The Collection of Drue Heinz Townhouses in London and New York with interiors by John Fowler and Renzo Mongiardino

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 04.06.2019

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A GEORGE II-STYLE PAINTED AND EBONISED DOORSTOP

A GEORGE II-STYLE PAINTED AND EBONISED DOORSTOP MID-20TH CENTURY Modelled as a hairy lion's paw on a marbled-wood base 15 in. (38 cm.) high

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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FOUR LARGE WEMYSSWARE TYGS

FOUR LARGE WEMYSSWARE TYGS LATE 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY, PAINTED AND IMPRESSED FACTORY MARKS, SOME RETAILERS MARKS FOR THOMAS GOODE Each painted with pink roses, together with; two ewers and basins, one deep circular dish, one two-handled bowl and strainer, one small shallow bowl and eleven

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK EMBLEMATIC OF...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK EMBLEMATIC OF EUROPA AND THE BULL THIERY, PARIS, MID-18TH CENTURY, THE CASE ATTRIBUTED TO ROBERT OSMOND The drum case mounted above a bull and flanked by three muses, the white enamel dial signed 'THIERY / A PARIS', the twin barrel

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A GEORGE II GILTWOOD PIER MIRROR

A GEORGE II GILTWOOD PIER MIRROR ATTRIBUTED TO MATTHIAS LOCK, CIRCA 1750-60 The deep foliate scrolling cresting surmounted by an eagle above Amphitrite's mask draped with rope nets containing fish being attentively watched by craning hoho birds, the central plate divided by a fountain with four

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A GROUP OF THREE COALBINS, A LOGBIN AND A TOLEWARE FOOTBATH

A GROUP OF THREE COALBINS, A LOGBIN AND A TOLEWARE FOOTBATH 19TH CENTURY AND LATER The coal bins redecorated The red coal bin: 19 in. (48 cm.) high; 22 in. (56 cm.) wide; 12 ½ in. (31.5 cm.) deep The log bin: 17 in. (43 cm.) high; 19 in. (48 cm.) diameter Provenance The coalbins probably supplied by

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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John Craxton, R.A. (1922-2009)

John Craxton, R.A. (1922-2009) Self Portrait signed and dated '- Craxton - 42.' (lower right), inscribed and dated again 'Self Portrait. 1942' (on the backboard) ink on paper laid on card 19 x 15 ¼ in. (48.2 x 38.7 cm.) Executed in 1942. Provenance Christopher Hull Gallery, London, where acquired in

Lot #: 83

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)

Bernard Buffet (1928-1999) La tour de Londres signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 60' (upper right) oil on canvas 38 3/8 x 51 ¼ in. (97.3 x 130 cm.) Painted in 1960 Provenance David et Garnier, Paris. The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), London, where acquired, 21 April 1961

Lot #: 90

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Tête de jeune fille signed and dated 'Henri Matisse Juin 44' (lower left) charcoal on paper 15 7/8 x 10 ¼ in. (40.3 x 26.3 cm.) Drawn in June 1944 Provenance Ackerman & Son, London, where acquired, July 1969

Lot #: 100

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937)

David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937) Lake Como signed, dedicated and dated 'for Drue 'love'/David H./Sept 10th '02' (upper right) watercolour on paper 10 ¼ x 14 1/8 in. (26 x 36 cm.) Executed in September 2002

Lot #: 104

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937)

David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937) Swimming Pool signed, dedicated and dated 'for Drue and Jack with love from David H Feb/1982' (lower right) watercolour on paper 14 ½ x 19 ½ in. (36.8 x 49.5 cm.) Executed in February 1982. Provenance A gift from the artist

Lot #: 105

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A CYCLADIC MARBLE FEMALE TORSO

A CYCLADIC MARBLE FEMALE TORSO LATE SPEDOS VARIETY, EARLY CYCLADIC II, CIRCA 2500 B.C. 6 5/8 in. (16.7 cm.) high Provenance Acquired prior to 29 April 1971

Lot #: 115

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF REGENCY BLUE JOHN VASES

A PAIR OF REGENCY BLUE JOHN VASES DERBYSHIRE, CIRCA 1815 - 20, POSSIBLY BY WILLIAM SHORE Worked as a series of rings and modelled after ancient Greek volute krater vases, the broad waisted necks with roundel-capped handles above ovoid bodies on narrow socles and square-section black-marble bases

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £60,000 - £100,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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German follower of Giuseppe Arcimboldo

German follower of Giuseppe Arcimboldo Four anthropomorphic figures as allegories of the four seasons: Spring; Summer; Autumn; Winter the first inscribed 'Fruhling' (upper left); the second inscribed 'Somer' (upper right); the third inscribed 'Herbst' (upper right); the fourth inscribed 'Winter

Lot #: 195

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A SET OF THREE GEORGE II SILVER TEA-CADDIES

A SET OF THREE GEORGE II SILVER TEA-CADDIES MARK OF PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, THE LARGER CADDY 1742, THE TWO SMALLER CADDIES 1744 Each oblong, the incurved corners and borders each finely cast and chased with tea leaves and flowers on a matted ground, the sliding covers each with reeded border and

Lot #: 175

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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AN AMERICAN PAINTED-METAL MODEL OF A HEINZ DELIVERY TRUCK

AN AMERICAN PAINTED-METAL MODEL OF A HEINZ DELIVERY TRUCK BY THE METALCRAFT CORPORATION, ST. LOUIS, CIRCA 1932 With labels for the 57 varieties, with 'Silvertown' tyres, the underside with makers stamp 5 in. (13 cm.) high; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) long

Lot #: 434

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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An Enamel, Gem and Diamond Pendant Necklace

An Enamel, Gem and Diamond Pendant Necklace Enamel, circular-cut rubies and emeralds, cultured pearls, brilliant-cut diamonds, pendant 8.9 cm, chain 60.0 cm

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF UNUSUAL CHINESE WHITE-GLAZED ELEPHANTS, AND A PAIR OF HARES

A PAIR OF UNUSUAL CHINESE WHITE-GLAZED ELEPHANTS, AND A PAIR OF HARES QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The recumbent elephants looking to the left and right, with rippled, stylised hide markings, the tips of their trunks detailed in pink enamel, the tusks in pale yellow and the ears and hooves in dark grey

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF REGENCY CREAM AND GREEN-PAINTED HALL CHAIRS

A PAIR OF REGENCY CREAM AND GREEN-PAINTED HALL CHAIRS CIRCA 1820 Each shaped back centred by a crest, redecorated; together with a continental green-painted side table, redecorated The chairs: 36 in. (92 cm.) high; 15 ¼ in. (39 cm.) wide; 15 ½ in. (39.5 cm.) deep The table: 28 in. (71 cm.) high; 32

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A GROUP OF FIVE TABLE LAMPS

A GROUP OF FIVE TABLE LAMPS 19TH CENTURY AND LATER Comprising a creamware urn, possibly Portuguese, adapted as a table lamp, a pair of Chinese yellow ground vases, adapted as lamps and a pair of Italian glass table lamps The creamware lamp: 15 ½ in. (39 cm.) high, excluding fitments The glass table

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF CHINESE WHITE-GLAZED 'TOAD' INCENSE BURNERS, AND A PAIR OF...

A PAIR OF CHINESE WHITE-GLAZED 'TOAD' INCENSE BURNERS, AND A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE 'QUAIL' BOXES 19TH/20TH CENTURY The crouching toads with large, beady eyes and apertures on their backs, fitted with detachable lead pierced covers; the 'quail' boxes and covers realistically modelled and decorated

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF REGENCY-STYLE BLACK AND GILT TOLE WALL LANTERNS

A PAIR OF REGENCY-STYLE BLACK AND GILT TOLE WALL LANTERNS MODERN The tops with flame finials, fitted for electricity 28 ¼ in. (71.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A GEORGE III CARTON-PIERRE OVAL WALL MIRROR

A GEORGE III CARTON-PIERRE OVAL WALL MIRROR CIRCA 1760-70 The replaced oval plate with gadrooned border surrounded by rushes and foliage, the back paper inscribed in chalk 'PICK/Lady Thor...', re-gilt 45 x 28 in. (114 x 71 cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A GEORGE III CREAM-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT BERGERE

A GEORGE III CREAM-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT BERGERE ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCOIS HERVE, CIRCA 1790 Covered in yellow silk, the spirally-turned arm supports above fluted tapering legs, the top rail replaced and originally with finials, decoration refreshed 38 in. (97 cm.) high; 29 in. (74 cm.) wide; 29 in

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A. (1802-1873)

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A. (1802-1873) Caricature of Edward Ellice as a robin numbered 'No 44' and 'No 38', the paper dry-stamped 'Invergarry.' and indistinctly inscribed 'From./ The Lady...' pen and brown ink, brown wash and red crayon on light blue paper 9 7/8 x 8 in. (25.1 x 20.3 cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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Cecil Beaton (1904-1980)

Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) Costume design for 'The Gainsborough Girls' (i); Tenderloin Park Scenes (ii) signed 'BEATON.' (lower right) and inscribed 'SK 301 and SK 302' (upper left and right) (i); signed 'BEATON' (lower right) (ii) pencil, pen, pastel and watercolour on paper (i) watercolour

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU STRIKING CARTEL CLOCK

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU STRIKING CARTEL CLOCK FRANCOIS CARANDA, PARIS, MID-18TH CENTURY The case of naturalistic form with flowers and foliage, the white enamel dial signed 'CARANDA / A PARIS', the twin barrel movement with later brocot regulation and countwheel strike to bell 24 in. (61 cm.) high; 15 in

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A REGENCY ORMOLU-MOUNTED CALAMANDER AND GRAINED CALAMANDER GAMES TABLE

A REGENCY ORMOLU-MOUNTED CALAMANDER AND GRAINED CALAMANDER GAMES TABLE CIRCA 1810 The D-shaped fold-over swivel-top lined with green baize enclosing a concealed compartment on a turned shaft with four downswept supports 29 in. (74 cm.) high; 38 in. (97 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48.5 cm.) deep Provenance

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF GEORGE II WHITE-PAINTED PIER MIRRORS

A PAIR OF GEORGE II WHITE-PAINTED PIER MIRRORS CIRCA 1745, REDUCED IN HEIGHT Each with foliate and dentil architectural pediment above an associated 18th century foliate and shell decorated frieze panel centred by a winged putto's mask, the replaced rectangular mirror plates within egg-and-dart

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU FIVE-LIGHT HALL LANTERN

A FRENCH ORMOLU FIVE-LIGHT HALL LANTERN LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Of curved hexagonal form, the glazed panels surmounted by scrolled corbels with artichoke finials, fitted for electricity 32 in. (81.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 4 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF VICTORIAN GREEN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT PIERCED CAST-IRON MIRRORS

A PAIR OF VICTORIAN GREEN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT PIERCED CAST-IRON MIRRORS LATE 19TH CENTURY/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Each bevelled plate within a pierced simulated-basket weave border, redecorated Each 30 x 26 in. (76 x 66 cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 4 Jun 2019