Fine Furniture, & Effects. Also Objets d Art & Bijouterie
A Cyprien. An Alabaster Bust of a Maiden wearing a head-scarf fastened with a button beneath her chin with a lily to her chest, mounted on a dark green marble base, Circa 1900. 41 cm high, 36 cm wide, 18 cm deep.
Estimated sale price: £300 - £500
A Fine Quality Victorian Serpentine Fronted Figured Walnut & Marquetry Credenza with black & white figured marble top. The central cupboard door having a central panel with beautifully inlaid bouquet of flowers displayed against a ebonised ground and framed by a triple border of cross-banding outlined in stringing. The sides fitted with undulating glass doors enclosing display shelves. The half column pilasters adorned with decorative gilt mounts and inlaid with trailing flowers, standing on a plinth base 109 cm high, 193 cm wide, 43 cm deep.
Estimated sale price: £2800 - £3200
A Fabulous Quality French Empire Gilt Bronze 'Le Char de Ceres' Clock signed Julien le Roy, after Pierre-Philippe Thomire. Ceres depicted wearing a castle-shaped crown and long flowing robe seated in her cushioned chariot holding a globe on her lap, accompanied by two putti: one with a cornucopia spilling an abundance of flowers, the other with a bundle of wheat. The chariot pulled by two magnificent lions with lambrequin saddle cloths. The movement set amidst swags of tasseled drapery with the enamelled chapter ring forming the chariot's wheel, marked with Roman Numerals counting the hours and minute dots inbetween encircling gilded spokes. The piece standing on a vert marble plinth adorned with gilt mounts and raised on winged lion paw feet, 51 cm high, 61 cm wide, 14.5 cm deep.
Estimated sale price: £14000 - £16000
A Pair of Attractive Boullework Side Cabinets decorated with fine scrolling red tortoiseshell and engraved brass inlay and contra partie inlay adorned with gilt mounts. Each cabinet with a glazed arch topped display door standing on a plinth base 109 cm high, 88 cm wide, 34 cm deep.
Estimated sale price: £2500 - £3000
A Fine Quality French Empire Gilt-Bronze & Bronze Pendule au Negre; 'The Porter'. The piece modelled as a negro carrying a woven bundle upon his back encasing the clock movement with enamelled dial. The figure striding out with walking cane, wearing a gilded hat with clay pipe tucked into the rim and gilt trousers with a flask at his side. The D-ended plinth base adorned with decorative mounts; a monkey amidst sprays of palm tied in ribbons to the centre and parrots feeding from baskets of fruit suspended either side, raised on toupee feet, 37 cm high, 26 cm wide, 9.5 cm deep.
Estimated sale price: £10000 - £12000
A Pair of Empire Style Bronze & Gilt Bronze Figural Candelabra. Each modelled as a negro child crowned in crested plumes, wearing a string of gilt beaded around his neck and holding aloft two wrythen branched bearing candle sockets, standing on a round pedestal with small lion paw feet, 49 cm in height.
Estimated sale price: £1000 - £2000
Duret Francisque Joseph (1854-1865). A Large 19th Century Delafontaine Cast Bronze Figure; 'Danseur au Tambourin' (lacking tambourine) on a round base encrusted with sea shells, signed Delafontaine and Duret, 95 cm in height.
Estimated sale price: £1500 - £2000
A Pair of 19th Century Figural Bronze Candelabra after Clodion. The bacchanalian figures stood upon green marble pedestals with gilt mounts, holding aloft foliate scrolling candle branches, 48 cm in height.
Estimated sale price: £600 - £800
A Large & Highly Decorative Late 19th Century Gilt Mounted Oak Clock raised on a pedestal display cabinet. The clock embellished with elaborately cast scrolling foliage and winged cherubs, with pierced foliate grilles either side and fircone finials surmounting the corners, 74 cm in height. The display cabinet tapered, bevelled glass sides, with intricate mounts cast with undulating garlands to the frames and rams' heads adorning the corners, 190 cm overall in height.
Estimated sale price: £8000 - £12000
A Victorian Black Lacquered Tilt Top Table elaborately decorated with mother-of-pearl inlay and painted gilt embellishments. The oval serpentine top emblazoned with a chinoiserie scene depicting pagodas and figures at leisure framed by a raised border inlaid with a chain of overlapped mother-of-pearl rings. The turned centre pedestal with reeded bulb above four silhouette cut crested twin-scroll legs enriched with further inlaid and gilding, 76 cm high [top down], 122 cm wide, 91 cm deep.
Estimated sale price: £700 - £800
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