Selections & Collections, Cardiff

Fri 07 September 2018, 10:30 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

Viewing: Thursday 6th September 12pm - 7pm  & Morning of Auction 9am - 10.15am
The Selections & Collections auctions are held quarterly in Cardiff and comprise selected individial items or large collections of items consigned by vendors in Wales and beyond. Entries for this auction can be discussed and entered from our auctioneers based either in the North Wales or South Wales offices. Please call your nearest office to discuss entries for the next Selections & Collections auction in December.
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  • Lot 237

    Lot 237

    A GOOD ART DECO FIGURAL TABLE LAMP composed of two nimble females standing with globular marbled shade aloft in patinated spelter on an oval base, 49cms high

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    Lot 237

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 238

    Lot 238

    A WWI ENLIST PROPAGANDA POSTER |FALL IN|, depicting head & shoulders of a soldier playing bugle reading |Answer Now In Your Country`s Hour Of Need|, printed by Hill, Siffken & Co. 154 x 104 cm (including frame)

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    Lot 238

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 239

    Lot 239

    VICTORIAN EMBROIDERED PANEL depicting Crimean three mast war ship within wreath, having crown & flag border above crossed anchors, framed & glazed, 47.5 x 55cms¦Condition: appears good overall for age, a little faded but generally okay, the reverse lots of brown tape & later backing with some rips etc A/F.

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    Lot 239

    Guide price
    £600 - £800

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 240

    Lot 240

    NINETEENTH CENTURY DERBYSHIRE BLACK MARBLE ARCH TOPPED DESK THERMOMETER having inlaid floral sprays & malachite leaves, the scale marked `Tomlinson Bakewell`, 18cms high¦Condition: as expected the item has chips, particularly one significant to back left bottom corner, other chips & nibbles throughout piece on edges, one or two areas of inlay lost & possibly replaced.

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    Lot 240

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 241

    Lot 241

    NINETEENTH CENTURY BLACK MARBLE ARCH TOPPED DESK THERMOMETER inlaid with specimen patch work or scrap work borders, possibly Derbyshire, 16.5cms high¦Condition: as expected there are chips to item around rims, particularly base rim & nibbles elsewhere, structurally sound.

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    Lot 241

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 242

    Lot 242

    NINETEENTH CENTURY DERBYSHIRE BLACK MARBLE ARCH TOPPED DESK THERMOMETER inlaid with floral spray & two patchwork or scrapwork column borders, raised on rectangular stepped base, 20cms high¦Condition: base has a crack through, some chips to edges / rims, bottom section of base slightly loose, wear to thermometer scale.

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    Lot 242

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 243

    Lot 243

    NINETEENTH CENTURY BLACK MARBLE ARCH TOPPED DESK THERMOMETER inlaid with floral sprays, raised on rectangular stepped base, possibly Derbyshire, 15cms high¦Condition: some areas of inlay lost to stems, some minor chips to rims & edges.¦++Condition: some areas of inlay lost to stems, some minor chips to rims & edges.¦

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    Lot 243

    Guide price
    £40 - £70

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 244

    Lot 244

    NINETEENTH CENTURY DERBYSHIRE BLACK MARBLE OBELISK having inlaid patchwork or scrapwork column above inlaid butterfly, raised on square stepped base, 22.5cms high¦Condition: minor nibbles & chips to rims & edges, minor loss to inlay on butterfly, minor nibble to point of obelisk, column slightly loose on base.

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    Lot 244

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 245

    Lot 245

    NINETEENTH CENTURY DERBYSHIRE BLACK MARBLE RECTANGULAR PAPERWEIGHT having patchwork or scrapwork inlaid lozenge, surrounded by flowers & fruit, 8.7 x 13.8cms¦Condition: significant chips to back rim with further nibbles, some minor parts of inlay missing.

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    Lot 245

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 246

    Lot 246

    NINETEENTH CENTURY BLACK MARBLE RECTANGULAR PAPERWEIGHT inlaid with geometric patchwork or scrapwork design, possibly Derbyshire, 8 x 12.5cms¦Condition: chips to rims, minor nibbles, surface wear scratching as expected.

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    Lot 246

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 247

    Lot 247

    NINETEENTH CENTURY BLACK MARBLE RECTANGULAR PAPERWEIGHT having inlaid floral design, 9.5 x 14.5cms together with similar probably Italian inlaid rectangular paperweight having floral design, 8.5 x 12.5cms (2)¦Condition: both have nibbles & chippings to rims as expected, surface wear & scratching also.

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    Lot 247

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 248

    Lot 248

    NINETEENTH CENTURY BLACK MARBLE RECTANGULAR PIETRA DURA PAPERWEIGHT inlaid with patchwork or scrapwork cross within malachite border having chamfered corners, 7 x 11cms, probably Italian¦Condition: nibbles to rims, chip to rim, surface wear scratches, chip to base rim also.

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    Lot 248

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 249

    Lot 249

    LATE NINETEENTH / EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY PIERCED SILVER PLATED EASEL BACK PHOTOGRAPH FRAME the oval cover having Pietra Dura floral panel, the hinged front revealing two black & white photographs of young children, the easel stand marked `Bedford 61 Regent Street`, 17cms high¦Condition: wear to silver plating, some losses to inlay of floral spray, easel stand slightly misshapen although still functioning.

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    Lot 249

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 250

    Lot 250

    GROUP OF NINETEENTH CENTURY & LATER BLACK MARBLE PIETRA DURA INLAID JEWELLERY to include two patchwork or scrapwork circular bar brooches, two floral inlaid bar brooches & two pendants - one in the form of a cross, the other heart shaped, of Italian & Derbyshire origin (6)¦Condition: minor nibbles, surface wear as expected. Larger patchwork circular bar brooch has significant chip to reverse, some minor losses to inlay etc.

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    Lot 250

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 251

    Lot 251

    LATE NINETEENTH / EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY JEWELLERY BOX the stained wooden rectangular box having Pietra Dura inlaid floral spray to lid, raised on turned feet (one missing), 14 x 19.5cms¦Condition: one back foot missing, surface wear to marble panel, otherwise in good overall condition considering age, minor bumps & nibbles to rims.

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    Lot 251

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 252

    Lot 252

    PAIR OF INLAID BLACK MARBLE CIRCULAR CANDLESTICKS inlaid with flowers & foliage, 11.5cms high (2)¦Condition: significant chip to one of the top rims, other minor chips & surface wear overall, some minor loss to inlays.

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    Lot 252

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 253

    Lot 253

    WALENTY PYTEL (Polish, born 1941) bronze sculpture - study of a horse with raised front right leg on rectangular marble base with name plaque, limited (5/150) edition, with certificate of authenticity, 32cms high¦Condition: appears complete with no obvious or significant losses, some areas greening to bronze on neck, one or two very minor nibbles & scratches to marble base.

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    Lot 253

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 254

    Lot 254

    EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY BRASS BAMBOO DESIGN CARRIAGE CLOCK the front & side panels decorated with birds & foliage in Oriental design, having enamel Roman numeral chapter ring, the mechanism striking on single bell with repeat buttoned top (comes with two keys)¦Condition: not currently running & appears as though repeater button will need looking at, one glass panel to front, side panels do not have glass, second hand ticks for a short but not tested long term.

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    Lot 254

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 255

    Lot 255

    A GOOD BRONZE FIGURE OF A CLASSICAL ROBED LADY possibly Demeter with hand extended clasping wheat on a naturalistic base upon circular mount, signed H Godet (Henri), 79cms high

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    Lot 255

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £650.00

  • Lot 256

    Lot 256

    SWITZERLAND & THE BAVARIAN HIGHLANDS ILLUSTRATED in one volume with full page and smaller engravings, published by Virtue & Company, circa 1850

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    Lot 256

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 257

    Lot 257

    TALLIS`S ILLUSTRATED ATLAS & MODERN HISTORY OF THE WORLD, GEOGRAPHICAL, POLITICAL, COMMERCIAL & STATISTICAL edited by R Montgomery Martin Esquire, published by John Tallis & Co, London & New York 1851. The maps drawn & engraved by J Rapkin¦Condition: cover is loose, spine is perishing, scrapes to front & back covers, chippings to extremities & also showing evidence of staining, foxing etc throughout

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    Lot 257

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £1,100.00

  • Lot 258

    Lot 258

    STANLEY FULLER CALCULATOR having mahogany handle & top in original fitted mahogany case with mounting bracket with serial number 7551-41, marked `Made in England`, the box having original Stanley & Co label to interior

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    Lot 258

    Guide price
    £120 - £180

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 259

    Lot 259

    FRAMED ARSENAL FOOTBALL CLUB 1938-39 SQUAD PHOTOGRAPH together with fourteen signatures to include Cliff Bastin, Les Jones, Wilf Copping, Eddie Hapgood, Norman Sidey, Dave Nelson, George Male etc, framed & glazed,¦Condition: appears in good overall condition, signatures are mostly legible, no obvious significant damage

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    Lot 259

    Guide price
    £200 - £250

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 260

    Lot 260

    COLLECTION OF EIGHT VICTORIAN PEWTER POT-BELLIED LIDDED FLAGONS OF VARIOUS SIZE to include pint, half pint, gill etc having shell design thumb piece above swan neck handle, the lids marked `Imperial Standard` (8)

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    Lot 260

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 261

    Lot 261

    COLLECTION OF ASSORTED NINETEENTH CENTURY & LATER PEWTER to include large mallet shaped lidded flagon, waisted Victorian tankard by Thomson & Co, Glasgow, engraved `McLarren, Castle Street`, pewter & brass rimmed imperial measure engraved to base, six similar tankard with engraved initials & dates etc (13)

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    Lot 261

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 262

    Lot 262

    A UNUSUAL ANTIQUE OIL LAMP the base in the form of a deteriorating Roman-period two-section column ravaged by vegetation and vines, the bricks bearing opposing cameos of emperors and laurels, complete with green-tint etched shade and clear glass reservoir, burner marked Hinks & Sons, 82cms high

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    Lot 262

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 263

    Lot 263

    AN ANTIQUE OIL LAMP with brass reservoir & column to a black ceramic circular base, the brasswork relief decorated and with fluted column, red-tint etched shade, 68cms high

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    Lot 263

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 264

    Lot 264

    AN ANTIQUE SILVER PLATED CORINTHIAN COLUMN OIL LAMP on a stepped base, with cut-glass reservoir & etched shade, converted to electrical use, 80cms high

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    Lot 264

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 265

    Lot 265

    AN ANTIQUE BRASS OIL LAMP with twist-style column on a stepped base, cut-glass reservoir & vaseline glass shade, 87cms high

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    Lot 265

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 266

    Lot 266

    A CASED MATCHING PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY TRAVELLING PERCUSSION PISTOLS & ACCESSORIES the barrels screw in to engraved lock-plates and with rounded stub handles in mahogany, barrels numbered 19 and 42 respectively, the fitted case in ebony, brass and walnut, pistols 12.5cms long

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    Lot 266

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 267

    Lot 267

    THE MOTOGRAPH MOVING PICTURE BOOK published London, Bliss, Sands & Co, 1898, illustrations by Vernay, Yorick with cover design by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec¦Condition: scuffs & wear to exterior, watermarks to reverse, spine a little loose, marks to interior although illustrations look okay overall & appears complete.

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    Lot 267

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £40.00

  • Lot 267A

    Lot 267A

    BEAGLES POSTCARD DEPICTING HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES EDWARD VIII with believed original signature `Edward P` together with handwritten valuation dated 14th September 1935 & newspaper cutting explaining Edward VIII`s visit to Ashcroft Estate`s Tennants, detailing the transfer of the signed postcard, in frame¦Condition: signature is faded as expected, some minor nibbles to edges of postcard & minor staining, newspaper cutting it chipped to the edges.

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    Lot 267A

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £0.00