UP TO £5000
A 4ft 5in x 4ft 9in (1.37 x 1.45m) four-fold ‘battaglia navale’ screen made in c.1954 to a pattern by the prolific Italian designer Piero Fornasetti (1913-88) is pictured above.
It has been consigned from a private collection in London to Roseberys’ 20th Century Art & Design auction on June 26 in West Norwood, south London, and is estimated at £2000-3000.
Thirteen Interiors, based in Alfies Antique Market in Marylebone, is selling this 19in (48cm) high armchair and foot stool, reupholstered in houndstooth wool.
Both date to the 1950s and are priced together at £3800.
An unusual Regency period simulated rosewood child’s daybed with penwork and gilt decoration depicting scrolling acanthus and harebells from Wakelin & Linfield.
It is rare to discover such a diminutive piece (clearly made for a child) of this quality retaining its original finish. This 3ft 7in (1.09m) long piece was made in England c.1820 and is priced at £4950.
This 9ft 2in (2.80m) long sideboard, with a tri-colour striped top, is for sale at The Moderns, dealer of 20th century art and design based at Alfies Antique Market in Marylebone.
It was made in Italy during the 1950s and is priced at £4500.
FROM £5001- £50,000
This large 6ft 4in x 6ft 10in (1.93 x 2.10m) Dutch marquetry cabinet on stand, decorated with sunbursts, is a furniture highlight of Bonhams’ Home & Interiors auction in Knightsbridge on June 6. The late 17th century piece is made with walnut and olivewood and is guided at £5000-7000.
A Regency period rosewood side cabinet c.1810 in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster is priced at £26,000 by Lennox Cato Antiques of Edenbridge, Kent, as part of It’s all in the Detail – a summer selling exhibition running from June 29-July 1. The cabinet, measuring 6ft (1.83m) wide, includes the original brass gallery and grilles.
English antique dealer WR Harvey & Co will be taking this Queen Anne period ‘Burr Mulberry’ bureau bookcase to the Windsor Antiques Fair in June.
Attributed to London furniture maker John Coxed, the 7ft 4in x 3ft 5in (2.24 x 1.05m) piece is dated c.1710. It has two mirrored doors that open to reveal an arrangement of pigeon holes and small concave fronted drawers around a central arched door.
It will be priced at £45,000 during the fair, which runs from June 8-10 and will be the first organised by Penman Fairs at Royal Windsor Racecourse.
A pair of George III coromandel lacquer cabinets, incorporating 17th century polychrome panels, will feature at Sworders in a one-off auction held to celebrate 10 years in the firm’s custom-built Stansted Mountfitchet saleroom on June 19.
The cabinets were acquired by Robert Barclay (1751-1830), a wealthy Southwark brewer, for Bury Hill in Surrey, which he bought in 1815.
The 3ft 10in (1.17m) wide pair were offered at Bonhams in 2012 and are estimated here at £10,000-15,000.
This Georgian table, with a retailer’s stamp for Edwards & Roberts, is estimated at £4000-6000 in a June 27 sale of furniture, ceramics and works of art at Dreweatts in Donnington Priory, Newbury.
The 2ft 5in x 4ft 4in (74cm x 1.32m) table, with goncalo alves, brass marquetry and a gilt metal mount, dates to c.1825 and was probably retailed by the firm during the latter part of the 19th or early 20th century.
Christie’s is marking Thomas Chippendale’s (1718-79) anniversary with a sale dedicated to the work of England’s great cabinet-maker. Thomas Chippendale: 300 Years will take place on July 5 in King Street.
A star lot are the ‘Dundas Sofas’, which come from a suite designed by Robert Adam and executed by Chippendale and is the only known instance of the cabinet-maker working to an Adam design.
In all, four sofas and eight armchairs were supplied in 1765 to Sir Lawrence Dundas for the Great Room at 19 Arlington Street, London, at the enormous cost of £410.4 shillings, excluding the crimson silk damask. The 3ft 9in x 7ft 2in (1.16 x 2.18m) pair come with a hefty price tag of £2m-3m each.