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Auction House:Vickers & Hoad AuctioneersNumber of lots recorded:172
Sale Title:Directors Selection, Day 1Lots with images:165
Auction Location:SydneyPrices available:125
LotDescription Price Image
*** Fine antique three colour gilt French mirror, the fluted frame work with applied chains of bell flowers, the crest mounted with an oval pastel with ribbon tied crest, flanked by scrolling foliage with flowers and large bell flower swags, approx 193 cm high, 119 cm wide ***
*** Antique George I walnut cabinet on stand, approx 162 cm high, 105 cm wide ***
*** Fine antique French kingwood parquetry fall front salon /work table, fitted with gilt bronze mounts, approx 77 cm high, 47 cm wide, 38 cm depth ***
*** Antique Renaissance style copper wall charger, approx 69 cm diameter ***
*** French three light Bouillotte lamp, fitted with adjustable green painted metal shade, the light held by swan form arms, approx 67 cm high ***
*** Fine antique George III lidded urn form mahogany knife box, with herring bone inlaid banding, standing on a square base, approx 62 cm high ***
*** Antique George III supper table, the well carved tilt top held by a fluted twist carved support on three out swept legs approx 53 cm diameter ***
*** Moses Harris, (1731-1785) printed 1778, titled bar reads - to my ingenious friend and benefactor Mr. Drury. This plate is most humbly dedicated by his obliged servant. Moses Harris. Finnin, Denis, 'Adult, caterpillar, and pupa of the death's head hawk moth from Harris' the Aurelian, or, natural history of English insects,' hand coloured Pl XXXVII. Example held by American Museum of natural History, approx 49.5 cm high, 39.5 cm wide ***
*** Antique Japanese Cloisonne vase, decorated with iris on a noir ground, approx 32 cm high ***
*** Rosewood canterbury, approx 50 cm high, 43 cm wide, 35 cm depth ***
*** Antique French gilt bronze mounted Japanese cloisonne plate, approx 19 cm high, 44 cm W with handles ***
*** Antique Japanese cloisonne plate, decorated with a figure of a Samurai and his horse to the centre and distant landscape of mount Fuji, 30.5 cm dia, approx 11 cm high, 23 cm diameter ***
*** Guillaume Jacques Herreyns (1743 - 1827) Procession 'Virgin', hand coloured copper plate engraving, approx 47 cm x 52 cm dated 1775 ***
*** Indian carved stone panel (collection of a European Diplomat), approx 32 cm high, 21 cm wide ***
*** Three sterling silver mounted decanters, to include one pair with flashed decoration, standing 39 cm high & 30 cm high marked for Birmingham (3) ***
*** Antique porcelain blue scale bowl decorated with panels of exotic birds, the inner decorated with insects, approx 30 cm diameter ***
*** Two antique 19th century Malabar coast boat prowls each with brass banding, one engraved Rosa C Neerakkel. 40 cm high, 45 cm wide approx (collection of a European Diplomat) (2) ***
*** Interesting Chinese porcelain lidded vase of diamond shape, painted in raised enamels with various birds in naturalist views, approx 33 cm high, 30 cm wide ***
*** Indian carved stone head and a carved stone bust Ex European Diplomat collection. 21 & 16 cm high each (2) ***
*** Extensive antique early 19th century porcelain part service, of turquoise banded rims with gilt highlights, crested with the letter W, comprising large twin handled tureen and stand, large serving platters, various size lidded tureens, sauce boats, bone dishes, soup plates, dinner plates, etc ***