Our next auction will be held on the 6th December at 12 noon which will include a selection of Natural History, Taxidermy, Rock & Roll Memorabelia, Rare Guitars, Paintings, collectables and Furniture.
1st November Auction Report & Highlights
Take a look at a selection of results our auction made today. Keep a look out via our website and social media for videos, sneak peeks and information on our December Auction including Natural History.
Lot 380 : JOHN MARSHALL, AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY SCOTTISH VIOLIN Having a flamed maple one piece back and a Rosewood tailpiece, bearing interior label 'John Marshall, Violin Maker, 1910, 76 Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen', sold together with a 20th Century violin bow by J.E. Vickers, ivory frog with mother or pearl inlay and a yellow metal screw and a Johannes S. Finkel bow. (John Marshall l 59cm) (J.E. Vickers l 74cm) (Johannes S. Finkel l 74cm)
SOLD £2,200 Hammer
Lot 641 : FOLLOWER OF JOSHUA REYNOLDS, 1723 - 1792, A LARGE 18TH CENTURY OIL ON CANVAS Full length portrait of a young lady, standing in a red dress and holding a bowl of fruit, with a lamb beside her in a wooded landscape, in a decorative floral frame.
SOLD £1,400 Hammer
Lot 59 : A RARE AND UNUSUAL EDWARDIAN SILVER KANGAROO SCENT BOTTLE In standing position with hinged head and fine engraving to body, hallmarked Gresham Barber & Co., London, 1909.
SOLD £700 Hammer
Lot 154 : 'THE YELLOW BOOK', 'THE BODLEY HEAD', THIRTEEN VOLS, 1894 - 1897.
SOLD £850 Hammer
Lot 50 : A COLLECTION OF 19TH CENTURY CHINESE HEDIAO CARVED NUT JEWELLERY Comprising two bracelets carved with ancient figures, two brooches with yellow metal mounts and eight small carvings, together with a tortoiseshell lid carved with a figural scene and a Chinese cloisonné enamel pendant drop.
SOLD £1,300 Hammer
Lot 304 : LOUIS JANET LIBRAIRE, PARIS, 1831, RARE MOVEABLE, 'LE LIEURE JOU JOU' , TRUE FIRST 157pp, title page and twelve engraved plates, all hand coloured, regarded as the first book of it's kind, detailed Glendale discription C.1970
SOLD £1,800 Hammer
Lot 571 : GERALD LESLIE BROCKHURST, R.A., 1890 - 1978, PENCIL DRAWING Woman in hat, signed bottom right, framed and glazed. (sheet 32cm x 45.5cm/frame 46cm x 55.5cm)
SOLD £600 Hammer
Lot 345 : MACMILLAN, 'THE NURSERY ALICE', FIRST EDITION, 1890, INSCRIBED COPY Inscribed 'Mrs Allen from the Author, March 2th 1890', along with a copy of 'Through The Looking Glass', original boards, 1872.
SOLD £2,000 Hammer
Lot 578 : WALTER RICHARD SICKERT, 1860 - 1942, OIL ON CANVAS Portrait of a lady wearing lilac period clothing, signed lower right, bearing label verso 'Grey Feathers No 1 Walter Sickert', framed. (approx 55cm x 68cm)
SOLD £7,600 Hammer
Lot 855 : A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE DUTCH MARQUETRY BOOKCASE The whole inlaid with floral marquetry, the upper section with a carved crest and two glazed doors opening to reveal two shelves, the base section with three long drawers with convex and concave front, fitted with gilt metal handles in the form of stags and rams heads, raised on shaped feet.
SOLD £600 Hammer
Lot 877 : A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE 19TH CENTURY WILLIAM & MARY DESIGN CARVED GILTWOOD AND GESSO UPHOLSTERED SETTEE Raised on eight scrolling legs, joined by a shaped stretcher.