Empire Montreal - Auction Highlights
Lots (201 - 400) - Monday June 4, 2018
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Lot # 202
Vintage hand-cut crystal and silver-plated centerpiece, decorated with mask mounts and square base. Approx. 13" tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 204
Antique French hand-made walnut armchair with striped green and cream upholstery.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 208
Handwoven Persian Lilihan rug with floral motifs on a rust red ground with navy blue border. Approx. 11'10" x 8'6".
 11'10" × 8'6"
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 210
Murano (It.) blown glass sculpture of a multicoloured fish. Signed. 19" long.
Estimate ($):
500 - 800

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Lot # 212
Louis XV-style inlaid 3-drawer chest with ormolu pulls, feet, and mounts.
Estimate ($):
550 - 750

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Lot # 213
Pair of Rococo-style 5-light bronze urn-form candelabra with avian and foliate motifs. 31" tall.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 216
Antique Italian coat rack of solid hand carved oak, on foliate carved tripod base.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 218
Late 20th century jewelled and enamelled “Coronation” egg, stamped Fabergé; with carriage surprise; in fitted case.
Estimate ($):
700 - 1000

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Lot # 222
Pair of vintage Italian hand painted and hand decorated porcelain urns, with landscape and floral reserves, with gilt highlights. Approx. 29" tall.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800

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Lot # 224
Louis XV-style 2-drawer inlaid commode, with marquetry and ormolu pulls and feet.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 227
Fine antique hand-carved mahogany fauteuil, with oval back and floral carved crest on cabriole feet, upholstered with wine red satin.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 229
Superb antique Italian circular centre table, decorated with extensive marquetry inlays of star and geometric motifs, on carved tripod base. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2400

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Lot # 230
Pair of Chinese hand-painted porcelain covered ginger jars, depicting outdoor figural scenes and geometric motifs. 8" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 232
Superb antique Louis XV-style bonheur du jour, the upper section with compartments over an oval writing surface, on cabriole legs joined by a stretcher; decorated overall with marquetry depicting household objects.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2500

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Lot # 234
Superb antique Italian gilt bronze centerpiece with ebonized cherub motif; featuring a base of floral and foliate motifs. 23" long.
Estimate ($):
3500 - 4500

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Lot # 238
Rococo-style hand-carved arch-top giltwood framed mirror; featuring ornate foliate carvings. Dimensions: 75'' x 43''.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1600

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Lot # 240
Outstanding Boulle-style inlaid grandfather clock, with shaped pediment above dial, housed in a rectangular case with glazed door.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2500

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Lot # 242
Superb pair of Louis XV-style side tables; the top with floral marquetry. Mounted with gilt bronze garnitures.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800

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Lot # 244
Louis XV-style salon table with ornate floral inlay and bronze mounts.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1400

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Lot # 245
Impressive pair of Sèvres (Fr.) style ruby red porcelain covered urns with gilt highlights; depicting figural cartouches. Mounted with bronze finials, handles, and bases. 68" tall.
Estimate ($):
4000 - 4500

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Lot # 246
Rococo-inspiration oval giltwood mirror with ornate rocaille and foliate designs. 47" x 50".
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 248
94 piece Royal Crown Chelsea porcelain dinner service, the gold and crimson border with urn and scrool motifs. Complete for 12 persons, with serving pieces.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 250
Modern design 2 drawer silver finish demi-lune commode.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2500

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Lot # 251
Handwoven Persian Mahal rug with overall floral designs on a rust ground with a cream border. Approx. 10'4" x 6'7".
 10'4" × 6'7"
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 252
Fine vintage Murano (It.) 8-light multicoloured frosted glass hanging fixture, with floral motifs; the scrolled arms terminating in bobeches with ruffled edges.
Estimate ($):
2800 - 3200

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Lot # 253
Boulle-style marble-top cabinet with brass inlaid front and sides, with a door and drawer; mounted with bronze garnitures and hardware.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2200

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Lot # 254
Contemporary-style ottoman with transparent tapered legs and royal blue tufted upholstery.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 256
Stunning center table with floral inlaid top and foliate-carved rim over base of cherub carvings.
Estimate ($):
2200 - 2800

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Lot # 258
Vintage Belgian woven wool tapestry, depicting courting scenes, on a brass hanging bar. Approx. 36" x 78".
Estimate ($):
350 - 500

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Lot # 260
Handwoven Oriental Tabriz rug, with central lobed medallion on a burgundy ground with deep brown border. Approx. 6'2" x 3'11".
 6'2" × 3'11"
Estimate ($):
550 - 700

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Lot # 262
Tufted brown leather wingchair with rolled arms.
Estimate ($):
1600 - 2000

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Lot # 264
Late 20th century jewelled and enamelled replica “Lilies of the Valley” egg, stamped Fabergé, enamelled egg with applied lily of the valley motif, surmounted with pop-up portraits of Czar Nicholas and children; in fitted case.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1600

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Lot # 265
Attractive handblown Murano (Italy) glass sculpture depicting 2 doves, on circular base. Approx. 14" tall.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 266
Impressive vintage 3 piece Rococo-style carved giltwood salon set with striped satin upholstery; includes a settee and 2 armchairs.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3000

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Lot # 268
Contemporary Italian coffee table with glass top, and bronze base with elephant supports.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 269
Fine Florentine-style hand-painted secretary-bookcase with two doors, over a drop front opening; features figural cartouches. Presents a green finish and gilt highlights.
Estimate ($):
3500 - 4200

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Lot # 270
Large 10-light crystal chandelier, the crown and scrolling arms hung with extensive clear cut crystal prism suspensions. Approx. 36" diameter, 38" high.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2200

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Lot # 274
Pair of square back easy chairs, in tufted brown leather, with scrolled armrests, on compressed bun feet.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1600

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Lot # 276
Rococo revival style carved and painted 4-tier étagère with scalloped shell and cherub motifs.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 277
Capodimonte (It.) hand-painted ceramic tureen with lid, feet, and handles; the body depicting figural designs. 20" long.
Estimate ($):
450 - 550

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Lot # 278
Vintage Italian Second Empire-style marble-top console with antiqued gray finish and 4 wreath-carved drawers.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1500

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Lot # 279
Fine Florentine-style hand-painted coffee table with mint green finish, figural medallion, and gilt highlights; with removable serving tray.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 280
Impressive Italian Louis XV-style writing desk with cabriole legs, floral marquetry, and parquetry; fitted with 2 drawers and bronze mounts.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1600

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Lot # 282
Handwoven Persian Hamadan runner, with geometric and floral motifs on a crimson ground. Approx. 10'2" x 3'0".
 10'2" × 3'0"
Estimate ($):
200 - 250

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Lot # 286
French-style 8-branch chandelier, the openwork bronzed frame with scrolled designs, s-curved arms terminating in crystal bobeches, and hung extensively with clear crystal ropes and prisms. Approx. 26" diameter, 33" high.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1800

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Lot # 287
Fine Louis XV-style executive desk with embossed leather top, decorated with ormolu mounts and pulls; fitted with 5 drawers.
Estimate ($):
2400 - 2800

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Lot # 290
Industrial-style bookshelf; with metal circular double frame and 2 wood shelves.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 292
Circular ottoman with fringed skirt, in deep eggplant and bronze coloured damask upholstery.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 294
French bronze urn in the form of 3 elephants with wooden tusks, on a marble base. 24" tall.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1400

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Lot # 296
Handwoven Persian Lilihan rug with floral and geometric motifs on a red ground. Approx. 10'2" x 6'5".
 10'2" × 6'5"
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 297
Vintage elegant hand carved Italian oval glass top coffee table, the base intricately carved in the form of a swan.
Estimate ($):
600 - 900

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Lot # 298
Vintage Second Empire-style ivory-finish occasional table, the circular top over a pedestal and a concave-sided base; with gilt highlights.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 300
Impressive hand-carved giltwood marble top console with wreath and garland motif carvings, with matching mirror.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2500

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Lot # 302
Antique French D-shaped and carved cherry wood marble top buffet.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1600

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Lot # 305
Superb antique Italian marble-top carved commode, with foliate inlay; fitted with 2 frieze drawers above 6 larger drawers.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800

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Lot # 307
Italian hand-painted glass vase, depicting a lanscape scene. Signed. 20" tall.
Estimate ($):
450 - 600

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Lot # 308
Gentleman's 2-tone stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date automatic wristwatch and bracelet, with 14k yellow gold case, champagne dial and fluted bezel, on a later-set Rolex Jubilee 2-tone stainless steel bracelet. (Circa 1975)
Estimate ($):
3500 - 4500

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Lot # 309
Lady’s 14 karat white gold ring set with a round brilliant cut diamond of ‘champagne’ colour, approx. 0.71 carat, and with 8 small enhanced blue diamonds.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1500

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Lot # 310
Antique Chinese marble-top fern stand, with a carved apron on cabriole legs joined by a stretcher.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 312
Handwoven Persian Tabriz rug, with lobed central medallion and floral motifs. Approx. 10'4" x 6'9".
 10'4" × 6'9"
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 314
Rococo inspiration giltwood mirror with ornate flowering urn and foliate designs.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 315
Impressive antique Italian 3-door burlwood armoire, decorated with marquetry and line inlays, the heavily carved base with foliate decor. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 2000

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Lot # 316
Pair of "Retier" porcelain triangular dishes with ruby red bodies, gilt highlights, and figural cartouches. 13" long.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 317
Antique Italian carved oak buffet, decorated with figural and zoological carvings; fitted with 2 doors and paw feet
Estimate ($):
700 - 1000

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Lot # 318
Blue and yellow crystal candleholder with gilt metal body and base. Height: 25''.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 320
Louis XV-style hand-made marquetry inlaid buffet with drop-front door revealing an interior bar, flanked by 2 doors; fitted with 2 frieze drawers.
Estimate ($):
550 - 750

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Lot # 321
Fine Italian 18th century rosewood and marquetry library table with ivory inlay; the rectangular top inlaid overall with scrolling lines, depicting small vignettes of hunting scenes and landscapes in ivory.
Estimate ($):
500 - 1000

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Lot # 322
Antique carved oak circular coffee table with inset marble top, on carved cabriole feet with stretcher base.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 324
Victorian oak tall 3-section hall stand, the centre section with arched top above a bevelled mirror and a marble-top console with a drawer on twist-design uprights, the side sections with applied carved tracery moldings, coat hooks and brass rails and wells.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1200

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Lot # 325
Hand-carved Chinese Jadeite sculpture of a seated sage. Approx. 9" tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 326
Italian Mid-Century Modern-style 2-tier cherrywood occasional table.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 327
Lady's 14 karat yellow and white gold ring set with an oval cut sapphire, approx. 0.65 carat, and 26 round and baguette cut diamonds, total approx. 0.50 carat.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 328
Amber crystal circular centrepiece with overall crosshatch accents, gilt ormolu handles and base. Approx. 16" overall width.
Estimate ($):
450-600

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Lot # 329
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, approx. 10.5 mm - 11.0 mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp. Length approx. 18".
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 330
Handwoven Persian Turkomen runner with geometic designs and burgundy losanges. Approx. 11'8" x 2'7".
  11'8" × 2'7"
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 331
Italian ceramic painted bust of an Egyptian pharaoh with head dress. 18" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 600

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Lot # 332
Neoclassical-style hand-painted demi-column. 74" tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 333
Pair of Louis XVI-style gilt ormolu and crystal wall sconces of tear drop form, decorated with floral swag ornaments. Approx. 21" tall.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 334
Late 20th century enamelled "Catherine the Great" frame, stamped Fabergé, the burnt orange guilloche frame with military trophy crest; in fitted case.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 335
Bronze sculpture of a standing elephant with raised trunk and gilt tusks; the body finished in a deep green patina. Approx. 44" tall.
Estimate ($):
500 - 1000

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Lot # 336
Lot of 2 handwoven Oriental rugs and 1 handwoven Oriental runner; one with tree of life motifs, the others with geometric and floral designs. Approx. 7'1" x 2'4", 6'5" x 4'1", and 4'3" x 3'3".
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 340
Murano (It.) blown glass vase, decorated with multicoloured abstract motifs and ruffled rim. Approx. 14" tall.
Estimate ($):
350 - 500

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Lot # 343
Vintage Val Saint Lambert (Belg.) clear crystal vase. Signed. 10" diameter, 9" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 344
Handwoven Persian Viss rug, with a latch-hook medallions and geometric motifs on a crimson ground. 10'6" x 7'3".
 10'6" × 7'3"
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 345
Pair of bronze baluster vases with ornate maiden-form handles and bodies depicting motifs of cherubs. 10" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 346
Late 20th century enamelled Catherine the Great clock frame, stamped Fabergé, the burnt orange guilloche frame with military trophy crest, square picture aperture and circular clock dial; in fitted case.
Estimate ($):
350 - 400

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Lot # 348
Modern Italian blown glass vase of orange colour with abstract motifs. 11" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 352
Pair of "Retier" porcelain handled vases with indigo bodies, gilt highlights, and figural cartouches. 13" tall.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 354
Nest of 4 rosewood rectangular tables of graduated size with square legs and box stretcher.
Estimate ($):
350 - 500

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Lot # 356
Handwoven Persian Hamadan rug, with overall gul designs on a cream ground, and a crimson stylized border. Approx. 7'5' x 4'3".
 7'5' × 4'3"
Estimate ($):
150 - 200

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Lot # 357
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, of copper colour, approx. 5.0 mm - 5.5 mm. Length approx. 36".
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 358
Vintage Belgian woven wool tapestry, depicting courting scenes, on a brass hanging bar. Approx. 36" x 78".
 36" x 78"
Estimate ($):
350 - 500

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Lot # 360
Vintage Chinese handcarved tiger's eye sculpture of standing Quan Yin, on oval wood base. Approx. 6" tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 362
Large rustic oak cupboard, with multiple panelled doors and drawers, on bracket feet.
Estimate ($):
500 - 800

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Lot # 364
Murano (It.) green and black blown glass sculpture of a fish. 12" long.
Estimate ($):
350 - 500

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Lot # 366
Chinese jade sculpture of a geisha; on a lacquered wood base. 8" tall.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 368
Large teak buffet, the rectangular top over 4 drawers and 4 panelled doors, on a platform base.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 372
Antique Dutch hanging wall cabinet with an carved arched pediment over a glass door.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 376
Lot of 4 handwoven Persian rugs with floral motifs. 2'4" x 1'9" to 3'3" x 2'2".
  2'4" × 1'9" to 3'3"x 2'2"
Estimate ($):
300 - 350

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Lot # 378
Lady’s antique 18 karat yellow and white gold pin set with an oval sapphire, and antique round and rose cut diamonds, total approx. 0.30 carat.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 380
Antique Chinese hand-painted porcelain vase of baluster form, depicting an interior scene with women and young boys. 23" tall.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 386
Contemporary 2-tier glass-top coffee table, the gilt metal frame with columnar supports and platform mirrored stretcher.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 389
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, of peach colour, approx. 6.5 mm - 7.0 mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp. Length approx. 18".
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 390
Vintage Italian burlwood console, the shaped top over a drawer and 2 panelled doors, on bracket feet.
Estimate ($):
200-300

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Lot # 392
Pair of porcelain two handled urns, on footed bases, each with depictions of marine scenes. Each approx. 13" tall.
Estimate ($):
150-200

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Lot # 394
Antique Dutch oak hanging coat rack, with copper repoussé back plate; fitted with hooks.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 396
Handwoven Karachi rug, with central elongated losange and geometric designs on a russet ground with ochre border. Approx. 6'1" x 3'7".
 6'1" × 3'7"
Estimate ($):
150 - 200