The Gentleman's Library Sale

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The Gentleman's Library Sale

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After Giambologna (Italian, 1529-1608): A pair of early 20th century patinated bronze figures of Mercury and FortunaMercury holding his purse, For...

After Alfred Barye (French, 1839-1882) and Emile Guillemin (French, 1839-1882): A late 19th century French patinated spelter Orientalist equestria...

Louis Hottot (French, 1829-1905): A patinated bronze figure of an eastern water carrierthe bearded and turbaned figure pouring water from the vess...

After Baron Charles-Arthur Bourgeois (French, 1838-1886): A pair of patinated bronze figures of Egyptian dancing musiciansprobably early 20th cent...

A late 18th / early 19th century 'Grand Tour' type carved variegated red marble figural group depicting Romulus and Remus with the she wolfprobabl...

A 'Grand Tour' patinated bronze of Romulus and Remusprobably first half 19th centurythe she-wolf suckling the two infants, on integral bronze base...

A late 19th / early 20th century 'Grand Tour' type patinated bronze model of a recumbent lionthe stylised hooded beast on a verdi egitto granite r...

A pair of 19th century Italian 'Grand Tour,' Giallo Antico marble portrait reliefs of Roman emperorsone depicting Nero in profile looking to dexte...

Thomas Brock KCBRA (British, 1847-1922): A patinated bust of a gentleman, possibly Sir Henry Harban (British, 1823-1911)the sitter looking slightl...

Franta Belsky (Czech, 1921-2000): A small bronzed resin bust of Winston Churchillthe rear with facsimile signature F Belsky, raised on a separate...

After Emile Guillemin, (French, 1841-1907): A patinated bronze figure 'Aux Colonies',depicting a colonial soldier holding his rifle on naturalisti...

After Jean Louis Nicolas Jaley (French, 1802-1866): Two 19th century silvered bronze figures of nude maidensthe first with Barbedienne foundry mar...

Hans Guradze (German, 1861–1922): A patinated bronze equestrian figural group of a Medieval knight on horseback embracing a nude maiden, possibly ...

After Pierre Jules Mene (French, 1810-79): A patinated bronze equestrian group of 'Vainqueur !!!'modelled as a Derby jockey leading his horse on n...

Franz Bergman (Austrian, 1861-1936): A cold painted bronze Orientalist figural group of an Arab warrior seated on a camelthe figure clad in robes...

Franz Bergman (Austrian, 1861-1936): A cold painted bronze of an Arab carpet sellerthe figure looking to sinister and holding his carpet up for in...

Franz Bergman (Austrian, 1861-1936): A cold painted bronze metamorphic erotic figure of a slave girlthe standing figure supporting a ewer on her t...

Bruno Zach (Austrian, 1891-1934): A cold-painted and patinated bronze figural groupcirca 1925modelled as a vocal slave trader standing on a carpet...

After Alfred Barye (French, 1839-1882) & Emile Guillemin (French 1841-1907): A late 19th century French patinated and cold painted spelter Orienta...

A Victorian black japanned and parcel gilt cast iron 'Jumbo' the circus elephant novelty doorstopthe elephant in profile with decorative saddle an...

After Emile Pinedo (French, 1840-1916): A patinated bronze model of 'Venus Victrix' after the model by Antonio Canovaprobably early 20th centuryth...

David Le Marchand (Anglo-French, 1674-1726): An early 18th century relief carved ivory oval portrait medallion of a gentleman, possibly depicting ...

An Irish George II embossed picture of a chaffinch by Samuel Dixon, circa 1775from Dixon's 'basso relievo' set of 'Foreign and Domestick Birds'the...

Sir William Hamo Thornycroft, British (1850-1925): A patinated bronze figure of 'The Sandal'the nude figure of a girl resting her left leg on a ru...

After Giambologna (Italian, 1529-1608): A pair of late 19th century patinated bronze figures of Mercury and Fortunaraised on verde antico cylindri...

Aimé-Jules Dalou, (French, 1838-1902): A bronze figure of 'Baigneuse Avant Le Bain (Bather before the bath)'posthumously cast by the Susse Frères ...

A pair of 19th century French patinated bronze busts of Dante and Charonthe former looking to dexter clad in drapery and wearing a laurel wreath, ...

Eugene-Antoine Aizelin (French, 1821-1902): A bronze figure of 'Nymphe de Diane'the goddess clad in drapery holding a bow behind her neck, a quive...

An early 20th century Austrian cold painted bronze fox novelty letter clipformed as snarling fox with a dead bird caught in a gin trap, on a hinge...

A 1930s Austrian or German patinated bronze figure of Icarus signed Furstwith contemporary presentation plaque to Otto Lilienthal, dated 1935 the ...

Martin Götze (German 1865-1931): A patinated bronze figure of 'Die Stille ('The Quiet)'depicting a crouching female nude, her left hand raised to ...

A late 20th century painted terracotta waist length bust of a girlthe nude figure looking to sinister with bobbed hair and drapery around her hips...

Jules Edmund Masson (French, 1871-1932): A patinated bronze model of two hounds with a hareone dog seated by its catch, the other standing, on nat...

A 17th century carved alabaster figural group allegorical of Americaprobably Flemishformed as a maiden, her head turned to dexter, adorned with a ...

Of Scottish interest: A carved white marble portrait bust of a gentleman, by repute once believed to depict Sir John Turing, 1st Bart of Foveran (...

An Austrian cold painted bronze pigeon inkwellin the manner of Franz Xavier Bergmann (Austrian, 1861–1936) the bird with hinged neck cover (now la...

After Franz Bergman (Austrian, 1861-1936) A large cold painted bronze model of a lobsterbearing Bergman stamp on the base and Geschutzt and indist...

After Franz Bergman (Austrian, 1861-1936): A large cold painted model of a toucanthe brightly coloured bird with its head turned to dexter, the un...

Franz Bergman (Austrian 1861-1936): A cold painted bronze model of a stag,the standing beast with upturned head, with naturalistic painted coat, t...

An early 20th century Austrian cold painted bronze novelty hare inkwellmodelled on its hind legs with naturalistic painted coat, the head hinged o...

After Franz Xavier Bergmann (Austrian, 1861-1936): A cold painted bronze model of a bird and a frog on feather base and a similar smaller unmarked...

Franz Bergmann (Austrian, 1861-1936): A cold painted model of a cockerelthe bird with plumed tail feathers, its head looking to one side with inse...

Pierre Marius Montagne (French, 1828-1879): A late 19th century patinated bronze figure of Mercurythe young god seated on a rustic tree stump reac...

After the antique: A late 19th century Italian patinated bronze figures of Narcissus together with a similar figure of a classical maiden, possibl...

After Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875): A late 19th century patinated bronze figural group of 'Theseus Battling The Centaur (Thésée combatt...

Jean Pierre Cortot (French, 1787-1843): A bronze figure of Pheidippides of Marathoncast by the Ferdinand Barbedienne foundrythe figure modelled in...

A late 19th century French patinated bronze figure by Aristostotle after the antiquecast by the Ferdinand Barbedienne foundrythe philosopher clad ...

A late 19th century French patinated bronze figure of Augustus Caesar, after the antiqueadapted as a lamp basethe figure clad in drapery with elab...

Alfred Jacquemart (French, 1824-1896): A bronze model of heron catching a frogthe bird with open wings standing beside a clump of vegetation, on o...

After Franz Bergman (Austrian, 1861-1936): A patinated bronze model of a cockatielthe standing bird cast with naturalistic feathers and inset gla...

Jules Moigniez (French, 1835-1894) and Ferdinand Pautrot (1832-1874): Three patinated bronze models of birdsthe Moigniez models comprising a pair ...

A Victorian silver-gilt dressing table mirrorWilliam Summers, London 1864 Shaped-rectangular form, with matte panels and Classical applied cartouc...

A Victorian silver race prize centrepieceCharles Reily & George Storer, London 1846 Modelled as a medieval battle scene with two mounted knights, ...

A set of six silver drink strawsRebecca Joselyn, Sheffield 2020 Plain, polished form, glass not included, length 14cm, weight 3.5oz. (6)Footnotes:...

A unique 18 carat gold grass sculptureLin Sproule, London 2020Two yellow gold stems with green gold seed heads, the stems with four twisted leaves...

A pair of life-size silver partridgesimport marks for London 1899 Realistically modelled with fur-effect chasing, with hinged wings and pull-off h...

A rare pair of silver and enamel tongsCohen & Charles, London 1911 The tongs with a butterfly surmount, the wings with white and orange translucen...

A silver-mounted model of a birdLotus Arts de Vivre, Thailand, stamped '925' Modelled as a fantastical bird, with shagreen effect covering, after ...

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