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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  • 271_1
    LOT 271

    Victorian Christening Set


    19th Century

    comprising three sterling silver canisters and a pourer lid, in mahogany box

    EST.$250 - $350
  • 272_1
    LOT 272

    Rococo Sterling Silver and Brass Tap Fitting Set

    including bath fixture (3)

    EST.$250 - $450
  • 273_1
    LOT 273

    Provincial Sterling Silver Egg Cup


    Possibly Irish

    crested, hallmarked

    EST.$250 - $350
    • Measurements: weight 58 grams height 6 cm
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  • 274_1
    LOT 274

    Twelve Irish Sterling Silver Forks


    Mark of Peter Walsh or Philip Weekes, Dublin, 1836, John Twycross (acting as a retailer of assay master)

    fiddle pattern, handle crested with a flaming tower, hallmarked (12)

    EST.$250 - $450
  • 275_1
    LOT 275

    Edwardian Cut Crystal and Sterling Silver Claret Jug


    Mark of Marples & Co Ltd., Chester, 1907

    together with an English sterling silver hand mirror, and a silver goblet, hallmarked (3)

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: height 25.5 cm; length 26 cm (mirror); height 7 cm (cup)
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  • 276_1
    LOT 276

    Collection of Judaica


    Marks of Various Makers

    comprising menorah and dishes, together with a Victorian sterling silver heart jewellery box, Polish silver cup and saucer, Chilean silver strainer, an Austrian silver wine tasting cup, and two compacts (10)

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: weight 148 grams (box)
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 277_1
    LOT 277

    Continental Sterling Silver Bowl

    together with an Austrian boudoir set, comprising a hand mirror, a hair brush and a scent bottle (4)

    EST.$200 - $300
    • Measurements: diameter 23.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Lady, Bellevue Hill, NSW
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  • 278_1
    LOT 278

    Victorian Sterling Silver Three Piece Tea Service


    Marks of Carrington & Co., London, 1891 and Samuel Walton Smith Birmingham, 1887

    tea pot by Samuel Walton Smith, with ebony handle and finial, each piece chased with foliage, together with a pair of sugar tongs, hallmarked (4)

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: total weight 364 grams
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 279_1
    LOT 279

    Victorian Sterling Silver Serving Spoon


    Mark of Reid & Sons, Newcastle, 1861

    terminal modelled as a bust of gentleman, stem inscribed 'International Exhibition 1862 - Isabella Sopwith', together with a large Regency sterling silver spoon, and a sterling toddy ladle with twisted baleen handle, all hallmarked (3)

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: weight 173 grams; 137 grams; 46 grams
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 280_1
    LOT 280

    Continental Silver Chalice


    Possibly German

    with gilded interior, on a stepped circular foot, hallmarked

    EST.$200 - $400
  • 281_1
    LOT 281

    Four Assorted Silver Pieces


    Marks of Various Silversmisths

    comprising a sterling silver presentation tankard with chased floral design, a sterling silver cream jug, a George IV sterling silver sugar spoon, a sterling silver and baleen toddy ladle, hallmarked (4)

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: weight 106 grams (cream jug); 161 grams (tankard); 9 grams (spoon); 39 grams (ladle)
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  • 282_1
    LOT 282

    Silver Puzzle


    Set of Fourteen Silver Napkin Rings, c. 1981

    each modelled as two gum leaves, signed 'Logi 81' (14)

    EST.$300 - $500
    • Measurements: total weight 686 grams length 7 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 283_1
    LOT 283

    Christofle


    Silver Plated Cutlery Set

    Jardin D’Eden' (Garden of Eden) pattern, setting for eight, comprising eight table forks, eight table knives, eight table spoons, eight dessert forks, eight dessert knives, eight dessert spoons, eight coffee spoons, eight espresso spoons, one serving fork, one serving spoon and an…

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800
  • 284_1
    LOT 284

    Christofle


    Silver Plated Cutlery Set

    Jardin D’Eden' (Garden of Eden) pattern, setting for eight, comprising eight table forks, eight table knives, eight table spoons, eight dessert forks, eight dessert knives, eight dessert spoons, eight coffee spoons, eight espresso spoons, one serving fork, one serving spoon and an…

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800
  • 285_1
    LOT 285

    Christofle


    Silver Plate Cutlery Service

    Malmaison' pattern, comprising fourteen table forks, fourteen table knives, four table spoons, fourteen entrée forks, fourteen entrée knives, fourteen fish knives, twelve soup spoons, fourteen dessert forks, fourteen dessert spoons, fourteen tea spoons, fourteen coffee spoons,…

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 286_1
    LOT 286

    Silver Plated and Crocodile Leather Whisky Flask


    Mark of Hardy Brothers, Sydney

    awarded to J. H. Bettington's racehorse Argentum on 23rd May 1902, engraved and hallmarked

    EST.$350 - $450
  • 287_1
    LOT 287

    Art Nouveau Silver Plate Inkstand

    together with an Art Nouveau silver plated jardinière and cake basket with swing handle (3)

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: height 26 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 288_1
    LOT 288

    Thai Bronze Figure of Buddha


    Mon-Dvaravati Style, Possibly 7th-9th Century

    the standing figure with its hands in Vitarka mudra, wearing a diaphanous robe leaving the right shoulder bare and hanging in a long pleated cape-like manner over his left arm, with serene facial expression, its hair arranged in large curls

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: height 76.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney, Acquired by the above c. 1960
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison A Collection Odyssey, Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Pal, P., cat. 125, p 101-3, accompanied by copy of valuation
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  • 289_1
    LOT 289

    Sukhotai Bronze Figure of a Seated Buddha


    Possibly 15th-16th Century

    seated in Maravijaya, his right hand in Bhumisparsha mudra and left resting on the lap, wearing a diaphanous sanghati leaving his chest semi-bare, with serene facial expression and downcast eyes

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 40 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 290_1
    LOT 290

    Nepalese Carved Wooden Figure of Green Tara


    19th Century

    with polychrome decoration, the Bodhisattva seated with her hands in mudra, wearing jewellery, the shoulders surrounded with lotus flower heads

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: height 36.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 291_1
    LOT 291

    Thai Bronze Figure of a Ramakien Demon

    the standing figure with ten arms, holding a weapon on each hand, wearing an ornate robe and a two-tier faced headdress, on wooden base

    EST.$700 - $900
    • Measurements: height 44.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 292_1
    LOT 292

    Large South East Asian Glazed Pottery Storage Jar

    stoneware with brown drip glaze, of ovoid shape, shoulders decorated in high relief with dragons and six lugs on the shoulders

    EST.$400 - $600
    • Measurements: height 66 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 293_1
    LOT 293

    Tibeto-Chinese Gilded Bronze Figure of White Tara


    18th-19th Century

    with coral and stone inlaid decoration, the Bodhisattva modelled seated on a lotus base with its hands in mudra, wearing jewellery, anklet and bracelets, the shoulders surrounded with lotus flower heads, traces of blue paint

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: height 19 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 294_1
    LOT 294

    Chinese Bronze Figure of Qilin


    Possibly Ming Dynasty

    the mythical beast seated with its hind legs bent and front paws stretched, the body engraved all-over with archaic geometric motif

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500