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16th May 2019 Fine Art and Antiques

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

450 :: Dame Laura Knight RA, RWS, RE, RWA, PSWA, DBE (1877-1970), The Bathing Pool, gouache on paper, signed and dated lower right 'Laura Knight '12', 45.5x66cm. Provenance: the painting was purchased by the vendor...
Price Achieved:
£36000.00.

94 :: A fine Gentleman's 18ct Gold Pasha de Cartier BRACELET Watch CIRCA late 1990s, REF 2392, ENGINE TURNED SILVER DIAL, APPLIED ARABIC NUMERALS, SWORD HANDS, DATE APERTURE. Cartier box. *Weight gross 156g. Movement: 27J, automatic, cal 191. Case: Diameter approx 39mm, rotating bezel, sapphir...
Price Achieved:
£4500.00.

551 :: A George I carved walnut side chair with upholstered back and stuffover seat on cabriole legs, foliate carved knees and paw feet Provenance: from the estate of Elizabeth Pepys-Cockerell, whose husband John was a descendant of the diarist Samuel Pepys. His ancestors had a long associati...
Price Achieved:
£4100.00.

477 :: Attributed to William Verelest. Portrait of John Cockerell, three-quarter-length, in blue coat with gun dog and dead game, a landscape beyond, an old paper backing with inscriptions en verso, oil on canvas, 125x99cm Provenance: from the estate of Elizabeth Pepys-Cockerell, whose husband John was a ...
Price Achieved:
£4000.00.

249 :: A pair of George III silver candlesticks, by John Scofield, London 1796, the separate bob...
Price Achieved:
£3400.00.

248 :: A pair of George III silver candlesticks, by John Scofield, London 1796, the separate bobeches with gadrooned edge, on cylindrical stems, each decorated with bands of acanthus leaves, on circular foot, the foot and bobeche crested, 32.5cmH Provenance: from the estate of Elizabeth Pepys-Cocke...
Price Achieved:
£3250.00.

446 :: Doug Hyde (b.1972), On Top of the World, pastel, signed lower left, inscribed by the artist to verso 'I wish all who see this much happiness, smiles and may it let you drift away to feel on top of the world, best wishes, Doug Hyde', 49.5x36.5cm Provenance: purchased by the vendor fro...
Price Achieved:
£3200.00.

18 :: A 18ct gold Boodles diamond bracelet, approx 3ct of diamonds ...
Price Achieved:
£3000.00.

445 :: Mary Fedden OBE RA (British, 1915-2012), Resting cat, watercolour and collage on hand-made paper, signed lower right 'Fedden 1985', 20x23cm ...
Price Achieved:
£3000.00.

466 :: Follower of Van Dyck, 18th century, The Mocking of Christ, oil on canvas. Probably painted from a print, being the mirror image of Van Dyck's Mocking of Christ in the Princeton University Art Museum. Christie's stock numbers in chalk to stretcher. Provenance: purchased at Christie's and th...
Price Achieved:
£2600.00.

 

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376 :: A Victorian scrapbook with coloured linen pages, comprising a selection of cutouts, animal, sporting, and humourous themes among others, between original hard boards, 43x48cm ...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

377 :: Pratt Anne, Wild Flowers (96 Coloured plates), London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1850, 33x27 cm, 96pp, each with 2 coloured lithographic images, with accompanying text, three quarter bound leather with cloth sides ...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

378 :: Penfold, Jane Wallas (fl. 1820-1850, artist) and William Lewes Pugh Garnons (1791-1863), Madeira Flowers, Fruits, and Ferns. London: Reeve, Brothers, 1845. 4...
Price Achieved: £650.00.

379 :: The Rhine, Italy, and Greece, Vol. 1: In a Series of Drawings From Nature by Colonel Cockburn, Major Irton; Messrs. Bartlett, Leitch, and Wolfensberger, 90pp, 1841, London, Fisher, Son & Co. ...
Price Achieved: £45.00.

380 :: Fisher's Drawing Room Scrapbook, Fisher, Son & Co, London 1833, together with J.B. Pyne, The Lake Scenery of England, Day & Son, London 1859 ...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

381 :: Ernest Nister, Pantomime Pictures, A Novel Surprise Book of Living Pictures, London: Nister, 1896,, No. 635, 5 col, pop-up double page plts ...
Price Achieved: £130.00.

382 :: The Comic Adventures of Old Dame Trot, and her Cat: correctly printed from the Original in the Hubbardonian Library, London: John Harris, Corner of St. Paul s Church-Yard, 1824, 32pp, 16 leaves printed on one side only ...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

383 :: A quantity vintage children's books including Fred E. Weatherly, 'Tens and Elevens', 'Holly Boughs', 'Little Pickle', 'Goosey Gander', 'Little Pussy-cat' (cover missing), London: Hildesheimer & Faulkner; Humphrey Milford, 'The Sunflower Book', London: OUP, 1927; J. H. Ewing, 'Grandmother's Spring', 3...
Price Achieved: £30.00.

384 :: Several books, including Ian Cox (ed), The Scallop: Studies of a shell and its influences on humankind, The Shell Transport and Trading Company Ltd, London 1957; Poems and Letters by Thomas Gray, 416pp, Chiswick Press 1879, full binding with gilt tooling ...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

385 :: Harwood's Views of the Lakes, London: J. & E. Harwood, London, 13.5x22cm ...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

386 :: Young, Robert (Mansel-Pleydell ed.), 'Poems in the Dorset Dialect', The Dorset County Chronicle Printing Works, Dorchester 1910, 110pp, blue cloth binding, fair ...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

387 :: Macaulay, Lays of Ancient Rome, London: Longmans, Green, and Co 1872, 167pp 12mo with illustrated title, three quarter bound in red morocco, VG ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

388 :: Upton, Bertha, 'The Golliwogg's Polar Adventures', 'The Golliwogg in Holland', and 'The Golliwogg's Auto-Go-Cart', New York & Bombay: Longmans, Green & Co., 1900-1904 ...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

389 :: Scott, Robert Falcon; Shackleton, Ernest H. and others, editors, ...
Price Achieved: £1100.00.

390 :: Shackleton (Ernest, Sir) South, The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917, Heinemann, 1919, first edition, colour frontis, monochrome plates as called for, and folding map ...
Price Achieved: £1700.00.

391 :: Rasmussen (Knud). Greenland by the Polar Sea, the Story of the Thule Expedition from Melville Bay to Cape Morris Jesup, trans. Asta and Rowland Kenney, 1st English ed., 1921, half title, eight colour plates (inc. frontis.), b&w illustrations, folding colour map at rear, original cloth blocked in...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

392 :: Orr (Monro S.). Twelve Drawings of Familiar Characters in Fiction and Romance, Dent, 1903, twelve tipped-in col. plts. with captioned tissue guards, orig. cloth-backed printed boards, sl. rubbed and marked, folio. Characters illustrated: John Silver, Mrs Gamp, Jos. Sedley, Dominie Sampson, Mrs...
Price Achieved: £130.00.

393 :: Simon (ed.), 'The Necronomicon'. Schlangekraft, 1977; number 69 of 666 copies, inscribed 'for John Michell', VG ...
Price Achieved: £300.00.

394 :: Chesterton, George Laval, London: Longman 1853, full morocco with gilt 12mo; together with Guizot, ...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

394A :: Trollope, Anthony, 'An Autobiography' 2 vol., first edition, London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1883, three quarter calf with marbled boards ...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

395 :: Hedin, Sven, Macmillan 1912, full morocco and gilt 8vo; Grahame-White and Harper, ...
Price Achieved: £95.00.

396 :: Chesterton, George Laval, London: Longman 1853, full morocco with gilt 12mo; Ranke, 'Civil Wars and Monarchy in France' 2vol., London: Richard Bentley 1852, full morocco and gilt 12mo ...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

397 :: Hugo, Victor, 'Les Chants du Crepuscule' and 'Les Orientales', half red calf, and 'Les Rayons et les Ombres, three quarter cloth with gilt crest to upper board; Mariejol, 'Lectures Historiques', Paris: Hachette 1892, half red calf; Copp...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

398 :: Kipling, Rudyard, 'The Jungle Book' and 'Traffics and Discoveries', London: Macmillan 1910 and 1904, three quarter red morocco; Scott, Walter, 'Rob Roy', London: JM Dent & Sons 1931, three quarter blue morocco; 'The Ingoldsby Legends', London: Richard Bentley 1882, three quarter dark green morocco; ...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

399 :: A number of leatherbound volumes of poetical works, to include 'Selections from the poems of William Wordsworth', London: Edward Moxon 1834, full brown morocco; Walter Scott, London: Henry Frowde 1904, full dark green morocco; 'The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson', London: Macmillan 1911, full da...
Price Achieved: £60.00.