If Dreweatts’ Fine Furniture, Carpets, Ceramics & Works of Art sale were to have a theme this June then Top-Notch would be the perfect description.
We have a catalogue packed with highly sought-after pieces, excellent and original examples of their period and type, and accommodating all tastes whether searching for the quintessentially classical or the daringly alternative.
Ormolu-mounted marquetry and parquetry commodes
To whet appetites, consider these stunning and sublime Brocket Hall Commodes.
LOT 60: A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY COMMODES BY HENRY DASSON AFTER MODELS BY J.H. RIESENER, LATE 19TH CENTURY.
PROVENANCE: FORMERLY FROM BROCKET HALL | EST. £100,000-150,000 (+FEES)
Louis XV carved beech armchairs
We have an exquisite pair of Louis XV carved beech armchairs circa 1760 and from a private collection – a stunning feature in either a contemporary or classic work or living space. Surely an interior designer’s dream?
LOT 76: A PAIR OF LOUIS XV CARVED BEECH ARMCHAIRS, CIRCA 1760.
PROVENANCE: PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION | EST. £800-1,200 (+FEES)
A Ziegler Mahal Carpet
Another stunning piece that would grace any setting is this Ziegler Mahal carpet, depicting flowers and with profusely decorated borders and guard stripes.
LOT 262: A ZIEGLER MAHAL CARPET, THE BLUE FIELD DECORATED IN TONES OF CREAM AND MADDER | EST. £2,500-3,500 (+FEES)
George III Parcel Gilt Dining Chairs
We also have some lovely pieces illustrating beautifully the Chinese influence on English Furniture at the turn of the 19th century, including this stunning set of eight George III black painted and parcel gilt dining chairs, of cockpen type, circa 1800.
Each chair denotes this interesting chapter in English design history by way of their rectangular trellis backs, and similar arms.
Whilst not themselves Chippendale, they are heavily influenced by the designs of Thomas Chippendale and whilst not themselves Chippendale, they are based on the Chinese inspired designs of Thomas Chippendale and some of his contemporaries – which were very much in vogue at the time.
LOT 168: A SET OF EIGHT GEORGE III BLACK PAINTED AND PARCEL GILT DINING CHAIRS, OF COCKPEN TYPE, CIRCA 1800.
PROVENANCE: BY REPUTE FROM THE CHINESE ROOM AT ICKWORTH HOUSE, SUFFOLK | EST. £3,000-5,000 (+FEES)
Black Lacquer & Gilt Chinoiserie Decorated Armchairs
We have a number of other beautifully lacquered items that are all excellent representatives of their style, including these stunning pair of armchairs from a private collection are which are rare examples of their type from the late 17th/ very early 18th century.
LOT 25: A PAIR OF BLACK LACQUER AND GILT CHINOISERIE DECORATED ARMCHAIRS, CIRCA 1700 AND LATER | EST. £1,500-2,000 (+FEES)
Regency tripod table
Also, this stunning Regency black lacquer and chinoiserie decorated tripod table, circa 1815.
With a rectangular tilt top decorated with a traditional village scene and with gilt metal mounted edge is a stunning piece that would add a a rich and exotic accent to any interior – contemporary or traditional.
LOT 173: A REGENCY BLACK LACQUER AND CHINOISERIE DECORATED TRIPOD TABLE, CIRCA 1815 | EST. £1,200-1,800 (+FEES)
William & Mary olive wood oyster veneered walnut banded chest of drawers
If black lacquer, chinoiserie decorated or japanned items do not float your sampan, then perhaps one of our fabulous pieces of oyster veneered furniture will pique interest.
Often hard to source, we are thrilled to have several items that are in prime condition including this delightful William & Mary, olivewood oyster veneered and walnut banded chest of drawers, circa 1690…
LOT 5: A WILLIAM & MARY OLIVEWOOD OYSTER VENEERED AND WALNUT BANDED CHEST OF DRAWERS, CIRCA 1690 | EST. £4,000-6,000 (+FEES)
Anglo-Dutch carved walnut, oak and oyster veneered side table
… as well as this late 17th century Anglo-Dutch carved walnut, oak and oyster veneered side table.
LOT 4: AN ANGLO-DUTCH CARVED WALNUT, OAK AND OYSTER VENEERED SIDE TABLE, LATE 17TH CENTURY | EST. £1,000-1,500 (+FEES)
George II Biblical needlework panel
For our needlework aficionados, this June we have a fascinating group of 17th and 18th century needlework pieces from a single private Wiltshire collection – all of which are wonderful examples of their type and in attractive condition.
LOT 20: A GEORGE II BIBLICAL NEEDLEWORK PANEL DEPICTING THE SACRIFICE OF ISAAC | EST. £700-1,000 (+FEES)
Wool and silk embroidered needlework panel
A floral themed wool and silk embroidered needlework panel, circa 1740…
LOT 21: A WOOL AND SILK EMBROIDERED NEEDLEWORK PANEL, CIRCA 1740 | EST. £200-300 (+FEES)
Franco-Flemish tapestry panel
Another depiction of the Sacrifice of Isaac, this time a Franco- Flemish tapestry panel from the mid- 17th century…
LOT 22: A FRANCO-FLEMISH, PROBABLY BRUSSELS, TAPESTRY PANEL DEPICTING THE SACRIFICE OF ISAAC, MID 17TH CENTURY | EST. £400-600 (+FEES)
If early pieces are desired then this month’s sale will not disappoint. We have many beautiful examples from such eras of design including this delightful Charles I oak long stool, circa 1620…
LOT 16: A CHARLES I OAK LONG STOOL, CIRCA 1620 | EST. £1,500-2,500 (+FEES)
We do hope you find something to spark joy from this June’s Dreweatts’ Furniture, Carpet, Ceramics & Works of Art sale.
AUCTION DATE & LOCATION
Wednesday 26 June | 10.30am
Donnington Priory, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 2JE
Viewing in London:
16-17 Pall Mall, St James’s, London, SW1Y 5LU
Tuesday 18 June: 10am-5pm
Wednesday 19 June: 10am-5pm
Viewing in Newbury:
Friday 21 June: 10am-4pm
Sunday 23 June: 10am-2pm
Monday 24 June: 9am-5.30pm
Tuesday 25 June: 9am-4.30pm
Day of sale: from 8.30am
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