European & Asian Works of Art Sale on
Wednesday 22nd November 2017
On view:
19 November 2017 12:00 to 16:00
20 November 2017 10:00 to 20:00
21 November 2017 10:00 to 17:00
Lots: 301-350 of 501
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Lot 301
A GROUP OF THREE ENGLISH PORCELAIN VASES, PROBABLY ALCOCK, CIRCA 1840
comprising a two-handled vase painted with landscape vignettes, a two-handled vase encrusted with flowers and a claret ground trumpet vase reserved with a flower panel, each vase filled with a profusion of metal and composite painted flowers and leaves
tallest vase 27cm excluding flowers
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 302
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:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 303
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:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 304
A MEISSEN GROUP, 'SMELL', LATE 19TH CENTURY
from the set of the senses after the models by J.C. Schoenheit, the young woman smelling a posy seated beside a table supporting a flask and a basket of flowers, shaped rectangular base, underglaze blue crossed swords mark, impressed number, incised model number E5, painted number 29.
14cm high
Estimate:  £180 - 220 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 305
A MEISSEN CANE HANDLE, CIRCA 1765
of Frauenkopf form, with a tapering scrollwork body, the edge of the base painted with a small vignette of figures in a landscape, later fitted with a gilt-metal-mounted bloodstone seal of circa 1860 of an Earl's coronet with possible cipher SF
11cm long

Provenance: A Private Irish Collection

A cane handle of similar form is in the Cummer Gallery of Art, Florida, illustrated in the catalogue, The Wark Collection - Early Meissen Porcelain, 1984, p.246, no.596.
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 306
A St James's (Charles Gouyn's factory) bonbonniere, circa 1755
modelled as two putti embracing a sheep on a grassy mound painted with flowers, the interior with scattered flowers, with hinged gilt-metal rim mount, the enamelled copper lid painted en grisaille against a green ground with winged cherubs amid clouds, the interior lid enamelled with a contemporary miniature of a young gentleman wearing a pink coat
4.3cm high, some restoration, fine cracks to the enamel

Formerly identified as 'Girl-in-a-Swing Factory', Charles Gouyn's ware comprise 'toys' and small figures, the bonbonnières usually set with enamelled copper lids as here. A similar example, the enamel lid painted with flowers, is illustrated by G.E. Bryant, The Chelsea Porcelain Toys, London, 1925, pl.46, no.2. Perhaps given as a love token, the contemporary English enamel portrait miniature to the interior may depict the original donor of this box.
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 307
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:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 308
A PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURAL SMALL CHAMBERSTICKS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
each modelled as a boy or girl gardener standing within a flowering arbour below the candle sconce, on a gilt-edged Rococo scroll base, with naturalistic branch-form handle to rear, underglaze blue crossed swords marks, one with incised model No.2869, painted number 10.
13.5cm high
(2)
Estimate:  £180 - 220 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 309
A MEISSEN LARGE FIGURE OF A SHEPHERD, CIRCA 1755
standing playing bagpipes, a grazing sheep and a recumbent dog at his feet, his clothes picked out in pale yellow, puce and blue on a Rococo scroll-edged base picked out in gilding, underglaze blue crossed swords mark to rear of base
25.5cm high

Provenance: A Private German collection, acquired from Bernard Moutier Antiquités, Paris, in October 1964.
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 310
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF AN EGG-SELLER, CIRCA 1745
modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775), from the series of Parisian street traders, the old woman carrying a basket of eggs over her left arm and proffering an egg in her right hand, the shaped base applied with flowers
18cm high, restoration to basket and to one foot

See the similar figure selling fruit, after Bouchardon's 'Cris de Paris' drawings, illustrated by Dr. Erika Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain of the 18th Century, London, 1972, Vol.I, pp.86-87. For another Meissen egg-seller, see Christie's, London, 30 May 2012, lot 659.
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 311
A HOECHST FIGURE GROUP, 'KINDERIDYLL', CIRCA 1775
modelled by Johann Peter Melchior (1747-1825), in the white, with three children, a dog and a kitten playing beside ruins, naturalistic base, wheel mark in underglaze blue, 19cm wide; together with a Höchst-Damm group, 'Der Bekränste Schläfer', mid 19th century, after the model by Melchior, with a shepherdess trying to wake her companion beneath an urn on a plinth, blue wheel and letter D mark, 22cm wide
(2)

Provenance: A Private Irish Collection
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 312
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

Provenance: A Private German Collection

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:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 313
A MEISSEN ECUELLE, COVER AND STAND, CIRCA 1750
the yellow ground painted in the manner of Johann Gottfried Klinger (1711-1781) with cut flowers in quatrefoil panels edged in enamel, the ear-shaped handles and finial picked out in gilding, underglaze blue crossed swords marks
stand 17.5cm diameter

Provenance: A Private German Collection, acquired from Fischer-Böhler Antiquitäten, Munich in July 1965; by repute earlier in the Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild Collection
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 314
A MEISSEN HOT CHOCOLATE POT AND COVER AND A HOT MILK JUG AND COVER, CIRCA 1750-65
baluster, the scrollwork spouts and handles at right-angles picked out in gilding, the covers with flower finials, with ozier moulded bands at the rims, painted with landscape vignettes in puce, underglaze blue crossed swords marks, chocolate pot 14.5cm high; together with a Meissen teacup and saucer, mid 18th century, painted in puce with Watteauesque scenes, underglaze blue crossed swords marks
(6)

Provenance: A Private Irish Collection
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 315
A MEISSEN 'GELBER LOEWE' DISH, CIRCA 1740
the shallow bowl painted in the Kakiemon style with the 'Yellow Lion' pattern of a large feline curling around a flowering bamboo shoot opposite a flowering prunus issuing from a gnarled tree stump, with scattered indianische Blumen, the shaped rim edged in brown, underglaze blue crossed swords mark
23.5cm diameter

Provenance: A Private Irish Collection; acquired in Dublin in 1949

See Julia Webber, Meißener Porzellane mit Dekoren nach ostasiatischen Vorbildern, Vol. II, Munich, 2013, pp.265-274 for further discussion of the 'Gelber Löwe' pattern.


Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 316
A MEISSEN BOWL, CIRCA 1735
quatrefoil, the puce ground reserving four quatrefoil cartouches finely painted with chinoiserie figures at various pursuits in the manner of Philip Emmanuel Schindler (b.1695), the interior with a similar scene within Böttger-lustre, puce and iron-red scrollwork below a gilt scroll rim, underglaze blue crossed swords mark, incised '//' mark
16.5cm long

A tea canister painted with chinoiserie scenes in a similar manner was sold in these rooms, 25 May 2016, lot 20.
Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 317
A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED BEAKER AND SAUCER WITH AUGSBURG GILT DECORATION, CIRCA 1725
with tooled gilding over the underglaze blue painted Fels- und Vogel pattern, undersides with underglaze twin concentric circles and blue crossed swords marks, the cup initialled D.H. to the rim, the saucer intialled R between the blades of the mark

Provenance: A Private German Collection
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 318
A VIENNA CABINET CUP AND SAUCER AND A BERLIN CABINET CUP AND SAUCER, 1821 AND CIRCA 1830 RESPECTIVELY
the Vienna example painted with horses in landscapes within gilded bands, shield marks in underglaze blue, cup incised 821, the Berlin cup and saucer with matt blue ground and gilt decoration, the cup inscribed in German 'May your life be lucky and happy' on a banner over a wreath of roses, gilt interior, sceptre marks in underglaze blue, numbered 28 to saucer, 25 to cup

Provenance: A Private Irish Collection
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 319
A HOECHST TEACUP AND SAUCER AND A FUERSTENBERG TEACUP AND SAUCER, BOTH CIRCA 1765
the Höchst example finely painted with birds perched in branches and small scattered insects, crowned wheel marks in underglaze blue, incised marks, the Fürstenberg example painted with landscape vignettes with formal gilt scrollwork rim borders, F marks in underglaze blue, incised and impressed marks; together with a Meissen Hausmaler teabowl, circa 1740, with underglaze blue Fels- und Vogel pattern enriched in the workshop of F.J. Ferner in enamels and gilding with flowers and a cockerel, the interior with further flowers, figures and buildings, underglaze blue crossed swords and numerals
(5)

Provenance: A Private Irish Collection; the Höchst, with F.I. Block, Knightsbridge, London (paper label to saucer)
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 320
A PAIR OF MEISSEN OUTSIDE DECORATED TOPOGRAPHICAL PLATES, 1840s
painted with views of Hamburg, one depicting the harbour busy with sail and two paddle steamers, eponymously titled, the other with a view of the New Exchange, titled 'Die Neue Börse', the fuchsia borders with gilt bands, cancelled crossed swords marks in underglaze blue, incised marks and impressed numerals, 25.5cm diameter; together with a Berlin topographical plate, early 19th century, painted in monochrome with a German townscape of a church before a green within gilt bands, with moulded gilt beading to the rim, underglaze blue sceptre mark, impressed numeral, 20.5cm diameter
(3)

Provenance: A Private Irish Collection; the Berlin plate, The Arthur Hurst Collection, Sotheby's, London, 5 July 1940, lot 217 (part lot).
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 321
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, 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
(3)

Provenance: A Private Irish Collection
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 322
A PAIR OF MINTONS AESTHETIC MOVEMENT BONE-CHINA MOON FLASKS, 1870s
the discoidal bodies painted with garden birds in flight or perched in branches against a turquoise ground, the sides, feet and bulbous mouths painted to imitate Japanese cloisonné enamel, gilt ruyi sceptre shaped handles, indistinct impressed marks
33cm high, some damage and wear
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 323
A WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE BOWL, CIRCA 1925
designed by Daisy Makeig-Jones (1881-1945), octagonal, the exterior with the 'Moorish' pattern, the interior with 'Smoke Ribbons', printed Portland vase mark, numbered Z5125
22cm wide
Estimate:  £2500 - 3500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 324
A FRENCH ENAMELLED GLASS MAMLUK STYLE FLASK, PHILIPPE-JOSEPH BROCARD, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
bottle shaped, the amber tinted glass covered in red line borders, gilt scrollwork and stylised Arabic inscriptions and blue enamel roundels and knot motifs, applied with loop and scroll handles between neck and shoulder, underside signed Brocard in iron red script
17cm high
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 325
Two Persian silver candlesticks, Isfahan, mid 20th century
with vase shaped stems and typical flat-chased and engraved foliate decoration, one stamped 'Vahe' and 'Vartan'
19.5cm high, 375gr
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 326
AN OTTOMAN EMPIRE SILVER BOWL, POSSIBLY GREEK, LATE 19TH CENTURY
circular, the sides boldly chased with two bands of owls and other birds amid trailing roses, the bottom with a scrolling foliate rosette, with Tughra and Sah marks
19cm diameter, 401gr (12oz)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 327
‡ A PAIR OF SILVERED CANDLESTICKS, PERSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
on octagonal bases, with openwork arabesque decoration, the waist fringed with pendants, cup-shaped lampholders
37cm high

Provenance: Private European Collection
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 328
A Persian silver box, Isfahan, mid 20th century
square, all over geometric engraved decoration, stamped 'Vartan A.O.', 12cm wide; together with a Persian silver cigarette case, Isfahan, mid 20th century, the rectangular case and circular bowl with typical engraved decoration
599gr
(2)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 329
AN EGYPTIAN SILVER MODEL OF A NARGILEH, CAIRO, CIRCA 1949
the knopped stem partially decorated with foliate strapwork, with chained tamper, 15.5cm high; together with a blue glass rosewater sprinkler, probably Beykoz, 20th century, pedestal bud vase form with gilt foliate decoration, 27.5cm high
(2)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 330
A SPANISH SILVER EWER, MAKER'S MARK INDECIPHERABLE, ASSAY MASTER FELIX LEONARDO DE NIEVA, MADRID, 1750s
the ribbed oval baluster body with engraved SR monogram, scroll handle, domed lid with pineapple finial and volute thumbpiece, moulded and leaf spout
25.5cm high, 932gr (30oz)
Estimate:  £1200 - 1800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 331
A SPANISH SILVER ENTREE DISH AND COVER, MANUEL GARRIDO FOR PLATERIA LOPEZ, MADRID, MID 20TH CENTURY
shaped oval, hammer finished and with applied reeded rims, the cover with applied reeded loop handles, 915 standard
34cm long, 1591gr (51oz)
Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 332
A SPANISH SILVER MEAT DISH, MID 20TH CENTURY
similar to the preceding lot, shaped oval, hammer finished, with applied reeded rim, apparently pseudo marks
56cm long, 1930gr
Estimate:  £600 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 333
A PAIR OF SPANISH SILVER SERVING DISHES, MANUEL GARRIDO FOR PLATERIA LOPEZ, MADRID, MID 20TH CENTURY
similar to the preceding lots, in sizes, shaped oblong, hammer finished, with applied reeded rims, 915 standard, 45.5cm and 35cm long; together with another Spanish silver serving dish, mid 20th century, similar, 915 standard, 34cm long
3114gr (100oz)
(3)
Estimate:  £1000 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 334
A SPANISH SILVER SERVING DISH AND A SAUCEBOAT, MANUEL GARRIDO FOR PLATERIA LOPEZ, MADRID, MID 20TH CENTURY
similar to the preceding lots, hammer finished, lobed and applied with reeded rims, the dish shaped square, the shaped oval pedestal sauceboat with single C-scroll handle, 915 standard
dish 36.5cm wide, sauceboat 23.5cm long, 1443gr (46oz)

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 335
AN ITALIAN SILVER SUGAR VASE AND COVER, EMANUELE CABER, MILAN, CIRCA 1820
the triform base with openwork formal leaf border above cast shell and paw feet, the stem cast as three entwined Renaissance dolphins supporting a baluster bowl with everted milled rim, the domed cover with further milled borders and a figural finial cast as a young black man sitting on a bunch of fruiting branches (perhaps coffee branches)
23cm high, 766gr (24oz)

Emanuele Caber (1762-1850) operated premises under the sign of the 'Golden Deer' in the San Michele al Gallo quarter of Milan, using the circular maker's mark 'C under a deer' from 1812. V. Donaver - R. Dabene, Argenti italiani dell'Ottocento, Milan, 1989, Vol.2, p.121.
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 336
AN ITALIAN SILVER COFFEE POT, EMMANUELE CABER, MILAN, CIRCA 1820
with milled borders, the ovoid body on pedestal foot, with slender waisted neck, the lid with ovate finial, the spout issuing from a cast ram's head
30cm high, 682gr (22oz) including ebonised handle

Emanuele Caber (1762-1850) operated premises under the sign of the 'Golden Deer' in the San Michele al Gallo quarter of Milan, using the circular maker's mark 'C under a deer' from 1812. V. Donaver - R. Dabene, Argenti italiani dell'Ottocento, Milan, 1989, Vol.2, p.121. A number of coffee pots of similar form by Emanuele Caber are known: see Christie's, Rome, 7 December 2005, lot 261, Christie's, New York, 19 October 2004, lot 929 and Christie's, London, 16 November 2010, lot 369.


Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 337
A PAIR OF ITALIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS, MAKER'S MARK ZA, VENICE, CIRCA 1730
cast stepped octagonal bases and similar screw-in knopped stems rising to banded sconces
16.7cm high, 648gr (20oz)
Estimate:  £1200 - 1800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 338
A PAIR OF ITALIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS, MAKER'S MARK ZF, VENICE, CIRCA 1740
shaped circular, the screw-on fluted stems rising to similar shoulders and banded cylindrical sconces, the bases engraved with the initials GBP
20cm, 719gr (23oz)

For this maker's mark, see Piero Pazzi, I Punzoni dell'Argenteria Veneta, Treviso, 1992, Vol. I, pp.146/7, marks 460 or 461.
Estimate:  £1200 - 1800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 339
§No lot
  
Lot 340
AN AMERICAN SILVER GLOBE, VAN WORMER & RODRIGUES, SAN FRANCISCO, CIRCA 1938
the land-masses gilded, loaded spreading stand inscribed, 11.5cm high, together with a pair of silver-mounted cut glass decanters and stoppers, the boldly cut bodies with plain silver neck mounts, Roberts & Dore Ltd., London, 1968, 26.5cm high
(3)

The inscription reads: R.K. Davies to Malcolm Beranger, 1938.

Ralph K. Davies (1897-1971) was a San Franciso oil millionaire and philanthropist whose widow paid for the S.F. Symphony Hall. Malcolm Béranger was a French Standard Oil executive.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 341
A GERMAN SILVER DISH, J.D. SCHLEISSNER UND SOEHNE, HANAU, CIRCA 1900
shaped circular, the border with raised vignettes of an 18th century couple in a rowing boat and a shepherd playing his pipe to a sheep flanked by scrolls and flowers, with an applied moulded rim, pseudo marks, stamped '800'
31cm diameter, 643gr (20oz)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 342
§A FRENCH SILVER-GILT CHOCOLATE SET, JULES MONNEY, PARIS, CIRCA 1890
in Neo-classical taste, beaded rims throughout, comprising a tapered cylindrical pot with flat-chased foliate bands to neck and lid, right-angled handle, lid with pineapple finial hinging over the stirring aperture, a pair of deep blue porcelain beakers with gilt interiors complete with pierced silver-gilt holders with handles and silver-gilt saucers, a pair of faceted glass beakers with matchingly pierced silver-gilt holders, and a pair of chocolate spoons, 950 standard, all in a later blue leatherette fitted case
pot 16.5cm high, 733gr (23oz) excluding screw-in ivory handle to pot
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 343
A RUSSIAN SILVER WINE COASTER, ROBERT COLQUHOUN FOR NICHOLLS & PLINKE, ST PETERSBURG, 1864
the rim applied with cast and chased fruiting vines above openwork basketweave sides, the base with concentric bands, 875 standard
19cm diameter, 599gr (19oz 5dwt)
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 344
AN UNUSUAL ITALIAN SILVER-GILT VASE, ALFREDO RAVASCO, CIRCA 1930
on circular base, the tapering cylindrical body rising from a short stem of five agate columns and applied with as many fasci between, the body with five bands of beads and two hardstone handles, stamped 800
29cm. high, 1377gr (44oz) all in

Alfredo Ravaso (1873-1958), the Italian goldsmith noted for his decorative works in carved hardstone and silver, was commissioned to supply Benito Mussolini's staff of office.

Provenance: The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (see lots 292, 293, 392-395 for further items with the same provenance.)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 345
§A FRENCH SILVER-GILT DESSERT SERVICE, EUGENE QUEILLE, RETAILED BY MAISON MARTIAL BERNARD, PARIS, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
the reeded handles with shells and foliage to terminal, base and mid-point, each engraved with the monogram HG, comprising:
eighteen spoons
eighteen forks
eighteen knives with ivory handles and silver-gilt blades
eighteen knives with ivory handles and steel blades
a pair of serving spoons
and a pair of sifter ladles
950 standard, all in the original leather case, the red baize fittings with two trays, brass lock inscribed 'MARTIAL BERNARD / Rue de la Paix No.1'
2201gr (70oz) excluding knives
(76 pieces)

The Queillé family were Parisian manufacturing silversmiths specialising in table silver throughout the 19th century; the mark on the present lot used 1847-1895. The illustrious jewellers Martial Bernard had been established at 1 Rue de la Paix in 1826, becoming suppliers to the Royal Court and the Duc d'Orléans, leaving these premises in 1890.
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 346
A GEORGE III SILVER GRAVY SPOON, THOMAS STREETIN, LONDON, 1801
Old English pattern, the terminal engraved with the initials JCL
30.5cm long, 119gr (3oz 16dwt)
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 347
a set of fRENCH TABLE SILVER, tetard freres, paris, second quarter 20th century
Fiddle pattern, the terminals engraved with a simplified armorial of three birds, comprising:
twenty-four tablespoons
twenty-four table forks
twenty-three table knives with stainless steel blades
twenty dessert spoons
twenty-four dessert forks
twenty-four dessert knives with stainless steel blades
twelve fish forks
twelve fish knives
twelve cake forks
ten teaspoons
950 standard
8253gr (265oz) excluding steel bladed knives
(185)
Estimate:  £3000 - 5000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 348
§A CANTEEN OF EDWARDIAN TABLE SILVER, GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO. LTD., LONDON, 1901
Fiddle pattern, engraved with a crest, comprising:
twelve tablespoons
eighteen table forks
twelve dessert spoons
twelve dessert forks
twelve teaspoons
twelve fish forks with ivory handles
twelve fish knives with ivory handles
twelve fruit forks with ivory handles
twelve fruit knives with ivory handles
and a pair of sauce ladles, a soup ladle and a gravy spoon
all in the original blue baize lined fitted oak box with two trays, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths label, lid inset with brass vacant shield, complete with key
4374gr (140oz) excluding ivory handled pieces
(118 pieces)
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 349
A SET OF VICTORIAN TABLE SILVER, GEORGE ADAMS FOR CHAWNER & CO., LONDON, 1855-73
Grecian pattern, single struck, comprising:
four tablespoons
sixteen table forks
eighteen dessert spoons
eighteen dessert forks
eighteen teaspoons
3554gr (114oz)
(74)
Estimate:  £1500 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 350
A GEORGE V SILVER GRAVY SPOON, EDWARD BARNARD & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1913
Fiddle, Thread & Shell pattern, monogrammed IAH, 34cm long; together with a silver spork and a cake server, Pompadour pattern, Elkington & Co. Ltd., Birmingham, 1938, longest 23cm; and a pair of silver compote spoons, with square, knopped and spiral twist stems, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd., London, 1905
525gr (16oz)
(5)
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