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July Interiors Sale

An art deco ivory table lamp of a falling female aviator by Richard W. Lange for Rosenthal und Maeder will be lighting up Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ two-day Interiors sale on 1st-2nd July 2014. Covering a multitude of specialities from Asian works of art, British and Continental ceramics and glass, decorative arts and paintings to furniture, clocks, rugs and garden furniture the sale, held at the Donnington Priory saleroom, will features Interiors for all tastes.

Art Deco Table Lamp
Art Deco Table Lamp
Richard W. Lange for Rosenthal und Maeder, Parachute lady Est. £6,000-8,000 [Lot 183]

Further Highlights

A Chinese famille rose baluster jar and cover painted with scrolling lotuses and foliage on a dark blue, yellow, turquoise and pink background, the shoulders with four applied lion masks, 19th century, 61cm high, on a gilded wood stand, 40.6cm high

Provenance Acquired for £2,300 hammer by the current owner from the Christie’s sale, “Venon House, Somerset”, held at Christie’s King street on 21st June 1999, Lot 349. [Lot 59] Est. £2,000-3,000

Pierre Le Faguays (French, 1892-1935), Dancer with Thrysus, an Art Deco bronze figure, gilt, painted and patinated, on a stepped marble base, signed on the base top, 55cm high overall [Lot 182] Est. £2,000-3,000

Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co., an English Pewter and enamel clock, model no. 0629, with a Lenzkirch timepiece movement no. 879237, the case of tapering rectangular section, the front set with a red and green enamel panel, the green and blue enamelled dial with a copper Roman numeral chapter ring, stamped marks, 19cm high
Literature: Martin, Stephen A. ‘Archibald Knox’ pub: ARTMEDIA, p. 233 for a comparable example illustrated. [Lot 167] Est. £1,500-2,000

A satinwood breakfront bookcase in George III style, 20th century, with a moulded cornice with crossbanding and garlands of flowers with central panel, above a pair of central glazed doors flanked on either side by further glazed doors above cupboards, on a plinth base, 134 plus 72 plus 23 high,232cm wide, 49cm deep. [Lot 568] Est. £2,500-3,000

A Victorian black japanned and parcel gilt metal table service, circa 1860, comprising a pair of twin handled chestnut urns, each with pagoda cover and ball finial, 28cm high; a pair of oval trays with scallopped edging, 43cm wide; a pedestal cake basket, 10cm high excluding swing handle; a conforming tazza; and a pair of dishes, 29cm wide, all decorated with peacocks amongst flowers and foliage [Lot 597] Est. £2,500-3,000

A carved giltwood framed wall mirror in George III style, 19th century, in the manner of Thomas Chippendale, the mirror surmounted by a carved eagle with wings outspread, above an elaborate pierced frame decorated with trailing flowers and fruiting vine and rocaille work, with a shaped carved pierced apron, 175cm high, 120cm wide [Lot 531] Est. £2,000-3,000

The two-day sale will be held at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Donnington Priory saleroom in Berkshire on Tuesday and Wednesday, 1st-2nd July 2014 with viewing from Friday 27th July 2014. The catalogue is available to view online at