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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  • 198_1
    LOT 198

    French Art Deco Sculpture of Tambourine Girl

    c. 1930

    painted green patina, impressed to base '682' (A/F)

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: height 54 cm width 61.5 cm depth 16 cm
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  • 199_1
    LOT 199

    After Demétre Chiparus

    Les Girls

    cold-painted bronze and ivory figural group set on a marble base, signed to base 'D. H. Chiparus'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000
  • 200_1
    LOT 200

    After Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet (Belgian, 1880-1950)

    Bronze Figure of an Oriental Dancer

    the dancing figure wearing bracelets and anklets, on green and black marble base

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: height 32 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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    LOT 201

    After Demetre Chiparus (Romanian, 1886-1947)

    Woman Feeding a Parrot, c. 1930

    green-brown patina, depicting a kneeling young maiden with a parrot bird perched on the end of her open hand, on green rectangular marble base

    EST.$700 - $900
    • Measurements: height 32 cm width 56 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 202_1
    LOT 202

    Pair of Bronze Trumpet Vases

    c. 1920


    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: height 40 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 203_1
    LOT 203

    After Gerda Gerdago

    Pair of Art Deco Cold Painted Pixie Bookends

    each figure resting on a black marble base (2)

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: height 18.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 205_1
    LOT 205

    Pierre Le Faguays (French, 1892-1962)

    Girl with Ball, Bronze Figure, c. 1925

    the standing figure holding a ball in her right hand and wearing a short dress, on a green onyx base, signed 'Le Faguays' on socle and numbered '172' under foot

    EST.$700 - $900
    • Measurements: height 26 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 206_1
    LOT 206

    After Georges Marie Valentin Bareau (French, 1866-1931)

    'L'Histoire', Bronze Figure, c. 1900

    depicting an allegorical figure, represented by a young maiden holding a scroll and seated on an architectural fragment, signed 'Georges-Bareau F. Barbedienne Fondeur', on green marble base

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: height 27.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 207_1
    LOT 207

    After Paul Dubois (French, 1829-1905)

    Bronze Sculpture 'Le Chanteur Florentin'

    signed 'P. Dubois 1865' and with 'Réduction Mécanique A. Collas Breveté' pastille

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: height 38. 5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 208_1
    LOT 208

    Gustave Dussart (French, 1875-1962)

    Early 20th Century

    depicting Antiope and Jupiter, with two ink wells, on a green shaped marble base, signed 'G. Dussart'

    EST.$800 - $1,200
  • 209_1
    LOT 209

    Swiss Black Forest Stag Coat Rack

    the carved stag head mounted upon a carved fence with seven hoof hooks, restored

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800
  • 210_1
    LOT 210

    Jean-Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761-1822)

    Collection of Commemorative Medallions

    comprising ten bronzed medals depicting portraits of Empress Josephine and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, The Storming of the Bastille and The Arrival of the Royal Family in Paris on 6 October 1789, framed

    EST.$500 - $700
  • 211_1
    LOT 211

    Moritz of Leipzig

    Cased Picnic Set, c. 1920

    for six people, interior fitted with two cocktail shakers, two thermos, six graduated glasses, two glass shooter glasses, a spirit flask, tea caddy, vinegar and oil bottles, three food tins, six porcelain plates, six forks, six knives, six spoons, two bread knives, lidded boxes and two serving…

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000
  • 212_1
    LOT 212

    Victorian Silver Plate and Ivory Centerpiece

    Mark of Horace Woodward & Co., Birmingham, 1879

    the mirrored base raised on ivory ball feet and surmounted by three temple-form tazze with Corinthian columns, each tazza centring a classical vase, with diamond registration mark and maker's mark to underside

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
  • 213_1
    LOT 213

    Liberty & Co.

    Tudric Pewter and Enamel Cigar Box, c. 1910

    of rectangular shape with hammered decoration, cover with enamel landscape by Charles Fleetwood Varley, front engraved 'Won by Montillo at the S.R.P.T.C Deniliquin & P.R.C. Tocumwal', interior lined with cedar, stamped marks to underside

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 8 cm width 23 cm depth 13 cm
    • Labels: Awarded to Franc Brereton Sadleir Falkiner�s Montillo for wins at the 1910 and 1911 Picnic Races at Deniliquin and Tocumwal
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  • 214_1
    LOT 214

    Austrian Silver and Plique-a-jour Box

    c. 1920

    of rectangular shape, the lid set with an oval moss agate, with green cloisonné enamel sides , hallmarked

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: weight 142 grams length 8.5 cm
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  • 215_1
    LOT 215

    Georgian Tortoiseshell Snuff Box

    18th Century

    with engine turned decoration and brass mounts, retains decal label 'formerly the property of General David Stewart of […]'

    EST.$300 - $500
    • Measurements: height 3.5 cm width 8.3 cm depth 6.2 cm
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  • 216_1
    LOT 216

    German Enamel and Silver Compact

    of circular shape, decorated with a bucolic scene with two lovers, together with a German silver compact engraved with scrolls and flowers, and an silver box, the lid set with an agate embellished with marcasite, hallmarked (3)

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: weight 80 grams diameter 7 cm; 77 grams length 8 cm; 114 grams length 7.8 cm
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  • 217_1
    LOT 217

    William IV Sterling Silver Snuff Box

    Mark of James Nasmyth, Edinburgh, c. 1837

    of rectangular shape with a gilded interior, all over cross hatched engraved decoration, the lid chased with a scrolled border and engraved with initials, hallmarked

    EST.$350 - $450
    • Measurements: weight 99 grams length 7.5 grams
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  • 218_1
    LOT 218

    Victorian Sterling Silver Snuff Box

    Mark of Edward Smith, Birmingham, 1853

    of rectangular shape with a gilded interior, the cover, base and sides engraved with scrolls, the lid engraved 'Presented to P. H. Swanton Esq. Loyds Agent. By Captain S Ellis 1851', hallmarked

    EST.$300 - $500
    • Measurements: weight 95 grams length 7.2 cm
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  • 219_1
    LOT 219

    William IV Sterling Silver Cup

    Mark of William Eaton, London, 1835

    of campagna form with chased Acanthus leaves adorning the lower body and a gilded interior, engraved 'Charles Wilday Austin from his god-father Sir James Carmichael Smyth 1837', hallmarked

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: height 18.5 cm weight 444 grams
    • Labels: Major-general Sir James Carmichael-Smyth was a British Army officer and Colonial Administrator. Commander of the Royal Corps of Engineers & Sappers at Waterloo. He was made Governor of the Bahamas in May 1829 and Governor of British Guiana in June 1833
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  • 220_1
    LOT 220

    Edwardian Sterling Silver Ceylon Lawn Tennis Trophy

    Mark of Mappin Brothers, London, 1903

    the circular bowl flanked by two scroll handles and adorned with a double band, engraved 'Ceylon Lawn Tennis Championship Gentlemen's Doubles' hallmarked, on ebonised wooden stand with champion plaques

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: height 14.5 cm weight 951 grams
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  • 221_1
    LOT 221

    Elizabeth II Nine Piece Sterling Silver Coffee and Tea Service

    Mark of Garrard and Co., London, 1954-1956

    comprising a tray, kettle, tea coffee and water pots, milk jug, cream jug, sugar bowl and tea strainer, all of melon shape, engraved with shell and foliate scroll motifs, pots with leaf-capped spouts and ivory handles, hallmarked (9)

    EST.$18,000 - $22,000
  • 222_1
    LOT 222

    Victorian Silver-Gilt Dessert Service

    Mark of Francis Higgins, London, c. 1863-1973

    setting for twelve, comprising twelve dessert forks, twelve dessert knives, twelve dessert spoons, twelve teaspoons, six fluted bowl spoons, one sugar sifter spoon, one crema ladle, one pair of grape scissors, each piece crested with the Middleton family crest and motto 'Fortis in…

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000
    • Measurements: weight 2862 grams
    • Provenance: Purchased from C. J. Vander Antiques, London, in November 1980
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison a similar service, Christie's New York, Important Silver and Objects de Vertu sale, lot 83, 18 October 2012
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