Objet D'art and Bijouterie Sale
A collection of intricate and beautiful small items, jewellery, silverware, small bronzes and other collectable pieces.
A 19th Century Louis XV Style Carved Giltwood Armchair covered in tapestry woven with scenic cartouches surrounded by fruiting vines and foliage. The moulded frame crested with leaves and standing on cabriole legs with scrolled feet, 42'' (107 cm) high, 30'' *76 cm) wide.
A Louis XV Style Carved & Painted Giltwood Console Table (A/F). The serpentine white marble top on an elaborate scrolling Rococo base painted grey and enriched with gilding. The piece lavishly carved with sweeping acanthus and flowers; the apron centred by a fine gilt lion mask, 38½'' (98 cm) high, 57'' (145 cm) wide, 22'' (56 cm) deep.
A Fabulous Early George III Mirror, Circa 1760. The glass plate, possibly original, set in an elegant pierced giltwood frame with slender brick-work pillars either side surrounded open Rococo scrolls of foliage interspersed with flower-heads and surmounted by a crested foliate pediment, 53'' x 29'' (135 cm x 74 cm) [Ex Christies].
A Charming Late 18th/Early 19th Century Oil on Canvas: Half length Portrait of a Boy stood in landscape wearing a buttoned morning coat over a lace trimmed collar, holding a top hat, 25½'' x 21½'' (65 cm x 54 cm). In a cavetto moulded gilt frame with scrolling adornments to the corners, 30'' x 25½'' (76 cm x 65 cm).
Attributed to Peter Monamy (London 1681-1749) Oil on canvas shipping scene with anchored vessels with sea folk unloading in the foreground. Contained within a fine carved giltwood frame, 40'' (102 cm) wide x 34 ½'' (88 cm) tall.
A Pair of Fabulous 19th Century Glass Wig Stands. The glass balls elaborately decorated with internally applied decoupage figures, birds, butterflies and foliage on a reverse painted gilt ground, 7'' (17.5 cm) in diameter.
A Highly Decorative 19th Century Sèvres Style Porcelain Lyre Clock & Garniture Set with gilt bronze mounts, after an example believed to have been made for Queen Marie Antoinette by Kinable. The movement in a drum case striking a bell with a convex enamelled dial painted with swagged garlands of pink roses, encircled by a pendulum ring of paste stones suspended from a gridiron support. The deep, rich blue glazed case ornamented with strings of gilt beading, laurel garlands, marguerites and swagged roses surmounted by a love trophy. Standing on an oval pedestal 20'' (50 cm) in height. The accompanying candelabra modelled as urns of rambling gilt wire roses with candle-cups incorporated into the flower heads, 17¾'' (45 cm) high.
An Antique Repoussé Brass Islamic Pot. The cylindrical sides decorated with a caravan of camels beneath a band of text and having a seamed base and rolled rim 10'' (25.5 cm) high, 10½'' (26 cm) in diameter.
An Ivory Silk Satin Runner embroidered in gold metallic threads with a border of undulating flowers and foliage interspersed with tiny beads, 21'' x 51'' (53 cm x 130 cm).
A Fine Gallé Glass Vase. The orange tinged opaque glass body overlaid and carved with sprays of orange chrysanthemums and signed Galle, 6¼'' (16 cm) high
A Small Striated Grey Agate Pestle & Mortar. The pestle 2¾'' (7 cm) in length, the mortar with tapered octagonal sides, 2½'' (6.5 cm) in width.