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16th Apr 2015 Fine Art and Antiques Sale

Our Fine Art and Antiques Sale to take place at Busby Salerooms on the 16th of April at 11am, we have over 450 lots including silver, jewellery, ceramics, clocks, furniture, paintings, drawings, Oriental Art, Erotica and Scientific Instruments

You must be registered to take part in the auction, if you are interested in bidding on any of the items but cannot make it to the sale, you can visit us on the viewing days where we will be accepting commission bids...

Saturday 11th April - 10am-12 noon
Tuesday 14th April - 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 15th April - 10am - 7pm
Morning of the sale

Or alternately you can bid online at the-saleroom.com or by telephone as the lot goes up for auction.

Saturday 11th April 10am - 12pm
Tuesday 14th April 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 15th April 10am - 7pm
Morning of sale 16th April 9.45am

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

87 :: British Commonwealth stamps, the collection is in 10 loose leaf albums covering countries from Aden to Zululand, stamps from the period 1840-1970s, the main value is in the Edward VII to George VI issues with many good sets, these include 1935 Silver Jubilee (used and mint) and 1948 Silver wedding ...
Price Achieved:
£9500.00.

320 :: A late 16th century British miniature portrait of a gentleman with a beard and a white ruff, oil on copper, framed and glazed (loose in frame) inscribed top left and right 'A: 1588' 14 x 10cm...
Price Achieved:
£7000.00.

319 :: French School, 18th Century, Erotic scene with two men and a lady, oil on board, framed, 26 x 18cm...
Price Achieved:
£5200.00.

442 :: A Regency mahogany chest on chest, arched top over three short and three graduating long drawers, all above a writing slide panel, over three graduating drawers, raised on bracket with with scrolling apron, 107cmW x 55cmD x 186cmH (replacement handles)...
Price Achieved:
£2400.00.

48 :: A Victorian silver part canteen, by Chawner & Co., London 1878, fiddle thread pattern, consisting of nineteen dinner forks, thirteen dinner spoons, eighteen dessert forks, seventeen dessert spoons, fifteen tea spoons, three small ladles, a serving ladle and serving spoons, a sifter spoo...
Price Achieved:
£2200.00.

345 :: 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:
£1900.00.

349 :: Alfred Edward Chalon (1780-1861) Portrait of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coberg and Gotha, The Prince Consort (1819-1861) water and body colour on paper, framed, (loose) 31 x 42cm According to Eugene Barilo von Reisberg, He believes the watercolour was painted after February 1840, when Albert arrived in En...
Price Achieved:
£1900.00.

155 :: An Electric Mantel Timepiece, signed Eureka Clock Co Ltd, London, Pat No14614-1906, No.7543, circular gilt metal base, enamel dial with Arabic numerals, skeletonised dial centre with plaque signed and numbered, large visible balance wheel, 29cmH, together with a certificate No. 10 of a skeleton c...
Price Achieved:
£1800.00.

343 :: George Weatherill (1810-1890) Whitby Harbour, signed lower left in paint, watercolour and gouache heightened with white on artists board, imprinted 'Turnbulls Superfine London Board' mark lower left, 30 x 18cm...
Price Achieved:
£1650.00.

434 :: An Edwardian Carlton House mahogany desk by Edwards & Roberts, London, inlaid overall with foliate-scroll and ribbons, the galleried back flanked by concave hinged lid compartments and drawers, the top inset with tooled leather over three drawers, raised on square section tapering legs with ca...
Price Achieved:
£1500.00.

 

Full Catalogue

74 :: Seven early Victorian pewter spoons, by Thomas Yates, circa 1840, stamped Wire-T.Y-Tho's Yates-Steel Wire, with one other Thomas Yates spoon, together with two early 19th century brass spoons, (10)...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

75 :: A 20th century Mizpah silver brooch, in the form of a riding whip...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

76 :: An Omega Geneve, gold plated ladies wristwatch, gilt batons on silvered dial, in Garrods box, together with a 9ct gold ladies wristwatch...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

77 :: A gentleman's stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date bracelet watch circa 1981, sunburst blue dial with luminous inlaid silver batons, date aperture ...
Price Achieved: £650.00.

78 :: A Victorian gold, diamond and sapphire cushion set four stone engagement ring, size J...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

79 :: A Victorian 9ct gold garnet and pearl drop pendant necklace, with a Victorian gold and garnet pendant...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

80 :: A Victorian diamond and ruby set 15ct gold bar brooch, of lozenge form, the stones in star settings surrounded by foliate scroll, together with an 18ct gold and chrysoberyl eternity ring, size N1/2 ...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

81 :: A 20th century single strand cultured pearl bead necklace, with a 14ct gold clasp, total length 93cm...
Price Achieved: £200.00.

81A :: George III, Half Guinea, 1804, Seventh laureatte head right rev. shield in garter, about very fine...
Price Achieved: £200.00.

82 :: Austria, Franz Joseph (1848-1916), 100-Corona, 1915 restrike, head right, rev. eagle...
Price Achieved: £630.00.

83 :: USA dollar gold eagle, 1907, Liberty head left rev. spread eagle, a Turkey, 100 Kurush, a South African 1965 2 Rand, (3)...
Price Achieved: £480.00.

83A :: George IV, Two Pounds, 1823, bare head left rev. St. George and dragon, fine...
Price Achieved: £450.00.

84 :: An Edward VII and Queen Alexandra silver coronation medallion, 3cm, with two George V silver jubilee medallions, a George VI coronation medallion, and an Elizabeth II coronation medallion...
Price Achieved: £.

84A :: An Edward VII silver sovereign case, of circular form, woven decoration, marks rubbed...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

85 :: Victoria, Halfcrown, 1897, old head veiled bust rev. shield of arms in collar (S.3939), some toning extremely fine, with 1840 1/4 Rupee, 1887 sixpence, and several three penny coins...
Price Achieved: £65.00.

86 :: Victoria, 'Gothic' Crown, 1847 Undecimo, crowned bust left, rev. four crowned shields cruciform, emblems in angles, edge inscribed (S.3883), some light marks otherwise good very fine ...
Price Achieved: £700.00.

87 :: British Commonwealth stamps, the collection is in 10 loose leaf albums covering countries from Aden to Zululand, stamps from the period 1840-1970s, the main value is in the Edward VII to George VI issues with many good sets, these include 1935 Silver Jubilee (used and mint) and 1948 Silver wedding ...
Price Achieved: £9500.00.

88 :: A 19th century six-shot pepperbox revolver, circa 1840, with fluted barrels round action engraved James London with foliate surround, engraved trigger-guard, foliate-scroll engraving to top tang, finely chequered grip, lion mask steel butt-cap, Birmingham proof marks, 3in barrels In a 19th century ...
Price Achieved: £850.00.

89 :: A late 18th/early 19th century gilt metal Balkan flintlock holster pistol, sighting flat, with flat bevelled lock, gilt-metal full stock cast and chased in relief with ribbons, flowers, foliage, muzzle band en suite, spirally fluted pommel, and false ramrod, 19 1/2in ...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

90 :: Two Gurkha Kukri knives, the first with broad blade engraved with a panel of scrollwork along the back-edge on each side, large carved horn hilt, brass pommel cap, in its leather-covered wooden scabbard complete with two skinning knives, together with a brass mounted presentation Kukri in ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

91 :: A group of three WWI George V medals, 1914-15 star, the British war medal 1914-18, and the Allied Victory medal, all awarded to 14468 Private W.G. Read of the Wiltshire regiment, together with a group of four Railway medals, including London & North Western Railway Ambulance for ...
Price Achieved: £350.00.

92 :: A group of five George VI and Elizabeth II medals comprising, 1939-1945 War Medal (unnamed), a George VI Naval General Service Medal with Palestine 1945-48 bar, awarded to Lieutenant V.Evans Royal Navy, an Elizabeth II Korea 1950-53 medal awarded to Lieutenant (E).V.Evans Royal N...
Price Achieved: £400.00.

93 :: Lenci Pottery, Italy, Madonna and Child in white robes, hand painted, marked on base, 45cmH...
Price Achieved: £650.00.

94 :: A pair of Royal Doulton vases by Ellen Palmer, dated 1894-6, decorated with floral and gilt motifs, of bulbous form, the body moulded with a floral lace style texture in green, gilt and turquoise palette,marked and impressed on base with artist's initials, Doulton makers mark and La...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

95 :: Royal Doulton teapot probably by E Hibberd, of bulbous form, the body moulded with a floral lace style texture in brown, blue, white and gilt, marked and impressed on base with artist's initials, Doulton makers mark and Lambeth Slater patent, 15cmH ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.