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United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 12.11.2020

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AN ASSEMBLED LOUIS XV ORMOLU CHINESE AND EUROPEAN PORCELAIN GARNITURE

AN ASSEMBLED LOUIS XV ORMOLU CHINESE AND EUROPEAN PORCELAIN GARNITURE THE CHINESE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY Comprising an encrier and a pair of two-light candelabra, the candelabra in the form of a Buddah seated on a square base cast with Greek-key issuing

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS MID-18TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF JUSTE-AURELE MEISSONNIER Each baluster stem cast with C-scrolls and chute de piastres below a foliate nozzle, on a spreading rocaille-cast and moulded circular base 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high Provenance By family tradition, the

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS

A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS CIRCA 1720-30 Each asymmetrical backplate cast with pearled acanthus, rocaille, flowerheads and C-scrolls, issuing two acanthus-sheathed scrolling branches terminating in foliate drip-pans and urn-shaped nozzles cast with husks; drilled for

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CONSOLE

A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CONSOLE CIRCA 1760 The serpentine grey-veined white marble top above a pierced frieze carved with C-scrolls, rocaille and flowering garlands centred by a lion mask, on conformingly carved double-scroll legs joined by a pierced rocaille stretcher carved with flowerheads; the

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV THREE-LIGHT WALL-LIGHTS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV THREE-LIGHT WALL-LIGHTS ATTRIBUTED TO JACQUES CAFFIERI, MID-18TH CENTURY Each with asymmetrical foliate backplate issuing three scrolling branches with berried foliate drip-pans and shaped nozzles; one branch restored, three nozzles replaced, pierced for electricity 31 in. (79

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK THE CASE POSSIBLY BY JEAN-JOSEPH DE SAINT-GERMAIN, MID-18TH CENTURY, THE DIAL SIGNED MARTINOT A PARIS The circular enamel-set dial with Arabic and Roman numerals around a plate cast with foliate strapwork, the centre signed 'MARTINOT A PARIS', within an asymmetrical

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU FIGURAL CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU FIGURAL CANDLESTICKS CIRCA 1780 Each modelled in the form of a clasically-draped maiden holding aloft a flowering branch and nozzle, above a stepped circular base cast with berried acanthus, on bracket feet 16 ¼ in. (41 cm.) high

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD BERGERES

A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD BERGERES BY JEAN-BAPTISTE TILLIARD, CIRCA 1775 Each with rounded padded back, arms and seat covered in mint-green silk, the chanelled back carved with beed-and-real, with scroll arm terminals above foliate-sheathed supports carved with chutes de piastres, the

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU 'PENDULE A CERCLES TOURNANTS' - THE THREE GRACES

A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU 'PENDULE A CERCLES TOURNANTS' - THE THREE GRACES THE CASE BY FRANÇOIS VION, THE MOVEMENT BY LOUIS MONTJOYE, PARIS, CIRCA 1770 The Three Graces garlanded with roses and supporting a globe with twin cercles tournant dials with enamelled cabochons of both Roman and Arabic

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF GERMAN RED AND BLACK LACQUERED ORMOLU CHINOISERIE FLASKS ON STANDS

A PAIR OF GERMAN RED AND BLACK LACQUERED ORMOLU CHINOISERIE FLASKS ON STANDS MID-18TH CENTURY Each tapering flask with panelled lobed sections cast with blossoming cherry tree branches and pagodas and decorated with various figures including huntsmen, musicians and drunkards, with a waisted neck and

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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TWO LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE PRESSE PAPIERS

TWO LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE PRESSE PAPIERS THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY Each modelled as cavorting putti, on a scroll-cast ormolu base 5 ½ in. 14 cm. high; 8 ¾ in. 22 cm. wide

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE, KINGWOOD AND VERNIS MARTIN BUREAU DE...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE, KINGWOOD AND VERNIS MARTIN BUREAU DE DAME BY FRANCOIS GARNIER, CIRCA 1740 The waved rectangular top above a sloping fall-front, with slightly bombe front, sides and back, inset with vernis martin panels depicting Chinoiserie court scenes with various figures

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, SATINWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE

A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, SATINWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE BY CHARLES CRESSENT, CIRCA 1725-35 The serpentine and eared campan melange marble top with moulded edge above two panelled long drawers framed by ormolu encadrements with foliate-cast handles, the top drawer centered by a ribbon-tied

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND BOIS DE BOUT MARQUETRY TABLE A ECRIRE BY BERNARD II VAN RISENBURGH ('BVRB'), CIRCA 1745-50 The waved rectangular top inset with a green leather writing surface above a later gilt-tooled leather-lined writing slide with floral bois de bout marquetry

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A COLLECTION OF LOUIS XV GILT-TOOLED AND GILT-METAL-THREAD-EMROIDERED...

A COLLECTION OF LOUIS XV GILT-TOOLED AND GILT-METAL-THREAD-EMROIDERED RED-LEATHER PORTEFEUILLES 18TH CENTURY Comprising five folios of various sizes, each of rectangular form with metal lockplate and variously decorated with gilt scrolling foliage and coats-of-arms, including those of a marquis and

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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TWO LOUIS XV SILVER AND SILVER-GILT MOUNTED GILT-TOOLED RED-LEATHER...

TWO LOUIS XV SILVER AND SILVER-GILT MOUNTED GILT-TOOLED RED-LEATHER PORTEFEUILLES MID-18TH CENTURY Each of rectangular form and decorated with gilt tooled scrolled foliate decoration, one inscribed ‘CHIFFRES DE LA CASSETTE’ with cartouche-shaped lockplate decorated with the royal arms of France, the

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA CIRCA 1820-40 Each modelled as a putto on rocky outcrop and entwined amonst acanthus candlearms, raised on a spreading square base, fitted for electricity 18 ¼ in. (46 cm.) high, excluding fitments; 13 in. (33 cm.) wide

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY Each modelled as a putto on rocky outcrop and entwined amonst acanthus candlearms, raised on a spreading square base, fitted for electricity 18 ¼ in. (46 cm.) high, excluding fitments; 13 in. (33 cm.) wide

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY Each modelled as a putti on rocky outcrop and entwined amonst acanthus candlearms, raised on a spreading square base, fitted for electricity 18 ¼ in. (46 cm.) high, excluding fitments; 13 in. (33 cm.) wide

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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AN ITALIAN PORPHYRY VASE

AN ITALIAN PORPHYRY VASE POSSIBLY LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY The waisted neck flanked by dolphins, above a gadrooned body with a frieze carved with rinceaux centred by a male mask, on a circular socle raised on an associated square base; lacking cover 21 in. (53.5 cm.) high; 13 ½ in. (34.5 cm

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A GERMAN ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN NINE-LIGHT CHANDELIER

A GERMAN ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN NINE-LIGHT CHANDELIER THE PORCELAIN SHAFT AND ARMS MODELLED BY J.J. KÄNDLER IN 1735, THE PORCELAIN BULB CIRCA 1742-45, THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY AND LATER The central porcelain section modelled by J.J.Kändler with three laughing pagoda figures, a gilt oriental

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU URNS

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU URNS 19TH CENTURY Each modelled as two addorsed winged putti with birfocating tails seated atop an urn with pinecone finial, on a stepped rectangular base; differences to the gilding and minor differences to the chasing 10 ¾ in. (27.5 cm.) high; 7 in. (18 cm.) wide

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN WOOL, SILK-STITCH, METAL-THREAD AND BEADWORK EMBROIDERED...

A PAIR OF ITALIAN WOOL, SILK-STITCH, METAL-THREAD AND BEADWORK EMBROIDERED PANELS LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY Each oval panel depicting a two-handled vase with roses on a table with a starred cloth, in a moulded oak frame 19 ¼ in. (49 cm.) high; 16 ¼ in. (41.5 cm.) wide Provenance The Collection of

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, STAINED SYCAMORE, SATINWOOD...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, STAINED SYCAMORE, SATINWOOD AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY TABLE A ECRIRE BY LEONARD BOUDIN, CIRCA 1760 Inlaid overall with floral trellis, the serpentined rectangular sliding top with three quarter pierced gallery and a central Chinoiserie scene

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CONSOLE DESSERTE

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CONSOLE DESSERTE ATTRIBUTED TO BERNARD MOLITOR (1755-1833), CIRCA 1790 The concave-sided brocatelle violette marble top with a husk-filled fluted edge above a panelled frieze drawer applied with scrolling flowering foliate mounts flanked by detached waisted and

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK 'A...

A LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK 'A L'ETUDE' THE MOVEMENT BY JEAN-ANTOINE LEPINE, PARIS, THE CASE ATTRIBUTED TO FRANÇOIS REMOND, CIRCA 1790 The drum case with eagle surmount on a spreading pedestal flanked by figures of 'L'Étude' and 'La Philosophie', the shaped

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £5,500 - £7,500

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A FLEMISH HISTORICAL TAPESTRY

A FLEMISH HISTORICAL TAPESTRY ANTWERP, LATE 17TH CENTURY Woven in wools and silks, depicting a scene probably inspired by the History of Tamerlane and Bajazet, with a luxuriously dressed couple riding before attendants, on a background with trees and a palm, with an architectural capriccio to the

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £9,500 - £12,500

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE-AND-WHITE PORCELAIN CACHE-POT

A NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE-AND-WHITE PORCELAIN CACHE-POT THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS POSSIBLY EARLY 18TH CENTURY The bulbous body decorated with lotus flowers on a white ground, the slightly flaring rim mounted with an engraved foliate ormolu edge flanked to the

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY, BRASS AND PEWTER 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY COMMODE

A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY, BRASS AND PEWTER 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY COMMODE LATE 17TH CENTURY Inlaid in contre-partie, the rectangular top centred by a quatrefoil motif within a Bèrainesque scrolling foliate surround, above two short and two long conformingly decorated panelled drawers with drop

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV BEAUVAIS 'GROTESQUE' TAPESTRIES

A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV BEAUVAIS 'GROTESQUE' TAPESTRIES AFTER A DESIGN BY JEAN-BAPTISTE MONNOYER (1636–1699) AND JEAN I BERAIN (1640-1711), CIRCA 1690 Woven in wools and silks, depicting Le bouquet au paon (The bouquet with the peacock) and Le musicien et la danseuse au tambourin (The musician and the

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Nov 2020