Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Blenheim palace sale

Lyon & Turnbull auction at Blenheim Palace, 08 Apr 2009 10:30
Viewing Information: Sunday 5th April 2pm - 5pm, Monday 6th April 10am - 5pm, Tuesday 7th April 10am - 5pm, Morning of the sale from 9am

Above: Lot 160 An 18th century carved wood and polychrome figure of the Virgin Immaculata, probably Austrian. The Virgin stands on an orb and holds aloft the Holy Child, her billowing gown adorned with seraphim 145cm high. Estimate £10,000-15,000

Above: Lot 161 A pair of 17th century South German carved wood and polychrome seraphim, the faces framed by elaborate curls and surmounted by a gilt scroll and flanked by gilt wings (2) 55cm wide, 44cm high. Estimate £5,000-7,000

Above: Lot 164 A pair of 17th century carved wood and polychrome pilasters, probably Austrian each with a column of six apostle figures within elaborate strapwork niches (2) 216cm high. Estimate £5,000-7,000

Above: Lot 166 A late 19th century gilt metal hall lantern, circa 1875, probably French of tapered hexagonal form surmounted by openwork rocaille crests and hung from three chains below a glass disc, 65cm high. Estimate £400-600

Above: Lot 170 A large painted terracotta gnome, German, circa 1900, the character entitled 'Portier' on his red hat standing holding a stick 98cm high. Estimate £1,500-2,000

Above: Lot 306 EDVARD ERIKSEN (DANISH 1876-1959) THE LITTLE MERMAID, Bronze and stone, signed and dated 1948 bronze 74cm high, overall 97cm high. Estimate £15,000-20,000

Above: Lot 513 A late 19th century black painted glazed and gilt mounted sedan chair, circa 1890 interior with striped blue and white fabric, with adjustable glazed side panels, hinged door and domed roof, no bearers, together with a box of later conforming mounts, 30cm wide, 160cm high. Estimate £2,000-3,000

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