Asian Works of Art, Lots 1-423 Wednesday 6th June 2018 at 11am
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European Works of Art, Lots 424-749 Thursday 7th June 2018 at 11am
Lots: 401-450 of 749
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Lot 401
‡ A SAFAVID LUSTRE BOWL, PERSIA, 17TH CENTURY
glazed fritware, the interior with cypress and lotus tondo, surrounded by a radiating design of lotuses within arched niches, the exterior painted on lavender ground with repeated quatrefoil medallions interspersed with lotuses
7.5cm high; 17.5cm diam.

Provenance: Private European collection
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 402
‡ A SAFAVID LAVENDER GROUND LUSTRE BOTTLE, PERSIA, 17TH CENTURY
glazed fritwear, of bulbous form, with rim foot and flared neck, the body decorated with registers of scrolling arabesques and interlocking flowering plants
12.5cm high

Provenance: European private collection

Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 403
‡ A SMALL SAFAVID LUSTRE BOTTLE, PERSIA, 17TH CENTURY
glazed fritware, of bulbous form, with rim foot and flared neck, the sides with leaf and flower decoration,
10cm high

Provenance: European private collection

Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 404
‡ A KIRMAN POTTERY PILGRIM FLASK, SAFAVID, PERSIA, 17TH CENTURY
moulded underglaze painted fritware, a radiating floral medallion on either side painted in pink and green, surrounded by scrolling blue and white floral decoration in Chinese style, neck with later brass insert
22cm high

Provenance: European private collection

Estimate:  £2000 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 405
‡ TWO DAMASCUS TILES, OTTOMAN SYRIA, 18TH CENTURY
underglaze painted fritware, depicting a youth holding a leafy sprig and scent bottle(?) and a maiden holding a bottle and wine-cup, each within a lobed medallion on striped ground, stylised clouds in each corner
22cm square

Provenance: European private collection

These unusual tiles are from a small group, examples of which have occasionally appeared on the art market over the last few decades. None remain in situ. The style of the figures closely resembles 17th century 'Kubachi' ceramics from Persia, although the colours, technique and composition suggest 18th century Syrian origin. There are three tiles of this type in the Victoria and Albert Museum, 386 1880, 531 1900 & 530 1900.
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 406
‡ A SMALL KASHAN LUSTRE TILE, PERSIA, CIRCA 13TH CENTURY
of hexagonal form, with central star motif on scrolling foliate ground, divided into six lozenge shapes, each containing sceptre head design,
7.2cm max. diam.

Provenance: European private collection
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 407
‡ A SAFAVID BLUE AND WHITE DISH, PERSIA, 17TH CENTURY
underglaze-painted fritware, of elongated octagonal form, the centre decorated with a pair of deer amidst scrolling flowers, the border with repeated stylised leaf motifs, further decoration and faux Chinese characters on the underside
3 x 21 x 15.5cm

Provenance: European private collection
Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 408
‡ A LARGE QAJAR RELIEF TILE, PROBABLY TEHERAN, PERSIA, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
polychrome underglaze painted fritware, depicting a prince on horseback holding a falcon, palaces and mountains in the background, floral border with birds above, framed
34 x 27cm

Provenance: European private collection

Estimate:  £2500 - 3500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 409
‡ A QAJAR BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY QALIAN BOTTLE, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY
of bulbous form, with ridged and flared neck, painted with exuberant floral bouquets in two shades of blue outlined in grey
25cm high

Provenance: Private European collection

Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 410
‡ AN AUBERGINE GLASS EWER, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY
the body with blown relief lozenge design, with rippled handle and collar, slender scrolling spout and flared neck
19cm high

Provenance: Private European collection

There are a number of similar vessels in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, for example 105-1877
Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 411
‡ A WOVEN WOOL PANEL, PERSIA OR KASHMIR, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
of square form, the polychrome stripe design with meandering and repeated flower and leaf motifs
148 x 134cm

Provenance: European private collection

Estimate:  £700 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 412
A BATIK LONG-CLOTH (KAIN PANJANG), PEKALONGAN, CENTRAL JAVA, FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
dyed cotton, of long rectangular form, the design comprising a row of floral bouquets on linear patterned ground, divided diagonally across the middle into two sections oriented opposite ways up, indistinct maker's name printed twice in one corner
244 x 102cm

Batiks of this type are associated with the Eurasian 'Indische' community in colonial central Java. For a similar design on a kain panjang by Eliza van Zuylen, see Inger McCabe Elliott, Batik: Fabled Cloth of Java, New York 1984, p.110f.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 413
‡ A WOVEN WOOL SHAWL, KASHMIR FOR THE PERSIAN MARKET, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
of long rectangular form, the design composed of repeated meandering columns of vines with stylised tulip flowers formed of paired botehs, amidst dense floral decoration on white ground, an embroidered label in one corner, the plain striped end borders with tasselled ends, one end with further red embroidered inscription probably including the date AH 1232/1817 AD
300 x 121cm

Provenance: European private collection
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 414
AN UZBEK BROCADE COAT (CHAPAN), CENTRAL ASIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
the gilt thread woven leafy palmette motifs on salmon pink ground, lined with bright red, vermilion and saffron ikat lining
120cm long
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 415
A WOVEN SILK SHAWL, LAOS, 19TH CENTURY
of long rectangular form, the plain crimson ground with off-white and polychrome woven multiple registers of geometrical semi-abstract motifs, tasselled ends, modern blue cloth mount
216 x 41cm (excluding mount)
Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 416
A PRINTED AND RESIST DYED COTTON HANGING, COROMANDEL COAST FOR THE INDONESIAN MARKET, 19TH CENTURY
of rectangular form, with central arched niche containing a flowering tree of life, flanked by four smaller niches on either side, registers of mounted elephants and further floral niches at the bottom, the top with a band of star shaped rosettes, the whole surrounded by a narrow scrolling floral border
210 x 120cm
Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 417
‡ AN EARLY QAJAR VELVET PANEL, PERSIA, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
of rectangular form, profusely embroidered with gilt metal thread on crimson ground, the central arabesque medallion amidst flower and bird motifs, surrounded by a border of lotuses and scrolling leaf designs, the outer edge with repeated 'sceptre-head' motifs, framed
69 x 50cm

Provenance: European private collection
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 418
A SMALL PANEL, PROBABLY FROM A SKIRT HEM, CRETE, 18TH CENTURY
plain cotton, embroidered with red, green and blue silk, the decoration comprising three stylised flowering plants on a scrolling foliate border, with birds flying above, framed
23 x 35cm

Property from a deceased estate, sold by order of the executors; acquired from Millner Manolatos, London, circa 2005.

For related longer Cretan skirt borders in the Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., inv. 81.51 & 52, see S.B.Krody, Embroidery of the Greek Islands and Epirus Region, London 2006

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 419
A CEREMONIAL CLOTH (TAMPAN), LAMPUNG, SUMATRA, INDONESIA, 19TH CENTURY
woven cotton, the buff ground woven in russet and indigo in the form of registers of stylished ship motifs divided by stylised flower borders
64 x 61cm approximately

Tampans were produced mostly by the women of Lampung, a region rich from the cultivation of pepper. Almost all families would have possessed a few of these cloths which were used for display at family ceremonies such as marriage.
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 420
A GOLD PAINTED BORDER PANEL, PROBABLY DECCAN, SOUTHERN INDIA, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY
from a pichhavai, of rectangular form, the gold decoration on red cotton ground forming a scrolling carnation and acanthus frieze, mounted on stretchers
14 x 87cm (excluding mount)

Provenance: Private Collection, London

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 421
‡ A WOVEN SILK BROCADE PANEL, LATE SAFAVID OR ZAND, PERSIA, 18TH CENTURY
with a reticulated design of orange, green and gilt thread bouquets on olive ground, linear tasselled borders at either end, old dealer's(?) label attached in one corner
232 x 63cm

Provenance: European private collection

For a closely related panel of dress fabric, on orange ground, in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, see inv. no. 16-1890


Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 422
AN UZBEK SUSANI, CENTRAL ASIA, CIRCA 1900
of rectangular form, the plain field with polychrome embroidered foliate borders on either side, the ends with similarly decorated mihrab arches,
later printed silk 'ikat' lining
187 x 109cm
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 423
A SILK DOUBLE IKAT SARI (PATOLA), GUJARAT, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
of long rectangular form, the field with trellis design of stylised rosettes, triple border of flower and heart motifs at either end, the whole surrounded by plain striped border, tasselled ends,
200 x 80cm approximately
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 424
A SITZENDORFF EQUESTRIAN FIGURE OF 'NAPOLEON CROSSING THE ALPS', 20TH CENTURY
after the painting by Jacques-Louis David, the General gesturing the way forward as his cape blows dramatically in the same direction and his famous war mount, Marengo, rears beneath him, the naturalistic rocky base on a gilt bordered white rectangular plinth, blue crowned S mark
40.5cm high

Napoleon Crossing the Alps (also known as Napoleon at the Saint Bernard Pass or Bonaparte Crossing the Alps) is the title given to the five versions of an oil on canvas equestrian portrait of Napoleon painted by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) between 1801 and 1805. Initially commissioned by the King of Spain, the 'heroic' composition celebrates the journey that Bonaparte and his army made across the Alps through the Great St. Bernard Pass in May 1800.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 425
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A SHEPHERDESS, LATE 18TH CENTURY
after a model by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775), modelled as a young woman standing with an apron full of flowers, holding a flower posy in her left hand and a recorder in her right, a recumbent sheep looking up from her feet, indistinct blue painted mark to rear, incised 2789 to base
14.5cm high
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 426
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BOY WITH FLOWERS, LATE 18TH CENTURY / EARLY 19TH CENTURY
after a model by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775), modelled standing against a tree stump holding a hat full of flowers in his left hand and a flower posy in his right, incised A.19 to rear, 13.5cm high; together with a Meissen figure of a boy eating grapes, circa 1900, modelled seated, underglaze blue crossed swords, incised and impressed numerals, 12cm high, hand missing
(2)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 427
A BERLIN FIGURE OF A BACCHANTE FEEDING A GOAT, CIRCA 1775
modelled by Wilhelm Christian Meyer (1726-1786), the scantily clad nymph seated on a tree stump, a vine draped across her lap from which she proffers the goat a bunch of grapes, mound base with gilt detailed Rococo scrolls, incised C.M., underglaze blue sceptre mark
20cm high

This maenad with the goat emblematic of lust is one from a series of five bacchic followers produced by K.P.M. Three other figures from the series, all in the Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin, are illustrated by Erich Köllmann and Margarete Jarchow, Berliner Porzellan, Munich, 1987, Vol. II, Figs.177, 178 & 180. For other examples see Georg Lenz, Berliner Porzellan, Die Manufaktur Friedrichs Des Grossen 1763-1786, Berlin, 1913, Vol.II, pl.109.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 428
A PARIS GROUP OF A SLEEPNG PUTTO, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
the winged child, drapery and cylindrical bolster in biscuit, his orange glazed porcelain bed formed as a Neo-classical 'lit bateau'
12cm wide
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 429
A MEISSEN GROUP OF THE OLD WOMAN IN LOVE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
the young swindler supposedly paying court by kissing the hand of the seated old woman as he peers avariciously into her strongbox, shaped oval base, underglaze blue crossed swords mark, incised model No.A46, impressed numbers
14.5cm high, some restoration
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 430
A MEISSEN GROUP OF ICE SKATERS, MID 19TH CENTURY
after an 18th century model, the behatted gentleman kneeling to tie the skate to his companion's shoe, gilt edged scroll moulded base, blue crossed swords mark, incised model No.36, further incised numerals and painted initial R
14.5cm high, some restoration
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 431
A PETER WELDON CREAMWARE ELEPHANT OBELISK, STAFFORDSHIRE, 1990s
in 18th century style, standing four-square on a moulded rectangular base, the beast and its burden applied with a variety of foliage
59.5cm high
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 432
A MEISSEN BOWL, COVER & STAND, LATE 19TH CENTURY
circular, each applied in high relief with flowers and lemons painted with scattered insects, the underside of the lobed stand applied with blue forget-me-nots, the cover with branch handle, underglaze blue crossed swords marks
stand 23cm diameter
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 433
A SCHOELCHER (PARIS) CABINET PLATE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
painted with strawberries inside a gilt foliate border, stencilled mark
22cm diameter
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 434
A MEISSEN OUTSIDE DECORATED TOPOGRAPHICAL PLATE, 1840s
painted with a titled view of Hamburg, depicting the harbour busy with sail and two paddle steamers, the fuchsia border with gilt bands, cancelled crossed swords marks in underglaze blue, incised marks and impressed numerals
25.5cm diameter
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 435
THREE WORCESTER DISHES, CIRCA 1775-80
comprising a scalloped dessert plate decorated in the Giles workshop, painted with a florally sprigged Classical urn, the 'wet blue' ground border gilded with a band of anthemion within a further band of fruit-laden vines, blue crescent mark, 21cm diameter, glued, a lobed dessert plate painted with a vignette of fancy birds within a basketwork moulded border and gilt rim, 20cm diameter, and a lozenge shaped dish painted with fruits, the blue ground border highlighted with caillouté gilding, blue crescent mark, 23.5cm long
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 436
A RED FLASHED GLASS BEAKER, BOHEMIAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
waisted nonagonal, engraved with a stag and a doe amidst vegetation flanking a coat of arms below a Prince's coronet, with borders of acorns and oak leaves and further stylised leafage
12.5cm high

The arms are those of Kinski of Bohemia (J.B. Rietstap, Armorial Général, Vol.1, p.1093), created Barons in 1316, Counts in Bohemia in 1628 and Princes of the Holy Roman Empire in 1746, one of the most illustrious families of the Hapsburg domains.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 437
A NAST (PARIS) TWO-HANDLED CUP AND STAND, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
gilt ground, the cup painted each side with a classical figure flanked by putti, the stand painted in the centre with a human face inside a border painted with panels of muses alternating with panels of seated griffins flanking a gilt portrait medallion, gilt script mark
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 438
A BARR, FLIGHT & BARR (WORCESTER) SPILL VASE, CIRCA 1810-1813
cylindrical, pink ground, painted en grisaille with a classical maiden holding a tambourine aloft, set with gilt satyr mask handles, impressed mask
12.5cm high
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 439
TWO ENGLISH PORCELAIN CACHEPOTS AND STANDS, PROBABLY COALPORT, CIRCA 1810
in sizes, each painted with grisaille landscape vignettes, pattern No.382
largest 13.5cm high, some damage
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 440
A NAST (PARIS) CABINET CUP AND SAUCER, CIRCA 1825
green ground, the cup painted with a band of Neo-classical scrollwork between formal leaf borders, gilt painted mark

Provenance: Armin B. Allen, New York, with paper label
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 441
A LA COURTILLE (PARIS) CUP AND SAUCER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
painted in black monochrome with profile portraits against an orange ground and gilt anthemion border, underglaze blue painted arrows mark
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 442
AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN SAUCE TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, PROBABLY COALPORT, CIRCA 1810
two-handled oval body, painted with strawberries against a grey ground, painted pattern No.728, stand 18.5cm wide; together with an English cup and saucer, circa 1815, gilt-ground, decorated with lily-of-the-valley
(5)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 443
A GROUP OF FOUR SPODE BREAKFAST CUPS AND SAUCERS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
painted in green monochrome with flower sprays, red painted mark

Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 444
A PORCELAIN COFFEE CAN AND SAUCER, PROBABLY PARIS, 19TH CENTURY
the cup painted with a mummy's head flanked by wyverns, the saucer with panels of musical instruments against a burnt orange ground simulating hardstone, gilt 'R' mark to can; together with another coffee can and saucer, probably Paris, early 19th century, painted with puce drapery, lion masks and laurel; and another coffee can and saucer, painted with puce portrait portrait medallions
(6)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 445
A PARIS PORCELAIN COFFEE CAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
painted with a classical woman in a chariot being drawn by two lions; together with a Paris porcelain sugar bowl and cover, white and gilt; two English porcelain plates, printed en grisaille with classical figures inside a gilt finishing vine border; and a gilt-ground cup and saucer
(7)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 446
A PAIR OF PORCELAIN CANDLESTICKS, PROBABLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1830
Rococo Revival, baluster stems and shaped triangular bases, moulded with puce feather-edged scrollwork picked out in green and gilt, scattered flowers and insects between
23.5cm high, one stem restored
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 447
A DERBY COFFEE CAN AND TWO SAUCERS, CIRCA 1815
painted with pink roses, red painted mark; together with a pair of Minton coffee cups and saucers, circa 1870, turquoise ground; and a small Derby spill vase, circa 1815, painted with arabesques, 11cm high
(8)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 448
A BROWN-WESTHEAD, MOORE & CO. PART TEA SET, CIRCA 1870
comprising: thirteen cups, fourteen saucers and two cake plates, green ground with gilt rims, the cups with pink interiors and rope-twist handles and feet, P.O.D.R. lozenge for 1869, red painted No. C8459
some losses
(29)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 449
A GROUP OF ENGLISH POTTERY, 19TH CENTURY
comprising: a large Ridgway 'Tuscan' pattern jug, 32cm high, another large painted pottery jug, two yellow-ground printed jugs and a saucer
(5)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 450
A DOCCIA COFFEE CUP AND SAUCER, MID 18TH CENTURY
each with applied prune branches to the white glaze

Provenance: The Henry and Martha Isaacson Collection, Seattle (with paper label No. 107); Armin B. Allen, New York (with paper label)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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