Auction 06.10.1993

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 06.10.1993

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A Victorian brass spark guard; a black painted wrought iron spark guard; a...

A Victorian brass spark guard; a black painted wrought iron spark guard; a Victorian grain measure; a pair of cloisonné enamel pepperettes; and another item. (6

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A bronze bust of a smiling young boy, with tousled hair, on a waisted...

A bronze bust of a smiling young boy, with tousled hair, on a waisted socle, inscribed PROPRISTA ARTISTICA -- 6¾in. (17.2cm.) high

Lot #: 52

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A pair of late 19th century French gilt bronze candlesticks, the baluster...

A pair of late 19th century French gilt bronze candlesticks, the baluster stems, nozzles and bases pierced and cast with rocaille -- 11in. (28cm.) high. (2

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A late 19th century French gilt metal and enamel rectangular casket, the...

A late 19th century French gilt metal and enamel rectangular casket, the pale yellow ground panels painted with reserves of flowers within jewelled borders, the interior lined with satin, on toupe feet -- 10¾in. (27.3cm.) wide

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £20 - £200

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A late 19th/early 20th century German bronze figure of a male athlete...

A late 19th/early 20th century German bronze figure of a male athlete, shown throwing a discuss, the circular base signed and inscribed R. Marcuse, Akt Ges. v. H:Gladenbeck, Soh, Berlin, D283 , on a marmo nero belgio circular platform

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A pair of walnut wall brackets, the plateaux with scroll supports carved...

A pair of walnut wall brackets, the plateaux with scroll supports carved with grotesque masks -- 7¾in. (19.7cm.) high. (2

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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An Empire ormolu wall appliqué, in the form of a naked young boy blowing a...

An Empire ormolu wall appliqué, in the form of a naked young boy blowing a horn, standing on a D-shaped bracket decorated with a winged female mask -- 12¾in. (34.4cm.) high

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A Victorian papier mâché blotter cover, painted with allegorical figures...

A Victorian papier mâché blotter cover, painted with allegorical figures within a gilt heightened border -- 11½in. (29.2cm.) wide

Lot #: 58

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A collection of tinted glass seals, depicting classical and mythological...

A collection of tinted glass seals, depicting classical and mythological subjects. (12

Lot #: 59

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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An Anglo-Indian ebonised hardwood tea caddy, the rectangular case carved in...

An Anglo-Indian ebonised hardwood tea caddy, the rectangular case carved in low relief with flowerheads -- 6¼in. (15.8cm.) high

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A 19th century alabaster model of the Baptistry, Rome, on a stepped...

A 19th century alabaster model of the Baptistry, Rome, on a stepped circular base -- 5¼in. (13.3cm.) high

Lot #: 61

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A pair of Regency brass oil lamps, the urn shaped bodies on spreading...

A pair of Regency brass oil lamps, the urn shaped bodies on spreading socles -- 4¼in. (10.8cm.) high. (2

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £20 - £30

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A 19th century glass cache pot, the cylindrical body applied with beadwork...

A 19th century glass cache pot, the cylindrical body applied with beadwork frieze of flowers within gilt metal borders -- 7in. (17.8cm.) diam

Lot #: 64

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A 19th century white metal mounted agate goblet, the flared cup on a...

A 19th century white metal mounted agate goblet, the flared cup on a baluster knopped stem and stepped foot -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) high. (2

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A 19th century bronze relief plaque, potraying Dante and Beatrice -- 7½in...

A 19th century bronze relief plaque, potraying Dante and Beatrice -- 7½in. (19cm.) high; an electrotype frieze depicting cavorting putti, in a composition frame; an oriental bronze miniature teapot; and a late 19th century French bronze twin handled urn, the frieze cast in the classical taste with

Lot #: 69

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A Regency papier mhé navette shaped bread basket, stencilled in gilt with...

A Regency papier mhé navette shaped bread basket, stencilled in gilt with foliage, pierced with integral handles, the base stamped CLAY , restored -- 14¼in. (36.2cm.) wide

Lot #: 70

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A pair of feather pictures of exotic birds, the glazed maple frames with...

A pair of feather pictures of exotic birds, the glazed maple frames with gilt slips -- 17in. x 15in. (43.2cm. x 38.1cm.). (2

Lot #: 71

Estimate: £20 - £30

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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An alabaster model of the temple of Vespatian -- 7½in. (19cm.) high; and a...

An alabaster model of the temple of Vespatian -- 7½in. (19cm.) high; and a miniature alabaster urn, mounted with doves. (2

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A late 19th century Austrian carved wood and horn mounted coat hook...

A late 19th century Austrian carved wood and horn mounted coat hook, modelled in the form of a bearded gnome -- 15in. (38.1cm.) high

Lot #: 73

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A late 19th century Dutch fruitwood and ebonised jardiniere, with brass...

A late 19th century Dutch fruitwood and ebonised jardiniere, with brass liner, the tapering circular body with bobbin turned uprights, on a stepped foot and ball feet -- 15½in. (39.4cm.) diam; and a simulated leather cordite case, emblazoned with the Royal Arms. (2

Lot #: 74

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A pair of Louis Philippe gilt bronze candlesticks, the cylindrical reeded...

A pair of Louis Philippe gilt bronze candlesticks, the cylindrical reeded stems entwined with vines issuing porcelain flowerheads below foliate capitals, the circular bases with mirrored platforms within beaded and engine milled borders, on toupe feet -- 4in. (10.1cm.) high. (2

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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An early 19th century Anglo Indian ivory and horn veneered rectangular...

An early 19th century Anglo Indian ivory and horn veneered rectangular inkstand, the raised plateau fitted with twin cut glass inkwells, flanking a lobed pot, within borders of incised trailing foliage, a frieze drawer to the front, on lobed feet -- 11½in. (29.2cm.) wide

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A late 19th/early 20th century bronze figure of a British rifleman, shown...

A late 19th/early 20th century bronze figure of a British rifleman, shown standing wearing a bandanna and holding his rifle, the naturalistic base inscribed "A gentleman in kharki" , and inscribed Copyright MAPPIN & WEBB LD -- 9¼in. (23.5cm.) high

Lot #: 78

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A 19th century ebonised and brass bound circular wall timepiece, the reeded...

A 19th century ebonised and brass bound circular wall timepiece, the reeded case with circular Roman dial -- 6in. (15.3cm.) diam

Lot #: 79

Estimate: £20 - £30

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A Near Easter horn and polychrome wood powder flask, 19th century.

A Near Easter horn and polychrome wood powder flask, 19th century

Lot #: 81

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A 19th century French bronze group of Saint Vincent de Paul, on a marmo...

A 19th century French bronze group of Saint Vincent de Paul, on a marmo giallo siena stepped plinth with leaf cast gallery -- 6¾in. (17.2cm.) high

Lot #: 82

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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An early 19th century Anglo-Indian sandalwood and damascened lap desk...

An early 19th century Anglo-Indian sandalwood and damascened lap desk -- 14¼in. (36.2cm.) wide

Lot #: 83

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A late 19th century French Paris porcelain and gilt metal mounted tazza...

A late 19th century French Paris porcelain and gilt metal mounted tazza, the circular dish with blue ground border, with reserves of flowers, heightened with gilt, the centre painted with the figure of a young woman in a glade, Cupid at her side, on foliate cast support -- 9½in. (24.1cm.) diam

Lot #: 84

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A late 19th century French bronze figure of Mercury, after Giambologna...

A late 19th century French bronze figure of Mercury, after Giambologna, raised on the wind, the cylindrical marmo nero belgio plinth inset with a frieze of cavorting putti -- 32¾in. (83.2cm.) high

Lot #: 86

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 6 Oct 1993

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A pair of French bronze models of Marly horses, after Coustou, on...

A pair of French bronze models of Marly horses, after Coustou, on naturalistic bases -- 17¼in. & 16¼in. (43.8cm. & 41.3cm.) high. (2

Lot #: 87

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Oct 1993