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Top Five Results from the Classic Furniture, Objects and Design Auction

Classic Furniture & Objects 20 Nov 2012

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LOT 154

AN ART NOUVEAU STERLING SILVER AND SILVER GILT COFFEE POT MOUNTED WITH BAROQUE PEARLS AND JADE MAKER’S MARK TIFFANY & CO, CIRCA 1900 With intricate foliate repoussé design interspersed with claw-mounted pearls continuing to the slender handle and spout, the hinged lid with a jade finial, 400grs total weight, 19.5cm high.
Estimate $ 3,000-5,000
Sold for $ 13,000

 

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LOT 100

A LARGE BENGAL TIGER SKIN RUG *
LABELLED FOR VAN INGEN AND VAN INGEN, MYSORE
With a full head mount and claws and teeth intact, on a felt backing, 280cm long.
Estimate $ 8,000-12,000
Sold for $ 14,000

LOT 170

A LARGE WEDGWOOD FAIRY LAND LUSTRE GINGER JAR
CONVERTED TO LAMP BASE,’GHOSTLY WOOD’, CIRCA 1920
Ovoid with high domed cover decorated with a woodland scene of fairies, ghosts and goblins on multi iridescent grounds, later converted to a lamp base with timber mount to base and drilled cover to support light fixture, the vase 36cm high.
Estimate $ 5,000-7,000
Sold for $ 8,500

LOT 318

AN ASSEMBLED SET OF EIGHT WINDSOR CHAIRS
ONE CHAIR WITH THE STENCIL INSCRIPTION ‘ALLSOP MAKER / WORKSHOP NOTTS,’ 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
A set of six with two separate chairs of later manufacture, each of typical form, with an arched crest rail and a bowed, slat back, raised on turned legs united by cross stretchers.
Estimate $ 3,200-4,200
Sold for $ 6,500

LOT 164

A PAIR OF STERLING SILVER CANDELABRA
MAKER’S MARK WILLIAM COMYNS & SON, LONDON, CIRCA 1897
With knopped bodies decorated in an embossed floriate and shell pattern and both arms having acanthus leaf and mythical beast heads which terminate in candle-holders. The removable central branch reveals single candle-holders, 4384gms total weight of silver, 44cm high.
Estimate $ 1,500-2,600
Sold for $ 6,000