28th MAY 2015 Sale Information

Following a successful April sale with the Chinese Qing dynasty Kangxi period gold­splash bronze vase selling for  £9,500 against an estimate of £4000-6000, another interesting auction approaches, scheduled for:
This sale includes a rare Jiaqing mark and period porcelain vase in Tibetan style, two rhinoceros horn walking sticks, a low mileage Honda CB250 motorcycle and a gold Cartier cigarette box in its original case.


We have a licquor licence for this sale so we are pleased to offer you an 1865 bottle of Fine Champagne Cognac, a Jeroboam bottle of Remy Martin Fine Cognac and a 1908 bottle of Croft amongst other bottles of spirits and wines including Glenmorangie single malt and signed bottle number 1 of 2500 of Dunhillion 23 year rare blended whisky.


PICTURES start the sale with 100 lots allocated to them and the mirrors.  Artisits include George Weatherill with 4 watercolours, circle of Hans Rottenhammer, a wonderful oil of gambolling putti, Robert Tavener, W.E. Hadley, L. McNamara (of Australia), June Radford, L. Van Staaten, Georges Robin, Graham Munro, Graeme W. Baxter, K. Mayer, A.D. Hunter, Peter Scott, Winifred Walker, E. Vitali, H.Z. Herrmann, Thomas Miles Richardson, after John Bettes the younger, etc.

SILVER AND PLATE is a very large section and certainly worth a viewing including a 112 oz silver galleried tray.

JEWELLERY is being catalogued next week and looks interesting with a Cartier gold cigarette case in original box, a Cartier gold scent bottle, a platinum diamond cocktail watch, gem-set jewels and gold, silver pocket watches and costume jewellery.

COLLECTABLES AND ART OBJECTS includes a carved ivory fan and small ivory and silver boxes, a large amount of coins and stamps, the coins including old silver dollars and crowns, a decorative Turkish long gun, two period tortoiseshell tea caddies both as octagons one with a starburst front and a small tortoiseshell box with picture lid, a carved ivory parasol, two rhinoceros horn walking sticks, an ebonised stick with a niello silver handle, a Victorian mahogany games compendium including chess, draughts, solitaire and a racing game, a 19th century correspondence box, an Amorette 18 note table-top organette with 11 steel discs, a Victorian cylinder musical box playing 8 tunes in a rosewood marquetry cabinet, a 19th century double-barrelled pistol by Spencer London, a 19th century Colt stamped Colt New York City the chamber stamped 80201 and engraved with a shoot-out scene, in original holster, a Cooke’s Reversible Level in original box, a boxed theodolite, a sextant by Lewis Woolf 35 South Castle Street Liverpool in original box, a pair of Victorian ormolu and porcelain four-branch candlesticks, a pair of Sevres porcelain and gilt metal urns, The Victor comic 1963, Scoop, Wizard, Jackie, Beano etc. Modern books, a signed and mounted No.23 Real Madrid Beckham shirt, a large intricately carved ivory scene of figures trees and pagodas and a temple, a pair of carved ivory temple lions, medals, Korean War memorabilia for Private first class Dennis Jay Gregson US Army including photographs, dog tags, badges, buttons etc., Edwardian watercolour sketch book, albums of first day covers, cigarette cards, an inlaid walnut box containing kid gloves, albums of and loose post cards, “Rambles with Nature and the Architect,” a series of glass slides.

TOYS includes an entry of about 41 Hornby engines and related kit. We have an extensive collection of model buses, a tinplate railway and an old military radio.

FURS AND COSTUME including military uniforms, and a morning suit.

CARPETS including a modern Aubusson carpet.

CLOCKS including a large 19th century Continental wall clock the copper chapter ring within an embossed brass floral frame etched with figures, a fusee circular wall clock, Victorian drop dial wall clock, walnut oak and marble mantel clocks, 5 brass framed carriage clocks, an oak longcase.

SHELF ITEMS are as numerous as ever and include a large fine grey marble sculpture of a seated Arab girl looking pensive with white marble head arms and feet, a group of modern bronzes and resin figures, a Czechoslavakian porcelain figure of a naked lady running with a dog, another of a leaping dolphin, another of a cat and other figural pieces, two wonderful Vienna plates painted with young females and richly gilded borders, a bronze of a child at her study on an onyx base, an 18th Century mallet-shaped wine bottle, an aneroid barometer by B. Hicks London, 9 Beswick Country Folk figures, Doulton figures including “Penelope”, a Coalport figure of “Doris”, a Meissen group of a tea party and a flower boy, a metal figure of the spirit of ectasy stamped AEL, a stylised Champleve peacock, a large signed Moorcroft charger, a Moorcroft bowl and cover with original label, a Clarice Cliff Bizarre shaker, Beswick horse and donkey, a Hermes scent bottle in original box and a Hermes bottle of 24 Faubourg scent in original box, a miniature Russian icon on copper, a pair of Victorian gilt metal portraits of Dionysus each supporting two candles sconces, a pair of Meissen plates painted with birds, an important glazed stoneware Ming Dynasty warrior, a collection of old car badges including BRDC, BARC, Royal Automobile Club Association, JCC etc. 19 Royal Doulton minature Toby jugs, 14 Goebel “Co-boys,” and other Goebel figures, an orange box of miniature single malt whiskies, a large porcelain figure of cart horses with farrier and farmer, Wade Walt Disney figures, Wade pig money boxes, Copenhagen figures and two vases, a large Spanish charger painted with deer and birds, 7 old Mintons tiles with classical decoration, a modern Steiff teddy bear, a pipe rack and humidor and four old pipes, a collection of 9 Hohner harmonicas each cased and another, Lladro and Nao figures, a brass horn by Henry Potter and Co 1914, old camera and binoculars, old luggage, old cameras including plate cameras, Royal Albert, Denby, cut, moulded and coloured glass including decanters, drinking glasses and a Rosenthal fruit bowl, a large sampler dated 1813, old brass and copper, Masons clock, candlesticks and plate, a modern tall cat sculpture, Goss crested ware, art glass, vases incl. Wedgwood lustre vase, dragon decorated, a good tall Chinese baluster vase painted with horses and figures and other large Oriental vases, Royal Worcester floral vase, Doulton character jugs, a Lalique glass vase moulded with birds, an Art Nouveau Tudric (Liberty) pewter five-piece tea service, Minton “Chartwell” tea wares, French floral tea wares, Royal Adderley “Adelphi” tea wares, Copeland Spode Byron tea and dinner wares,  Royal Worcester and Royal Doulton tea and dinner wares, ornate Aynsley tea wares, Royal Doulton “Rosalee” tea wares, 7 honey pots by Maruan called Marumoto ware, Shelley tea wares, Noritaki teawares, and an extensive collection of Japanese lacquered table wares.

FURNITURE includes an entry of 19th and 20th century French furniture including a display cabinet with gilt metal ornament and marble-topped occasional tables, a good reproduction early 18th century walnut bureau cabinet, 5 Burmese carved hardwood stands with marble tops, two 19th centiury mahogany dining tables one with two original and large leaves, modern leather and fabric suites, an early 20th century  ‘Hollywood’  bedroom suite with marquetry starburst decoration to the doors, banded in figured walnut, a set of 6 19th century dining chairs, two charming Sutherland tables, a Victorian shaped settee, a fabulous carved oak Davenport, a charming 19th century French Art Nouveau mirrored dressing table,  a crossbanded satinwood revolving book table, a 1960s dining suite by Greaves and Thomas, Victorian mirrored-back sideboards, a roll top desk, Ladderax furniture, a substantial marble-topped dining table on wrought metal base with steel chairs, shipping and modern furniture, etc.



and a Holdsworth tricycle, white goods including a Whirlpool tall freezer, washing machines AND A MODERN B&O 102CM TELEVISION AND SOUNDBAR ON A MOTORIZED STAND.


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