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

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

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  • 96_1
    LOT 096

    Persian Silver Casket

    the lid chased in high relief with exotic birds and flowers within a border of scrolling vines, sides engraved with flowers and foliage, on four ball feet, hallmarked

    EST.$700 - $900Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. weight 785 grams height 6.5 cm width 18.5 cm depth 18.5 cm
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    LOT 097

    Silver Dessert Cutlery Set


    Mark of Fabergé, with the Imperial Warrant, Moscow, c. 1910

    in the Neoclassical taste, finely decorated with foliage and ribbon-tied reeded motifs, monogrammed, comprising twelve forks, twelve knives, twelve spoons, a serving spoon and two serving forks, hallmarked, 88 standard (24)

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$4,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. weight 1292 grams (without knives)
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    LOT 098

    Russian Silver Yad


    19th Century

    set with an oval cut citrine, hallmarked

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$552 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. weight 103 grams length 39 cm
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  • 99_1
    LOT 099

    Set of Four Silver Salt Cellars


    Mark of Fabergé, with the Imperial Warrant, Moscow, c. 1910

    in the Neoclassical taste, finely decorated with foliage and ribbon-tied reeded motifs, monogrammed, comprising four bowls with gilded interiors, and three salt spoons, hallmarked, 84 and 88 standard (7)

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$3,840 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 100_1
    LOT 100

    Russian Jewelled Vermeil and Guilloché Enamel Parasol Handle


    After Henrik Wigstrom for Faberge, 20th Century

    modelled as a boar head with cabochon ruby set eyes, the gilded silver neck enamelled in translucent red over a moiré guilloché ground, between laurel-chased borders, applied with ribbon-tied laurel crests set with cabochon rubies, seed pearls and diamond, hallmarked, 88 standard,…

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000
    • Measurements: length 9.2 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 101_1
    LOT 101

    Swiss Gold Musical Snuff Box or Carillon


    Probably by Henry Neisser, c. 1810

    18ct yellow gold, playing two tunes, of rectangular shape with engine-turned braid pattern, the lid chased and engraved with a central basket of flowers within a border of scrolling vines, maker's mark, further struck '18k', struck with the French departmental cock's head mark…

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000Sold for$15,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. weight 203 grams height 2.2 cm width 8.3 cm depth 5.1 cm
    • Provenance: Auktionen Dr. Crott, Mannheim, Germany, c. 2010, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 102_1
    LOT 102

    Swiss Vari-Color Gold Snuff Box


    c. 1800

    18ct yellow gold, of oval form with engine-turned decoration throughout within a border of laurel leaf garlands and shells, maker's mark 'B & M' beneath a crown

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$4,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. weight 58 grams height 2.6 cm length 5.6 cm
    • Provenance: Auktionen Dr. Crott, Mannheim, Germany, c. 2010, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 103_1
    LOT 103

    Swiss Gold Bonbonniere


    c. 1810

    18ct yellow gold, of circular form with engine-turned decoration within a border of leaves, the lid embellished with later hand painted porcelain profile of Josephine surmounted by four diamonds, maker's mark 'HP', further struck 'M V', with the French departmental…

    EST.$2,500 - $4,500
    • Measurements: approx. weight 58.7 grams height 1.8 cm diameter 5.8 cm
    • Provenance: Auktionen Dr. Crott, Mannheim, Germany, c. 2010, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 107_1
    LOT 107

    The Magic Pudding


    A collection of Puppets from the 1988 Production, based on the story and drawings by Norman Lindsay, Puppet makers Christine Barker and Michael Fitzgerald (made between 1970-1988)

    including Watkin Wombat, Possum, Hedgehog, Bandicott, Bandicott with cart, Swaggie Parrot, Frilly neck lizard (Kakadu), Dog, Judge, Sam Sawnoff, Bill Barnacle, Bunyip Bluegum, Albert, The Magic Pudding, together with a selection of props including watermelon, Grecian pot, wheel grinder, hats,…

    EST.$28,000 - $35,000Sold for$33,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Provenance: The Marionette Theatre, The Rocks, Sydney Lawson�s Auctioneers, The Rocks, Sydney, December 1990 Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 108_1
    LOT 108

    John Stinton Jnr for Royal Worcester


    Porcelain Double-handled Vase, c. 1910

    of campana form with scroll handles, painted with a herd of highland cattle grazing in a misty mountainous landscape, on square chamfered base, signed 'John Stinton', with printed factory mark and number '1969' to underside

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000Sold for$4,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 41.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 109_1
    LOT 109

    George Owen for Royal Worcester


    Porcelain Double-handled Vase, c. 1906

    of baluster form with slender neck and supporting scroll handles, reticulated honeycomb design and gilt accents, on a square base, gold printed factory mark and shape number '946' above 'G' to underside, minor restoration to rim

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$3,120 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 16 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 110_1
    LOT 110

    Dutch Amstel Hard-paste Porcelain Vase


    c. 1780

    of flat baluster form, hand-painted cartouches of seascape and landscape with castles, figures and ships, embellished with gilt, the lip and base rim with Greek key bands

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: height 13 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 111_1
    LOT 111

    Royal Crown Derby


    Cobalt Blue Gold Aves Porcelain Platter

    together with a pair of Coalport cobalt blue twin-handled vases, printed factory marks to undersides (3)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 35.5 cm ; height 21.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 112_1
    LOT 112

    Pair of Old Paris Porcelain Vases


    Late 19th Century

    each with two scrolled mask handles, the body painted with a seascape against a burgundy ground further embellished with gilded foliage, marked 'B. S. & Cie Paris' (2)

    EST.$700 - $900Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 35 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 113_1
    LOT 113

    Royal Copenhagen


    'Flora Danica' Porcelain Fruit Basket, c. 1900

    'Pyrus Communis', with applied branch handles and hand painted flowers, marks to underside, restored

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 114_1
    LOT 114

    Spode


    Soft-paste Porcelain Covered Tureen, c. 1770

    with double-flared handles, conical modelled lid with gilt knop, exterior decorated in an Oriental palette of cobalt blue with green and rose enamelled floral sprays, marked to the underside in underglaze blue 'Spode' and numbered '2963'

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: height 9 cm diameter 15 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 115_1
    LOT 115

    Spode


    Pair of Regency Porcelain Candlesticks, c. 1820

    each moulded as a recumbent griffin supporting a candle sconce, with parcel gilt decoration, restored (A/F)

    EST.$150 - $250Sold for$192 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 9 cm length 15 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 116_1
    LOT 116

    Derby


    Soft-paste Porcelain Covered Pastille Burner, c. 1810-20

    the lid painted with rural scenes and seascapes, surmounted by a gilded acorn finial, the pierced bowl decorated with four grotesque masks and painted with a continuous band of flowers, raised on four feet, finial (A/F)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 13 cm diameter 14 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 117_1
    LOT 117

    Worcester


    First Period Cup and Saucer, c. 1760

    each decorated in underglaze blue with flowers, with crescent marks, retains decal labels (2)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$144 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 4.5 cm (cup) ; diameter 12.5 cm (saucer)
    • Provenance: Phillips Auctioneers
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  • 118_1
    LOT 118

    Copeland


    'Arabic' Plate, c. 1850

    with pink transfer-printed decoration and Arabic inscription, impressed 'Copeland'

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 25.5 cm
    • Labels: Looking to extend markets throughout the British Empire and beyond, Copeland widened production accordingly. This plate was made specifically for sale in countries with a significant Muslim population
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  • 119_1
    LOT 119

    Rare Dutch Delft Blue and White Porcelain Charger


    c. 1938

    centre decorated with the Royal Dutch crown with olive branch over 'PAX' and 'W' for Wilhelmina flanked by allegorical figures of Justice and Prudence, the broad border with six large mythological creatures, flowers and compass, reverse with three coat of arms and inscription…

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: diameter 41 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: from the 'De Porceleyne Fles' (Royal Delft), the only remaining of 32 earthenware factories established in Delft in the 17th century
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  • 120_1
    LOT 120

    August Gaul for Meissen


    Porcelain Statue of a Lioness

    signed 'A. Gaul' on base, impressed double crossed sword mark above 'Weifs', and numbered to underside

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,680 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 30.5 cm length 36.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 121_1
    LOT 121

    Royal Dux


    Porcelain Eagle Figure, c. 1900

    standing on a naturalistic rock, signed, with factory mark to underside

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 122_1
    LOT 122

    Set of Four English Earthenware Oil Bottles


    19th Century

    possibly Wedgwood, of rectangular shape with oriental designs (4)

    EST.$800 - $1,200