Important English, Continental and American Silver and Gold

Christie's
17 May 2011, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 17.05.2011

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A CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX WITH MINIATUR...

A CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX WITH MINIATURE
19TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX WITH MINIATURE 19TH CENTURY The deep amethystine-quartz body with gold moldings and a rococo thumbpiece, the hinged cover with a glazed gouache painting of a scene above

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A LOUIS XV STYLE GOLD, ENAMEL, AGATE AND GEM-SET BOITE-A-POR...

A LOUIS XV STYLE GOLD, ENAMEL, AGATE AND GEM-SET BOITE-A-PORTRAIT
19TH CENTURY
A LOUIS XV STYLE GOLD, ENAMEL, AGATE AND GEM-SET BOITE-A-PORTRAIT 19TH CENTURY Cartouche form, the gold finely chased and enameled with scrolls and foliage, the cover set with an enamel portrait of Louis XIV atrributed to

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A FRENCH GILT-METAL AND HARDSTONE ETUI

A FRENCH GILT-METAL AND HARDSTONE ETUI
CIRCA 1750
A FRENCH GILT-METAL AND HARDSTONE ETUI** CIRCA 1750 Cartouche form, the sides chased with flowers, scrolls and birds, the sides and cover set with mocha agate panels, the interior fitted with folding knife, pencil, tweezers, ivory writing tablet

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 17 May 2011

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A GEORGE II GOLD AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

A GEORGE II GOLD AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
LONDON, CIRCA 1740
A GEORGE II GOLD AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX LONDON, CIRCA 1740 Octagonal, the base and cover with chased gold borders, the sides and base with moss agate panels, the cover panel probably replaced, apparently unmarked 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) long

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A FRENCH GOLD AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

A FRENCH GOLD AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
THE MOUNTS PARIS, 1744
A FRENCH GOLD AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX THE MOUNTS PARIS, 1744 Rectangular, the mounts engraved with berries against a ground of wavy lines, the agate panels of later date, marked inside rim of base with charge mark of Antoine Leschaudel

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 17 May 2011

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A GEORGE II GOLD AND ENAMEL MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX

A GEORGE II GOLD AND ENAMEL MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX
THE MOUNTS ENGLISH, CIRCA 1750
A GEORGE II GOLD AND ENAMEL MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX THE MOUNTS ENGLISH, CIRCA 1750 Circular, the mount later applied with a small snake below thumbpiece, the cover applied with a diamond-set bow, the agate panels

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 17 May 2011

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A GERMAN GOLD AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

A GERMAN GOLD AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
CIRCA 1750
A GERMAN GOLD AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX CIRCA 1750 Circular, the gold base finely chased with rocaille and bat's-wing motif against a matted ground, the flaring sides formed of six carnelian panels divided by gold colonettes, the hinged cover chased

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
PARIS, 1779-1780, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT
A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX PARIS, 1779-1780, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT Canted rectangular, the borders set with split pearls and blue enamel, the cover, sides and base with panels of striated agate, the

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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AN ITALIAN GOLD AND GEM-SET EBONY BLACKAMOOR

AN ITALIAN GOLD AND GEM-SET EBONY BLACKAMOOR
MARK OF GIULIO NARDI, VENICE, 20TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN GOLD AND GEM-SET EBONY BLACKAMOOR MARK OF GIULIO NARDI, VENICE, 20TH CENTURY 18K, the head carved in ebony with gold and pearl earrings, the turban with a diamond-set aigrette, the coat and turban set

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A FRENCH VARI-COLORED GOLD LADY'S TOILET SERVICE

A FRENCH VARI-COLORED GOLD LADY'S TOILET SERVICE
MARK OF CARTIER, PARIS, 1909-1919
A FRENCH VARI-COLORED GOLD LADY'S TOILET SERVICE MARK OF CARTIER, PARIS, 1909-1919 In the Louis XVI style, comprising six scent bottles in two sizes, four hairbrushes, two cylindrical powder boxes in sizes, hand

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A RARE ART NOUVEAU GOLD VASE

A RARE ART NOUVEAU GOLD VASE
SIGNED BY EDMOND-HENRI BECKER AND AUCOC & CIE., PARIS, 1900-1905
A RARE ART NOUVEAU GOLD VASE SIGNED BY EDMOND-HENRI BECKER AND AUCOC & CIE., PARIS, 1900-1905 18K; of baluster form, the neck chased with waves and applied with frozen water at the rim, each side applied

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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AN AMERICAN 22K GOLD AND ENAMEL CUP AND COVER

AN AMERICAN 22K GOLD AND ENAMEL CUP AND COVER
MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1916-1947
AN AMERICAN 22K GOLD AND ENAMEL CUP AND COVER MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1916-1947 Based on a German renaissance model, on stepped circular foot, with flaring cup, the cover with baluster finial, all

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A FINE CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI CUP

A FINE CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI CUP
SECOND HALF OF 19TH CENTURY, THE LAPIS CUP POSSIBLY EARLIER
A FINE CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI CUP SECOND HALF OF 19TH CENTURY, THE LAPIS CUP POSSIBLY EARLIER 18K, in mannerist taste; the oval lapis cup with serpentine everted rim, the bowl

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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AN ITALIAN GOLD AND DIAMOND OWL-FORM VINAIGRETTE

AN ITALIAN GOLD AND DIAMOND OWL-FORM VINAIGRETTE
MARK OF CARTIER, 20TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN GOLD AND DIAMOND OWL-FORM VINAIGRETTE MARK OF CARTIER, 20TH CENTURY 18K, modelled as an owl set with diamond eyes, with hinged compartment at base, marked on foot, also marked Italy, 15640 and 18K , with

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 17 May 2011

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A FRENCH GOLD, DIAMOND, AND SAPPHIRE DEER-FORM COMPACT

A FRENCH GOLD, DIAMOND, AND SAPPHIRE DEER-FORM COMPACT
MARK OF CARTIER, 20TH CENTURY
A FRENCH GOLD, DIAMOND, AND SAPPHIRE DEER-FORM COMPACT MARK OF CARTIER, 20TH CENTURY 18K, modelled as a sleeping faun, the body with textured fur, the paw set with sapphires, the forehead inset with diamonds, the

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND TURQUOISE OWL-FORM LETTER OPENER

A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND TURQUOISE OWL-FORM LETTER OPENER
MARK OF CARTIER, 20TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND TURQUOISE OWL-FORM LETTER OPENER MARK OF CARTIER, 20TH CENTURY 18K, the blade surmounted by an owl finial set with sapphire eyes and turquoise cabochon breast, marked on blade, also marked

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 17 May 2011

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A GOLD AND DIAMOND EVENING BAG

A GOLD AND DIAMOND EVENING BAG
20TH CENTURY, MARK OF C. S.
A GOLD AND DIAMOND EVENING BAG 20TH CENTURY, MARK OF C. S. 18K, of basketweave pattern, the hinged cover and swing handle joins set with platinum and diamonds, together with a tear-shaped gold mirror, the terminal inset with a jadeite disk

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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AN ITALIAN AMETHYST, DIAMOND, GOLD AND PLATINUM MINAUDIERE, ...

AN ITALIAN AMETHYST, DIAMOND, GOLD AND PLATINUM MINAUDIERE, DESIGNED BY PALOMA PICASSO
MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., CIRCA 1985
AN ITALIAN AMETHYST, DIAMOND, GOLD AND PLATINUM MINAUDIERE, DESIGNED BY PALOMA PICASSO MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., CIRCA 1985 18K, the hexagonal-form box with hinged cover inset with a

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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AN EGYPTIAN GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET CUP AND COVER WITH SAUCER

AN EGYPTIAN GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET CUP AND COVER WITH SAUCER
MARK OF CARNBOGHOSSIAN, CAIRO, 20TH CENTURY
AN EGYPTIAN GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET CUP AND COVER WITH SAUCER MARK OF CARNBOGHOSSIAN, CAIRO, 20TH CENTURY 18K, ovoid, with melon-fluting, the saucer a stylized flowerhead, engraved overall with fruit

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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AN AMERICAN GOLD CENTERPIECE BOWL

AN AMERICAN GOLD CENTERPIECE BOWL
MARK OF SHREVE & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, 20TH CENTURY
AN AMERICAN GOLD CENTERPIECE BOWL MARK OF SHREVE & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, 20TH CENTURY 14K, oval, on oval foot, with gadrooned lower body and two husk-clad handles, with laurel and berry borders, marked under base, also

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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AN EXTENSIVE GRAND BAROQUE GOLD FLATWARE SERVICE

AN EXTENSIVE GRAND BAROQUE GOLD FLATWARE SERVICE
MARK OF WALLACE SILVERSMITHS, SHEFFIELD, 1998
AN EXTENSIVE GRAND BAROQUE GOLD FLATWARE SERVICE MARK OF WALLACE SILVERSMITHS, SHEFFIELD, 1998 18K, Grand Baroque pattern, comprising: Twelve dinner forks Twelve lunch/dessert forks Twelve salad forks

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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AN AMERICAN GOLD TAZZA

AN AMERICAN GOLD TAZZA
MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1902-1907
AN AMERICAN GOLD TAZZA MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1902-1907 18K, circular, on circular base with ribbon and rose feet, the bowl with openwork rim and engraved 1865-1915 with monogram, marked under base, also marked 18K 5¾ in

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A SET OF TWELVE AMERICAN GOLD COFFEE SPOONS

A SET OF TWELVE AMERICAN GOLD COFFEE SPOONS
MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1907-1947
A SET OF TWELVE AMERICAN GOLD COFFEE SPOONS MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1907-1947 18K, in the classical taste, with stiff leaves and guilloche band at terminal, each marked Tiffany on reverse , with original

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A SET OF FOUR DANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS, DESIGNED BY GEORG ...

A SET OF FOUR DANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977
A SET OF FOUR DANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977 Grape pattern, each on a circular base, the stem spiral-fluted with pendant

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A DANISH SILVER PITCHER, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN

A DANISH SILVER PITCHER, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977
A DANISH SILVER PITCHER, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977 Grape pattern, of baluster form, the base with applied scrolling grapes, with a wooden handle, no. 407A, marked

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA, DESIGNED BY G...

A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977
A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977 Grape pattern, on a circular and partly fluted base, with spiral

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A DANISH SILVER BOWL, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN

A DANISH SILVER BOWL, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977
A DANISH SILVER BOWL, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977 Grape pattern, oval, on pedestal foot with grapevine, the bowl with pendant grape bunches, no. 296B, marked under base

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENS...

A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977
A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977 Grape pattern, each on a circular base, the stem spiral-fluted with pendant grapes

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A DANISH SILVER COVERED VEGETABLE TUREEN, DESIGNED BY GEORG ...

A DANISH SILVER COVERED VEGETABLE TUREEN, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977
A DANISH SILVER COVERED VEGETABLE TUREEN, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977 Grape pattern, circular, on a stepped base, with two ring and pendant grape

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 17 May 2011

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A DANISH SILVER WINE COASTER WITH TRIVET, DESIGNED BY GEORG ...

A DANISH SILVER WINE COASTER WITH TRIVET, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977
A DANISH SILVER WINE COASTER WITH TRIVET, DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-1977 Grape pattern, circular, with flaring rim above openwork sides with grapevines

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 17 May 2011