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Decorative Art, Fine Art(759 Lots)
October 11, 2005
Description: An English 18th century enamelled amethyst glass scent bottle, circa 1770, possibly by workshop of James Giles, of rectangular outline with rounded corners, the faceted body enamelled with an oval cartouche enclosing a figure walking a dog before a landscape and inscription 'LA. FIDELLITE. ME. GUIDE', the reverse with flowers and foliage, replaced blue glass stopper, later silver cap, some wear to enamel and gilding, areas of enamel restoration, 9cm high ILLUSTRATEDView additional info »
Description: A portrait miniature of a maiden, circa 1820, with curly brown hair, wearing a brown dress with a lace shawl, her hair, neck and ears adorned with pearls, oval, 8,2cm high, framed, and Another, 19th century, of a maiden with blond hair, wearing a brown dress, her neck adorned with a coral necklace, oval, 7,8cm high (2)View additional info »
Description: An ivory hand-carved page turner or paper knife, 19th century, plain 47cm long, chip to bladeView additional info »
Description: A Victorian laquered faux tortoiseshell memento box, 19th century, circular, the cover with inset panel of fabric flowers within an oval gilt-metal border, 7,5cm diameter, some chips, and A Victorian Walnut Memento Box, late 19th century, circular, the cover inset with a painted panel depicting figures in a landscape amongst ruins, within a foliate gilt-metal border, 10cm diameter (2)View additional info »
Description: An Italian micromosaic gilt-metal and enamel box, late 19th century, circular, the hinged cover with beaded border and the micromosaic set in a black marble slab depicting St. Peter's Square, the body painted with a band of fruiting vines in red, blue and green enamel, raised on four ball feet, pin to hinge repaired, 9cm diameter The plaque depicting St. Peter's Square can be dated after 1852 when the four large lamps surrounding the obelisk in the centre were added. ILLUSTRATEDView additional info »