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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

50 :: A Silver Dunhill Unique Sports Lighter, London 1926 By Wise & Greenwood for Dunhill. 21/8 in (5.5cm) H....
Price Achieved: £220.00.

51 :: A 1930 Greek Republic Silver 20 Drachmai Coin 11.24g; an early 18th century silver two Reales coin 1723. 5.1g; and an early 17th century (1223-1230 A.H.) Turkey Ottoman Empire silver six Piastres coin 1834. 7.2 ozt. (224g). (3) * Drachmai (EF-40) Reales (VF-20) Piastres (F-12)....
Price Achieved: £65.00.

52 :: A Rare Max Esser (1885-1943) Guinea Fowl Polychrome Porcelain Animal Group A rare Max Esser (1885-1943) guinea fowl polychrome porcelain animal group, produced for the Porzellanfabrik Unterweißbach factory 1909 as part of a co-operative program involving the educational and applied arts. Esser went on to be a leadi...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

53 :: A 19th Century Pearlware Table Centre Display A series of small curved and straight troughs with four figural allegories of harvest as cherub statues on plinths, two floral vases on plinths, and a classical garden vase on plinth, all decorated with polychrome swags of flowers. 6¾in (17...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

54 :: A 19th century Meissen porcelain two part centre piece In the rococo revival style with cherubs and flowers, decorated in polychrome enamels and with floral sprays and gilt and converted as a lamp base. 13in (33cm) H....
Price Achieved: £600.00.

55 :: A 1930s Miniature Pottery Dolls Part Coffee Set With slip trailed edge decoration to the tray and in the traditional slipware colours of yellow and brown; comprising three coffee bowls and saucers, lidded coffee pot, sucrier and milk jug on tray. 4½in (11.5cm) L x 3¼in (8.3cm) W....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

56 :: An Early 19th Century Derby Part Breakfast Tea Set Decorated with pheasant and corn ear pastoral vignette within a blue ground and floral reserve sectional border with honey gilding; comprising six small cups, ten cups, 12 saucers, two sandwich plates and a side platter, teapot, sucrier and milk j...
Price Achieved: £150.00.

57 :: A 1919 Silesian Chine Porcelain desk Set with hand painted floral reserves, comprising an inkwell and pen stand, a pin dish, and a blotter. Gilt inscriptions in Danish 'Til Mon Fra Dagen' and 'Til Forgen fra Dagen 20 Mai 1919'. 77/8 in (20cm) W, and smaller....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

58 :: A large 20th Century Ceramic White Sussex Cockerel In a muted polychrome palette and with a crackle glaze finish. 20in (51cm) H....
Price Achieved: £85.00.

59 :: A 19th Century Hispano-Moresque Alhambra Lustre Vase With boldly painted geometric design amidst arabesques. 8¾in (22cm) H....
Price Achieved: £120.00.

60 :: A Paragon China 'Whoa Charles' Child's Cup and Saucer with illustrations of Charlie Chaplin's Tramp character in green and red jacket design within a green painted rim. 2¾in (7cm) H....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

61 :: A Matched Pair of Maiolica, Antique Faenza 17th Century Ceramic Salt Pedestals one with gryphon decoration to the body, the other with sphinx, both with figural handles and each individually decorated to the bowl, c.1630-1680. 4¾in (12cm) & 47/8in (12cm) x 6in (15.5cm) x 3¾in (9.5cm) respectively....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

62 :: A Rare and Unusual Pair of Mid to Late 18th Century Staffordshire Pottery Cockatiels Finished in Pratt yellow. 15in (38.1cm) H....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

63 :: A Set of 12 Edwardian Multi Colour Hock Glasses With neo-classical pendant and swag decoration in gilt, and with shaped cut crystal stems. 7¾in (19cm) H....
Price Achieved: £350.00.

64 :: A Harlequin Set of Ten (four plus six) 19th Century Venetian Cordial Glasses Of three part construction with captured bubble stems, folded foot rim and ground pontil mark 6. ½in (16.5cm) H., complete with decanter. 12½in (32cm) H....
Price Achieved: £110.00.

65 :: Set of Eight (six tall and two short) Edwardian Shot Glasses On socle base with neo-classical etched swag decoration. 5½in (14cm) H., plus matching decanter. 95/8in (24.5cm) H....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

66 :: Two 19th Century Lapidary Cut Ruby Glass Lidded Dishes The earlier decorated with fox, hare and classical pavilion scenes and cartouches with daiper pattern reserves. 4¾in (12cm) H., the other with deep cut geometric decoration. 4¼in (11cm) H....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

67 :: A 19th Century Coromandel Wood Lady's Correspondence Case The lid adorned with shield shaped cartouche inscribed 'Sissia Webster' above a vacant scroll banner (the design repeated on the escutcheon), opening to reveal a leathered letter compartment plus inkwell, pen tray enclosing a sectioned sta...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

68 :: A 19th Century Coromandel Wood and Brass Bound Travelling Vanity Case The hinged lid enclosing six assorted bottles with engraved plated mounts above a button release spring loaded base drawer. 12¼in (31cm) W....
Price Achieved: £220.00.

69 :: An Early 20th Century Mahogany Portable Dentists Cabinet The upper deep drawer enclosed by a tambour slide over six long graduated drawers, the lower drawer mounted with a brass plaque for 'Miss D Coates'. 13in (33cm) W x 9in (23cm) D x 12¼in (31cm) H....
Price Achieved: £140.00.

70 :: A Thuya Wood Carving of a White Rhinoceros With skin texture and bone inlaid feet, possible East Asian, c.1930. 9in (22.7cm) H x 19in (48.2cm) L....
Price Achieved: £280.00.

71 :: A 19th Century Walnut 'game of skill' The lid opens to reveal a series of concentric circular dividers with offset gaps leading to a slot in the centre disk. 43/8in (11cm) dia....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

72 :: A Late 19th Century Mahogany Serving Tray With shell paterae and brass scroll handles. 23in (58.5cm) W....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

73 :: Two Egyptian Fragmented Painted Wood Panels Probably from a canopic chest, depicting the deities Duamutef ( jackal ); 11½in (29.2) x 5½in (14cm) and Qebehsenuef ( hawk ); 10in (20.4cm) x 5in (12.8cm) two of the four sons of Horus, Late Period, Dynasties XXVI - XXXI, circa 664 ...
Price Achieved: £1200.00.

74 :: An Original Wooden Casting Plate For the 4-6-0 gauge GWR 4000 or 'Star' Class locomotive 'Western Star' from May 1907. 69in (175cm) L x 12¾in (32.5cm) D....
Price Achieved: £320.00.