19th century Chinese baluster jar may fetch $4,000

BERKSHIRE, U.K. — A multitude of specialties from Asian works of art, British and Continental ceramics and glass, decorative arts and paintings to furniture, clocks, rugs and garden furniture are headlining a two-day Interiors sale, July 1-2, 2014.

Rose baluster

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, may sell for $2,700 to $4,000.

The sale, offered by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions, will be held at the Donnington Priory salesroom in England. Internet bidding will be facilitated by Invaluable.com and LiveAuctioneers.com.

Among the items expected to generate much interest from bidders is:

• 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.
Est. $2,700 to $4,050

• 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.
Est. $2,700 to $4,050

• 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
Est. $2,000 to $2,700

• 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.
Est. $3,400 to $4,050

• A 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
Est. $3,400 to $4,050

• 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
Est. $3,100 to $4,050

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

 

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