Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

Christie's
27-28 November 2012, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 27.11.2012 - 28.11.2012

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AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA DATED BELLA DONNA DISH

AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA DATED BELLA DONNA DISH
PERHAPS 1545, PERHAPS CASTEL DURANTE
AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA DATED BELLA DONNA DISH PERHAPS 1545, PERHAPS CASTEL DURANTE Painted in the centre with a bust-length portrait of a woman in profile to left, wearing a blue and yellow dress with a lace collar, within

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A DUCHY OF URBINO MAIOLICA BELLA DONNA FOOTED DISH

A DUCHY OF URBINO MAIOLICA BELLA DONNA FOOTED DISH
CIRCA 1540, PERHAPS CASTEL DURANTE
A DUCHY OF URBINO MAIOLICA BELLA DONNA FOOTED DISH CIRCA 1540, PERHAPS CASTEL DURANTE Painted with a bust-length portrait of a young woman three-quarters to left, wearing a yellow turban with blue and white

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA BELLA DONNA FOOTED DISH

AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA BELLA DONNA FOOTED DISH
CIRCA 1530-40, PROBABLY CASTEL DURANTE
AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA BELLA DONNA FOOTED DISH CIRCA 1530-40, PROBABLY CASTEL DURANTE Of low footed form, painted with a bust-length portrait of a young woman turning to look over her left shoulder, wearing a broad

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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TWO URBINO MAIOLICA ISTORIATO CRESPINE

TWO URBINO MAIOLICA ISTORIATO CRESPINE
CIRCA 1540-60, PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF FRANCESCO DURANTINO
TWO URBINO MAIOLICA ISTORIATO CRESPINE CIRCA 1540-60, PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF FRANCESCO DURANTINO Each of fluted form with domed centres, mounted in elaborate giltwood scrolling acanthus leaf frames, the

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN URBINO MAIOLICA DISH FROM THE PUNIC WAR SERIES

AN URBINO MAIOLICA DISH FROM THE PUNIC WAR SERIES
CIRCA 1545-60, PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF GUIDO DURANTINO
AN URBINO MAIOLICA DISH FROM THE PUNIC WAR SERIES CIRCA 1545-60, PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF GUIDO DURANTINO Painted with a battle scene with cavalry and foot soldiers fighting in the centre and at the

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN URBINO MAIOLICA LOW-FOOTED DISH

AN URBINO MAIOLICA LOW-FOOTED DISH
CIRCA 1565-75, POSSIBLY FONTANA WORKSHOP
AN URBINO MAIOLICA LOW-FOOTED DISH CIRCA 1565-75, POSSIBLY FONTANA WORKSHOP The centre painted with Cupid holding a bow and arrow within a landscape vignette and a green stud and strapwork circular medallion, the broad

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN URBINO MAIOLICA ISTORIATO CHARGER

AN URBINO MAIOLICA ISTORIATO CHARGER
THIRD QUARTER OF THE 16TH CENTURY
AN URBINO MAIOLICA ISTORIATO CHARGER THIRD QUARTER OF THE 16TH CENTURY The foreground painted with the Egyptian army floundering in the Red Sea before two groups of Israelites on a spit either side of a rocky outcrop, a further

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN URBINO MAIOLICA PLATE

AN URBINO MAIOLICA PLATE
CIRCA 1570
AN URBINO MAIOLICA PLATE CIRCA 1570 Painted with Alpheus pursuing Arethusa in a river landscape, Diana appearing in a cloud twisting up from a stream, a town and distant mountains beyond, within a blue line and ochre band rim, the reverse inscribed aretrusa e

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA ISTORIATO DISH

AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA ISTORIATO DISH
MID-16TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA ISTORIATO DISH MID-16TH CENTURY Painted with Actaeon transforming into a stag, running towards Diana and her startled group of attendant nymphs bathing, within a woodland landscape with buildings in the distance, within an ochre

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A PESARO MAIOLICA TONDINO

A PESARO MAIOLICA TONDINO
THIRD QUARTER OF THE 16TH CENTURY
A PESARO MAIOLICA TONDINO THIRD QUARTER OF THE 16TH CENTURY Painted with Deianeira or a female attendant offering a shirt to Hercules, Hercules seated on a rocky mound on the left with Cupid nearby, before a river and buildings in a

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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TWO CASTELLI MAIOLICA PHARMACY DRUG-FLASKS

TWO CASTELLI MAIOLICA PHARMACY DRUG-FLASKS
LATE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
TWO CASTELLI MAIOLICA PHARMACY DRUG-FLASKS LATE SIXTEENTH CENTURY Of globular form with cylindrical necks and flared rims, named in blue for d·de·sanznci and d·de·buglossa , painted in blue, yellow, ochre and green, one with a female

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A CASTELLI BERETTINO-GROUND ARMORIAL 'TURCHINO-WARE' DISH

A CASTELLI BERETTINO-GROUND ARMORIAL 'TURCHINO-WARE' DISH
LATE 16TH CENTURY
A CASTELLI BERETTINO-GROUND ARMORIAL 'TURCHINO-WARE' DISH LATE 16TH CENTURY The centre painted in pale-blue and gilded with an escutcheon enclosing a shield, the well with four groupings of gilt foliage and fleur-de-lys and

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A FAENZA MAIOLICA 'A COMPENDIARIO' BOWL

A FAENZA MAIOLICA 'A COMPENDIARIO' BOWL
CIRCA 1580, WORKSHOP OF LEONARDO DI ANTONIO BETTISI 'DOM PINO' AND HIS SON ANTONIO, BLUE ·FAM· ABOVE A FLOURISH
A FAENZA MAIOLICA 'A COMPENDIARIO' BOWL CIRCA 1580, WORKSHOP OF LEONARDO DI ANTONIO BETTISI 'DOM PINO' AND HIS SON ANTONIO, BLUE ·FAM· ABOVE A

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A MONTELUPO MAIOLICA DISH

A MONTELUPO MAIOLICA DISH
17TH CENTURY, BLUE 4 MARK TO BASE
A MONTELUPO MAIOLICA DISH 17TH CENTURY, BLUE 4 MARK TO BASE Painted in manganese, ochre, green, yellow and blue with a cavalier striding through a landscape in a striped jacket and breeches, flanked by trees and with stylised mountains in

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A MONTELUPO MAIOLICA DISH

A MONTELUPO MAIOLICA DISH
17TH CENTURY
A MONTELUPO MAIOLICA DISH 17TH CENTURY Painted in manganese, ochre, green, blue and yellow with a man striding through a landscape with a basket over one shoulder and another over his arm, in a black hat, blue jacket and striped breeches, a building to one

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A CALTAGIRONE MAIOLICA LARGE OVIFORM ALBARELLO

A CALTAGIRONE MAIOLICA LARGE OVIFORM ALBARELLO
CIRCA 1700
A CALTAGIRONE MAIOLICA LARGE OVIFORM ALBARELLO CIRCA 1700 Painted with white and blue flowerheads issuing from scrolling ochre and green branches, reserved on a blue ground decorated with white Sgraffito scrolls (short hairline crack to neck

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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TWO CASTELLI MAIOLICA CAMPANA-SHAPED TWO-HANDLED VASES AND D...

TWO CASTELLI MAIOLICA CAMPANA-SHAPED TWO-HANDLED VASES AND DOMED COVERS
CIRCA 1730-40
TWO CASTELLI MAIOLICA CAMPANA-SHAPED TWO-HANDLED VASES AND DOMED COVERS CIRCA 1730-40 Each painted by Liborio Grue and signed L.G.P. , with blue upright handles, the first with Triton and a nereid playing pan-pipes

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A PAVIA MAIOLICA LARGE DISH

A PAVIA MAIOLICA LARGE DISH
CIRCA 1700, MANGANESE AF MONOGRAM BELOW A CROWN, MALTESE CROSS AND CROSSED PALMS
A PAVIA MAIOLICA LARGE DISH CIRCA 1700, MANGANESE AF MONOGRAM BELOW A CROWN, MALTESE CROSS AND CROSSED PALMS Painted with a central column on a plinth with a figural medallion before

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A CASTELLI MAIOLICA DATED TWO-HANDLED OVIFORM VASE AND COVER...

A CASTELLI MAIOLICA DATED TWO-HANDLED OVIFORM VASE AND COVER
1756
A CASTELLI MAIOLICA DATED TWO-HANDLED OVIFORM VASE AND COVER 1756 Painted with a lady milking a cow watched by a mother and three children in an extensive landscape, the yellow-ground neck and stem with a bucranium and garlands of

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A SIENA MAIOLICA CIRCULAR DISH

A SIENA MAIOLICA CIRCULAR DISH
CIRCA 1745, PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF FERDINANDO MARIA CAMPANI
A SIENA MAIOLICA CIRCULAR DISH CIRCA 1745, PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF FERDINANDO MARIA CAMPANI Painted with Atlas supporting a celestial globe on his shoulders as he climbs over rocks, with a female scribe seated

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A NORTH ITALIAN MAIOLICA BLUE AND WHITE FLUTED OVAL BASIN

A NORTH ITALIAN MAIOLICA BLUE AND WHITE FLUTED OVAL BASIN
CIRCA 1730, PERHAPS TURIN
A NORTH ITALIAN MAIOLICA BLUE AND WHITE FLUTED OVAL BASIN CIRCA 1730, PERHAPS TURIN The centre painted with a figure of Venus seated on drapery beside a dolphin issuing water from its mouth, within a shaped panel

Lot #: 52

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN ALCORA FAIENCE POLYCHROME SHAPED-OVAL PLAQUE

AN ALCORA FAIENCE POLYCHROME SHAPED-OVAL PLAQUE
CIRCA 1730
AN ALCORA FAIENCE POLYCHROME SHAPED-OVAL PLAQUE CIRCA 1730 Moulded in low-relief with a scroll and leaf diaper-pattern frame enriched in yellow, ochre, blue and green, the top moulded with a female mask with a fan-shaped headdress, the lower

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A PORTUGUESE MAIOLICA BLUE AND WHITE DISH

A PORTUGUESE MAIOLICA BLUE AND WHITE DISH
THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY
A PORTUGUESE MAIOLICA BLUE AND WHITE DISH THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY Painted with a stylised lion seated on a mound between flowering Oriental shrubs and two blue bands, within a border of leaves, scrolls and fruiting

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A PORTUGUESE MAIOLICA BLUE AND MANGANESE DISH

A PORTUGUESE MAIOLICA BLUE AND MANGANESE DISH
THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY
A PORTUGUESE MAIOLICA BLUE AND MANGANESE DISH THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY Painted with a stylised bird perched on rockwork flanked by flowers and foliage and two blue bands, within a border of leaves, scrolls and

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £2,200 - £2,800

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE DATED DRUG JAR

AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE DATED DRUG JAR
1668
AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE DATED DRUG JAR 1668 Oviform, named for E.LENITIVVM on a scrolling ribbon above the date 1668, surmounted by a winged angel's head and with fluttering pennants below (minor chipping to rim) 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE DATED PORRINGER OR BLEEDING-BO...

A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE DATED PORRINGER OR BLEEDING-BOWL
1673
A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE DATED PORRINGER OR BLEEDING-BOWL 1673 Of conventional form, the circular bowl with a pierced handle, initialled and dated AH/1673 within a double circle radiating dash and leaf-ornament below a band of

Lot #: 61

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME ROYAL COMMEMORATIVE PLATE

AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME ROYAL COMMEMORATIVE PLATE
CIRCA 1715-25, LONDON OR BRISTOL
AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME ROYAL COMMEMORATIVE PLATE CIRCA 1715-25, LONDON OR BRISTOL The centre with a green and iron-red crown above the initials G.R within a concentric blue-line band, within radiating

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE TIERED CYLINDRICAL POWDER AN...

AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE TIERED CYLINDRICAL POWDER AND PATCH-BOX AND COVER AND A CIRCULAR SALVER
BOTH CIRCA 1720, THE FIRST PROBABLY LONDON OR BRISTOL, THE SECOND PROBABLY LONDON
AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE TIERED CYLINDRICAL POWDER AND PATCH-BOX AND COVER AND A CIRCULAR SALVER BOTH CIRCA

Lot #: 64

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE TEAPOT AND COVER

AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE TEAPOT AND COVER
FIRST QUARTER OF THE 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY BRISTOL OR LONDON
AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE TEAPOT AND COVER FIRST QUARTER OF THE 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY BRISTOL OR LONDON Of globular form with a scroll handle and straight spout, painted with figures

Lot #: 66

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012

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A WILLIAM GREATBATCH CREAMWARE TEAPOT AND COVER

A WILLIAM GREATBATCH CREAMWARE TEAPOT AND COVER
CIRCA 1770-82, SIGNED IN THE PRINT 'GREATBATCH'
A WILLIAM GREATBATCH CREAMWARE TEAPOT AND COVER CIRCA 1770-82, SIGNED IN THE PRINT 'GREATBATCH' Of cylindrical form with an acanthus-moulded spout and ear-shaped handle, printed in black and enriched in

Lot #: 67

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Nov 2012 - 28 Nov 2012