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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

266 :: Henry Martin (British, 1835-1908), Plymouth Sound, watercolour on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, signed lower right, 43 x 25cm. ...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

267 :: Sarah Henson, Golden Thoughts, watercolour on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, 28 x 18cm. ...
Price Achieved: £35.00.

268 :: Erskine Nicol R.S.A., A.R.A. (IRISH, 1825-1904) Mountainscape, watercolour on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, signed lower right, 48 x 72cm. ...
Price Achieved: £.

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.

270 :: Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson, (British, 1910-1999) CH, KCVO, PRA, RD, Nile Barge, watercolour on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, initialled bottom right, 6 x 17cm. ...
Price Achieved: £110.00.

271 :: Edward Vine (1943-, British), December, watercolour on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, signed bottom right, 14 x 20cm. ...
Price Achieved: £.

272 :: Terry McKirragan, Bowls in the Park, watercolour on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, signed bottom right, 30 x 21cm....
Price Achieved: £.

273 :: Terry McKirragan, Beyond the Bunker, watercolour on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, signed bottom right, 30 x 21cm....
Price Achieved: £.

274 :: Edgar Maxence (French, 1871-1954) 'Reflection' A young lady in orders holding a book of hours, watercolour on linen, signed centre right, framed and glazed, 37 x 19cm. Edgar Maxence (1871-1954), french painter, pupil of Gustaves Moreau. He exhibited with the Rose+Croix and vulgarised Symbolist themes a...
Price Achieved: £.

275 :: English School 20th Century, Portrait of Admiral Sir John Fitzroy Duyland Bush GCB DSC & 2 Bars, 1914-2013, watercolour on paper, framed, and glazed, 47 x 37cm. He was a British Royal Navy officer who served as Commander-in-Chief Western Fleet. Educated at Clifton College, Bush was commissioned ...
Price Achieved: £280.00.

276 :: Charles William Sherborn (1831-1912) Portrait of Charles Sherborn (1794-1859), watercolour on paper, framed in a decorative hand painted frame, 24 x 30cm. ...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

277 :: English School, 19th Century, Portrait of a young woman, watercolour on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, 17 x 13cm. ...
Price Achieved: £.

278 :: An 18th century watercolour of a lady in profile, circle of Gainsborough, glazed and mouthed in a gilt oval frame, 16 x 20cm...
Price Achieved: £.

279 :: Circle of John Hamilton Mortimer A.R.A, (1740-1779), Fine pencil drawing of a classical figure, framed, mounted and glazed, 29 x 17cm. ...
Price Achieved: £.

280 :: Alberto Vargas (1896-1982) Reclining nude with long blonde hair, pastel and pencil on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, 31 x 39 in. Provenance: Private collection West Berkshire country house Alberto Vargas (9 February 1896 - 30 December 1982) was a noted Peruvian painter of pin-up girls. He is of...
Price Achieved: £.

281 :: Alberto Vargas (1896-1982) Reclining nude curly blonde hair, pastel and pencil on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, signed lower right, 31 x 39 in. Alberto Vargas (9 February 1896 - 30 December 1982) was a noted Peruvian painter of pin-up girls. He is often considered one of the most famous of the pin...
Price Achieved: £.

282 :: Alberto Vargas (1896-1982) Nude in knee high boots, pencil on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, 35 x 28 in. Alberto Vargas (9 February 1896 - 30 December 1982) was a noted Peruvian painter of pin-up girls. He is often considered one of the most famous of the pin-up artists. His work was typ...
Price Achieved: £.

283 :: Alberto Vargas (1896-1982) Reclining nude in a stripy swimsuit, pencil on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, 35 x 28 in. Alberto Vargas (9 February 1896 - 30 December 1982) was a noted Peruvian painter of pin-up girls. He is often considered one of the most famous of the pin-up artists. His wor...
Price Achieved: £.

284 :: Alberto Vargas (1896-1982) Reclining nude with red lips, pencil on paper, framed, mounted and glazed, 35 x 28 in. Alberto Vargas (9 February 1896 - 30 December 1982) was a noted Peruvian painter of pin-up girls. He is often considered one of the most famous of the pin-up artists. His work was typic...
Price Achieved: £.

285 :: ''Snaffles'' (Charles Johnson Payne) (1884-1967) ''The Mountain Gunner'' signed in pencil with ''Snaffles'' blind stamp original photolithograph with hand-colouring, framed and glazed, 48 x 49cm, Provenance: The Estate of Lt Col P.R Heaton-Ellis OBE (1923-2011), and thence by descent through the family. ...
Price Achieved: £750.00.

286 :: Nick Ward, Clockwork Engine, 1987, etching, edition number 7/36, signed lower right, 18 x 15cm. ...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

287 :: Continental School, Sketch of a young man, inscribed 'Le Breton' in pencil en verso, pencil and pastel on paper, framed, 22 x 28cm. ...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

288 :: English School 18th Century, Portrait of Dr Johnson of Nuthill, pencil and watercolour on paper, framed and glazed, inscribed en verso, 20 x 15cm. ...
Price Achieved: £.

289 :: John Edwards RP, RA, SWLA 20th Century, Portrait of Barry Orton Sherlock, CBE 1932, pencil on paper, framed and glazed, signed bottom left, 40 x 30cm. ...
Price Achieved: £.

290 :: Attributed to George Chinnery (British, 1774-1852) Portrait of a gentleman, pencil and pastel on paper, framed and glazed, 20 x 16cm. ...
Price Achieved: £.