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54 Gothic-Style Oak Hanging Wall Cabinet, second half 19th century, Continental, with a central hinged door flanked by panels, all with Gothic piercings and carved panels, the door carved with a lion grasping a shield, the lower edges decorated with chip carving, the pierced doors backed with maroon velvet, concealing a series of shelves. h. 23-36/4", w. 18-1/2", d. 5-1/4"
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
55 Spanish Altar Figure, 19th century, the papier-mache figure of St. Pedro de Alcantara modeled with a gaunt face set with glass eyes, on an integral painted wooden base, identified on the lower front "S. Pedro de Alcantara". h. 27-1/2", w. 15", d. 11-1/2"
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
57 Spanish Colonial Figure of St. George, ca. 1800, the carved, painted and parcel-gilt winged figure wearing a helmet and leading the dragon, on a bombe-form base. h. 13", w. 7", d. 3"
Estimate: 600 - 900
66 Page from an Illuminated Manuscript in Shadowbox, 15th century, French, titled "Liber Oramis", or "Free Coast", mounted in a double shadowboxed giltwood frame, on an ebonized Asian-style base. h. 12-3/4", w. 8-1/2", d. 4"
Estimate: 600 - 900
71 Italian Gilt-Accented Alabaster Plaque in Stand, fourth quarter 19th century, the plaque with a religious figure lying in state in a cathedral attended by a woman, in an elaborate giltwood stand carved with tracery, set with ogee molding, the bracketed feet set under carved lion's heads. h. 51", w. 38-1/2"
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
72 Baroque-Style Parcel-Gilt Barometer, second quarter 20th century, Continental, with a painted dial, trimmed with eglomise, the case decorated with sprays of leaves with carved fruit and carved tassels against a pale blue ground, the stop-fluted pilaster top with a wreath-carved handle and tassel trim. h. 35-1/2", w. 14-1/2"
Estimate: 800 - 1200
90 Enameled Cigarette Case/Music Box, 20th century, Continental, in the form of a piano on a cart, the cobalt-enameled upright piano on a gilt-brass cart mounted with "pearls" and amethyst cabochons, the piano mounted with gilt-brass and cabochons, and decorated with gilt tracery and an enamel plaque with Renaissance-style figures, the front lower portion of the piano opening to reveal compartments for cigarettes and matches, the side with a crank-operated music box, the rear decorated to match the front and with a miniature carriage lantern hanging to one side. h. 6-1/2", w. 9-3/4", d. 3"
Estimate: 700 - 1000
91 Unusual Silverplate Fireplace Set, fourth quarter 19th century, Continental, of Renaissance inspiration, the set including a pair of andirons with bracketed bases molded with shells and masques, set with cup-and-cover-form finials, terminating in delicate leaf-molded tops, h. 25", w. 13-1/2", d. 8", and a matching tool set with a holder, h. 33", a poker, l. 33", tongs, l. 33", and a shovel handle, l. 24".
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
95 Pair of Parcel-Gilt and Molded Plaster Brackets, ca. 1900, Continental, in the Baroque taste, featuring ivory-painted angels with gilt wings, supporting gilded shell-form shelves. h. 13", w. 9-3/4", d. 8-3/4"
Estimate: 700 - 1000
111 Italian Giltwood Barometer, mid-20th century, in the neoclassical taste, set with English works marked "Grow & Cuttle", with a thermometer set below the dial, framed with a bow and swag, a harp accented with flowerheads as the finial, marked "Made in Italy" on the back. h. 38-3/4", w. 17"
Estimate: 600 - 900
115 Baroque-Style Giltwood Crest, mid-20th century, probably Italian, decorated with pierced, interlaced scrollwork decorated with scattered flowerheads, with carved leaves on each side and an overhanging leaf-form finial. h. 11-1/2", w. 34-1/2"
Estimate: 600 - 900
119 Continental Bronze Bell, third quarter 19th century, in the rococo style, decorated with a putto and Cupid, each carrying a torch, framed with molded rococo ornament, with the Latin phrase "Nulla dies sine linea" (no day without a line), from the ancient Greek artist Apeles. h. 9", dia. 4-1/2"
Estimate: 700 - 1000
163 Pair of Regency Bronze Dore et Patine Candlesticks, first quarter 19th century, English, in the manner of Sir Thomas Hope, the leaf-molded bases supporting patinated bronze caryatids, balancing tasseled pillows on their heads, and set with leaf-molded candle cups. h. 12", w. 3-1/2", d. 3-1/2"
Estimate: 700 - 1000
232 French Restauration Gilt-Bronze Mantel Clock, second quarter 19th century, the base decorated with anthemia, honeysuckle and lotus leaves, the top surmounted by a figure of a sailor reclining against the clockworks, a map in one hand, an anchor tied to a post on the other side, and seashells at his feet, mounted with a silk-string suspension movement. h. 17-1/2", w. 12-3/4", d. 4-3/4"
Estimate: 600 - 900
233 French Restauration Bronze Dore et Patine Clock, second quarter 19th century, the base decorated with elaborate flags, weapons and bunting, framing the depiction of a cannon aiming at a castle, the top surmounted by a figure of a musketeer holding a map, a cannon on one side, his sword on the other, mounted with a silk-string suspension movement. h. 16-1/2", w. 11-3/4", d. 4"
Estimate: 600 - 900
248 French Pierced Bronze Firescreen, first quarter 20th century, in the Louis XV taste, the rocaille-work, pierced bronze surround with an upper handle, and mounted with a musical trophy hung from a bowknot and ribbon in the center of the screen, resting on scroll-molded cabriole legs. h. 28", w. 23", d. 10-1/4"
Estimate: 600 - 900
249 Two Pairs of Louis XV Brass Candlesticks, third quarter 18th century, French, each with silver remnants under the bases, one pair with molded standards and matching candlecups, h. 10-1/2", dia. 5-1/2", and the other pair with faceted standards and matching candlecups, retaining bobeches with serpentine edges, h. 10", dia. 5-1/2".
Estimate: 600 - 900
250 French Bronze-Mounted Mantel Clock, fourth quarter 19th century, in the Louis XV taste, the case mounted on scrolled feet, with scrollwork and rocaille work trimming the edges of the faux shagreen body, the silvered dial over a bronze velvet-backed grille, the top with a bronze figure of Diana, Goddess of the Hunt, with her dog. h. 26", w. 11", d. 7"
Estimate: 800 - 1200
251 Rococo-Style Bronze Encrier, fourth quarter 19th century, French, decorated with a cupid driving Pegasus, flanked by a pair of inkpots in the form of beehives, with porcelain liners, against pierced, scroll and rocaille work. h. 7", w. 14", d. 8-3/4"
Estimate: 600 - 900
258 Belle Epoque Gilt-Bronze Encrier, ca. 1900, French, in the Louis XV style, with a pierced scroll-molded base, set with a circular inkpot with a leaf- and acorn-molded cup, a leaf-molded finial rising above it. h. 6-1/2", w. 10", d. 7"
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
266 French Gilt-Bronze Firescreen, first quarter 20th century, the surround mounted with an allegory of winter, depicting two cherubs warming their hands and blowing flames with bellows, surrounded by a pierced and scrolled frame, the whole resting on pierced and scrolled feet. h. 27-1/2", w. 28", d. 8"
Estimate: 600 - 900
289 Italian Carved, Pierced and Parcel-Gilt Wood Crest, ca. 1900, in the Renaissance taste, carved with a winged putto head on a gray ground. h. 13-1/2", w. 17-3/4"
Estimate: 600 - 900
296 Marble Grand Tour Souvenir Column, second half 19th century, Italian, on a black marble base, the Siena marble column inscribed with decoration after the Roman original, celebrating Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars, a metal figure on top. h. 20-3/4", w. 3-3/4", d. 3-3/4"
Estimate: 1500 - 2500
297 Pair of Italian Patinated Bronze Grand Tour Figures of "Mercury" and "Fame", fourth quarter 19th century, former after the model by Giambologna (French/Italian, 1529-1608), each presented stepping on a zephyr head surmounting a bas-relief-decorated bronze and black enamel base of drum form. h. 25-3/4" and 27"
Estimate: 700 - 1000
302 Grand Tour Souvenir of Trajan's Column, fourth quarter 19th century, Paris, composed of bronze and nearly identical to the Roman original, but with Napoleonic eagles around the base and a figure of Napoleon on the top, on a marble base. h. 18-1/2", w. 5-1/2", d. 5-1/2"
Estimate: 600 - 900
303 Set of Four Wood and Bronze Sconces, ca. 1900, Italian, on carved and pierced backplates depicting leaves and acorns, gilded with black accents, set with scrolled metal arms terminating in gilt-bronze lily-form candle cups. h. 12-3/4", w. 6", d. 5-1/2"
Estimate: 600 - 900
311 Pair of Venetian Polychrome Blackamoor Figures, second quarter 20th century, the figures modeled standing on rocky outcroppings, dressed in silver gilt tunics and brilliant Chinese-red pants, and looking upward at the silver gilt cornucopias with polychrome fruit. h. 75", w. 31", d. 14-1/4"
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
325 Carved and Painted Blackamoor, first quarter 20th century, Venetian, poised on a rocky outcropping, holding a staff, dressed in a polychrome-painted tunic with a sash and holding a parcel-gilt cornucopia-form stand. h. 61", w. 13-1/2", d. 13"
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
332 Altar-Form Jewel Case, fourth quarter 19th century, Continental, composed of ebonized wood, enamel and gilt-metal, with a five-sided front, set with three hinged cabinets decorated with enamel plaques depicting classical scenes, the second level with a gilt-metal figure standing before a beveled mirror, hiding a compartment and flanked by doors, each concealing two drawers, a gilt-metal putto atop the center section. h. 15-3/4", w. 9", d. 6"
Estimate: 800 - 1200
333 Pietra Dura View of Duomo and Giotto Bell Tower, Florence, mid-20th century, probably Italian, executed in inlaid specimen marble, depicting a winding road between two buildings, with a view of a dome and a tower in the background. overall h. 11-1/2", w. 9-1/2"
Estimate: 600 - 900
334 Pair of Malachite, Bronze and Metal Garniture Vases, first quarter 20th century, French or Russian, the gilt-bronze base mounts decorated with engine turning and molded leaves, the slender necks with bronze mounts between patinated-metal winged caryatids with dolphin tails, smoking pipes. h. 18-1/2", w. 5-1/4", d. 3-3/4"
Estimate: 4500 - 7000
335 Gilt-Bronze and Malachite Inkwell and Candlesticks, fourth quarter 19th century, in the rococo style, all three pieces engraved with scrollwork, the inkwell resting on scrolled feet, the cove-molded base supporting the pagoda-form inkpot, a tiny putto sitting in the front and a pierced scrollwork pen holder in the back, with malachite cabochons set in the cover and around the base, the inkpot with a crystal liner, probably original, with a bezel matching the exterior, h. 3-1/2", w. 4", d. 4-1/2", the tapersticks with notched bases set with malachite cabochons and tapered standards set with candle cups, h. 3-3/4", dia. 2-3/4".
Estimate: 700 - 1000
336 Exceptional Micro-Mosaic Specimen Stone Paperweight, fourth quarter 19th century, Italian, inlaid into black marble with serpentine sides, with an oval band of malachite framing the carefully detailed polychrome image depicting the ruins of the Temple of Vespasian. h. 1-/2", w. 7", d. 5"
Estimate: 1400 - 1800
353 French Gilt-Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, second quarter 19th century, decorated with a classical military figure, his helmet and a victory wreath, with an enamel dial signed "Piolaine a Paris", for Michel-Francois Piolaine, and an oval tablet depicting a battle scene on the lower section of the clock, mounted with a silk-string suspension movement, on engine-turned bell-form feet. h. 13", w. 13", d. 4" Notes: Michel-Francois Piolaine was one of the foremost Parisian clockmakers of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. A clock by this maker is in the Royal Collection at Windsor Palace.
Estimate: 2500 - 4000
358 Samuel Marti et Cie Crystal Regulator, fourth quarter 19th century, French, in a baroque-inspired gilt-bronze case set with beveled glass panels, with molded feet and a bacchanalian masque at the base, the case flanked with Ionic columns, the silvered dial set into the "roof", trimmed with molded scrollwork, beneath the figure of a putto with a palette and pencil, personifying drawing and art, set with signed Marti works. h. 21-1/2", w. 9-1/2", d. 7"
Estimate: 1400 - 1800
366 French Gilt-Bronze and Marble Boudoir Clock, first quarter 19th century, in the Louis XVI taste, with crossed torches and tasseled gilt-bronze mounts, a basket of flowers as the finial, set with a hand-painted dial. h. 9", w. 4", d. 3"
Estimate: 600 - 900
381 Louis XVI-Style Bronze Firescreen, first quarter 20th century, French, on molded paw feet, the outer frame with notched corners, set with an oval panel with a cupid in a bow of pierced flowers supported by a draped tassel, musical trophies mounted on each side, the turned and reeded handle supported on molded leaves. h. 31-1/2", w. 28", d. 7-1/2"
Estimate: 700 - 1000
462 Elizabethan Revival Calamander Tea Caddy, third quarter 19th century, the two-compartment tea caddy decorated with pierced bronze appliques, the domed top with a hand-painted cityscape under the glass, opening to reveal two lift-out tea caddies with hinged covers. h. 6-1/2", w. 8-3/4", d. 4-1/2"
Estimate: 600 - 900
477 Collection of Three Wooden Canes, 19th century, comprising a rosewood cane with an ebony poodle-head handle with glass eyes and a sterling bezel, l. 35-1/2", a malacca cane with a boxer-head handle, l. 35", and a light wood cane with a carved rosewood dog's-head handle with glass eyes and bone teeth, l. 35-3/4".
Estimate: 700 - 1000
480 Continental Bronze and Marble Inkwell, fourth quarter 19th century, the polished bronze in the form of a begging terrier, the head set with glass eyes and opening to reveal the inkpot with an old glass insert, on a red griotte marble base trimmed with cove molding. h. 7-1/4", w. 4-1/4", d. 4-1/4"
Estimate: 700 - 1000
492 Franz Bergman (Austrian, 1838-1894), cold-painted Vienna bronze encrier, second half 19th century, cast as a wren atop a nesting egg, the egg with a hinged lid opening to an inkwell, the nest base stamped "Geschutzt" and "1290". h. 3-3/4", w. 6", d. 4"
Estimate: 600 - 900
513 Napoleon III Boullework Jardiniere, third quarter 19th century, French, with bronze trim depicting molded acanthus leaves around the base, the front with a brass and tortoiseshell panel depicting a vase of flowers on a scrollwork ground, the sides and base ebonized. h. 7-1/2", w. 13-1/2", d. 8"
Estimate: 600 - 900
514 French Bronze and Champleve Enamel Boudoir Clock, ca. 1900, the gilt-bronze Baroque-form case decorated with polychrome enamels of Persian inspiration, and set with lion's heads on each side, the enamel dial set behind a glass door with paste "diamonds" encircling the bezel. h. 8-1/4", w. 3-1/2", d. 3-1/2"
Estimate: 600 - 900
516 Unusual Mirrored and Gilt-Bronze Firescreen, ca. 1900, French, in the rococo taste, mounted with a scrolled bronze handle and pierced rocaille-molded mounts on the upper and lower corners, supported on scroll-molded cabriole legs. h. 35", w. 27-1/2", d. 10-1/2"
Estimate: 600 - 900
520 French Patinated Bronze of a Satyr and Bacchante Embracing, 20th century, in the style of Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (French, 1824-1887), cast signature on edge of self-base, on a black marble plinth. overall h. 32-1/4", w. 12", d. 9"
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
522 French Gilt-Bronze and Glass Assembled Cave a Liqueur, fourth quarter 19th century, in the Aesthetic taste, the case resting on a mirrored platform with molded legs, and fans on the edge of the skirt, and trimmed with "bamboo" and an Asian-style trim and lock, the cover lifts and locks, with three 19th-century cut glass decanters and ten faceted liqueur glasses. h. 13-1/4", w. 17-1/2", d. 9-3/4"
Estimate: 1800 - 2500
523 Beaux-Arts Gilt-Bronze Picture Frame, ca. 1900, French, the bolection-molded outer edge decorated with molded laurel leaves, bound with silvered "ribbon", with a beaded inner edge. h. 10-3/4", w. 9-1/2"
Estimate: 900 - 1200
524 Gilt-Bronze and Porcelain Carriage Clock, ca. 1900, French, in a handled bronze case trimmed with delicate filigree work around the top and base, the porcelain dial with a pink ground, decorated with a hand-painted Middle Eastern scene, a pierced gilt-brass tracery panel framing the hour and minute hand, with settings in the back for the hands and alarm. h. 7", w. 3-1/4", d. 3"
Estimate: 800 - 1200
525 Guilloche Enamel Vase, first quarter 20th century, probably French, with a pale blue and sky blue guilloche enamel ground, decorated with red flowers and leaves, with a scrollwork border on the lower portion of the vase. h. 6", dia. 2-1/2"
Estimate: 600 - 900
528 Pair of Vases by Antoine Bofill (Spanish, 1875-1925), first quarter 20th century, Continental, the Art Nouveau gilt-bronze vases depicting water nymphs clinging to a cliff by a waterfall, signed "Bofill". h. 14", dia. 5-1/2"
Estimate: 1800 - 2500
      
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