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Silver & Jewellery Followed By Antiques, Fine Art & Collectables.
Silver & Jewellery Followed By Antiques, Fine Art & Collectables.
Lot 144Attributed to Paul Sandby, RA (1730-1809)
view of a country house with landscape, watercolour on paper, unsigned, within a glazed gilt moulded frame, 25 cm x 35 cm
Provenance: the back with Agnews Gallery watercolour exhibition card, pencil annotation reading 'from Paul Sandby Collection 9(...) purchased 1975, H.J Spiller, £250'.
Lot 145Charles Edward Stewart (act. 1890-1930) British
depicting a member of the artist's family riding a horse in a field, signed lower right, oil on canvas, within a moulded gilt gesso frame, 54 cm high x 67 cm wide
Provenance: from the estate of the artist's family
Condition report: the canvas is stained to the back, no signs or repair, no losses, no cracking to the paint, overall good.
Lot 147A later map of 'A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England : with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connecticut (...), by Charles Blaskowitz, 1777', engraved & printed for William Faden, within a glazed gilt frame, 76 cm x 52 cm
Condition report: foxing to the map, no apparent tears.
Lot 148'The Road from Glocester to Montgomery' and 'The Road from Bristol to Worcester' by John Ogilby (British 1600-1676), both later hand coloured, within glazed birds eye maple frames, 33 cm high x 46 cm wide
Condition report: both maps have stains due to age, the 'Bristol to W.' map has a small tear on the right side of the map.
Lot 14919th century, British School
depicting a recumbent pug on a red fabric chaise longue, oil on canvas, indistinctly signed lower right and dated 188?, within a birds eye burl wood frame, 35.5 cm x 42 cm
Condition report: possibly re-lined, there are marks that indicate in was in a smaller frame before, some craquelure, a few signs of repaint to the face, left side of the red sofa and to the left front paw, frame is fine.
Lot 151Hein Heckroth (1901-1970) German
'Mary and Harvey in Casa de las "Tiones?" ', mixed media on paper, signed and dated '41' bottom right, titled in pencil below the work, 36 cm x 41 cm
Condition report: paper is folded in a few different places so it can't lay flat, the borders (framing) have rips, the work itself does not have rips or holes but deep creases from the folding cracking the paint.
Lot 152Hein Heckroth (1901-1970) German
'Hundred and sixteen Calle de la Tuna', mixed media on paper, signed and dated '41' bottom right, titled in pencil below the work, 36 cm x 41 cm
Condition report: paper is bent and won't lay flat, the borders (framing) have rips, the work itself does not have rips or holes but deep creases with cracks to paint.
Lot 156Robert Duckworth Greenham R.A (1906-1975) British
large wild life scene depicting a lioness and her cub in a naturalistic setting, oil on paper, unsigned, within a glazed frame, 58 cm x 69 cm
Provenance: comes with a hand written note by the owner stating it was a one off picture painted specifically for them, hence why there is no signature. The note also states that the back of the picture is hand written by the artist..
Lot 159A George V Grant of Arms to Sir Bignell George Elliott of Northfield Highgate in the metropolitain borough of hornsey and of hope point house in the parish of ringwold and county of Kent, with painted coat of arms, and two wax seals in gilt brass skippets, in tooled red leather case, with hand written congratulatory letter, dated February 12th 1918.
Lot 160A cased set of the KBE insignas, Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, military division 1st type, comprising neck badge, silver-gilt and enamels, and breast star, 75mm, in original Garrard & Co. case, together with paperwork bestowing the knighthood to Sir Bignell George Elliott with signature by King George V, dated January 1918, and a hand painted congratulatory piece made by Devonian Lodge No. 2834 Masonic community, and a photographic portrait of Sir Bignell George Elliott himself.
Lot 161A collection of Masonic medals presented to W. Bro. Bignell George Elliott, comprising an 18ct gold Saint Botolph's Lodge 2020 medal (1894), 49 g, a 9 ct gold 1908 Devonian Lodge 1834 medal, 38 g, a silver gilt medal, a silk sash with hanging gilt medal, the border hallmarked for 15 ct gold, and two further silver medals, in leather case with boxed silk Masonic apron.
Lot 162A collection of early 20th century Edwardian and George V period photography albums belonging to the family of Sir Bignell George Elliott, comprising family albums, one with wood storage and stock (the family were wood importers in the 19th century), together with early/mid 19th century letters (some linked to military service), an account book from the 9th Regiment of Infantry service of Sir John Elliott, and others, a leather cased and bound hand illustrated and written book to thank 'Hubert Elliott for his services as Honorary treasurer of the (Timber Trade) Federation from 1938 and 1949'.
Lot 163The Hon. John Collier, OBE (1850-1934) British
portrait of Sir Bignell George Elliott, knight of the British Empire, signed and dated '18' lower left, 141 cm high x 110 cm wide, within a gilt frame, together with hand written and illustrated leather bound book listing the subscribers to the painted portrait for Sir B.G Elliott.
Lot 166Grose, Francis: The antiquities of England and Wales, in 8 Volumes. S. Hooper., no date, New edition, (1787) the plates are dated 1781-1787. Illustrated with 8 engraved titles vignettes, numerous plates , and half page county maps. Cont. full leather with gilt tooling, together with two volumes of The antiquities of Scotland, London: S. Hooper, 1789-91, first edition, dated 1797.
Lot 168A 19th century copy of a letter from Lord Wellington to Mayor General Cameron, informing him about his son being gravely wounded, together with a copy of a letter from the Surgeon of the Forces to General Cameron to reassure him his son will get better, but has limited use of his limbs, another letter of Lord Wellington informing Mayor General Cameron that the wounds were worse than believed and announcing his passing, and another letter by the surgeon explaining the death.
Together with copies of letters to Captain Rotheram by George Currie mentioning the death of his son Edward Currie..
Lot 169Andreas Gyula Bubarnik (b 1936) Hungarian
pair of still life paintings, 'Peaches and Bavarian glass'; 'Peaches and pewter'. signed lower right, oil on canvas, within gilt frames, 39 cm x 29 cm
Condition report: overall good, no damage to the canvas on either, both have minor cracking to the paint, some wear to frames but no losses.
Lot 170James Noble (1919-1989) British
'Aureana and Innocence', still life painting of roses in a vase, signed lower right, oil on canvas, within a fabric lined and gilt border frame, 40 cm x 30 cm
Condition report: overall good, no damage to the canvas or paint, some wear to frame and stain to fabric.
Lot 174Charles Roka (1912-1999) British
'The Kitten', depicting two young boys cradling a kitten in a garden, signed lower right, oil on canvas, within a fabric lined, painted and silvered frame, 80 cm x 63 cm
Condition report: overall good, no damage to the canvas or paint, some wear and surface scratches to the frame.
Lot 183An Italian majolica bulbous shaped urn decorated with a central figural reserve to the front and back on a floral ground, together with an albarello jar in similar tones, urn 20 cm high x 21 cm diameter, the jar 19 cm high
Condition report: both in distressed condition with breaks, cracks and losses.
Lot 184A group of four Dresden style porcelain doll busts, with polychrome floral and ribbon bonnets, on gilt embellished bases, together with other German porcelain figures to include a boy and girl carrying flowers and fruit, with underglazed blue Meissen style crossed sword marks, and a Chelsea porcelain winged cherub straddling a sheep, tallest piece 12.5 cm high
dolls: losses to the flowers and encrusted details on bonnets, no other breaks, wear to undersides
'Meissen' figures: boy has restoration to both hands and arms, and base; the girl has restoration to her right arm
cherub group: chips to base, tip of wings chipped, front hair chipped, loss of gilding, no major cracks or breaks
lidded pot: finial reglued, loss of gilding, few chips to rims.
Lot 185Oliver Cromwell. The Government of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the Dominions thereto belonging, as it was publicly declared at Westminster the 16 day of December 1653. (...), published by His Highness the Lord Protector's special Commandment, printed by William du-Gard and Henry Hills.
Lot 186A collection of early English ceramics, to include late 18th century Worcester cups and a teabowl, the cups with hand painted flowers, a twin handled Caughley porcelain works blue and white cup, and others
Condition report: 2 teapots: both lids have chips to the edges, smaller lid with restoration to edge, the bodies on both have cracks and chips to the top rim and spout.
Cups: hairline crack to the twin handled cup rim; the two hand painted floral cups have minor chips to rim at top and base; Chelsea (red anchor) bowl with star crack to base; blue and white tea bowl with chips to rim and hairline cracks; chips to rim of saucer.
Lot 187Joseph Milner Kite (1862-1946) British
depicting a maritime port and shore with mountains in the background, signed lower left, oil on canvas, within a white painted frame, 52.5 cm x 64 cm
Condition report: overall good, no signs of relining, no damage to canvas, no paint cracks, a few nicks to the frame due to wear.