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20th Nov 2014 Fine Art & Antiques Sale

This sale offers a number of items from private collections and includes a diverse range of painting from Thomas Blinks to Alberto Vargas. Sections include gold, silver and jewellery, glass and ceramics, lighting and mirrors, maps, clocks, ephemera and oriental works of art, pictures, furniture and wine. 

Saturday 15th November 10am - 12pm
Tuesday 18th November 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 19th November 10am - 7pm
Morning of sale 20th November 9.45am

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

14 :: An 18ct white gold diamond line bracelet, set with sixty five brilliant cut diamonds (each 4.5mmDiam) 6ct total, by Mappin and Webb, total length 19cm, colour G, clarity VS1...
Price Achieved:
£4000.00.

233 :: After Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641) Portrait of Inigo Jones (1573-1652), oil on board, inscribed 'Inigo Jones' top left, framed, 27 x 24.5cm. After an engraving by Robert Van Voerst, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck drawing in the Chatsworth collection. Inigo Jones (July 15, 1573 - June 21, 1652) i...
Price Achieved:
£2000.00.

359 :: A fine 19th century Italian rosewood console table, the octagonal top with Italian green Carrara marble inset with polished stone fragments of Roman structures found in the river Tiber, above a shaped frieze with four cabriole legs carved with acanthus leaves, raised on ceramic bun feet, 77cmW ...
Price Achieved:
£2000.00.

320 :: An 18th century Italian Tuscan monastery mantle clock, signed Giobatta Alberici, metal dial with gilt floral motifs, Roman numerals with outer Arabic numerals, the later rosewood case with scrolling carrying handle above gilt pierced sections of shells, cherub masks and flowers, with glazed front ...
Price Achieved:
£1900.00.

269 :: George Engleheart (British, 1750-1829) Miniature Portrait of John Thomas Ellis, watercolour, inscribed en verso 'John Thomas Ellis, born 28th September, 1756, died...(some missing)...of his wife Mariana...' gold oval case, probably 9 carat, framed, 6cmH. Provenance: The Estate of Lt Col P.R Heaton-Ellis OBE ...
Price Achieved:
£1700.00.

139 :: A fine Regency rosewood and mother of pearl inlay sewing box of sarcophagus form, the fitted layered silk interior with drop down section to reveal a mirror, with complete accessories, together wit h silver hallmarked tools, the lid monogrammed with silver shield, raised on bun feet, 32c...
Price Achieved:
£1360.00.

117 :: A pair of 19th century Chinese hand embroidered silks, depicting flowers, butterflies and peacocks, framed and glazed, both 20 x 35cm...
Price Achieved:
£1300.00.

15A :: Omega, Seamaster, gentleman's 18ct gold wrist watch, gold dial, baton numerals and hands, with 18ct gold integral mesh strap, (81g total) in its box...
Price Achieved:
£1250.00.

153 :: American interest. A section of telegraph cable, mounted in silver on a white onyx base engraved to the mount 'Santiago de Cuba, May 18th 1898, cable cut by USS St Louis'...
Price Achieved:
£1200.00.

250 :: Tanjore School, Mid 19th Century, 'Marienumah kept fire gently on her head and playing...' and 'Choledan in Moor a dar', watercolour and body colour on paper, heightened with gold, 29 x 39cm each, title inscribed at base, framed, mounted and glazed. ...
Price Achieved:
£1200.00.

 

Full Catalogue

24 :: A George V hallmarked silver and cut glass claret jug, by Jenkins & Timm, Sheffield 1918, the diamond cut glass body of baluster form below silver collar, hinged lid and scrolling handle, the collar monogrammed A.I.D. O.R.M.S presented to Captain Harry Edwin Fozard M.B.E of the Royal Fl...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

25 :: A pair of late 19th century French Hanoverian-pattern serving fork and spoon, by Francoise Nicoud, Paris, circa 1875, the underside with floral decoration in relief and a crowned VL crest, a pair of 19th century French fiddle-pattern fork and spoon, another pair of 19th century French...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

26 :: A late 19th century Russian silver and niello work serving spoon, 84 zolotnik, the circular bowl back decorated with an urban scene, the handle with fluting and turned finial, Moscow 1875, 20.5cm (60g)...
Price Achieved: £200.00.

27 :: A late 19th century Russian silver and niello work spoon, 84 zolotnik, the bowl back decorated with foliate-scrolling, the handle with spiral fluting and turned finial, Vikor Savinsky, Moscow 1869, 14cm (21g)...
Price Achieved: £30.00.

28 :: A late 19th century Russian silver and niello work spoon, 84 zolotnik, the bowl back decorated with a star, the handle with spiral fluting and turned finial, Aleksandr Nikolayevich Krollau, Moscow date rubbed, 13cm (15g), with one other...
Price Achieved: £25.00.

29 :: Three early 20th century Russian silver spoons, one a sifter spoon with turned handle and trifid finial, by Grigory Spitnev, one a spoon with turned handle and trifid finial, by Grigory Spitnev, the other with hexagonal handle and turned finial with niello work to back of bowl, (102g total)...
Price Achieved: £25.00.

30 :: A set of twelve silver plated trefid-pattern forks and spoons, by Ercuis, with centaur and Ercuis mark and 90 ...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

31 :: An Art Nouveau Christofle silver plated fruit basket, woven design, stamped to base Christofle and 3015, 32cmW x 15cmH...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

32 :: Constans, 4th century bronzes, (5) ...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

33 :: Edward IV, first reign, light coinage, 1474-70, Groat, London, m.m. cross(?) over sun, quatrefoils at neck, extra pellet under LON, (S.2000), good very fine...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

34 :: Elizabeth I, fifth issue, 1578-82, Threepence, 1578, m.m. Greek cross, crowned bust left, rev. long cross forchee over shield, (S.2573), weakness on face, good very fine...
Price Achieved: £.

35 :: George I, second issue Farthing, 1721, laureate, cuirassed bust right, rev. Britannia, (S.3662) fine, George II, Farthing, 1736, young laureate, cuirassed bust, rev. Britannia, (S.3720) good fine, George III, Farthing, 1773, laureate, cuirassed bust, rev. Britannia, (S.3775) good, very fine, George...
Price Achieved: £.

36 :: George II, Halfpenny, 1746, laureate, cuirassed bust left, rev. Britannia (S.3719), good very fine...
Price Achieved: £.

37 :: George III, Crown, 1819 LIX, laureate head right rev. St. George and dragon, (S.3787), fine, Victoria, Crown, 1892, crowned head left rev. St. George and dragon, (S.3921) fine, Victoria, Double Florin, 1887, crowned head left rev. St. George and dragon, (S.3923) toned, nearly extremely fine, ...
Price Achieved: £.

38 :: George III, late Soho coinage, Farthing, 1806, laureate, draped bust right, rev. Britannia, (S.3782) very fine (2), George III, Penny, 1806, laureate, draped bust right, rev. Britannia, (S.3781) traces of lustre, good, very fine, (3)...
Price Achieved: £.

39 :: George III, Cartwheel Twopence, 1797, wreath head right rev. Britannia, (S. 3776) fine, Victoria, Crown, 1892, crowned head left rev. George and dragon (S.3921) well toned, very fine, with a Victoria 1887 Half Crown, two others, (5)...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

40 :: Victoria, Isle of Man, Penny, 1839, young laureate head left, rev. triskeles, rubbed, fine, Victoria, Jersey, Penny, 1841, young laureate head left, rev. shield, edge knocks, good fine, Victoria, Penny, 1858, young laureate head left, rev. Britannia, (S.3948) good fine, Victoria 1848/7 Half ...
Price Achieved: £.

41 :: Victoria, Penny, 1857, young head right, rev. Britannia, (S.3948), some edge knocks otherwise nearly extremely fine...
Price Achieved: £.

42 :: George VI, Threepence, 1946, (S.4112) good, very fine...
Price Achieved: £.

43 :: Greek, British Ionian Islands 30 Lepta, 1849, wreath rev. Britannia, with Brazil, Petrus II 1000 Reis, 1880, a 1843 Victoria Threepence, and two others, (5)...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

44 :: A good lot of USA silver dollars, late 19th and early 20th century Morgan and Peace dollars, good to very fine, (39)...
Price Achieved: £350.00.

45 :: Seven British 18th and 19th century tokens, including a 1792 Exeter half penny, 1794 Liverpool half penny, and a John Howard Prison Reformer half penny (6)...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

46 :: Two 18th century C&L Proctor & Co. Sheffield brass coin weights, for 36 and 27, (2) ...
Price Achieved: £.

47 :: Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore, bronze medallion 1846 by George Gammon Adams, reading Mens Aequa Rebus In Arduis, 58mm in its presentation case, Extremely Fine...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

48 :: The Total Abstinence Association, Copper Medal, awarded to Clara B Dennis 5th April 1894, ''Five Years Faithful Adherence'', by J S & A B Wyon, young Greek girl carrying water jar, legend in Greek, named on edge, Herbert Vernon, 5cm. in its presentation case, Extremely fine. ...
Price Achieved: £70.00.