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A VICTORIAN WALNUT CHAISE LOUNGUE, of elegant scrolling form with deep buttons

PASSED in Auction on February 20, 2021, 10:00 AM GMT

Lot 606: A VICTORIAN WALNUT CHAISE LOUNGUE, of elegant scrolling form with deep buttons

Est: £200 - £300
£180 0 bids

Elstob and Elstob

Ripon, United Kingdom,

https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/a-victorian-walnut-chaise-longue-of-elegant-scrol-606-c-fac458e951?fbclid=IwAR3PFgcnUW4la1oXfi4CFo3NzHDe6zkiyFycu_wCT8mzz3fXfb1BDYFU4x4


Antique Persian Sarouk Farahan, 12' X 16'4"

PASSED in Autction Tue, Feb 09, 2021 8:00 PM GMT+2

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000

Capital Rug & Home Auction - No Reserve

Washington, DC, USA pasargad auction, for more:

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/192660_capital-rug-and-home-auction-no-reserve/?fbclid=IwAR0i_3uqxyBEQgs50QCIj2h1aEyVqnxOd60DkiDRZFGVu7FtxenvBVq69Jg


Persian blue and red carpet

SOLD for €3,800 on February 17, 2021, 5:30 PM CET Madrid, Spain

Pair of Important American Aesthetic Carved Oak Throne Chairs , c. 1881-1882, Herter Brothers,

SOLD for $225,000 on 6 February 2021 at the Neal Auction

Pair of Important American Aesthetic Carved Oak Throne Chairs , c. 1881-1882, Herter Brothers, New York, each with carved ogee crest over padded back and seat flanked by stiles carved with anthemia and bosses continuing to paneled sides with a carved trompe l'oeil drape, arabesques and ribbon garlands behind gryphon term stiles and over massive paw front feet and plinth base. h. 41 in, w. 38 in., d. 33 in., together with original under upholstery present, removed, consisting of cotton batting covered with brown mohair velvet presumably the base for a top cushion, also included approximately a yard of French gimp.

Note: This remarkable pair of chairs was commissioned for the ground floor atrium of the William Vanderbilt Residence, an Italianate compound for Vanderbilt and his daughters filling a city block at 640 5th Avenue in New York City. The finest and largest house on Fifth Avenue of the 1880s, it was estimated to have employed 600 workmen for its construction, and represented Herter Brothers’ most important design commission. It was also one of the most well documented houses of “Vanderbilt Row” as a 160 page folio, Mr. Vanderbilt’s House and Collection, Volume I, complete with colored photographs, engravings, and elaborate descriptions by Edward Strahan, nom de plume for art critic Earl Shinn. The chairs offered here are illustrated in two plates and two different engraved illustrations in Mr. Vanderbilt’s House. The atrium where these chairs were placed was a two-story galleried space faced in rosso antico marble and lavishly hung with tapestries. Though the ground floor atrium was dubbed the “Egyptian Room,” Herter Brothers worked with a broad selection of historical forms for the furnishings. The chairs offered here are adapted from the ancient Egyptian Royal thrones and the ancient Roman Solium form. The Herter designers were well aware that the Solium was an armed chair usually carved with gryphon terms from a single block of wood or stone to be used by a Roman master of the house when he received visitors in his atrium. Visitors to Vanderbilt’s atrium likely found it fitting that the Solium was an easily recognized form of Sella Curulis (Roman State) chairs and Egyptian royal thrones. Also in the Vanderbilt atrium were a pair of large Herter Brothers carved oak console tables, one surviving in the collection of the Dallas Museum of Art (no. 1996-213 A-E).

Careful study indicates that while the table and chairs are not strictly en suite, they harmonize together with shared materials and motifs, as did many of the other decorations in the house. Though the term supports on the tables differ (from gryphons on the chairs and human forms on the tables), various carved moldings, the ribboned garlands, and the playful tromp l’oeil carved wood tapestries are prominent in both tables and chairs. Completed in 1882, 640 5th Avenue served as William Vanderbilt’s residence for three years until his 1885 death in its library. Vanderbilt’s heirs leased the house to Henry Clay Frick among others until 1915 when Cornelius and Grace Vanderbilt moved in. Bye the early 20th century the elaborate furnishings had become passe; the house was gutted and the furnishings dispersed. The few surviving Herter examples from the William Vanderbilt commission are only known in museum collections (including the Metropolitan Museum of art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the High Museum, Atlanta) and the chairs offered here. Ref.: Edward Strahan. Mr. Vanderbilt’s House and Collection, Volume I, Boston-New York-Philadelphia: George Barrie (1883-1884) p. 21, 24 (https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/704714); Stephen Harrison, "Vanderbilt Console," in Dallas Museum of Art: A Guide to the Collection, ed. Charles Venable (New Haven, NJ: Yale University Press, 1997), 237; Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen. “Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age, Herter Brothers and the William H. Vanderbilt House.” Antiques and Fine Art (Spring 2016).


A SPANISH WALNUT COMMODE 18th Century

Ending from: 12 Feb 2021 at 15:12 GMT.

LOT 13
A SPANISH WALNUT COMMODE
18th Century

£ 3,000 - 4,000 Bonhams The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair
The Online Auction
Online only - in progress
London, New Bond Street
A SPANISH WALNUT COMMODE
18th Century
Of small proportions, with an inlaid top, above the drawers, on bracket feet, 78cm wide x 48cm deep x 88cm high, (30 1/2in wide x 18 1/2in deep x 34 1/2in high) for more :

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26948/lot/13/?category=list&length=345&page=1&fbclid=IwAR3-4ue2OS3bzb3HaevfR079_AHupLWIKVynYK1yOpeJC96Bs_5Olp4n8dQ


Violin 13 15/16'' one piece back, branded on back 'G.B.G' in rectangular box

PASSED in Auction on Wed 10th Feb, 2021

Lot 3007 of 120:. Violin 13 15/16'' one piece back, branded on back 'G.B.G' in rectangular box, handwritten label reads 'Gio. Batista Gabbrielli fecit in Firenze 1750' Categories: Violins, Violas and Cellos

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000 at Tennants auction, Scientific & Musical Instruments, Cameras & Tools

The Auction Centre, Leyburn
Starts 10:30am for more :

https://bid.tennants.co.uk/m/view-auctions/catalog/id/935?page=1&items=200&fbclid=IwAR399jvbIZy670aKvsxa1rd7BJHq1mIDqP5WGhJWnUCWYir551zqi0m1QoY


CHINESE ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL VESSEL, GUI

SOLD for $14,000 on Sun, Feb 21, 2021 8:00 PM GMT+2 Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000

Starting bid:
$8,000

Lot 0356 Details
DESCRIPTION

late Shang Dynasty 9 3/4 inches wide; 6 7/8 inches high. Abell Fine Art, Antiques, & Jewelry Auction

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/97603729_chinese-archaic-bronze-ritual-vessel-gui?fbclid=IwAR2dcra3lKotG0dIHPOFnDP5TB87j_vgMSGMcMEwNJLocKSQNkABPRJ7RJ4


Uniform of a member of the Sovereign Order of Malta in the Grand Priory of Bohemia and Austria around 1900

02/17/2021, 3:00 p.m. - Vienna | Palais Dorotheum

Lot No. 239

Starting bid:
EUR 3,800 .
USD 4,600 . Antique Arms, Uniforms and Militaria

Exhibition: February 10th. - 17.02.2021
Exhibition: 10.02. - 17.02.2021 . For more :

https://www.dorotheum.com/en/a/75349/?fbclid=IwAR3ekHUp1ScgX0R3RF5Rby0kQqC7BSryYlFGkfMtEHp9vg-dSlm_7NXzvY8#7065862


A PAIR OF LARGE JAPANESE IMARI VASES AND COVERS, ON STANDS LATE 19TH CENTURY

SOLD for £20,000 on 25 Feb 6AM (EST)

Estimate
GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 , Christie’s 4 Feb 6AM -  | Online 20039
Patrick Moorhead: Hidden Treasures.

https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/patrick-moorhead-hidden-treasures/lots/1975?fbclid=IwAR1pX8sZAjt_FzXeY8Yn4sKTwLgnfbMxOAe-_7BrCrxYxmfrrHtFdOqCeQQ


FINE GERMAN TAPESTRY CIRCA 1600

Ending from: 12 Feb 2021 at 20:35 GMT.


£ 6,000 - 7,000 Bonhams The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair
The Online Auction
Online only - in progress
London, New Bond Street
FINE GERMAN TAPESTRY
Depicting King David and Abigail, this fine tapestry has wonderful detail and a beautiful colour palette. The technique suggests an German origin. Very minor restoration, 58cm wide x 58cm high (mounted)
Footnotes
From Aaron Nejad Gallery. For more : 

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26948/lot/336/?category=list&length=345&page=1


MOHTASHAM KASHAN CARPET

SOLD for $7,000 on Sun, Feb 21, 2021 8:00 PM GMT+2 Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000

Starting bid :
$2,000

Provenance: The Eva and Loran Whitelock Estate to benefit the Loran and Eva Whitelock Fund for Cycad Cultivation, Conservation, and Research at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, & Botanical Gardens 14' x 22'4". Abell Fine Art, Antiques, & Jewelry Auction

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/193652_abell-fine-art-antiques-and-jewelry-auction/


COLLECTOR RUGS V - NO RESERVE

AUCTION RESULTS: Sat, Feb 27, 2021 5:00 PM GMT+2

Austria Auction Company

Vienna, AT
Auction Details
194 antique oriental rugs and kilims. All on offer with no reserve. For more :

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/193033_collector-rugs-v-no-reserve/?pageSize=all&fbclid=IwAR2oBaHbK9pwWKi4TJ3UxDZT6glWoIDFkPVQ_MTOqSQM83zA8g5VQGui2ZQ


Large and Fine Persian Sarouk Fereghan Carpet

SOLD for $18,000 on February 10, 2021, 11:00 AM EST

A GEORGE III MOORFIELDS CARPET DESIGNED BY ROBERT ADAM, CIRCA 1770

SOLD for $100,000 on 27 January 2021

Having three rectangular panels, the central one with a circular fan rosette medallion flanked by panels of octagonal rosette medallions all on a dark brown to russet brown ground with delicate ribbon-tied honey suckle swags, all within a Greek-key inner border, a minor guilloche border and a delicate scroll and anthemion main border Approximately 34 ft. 8 in. x 14 ft. (1057 cm. x 427 cm.)


Provenance
Possibly commissioned by George Talbot, 14th Earl of Shrewsbury (1719- 1787), or John Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot (1749 –1793), who inherited Ingestre Hall in 1786.
Possibly thence by descent at Ingestre Hall, Sta?ordshire, until sold by John George Chetwynd-Talbot, 21st Earl of Shrewsbury (1914-1980); Sotheby’s, London, 18 February 1972, lot 15.


Acquired from C. John, London, 26 January 1982.


Literature
G. Nares, ‘Ingestre Hall Part III’, Country Life, 31 October 1957, p. 926, fig. 7 (illustrated in the Yellow Drawing Room).
Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, May 1959, General Notes, vol. 107, no. 503, pp. 442-444.
Andrews, Anne; "A Short History of Ingestre", Stafford, England, 2013, p. 24-25.

https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-a-george-iii-moorfields-carpet-designed-by-6297895/?from=searchresults&intObjectID=6297895&fbclid=IwAR1DuxJm1n4Dj-75nFWJ9IrwZKox6pXhoSHml0RPm2UI-umg9WqhJslqX0U


Lyon & Turnbull: VICTORIAN WALNUT CHAISE LOUNGUE 19TH CENTURY

SOLD for £360 on February 11, 2021, 10:00 AM GMT

Lot 295: 
Est: £400 - £600
£200 ,0 bids
Edinburgh, United Kingdom for more:

https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/victorian-walnut-chaise-longue-19th-century-295-c-2d1492e90e?fbclid=IwAR1k7tcPrlsxPi3ND8JpKdXc7orBJNC0mw8HmMZiSNTY8dBV8xNbqAdW3Yk


Dreweatts 1759 Fine Sales: A Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases

SOLD for £600 on February 24, 2021, 10:30 AM GMT

A CONTINENTAL NEEDLEWORK FOUR-PANEL SCREEN 19TH CENTURY

SOLD for USD 40,000 on 26 January 2021

Estimate was
USD 5,000 - USD 8,000

The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue

Christie’s New York. https://www.christies.com/en/auction/the-collection-of-mr-mrs-john-h-gutfreund-834-fifth-avenue-28771/browse-lots


Dreweatts 1759 Fine Sales: Mid-19th Century Caucasian Harshang design carpet

SOLD for £4,500 on February 24, 2021, 10:30 AM GMT

Lot 423: A carpet
Est: £1,000 - £1,500

Newbury, United Kingdom, Interiors to include Property from the Collection of the late Mr & Mrs John da Silva
by Dreweatts 1759 Fine Sales , for more :

https://www.invaluable.com/catalog/25mypp7zxe?fbclid=IwAR2pRNlBqqBV3xKQ86jMp209mvvWftJSNFSDr0jyZQbaVzMYJjrcO2ZAxMU


A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER-GILT TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA AND A PAIR OF MATCHING CANDLESTICKS

SOLD for USD 150,000 on 26 January 2021

MARK OF DANIEL SMITH AND ROBERT SHARP, THE BRANCHES MARK OF THOMAS HEMING, LONDON, 1775

Estimate
USD 100,000 - USD 150,000

The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue. Christie’s.

https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-a-pair-of-george-iii-silver-gilt-two-light-6297856/?from=salesummary&intObjectID=6297856&lid=1


A CHINESE CARVED LONGQUAN CELADON JARDINIÈRE

SOLD for USD 112,500 on 26 January 2021

EARLY MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY

Estimate
USD 30,000 - USD 50,000

The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue. Christie’s.

https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-a-chinese-carved-longquan-celadon-jardiniere-early-6297832/?from=salesummary&intObjectID=6297832&lid=1


A PAIR OF ITALIAN (TRAPANI) GILT-COPPER AND CORAL-MOUNTED PRICKET STICKS

SOLD for USD 243,750 on 26 January 02:00 PM EDT | Live auction 19024

CIRCA 1720

Estimate
USD 60,000 - USD 100,000

The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue

Christie’s New York:

https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-a-pair-of-italian-trapani-gilt-copper-and-6297824/?from=salesummary&intObjectID=6297824&lid=1


Large carpet attributed to Féraghan in Iran, (city of Arak previously known as Sultanabad)

SOLD for 9,000 EURO on Wednesday 10 Feb - 09:30, Bordeaux, France, Baratoux-Dubourg Enchères

Lot 397
In its center is a bark with a text in literal translation: "According to the order on behalf of the Right Honourable Trader, the goods of the High Company have reached completion. Executed in 135 (date of the Héirien calendar?) = 1932 or early 18th century) Dim: 655 X 418cm (wear and tear and repairs)


Estimate 400 - 600 EUR
* Not including buyer’s premium.
Please read the conditions of sale for more information.

Drouot Digital Acution
https://www.drouotonline.com/lots/14206836?actionParam=listLot&controllerParam=lot&fromId=112118&query&offset=350&max=50&fbclid=IwAR1AhlQrebEUEvYYsa7bRUsLiPxuifprhwh0ExsjuElN_tpuhTFB3XWoJik


A STONEWARE JUG WITH FEDERAL EAGLE SIGNED E.A. MONTELL

Sold for $24,000 at Soulis auction on Jan 23, 2021

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
Edwin Montell was one of several pre-Civil War potters in Upstate NY famous for making these stoneware jugs and crocks.