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Date of the auction: 15.10.2019

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Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926)

Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926) Ruota incised with the artist’s signature, numbered and inscribed ‘Arnaldo Pomodoro, ‘267/300’, Edizione Alfa Romeo’ (to the underside) gilt-bronze diameter: 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) Executed in 1984, the work is an edition of three hundred This work is registered in the Arnaldo

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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A PATU ONEWA MAORI CLUB

A PATU ONEWA MAORI CLUB NEW ZEALAND With pierced and incised pommel 14 ½ in. (37 cm.) long

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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TWO DAUNIAN POTTERY VESSELS

TWO DAUNIAN POTTERY VESSELS CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C. Comprising an olla with funnel rim and zoomorphic handles; and a kantharos, both decorated with geometric patterns Olla: 8 ¼ in. (20.8 cm.) high Provenance Acquired prior to 1976

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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THREE DAUNIAN POTTERY VESSELS

THREE DAUNIAN POTTERY VESSELS CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C. Comprising an olla with funnel-shaped rim and two rectangular horned protomes, the body decorated in dark brown with ivy bands; and two trefoil-lipped oinochoai both decorated in brown and red slip with geometric patterns Olla: 10 5/8 in. (27

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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FOUR DAUNIAN POTTERY VESSELS

FOUR DAUNIAN POTTERY VESSELS CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C. Comprising a strainer askos, with two vertical spouts, one fitted with a strainer at the rim, the other with strainer at base of neck, the body decorated in brown slip with bands of linked chain, vines and wave pattern, details in added red; a

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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THREE ROMAN BRONZE VESSELS

THREE ROMAN BRONZE VESSELS CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. Comprising an askos, the body in the form of a wineskin; and two jars with flaring rims Largest: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high Provenance Acquired prior to 1976

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER

A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER ATTRIBUTED TO THE CAIVANO PAINTER, CIRCA 350-330 B.C. Obverse with the ambush of Troilos by Achilles, with Achilles to the left, a sword in his right hand, pursuing the young Troilos on horseback, naked but for drapery over his shoulders; the reverse with two

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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A PAESTAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER

A PAESTAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER ATTRIBUTED TO THE ASTEAS PAINTER, CIRCA 350-340 B.C. The obverse with a theatrical scene of nude youthful Dionysus following a phylax actor, head thrown back, drinking from a phiale, wearing mask, tights, red jerkin with phallus attached, and well padded short white

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997)

ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997) Bull IV, from Bull Head Series lithograph, screenprint and line-cut in colours, on Arjomari paper, 1973, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 55/100 (there were also eleven artist's proofs) published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamp lower right

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997)

ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997) Bull V, from Bull Head Series lithograph, screenprint and line-cut in colours, on Arjomari paper, 1973, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 55/100 (there were also eleven artist's proofs) published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamp lower right

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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A PAIR OF CHINESE IRON-RED-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS

A PAIR OF CHINESE IRON-RED-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY Decorated with shaped cartouches enclosing ladies and scholars in an interior setting engaged in various leisurely and scholarly pursuits, on an iron-red ground with prunus blossoms in reserve, the covers

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE 'PARROT ON A PERCH' PEAR-SHAPED VASES

A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE 'PARROT ON A PERCH' PEAR-SHAPED VASES YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735) Decorated in bright enamels and gilt with a colourful parrot on a swing tethered next to a sprig of cherries, its perch suspended from a gilt ornament to the neck 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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A FINELY CARVED PAIR OF CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER BOXES AND COVERS

A FINELY CARVED PAIR OF CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER BOXES AND COVERS YONGZHENG/QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1795) Crisply carved to the upper surface with a central panel enclosing scholars and attendants in pavilions within a mountainous river landscape with pine, wutong and plantain trees, enclosed within a

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £600 - £1,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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A FINELY CARVED LOBED CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER

A FINELY CARVED LOBED CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) Crisply carved in high relief to the upper surface with a raised central cartouche depicting a gathering of four immortals and two attendants in a mountainous landscape with rocks, pine and wutong trees, all enclosed

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE 'QILIN' DISH

A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE 'QILIN' DISH KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Decorated in vibrant cobalt blue tones with a qilin breathing fire in a landscape with clouds, rocks and plantain trees, the base with the four-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle reading Yu Tang Jia Qi that may be

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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A LARGE PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS

A LARGE PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Decorated with shaped cartouches enclosing landscapes and flowers in reserve on a geometric ground below a floral band to the neck, the covers similarly decorated and surmounted with a bud-shaped finial 22 7/8

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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ARMAN (1928 - 2005)

ARMAN (1928 - 2005) Untitled signed ‘Arman’ (lower right) paint tubes, oil paint and perspex 51 x 102 in. (129.5 x 259 cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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ARNALDO POMODORO (B. 1926)

ARNALDO POMODORO (B. 1926) Immagine dell’Alba signed and numbered ‘Arnaldo Pomodoro, 3/12’ (lower right) steel and gilded bronze 39 5/8 x 27¾ in. (100.5 x 70.5cm.) Executed in 1974, this work is from an edition of twelve, plus thirty in fiberglass This work is registered in the Arnaldo Pomodoro

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926)

Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926) Immagine Traversale steel and silver patinated bronze 39 5/8 x 27¾ in. (100.5 x 70.5cm.) Executed in 1974, this work is from an edition of twelve plus thirty in fiberglass This work is registered in the Arnaldo Pomodoro Archive under number M/74/4

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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Wifredo Lam (1902 - 1982)

Wifredo Lam (1902 - 1982) Oiseau de feu; Oiseau de fes each incised with the artist’s signature and numbered ‘Wilfredo Lam, 474/500A, 474/500B’ respectively gilt-bronze and chromed metal 10 5/8 in. (27cm.) (2)Conceived and executed circa 1970, this work is number four hundred and seventy-four from

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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Ado Chale (B. 1928)

Ado Chale (B. 1928) Untitled bronze, beech and ash 11¼ x 11 3/8 x 3? in. (28.5 x 29 x 9.5cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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HECTOR POLEO (1918-1989)

HECTOR POLEO (1918-1989) Cabezas signed 'Poleo' (lower right) oil on canvas 13 5/8 x 13½ in. (35 x 34.2cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926)

Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926) Rotante Massimo, III incised with the artist’s signature, titled, numbered and dated ‘Arnaldo Pomodoro 1967/68, Rotante Massimo III, 02p.a.’ (on the base) bronze on artist’s perspex box 31½ in. (80cm.) diameter Executed in 1968, this work is 02a.p. from an edition of two

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £180,000 - £250,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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César (1921 - 1998)

César (1921 - 1998) Portrait de compression signed ‘César’ (lower right) compressed metal cans and graphite on panel 31½ x 27½ in. (80 x 70cm.) Executed in 1976 Provenance Gallerie Parallele, Geneva

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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César (1921-1998)

César (1921-1998) Portrait de compression signed ‘César’ (lower right) cloths, twine and graphite on panel 31½ x 27½ in. (80 x 70cm.) Executed in 1976 Provenance Gallerie Parallele, Geneva

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926)

Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926) La colonna del viaggiatore, I incised with the artist’s signature, titled, numbered and dated ‘Arnaldo Pomodoro 63, 2/2’ (on the base) bronze 103 x 27½ x 27½ in. (262 x 70 x 70cm.) Executed in 1963, this work is number two from an edition of two plus one artist’s proof

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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AFTER PIETRO TACCA (ITALIAN, 1619-1686), GERMAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

AFTER PIETRO TACCA (ITALIAN, 1619-1686), GERMAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY CARLO EMANUELE (1562-1630), 11TH DUKE OF SAVOY, ON HORSEBACK Bronze; the Duke with an elaborate feathered helmet and holding a baton in his right hand, his horse leaping forward; the collar inscribed three times 'FERT. FERT' ; the

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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STATUTES OF THE ORDER OF ST MICHEL, in French, illuminated manuscript on...

STATUTES OF THE ORDER OF ST MICHEL, in French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Paris, c.1523 – before 1525] Statutes of the royal chivalric order of St Michel, apparently one of the de luxe manuscripts ordered by François I, king of France (1494-1547) from the Parisian court painter Étienne Colaud

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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ST THOMAS AQUINAS (1225-1274), and PTOLOMY OF LUCCA (c.1236-c.1327), De...

ST THOMAS AQUINAS (1225-1274), and PTOLOMY OF LUCCA (c.1236-c.1327), De regimine pricipum , in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum, Naples, 1470. A splendid Neapolitan humanist manuscript of the essential medieval treatise on kingship, signed and dated by Giovanni Marco Cinico and illuminated by

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019

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REVEREND, Jean, aumônier (fl.1600s). Les dits notables de Monsieur Philippe...

REVEREND, Jean, aumônier (fl.1600s). Les dits notables de Monsieur Philippe de France, Duc d'Anjou, frere unique du Roi . Paris: 1655. One of five copies only, printed on vellum and illuminated in gold, red and blue throughout, with a unique dedication to the Duke of Savoy. It has a distinguished

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 15 Oct 2019