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10th Jul 2013 Fine Art and Antiques Sale

This sale includes a fine collection of 4 Albrecht Dürer engravings from the collection of Sir Clifford Curzon and Lady Curzon. Another great treasure to be offered in the sale is a copy of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570), the Theatre of the World. This vellum bound collection of 70 engraved maps on 53 double page map sheets is the work of Abraham Ortelius, and the work is considered to be the first modern atlas.

Viewing ;
Saturday 6th July 10am - 4pm
Monday 8th July 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9th July 9am - 5pm
Morning of sale 9am - 10:45am

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

178 :: Ortelius, Abraham. Theatrum Orbis Terrarrum. 1570. Seventy maps engraved on fifty-three uniform map sheets, with text and ninety-one bibliographical references in the Catalogus Auctorum. The preliminary text is foxed and there are a few worm holes in the inner margin. Maps 3; 4; 5; 16-53 each have...
Price Achieved:
£20000.00.

195 :: Constantin Egorovitch Makowsky (1839 -1915). Full length portrait of Alexi Nikolaevich, the Tsarevich, being the only son of Nicholas and Alexandra, heir to the Romanov throne. Oil on canvas, 25in (63.5cm) x 15¾in (40cm). Unframed....
Price Achieved:
£11000.00.

170 :: His Highness the Maharajah Dhuleep Singh. The Goshawk and Its Treatment. 1862. A manuscript on the Goshawk written on 72 leaves of a quarto ruled book. The title page with his name. The manuscript deals with the general treatment and training of the bird both in sickness and health with various recipes to cure many and vario...
Price Achieved:
£5200.00.

191 :: John Wragg. (b.1937) A gentleman of the road. Acrylic on paper, 28¾in (73cm) x 19¾in (50.2cm). Framed and glazed....
Price Achieved:
£3600.00.

20 :: An Edward VIII Hallmarked Silver Wine Jug, London 1936 In the George I revival style of smooth baluster form with scroll handle and sparrow beak spout on a footed base. 8½in (21.5cm) H. 41.5ozt (1300g)....
Price Achieved:
£2000.00.

179 :: Londinum Feracissimi Gliae Regni Metropolis. Hand-coloured engraving, 13in (33cm) x 19.125in (48.6cm). With early hand-colouring. Mounted, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved:
£1900.00.

210 :: W. Hunt. Full length portrait of a man seated in a tavern, his left arm leaning on a small table on which is a pipe, a jug of beer and a glass. Watercolour over traces of pencil. 14½in (37cm) x 10½in (27.2cm). Signed and dated 1821. Framed and glazed....
Price Achieved:
£1800.00.

147 :: Bouquet, Michel. The Tourist’s Ramble in the Highlands. 36 plates of the Most Interesting and Pittoresques Views of Scotland Delineated from Nature and Lithographied. London and Paris. Large folio, n. d. [c. 1845]. Lithographic title page and 35 lithographs on 24 leaves of thick paper, the lithographs printed on India paper and laid in. The original paper-covered lithographically printed boards with green cloth spine....
Price Achieved:
£1700.00.

211 :: W. Hunt. Three quarter length portrait of a boy in a cap and smock examining a painting on an easel with a candle. Watercolour. 11in (27.7cm) x 8in (20cm). Signed. Mounted, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved:
£1200.00.

172 :: A manuscript genealogical tree of the house of the Stuart family of Traquair. Sepia ink and watercolour on vellum, 34¾in (88.3cm) x 28¼in (71.8cm). The overall "tree" commences with Bancho, Thane of Lochaber, noting his death in the year 1043. Bancho (or Banquo) was according to Shakespeare killed by...
Price Achieved:
£1200.00.

 

Full Catalogue

26 :: A William IV Hallmarked Silver Melon Shaped Teapot, London By Edward, Edward Junior, John and Walter Barnard, with foliate knop and handle, the fluted spout with anthemion decoration and mounted on a scroll foot anthemion base. 11¾in (30cm)L x 5¾in (14.5cm) H. 25.5ozt (800g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

27 :: A Mid-20th Century Hallmarked Silver Coffee Pot, London 1919 by Mappin & Webb Of bulbous octagonal form and with a fruitwood scroll handle. 7½in (19cm) H. 21ozt (665g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

28 :: An Edwardian Hallmarked Silver Two Handled Porringer, Sheffield 1909 by Walker & Hall Of octagonal form with pierced handles on a footed base. 2in (5cm) H. 6ozt (188g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

29 :: A 20th Century Hallmarked Silver Quaiche, Glasgow 1961 by Arthur Robert Angel With box silver handles and a footed base. 315/16in (10cm). 5.4ozt (170g...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

30 :: A William IV Hallmarked Silver Vinaigrette, Birmingham 1834 by Lawrence & Co The brightcut decorated top with chased foliage border opens to reveal a pierced grill with stylized acanthus decoration and engine turning to the underside. 13/8in (3.5cm) W x 13/16 (2.1cm) D x 3/8in (1cm) H. 0.5ozt (15g)....
Price Achieved: £130.00.

31 :: A Victorian Renaissance Revival Hallmarked Silver Cruet Stand, Sheffield 1855 With naturalistic grape and vine handle supporting four separate bottle holders with satyr mask and ribbon work decoration. 7½in (19cm) H. 9.9ozt (310g)....
Price Achieved: £190.00.

32 :: A Victorian Fiddle Pattern Hallmarked Silver Soup Ladle, Newcastle 1861 by John Wright 12½in (31.8cm). 7.9ozt (246g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

33 :: A Pair of William IV Hallmarked Silver Serpentine Cauldron Salts, London 1834 by John Tapley The everted rim and fluted body raised up on scrolling acanthus legs. 2in (5cm) H. 8.5ozt (266g); together with a pair of later husk pattern silver spoons, London 1879 by Francis Higgins. 43/8in (11cm) L. 1.5ozt (45g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

34 :: A pair of Victorian hallmarked silver grape scissors, London 1842 by Charles Riley and George Storer of naturalistic grape vine and fruit vine for and with flower head fulcrum. 7in (17.8cm) L. 4.4ozt (137g).  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

35 :: A Mid-20th Century Hallmarked Silver Coffee Pot, Sheffield 1959 by Mappin & Webb Of tapering cylindrical form with footed base. 8¼in (21cm) H. 22ozt (695g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

36 :: An Edwardian Hallmarked Silver Caddy Spoon, Birmingham 1908 by Elkington & Co With flaming tri-castellated turret family crest. 31/8in (7.8cm) L. 0.8ozt (26g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

37 :: A William IV Hallmarked Silver Punch Ladle, Glasgow 1830 by Scottish Maker William Russell II The bobbin turned handle surmounting an applied grape and vine leaf decorated bifurcated socket to an acanthus chased bowl, marks to the inside. 17in (43cm) L. 3ozt (96g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

38 :: A 20th Century Hallmarked Silver Coffee pot, Birmingham 1969 by J B Chatterly & Sons Ltd, The turned silver knop over a flat domed hinged lid surmounts a tapering cylindrical body with scroll handle and shaped spout to a footed base. 9in (23cm) H. 27.5ozt (856g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

39 :: Large Victorian Rococo Revival Hallmarked Silver Salver, London 1897 by Thomas Bradbury & Son The dated inscription and bright cut C-scroll and stylized acanthus decoration set within a floral and rocaille moulded border supported on scallop shell legs. 14¼in (36cm) dia. 43.5ozt (1353g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

39 :: A Large Victorian rococo revival hallmarked silver salver, London 1897 by Thomas Bradbury & Sons The dated inscription and bright cut C-scroll and stylized acanthus decoration set within a floral and rocaille moulded border supported on scallop shell legs. 14¼in (36cm) dia. 43.5ozt (1353g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

40 :: A Pair of Victorian Hallmarked Silver Husk Pattern Basting Spoons, London 1841 Bearing the duty mark for the reign and with a curling leaf bowl terminal. 121/8in (31cm) L. 12.8ozt (400g)....
Price Achieved: £360.00.

41 :: A George V Silver Milk Jug, London 1919 by Mappin & Webb With scroll handle and of bulbous octagonal form. 31/8in (8cm) H. 6.4ozt (199g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

42 :: A Queen Anne Style Hallmarked Silver Porringer, London 1912, by D & J Welby Ltd. The everted rim and guilloche frieze surmount a scaled cartouche and fluted writhen lower third, the base inset with a Queen Anne silver shilling....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

43 :: An 18th Century Hallmarked Silver Shell Punch Ladle, London 1773 By Christopher Woods & Thomas Filkin. 13 ¾in (35cm) L. 5.8ozt (183g)....
Price Achieved: £220.00.

44 :: A 19th Century Hallmarked Silver Strawberry Pattern Tankard, London 1868 By John Hunt & Robert Roskell, with naturalistic stem handle and marked around the foot rim 'LATE STORR & MORTIMER 4446.' 3 ½in (9cm). 7.3ozt (229g)....
Price Achieved: £280.00.

45 :: A Pair of Late 19th Century Quaiches, Edinburgh 1898, by MacKay & Chisholm Of plain form and with impressed mark 202 to the base 3 3/8in (8.5cm) dia. 9.1ozt (284g)...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

46 :: An Edwardian Silver Mustard, Chester 1907, by George Nathan & Ridley Hayes Of vase shape with domed cover, the upper body slot pierced over a circular foot, loop handle, together with a George III mustard spoon. 12.5cm 4.2ozt (133g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

47 :: A Late Victorian Hallmarked Silver Tastevin With ribbed lobed sides and ring handle London 1897 by Maxfield & Sons. 1.5ozt (52.5g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

48 :: A George III Silver Hallmarked Swing Handle Sugar Basket London 1790 by Charles Aldridge of oval fluted form with foliate gadrooned edge and bearing crest on cast foot 8ozt (251g)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

49 :: Collection of Georgian and Later Hallmarked or Graded Silver Teaspoons Plus assorted vintage silver jewellery. 7.85ozt (244g)....
Price Achieved: £50.00.