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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

227 :: Ludovic Bassarab. (Roumanian 1868-1933). A cart with two oxen and two men in a snowy winter landscape.  Watercolour over pencil, heightened with white, 2¾in (7cm) x 4⅛in (10.5in). Signed and dated 1922. Framed and glazed.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

228 :: Follower of Charles Cooper Henderson. Two mail coaches in the moonlight, the York to London Mail. Oil on canvas, 12in (30.5cm) x 18in (45.7cm). Relined, unframed.   ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

229 :: After Guido Reni. Head and shoulders portrait of Beatrice Cenci. Oil on canvas, 11⅛in (28.2cm) x 8¼in (20.9cm). Framed.   * On the verso is a nineteenth century manuscript account of her life.  ...
Price Achieved: £220.00.

230 :: Vernus-Bouvier. (Belgian). Half-length portrait of a young girl. Oil painting, 16in (40.6cm) x 12¾in (32.4cm). Signed and dated 1889. Framed.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

231 :: Kazak Rug, with a hooked triple medallion pattern to a red ground within a geometric multiborder. 8ft 3in (244cm) x 5ft.1in (155cm)...
Price Achieved: £500.00.

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.

233 :: Sarouk Kashan central Persian carpet with stylised foliate arabesques to a soft teal ground within a red and blue stylised foliate multiborder 9ft(274cm) x 11ft 8in(355cm)...
Price Achieved: £600.00.

234 :: A silk eastern prayer carpet with a cream ground mihrab with stylised bird foliate decoration within a yellow floral multiborder 26in (66cm) x 40.1in (101.5cm)...
Price Achieved: £200.00.

235 :: A silk eastern carpet with central medallion and arabesques within a stylised multiborder and signed in embroidered script 24½in (62cm) x 36½in (91.5cm) ...
Price Achieved: £420.00.

236 :: A 19th century rococo revival cast iron fire grate  with brass scroll work and flame turrets, with cartouche shaped back plate bearing the casting number 1545 (possibly Coalbrookdale) 34¾in(88cm)H Provenance (see here)...
Price Achieved: £180.00.

237 :: A large Inglenook fire grate, fire back and hood ...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

238 :: A set of six (four plus two) 19th century mahogany dining chairs with ribbon splats over drop in seats on square fluted legs 29in(75.5cm)H ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

239 :: A set of six (four plus two) 19th century mahogany dining chairs with pierced vase splat over drop in seats, on square beaded legs   ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

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.

241 :: A mahogany Dutch marquetry folding card table with cabriole legs and double action leaf supports 36in(91.5cm)W.    ...
Price Achieved: £260.00.

242 :: A rosewood and boxwood inlaid 19th century occasional table with a drop leaf top surmounting a single frieze drawer over square tapering legs to ceramic casters united by a galleried shelf stretcher 21in(53.5cm)W...
Price Achieved: £180.00.

243 :: A mahogany Dutch marquetry vase splat dining chair on cabriole legs.  ...
Price Achieved: £110.00.

244 :: A 19th century rosewood tripod triangular table  with neo-classical inlay and a drop leaf to each edge, the serpentine legs united by a shelf stretcher 28in(71cm)H...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

245 :: A Victorian, mediaeval revival, elm top panel chest 63in (160cm) x 17½in (44.5cm) x 32¼in (82cm) H ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

246 :: A Georgian walnut chest of three drawers, the quarter matched and crossbanded top surmounting graduated drawers with later handles over square bracket feet, 40in(101.5cm) x 21½in(54.5cm) x 35½in(90cm)H.  ...
Price Achieved: £150.00.

247 :: A William IV period rosewood drum library table  the circular top with a gilt tooled blue skiver above four frieze drawers with foliate cast brass pull handles and ivory letter plaques, on boldly turned and lappet carved column and triform base with tapered bun feet and recessed castors 44...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

248 :: A set of four 19th century mahogany ribbon back dining chairs  with cupids bow top rails and with square chamfered legs in the manner of Thomas Chippendale 21 1/2in(54.5cm)W x 37in(94cm)H  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

249 :: A pair of Belle Époque mahogany ribbon back carver chair the acanthus carving to the top rail following down through the splat and onto the cabriole legs, terminating in ball and claw feet 38 1/2in(98cm)H x 23in(58.5cm)W  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

250 :: A late Victorian mahogany partners desk with gild tooled brown leather skiver on fluted quarter column pedestals to plinth bases 63in(160cm) x 47 1/4in(120cm) x 30in(76.5cm)H...
Price Achieved: £550.00.

251 :: A pair of late 18th century mahogany ladder back chairs the pierced cupids bow top rail design repeated down the back and supported by flared arms with scroll ends with drop in seat below and chamfered and beaded square legs with H stretcher 38½in(98cm) ...
Price Achieved: £160.00.