The Opulent Eye: 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics & Glass

Christie's
16 April 2015, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 16.04.2015

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A FRENCH ORMOLU, WHITE AND BLEU TURQUIN MARBLE FIGURAL MANTE...

A FRENCH ORMOLU, WHITE AND BLEU TURQUIN MARBLE FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK
AFTER A MODEL BY CLODION (1738-1814), LATE 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH ORMOLU, WHITE AND BLEU TURQUIN MARBLE FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK AFTER A MODEL BY CLODION (1738-1814), LATE 19TH CENTURY Modeled as a Naïade reclining on a lion skin

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A SET OF FOUR FRENCH ORMOLU TWIN-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES

A SET OF FOUR FRENCH ORMOLU TWIN-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A SET OF FOUR FRENCH ORMOLU TWIN-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Each with ribbon-tied support suspending two scrolling foliate branches 23 ¼ in. (59 cm.) high, 14 in. (36 cm.) wide

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, VERNIS MARTIN AND PARQUETR...

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, VERNIS MARTIN AND PARQUETRY SIDE CABINET
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, VERNIS MARTIN AND PARQUETRY SIDE CABINET LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY The brèche d'Alep shaped marble top above a breakfront centered by a panel painted with

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A LARGE ORMOLU AND SILVERED-BRONZE MOUNTED PORCELAIN JEWEL C...

A LARGE ORMOLU AND SILVERED-BRONZE MOUNTED PORCELAIN JEWEL CASKET AND COVER
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN POSSIBLY BERLIN
A LARGE ORMOLU AND SILVERED-BRONZE MOUNTED PORCELAIN JEWEL CASKET AND COVER LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN POSSIBLY BERLIN In the Neo-Rococo taste

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD AND AUBUSSON FAUTEUILS

A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD AND AUBUSSON FAUTEUILS
RETAILED BY FRENCH & CO., SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, THE TAPESTRY 18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD AND AUBUSSON FAUTEUILS RETAILED BY FRENCH & CO., SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, THE TAPESTRY 18TH CENTURY Each with a undulating guilloche-carved frame

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN TURQUOISE-GR...

A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS
LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L’S MARKS
A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L’S MARKS Of spiral-molded

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF ORMOLU AND MARBLE-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE...

A PAIR OF ORMOLU AND MARBLE-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND PORCELAIN PEDESTALS
LATE 19TH CENTURY, SIGNED H. DESPREZ
A PAIR OF ORMOLU AND MARBLE-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND PORCELAIN PEDESTALS LATE 19TH CENTURY, SIGNED H. DESPREZ Of squared tapering form with vert maurin marble

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF CHAMPLEVE AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE VASES AN...

A PAIR OF CHAMPLEVE AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE VASES AND A SIMILAR ENCRIER
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF CHAMPLEVE AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE VASES AND A SIMILAR ENCRIER LATE 19TH CENTURY Each vase painted with paired putti, an amatory trophy to the reverse, on an onyx base; the marble

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND BOIS SATINE PARQUETRY T...

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND BOIS SATINE PARQUETRY TEA-TABLE
BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 610, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND BOIS SATINE PARQUETRY TEA-TABLE BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 610, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY The circular removable handled glass

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A FRENCH MARBLE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF NIGHT

A FRENCH MARBLE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF NIGHT
AFTER THE MODEL BY JAMES PRADIER (1790-1852), LATE 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH MARBLE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF NIGHT AFTER THE MODEL BY JAMES PRADIER (1790-1852), LATE 19TH CENTURY Apparently unsigned 41 ½ in. (105.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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TWO SEVRES (NAPOLEON III) PORCELAIN PATE D'APPLICATION CELAD...

TWO SEVRES (NAPOLEON III) PORCELAIN PATE D'APPLICATION CELADON-GROUND VASES (VASE CYLINDROIDE A TETE DE LIONS)
DATED 1854-1857, GREEN LOZENGE AND IRON-RED CROWNED N DECORÉ MARKS, INCISED POTTER'S C 8 54 AND B-57-1
TWO SEVRES (NAPOLEON III) PORCELAIN PATE D'APPLICATION CELADON-GROUND VASES (VASE

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A MEISSEN PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE BLUE-GROUND VASE AND COVER...

A MEISSEN PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE BLUE-GROUND VASE AND COVER
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED G.59,, PRESSNUMMER 20
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE BLUE-GROUND VASE AND COVER LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED G.59,, PRESSNUMMER 20 Oviform, flanked by

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF FRENCH PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE DOVE-GREY GROUND VA...

A PAIR OF FRENCH PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE DOVE-GREY GROUND VASES
LATE 19TH CENTURY, SIGNED FP PROBABLY FOR F. PEYRAT
A PAIR OF FRENCH PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE DOVE-GREY GROUND VASES LATE 19TH CENTURY, SIGNED FP PROBABLY FOR F. PEYRAT In the neo-classical taste, each ovifom vase finely painted and

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE FIGURE EMBLEMATIC OF SPRING ('LA PRI...

AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE FIGURE EMBLEMATIC OF SPRING ('LA PRIMAVERA')
BY FERDINANDO ANDREINI, FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE FIGURE EMBLEMATIC OF SPRING ('LA PRIMAVERA') BY FERDINANDO ANDREINI, FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY Signed F. Andreini/Firenze 54 1/8 in. (137.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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AN ORMOLU FIGURAL GROUP TITLED 'LA BARQUE DU BONHEUR'

AN ORMOLU FIGURAL GROUP TITLED 'LA BARQUE DU BONHEUR'
CAST BY COMPAGNIE DES BRONZES, BRUSSELS, FROM A MODEL BY HIRSCH-BERNAROVITCH FEINBERG, PARIS, CIRCA 1911
AN ORMOLU FIGURAL GROUP TITLED 'LA BARQUE DU BONHEUR' CAST BY COMPAGNIE DES BRONZES, BRUSSELS, FROM A MODEL BY HIRSCH-BERNAROVITCH FEINBERG

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A BRASS-MOUNTED PARIS PORCELAIN JEWEL-BOX ON TIERED STAND

A BRASS-MOUNTED PARIS PORCELAIN JEWEL-BOX ON TIERED STAND
CIRCA 1880, SIGNED WITH AN NV MONOGRAM FOR N. VIVIEN
A BRASS-MOUNTED PARIS PORCELAIN JEWEL-BOX ON TIERED STAND CIRCA 1880, SIGNED WITH AN NV MONOGRAM FOR N. VIVIEN The top as a jewel box finely painted with a nesting bird in landscape, the

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A FINE FRENCH ORMOLU AND POLISHED STEEL CONSOLE TABLE

A FINE FRENCH ORMOLU AND POLISHED STEEL CONSOLE TABLE
THE DESIGN ATTRIBUTED TO LEON MESSAGE, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A FINE FRENCH ORMOLU AND POLISHED STEEL CONSOLE TABLE THE DESIGN ATTRIBUTED TO LEON MESSAGE, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY The serpentine pink granite top above a

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A FRENCH ORMOLU, ONYX AND CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL TABLE CLOCK

A FRENCH ORMOLU, ONYX AND CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL TABLE CLOCK
THE BUST CAST FROM A MODEL BY ALBERT-ERNEST CARRIER-BELLEUSE, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A FRENCH ORMOLU, ONYX AND CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL TABLE CLOCK THE BUST CAST FROM A MODEL BY ALBERT-ERNEST CARRIER-BELLEUSE, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED, MAHOGANY, TULIPWOOD AND SYCAMORE MARQUETR...

AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED, MAHOGANY, TULIPWOOD AND SYCAMORE MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT
POSSIBLY ENGLISH, IN THE MANNER OF JEAN-FRANCOIS OEBEN, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED, MAHOGANY, TULIPWOOD AND SYCAMORE MARQUETRY BUREAU PLAT POSSIBLY ENGLISH, IN THE MANNER OF JEAN-FRANCOIS OEBEN, THIRD QUARTER

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND TURQUOISE-GROUND FOUR-...

A PAIR OF A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND TURQUOISE-GROUND FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA
BY HENRI VIAN, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND TURQUOISE-GROUND FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA BY HENRI VIAN, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY Each vase issuing floral branches, supported by three Zephyr

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRECHE VIOLETTE MARBLE COLUM...

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRECHE VIOLETTE MARBLE COLUMNS
BY PAUL SEDILLE, PARIS, CIRCA 1880
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRECHE VIOLETTE MARBLE COLUMNS BY PAUL SEDILLE, PARIS, CIRCA 1880 Each of typical form with a Corinthian capital, signed P. SEDILLE ARCH TE , on a Blegian black marble

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, BOIS SATINE, SYCAMORE AND ...

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, BOIS SATINE, SYCAMORE AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY MEUBLE A HAUTEUR D’APPUI
BY GUSTAVE-FREDERIC QUIGNON, RETAILED BY MAISON BAILLY, PARIS, CIRCA 1900
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, BOIS SATINE, SYCAMORE AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY MEUBLE A

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A FRENCH ORMOLU CARTEL D'APPLIQUE

A FRENCH ORMOLU CARTEL D'APPLIQUE
AFTER THE MODEL BY ANDRE-CHARLES BOULLE, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH ORMOLU CARTEL D'APPLIQUE AFTER THE MODEL BY ANDRE-CHARLES BOULLE, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY The cast ormolu dial applied with individual white enamel Roman chapters within a lyre-shaped dial

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A SET OF FOUR AMERICAN GILT-BRONZE FIVE-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES...

A SET OF FOUR AMERICAN GILT-BRONZE FIVE-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES
BY EDWARD F. CALDWELL & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1900
A SET OF FOUR AMERICAN GILT-BRONZE FIVE-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES BY EDWARD F. CALDWELL & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1900 Each back-plate cast with a ribbon-tied oak leaf garland surmounted by a

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A LARGE PAIR OF LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU TWELVE-LIGHT CANDELABR...

A LARGE PAIR OF LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU TWELVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
CIRCA 1830
A LARGE PAIR OF LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU TWELVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA CIRCA 1830 Each with foliate arms above an elaborately cast base with lion's masks, floral garlands and ram's heads above scrolled supports on a shaped plinth 37 in

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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AN ITALIAN MARBLE FIGURAL GROUP OF ROMEO AND JULIET, ON PEDE...

AN ITALIAN MARBLE FIGURAL GROUP OF ROMEO AND JULIET, ON PEDESTAL
BY FAUSTO BIGGI, CARRARA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN MARBLE FIGURAL GROUP OF ROMEO AND JULIET, ON PEDESTAL BY FAUSTO BIGGI, CARRARA, LATE 19TH CENTURY Signed Biggi.Fausto/Carrara, on an associated ormolu-mounted grey and white marble

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A FINE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, BOIS SATINE AND TULYA...

A FINE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, BOIS SATINE AND TULYA MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY COMMODE
BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 1605, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A FINE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, BOIS SATINE AND TULYA MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY COMMODE BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 1605, PARIS, EARLY

Lot #: 49

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A LARGE BERLIN (KPM) PORCELAIN FIGURAL 'JEWELED' TABLE CENTE...

A LARGE BERLIN (K.P.M.) PORCELAIN FIGURAL 'JEWELED' TABLE CENTERPIECE AND STAND
CIRCA 1904, BLUE SCEPTRE AND IRON-RED ORB MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. 6350, VARIOUS IMPRESSED LETTERS AND CYPHERS, INCLUDING B TO BOTH, POSSIBLY FOR DATE CODE 1903, DESIGNED BY GOTTLIEB ELSTER IN 1900, THE DANCER MODELED BY

Lot #: 53

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A BERLIN (KPM) PORCELAIN PARCEL-GILT CHARGER

A BERLIN (K.P.M.) PORCELAIN PARCEL-GILT CHARGER
CIRCA 1888, BLUE SCEPTRE WITH INCISION ABOVE AND IRON-RED ORB MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, GILT 28.
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) PORCELAIN PARCEL-GILT CHARGER CIRCA 1888, BLUE SCEPTRE WITH INCISION ABOVE AND IRON-RED ORB MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS

Lot #: 54

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015

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A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED BERLIN (KPM) PORCELAIN POLYCHROME-G...

A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED BERLIN (K.P.M.) PORCELAIN POLYCHROME-GROUND FIGURAL CANDLEABRA
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE SCEPTRE, I OR F AND IRON-RED ORB MARKS, IMPRESSED 3519-20 AND CYPHERS, VARIOUS PAINTED NUMERALS
A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED BERLIN (K.P.M.) PORCELAIN POLYCHROME-GROUND FIGURAL CANDLEABRA LATE

Lot #: 55

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 16 Apr 2015