Empire Montreal - Auction Highlights
Lots (1 - 200) - Tuesday September 4, 2018
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Lot # 2
Antique Chinese soapstone sculpture of a wise man, on a carved wood base. 16" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400


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Lot # 3
Surrey House hand-painted and gilt lacquerwood hexagonal pedestal with hinged segmented lid concealing pigeonholes; on tripod with ram's head masks and ornamental feet. Approx. 44" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 500


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Lot # 4
Antique Chinese gilt bronze sculpture of a standing Asian deity. 18'' tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500


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Lot # 5
Antique 3-piece ormolu clock set: the dial with Roman numerals, in a pierced case with swag motifs; with a pair of 4-light candelabra with lamshapes; electrified. Clock: 16" tall. Candelabra: 27" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 600


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Lot # 8
Murano (It.) blown glass sculpture of a clown. Approx. 9" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300


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Lot # 9
Collection of 3 painted tin models of vintage motorcycles.
Estimate ($):
300 - 350


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Lot # 10
Art Nouveau period bronze sculpture of a bird in flight, on a marble base. Signed I. Rochard. 17" tall.
Estimate ($):
450 - 650


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Lot # 11
Lady's 18 karat yellow, white and rose gold ring with contemporary form and butterfly shape set with 47 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 0.85 carat.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000


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Lot # 12
Pair of Louis XVI-style carved ivory-finish spoon-back occasional chairs with light blue and cream striped upholstery.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500


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Lot # 14
Vintage French ivory-finish pedestal, with ornate rocaille and foliate decorations. 65'' tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500


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Lot # 15
Chinese hand-carved serpentine stone incense burner, in the form of an elephant with a tower on its back.
Estimate ($):
450 - 550


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Lot # 20
Antique French hand-painted 3-panel folding screen, depicting a mountain in a landscape scene.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450


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Lot # 22
Vintage Italian glass-top coffee table, with a stone and metal base.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900


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Lot # 24
Stunning antique Louis XV-style carved giltwood settee with floral tapestry upholstered seat and back.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1100


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Lot # 24a
Lady's 18 karat white gold ring set with 72 white and champagne round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx 1.50 carat, and black colored stones.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000


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Lot # 28
Antique French hand-carved and painted sculpture of a chimpanzee. 13'' tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400


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Lot # 30
Vintage French carved walnut wingchair, with beige patterned upholstery.
Estimate ($):
450 - 550


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Lot # 32
Industrial-style 4-part wood and iron salon table.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800


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Lot # 34
Pair of antique Chinese hand-carved stone sculptures of figures, on wood bases. Each 11" tall.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450


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Lot # 35
Pair of antique Louis XV-style carved armchairs with shield backs, cabriole legs and ivory damask floral upholstery.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000


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Lot # 38
Square-top pedestal with gilt finish; presents floral swag and foliate motifs. 33" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300


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Lot # 40
Vintage French carved walnut wingchair, with beige patterned upholstery.
Estimate ($):
450 - 550


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Lot # 42
Neo classical style rose-coloured marble square-top pedestal. 39'' tall.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900


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Lot # 48
Vintage American hand-carved wooden sculpture of a cigar store Native American, wearing traditional headdress and regalia. 76'' tall.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1400


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Lot # 50
Superb Louis XV-style 3-part coffee table, with floral inlay and gilt bronze mounts.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1600


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Lot # 55
Collection of 2 Murano (It.) polychrome glass sculptures of fish. 12" and 17" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 350


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Lot # 60
Empire-style carved occasional table with gilt highlights; the circular top inset with hand-painted porcelain plaque.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1400


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Lot # 64
Antique Chinese hand-painted blue-on-white porcelain charger. Diam.: 19".
Estimate ($):
400 - 500


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Lot # 68
Impressive large Versailles-style gilt ormolu and clear crystal hanging fixture, the dome-form body with swag ornaments.
Estimate ($):
2200 - 2800


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Lot # 70
Superb marble-top inlaid commode with ormolu mounts, fitted with flowering urn and floral inlay.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2400


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Lot # 74
Impressive Louis XV-style extensively-inlaid writing desk with 3 drawers over cabriole legs; mounted with gilt bronze fitments.
Estimate ($):
3000 - 4000


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Lot # 78
Louis XVI-style carved armchair with musical-themed finial, gilt highlights, and striped burgundy fabric.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000


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Lot # 80
Impressive antique French marble-top oval occasional table with carved figural supports of Sphinx motifs.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800


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Lot # 82
Boulle-style ebonized and brass inlaid serpentine-front marble-top commode with ormolu mounts.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2400


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Lot # 84
Antique Japanese Imari-style hand-painted porcelain charger. Diam.: 22".
Estimate ($):
400 - 500


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Lot # 88
Impressive antique Chinese carved settee; depicting foliate, figural, and dragon motifs.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3500


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Lot # 92
Impressive English tufted cherry red leather wingchair with rolled arms.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2200


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Lot # 94
Exquisite Louis XVI-style carved giltwood settee with blue floral upholstered seat and back.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1600


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Lot # 95
Impressive English tufted cherry red leather wingchair with rolled arms.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2200


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Lot # 98
Impressive Louis XV-style fauteuil with shield-shaped back, padded armrests and cabriole legs; upholstered with floral needlepoint.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000


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Lot # 100
Pair of Louis XV-style 4-drawer inlaid side tables, fitted with ormolu garnitures.
Estimate ($):
650 - 750


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Lot # 104
Antique Chinese hand-painted black lacquerwood 2-door low cabinet.
Estimate ($):
450 - 500


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Lot # 108
Pair of Regency-inspiration carved armchairs, with square back, scrolled armrests, and cabriole legs; upholstered with dark green patterned fabric.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500


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Lot # 110
Antique French Renaissance-style oak hall bench, the carved back over rectangular lift-top seat.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000


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Lot # 110a
Lady's 18 karat white and yellow gold ring with a star pattern set with 180 round cut diamonds, total approx. 1.80 carats.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800


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Lot # 112
Pair of urns with copper finish and square bases. 22" tall.
Estimate ($):
450 - 500


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Lot # 114
Rococo inspiration carved double-frame giltwood mirror, featuring floral and foliate carvings; inset with painted floral designs. 43" x 31".
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000


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Lot # 118
Hand-painted porcelain centerpiece in the form of a covered urn and two cupids, with gilt highlights and polychrome floral details. 26" tall.
Estimate ($):
650 - 850


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Lot # 124
Pair of vintage Belgian square-back armchairs with caramel leather upholstery and X-form stretchers.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450


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Lot # 126
Set of 3 vintage Venetian-style triangular hand-painted and carved nesting tables, with cabriole legs.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450


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Lot # 126a
Chippendale-style mahogany 2 pedestal dining table, on acanthus-carved pedestals with cabriole legs and claw-and-ball feet.
Estimate ($):
200 - 600


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Lot # 130
Antique English inlaid low table, the square top with flowering urn inlay; fitted with a drawer.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450


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Lot # 134
Rococo inspiration carved double-frame giltwood mirror, featuring floral and foliate carvings; inset with painted floral designs. 35" x 28".
Estimate ($):
350 - 750


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Lot # 136a
Handwoven Persian Sarouk rug, with floral designs, on a crimson ground, and a cream floral border. 12'4" x 8'10".
 12'4" x 8'10"
Estimate ($):
250 - 600


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Lot # 138
Square-top pedestal with gilt finish; presents floral swag and foliate motifs. 33" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300


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Lot # 142
Terrestrial globe on a stand, mounted with an airplane; with silvered highlights. 22" tall.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350


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Lot # 144
Vintage Belgian hand-woven wool tapestry depicting men on horseback, in a landscape scene. 56" x 83".
 56" × 83"
Estimate ($):
400 - 500


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Lot # 146
Stone sculpture of a seated Ganesh, the Hindu diety with an elephant head. 23" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 250


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Lot # 148
Antique Georgian-style bow-fronted burl mahogany corner cabinet with a glazed door over a door on bracket feet.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400


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Lot # 150
Antique Louis XVI-style circular marble-top brass occasional table.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400


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Lot # 154
Pair of hand-painted Chinese porcelain baluster-form vases depicting figural motifs. 18" tall.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450


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Lot # 155
Louis XVI-style brass and cut glass light fixture, the gilt base supporting an acorn-form body of glass pendants.
Estimate ($):
200 - 250


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Lot # 162
Baroque inspiration carved giltwood mirror, featuring floral and foliate carvings; fitted with twin arm sconces.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450


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Lot # 166
Stone sculpture of a praying Buddha. 20" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 250


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Lot # 170
Whimsical hand-painted polychrome metal sculpture of a standing rooster. 26" tall.
Estimate ($):
250 - 300


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Lot # 172
Antique French ostrich egg, hand-painted with multi-coloured motifs of exotic animals; on metal stand.
Estimate ($):
200 - 250


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Lot # 195
Vintage Italian red painted ceramic figural group of 2 elephants. 17" tall.
Estimate ($):
150 - 200


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Lot # 200
Collection of 2 Murano (It.) blown glass sculptures: 2 multicoloured lovebirds and a blue and white bird. 11" and 9" tall.
Estimate ($):
100 - 150