The Collection of Sir William Whitfield CBE - Part One

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
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Datum der Auktion: 10.03.2020

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A pair of French spelter models of the Townley Vase fitted as table lamps...

A pair of French spelter models of the Townley Vase fitted as table lamps, after the Antique, circa 1890 and later adapted, each ovoid body relief cast with figural scenes and with twin scrolled handles, above black marble bases, 36cm high overall including later electrical fitments; presented with

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A Regency beechwood, parcel-gilt and brass-mounted scroll-end sofa, circa 1815

A Regency beechwood, parcel-gilt and brass-mounted scroll-end sofa , circa 1815, in the manner of Gillows, the channel moulded frame upholstered in striped red and blue fabric, with splayed legs ending in brass cap castors, 87cm high, 228cm wide, 80cm deep, possibly originally with a grained

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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After Carlo Finelli, a Venetian model of Venus in a shell by Testolini...

After Carlo Finelli (1782-1853), a Venetian sculpted alabaster model of Venus in a shell by Testolini, last quarter 19 th century, the nude maiden portrayed crouching in a scallop shell supported by twin dolphins, the integral socle mounted with a plaque inscribed VENERE GALLERIA TESTOLINI VENEZIA

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A pair of Continental Belge marble columnar pedestals, late 19th century

A pair of Continental, probably French, rouge royale and noir Belge marble columnar pedestals, late 19 th century, each with a Corinthian order capital above a tapered shaft and moulded circular socle, 113cm high overall This lot is to be sold without reserve

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A North West Persian runner, small North West Persian rug and a Kashan rug

A North West Persian runner, approximately 295 x 113cm, together with a small North West Persian rug , approximately 123 x 88cm, and a Kashan rug , approximately 201 x 130cm This lot is to be sold without reserve

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A set of six late George III mahogany hall chairs, circa 1790

A set of six late George III mahogany hall chairs , circa 1790, the oval fan-carved backs each centred by the painted armorial crest of the Colthurst family, the bowed solid seats above turned legs The backs of these chairs bear the armorial crests of the Colthurst family which were originally

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A parcel gilt and painted bracket in Chinoiserie taste and a pair of modern...

A parcel gilt and painted bracket in Chinoiserie taste, 20 th century, the rectangular section top tapering to an acorn finial, 46cm high, 40cm wide, 20cm protuberance; and a pair of modern painted wood brackets, 36cm high, 36cm wide, 18cm deep This lot is to be sold without reserve

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A George I style carved and gilt-gesso stand, late 19th/early 20th century

A George I style carved and gilt-gesso stand , late 19 th /early 20 th century, the rectangular inset grey marble top above a slightly recessed frieze decorated with shells and scrolls, the shaped apron flanked by acanthus-carved cabriole legs with pad feet, 80cm high, 74cm wide, 45cm deep

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A large quantity of mezzotints of notable people

A large quantity of mezzotints of notable people , to include portraits of Thomas Marquis of Wharton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Sir Thomas Smyth after Holbein and Francis Earl of Bedford, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, various dates and various sizes. This lot is to be sold without reserve

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A pair of late George III mahogany hall chairs, circa 1800

A pair of late George III mahogany hall chairs , circa 1800, the narrow shield-shaped backs above dished solid seats, on ring-turned splayed legs joined by turned x-shaped stretchers This lot is to be sold without reserve

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A George II style carved mahogany sofa, late 19th century

A George II style carved mahogany sofa , late 19 th century, the rectangular back and seat upholstered in green damask, the six cabriole legs with labrequin and foliate decoration to the knees, on scroll feet, 86cm high, 185cm wide

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A scagliola columnar pedestal simulating verde antico, 19th century

A scagliola columnar pedestal simulating verde antico , 19 th century, of cylindrical form and on a stepped and moulded circular base, 115cm high; and another, similar, with painted plaster socle, 109cm high

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A set of four carved and giltwood wall mounts, 18th century and later

A set of four carved and giltwood wall mounts, 18 th century and later, each as a bellflower swag with ribbon tied finial, approximately 55cm high, 122cm wide; and a carved and giltwood urn mount in George III Adam taste, of demilune outline, 72cm high, together with a George III giltwood overdoor

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A William IV carved giltwood pelmet, circa 1830

A William IV carved giltwood pelmet , circa 1830 in the rococo style, of serpentine outline, the elaborate pierced frieze centred by a cartouche and with a damask apron, 36cm high, 220cm wide, 20cm deep

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A large and impressive simulated marble bust of Emperor Hadrian, late 20th...

A large and impressive simulated marble bust of Emperor Hadrian , after the Antique, late 20th century, the bearded subject portrayed in military dress and looking slightly to sinister, on a waisted circular socle, 92cm high This bust is a full-size rendition of the monumental example in the British

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A pair of Italian or French verde antico columnar pedestals, first half...

A pair of Italian or French verde antico columnar pedestals, probably first half 19 th century, later mounted with square section onyx capitals and socles, approximately 166cm high overall

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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An Antwerp Historical Tapestry from The Story of Emperor Octavian Augustus...

An Antwerp Historical Tapestry, probably by the workshop of Jan Frans Cornelissen or Anna Maria Wauters, The Sacrifice to the Unknown God, from The Story of Emperor Octavian Augustus , circa 1660-1690, the design attributed to Justus van Egmont, woven in wools and silks, depicting Augustus, crowned

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A pair of George III style architectural painted and parcel-gilt open...

A pair of George III style architectural painted and parcel-gilt open breakfront bookcases , the moulded cornices above an arrangement of corbels and a central arched aperture flanked by open shelves with corbel supports below, 235cm high, 194cm wide, 27cm deep Provenance: Possibly supplied to Rt

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A French gilt bronze bust of Diana the Huntress after Jean-Antoine Houdon...

A French gilt bronze bust of Diana the Huntress after Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828), cast by the Susse Frères, last quarter 19 th century, portrayed facing to dexter, with a crescent moon to her loosely tied hair, partially draped along the truncation, on a waisted square section socle stamped

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A Napoleon III ormolu mounted rouge griotte, Breccia and vert maurin...

A Napoleon III ormolu mounted rouge griotte, Breccia and vert maurin columnar pedestal by Maison Millet, third quarter 19 th century, the Corinthian order capital above a tapered stem and descending to a stepped square section base, the capital and fitments stamped MILLET , 115cm high overall

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A painted plaster bust of William Pitt the Younger after Joseph Nollekens...

A painted plaster bust of William Pitt the Younger after Joseph Nollekens (British 1737-1823), possibly first half 19th century, portrayed togate, inscribed PITT to the rear, 72cm high The present bust portrays William Pitt, who served as Prime Minister during the reign of King George III, including

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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An Italian Siena and white marble mounted columnar pedestal, 19th century

An Italian Siena and white marble mounted columnar pedestal, 19 th century, the Doric order capital above a tapered shaft descending to a moulded socle and further veined marble veneered plinth, 123cm high; and an Italian marmo cippolino plinth, of cylindrical form This lot is to be sold without

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A late George III mahogany bookcase, circa 1790

A late George III mahogany bookcase , the moulded cornice above a pair of panelled astragal doors enclosing adjustable shelves, the base with a drawer, on a later plinth, 247cm high, 152cm wide, 47cm deep Provenance: Anonymous sale, Crhistie's South Kensington, 10 February 1993, lot 238

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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Circle of Maria Verelst (British 1680-1744) Portrait of Lady Smythe...

Circle of Maria Verelst (British 1680-1744) Portrait of Lady Smythe, three-quarter-length Oil on canvas With identifying inscription lower left 124 x 99.5cm (48¾ x 39 in.) Provenance: Sale, Christie's, South Kensington, 1 July 1980, lot 68

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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John Vanderbank (British 1694-1739) Portrait of Dr Martin Benson...

John Vanderbank (British 1694-1739) Portrait of Dr Martin Benson (1689-1752) Bishop of Gloucester, half-length, in clerical costume Oil on canvas Signed and dated 1732 lower right 91.5 x 72cm (36 x 28¼ in.) Provenance: Sale, Christie's London, 28 May 1948, lot 162 Sale, Christie's London, 24 July

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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A George II carved giltwood pier mirror, circa 1755

A George II carved giltwood pier mirror , circa 1755, the asymmetrical pierced cresting above a conforming carved and pierced rococo surround with a divided plate, 236cm high, 104cm wide, re-gilt, the upper plate replaced The overall design of the present mirror with the exception of the cresting

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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North Italian School (17th century) Portrait of a gentleman, half-length...

North Italian School (17th century) Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a pale brown embroidered coat Oil on canvas, oval 71 x 56cm (27¾ x 22 in

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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After Samuel Cooper Portrait of Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658)

After Samuel Cooper Portrait of Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) Oil on canvas laid down to board 63.5 x 53.5cm (25 x 21 in.) This lot is to be sold without reserve

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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Circle of Jonathan Richardson (British 1665-1745) Portrait of Matthew Prior...

Circle of Jonathan Richardson (British 1665-1745) Portrait of Matthew Prior (1664-1721), half-length, in a green coat Oil on canvas 62 x 49cm (24¼ x 19¼ in.) Provenance: The collection of Lady Meyer Sale, Christie's, South Kensington, 24 June 1981, lot 204 Matthew Prior was an English poet and

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 10.03.2020

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After Antonio Canova, an Italian sculpted alabaster figural group of the...

After Antonio Canova, an Italian sculpted alabaster figural group of the Three Graces, 19 th century, above an oval section festooned plinth, 51cm high This lot is to be sold without reserve

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 10.03.2020