Empire Montreal - Auction Highlights
Lots (1 - 200) - Sunday Dec.17, 2017
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Lot # 2
Antique Louis XV/Louis XVI Transitional-style kidney-shaped occasional table, with brass mounts and floral marquetry.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 4
Louis XVI-style giltwood carved window bench, with leopard print upholstery.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 6
Handwoven Persian Tabriz rug with floral motifs.
11'10" x 8'7"
 11'10" x 8'7"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 7
Antique Brittany barrel-form bar fitted with 2 doors depicting a tavern scene, on casters. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 8
Collection of 2 hand-made and finely detailed wooden and cloth model ships, of the “Shamrock” and the "Endeavor", each approx. 45" long, on wooden bases with name plates.
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 9
Vintage Hermès silk scarf, "Brides de Gala", with pale pink border. Design originally issued 1957, by Hugo Grygkar. 35½" x 35½".
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 10
After Ferdinand Preiss (1882-1943, Ger.)(Ref.: Bénézit)
"Ballerina"
Bronze sculpture on a marble base
Signed and with foundry mark near base. 13" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 400

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Lot # 11
Vintage Georgian-style commode with inset leather top.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 12
Vintage brass telescope on tripod.
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 13
Vintage Italian hand-painted ceramic urn of baluster form, decorated with a courting scene and foliate motifs. 42" tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 14
Pair of Louis XVI-style gilt ormolu and crystal wall sconces of tear drop form, decorated with laurel wreath and floral swag ornaments. 20" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 15
Antique Regency-style button-tufted leather armchair.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 16
Handwoven Persian Mahal rug with herati motifs.
9'10" x 4'7"
 9'10" x 4'7"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 17
Art Nouveau-style hand-painted porcelain sculpture depicting a pair of birds, with bronze mounts and base. 13" tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 18
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring set with an oval cut peridot, approx. 1.63 carats, and 34 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.43 carat.
Estimate ($):
800 - 100

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Lot # 19
Vintage Hermès silk scarf, "Brides de Gala", with royal blue border. Design originally issued 1957, by Hugo Grygkar. 35½" x 35½".
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 20
Unique vintage small bombé commode, covered with superhero comic motifs.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 24
Handwoven Persian Sarouk Mir rug with boteh motifs.
9'6" x 6'5"
 9'6" x 6'5"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 25
Hand-made Tiffany-style leaded glass window panel, depicting a carousel horse amid scroll motifs; with glass cabochon accents. 57" x 37".
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 26
Large reproduction XIXth c. studio camera with brass body on wood tripod.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 27
Pair of vintage Louis Philippe-style carved walnut fauteuils, with button-tufted red velour upholstery.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 28
Antique Louis XIII-style panelled oak hall bench with lift-top seat.
Estimate ($):
600 - 900

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Lot # 31
Handwoven Persian Heriz rug with floral and foliate motifs.
11'6" x 7'8"
 11'6" x 7'8"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 32a
Lady's 10 karat yellow gold modern style ring set with enhanced blue and white round cut diamonds, total 1.00 carat.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 33a
Maurice "The Rocket" Richard framed autographed publicity photo. 10" x 8".
Estimate ($):
200 - 400

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Lot # 35
Gramophone with wooden turn table; fitted with a brass horn.
Estimate ($):
250 - 300

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Lot # 36
Lady's 18 karat white gold ring set with an oval cabochon cut opal, approx. 3.71 carats, and 32 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.82 carat.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2000

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Lot # 37
Pair of antique hand-carved wooden figures of seated bullmastiffs. 31" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 900

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Lot # 38
Handwoven Persian Nahavand rug with floral motifs.
6'11" x 3'9"
 6'11" x 3'9"
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 40
Art Deco-style polished chrome sculpture in the form of an airplane in flight, on a rectangular base. 22" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 40a
Lady's 18k white gold ring, with a marquise cut emerald, approx. 1.66 ct, and with 6 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.60 ct.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3000

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Lot # 43
Superb vintage Italian Louis XV-style carved burlwood writing desk.
Estimate ($):
2200 - 2500

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Lot # 44
Handwoven Persian Belouch rug with geometric motifs.
9'8" x 6'11"
 9'8" x 6'11"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 44a
Antique Louis XV-style marble-top cabinet with glazed doors, parquetry inlay, velour interior and gilt bronze mounts.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 45
Hand-made Tiffany-style leaded glass window panel, depicting a peacock surrounded by flowers. 55" x 39".
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 46
Lady's 14 karat white gold necklace set with 2 pear cabochon cut opals, total approx. 13.42 carats, and 56 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.74 carat.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3000

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Lot # 48
Second Empire-style bar in the form of a globe, on turned supports and casters.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 49
Pair of Meissen-style hand-painted porcelain centrepieces, the pierced bowls over putti supports, on ashaped circular bases; with gilt highlights. 18" tall.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 50
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring set with an oval cut tanzanite, approx. 2.14 carats, and 88 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.71 carats.
Estimate ($):
2400 - 2800

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Lot # 51
Fine vintage Louis XVI-style serpentine-front commode, with extensive floral marquetry.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 52
Handwoven Oriental rug with geometric motifs.
9'10" x 6'9"
 9'10" x 6'9"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 52a
Lady's 14 karat yellow gold earrings set with 2 oval cut blue topazes, total approx. 12.20 carats, accented with 2 small diamonds.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 54
Vintage hand-painted carousel horse, on metal stand. 45" tall.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 58
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring set with a cushion cut blue topaz, approx . 5.12 carats, and 70 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.65 carat.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 60
Unique vintage armchair with denim "jeans"-style upholstery.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 62a
Lady's pair of 18 karat white gold earrings set with 2 cushion mixed cut sapphires, total approx. 1.92 carat, and with 40 round brillant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.40 carat.
Estimate ($):
1600 - 1800

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Lot # 64
Handwoven Persian Mahal rug with herati motifs.
8'3" x 5'7"
 8'3" x 5'7"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 64a
Art Deco period bronze sculpture of a bird in flight, on a marble base. Circa 1910. 20" tall.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 65
Hand-made Tiffany-style leaded glass window panel, with architectural and floral motifs and glass cabochon accents. 35" × 21".
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 66
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring set with a cushion cut aquamarine, approx. 3.27 carats, and 58 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.43 carat.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 67
Impressive Neoclassical-style stone sculpture of Hercules. 68" tall.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2400

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Lot # 68
Unique copper and brass deep sea diver’s helmet prop with multiple viewing ports, on wood base. 20" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 900

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Lot # 68a
Lady's 10 karat white gold bracelet set with brown and white round cut diamonds, total 2.33 carats.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 1800

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Lot # 69
Vintage Sèvres-style hand-painted porcelain covered urn of baluster form, the cobalt body with a cartouche depicting a courting scene; with gilt bronze mounts, handles and base. 24" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 70
Handwoven Persian Heriz rug with geometric motifs.
8'3" x 6'1"
 8'3" x 6'1"
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 72
Art Deco period marble 3-piece clock set. Circa 1910.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 73a
Collection of 4 Royal Doulton (Eng.) bone china figurines: “Simone", "Top o' the Hill," "Buttercup," and “Coralie.” Sizes range from 7" to 8" tall.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 74
Ornate Baroque-style carved giltwood mirror with flowering urn and putti motifs.
Estimate ($):
700 - 1000

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Lot # 75
Sèvres-style hand-painted porcelain vase of baluster form, the cobalt blue body with a figural cartouche; with gilt highlights. 24" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 76
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring set with an oval cut emerald, approx. 0.66 carats, and 84 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.02 carats.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2000

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Lot # 78
Handwoven Oriental runner with herati motifs.
8'7" x 2'6"
 8'7" x 2'6"
Estimate ($):
200 - 400

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Lot # 82
Antique Ste. Leban (Épernay, Fr.) oak riddling rack, each side accommodating 60 bottles, signed. 58½" tall. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1200

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Lot # 83
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, approx. 6.0 mm - 6.5 mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp. Length approx. 18".
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 83a
Female actors, twelve (12) movie and television photos: Barbara Eden, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jane Seymour, Mandy Moore, Goldie Hawn, Carmen Electra, Barbara Leigh, Elvira, Hillary Duff, Heather Locklear, Katie Holmes, Teri Hatcher, each with a different certificate of authenticity or a photo of the personality with the autograph recipient.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 86
Handwoven Persian Viss rug with geometric motifs.
10'10" x 8'7"
 10'10" x 8'7"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 86a
Pair of 14 karat yellow gold drop earrings set with 2 heart shaped cabochon cut blue topazes, total approx. 15.35 carats, and approx. 0.15 carat of round cut diamonds.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1100

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Lot # 87
Impressive Neoclassical-style stone sculpture of a Roman soldier. 68" tall.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2400

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Lot # 88
Antique Chinese hand-carved lift-top chest.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 88a
Lady's 10 karat white gold ring set with enhanced blue and white round cut diamonds, total approx. 2.25 carats.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800

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Lot # 89
Unique copper deep sea diver’s helmet prop with multiple viewing ports. Approx. 18" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 900

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Lot # 90
Lady's 14 karat pink gold ring set with a rectangular fancy cut amethyst, approx. 17.78 carats, and 96 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.62 carat.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 1800

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Lot # 92
Handwoven Persian Belouch rug with gul motifs.
5'11" x 4'3"
 5'11" x 4'3"
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 93
Set of 3 vintage Italian Louis XVI-style nesting tables, with marble tops and brass supports.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 94a
Lady's 10 karat yellow gold necklace with 15 briolette cut amethysts, total approx. 110.00 carats.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1400

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Lot # 95
Hand-made Tiffany-style leaded glass window panel, with flowering urn, ribbon and scroll motifs; and glass cabochon accents. 21" x 35".
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 98
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring set with an octagonal shaped turquoise stone, and 68 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.47 carat.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 100
Handwoven Persian Hosseinabad rug with vinery motifs.
6'9" x 4'5"
 6'9" x 4'5"
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 100a
Lady's 14 karat yellow gold ring set with round cut white and yellow diamonds, and square cut yellow diamonds, total .80 carat.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 102
Louis XVI-style ivory-finish carved window bench, with white upholstery.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 103a
Lady's 14 karat white gold bracelet set with 14 emerald cut multi coloured gemstones (citrine, blue topaz and amethyst), total approx. 33.25 carats, and approx. 0.25 carat of round cut diamonds.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800

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Lot # 105a
Lady's 14 karat white gold pendant set with an oval cut citrine, approx. 5.70 carats, and round cut diamonds, total approx. 0.20 carat.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 106
Handwoven Persian Mahal rug with herati motifs.
10'0" x 6'7"
 10'0" x 6'7"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 107
Impressive Neoclassical-style stone sculpture of an Amazon warrior. 68" tall.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2400

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Lot # 109
Vintage Murano (It.) hand-made glass fish. 15" long.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 110
Contemporary cream leather sofa.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 111a
Lady's 14 karat yellow gold necklace with freshwater pearls and a pear shape citrine, approx. 33.40 carats.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1100

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Lot # 114
Vintage brass 2-tier coffee table with smoky glass tops.
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 115a
Lady's 14 karat white gold necklace and pendant set with a natural fancy brown old- European cut diamond, approx. 0.92 carat.
Estimate ($):
1600 - 1800

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Lot # 116
Handwoven Persian Sarouk rug with boteh motifs.
9'8" x 6'3"
 9'8" x 6'3"
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 117
Large antique Renaissance-style hand-carved oak cabinet.
Estimate ($):
600 - 900

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Lot # 118
Set of 4 vintage pewter trinket boxes in the form of ducks.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 118a
Collection of 2 Chinese mineral trees, with clusters of serpentine and glass leaves, in matching pots. 25” tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 122a
90 piece Mikasa (Jap.) fine china dinner service, " Margaret" pattern, complete for 12 persons plus serving pieces.
Estimate ($):
200 - 400

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Lot # 124
Set of 3 vintage brass and smoky glass nesting tables.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 125a
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring with a flower pattern, set with white and yellow round cut diamonds, total 1.00 carat.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 126
Collection of 10 hand-carved polychrome wood ducks. Sizes range from 5" long to 15" long.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 126a
Handwoven Persian Isafahan rug with floral vinery motifs.
12'0" x 8'10"
 12'0" x 8'10"
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 127
O. Tanner (Eur. Sch.)
The tea party
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right.
24" × 36"
 24" × 36"
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 128
Baroque-style giltwood framed rectangular mirror with carved floral accents. 24" x 71".
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 130
Set of 6 vintage oak ladderback dining chairs with rush seats.
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 132
Neoclassical inspiration patinated metal floor lamp, with frosted glass upturned shade over a tripartite column and stapped base.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 134
Handwoven Persian Hamadan rug with geometric motifs.
5'1" x 3'3"
 5'1" x 3'3"
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 135a
Pair of mahogany-finish leather-clad oval side tables with embossed decoration, fitted with 3 drawers with toned brass pulls; raised on cabriole legs.
Estimate ($):
150 - 300

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Lot # 137
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, of dark green/black colour, approx. 8.0 mm - 8.5 mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp. Length approx. 18".
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 138
Set of 4 vintage pewter trinket boxes in the form of ducks.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 142a
Handwoven Persian Mashad rug with floral motifs.
10'1" x 6'8"
 10'1" x 6'8"
Estimate ($):
300 - 600

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Lot # 144
Vintage Italian small 3-drawer commode.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 148
Lot of 2 piece of vintage Braine Le Comté (Belg.) coloured glass tableware. 12" to 14" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 150
Hand-painted porcelain figurine depicting a Northern Harrier, on a wood base. 9" long.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 152
Hand-painted tin model of a biplane. 24" wide.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 153
Pencke (Eur. Sch.)
Parisian boulevard at night
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right.
20" × 24"
 20" × 24"
Estimate ($):
300 - 40

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Lot # 155
Vintage porcelain sculpture of a trout on rectangular base. 18" long.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 155a
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring, with two oval cabochon cut star sapphires, total approx. 2.00 carats, and with a round brilliant cut diamond, approx. 0.25 carat.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 156
Vintage Provincial Louis XV-style oval coffee table with marble top.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 157
Chinese hand-painted porcelain palace vase of baluster form, the body with a floral motif ground and a cartouche featuring ladies in a landscape; with gilt highlights. 51" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 162
Hand-painted tin model of the Red Baron's plane. 24" wide.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 165a
Lady's 14 karat white gold heart pendant set with 18 round cut blue topazes, total approx. 2.35 carats, accented with a small diamond, on a 10 karat white gold chain necklace.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 169
Art Deco period metal sculpture depicting an impala, on a marble base. 13" long. Circa 1910.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 171
S. Tames, J. Roybal (Eur. Sch.)
Beach scene; Jockey on horse
Lot of 2 oil paintings
Both signed. 8" x 10" and 10" x 8".
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 172
Handwoven Persian Hamadan runner with geometric motifs.
7'9" x 2'0"
 7'9" x 2'0"
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 176
Antique copper milk jug with swing metal handle. Circa 1880.
Estimate ($):
100 - 200

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Lot # 182
Antique Art Nouveau-style majolica pottery vase of bulbous form, with floral motifs. 12" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 184
Lot of 2 vintage Italian hand-made glass figurines of animals. 7" to 10" wide.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 194
Vintage coloured glass centrepiece. 27" wide.
Estimate ($):
100 - 200

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Lot # 195
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, of champagne colour, approx. 9.5-10.0mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp. Length approx. 18".
Estimate ($):
250 - 350