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Auction Description for Webb's: Decorative and Applied Arts
Auction Description:
Decorative and Applied Arts
Viewing Notes:
12th & 13th July 9am to 5.30pm. 14th & 15th July 11am to 3pm. 16th & 17th July 9am to 5.30pm. 18th July 9am to 5.30pm. Day of sale 9am to 12 noon.

Decorative and Applied Arts

by Webb's


174 lots

July 19, 2007

18 Manukau Road

Newmarket

Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

Phone: +64 9 524 6804

Fax: +64 9 524 7048

Email: auctions@webbs.co.nz

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Lot 400: An Antique Pair of Classical Bronzes featuring a

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Description: An Antique Pair of Classical Bronzes featuring a 19th century edition of the god Mercury, after the famous sculpture by Jean de Bologne 1564, and the goddess Fortuna. Mercury: the patron god of medicine and healing, just one of the deity's many roles in mythology, Fortuna, the Roman goddess of hope, prosperity and increase. The winged Mercury poised on one foot, supported by a Zephyr, Fortuna also poised on one foot, supported by a water wheel and supporting a cornucopia in one arm, an olive branch in the other raised arm. Each raised on a matching slate pedestal circular base. Note: some faults inc. some loss to Mercury's pedestal base and the entwined serpent staff loose from the body. Solder to the base of the olive branch.

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Lot 401: A Set of Ten Engraved Antique Lipped Glass Bowls

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Description: A Set of Ten Engraved Antique Lipped Glass Bowls for the rinsing of wine glasses. The rim border decorated with fruiting vine above all-over etched small stars, star-cut base.

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Lot 402: A Victorian Period Set of Six Emerald Green Glass

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Description: A Victorian Period Set of Six Emerald Green Glass Wine Goblets each plain bowl raised on a clear glass stem and spreading foot.

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Lot 403: Five Cut and Engraved Antique Stemmed Glasses

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Description: Five Cut and Engraved Antique Stemmed Glasses fruiting vine decorated. Note: rim chip to one glass.

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Lot 404: A String of Egyptian Teracotta Crouching Dog

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Description: A String of Egyptian Teracotta Crouching Dog Amulets the six quadrapeds separated by elongated faience and modern glass small beads. Note: some frits to ears.

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