Auction 08.12.1994

Christie's
London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 08.12.1994

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A LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE PORTRAIT MEDALLION OF LOUIS XV in silhouette, his...

A LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE PORTRAIT MEDALLION OF LOUIS XV in silhouette, his hair bound with a ribbon-tied laurel-wreath on a moulded oval alabaster plaque, the 19th Century channelled gilt-bronze frame surmounted by a pierced foliate cresting centred by the Royal Arms of France, the reverse of the

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A REGENCE GILT-BRONZE AND GILT-STEEL CANDLE-SNUFFER AND TRAY, the waved...

A REGENCE GILT-BRONZE AND GILT-STEEL CANDLE-SNUFFER AND TRAY, the waved dished tray etched with foliate arabesques flanked by hatched panels, the sides centred by a foliate scallop-shell, the pierced acanthus-scroll handle with further scallop-shell, the scrolled trestle supporting a pair of

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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TWO GILT-BRONZE PRESSE-PAPIERS, each with domed foliate patera handle, the...

TWO GILT-BRONZE PRESSE-PAPIERS, each with domed foliate patera handle, the spreading rectangular imbricated base decorated with foliate sprays and channelled strapwork C-scrolls The larger 6in. (15cm) wide; 4in. (10cm.) deep The smaller 5¾in. (14.5cm.) wide; 3 7/8in. (9.5cm.) deep (2

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND PARCEL-GILT TERRACOTTA MODELS, each...

A PAIR OF POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND PARCEL-GILT TERRACOTTA MODELS, each depicting a martial trophy of arms with a central recumbent suit of armour against a backdrop of flags, shields, drums, laurel-wreaths, muskets and fasces, one shown leaning against a saddle, the other a drum, one with label to

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV GILT-BRONZE CHENETS, each with a confronting sphinx...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV GILT-BRONZE CHENETS, each with a confronting sphinx with shaped head-dress and tasselled lambrequin-draped saddle, shown seated on her haunches, her paws resting on a foliate scrolled volute, the moulded spreading rectangular arched base centred by an espagnolette-mask with

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF REGENCE LACQUERED-BRASS FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each with central...

A PAIR OF REGENCE LACQUERED-BRASS FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each with central entrelac and stiff-leaf nozzle above a reeded and husk trailed drip-pan, the gadrooned concave-fronted triangular platform issuing three further scrolling foliate branches with entrelac-cast drip-pans and foliate baluster

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A GILT-BRONZE BUST OF THE KURFURST MAX EMANUEL OF BAVARIA by Guillaume de...

A GILT-BRONZE BUST OF THE KURFURST MAX EMANUEL OF BAVARIA by Guillaume de Groff , circa 1714, ON A LOUIS XIV BRASS-INLAID KINGWOOD PEDESTAL, the Elector shown with tightly curled hair looking to sinister, in full imbricated ceremonial armour with lions rampant, on a ring-turned spreading circular

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN ALABASTER AND GILT-BRONZE VASES AND AN ITALIAN AGATE AND...

A PAIR OF ITALIAN ALABASTER AND GILT-BRONZE VASES AND AN ITALIAN AGATE AND GILT-BRONZE URN, the former each with ring-turned collar flanked by scrolled winged caryatid handles, the ovoid body applied with seraphims and pierced rosette and strapwork clasps, on a stiff-leaf base and gadrooned and

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A REGENCE GILT-BRONZE AND CHINESE AUBERGINE-GLAZED PORCELAIN POT-POURRI...

A REGENCE GILT-BRONZE AND CHINESE AUBERGINE-GLAZED PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER, the domed pierced cover with flowerhead apertures surmounted by a naturalistically-cast platform with serpents, snails, frogs and foliage on a rocky outcrop, centred by a later acorn finial and within a gadrooned

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A REGENCE GILT-BRONZE AND CHINESE AUBERGINE-GLAZED PORCELAIN POT-POURRI...

A REGENCE GILT-BRONZE AND CHINESE AUBERGINE-GLAZED PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER, the domed cover pierced with reeded apertures surmounted by a domed cap chased with bell-husk swags and gadroons and surmounted by a reeded trellis and berried foliate waisted finial, the reeded panelled frieze

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE AND CHINESE APPLE-GREEN GLAZED PORCELAIN POT-POURRI...

A LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE AND CHINESE APPLE-GREEN GLAZED PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER, the domed cover surmounted by a scrolled acanthus mace and flowerhead finial within a Régence collar etched with rosettes and scrolled foliage, the pierced frieze cast with rockwork C-scrolls and foliate

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A LOUIS XV FRUITWOOD AND SCARLET AND GILT-JAPANNED TABLE EN CABARET by Jean...

A LOUIS XV FRUITWOOD AND SCARLET AND GILT-JAPANNED TABLE EN CABARET by Jean Hoffenrichler, dit Potarange , mounted with gilt-bronze, the foliate reeded border incorporating a waved rectangular panel of butterflies and flowers on a scarlet ground, the waved apron with moulded border, on

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE AND SEVRES BLEU CELESTE PORCELAIN AND...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE AND SEVRES BLEU CELESTE PORCELAIN AND POT-POURRI EN FORME DE LIMACON, each in the form of a snail shell with shaped radiating lid surmounted by a shell-finial and with reeded collar above a pierced crescent-moon frieze with egg-and-dart base, on spirally-twisted

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF DIRECTOIRE BRONZE, GILT-BRONZE AND PARIS PORCELAIN VASES, each...

A PAIR OF DIRECTOIRE BRONZE, GILT-BRONZE AND PARIS PORCELAIN VASES, each with tapering cup with gilded interior, one decorated with insects in a scrolled acanthus border with husk-trailed rosette lozenges on a white ground, the other with husks issuing acanthus scrolls and floral trails flanked by

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A REGENCE BRASS-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-BRONZE ENCRIER, the...

A REGENCE BRASS-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-BRONZE ENCRIER, the raised dished pen-tray enclosing a red leather-lined well flanked by four inkwells in the form of neo-classical urns with berried finials and stiff-leaf domed lids, the Vitruvian-scroll frieze with ring handles, the foliate cast

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE SWANS, realistically modelled, each with...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE SWANS, realistically modelled, each with craned neck on a rocky outcrop with bull-rushes and foliage 10½in. (27.5cm.) wide; 12¾in. (32.5cm.) high (2

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 120.000 £ - 180.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A BRASS-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL, EBONY AND GILT-COPPER ENCRIER, mounted...

A BRASS-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL, EBONY AND GILT-COPPER ENCRIER, mounted in gilt-bronze, the dished centre inlaid with Bérainesque designs of scrolling foliate arabesques, snails and husk trails and centred by a strapwork cartouche with three drinking vessels, a fleur-de-lys and crossed palm

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A REGENCE BRASS-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-BRONZE CARTEL CLOCK...

A REGENCE BRASS-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-BRONZE CARTEL CLOCK, the circular glazed gilt-bronze and enamelled dial with individual Roman and Arabic enamel numerals within a foliate border and with blued-steel handles, the gadrooned bezel set into a circular drum surmounted by a group of

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A REGENCE BRASS-INLAID EBONY AND EBONISED SMALL BUREAU PLAT, mounted with...

A REGENCE BRASS-INLAID EBONY AND EBONISED SMALL BUREAU PLAT, mounted with gilt-bronze, the concave-sided rectangular top with gadrooned collar above a shaped apron inlaid with scrolls and centred by an acanthus-scrolled female mask, the ends mounted with a quiver and torch escutcheon, on

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE STIRRUPS, each with foliate-wrapped reeded...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE STIRRUPS, each with foliate-wrapped reeded shaped C-scroll ring, the waved laurel-swagged arch cast with C-scroll balusters and confronting C-scrolls and terminating in a rockwork cabochon, the pierced tread with central lozenge within a scrolled strapwork border

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A BRONZE EQUESTRIAN STATUE OF LOUIS XIV after Francis Girardon, the king...

A BRONZE EQUESTRIAN STATUE OF LOUIS XIV after Francis Girardon, the king shown dressed after the Antique, his right arm raised, seated on a prancing horse whose hind leg tramples underfoot a sword and acanthus-cast pelta centred by a medusa's head, on a rectangular chamferred plinth inscribed

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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TWO LOUIS XIV EBONY AND BRASS AND PEWTER-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL COFFRES...

TWO LOUIS XIV EBONY AND BRASS AND PEWTER-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL COFFRES DE TOILETTE (MARIAGE) by André-Charles Boulle , mounted in gilt-bronze and inlaid with stained-horn in première and contre-partie with scrolling foliate arabesques, each with domed hinged top centred by a bearded-mask

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 400.000 £ - 600.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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AN EARLY LOUIS XIV CARPET FRAGMENT, the indigo field with a variety of...

AN EARLY LOUIS XIV CARPET FRAGMENT, the indigo field with a variety of floral bouquets tied with ribbons, baskets of fruit, floral vases and acanthus leaves issuing flowerheads, woven either in the Louvre or at Chaillot, circa 1650 (some areas of damage, wear and old repair) backed 4ft.9in. x

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A REGENCE GROS AND PETIT-POINT NEEDLEWORK CARPET, the shaded brown field...

A REGENCE GROS AND PETIT-POINT NEEDLEWORK CARPET, the shaded brown field with a variety of dense floral sprays entwined with acanthus leaves and flowerheads around a central quartered lozenge medallion bounded by entwined ribbon and flowerheads, each square enclosing a floral bouquet surrounded by

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV GILTWOOD TABOURETS, each with rectangular padded seat...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV GILTWOOD TABOURETS, each with rectangular padded seat and blue silk-velvet loose cover with silver thread border and tasselled fringe, the channelled scrolled legs joined by a waved channelled H-shaped stretcher and scroll feet, later blocks, possibly re-railed 19¼in. (49.5cm

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS, each with rounded rectangular...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV GILTWOOD FAUTEUILS, each with rounded rectangular padded back and seat upholstered in contemporary crimson silk velvet with tasselled fringe, the scrolled channelled arms carved with bell-husks and acanthus, on scrolled husk-trailed tapering chanelled legs joined by a hipped

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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TWO LOUIS XV BRASS-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-BRONZE BAROMETERS by...

TWO LOUIS XV BRASS-INLAID BROWN TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-BRONZE BAROMETERS by Claude-Joseph Desgodets , each inlaid en première-partie with foliate arabesques, the later circular glazed dials variously inscribed, one signed LING R CHEVALLIER OPTICIEN DU ROI PLACE DU PONT NEUF, 15 PARIS, the other

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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AN EARLY LOUIS XV EBONISED AMARANTH AND GILT-BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK by Charles...

AN EARLY LOUIS XV EBONISED AMARANTH AND GILT-BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK by Charles Cressent , the gilt-bronze mounts by Jacques Confesseur , the glazed demi-lune dial with enamel cabochons with Roman numerals framed by Arabic numerals, signed on two plaques Guiot AParis , within a pierced border with

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV BRONZE GROUPS attributed to Corneille van Clève, one...

A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV BRONZE GROUPS attributed to Corneille van Clève, one depicting Psyche discovering Cupid, the other depicting Venus disarming Cupid, each on naturalistically-cast shaped bases with foliate trails and roots The former 10¼in. (26cm.) wide; 18¾in. (48cm.) high The latter 11¾in

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994

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A REGENCE BRASS-INLAID AMARANTH AND EBONY BUREAU PLAT in the manner of...

A REGENCE BRASS-INLAID AMARANTH AND EBONY BUREAU PLAT in the manner of André-Charles Boulle, mounted with gilt-bronze, the concave-fronted red leather-lined top above a panelled frieze with one deep and two shallow shaped drawers to each side, the central drawer to the reverse simulated, the

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 100.000 £ - 150.000 £

Datum: 08.12.1994