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Auction House:Vickers & Hoad AuctioneersNumber of lots recorded:310
Sale Title:Directors' SelectionLots with images:309
Auction Location:SydneyPrices available:214
Date:21/05/2016
LotDescription Price Image
*** Antique late Georgian sterling silver snuff box, with an engine turned body, and passion vine borders, original interior gilt, marked Birmingham, 1836, approx 1.5 cm high, 8 cm long, 4.5 cm wide ***
*** Antique snuff box with a raised and cast hunting scene of horse & hound chasing the fox, foliate applied borders, marked Birmingham, 1828, E. Smith, approx 102g, approx 2 cm high, 7.5 cm long, 4 cm wide ***
*** Pair of antique Oriental porcelain blue & white oil lamps, with bronze mounts, approx 64 cm high (2) ***
*** Pierre-Joseph Chardigny (1794-1866), fine antique patinated bronze bust of Moliere, approx 30 cm high ***
*** Fine French bronze three light tole light, with adjustable shade, approx 55.5 cm high ***
*** Rare two volumes Captain James Cook, A voyage towards the South Pole and Round the World. Performed in his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure in the years 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution. In two volumes London Printed for W. Strahan and T Cadell in the Strand 1779. Ex Henry Charles 'Inky' Stephens (February 1841 – July 1918) ***
*** Antique French parquetry marble topped cabinet, fitted with open section, two drawers and cupboard below, approx 115.5 cm high, 59 cm long, 39 cm wide ***
*** The Wilderness, printed 1838, William Beattie, 1793-1875, Physician and Poet, illustrated by W.H Bartlett and W. Brockedon, containing 73 plates & one map. Provenance;Purchased from Sotheby's 27/7/1987, impressed leather spine, with marbled end boards, good sound condition ***
*** Antique 19th century French oil lamp, gilt bronze mounts, royal blue porcelain body, approx 71 cm high ***
*** Fine antique Florentine giltwood framed Madonna and Child, oil on panel, approx 65 cm high, 34 cm wide ***
*** Pair of antique 19th century French oil lamps, each fitted with bronze mounts, approx 66.5 cm high (2) ***
*** Antique French Blanc de chine font, dolphin and shell lava do, mounted on a shaped back board, approx 130 cm high ***
*** French gilt bronze three piece clock garnitures, comprising a white marble clock mounted with a winged putti and scantly clad female holding a garland of flowers, fitted with bronze panels below, along with a pair of two light scantily clad putti holding fruiting branches as two lights each, no key, has pendulum. Movement marked Japy Fres, clock is approx 33 cm high (3) ***
*** Selection of Bronze items, to include German Art Nouveau bronze tray in the form of a Female with long hair, Geschutzt, bronze feather and chicken leg paper knife/ paper weight, miniature Warwick vase, nude boy marked Brux elles (4) ***
*** Antique French 17th century painting, figures on a balcony with winged putti above, unsigned, approx 67 x 50 cm ***
*** Rare Chinese export silver tea set Bamboo pattern, Late 19th/ early 20th century. To include tea pot, sugar bowl, cream jug, tongs and cantered edge square tray marked Luen Wo (shanghai). Luen Wo worked from Nanking Road, Shanghai. One of the best of the Chinese makers ***
*** Antique French early 19th century Empire gilt porcelain service, comprising a coffee pot, large jug and eight cups and saucer sets (18) ***
*** Antique silver plate tea urn of neo classical design, with a half fluted body and half loop handles. As well as the original threaded burner to base. Marked with Thomas Latham & Ernert Morton 1866-96, approx 41 cm high ***
*** Antique Meissen porcelain figure of a camel, approx 17 cm high ***
*** Antique Meissen porcelain figure of a giraffe, approx 21 cm high ***