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Auction Preview: Antiques & Works of Art at Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisbon, July 12

"Turk riding rhinoceros" - Meissen porcelain Johann Joachim Kändler model (1706-1775) Faded mark at the right back foot Germany, ca. 1752 Partly polychrome and gilt decoration late applied in the first half of the 19th century Base of later date, 3rd quarter of the 18th century in gilt chiselled bronze decorated with floral motifs (Rhino's horn restored). Measured at 28x22.5 cm (total)22x22.5 cm (sculpture). Estimated Price: $17,620 - $23,500
(Courtesy - Veritas Art Auctioneers)

What: Antiques & Works of Art

Where: Veritas Art Auctioneers, Av. Elias Garcia, 157 A/B Lisboa, Portugal

When: July 12, 8:00 PM GMT

Top Lots of the Sale:

- "Turk riding rhinoceros" - Meissen porcelain Johann Joachim Kandler model (1706-1775) Faded mark at the right back foot Germany, ca. 1752 Partly polychrome and gilt decoration late applied in the first half of the 19th century Base of later date, 3rd quarter of the 18th century in gilt chiselled bronze decorated with floral motifs (Rhino's horn restored). Measured at 28x22.5 cm (total)22x22.5 cm (sculpture). Estimated Price: $17,620 - $23,500

- "An Important giraffe, Luiz Ferreira" - Portuguese silver Relief and chiselled decoration representing a giraffe with articulated swinging neck Porto assay mark (1938-1984), Venancio Pereira maker's mark (reg. 1976) and signed by the house of Luiz Ferreira (wear signs). Measured at Height: 51.5 cm. Estimated Price: $14,100 - $17,620

- "A rare swan, Luiz Ferreira" - A quartz geode and silver sculpture representing a swan with articulated neck Porto assay mark (after 1985), Jose Pereira Reis maker's mark (1916-1990) and signed by the house of Luiz Ferreira (wear signs). Measured at Lenght: 26 cm. Estimated Price: $9,400 - $14,100

- "Emperor's bust Black and Siena white marble sculpture" - Italian school of the 19th century. Measured at 61x56x25 cm. Estimated Price: $9,400 - $14,100

- "A pair of Lokapalas" - Of unusual size Terracotta sculptures with traces of polychromy the two warriors depicted triumphant over the subjugated demons, wearing armor with helmets decorated with phoenix and fierce expressions China, Tang Dynasty (618-907) (small losses and defects). Measured at Height: 82 cm. Estimated Price: $9,400 - $14,100

- "A room organ" - Unusual piece composed of a large wood cylinder (70cm) with helical system, 75 metallic pipes, 25 wood pipes, 25 notes and 4 registers Decorated with romantic painting France, Mirecourt, late 18th century (bellows, tubes and the entire interior was restored in 2012 by Sebastien Schuetz in South France). Measured at 123x88x48 cm. Estimated Price: $8,220 - $11,750

- "A pair of candlesticks" - Chinese export porcelain Shaped as court ladies holding Lotus flowers Rich Famille Rose decoration Qianlong Period (1736-1795) (small restorations). Measured at Height: 29 cm. Estimated Price: $8,220 - $10,570

- "A Saudi Shamshir saber" - Profusely decorated gold sheet, gold filigree and granulated gold Handle with granulated and filigree framed rosettes; cross shaped guard with Saudi emblem set in silver with rose cut diamonds on both sides Wood scabbard lined and red velvet and gold sheet with filigree, granulated and repusse decoration. Measured at Lenght: 108.6 cm. Estimated Price: $5,870 - $11,750

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