Auction 20.02.1992

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 20.02.1992

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A PAIR OF ORMOLU SIX-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each with a cherub seated on a...

A PAIR OF ORMOLU SIX-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each with a cherub seated on a naturalistic base holding a cornucopia embellished with vines and grapes issuing six scrolled branches with foliate nozzles and drip- pans, on shell and 'C' scroll foot (two drip pans lacking), late 19th century 29½in. (72.5cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK, in the Louis XV style, modelled as...

A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK, in the Louis XV style, modelled as trumpeting elephant, the drum shaped case with glazed convex dial with signature JULIEN LEROY A PARIS, and pierced latten hands, the twin train movement No. 131 with countwheel strike, surmounted by a female figure holding a

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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AN ORMOLU AND SAMSON PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK, the glazed circular dial with...

AN ORMOLU AND SAMSON PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK, the glazed circular dial with arabic chapters with signature LE ROY Hger DU ROY, with pierced latten hands, the twin train movement No. 6592 with countwheel strike on a bell, in a drum shaped case with asymetric scroll frame supported on a shaped

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A FRENCH ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK, with a shaped pediment and acanthus swags and...

A FRENCH ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK, with a shaped pediment and acanthus swags and female mask, surmounted by a finial, the waisted case with a satyr mask to each side, the circular gilt dial with twelve enamel chapter plaquettes, the twin-train movement with gong strike, the panel below centred by a

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A FRENCH ORMOLU AND CLOISSONE ENAMEL FOUR-GLASS MANTEL CLOCK, flanked by a...

A FRENCH ORMOLU AND CLOISSONE ENAMEL FOUR-GLASS MANTEL CLOCK, flanked by a curved balustrade with a foliate finial to each side and eight columns with panelled base, the clock with stepped pediment, the sides with bevelled panels, the circular enamel dial decorated with floral festoons, the

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A PAIR OF ORMOLU CHENETS, of Louis XVI style each with an urn and berried...

A PAIR OF ORMOLU CHENETS, of Louis XVI style each with an urn and berried finial draped in fruiting foliage, on an inverted-breakfront rectangular base mounted with martial trophies, on spirally channelled tapering feet 12in. (30.5cm.) wide (2

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A PAIR OF BRONZE LIDDED URNS, each with domed top surmounted by a seated...

A PAIR OF BRONZE LIDDED URNS, each with domed top surmounted by a seated putto, one holding a dove, the other a garland of flowers, amidst acanthus foliage, the bodies with a frieze of playful putti, on an acanthus-cast turned socle and canted square base, 19th Century 16½in.(42cm.)high (2

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A PAIR OF LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each with central...

A PAIR OF LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each with central serpent-entwined shaft of 'C1 and' S'-scrolls surmounted by a foliate nozzle and drip-pan, the scrolling foliate branches with conforming nozzles and drip-pans, on spreading scroll-cast shaped triangular bases with insects and

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A PAIR OF VICTORIAN GLASS BUSTS OF QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT, by F...

A PAIR OF VICTORIAN GLASS BUSTS OF QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT, by F & C Osler, inscribed on the reverse Published by F & C Osler 44 Oxford Stt London Jan 1st 1845, on white marble bases, damages to socles 10in. (25.5cm.) high (2

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A LARGE ORMOLU HALL LANTERN, of hexagonal shape with scrolled supports and...

A LARGE ORMOLU HALL LANTERN, of hexagonal shape with scrolled supports and six oval finials, supporting a four-branch light fitment, the glazed panels with foliate cast surrounds 412in. (104cm.) high; 21½in. (55cm.) wide

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND MAHAOGANY BUILLOTTE TABLE, with a circular...

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND MAHAOGANY BUILLOTTE TABLE, with a circular brocatelle marble top and pierced gallery, the panelled frieze with foliate mount, fitted with a drawer, the lock signed V. RAULIN, 110 Rue Vielle du Temple , on fluted tapering legs united by four upward scrolls and centred by a

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD, MARQUETRY, BONE INLAID AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED...

AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD, MARQUETRY, BONE INLAID AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED WRITING TABLE, the serpentine top with a green leather inset panel, bordered by marquetry and bone inlaid foliate scrolls, with an ormolu edge, the frieze with waved apron, centre by a drawer with bone escutcheon, inlaid with

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A VICTORIAN ORMOLU-MONTED SATINWOOD, PARCEL-GILT AND INLAID VITRINE...

A VICTORIAN ORMOLU-MONTED SATINWOOD, PARCEL-GILT AND INLAID VITRINE CABINET, the breakfront top strung with boxwood and bone with a moulded and ormolu-mounted acanthus cast edge, with rounded ends, the freize inlaid with Grecian ornament and anthemion with reeded ribbon-tied moulding above a pair of

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A WILLIAM IV OAK GOTHIC REVIVAL LIBRARY TABLE, by Gillows of Lancaster...

A WILLIAM IV OAK GOTHIC REVIVAL LIBRARY TABLE, by Gillows of Lancaster, with a rectangular top and canted corners above a frieze fitted with two drawers, one stamped GILLOWS, LANCASTER , on pointed arched end-standards and dual supports applied with scrolling foliage on faceted bun feet 50in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A FRENCH TULIPWOOD, KINGWOOD, PARQUETRY AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED TABLE À ECRIRE...

A FRENCH TULIPWOOD, KINGWOOD, PARQUETRY AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED TABLE À ECRIRE, in the style of J. P. Dusautoy, with an oval breche d'alep marble top and three-quarter pierced gallery, the frieze with panels of flower-filled trellis and fitted with a small drawer and a slide, on hipped cabriole legs

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A NAPOLEON III KINGWOOD, AMARANTH, ORMOLU AND SÈVRES-PATTERN MOUNTED...

A NAPOLEON III KINGWOOD, AMARANTH, ORMOLU AND SÈVRES-PATTERN MOUNTED GUERIDON, the oval eared top inset with an oval porcelain dish (damages) painted with flowers and fruit in a landscape, and with four smaller oval panels to each corner, with a waved apron, the scrolled legs with caryatid mounts to

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A FRENCH EBONISED, MARQUETRY AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED CARD TABLE, the eared...

A FRENCH EBONISED, MARQUETRY AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED CARD TABLE, the eared breakfront hinged top with baize lined top and fitted interior, inlaid overall with a foliate marquetry, centred by a design of a vase and flowers in an oval, above a marquetry panelled frieze, on reeded tapering legs, late 19th

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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AN ITALIAN HALIOTIS VENEERED AND GILT PAINTED BOWL, with an everted rim...

AN ITALIAN HALIOTIS VENEERED AND GILT PAINTED BOWL, with an everted rim edged with cabochon, on a pinched socle and acanthus draped shaft with spreading circular base 22¼in. (56.5cm.) diam.; 17¼in. (44cm.) high

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT-METAL TEN-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each with a winged cherub...

A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT-METAL TEN-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each with a winged cherub supporting a cornucopia issuing ten foliate scrolled branches, with foliate nozzles and drip-pans, on fluted circular base with foliate festoons and ribbon-tied laurel wreath, on square cut corner base with inset scrolled

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A PAIR OF GILT-METAL MOUNTED AND RED SERPENTINE URNS, as table lights, each...

A PAIR OF GILT-METAL MOUNTED AND RED SERPENTINE URNS, as table lights, each with a turned tapering body, a goat mask to each side with foliate drapery, on acanthus cast socle and square base with claw feet (one with damaged socle, the other repaired) 18in. (46cm.) high

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A FRENCH GILT-METAL SEVEN-LIGHT CANDELABRA, with an oval vase,centred with...

A FRENCH GILT-METAL SEVEN-LIGHT CANDELABRA, with an oval vase,centred with a female mask to each side and flanked by a pair of scroll handles with foliate festoons, issuing seven foliate scrolled branches with foliate nozzles on acanthus cast fluted oval socle, with square stepped base, the sides

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III PARCEL-GILT AND SILVERED EGYPTIAN REVIVAL BRONZE...

A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III PARCEL-GILT AND SILVERED EGYPTIAN REVIVAL BRONZE TORCHÉRES, each with a tazza and a pair of 'petal' handles supported on a lotus column with an Egyptian God, his arms crossed and holding a flail and crook, on a square tapering base applied with roundels cast with deities

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A KINGWOOD, MARQUETRY, PARQUETRY AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED VITRINE, with a moulded...

A KINGWOOD, MARQUETRY, PARQUETRY AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED VITRINE, with a moulded serpentine pediment, the panelled frieze with ormolu foliate scroll mounts, the inswept angles inlaid with trellis & flower head with fluted ormolu and swag terminals, the glazed panel door with a marquetry panel of two

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A TUSCAN WALNUT, EBONISED, BONE AND METAL INLAID BUREAU CABINET ON STAND...

A TUSCAN WALNUT, EBONISED, BONE AND METAL INLAID BUREAU CABINET ON STAND, with an architectural pediment flanked by stylised recumbent winged griffins and a square tapering finial to each side, above a panelled frieze and a pair of cupboard doors, centred by a portrait in bone, copper, pewter and

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A FRENCH TULIPWOOD QUARTER-VENEERED ORMOLU-MOUNTED VITRINE, of serpentine...

A FRENCH TULIPWOOD QUARTER-VENEERED ORMOLU-MOUNTED VITRINE, of serpentine outline, the eared top with egg-and-dart moulding, enclosing a pair of ormolu framed glazed panel doors, the lower part with panels centred by a mount, with shelved interior, the waved apron centred by a foliate scroll, on

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £2,500 - £2,500

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A ROSEWOOD AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED BUREAU PLAT, in the Regence style, the...

A ROSEWOOD AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED BUREAU PLAT, in the Regence style, the rounded rectangular top inset with a simulated leather panel, and mounted with a broad moulded edge with shell and acanthus-cast clasps, the frieze of sinuous outline, centred by an ormolu-framed drawer and flanked by two drawers

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £3,500 - £5,000

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRONZE AND MARBLE URNS, each with a...

A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRONZE AND MARBLE URNS, each with a foliate tied rim and a pair of Mermaid caryatid handles, the Bacchic frieze cast with a design of satyrs, cherubs and animals in festive mood, above an acanthus-cast band, the lower body with a flower filled trellis, on grape

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A MID-VICTORIAN BLACK JAPANNED PAPIER-MÂCHÉ AND PAINTED CENTRE TABLE...

A MID-VICTORIAN BLACK JAPANNED PAPIER-MÂCHÉ AND PAINTED CENTRE TABLE, heightened with gilt and mother-of-pearl, the shaped rectangular papier-mâché top painted with summer flowers to the centre and with a mother-of-pearl grape and vine border, on standard end supports united by a turned stretcher

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD OPEN ARMCHAIRS, each with oval laurel-band padded...

A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD OPEN ARMCHAIRS, each with oval laurel-band padded seat, arms and seat covered in grey striped floral silk, with floral cresting and acanthus-carved arms, the seat-rails carved with entrelac and a fluted beaded twilled tapering legs headed by lotus-leaf, late 19th/early 20th

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 20 Feb 1992

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A LATE VICTORIAN CIRCULAR GILTWOOD SIMULATED BAMBOO STOOL, with a green...

A LATE VICTORIAN CIRCULAR GILTWOOD SIMULATED BAMBOO STOOL, with a green damask upholstered seat, above four spayled legs, joined by strechers 23in. (58.5cm.) diam; 18in. (46cm.) high

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 20 Feb 1992