DATE: Sunday 12 July | 12pm
LOCATION: Live Online Virtual Auction – 124 James Street, Leichhardt
The thoughtfully curated Emporium Auction takes place on Sunday 12 July from midday. This auction features the very best of Decorative Arts and Furniture and includes a number of important Lots, as follows:
A St John Fulham, May Astrological Regulator Clock, c.1850
Mahogany vase, silvered brass dial, black numerals & hands, wind movement with mercury pendulum, as part of an Astronomy to regulate time keeping.
An Watkins & Hill, 5 Charing Cross Road London Barometer, Raemur, c.1760
Flame mahogany sick barometer, flat top, inlaid case with mercury tube & glass cover, silvered brass scale plate with scale reading & weather indications, signed ‘Watkins & Hill, 5 Charing Cross, London’.
H 92 cm
After Pietro Bazzanti (c1823-c.1874) Italian, After Antonio Canova, Psyche revived by Cupid’s Kiss
White marble on green marble pedestal, inscribed: P Bazzanti Florence, to base,
Condition: Repairs to Pysche’s left arm, shoulder, wrist & fingers, repair to base of both wing & insertion of new holding pins, left wing broken & repaired, both evidence of staining, staining to base of work, possible later smoothing of edges to base of work
80 x 76 x 45 cm incl wings Plinth H 114 cm