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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

201 :: Three various Dutch pewter stump end spoons with hexagonal faceted stems Three various Dutch pewter stump end spoons with hexagonal faceted stems, all with maker's marks, the largest 7in long, 17th - 18th century. (3)...
Price Achieved: £130.00.

202 :: Four various Dutch pewter spoons Four various Dutch pewter spoons, one with rounded bowl and circular stem, two trefid spoons with rat tail bowls, all with maker's marks, and a double drop dessert spoon, 17th - 18th century, the largest trefid 7.25in long. (4)...
Price Achieved: £130.00.

203 :: An early Victorian brass trivet An early Victorian brass trivet, 12in wide, together with a steel and brass fender trivet with pierced decoration, 15in long. (2)...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

204 :: A 17th century brass warming pan A 17th century brass warming pan, the cover engraved with tulips, with wrought iron handle, 12.5in diameter,  45in overall length....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

205 :: An unusual Georgian copper hod with turned fruitwood handle An unusual Georgian copper hod with turned fruitwood handle, 10in diameter, 45in overall length.   Reputed to be originally from the Old Silk Mill, Gillingham, Dorset, which originated in 1769....
Price Achieved: £70.00.

206 :: An early Victorian pewter half pint measure by James Yates An early Victorian pewter half pint measure by James Yates, inscribed, The Bell, Stoke Hammond ( Buckinghamshire ), a similar Victorian half pint brass measure, inscribed R.H.Barnes, and a coquilla nut and treen wig powderer with engine turned dec...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

207 :: A Regency cast iron foot scraper with Egyptian style sphinx supports A Regency cast iron foot scraper with Egyptian style sphinx supports raised on dentil moulded base, slight damage, 15in x 13in, 8.5in high....
Price Achieved: £50.00.

208 :: A set of seven French 19th century pewter measures of cylindrical form A set of seven French 19th century pewter measures of cylindrical form,  litre to  centilitre, various maker's touches and with extensive verification marks, 7in - 1.75in. (7)...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

209 :: A Cantonese early 19th century tortoiseshell circular box A Cantonese early 19th century tortoiseshell circular box, carved with figures in landscapes, 3.75in diameter, together with a similarly decorated rectangular hardwood glove box, 9.75in long. (2)...
Price Achieved: £620.00.

210 :: A Japanese black lacquer table cabinet A Japanese black lacquer table cabinet, with folding doors, enclosing two long and six short drawers, the shaped pediment depicting a view of Mt Fuji, decorated in gold and coloured lacquers, some damages,Meiji period, late 19th century, 12.75in w...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

211 :: Japanese Ikebana bronze flower vase Japanese Ikebana bronze flower vase of shouldered baluster form, Meiji period, signed, 9.75 in high, 11.75 in diameter, slight dent to edge of base....
Price Achieved: £50.00.

212 :: Japanese silvered copper plaque Japanese silvered copper plaque, acid etched, depicting a Buddhist shrine within a river landscape, Meiji period, inscribed and signed, contained within an ebonised wood frame for use as a tray, 11.75 in x 26.75 in overall, one handle insecure....
Price Achieved: £95.00.

213 :: A set of eighteen Oriental ink blocks A set of eighteen Oriental ink blocks, of varying form, moulded with figures of deities in high relief, the reverse of each inscribed with a poem, highlighted in gilding, contained within the original folding case, with inscribed cover, early 20th...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

214 :: A Vizagapatan early 19th century horn and ivory model of a palaquin A Vizagapatan early 19th century horn and ivory model of a palaquin, with metal fittings, damages, width 3in, overall length 19.25in....
Price Achieved: £90.00.

215 :: Three early 19th century Ottoman sherbet spoons Three early 19th century Ottoman sherbet spoons, of various material and form, all with slight damages and loss, 8.75in - 9.75in....
Price Achieved: £380.00.

216 :: A Russian silver icon depicting an oil on panel of Christ Pantocrator A Russian silver icon depicting an oil on panel of Christ Pantocrator, with silver and parcel gilt oklad, Moscow town mark, assayer's initials BB, maker's initials CM, dated 1883, 84 zolotniks, both sections completely fully marked, 18cm x...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

217 :: P.J.Mene, a 19th century bronze figure of a setter P.J.Mene, a 19th century bronze figure of a setter on rectangular rustic base, signed in capitals, 5.5in long, 3in high....
Price Achieved: £160.00.

218 :: A double - daguerrotype portrait photograph of a seated gentleman A double -  daguerrotype portrait photograph of a seated gentleman, by Mayall's Photographic Portrait Gallery, 224 Regent Street, London, 3.5in x 7in, together with a small portrait of a lady, in gilt metal mount, 3in x 2.5in, (2)...
Price Achieved: £260.00.

219 :: A pair of late 19th century Italian carved alabaster roundels A pair of late 19th century Italian carved alabaster roundels, the centres with relief carved profiles of poets Dante Alighieri and Francesco Petrarch, mounted in moulded velvet frames, 27cm dia....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

220 :: A carved oak figure of a monk A carved oak figure of a monk, standing, his hands clasped before him wearing a hooded cloak, probably 17th century, 19in high...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

221 :: A Georgian miniature mahogany chest of drawers A Georgian miniature mahogany chest of drawers inlaid with satinwood stringing, enclosing one dummy and one double drawer, raised on shaped bracket feet, 5.5in square, 5.75in high....
Price Achieved: £85.00.

222 :: Two spears with iron leaf shaped blades and bamboo shafts with counterweights Lieutenant Adrian Ashby - Smith     1954 - 1976 There can be few officers in the army who have achieved so much in this field of adventure............and fewer still to have done so before their twenty - third bir...
Price Achieved: £95.00.

223 :: His Elizabeth II officer's sword with leather scabbard, the etched blade inscribed A. J. A - S 1973. His Elizabeth II officer's sword with leather scabbard, the etched blade inscribed A. J. A - S 1973.   He lost his life, when a volcano erupted in Ecuador as a member of The British Vulcan Expedition to that country in 1...
Price Achieved: £220.00.

224 :: An early 19th century rootwood hand club or sheleighly An early 19th century rootwood hand club or sheleighly, the chip carved grip incised with a cross, pierced for attachment, 15in overall length....
Price Achieved: £30.00.

225 :: A Yoruba tribal offering bowl A Yoruba tribal offering bowl, modelled as a kneeling female figure with a chicken, decorated in coloured ochres, South West Nigeria, 12in high....
Price Achieved: £220.00.