Noblesse Oblige

Sotheby's
London

Date of the auction: 14.04.2011

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ATTRIBUTED TO GERRIT CLAESZ. BLEKER

Attributed to Gerrit Claesz. Bleker HAARLEM CIRCA 1593 - 1656 A CAVALRY OFFICER CHARGING oil on canvas, in a carved and gilt wood frame 76.8 by 66.8 cm.; 30 1/4 by 26 1/4 in

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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CINCINNATO BARUZZI

Cincinnato Baruzzi 1796-1878 ITAL PSICHE SEDENTE CON LA FARFALA NELLE MANI (SEATED FIGURE OF PSYCHE) with two labels inscribed SOTHEBY'S MENTMORE and 306 white marble 46 by 57cm., 18 by 22½in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A VERY FINE EMPIRE ORMOLU, BRONZE AND MARBLE CERCLE TOURNANT TABLE CLOCK,...

A very fine Empire ormolu, bronze and marble cercle tournant table clock, Maniere, Paris, circa 1815 the bell striking movement with revolving hour and minute rings contained in a star studded sphere with an ormolu socle on a verdi antico marble column with a plinth of berried laurel signed Manière

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT-BRONZE-MOUNTED BRASS INLAID TORTOISESHELL PREMIÈRE...

A pair of French gilt-bronze-mounted brass inlaid tortoiseshell première and contre-partie boulle marquetry side tables in Louis XIV style, circa 1870 each with a griotte marble top, inlaid in brass on a turtleshell ground and with six square cut cabriole legs, each 92cm. high, 119cm. wide, 49cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT EWER AND BASIN, CHRISTOPH WILD, AUGSBURG, 1616-1620...

A German silver-gilt ewer and basin, Christoph Wild, Augsburg, 1616-1620 embossed, chased and engraved on a matted ground with Ceres and a water sprite surrounded by lobate scrolls, the rim with fruits and flowers groups and detachable putti's heads at the oval basin 43.5cm, 17 1/2 in wide 1754gr

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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ITALIAN SCHOOL

Italian School A GROUP OF PORTRAIT MINIATURES OF THE DUCAL HOUSE OF PARMA AND PIACENZA including portraits of Ferdinand, Duke of Parma and Piacenza (1751-1802); Louis, King of Eturia, later Duke of Parma and Piacenza (1773-1803); Philip, Duke of Parma and Piacenza (1720-1765); and Charles III, Duke

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £850 - £1,300

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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ANTON EINSLE

Anton Einsle 1801 - 1871 AUSTRIAN EMPEROR FRANZ JOSEPH I, EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA, KING OF BOHEMIA, KING OF CROATIA AND APOSTOLIC KING OF HUNGARY signed and dated Ant. Einsle 851 lower right oil on canvas 250 by 185cm., 98½ by 72¾in

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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CARL GOEBEL

Carl Goebel 1824 - 1899 PORTRAIT OF AN OFFICER SMOKING, POSSIBLY CHARLES III, DUKE OF PARMA AND PIACENZA (1823-1854) signed l.l.: Goebel 1852 watercolour and bodycolour on paper, velvet-lined frame 12.2 by 8.6 cm.; 4 ½ by 3 ½ in

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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CARL FRÖSCHL

Carl Fröschl 1848 - 1934 AUSTRIAN PRINCESS ZITA AND PRINCE FELIX OF BOURBON-PARMA signed CFröschl centre right pastel on board 65cm., 25½in. (diameter

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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CARL FRÖSCHL

Carl Fröschl 1848 - 1934 AUSTRIAN PRINCESSES ISABELLE AND MARIA ANTONIA OF BOURBON-PARMA signed Fröschl centre right pastel on board 65cm., 25¼in. (diameter

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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RUDOLF IPOLD

Rudolf Ipold B. 1873 THREE PORTRAIT MINIATURES OF MEMBER'S OF THE HOUSE OF BOURBON-PARMA including portraits of Maria-Anna, Duchess of Parma, Archduchess of Austria (1882-1940), together with two of her children, Roberto, Duke of Parma (1909-1974) and Prince Francesco of Bourbon-Parma (1913-1939

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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AUSTRIAN SCHOOL

Austrian School 18TH CENTURY MARIA LUÍSA OF SPAIN oil on canvas 59 by 45cm., 23¼ by 17¾in

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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STUDIO OF FRANÇOIS HUBERT DROUAIS

Studio of François Hubert Drouais PARIS 1727-1775 PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL, SAID TO BE MARIE THÉRÈSE LOUISE DE SAVOY CARIGNAN (1749-1792), "PRINCESSE DE LAMBALLE" signed or bears signature and dated lower right: Drouais /1770 oil on canvas, oval 70.3 by 57.2 cm.; 27 5/8 by 22 1/2 in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A CASED GROUP OF GOLD AND HARDSTONE SEALS, MID 19TH CENTURY

A cased group of gold and hardstone seals, mid 19th century including a mottled marble desk seal with scrolled gold mounts, the pink foiled chalcedony matrix finely engraved with the Arms of Charles II, Duke of Lucca, 8cm, 3 1/8 in; three fob seals, one plain, the carnelian matrix with the Arms and

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £250 - £450

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A COMMEMORATIVE JEWELLED GOLD PENDANT AND EARRINGS, ITALIAN, CIRCA 1820

A commemorative jewelled gold pendant and earrings, Italian, circa 1820 the pendant later inset with a miniature of the infant Luisa, Princess of Lucca, on a granular ground, the reverse chased with jewelled two-colour gold vine tendrils, hung with three hearts, on chain with two matching pendent

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,500

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A JEWELLED FOUR-COLOUR GOLD AND CAMEO BRACELET, FRENCH OR ITALIAN, CIRCA...

A jewelled four-colour gold and cameo bracelet, French or Italian, circa 1815 the oval cameo carved with Helios in a quadriga within a coloured gold openwork cannetille frame set with garnets, opals and pink topaz between enamelled leaf clusters, the now detached mesh strap between coloured gold

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,300

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A PAIR OF JEWELLED TWO-COLOURED GOLD COMMEMORATIVE BRACELETS WITH PORTRAITS...

A pair of jewelled two-coloured gold commemorative bracelets with portraits of Duke Charles III of Parma and his mother Maria-Theresa, Princess of Lucca, unmarked, probably North Italian, circa 1825 composed of linked flowers and wirework scrolls, the centres set with gemstones spelling the names

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A JEWELLED SILVER-GILT SINGING BIRD BOX, AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN, CIRCA 1900

A jewelled silver-gilt singing bird box, Austro-Hungarian, circa 1900 10cm, 4in; a silver-mounted tortoiseshell casket, George Fox, London, 1893, in rocaille taste, with key, 15cm, 6in; a cased oval gold 'chronomètre', Movado, circa 1925, 5cm, 2in; a cased silver travelling timepiece, London, 1897

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A RUSSIAN SILVERED METAL DISH

A Russian silvered metal dish cast as the Imperial eagle with heart-shaped bowl, 22.7cm, 9 in; a snuff box, French, circa 1760, with carved and gilded mother of pearl inlaid pastoral ornament and later beaded metal mounts, tortoiseshell-lined, diameter 8.5cm, 3 3/4 in; and a mottled wood walking

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £240 - £320

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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TWO SILVER-GILT, GOLD AND ENAMEL COMMEMORATIVE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPH FRAMES,...

Two silver-gilt, gold and enamel commemorative royal photograph frames, Froment-Meurice, Paris the first inset with an enamel photograph of Louise Marie Thérèse, Duchess of Parma, gold beaded border, the three-colour parcel-gilt frame applied with lilies below the royal crown and above the Duchess's

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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'MONSIEUR LE DAUPHIN'. A CARVED IVORY FIGURE, DIEPPE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

'Monsieur le Dauphin'. A carved ivory figure, Dieppe, late 19th century inscribed on the base, 8.2cm, 3 1/4 in; a biography, 'Vie du dauphin', by Henri de l'Epinois, Paris, [1858], green leather binding gilt with fleurs-de-lis; a gilt-metal frame, oval surmounted by the French royal crown on a

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A GROUP OF OBJECTS OF VERTU, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

A group of objects of vertu, late 19th/early 20th century comprising: a cased hammered gold cigarette and matching vesta case, cabochon sapphire clasps, Franz Hiess & Söhne, Vienna, cigarette case 9cm, 3 1/2 in; a gold vesta case inscribed: Henriette, Carl Hiess, Wien, Graben, 4.5cm, 1 3/4 in; a

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £2,200 - £3,500

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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PHOTOGRAPHS.

Photographs. A COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY 30 PHOTOGRAPHS, MOSTLY MOUNTED STUDIO PORTRAITS WITH FAMILY CONNECTIONS, MANY SIGNED OR INSCRIBED, HOUSED IN TWO FOLDERS

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £850 - £1,300

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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A GROUP OF CONTINENTAL PORTRAIT MINIATURES

A Group of Continental Portrait Miniatures including portraits of The Dauphin, Louis Fils Aîné de France Dauphin de France (1729-1765); Emperor Leopold II (1747-1792); and an Officer Quantity: 3 each watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, variously framed Largest 10.5 by 8.3 cm.; 4 1/8 by 3 ¼ in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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NATALE SCHIAVONI

Natale Schiavoni 1777 - 1858 PORTRAIT OF A LADY signed l.r.: N. Schiavoni watercolour and bodycolour with gum arabic on ivory, stamped gilt-metal mount, ebonized wood frame 15.5 by 12.2 cm; 6 1/8 by 5 in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £850 - £1,300

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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CONTINENTAL SCHOOL

Continental School 19TH CENTURY CHILD WITH A RATTLE pastel on paper 49 by 38cm., 19¼ by 15in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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BENOIT AUDRAN II

Benoit Audran II 1698 - 1772 A GROUP OF FOUR ETCHINGS AND ENGRAVINGS AFTER WATTEAU, POUSSIN AND JOHN SINGLETON COPLEY, 18TH CENTURY entitled Theresiens Lezter Tag by an unknown artist; Retour de Chasse engraved by Benoit Audran II after Antoine Watteau; The Flight into Egypt after Nicolas Poussin

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £700 - £1,100

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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FRIEDRICH JOHANN GOTTLIEB LIEDER

Friedrich Johann Gottlieb Lieder 1780-1859 PORTRAIT OF HENRIETTA, ARCHDUCHESS OF AUSTRIA, DUCHESS OF TESCHEN, NÉE PRINCESS OF NASSAU-WEILBURG (1797-1829) signed c.r.: F. Lieder / pinxit 1823 watercolour and bodycolour on card, stamp gilt-metal mount, gilt-wood frame applied with gilt-metal aliment

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £1,300 - £1,700

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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AFTER JOHANN NEPOMUK ENDER

After Johann Nepomuk Ender 1793 - 1854 AUSTRIAN A LADY, POSSIBLY MARIA THERESA, ARCHDUCHESS OF AUSTRIA signed and dated Joh Ender 1835 lower right lithograph with hand-colouring 25 by 21cm., 9¾ by 8¼in

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Apr 2011

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JOSEF KRIEHUBER

Josef Kriehuber 1800 - 1876 AUSI PORTRAIT OF A LADY, FRAMED IN A LEATHER FOLIO signed and dated Kriehuber / 860 right watercolour, gouache and pencil on paper 36 by 27cm., 14¼ by 10¾in

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 14 Apr 2011