Selections & Collections

Fri 01 March 2019, 10:00 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

The SELECTIONS & COLLECTIONS auction consists of higher value single antique or fine art items or larger interesting collections of items such as Estate jewellery.

Please note - this auction is subject to Droit de Suite - The works of artists selling for 1000 euros or more who are still living or who have passed away within the last seventy years, will be subject to a 4% levy on the hammer price to the buyer. This has to be passed on by the auctioneers to the relevant collecting authority.

Viewing: Thursday 28 February (12 - 7pm)  & Morning of Auction (8:30-9:45am)

  • Lot 15

    Lot 15

    LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY oil on board - nine standing figures including two walking, entitled 'Teenage Group' verso on label for Stone Gallery (Newcastle Upon Tyne), with stock number LSL 214, 19 x 12cms Provenance: purchased by grandfather of vendor from the gallery, circa 1960s and by descent. Sotheby's valued for probate in 2018 at £40,000. Being offered to market for the first time by the family after the death of the vendor's mother. *This lot qualifies for Artist Resale Rights / Droit de Suite. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 15

    Guide price
    £40000 - £60000

    Hammer price £65,000.00

  • Lot 16

    Lot 16

    ANNE REDPATH OBE RSA ARA oil on board - colourful continental street scene with church, entitled verso `Village Street - Spain` on label for Aitken Dott & Son, 26 Castle Street, Edinburgh, dated circa 1951, 49 x 59cms¦Provenance: as per label, Anne Redpath Exhibition Catalogue No.2, 19 November- 4 December 1965. From a Cardiff estate.¦This lot qualifies for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 16

    Guide price
    £20000 - £25000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 17

    Lot 17

    MARY ARMOUR RSW RSA oil on board - still life, entitled verso `Fruit on a Plate`, 59 x 70cms¦Provenance: Cardiff Estate¦This lot qualifies for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 17

    Guide price
    £5000 - £7000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 18

    Lot 18

    JOSEPH McINTYRE oil on canvas - Scottish sea scene, entitled verso `Sunshine and Mist Over the Tay`, signed and dated 1975, 34 x 58cms¦Provenance: Cardiff Estate¦This lot my qualify for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 18

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 19

    Lot 19

    JOHN PEACE acrylic on board - coastal scene, entitled bottom left `Holy Island, 68 St Cuthbert`s Isle`, signed, 28 x 39cms¦Provenance: Cardiff Estate¦This lot may qualify for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 19

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 20

    Lot 20

    CHRISTINE WOODSIDE RSW RGI mixed media - winter landscape with birds perched on a fence, entitled verso `Dusk February Lomonds`, signed, 43 x 34cms¦Provenance: Cardiff Estate¦This lot may qualify for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 20

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £480.00

  • Lot 21

    Lot 21

    KENNETH LAUDER watercolour and ink on paper - abstract with figure, entitled verso `Memory Place`, signed and dated 1990, 22 x 17cms¦Provenance: Cardiff Estate¦This lot may qualify for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 21

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 22

    Lot 22

    JOHN KNOX pencil drawing - coastal scene, entitled verso `Squall, North Sea` on label for Aitken Dott & Son Gallery, Edinburgh, signed, 19 x 16cms¦Provenance: as per label, Christmas Exhibition 1977, Catalogue No.73. Price of ¦36 on separate label with title and signature. Cardiff Estate.¦This lot may qualify for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 22

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

    NORMAN CORNISH mixed media - figure on the street with overcoat by a lamp post, entitled verso `Paper Boy` on label for Stone Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, with Catalogue No. 49, 23 x 14cms¦Provenance: Cardiff Estate¦This lot may qualify for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org¦

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £1,200.00

  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

    AFTER JMW TURNER oil on canvas - dramatic sea rescue with figures in rafts and sailboats in high seas with stormy sky, version of `The Shipwreck` by Turner, 66 x 89cms

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

    JOAN EARDLEY oil on canvas - semi-abstract, entitled verso `The Allotment` with the artists name in block capitals, unframed, signed bottom right, 57 x 69cms¦This lot may qualify for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

    ALFRED CORBOULD oil on board - portrait of two standing thoroughbred horses in a landscape and with two further horses in the background, inscribed verso `Winnie Shearer from Grandma Watkins, Great-Grandpa ... Oxford 1859` also present is a small label with the artist`s name, 42 x 52cms¦Provenance: Watkins descendent

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 27

    Lot 27

    H H HARRIS oil on canvas - mountain scene with horseback shepherd and flock, signed and dated 1910, 39 x 58cms¦Provenance: receipt attached (with office) dated 1985 addressed to vendor.

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £100 - £120

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

    GEORGE HOUSTON RSA RI RSW (1869-1947 Scottish) oil on board - river scene with bridge, entitled `Argyllshire` verso on Court Gallery label, signed, 31 x 43cms

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 29

    Lot 29

    ERWIN EICHINGER (1892-1950 Austrian) oil on board, a pair - head and shoulder portraits of Tyrolean men in traditional hats and costume, one with small glass of schnapps, the other with a pottery beer stein, signed, 25 x 19cms

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £260.00

  • Lot 30

    Lot 30

    ROBERT BORLASE SMART (1881-1947) oil on canvas - beached boats and wrecks with mountain back drop, signed, 74 x 100cms

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £500 - £1000

    Hammer price £700.00

  • Lot 31

    Lot 31

    MICHAEL AYRTON (1921-1975) Daler sketchbook with cover inscribed `May-June 1963, Naxos, Thera, Delos & Samos`, fourteen preliminary pencil drawings (one loose) - two passages of handwritten of poetry, sketches mainly Greek landscapes with annotations and one dated 1963 together with three similarly dated framed preliminary drawings of Ancient Greek ruins, Greek landscapes, size of the sketchbook 13 x 17cms, size of drawings 13 x 17cms¦This lot may qualify for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 32

    Lot 32

    MICHAEL AYRTON (1921-1975) limited edition (25/75) etching - entitled `Narcissist (Mirror Monster)`, 19 x 22cms¦Condition Report: slight blemishes to the left margin

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    Lot 32

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    MICHAEL AYRTON (1921-1975) limited edition (21/75) etching & aquatint - entitled `Demeter`, circa 1975, 45 x 52cms

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    MICHAEL AYRTON (1921-1975) limited edition (12/75) print - entitled `Minotaur`, 17 x 18cms

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    MICHAEL AYRTON (1921-1975) limited edition (11/75) etching - entitled `Gorgon`, 18 x 14cms

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    ALISTAIR GRANT limited edition (22/30) coloured print - performing figure and shadows, 47 x 59cms

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT Frost & Reed coloured print - two scantily clad females on the shore with coastline in background, signed in pencil lower right with blind stamp to lower left, framed and glazed, 46 x 62cms

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT Frost & Reed coloured print - seated female with baskets in colourful dress, entitled `Criselda`, signed lower right with blind stamp lower left, framed and glazed, 48 x 56cms

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 39

    Lot 39

    WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT Frost & Reed coloured print - semi-clad female seated on the sand with woodland in background, signed in pencil lower right, blind stamp lower left, 46 x 61cms

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    Lot 39

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 40

    Lot 40

    WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT Frost & Reed coloured print - reclining semi-nude female, signed in pencil lower right, blind stamp lower left, framed and glazed, 31 x 58cms

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    Lot 40

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 41

    Lot 41

    WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT W J Storey coloured print - semi-clad females dancing in an interior dance hall / studio, entitled `Conversation Piece`, signed in pencil lower right, blind stamp lower left, framed and glazed, 39 x 53cms

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    Lot 41

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT coloured print - depicting semi-clad females with onlookers in background, signed lower right, blind stamp lower left, framed and glazed, 38 x 49cms

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (9/850) print - three pheasants feeding on grassland, 32 x 50cms

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (109/850) print - two pheasants in woodland with another in a distance, 32 x 50cms

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    Lot 44

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £55.00

  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (109/450) print - nest of game birds on open grassland, 35 x 48cms

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (109/850) print - pheasants in the snow, 27 x 38cms

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (109/850) print - six pheasants on the ground in gorse land, 36 x 49cms

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (109/850) print - game birds in snow, unsigned, 29 x 38cms

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (109/850) print - game birds in an expansive snowy landscape, 31 x 57cms

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £55.00

  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (109/850) print - game birds looking out at an estuary, 27 x 38cms

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £40.00

  • Lot 51

    Lot 51

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (109/850) print - Scottish scene with game birds on the ground and stag on the hillside, 27 x 38cms

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    Lot 51

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £35.00

  • Lot 52

    Lot 52

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (109/850) print - game birds in the snow with ducks in flight, 50 x 34cms

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    Lot 52

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £65.00

  • Lot 53

    Lot 53

    ARCHIBALD THORBURN limited edition (27/500) print - Trion Gallery with pheasant blind stamp bottom left, game birds in a snowy upland landscape, 43 x 58cms

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    Lot 53

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £85.00

  • Lot 54

    Lot 54

    UNKNOWN NINETEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH SCHOOL pencil drawing - lady with two children, inscribed verso `The Countess Denbigh Newnham Paddox`, 21 x 16.5cms

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    Lot 54

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 55

    Lot 55

    RICHARD DEMARCO CBE mixed media - street scene, entitled bottom left `Old Fish Market Close (Edinburgh)`, with labels verso for Richard DiMarco Gallery and exhibition details, signed and dated 1967, 37 x 27cms

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    Lot 55

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £55.00

  • Lot 56

    Lot 56

    PAUL SANDBY bound volume of `The Virtuosis Museum, Containing Select Views, in England, Scotland, and Ireland`, printed for G. Kearsly, 1778, 108 uncoloured copper plate engravings, each with corresponding leaf of text

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    Lot 56

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 57

    Lot 57

    MAURICE C WILKS oil on canvas - Irish landscape, entitled verso `Galway Cottage`, signed, 44 x 60cms

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    Lot 57

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 57a

    Lot 57a

    SIR EDWIN HENRY LANDSEER (1802-1873) pencil drawing - oval format head portrait of a long haired dozing dog, below inscribed in Gothic calligraphy 'Picture by Sir E Landseer RA' and then monogram 'EW', with a four line poem below 'Alone alone! Oh not alone, One fond and faithful heart, That may not go where all are gone, Sits watching where though art', 27 x 21cms Provenance: inscribed in pencil verso 'E...Williams'. Inscribed on later framing 'A present from Nest Perkins, Penysgwarn to Catherine & Peter Shaw, August 1991. Bought by Katie & Nesta Perkins at a country house sale (with several others) in 1930s in Pembrokshire'

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    Lot 57a

    Guide price
    £1000 - £2000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 58

    Lot 58

    COLLECTION OF PORTRAIT MINIATURES, SILHOUETTES AND DAGUERREOTYPES RELATING TO CAPTAIN GEORGE PEACOCK (1805-1883 born at Navy House, Exmouth, Devon). The collection to include handpainted and printed miniature of Captain Peacock, family members and other figures of the period.¦Provenance: Consigned to auction by Captain Peacock`s Great, Great Granddaughter.¦Condition Report: Group appear in generally good overall condition considering age. Some weat and fading to miniatures. Some broken glass to daguerrotypes. Wear and some minor losses to frames etc. Please enquire further for full details of vendors family connection and further information on Captain Peacock.

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    Lot 58

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £850.00

  • Lot 59

    Lot 59

    THREE SIMILAR BELIEVED RUSSIAN FEDOSKINO HAND PAINTED MINIATURES on mother of pearl, the sitters believed to be Arch Duchess Maria, young girl with basket of flowers unknown and Lady Jane Elizabeth Digby, in oval boxes (3)

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    Lot 59

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £140.00

  • Lot 60

    Lot 60

    TWO SIMILAR BELIEVED RUSSIAN FEDOSKINO OVAL HAND PAINTED MINIATURES OF FEMALES on mother of pearl, sitters believed Victoria Princess Royal and Georgian lady together with small portrait miniature bar brooch of a female in silver pierced frame (all in boxes)

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    Lot 60

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 61

    Lot 61

    PAIR OF HAND PAINTED OVAL PORTRAIT MINIATURES depicting young females in period dress within ebonized rectangular frame (2)

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    Lot 61

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 62

    Lot 62

    TWO SIMILAR BELIEVED RUSSIAN FEDOSKINO HAND PAINTED MINIATURES the sitters believed to be Madeleine of Scotland and Madame de Maintenon, both in boxes

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    Lot 62

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 63

    Lot 63

    GROUP OF ASSORTED PORTRAIT MINIATURES to include hand painted oval depiction of a nurse in pierced easel frame, pair of florally framed miniatures, one of a mother of child, rectangular portrait miniature of a flamboyant lady in headdress (4)

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    Lot 63

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £60.00