This sale offers English and Continental furniture, along with Tapestries and Carpets.
English Furniture Highlights
Most periods of English furniture are well represented in the sale. Of particular note:
• A Royal mahogany washstand from Windsor Castle, circa 1830 (Lot 55, £4,000-6,000)
• Several Chinese lacquered pieces (Lot 41, £6,000-8,000) — a Chinese export lacquered bureau on stand and (Lot 42, £4,000-6,000) a Chinese export lacquered cabinet on stand.
• A George III carved giltwood chair, circa 1770, attributed to Thomas Chippendale (Lot 86, £6,000-8,000)
• A pair of George III painted and parcel-gilt sofas and a set of twelve George III parcel-gilt armchairs, both lots circa 1780, in the manner of Hepplewhite (Lot 113, £15,000-20,000 and Lot 114, £25,000-35,000)
• A Regency rosewood and brass-inlaid side cabinet, circa 1820 (Lot 157, £15,000-25,000)
European Furniture Highlights
There is a varied selection of furniture from France and other European countries, with a particularly strong section of pieces from the 19th century.
• A Louis XV gilt-bronze mounted red and gilt vernis martin sécretaire à abattant stamped Delorme, mid 18th century (Lot 98, £10,000-15,000)
• A Louis XV gilt-bronze mounted commode à encoignures stamped Criaerd, circa 1740 (Lot 104, £15,000-18,000)
• A Dutch padouk and marquetry serpentine commode, circa 1775 (Lot 109, £5,000-7,000)
19th Century Pieces
• A beautiful Louis XV style gilt-bronze mounted marquetry table, after a celebrated model by Jean-Francois Oeben in Versailles (Lot103, £10,000-15,000)
• A large pair of Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted and red marble six-light candelabra (Lot 126, £18,000-25,000)
• A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze and blue steel chandelier, in the manner of François Rémond, circa 1870 (Lot 234, £18,000-25,000).
Pieces Designed by Stéphane Boudin of Jansen
In 1935-6, Stéphane Boudin of Jansen designed a large extending dining table and three pairs of mirrored doors for “Chips” Channon’s celebrated dining room at 5 Belgrave Square (Lot 105, £5,000-7,000 and Lot 106, £3,000-5,000).