SH129 - Fine Silver, Asian and Decorative Arts

Auction Details

Tuesday 06 December 2016 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Saturday 3 December - Tuesday 6 December 2016 10am - 5pm
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  • 1_1
    LOT 001

    William IV Rosewood and Brass Inlaid Teapoy


    c. 1830

    the caddy of stylised Sarcophagus-form, the hinged lid opening to a yellow silk lined interior, on tapering octagonal column support with quadraform base raised on brass castors

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 80 cm width 40 cm depth 22 cm
    • Provenance: Martyn Cook Antiques
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    LOT 002

    Edwardian Mahogany and Oak Kidney Shaped Desk


    c. 1905

    the top inset with gilt tooled brown leather, the frieze with three drawers over six pedestal drawers all with Robert Adam Style gilt metal pierced handles

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$2,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 76 cm width 114 cm depth 66 cm
    • Provenance: Martyn Cook Antiques
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    LOT 003

    III Republic Fruitwood Secrétaire à Abattant


    c. 1875

    inlaid with satinwood and ebony, the graduated cornice over a single frieze drawer above a fall front enclosing fitted interior with writing surface, the lower part with three long drawers, raised on a plinth base with bun feet

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 164 cm width 105 cm depth 64 cm
    • Provenance: Martyn Cook Antiques
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    LOT 004

    Victorian Walnut Loo Table


    c. 1880

    the oval top inlaid with satinwood and ebony above four turned supports continuing to down-swept legs carved with acanthus

    EST.$400 - $600
  • 5_1
    LOT 005

    Baroque Style Gilt-wood Mirror

    carved with foliage and floral motifs

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 6_1
    LOT 006

    Louis XV Style Walnut Console Table


    19th Century

    the shaped white marble top with moulded edge above a gilt and foliate-carved frieze, on shell-headed cabriole legs, with later glass shelf, retains Antique Dealer Association label

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 7_1
    LOT 007

    Louis XVI Style Armchair, 'Fauteuil à la Reine'


    c. 1900

    grey painted with gilt decoration, padded rectangular back, arms and seat with satin floral upholstery, on fluted tapering legs, front legs with castors

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 100 cm width 68 cm depth 62 cm
    • Provenance: The David Roche Foundation
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    LOT 008

    Louis XV Style Oak Commode


    19th Century

    of serpentine shape with four drawers, raised on cabriole legs, ebonised finish with gilded brass handles

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$4,920 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Provenance: purchased from Howell & Howell, July 2008
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    LOT 009

    Pair of Napoleon III Ebonised Boulle Cabinets


    c. 1870

    applied with ormolu mounts throughout, the shaped white marble top above a frieze with tortoise and brass inlay, above a panel door with further ormolu mounts, pewter inlay and central cartouche depicting cherubs, flanked by columns applied with ormolu acanthus leaves and scrolls, raised on a…

    EST.$2,500 - $4,500Sold for$4,320 Including Buyer's Premium
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    LOT 010

    Gillows of London and Lancaster


    George IV Rosewood Flower Table, c. 1820

    the shaped rectangular top with gadroon border and removable cover concealing a cast metal lining, the stem finely carved with acanthus leaves and columns, on a tripod base carved with dolphins, signed 'Gillows'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$3,360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 73.5 cm width 36 cm depth 26 cm
    • Labels: a similar table is illustrated in the Gillow Archive reference 344/3481
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    LOT 011

    Near Pair of William IV Mahogany Cabinets


    c. 1830

    the rectangular molded cornice above a single glazed glass door enclosing three shelves, raised on a rectangular plinth (2) with single glass door enclosing shelves (2)

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000
    • Measurements: approx. height 136 cm width 73 cm depth 37 cm
    • Provenance: purchased from Grafton Galleries Antiques, Sydney, 2011
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    LOT 012

    Pair of George IV Mahogany Jardinières


    c. 1830

    of oval shape with gilded brass gallery and green tole liner, raised on four cabriole legs over a quadraform base (2)

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000
    • Measurements: height 74 cm width 80 cm depth 62 cm
    • Provenance: Martyn Cook Antiques
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    LOT 12A

    Louis XV Style Walnut and Oak Buffet


    19th Century

    of substantial proportions, the shaped and moulded cornice above a pair of panelled doors with polished brass hinges and escutcheons, the base raised on cabriole legs below two doors and three drawers

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: height 236 cm width 144 cm depth 67 cm
    • Provenance: Martyn Cook Antiques
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    LOT 013

    French Provincial Rush-seat Bench


    c. 1860

    with stylised chair back and out swept arms, above a rectangular woven rush seat

    EST.$2,500 - $4,500
    • Measurements: height 84 cm width 210 cm depth 55 cm
    • Provenance: purchased from The Country Trader, Sydney, 2007
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    LOT 014

    Pair of Louis XVI Style Marble Pedestals


    Late 19th Century

    white and rouge griotte marble, with applied ormolu mounts

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$1,920 Including Buyer's Premium
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    LOT 015

    Louis XV Style Carved Walnut Bergère


    20th Century

    the padded back, arms and seat covered in cream and olive fabric, raised on tapered fluted legs with castors, together with fitted ottoman (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 92.5 cm width 77 cm depth 86 cm (armchair) ; height 36 cm width 66 cm depth 66 cm (ottoman)
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    LOT 016

    Gilt-wood Mirror


    19th Century

    in the Italian architectural taste, of rectangular shape, marbleized wood accents, carved with foliate motifs (A/F)

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: height 111 cm width 80 cm
    • Provenance: The David Roche Foundation
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    LOT 017

    Renaissance Revival Oak Bookcase

    the rectangular molded cornice above a gadrooned frieze to double leaded glass doors enclosing shelved interiors, flanked by pilasters carved with lion heads and figures, the lower part with two carved doors, flanked by further pilasters, on a plinth base

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
  • 18_1
    LOT 018

    Gothic Revival Oak Partner Desk


    c. 1880

    the rectangular top with inset gilt tooled brown leather writing surface over a carved frieze, above twin pedestals with panelled doors

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$2,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 75 cm width 143 cm depth 100 cm
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    LOT 019

    Anglo Indian Mercanti Dining Table

    circular top with squared edge above four turned spiral carved and foliate legs

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: diameter 160 cm height 76.5 cm
    • Provenance: Martyn Cook Antiques
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    LOT 020

    Anglo Indian Bombay Style Black Wood Plant Stand


    19th Century

    carved throughout with mythical beasts, foliage and scrolled decoration

    EST.$700 - $900
  • 21_1
    LOT 021

    Chippendale Style Settee


    19th Century

    with serpentine back and S-scroll arms, on four front cabriole legs ending in ball and claw feet and four saber back legs

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 87 cm width 235 cm depth 83 cm
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    LOT 022

    Victorian Papier Mâché and Mother-of-pearl Whatnot


    c. 1860

    in the manner of Jennens and Bettridge, decorated with floral sprays, the shelves with Windsor Castle, mother-of-pearl and abalone inlay surrounded by a scrolling border with gilt highlights

    EST.$900 - $1,500Sold for$1,080 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 23_1
    LOT 023

    Pair of Victorian Papier Mâché and Mother-of-pearl Chairs


    c. 1860

    in the manner of Jennens and Bettridge, decorated with floral sprays, mother-of-pearl and abalone inlay surrounded by a scrolling border with gilt highlights, one chair (A/F) (2)

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium