The Cowdray Sale: Works of Art from Cowdray Park and Dunecht House, At Cowdray Park, West Sussex

Christie's
13-15 September 2011, Cowdray Park

Date of the auction: 13.09.2011 - 15.09.2011

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A PAIR OF BLACK-PAINTED METAL WALL LANTERNS

A PAIR OF BLACK-PAINTED METAL WALL LANTERNS
20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF BLACK-PAINTED METAL WALL LANTERNS 20TH CENTURY Each with thistle cresting and mirrored backplate 50 in. (127 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A REGENCY TAN LEATHER PORTER'S CHAIR

A REGENCY TAN LEATHER PORTER'S CHAIR
CIRCA 1820, WITH LATER CUPBOARD DOOR
A REGENCY TAN LEATHER PORTER'S CHAIR CIRCA 1820, WITH LATER CUPBOARD DOOR The close-studded buttoned hooded back, arms, seat and squab cushion on mahogany legs enclosing a later oak door and replaced interior cupboard, with an

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY BOOT RACK

A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY BOOT RACK
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY BOOT RACK EARLY 19TH CENTURY With a row of pegs above a shelf with boot-recesses and a plain lower tier on turned end-supports 39 in. (98 cm.) high; 34 in. (86 cm.) wide; 13¼ in. (34 cm.) deep

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A LARGE LACQUERED BRONZE HANGING LANTERN

A LARGE LACQUERED BRONZE HANGING LANTERN
EARLY 20TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SUPPLIED BY LENYGON & CO.
A LARGE LACQUERED BRONZE HANGING LANTERN EARLY 20TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SUPPLIED BY LENYGON & CO. Of octagonal baguette form, with scrolled open corona and bevelled glass panels, the interior stamped

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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AN OAK REFECTORY TABLE

AN OAK REFECTORY TABLE
LATE 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS
AN OAK REFECTORY TABLE LATE 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS The three-plank-top above a frieze carved on two sides, with an inventory label 'Cowdray/278/1919', stamped '6609' and painted numbers

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A PAIR OF WILLIAM & MARY STYLE WALNUT TWO-SEAT SOFAS

A PAIR OF WILLIAM & MARY STYLE WALNUT TWO-SEAT SOFAS
SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF WILLIAM & MARY STYLE WALNUT TWO-SEAT SOFAS SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY Each covered in machined floral needlework with a down-filled squab cushion on carved scrolled supports and conforming stretchers 49 in. (124

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A BAROQUE-STYLE RED TORTOISESHELL MIRROR

A BAROQUE-STYLE RED TORTOISESHELL MIRROR
MID-19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY FLEMISH
A BAROQUE-STYLE RED TORTOISESHELL MIRROR MID-19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY FLEMISH The rectangular plate within an ebonised slip and moulded frame, with an inventory label 'D2383' 32½ x 26¼ in. (82.5 x 66.5 cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY PORTER'S CHAIR

A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY PORTER'S CHAIR
CIRCA 1835, WITH LATER CUPBOARD DOOR
A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY PORTER'S CHAIR CIRCA 1835, WITH LATER CUPBOARD DOOR With later red leather close-nailed upholstery above a later fall-front cupboard door, stamped 'B. O. Trade' and 'WIV' below a crown, with an inventory

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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AN ELIZABETHAN REVIVAL OAK CENTRE TABLE

AN ELIZABETHAN REVIVAL OAK CENTRE TABLE
EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS
AN ELIZABETHAN REVIVAL OAK CENTRE TABLE EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS The five plank top above a carved frieze on bulbous supports joined by stretchers, with a metal label '34', the

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A COMPOSITE ARMOUR

A COMPOSITE ARMOUR
A COMPOSITE ARMOUR COMPREHENSIVELY GERMAN, 16TH CENTURY AND LATER Of bright steel, comprising close-helmet with one-piece skull, bellows-type visor, bevor shaped to the chin, and later gorget, gorget of a main-plate and two neck-plates, full arm defenses, mitten gauntlets, cuirass

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A GERMAN (NUREMBERG) BLACK AND WHITE HALF-ARMOUR

A GERMAN (NUREMBERG) BLACK AND WHITE HALF-ARMOUR
A GERMAN (NUREMBERG) BLACK AND WHITE HALF-ARMOUR THIRD QUARTER 16TH CENTURY Comprising burgonet with one-piece skull rising to a prominent roped comb and with integral pointed peak struck with a Nuremberg mark, single neck-plate with turned roped edge

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A PAIR OF DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE RIBBED OVIFORM HALL VAS...

A PAIR OF DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE RIBBED OVIFORM HALL VASES AND DOMED COVERS
LATE 19TH CENTURY, ONE WITH BLUE VE MARKS, THE OTHER WITH BLUE VE0217 MARK
A PAIR OF DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE RIBBED OVIFORM HALL VASES AND DOMED COVERS LATE 19TH CENTURY, ONE WITH BLUE VE MARKS, THE OTHER WITH BLUE

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BASIN

A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BASIN
LATE 18TH CENTURY
A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BASIN LATE 18TH CENTURY The centre of the interior painted with boats in a riverscape, the everted rim with a geometric pattern, and the exterior with flowering plants, a hole for drainage to one side 27½ in. (70

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND COVERS

A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND COVERS
19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY Each painted on the baluster body with two dragons confronted around a flaming pearl, amongst cloud scrolls and above breaking waves, the domed covers surmounted by

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A SET OF THREE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE GU-SHAPED BEAKER VASES...

A SET OF THREE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE GU-SHAPED BEAKER VASES
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A SET OF THREE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE GU-SHAPED BEAKER VASES KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Each lightly moulded with petal-shaped panels and painted with scrolling peony and foliage, the bases with leaf marks within

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A Chinese blue and white baluster jar and cover

A Chinese blue and white baluster jar and cover
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A Chinese blue and white baluster jar and cover Kangxi period (1662-1722) En suite to the previous lot 23 in. (58.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 15 A

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BEAKER VASE

A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BEAKER VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BEAKER VASE KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Painted with spiralling petal-shaped panels of peony and foliage alternating with daisy 22½ in. (57 cm.) high

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A PAIR OF MASSIVE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE 'PEACOCK' DISHES

A PAIR OF MASSIVE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE 'PEACOCK' DISHES
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A PAIR OF MASSIVE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE 'PEACOCK' DISHES KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Each painted with a central floral medallion within radiating panels of flowers, the wide rims reserved with four panels of fruiting

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASES

A PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASES
FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASES FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY Each of pear shape with tall, slightly flaring neck, applied to each side with mythical beast loop handles, and painted with bands of archaistic masks and stylised lappets

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A pair of Chinese blue and white two-handled vases

A pair of Chinese blue and white two-handled vases
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A pair of Chinese blue and white two-handled vases Kangxi period (1662-1722) 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 19 A

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE CYLINDRICAL JARDINIERE

A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE CYLINDRICAL JARDINIERE
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE CYLINDRICAL JARDINIERE LATE 19TH CENTURY Painted with boys and flowers among scrolling foliage 20¾ in. (52.7 cm.) diameter; 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A PAIR OF MASSIVE CHINESE 'EUROPEAN-SUBJECT' GU-SHAPED BEAKE...

A PAIR OF MASSIVE CHINESE 'EUROPEAN-SUBJECT' GU-SHAPED BEAKER VASES
KANGXI PERIOD, CIRCA 1700-10
A PAIR OF MASSIVE CHINESE 'EUROPEAN-SUBJECT' GU-SHAPED BEAKER VASES KANGXI PERIOD, CIRCA 1700-10 Each painted in vibrant tones of cobalt with four oval panels on the slightly bulbous central section

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A WILLIAM AND MARY OAK CHEST

A WILLIAM AND MARY OAK CHEST
CIRCA 1690
A WILLIAM AND MARY OAK CHEST CIRCA 1690 In two sections, the rectangular top above four panelled graduated drawers on later feet with an inventory label 'Cowdray/754/1919', and painted numbers 'C278', the remains of an old paper label for '...OFFICE MIDHURST

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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AN ENGLISH OAK AND INLAID CABINET

AN ENGLISH OAK AND INLAID CABINET
LATE 17TH CENTURY, ADAPTED
AN ENGLISH OAK AND INLAID CABINET LATE 17TH CENTURY, ADAPTED In two sections, the rectangular top with a moulded frieze drawer above a cupboard enclosing a later adjustable shelf, on later feet with an inventory label 'Cowdray/2/1919' and

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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AN ENGLISH GILTWOOD MIRROR

AN ENGLISH GILTWOOD MIRROR
POSSIBLY CIRCA 1730
AN ENGLISH GILTWOOD MIRROR POSSIBLY CIRCA 1730 The broken swan-neck pediment with foliate cartouche cresting above an oak-leaf centred frieze and a rectangular mirror plate with gadrooned border, the apron centred by a scallop shell, with an inventory

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A CHARLES II OAK AND OYSTER-VENEERED OLIVEWOOD CHEST

A CHARLES II OAK AND OYSTER-VENEERED OLIVEWOOD CHEST
LATE 17TH CENTURY AND LATER
A CHARLES II OAK AND OYSTER-VENEERED OLIVEWOOD CHEST LATE 17TH CENTURY AND LATER With five long drawers with panelled, fielded and circle-inlaid fronts, on later plinth base and later bun feet, handles replaced, with an

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A PAIR OF BRONZE MODEL CANNONS

A PAIR OF BRONZE MODEL CANNONS
A PAIR OF BRONZE MODEL CANNONS PROBABLY DUTCH, MID-17TH CENTURY With five-stage barrels each with turned muzzle and decorated in low relief with bands of foliage, some against a punched ground, plain trunnions, dolphin lifting handles, cascabel-button cast as a berry

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A MODEL OF A RIFLED MUZZLE LOADING FIELD GUN ON CARRIAGE WIT...

A MODEL OF A RIFLED MUZZLE LOADING FIELD GUN ON CARRIAGE WITH LIMBER LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A MODEL OF A RIFLED MUZZLE LOADING FIELD GUN ON CARRIAGE WITH LIMBER LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY With two-stage brass barrel with pierced vent and struck at the breech with two small London proof

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A SILVER-PLATED MODEL OF A MUZZLE LOADING FIELD GUN ON CARRI...

A SILVER-PLATED MODEL OF A MUZZLE LOADING FIELD GUN ON CARRIAGE WITH LIMBER
A SILVER-PLATED MODEL OF A MUZZLE LOADING FIELD GUN ON CARRIAGE WITH LIMBER SIGNED REID & SONS, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, 20TH CENTURY With two-stage barrel with incomplete elevating screw, and iron sights, on silver-plated

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011

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A RARE GERMAN 70-BORE WHEEL-LOCK PETRONAL WITH LEFT-HAND LOC...

A RARE GERMAN 70-BORE WHEEL-LOCK PETRONAL WITH LEFT-HAND LOCK
A RARE GERMAN 70-BORE WHEEL-LOCK PETRONAL WITH LEFT-HAND LOCK LATE 16TH CENTURY With slightly swamped two-stage reblued rifled sighted barrel decorated with gold-damascened foliage, flat lock spanned from the right side decorated with

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 13 Sep 2011 - 15 Sep 2011