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Auction Description for Auction Atrium: The Kensington sale
Auction Description:
The Kensington sale
Viewing Notes:
Daily from 22nd to 27th September
Sale Notes:
Please note this is an online auction starting on 23rd September and finishing on 27th September.
Please note auctual lot numbers are in [ ].
www.auctionatrium.com

The Kensington sale

(261 Lots)

by Auction Atrium


261 lots with images

September 27, 2011

101B Kensington Church Street

London, W8 7LN United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)207 792 9020

Email: info@auctionatrium.com

A carnelian five row necklace with textured yellow

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Description: A carnelian five row necklace with textured yellow metal clasp, probably mid 20th century,the necklace formed from five rows of slightly graduated kite shaped carnelian beads of a striated dark orange and amber brown colour, the clasp of circular shallow cone shaped form with textured decoration, probably later matched to the beads 37cm long approximately PLEASE NOTE: ACTUAL LOT NUMBER [ 17133 ]

Condition Report: In good condition commensurate with age, the beads with some surface wear, the clasp with some dust and dirt to the extremities.

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A massive and impressive 19th century Continental

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Description: A massive and impressive 19th century Continental carved walnut and gilt gesso Mirror in the Baroque taste,the rectangular plate set within a laurel slip and elaborate pierced acanthus and foliate beaded frame, the sides each carved with two putti, the cresting centred by three carved winged putti holding a papal crown above a putto's headPLEASE NOTE: Due to the size of this Lot viewing is by appointment only 225cm high, 174cm wide PLEASE NOTE: ACTUAL LOT NUMBER [ 18473 ]

Condition Report: In good condition commensurate with age, the frame with typical minor losses to extremities including hands and wings to the two putti to either side and to the putti to the cresting, including one with restored neck, the surface with some losses to gilt gesso in patches.

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A rare late Georgian brass puzzle lock tobacco box

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Description: A rare late Georgian brass puzzle lock tobacco box with engraved inscription for the Meynell huntof circular form, the hinged lid with visible puzzle mechanism with star and sickle moon face catches flanked by arrow head pointers, centred by an engraved vignette of a running fox, the hinged area above with owners monogram "RWEP", the area below with the motto "Hurrah for the Meynell" 3.5cm high, 9cm diameter PLEASE NOTE: ACTUAL LOT NUMBER [ 18727 ]

Condition Report: In good condition with minor minute scratches and with old dirt to the area around the hinges commensurate with age, the lock in working order.

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A collection of four Lalique bird figures

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Description: A collection of four Lalique bird figures "Moineau Hardi"each with etched marks, one with engraved script mark the other four with stencilled sand-blasted marks 9.5cm high PLEASE NOTE: ACTUAL LOT NUMBER [ 18729 ]

Condition Report: The bird with the engraved script mark is in good condition. The other three all with damage, one with a chip to the wing, another with a chipped base and the other with losses to the tail.

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A Provincial Chinese elm and rattan yokeback arm

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Description: A Provincial Chinese elm and rattan yokeback arm chair, 19th century in the Ming dynastythe rectangular framed back with bowed cresting rail above a central plain rattan covered panelled back splat, the bowed arms on twin tapering and slightly scrolling supports, the dished rattan panelled seat on chamfered upright supports with scrolling brackets united by plain stretchers, the front stretcher with slightly shaped apron 113cm high, 58cm wide, 43.5cm deep PLEASE NOTE: ACTUAL LOT NUMBER [ 18730 ]

Condition Report: In fair to good condition with old wear and slightly damaged commensurate with age. The extremities of the frame with slight wear, the stretchers with proportionately more wear and scuffing, the rattan panels with wear and stained and slight tears.

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