The Oliver Hoare Collection

Christie's
London

Datum der Auktion: 25.10.2019

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AN ENGLISH MAHOGANY CASE OF HOLTZAPFFEL WOODWORKING CHISELS

AN ENGLISH MAHOGANY CASE OF HOLTZAPFFEL WOODWORKING CHISELS 19TH CENTURY The turning tools and chisels with rosewood and tulipwood handles, some steel blades stamped 'Holtzapffel & Co.' and other makers, one chisel lacking The case: 31 x 44 ½ in. (79 x 113 cm.), open

Los #: 94

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GILT-COPPER MOUNTED IVORY CASKET

A GILT-COPPER MOUNTED IVORY CASKET SICILY, 12TH/13TH CENTURY Rectangular, with hinged truncated pyramidal lid, with later painted repeating bird and mounts motifs 3 ½ x 4 7/8 x 3 1/8in. (8.8 x 12.4 x 8cm

Los #: 95

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AN INDO-DUTCH CARVED OSTRICH EGG

AN INDO-DUTCH CARVED OSTRICH EGG PROBABLY SRI LANKA, DATED 1771 Extensively carved, depicting a European couple within a domestic interior to one side, and a European lady in a garden to the other 5 5/8in. (14.5 cm.) high, overall Provenance With Sven Gahlin, acquired circa 1966. With Christopher

Los #: 96

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A FRENCH FRUITWOOD EROTIC TOBACCO BOX

A FRENCH FRUITWOOD EROTIC TOBACCO BOX LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Depicting a couple in an amorous embrace, on associated satin birch stand The box: 4 in. (10 cm.) high

Los #: 97

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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ITALIAN, CLASSICAL-STYLE

ITALIAN, CLASSICAL-STYLE A FOOT Verona marble 11 ½ in. (29 cm.) high; 21 5/8 in. (55 cm.) wide

Los #: 98

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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HEAD OF A BULL (''OLIVER'S UNICORN'')

HEAD OF A BULL ("OLIVER'S UNICORN") ITALIAN, 18/19TH CENTURY Bronze; on a modern metal stand 1 ½ in. (4.1 cm.) wide; 4 ¼ in. (10.5 cm.) high, overall

Los #: 99

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AN AGATE SPHERICAL HANGING ORNAMENT

AN AGATE SPHERICAL HANGING ORNAMENT NORTH INDIA, 17TH CENTURY OR LATER Possibly chalcedony, drilled, possibly as a large bead, unstrung 2 ¼in. (5.5cm.) diam

Los #: 100

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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GERMAN, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

GERMAN, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY MALE AEOLIPILE Bronze; with hole to the mouth 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) high Provenance By repute Oettingen-Wallerstein collections, Schloss Harburg, Harburg. Trinity Fine Art, New York, 1995. Luigi Koelliker, Milan. his sale, The Luigi Koelliker Studiolo, Sotheby's London

Los #: 101

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A PAIR OF 'WITCH'S' MIRRORS

A PAIR OF 'WITCH'S' MIRRORS ITALY, 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY INCORPORATING EARLIER PLATES Each comprising various circular plates within a red-decorated pine frame See Back Cover Illustration. Each 18 x 23 ½ in. (46 x 60 cm

Los #: 102

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A LARGE FATIMID STYLE MARBLE WATER JAR

A LARGE FATIMID STYLE MARBLE WATER JAR THE JAR PROBABLY 18TH/19TH CENTURY, THE INSCRIPTION RECENT Of facetted ovoid form, with everted rim, a calligraphic register in pseudo kufic script to the shoulder, gadrooned loop handels to either sides, repaired 21 3/8.in. (55cm.) high

Los #: 103

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A WHITE PORCELAIN VASE

A WHITE PORCELAIN VASE TAIZO KURODA (JAPANESE: B. 1946) A pure white unglazed porcelain ovoid vase with asymmetric rim, the tactile surface finished with fine horizontal lines, incised Taizo 2016 , with artist's seal, with wrapping cloth and signed wood box inscribed hana ire 7 in. (18 cm.) high

Los #: 104

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A PORPHYRY BOWL

A PORPHYRY BOWL POSSIBLY 14TH CENTURY Of octagonal form with shallow caved bowl, in oak box with iron hinges and chain. 12 x 10 x 4 ½in. (31 x 26 x 10.5cm.) Provenance Acquired from Christopher Gibbs circa 1975

Los #: 105

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GOLD-INLAID STEEL BOX AND A SET OF EBONY PRAYER BEADS (TASBIH)

A GOLD-INLAID STEEL BOX AND A SET OF EBONY PRAYER BEADS (TASBIH) THE BOX OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY The box on plain base, of rectangular form, the flat lid with dense scrolling tendrils bearing serrated leaves within a cusped cartouche, each side with columns, the tasbih strung with one hundred

Los #: 106

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A DISPLAY OF TWENTY-EIGHT GERMAN FALCONRY HOODS

A DISPLAY OF TWENTY-EIGHT GERMAN FALCONRY HOODS MID-19TH CENTURY Constructed out of leather, cotton-velvet and poultry feathers, in a green-baized mahogany glazed display case; displayed with ten brass falconry bells The case: 24 ¾ in. (63 cm.) high; 35 ½ in. (90 cm.) wide; 6.½ in. (16 cm.) deep

Los #: 107

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AN EARLY ENGLISH GILT-METAL FALCONER’S CALL

AN EARLY ENGLISH GILT-METAL FALCONER’S CALL 15TH-16TH CENTURY Together with a Mongolian leather hunting eagle bonnet, late 19th/early 20th century, both on patinated stands The call: 1 ¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long

Los #: 108

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A SHARPENING STEEL

A SHARPENING STEEL Of rectangular form, the turned handle with square and bulbous sections, with elongated suspension ring, later inscription with maker's name 12 3/8in. (31.5cm.) long

Los #: 109

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GOLD-DAMASCENED HELMET ( KHULA KHUD )

A GOLD-DAMASCENED HELMET ( KHULA KHUD ) PROBABLY INDIA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY Of typical form, the decoration consisting of lobed medallion, now mostly lacking, nose guard and neck chain mail, heavily corroded, on stand 21in. (53.4cm.) with mail

Los #: 110

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GOLD-OVERLAID STEEL SWORD SHEATH FITTING

A GOLD-OVERLAID STEEL SWORD SHEATH FITTING IRAN OR INDIA, 18TH CENTURY Of typical ovoid form, inlaid with a div riding a goat and a crane escaping a wolf amidst dense floral and foliated ground, with suspension ring 2 7/8in. (7.4cm.) across

Los #: 111

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A NECKLACE, LEI NIHO PALAOA

A NECKLACE, LEI NIHO PALAOA HAWAIIAN ISLANDS Pendant: 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.); necklace: 12 ¼ in. (31.1 cm.); width: 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) Provenance Collected by Admiral John Elphinstone Erskine (1806-1887), H.M.S. Havannah, 1850 Wayne Heathcote, New York Distinguished American Collection, purchased from

Los #: 112

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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THREE THROWING CLUBS, I ULA TAVATAVA

THREE THROWING CLUBS, I ULA TAVATAVA REPUBLIC OF FIJI The longest 17 ½ in. (44.5 cm.); the shortest 15 ½ in. (39.5 cm

Los #: 113

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A JAPANESE NAGARE BOTOKE SCULPTURE OF A BOSATSU

A JAPANESE NAGARE BOTOKE SCULPTURE OF A BOSATSU HEIAN PERIOD (12TH CENTURY) Carved from Japanese cypress wood in a single-block technique ( ichiboku- zukuri) and lacking defined features 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high

Los #: 114

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A LARGE JAPANESE WOOD BOWL FOR MIXING LACQUER

A LARGE JAPANESE WOOD BOWL FOR MIXING LACQUER EDO - MEIJI PERIOD (19TH CENTURY) The large, circular bowl with lacquer coating worn in places revealing the wood beneath 30 in. (76 cm.) diam

Los #: 115

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A JAPANESE LACQUERER'S BOWL

A JAPANESE LACQUERER'S BOWL MEIJI - TAISHO PERIOD (LATE 19TH - 20TH CENTURY) A small lacquer worker's bowl of utilitarian form with uneven walls and thick smooth rim coated in swirling red lacquer, illegible inscription to base 2 ½ in. high; 4 ¾ in. diam. (6.5 x 12 cm

Los #: 116

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A HIGH PRESSURE TURBINE DISC FROM A CONCORDE ENGINE

A HIGH PRESSURE TURBINE DISC FROM A CONCORDE ENGINE ENGLAND OR FRANCE, CIRCA 1970S With various marked numbers, and on associated stand The disc: 27 ½ in. (69 cm.) diameter

Los #: 117

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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Attributed to Aert Schouman (Dordrecht 1710-1792 s'-Gravenhage)

Attributed to Aert Schouman (Dordrecht 1710-1792 s'-Gravenhage) A hoopoe flying over an oriental landscape Oil on canvas 15 1/8 x 14 ½ in. (38.4 x 36.9 cm.) Provenance Private collection, Belgium. Anonymous sale; Rops, Namur, 3 March 2013, lot 742. with Raphael Vals, London

Los #: 118

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AFTER FERNANDO BOTERO (b. 1932)

AFTER FERNANDO BOTERO (b. 1932) Three Musicians Offset lithograph in colours, 1983, on wove paper, signed in pencil, inscribed y/z, one of 26 lettered proofs aside from the edition of 122, published by Pierre Restany, Geneva, with small margins, framed Image 10 ¾ x 14 3/8in. (27.5 x 36.7 cm.), Sheet

Los #: 119

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)

MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968) Cover (partial), from: SMS #1 Phonograph record, black paper with white screenprinted text, and screw, 1968, from the edition of 2500, published by The Letter Edged in Black Press, New York, lacking the original sheet to which it was attached as the front cover of the SMS

Los #: 120

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A STUDY OF THE TOP OF MUMTAZ MAHAL'S CENOTAPH IN THE TAJ MAHAL

A STUDY OF THE TOP OF MUMTAZ MAHAL'S CENOTAPH IN THE TAJ MAHAL COMPANY SCHOOL, NORTH INDIA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY Black ink and transparent pigments on paper, Qur'an XLI, sura fussilat , v. 30; Qur'an XL, sura ghafir , part of v. 7; Qur'an XIII, sura al-ra'd , v. 23, mounted, framed and glazed 70 ½ x

Los #: 121

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A LARGE COLLECTION OF AUCTION CATALOGUES

A LARGE COLLECTION OF AUCTION CATALOGUES Collected by Oliver Hoare, the majority for Islamic Art, soe with annotations, twenty-three boxes; a complete listing is available on request

Los #: 122

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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ARABIAN CAMEL

ARABIAN CAMEL MICHAEL COOPER, born 1944 B ronze, with gold patina; together with a framed photograph of Oliver Hoare on a camel. 68cm long (26.75inches

Los #: 123

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019