Christie's Interiors

Christie's
21 July 2009, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 21.07.2009

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE VASES

A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE VASES
MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE VASES MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912) With twin beast-head handles, decorated with cartouches of raised decoration with birds perched on flowering blossoms 21¼in. (54cm.) high (2

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A MATCHED SET OF TEN OAK AND STUDDED-LEATHER CHAIRS

A MATCHED SET OF TEN OAK AND STUDDED-LEATHER CHAIRS
MID 20TH CENTURY
A MATCHED SET OF TEN OAK AND STUDDED-LEATHER CHAIRS MID 20TH CENTURY Including a pair of armchairs, all with ring-turned front stretchers, three later matched with slightly different stud patterns (10

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A WILLIAM IV ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE

A WILLIAM IV ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE
SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A WILLIAM IV ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY The rectangular top with two frieze drawers on turned and lappet carved end standards 28 in. (71 cm.) high; 41½ in. (106 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE LACQUER DECORATED KUTANI VASES

A PAIR OF JAPANESE LACQUER DECORATED KUTANI VASES
MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
A PAIR OF JAPANESE LACQUER DECORATED KUTANI VASES MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912) Of tall flaring form, decorated with panels of birds and fully armoured warriors, with borders of iron-red and gilt key-fret motifs on a black

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A FRENCH MAHOGANY AND BRASS-MOUNTED KNEEHOLE DESK

A FRENCH MAHOGANY AND BRASS-MOUNTED KNEEHOLE DESK
LATE 20TH CENTURY, DIRECTOIRE STYLE
A FRENCH MAHOGANY AND BRASS-MOUNTED KNEEHOLE DESK LATE 20TH CENTURY, DIRECTOIRE STYLE With bowfront centre and leather top, five drawers to each pedestal 29 in. (74 cm.) high; 53½ in. (136 cm.) wide; 24½ in. (62

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE VASES

A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE VASES
MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE VASES MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912) With twin beast-head handles, decorated in relief to the body with ducks amongst reeds, and birds inflight amongst flowering blossoms 21¼in. (53.8cm.) high (2

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A SET OF EIGHT REGENCY MAHOGANY AND BOXWOOD LINE INLAID DINI...

A SET OF EIGHT REGENCY MAHOGANY AND BOXWOOD LINE INLAID DINING CHAIRS
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A SET OF EIGHT REGENCY MAHOGANY AND BOXWOOD LINE INLAID DINING CHAIRS FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Including two open armchairs, each with a x-shape horizontal splat above a drop-in seat (8

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF MAHOGANY AND GLASS DISPLAY CABINETS

A PAIR OF MAHOGANY AND GLASS DISPLAY CABINETS
MID 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF MAHOGANY AND GLASS DISPLAY CABINETS MID 20TH CENTURY Each interior fitted with adjustable shelves, on plinth bases 72 in. (183 cm.) high; 42¼ in. (107.5 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38 cm.) deep (2

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE SATSUMA VASES

A PAIR OF JAPANESE SATSUMA VASES
EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF JAPANESE SATSUMA VASES EARLY 20TH CENTURY Of tall slender baluster faorm painted with geese in flight before a full moon and blue sky, gilt embellishments to the rim 20½in. (52cm.) high (2

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A JAPANESE SIX-FOLD SCREEN

A JAPANESE SIX-FOLD SCREEN
19TH CENTURY
A JAPANESE SIX-FOLD SCREEN 19TH CENTURY Decorated in sumi, gofun and colour with flowering chrysanthemums blossoming amongst a woven bamboo fence and before a meandering river on a gilded ground 105 1/8in. x 41 5/8in. (267cm x 105.8cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A SMALL CHINESE-EXPORT BLACK AND POLYCHROME COROMANDEL LACQU...

A SMALL CHINESE-EXPORT BLACK AND POLYCHROME COROMANDEL LACQUER FOUR-PANEL SCREEN
20TH CENTURY
A SMALL CHINESE-EXPORT BLACK AND POLYCHROME COROMANDEL LACQUER FOUR-PANEL SCREEN 20TH CENTURY Decorated with figures and buildings in a landscape setting, the reverse with flowers and foliage Each leaf

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A COLLECTION OF SILVER AND METAL JEWELLERY MANY WITH INSET S...

A COLLECTION OF SILVER AND METAL JEWELLERY MANY WITH INSET SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES
17TH CENTURY AND LATER
A COLLECTION OF SILVER AND METAL JEWELLERY MANY WITH INSET SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES 17TH CENTURY AND LATER Formed as bracelets, belt buckles, brooches and pendants

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A CHINESE EXPORT BLACK AND GOLD-LACQUER WORK TABLE

A CHINESE EXPORT BLACK AND GOLD-LACQUER WORK TABLE
MID-19TH CENTURY
A CHINESE EXPORT BLACK AND GOLD-LACQUER WORK TABLE MID-19TH CENTURY The fitted interior with four lidded compartments, a central removable tray and numerous ivory fittings, lacking silk basket 27½ in. (70 cm.) high; 25 in. (63 cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF CHINESE CRACKLE GROUND BALUSTER VASES

A PAIR OF CHINESE CRACKLE GROUND BALUSTER VASES
19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF CHINESE CRACKLE GROUND BALUSTER VASES 19TH CENTURY Each with twin Buddhistic lion handles and applied stylised dragon to shoulder, painted in coloured enamels with equestrian warrior figures in battle, within incised brown glazed

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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RADHA AND KRISHNA

RADHA AND KRISHNA
CALCUTTA SCHOOL, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
RADHA AND KRISHNA CALCUTTA SCHOOL, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY Gouache on paper heightened with silver, Krishna shown fluting with Radha dancing at his side on a carpet, holding her skirt 14½ x 11 in. (37 x 28 cm.), mounted, glazed and framed

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A LARGE CHINESE LAC-DE-BERGAUTE TEA CADDY

A LARGE CHINESE LAC-DE-BERGAUTE TEA CADDY
19TH CENTURY
A LARGE CHINESE LAC-DE-BERGAUTE TEA CADDY 19TH CENTURY Of hexagonal chest form with hinged cover and twin metal handles, decorated with inlaid mother-of-pearl designs depicting Luohai with his three-legged toad amongst trees and rockwork, the

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN DAYBED

A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN DAYBED
LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN DAYBED LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Hinged and ratcheted throughout, bearing a worn enamel label ROBINSON'S PATENT ... YORKSHIRE ', the hinges, caps and porcelain castors stamped ROBINSON'S PATENT 13½ in. (34.3

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF CHINESE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS

A PAIR OF CHINESE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS
19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF CHINESE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY Each decorated in ink painting style with Immortals and attendants to the body, the neck and the cover with scholars and students in various activities, the cover with a moulded

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF CHINESE IVORY PLAQUES

A PAIR OF CHINESE IVORY PLAQUES
19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF CHINESE IVORY PLAQUES 19TH CENTURY Each carved and pierced with groups of ladies in various activities amongst balconies and gardens 7 3/8in. (18.8cm.) long (2

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY DESK CHAIR

A LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY DESK CHAIR
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY DESK CHAIR LATE 19TH CENTURY The curved button-down upholstered back rail on turned spindle supports, rotating above four scroll legs

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF SAMSON FAMILLE NOIRE JARS AND COVERS

A PAIR OF SAMSON FAMILLE NOIRE JARS AND COVERS
19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF SAMSON FAMILLE NOIRE JARS AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY Painted to the body with shaped cartouches of flowering and fruiting branches surrounded by flowers and scrolling foliage of a black enamelled ground, the knop finial painted to

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A GERMAN BRONZE GROUP OF A SEATED JESTER WITH A PARROT

A GERMAN BRONZE GROUP OF A SEATED JESTER WITH A PARROT
LATE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER FRANZ ROSSE (1858-1900)
A GERMAN BRONZE GROUP OF A SEATED JESTER WITH A PARROT LATE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER FRANZ ROSSE (1858-1900) The base modelled as a carpet and inscribed 'F Rosse 88', on an ebonised plinth 16 in. (40.5

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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TWO CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS

TWO CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS
19TH CENTURY
TWO CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY The first decorated with blossoming flower sprays including lotus, chrysanthemum, peony and camelia; the second with lines of calligraphy in modern and pseudo-ancient script

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A CHINESE PAKTONG AND ENAMEL BOWL

A CHINESE PAKTONG AND ENAMEL BOWL
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A CHINESE PAKTONG AND ENAMEL BOWL 18TH/19TH CENTURY With deep rounded sides and flattened rim, decorated in coloured enamels with figures in a courtyard, surrounded by concentric panels of Shou characters, flowers and precious objects 17 1/8in

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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TWO CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE JARS AND COVERS

TWO CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE JARS AND COVERS
19TH CENTURY
TWO CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE JARS AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY Each similarly decorated with lines of calligraphy in modern and pseudo-ancient script, alternating with archaistic bronze vessels, above a lappet band The largest -- 16½in. (42cm.) high (2

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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THREE PORTRAITS OF INDIAN RULERS

THREE PORTRAITS OF INDIAN RULERS
JODHPUR, 19TH CENTURY
THREE PORTRAITS OF INDIAN RULERS JODHPUR, 19TH CENTURY Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, the first showing the ruler on horseback, wearing a diaphonous shirt and crimson turban; the second on horseback on a green ground and the third shown

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A CARVED OAK CENTRE TABLE

A CARVED OAK CENTRE TABLE
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A CARVED OAK CENTRE TABLE LATE 19TH CENTURY With recessed top and two drawers to one frieze, profusley carved overall with berried foliage and masks, some applied, the end supports with winged creatures and horned faces 30½ in. (77 cm.) high; 57 in. (145

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A FRENCH MARBLE MODEL OF 'CIRCE'

A FRENCH MARBLE MODEL OF 'CIRCE'
LATE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER JEAN-ALEXANDRE-JOSEPH FALGUIERE (1831-1900)
A FRENCH MARBLE MODEL OF 'CIRCE' LATE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER JEAN-ALEXANDRE-JOSEPH FALGUIERE (1831-1900) Inscribed 'A.Falguiere', on a naturalistic wood plinth The marble -- 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE KUTANI VASES

A PAIR OF JAPANESE KUTANI VASES
19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF JAPANESE KUTANI VASES 19TH CENTURY With twin moulded handles formed as an open fan with knotted tassels, painted with scenes of quail amongst flowering blossoms and scholarly monks 13¼in. (33.6cm.) high (2

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 21 Jul 2009

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE KUTANI BOTTLE VASES AND COVERS

A PAIR OF JAPANESE KUTANI BOTTLE VASES AND COVERS
19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF JAPANESE KUTANI BOTTLE VASES AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY With rounded bodies and tall slender necks, painted with scenes of pigeons and seated scholars, surrounded with typical iron-red and gilt decoration, the covers with Daikoku

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 21 Jul 2009