The European Connoisseur

Christie's
5 July 2013, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 05.07.2013

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS
IN THE MANNER OF JEAN-CLAUDE DUPLESSIS, CIRCA 1745-49
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS IN THE MANNER OF JEAN-CLAUDE DUPLESSIS, CIRCA 1745-49 Each with a shaped backplate issuing foliate branches with petal-shaped drip-pans and

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CANAPE CORBEILLE

A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CANAPE CORBEILLE
BY NICOLAS HEURTAUT, CIRCA 1760
A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CANAPE CORBEILLE BY NICOLAS HEURTAUT, CIRCA 1760 The serpentine-shaped back, curved sides and seat carved with flowerheads and foliage, covered in bleu nuit silk velvet, the arched cresting and shaped seat

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS

A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS
BY PHILIPPE-JOSEPH PLUVINET, CIRCA 1760-65
A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS BY PHILIPPE-JOSEPH PLUVINET, CIRCA 1760-65 Each with a shaped padded back, arms and seat covered in blue floral damask, on cabriole legs terminating in scrolled feet, each

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CRACKLED-GLAZED CELADON PO...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CRACKLED-GLAZED CELADON PORCELAIN VASE
THE PORCELAIN JIAQING (1796-1820), THE ORMOLU MID-18TH CENTURY
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CRACKLED-GLAZED CELADON PORCELAIN VASE THE PORCELAIN JIAQING (1796-1820), THE ORMOLU MID-18TH CENTURY The ovoid body surmounted by

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON PORCELAIN VASE

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON PORCELAIN VASE
THE PORCELAIN JIAQING (1796-1820), THE ORMOLU SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON PORCELAIN VASE THE PORCELAIN JIAQING (1796-1820), THE ORMOLU SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY The baluster body with everted lip and moulded

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT JAPANESE LACQUER AN...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT JAPANESE LACQUER AND AVENTURINE BUREAU EN PENTE
ATTRIBUTED TO JACQUES DUBOIS, CIRCA 1750
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT JAPANESE LACQUER AND AVENTURINE BUREAU EN PENTE ATTRIBUTED TO JACQUES DUBOIS, CIRCA 1750 Decorated overall with pagodas within

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT CHINESE LAC...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT CHINESE LACQUER ENCOIGNURES
BY ADRIEN DELORME, MID-18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT CHINESE LACQUER ENCOIGNURES BY ADRIEN DELORME, MID-18TH CENTURY Each with a serpentine brèche d'Alep marble top, above a bombé door

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT CHINESE LACQUER COM...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT CHINESE LACQUER COMMODE
MID-18TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK AND GILT CHINESE LACQUER COMMODE MID-18TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY Decorated overall with figures and exotic birds amidst mountainous landscapes with

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CASSOLETTES

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CASSOLETTES
CIRCA 1775
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CASSOLETTES CIRCA 1775 Each with a circular fluted column sumounted by an urn with entrelac banding flanked by loop handles, the stiff-leaf cast domed cover reversing into a nozzle, above a foliate stepped square base 7½

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE VASES

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE VASES
IN THE MANNER OF JEAN-CHARLES DELAFOSSE, CIRCA 1770
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE VASES IN THE MANNER OF JEAN-CHARLES DELAFOSSE, CIRCA 1770 Each with a spirally fluted waisted neck above a cylindrical tapering body flanked by

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND SYCAM...

A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND SYCAMORE MARQUETRY COMMODE
ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES TOPINO, RETAILED BY LEONARD BOUDIN, CIRCA 1770-75
A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND SYCAMORE MARQUETRY COMMODE ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES TOPINO, RETAILED BY LEONARD BOUDIN, CIRCA

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED PINK GRANITE COVERED VASE...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED PINK GRANITE COVERED VASES
CIRCA 1775
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED PINK GRANITE COVERED VASES CIRCA 1775 Each of urn shape, the domed lid surmounted by a foliate finial, above a pierced frieze, the tapering body flanked by laurel wreath handles, above a

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD CONSOLE

A LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD CONSOLE
CIRCA 1770
A LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD CONSOLE CIRCA 1770 The Incarnat turquin marble top above a pierced Vitruvian scroll-carved frieze draped with garlands on fluted tapering legs joined by a shaped stretcher surmounted by a swag-draped urn, and terminating in toupie feet 39

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES
CIRCA 1780-85
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES CIRCA 1780-85 Each backplate modelled as an arrow-filled quiver with a floral trellis band and flanked by rams' heads, the spirally-fluted shaft with fruiting finial wrapped with

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND BOIS SATI...

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND BOIS SATINE DEMI-LUNE COMMODE
BY ANDRE-LOUIS GILBERT, CIRCA 1780-85
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND BOIS SATINE DEMI-LUNE COMMODE BY ANDRE-LOUIS GILBERT, CIRCA 1780-85 The D-shaped Rouge griotte marble top above a pair of frieze

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A BRONZE BELL

A BRONZE BELL
BY IOHANES DE ZIRO, ITALIAN, DATED 1372
A BRONZE BELL BY IOHANES DE ZIRO, ITALIAN, DATED 1372 On a modern black-painted wood stand; inscribed 'MCCLXXII IOHANES' to the top and 'AVE. MARIA. DA. ZIRO. ME. FECIT' to the bottom; with seal with coat-of-arms and circular inscription

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER GROUP OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD

A PARCEL-GILT SILVER GROUP OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD
GERMAN, CIRCA 1495-1520
A PARCEL-GILT SILVER GROUP OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD GERMAN, CIRCA 1495-1520 On an integral hexagonal base with pierced tracery and butresses; losses, the crown possibly associated; the underside of the base inscribed in black

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A BRONZE AQUAMANILE IN THE FORM OF A HORSE

A BRONZE AQUAMANILE IN THE FORM OF A HORSE
NUREMBERG, CIRCA 1400
A BRONZE AQUAMANILE IN THE FORM OF A HORSE NUREMBERG, CIRCA 1400 With handle in the form of a grotesque beast; hinged lid to the top of head possibly associated 11 in. (28 cm.) high

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £60,000 - £100,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED...

A REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED BOWL AND COVER
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE SILVER HANDLES AND FOOT MOUNTS PARIS, 1717-1722
A REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED BOWL AND COVER THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE SILVER HANDLES AND FOOT

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN TWO HANDL...

A LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN TWO HANDLED BOWL AND COVER
THE PORCELAIN EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY, THE SILVER PARIS, 1732-1738, MAKER'S MARK PERHAPS PIR WITH A CRESCENT ABOVE
A LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN TWO HANDLED BOWL AND COVER THE PORCELAIN EDO

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A PAIR OF LATE REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE ...

A PAIR OF LATE REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN LARGE BOWLS AND COVERS
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE COVER MOUNTS PARIS, 1726-1732, THE FINIALS GENOA, CIRCA 1780
A PAIR OF LATE REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN LARGE BOWLS AND COVERS THE PORCELAIN

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN JA...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN JARS AND COVERS
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE SILVER MARKED FOR PARIS, 1738-1744
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN JARS AND COVERS THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE SILVER MARKED FOR PARIS, 1738-1744 Each

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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TWO REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN JARS AND ...

TWO REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN JARS AND COVERS
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE FINIALS, COVER RIMS AND ONE RIM PARIS, 1722, THE SECOND RIM AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN, 1866-1922, MAKER'S MARK CROSSED HAMMERS OVER AN ANVIL
TWO REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN JARS AND

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £25,000 - £40,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOTTLE

A SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOTTLE
THE PORCELAIN LATE MING (16TH/17TH CENTURY), THE SILVER-MOUNT 19TH CENTURY
A SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOTTLE THE PORCELAIN LATE MING (16TH/17TH CENTURY), THE SILVER-MOUNT 19TH CENTURY Of slightly tapering square section

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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THREE REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN BOTTLES...

THREE REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN BOTTLES
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE SILVER MOUNTS APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1715-20
THREE REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN BOTTLES THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE SILVER MOUNTS APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1715-20 The

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLUE AND WHITE CHINESE PORC...

A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLUE AND WHITE CHINESE PORCELAIN COVERED VASES
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1715-20
A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLUE AND WHITE CHINESE PORCELAIN COVERED VASES THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1715-20 Each of cylindrical

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £25,000 - £40,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A REGENCE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAI...

A REGENCE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOTTLE
THE PORCELAIN LATE MING (16TH/17TH CENTURY), THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1715-20
A REGENCE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOTTLE THE PORCELAIN LATE MING (16TH/17TH CENTURY), THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1715-20 Of square shape

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A REGENCE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED AND 'REPOUSSE' JAPANESE BLUE AN...

A REGENCE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED AND 'REPOUSSE' JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN TEAPOT
THE PORCELAIN EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS EARLY 18TH CENTURY
A REGENCE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED AND 'REPOUSSE' JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN TEAPOT THE PORCELAIN EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN P...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASE
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE ORMOLU CIRCA 1745-49
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASE THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE ORMOLU CIRCA 1745-49 Of pear shape, decorated overall

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013

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A DUTCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLUE AND WHITE CHINESE PORCELAIN TEAP...

A DUTCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLUE AND WHITE CHINESE PORCELAIN TEAPOT
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS EARLY 18TH CENTURY
A DUTCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLUE AND WHITE CHINESE PORCELAIN TEAPOT THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS EARLY 18TH CENTURY Of typical form, the domed lid adorned with a

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 5 Jul 2013