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20th Feb 2014 Fine Art & Antiques followed by Vintage Clothing and Wine

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

160 :: U.S.A., One Cent, 1793, Liberty head right, three-leaf sprig above date, vine and bars edge, good fine U.S.A., One Cent, 1793, Liberty head right, three-leaf sprig above date, vine and bars edge, good fine...
Price Achieved:
£3200.00.

238 :: A French 19th century Palais Royale ormolu mounted porcelain lyre clock A French 19th century Palais Royale ormolu mounted porcelain lyre clock, the dial with Arabic and Roman numerals decorated with swags of flowers, enclosed within a paste set bezel, maker's name indistinct but inscribed Paris, the eight day mov...
Price Achieved:
£2200.00.

85 :: Chua Ek Kay (Cài Yi Xi), ( Singaporean 1947 - 2008 ), 'Bamboo', 'Ao Qing' Chua Ek Kay (Cài Yi Xi), ( Singaporean 1947 - 2008 ), 'Bamboo', 'Ao Qing', a pair of paintings, ink on rice paper, 180cm x 50cm, signed and dated 9th September 2004, Zhejiang Province.   Sold with certificates o...
Price Achieved:
£2200.00.

273 :: A Collection of 1950's Gold Evening Dresses, including a circa 1950's Charles Frederick Worth Ballgown A Collection of 1950's Gold Evening Dresses, including a circa 1950's Charles Frederick Worth Ballgown.  Beautifully tailored from a heavy weight Gold Silk Satin, originating from the famous silk house in Lyon.  The bodice is bon...
Price Achieved:
£1800.00.

284 :: A 1960's "Worth" Dress. A 1960's "Worth" Dress. A stunning Silk batik green and greys long dress, fully lined; together with two 1970's vintage dresses.  A floral nylon summer frock with zip up the front of the dress.  1970's Red nylon max...
Price Achieved:
£1700.00.

268 :: A ' Winchester College ' oak refectory table of traditional form A ' Winchester College ' oak refectory table of traditional form, with five plank top, on square legs and stretchers, probably late 16th - early 17th century, 46in x 35in, 28.5in high.     The table has been subject t...
Price Achieved:
£1600.00.

82 :: A pair of Chinese porcelain baluster vases A pair of Chinese porcelain baluster vases, painted in underglaze blue depicting  figures of soldiers and warriors on horseback, Kangxi six character mark within the footrim, early 19th century, 12in high....
Price Achieved:
£1500.00.

50 :: An Edwardian four piece silver tea service of rectangular form with fluted decoration An Edwardian four piece silver tea service of rectangular form with fluted decoration, initialled, by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co, London 1905-1906, together with a matching tea kettle on stand, with burner, Sheffield 1910, marks on cream...
Price Achieved:
£950.00.

259 :: An early Victorian mahogany collector's cabinet of architectural form An early Victorian mahogany collector's cabinet of architectural form, the rising gabled top with carved scoll supports, the panelled doors enclosing four long and three box drawers, with carved embryo side handles, raised on moulded plinth, 1...
Price Achieved:
£900.00.

380 :: Antique Chinese Robe. Antique Chinese Robe. This robe is made from a fine gauze with patterns within, the sleeves are embroided on a fine silk ground with examples of "forbidden stitch."  The fine flower embroidery is surrounded with gold couched thread....
Price Achieved:
£850.00.

 

Full Catalogue

126 :: Bridport Harbour, Dorset, Coloured aquatint after William Daniell, published 1825 Bridport Harbour, Dorset, Coloured aquatint after William Daniell, published 1825, 9.5in x 6.5in, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved: £65.00.

127 :: John Hoppner. Sophie Western ( Phoebe Hoppner ) Mezzotint John Hoppner. Sophie Western ( Phoebe Hoppner ) Mezzotint, 9.5in x 8in, engraved by J.R.Smith, believed to be an early and rare proof, mounted, framed and glazed, together with another later impression of the same mezzotint. (2)...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

128 :: Pietro Dandini ( 1646 - 1712 ) Attributed, A drawing of Polyphemus Pietro Dandini ( 1646 - 1712 ) Attributed, A drawing of Polyphemus, coloured chalks, 6.5in x 3.5in, pencil inscription to reverse, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved: £55.00.

129 :: After George Moreland, Travellers with wagons and horses outside a wayside inn After George Moreland, Travellers with wagons and horses outside a wayside inn, oil on canvas, 27.5in x34.75in, bears signature, gilt gesso frame....
Price Achieved: £480.00.

130 :: Italian School 18th century, Two rustic male figure Italian School 18th century, Two rustic male figures, one reading a letter the other seated with a dog, within an archtectural background, 10.5in x 13in, unsigned, gilt gesso frame....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

131 :: Jan Frederik Van Deventer (Dutch 1822-1886). A Farmer's Life. Jan Frederik Van Deventer (Dutch 1822-1886). A Farmer's Life. Oil on canvas, 32in (81cm) x 51½in (131cm). Signed. Small hole in the sky. Framed.     Sold with a letter of valuation for insurance from De Schildercam...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

132 :: Gilbert White ; The Natural History & Antiquities of Selborne in the County of Southampton Gilbert White ; The Natural History & Antiquities of Selborne in the County of Southampton, illustrated by George Edward Collins R.B.A, published by Macmillan, 1911, gilt green leather binding....
Price Achieved: £30.00.

133 :: William Barnes, A Glossary of the Dorset Dialect with a Grammar of the Word Sharpening And Wording, 1886 William Barnes, A Glossary of the Dorset Dialect with a Grammar of the Word Sharpening And Wording, 1886; Frederick Thomas Elworthy, The Grammar of the Dialect Of West Somerset, 1877, both with front paper covers detached; together with Moore'...
Price Achieved: £55.00.

134 :: Michel Beret - Images de Paris; a portfolio of 12 engravings of Paris Michel Beret - Images de Paris; a portfolio of 12 engravings of Paris, each initialled and numbered in the plate, printed by Paul Hassen, presented by Alexandre Ainoux of Acadamie Goncourt, limited, 59/1000, circa 1955, complete, with introduction...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

135 :: Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing: What it is, and What it is Not. N.d. [1860]. Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing: What it is, and What it is Not. N.d. [1860]. First edition, an early issue with "[The right of Translation is reserved]" at the foot of the title page, yellow endpapers with the larger font "...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

136 :: New Panorama of the Rhine, from Metz to Cologne, by Frederick William Delkeskamp New Panorama of the Rhine, from Metz to Cologne, by Frederick William Delkeskamp, Frankfort on Maine, 1850, the enclosed Notes dated 1848, original boards, but spine now strengthened with leather strip....
Price Achieved: £50.00.

137 :: The Earthquake, 1840 ; A Brief Account of The Earthquak The Earthquake, 1840 ; A Brief Account of The Earthquake, the solemn event which occurred near Axmouth, Devonshire, on the 25th December, 1839, printed by James Nisbett & Co, Berners Street, original green marbled paper covers, in exemplary co...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

138 :: Florence Upton ; The Golliwog's Fox - Hunt, Golliwogg in the African Jungle, The Golliwogg's Circus Florence Upton ; The Golliwog's Fox - Hunt, Golliwogg in the African Jungle, The Golliwogg's Circus ; three volumes, covers with some wear and partially detached at spine, but clean internally, together with a copy of Struwwelpeter by Dr H...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

139 :: A.A.Milne ; Winnie The Pooh, illustrated by Ernest Howard Shepard, 1st edition A.A.Milne ; Winnie The Pooh, illustrated by Ernest Howard Shepard, 1st edition, 1926, green and gilt, very slight scuffing to top and bottom edges of spine, otherwise a very clean copy....
Price Achieved: £150.00.

140 :: Popular Guide to Homoeopathy, complete with 24 glass labelled phials for remedies, by H. Turner & Co Popular Guide to Homoeopathy, complete with 24 glass labelled phials for remedies, by H. Turner & Co, 77 Fleet Street, 41 Piccadilly & 15 Market Street, Manchester, 2nd edition, June 1866, contained within original folding leather case, co...
Price Achieved: £65.00.

141 :: Postal History Postal History A Family Correspondence: The following eight lots are a series of letters and envelopes, (42), postmarked 1849 - 1869, mostly from Latvia/Russia, addressed to London England, and Dublin Ireland, and including four from South Ame...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

142 :: Two entire letters and three envelopes from Windau, Memel etc, to Dublin, 1849 -1851, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5) Two entire letters and three envelopes from Windau, Memel etc, to Dublin, 1849 -1851, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5)...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

143 :: Four entire letters and an envelope from Mitau etc, to Dublin1851 - 1853, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5) Four entire letters and an envelope from Mitau etc, to Dublin1851 - 1853, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5)...
Price Achieved: £240.00.

144 :: Two entire letters, two envelopes and a cover, from Goldingen etc to Dublin, 1853 - 1854, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5) Two entire letters, two envelopes and a cover, from Goldingen etc to Dublin, 1853 - 1854, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5)...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

145 :: Four entire letters and an envelope, from Goldingen etc, to Dublin, 1854 - 1856, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5) Four entire letters and an envelope, from Goldingen etc, to Dublin, 1854 - 1856, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5)...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

146 :: Four entire letters and an envelope, one from Mitau to Dublin, two from Mitau to Paris, France, and two internal French ones with Paris addresses, 1856 - 1857, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5) Four entire letters and an envelope, one from Mitau to Dublin, two from Mitau to Paris, France, and two internal French ones with Paris addresses, 1856 - 1857, various manuscript markings and frankings. (5)...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

147 :: Two entire letters and two envelopes, two from Buenos Ayres, one from Rio De Janeiro, the other from Brazil, to London, all dated 1866 Two entire letters and two envelopes, two from Buenos Ayres, one from Rio De Janeiro, the other from Brazil, to London, all dated 1866, various manuscript markings and frankings. (4)...
Price Achieved: £170.00.

148 :: Seven entire letters from Mitau to London, 1867 - 1869, various manuscript markings and frankings. (7) Seven entire letters from Mitau to London, 1867 - 1869, various manuscript markings and frankings. (7)...
Price Achieved: £380.00.

149 :: A late Victorian autograph album 1890's - 1920' A late Victorian autograph album 1890's - 1920's, profusely illustrated with drawings, prints and watercolours, together with a manuscript recipe book, early 20th century. (2)...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

150 :: John Masefield. (1878-1967). ALS. An autograph letter written on two sides of a single sheet of paper addressed from “Boars Hill, Oxford.” John Masefield. (1878-1967). ALS. An autograph letter written on two sides of a single sheet of paper addressed from “Boars Hill, Oxford.” The undated letter is thanking the recipient, Mrs M. Y. Barrett, for her letter and in it part r...
Price Achieved: £40.00.