Smith & Singer

Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design

AU0791 | 29 October 2014 | Melbourne | 5.30 PM

An Italian Lacca Povera, painted and parcel gilt bureau cabinet, Venice, circa 1740. Estimate $30,000-40,000
A pairpoint 'Apple Treet' reverse painted glass and patinated metal table lamp, circa 1910. Estimate $20,000-30,000
A gilt bronze figure of Buddha, Qianlong mark and period. Estimate $25,000-35,000
A celadone jade vase and cover Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $30,000-40,000
JOHN PERCEVAL 1923-2000, Moses in the Lily Pond 1988. Estimate $22,000-30,000
MAURICE CALKA 1921-1999, 'Boomerang' desk, designed and produced by Leieu-Deshays, France, circa 1970. Estimate $12,000-18,000
Sale Number: AU0791

Overview

AUCTION IN MELBOURNE
29 October 2014  |  5.30 pm
Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

Strong results were achieved at Sotheby’s Australia’s October auction of Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design in Melbourne.  Comprising 334 lots, the highly anticipated sale featured an impressive selection of European art, furniture, silver and bronze together with rare pieces of Asian works of art.  The auction achieved a total of $1.06 million including buyer’s premium, or 66% by volume and 101% by value.

 
CONTACT INFORMATION +

Alison Alford

Consultant

Arts & Design
Sydney
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Alison Alford

Ann Roberts

Consultant, Asian Art

Arts & Design
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Ann Roberts

Harley Young

Harley Young

Specialist

Arts & Design
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Harley Young

Anthony Hurl

Consultant

Arts & Design
Adelaide
T: +61 (0)8 7225 7836
E: Anthony Hurl

Philip A. Gore

Consultant, Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments

Arts & Design
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900


Auction Results & Details

Sale Total: $1,056,970 including buyer's premium

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Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
0 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class bonnet signed by Jean Paul Gaultier Estimate $10,000 - $15,000    Lot Sold: $11,500 (hammer price)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
1 Three Parian figures, depicting Apollo, Ajax and the Duke of Wellington, 19th century Estimate $500 - $700 Lot Sold: $732 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
2 After Edward Carter Preston, two First World War memorial bronze plaques Estimate $200 - $300 Lot Sold: $244 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
3 A collection of plaques and medallions, 19th/20th century Estimate $400 - $600 Lot Sold: $573.4 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
4 A collection of Royal Copenhagen biscuit porcelain plaques, 19th/20th century Estimate $300 - $500 Lot Sold: $244 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
5 A collection of framed cameos and medallions, 19th/20th century Estimate $500 - $700 Lot Sold: $854 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
6 A collection of four sculptures Estimate $300 - $500 Lot Sold: $793 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
7 A collection of framed intaglios, cameos and plaques, 18th/20th century Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $2,928 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
8 After the antique, a French bronze shoulder bust, 19th century Estimate $400 - $600 Lot Sold: $1,708 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
9 A late 19th / early 20th century Austrian painted terracotta bust 'La Rebelle' by Goldscheider Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $6,100 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
10 Antonio Ugo (1870-1956), a bronze, 'Young Bacchus' Estimate $1,500 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $4,148 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
11 G. Wallat, a bronze water carrier Estimate $1,500 - $2,000 Lot Sold: $2,684 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
12 After Giambologna, a bronze figure of Mercury, late 19th century Estimate $1,500 - $2,000 Lot Sold: $1,464 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
13 An Austrian bronze chunk jewel lamp, circa 1910 Estimate $800 - $1,200 Lot Sold: $732 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
14 An American leadlight lamp Estimate $400 - $600 Lot Sold: $524.6 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
15 Orientalist School, a pair of oil paintings depicting Turkish Harem subjects, 19th century Estimate $1,000 - $1,500 Lot Sold: $732 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
16 A rare turtle shell fire screen, 20th century Estimate $800 - $1,200 Lot Sold: $2,440 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
17 Troughton and Simms Telescope with original tripod, circa 1850 Estimate $1,000 - $1,200 Lot Sold: $1,098 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
18 Chinese ivory head of Quan Yin Estimate $1,200 - $1,500 Lot Sold: $4,270 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
19 A Chinese bowl, 19th century, bearing apocryphal Chien Lung marks Estimate $800 - $1,200 Lot Sold: $1,098 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
20 A Chinese bronze of an Imperial court official, Ming dynasty Estimate $100 - $200 Lot Sold: $671 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
21 A collection of Chinese snuff bottles 19th/20th century Estimate $500 - $800 Lot Sold: $915 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
22 A collection of snuff bottles, 20th century Estimate $500 - $700 Lot Sold: $732 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
23 A collection of blanc de chine items, 20th century Estimate $300 - $500 Lot Sold: $671 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0791
24 A collection of blanc de chine items, 20th century Estimate $400 - $600 Lot Sold: $915 (including buyer's premium)

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