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7th February Auction

Our next auction will be held on the 7th February 2019 at 12 noon which will include a selection of Paintings, Collectables, Silver, Jewellery Furniture.


Auction Highlights

6th December Auction Highlights

Lot 100: ROWLAND WARD LTD, A MAGNIFICENT LATE 19TH CENTURY TRIPLE PANEL TAXIDERMY FIRE SCREEN DIORAMA OF EXOTIC BIRDS
Three ornate mahogany panels containing a collection of sixty-four birds from around the world, displayed in a naturalistic setting, retaining excellent colour, each glass panel etched in gold ink with the jungle trademark 'Rowland Ward Ltd, 167 Piccadilly, London'.  
(h 194cm x w 194cm/fully open d 18cm)

Provenance: Estate of Christopher Fry, 1907 - 2005, the English Poet and Playwright 


SOLD £4,900 Hammer
Lot 352: A FINE 18TH/19TH CENTURY CHINESE CARVED WOODEN STATUE OF A BUDDHA
Seated in lotus position.
(30cm)

Provenance: Estate of Christopher Fry, 1907 - 2005, the English Poet and Playwright 

SOLD £6,000 Hammer
Lot 620: BERYL COOK, O.B.E., 1926 - 2008, OIL ON BOARD
Titled 'The Tote', 1987, bearing a Portal Gallery label, exhibited London, 1988 and contained in an ebonised frame with gilt slips.
(board 61cm x 34cm/frame 43.5cm x 71cm) 

N.B. this lot will attract Droit de Suite, artist resale rights


SOLD £16,000 Hammer
Lot 324:  ROBERT WOGDON, LONDON, 1737 - 1813, A FINE PAIR OF 18TH CENTURY CASED FLINTLOCK DUELLING PISTOLS, CIRCA 1790
Having 26cm steel hexagonal sighted barrels, signed top flats and lock plates, the engraved trigger guards with acorn finials and walnut stocks with ram rods, the fitted mahogany and green baize case includes flask, balls and tools.
(overall 37.5cm/case 46cm x 20cm x 8cm) 


SOLD £6,000 Hammer
Lot 305:  LALIQUE, 'BACCHANTES', AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY OPALESCENT GLASS VASE
Moulded in high relief with a frieze of revelling maidens, marked to base 'R Lalique, France', Circa 1930.
(approx 25cm)


SOLD £13,000 Hammer
Lot 31: A 21ST CENTURY TAXIDERMY FULL MOUNT ADULT BURCHELL'S ZEBRA
Mounted upon a naturalistic base, raised on four castors.


SOLD £4,000 Hammer
Lot 700: HENRY ALKEN 1785 - 1851, A PAIR OF OILS ON BOARD
Royal Mail coaches in the snow, signed lower left, in a carved gilt frame and bearing Harrods label verso, together with a facsimile copy of a purchase receipt from Christie's Manson & Woods, 8 King St, St. James, London', dated 1953.
(approx 39cm x 28cm) (approx 54cm x 42cm) 


SOLD £8,000 Hammer 
Lot 202A: IN THE MANNER OF KARL GREISBAUM, AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY GERMAN SILVER RECTANGULAR AUTOMATA SINGING BIRD BOX, CIRCA 1925
With scrolled decoration, the central oval cartouche containing a pierced gold plated grill, moving bird with applied feathers and reverse having a hinged compartment containing key.
(approx 11cm x 7cm x 4cm) 


SOLD £3,000 Hammer
Lot 204A: IN THE MANNER OF FABERGE, A 20TH CENTURY SAMORODOK 9CT GOLD AND NEPHRITE JADE RECTANGULAR CASKET
With scalloped edge and textured body, hallmarked bearing maker's marks Ramsden & Roed, London, Circa 1969.
(approx 10cm x 8cm x 7cm) 


SOLD £2,400 Hammer
Lot 241: A MILLENNIUM HALLMARKED SILVER CANTEEN OF CUTLERY
Comprising 151 pieces, rattail pattern, hallmarked Sheffield, 2000, by Arthur Price, held in original wooden box with lift out fitted tray.


SOLD £2,000 Hammer
Lot 320: A 19TH CENTURY IVORY AND HORN CHESS SET
Contained in a floral decorated ivory box, signed 'Miraela'. 
(largest piece 11.2cm/box 36cm x 18cm x 9cm)
 

SOLD £1,400 Hammer