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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

176 :: A Mettoy Elegant tinplate toy typewrite A Mettoy Elegant tinplate toy typewriter, with instruction leaflet,   in the original box, the box somewhat scruffy but complete, 11.5in wide....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

177 :: A Simplex Portable tinplate toy typewriter A Simplex Portable tinplate toy typewriter, Special Demonstrated   Model S, in original box illustrating ' directions for operating, ' 10in wide....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

178 :: Triang Fit - Bits toymaker boxed set, by Lines Bros. Ltd Triang Works, London SW 19 Triang Fit - Bits toymaker boxed set, by Lines Bros. Ltd Triang   Works, London SW 19, appears complete, in the original box, but badly distressed, 15.5in x 9.5in....
Price Achieved: £50.00.

179 :: An Armand Marseille doll, marked 390 A. 7. M. Germany An Armand Marseille doll, marked 390 A. 7. M. Germany, jointed body with original clothing, 3 fingers lacking, 24in high....
Price Achieved: £35.00.

180 :: A Novelty cigarette dispenser, 1920's - 1930's of architectural form A Novelty cigarette dispenser, 1920's - 1930's of architectural form, the front with grotesque face with open mouth, minor damages and mechanism defective, 6.5in high, 4.25in wide....
Price Achieved: £35.00.

181 :: After Beatrix Potter, two early 20th century cold painted miniature bronze figures of rabbits After Beatrix Potter, two early 20th century cold painted miniature bronze figures of rabbits, the larger 1.5in high. (2)...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

182 :: Trix Twin Railway; 3 engines with tender etc Trix Twin Railway; 3 engines with tenders, Scotsman 60103, LMS 8032, Trix Twin 4826, 10 goods wagons, 6 various coaches, together with 17 sections of track....
Price Achieved: £40.00.

183 :: A Victorian copper policeman's lantern with bull's eye lens, 8in high. A Victorian copper policeman's lantern with bull's eye lens, 8in high....
Price Achieved: £28.00.

184 :: An early 19th century turned fruitwood swingle An early 19th century turned fruitwood swingle, the head modelled in the shape of a pear, 21in. overall, head detached...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

185 :: An early 19th century turned fruitwood swingle, 16in. overall An early 19th century turned fruitwood swingle, 16in. overall...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

186 :: Two early 19th century turned wood swingles Two early 19th century turned wood swingles, 17in. overall length, heads detached....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

187 :: A pair of Lucas ' King of the Road ' brass carriage lamps, No 654, 12.5in overall height. A pair of Lucas ' King of the Road ' brass carriage lamps, No 654, 12.5in overall height.    ...
Price Achieved: £260.00.

188 :: His Master's Voice ' Exhibition ' record player. His Master's Voice ' Exhibition ' record player, in working order, in simulated crocodile brown cloth case, 13in x 11in, together with approximately 30 records....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

189 :: A Willcox & Gibbs ' Automatic Silent Sewing Machine A Willcox & Gibbs ' Automatic Silent Sewing Machine, with catalogue of ' Directions for Using, '  and with the original painted tin box enclosing tools and accessories....
Price Achieved: £60.00.

190 :: A Philips ' British Empire Globe A Philips ' British Empire Globe, on turned ebonised base, globe partially cracked but with negligible loss, 13.25in high....
Price Achieved: £170.00.

191 :: The Thunderer, a vintage bronze ship's plaque The Thunderer, a vintage bronze ship's plaque, an Orion class WW I Battleship scrapped in 1926, 17cm x 12.75cm....
Price Achieved: £55.00.

192 :: A Staunton pattern hardwood chess set A Staunton pattern hardwood chess set, the knights with inset glass eyes, height of King 9.75cm, contained within the original satin walnut box with sliding cover. (32)...
Price Achieved: £110.00.

193 :: A Victorian parquetry cribbage board of triangular form A Victorian parquetry cribbage board of triangular form with rosewood banding and satinwood and ebony stringing, 13.5in triangular....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

194 :: A quantity of Victorian sewing utensils A quantity of Victorian sewing utensils, including a cut steel clamp, ivory note pad, lacquer and tortoiseshell bodkin case, needle cases etc. (11)...
Price Achieved: £150.00.

195 :: An early 19th century bone gaming counter An early 19th century bone gaming counter, 2in high, a treen pastry mould, 7.25in long, and a miniature mahogany framed poem, entitled 'Early Love, ' printed by J.T.Wood, London, 3.25in x 4.25in. (3)...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

196 :: A sailor's 19th century ornamental treen press with chip carved decoration A sailor's 19th century ornamental treen press with chip carved decoration, initialled G.C, 5in. long, two bone splicers, one patterned and initialled J.H.H, 6.5in., the other, 8.75in., a coquilla nut gaming box in the form of a barrel contain...
Price Achieved: £200.00.

197 :: A Scrimshaw whale's tooth A Scrimshaw whale's tooth, depicting two ships in full sail, slightly reduced in length, 19th century, 3.5in. long...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

198 :: An unusual Napoleonic prisoner of war-work carved bone pocket knife handle An unusual Napoleonic prisoner of war-work carved bone pocket knife handle, modelled as a naive bust of a soldier, the original folding blade now missing, 3.25in. long...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

199 :: A 19th century woolwork picture of a sailing ship, "The Marmora" A 19th century woolwork picture of a sailing ship, "The Marmora", 9in.x11.5in., in swept maple frame with gilt slip...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

200 :: A William IV needlework alphabet sampler A William IV needlework alphabet sampler depicting trees with birds, insects, animals and Adam & Eve, by Ann Rolfe, Aged 8 years, December 19th 1835, some damages, 29.5cm x 29.5cm. 'Knowledge of things mysterious and divine, Illus...
Price Achieved: £110.00.