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European and Asian Works of Art Auction at Olympia Auctions to include property to benefit Cultural Institutions
A Pair of Sicilian Capezzali (Devotional Plaques) of 'The Annunciation' and 'The Nativity', Trapani, second half 17th century. Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000.

LONDON.- In the European Works of Art section of the sale, highlights consigned with a percentage donated to the benefit of The Wallace Collection, Westminster Abbey and The Grange Festival, a charity initiative started by Olympia Auctions following the impact of the pandemic, include an array of treasures including a fine Italian 15th century 'Embriachi' marriage casket estimated at £4,000 - £6,000. Also, a late 15th / early 16th century Limoges panel, estimate £4,000 - £6,000, a late 17th century bronze figure of Venus, estimate £2,000 - £3,000 and early 20th century cufflinks by Cartier, estimate £800 - £1,200.

Other pieces in the European section include a private collection of 36 portrait miniatures from the18th/19th century as well as over 50 bonbonnieres, patch and snuff boxes, with a combined estimate of £20,000 - £30,000. A number of the small boxes are of historical significance; one particular example displays contemporary caricatures implying the lack of support from the Duke of Newcastle and Henry Fox for Admiral Byng's expedition to relieve Minorca in 1756. Other boxes display a printed transfer of the anti-slavery seal from the 1800s, another a painted guillotine scene of Louis XVI, and more commemorate Admiral Nelson.

The jewellery section includes an early 20th century diamond brooch with wings by Cartier, with maker's mark Henri Hector Picq, Paris, estimated at £10,000 - £15,000. In the silver section, highlights include an attractive rose bowl, made in 1913 by The Duchess of Sutherland's charitable guild ‘The Potteries and Newcastle Cripples Guild’ estimated at £700 - £1,000 also a George III silver cow creamer, maker's mark T.H., London 1774. Among the objects of vertu there is an eye-catching pair of Sicilian Capezzali of ‘The Annunciation’ and ‘The Nativity’, Trapani, second half of the 17th century estimated at £8,000 - £12,000. (Image attached)

In the Asian Works of Art section, pieces consigned for the benefit of the Cultural Institutions campaign mentioned above include an early 19th century Lucknow enamel Huqqa bottle estimated at £4,000 - £6,000 (image attached). Also 19th century rock-crystal ritual objects from Tibet or Nepal, estimated at £400 - £600 and a 19th century amuletic necklace, from Bhutan estimated at £700 - £900. There is a good selection of bronzes in this section of the sale, as well as miniatures, cloth hangings and ceramics.

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