27/02/2013 Chiswick Curates
Antiques and Fine Art with Printed Books & Manuscripts, Tuesday 5th March, at 11am
Illustrated Catalogues and LIVE on-line Auction Bidding is available for this sale. Further lots will be added to the sale by Sunday evening and a text catalogue of these additional lots will be available during the viewing.
Printed Books, Manuscripts & Maps - lots 1 – 200, Antiques & Fine Art - lot 201 – onwards, Fine Furniture (starts at 3.30pm) - lot 800 - onwards and will end the sale day.
Tom Keane always enjoys a good Fine sale; he says “I especially love the buzz of this Fine sale – so many items - that to list the Best is impossible! This sale has the best of everything. Gathered from various houses and estates; you just don’t get a sale like this every day... The only way to really believe me is to come down and view it”.
Chiswick Auctions is excited about the forthcoming sale of Antiques and Fine Art. We have so many interesting items here is small taster for you to enjoy.
Lot 240: We have an interesting bronze by the Ukrainian artist Alexander Archipenko (1887 -1964, Russia). His work is displayed in major Museums worldwide. Archipenko moved to Los Angeles in 1935 and in 1937 to Chicago to teach at the New Bauhaus. This piece is signed and dated Archipenko 1935 and is part of the Floating Torso series. Estimate: £6000-8000
Lots 241 to 251: We have a collection of Tunbridge Ware, made in the area of Tonbridge and Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. These articles are considered very collectable due to the detail in the applied wood mosaic. Image lot 241: Estimate: £150-250
Lots 316, 317 & 318: Are three diminutive sized early 20th century Moorcroft MacIntyre 'Florian Poppy' pottery vases, bearing brown printed MacIntyre stamp and green signature (7.5cm H). Image lot 316: Estimate: £1500-2500
Lot 351: Is a really fine 18th century Meissen chocolate pot and cover, with puce floral decoration, ormolu swing handle, and turned mahogany side handle, with 'dot period' blue crossed swords mark with fourteen more pieces in this delightful set. Estimate: £800-1200
Lot 820: Is an important walnut desk from the first part of the 18th century bearing the Royal Coats of Arms of the Polish Royal family, Augustus II The Strong/Augustus III of Poland. Estimate: £8000-12000
Lot 835: Tom says “This is the best snooker / dining table, I have ever seen”. Estimate: £2500-4000