASSAY MASTER FRANCISCO CALVO Circular and on openwork foliage foot

Lot #: 281

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 9 Dec 2011

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A SET OF FOUR SPANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS

A SET OF FOUR SPANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS
POSSIBLY CORDOBA, 17TH CENTURY
A SET OF FOUR SPANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS POSSIBLY CORDOBA, 17TH CENTURY Each on circular slightly domed base, the baluster knopped stems terminating in spool-shaped sockets with plain wax-pans, marked under the base of three

Lot #: 282

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 9 Dec 2011