Empire Montreal - Auction Highlights
Lots (401 - 600) - Tuesday October 30, 2018
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Lot # 410
Lady's 14 karat white gold ring set with 5 princess cut diamonds, total approx. 1.05 carats.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 1800

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Lot # 412
Lady's 14 karat yellow and white gold hinged bangle bracelet with ball design pavé set with round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.50 carats.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1500

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Lot # 416
Pair of impressive Italian Louis XV-style hand-carved giltwood armchairs, with blue upholstery.
Estimate ($):
1000 - 1200

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Lot # 418
Boulle-style mantel clock, the gilt repoussé dial with Roman numerals, housed in a waisted inlaid case with brass crest, foliate, and rocaille mounts, on scrolled feet. 23" tall.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 419
Fine antique 3-piece Louis XVI-style carved salon suite, includes 2 armchairs and a settee, each with wreath crest over an arched and padded back, the settee with a triple square back, over a serpentine fronted seat, on turned circular legs. France, circa 1890.
Estimate ($):
1500-2500

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Lot # 422
Vintage Italian 5 piece inlaid games set: an square-top table, with two reversible tops opening to a roulette wheel and board, and 4 occasional chairs.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3500

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Lot # 424
Superb heart of mahogany rectangular marble-top console, fitted with 1 drawer; with inlaid motifs, and hand-carved and pierced designs.
Estimate ($):
2400 - 2800

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Lot # 426
Fine antique circular coffee table, decorated with a handpainted reserve depicting a couple in a garden setting, on cabriole feet.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 428
Fine vintage Murano (It.) 8-light frosted glass hanging fixture, the scrolled arms terminating in bobeches with ruffled edges. 37" tall.
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2400

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Lot # 429
Antique Italian walnut square pedestal with gilt highlights and decorative carvings. 112cm (44") tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 700

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Lot # 432
Antique Italian coat rack of solid hand carved oak, on foliate carved tripod base.
Estimate ($):
700 - 900

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Lot # 433
Vintage Italian hand-painted porcelain centerpiece with bronze rim and base, the body with blue ground and floral swag motifs and cartouches. 16" long.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 434
Impressive Rococo-style black granite top grand console with shell, swag, and foliate designs, hand-finished in gold leaf.
Estimate ($):
4500 - 5000

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Lot # 436
Empire-style lift-top bar in the form of a globe; on supports in the form of women and casters.
Estimate ($):
2200 - 2600

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Lot # 438
Superb antique Art Nouveau-period inlaid commode, with ormolu pulls and mounts, the front with intricate figural inlays. Fitted with 6 drawers and inset marble top. Circa 1910.
Estimate ($):
6000 - 7000

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Lot # 439
Large cased crystal vase, champagne cut to clear, of bottle form with elongated neck, elaborate gilt ormolu handles and foliate form ormolu base. 23" high.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 440
Fine Italian Florentine-style marble-top coffee table, with painted and carved motifs, and stretcher base.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800

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Lot # 442
Pair of vintage Italian inlaid 2-tier side tables, fitted with 2 drawers and ormolu mounts and pulls.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1600

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Lot # 444
Fine vintage Murano (It.) 8-light frosted glass hanging fixture, with floral motifs; the scrolled arms terminating in bobeches with ruffled edges.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 3000

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Lot # 445
Pair of vintage Italian bombé 3-drawer side tables, inlaid with flowering urn and foliate marquetry.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1200

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Lot # 446
Outstanding antique Rococo-style hand-carved giltwood console, with pierced rocaille and floral motifs, on cabriole legs.
Estimate ($):
3800 - 4500

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Lot # 448
Impressive Italian hand-carved and hand-painted marble-top sideboard, with 4 doors and drawers; with polychrome details and ivory finish.
Estimate ($):
4500 -5500

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Lot # 450
Antique Chinese green glazed celadon porcelain vase with handles and dragon motifs. 34" tall. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 1800

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Lot # 452
3 piece Italian hand-painted ceramic garniture set, signed underneath. Includes a serving dish with handles, and 2 covered urns. 18'' tall.
Estimate ($):
450 - 550

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Lot # 454
Superb Italian Louis XV-style bookcase, orned with floral inlay; the 3 glazed doors containing interior shelving, on bracket feet.
Estimate ($):
3500 - 4500

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Lot # 458
Outstanding Second Empire period figural polychrome bronze mantel clock, on a shaped base; with gilt highlights. 17" tall. Circa 1860. Restauration noted.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 460
Handwoven Oriental Tabriz design rug, with floral and geometric designs on a cream ground. Approx. 7'11" x 6'11".
  7'11" × 6'11"
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 460a
Lady's 18 karat white gold ring set with 147 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.24 carats.
Estimate ($):
2400 - 2800

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Lot # 462
Superb vintage 3-piece Rococo-style caramel leather salon set: includes a sofa and a pair of armchairs, with button-tufted backs; carved extensively with floral and rocaille motifs.
Estimate ($):
6000 - 7000

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Lot # 464
Louis XV-style rectangular marble top console with silver finish and ornate carved skirt.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800

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Lot # 466
Coloured crystal footed comport of tapered square form with gilt floral accents on a cut to clear mint green ground; gilt ormolu base. 8" wide.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 468
Louis XV-style square glass-top coffee table with gilt bronze mounts and detailing.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1800

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Lot # 470
Fine Regency-style burl mahogany twin pedestal dining table, with two extension leaves. Approx. 118" long (fully extended).
Estimate ($):
2000 - 2500

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Lot # 471
Antique Austrian hand-painted ceramic two-handled centerpiece, with silvered highlights; the body depicting foliate designs. With imperial seal in the base. 24" tall.
Estimate ($):
550 - 650

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Lot # 472
Antique Renaissance-style carved library table with figural carved base and paw feet.
Estimate ($):
1100 - 1400

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Lot # 474
Louis XV-style 12-branch chandelier, the elaborately scrolling bronze tone frame and arms bordered with beading, and hung with clear crystal pear shaped cabochon pendants and ropes. Approx. 33" diam., 44" high.
Estimate ($):
1800 - 2200

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Lot # 476
Bronze polychrome sculpture in the form of 2 seahorses, with hand applied patina, on a marble base.
Estimate ($):
700 - 1000

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Lot # 478
Italian Louis XVI-style oval coffee table with X-form stretcher base.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 480
Boulle-style ebonized and brass inlaid semainier; with ormolu feet, pulls, and mounts.
Estimate ($):
1400 - 1800

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Lot # 480a
Pair of 14 karat white gold hoop earrings set with 30 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 2.35 carats.
Estimate ($):
3000 - 3500

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Lot # 482
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 # 484
Antique Italian hand-made black lacquered fern stand with multi-coloured inlaid of eagle designs and flower motifs. 34'' tall.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 486
Boulle-style ebonized and inlaid cylindrical vitrine with curved glazed door and 2 glass shelves.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 488
Pair of Art Nouveau period dark indigo porcelain vases with gilt bronze mounts and ornate decorative handles. 21" tall.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 489
Antique Italian 2-tier occasional table with inset hand-painted porcelain top.
Estimate ($):
550 - 650

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Lot # 490
Ornate Italian hand-carved and hand-painted parcel-gilt center table with circular onyx top on stretcher base.
Estimate ($):
2500 - 2800

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Lot # 492
Bronze sculpture in the form of a panther resting on a tree, on a marble base. 13" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 494
European Industrial-style circular wrought iron étagère with 2 wood shelves.
Estimate ($):
1300 - 1500

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Lot # 495
Fine Italian Louis XV-style console and mirror, with black lacquer finish and gilt highlights. The console door, sides, and top painted with floral designs.
Estimate ($):
2200 - 2400

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Lot # 496
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 # 498
Vintage Italian inlaid burlwood D-form console with a drawer and two glazed side doors with glass shelves.
Estimate ($):
1200 - 1500

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Lot # 499
Antique Italian giltwood marble-top coffee table, with carved motifs.
Estimate ($):
700 - 800

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Lot # 500
Fine antique Louis XV-style marble-top oval occasional table, with extensive marquetry and ram’s head ormolu mounts.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 500a
Lady's 14 karat white gold bracelet set with 22 oval cut sapphires, total approx. 10.15 carats and 110 round brilliant cut diamonds, total approx. 1.05 carat.
Estimate ($):
3400 - 3800

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Lot # 501
Impressive and rare antique American gilt metal and etched ivory-mounted humidor. The hinged lid decorated with foliate-etched panels; the green felt and metal interior with lift-up lid opening to a compartmented interior. Designed and signed by Edward F. Caldwell & Co. (New York). Circa 1910.
Estimate ($):
5000 - 7000

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Lot # 502
Handwoven Persian Isfahan rug, the central medallion with blue border, on a red ground with floral motif. Approx. 15'3" x 9'8".
 15'3" × 9'8"
Estimate ($):
300 - 800

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Lot # 504
Fine pair of antique hand-painted Imari (Jap.) porcelain vases, with bronze mounts. 13" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 505
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 # 506
Brass cathedral-form skeleton clock, the white enamelled Roman numerals. Approx. 20" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 800

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Lot # 507
Lady's double-strand necklace of cultured pearls, approx. 6.5 - 7.0mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold floral clasp. Length: approx. 24".
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 508
Vintage Louis XV-style drop-front desk, the inlaid front opens to a fitted interior and writing surface, over drawers; with ormolu mounts.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 510
Vintage Chinese handcarved lapis lazuli sculpture of a Quan Yin, on a carved rosewood base. Approx. 9" tall.
Estimate ($):
550 - 750

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Lot # 512
Antique Georgian-style mahogany corner cabinet with lattice design over curved glass doors.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1100

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Lot # 514
Antique Chinese hand-painted vase. 16" tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 514a
Empire-style marble-top mahogany buffet with 4 inlaid doors.
Estimate ($):
800 - 1000

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Lot # 516
Antique bronze onyx-top rectangular coffee table, with hand-painted medallions, on square tapering legs.
Estimate ($):
450 - 600

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Lot # 517
Handwoven Persian Hosseinabad runner, with latch-hook medallions on a berry red and deep blue ground. Approx. 10'2" x 3'8".
 10'2" × 3'8"
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 518
Set of 3 Venetian-style gilt finish nesting tables.
Estimate ($):
650 - 750

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Lot # 518a
Lady's 10 karat yellow gold ring set with enhanced blue and white round cut diamonds, total approx 1.70 carats.
Estimate ($):
1500 - 2000

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Lot # 519
Louis XVI-style marble-top 3-drawer commode with brass pulls.
Estimate ($):
700 - 1000

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Lot # 520
Hand-cut and etched blue and yellow crystal centerpiece, with bronze handles and base. Diam.: 15''.
Estimate ($):
700 - 800

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Lot # 521
Louis XVI-style carved giltwood settee with cherry red upholstery, decorated with golden foliate pattern.
Estimate ($):
300-600

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Lot # 522
Mahogany square topped card table, with drawers, on heavy spindle legs.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 524
Vintage Victorian-style games table, the circular top with inlaid chessboard and inset cup holders over a baluster support.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 525
Antique Italian hand-carved oval salon table with inset marble top.
Estimate ($):
450 - 600

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Lot # 526
Boulle-style ebonized and inlaid coffee table with bronze mounts.
Estimate ($):
900 - 1200

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Lot # 528
Vintage Chinese hand-painted rose medallion porcelain vase of baluster form, the body with figural and floral cartouches and floral reserves; on carved wood stand. Signed underneath. 38" tall.
Estimate ($):
600 - 900

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Lot # 530
Pair of Louis XV style marquetry inlaid circular side tables, with lower tier, ormoulu pulls and fitted drawer.
Estimate ($):
250 - 500

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Lot # 532
Antique European oval mahogany occasional table.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 534
Louis XV-style 3-drawer commode with inlay of foliate and flowering urn motifs.
Estimate ($):
750 - 1000

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Lot # 535
Giltwood bevelled mirror of rectangular form, with foliate carvings and floral corners. Outer dim.: 48" x 35"
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 536
Antique English inlaid 2-tier occasional table, with lift-top over a compartment; mounted with bronze garnitures.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 537
Lady's single-strand necklace of cultured pearls, of electric blue colour, approx. 9.5 mm - 10.5 mm, on a 14 karat yellow gold clasp. Length approx. 18".
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 538
Hand-made Louis Majorelle-style salon table, with floral inlaid designs on carved legs with stretcher base.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 540
Antique Louis XV-style hanging wall clock and barometer, with gilt highlights.
Estimate ($):
400 - 800

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Lot # 542
Antique Italian Louis XVI-style oval salon table with X-form stretcher base.
Estimate ($):
400 - 600

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Lot # 546
Pair of antique Satsuma (Jap.) hand-painted ceramic baluster vases, with gilt highlights. Circa 1910.
Estimate ($):
550 - 650

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Lot # 548
Antique Louis XIV-style carved oak salon table, the marble top over a pierced apron and scrolled legs.
Estimate ($):
500 - 700

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Lot # 549
Lot of 2 Italian hand-painted ceramic farm animals: a rooster and a cow. Approx. 6" to 11" tall.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 550
Louis XV-style two-drawer drop-front desk with marquetry inlaid designs.
Estimate ($):
550 - 700

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Lot # 552
Hand-painted polychrome porcelain vase with gilt highlights and figural motifs on an indigo ground.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 555
Antique Italian footstool with giltwood frame and feet, upholstered in crimson and golden patterned fabric.
Estimate ($):
400 - 500

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Lot # 558
Antique Chinese hand-painted porcelain vase; the yellow body decorated with dragon motif. 29" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 560
Pair of antique Louis XV-style wooden fauteuils with burgundy velvet upholstery. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
350 - 450

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Lot # 564
Antique Chinese bronze sculpture of Buddha, seated in the half lotus pose. 11" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 250

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Lot # 566
Antique handpainted German porcelain figural centrepiece, depicting a group of cherubs, on an oval base. Approx. 15½" long.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 567
Antique Thai bronze figure of a seated Buddha. 16" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 570
Antique Georgian-style mahogany 9 drawer kneehole desk with original brass hardware and parquetry inlaid designs on drawers.
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 571
Nest of 4 rosewood rectangular tables of graduated size with square legs and box stretcher.
Estimate ($):
350 - 500

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Lot # 572
European hand-made solid oak square-top dinette table, with a fitted drawer.
Estimate ($):
250 - 400

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Lot # 574
Vintage oval coffee table with inlaid designs.
Estimate ($):
300 - 350

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Lot # 575
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 # 576
Pair of Chinese hand-painted blue and white porcelain vases of baluster form with wide mouth, the body depicting a landscape. 10¼" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 577
Antique Dutch oak low commode with 3 drawers, on claw feet.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 578
Set of 4 vintage engraved metal vases with gilt highlights and ornate designs. Approx. 14" to 24" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 579
Lot of 2 vintage Chinese hand-carved wood sculptures, one depicting a sage, and the other depicting a standing Hotei. Each approx. 10" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 580
Hand-made leaded glass floor lamp with Coca-Cola motif shade, on a toned metal base. 61" tall.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 582
Antique Sheraton-style carved mahogany serpentine-front sideboard, with 2 drawers flanked by 2 doors.
Estimate ($):
500 - 600

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Lot # 584
Rustic oak cabinet, with 1 panelled door on bracket feet.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 585
Stone sculpture of a seated Ganesh, the Hindu diety with an elephant head. 23" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 250

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Lot # 586
Art Nouveau style 2-tier tapered fern stand with ceramic inset top.
Estimate ($):
225 - 275

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Lot # 587
14 karat white gold pendant of 5-pointed star design, set with 40 round diamonds, total approx. 0.52 carats.
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 588
Pair of Chinese hand-painted porcelain vases of ovoid form with wide mouth, the body with birds amid flowers and branches. 10¼" tall.
 10" tall
Estimate ($):
300 - 400

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Lot # 589
Handwoven Oriental Karachi rug, decorated with geometric motifs on a cream ground with a burgundy border. 5'6" x 3'4".
 5'6" × 3'4"
Estimate ($):
150 - 200

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Lot # 590
Unique set of 3 vintage nesting tables with faux tile tops and crackle finish.
Estimate ($):
300 - 500

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Lot # 592
Hand-painted polychrome porcelain sculpture of a fish; with bronze mounts. 19" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 593
Antique Belgian hanging wall curio cabinet with an arched pediment over a glass door. Circa 1900.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 594
Pair of vintage Renaissance-style brass-top side tables, with turned legs joined by a box stretcher.
Estimate ($):
250 - 350

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Lot # 595
Inlaid occasional table with square top and stretcher base.
Estimate ($):
200 - 250

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Lot # 596
Vintage Chinese hand-painted porcelain covered jar of baluster form, with figural cartouches amid floral designs, with foo-dog finial. 33" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 597
Antique Art Nouveau-style majolica pottery vase of bulbous form, with floral motifs. 12" tall.
Estimate ($):
200 - 300

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Lot # 598
Contemporary 2-tier glass-top square coffee table.
Estimate ($):
150 - 250

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Lot # 599
Vintage orange and white blown-glass vase of bulbous form with ruffled rim. 15" tall.
Estimate ($):
250 - 300