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9th Oct 2013 Fine Art and Antiques Sale Followed by Vintage Clothing and Textiles

This sale includes items from the estate of Sir Edward Hulton (1906-1988) whose publications included the Picture Post. Amongst the works available is "In the Past No.7" by Yiannis Spyropoulos (1912-1990) who was one of the most celebrated artists in Greec for abstarct art. Also included is a satinwood Sheraton style display cabinet with painted decoration.

Monday 7th October 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 8th October 9am - 5pm
Morning of sale 9am - 10.45am

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

232 :: A silk Sarouk carpet  with floral arabesques entwined with birds and mythical animals to a deep maroon ground within a Nask script and tendril border 51in(130cm) x 76in(193cm)   Provenance (see here)...
Price Achieved:
£18000.00.

226 :: Yannis Spyropoulos. (1912-1990), In the past.  Oil on canvas, 51in (130cm) x 38¼in (97cm) Signed in Greek, lower right, inscribed and titled on the stretcher "Jannis Spyropoules In the past No 7 Athens 1961 (130 x 97)." Framed. *Purchased from the Molton Gallery, ...
Price Achieved:
£16000.00.

172 :: Viala, Pierre & Vermorel, Victor. Ampélographie. Traité Général de Viticulture. 7 volumes, folio, 1901-1910 500 chromolithographic plates and 70 uncoloured lithographic plates. Later quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, the edges of some of the covers slightly rubbed. * Pierre Viala was one of the French viticulturists responsible for the ...
Price Achieved:
£6000.00.

223 :: Jan Frederik Van Deventer (Dutch 1822-1886). A Farmer's Life  Oil on canvas, 32in (81cm) x 51½in (131cm). Signed. Small hole in the sky. Framed. ...
Price Achieved:
£3800.00.

266 :: A satinwood Edwardian Sheraton style display cabinet  with painted decoration in the form of musical regalia to the top panels, and scenes of lovers to the lower panels 66¼in(168cm)H ...
Price Achieved:
£3600.00.

78 :: A 1902 long set proof Five pounds, two pounds, sovereign, half sovereign, crown, half crown, florin, shilling, six pence and Maundy money; 4d, 3d, 2d & 1d.  ...
Price Achieved:
£3100.00.

175 :: Leonard Edward Moreland Gillman (1895-1935). A collection of papers and other ephemera relating to the WW1 pilot; together with some papers from the estate of Percy Raymond Allison (1904-1996) a pioneer of inflight refueling and latterly heavily invo Gillman joined the RNAS in 1910 and saw action in France. In 1916 he was a member of the special night bomber force based at Petite-Synthe, near Dunkirk. On the formation of the RAF in 1918, 7 Squadron RNAS became No. 7 Squadron RAF, flying night ...
Price Achieved:
£2700.00.

240 :: A mahogany early to mid-19th century D-end dining table  with telescopic sub frame and four original leaves, supported on turned legs to cup casters, 54in(137cm) x 48½in(123cm) or 135½in(350cm) extended ...
Price Achieved:
£2400.00.

173 :: [Istanbul]. Panorama de Stamboul. Two photographic panoramas of the City of Istanbul. Quarto, n. d. [c. 1880].  The first consists of nine albumen prints laid side by side onto the card leaves of an album in concertina form with full green morocco covers, titled and bordered in gilt. (18cm x 183.5cm) the second (19cm x 132.5cm) has 6 albumen prints an...
Price Achieved:
£2300.00.

72 :: An Isle of Man 22ct gold four coin proof set ;five pounds to half sovereign...
Price Achieved:
£1500.00.

 

Full Catalogue

101 :: Pair of early nineteenth century hallmarked silver shoe buckles  with knot work design 1¼ozt. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

102 :: An aesthetics late 19th century burr walnut writing slope the fitted interior with pen tray and concealed drawers though missing the inkwells....
Price Achieved: £45.00.

103 :: A George III folding games compendium  disguised as a two volume History of England, the outer faces with a chess/draughts board the inner compartments a backgammon board, 17¼in(45cm)W.  ...
Price Achieved: £200.00.

104 :: A 1930s burr walnut fitted desk tidy complete with inkwells and porcelain pencil slate.    ...
Price Achieved: £75.00.

105 :: A collection of nineteenth century cameos in two later frames. Each depicting classical sculptures in profile including the Chatsworth lions, Winged Mercury after Giovanni de Bologna, Venus and Cupid, and Heracles (46)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

106 :: Helen Langley 'Business as Usual' signed plaster relief plaque depicting a child playing on the shoreline, 4¾in (12cm) x 6¾in (17cm) in wooden frame.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

107 :: An original vintage boxed Victorian child's game; ABC & picture cubes ...
Price Achieved: £55.00.

108 :: Stuart Turner scale model steam raising engine with boiler powering a beam engine, horizontal piston engine, a two cylinder compound engine and hand pump.    ...
Price Achieved: £900.00.

109 :: A late 19th century French ormolu mantle clock with Arabic and Roman numerals to the dial.  15¾in (40cm) H    PROVENANCE  Sir Edward Hulton, 1906-1988,  was founder proprietor of several publications, the most famous of which was the Picture Post,&n...
Price Achieved: £1500.00.

110 :: Bazin, Germain. The Avant-Garde in Painting. Square 4to., New York, 1969. Smeets, Albert. Flemish Art from Ensor to Permeke. Small folio, Utrecht, 1971. Font-Rèaulx, Dominique de. Painting and Photography 1839-1914. Paris, 2012. Bührle, Christian. [E  Together with a collection of books relating to art history, styles and art exhibitions. Various formats and bindings. (A quantity).   ...
Price Achieved: £110.00.

111 :: Darjou, A. & Leroux, A. Costumes de la Bretagne. Small folio, Paris, Au Bureau de Journal. Les Modes Parisiennes et du Journal Amusant, n. d. [1865]. 20 hand-coloured lithographs, some scattered spotting and the outer margins with some finger marks. The stab-stitched contents loose in the origin...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

112 :: Evans, Magdalen. Utmost Fidelity. The painting lives of Marianne and Adrian Stokes. 4to., Bristol, 2009. *With a presentation inscription from the author on the half title. Waterhouse, Ellis. Gainsborough. 4to., 1958. * Number 768 of a limited editio Together with a small collection of artist's monographs and exhibition catalogues.  Various formats and bindings. (A quantity).  ...
Price Achieved: £110.00.

113 :: Macquoid, Percy and Edwards, Ralph. The Dictionary of English Furniture from the Middle Ages to the Late Georgian Period. 3 volumes, folio, 1924-1927. Coloured plates, black and white plates and text illustrations. Ownership inscription on half titles. Original green cloth bindings, very slightly rubbed. (3)....
Price Achieved: £140.00.

115 :: [Phillips, Thomas.] Scenes and Occurrences in Albany and Caffer-land, South Africa. London, 1827. Hand-coloured folding, lithographic frontispiece, “The Entrance to the Kowie River,” with a laid on India paper title piece correcting the original title of the “Rownie River.”  Contemporary half calf binding with marb...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

116 :: An Official Guide to Eastern Asia. Trans-Continental Connections Between Europe and Asia Volume 1. Manchuria and Chõsen ; Volume II. South-Western Japan. Volume III. North-Eastern Japan. Volume IV. China. Volume V. East Indies. 5 volumes,  3 coloured frontispieces, 40 photographic plates and numerous photographic text illustrations and plans; 3 large folding coloured maps in pockets at the ends of volumes I, IV and V; 100 coloured photographic maps and plans, 86 of which are f...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

117 :: Anderson, D. [Pub.] “A Souvenir of the Abbey & Palace of Holyrood.” Edinburgh, n.d. [1849]. So titled on the upper cover of the binding. Engraved title page (in proof state, before title) and 13 engraved plates including a plan. Some scattered spotting, mostly to the margins. Contemporary quarter morocco binding, rubbed and worn...
Price Achieved: £35.00.

118 :: Bell, James Stanislas. Journal D'Une residence en Circassie pendant las années 1837, 1838 et 1839 ... ouvrage traduit de l'Anglais, augmentée d'une introduction historique et géogrphique et de notes tirées d'ouvrages récents et non traduits pa Louis First French edition. Folding engraved map, coloured blue in outline and 12 lithographic plates, 3 (of costume) finely hand-coloured. Text uncut in the original printed wrappers, the spine of the second volume with some fraying. (2). ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

119 :: Besant, Walter. London. With 124 Illustrations. 1892; Westminster. With an Etching by Francis S. Walker, R. P. E. and 130 Illustrations by William Patten and Others. 1895; South London. With an Etching by Francis S. Walker, R. E. and 119 Illustration Half blue calf bindings slightly rubbed, the spine of the second volume with some surface loss. (4).             * All with the bookplates of Park Benjamin.   ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

120 :: Bonaparte, Roland, Prince. Collection Anthropologique. Hindous. Small folio, [Saint-Cloud], 1884 9 albumen prints, portraits of Hindu males. Original clothbound portfolio, with ties, blocked in gilt and black. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

121 :: Bordes, Auguste. Histoire des Monuments Anciens et Modernes de La Ville de Bordeaux. Ornée de magnifiques Planches gravées sur acier par Rouargue Ainé de vignettes dessinées par Rouargue Jeune, gravées par J. Quartley. Et illustrée de Sujets divers e All plates as called for (one plate loose) but lacking the added plate opposite page 153 in volume one. Some scattered foxing, a few leaves browned. Some pencil annotations to a few leaves. Contemporary quarter morocco bindings with marbled boards...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

122 :: Breton, Ernest. Pompeia Décrite et Dessinée ... Suivie d'une Notice sur Herculanum. Seconde Édition. Paris, 1855 Folding engraved map and numerous woodcut plates and text illustrations. Contemporary quarter morocco binding with marbled boards. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

123 :: Concilios Provinciales Primero, y Segundo, Celebrados en la muy noble, y muy leal ciudad de Mexico, Presidiendo el Illmo y Rmo senor D. Fr. Alonso de Montufar. En los anos de 1555, y 1565. Large quarto, Mexico City, Joseph Antonio de Hogal, 1769. Title page printed in red and black with an engraved vignette at the foot. Engraved headpiece and engraved initial letter on the first text leaf and 8 engraved tailpieces (one duplicated).  Some minor pencil underlinings. Contemporary, rubbed...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

124 :: Garrison, William Lloyd. Thoughts on African Colonization; or An Impartial Exhibition of the Doctrines, Principles and Purposes of the American Colonization Society. Together with the Resolution, Addresses and Remonstrances of the Free People of Col  Later quarter calf binding. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

125 :: Gillingwater, Edmund. An Historical Account of the Ancient Town of Lowestoft, in the County of Suffolk. To which is added Some Cursory Remarks on the Adjoining Parishes, and a General Account of the Island of Lothingland. 4to., n.d. [1790]. Scattered foxing. Contemporary full calf binding, rubbed and worn.  ...
Price Achieved: £110.00.

126 :: Girod, Paul & Massénat, Elie. Les Stations de L'Age du Renne, dans les Vallées de la Vézère et de la Corrèze. Laugerie-Basse. Industrie - Sculptures - Gravures. Avec cent dix planches hors-texte. 4to., Paris, 1900. Together with; Girod, Paul. Les Sta Both in their original printed paper-covered portfolios with ties, the joints of the second work cracking. (2)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.