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17th Mar 2016 Fine Art & Antiques, Wine, Clothing & Textiles


Our catalogue is now online for our Fine Art and Antiques Sale to take place at Busby Salerooms on the 17th of March at 10:30am. We have over 500 lots including silver, jewellery, ceramics, clocks, furniture, paintings, drawings, Oriental Art, Vintage Clothing and Textiles to name but a few! 

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 12th March - 10am-12 noon
Tuesday 15th March - 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 16th March - 10am - 6pm
Morning of the sale


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

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

269 :: A 19th century Russian icon of Tikhvin Mother of God, silver gilt oklad and cloissone enamel, oil on zinc plate, 84 Zolotnik, Moscow, with Cyrillic maker mark (S.G.) Br. Galkins Semen And Peter silver factory, Moscow 1890-1917, 9.25cm x 10.25cm...
Price Achieved:
£2300.00.

294 :: A 17th century needlework and stumpwork sampler of William III and Mary II, 37 x 27cm...
Price Achieved:
£2000.00.

355 :: William Joseph Shayer (1811-1892) Midshipman and his groom in a stall, oil on canvas, 61 x 76cm William Joseph Shayer was an animal and landscape painter, who was also the eldest son and imitator of William Shayer. William Joseph exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1858 and in 1885, at the British Insti...
Price Achieved:
£1400.00.

332 :: George Lance (1802-1864) Still Life of Fruit on a Ledge including grapes, plums, melons, pineapples and peaches, oil on canvas, 61 x 76cm Lance was born at the old manor-house in Little Easton in Essex. His father was William Lance who had previously served in a regiment of light horse and w...
Price Achieved:
£1100.00.

336 :: Italian School, 18th Century, Portrait of a young gentleman in court dress, oil on canvas, framed, 66 x 56cm...
Price Achieved:
£1100.00.

19 :: A diamond, sapphire, emerald and ruby set enamel regimental brooch, for 11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own), diamond set throughout with crown crest set with two sapphire, two emerald and a single ruby, with blue enamel ribband Treu Und Fest (Loyal and Sure), 4cm 12.1g, in case...
Price Achieved:
£1000.00.

265 :: An Italian mid 19th century Grand Tour paper weight, possibly Burges workshop, the oval reserve depicting the Forum at Rome 13 x 17cm...
Price Achieved:
£850.00.

400 :: 'Snaffles' (Charles Johnson Payne) (1884-1967) The Cherubim (In the 50's) 11th Prince Alberts Own Hussars, signed, inscribed, watercolour with bodycolour heightened with white, inscribed '11th Prince Alberts Own Hussars' on base of mount, framed, 34 x 24cm...
Price Achieved:
£850.00.

537 :: A stunning 1950s 'Norman Hartnell' full length ball gown. A beautifully structured and tailored dress by one of the master designers of mid-century glamour. This dress has a boned, fitted bodice falling to a very slight drop waist which along with the interior hip pads accentuates the fullness of...
Price Achieved:
£675.00.

6 :: A cased set of six Art Nouveau silver and enamel teaspoons with stylized handles, by Liberty & Co., Birmingham 1909, a set of six silver teaspoons, by Thomas Bradbury & Sons, Sheffield 1921, with a set of six (.900 silver) tea spoons with Chinese symbol finials in case, Silver wei...
Price Achieved:
£600.00.

 

Full Catalogue

25 :: A base metal open faced pocket watch, with visible escapement dial signed 'Hebdomas Patent, 8 Days, Swiss Made'...
Price Achieved: £65.00.

26 :: A Victorian silver half hunter cased pocket watch, signed J.W. Benson, the movement signed The Keyless Ludgate Watch, the enamel dial with Roman numerals with subsidiary seconds dial, suspended on silver chain ...
Price Achieved: £240.00.

27 :: A George II silver pair cased verge pocket watch, the movement signed James Hunt, London, no. 1308, hallmarked London 1748, scratch engraved to the back of the outer case James Briant and a leafy frond, the inner case with James Briant, a setting sun, a flower and a fish, the white dia...
Price Achieved: £280.00.

28 :: A George III silver hunter pocket watch, signed Plumley Ludgate HIll, hallmarked London 1807, the two piece hinged case with white enamel dial, black Arabic numerals, winding aperture at 4 o'clock and gold spade hands, the verge fusee movement with horns, sheet music, flower and foliate pie...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

29 :: A George III silver pair cased verge pocket watch, signed Peter Homan, London No.24360, hallmarked London 1794, enamel dial with Arabic numerals...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

30 :: A George III silver pair cased verge pocket watch signed William Dixon, Pickering, no. 1187, hallmarked London 1812, the white dial with black Arabic numerals and gold hands, the verge fusee movement with a pierced and engraved balance cock of grotesque mask and foliage, engraved regula...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

31 :: A George III silver pair cased verge pocket watch signed R. Robinson, London, no. 7475, hallmarked London 1806, presentation engraved to the back of the outer case, the white dial with black Arabic numerals and gold spade hands, the verge fusee movement with a pierced and engraved balan...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

32 :: A George III silver pair cased verge pocket watch, signed John Nicholson, 35 Cornhill, London, no. 17580, hallmarked London 1815, the cream convex dial with black Roman numerals and gold spade hands, the verge fusee movement with a pierced and engraved balance cock of a lyre, basket of ...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

33 :: A Victorian silver open face pocket watch, signed Savory & Sons Cornhill London, No. 3253, enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary second dial...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

34 :: Three verge pocket watch movements signed John Draper, R. Alexander and R. Richards, with five other pocket watches...
Price Achieved: £340.00.

35 :: A 19th century French silver pocket watch, signed Riquet A Maintenon, enamel dial with Arabic numerals, with a silver travel case...
Price Achieved: £180.00.

36 :: A George VI silver Coronation medallion, 1937, in original case, 58mm, with a Lusitania commemorative medallion, in case...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

37 :: A Victoria silver 1837 commemorative coronation medallion, in original case, 58mm...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

38 :: A William Shakespeare silver commemorative medallion, for the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 52mm...
Price Achieved: £25.00.

39 :: Two Victoria silver Jubilee medallions, 2.5cm, with a French WWI medallion commemorating 'Journee Du Poilu', and a WWII Croix de Guerre, (4) ...
Price Achieved: £30.00.

40 :: A Victorian silver commemorative medallion, by Spink & Son, commemorating the Diamond Jubilee 1837-1897 Army and Navy, 5cmDiam, 1.9oz, with a WWI Victory Medal awarded to Lieutenant F.E.A. Schnadhorst...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

40a :: Piux IX Pont, papal silver medal of 1864, in original case, with note detailing the receiving of the medal at Castle Gandolfer from the Pope himself, 43mm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

41 :: USA , 1909, Half Eagle Indian head, 8.36g...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

42 :: George V, 1912 Half Sovereign, a George III Halfpenny 1775, George IV Shilling 1826, and a 1925 six pence, (4)...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

43 :: Victoria, Crown 1887, Jubilee head left rev. St George and dragon, VF, with four 2 1/2 Guilden, 1933 (3) and 1937...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

44 :: A collection of 19th century Continental silver coins, mainly French 5 Francs, together with Amadeo I of Spain 1871 5 Pesetas, Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy 1877 5 Lira, Willem II Koning of Netherlands 1846 2 1/2 Guilden ...
Price Achieved: £420.00.

45 :: A collection of mainly 18th century Louis XV and Louis XVI silver Ecu coins, with some Maria Theresa restrike Thaler's, Qty...
Price Achieved: £260.00.

46 :: A quantity of late 19th and 20th century French silver coins, including 50 Francs, 20 Francs, 10 Francs, 5 Francs, 1 Franc and 50 Centimes, with some French banknotes...
Price Achieved: £180.00.

47 :: A collection of sixteen silver One Ounce bullion coins, including Britannia's, Kookaburra, Maple Leaf, and Eagle, (16)...
Price Achieved: £240.00.

48 :: George III, Dollar 1804, laurel and draped bust rev. Britannia seated, Louis XV 1773 Ecu a vielle tete Bayonne, Carlos IV Spanish American 8 Reales, Lima, (3)...
Price Achieved: £80.00.