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10th Jul 2013 Fine Art and Antiques Sale

This sale includes a fine collection of 4 Albrecht Dürer engravings from the collection of Sir Clifford Curzon and Lady Curzon. Another great treasure to be offered in the sale is a copy of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570), the Theatre of the World. This vellum bound collection of 70 engraved maps on 53 double page map sheets is the work of Abraham Ortelius, and the work is considered to be the first modern atlas.

Viewing ;
Saturday 6th July 10am - 4pm
Monday 8th July 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9th July 9am - 5pm
Morning of sale 9am - 10:45am

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

178 :: Ortelius, Abraham. Theatrum Orbis Terrarrum. 1570. Seventy maps engraved on fifty-three uniform map sheets, with text and ninety-one bibliographical references in the Catalogus Auctorum. The preliminary text is foxed and there are a few worm holes in the inner margin. Maps 3; 4; 5; 16-53 each have...
Price Achieved:
£20000.00.

195 :: Constantin Egorovitch Makowsky (1839 -1915). Full length portrait of Alexi Nikolaevich, the Tsarevich, being the only son of Nicholas and Alexandra, heir to the Romanov throne. Oil on canvas, 25in (63.5cm) x 15¾in (40cm). Unframed....
Price Achieved:
£11000.00.

170 :: His Highness the Maharajah Dhuleep Singh. The Goshawk and Its Treatment. 1862. A manuscript on the Goshawk written on 72 leaves of a quarto ruled book. The title page with his name. The manuscript deals with the general treatment and training of the bird both in sickness and health with various recipes to cure many and vario...
Price Achieved:
£5200.00.

191 :: John Wragg. (b.1937) A gentleman of the road. Acrylic on paper, 28¾in (73cm) x 19¾in (50.2cm). Framed and glazed....
Price Achieved:
£3600.00.

20 :: An Edward VIII Hallmarked Silver Wine Jug, London 1936 In the George I revival style of smooth baluster form with scroll handle and sparrow beak spout on a footed base. 8½in (21.5cm) H. 41.5ozt (1300g)....
Price Achieved:
£2000.00.

179 :: Londinum Feracissimi Gliae Regni Metropolis. Hand-coloured engraving, 13in (33cm) x 19.125in (48.6cm). With early hand-colouring. Mounted, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved:
£1900.00.

210 :: W. Hunt. Full length portrait of a man seated in a tavern, his left arm leaning on a small table on which is a pipe, a jug of beer and a glass. Watercolour over traces of pencil. 14½in (37cm) x 10½in (27.2cm). Signed and dated 1821. Framed and glazed....
Price Achieved:
£1800.00.

147 :: Bouquet, Michel. The Tourist’s Ramble in the Highlands. 36 plates of the Most Interesting and Pittoresques Views of Scotland Delineated from Nature and Lithographied. London and Paris. Large folio, n. d. [c. 1845]. Lithographic title page and 35 lithographs on 24 leaves of thick paper, the lithographs printed on India paper and laid in. The original paper-covered lithographically printed boards with green cloth spine....
Price Achieved:
£1700.00.

211 :: W. Hunt. Three quarter length portrait of a boy in a cap and smock examining a painting on an easel with a candle. Watercolour. 11in (27.7cm) x 8in (20cm). Signed. Mounted, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved:
£1200.00.

172 :: A manuscript genealogical tree of the house of the Stuart family of Traquair. Sepia ink and watercolour on vellum, 34¾in (88.3cm) x 28¼in (71.8cm). The overall "tree" commences with Bancho, Thane of Lochaber, noting his death in the year 1043. Bancho (or Banquo) was according to Shakespeare killed by...
Price Achieved:
£1200.00.

 

Full Catalogue

200 :: George Houston. RSA RSW RGI Scottish (1869-1947). A distant view of Loch Lomond oil on canvas. 29in (73.5cm) x 23in (57.5cm), framed....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

201 :: Harry John Johnson. (1826-1884). 'Staffordshire Mill'. Watercolour, titled in pencil lower left. 19½in (49.5cm) x 13in (33cm), framed and glazed....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

202 :: James Lawson Stewart. (1809-1911). The Landgate, Rye. Watercolour. 25in (63.4cm) x 38½in (97.8cm). Signed. Mounted, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

203 :: David Low. (1891-1963). A caricature of Albert Einstein Pencil sketch, 10in (25.5cm) 61/8in (15.5cm). Signed and inscribed by the artist. An unframed leaf from a sketch book....
Price Achieved: £200.00.

204 :: Louis Wain. (1860-1939). Head and shoulders caricature of a cat smoking a cigar. Pen and ink with sepia washes, 10¼in (26cm) x 6¾in (70.2cm). An illustration for a book, signed twice and with an added ink instruction to “Reduce 5%. ¼ page.” Mounted on the leaf of an album, but unframed....
Price Achieved: £450.00.

205 :: John Ash (1865). A pair of decorative naive watercolours. The Flags of All Nations. Together with its companion, The Arms of All Nations. Watercolour over pen and ink, both, 22in (56cm) x 15¾in (40cm). Both signed and inscribed, “Drawn and Coloured by Thos. Ash Age 75 Years June 8th 1865 - Self Taught after he was 68...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

206 :: Edmund Morison Wimperis. (1835-1900). Woodland scene with figures on a wooden river bridge with an adjacent cottage. Watercolour. 5½in (13cm) x 8½in (21.5cm). Signed with initials and dated (18)66. Mounted, framed and glazed in contemporary gilt frame....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

207 :: Nineteenth Century Persian School. A standing horse. Pen and ink with watercolour. 6¾in (17cm) x 5¾in (15cm). Mounted, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved: £95.00.

208 :: Michael Fletcher. (b.1944). View of Bournemouth 1953. Watercolour over pen and ink. 11¾in (29.8cm) x 16½in (41.9cm). Signed. Mounted, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved: £55.00.

209 :: Edward Dore. (fl.1850-1870). 3 Alum Bay Sand Pictures. “Brading Church ... 1862;” “This was the residence of “Dairyman's Daughter” Hale Common ... 1863” This was the residence of the “Young Cottager” Brading Isle of Wight ... 1862.” Together with another slightly larger sand picture of Arreton Church, possibly by Edward's brother John? All sand pictures with watercolour skies. The first three approximately 2¾in (7cm) x 3in (9.5cm); the fourth, 3¼in (8.2cm) x...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

210 :: W. Hunt. Full length portrait of a man seated in a tavern, his left arm leaning on a small table on which is a pipe, a jug of beer and a glass. Watercolour over traces of pencil. 14½in (37cm) x 10½in (27.2cm). Signed and dated 1821. Framed and glazed....
Price Achieved: £1800.00.

211 :: W. Hunt. Three quarter length portrait of a boy in a cap and smock examining a painting on an easel with a candle. Watercolour. 11in (27.7cm) x 8in (20cm). Signed. Mounted, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved: £1200.00.

212 :: Sante Monachesi. (Italian 1910-1991). Blue jar and yellow bottle hand-coloured lithograph signed. 18in (46cm) x 27in (69cm)....
Price Achieved: £50.00.

213 :: HRH Prince Charles Windsor, The Prince of Wales (b.1948) - autographed limited edition lithograph 'Glengairn, Aberdeenshire' number 16/100 in glazed frame signed and dated in pencil 'Charles 2002'. 16½in (42cm) x 13in (33cm). Framed and glazed in perspex, contained in presentation case with gilt tooled inscription and with certificate of authenticity....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

214 :: HRH Prince Charles Windsor, The Prince of Wales (b.1948) - autographed limited edition lithograph 'Ballochbuie, Balmoral, April' number 16/100 in glazed frame signed and dated in pencil 'Charles 2002'. 15½in (39.5cm) x 13in (33cm). Framed and glazed in perspex, contained in presentation case with gilt tooled inscription and with certificate of authenticity....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

215 :: HRH Prince Charles Windsor, The Prince of Wales (b.1948) - autographed limited edition lithograph 'Ben Avon, Near Braemar, January' number 16/100 in glazed frame signed and dated in pencil 'Charles 2002'. 15½in (39.5cm) x 13in (33cm). Framed and glazed in perspex, contained in presentation case with gilt tooled inscription and with certificate of authenticity....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

216 :: Henri Matisse. (1869-1954). Reclining Nude. An original lithograph. 9½in (24.1cm) x 12 ½in (31.8cm). An original illustration for "Poesies" by Stèphane Mallarmè, published by Skira in 1932 in a limited edition of 145 copies. Mounted, framed and glazed....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

217 :: Pierre Soulages. (b.1919). No 15 of Cat. [1957]. Lithograph, 221/2in (57.1cm) x17in (43.2cm). Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist. Mounted, framed and glazed. *Number 39 from an edition of 60 signed and numbered copies. "Gimpel Fils Gallery Ltd., " label on verso."...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

218 :: An 18th century walnut longcase clock the guilloche carved and feather banded case enclosing an 11in brass dial complete with rolling date chapter, inscribed Whitehurst Derby, driven by a striking chain wind movement. 84in (213.5cm) H....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

219 :: A croquet set, made by Jaques of London retailed by Harrods, of recent manufacture, in a green stained pine case. 43½in (110.5cm) W....
Price Achieved: £300.00.

220 :: A set of three 19th century French style giltwood armchairs the upholstered back, arms and overstuffed seats with fête gallant decorated needlepoint covers, and supported on scroll foot cabriole legs. 38in (96.5cm) H....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

221 :: A 19th century Arts & Crafts occasional table of octagonal form, the shaped and stepped legs united by a shelf stretcher. 21¾in (55.5cm) dia. x 283/8in (72cm) H.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

222 :: A set of six (four plus two carvers) Arts & Crafts dining chairs by Joseph Johnson of Lochwinnock 1906 the Registered Design number 481739 stamp denoting the maker and date of design, also bearing the retail label for Allen & Appleyard of Liverpool. 46¾in (119cm) H. and smaller.   ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

223 :: A 19th century neo-classical giltwood settee the guilloche border surrounding the traditionally upholstered back and overstuffed seat in a chocolate ground silver grey and gold thread floral design on six tapered legs. 63½in (161.5cm) W x 24in (61cm) D x 42½in (108cm) H.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

224 :: An Arts & Crafts oak single leaf wind out dining table complete with winding handle. 70¾in (180cm) Ext. x 41¾in (106cm) W x 29½in (75cm) H....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.