European Noble & Private Collections

Christie's
30 April 2015, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 30.04.2015

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Circle of Bernardo López Piquer (SPANISH, 1800-1874)

Circle of Bernardo López Piquer (SPANISH, 1800-1874)
Portrait of Alfonso XII as a child, in a red coat with a blue and white sash wearing the Order of the Golden Fleece
Circle of Bernardo López Piquer (SPANISH, 1800-1874) Portrait of Alfonso XII as a child, in a red coat with a blue and white sash

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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José Llaneces (Spanish, 1863-1919)

José Llaneces (Spanish, 1863-1919)
Portrait of Queen María Cristina of Spain, Queen consort of King Alfonso XII, three-quarter-length, in a black dress with lace bodice, wearing a pearl necklace and bracelets
José Llaneces (Spanish, 1863-1919) Portrait of Queen María Cristina of Spain, Queen consort

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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Philip Alexius de László (1869-1937)

Philip Alexius de László (1869-1937)
Portrait of Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain (1887-1969), half-length, wearing a plain sleeveless black gown, the Order of Queen María Luisa on a purple and white ribbon pinned to her dress, holding a fan in her right hand
Philip Alexius de László (1869-1937

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A BELGIAN NEEDLE AND BOBBIN LACE TEAR-SHAPED WEDDING VEIL

A BELGIAN NEEDLE AND BOBBIN LACE TEAR-SHAPED WEDDING VEIL
BRUSSELS, CIRCA 1860
A BELGIAN NEEDLE AND BOBBIN LACE TEAR-SHAPED WEDDING VEIL BRUSSELS, CIRCA 1860 The handmade net ground applied with a deep border of floral sprays 78 ¾ in. (200 cm.) long; 67 in. (170 cm.) wide

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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AN IVORY BLONDE SILK BOBBIN LACE TABLE-FRONTAL

AN IVORY BLONDE SILK BOBBIN LACE TABLE-FRONTAL
CIRCA 1870, PROBABLY FRENCH
AN IVORY BLONDE SILK BOBBIN LACE TABLE-FRONTAL CIRCA 1870, PROBABLY FRENCH Worked with putti holding bows and arrows amongst floral sprays 43 ¼ x 104 ¼ in (110 x 265 cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A BELGIAN BOBBIN DUCHESSE LACE LADY'S VEIL ('MANTILLA')

A BELGIAN BOBBIN DUCHESSE LACE LADY'S VEIL ('MANTILLA')
BRUSSELS, CIRCA 1870
A BELGIAN BOBBIN DUCHESSE LACE LADY'S VEIL ('MANTILLA') BRUSSELS, CIRCA 1870 The lozenge-shaped ground filled with a variety of flowers, with a paper label inscribed in ink ' Encaje duquesa 1.000 ' 70 x 30 ½ in. (178 x 78

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A BELGIAN BOBBIN LACE COVERLET

A BELGIAN BOBBIN LACE COVERLET
BRUSSELS, COMPOSED OF 18TH CENTURY LACE ASSEMBLED IN THE 19TH CENTURY
A BELGIAN BOBBIN LACE COVERLET BRUSSELS, COMPOSED OF 18TH CENTURY LACE ASSEMBLED IN THE 19TH CENTURY Worked with palm trees and swagged floral borders, incorporating handmade plaited ground and a

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A COLLECTION OF LACE FLOUNCES AND A WHITEWORK EMBROIDERED HA...

A COLLECTION OF LACE FLOUNCES AND A WHITEWORK EMBROIDERED HANDKERCHIEF
19TH CENTURY AND LATER
A COLLECTION OF LACE FLOUNCES AND A WHITEWORK EMBROIDERED HANDKERCHIEF 19TH CENTURY AND LATER Including Brussels bobbin and needlelaces, the handkerchief embroidered with the monogramme BB beneath a crown

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A COLLECTION OF FRENCH AND SPANISH BLACK MACHINE LACES

A COLLECTION OF FRENCH AND SPANISH BLACK MACHINE LACES
19TH CENTURY
A COLLECTION OF FRENCH AND SPANISH BLACK MACHINE LACES 19TH CENTURY Including a black veil, a French black hand-run lace large flounce, another similar with floral sprays, two Spanish lace flounces, a small French machine flounce, a

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £600 - £1,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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VARIOUS PORTRAIT MINIATURES RELATING TO EUROPEAN ROYAL FAMIL...

VARIOUS PORTRAIT MINIATURES RELATING TO EUROPEAN ROYAL FAMILIES
VARIOUS PORTRAIT MINIATURES RELATING TO EUROPEAN ROYAL FAMILIES Princess Luisa Carlotta of Naples and Sicily (1804-1844) in a blue and gold turban with white plumes and her husband, Infante Francisco de Paula of Spain (1794–1865

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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THREE FRENCH GILT-COPPER-MOUNTED PARCEL-GILT PORCELAIN BOXES...

THREE FRENCH GILT-COPPER-MOUNTED PARCEL-GILT PORCELAIN BOXES
LATE 19TH CENTURY
THREE FRENCH GILT-COPPER-MOUNTED PARCEL-GILT PORCELAIN BOXES LATE 19TH CENTURY One circular with a castle scene to the lid and various architectural vignettes to the frieze, another with a bird to the lid and the third

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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EIGHT FRENCH IVORY-HANDLED DESK SEALS

EIGHT FRENCH IVORY-HANDLED DESK SEALS
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
EIGHT FRENCH IVORY-HANDLED DESK SEALS SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY Including two with hands clasped with silver mounts, two with single hands and silver mounts, a fist and snake handle with wooden stem and brass matrix, a foliate ivory

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A COLLECTION OF EIGHTEEN DESK SEALS

A COLLECTION OF EIGHTEEN DESK SEALS
MOSTLY FRENCH, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A COLLECTION OF EIGHTEEN DESK SEALS MOSTLY FRENCH, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Including an amethyst glass and gilt-brass mounted seal, a rock crystal seal, an agate and gilt-metal seal with a dog finial, an engraved

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A SET OF TWELVE FRENCH CUT AND OVERLAY GLASS 'SULPHIDE' ARMO...

A SET OF TWELVE FRENCH CUT AND OVERLAY GLASS 'SULPHIDE' ARMORIAL DISHES
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A SET OF TWELVE FRENCH CUT AND OVERLAY GLASS 'SULPHIDE' ARMORIAL DISHES LATE 19TH CENTURY With central sulphide coat-of-arms for the House of Bavaria within gilt borders 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) wide

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF HERMANN KLOTZ (WIENER KUNSTKERAMIKFABRISHES, FÖRST...

A PAIR OF HERMANN KLOTZ (WIENER KUNSTKERAMIKFABRISHES, FÖRSTER) BISCUIT PORCELAIN FIGURES OF EMPEROR FRANZ JOSEPH I AND EMPRESS ELIZABETH OF AUSTRIA
THE EMPRESS SIGNED AND DATED HERMANN KLOTZ, WIEN, 1906, IMPRESSED 521/W; THE EMPEROR SIGNED HERMANN KLOTZ, IMPRESSED FÖRSTER AND 98/W
A PAIR OF HERMANN

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF FRENCH WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT FAUTEUILS

A PAIR OF FRENCH WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT FAUTEUILS
20TH CENTURY, OF LOUIS XVI STYLE
A PAIR OF FRENCH WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT FAUTEUILS 20TH CENTURY, OF LOUIS XVI STYLE Each covered in pink silk with pale grey trim 37 ½ in. (95 cm.) high; 25 ½ in. (65 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A FINE ROYAL SPANISH LARGE SAVONERRIE CARPET

A FINE ROYAL SPANISH LARGE SAVONERRIE CARPET
REAL FABRICA DE TAPICES, DATED MD 1946
A FINE ROYAL SPANISH LARGE SAVONERRIE CARPET REAL FABRICA DE TAPICES, DATED MD 1946 Approx: 24 ft. x 12 ft. 10 in. (732 x 392 cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A SET OF ELEVEN SEVRES-STYLE PLATES

A SET OF ELEVEN SEVRES-STYLE PLATES
LATE 19TH CENTURY, GILT JACQUEL, RUE DE LA PAIX 3 MARKS
A SET OF ELEVEN SEVRES-STYLE PLATES LATE 19TH CENTURY, GILT JACQUEL, RUE DE LA PAIX 3 MARKS Painted with figures within a 'frise riche' style border of floral swags, portrait medallions and gilt scrolls 10

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF FRENCH BEECHWOOD BERGERES

A PAIR OF FRENCH BEECHWOOD BERGERES
LATE 19TH CENTURY, LOUIS XVI STYLE
A PAIR OF FRENCH BEECHWOOD BERGERES LATE 19TH CENTURY, LOUIS XVI STYLE Each with a foliate and stop-fluted-carved frame, re-covered in cream silk damask 37 in. (94 cm.) high; 24 ½ in. (62 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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TWO MEISSEN MODELS OF PUGS

TWO MEISSEN MODELS OF PUGS
MID-19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS., PRESSNUMMER 92 TO THE SMALLER
TWO MEISSEN MODELS OF PUGS MID-19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS., PRESSNUMMER 92 TO THE SMALLER Naturalistically modelled, each wearing collar applied

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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Follower of François Boucher

Follower of François Boucher
Putti disporting with a goat
Follower of François Boucher Putti disporting with a goat oil on canvas, unlined 29 1/8 x 59 5/8 in. (74 x 151.5 cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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Francisco Cortijo (Spanish, 1936-1996)

Francisco Cortijo (Spanish, 1936-1996)
Alcalá de Guadaira
Francisco Cortijo (Spanish, 1936-1996) Alcalá de Guadaira signed, inscribed and dated ‘Cortijo’/ALXALA DE/GUADAIRA/MES DE JUNIO/DE/1962’ (lower left) oil on board 19 ½ x 39 ¼ in. (49.5 x 99.6 cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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Follower of Jan van Kessel I

Follower of Jan van Kessel I
The Christ Child surrounded by a sculpted cartouche decorated with flowers; and The infant John the Baptist surrounded by a floral cartouche
Follower of Jan van Kessel I The Christ Child surrounded by a sculpted cartouche decorated with flowers; and The infant John the

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A GROUP OF SEVEN CHINESE ARMORIAL VEGETABLE TUREENS AND COVE...

A GROUP OF SEVEN CHINESE ARMORIAL VEGETABLE TUREENS AND COVERS
MODERN
A GROUP OF SEVEN CHINESE ARMORIAL VEGETABLE TUREENS AND COVERS MODERN Comprising three pairs with pink and gilt floral sprays, each pair with different coat-of-arms; and another tureen with blue enamel decoration 10 1/8 in. (26

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A GROUP OF SIX LARGE CHINESE ARMORIAL DISHES

A GROUP OF SIX LARGE CHINESE ARMORIAL DISHES
MODERN
A GROUP OF SIX LARGE CHINESE ARMORIAL DISHES MODERN Comprising a set of three with coats-of-arms modelled on those of The Hon. East India Company; and three with arms modelled on those of Howard, Duke of Norfolk, within various borders The largest

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A GROUP OF SIX CHINESE HARDSTONE CARVINGS

A GROUP OF SIX CHINESE HARDSTONE CARVINGS
20TH CENTURY
A GROUP OF SIX CHINESE HARDSTONE CARVINGS 20TH CENTURY Comprising a rose quartz seated figure of Budai beside a dragon; an agate figure of Budai; a turquoise carving of a couple; a soapstone seal; a soapstone seated Buddhist figure on stand; and

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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NINE VARIOUS CHINESE CERAMIC FIGURES OF ANIMALS

NINE VARIOUS CHINESE CERAMIC FIGURES OF ANIMALS
20TH CENTURY
NINE VARIOUS CHINESE CERAMIC FIGURES OF ANIMALS 20TH CENTURY Comprising a crackled turquoise-glazed seated dog, a pair of parrots, a pair of Buddhist lions on plinths, a pair of white-glazed elephants with enamelled saddle-cloths

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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A CHINESE WHITE JADE-INSET METAL FLASK AND COVER, AND TWO HA...

A CHINESE WHITE JADE-INSET METAL FLASK AND COVER, AND TWO HARDSTONE VESSELS
20TH CENTURY
A CHINESE WHITE JADE-INSET METAL FLASK AND COVER, AND TWO HARDSTONE VESSELS 20TH CENTURY The Mongolian-style metal flask inset with two white jade plaques carved with a boy and a pine tree, the jade probably

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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THREE CHINESE CARVED JADE SNUFF BOTTLES

THREE CHINESE CARVED JADE SNUFF BOTTLES
19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
THREE CHINESE CARVED JADE SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY Two of mottled brown colour and of pebble form, and the third of celadon jade carved as a cat all 2 5/8 in. (6.5 cm.) long, one enamel stopper, two fitted wood stands

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015

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FOUR AMBER SNUFF BOTTLES

FOUR AMBER SNUFF BOTTLES
19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
FOUR AMBER SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY Comprising two carved amber bottles, a carved compressed amber bottle, and a plain compressed amber bottle The largest 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) high, one with matching stopper

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 30 Apr 2015