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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  • 123_1
    LOT 123

    Martin Brothers


    Stoneware Grotesque Double-Sided Face Jug, c. 1900

    modelled to one side with a disgruntled looking face, a jolly one to the other, signed 'R W Martin & Bros. London Southall'

    EST.$2,500 - $3,500
  • 124_1
    LOT 124

    Michael Powolny (Austrian, 1871-1954)


    Glazed Earthenware Figural Inkstand, 'Fou du Roi au Hibou', c. 1910

    modelled as jester in orange costume, holding an owl between his feet

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 17 cm length 31 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Tajan, lot 38, 23 May 2013, France
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  • 125_1
    LOT 125

    Josef Lorenzl for Goldscheider


    Art Deco Glazed Earthenware Figure of a Lady, c. 1920

    Goldscheider Wien factory printed mark and numbered, restored

    EST.$700 - $900Sold for$1,920 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 48.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 126_1
    LOT 126

    William Moorcroft


    Jardinière, c. 1918

    'Orchid' pattern, painted with large purple orchids against a mottled blue and green ground, signed in green 'W. Moorcroft', impressed 'Moorcroft Burslem England'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: height 18 cm diameter 25 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 127_1
    LOT 127

    William Moorcroft


    Vase, c. 1918

    'Orchid' pattern, of baluster form, painted with large purple orchids on a mottled blue and green ground, signed in green 'W. Moorcroft', impressed 'Moorcroft Burslem England'

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 31 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 128_1
    LOT 128

    William Moorcroft


    Tudric Comport, c. 1925

    'Eventide' pattern, decorated to the interior with trees in landscape against a mottled orange ground, signed in blue 'W. Moorcroft', impressed 'Moorcroft Made in England', on hammered pewter base, stamped 'Tudric Moorcroft'

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: height 13 cm ; diameter 22 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 129_1
    LOT 129

    William Moorcroft


    Tudric Low Comport, c. 1925

    'Eventide' pattern, decorated to the interior with trees in landscape against a mottled orange ground, on hammered pewter base, stamped 'Tudric Moorcroft'

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 9.5 cm diameter 23.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 130_1
    LOT 130

    William Moorcroft


    Two Vases, c. 1920

    'Pomegranate' pattern, each decorated with pomegranates and berries against a navy blue ground, together with a comport, all signed (3)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 16 cm ; 13.5 cm ; 6.5 cm diameter 16 cm (comport)
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 131_1
    LOT 131

    William Moorcroft


    Large Footed Vase, c. 1920

    'Pomegranate' pattern, decorated with pomegranates and berries against a navy blue ground, signed in green 'W. Moorcroft', impressed 'Moorcroft Burslem England', restored foot

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 40.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 132_1
    LOT 132

    William Moorcroft


    Vase, c. 1920

    'Pomegranate' pattern, decorated with pomegranates and berries against a navy blue ground, signed in blue 'W. Moorcroft', impressed 'Moorcroft, Made in England'

    EST.$700 - $900
    • Measurements: height 28 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 133_1
    LOT 133

    William Moorcroft


    Jardinière, c. 1920

    'Pomegranate' pattern, decorated with pomegranates and berries against a navy blue ground, signed in green 'W. Moorcroft', impressed 'Moorcroft Burslem England'

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$1,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 17.5 cm diameter 24 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 134_1
    LOT 134

    William Moorcroft


    Footed Vase, c. 1920

    'Pomegranate' pattern, decorated with pomegranates and berries against a navy blue ground, signed in green 'W. Moorcroft', impressed 'Moorcroft Burslem England'

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: height 23 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 135_1
    LOT 135

    William Moorcroft


    Vase, c. 1920

    'Pansy' pattern, decorated with a band of pansies and leaves against a blue ground, signed in green 'W. Moorcroft', impressed 'Moorcroft Burslem England', together with a small Wisteria pattern vase (2)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 136_1
    LOT 136

    Pilkington's Royal Lancastrian


    Earthenware Vase, c. 1905

    of fluted globular form, with turquoise and mauve drip glaze, impressed maker's mark to underside

    EST.$200 - $400
  • 137_1
    LOT 137

    Portuguese Palissy Ware Faience Water Pitcher and Under Plate


    19th Century

    the handle molded as a lizard, the body applied with reptiles on a mossy ground, plate impressed 'M. Mafra Caldas Portugal', minor chips (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 23.5 cm ; diameter 20.7 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 138_111111
    LOT 138

    Bessie Gilson (English, 1868-1961)


    Painted Tile, c. 1900

    depicting a young lady by the window in a Henrician gown, signed and dated l.l.c, ebonised frame

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$2,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 52 x 29 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 140_1
    LOT 140

    French Embroidery


    19th Century

    depicting an Egyptian procession, framed

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 125 x 263 cm
    • Provenance: Richard Wiche Antiques, Sydney, The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 141_1
    LOT 141

    Louis XVI Style Entre-Fenêtre Panel


    Early 19th Century

    canvas, painted with a spring garden scene within a floral border

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: 227 x 130 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 142_1
    LOT 142

    Flemish Tapestry


    Brussels, 17th Century

    woven in wool and silk, depicting a scene from the story of Alexander the Great

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$16,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 175 x 225 cm
    • Provenance: Hadjer et Fils Gallery, Paris, Private Collection, Double Bay
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  • 143_1
    LOT 143

    Six Branch Crystal Chandelier

    clear and coloured cut crystal drops

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$2,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. height 100 cm
    • Provenance: Keith Skeel Antiques, London
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  • 144_1
    LOT 144

    Attributed to Jean Avisse (French, 1723-1796)


    Pair of Louis XVI Cream Painted Fauteuils, 18th Century

    with channelled back rail, the padded back, seat and armrests upholstered in light blue and cream floral fabric, arms on scroll moulded supports, raised on four tapering fluted legs surmounted by a carved patera (2)

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$7,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 90 cm width 62 cm depth 55 cm
    • Provenance: Bonham's, Sydney, The Andre & Cecile Fink Sale, 31 Oct 2010, lot 78, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 145_11
    LOT 145

    Transitional Ormolu Mounted Kingwood and Fruitwood Commode


    c. 1770

    with shaped grey Saint-Anne marble top, above three frieze drawers with ormolu escutcheons and two long drawers with ormolu ring pull handles and central escutcheon, sides and front with marquetry panelling and inlaid decoration, the shaped apron with, ormolu neo-classical trophy, raised on inlaid…

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: height 93 cm width 130 cm depth 61 cm
    • Provenance: Brans Antiques, Perth, 2003, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 146_1
    LOT 146

    Louis XVI Style Carved Giltwood Canapé


    c. 1900

    after Henri Jacob, covered in pink damask fabric, the rectangular crest rail centred by ribbon and laurel cresting, each end surmounted by urn finials, arms on scroll moulded supports carved with Acanthus leaves, the beaded seat-rail carved with paterae on stop tapering legs terminating in toupie…

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$3,360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 112 cm width 192 cm depth 72 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 147_1
    LOT 147

    Louis Philippe Giltwood Mirror


    c. 1850

    rounded rectangular moulded frame with floral decoration, surmounted by a pediment of scrolling flowers and central shell shield (A/F)

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$3,240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 183 x 112 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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