European Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction

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02116 Boston, MA
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Date of the auction: 18.07.2015

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Italian Marble Bust of Emperor NeroItalian Marble Bust of Emperor Nero

Italian Marble Bust of Emperor Nero, 19th century, ht. 29 1/2 in. Provenance: Property of a Boston Area Philanthropist

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Large Framed Group of Twenty-nine IntagliosLarge Framed Group of...

Large Framed Group of Twenty-nine Intaglios, 19th century, two large, inscribed "Marie Therese Reine de France" and "Louis XVIII Roi du France," twenty-seven small, depicting various historical figures, with later frame, silk fabric and mounts, ht. 14, lg. 72 in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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After Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercié (French, 1845-1916) Bronze Figure of...

After Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercié (French, 1845-1916) Bronze Figure of David, brown patinated bronze figure holding a sword, the head of Goliath underfoot, on round base of eastern strapwork roundels, with Hebrew word for "David" inscribed on front, signed "428 Barbedienne Fondeur Paris" with

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Meissen Porcelain Partial Dinner ServiceMeissen Porcelain Partial Dinner...

Meissen Porcelain Partial Dinner Service, late 19th/early 20th century, each with a central polychrome and gilded floral star and floral garland border within a cobalt rim; nineteen dinner plates dia. 9 3/4; fifteen soup bowls, dia. 9 1/4; twelve small plates, dia. 6 1/4; nine plates dia. 8 1/2

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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After Mathurin Moreau (French, 1822-1912) Bronze Figure of SapphoAfter...

After Mathurin Moreau (French, 1822-1912) Bronze Figure of Sappho, mounted atop a slate base set with a rectangular classical relief plaque, inscribed signature, overall ht. 23 3/4, lg. 26 in

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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After Jacques Callot (French, 1592-1635) Three Prints from Balli di...

After Jacques Callot (French, 1592-1635) Three Prints from Balli di Sfessania. Unsigned, characters identified in the plates. Engravings on paper, sight sizes to 2 1/2 x 3 5/8 in., in a common frame; together with a group of assorted theater ephemera, two-pence colored including: "Mr. Phelps as Sir

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Giacomo Lenghi (Italian, 19th Century) Ten Plates from PompeiiGiacomo...

Giacomo Lenghi (Italian, 19th Century) Ten Plates from Pompeii Inscribed "Giacomo Lenghi dis." or variations thereof within the matrices at the lower edges, numbered and titled in ink on the reverse. Hand-colored lithographs on paper, sheet sizes to 10 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (26.6 x 20.5 cm), unmatted

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Pair of Gilt-bronze Figural Five-light CandelabraPair of Gilt-bronze...

Pair of Gilt-bronze Figural Five-light Candelabra, France, 19th century, each with scrolled foliate arms supported atop a central urn flanked by figures of children each terminating in a lion paw leg, all on a floral and foliate decorated base set with trophies, electrified, ht. 22 3/4 in

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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After Affortunato Gory (Italian/French, fl. 1895-1925) Bronze and Marble...

After Affortunato Gory (Italian/French, fl. 1895-1925) Bronze and Marble Bust of a Maiden, carved white marble and gilt-bronze sculpture, signed and dated on back of shoulder, bonnet and bodice with foliate decoration, raised on marble plinth, ht. 26 3/4 in

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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After Giuseppe Bessi (Italian, 1857-1922) Alabaster Bust of a MaidenAfter...

After Giuseppe Bessi (Italian, 1857-1922) Alabaster Bust of a Maiden, the half-length bust modeled with arms crossed, inscribed signature, ht. 19 1/2; set atop a white veined dark green columnar pedestal with octagonal foot, ht. 43 3/4 in

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Sarouk CarpetSarouk Carpet

Sarouk Carpet, West Persia, second quarter 20th century, the allover design of large polychrome floral bouquets on a red field within a navy blossoming palmette and curled vine main border, multiple floral meander minor borders, 21 ft. 3 in. x 11 ft

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Elizabethan Oak Withdrawing TableElizabethan Oak Withdrawing Table

Elizabethan Oak Withdrawing Table, late 16th/early 17th century, the paneled top above a lunette-carved apron, with draw-leaves at either end, raised on six large cup-and-cover supports, deeply carved with a gadrooned register above the acanthus-carved base, joined by low stretchers on block feet

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$20,000

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Inlaid Oak Court CupboardInlaid Oak Court Cupboard

Inlaid Oak Court Cupboard, England, early 17th century and later, upper section with two cup-and-cover supports flanking a canted livery cupboard, above a lower section with two inlaid doors and carved bulbous end columns resting on a shelf with shaped apron, inlaid and and carved throughout with

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Oak Paneled SettleOak Paneled Settle

Oak Paneled Settle, England, late 17th century, paneled back, plank seat over three drawers with brass ring pulls, scrolled arms with turned uprights, ht. 42 7/8, wd. 77 3/4, dp. 24 in. Provenance: The Sara and Bob Hunt Collection of Early English Oak

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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William Fraser Garden (British, 1856-1921) Landscape with Cliffs and...

William Fraser Garden (British, 1856-1921) Landscape with Cliffs and Shepherds on the Shore Signed and dated "Garden.1881" l.l. Watercolor on paper/board, sight size 5 1/8 x 8 3/8 in. (13.1 x 21.4 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Three Boxes and a Portrait MiniatureThree Boxes and a Portrait Miniature

Three Boxes and a Portrait Miniature, England and Continental, 18th/early 19th century, two tobacco boxes each with engraved scenes throughout: first with birds, oxen, lions, and other animals with script, and scrolls on sides, the second with eagle, heraldic shields, and foliate scrolls, lg. 6 and

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Three Portrait Miniatures of WomenThree Portrait Miniatures of Women

Three Portrait Miniatures of Women, America and England, early 19th century, one sitter in a lavender dress, brass case with rose and leaf accents, oval aperture with lock of hair on reverse, ht. 2 3/8; a girl in black, case with foliate accents, reverse with hanging loop and brooch closure, lg. 2

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Pair of Early Portrait MiniaturesPair of Early Portrait Miniatures

Pair of Early Portrait Miniatures, England, late 18th century, the woman in black with a fur muff, column and drapery in the background, signed on verso "Sophia Howell 1786," sight ht. 3 1/4; the man in a blue waistcoat, possibly painted by Joseph Daniel, sight ht. 3 1/4 in

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Three American Brilliant-cut Colorless Glass BowlsThree American...

Three American Brilliant-cut Colorless Glass Bowls, late 19th/first quarter 20th century, tub with hobstar and double miters, used possibly for ice, ht. 4 1/2, dia. 7 3/4; dish with two ring handles, dia. 12 1/2; and cradle-shaped tub, ht. 4 3/4, lg. 11 1/2, wd. 8 1/2 in

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Twelve Sterling Silver-mounted WineglassesTwelve Sterling Silver-mounted...

Twelve Sterling Silver-mounted Wineglasses, early 20th century, the colorless glass unmarked, etched with a vine and floral motif, on a silver base marked Sheffield Silver Co., total ht. 5 1/2 in

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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American Brilliant-cut Colorless Glass GirandoleAmerican Brilliant-cut...

American Brilliant-cut Colorless Glass Girandole, late 19th/early 20th century, four arms joined by a central sconce, five lights, each with cut bobeche and pendant lustres, on a ribbed stem terminating on a circular foot, ht. 20 1/2 in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Cut Glass ClockCut Glass Clock

Cut Glass Clock, late 19th/early 20th century, eight-day mantel clock, hobstar bonnet and floral-engraved pediment base, unmarked, ht. 7 3/4, lg. 9 7/8 in

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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American Brilliant-cut Glass PitcherAmerican Brilliant-cut Glass Pitcher

American Brilliant-cut Glass Pitcher, late 19th/early 20th century, daisy and button water pitcher with honeycomb-cut handle, ht. 9 1/2 in

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Two Libbey Brilliant-cut Colorless Glass TraysTwo Libbey Brilliant-cut...

Two Libbey Brilliant-cut Colorless Glass Trays, America, first quarter 20th century, with a Greek Key border, signed, and tab handles, dia. 12 1/2; and one Aztec pattern, signed, dia. 12 in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Four Pieces of American Brilliant-cut Colorless Glass TablewareFour Pieces...

Four Pieces of American Brilliant-cut Colorless Glass Tableware, early 20th century, bowl and undertray, Russian pattern, possibly Hawkes, bowl dia. 8 1/4, tray dia. 11, and a two-piece Gorham silver-plate salad serving set with an engraved monogram and cut glass terminals, lg. 11 in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Title Page from Carceri...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Title Page from Carceri d'Invensione, 1749-50 (Robison 29). Signed "Piranesi F." l.l. Etching and engraving, 21 1/2 x 16 in. (54.6 x 40.6 cm), framed. Condition: Minor toning and staining, not examined out of frame

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Pair of Gilt-bronze CandlesticksPair of Gilt-bronze Candlesticks

Pair of Gilt-bronze Candlesticks, France, 19th century, floret-banded nozzles with foliate-decorated stem and foot, ht. 9 1/4 in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Pair of Dore Bronze Seven-light CandelabraPair of Dore Bronze Seven-light...

Pair of Dore Bronze Seven-light Candelabra, France, 19th century, each with scrolled foliate arms with florets supported on a complementing stem and base set on three feet, overall ht. 24 3/4 in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Grand Tour Figure of the Dying GaulGrand Tour Figure of the Dying Gaul

Grand Tour Figure of the Dying Gaul, France, 19th century, chocolate brown patinated reclining nude figure set atop an oval base inscribed "F. Barbedienne, Fondeur" with foundry mark, lg. 21 3/4 in

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Jul 2015

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Pair of Bronze-mounted Sevres-style Vases and CoverPair of Bronze-mounted...

Pair of Bronze-mounted Sevres-style Vases and Cover, France, late 19th century, each polychrome enamel decorated with allegorical scenes of women with cherubs to one side and statues of cherubs to the reverse, artist signed "Claire Maglin-Rochette," ht. 40 1/2 in

Lot #: 31

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

Date: 18 Jul 2015