SH150 - Fine Furniture, Silver, Asian and Decorative Arts

Auction Details

Tuesday 19 June 2018 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Tuesday 12 - Tuesday 19 June 2018 11:00am to 5:00pm
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  • 1_1
    LOT 001

    Pair of French Art Deco Quilted Ash Armchairs


    c. 1930

    with curved backs, seats and sides upholstered in a cream fabric, each raised on two front square tapered legs and two back saber legs (2)

    EST.$1,000 - $2,000
    • Measurements: height 87 cm
    • Provenance: Copeland & De Soos, Woollahra, c. 1980, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 002

    French Art Deco Lacewood and Marquetry Cabinet


    c. 1930

    the pair of doors bounded with walnut, above a shaped apron base with four saber legs

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: height 139 cm width 93 cm depth 38 cm
    • Provenance: Copeland & De Soos, Woollahra, c. 1980, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 003

    Pair of French Art Deco Torchieres


    c. 1930

    in the style of Edgar Brandt, each with a white alabaster inverted conical shade, on blackened wrought iron tripod base applied with scrolling vines (2)

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: height 184 cm
    • Provenance: Copeland & De Soos, Woollahra, c. 1980, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 004

    French Art Deco Armchair


    c. 1930

    rounded back, seat and sides upholstered in a cream fabric, on two front fluted legs and two back square tapered legs

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: height 84 cm width 63 cm depth 70 cm
    • Provenance: Copeland & De Soos, Woollahra, c. 1980, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 005

    American Art Deco Chandelier


    c. 1930

    of octagonal shape, with frosted and mirrored glass panels, chome plated frame

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: height 53 cm width 59 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 006

    French Art Deco Maple and Indian Rosewood Secretaire


    c. 1930

    having a pair of doors above a fall front opening to reveal a fitted interior with drawers, pigeon holes and writing surface, over a two door cupboard, on four saber legs

    EST.$1,000 - $2,000
    • Measurements: height 150 cm width 91 cm depth 40 cm
    • Provenance: Copeland & De Soos, Woollahra, c. 1980, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 007

    Art Deco Oak Long Case Clock


    c. 1930

    the case carved with flowers, The Norland Clock Co. movement, silvered dial with black Arabic numerals, with weights and pendulum

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: height 194 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 008

    Art Deco Oak Fall Front Desk


    c. 1930

    the fall front opening to reveal a fitted interrior with writing surface, above a pair of doors with chrome plated pulls, on carved ball feet

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: height 106 cm width 76 cm depth 48 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 9_1
    LOT 009

    After Serge Roche (French, 1896-1988)


    Pair of Torchieres, designed c. 1930

    white plaster, each in the shape of a palm tree, one (A/F) (2)

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: height 186 cm
    • Provenance: Purchased from Manning & Manning, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparaison Bruno Foucard and Jean-Louis Gaillermin, 'Les Decorateurs des Annees 40', 1998, p. 236
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    LOT 010

    Pair of Hollywood Regency Drawing Room Fauteuils


    c. 1950

    blue velvet with pale blue tassels, together with a matching sofa, with curved back (3)

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: height 86 cm width 80 cm depth 80 cm (armchair)
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 011

    Ken Ruepper (Australian)


    Pair of Burr Walnut Cabinets, c. 1960

    in the Oriental taste, each cabinet with a stylized pediment above a pair of bevelled glass doors and a long drawer (2)

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: height 193 cm width 83 cm depth 40 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
    • Labels: Ken Ruepper was a Sydney furniture designer who came to fame when he did the interiors of Barry Crockers home in Wahroonga, in 1972
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    LOT 012

    Ken Ruepper (Australian)


    Burr Walnut Console Table, c. 1960

    in the Oriental taste, the rectangular top above a panelled back

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: height 91 cm width 184 cm depth 36 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
    • Labels: Ken Ruepper was a Sydney furniture designer who came to fame when he did the interiors of Barry Crockers home in Wahroonga, in 1972
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    LOT 013

    Ormolu Mounted and Lacquered Chinoiserie Cabinet


    20th Century

    in the manner of Antoine Krieger, the shaped marble top above a pair of cupboard doors decorated with Chinese lacquer panels, the interior fitted with adjustable shelves

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 117.5 cm width 133 cm depth 44 cm
    • Provenance: The Garth Barnett Estate auction, October 2016, lot 25, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 014

    Pair of Kingwood Veneered Bergères


    19th Century

    curved back with ormolu floral mounts, upholstered in a peach patterned silk fabric (2)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: height 85 cm
    • Provenance: Purchased from Howell & Howell Antiques, Woollahra, 1988, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 015

    Swedish Empire Giltwood Mirror


    c. 1900

    engaged pediment over a carved panel with two branches with berries, the rectangular mirror flanked by two carved columns

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: 136 x 65 cm
    • Provenance: Gamla Lan Interiors, Sydney, c. 1996
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    LOT 017

    Murano Cenedese Vetri


    Caged Glass Pendant Light

    opaline ruby glass, with gold plated metal frame, in three parts

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000
    • Measurements: approx. height 145 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 018

    Pair of Napoleon III Tufted Armchairs


    c. 1870

    with curved and scrolled buttoned backs (2)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: height 82 cm width 77 cm depth 73 cm
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    LOT 019

    Napoleon III Ormolu Mounted and Inlaid Kingwood Corner Cabinet


    Late 19th Century

    having a curved glass door enclosing shelves, sides mounted with ram heads, raised on a shaped plinth base

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: height 110 cm width 87 cm depth 60.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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    LOT 020

    Louis XV Style Provincial Oak Buffet


    Late 18th Century/Early 19th Century

    the rectangular moulded top above two long drawers and a pair of panelled doors, with a shaped apron below, raised on cabriole legs

    EST.$2,500 - $3,500
    • Measurements: height 100 cm width 142 cm depth 49.5 cm
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    LOT 021

    Louis XV Style Grey Painted Bergère


    Early 20th Century

    with curved caned back and seat, on cabriole legs

    EST.$500 - $700
  • 22_1
    LOT 022

    Provincial Fruitwood Hall Table


    Late 18th Century

    shaped serpentine top above a carved apron, one drawer to side, raised on four cabriole legs

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 71 cm width 77 cm depth 41 cm
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    LOT 023

    Italian Marquetry Inlay Cassone


    Late 18th Century

    the rectangular moulded top above four panels inlaid with cherubs, birds and Jesuit christogram, raised on carved lion paws

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: height 60 cm width 166 cm depth 57 cm
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    LOT 024

    Italian Carved Alabaster Pedestal


    c. 1900

    with spiral twist support

    EST.$300 - $500
    • Measurements: height 90 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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    LOT 025

    Wrought Iron Chandelier


    c. 1960

    painted white, with applied leaves and flowers

    EST.$300 - $500
    • Measurements: height 55 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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