The Collector: Silver and 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics & Works of Art

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 14.11.2019

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A CHARLES X AUBUSSON CARPET

A CHARLES X AUBUSSON CARPET FRANCE, CIRCA 1830 Scattered repairs, some surface marks, a repaired fireplace cut within one side border 18ft. x 15ft.3in. (551cm. x 468cm

Lot #: 550

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLUE-GROUND PORCELAIN VASE LAMPS

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLUE-GROUND PORCELAIN VASE LAMPS THE PORCELAIN PROBABLY SAMSON, LATE 19TH CENTURY Each vase of baluster form with a speckled blue ground decorated with gilt floral motifs and white cartouches with chinoiserie landscapes and flower gardens, with fixed spreading cover

Lot #: 551

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND JAPANESE...

A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND JAPANESE LACQUER MEUBLE A HAUTEUR D'APPUI BY MONBRO AÎNÉ, PARIS, CIRCA 1860 The rectangular white marble top above a frieze with egg-and-dart moulded edge over a cupboard door decorated with figures and pagodas within a landscape, the

Lot #: 552

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A PAIR OF LARGE FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE FIGURAL FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

A PAIR OF LARGE FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE FIGURAL FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA 20TH CENTURY Each in the form of a pair of putti supporting an urn-form stem issuing foliate candelarms with frosted-glass flame-form shades, fitted for electricity 61 ½ in. (165 cm.) high; 27 ¼ in. (69 cm.) wide; 24 ½

Lot #: 553

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A SET OF THREE GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE AND MARBLE GUERIDONS

A SET OF THREE GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE AND MARBLE GUERIDONS 20TH CENTURY Each with brèche marble top above a berried laurel band, over a support comprised of three putti supporting cornucopia, on a square base with corresponding marble foot 30 ½ in. (77 cm.) high; 26 ¼ in. (66.5 cm.) diameter

Lot #: 554

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED RED LACQUER BUREAU-PLAT

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED RED LACQUER BUREAU-PLAT AFTER THE MODEL BY CHARLES CRESSENT, THE MOUNTS BY HENRI PICARD, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY The serpetine-sided rectangular top inset with gilt-tooled brown leather writing-surface with shell-cast mounts to the corners, above a shaped frieze with three

Lot #: 555

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUTNED MAHOGANY DINING SUITE

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUTNED MAHOGANY DINING SUITE OF EMPIRE STYLE, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Comprising a buffet-vitrine, a sideboard, a dining table with four extensions, two armchairs, and ten matched side chairs; the buffet-vitrine with arched crest above two glazed doors flanked by two cabinet

Lot #: 556

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A SET OF FOUR LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU TEN-LIGHT WALL-APPLIQUES

A SET OF FOUR LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU TEN-LIGHT WALL-APPLIQUES OF LOUIS XV STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY Each with a rocaille shaped backplate cast with floral garlands issuing scrolling leaf-clad candlearms terminating in berried flower drip pans and bobèches, the lower central arm supporting a perched

Lot #: 557

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A SET OF SIX FRENCH GILTWOOD CHAIRS

A SET OF SIX FRENCH GILTWOOD CHAIRS OF LOUIS XV STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY Comprising a pair of fauteuils and four chaises; each carved in high relief with scrolling acanthus, the top rail centred to the top with a cartouche flanked by flowering vines above a seat and back covered in red and cream

Lot #: 558

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND PARQUETRY BOMBE COMMODE

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND PARQUETRY BOMBE COMMODE AFTER THE MODEL BY CHARLES CRESSENT, LATE 19TH CENTURY The serpentine brèche d'Alep marble top above two drawers mounted sans travers with two young figures resting upon oak tree branches flanking a flaming urn, with birds perched among

Lot #: 559

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU FIRESCREEN

A FRENCH ORMOLU FIRESCREEN OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY The top centred by an urn finial flanked by scrolling ribbons, above a scrolling ribbon frieze, embellished with foliate accents, enclosing a large central heart-shaped panel upholstered in green velvet, on four scrolling feet 41 ¾ in

Lot #: 560

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE JARDINIERE-ON-STAND

A FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE JARDINIERE-ON-STAND BY HENRY DASSON, PARIS, DATED 1880 The spirally-gadrooned jardinière with scrolling acanthus rim and three acanthus handles, affixed to a pierced tripartite stand issuing blooming foliage and mounted with shells, the tapering cabriole legs

Lot #: 561

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY AND VERNIS MARTIN...

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD PARQUETRY AND VERNIS MARTIN MEUBLE D'APPUI BY EMMANUEL ZWIENER, PARIS, CIRCA 1880 The breakfront fleur de pecher marble top above an acanthus frieze flanked by female herm figures to the corners, above a central cupboard door inset with a vernis Martin

Lot #: 563

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD MARQUETRY AND VERNIS MARTIN...

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD MARQUETRY AND VERNIS MARTIN MEUBLE D'APPUI BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, INDEX NO. 431, CIRCA 1900 The spreading central pediment and flanking sides with breche violette marble tops, above a frieze centred to the front with a rocaille cartouche , above a

Lot #: 564

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH TULIPWOO, KINGWOOD AND MARQUERTY VITRINE

A FRENCH TULIPWOO, KINGWOOD AND MARQUERTY VITRINE BY FRANÇOIS LINKE AND FÉDÉRIC SCHMIT, PARIS, CIRCA 1900 The serpentine brèche violette marble top above a door opening to a mirrored interior fitted with two adjustable shaped glass shelves, the bombé lower portion set with an ormolu scrolling

Lot #: 565

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE AND RED MARBLE FOUR-LIGHT...

A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE AND RED MARBLE FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA, ON PEDESTALS OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, CIRCA 1860 Each modelled as a putti beside a deer's head and stag's head, respectively, holding a spear issuing four reeded and twisted branches terminating in circular drip-pans and

Lot #: 566

Estimate: £10,000 - £12,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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HENRI WEIGÈLE (FRENCH, 1858–1927)

HENRI WEIGÈLE (FRENCH, 1858–1927) Diana signed ' H. Weigele', on a fior di pesco spreading square socle and brèche violette pedestal marble 34 in. (86.5 cm.) high, the bust 81 ¾ in. (207.5 cm.) high, overall (2)This marble circa 1900

Lot #: 567

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A PAIR OF LARGE ITALIAN MARBLE VASES

A PAIR OF LARGE ITALIAN MARBLE VASES CIRCA 1900 Each of campana form with a flared lip, the body decorated with fruiting foliate swags with alternating eagles and paterae above a gadrooned hip and fluted socle on a square foot 40 in. (102 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) diameter

Lot #: 568

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A LARGE ITALIAN MARBLE BENCH

A LARGE ITALIAN MARBLE BENCH CIRCA 1900 The rectangular back carved in low relief with a mountainous forest landscape populated with deer and birds, flanked to each side with a winged eagle squawing to a seated hound below, his back inset in an architectural base with an elongated tail morphing into

Lot #: 569

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE CONSOLE TABLE

AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE CONSOLE TABLE THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY The bowed-front marble top carved in low relief with a coat of arms flanked with mirrored griffins amongst scrolling acanthus, the sloped edges decorated with over-lapping leaves above two winged herm figure supports terminating in

Lot #: 570

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN MARBLE LIONS

A PAIR OF ITALIAN MARBLE LIONS LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Each recumbant lion on a later rectangular composite stone plinth 17 in. (43 cm.) high; 29 ¼ in. (74.5 cm.) wide; 10 ½ in. (17 cm.) deep, the lions 10 in. (26 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) wide; 10 ½ in. (27 cm.) deep, the plinths

Lot #: 571

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A PAIR OF LARGE ITALIAN MARBLE URNS

A PAIR OF LARGE ITALIAN MARBLE URNS CIRCA 1900 Each of campana form with a flared still-leaf carved lip, the body decorated with ribbon-tied vine swags above laurel-wreathed masks to front and back and a anthemion-carved gadrooned hip on fluted socle and square foot 40 ¾ in. (103.5 cm.) high; 30 in

Lot #: 572

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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AN ITALIAN MARBLE JARDINIERE

AN ITALIAN MARBLE JARDINIERE LATE 19TH CENTURY Of rectangular out-shape fronted by a relief-carved procession of Bacchic putti , the sides carved with shields of a standing lion and three-star band, raised on two crouching lion supports 31 in. (79 cm.) high, overall; 63 in. (160 cm.) wide; 15 in

Lot #: 573

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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ANTONIO FRILLI (ITALIAN, FL. LATE 19TH CENTURY), AFTER BERTEL THORVALDSEN...

ANTONIO FRILLI (ITALIAN, FL. LATE 19TH CENTURY), AFTER BERTEL THORVALDSEN (DANISH, 1770-1844) Venus with apple signed ' GALLERIA A. FRILLI/ FIRENZE ITALY ' marble 63 ¼ in. (161 cm.) high The model conceived circa 1813-1816. This marble circa 1900

Lot #: 574

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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ANTONIO FRILLI (ITALIAN, FL. LATE 19TH CENTURY), AFTER THE ANTIQUE

ANTONIO FRILLI (ITALIAN, FL. LATE 19TH CENTURY), AFTER THE ANTIQUE Venus de Medici signed ' A. FRILLI/ FIRENZE ', on a circular stand marble 62 ½ in. (159 cm.) high 71 ½ in. (181.5 cm.) high, overall This marble circa 1900

Lot #: 575

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH GILT-LEAD AND RED MARBLE WALL FOUNTAIN

A FRENCH GILT-LEAD AND RED MARBLE WALL FOUNTAIN LATE 19TH CENTURY Surmounted by a dolphin-bourne putto amidst bullrush on a rocaille base above a shell-shaped rouge de rance marble basin raised on a volute-carved spreading pedestal 82 ¼ in. (209 cm.) high; 51 in. (130 cm.) wide; 22 ½ in. (57 cm

Lot #: 576

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK

A FRENCH ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK BY MAISON MARQUIS, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Of architectural form, the berried finial above central white enamel dial signed 'MSON MARQUIS/ LANGUREAU & CIE/ PARIS' flanked to each side with lion head masks supporting ring handles in their jaws, raised on a

Lot #: 578

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED GREEN MARBLE VASES AND COVERS

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED GREEN MARBLE VASES AND COVERS THIRD QUATER 19TH CENTURY Each gadrooned and waisted cipollino verde marble body surmounted with spreading cover topped with a pomegranite finial above acanthus-leaf rim and flanked by bullrush handles terminating in shells, on a

Lot #: 579

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A PAIR OF LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU AND GLASS THREE-LIGHT WALL-APPLIQUES

A PAIR OF LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU AND GLASS THREE-LIGHT WALL-APPLIQUES CIRCA 1880 Each modelled as a suspended lion pelt centred by a trophy with the attributes of love and war, respectively, and issuing glass rays above a lion mask supporting three spirally-fluted candle arms terminating in torch flame

Lot #: 580

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A FRENCH ORMOLU EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER

A FRENCH ORMOLU EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER IN THE MANNER OF ANDRE CHARLES BOULLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY The volute baluster-shaped central shaft surmounted by an acanthus clad finial and a domed acanthus and reeded base, framed by four scolling supports cast with shells and oak leaves, headed with

Lot #: 581

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019