July Interiors Sale
at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
An art deco ivory table lamp of a falling female aviator by Richard W. Lange for Rosenthal und Maeder will be lighting up Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions' two-day Interiors sale on 1st-2nd July 2014. Covering a multitude of specialities from Asian works of art, British and Continental ceramics and glass, decorative arts and paintings to furniture, clocks, rugs and garden furniture the sale, held at the Donnington Priory saleroom, will features Interiors for all tastes.
A Chinese famille rose baluster jar and cover painted with scrolling lotuses and foliage on a dark blue, yellow, turquoise and pink background, the shoulders with four applied lion masks, 19th century, 61cm high, on a gilded wood stand, 40.6cm high
Provenance Acquired for £2,300 hammer by the current owner from the Christie's sale, "Venon House, Somerset", held at Christie's King street on 21st June 1999, Lot 349.
Pierre Le Faguays (French, 1892-1935), Dancer with Thrysus, an Art Deco bronze figure, gilt, painted and patinated, on a stepped marble base, signed on the base top, 55cm high overall
Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. an English Pewter and enamel clock, model no. 0629, with a Lenzkirch timepiece movement no. 879237, the case of tapering rectangular section, the front set with a red and green enamel panel, the green and blue enamelled dial with a copper Roman numeral chapter ring, stamped marks, 19cm high
Literature: Martin, Stephen A. 'Archibald Knox' pub: ARTMEDIA, p. 233 for a comparable example illustrated.
A satinwood breakfront bookcase in George III style, 20th century, with a moulded cornice with crossbanding and garlands of flowers with central panel, above a pair of central glazed doors flanked on either side by further glazed doors above cupboards, on a plinth base, 134 plus 72 plus 23 high,232cm wide, 49cm deep.
Victorian black japanned and parcel gilt metal table service, circa 1860, comprising a pair of twin handled chestnut urns, each with pagoda cover and ball finial, 28cm high: a pair of oval trays with scallopped edging, 43cm wide: a pedestal cake basket, 10cm high excluding swing handle: a conforming tazza: and a pair of dishes, 29cm wide, all decorated with peacocks amongst flowers and foliage
A carved giltwood framed wall mirror in George III style, 19th century, in the manner of Thomas Chippendale, the mirror surmounted by a carved eagle with wings outspread, above an elaborate pierced frame decorated with trailing flowers and fruiting vine and rocaille work, with a shaped carved pierced apron, 175cm high, 120cm wide
The two-day sale will be held at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions' Donnington Priory saleroom in Berkshire on Tuesday and Wednesday, 1st-2nd July 2014 with viewing from Friday 27th July 2014. The catalogue is available to view online at www.dreweatts.com
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are a UK 'top 5' auctioneer of fine art and collectibles. As part of Stanley Gibbons we are the only UK stock-exchange listed firm of auctioneers and occupy the same stable as coin specialists Baldwin's, and Frasers Autograph's. Established in 1759, we have the broadest and most regular calendar of specialist catalogued sales in the industry, numbering over 150 per annum, and provide vendors and buyers alike access to market-leading specialist advice in any number of collecting fields. We operate from salerooms in Donnington Priory (near Newbury), London's Mayfair, Bristol and Godalming.
London - 18th June 2014