Works of Art from the Collection of the late Lord Forte & An Interior by Francoise de Pfyffer

Christie's
12 July 2012, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 12.07.2012

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN POLYCHROME-PAINTED GILTWOOD GIRANDOLES

A PAIR OF ITALIAN POLYCHROME-PAINTED GILTWOOD GIRANDOLES
19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY VENETO
A PAIR OF ITALIAN POLYCHROME-PAINTED GILTWOOD GIRANDOLES 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY VENETO Each with a pierced stylized shell-carved cresting and putto's mask above an oval plate with segmental border, the mask to the

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A PAIR OF SILVERED STOOLS

A PAIR OF SILVERED STOOLS
SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF SILVERED STOOLS SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY Each with lion-monopodia and squab cushion covered in green, red and yellow striped cotton 21 in. (54 cm.) high; 23 in. (58 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep (2

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A PAIR OF PARCEL-GILT AND BLUE-PAINTED STOOLS

A PAIR OF PARCEL-GILT AND BLUE-PAINTED STOOLS
SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF PARCEL-GILT AND BLUE-PAINTED STOOLS SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY Each with lion-monopodia and squab cushion covered in green, red and yellow striped cotton 21 in. (54 cm.) high; 23 in. (58 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A GEORGE III-STYLE GILTWOOD MIRROR

A GEORGE III-STYLE GILTWOOD MIRROR
20TH CENTURY
A GEORGE III-STYLE GILTWOOD MIRROR 20TH CENTURY The frame carved as a pair of intertwined foliate boughs about an oval plate 51½ in. (136 cm.) high; 30¾ in. (78 cm.) wide

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SILVER TABLE

A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SILVER TABLE
CIRCA 1760 WITH LATE 19TH CENTURY EMBELLISHMENTS
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SILVER TABLE CIRCA 1760 WITH LATE 19TH CENTURY EMBELLISHMENTS The rectangular top with pierced gallery on chamfered square-section legs with later rocaille brackets and undertier, paper label

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A REGENCY ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAID EBON...

A REGENCY ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAID EBONY AND EBONISED 'BOULLE' COLLECTOR'S CABINET-ON-STAND
CIRCA 1815, SOME 'BOULE-WORK' EARLIER AND REUSED, ATTRIBUTED TO LOUIS LE GAIGNEUR
A REGENCY ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAID EBONY AND EBONISED 'BOULLE' COLLECTOR'S

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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THREE LACQUERED-BRASS HALL LANTERNS

THREE LACQUERED-BRASS HALL LANTERNS
20TH CENTURY
THREE LACQUERED-BRASS HALL LANTERNS 20TH CENTURY The larger example cylindrical the two smaller examples hexagonal The first: 31½ in. (80 cm.) high The second: 22¾ in. (58 cm.) high The third: 22 in. (56 cm.) high (3

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £600 - £1,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE ENTITLED MIGNON

A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE ENTITLED MIGNON
AFTER EUGENE AIZELIN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE ENTITLED MIGNON AFTER EUGENE AIZELIN, LATE 19TH CENTURY The female figure seated on a stool with a mandolin resting at her feet, the shaped plinth marked 'MIGNON' to the front and 'EUGNE AIZELIN' to

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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SILVER FRAME CONTAINING A PORTRAIT MINIATURE

SILVER FRAME CONTAINING A PORTRAIT MINIATURE
THE FRAME 19TH CENTURY, THE MINIATURE ATTRIBUTED TO L. BOURDIN AND A LATER HAND
SILVER FRAME CONTAINING A PORTRAIT MINIATURE THE FRAME 19TH CENTURY, THE MINIATURE ATTRIBUTED TO L. BOURDIN AND A LATER HAND Oval with foliate surround and pierced tied ribbon

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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AN ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT MODEL OF A 'GIANNIZZERO ARABO'

AN ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT MODEL OF A 'GIANNIZZERO ARABO'
20TH CENTURY, RETAILED BY BORTOLOZZO, PADUA
AN ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT MODEL OF A 'GIANNIZZERO ARABO' 20TH CENTURY, RETAILED BY BORTOLOZZO, PADUA Realistically cast as a warrior wearing a turban and loose-fitting clothing, holding a long pistol in

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A ITALIAN ROYAL ORMOLU-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI, PORPHYRY, CRYST...

A ITALIAN ROYAL ORMOLU-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI, PORPHYRY, CRYSTAL AND ONYX INKSTAND MODELLED AS LA FONTANA DEI DIOSCURI, ROME
ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOPS OF GIUSEPPE VALADIER, ROME, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A ITALIAN ROYAL ORMOLU-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI, PORPHYRY, CRYSTAL AND ONYX INKSTAND MODELLED AS LA

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £20,000 - £40,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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AN ITALIAN ROYAL GILT-COPPER, SILVER AND LAPIS LAZULI-MOUNTE...

AN ITALIAN ROYAL GILT-COPPER, SILVER AND LAPIS LAZULI-MOUNTED HOLY WATER STOUP
CIRCLE OF GIOVANNI GIARDINI (1646-1722), LATE 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN ROYAL GILT-COPPER, SILVER AND LAPIS LAZULI-MOUNTED HOLY WATER STOUP CIRCLE OF GIOVANNI GIARDINI (1646-1722), LATE 17TH OR EARLY 18TH

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £25,000 - £40,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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AN ITALIAN ROYAL GILT-COPPER AND SILVER-MOUNTED HOLY WATER S...

AN ITALIAN ROYAL GILT-COPPER AND SILVER-MOUNTED HOLY WATER STOUP
PROBABLY BY GIUSEPPE NEPOTE (MASTER 1702-1753), CIRCA 1740
AN ITALIAN ROYAL GILT-COPPER AND SILVER-MOUNTED HOLY WATER STOUP PROBABLY BY GIUSEPPE NEPOTE (MASTER 1702-1753), CIRCA 1740 The central silver plaque centred by the dove of the

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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AN ITALIAN ROYAL IVORY AND GILT-BRONZE RELIEF DEPICTING THE ...

AN ITALIAN ROYAL IVORY AND GILT-BRONZE RELIEF DEPICTING THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST
LATE 17TH/18TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN ROYAL IVORY AND GILT-BRONZE RELIEF DEPICTING THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST LATE 17TH/18TH CENTURY St John the Baptist with a brass processional cross; both figures with brass halos; in an ebonised

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £25,000 - £40,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A SET OF SIX ORMOLU-MOUNTED MARBLE AND SIMULATED PORPHYRY PO...

A SET OF SIX ORMOLU-MOUNTED MARBLE AND SIMULATED PORPHYRY PORTRAIT MEDALLIONS DEPICTING ROMAN EMPERORS
20TH CENTURY
A SET OF SIX ORMOLU-MOUNTED MARBLE AND SIMULATED PORPHYRY PORTRAIT MEDALLIONS DEPICTING ROMAN EMPERORS 20TH CENTURY The profiles mounted on within canted rectangular frames, three

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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TWO HEREND MODELS OF COCKERELS

TWO HEREND MODELS OF COCKERELS
MODERN, MOUNTED AS LAMPS
TWO HEREND MODELS OF COCKERELS MODERN, MOUNTED AS LAMPS Each naturalistically modelled and painted in a bright palette of blue, iron-red, pink, orange and gilt, above rockwork, on a shaped gilt lined base, mounted on a gilt-metal plinth 20 1/8

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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TWO YELLOW PRINTED COTTON SOFAS

TWO YELLOW PRINTED COTTON SOFAS
LATE 20TH CENTURY
TWO YELLOW PRINTED COTTON SOFAS LATE 20TH CENTURY Each with six cushions, one with an arch back The arch back sofa: 33 in. (84 cm.) high; 82¾ in. (210 cm.) wide; 36½ in. (93 cm.) deep The other: 27½ in. (70 cm.) high; 82¾ in. (210 cm.) wide; 36 in

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A PAIR OF GEORGE II-STYLE BEECH WING ARMCHAIRS

A PAIR OF GEORGE II-STYLE BEECH WING ARMCHAIRS
SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF GEORGE II-STYLE BEECH WING ARMCHAIRS SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY Each with squab cushion and acanthus-carved cabriole legs, covered in green, yellow and herringbone checked velvet, with plain green velvet to the sides and

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, SYCAMORE AND SATINWOO...

AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, SYCAMORE AND SATINWOOD MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY SIDE CABINET
THE FACADE PANELS DUTCH, CIRCA 1795 AND INCORPORATED INTO THE PRESENT CABINET IN THE 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF EDWARD HOLMES BALDOCK
AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, SYCAMORE AND SATINWOOD

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A OVAL GLASS AND PERSPEX LOW TABLE

A OVAL GLASS AND PERSPEX LOW TABLE
CIRCA 1970-80
A OVAL GLASS AND PERSPEX LOW TABLE CIRCA 1970-80 On square section supports with a x-shape stretcher 15½ in. (39 cm.) high; 60 in. (152 cm.) wide; 47½ in. (120 cm.) deep

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A KIRMAN CARPET

A KIRMAN CARPET
SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1930
A KIRMAN CARPET SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1930 Areas of wear, selvages original, ends secured 10 ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. 9 in. (320 cm. x 206 cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £600 - £1,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A GEORGE III-STYLE MAHOGANY WINDOW SEAT

A GEORGE III-STYLE MAHOGANY WINDOW SEAT
BY GREGORY AND CO., EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A GEORGE III-STYLE MAHOGANY WINDOW SEAT BY GREGORY AND CO., EARLY 20TH CENTURY The scrolling arms and serpentine-shaped seat on channel-moulded cabriole legs, covered in floral moquette, stamped three times 'GREGORY&CO

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A KASHAN RUG

A KASHAN RUG
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1910
A KASHAN RUG CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1910 Overall very good condition 6 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. (204 cm. x 137 cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A GLASS AND LACQUERED STEEL LOW TABLE

A GLASS AND LACQUERED STEEL LOW TABLE
LATE 20TH CENTURY
A GLASS AND LACQUERED STEEL LOW TABLE LATE 20TH CENTURY With two canted, graduated tiers on bowed supports 18½ in. (47 cm.) high; 48 in. (122 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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AN ISFAHAN PRAYER RUG AND A KIRMAN RUG

AN ISFAHAN PRAYER RUG AND A KIRMAN RUG
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1910 AND SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1930
AN ISFAHAN PRAYER RUG AND A KIRMAN RUG CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1910 AND SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1930 The Isfahan with minute touches of wear, a short repaired tear in one corner, selvages original

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A COLLECTION OF TEN RUSSIAN LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE BOXES

A COLLECTION OF TEN RUSSIAN LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE BOXES
20TH CENTURY
A COLLECTION OF TEN RUSSIAN LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE BOXES 20TH CENTURY Each with either a religious or folkloric polychrome image to the lid, with various with cyrillic inscriptions to the underside and one marked 'MADE IN RUSSIA

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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AN ITALIAN FAN AND A CANTONESE EXPORT FAN

AN ITALIAN FAN AND A CANTONESE EXPORT FAN
18TH CENTURY AND 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN FAN AND A CANTONESE EXPORT FAN 18TH CENTURY AND 19TH CENTURY The first with mother-of-pearl sticks, pierced and inlaid with silver, the paper leaf painted with pastoral scene; the second with pierced ivory sticks and

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A BELGIAN FAN AND A SPANISH FAN

A BELGIAN FAN AND A SPANISH FAN
CIRCA 1900 AND 1850
A BELGIAN FAN AND A SPANISH FAN CIRCA 1900 AND 1850 The first with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell-inlaid and pierced sticks, the leave of mixed Brussels needle and bobbin lace; the second with mother-of-pearl-inlaid and pierced sticks, the paper

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A LOUIS XVI-STYLE ORMOLU AND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED AMARANTH AND ...

A LOUIS XVI-STYLE ORMOLU AND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED AMARANTH AND TULIPWOOD GUERIDON
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A LOUIS XVI-STYLE ORMOLU AND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED AMARANTH AND TULIPWOOD GUERIDON LATE 19TH CENTURY The circular top inset with a Sèvres-style floral panel, the frieze with single sprung drawer with

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012

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A LATE LOUIS XVI-STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE

A LATE LOUIS XVI-STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE
FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
A LATE LOUIS XVI-STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY The brechè violette slab above three shallow frieze drawers and two long drawers on turned and fluted tapering legs 35 in. (89 cm.) high; 52½

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 12 Jul 2012