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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

177 :: A Philips' 12in Library Terrestrial Globe (George Philips & Son Ltd - The London Geographical Institute, 32 Fleet Street, London, EC) on triform base with brass pivot arm.    ...
Price Achieved: £110.00.

178 :: Jannson, Jan. Middelsexiæ Cum Hertfordiæ Comitatu Midlesex & Hertford Shire.  Hand-coloured engraved map, 17in (43.2cm) x 21.5in (54.6cm). N. d. (Circa 1646). With early hand-colouring. Mounted, framed and glazed.  ...
Price Achieved: £130.00.

179 :: Oxonium and Vindesorium.  Hand-coloured engraved map, 14in (35.5cm) x 19in (48.3cm). With early hand-colouring. Mounted, framed and glazed...
Price Achieved: £220.00.

180 :: Visscher, Nicolaus. Exactissima Regni Scotiae Tabula tam in Septentrionalem et Meridionalem quam in minores earumdem Provincias. Infulasq, ei undique praetenfas accurate divisa per Nicolaum Visscher Amst: Aabt: cum Privil: Ordin: Gener: Belgii Faeder  Hand-coloured engraved map, 18.75in (47.6cm) x 22.5in (57.1cm). With early hand-colouring. Mounted, framed and glazed.         ...
Price Achieved: £150.00.

181 :: Judi Betts (XX-XXI) watercolour house front study with portico and balcony 6½in(16.5cm) x 9½in(24cm) framed and glazed, an E. Kellog 3/50 limited edition print and a Stanley Spencer portrait of a young girl print (3).     ...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

182 :: Thomas Gainsborough. George, Lord Rodney. Mezzotint, 24½in (62.2cm) x 15½in (39.3cm). Engraved by Gainsborough Dupont. Together with; Thomas Gainsborough. Augustus Hervey. Gentleman of the Bedchamber to His Majesty ... Mezzotint, 20in (50.8cm) x 14in (35.5cm). Engraved by Ja...
Price Achieved: £200.00.

183 :: Thomas Blinks. A set of four fox hunting prints. Each, 17¾in (45.1cm) x 29in (73.7cm). Engraved by Joseph Bishop Pratt and published by Arthur Tooth and sons May 7th. 1887. All mounted, framed and glazed. (4). * All proofs before title signed in pencil by the artist and engraver. P...
Price Achieved: £170.00.

184 :: Peter Paul Rubens (after). Achilles in Stygem Mersus, Thetis dipping Achilles into the river Styx. Engraving, 15in (38.1cm) x 12½in (32.7cm). Together with three other engravings from the same series, Achilles Ultor, Achilles vanquishing Hector, outside the walls of Troy; Achilles Pactus, Bris...
Price Achieved: £110.00.

185 :: Joshua Reynolds. The Duchess of Devonshire. 1780. Mezzotint, 23⅝in (60cm) x 15⅛in (38.4cm). By Valentine Green after Joshua Reynolds. Mounted, framed and glazed. * First state (Challoner Smith 1884, vol. 2 p.549, no.37).  Provenance (see here) ...
Price Achieved: £1500.00.

186 :: Joshua Reynolds. Mary Isabella, Duchess of Rutland. 1780. ⅞in (60.7 cm) x 15¼in (38.8cm). By Valentine Green after Joshua Reynolds. Mounted, framed and glazed. * First state (Challoner Smith 1884,   vol. 2 p.583, no.115). Provenance (see here) ...
Price Achieved: £1100.00.

187 :: Jon Pennell. The Autumn Gardener and New Forest Cottage-Brook. Woodcuts, (i) 3in (7.6cm) x 4in (10.1cm). (ii) 2¾in (9.5cm) x 5in (10.25cm). Both titled, signed and dated "'88 & '90" and both inscribed "Artist's Proof" by the artist in pencil below the images. Both mo...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

188 :: John Reynolds. The Ladies Waldegrave. 1781. Mezzotint, 18¾in (57.8cm).  By Valentine Green after Joshua Reynolds. Mounted, framed and glazed. * First state (Challoner Smith 1884,   vol. 2 p.591, no.133). In the centre of the inscription just below the plate there is ...
Price Achieved: £1100.00.

189 :: John Hoppner. The Daughters of Sir Thomas Frankland.  Mezzotint, 22¾in (57.8cm) x 17¾in (45.1cm). Engraved by William Ward. Mounted, framed and glazed. * First state (Challoner Smith 1884,   vol. 4 p. 1466, no. 38). This with the following inscription in ink below the ...
Price Achieved: £1300.00.

190 :: Frank Brangwyn. (1867-1956). L'Ombre de la Croix - Synagogue Interior 1931. Etching, 7in (18cm) x 6⅞in (15.5cm). Signed in pencil by the artist below the image. Mounted, framed and glazed...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

191 :: Douglas Adams. (1853-1920). Salmon Fishing and Landing the Salmon. 2 coloured photogravure prints, (i) 10¼in (26cm) x 7in (17.8cm) (ii) 6.¼in (15.9cm) x 10in (25.4cm). Signed in pencil by the artist below the prints. Published by Frost & Reed, Bristol. Both mounted, framed and glazed.(2). ...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

192 :: Dayes, Edward. View of Grosvenor Square  Hand-coloured aquatint, 16.5in (41.9cm) x 20.5in (52cm). Aquatinted by R. Dodd, engraved by R. Pollard, who published the print, July 28th 1789. Some surface scuffing to the lower corners, overall browning. Mounted, framed and glazed.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

193 :: Cecil Aldin. The Bell Inn, Waltham St Lawrence. Coloured lithograph, 15in (38.1cm) x 12⅞in (32.7cm). Signed by the artist in pencil and with an original coloured remarque of a running cockerel. Published by Eyre and Spottiswode. Mounted, framed and glazed.>...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

194 :: Anon. Lady Emma Hamilton.              Mezzotint, 25in (63.5cm) x 17⅞in (45.4). The print laid down and trimmed to the image on the top and sides with an inch below with the plate mark. Mounted, framed and glazed. * A proof before lette...
Price Achieved: £350.00.

195 :: Albany E. Howarth. (1872-1936). Poole. Etching, 10in (25.4cm) x 14in (35.6cm). Signed by the artist in pencil. Mounted, framed and glazed. * Gallery label of James Connell & Sons. 47, Old Bond Street and part of the original receipt dated "Mar. 1927" on the verso. &nbs...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

196 :: Arthur Henry Knighton-Hammond (1875-1970) watercolour 'At the Cottage Door' 16in (40.5xm) x 11½in (29cm) framed and glazed.  ...
Price Achieved: £200.00.

197 :: Allan Stewart (1865-1951) watercolour landscape 'Looking to Skye' 16in (40.5cm) x 11½in (29cm) ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

198 :: David Cox (IXX) watercolour landscape 'Lydford' 15in (38cm) x 11½in (29cm) framed and glazed.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

199 :: Edmund Morison Wimperis (1835-1900) watercolour landscape with trees and hills  13¾in (35cm) x 9½in(24cm) framed and glazed.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

200 :: John James Masquerier (1778-1855) pastel on paper portrait of a Georgian gentleman 20in(51cm) x 24in(61cm) framed and glazed.    ...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

201 :: Christine Tucker SWA (XX) watercolour 'The Critics' 19½in(49.5cm) x 15½in(39.5cm) framed and glazed.  ...
Price Achieved: £65.00.