Works of Art from the Collection of S.A.R. La Principessa Reale Maria Gabriella Di Savoia

Christie's
27 June 2007, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 27.06.2007

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A CONTINENTAL SILVER BOX

A CONTINENTAL SILVER BOX
MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, 20TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL SILVER BOX MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, 20TH CENTURY Oval, the detachable cover engraved with a scene of the Castello di Racconigi, the sides engraved with foliage, marked inside base and inside cover 2 in. (5 cm.) wide

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A ROYAL-CRESTED ITALIAN GOLD PIQUÉ INLAID TORTOISESHELL BOX ...

A ROYAL-CRESTED ITALIAN GOLD PIQUÉ INLAID TORTOISESHELL BOX
MID-19TH CENTURY
A ROYAL-CRESTED ITALIAN GOLD PIQUÉ INLAID TORTOISESHELL BOX Mid-19th century Of cylindrical form, the detachable lid inlaid to the centre with the cypher 'U' below a crown for Umberto I, King of Italy, (1844-1900), and

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A FRENCH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND GILT-METAL MOUNTED DESK-SEAL

A FRENCH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND GILT-METAL MOUNTED DESK-SEAL
MID-19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND GILT-METAL MOUNTED DESK-SEAL MID-19TH CENTURY The mother-of-pearl handle carved with a swan, with an openwork revolving gilt-metal mount set with six carved hardstone matrices, each carved with an

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A SWISS GOLD AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX

A SWISS GOLD AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX
GENEVA, CIRCA 1830, MAKER'S MARK M WITHIN A LOZENGE
A SWISS GOLD AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX GENEVA, CIRCA 1830, MAKER'S MARK M WITHIN A LOZENGE Oblong, the hinged cover with trailing foliage on a niello ground, with a raised knot and rosette border, the sides nielloed

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A CONTINENTAL GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A CONTINENTAL GOLD SNUFF-BOX
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, LATE 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY ITALIAN
A CONTINENTAL GOLD SNUFF-BOX APPARENTLY UNMARKED, LATE 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY ITALIAN Oblong, the sides engine turned, the base engraved with foliate scrolls, the hinged cover engraved with the Rialto bridge

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A GEORGE III GOLD AND ENAMEL PATCH-BOX

A GEORGE III GOLD AND ENAMEL PATCH-BOX
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1780
A GEORGE III GOLD AND ENAMEL PATCH-BOX APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1780 Cylindrical, the sides with dark blue guilloché enamel within white enamel borders, the hinged cover enamelled en grisaille with a young scholar, within a

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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AN ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT PAX

AN ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT PAX
MARKS INDISTINCT
AN ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT PAX MARKS INDISTINCT In the Renaissance-style, the front cast with the Madonna and Child within an architectural arch and flanked by Saints, with a ring back 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) high

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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AN AUSTRIAN GOLD-MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF BOX

AN AUSTRIAN GOLD-MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF BOX
VIENNA, CIRCA 1830, MARKED INDISTINCTLY
AN AUSTRIAN GOLD-MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF BOX VIENNA, CIRCA 1830, MARKED INDISTINCTLY Oblong and with canted corners, the base and hinged cover each set with a quarter cut agate panel and with a plain gold-mounted rim

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A CONTINENTAL GILT-METAL MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX

A CONTINENTAL GILT-METAL MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1750
A CONTINENTAL GILT-METAL MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1750 Shaped oblong, the hinged cover, base and corners each applied with a gilt-metal mount cast with wavy lines 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) wide

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX

A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1750
A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1750 Cartouche shaped, the hinged cover with a reeded silver-gilt mount 3 in. (7.8 cm.) wide

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX

A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1750
A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1750 Cartouche shaped, the base and hinged cover each with reeded silver-gilt mount 2 7/8 in. (7.5 cm.) wide

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A LOUIS XVI SILVER SNUFF-BOX

A LOUIS XVI SILVER SNUFF-BOX
MARK OF JEAN-FRANÇOIS-CHARLES POISSON, PARIS, 1780
A LOUIS XVI SILVER SNUFF-BOX MARK OF JEAN-FRANÇOIS-CHARLES POISSON, PARIS, 1780 Oblong and with canted corners, the covers each engraved with a starburst, double hinged at each end, marked inside each cover and on

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SEALING WAX-CASE

A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SEALING WAX-CASE
PARIS, APPARENTLY 1785, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT
A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SEALING WAX-CASE PARIS, APPARENTLY 1785, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT Tapering cylindrical, the cover and body each with an oval medallion with musical trophies and foliage on a

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
MARK OF NICOLAS MARGUERIT, PARIS, 1781
A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX MARK OF NICOLAS MARGUERIT, PARIS, 1781 Oval, the hinged cover with an oval plaque, cast, chased and applied with a dog and a bird within a classical landscape, within a twisted rope

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A FRENCH GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX

A FRENCH GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX
MARK OF BERNARD-ARMAND MARGUERITE, PARIS, CIRCA 1810
A FRENCH GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX MARK OF BERNARD-ARMAND MARGUERITE, PARIS, CIRCA 1810 Oblong, the sides, base and hinged cover each with engine turned panels within blue enamel-heighted engraved foliage scroll

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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NICHOLAS II Koronatsionnyi sbornik [The Coronation Album of ...

NICHOLAS II. Koronatsionnyi sbornik [The Coronation Album of His Imperial Majesty the Emperor. Compiled under the editorship of V.S. Krivenko]. St. Petersburg: 1899.
NICHOLAS II. Koronatsionnyi sbornik [The Coronation Album of His Imperial Majesty the Emperor. Compiled under the editorship of V.S

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A MARBLE MODEL OF A POLAR BEAR

A MARBLE MODEL OF A POLAR BEAR
ATTRIBUTED TO THÉODOR FABERGÉ, CIRCA 1970
A MARBLE MODEL OF A POLAR BEAR Attributed to Théodor Fabergé, circa 1970 With brown diamond eyes standing on a naturalistic malachite base, unsigned 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A RUSSIAN SILVER CIGAR LIGHTER IN THE FORM OF A CHIMPANZEE ...

A RUSSIAN SILVER CIGAR LIGHTER IN THE FORM OF A CHIMPANZEE
MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT AND WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF JULIUS RAPPOPORT, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 14569
A RUSSIAN SILVER CIGAR LIGHTER IN THE FORM OF A CHIMPANZEE MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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AN ITALIAN BRONZE EQUESTRIAN MONUMENT OF EMANUELE FILIBERTO,...

AN ITALIAN BRONZE EQUESTRIAN MONUMENT OF EMANUELE FILIBERTO, DUKE OF SAVOIA, (1528-1580)
CAST AFTER A MODEL BY BARON CARLO MAROCHETTI, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN BRONZE EQUESTRIAN MONUMENT OF EMANUELE FILIBERTO, DUKE OF SAVOIA, (1528-1580) CAST AFTER A MODEL BY BARON CARLO MAROCHETTI

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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AN ITALIAN BRONZE EQUESTRIAN MONUMENT OF EMANUELE FILIBERTO,...

AN ITALIAN BRONZE EQUESTRIAN MONUMENT OF EMANUELE FILIBERTO, DUKE OF SAVOIA, (1528-1580)
CAST AFTER A MODEL BY BARON CARLO MAROCHETTI, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN BRONZE EQUESTRIAN MONUMENT OF EMANUELE FILIBERTO, DUKE OF SAVOIA, (1528-1580) CAST AFTER A MODEL BY BARON CARLO MAROCHETTI, LATE 19TH

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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AN ITALIAN BRONZE EQUESTRIAN GROUP OF PRINCE EUGENIO DI SAVO...

AN ITALIAN BRONZE EQUESTRIAN GROUP OF PRINCE EUGENIO DI SAVOIA, (1663-1736)
MID-19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN BRONZE EQUESTRIAN GROUP OF PRINCE EUGENIO DI SAVOIA, (1663-1736) MID-19TH CENTURY The figure in armour and a plummed hat with sword raised on a rearing horse and naturalistic base celebrating

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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AN ITALIAN PATINATED SPELTER BUST OF A GLADIATOR

AN ITALIAN PATINATED SPELTER BUST OF A GLADIATOR
AFTER R. AURILI, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN PATINATED SPELTER BUST OF A GLADIATOR AFTER R. AURILI, EARLY 20TH CENTURY The bearded figure wearing a helmet set on integral plinth inscribed 'AVE CESARE MORITURI TE SALUTANT' and signed 'R. Aurili' 26

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE BUST OF SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA (ST JOH...

A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE BUST OF SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST)
EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE BUST OF SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) EARLY 20TH CENTURY With head tilted to one side on integral shaped plinth 13½ in. (34 cm.) high

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN CARVED AND STAINED WOOD FIGURES OF K...

A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN CARVED AND STAINED WOOD FIGURES OF KNIGHTS IN ARMOUR
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY AFTER BARON MAROCHETTI
A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN CARVED AND STAINED WOOD FIGURES OF KNIGHTS IN ARMOUR SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY AFTER BARON MAROCHETTI Clad in well executed armour standing on

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A MINIATURE FULL ARMOUR IN GERMAN 16TH CENTURY STYLE

A MINIATURE FULL ARMOUR IN GERMAN 16TH CENTURY STYLE
A MINIATURE FULL ARMOUR IN GERMAN 16TH CENTURY STYLE LATE 19TH CENTURY With close helmet, fluted breast and back-plate, full arm defences including fingered gauntlets, full leg defences with broad-toed sabatons: on a stand 16 in. (40.7 cm.) high

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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A FRENCH MINIATURE ARMOUR FOR MAN AND HORSE IN LATE 16TH CEN...

A FRENCH MINIATURE ARMOUR FOR MAN AND HORSE IN LATE 16TH CENTURY STYLE
ATTRIBUTED TO E. GRANGER, PARIS, MID-19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH MINIATURE ARMOUR FOR MAN AND HORSE IN LATE 16TH CENTURY STYLE ATTRIBUTED TO E. GRANGER, PARIS, MID-19TH CENTURY Accurately modelled and articulated throughout comprising

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI (ITALIAN, 1851-1929)

FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI (ITALIAN, 1851-1929)
Swifts darting before the sun; Snakes engulfing Italy ; and The plough team
FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI (ITALIAN, 1851-1929) Swifts darting before the sun; Snakes engulfing Italy ; and The plough team all inscribed 'Posta d'Italia' (upper edge), all signed

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI (ITALIAN, 1851-1929)

FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI (ITALIAN, 1851-1929)
Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy (1869-1947): Before the mountains and In profile, to sinister
FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI (ITALIAN, 1851-1929) Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy (1869-1947): Before the mountains and In profile, to sinister both

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI (ITALIAN, 1851-1929)

FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI (ITALIAN, 1851-1929)
Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy (1869-1947): Before the sea and In military uniform
FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI (ITALIAN, 1851-1929) Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy (1869-1947): Before the sea and In military uniform both signed and dated 'F. P

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 27 Jun 2007

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AFTER SIR ANTHONY VAN DYCK (FLEMISH 1599- 1641), BY THOMAS S...

AFTER SIR ANTHONY VAN DYCK (FLEMISH 1599- 1641), BY THOMAS SABAUDUS
François-Thomas von Savoyen, Prinz von Carignan
AFTER SIR ANTHONY VAN DYCK (FLEMISH 1599- 1641), BY THOMAS SABAUDUS François-Thomas von Savoyen, Prinz von Carignan engraving, on wove paper; together with 19 engravings, lithographs

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 27 Jun 2007