Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

Christie's
24 April 2008, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 24.04.2008

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A GERMAN WHITE-PAINTED CAST-IRON AND OAK GARDEN BENCH

A GERMAN WHITE-PAINTED CAST-IRON AND OAK GARDEN BENCH
AFTER THE DESIGN BY KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A GERMAN WHITE-PAINTED CAST-IRON AND OAK GARDEN BENCH AFTER THE DESIGN BY KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY The horizontal pierced splat cast with lyres

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A CARVED MARBLE BUST OF THE EMPEROR AUGUSTUS

A CARVED MARBLE BUST OF THE EMPEROR AUGUSTUS
ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY
A CARVED MARBLE BUST OF THE EMPEROR AUGUSTUS ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY Depicted facing to dexter and wearing a laurel wreath; inscribed above the truncation of the chest 'AVGVSTO'; on an associated circular marble socle; minor wear; a

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A NEAR PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY HALL BENCHES

A NEAR PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY HALL BENCHES
EARLY 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
A NEAR PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY HALL BENCHES EARLY 19TH CENTURY AND LATER The rectangular seat with buttoned black leather squab cushions, on rectangular fluted tapering legs headed by paterae with pinched feet, later

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE VASE

AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE VASE
19TH CENTURY, AFTER THE ALBANI VASE
AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE VASE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER THE ALBANI VASE The lid with pine-cone finial and gadrooned edge above a gadrooned body divided by rope-twist, with spirally-fluted handles, on a turned moulded socle 20 in. (51 cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A PAIR OF REGENCY BRONZE AND ORMOLU THREE-LIGHT TORCHERES

A PAIR OF REGENCY BRONZE AND ORMOLU THREE-LIGHT TORCHERES
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF REGENCY BRONZE AND ORMOLU THREE-LIGHT TORCHERES EARLY 19TH CENTURY Each with flaming finial and three branches and electric light fitments with later glass shades, the gently spreading shaft with leaf-cast lower

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY MAHOGANY HALL BENCH

A REGENCY MAHOGANY HALL BENCH
FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY MAHOGANY HALL BENCH FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY With a solid rectangular seat and raised ends, above a reeded frieze, on reeded tapering legs headed by roundels, with remains of a depositary label inscribed 'W. & F. Browns & Co.'s. /32 383

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A PAIR OF WHITE MARBLE MODELS OF LIONS

A PAIR OF WHITE MARBLE MODELS OF LIONS
ITALIAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF WHITE MARBLE MODELS OF LIONS ITALIAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY Modelled opposing each other, each reclining with the front paws crossed on an integrally carved rectangular base 5½ in. (14 cm.) high; 9½ in. (24 cm.) wide (2

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY RED AND BLACK PENWORK TEA-CADDY

A REGENCY RED AND BLACK PENWORK TEA-CADDY
19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY RED AND BLACK PENWORK TEA-CADDY 19TH CENTURY Decorated on four sides with a bacchante bearing a kylix, a warrior (possibly Achilles), a charioteer, a martial maiden bearing an axe, the square hinged lid with a crouching warrior

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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AN ITALIAN ORMOLU AND SPECIMEN MARBLE SURTOUT-DE-TABLE

AN ITALIAN ORMOLU AND SPECIMEN MARBLE SURTOUT-DE-TABLE
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN ORMOLU AND SPECIMEN MARBLE SURTOUT-DE-TABLE FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Of circular shape, inlaid with giallo antico, porfido rosso and porfido verde in a radiating pattern, within a black marble border and a

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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AN EMPIRE ORMOLU, PATINATED BRONZE, ROUGE GRIOTTE AND MAHOGA...

AN EMPIRE ORMOLU, PATINATED BRONZE, ROUGE GRIOTTE AND MAHOGANY ENCRIER
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
AN EMPIRE ORMOLU, PATINATED BRONZE, ROUGE GRIOTTE AND MAHOGANY ENCRIER EARLY 19TH CENTURY With a kneeling classically-draped maiden holding two vine-cast cornucopiae issuing a removable inkwell and sander

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD WRITING-TABLE

A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD WRITING-TABLE
BY SEDDON, SONS & SHACKLETON, CIRCA 1820
A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD WRITING-TABLE BY SEDDON, SONS & SHACKLETON, CIRCA 1820 The rectangular top above a cushion-moulded mahogany-lined frieze drawer with convex quarter fillets, on scrolled end-supports linked by a solid

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY MAHOGANY, EBONISED AND MARBLE-MOUNTED BREAKFRONT B...

A REGENCY MAHOGANY, EBONISED AND MARBLE-MOUNTED BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY MAHOGANY, EBONISED AND MARBLE-MOUNTED BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE EARLY 19TH CENTURY The stiff-leaf carved cornice above a pair of glazed panelled doors enclosing two shelves, flanked by two further glazed doors

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £35,000 - £50,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY EBONISED-INLAID MAHOGANY CLOTHES-PRESS

A REGENCY EBONISED-INLAID MAHOGANY CLOTHES-PRESS
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY EBONISED-INLAID MAHOGANY CLOTHES-PRESS EARLY 19TH CENTURY The rectangular moulded cornice above a pair of panelled doors enclosing five mahogany-fronted slides between shaped panelled uprights, above two short and two long

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY EBONY AND MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE

A REGENCY EBONY AND MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE
BY GEORGE BULLOCK, 1816
A REGENCY EBONY AND MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE BY GEORGE BULLOCK, 1816 The rectangular moulded top above a plain frieze, on ring-turned tapering legs with bulb feet, losses to ebony mouldings 31 in. (79 cm.) high; 42 in. (107 cm.) wide; 21 in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY BROWN OAK, GONCALO ALVES AND EBONISED WRITING-TABL...

A REGENCY BROWN OAK, GONCALO ALVES AND EBONISED WRITING-TABLE
IN THE MANNER OF GEORGE BULLOCK, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY BROWN OAK, GONCALO ALVES AND EBONISED WRITING-TABLE IN THE MANNER OF GEORGE BULLOCK, EARLY 19TH CENTURY The rounded rectangular crossbanded top above two mahogany-lined frieze

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED CAST-IRON FIREGRATE

A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED CAST-IRON FIREGRATE
THE DESIGN ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE BULLOCK, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED CAST-IRON FIREGRATE THE DESIGN ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE BULLOCK, EARLY 19TH CENTURY Of sarcophagus form, with reeded tablet back above a curved basket front, on paw feet and

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A GEORGE IV ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY PEDESTAL TABLE

A GEORGE IV ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY PEDESTAL TABLE
CIRCA 1820
A GEORGE IV ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY PEDESTAL TABLE CIRCA 1820 The later simulated porphyry scagliola circular top with a stiff-leaf border, on a ring-turned baluster shaft terminating in a gadrooned collar, on a tripartite base with

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE TWELVE-LIGHT CHAN...

A RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
CIRCA 1820-30
A RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER CIRCA 1820-30 Suspended with chains from an anthemion-cast corona, the dished and leaf-wrapped tazza with a waisted lid and pine-cone boss issuing

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS
ATTRIBUTED TO THOMIRE-DUTERME ET CIE, CIRCA 1810
A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS ATTRIBUTED TO THOMIRE-DUTERME ET CIE, CIRCA 1810 Each with a circular tapering and leaf-wrapped stem above a similarly leaf-wrapped circular spreading foot cast with a flower

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH LAMPE BOUILLOTTE

A LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH LAMPE BOUILLOTTE
CIRCA 1800
A LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH LAMPE BOUILLOTTE CIRCA 1800 The spirally fluted stem issuing scrolling branches each terminating in vase-shapped nozzles, the oval adjustable shade surmounted by a flame-cast finial, above a circular

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A SET OF SIX REGENCY EBONY-INLAID MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS

A SET OF SIX REGENCY EBONY-INLAID MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A SET OF SIX REGENCY EBONY-INLAID MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS EARLY 19TH CENTURY Each with curved tablet toprail above a lyre splat and padded seat covered in green and white striped silk, on sabre legs, with batten

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY EBONY-INLAID MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT SERVING-TABLE

A REGENCY EBONY-INLAID MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT SERVING-TABLE
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY EBONY-INLAID MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT SERVING-TABLE EARLY 19TH CENTURY The shaped rectangular top with two small shelves at each rear corner, above a Greek-key-pattern-inlaid frieze, on sabre legs, originally with a

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY CHAMBER WRITING-TABLES

A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY CHAMBER WRITING-TABLES
EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF GILLOWS
A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY CHAMBER WRITING-TABLES EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF GILLOWS Each with a rounded rectangular top with a gilt-tooled black leather writing-surface, above a cedar-lined

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A NORTH EUROPEAN MAPLE, AMARANTH AND STAINED FRUITWOOD MARQU...

A NORTH EUROPEAN MAPLE, AMARANTH AND STAINED FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY DRAW-LEAF CENTRE TABLE
PROBABLY FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
A NORTH EUROPEAN MAPLE, AMARANTH AND STAINED FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY DRAW-LEAF CENTRE TABLE PROBABLY FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY The rectangular top centred by a scrolling foliate

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A DIRECTOIRE BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE

A DIRECTOIRE BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE
LATE 18TH CENTURY
A DIRECTOIRE BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE LATE 18TH CENTURY The rectangular moulded grey fossil marble top with eared corners, above three short and two long panelled drawers, flanked by fluted pilasters, on turned tapering legs with

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD AND EBONY WRITING-TABLE

A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD AND EBONY WRITING-TABLE
CIRCA 1820
A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD AND EBONY WRITING-TABLE CIRCA 1820 The canted rectangular top above a plain frieze enclosing a pair of mahogany-lined drawers, on panelled spreading square supports joined by a faceted baluster stretcher, each pedestal with

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A SUITE OF EMPIRE GILTWOOD SEAT-FURNITURE

A SUITE OF EMPIRE GILTWOOD SEAT-FURNITURE
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A SUITE OF EMPIRE GILTWOOD SEAT-FURNITURE EARLY 19TH CENTURY Comprising six fauteuils and two canapés , each with a tablet top-rail carved with a central patera flanked by stylized anthemia, above a rectangular padded back and shaped

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY MAHOGANY EXTENDING DINING-TABLE

A REGENCY MAHOGANY EXTENDING DINING-TABLE
BY B.P.TITTER & COMPANY, NORWICH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY MAHOGANY EXTENDING DINING-TABLE BY B.P.TITTER & COMPANY, NORWICH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY The rounded rectangular reeded top above a panelled frieze centred at each end by a brass plaque with a

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY EBONISED-INLAID CIRCULAR OCCASIONAL TABLE

A REGENCY EBONISED-INLAID CIRCULAR OCCASIONAL TABLE
IN THE MANNER OF MARSH AND TATHAM, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY EBONISED-INLAID CIRCULAR OCCASIONAL TABLE IN THE MANNER OF MARSH AND TATHAM, EARLY 19TH CENTURY The circular top inlaid with husks and with ribboned-twist edge, on a lotus-leaf-carved

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008

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A REGENCY MAHOGANY 'CURULE' DESK-BERGERE

A REGENCY MAHOGANY 'CURULE' DESK-BERGERE
ATTRIBUTED TO MARSH & TATHAM, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY MAHOGANY 'CURULE' DESK-BERGERE ATTRIBUTED TO MARSH & TATHAM, EARLY 19TH CENTURY The curved arched padded back covered in tan leather, above a removeable buttoned tan leather sprung seat, the arm

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £60,000 - £100,000

Date: 24 Apr 2008