The Collector: European Furniture, Works of Art & Ceramics

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 22.05.2019

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A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED ARITA PORCELAIN POTS-POURRIS

A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED ARITA PORCELAIN POTS-POURRIS THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1720, THE PORCELAIN 17TH / EARLY 18TH CENTURY Each with a pieced domed lid, the ovoid body with two handles and decorated overall with landscapes with pavilions and stylized flowers 6 ½ in. (17 cm.) high; 6 ½ in. (17 cm

Lot #: 201

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU CHENETS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU CHENETS CIRCA 1745-1749 Each shaped base cast with C-scrolls, foliage and rocaille , surmounted with seated ' Chinoiserie ' figures, the male figure holding a bird, the female figure patting a dog, each stamped with 'C couronné poinçon' 12 ¼ in. (31 cm.) high; 10 in. (26

Lot #: 202

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF EARLY LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARROTS

A PAIR OF EARLY LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARROTS THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1730, THE PORCELAIN KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722) Each modelled in the form of a parrot resting atop a pierced rock, on an oval stiff-leaf-cast base chased with flowers and applied with berried foliage, shells and lizards 9 ¼ in. (23.5

Lot #: 203

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, AFTER A DESIGN BY JUSTE-AURELE MEISSONIER Each with a deeply scrolling pierced C-scroll shaft modelled with seated putti, issuing two scrolling branches terminating in rocaille drip-pans and flowering foliate nozzles, on a

Lot #: 204

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND VERNIS MARTIN SMALL BOMBE COMMODE

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND VERNIS MARTIN SMALL BOMBE COMMODE ATTRIBUTED TO JEAN-BAPTISTE I TUART, MID-18TH CENTURY The shaped rance marble top above two drawers decorated sans-traverse with chinoiserie scenes with figures and pagodas, with conformingly decorated sides, the angles with scrolled

Lot #: 205

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLANC-DE-CHINE AND CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN GROUP

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLANC-DE-CHINE AND CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN GROUP 19TH CENTURY Centered by a Buddha figure seated on a naturalistic scrolling pierced base, flanked by a single branch applied with polychrome flowers supporting a foliate nozzle and drip-pan 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high

Lot #: 206

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE-GLAZED PORCELAIN...

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE-GLAZED PORCELAIN TWIN-CARP EWERS SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY Each in the form of twinned carps surmounted by an overhanging rim issuing a bulrush handle, on pierced foliate and rocaille -cast bases 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) high

Lot #: 207

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE BALUSTER JAR-ON-STAND

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE BALUSTER JAR-ON-STAND THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Of octagonal form, the ormolu cover with pine cone finial, the body with panels of lotus, the base mounted with ormolu flower spray and on scroll base 7 ½ in

Lot #: 208

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE FIGURE

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE FIGURE 19TH CENTURY The laughing figure with protruding tongue, holding a later staff on his shoulder with two plique-à-jour lanterns, on ormolu scroll and rockwork base 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high; 6 in. (15 cm.) wide; 10 ¾ in. (27.5 cm.) deep

Lot #: 209

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS LATE 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY NORTH EUROPEAN Each fluted columnar stem surmounted by a gadrooned vase-shaped nozzle, on a square foliate-cast base 11 in. (28 cm.) high

Lot #: 210

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GREY-PAINTED FAUTEUILS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GREY-PAINTED FAUTEUILS BY JACQUES JEAN-BAPTISTE II TILLIARD, CIRCA 1780 Each en cabriolet with an oval back and on fluted tapering legs surmounted by rosettes, upholstered with red burgundy velvet, stamped 'TILLIARD' 36 ¼ in. (92 cm.) high

Lot #: 211

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY ENCOIGNURE

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY ENCOIGNURE BY JEAN-HENRI RIESENER, LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY With grey-veined white marble top and shelf, the cut corners headed by acanthus mounts, the apron centred by a foliate scroll, bracket feet, stamped 'J. H. RIESENER' 36 ¼ in. (92 cm.) high; 24 in. (61

Lot #: 212

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ENGRAVED, GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED SILVER FOIL...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ENGRAVED, GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED SILVER FOIL LANDSCAPE VIEWS BY THOMAS COMPIGNÉ, CIRCA 1775 Each depicting a harbour scene with a château, boats and fishermen and a village beyond, one with inscription to the reverse 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high; 7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) wide, framed

Lot #: 213

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS CIRCA 1790, IN THE MANNER OF FRANÇOIS REMOND Each with a baluster stem cast with fruiting vines and headed by a foliate collar surmounted by a flaring urn-shaped nozzle, on a spreading circular base cast with grape vines 11 ½ in. (39 cm.) high

Lot #: 214

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, STAINED FRUITWOOD, MARQUETRY AND...

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, STAINED FRUITWOOD, MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY TABLE A ECRIRE BY LOUIS NOEL MALLE, LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY The eared rectangular top inlaid with an oval panel depicting a castle by a river with boats within a geometric border, above a brown leather-lined slide and

Lot #: 215

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CRACKLE-GLAZE CELADON PORCELAIN VASE

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CRACKLE-GLAZE CELADON PORCELAIN VASE THE MOUNTS ATTRIBUTED TO JEAN-CLAUDE-THOMAS DUPLESSIS, CIRCA 1775, THE PORCELAIN KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Of baluster form with grey crackle-glaze, the mille-raies and fluted neck above berried acanthus drop handles, on a

Lot #: 216

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, AFTER THE DESIGN BY JUSTE-AURELE MEISSONNIER Each with asymmetrical C-scroll cast shaft with rockwork cabochon, with foliate nozzle, above a spirally-cast foliate and shell-decorated spreading base 10 in. (25 cm.) high

Lot #: 217

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XV OAK CONSOLE

A LOUIS XV OAK CONSOLE SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY With a serpentine rance marble top above a pierced foliate-carved frieze centred by a shell within a double C-scroll, on incurved foliate and rocaille -carved scrolled legs with trailing vines, joined by a conformingly carved pierced stretcher

Lot #: 218

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK THE MOVEMENT BY LOUIS-DAVID CARRE, PARIS, THE CASE ATTRIBUTED TO JEAN-JOSEPH DE SAINT-GERMAIN, MID-18TH CENTURY The waisted case with scrolling foliate ornament overall, surmounted by cupid, the dial signed 'L. David. Carré/ A PARIS', the twin barrel movement with

Lot #: 219

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE FIGURES AFTER THE MODEL BY CLAUDE MICHEL DIT CLAUDION AND LOUIS-FELIX DE LA RUE One modelled as an infant satyr, the other as a draped infant bacchant, holding two foliate branches terminating in foliate-cast

Lot #: 220

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XIV BEAUVAIS GROTESQUE TAPESTRY

A LOUIS XIV BEAUVAIS GROTESQUE TAPESTRY CIRCA 1700, AFTER DESIGNS BY JEAN-BAPTISTE MONNOYER Displaying three fantastical pavilions with drapery and floral arbores above, the right pavilion with a seated regal figure flanked by a sphinx, with figures presenting a camel to him, the central pavilion

Lot #: 221

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU, CUT-GLASS AND CRYSTAL FORTY-EIGHT LIGHT CHANDELIER

A LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU, CUT-GLASS AND CRYSTAL FORTY-EIGHT LIGHT CHANDELIER SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY The open cage frame issuing two stepped tiers of scrolling branches hung with faceted drops and flowerheads, the foliate drip-pans and nozzles surmounted by faceted finials 87 in. (221 cm.) high; 56

Lot #: 222

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, BOIS DE BOUT AND...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, BOIS DE BOUT AND BOIS SATINE MARQUETRY ENCOIGNURES MID-18TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF BERNARD II VAN RISEN-BURGH, STAMPED LAURENT ROCHETTE, ALMOST CERTAINLY IN HIS CAPACITY AS RETAILER Each with a serpentine-fronted grey marble top above a

Lot #: 223

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARCEL-GILT AND CHINESE RED LACQUER BOMBE COMMODE

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARCEL-GILT AND CHINESE RED LACQUER BOMBE COMMODE BY FRANCOIS GARNIER, MID-18TH CENTURY The serpentine pink brèche later marble top above two shaped drawers decorated sans traverse with a chinoiserie scene depicting occidental courtiers on a horse-drawn carriage amidst a

Lot #: 224

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS A LA REINE

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS A LA REINE BY JEAN-BAPTISTE GOURDIN, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY Each upholstered à châssis in red silk damask, with cartouche-shaped back and serpentine seat finely carved with rocaille and scrolling foliage centred by flower sprays, the padded arms with

Lot #: 225

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK

A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK CIRCA 1770, THE MOVEMENT BY EDME CAUSARD, THE CASE AFTER A DESIGN BY JEAN-CHARLES DELAFOSSE With circular white enamel Roman dial signed CAUSARD .Hgr.DUROY/SUIVT.LA COUR , the twin-barrel movement with silk suspension and count-wheal strike to bell, in a pierced

Lot #: 226

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GREY-PAINTED CHAISES

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GREY-PAINTED CHAISES CIRCA 1780, ATTRIBUTED TO LOUIS DELANOIS AFTER THE DESIGN BY JEAN-BAPTISTE GOURDIN Each with a rectangular padded back and seat covered with grey suede, on channelled cabriole legs joined by an H-shaped stretcher terminating on hoof feet 34 ¾ in. (88 cm

Lot #: 227

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED SATINWOOD, MAPLE AND GREEN-STAINED FRUITWOOD...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED SATINWOOD, MAPLE AND GREEN-STAINED FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY OCCASIONAL TABLE BY ROGER VANDERCRUSE DIT LACROIX, 'RVLC', THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY Inlaid overall with floral trellis marquetry, the shaped tray top with leather lined writing slide above an open

Lot #: 229

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN POLYCHROME TOLE PEINTE AND PORCELAIN TWO-LIGHT...

A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN POLYCHROME TOLE PEINTE AND PORCELAIN TWO-LIGHT WALL-LIGHTS MID-18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY PIEDMONT, THE PORCELAIN FLOWERS FRENCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY Modelled as flowering and leafy branches with foliate-cast nozzles 14 in. (36 cm.) high; 13 in. (33 cm.) wide Provenance Private

Lot #: 230

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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A LOUIS XV GREY-PAINTED FIRE SCREEN

A LOUIS XV GREY-PAINTED FIRE SCREEN BY NICOLAS LEXCELLENT, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY The shaped rectangular Aubusson panel depicting musical instruments within a central husk cartouche flanked by flower sprays, within a channelled frame carved with flowers, on splayed legs and scroll feet, the

Lot #: 231

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 22 May 2019