Auction 10.04.2002

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 10.04.2002

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A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN ENCRIER

A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN ENCRIER The porcelain mid-18th Century, the ormolu 19th Century The kidney-shaped base decorated with simulated nashiji acquer, framed by foliate scrolls and with fruiting feet, with a square sander with pineapple finial and square ink-pot with ormolu cover

Lot #: 200

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD, TULIPWOOD, AND MARQUETRY TABLE EN...

A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD, TULIPWOOD, AND MARQUETRY TABLE EN CHIFFONNIERE By Sébastien Vie The slightly serpentine top with a later pierced three-quarter gallery, inlaid with a basket of flowers within a shaped border, above a simulated drawer with crossbanding in purpleheart, above

Lot #: 203

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A FRENCH GILTWOOD TABOURET

A FRENCH GILTWOOD TABOURET Of Louis XV style, late 19th Century1 The rectangular guilloche-carved frame centred by flower-heads, the padded seat covered with a Flemish 17th Century verdure floral tapestry fragment, on flower-headed cabriole legs, with two labels inscribed '861 G.F.C.O', another

Lot #: 204

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A FRENCH TULIPWOOD AND KINGWOOD FOLIO-STAND

A FRENCH TULIPWOOD AND KINGWOOD FOLIO-STAND 19th 20th Century With three crossbanded shelves and a solid back, surmounted by an angled bookrest, on scrolling feet with castors 29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) high; 21 in. (53 cm.) wide; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) deep

Lot #: 205

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A FRENCH GILTWOOD TABOURET

A FRENCH GILTWOOD TABOURET Of Louis XV style, 19th Century With rounded triangular padded seat covered with foliate damask, the frame carved with flowers, on channelled cabriole legs

Lot #: 206

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD TABOURET

A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD TABOURET With loose cushion seat covered in cream and burnt Siena floral silk damask, the moulded frame incised with flowers, on cabriole legs headed by shells, with additional frame to the underneath

Lot #: 207

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILTWOOD VOYEUSES

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILTWOOD VOYEUSES Each with channelled padded armrest, back and serpentine seat covered in orange floral satin, on cabriole legs terminating on toupie feet, regilt (2

Lot #: 208

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD TABLE EN PUPITRE

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD TABLE EN PUPITRE Of Louis XV style, late 19th 20th Century The hinged quarter-veneered top centred by a lobed medallion, with a book-rest lip at the front edge, above a leather-lined slide and a drawer to the side, mounted with pierced foliate angle casts with

Lot #: 209

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV AMARANTH, BOIS SATINE AND FLORAL MARQUETRY ENCOIGNURE

A LOUIS XV AMARANTH, BOIS SATINE AND FLORAL MARQUETRY ENCOIGNURE By Jean-Baptiste Tuart The later serpentine-fronted brêche violette marble top above a pair of doors inlaid with scrolling flowers and enclosing two shelves, above a shaped apron, on splayed feet, stamped 'I. TUART', the marble with a

Lot #: 211

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV WALNUT FAUTEUIL A COIFFER

A LOUIS XV WALNUT FAUTEUIL A COIFFER By Louis Michel Lefèvre The curved padded back, arms and seat covered in yellow satin, on cabriole legs carved with foliage, terminating in scrolled foliate feet, stamped 'L.M...FEVRE', later blocks

Lot #: 212

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LATE LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CONSOLE

A LATE LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CONSOLE The later shaped arc-en-arbalette rouge Languedoc marble top above a pierced waved apron, on scrolling supports with a shell-carved stretcher, regilt, the marble restored 35 in. (89 cm.) high; 33¾ in. (86 cm.) wide; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) deep

Lot #: 213

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU, JAPANESE LACQUER, MEISSEN AND FRENCH PORCELAIN CHAMBERSTICK

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU, JAPANESE LACQUER, MEISSEN AND FRENCH PORCELAIN CHAMBERSTICK The Meissen figure circa 1750, the flowers mainly 18th Century The circular base decorated with flowers and birds and centred by a pierced foliate nozzle and lobed drip-pan, surmounted by a waved support decorated with

Lot #: 215

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LATE LOUIS XV GILTWOOD BAROMETER

A LATE LOUIS XV GILTWOOD BAROMETER By Carcany The painted circular dial in a cartouche-shaped case carved with husks, swags and foliate scrolls surmounted by a flower-swagged urn cresting, the painted and glazed dial signed 'Carcany Fecit' and inscribed in ink 'par Joseph Ostirelli opticien ... etc

Lot #: 216

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A FRENCH ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK

A FRENCH ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK Of Louis XV style, 19th Century The restored white enamel Roman and Arabic dial signed 'NAS-CHARLES DU TERTRE', the single barrel movement with silk suspension and countwheel strike on bell, housed within a drum case, supported on rocks and a splayed column, flanked by a

Lot #: 217

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A FRENCH ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK

A FRENCH ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK The asymmetrical cast case with a white enamel Roman and Arabic dial signed 'LEPAUTE AU LUXEMBOURG', with pierced ormolu hands, framed by rockwork, C-scrolls and clouds, surmounted a figure of Diana, the tapering boss decorated with putti among clouds, bearing a spurious

Lot #: 218

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU PUTTI

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU PUTTI 19th Century Representing Literature and Sculpture, one holding a hammer, the other a stylus, each with scant drapery, on later base 12 in. (29 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 219

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LATE LOUIS XV BRONZE AND ORMOLU QUARTER-CHIMING MANTEL CLOCK

A LATE LOUIS XV BRONZE AND ORMOLU QUARTER-CHIMING MANTEL CLOCK The movement by Jean-Baptiste Baillon The white enamel Roman and Arabic dial signed 'JN BAPTISTE BAILLON', the triple barrel movement with silk suspension with rack and snail work positioned on the back plate, hour strike on bell and

Lot #: 220

Estimate: £25,000 - £40,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWIN-BRANCH CANDELABRA

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWIN-BRANCH CANDELABRA The porcelain circa 1750, the ormolu 19th Century Each with asymmetrically-cast foliate base, one surmounted by a shepherdess, the other by an actor, issuing the scrolling foliate branches with foliate drip-pans and channelled

Lot #: 221

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CORNE VERTE BRACKET CLOCK

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CORNE VERTE BRACKET CLOCK The movement by Daniel Paroquet The Roman and Arabic white enamel dial signed 'DANIEL PAROQUET A PARIS', the arched and waisted case edged with foliage, surmounted by a spreading hood with a rococo urn finial, the lenticle framed by foliage, the

Lot #: 222

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU CHENETS

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU CHENETS 19th Century Each with a pierced scrolling asymmetric support, decorated with a gallant youth holding a snuff-box and his female companion issuing from feathers, lacking iron back support 12 in. (30 cm.) high; 12¼ in. (31 cm.) wide; 7½ in. (19 cm.) deep (2

Lot #: 223

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS Of Louis XV style, late 19th 20th Century Each with asymmetrically-cast foliate backplate, issuing scrolling foliate branches with a perched parrot, the scrolling foliate drip-pans and nozzles, drilled for electricity 18½ in. (47 cm.) high; 13 in. (33

Lot #: 224

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND FRENCH PORCELAIN TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND FRENCH PORCELAIN TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS The porcelain flowers 18th and 19th Century Each with asymmetrically-cast backplate decorated with flowers and C-scrolls, issuing the scrolling branches with scrolling foliate drip-pans and nozzles, drilled for electricity, with

Lot #: 225

Estimate: £25,000 - £40,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV GILT-TOLE AND PORCELAIN EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER

A LOUIS XV GILT-TOLE AND PORCELAIN EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER The porcelain flowers 18th and 19th Century Surmounted by a spray of leaves, the scrolling foliate cage issuing four scrolling branches entwined with green-painted branches with various polychrome flowers, above a foliate finial, minor losses

Lot #: 226

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV WALNUT AND BEECHWOOD BERGERE A OREILLES

A LOUIS XV WALNUT AND BEECHWOOD BERGERE A OREILLES Channelled overall, the arched top-rail carved with flowers and leaves with a moulded and shaped frame, the arms carved with shells, the supports with paterae, the serpentine seat-rail carved similarly at the back, on cabriole legs and a loose

Lot #: 227

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND MARQUETRY COMMODE

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND MARQUETRY COMMODE By Bon Durand With later moulded rectangular breccia marble top, the bombé front fitted with two pink material-lined drawers inlaid sans traverse with a spray of summer flowers in stained and engraved woods on a quartered tulipwood

Lot #: 228

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LATE LOUIS XV MAHOGANY PUPITRE A MUSIQUE

A LATE LOUIS XV MAHOGANY PUPITRE A MUSIQUE By Joseph Gengenbach, called Canabas With rounded rectangular hinged easel top with hinged lower lip, the rising easel with a candlestand to each side, with later ormolu candle-holders, a drawer at each end and a double-hinged slide at the front, a pen

Lot #: 229

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, KINGWOOD AND BOIS DE BOUT MARQUETRY...

A LOUIS XV TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, KINGWOOD AND BOIS DE BOUT MARQUETRY RAFRAICHISSOIR By Roger van der Cruse, called Lacroix The rounded triangular two-tier top with pierced ormolu gallery and inlaid with sprays of flowers, the upper tier with an ormolu kidney-shaped liner, with a metal hexagonal stem

Lot #: 230

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV GREEN-PAINTED FIRESCREEN

A LOUIS XV GREEN-PAINTED FIRESCREEN The cartouche-shaped sliding panel covered in beige and ochre material, within a moulded frame, the serpentine toprail centred by rockwork flanked by foliate scrolls, the angles and sides decorated with scrolling acanthus, on trestle ends carved with rockwork and

Lot #: 232

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD FAUTEUIL

A LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD FAUTEUIL The moulded cartouche-shaped caned back above a later caned seat, the curved padded arms and squab-cushion covered in beige silk, the toprail and seat-rail centred by flowerheads, on cabriole legs, restorations to seat-rail

Lot #: 233

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Apr 2002

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD BIBLIOTHEQUE

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD BIBLIOTHEQUE By Jean-Baptiste Hédouin With later veined red and white marble serpentine top above a pair of glazed and quarter-veneered doors enclosing two later adjustable shelves, the sides each with a pair of panels veneered à quatre face , above a shaped apron

Lot #: 234

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 10 Apr 2002