Fine Chinese Paintings

Bonhams London
Hong Kong, Admiralty

Date of the auction: 09.10.2019

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A micro-mosaic plaque of the Temple of the Sybil at Tivoli

A micro-mosaic plaque of the Temple of the Sybil at Tivoli Rome early 19th century Oval, with a gold border and copper mount, length 3.7cm

Lot #: 93

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A 17th century silver filigree box

A 17th century silver filigree box unmarked, English, circa 1680 Cylindrical form with pull-off cover, diameter 3.7cm, weight 0.7oz

Lot #: 94

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George II silver snuff box

A George II silver snuff box by William Lestourgeon, London 1751 Rectangular, gilded interior with dual compartment, the cover engraved with arms within a rococo cartouche, base engraved with a crest, the arms and crest for Yarborough of Heslington Hall, Yorkshire, length 8.4cm, weight 5.1oz

Lot #: 95

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Charles II silver tobacco box

A Charles II silver tobacco box maker's mark 'RS', London 1672 Oval, the cover engraved with the arms of Hitchcock of Preshute, Wiltshire, crest of another, length 8.3cm, weight 2.6oz

Lot #: 96

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George II silver and hardstone tobacco box

A George II silver and hardstone tobacco box makers mark 'RC' with pellet between, possibly by Robert Collier, London 1738 Oval, the pull-off cover with inset agate, chased panels with figures and smoking pipes and tobacco leaves, within scroll borders, base with oval reserve with engraved script

Lot #: 97

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III silver Nelson vinaigrette

A George III silver Nelson vinaigrette by Matthew Linwood, Birmingham 1805 Rectangular form, the cover engraved with a portrait of Lord Horatio Nelson on a linear ground within an oval frame bearing his famous message: 'England Expects Every Man Will Do His Duty,' the gilt grille cast with a

Lot #: 98

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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An Edwardian silver-inlaid tortoiseshell dressing table set

An Edwardian silver-inlaid tortoiseshell dressing table set by William Comyns London 1908 - 1913 Comprising a tray, four brushes, a hand mirror, a cut-glass pot, a coaster, a shoe horn, a glove hook, a case, a casket, length of tray 28cm. (12

Lot #: 99Y

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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An Edwardian silver-mounted mirror

An Edwardian silver-mounted mirror by William Comyns, London 1901 The velvet-lined easel frame with a scrolling silver mount, height 47cm

Lot #: 100

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III silver small salver

A George III silver salver by Robert Makepeace I & Richard Carter, London 1777 Oval form with bead rim, on shell bracket feet, armorial engraved shield reserve to the centre, for the families Farewell of Hillbishop and later Holcombe, Somerset and Whatley/Wheatley, Somerset, length 19.8cm, a silver

Lot #: 101

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III silver salver and another

A George III silver salver and another both by John Crouch I & Thomas Hannam, London, 1779 and 1783 Circular form with bead rims, the first with later armorial engraved roundel to the centre, on bracket feet, the arms related to the MARRIOTT family of Cotesbach, Leicestershire, diameter 20.8cm, the

Lot #: 102

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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Two George III silver pap boats

Two George III silver pap boats the first by James Stamp, London, circa 1779, the second maker's mark 'IB', London 1819 Oval forms, the first with bead rim, length 11cm and 13cm, weight 2oz

Lot #: 103

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III three-piece silver tea service

A George III three-piece silver tea service by Peter & Anne Bateman, London 1796 Cusped oval form, comprising a teapot and stand, sugar bowl and cream jug, with bright-cut engraved decoration, crested; together with a pair of sugar tongs, length of teapot 28cm, weight total 31.5oz. (5

Lot #: 104

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III silver cup and cover

A George III silver cup and cover by Francis Crump, London 1770 Baluster form, the cover with a spiral finial, two leaf capped scroll handles, height 30cm, weight 38.5oz

Lot #: 105

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III silver hot water jug

A George III silver hot water jug by Thomas Heming, London 1765 Baluster form, height 27cm; together with a tea caddy, London 1788, with ivory finial; a saucepan, London 1728; a wine funnel, London 1789; a pair of hair tongs and associated spirit burner, weight total (excluding tongs) 60oz. (6

Lot #: 106Y Ф

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A collection of twenty-seven 18th century silver table spoons

A collection of twenty-seven 18th century silver table spoons various dates and makers All in Hanoverian pattern, nineteen with rat-tail bowls, weight 54oz

Lot #: 108

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A set of five George IV silver-handled knives

A set of five George IV silver-handled knives by Joseph Law, Sheffield 1825 Engraved with the crest and coronet of Robert Gifford, 1st Baron Gifford; together with sixty pieces of Fiddle pattern flatware, primarily Victorian; nine further pieces of flatware; two plated forks, weight of weighable

Lot #: 109

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III silver double tea caddy

A George III silver double tea caddy by Henry Chawner & John Emes, London 1796 Tapering oval form, with a central divider, the twin lids with central fixed handle, each end with a lock mechanism, engraved crowned initials, length 16cm, weight total with unmarked divider 14.5oz

Lot #: 110

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III silver drum teapot

A George III silver drum teapot by Charles Wright, London 1775 Circular pull-off cover, bright engraved and dot-pricked bands with flower head motifs, engraved husk mantling centred with a later engraved crest, wood handle and finial, diameter 10.5cm, weight total 16.5oz

Lot #: 111

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George II silver basting spoon

A George II silver basting spoon by Jeremiah King, London 1728 Rat-tail Hanoverian pattern, length 35cm, weight 7oz

Lot #: 112

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A large George III silver salver

A large George III silver salver maker's mark 'IC', London 1771 Shaped-circular form, with a gadrooned border, on four claw and ball feet, diameter 46.5cm, weight 79oz

Lot #: 113

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III silver cruet

A George III silver cruet by Peter Desvignes, London 1778 In the Neo-Classical style, with two ram-head masks at either end, with later green glass liners, length 28cm, weight without liners 23oz

Lot #: 114

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver vesta case by S Blanckensee & Son, Birmingham 1884 Shaped as a cricketer's leg, height 5.2cm; together with a further vesta shaped like a cricket ball, Birmingham 1905. (2

Lot #: 115

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver sentry vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver sentry vesta case by Sampson Mordan, London 1886 Enamelled with a Coldstream Guard on duty, wearing Egyptian Campaign medals, height 6cm

Lot #: 116

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver cigar vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver cigar vesta case by William Neale, Birmingham 1891 Modelled as four Havana cigars, height 4.5cm; together with a German enamelled silver vesta case modelled as a box of La Corona cigars, height 4.7cm. (2

Lot #: 117

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Edwardian novelty silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Edwardian novelty silver vesta case with import marks for Robert Friederich, London 1905 Shaped as a sleeping pig, length 5cm; together with a mussel vesta, Birmingham 1909; a flask vesta, Birmingham 1896. (3

Lot #: 118

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian novelty silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian novelty silver vesta case by Sampson Mordan & Co, London 1890 Enamelled with a humorous note; height 5.8cm; together with two calling card vestas, both by Sampson Mordan, one for the goldsmith Henry Gaydon. (3

Lot #: 119

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver rebus vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver rebus vesta case by Sampson Mordan, London 1886 Enamelled 'In me a [match] you'll always find'; together with a devil vesta, Birmingham 1887; a 'My last [cigar]' vesta, Birmingham 1887; an 'Always a [match] for you' vesta, Chester 1887. (4

Lot #: 120

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver vesta case Birmingham 1888 Enamelled with a portrait of the jockey Tom Cannon, height 3.2cm; together with a King of Hearts vesta, Birmingham 1886; a further vesta with kneeling figures, Birmingham 1899. (3

Lot #: 121

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver vesta case by Sampson Mordan & Co, London 1892 Enamelled with a horse-drawn carriage, height 5.7cm; together with a horse racing vesta, Birmingham 1903. (2

Lot #: 122

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver vesta case maker's mark 'SB', Birmingham 1887 Seemingly modelled as Edward VII when he was Prince of Wales, height 4.7cm

Lot #: 123

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019