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20th Oct 2016 Fine Art & Antiques followed by Vintage Clothing

Our catalogue is now online for our Fine Art & Antiques Sale followed by Vintage Clothing, to take place at Busby Salerooms on the 20th October at 10am, we have over 500 lots including silver, jewellery, ceramics, glassware, furniture, paintings, drawings and collectibles 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...

Viewing times: 

Saturday 15th October 10am-noon

Tuesday 18th October  9am - 5pm

Wednesday 19th October 9am - 6pm

Morning of the sale

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

196 :: Vanessa Bell (British, 1879-1961) Still life with oranges, oil on canvas, signed with initials 'VB' lower right, framed, 50 x 40cm Provenance: The Estate of Peter Waugh and thence by descent through the family. ...
Price Achieved:
£5700.00.

156 :: John Opie (British 1761-1807) A young boy playing with a cat, oil on canvas, unframed, 76 x 64cm Provenance Colognaghi, Faulkner, 1930 Biography Opie, John (1761-1807), portrait and history painter, was born in May 1761 at Blowing House, Mithian, St Agnes, near Truro, Cornwall. When he w...
Price Achieved:
£3000.00.

27 :: A Royal Doulton figurine titled 'Sunshine Girl', HN1344, c. 1920's height approx 13cm...
Price Achieved:
£1850.00.

192 :: Attributed to Duncan Grant (Scottish, 1885-1978) Portrait of a woman probably Virginia Woolf, oil on canvas, 36 x 25cm Provenance: The Estate of Peter Waugh and thence by descent through the family. Peter Waugh was a close friend of the late Duncan Grant and lived in a neighbouring village in Berkshire....
Price Achieved:
£1700.00.

160 :: Brian Davies, Still Life with Haut Lafite bottle of wine and fruit, signed lower right, oil on canvas, framed, 46 x 55cm...
Price Achieved:
£1300.00.

57 :: R.C.Oldfield, Liverpool, an 18ct gold gents full hunter pocket watch, top wind, 5.5cm four hinged case with monogrammed cover, enamel Roman dial numbered 8/5991, the casework Sheffield 1859, gross weight 142g...
Price Achieved:
£1050.00.

347 :: An 18th/19th century four fold screen, probably Dutch, painted with exotic birds including a Dodo bird and pheasants roosting amongst flowers within scarlet borders painted with birds and butterflies 190cmW x 180cmH...
Price Achieved:
£970.00.

556 :: A bolt of antique Chinese silk - a little more than 7 yards and another similar (faded) smaller piece. A vibrant yellow ground with repeating embroidered dragon motifs in lines throughout the fabric. There looks to have been some water damage to each end which has caused some fade,...
Price Achieved:
£800.00.

115 :: A Japanese netsuke from the Meiji period in the form of a monkey seated in a window, with gilt metal chain...
Price Achieved:
£700.00.

158 :: Attributed to Jan Van Hutchtenburg (Dutch, 1647-1733) A Cavalry Skirmish, oil on canvas, framed 51 x 56cm...
Price Achieved:
£700.00.

 

Full Catalogue

147 :: British School, 20th century, Choristers processing through the cloisters of a Gothic cathedral, oil on canvas, signed indistinctly, unframed 36 x 45cm...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

148 :: British School, 19th century, Portrait of a young child facing to sinister amid clouds, oil on oval canvas 50 x 43cm...
Price Achieved: £130.00.

149 :: British School c.1830, Portrait of a young lady in a black and lace trimmed dress, half length, oil on canvas, unframed, 91 x 74cm...
Price Achieved: £220.00.

150 :: After Edwin Henry Landseer (1802 - 1873) After painting titled 'Dignity and Impudence', oil on canvas, signed and inscribed lower right, unframed, 91 x 69cm (af)...
Price Achieved: £220.00.

151 :: After Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch,1606-1669) After his Self Portrait dated 1640, oil on canvas, framed, 60 x 49cm...
Price Achieved: £300.00.

152 :: English School, 19th century, Portrait of an angler with his catch on a river bank, c. 1870, oil on canvas, framed, 64 x 51cm The impact of the Industrial Revolution was first felt in the manufacture of fly lines. Instead of anglers twisting their own lines - a laborious and time-consuming p...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

153 :: Neil Cawthorne (British 1936-) Morning work out Warren Hill, Newmarket, signed and dated '85 lower right, oil on canvas, framed, 50 x 68cm Notes This is one of the most famous gallops at Newmarket, where horses are trained every day - usually early in the morning. The human population of Newmark...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

154 :: After Frank Owen Salisbury (1874-1962) The Passing of the Unknown Warrior, 11 November 1920, oil on canvas, signed 'J. J Jones' lower right, framed, 220 x 66cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

155 :: Circle of Bessie Bamber (British 1870-1910) A Choir of Cats, c. 1900's, oil on canvas, framed, 94 x 43cm Bessie Bamber worked in oils and specialised in painting cats, kittens and occasionally puppies. She usually painted on porcelain or opaline glass, and sometimes on a polished mahogany panel...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

156 :: John Opie (British 1761-1807) A young boy playing with a cat, oil on canvas, unframed, 76 x 64cm Provenance Colognaghi, Faulkner, 1930 Biography Opie, John (1761-1807), portrait and history painter, was born in May 1761 at Blowing House, Mithian, St Agnes, near Truro, Cornwall. When he w...
Price Achieved: £3000.00.

157 :: Percy R. Craft R.C.A., R.B.C. (British 1856 - 1934) Man ploughing with an ox and an ass pulling a wooden plough, oil on canvas, an unfinished section of a painting en verso shows a detail of a seated person with brown leather shoes on a wooden chair, 46 x 60cm...
Price Achieved: £300.00.

158 :: Attributed to Jan Van Hutchtenburg (Dutch, 1647-1733) A Cavalry Skirmish, oil on canvas, framed 51 x 56cm...
Price Achieved: £700.00.

159 :: Attributed to Reynaud Le Vieux (1613-1694) The Virgin and child with St Anne and St John the Baptist, oil on canvas, unframed, 64 x 76cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

160 :: Brian Davies, Still Life with Haut Lafite bottle of wine and fruit, signed lower right, oil on canvas, framed, 46 x 55cm...
Price Achieved: £1300.00.

161 :: Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA, FSRA (British 1750-1829) Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester PC, FRS 1757-1829, oil on canvas, framed, 62 x 75cm There is an identical portrait of the same sitter By Sir Thomas Lawrece, PRA in the Parlimentary Art Collection at Westminster, Accession number: WOA 2725 and gi...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

162 :: English School, 18th century, A gentleman angler presenting his catch to a young lady, c. 1750's, oil on canvas, framed, 56 x 46cm The invention of the reel was a crucial development as far as salmon fishing was concerned and if you would like to read more about that, we would suggest taking a loo...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

163 :: Marjorie Sherlock (British 1897-1973) Street scene in Egypt, oil on canvas laid down, signed lower left and dated '24, framed, 30 x 20cm...
Price Achieved: £250.00.

164 :: Robert Muller (British 1773-c.1800) Portrait of the Rt Rev John Douglas, DD, Lord Bishop of Salisbury 1721-1807, inscribed on plaque 'Rt Rev John Douglas, DD, Lord Bishop of Sarum, 1791', oil on canvas, 127 x 101cm Provenance By Direct Family descent Notes Douglas, John (1721-1807), bishop of Sali...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

165 :: Michael Grimsdale (British 1936-) Cowboys in New Mexico, signed and dated 'Grimsdale '82' lower right, oil on canvas, 76 x 100cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

166 :: Henry M Cooper (British, 1842-1872) Near Torquay, Main Road, Devon, inscribed en verso 'Near Torquay, Main Road, Devon', dated 1910 and signed on front lower right, oil on canvas, framed 76 x 63cm ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

167 :: Abstract floral composition in green and pink, oil on canvas, framed, 120 x 90cm...
Price Achieved: £45.00.

168 :: Roger Holyoake, Landscape with lake and hills in the distance, oil on board, signed with initials lower right, framed, 40 x 30cm...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

169 :: Roger Holyoake, Rural landscape with cottages in the distance, framed, oil on board, inscribed en verso '...painting by Roger Holyoake', 50 x 40cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

170 :: Lemuel Francis Abbott (1760-1802) Portrait of Captain George Burdett, RN, circa. 1774-1832, in full dress, framed 76 x 64cm Abbott, Lemuel Francis [Samuel] (1760/61-1802), portrait painter, was the elder son of a clergyman in Leicestershire-probably the Revd Lemuel Abbott (d. 1776), curate of Anstey, l...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

171 :: Sydney S. Morrish (British, 1836-1894) An elegant lady wearing a white silk dress and gloves, a bonnet with a pink parasol holding a Manchester terrier puppy, oil on canvas, framed, signed lower left and dated 1870, 55 x 40cm This lively, spirited dog breed is a true terrier. Bred in Manchester, En...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.