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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  • 150_1
    LOT 150

    Louis Icart (French, 1888 -1950)


    Symphony in Blue, 1936

    drypoint, etching and aquatint

    EST.$200 - $300Sold for$564 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 59 x 49.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 151_1
    LOT 151

    Salvatore Zofrea (b. 1946)


    Portrait, 1971

    oil on board, signed and dated verso 'S Zofrea, '7'

    EST.$200 - $300Sold for$432 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 18 x 12.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 152_1
    LOT 152

    Impressive Venetian Blackamoor Figure


    Late 19th Century/Early 20th Century

    polychrome and gilt decoration, the kneeling figure with an eagle mounted on his arm, raised on hexagonal base

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$2,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 116 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 153_1
    LOT 153

    Fanrose


    Bronze and Ivory Dancing Couple

    green and gilt patina, depicting a boy and a girl holding a flower wreath, on brown onyx base, signed 'Fanrose', with foundry stamp 'L N Paris J I' to underside (A/F)

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$900 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 25.5 cm length 34 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
    • Labels: A similar example illustrated in Alberto Shayo, Statuettes of the Art Deco Period, 2016
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  • 154_1
    LOT 154

    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.$2,500 - $4,500Sold for$3,240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 58 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 155_4
    LOT 155

    Irénée Rochard (French, 1906-1984)


    Bronze Heron, c. 1930

    green patina, on a black rectangular marble base, signed 'Rochard'

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$3,840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 44.5 cm width 78 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 156_1
    LOT 156

    Étienne Lenoir (French, 1675-1739)


    Louis XV Mantel Clock Inlaid with Gilded-brass and Tortoiseshell, c. 1743

    the case surmounted by a putti fighting a mythical beast, the ormolu and enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, signed 'E. Lenoir a Paris', with half and full hour striking on bell, movement signed, with key and pendulum

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: height 58 cm
    • Labels: A similar clock illustrated in 'La Pendule Francaise', Tardy, p. 131, fig. 2
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  • 157_1
    LOT 157

    Attributed to Affortunato Gory (Italian-French, 1895-1925)


    'Femme a la Robe', White Marble and Bronze Figure, c. 1920'

    the standing figure with her left hand in front of her mouth, her face downturned, wearing a parcel gilt bronze robe, signed 'A. Gory', on a marble base, one finger (A/F)

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$4,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 63 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 158_11
    LOT 158

    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.$2,000 - $4,000Sold for$2,160 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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  • 159_11
    LOT 159

    Pair of Bronze Two Branch Candelabra


    19th Century

    each modelled as a cherub holding on each hand a basket of fruits, on a pedestal base mounted with ormolu garlands of flowers, possibly altered (2)

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$576 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 33 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 160_1
    LOT 160

    French Directoire Portico Clock


    c. 1790

    eight day movement with count wheel strike, the architectural marble pediment surmounted by an eagle, the white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$1,080 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 161_1
    LOT 161

    Pair of Restoration Figural Ormolu Candelabra


    c. 1830

    adorned with classical female and male figures, each holding a four branch torcher and standing on a globe, on Acanthus leaves and trellis decorated plinths (2)

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000Sold for$3,480 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 162_1
    LOT 162

    Murano Cenedese Vetri


    Glass World Globe

    hand blown cobalt blue glass globe with hand painted and gilt decoration, gold plated metal frame, retains decal label to underside

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$6,240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 52 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 163_1
    LOT 163

    Murano Glass Dinner Service

    setting for sixteen, comprising sixteen dinner plates, sixteen entrée plates, sixteen soup plates and sixteen under plates, clear glass with applied gilt decoration (64)

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: approx. diameter 33 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 164_1
    LOT 164

    Impressive Murano Glass Covered Urn

    hand blown smokey glass, overlaid with foliage and four cartouches enclosing stars of David, Menorah and tablets of stone in gilt and silver, further embellished with coloured crystal accents, the domed cover surmounted by a grapefruit

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000
    • Measurements: height 76 cm
    • Provenance: Unique commision, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 165_1
    LOT 165

    Set of Sixteen Murano Wine Glasses

    hand blown dark ruby glass, overlaid with foliage and star of David in gilt and silver, further embellished with coloured crystal accents (16)

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 20.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 166_1
    LOT 166

    Pair of Murano Glass Candlesticks

    hand blown clear glass with gold finish, overlaid with foliage in turquoise, gilt and silver, further embellished with coloured glass accents, together with a matching comport and bowl (4)

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000
    • Measurements: height 31 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 167_1
    LOT 167

    Design Sophie Villepigue


    Two Glass Vases

    'Tresor' pattern, set with multicolour Swarovski crystal drops, together with a glass bonbon dish, 'Liberty' pattern, with aquamarine Swarovski crystals and gold finish (3)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$336 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 65 cm; 30 cm; 39 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 168_1
    LOT 168

    Saint-Louis


    Sixteen Crystal Tea Cups

    'Rabat' collection, clear and coloured cut crystal adorned with gilded embellishment (16)

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,320 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 10 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 169_1
    LOT 169

    After Alfredo Barbini


    Murano Glass Sculpture

    depicting three blue love birds on a tree infused with gold aventurine

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 170_1
    LOT 170

    Lalique


    'Esna' Vase, c. 1984

    clear and frosted crystal, engraved signature to underside 'Lalique France'

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$780 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 22 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Lady, Darling Point, NSW
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  • 171_1
    LOT 171

    Daum Nancy


    Art Deco Smoked Glass Vase

    of flared form, signed 'Daum Nancy France' with cross of Lorraine to underside

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 172_1
    LOT 172

    Johann Loetz Witwe


    Blue Iridescent Oil Spot Glass Vase, c. 1900

    within stylised floral pewter mount with two whiplash handles, metal stamped with Van Hauten marks and numerals '1772'

    EST.$1,000 - $2,000Sold for$2,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 22.5 cm
    • Labels: Illustrated on the cover of Christie's Art Nouveau by Fiona Gallagher, Watson-Guptill, 2000
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  • 173_1
    LOT 173

    Johann Loetz Witwe


    Large Iridescent Green Oil Spot Glass Vase, c. 1900

    of bulbous form with pinched sides, unsigned

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium