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This sale was held on 23/05/2019 at 12:00 pm

A BERLIN (WEGELY) FIGURE OF CUPID IN DISGUISE CIRCA 1755 modelled as a violinist underglaze blue W mark impressed numbers and inscribed ‘Va’ 10cm high

£150 - £250

A GROUP OF FIVE MEISSEN FIGURES OF CUPID IN DISGUISE SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY each on gilt edged Rococo scroll bases modelled as The Cardinal The Lantern Carrier The Postillion The Dandy or Cupid Carrying a Flail blue crossed swords marks 10cm highest

£600 - £900

A GROUP OF FOUR MEISSEN FIGURES OF CUPID IN DISGUISE SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY modelled as The Miner’s Wife The Drummer The Flautist or The Fiddler blue crossed swords marks 10.5cm highest

£500 - £800

A GROUP OF FIVE MEISSEN FIGURES OF CUPID IN DISGUISE SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY each on a mound base modelled as Scaramouche The Huntsman The Fisherman The Gardener or The Dishevelled Soldier three with blue crossed swords mark 9.5cm highest

£600 - £900

A GROUP OF FIVE MEISSEN FIGURES OF CUPID IN DISGUISE SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY each on a mound base modelled in a variety of female guises two as tambourine players one with fan one as a dancer and another dancer in hooped skirt four with blue crossed swords mark 9.5cm highest

£600 - £900

A PAIR OF MEISSEN FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA LATE 19TH CENTURY the shaped square bases painted with birds and insects the stem modelled with either a young man or an opposing woman holding a child balancing on their thighs the flower encrusted branches each of three scroll arms and central light underglaze blue crossed swords mark incised D176 and D177 48cm high damage to one set of branches

£700 - £1,000

TWO ITALIAN PORCELAIN GROUPS PROBABLY NOVE LATE 18TH CENTURY in the white each modelled with a young couple one with a lady showing a letter to a seated gentleman with a tree between them the other with a peasant holding a fowl and his seated companion with a basket of grapes the mound bases on drum socles moulded with Neo-classical swags 22cm highest

£500 - £700

A PAIR OF DOCCIA COFFEE CUPS AND SAUCERS MID 18TH CENTURY white glazed and applied with brown twig handles; together with a Doccia coffee cup and saucer mid 18th century each with applied prune branches to the white glaze (6) Provenance for single cup: The Henry and Martha Isaacson Collection Seattle (with paper label No. 107); Armin B. Allen New York (with paper label)

£200 - £300

A MEISSEN GROUP OF A LIONESS AND CUB MID 18TH CENTURY modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775) in circa 1745 the lioness seated with its right paw raised and mouth open to reveal its teeth the cub lying below on a mound base with flowers and leaves 13cm high some restoration Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE ...

£1,000 - £1,500

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A DANCER CIRCA 1750 modelled standing with arms and left leg raised wearing a yellow cape black and white striped bodice white apron and striped pink and turquoise skirt the pad base applied with a flower underglazed blue crossed swords mark to rear of base 12.5cm high some restoration Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir ...

£600 - £800

A MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A VEGETABLE SELLER CIRCA 1755 modelled by Peter Reinicke (1715-1768) standing with a basket of green vegetables under her left arm a knife strapped to her right hip on a gilt-edged scroll moulded base underglaze blue crossed swords mark to rear of base impressed numeral ‘5’ 14cm high some restoration Modelled by Reinicke after the 1753 drawings by ...

£800 - £1,200

A MEISSEN OUTSIDE DECORATED PORTRAIT BUST OF PRINCESS MARIE-ZEPHYRINE DE BOURBON SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775) with white patterned headscarf and applied flower corsages a puce drape across her shoulders 24cm high Princess Marie Zepherine de Bourbon (1750-1755) was the daughter of Louis Dauphin of France (1729-1765) and Maria Josepha of Saxony (1731-1767) ...

£800 - £1,200

A MEISSEN GROUP OF A PUG AND HER PUPPY MID 18TH CENTURY modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775) the dog on her haunches with left paw raised the puppy suckling beneath 21cm high some restoration Kändler’s work records list in February-May 1741: ‘Ein Mopß Hündigen wie er an dem alten säugt’ [A pug dog as he suckles at the old] and in his Taxa: ‘1 Mittelmäßiger Möpßhund mit einem jungen ...

£2,000 - £3,000

A MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A WAITER CIRCA 1745 modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775) standing before a stove proffering a chicken on an oblong dish wearing a white coat with blue revers a long pale yellow apron and puce breeches pad base applied with flowers 15cm high some restoration For another example of this model where the waiter holds a pot in one hand and its ...

£1,500 - £2,000

A MEISSEN GROUP OF A REARING STALLION AND MOORISH GROOM CIRCA 1900 after the Kändler model the groom holding the horse by the reins wearing a yellow tunic and plumed puce and stiped turban underglaze blue crossed swords mark incised A.51X indistinct impressed numerals 23.5cm high restoration to reins See the following lot for a version of the group that often accompanies this model. Provenance: ...

£800 - £1,200

A MEISSEN GROUP OF A REARING STALLION AND MOORISH GROOM SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775) the groom holding the horse by the reins and wearing a lilac tunic and plumed turban the trunk support and base applied with flowers and leaves underglaze blue crossed swords mark 26cm high some restoration The model is probably that listed by the Parisian marchand-mercier ...

£800 - £1,200

A MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A CARP SELLER THIRD QUARTER EIGHTEENTH CENTURY modelled by Peter Reinicke (1715-1768) with hands on hips her fish on a tray attached to her waist holding a basket in one hand wearing a white apron pink jacket and green skirt on a gilt-edged scroll moulded base underglaze blue crossed swords mark to rear of base underglaze blue crossed swords mark ...

£300 - £500

A MEISSEN OUTSIDE DECORATED FIGURE OF A HOUND SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY probably later painted the dog with grey marking to its fur modelled seated on quilted puce cushion with yellow braiding and tassels to the corners underglaze blue crossed swords mark 24cm high damage to one paw and crack to base Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas ...

£600 - £800

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A CHILD AS PULCINELLA CIRCA 1765 modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775) dancing with raised leg and outstretched arms wearing a yellow hat turquoise and puce humped jacket and yellow breeches impressed 24 13.5cm high some restoration and chips From Kändler’s ‘Komödienkinder’ series supposedly first made for Count von Kayserling in 1765 after an engraving by Johann ...

£500 - £700

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A HARE MID 18TH CENTURY modelled crouching on a mound base applied with flowers and leaves 10cm long some restoration Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist also known as an art collector and historian; added to by his son Basil Stephen Barlow (1918-1991); thence ...

£1,000 - £1,500

A MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A FIFE AND DRUM PLAYER CIRCA 1760 modelled by J.J. Kändler and/or P. Reinicke the young man leaning forwards his drum balanced on his left hip and his left hand holding the fife to his lips his drumstick in his right hand foliate applied moulded gilt-edged scrollwork base underglazed blue crossed swords mark impressed numeral 2 14cm high some restoration ...

£800 - £1,200

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A PILGRIM CIRCA 1750 modelled standing holding a staff in her left hand wearing a pale yellow hat pink bodice and white skirt painted with ‘indianische Blumen’ underglaze blue crossed swords mark to rear of base underside impressed ‘9.’ 13.5cm high some restoration Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow ...

£500 - £700

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A SPANIEL LATE 18TH CENTURY the black and white animal modelled seated with open mouth on a yellow cushion painted with scattered flowers with puce and gilt tassels to the corners underglaze blue crossed swords mark 25cm high A figure of a spaniel was modelled in October-November 1734 for the Japanese Palace and attributed to Kändler see Ulrich Pietsch ‘Die figürliche Meißner ...

£2,000 - £3,000

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A PUTTO LATE 19TH CENTURY modelled standing playing a lyre wearing a laurel leaf in his hair and a turquoise line puce cape on a mound base with gilt edged scrollwork underglaze blue crossed swords mark incised 2562 16.5cm high chips Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist ...

£150 - £250

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A FOX MID 18TH CENTURY modelled standing four square looking ahead its fur marked in reddish-brown underglaze blue crossed swords mark 10cm long some restoration Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist also known as an art collector and historian; added to by his ...

£200 - £300

A MEISSEN MINIATURE FIGURE OF A DOG MID 18TH CENTURY modelled seated wearing a brown collar with black and brown marking to its fur 5.5cm high some damage and restoration Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist also known as an art collector and historian; added to by his son Basil ...

£100 - £200

A MEISSEN MINIATURE FIGURE OF A PUG 19TH CENTURY modelled standing four square wearing a blue collar with gilt bells underglaze blue crossed swords mark 5cm high Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist also known as an art collector and historian; added to by his son Basil Stephen Barlow ...

£150 - £250

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A NANNY GOAT LATE 18TH CENTURY modelled standing four square with brown painted detailing to the fur 10.5cm long restoration Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist also known as an art collector and historian; added to by his son Basil Stephen Barlow (1918-1991); ...

£200 - £300

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A DEER LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY the dark brown doe modelled leaping the stump support applied with leaves the shaped oval base additionally applied with flowerheads underglaze blue crossed swords mark incised ‘B’ 10.5cm high some restoration Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) ...

£200 - £300

A VIENNA MINIATURE EQUESTRIAN FIGURE OF A HUNTER SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY modelled with the man carrying a rifle whilst riding a galloping horse the base applied with fowers and leaves blue shield mark to base 10cm high Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist also known as an art collector ...

£100 - £150

A MARCOLINI MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A LEMON SELLER LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY after the model by Peter Reinicke (1715-1768) with the young woman holding a basket in one hand and a couple of lemons in the other hand a balanced tray of lemons around her waist wearing a white headscarf and bodice blue apron and flower-sprigged skirt on a gilt-edged scroll moulded base underglaze ...

£180 - £220

THREE CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN FIGURES 20TH CENTURY comprising a Herend white glazed group of a rearing horse and groom blue printed mark 25cm high a Vienna figure of a stallion titled ‘Hofburg Wien’ blue printed mark 22cm high and a figure of a girl with vines gold anchor mark 14cm high (3) Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy ...

£60 - £80

A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A FOX LATE 18TH CENTURY in the white modelled cowering and with finely incised fur markings underglaze blue crossed swords mark 17cm long restoration to both ears Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist also known as an art collector and historian; added to by his ...

£200 - £300

A MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A VEGETABLE SELLER SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY after the model by Peter Reinicke (1715-1768) with a basket of vegetables on a strap round her neck holding a white radish in her right hand wearing a green jacket and puce striped skirt gilt edged scroll moulded base underglaze indistinct blue crossed swords to rear base 14cm high some restoration This ...

£200 - £300

A PAIR OF DERBY FIGURES OF A GALLANT AND COMPANION CIRCA 1820 each standing wearing colourful attire on scroll moulded bases blue crossed swords marks incised ‘No.317’ 18.5cm high; together with a Derby figure of a putto with basket of flowers 13cm high; and a Staffordshire pearlware female figure with tambourine 23cm high some damage and restoration (4) Provenance: Meissen Figures from ...

£100 - £200

A GROUP OF DRESDEN PORCELAIN LATE 19TH CENTURY comprising a set of eleven harlequin quatrelobed cups and saucers each painted with panels of courting couples alternating with floral panels against variously coloured grounds (one cup and saucer mismatched) blue AR marks saucers 12.5cm wide and a part cabaret service with similarly painted panels against a yellow ground consisting of a shaped ...

£300 - £400

AN ENGLISH DELFTWARE PLATE PROBABLY BRISTOL CIRCA 1730 of pancake profile painted in blue with a bird perched in a tree with manganese sponged leaves 22cm diameter; together with an English Delftware plate circa 1760 painted in blue with a Chinese export style jardinière of flowers 22cm diameter; a Dutch Delft plate 18th century painted in blue with flowers and a rock 22cm diameter; and ...

£200 - £300

A BOW SWEETMEAT DISH CIRCA 1755 of triple shell form on a shell and seaweed encrusted rockwork base polychrome painted 18.5cm long some damage

£150 - £250

A GROUP OF ENGLISH POTTERY 19TH CENTURY comprising: a large Ridgway ‘Tuscan’ pattern jug 32cm high another large painted pottery jug two yellow-ground printed jugs and a saucer (5)

£60 - £80

AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN JARDINIERE AND STAND PROBABLY COALPORT CIRCA 1810 the yellow ground painted with a panel of flowers inside a gilt frame 13cm high stand repaired; together with an English porcelain demi-lune bough pot probably Chamberlain’s Worcester circa 1810 painted with a white and gilt key pattern band 23cm diameter; and a gilt and marbled cup and saucer and a cachepot and stand painted ...

£80 - £120

A WEDGWOOD BLUE JASPER TABLET CIRCA 1860 after the design by Camillo Pacetti (1758-1826) the mid-blue jasper sprigged in white relief depicting Thetis Delivering Achilles to the Centaur and Achilles on the Back of the Centaur Hunting the Lion applied with formal berried leaves and flowerheads delineating the outer pale blue jasper border impressed WEDGWOOD mark in a rectangular silvered wood ...

£700 - £1,000

A STAFFORDSHIRE PORCELAIN BOTANICAL DESSERT SERVICE CIRCA 1840 painted with flower specimens inside green leaf and gilt borders comprising: fourteen plates four oval stands four circular stands and a comport impressed wreath and anchor mark painted pattern No. 560 comport 34.5cm across entwined loop handles (23)

£400 - £600

A SPODE STONE CHINA PART DINNER SERVICE 1820s Indian Tree (or Willis) pattern gilt trefoil and red pellet inner border comprising: nineteen plates a soup tureen and cover a vegetable dish and cover a sauce tureen cover and stand a meat dish a Mazarine liner and two smaller dishes in sizes printed factory ‘Stone China’ marks and painted pattern No.2147 one plate in pieces one small dish ...

£200 - £300

A CHELSEA DISH CIRCA 1755 scalloped circular with stalk-like handle moulded and painted with willowherb fronds the green leaves turning to puce red anchor mark 25cm long

£200 - £300

A WORCESTER PORCELAIN VASE CIRCA 1758-62 of slender ovoid form with waisted neck painted in Meissen style with scattered flower sprays sprigs insects and a cob Zorensky collection label 17.5cm high very fine body crack probably lacking cover Provenance: Milton and Jeanne Zorensky St Louis U.S.A.; Bonham’s London The Zorensky Collection Part III 22 February 2006 lot 41 Literature: Simon ...

£200 - £300

TWO ENGLISH PORCELAIN CACHEPOTS AND STANDS PROBABLY COALPORT CIRCA 1810 in sizes each painted with grisaille landscape vignettes pattern No.382 largest 13.5cm high some damage

£70 - £100

A WORCESTER PORCELAIN LEAF DISH CIRCA 1765-70 moulded as two overlapping yellow and green edged leaves painted with flowers from which issue puce feathery veins branch-like handle Klaber & Klaber and Barbara Leake collection labels 22.5cm long Provenance: with Klaber & Klaber London; Barbara Leake Hove; Bonham’s London The Barbara Leake Collection of English Porcelain 12 March 2008 lot ...

£300 - £500

A DOULTON LAMBETH SILVER-MOUNTED STONEWARE LEMONADE JUG SGRAFFITO DECORATED BY HANNAH BARLOW 1877 tapered cylindrical incised with a broad band depicting a stag flanked by further recumbent deer in a Highland landscape with Hannah Barlow monogram with borders of applied florets and incised overlapping leaves plain silver rim mount hallmarked London 1877 impressed and incised marks and monograms ...

£180 - £220


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