SH143 - Fine Furniture, Silver, Asian and Decorative Arts

Auction Details

Tuesday 12 December 2017 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

On View

Saturday 02 - Tuesday 12 December 2017 11:00am to 5:00pm

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  • 1_1
    LOT 001

    19th Century, after Watteau


    Pair of Gilt Framed Oval Garden Scenes

    Each depicting a group of cherubs frolicking under the trees, oil on canvas,

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 112 x 76 cm
    • Provenance: Graham Geddes, Melbourne, Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Mount, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 002

    Francisco de Goya (Spanish, 1746 -1828)


    No one has seen us(Nadie nos ha visto), 1799

    etching and aquatint on paper, edition: 79, titled inscribed below image 'Nadie nos ha visto', plate edition inscribed above image '79'

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: plate: 21.5 x 15 cm sheet: 26 x 21.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 003

    L Pernett


    Horses

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'L Pernett'

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 48 x 80 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 004

    19th Century English School


    Reclining Woman

    oil on canvas

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$2,880 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 89 x 135 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 005

    Charles Augustus Henry Lutyens (British, 1829-1915)


    Cherubs; Cherubs Frolicking

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. and l.l.c. 'Lutyens' (2)

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$2,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: each 49.5 x 39 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 006

    Joseph Fowles (1810 -1878)


    Misty Sailing Morn

    oil on canvas

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 55.7 x 89.3 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Hobart
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    LOT 007

    Marc Aldine (French, 1870 -1956


    Venice Canal Scene

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Marc Aldine'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: 52 x 82 cm
    • Provenance: Bonhams & Goodman, 14th Sydney National Art Auction including The Rudy Komon Pictures, Sydney, 27/10/2003, Lot No. Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 008

    19th Century French School


    Bathers at the Water's Edge

    oil on canvas, bears signature l.l.c. 'Rosset'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$5,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 50 x 70 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Hobart
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    LOT 009

    Jules Henry Roy Rousel 1897 -1985


    Autumn Landscape

    Oil on canvas, signed l.l.c. 'Rousel'

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: 39.5 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Bonhams & Goodman, Bay East Art, Sydney, 04/05/2008, Lot No. 281
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    LOT 010

    Louis Wain (British, 1860 -1939)


    Cat Playing Golf, 1909

    watercolour and pencil on paper, signed l.r.c. 'Louis Wain, '09'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: 42 x 26.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 011

    Edgar William Brandt (France, 1880-1960)


    Art Deco Beaten Tin Elevator Panel from Selfridge’s Department Store, London, c. 1928

    made by the Birmingham Guild of Architectural & Decorative Metalworkers, depicting Boreas, Greek god of the north wind

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: length 41.5 cm
    • Provenance: Selfridge�s Department Store, London, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison collections of the Museum of London
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    LOT 012

    Edgar William Brandt (France, 1880-1960)


    Art Deco Gilded Iron Elevator Panel from Selfridge’s Department Store, London, c. 1928

    made by the Birmingham Guild of Architectural & Decorative Metalworkers, depicting a female Anemoi face blowing wind

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,680 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: length 41.5 cm
    • Provenance: Selfridge�s Department Store, London, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison collections of the Museum of London
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    LOT 013

    French Patinated Bronze and Ormolu Mantel Clock


    c. 1870

    the movement signed Vincenti & Cie, twin barrel movement with outside count wheel striking on a bell, the circular case surmounted by a winged cherub and supported by an elephant, brass dial with white enamel hour plaques, back plate stamped 'L.F.A 1936 and 64', with key and pendulum

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: height 58 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 014

    Pair of Neoclassical Black Marble and Gilt Metal Tempietto Garnitures


    19th Century

    the black marble domed top surmounted by an acorn finial, above a frieze depicting a Roman Triumph, supported by Corinthian columns, in the centre a statue of Venus, one (A/F) (2)

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 44 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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    LOT 015

    Pair of Louis XVI Style Ormolu Mounted Marble Urns


    Cast by Jollet & Cie, Paris, 19th Century

    each candlestick cover with pine cone finial, ovoid marble body flanked by ram's masks suspending garlands of fruiting grape vines, stamped (2)

    EST.$1,000 - $2,000Sold for$3,600 Including Buyer's Premium
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    LOT 016

    Hans Muller (Austrian, 1873- 1937)


    Art Nouveau Bronze Desk Set

    comprising an inkwell modelled as Poseidon emerging from the waves holding conch shells which form the inkwells, and two figural candlesticks, each modelled as an Oceanide holding a conch shell over her head, on marble bases, signed (3)

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,440 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 18 cm length 32 cm ; height 26 cm (candlesticks)
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    LOT 017

    Raingo Frères of Paris


    Large Black Marble and Ormolu Mantel Clock, c. 1870

    of architectural form with ormolu mounts and twin acanthus handles with cast mask attenuation and drop rings, the enamelled circular dial with Roman numerals and Arabic outer numerals, with hour and half hour striker, on ormolu base

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: height 54 cm
    • Provenance: The Leo Steiner Collection, thence by descent, Private collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. Paris Universal Exhibition Catalogue 1867, illustrated p. 55
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    LOT 018

    Pietro Bazzanti (Italian, 1825-1895)


    Marble Figure of a Young Boy, 19th Century

    dressed in a nightgown and tearing up an alphabet book, incised 'P. Bazzanti Florence'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$3,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 86 cm
    • Labels: Regarded as one of the most talented sculptors of his day, Pietro Bazzanti specialized in allegorical and genre subjects as well as copies of Antique and Renaissance sculpture. Cf. for comparison Bonhams, lot 5106, 28 October 2014, San Francisco
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    LOT 019

    Pietro Bazzanti (Italian, 1825-1895)


    Marble Figure of a Choir Boy, 19th Century

    the standing figure wearing a hat and holding a songbook, incised 'P. Bazzanti Florence', finger top chipped

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$4,080 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 96 cm
    • Labels: Regarded as one of the most talented sculptors of his day, Pietro Bazzanti specialized in allegorical and genre subjects as well as copies of Antique and Renaissance sculpture. Cf. for comparison Bonhams, lot 5106, 28 October 2014, San Francisco
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    LOT 020

    Italian Marble Urn on Pedestal


    c. 1900

    the carved marble urn with reticulated twin handles, on marble pedestal (A/F)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,920 Including Buyer's Premium
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    LOT 021

    Italian Marble Sculpture of Young Girl


    Early 20th Century

    the young child asleep on a high chair, base restored

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium
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    LOT 022

    Georgian Specimen Wood Inlaid Music Box or Carillon


    c. 1830

    playing twelve airs, the rectangular box with string inlaid decoration and musical trophy to front, sides decorated with shells, with key

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$2,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 26 cm 39 cm depth 20.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 023

    Mahogany and Rosewood Cased Accordion


    Late 19th Century

    with carved fretwork borders around keys, hexagonal case with presentation plaque 'Presented to Robert Trenaman by the officers and Passengers of the Ship Torrens, May 12 - 1879'

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$336 Including Buyer's Premium
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    LOT 024

    Moritz of Leipzig


    Cased Picnic Set, c. 1920

    for six people, interior fitted with two cocktail shakers, two thermos, six graduated glasses, two glass shooter glasses, a spirit flask, tea caddy, vinegar and oil bottles, three food tins, six porcelain plates, six forks, six knives, six spoons, two bread knives, lidded boxes and two serving…

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$5,280 Including Buyer's Premium