Auction 20.04.1998

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 20.04.1998 - 22.04.1998

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A WILLIAM IV TORTOISESHELL AND BOULLE MARQUETRY INK-STAND

A WILLIAM IV TORTOISESHELL AND BOULLE MARQUETRY INK-STAND Inlaid overall in contre partie marquetry of foliage and scrolls, the rectangular top with dished front and two lidded inkwells, with a mahogany-lined frieze drawer and ormolu paw feet, losses to brass inlay 16 in. (40.5 cm.) wide

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A PAIR OF VICTORIAN PAPIER MACHE VASES

A PAIR OF VICTORIAN PAPIER MACHE VASES On silvered socles and bases One decorated with a scene of Cromwell in Parliament and the other with a scene of the arrival of Charles II at the Restoration 25½ in. (65 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A GEORGE II RED AND GILT-JAPANNED QUARTER-CHIMING BRACKET CLOCK

A GEORGE II RED AND GILT-JAPANNED QUARTER-CHIMING BRACKET CLOCK By John Dury, London The dial signed 'John Dury London' on an arched plaque below strike silent ring, Roman and Arabic chapter ring with pierced blued steel hands, matted centre with calendar aperture, foliate spandrels, the five pillar

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF MERCURY SEATED

A BRONZE FIGURE OF MERCURY SEATED French, 19th century Holding pan pipes and a sheathed sword on an integrally-cast naturalistic plinth. Dark reddish brown patina with greenish brown high points. 9½ in. (24.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A PAIR OF BRONZE FIGURES OF CERES AND BACCHUS

A PAIR OF BRONZE FIGURES OF CERES AND BACCHUS Italian, late 18th or early 19th century Each on an integrally-cast circular plinth and square siena marble base. Dark brown patina with brassy high points; very minor chips to bases. 9¼ and 9 in. (23.5 and 22.8 cm.) high

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF THE SPINARIO

A BRONZE FIGURE OF THE SPINARIO Italian, after the Antique, 19th century On a rectangular bronze plinth. Reddish brown patina with greenish brown high points. 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high, overall

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A CHINESE EXPORT BLACK AND GILT-LACQUER WORK-BOX

A CHINESE EXPORT BLACK AND GILT-LACQUER WORK-BOX Late 18th 19th Century Decorated overall with Chinoiserie, with red decorated interior, some losses to decoration, the top detached 11¼ in. (29 cm.) wide; 150 in. (300 cm.) deep

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £100 - £300

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A NEAPOLITAN TORTOISESHELL GOLD AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID PIQUE BOX

A NEAPOLITAN TORTOISESHELL GOLD AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID PIQUE BOX Mid-18th Century The rounded rectangular hinged top inlaid with a scene of courtly figures meeting with attendants carrying canopies, the angles and the frieze inlaid with foliate scrolls and sprays, the section front of the hinged

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A LATE GEORGE II MAHOGANY BAROMETER

A LATE GEORGE II MAHOGANY BAROMETER By George Hallifax, Doncaster The case in the form of a miniature longcase clock, with moulded stepped top above an arched glazed dial signed 'George Hallifax Doncaster fecit ', on a silvered plaque flanked by foliate mask spandrels, the barometer dial with

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A PAIR OF VICTORIAN ORMOLU SIX-LIGHT CANDELABRA

A PAIR OF VICTORIAN ORMOLU SIX-LIGHT CANDELABRA Each with a rococo-style top section with a central flowerhead and foliage-encrusted shaft and five scroll branches with C-scroll and rockwork-encrusted nozzles, the neoclassical lower section with baluster shaft hung with swags with an open tripod

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A MATCHED SET OF FOURTEEN GEORGE III MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS

A MATCHED SET OF FOURTEEN GEORGE III MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS Each with rectangular padded back and seat covered in close-nailed floral silk brocade, one in calico, on square legs joined by an H-shaped stretcher, some rerailing and replacements to the stretchers, many backrails marked with room numbers

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A MATCHED SET OF FOUR GEORGE III MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS

A MATCHED SET OF FOUR GEORGE III MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS Similar To The Preceding Lot, Three With Reeded Edge To The Front Legs Each with rectangular padded back and seat covered in close nailed floral silk brocade, one in brown leather, on square legs joined by an H-shaped stretcher, some rerailing

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SETTEE

A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SETTEE The serpentine padded back, outscrolled arms and deep squab cushion covered in green cotton, on square legs joined by stretchers, on castors, the two central front legs possibly replaced, the seat-rails re-supported completely below the original seat-rails making the

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE SOFA

A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE SOFA With a waved padded back scrolled sides and scallop-cushion covered in green cotton, on square legs joined by stretchers and with castors, altered and re-framed 94½ in. (240 cm.) wide

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A LATE GEORGE MAHOGANY TWO-PEDESTAL DINING-TABLE

A LATE GEORGE MAHOGANY TWO-PEDESTAL DINING-TABLE With two semi-elliptical end-sections and on turned pedestals and splayed legs, with brass caps and castors, chalked to the underside 'C 234' A near circle: 65 in. (165 cm.) long; 66 in. (168 cm.) diam

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A REGENCY BRASS-INLAID READING TABLE

A REGENCY BRASS-INLAID READING TABLE By Gillows The rounded hinged top with book support and ratchet with scroll underside and on solid end-supports inlaid en contre partie with brass foliate panels, on platform bases with scroll angles and scroll feet and castors 27 in. (68.5 cm.) wide; 29 in. (74

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A REGENCY BRASS-INLAID ROSEWOOD LIBRARY DESK

A REGENCY BRASS-INLAID ROSEWOOD LIBRARY DESK By Gillows of Lancaster, supplied in 1813 Inlaid overall with panels of scroll and part strapwork brass, the moulded rectangular green leather-lined top inlaid with two brass lines and with eight mahogany-lined frieze drawers, two each to the front and

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A REGENCY BRASS-INLAID FOLIO CABINET

A REGENCY BRASS-INLAID FOLIO CABINET Attributed to Gillows of Lancaster Of sarcophagus form, the rectangular dished top banded with Boulle marquetry flanked by turned engaged mouldings and enclosing a mahogany-lined interior with three adjustable folio dividers, the top with gadrooned rim, the

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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AN ENGLISH BLACK AND GILT-JAPANNED BRIDGE-TABLE AND FOUR FOLDING CHAIRS EN...

AN ENGLISH BLACK AND GILT-JAPANNED BRIDGE-TABLE AND FOUR FOLDING CHAIRS EN SUITE 20th Century The square top banded with Chinoiserie and lined with black velvet, on club legs, some losses to decoration, the chairs covered in black material the table 30 in. (76 cm.) square; 26½ in. (67 cm.) high (5

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,500 - £3,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A PAIR OF ENGLISH BLACK AND GILT-JAPANNED FOLDING CHAIRS

A PAIR OF ENGLISH BLACK AND GILT-JAPANNED FOLDING CHAIRS 20th Century En suite with the preceding lot, some losses to decoration (2

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A QUANTITY OF GAMES

A QUANTITY OF GAMES Including FOUR BACKGAMMON SETS, various types and dates, A CHINESE HARDWOOD MAH-JONG BOX; A COUNTER-STAND; and A NUMBER OF CARD-GAMES

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £100 - £300

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A QUANTITY OF GAMES

A QUANTITY OF GAMES Mostly board games, including two boxes of 'L'ATTAQUE', ONE 'COWES AT HOME' and one 'MINORU, THE NEW RACE GAME

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £100 - £300

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A MAHOGANY SMALL TRIPOD TABLE

A MAHOGANY SMALL TRIPOD TABLE Of George II style The circular top with a spirally gadrooned edge and on turned shaft with cabriole legs and pad feet 10½ in. (27 cm.) diam

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN GREEN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE TABLES

A PAIR OF ITALIAN GREEN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE TABLES Each with rectangular verde antico marble top above a foliate scroll-panelled frieze and on fluted square tapering legs with foliate collars, on square feet, both incised in chalk 'PJ 27 10' 54¼ in. (135 cm.) wide; 34 in. (86.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY SOFAS

A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY SOFAS Each with rectangular back, scrolled arms and three seat cushions covered in yellow damask and with a bullion fringe, on square tapering legs and castors, differences in the undercloth 98 in. (249 cm.) wide (2

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A PAIR OF EASY ARMCHAIRS

A PAIR OF EASY ARMCHAIRS By Portman, early 20th Century Each with rectangular padded back, armrests and deep seat, one covered in fringed lime-green material and the other in ivory corded silk, on material-covered square tapering legs and castors (2

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A MATCHED PAIR OF EASY ARMCHAIRS

A MATCHED PAIR OF EASY ARMCHAIRS Each with scrolled rectangular padded back, armrests and deep seat covered in ivory corded silk, with bullion fringe, on square tapering legs and castors, small variation in height (2

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A SIMULATED GREEN MARBLE STOOL

A SIMULATED GREEN MARBLE STOOL Of Regency style The padded rectangular green velvet top above a plain frieze and on square tapering legs headed by quatrefoils 27½ in. (67 cm.) wide

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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A DUTCH AMBOYNA AND AMARANTH CENTRE TABLE

A DUTCH AMBOYNA AND AMARANTH CENTRE TABLE Early 18th Century The rounded rectangular top with low gallery at the angles, above a frieze drawer and convex apron and on cabriole legs and pad feet, repairs to the top of two legs, with plastic label of 'KENT GALLERY LTD. 44 CONDUIT ST. LONDON, W1

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998

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AN IRISH GEORGE II WALNUT GAMES-TABLE

AN IRISH GEORGE II WALNUT GAMES-TABLE THE REVERSIBLE RECTANGULAR TRAY-TOP WITH A PLAIN SIDE AND A SIDE WITH FOUR COUNTER-WELLS, ENCLOSING A BACKGAMMON BOARD, THE FRIEZE WITH CHESS-BOARD, THE ENDS WITH CANDLE-SLIDES, ON CABRIOLE LEGS HEADED BY SCALLOP-SHELLS, ON CLAW-AND-BALL FEET, LACKING HALF OF

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 20 Apr 1998 - 22 Apr 1998