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Fine Furniture, Paintings & Effects


    A 19th Century French Ormolu Mantel Clock with Sèvres Porcelain Insets. The clock surmounted by the reclining figure of a cherub draped in an animal pelt blowing a horn. The porcelain insets painted with winged cherubs in bleu celeste borders enriched with gilding. The enamelled dial signed Hny Marc Paris, 20 ins (50 cms) in height.

    Sold For: £2100


    A Small 19th Century Work Table clad in diagonally grained tulip-wood veneers and adorned with gilt metal mounts. The lift up top centred by a porcelain plaque painted with a cherub amongst billowing clouds in a bleu celeste border enriched with gilding. The serpentine apron housing the box frieze compartment and standing on square tapering cabriole legs with decorative mounts, united by an under-shelf. 28 ins (71 cms) high, 18 ins x 15 ins (46 cm x 38 cms).

    Sold For: £1900


    A Fine Louis XV Style Bed. The scrolling head & foot boards quarter veneered in diagonally grained rosewood with moulded edging carved with Rococo crests enriched with gilding. The headboard measuring 66 ins (168 cms) in height, 59 ins (150 cms) wide.

    Sold For: £580


    A Small 19th Century Vitrine-topped Bookcase. The serpentine top with a hinged bevelled glass lid enclosing a bijouterie compartment above an open bookcase standing on short cabriole legs. The diagonally grained veneers enhanced with inlaid bands and mounted with gilt bronze adorments, 32¾ ins (83 cms) high, 37 ins (94 cms) wide, 13½ ins (34 cms) deep.

    Sold For: £1900


    A Louis XVI Style White Marble & Gilt Bronze Clock Set. The clock with white convex enamelled dial signed Hry. Marc Paris, painted with delicate swagged garlands of pink roses and having ornate pierced gilt hands. Surmounted by a seeding foliate finial and standing on D-end break-front base embellished with a band of entwined laurel garlands and raised on toupee feet. The garniture urns with rams' head mounts, 13 ins (33 cms) in height.

    Sold For: £900


    A Gilt Bronze Figure of a Naked Roman Centurion, with plumed helmet poised with spear and shield. Standing on a Siena marble socle and stepped ebonised plinth. 8 ins (20 cms) in height.

    Sold For: £360


    A Pair of Small 19th Century Rouge Royal Marble Cassolettes with gilt metal mounts, 10¼ ins (26 cms) in height.

    Sold For: £300


    A 19th Century Marquetry Table à Canapé with gilt metal mounts in the Louis XV Style . The square top inlaid with a swirl of flowers and foliage on a diagonally grained quarter-veneered ground with banded border. The shaped leaves to each side supported on fly brackets and edged in gilt metal trim. Standing on cabriole legs inlaid with stringing, 29 ins (74 cms) high, the top 21 ins (53.5 cms) square flaps down, 39 ins (99 cms) flaps up.

    Sold For: £340


    A Louis XVI Style Marquetry Table Ambulante. The kidney shaped top inlaid with repeated floral sprigs in diamond tiles framed by a cross-banded border and edged with a gilt metal gallery rail. The frieze fitted with a shallow drawer and raised on tapering cabriole legs with gilt bronze mounts (lacking one sabot). 29½ ins (75 cms) high, 32 ins x 17 ins (81 cms x 43 cms).

    Sold For: £950


    A French 'Transitional' Style Vernis Martin Vitrine. The marble top above two glazed doors with painted scenic base panels, flanked by canted concave glazed sides enclosing a shelved interior. The frieze adorned with a gilt bronze band of undulating flowers and foliage centred by a plaquette cast in relief with cherubs at play. Standing on short cabriole legs with decorative mounts, 63½ ins (161 cms) high, 46 ins (117 cms) wide, 15¼ ins (39 cms) deep.

    Sold For: £0

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