This original Archittetura chest, c.1970-80, by Atelier Fornasetti features the studio’s typical lithographically printed, hand-painted design and brass fittings. Formerly in a fashion boutique in Milan, it is offered for £26,000.
This William III period ebonised table clock, c.1685-95, with an eight-day hour striking brass dial movement by Samuel Watson, is offered for £45,000. The unusual inclusion of a viscount’s coronet in the design of the caddy mounts would indicate that the original patron was a peer.
Peta Smyth Antique Textiles
This pair of 18th century French tapestry portières is probably from Beauvais, c.1720-30. Each features a design of poppies in a cartouche with other elements including birds, crossed quivers and a pair of dancing monkeys. With a provenance to the Mayorcas collection, the pair is offered for £14,000.
L&V Art and Design
Designed by Aldo Tura, c.1950, this Italian two-tier red lacquered goatskin and gilded metal trolley measures 2ft (60.5cm) tall. The asking price is £1000.
This micromosaic, just under 3in (7cm) across, made in Rome, c.1830, is based on the floor in Hadrian’s villa. The original is known as the Capitoline Doves or the Doves of Pliny. It is offered for £12,000.
This Berlin porcelain tête-à-tête set, c.1780, painted with scenes of farmyard animals in rural settings, is offered for £3750. The set comprises a tray with scalloped handles, teapot, cream jug and sucrier and two cups and saucers.
Alon Zakaim Fine Art
Henri Le Sidaner’s oil on canvas Petite porte de Trianon, Versailles (1936) is offered for $240,000 + 5% import VAT. It reflects the French artist’s interest in light and demonstrates why (although he did not consider himself a part of the group) he was often associated with the Impressionists.
Mark Goodger Antiques
Priced at £2850, this pair of silver mounted liqueur decanters in the shape of ducks were made by Saunders & Shepherd of Birmingham in 1892. Both the heads are engraved with an earl’s crown and the letter L.
John Martin Gallery
This 20in (50cm) wide bronze, The Embrace, by Contemporary artist Olivia Musgrave is one of an edition of nine and is offered for £6400 + VAT.
This 6ft 3in (1.9m) wide needlework panel, Les Saisons (1962), is by 20th century French artist Pierre Jourda (1931-2007). With a provenance to the studio sale of the artist, it is offered for £6600.
The Home Bothy
Included in the decorative offerings from The Home Bothy is this American naïve portrait of a girl with a cat, c.1840. The large oil, 2ft 9in x 3ft 3in (84cm x 1m), is offered in its original frame for £2900.
Abbott and Holder
This pencil drawing Head of a Man by Dame Elisabeth Frink (1930-93) is signed and dated 1976. It is offered framed for £19,000.
J Collins and Son
This coconut bugbear, probably worked by a sailor, features two hearts on the reverse and is engraved John Evans May 1816 and Ann Blimping May 1816. More lightly carved than those attributed to Napoleonic prisoners of war, it also depicts a two-storey house with trees, love birds and a schooner. It is offered for £975.
John Bird Antiques
Featuring good verdigris patination, this mid-19th century copper cistern measuring 4ft 3in (1.3m) wide is available for £2800.
Mackinnon Fine Furniture
This George I ormolu mounted parcel gilt walnut secretaire cabinet in the manner of Samuel Bennet is available for £95,000. Made in England c.1720, it stands 8ft (2.44m) high and has a provenance to James Lowther, 1st Viscount Ullswater.
These carved limewood drops, in the manner of celebrated craftsman Grinling Gibbons, are revivalist pieces from c.1860. Perhaps originally made to flank a fireplace or doorway, they measure 4ft 11in (1.5m) long and are offered as a pair for £3800.
Alexander George Antiques
This English Charles II Japanned cabinet, c.1675, is offered for £17,250. With complete original brassware, the underside of one of the drawers features a Baron’s stamp – currently the subject of debate and further research.
AH Baldwin & Sons
The William IV proof silver crown from 1834, designed by William Wyon, is one of the rarest British coins. It has an estimated mintage of around five pieces only, so this example, graded as Proof 64 Cameo, would make a significant addition to any collection. It is priced at £69,500.
One of the highlight items on the website of Altea Gallery is Abraham Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the world’s first regularly produced atlas. This edition, offered for £79,500, was published nine years after the first and is a variant of the 1579 Latin edition.
Early Oak at Wysdom Hall
Bearing the initials and date GM 1688, this 7ft 4in (2.24m) James II oak court cupboard is available for £18,000. Made in north Lancashire, it retains its original canopy – a rare find in a cupboard of this age.
Thomas Coulborn & Sons
Made c.1738, this freestanding dummy board figure, priced at £9750, depicts a grenadier of the Royal Scots Regiment. Painted in oil on panel, it would originally have been one of a matching pair of fireside boards.
Used for pruning in the garden or reaching tall shelves in the library, this set of early-19th century English steel ladders is hand forged. Made c.1820 and standing 5ft 10in (1.78m) tall, it is offered for £1950.
Ceramics specialist Raffaello Pernici offers a large c.1930 panel by architect Gio Ponti for Richard Ginori on the LAPADA website for £25,000. The apparently unique hand-painted piece represents the Italian landscape as a theatre scene and includes views of Mount Vesuvius and Tuscan hills.
Garret and Hurst
Young Poet, c.1889, a bronze by French sculptor Eutrope Bouret (1833-1906), measures 11in (29cm) high including the base and is offered for £2979.
Cohen & Cohen
From a service well-known among collectors of Chinese export porcelain, this pair of 13in (32cm) Qianlong period chargers is decorated with the arms of Okeover. The decorative programme is thought to come from original artwork painted by Arthur Devis (1711-87). The pair is priced at £110,000.
This Austrian silver gilt and enamel cockerel shaped tazza by Ludwig Politzer, c.1890, is set with garnets and offered for £16,795.
Hickmet Fine Arts
This 6in (16cm) high signed soufflé flower cameo glass vase by Emile Gallé is decorated with burgundy and deep red flowers against a peach field. Dated to c.1920, it is offered for £5500.
Smith & Robinson
This 3ft (91cm) wide trunk made by François Goyard of Paris, c.1920-30, features brass fittings all marked with the maker’s name. Supported on a later customised brass stand, it is offered on 1stdibs and LAPADA for £21,000.
Patrick Sandberg Antiques
Dating to c.1790, this Sheraton artist’s bonheur du jour made in rosewood, boxwood and ebony is priced at £8800. Standing 3ft 3in (1m) tall, it features three frieze drawers containing many original watercolour paints and crayons and a paper storage cupboard.
Kevin Page Oriental Art
Offered for £69,500, this pair of Japanese Meiji period cloisonné vases c.1880 is decorated with large butterflies on an ink blue ground separated by silver wires. The foot and neck of each vessel is decorated with floral and geometric designs inspired by the insects’ wings.
Available for £5500, this primitive Windsor comb back armchair in ash, elm and walnut, c.1750, features an arched crest and pierced splat.
Rountree Tryon Galleries
This Second World War oil on canvas Intercepting Doodlebugs over the South Coast, 1944 by Frank Owen Salisbury (1874-1962) was painted for the Defence Committee. It is offered for £22,500.
Kate Thurlow of Gallery Forty One features a number of mirrors on her website including this 2ft (61cm) high Louis XV example priced at £750. Dated to c.1760, the frame has its original gilding and retains the original mercury mirror plate, now degraded.
Alexander Ancient Art
This Roman marble funerary plaque, c.2nd-3rd century AD, is dedicated to the memory of Vibius Lucius Rufus, who died when he was only two years old. Decorated with griffins and a portrait of the boy, it is offered for £18,000.
Karen Taylor Fine Art
Primroses were a favourite subject of William Henry Hunt (1790-1864). They serve as the subject for this watercolour with bodycolour measuring 6 x 8in (15 x 20cm), priced at £6500.
Catharine Hunt Oriental Antiques
This Kangxi famille verte brushpot, c.1690, featuring a scene of a meeting of scholars and officers with court officials, is offered for £8500.
This 16th century southern German polychrome and giltwood figure of St John the Evangelist would originally have been part of a crucifixion group. The 2ft 9in (84cm) sculpture retains most of its original polychrome and is priced at £6000.
Nikki Page Antiques
This pair of Swedish Gustavian armchairs, c.1800, scraped to the original paint, is priced at £2650.
Freya Mitton 20th Century British Art
This oil on canvas, Vinegar and Ginger Beer by Mary Fedden, measures 20in x 2ft (50 x 60cm) and is offered for £19,500.
This French porcelain and ormolu mantel clock, c.1860, is offered for £8500.