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 VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER NINE-PIECE TABLE GARNITURE

A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER NINE-PIECE TABLE GARNITURE MARK OF ELKINGTON AND COMPANY LIMITED, BIRMINGHAM, 1862 Comprising a large centrepiece, a pair of oval fruit stands, four circular dessert stands and a pair of small oval dessert stands, each on bracket feet, chased in relief with flowers, foliage, wheat ears and Bacchics masks on matted ground, the centrepiece with raised centre chased...

Price: £70,000 - £100,000
ca. US$89,788 - US$128,269

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A DUTCH SILVER-GILT TANKARD

A DUTCH SILVER-GILT TANKARD MARK OF JAN BUYSEN, AMSTERDAM, 1786 On spreading foot chased with sea creatures, the body embossed with scenes from the life of a Dutch naval hero Michiel de Ruyter, the handle in the form of the Lion Dutch Republic, with inscription 'ON SE DOOR LUGHTIGE ZEE HELDEN', the cover surmounted by a demasted man-o-war, marked underneath 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high 42 oz. 17 dwt...

Price: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$38,480 - US$64,134

Date: 14 Nov 2019

ANDREA MALFATTI (ITALIAN, 1832–1917)

ANDREA MALFATTI (ITALIAN, 1832–1917) Venus and Cupid signed 'A. Malfatti Milano ', on a large octagonal pedestal marble 61 ¾ in. (157 cm.) high 90 ½ in. (230 cm.) high, overall (2...

Price: £100,000 - £150,000
ca. US$128,269 - US$192,404

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY, TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY CABINET...

A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY, TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY CABINET SERRE-BIJOUX BY MAISON GIROUX, PARIS, THE ENAMEL PLAQUES BY BERNARD-ALFRED MEYER (1832-1904), SÈVRES, DATE 1866 The spreading rectangular top centered by a shield mount flanked by arabesques against a checkerboard parquetry ground, enclosing a fitted interior with three compartments lined in pink satin and velvet with a parquetry...

Price: £25,000 - £40,000
ca. US$32,067 - US$51,307

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND CLOISONNE-ENAMEL MOUNTED ONYX VASES ON STANDS

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND CLOISONNE-ENAMEL MOUNTED ONYX VASES ON STANDS BY FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE, PARIS, CIRCA 1870 Each baluster vase with central ormolu band decorated with polychrome-enamelled Byzantine motifs and flanked to each side with interlocked handles signed 'F. BARBEDIENNE', on a circular onyx top supported by three Bacchic herm figures joined by scrolling acanthus tied to the top...

Price: £80,000 - £120,000
ca. US$102,615 - US$153,923

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A GERMAN SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED TURBO-SHELL CUP

A GERMAN SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED TURBO-SHELL CUP LÜNEBURG, LATE 16TH/ EARLY 17TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, POSSIBLY THAT OF CLAUS HARDERS The turbo shell rim cast with masks and reclining figures and retained by four straps cast with herms and strapwork, the knop with three winged figures and bunches of fruit, above a circular stepped foot cast and chased with fruits to the upper band and...

Price: £120,000 - £150,000
ca. US$153,923 - US$192,404

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER-GILT EWERS

A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER-GILT EWERS MARK OF GOLDSMITHS' AND SILVERSMITHS' COMPANY LIMITED , LONDON, 1923 After a model by John Flaxman, each on square plinth with fluted spreading centre, the lower bodies cast and chased with palm leaves on a stippled ground beneath laurel wreath border, one applied with vines and grapes, the spout with Bacchic goat's mask and with seated satyr scroll handle, the...

Price: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$38,480 - US$64,134

Date: 14 Nov 2019

AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE

AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE CIRCA 1880 The rectangular plaque depicting the interior of St. Peter's Basilica with Bernini's baldachin and high altar, within a spreading Belgian black marble border 17 in. (43.3 cm.) high; 20 1/8 in. (51.5 cm.) wide...

Price: £30,000 - £40,000
ca. US$38,480 - US$51,307

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A PAIR OF CHINESE GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'CRANE'-FORM CENSERS

A PAIR OF CHINESE GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'CRANE'-FORM CENSERS LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Each crane with turquoise-ground body decorated with a dense pattern of scrolls and dragons, with gilt-highlighted wings and grasping in its beak a removeable mushroom-form pricket stand, standing on a colorful, grassy and rockwork mound interspersed with blooming flowers and pierced gallery fence...

Price: £40,000 - £60,000
ca. US$51,307 - US$76,961

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD MARQUETRY CONSOLE

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD MARQUETRY CONSOLE BY EMMANUEL ZWIENER, PARIS, CIRCA 1890 The brèche violette marble top above a serpentine-shaped freize with encadrements enclosing bois de bout floral marquetry, centred by a pierced rocaille cartouche, the serpentine legs headed by acanthus clasps issuing espganolettes and joined by a short stretcher surmounted by a shell and...

Price: £40,000 - £45,000
ca. US$51,307 - US$57,721

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A PAIR OF ITALIAN POLYCHROME MARBLE OVER-LIFESIZE BUSTS, ON PEDESTALS

A PAIR OF ITALIAN POLYCHROME MARBLE OVER-LIFESIZE BUSTS, ON PEDESTALS SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY Modelled as pendant figures, each with a white headdress inset with variant marble and alabaster stripes and with hoop earrings suspending lapis beads, the male figure wearing a portasanta marble fez and dressed in a white marble collar and green breccia tunic mounted with red and yellow marble...

Price: £80,000 - £120,000
ca. US$102,615 - US$153,923

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK BY MAISON MILLET, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY The drum-shaped upper section surmounted by serpent and scythe encircling a sphere and oak branch, with a scallop shell and foliate-cast encircling a white enamel dial signed 'Millet/ AParis' , the sides each with a grille of pierced foliate design, the waisted middle section headed by a foliate-cast...

Price: £70,000 - £100,000
ca. US$89,788 - US$128,269

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A PAIR OF FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE LIFE-SIZE FIGURAL TORCHERES, ENTITLED...

A PAIR OF FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE LIFE-SIZE FIGURAL TORCHERES, ENTITLED 'DEUX ESCLAVES INDIENS PORTANT DES TORCHES' CAST BY GRAUX-MARLY FROM THE MODELS BY FRANÇOIS-CHRISTOPHE-ARMAND TOUSSAINT (1806-1862), PARIS, CIRCA 1870 The male figure signed ' AD TOUSSAINT / SCULPTEUR ', the female figure signed ' TOUSSAINT / SCULPTEUR ', both with foundry inscriptions ' GRAUX MARLY / FABt. DE BRONZES...

Price: £50,000 - £80,000
ca. US$64,134 - US$102,615

Date: 14 Nov 2019

ANTONIO ROSSETTI (ITALIAN, b. 1819)

ANTONIO ROSSETTI (ITALIAN, b. 1819) A maiden, possibly Physche signed and dated ' A.o ROSSETTI f. / Roma. 1868. ', on a circular plinth with bronze handles and on a marble pedestal carved with Cupids in bas relief marble 47 ¼ in. (120 cm.) high 82 ¾ in. (210.3 cm.) high, overall (2...

Price: £60,000 - £80,000
ca. US$76,961 - US$102,615

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AGATE CUP

A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AGATE CUP POSSIBLY CREATED BY EDWARD FARRELL IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING 16TH CENTURY ELEMENTS, AFTER A DESIGN BY VIRGIL SOLIS The agate carved as a turbo shell surmounted by a figure holding a cornucopia and astride a seahorse, on circular base with stem cast as a satyr holding two dolphins, engraved underneath with an inscription and painted...

Price: £60,000 - £80,000
ca. US$76,961 - US$102,615

Date: 14 Nov 2019

AN EDWARD VII SILVER BELL-SALT

AN EDWARD VII SILVER BELL-SALT MARK OF THOMAS BRADBURY AND SONS, LONDON, 1903 In the Elizabeth I, style baluster shaped on three ball and claw feet, in three sections chased with scrolling foliage and flowers on matted ground, the detachable rising domed cover with pierced ball and baluster finial, the lower part with two shield shaped cartouche and engraved with inscription 'A. G. Buchanan from...

Price: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,282 - US$1,924

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A GEORGE III SILVER TANKARD

A GEORGE III SILVER TANKARD MARK OF WILLIAM TAYLOR, LONDON, 1771 Baluster with moulded rib and scroll handle, the domed cover with openwork thumbpiece, later engraved with a coat-of-arms with duke's coronet above, marked underneath and in cover 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high 28 oz. (871 gr...

Price: £1,200 - £1,800
ca. US$1,539 - US$2,308

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A GEORGE III SILVER TANKARD

A GEORGE III SILVER TANKARD MARK OF THOMAS WALLIS I, LONDON, 1767 Tapering cylindrical on spreading foot, with mid rib, the hinged cover with scroll thumbpiece, the handle engraved W.W., marked on body and cover 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high 24 oz. 17 dwt. (774 gr.) Provenance Christie's East, New York, 16 October 1985, lot 217...

Price: £1,500 - £2,000
ca. US$1,924 - US$2,565

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A GEORGE II SILVER TANKARD

A GEORGE II SILVER TANKARD MARK OF HENRY BRIND, LONDON, 1749 On spreading foot, the plain baluster body applied with a mid-rib, the domed cover with chair-back thumbpiece, marked underneath, on handle and in cover 7 7/8 in. (19.7 cm.) high 28 oz. 3 dwt. (877 gr.) Provenance Christie's East, New York, 16 October 1985, lot 218...

Price: £1,200 - £1,800
ca. US$1,539 - US$2,308

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A GEORGE I SILVER CUP AND COVER

A GEORGE I SILVER CUP AND COVER MARK OF SAMUEL LEA, LONDON, 1720, BRITANNIA STANDARD Inverted plain bell-shaped on circular foot with moulded border and mid-rib, the domed cover with baluster finial, marked underneath and on cover bezel 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high 67 oz. 17 dwt. (2,111 gr.) Provenance Christie's East, New York, 16 October 1985, lot 219...

Price: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,282 - US$1,924

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER WAITERS

A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER WAITERS MARK OF DENNIS LANGTON, LONDON, 1733 On three pad feet shaped circular with moulded border, each engraved with coat-of-arms, marked underneath 6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide 15 oz. 14 dwt. (487 gr.) The arms are those of Pyle impaling Pitts for Nicholas Pyle (1699-1766), of Marsh Court Manor, Stockbridge, Hampshire, and his wife Mary (1692-1784), daughter of Matthew Pitts...

Price: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,282 - US$1,924

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A GEORGE II SILVER COFFEE POT

A GEORGE II SILVER COFFEE POT MARK OF SAMUEL WASTELL, LONDON, 1717 Octagonal, the cover with baluster finial, engraved with a coat-of-arms and underneath with scratch weight 27+3 and 'ELIZABETH HOLME', marked underneath, on body and cover bezel 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high gross weight 28 oz. 1 dwt. (874 gr.) The arms are those of Holme...

Price: £5,000 - £8,000
ca. US$6,413 - US$10,261

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A SET OF VICTORIAN SILVER TABLE AND CHEESE KNIVES

A SET OF VICTORIAN SILVER TABLE AND CHEESE KNIVES MARK OF GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS COMPANY LIMITED, LONDON, 1898 Art Nouveau pattern with dancing figure in foliate scrolls and comprising: fifty-nine table knives and thirty cheese knives, all with steel blades, all engraved with a crest, marked on handles, in a fitted wood case...

Price: £1,500 - £2,000
ca. US$1,924 - US$2,565

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A FRENCH SILVER TRAY

A FRENCH SILVER TRAY STAMP OF PIAULT-LINZELER, PARIS, CIRCA 1890 Oblong with two lion's mask and foliage handles, the border etched with a band of berried laurel branches, the centre with large scrolling foliage and stylised griffin framing a vacant cartouche, marked on rim and stamped underneath, further marked with later tax marks 32 ¼ in. (82 cm.) wide 160 oz. 3 dwt. (4,982 gr...

Price: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$5,130 - US$7,696

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A VICTORIAN LARGE SILVER MONTEITH

A VICTORIAN LARGE SILVER MONTEITH MARK OF JAMES GARRARD, LONDON, 1890 On fluted base, the partly fluted body chased with ribbon-tied laurel swags, with detachable shaped rim, marked on body and collar, stamped underneath 'R. & S. Garrard, Panton St London' 15 in. (38.2 cm.) diam. 137 oz. 2 dwt. (4,265 gr...

Price: £2,500 - £3,500
ca. US$3,206 - US$4,489

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A GEORGE V SILVER-GILT SIX-PIECE TABLE GARNITURE

A GEORGE V SILVER-GILT SIX-PIECE TABLE GARNITURE MARK OF THE GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS COMPANY LIMITED, LONDON, 1920 Comprising four circular dessert stands, an oval dish on detachable stand and a small ewer, all in the French Régence style with shaped border of scrolls and shells, the rim chased with strapwork, engraved in centre with initials FWI, marked on sides and underneath the oblong dish...

Price: £5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$6,413 - US$8,978

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A GEORGE V SET OF TWELVE SILVER-GILT DINNER PLATES

A GEORGE V SET OF TWELVE SILVER-GILT DINNER PLATES MARK OF CARRINGTON AND COMPANY, LONDON, 1912 Plain circular, enrgaved with coat-of-arms with marquess' coronet above, marked underneath and stamped 'Carrington & Co. 130 Regent St. London W.' 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) diam. 207 oz. 7 dwt. (6,450 gr.) The arms are those of Paget impaling Manners, for Charles, 6th Marquess of Anglesey (1885-1947) of Plas...

Price: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$3,848 - US$6,413

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A VICTORIAN SILVER JARDINIERE

A VICTORIAN SILVER JARDINIERE MARK OF ELKINGTON AND COMPANY, BIRMINGHAM, 1885 In the Rococo style, oval, the base and body ajouré and chased with shells and foliage, with vacant cartouches on each side, the scrolling side handles applied with tendrils and sweet peas, with detachable red glass liner, marked and stamped underneath 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) wide 98 oz. 1 dwt. (3,051 gr...

Price: £8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$10,261 - US$15,392

Date: 14 Nov 2019

A GARNITURE OF THREE SILVER-PLATED AND CUT-GLASS CAKE STANDS

A GARNITURE OF THREE SILVER-PLATED AND CUT-GLASS CAKE STANDS PROBABLY ENGLAND, LATE 19TH CENTURY Each on shaped circular rocaille base with tendril stem and ring handle, fitted with fluted cut-glass graduated dishes and comprising a pair with two tiers and a taller one with three tiers 23 ½ in. (60 cm.) and 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) high...

Price: £5,000 - £8,000
ca. US$6,413 - US$10,261

Date: 14 Nov 2019

TWO PAIRS OF ARTS AND CRAFTS SILVER CANDLESTICKS

TWO PAIRS OF ARTS AND CRAFTS SILVER CANDLESTICKS MARK OF JAMES DIXON AND SONS, LONDON, 1905 AND 1908 Each of square tapering section embellished with riveted decoration, filled bases, marked on base, underneath and on sockets 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high...

Price: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$3,848 - US$6,413

Date: 14 Nov 2019