Auction 30.04.1997

Christie's
New York, Park Avenue

Date of the auction: 30.04.1997

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A PAIR OF MASON'S IRONSTONE BLUE-GROUND LARGE VASES AND COVERS

A PAIR OF MASON'S IRONSTONE BLUE-GROUND LARGE VASES AND COVERS Circa 1820 Each of octagonal baluster shape with domed covers and gilt dragon handles at the sides and decorated with large gold insects between gilt borders on the rim and footrim 21¼in. (54cm.) high (2

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A MASON'S IRONSTONE BLUE-GROUND VASE MOUNTED AS A LAMP

A MASON'S IRONSTONE BLUE-GROUND VASE MOUNTED AS A LAMP Circa 1820 Decorated with chinoiserie floral decoration with entwined dragon handles, fitted for electricity 19in. (48.5cm.) high, excluding fittings or shade

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF ENGLISH PATINATED BRONZE, PARCEL GILT AND CUT-GLASS RECUMBENT...

A PAIR OF ENGLISH PATINATED BRONZE, PARCEL GILT AND CUT-GLASS RECUMBENT GREYHOUND CANDLESTICKS 11in. (28cm.) high (2

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE LEAF AND BALUSTER-FORM VASES

A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE LEAF AND BALUSTER-FORM VASES Mid-19th Century 11in. (28cm.) high (2

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE CENTERPIECE

A LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE CENTERPIECE Second Quarter 19th Century With three mermen holding aloft a shell 11½in. (29cm.) high, 9in. (22.5cm.) diameter

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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GEORGE WEIL (French, 20th Century)

GEORGE WEIL (French, 20th Century) A Gold and Silver Clown's Mask The silver marked WJL and with 1970 date letter, numbered 531971 6¼in. (16cm.) high

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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GEOFFREY DASHWOOD (British, b.1947)

GEOFFREY DASHWOOD (British, b.1947) A Pintail Duck, bronze inscribed and numbered 'Dashwood 11/12' 16½in. (42cm.) long; 6in. (15cm.) high, green patina

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A DAMASCENED BRONZE FIGURE OF A PHEASANT

A DAMASCENED BRONZE FIGURE OF A PHEASANT Cast From a Model By Alexandre Kelety, French, Early 20th Century Belgian marble base, signed KELETY 11in. (28cm.) high; 22in. (56cm.) long

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A GROUP OF MODERN LALIQUE OPALESCENT GLASS

A GROUP OF MODERN LALIQUE OPALESCENT GLASS All Signed Lalique France Comprising: a stalking leopard, a leaf-shaped bowl with ribbed sides. a small nine-sided bowl with leaf decoration, and two cigarette lighters decorated with flowerheads (one without any mechanism) the leopard 14in. (35.5cm.) long

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF ENGLISH ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE GREYHOUND CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF ENGLISH ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE GREYHOUND CANDLESTICKS 12½in. (32cm.) high (2

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III GILTMETAL-MOUNTED EBONY AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL...

A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III GILTMETAL-MOUNTED EBONY AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL PARQUETRY JARDINIERES (2

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF VICTORIAN GILTMETAL AND PATINATED BRONZE OWL CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF VICTORIAN GILTMETAL AND PATINATED BRONZE OWL CANDLESTICKS 6¾in. (17cm.) high (2

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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ANTOINE LOUIS BARYE (French, 1796-1875)

ANTOINE LOUIS BARYE (French, 1796-1875) 'Jaguar dormant', A Bronze Figure of a Sleeping Jaguar inscribed 'BARYE' 12in. (30.5cm.) long, rich brown patina

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A BRUSSELS TAPESTRY

A BRUSSELS TAPESTRY Late 16th century Woven in wools and silks, depicting a scene from the history of Scipio, with a figure kneeling before a king with soldiers behind and a river crossing beyond, with a border woven with figures in bowers and urns of flowers, the bottom edge with weaver's mark LfB

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A BRUSSELS TAPESTRY

A BRUSSELS TAPESTRY Late 16th century Woven in wools and silks, from the history of Scipio, depicting two warriors meeting in a landscape, the border woven with vignettes of muses with attributes and classical figures in bowers, the bottom edge with weaver's mark LfB 11ft. 7in. x 8ft. 5in. (353cm. x

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED SERPENTINE VASES

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED SERPENTINE VASES 19th Century Each with a ribbed body and foliate-cast scrolling tripartite supports headed by Bacchic masks and centered by an entwined serpent and with hoof feet, on circular plinth 20in. (51cm.) high, 9½in. (29cm.) diameter (2

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE LARGE BALUSTER JAR AND COVER

A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE LARGE BALUSTER JAR AND COVER Kangxi With a gilt lion finial 24¼in. (12cm.) high

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE GILTWOOD SIDE TABLES

A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE GILTWOOD SIDE TABLES Each with rectangular fluor-spar veneered top above a lotus-leaf molding and fluted frieze and on square tapering stop-fluted legs headed by flowerheads, on gadrooned bun feet, both with printed labels of BOLTON & FAIRHEAD, LTD. and other numbered

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A JAPANESE BRONZE TIGER

A JAPANESE BRONZE TIGER Meiji period, signed Dai Nihon Genryusai Seikoku zo 36½in. (93cm.) long

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF ENGLISH ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMETHYST GLASS FOOTED BOWLS

A PAIR OF ENGLISH ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMETHYST GLASS FOOTED BOWLS Each with Gothic-cast rim and quatrefoil spreading foot bordered with foliage 12in. (31cm.) high, 13¼in. (33.5cm.) diameter (2

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE LARGE BALUSTER JAR AND COVER

A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE LARGE BALUSTER JAR AND COVER Kangxi With knob finial and decorated with scrolling vines 24in. (61cm.) high

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE MEDICI AND BORGHESE VASES

A PAIR OF ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE MEDICI AND BORGHESE VASES 19th century Each campana-shaped body with mask, relief-carved loop handles and frieze above a rising circular foot and square base, on later white-painted square pedestal 53½in. (135cm.) high, overall including pedestal (2

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD WALL APPLIQUES

A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD WALL APPLIQUES mid-18th century Each in four sections and carved as a ribbon-tied trophy with hunting horn and eagle's wings above a garden trophy and trophies emblematic of the Arts and Sciences, re-gilt 89in. (226cm.) high, 31in. (78cm.) wide at top (2

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN VERONA AND PINK AND WHITE VARIEGATED MARBLE PEDESTALS

A PAIR OF ITALIAN VERONA AND PINK AND WHITE VARIEGATED MARBLE PEDESTALS Mid-19th century Each with a rectangular top above drapery, the volute-shaped pedestal carved with acanthus, with panelled guilloche-filled side panels, on stepped rectangular base, the front of the plinth carved with a lion's

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A REGENCE STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN POT POURRI VASE

A REGENCE STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN POT POURRI VASE With trellis-pierced cover and hexagonal body 7in. (18cm.) high; 4½in. (11cm.) wide

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A CHINESE GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL FIGURE OF BUDDHA

A CHINESE GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL FIGURE OF BUDDHA 18th or 19th Century Seated in bhumisparshamudra on double lobe-panelled base 6½in. (17cm.) high

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,200

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE DRESSING-MIRROR

A RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE DRESSING-MIRROR 19th Century The circular plate on a classical figure, on spreading base 14in. (35.5cm.) high

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A GEORGE II STYLE WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE TABLE

A GEORGE II STYLE WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE TABLE The rectangular top veneered with giallo antico marble and the frieze with chinoiserie fretwork, on fretwork legs 33¼in. (84cm.) high, 41in. (105cm.) wide, 21½in. (55cm.) deep

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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A SET OF FIVE CONTINENTAL APPLIQUE SILK PICTURES

A SET OF FIVE CONTINENTAL APPLIQUE SILK PICTURES 19th Century Depicting chinoiserie scenes in colored silks on a paper ground and later black and gilt-japanned frames Three: 15¼ x 19½in. (39cm. x 49cm.); Two: 19½ x 16½in. (49cm. x 42cm.) overall (5

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997

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CHINESE SCHOOL

CHINESE SCHOOL 19th century a set of four, Exotic Birds , watercolor on rice paper, in modern black and gilt-japanned frames decorated with trelliswork 13¾in. x 17¾in. (35cm. x 45cm.) including frames (4

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 30 Apr 1997