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VASES BY GIO PONTI FOR RICHARD GINORI Florence 1937 H: 14cm   W: 13.5cm   D: 13.5 cm “Equestrian games” and “Golf” vases: a rare pair of porcelain vases by Giò Ponti for Richard Ginori. Giò Ponti, the world famous Italian architect, started his work at the Richard Ginori factory, where as the artistic director […]
CAMPAIGN SEDAN DESK CHAIR Early 19th Century H:38.5   W:22.5   D:21 ” £2,200 A folding satin birch, combined Sedan and Desk Chair. The fast action to this chair is similar to a naval chair and will fold without the need to unscrew parts. The front legs are hinged on the stretcher uniting them to the back […]
ALBERTO GIACOMETTI, ‘BUSTE D’HOMME’ 1964 Original lithograph, on BFK Rives paper, with full margins, signed by the artist in pencil. Edition 68/75 Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris H: 679 x W: 498 mms £6,250, framed In all probability this represents the artist’s brother, Diego, who assisted Alberto in his art and later became very well […]
FIGURED WALNUT AND MIRRORED TEA CADDY Circa 1740 W: 11″   H: 7″   D:7.5″ £7,750 An early 18th Century George II figured walnut and mirrored panel tea caddy retaining the original makers label for Antony Berrisford of Bakewell, Derbyshire to the base. The label reads: “Antony Berrisford Statuary Graver and Carver Bakewell in Derbyshire […]
PORTABLE COPYING MACHINE, JAMES WATT & COMPANY Birmingham 1795 37.7 x 29.5 x 12.7 cm (when closed) £6,500 A portable copying machine, invented and manufactured by James Watt & Company (Birmingham, 1795). Complete with brass roller, detachable mahogany handle, original wetting and drying books, Wedgwood-stamped basalt inkwell and white-metal oval label bearing inscription ‘J. Watt […]
RICHARD SMITH, ‘MALLARD’ Original Bronze Edition of 25 L: 14.5″ In his studio in his Gamekeeper’s cottage on a sprawling Hertfordshire estate, Richard Smith works undisturbed except for the occasional call of a pheasant. From his 40 years as a successful painter of wildlife, coupled with his life surrounded by, and working with, game birds, it […]
MEISSEN SHALLOW DINNER BOWL Germany c. 1740 Diameter 11.5cm  Depth 3.5cm £5,500 This Meissen Porcelain dinner plate is decorated in the Kaikemon palette: a style developed in the 17th century by the artist Kaikemon during the Japanese Arita period. The 12 lobed, petal shaped ridge plate is edged in gilding, and the pattern at the rim is the ‘Neuer […]
A NORTH WALES DRESSER Merionethshire, North Wales possibly Harlech area, c. 1740 £9,800 The striking form and character of Welsh dressers are unmistakable. This is a wonderful small Welsh oak dresser with a canopy rack which has boldly shaped sides and frieze, and sits on a panelled base of three drawers with brass handles and […]
PETER JOYCE (b. 1964), ‘LOST POND’, 2016 Acrylic on canvas laid on to wood panel 92.5 x 92.5 cm £9,500 Although the formal and compositional aspects in Joyce’s essentially abstract paintings are immensely important, the work is also intimately related to the man-altered landscape of La Vendée, the remote region of western France where the […]
A YELLOW GOLD PENDANT 44 x 42mm 15.8g A yellow gold geometric pendant depicting a rabbit. Lucas Rarities Ltd By appointment London +44 (0)020 7100 8881 [email protected]