Antiques & Fine Art, Cardiff

Fri 08 December 2017, 11:00 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

Typically our Antiques & Fine Art sales may include some or all of the following:

  • Country, period and vernacular furniture including long-case clocks
  • Antique maps and paintings or prints by artists of good repute
  • Fine and antique glassware, English, continental and oriental ceramics
  • Fine electroplate and silver
  • Jewellery, bijouterie and etui
  • Clocks, barometers, scientific and musical instruments
  • Treen, good brassware and copperware
  • Antique books, toys and dolls

VIEWING: Thursday 7th December (12 - 7pm) & morning of auction (9 - 10:45am)

To bid live please use the-saleroom.com

  • Lot 1

    Lot 1

    A FINE QUALITY VICTORIAN WALNUT GAMES TABLE & COMPENDIUM with marquetry and chequer top, swivelling and folding open to reveal a baize lined interior with four corner concave counter dishes and a pair of marquetry scorers with kite mark for 1872, the base with a centre drawer having internal compartments containing dominoes, chess pieces and various fitted boxes with counters, flanked by two side drawers to either side and with pull-out backgammon board beneath, all on tapered and reeded supports and original castors, 89cms wide, 47cms deep, 74cms high

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    Lot 1

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £650.00

  • Lot 2

    Lot 2

    AN EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY OAK BUREAU BOOKCASE having a two door glazed top with sloped front hinging to reveal an arrangement of drawers and pigeonholes over an arrangement of seven drawers, all on bracket feet, 210 cms high, 95cms wide

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    Lot 2

    Guide price
    £80 - £140

    Hammer price £85.00

  • Lot 3

    Lot 3

    A BURR WALNUT CHEVAL MIRROR of oval shaped form within a cabriole acanthus carved frame, 175cms high

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    Lot 3

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 4

    Lot 4

    AN EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY OAK BLANKET CHEST converted to shelved cupboard and having a three drawer base, 143cms wide, 105cms high

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    Lot 4

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £65.00

  • Lot 5

    Lot 5

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY JOINED OAK GATE LEG TABLE, the base with twin `gates` at either side extending to 121cms long, 104cms wide

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    Lot 5

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 6

    Lot 6

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY OAK PRESS CUPBOARD having a two door panelled top above a two drawer base with brass furnishings, 183 cms high, 140 cms wide

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    Lot 6

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 7

    Lot 7

    A LATE EIGHTEENTH / EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY OAK BLANKET CHEST of plain form with inverted panels, the lid hinging to reveal a candlebox interior and later floor base, 124cms wide

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    Lot 7

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 8

    Lot 8

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY OAK LOWBOY with single frieze drawer with brass escutcheon and handles, all on cabriole corner supports, 79cms wide

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    Lot 8

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 9

    Lot 9

    A VICTORIAN MARQUETRY WALNUT BREAKFAST TABLE tilting over an elaborate carved four scroll and pillared base, 107 x 147cms

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    Lot 9

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 10

    Lot 10

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY CARVED OAK LOWBOY having a single drawer with open work scrolling frieze and with carved and turned delicate stretchered base, 67cms wide

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    Lot 10

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 11

    Lot 11

    A TWO DOOR OAK & GLAZED BOOKCASE with carved detail to the shelves, base and borders, 115cms wide, 126cms high

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    Lot 11

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 12

    Lot 12

    A VICTORIAN BURR WALNUT & MARQUETRY CREDENZA having a two door centre cabinet flanked by reeded pillars and a pair of flanking curved glass cabinets, all with decorative ormolu mounts and additional reeded side pillars, 193cms wide

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    Lot 12

    Guide price
    £500 - £800

    Hammer price £1,000.00

  • Lot 13

    Lot 13

    A LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY OAK BLANKET CHEST having a four panel facade and four panel hinged lid with original iron hinges and lockplate, 124cms wide

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    Lot 13

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 14

    Lot 14

    AN EDWARDIAN CROSSBANDED MAHOGANY LADY`S WRITING DESK having a centre mirrorback above two drawers and flanked by a pair of galleried stationery cabinets over a tooled leather topped base with three drawers and over inlaid tapered supports, 98cms wide

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    Lot 14

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 15

    Lot 15

    A VICTORIAN BURR WALNUT & MARQUETRY WRITING DESK having a hinging tooled leather top flanked by hinging stationery compartments either side and on carved and reeded tapered supports with original ceramic castors, 109cms wide

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    Lot 15

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 16

    Lot 16

    A MAHOGANY DROP LEAF DINING TABLE with single end drawer and on substantial four spoked claw base, 116cms wide

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    Lot 16

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £35.00

  • Lot 17

    Lot 17

    A SET OF SIX VICTORIAN GOTHIC REVIVAL DINING CHAIRS with cushioned drop-in seats

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    Lot 17

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 18

    Lot 18

    MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS chippendale style, 4 + 2 carvers, red upholstered drop-in seats, ball and claw feet

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    Lot 18

    Guide price
    £60 - £80

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 19

    Lot 19

    AN UNUSUAL STUDDED LEATHER ANTIQUE ARMCHAIR on bun feet with castors

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    Lot 19

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 20

    Lot 20

    THREE VINTAGE / ANTIQUE CHAIRS including two with rush seats and one in all wood

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    Lot 20

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 21

    Lot 21

    A GOOD TURN OF THE CENTURY STANDING CABINET with two astragal glazed doors having a carved and architectural cornice, floral carved decoration and a heavily carved base with claw feet, 200cms high, 183cms wide

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    Lot 21

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £310.00

  • Lot 22

    Lot 22

    A BUNDY TIME RECORDER CLOCKING-ON MACHINE in an oak case with Bundy insignia to the facade, the clocking-on mechanism removed, the remaining timepiece having a circular dial and Roman numerals, includes interior label for `IBM` (the Company who latterly became the famous computer Company) for maintaining the time recorder, 121cms high¦(Provenance: from Claybury Asylum in London - the vendor worked there and the clocking-on machine resided in her office until the Institution closed)

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    Lot 22

    Guide price
    £100 - £120

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

    A GOOD ANTIQUE KELVIN BOTTOMLEY & BAIRD LTD SHIP`S BINNACLE in brass and teak, 147cms high¦(Provenance: Penarth Lifeboat Station and being sold for the RNLI)

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £290.00

  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

    A FRENCH MAHOGANY & MARBLE COMMODE CHEST composed of four flush drawers over small bun feet with veined grey marble top, 130cms wide

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

    AN UNUSUAL NINETEENTH CENTURY ROCKING CHAIR having tapering turned bobbin back, sides & stretchers, on four corner half-bobbin supports, the wide shaped rail with painted decoration, the seat with fixed upholstered cushion circa 1870¦Provenance: Estate of Helen Zienkiewicz Deceased (1926-2016) late wife of Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz CBE FREng, FRS (1921 - 2009) acclaimed Polish-British mathematician & civil engineer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olgierd_Zienkiewicz

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

    A MAINLY ELM WOOD NINETEENTH CENTURY SPINNING WHEEL

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £60 - £80

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 27

    Lot 27

    A MAINLY NINETEENTH CENTURY OAK UPRIGHT SPINNING WHEEL

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £50 - £70

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY CIRCULAR TOPPED MAHOGANY TRIPOD TABLE, 72cms diam

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £60 - £80

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 29

    Lot 29

    A 1950s GREAVES & THOMAS TEAK DAYBED / SETTEE with open sides & shaped arms raised over turned supports, 204cms wide¦Provenance: Estate of Helen Zienkiewicz Deceased (1926-2016) late wife of Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz CBE FREng, FRS (1921 - 2009) acclaimed Polish-British mathematician & civil engineer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olgierd_Zienkiewicz

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 30

    Lot 30

    A GOOD LATE EIGHTEENTH / EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY OAK SLOPED BIBLE BOX with original lining, two internal drawers & with believed original iron fittings, 58cms wide

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 31

    Lot 31

    A BUTTONED GREEN LEATHER LIBRARY / DESK CHAIR

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £30 - £40

    Hammer price £40.00

  • Lot 32

    Lot 32

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY RAILBACK FARMHOUSE ELBOW CHAIR together with a nineteenth century cushioned seat carved oak elbow chair

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    Lot 32

    Guide price
    £60 - £90

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    A SMALL NINETEENTH CENTURY CIRCULAR TOPPED TRIPOD TABLE, 49cms wide¦Provenance: Estate of Helen Zienkiewicz Deceased (1926-2016) late wife of Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz CBE FREng, FRS (1921 - 2009) acclaimed Polish-British mathematician & civil engineer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olgierd_Zienkiewicz

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £30 - £40

    Hammer price £35.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY OAK SWANSEA WELSH DRESSER having a three-drawer base raised over a platform & with fan decorated apron above a three-shelf rack with upper demi-lune carved apron, 147cms wide

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £500 - £800

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    A SHAPED MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE with single drawer, raised above turned & tapering four corner supports & with shaped stretcher, 121cms wide¦Provenance: Estate of Helen Zienkiewicz Deceased (1926-2016) late wife of Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz CBE FREng, FRS (1921 - 2009) acclaimed Polish-British mathematician & civil engineer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olgierd_Zienkiewicz

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £60 - £80

    Hammer price £65.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY MAHOGANY PAINTED DIAL EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK unusually the trunk slightly tapering & again unusually the dial painted at each corner with an Empire scene with a figural depiction of Europe, Asia, America & Africa & to the arched dial a scene of British `domestic happiness`, 223cms high¦Provenance: Estate of Helen Zienkiewicz Deceased (1926-2016) late wife of Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz CBE FREng, FRS (1921 - 2009) acclaimed Polish-British mathematician & civil engineer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olgierd_Zienkiewicz

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY WELSH ELM ENCASED LONGCASE CLOCK by Charles Vaughan of Pontypool, having a brass dial with Roman chapter numerals, filigree spangrels within a square hood with single caddy top, 190cms high¦Provenance: Estate of Helen Zienkiewicz Deceased (1926-2016) late wife of Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz CBE FREng, FRS (1921 - 2009) acclaimed Polish-British mathematician & civil engineer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olgierd_Zienkiewicz

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    AN EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY MAHOGANY REVOLVING BOOKCASE (structurally sound but requiring re polishing) 51cms squared

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 39

    Lot 39

    A LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY LONDON LONGCASE CLOCK mahogany encased and inscribed William Hannington of London & having an arched brass dial with Roman & Arabic numerals, strike/silent subsidiary dial to the arch, with eight-day movement striking on a bell & with inner subsidiary seconds dial all within a basket-top hood, 240cms high

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    Lot 39

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £900.00

  • Lot 40

    Lot 40

    A LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY BRASS DIAL LONGCASE CLOCK BY JOSEPH SELLER OF BATH mahogany encased and with arched brass dial bearing Roman & Arabic numerals, crescent subsidiary dial & with an engraved `Tempus Fugit` circular panel above inscribed `JOS H SELLER, BATH`, 227cms high

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    Lot 40

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 41

    Lot 41

    AN AMERICAN-STYLE SEMI-UPHOLSTERED ROCKING CHAIR of turned-wood form¦Provenance: Estate of Helen Zienkiewicz Deceased (1926-2016) late wife of Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz CBE FREng, FRS (1921 - 2009) acclaimed Polish-British mathematician & civil engineer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olgierd_Zienkiewicz

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    Lot 41

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    A GOOD VERY LARGE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY PERSIAN RUST & COBALT BLUE CARPET, 275 x 385cms

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY ROSEWOOD WHEEL BAROMETER having three silvered dials, circular convex mirror, maker`s mark for Hancock of Yeovil, 105cms high¦Provenance: Estate of Helen Zienkiewicz Deceased (1926-2016) late wife of Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz CBE FREng, FRS (1921 - 2009) acclaimed Polish-British mathematician & civil engineer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olgierd_Zienkiewicz

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY WALNUT ENCASED STICK BAROMETER by T B Winter of Grey Street, Newcastle-on-Thyme, 91cms high

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    Lot 44

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    A TWO-SEATER OAK FRAMED RUSH SEATED LADDER BACK SETTEE¦Provenance: Estate of Helen Zienkiewicz Deceased (1926-2016) late wife of Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz CBE FREng, FRS (1921 - 2009) acclaimed Polish-British mathematician & civil engineer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olgierd_Zienkiewicz

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £50 - £70

    Hammer price £55.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    A PAIR OF CHROME WIRE WORK HIGH STOOLS in the style of Harry Bertoia, being of curved & shaped form on four corner supports, 102cms high

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £200 - £250

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    PERSIAN `HERIZ` RUNNER CARPET in blue and pink ground, 256 x 89cms

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    KASHMIR CARPET ivory ground with unique medallion design, 300 x 191cms

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £200 - £250

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    KASHMIR RUG ivory ground with all over design, 170 x 117cms

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    KASHMIR RUG gold ground medallion design, 154 x 227cms

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £160 - £250

    Hammer price £120.00