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 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

  • Lot 64

    Lot 64

    NINETEENTH CENTURY PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF MOTHER & CHILD together with miniature of a young girl in green hat on porcelain plaque and another of a young lady in oval frames (3)

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    Lot 64

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 65

    Lot 65

    GROUP OF PORTRAIT MINIATURES to include four circular and oval miniatures depicting females in period dress and milk maid, circular plaque depicting Maria Kaufmann (sp?) and Fedoskino mother of pearl box (6)

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    Lot 65

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 68

    Lot 68

    EDWARDIAN SILVER ENGRAVED CIGARETTE CASE of curved rectangular form, foliate engraved with central oval depiction of female to outer front, Birmingham 1901

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    Lot 68

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 69

    Lot 69

    18CT YELLOW GOLD CURB LINK CHARM BRACELET having an assortment of 9ct gold charms to include a cased viola, double decker bus and aeroplane. 53.3 grams approximately.¦Condition Report: Appears in good condition overall with no obvious damage. Minor wear and tear as expected with age. Some wear to hallmarks.

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    Lot 69

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £580.00

  • Lot 70

    Lot 70

    PAIR OF 18CT YELLOW GOLD CUFFLINKS WITH ENGRAVED GREYHOUND ARMORIAL. 7.6 grams approximately. (2)¦Condition Report: Appear in good overall condition with minor wear as expected with age.

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    Lot 70

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 71

    Lot 71

    18CT YELLOW GOLD VAN CLEEF & ARPELS WINKING CAT BROOCH/PIN, set with emerald eye and ruby nose. 8.1 grams approximately and numbered 94803.¦Condition Report: Good overall condition with no obvious or major damage. Clasp in working order.

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    Lot 71

    Guide price
    £500 - £800

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 72

    Lot 72

    PAIR OF GRADUATED DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS having small diamond above diamond chip bar above three graduated diamonds on white and yellow metal setting.¦Condition Report: Over 1ct worth of diamonds per earring. Large black mineral deposit to bottom diamond of one of earrings visible to the naked eye. Detailed report on request.

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    Lot 72

    Guide price
    £1800 - £2500

    Hammer price £3,200.00

  • Lot 73

    Lot 73

    DIAMOND ENCRUSTED STARBURST BROOCH / PENDANT, having central stone (0.3ct approx.) surrounded by further diamonds on white and yellow metal setting¦Condition Report: Central stone has black mineral deposit visible to the naked eye. It is also a little loose in setting. Detailed report on request.

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    Lot 73

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £1,150.00

  • Lot 74

    Lot 74

    DIAMOND AND ENAMEL REGIMENTAL BROOCH OF DIAMOND SET SUNBURST DESIGN marked `The Devonshire Regiment` with crown surmount on yellow and white metal setting¦Condition Report: Appears in good overall condition. No obvious or major damage. Some minor surface wear.

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    Lot 74

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 75

    Lot 75

    GRADUATED DIAMOND AND SEED PEARL SET CRESCENT BROOCH IN YELLOW METAL SETTING. 5.2 grams approximately¦Condition Report: Appears in good overall condition. One tiny seed pearl missing. Surface wear as expected.

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    Lot 75

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 76

    Lot 76

    CARVED CAMEO BROOCH DEPICTING ROBED LADY WITH BIRD OF PREY in yellow metal setting¦Condition Report: Some repairs on side of setting around scroll. Surface wear to cameo. Pin in working order.

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    Lot 76

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £30.00

  • Lot 77

    Lot 77

    GROUP OF ASSORTED HAT PINS to include diamond and ruby cluster, fox head, pearl and others (6)¦Condition Report: Appear in good overall condition with no missing stones. Fox hear is slightly misshapen.

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    Lot 77

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 78

    Lot 78

    YELLOW METAL SEED PEARL SET BRACELET HAVING BELIEVED LAPIS LAZULI DROP. 17.2 grams approximately¦Condition Report: Appears in good overall condition with no obvious or major damage. Surface wear and scratches as expected.

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    Lot 78

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £440.00

  • Lot 79

    Lot 79

    THREE ANIMAL DESIGN BAR BROOCHES TO INCLUDE ENAMEL ELEPHANT, stone set lizard and pair of parrots (3)¦Condition Report: Stone missing to parrots and to lizard. Bar mechanisms all fine. Surface wear but no significant damage. Some wear to enamel on elephant.

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    Lot 79

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 80

    Lot 80

    18CT GOLD DIAMOND SOLITAIRE RING, the round brilliant single stone measuring approximately 2cts (visual estimate) in box. 4.1 grams approximately.¦Condition Report: Appears in good overall condition. No obvious nasty black mineral deposits. We would encourage interested parties to view in person if possible.

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    Lot 80

    Guide price
    £3000 - £4000

    Hammer price £3,800.00

  • Lot 81

    Lot 81

    PAIR OF DIAMOND ENCRUSTED DROP EARRINGS IN 18K SETTINGS (stamped 750). 4.6 grams approximately. ¦Condition Report: Appear in good overall condition with no obvious damage. Wear as expected.

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    Lot 81

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 84

    Lot 84

    OMEGA SPEEDMASTER AUTOMATIC STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH, numbered to reverse 53198170.¦Condition Report: Pusher button casing to top button is missing. Used condition with surface wear and light scratching as expected. Not tested long term. With purchase receipt from Ernest Jones dated 16.2.98.

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    Lot 84

    Guide price
    £500 - £800

    Hammer price £1,000.00

  • Lot 85

    Lot 85

    OMEGA GENEVE AUTOMATIC GENTLEMAN`S YELLOW METAL WRISTWATCH, with inscription to reverse |Presented to W.H. Bateman for 44 Years Service to Steel Company Of Wales.|¦Condition Report: In good overall used condition with surface wear and light scratching. Seconds hand ticks although not tested long term. Leather strap later replacement although still retaining Omega clasp.

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    Lot 85

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 86

    Lot 86

    TISSOT VISODATE AUTOMATIC SEASTAR SEVEN 9CT GOLD WRISTWATCH, on 9ct gold strap. 63.4 grams approximately.¦Condition Report: Good overall used condition with surface wear and light scratching as expected.

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    Lot 86

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 87

    Lot 87

    CARTIER LADIES GOLD PLATED AND SILVER WRISTWATCH, the face marked |must de Cartier|, the reverse stamped |Cartier Paris 925...| and on associated strap.¦Condition Report: Good overall used condition with light wear. Ticking but not tested long term.

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    Lot 87

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 88

    Lot 88

    CARTIER LADIES GOLD PLATED AND SILVER WRISTWATCH, the face marked |must de Cartier|, the reverse stamped |Cartier Paris 925...| and on associated strap.¦Condition Report: Good overall used condition with light wear. Ticking but not tested long term.¦

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    Lot 88

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 89

    Lot 89

    BREITLING NAVITIMER AUTOMATIC STAINLESS STEEL GENTLEMAN`S WRISTWATCH, numbered to reverse 8083 on bracelet marked |STORM.|¦Condition Report: Good overall used condition with surface wear and light scratching.

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    Lot 89

    Guide price
    £500 - £800

    Hammer price £1,500.00

  • Lot 90

    Lot 90

    BREITLING SUPEROCEAN AUTOMATIC STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH, numbered to reverse A17040 18302 with International Warranty booklet and purchase recipt from Ernest Jones 15.5.98.¦Condition Report: Good overall used condition with surface wear and light scratching. Not tested long term but seconds hand ticking.

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    Lot 90

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 91

    Lot 91

    CARTIER LADIES AUTOMATIQUE SANTOS GALBEE STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH, numbered to reverse 296001730.¦Condition Report: Good overall used condition with surface wear and scratches. Seconds hand ticks for a very short period and not tested long term.

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    Lot 91

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 92

    Lot 92

    ROLEX "DAYTONA BIG RED" OYSTER COSMOGRAPH GENTLEMAN'S STAINLESS STEEL BRACELET WRISTWATCH.¦Condition Report: Not tested long term. Used condition with surface wear and scratches. Comes with purchase receipt from Watches of Switzerland Cardiff dated 27.2.1987 for ¦882. Comes also with an oyter booklet and associated box.

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    Lot 92

    Guide price
    £3000 - £5000

    Hammer price £46,000.00

  • Lot 93

    Lot 93

    ROLEX OYTER PERPETUAL SUBMARINER AUTOMATIC STAINLESS STEEL GENTLEMAN`S WRISTWATCH, model number 5513, bracelet number 93150.¦Condition Report: Good overall used condition with surface wear and light scratches. Seconds hand ticking although not tested long term. Comes with a Rolex service guarantee matching the watch.

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    Lot 93

    Guide price
    £4000 - £6000

    Hammer price £8,500.00

  • Lot 94

    Lot 94

    ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE GMT-MASTER STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH, on oyster bracelet numbered 78360. Condition Report: Good overall used condition with surface wear and light scratching. Comes with "Your Rolex Oyster" booklet.

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    Lot 94

    Guide price
    £4000 - £6000

    Hammer price £7,500.00

  • Lot 95

    Lot 95

    ROLEX GENEVA CELLINI LADIES WRISTWATCH on 14ct gold strap, number to watch head reverse 2036660, in a Rolex box and outer box, 44.3grams approx.¦Condition Report: not tested long term, minor surface wear and scratches as expected, hallmarks to strap are clear, box not original to the watch.

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    Lot 95

    Guide price
    £1200 - £1800

    Hammer price £1,100.00

  • Lot 96

    Lot 96

    A VINTAGE ROLEX SILVER CASED WATCH stamped Rolex, Swiss made and 925, also stamped W&D for Wilsforf & Davis and numbered 48352, 29mm diam. Condition Report: good working order

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    Lot 96

    Guide price
    £350 - £450

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 100

    Lot 100

    BACCARAT CARPET-GROUND PAPERWEIGHT dated 1847 with in tightly packed canes of floral bird and animal designs, 8cms diam.¦Condition Report: some scratching to top surface and other minor surface wear as expected overall, no significant chips or major damage.

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    Lot 100

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2500

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 101

    Lot 101

    A BELIEVED SEVENTEENTH CENTURY WANLI CHARGER DISH underglaze blue decoration with centred landscape featuring two recumbent deer amongst foliage and with a panelled floral border, 36cms diam.

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    Lot 101

    Guide price
    £200 - £250

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 102

    Lot 102

    A CHINESE PORCELAIN DISH FROM THE DIANA CARGO WRECK sold in Christie`s Auction House, March 1995, decorated with blue and copper red Fledglings and Prunus, 27cms diam.

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    Lot 102

    Guide price
    £200 - £250

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 103

    Lot 103

    TAXIDERMY RECTANGULAR CASED PIKE within naturalistic background and base, having glazed sides and front, 96 wide x 24 deep x 41cms high¦Condition Report: case is a little bumped and bruised, scuffed in areas with minor chippings. Glass looks in good overall condition. Pike and rock work interior appears okay, maybe one or two shells have come unstuck etc.

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    Lot 103

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 104

    Lot 104

    TAXIDERMY CASED PAIR OF MAGPIES in square section case, having naturalistic background and rock work base, 61 high x 28.5cms deep¦Condition Report: some scuffs and wear to case, minor chippings but generally okay. Glazing appears in good overall condition, birds and interior look good overall.

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    Lot 104

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 105

    Lot 105

    TAXIDERMY LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY BOW FRONTED CASE OF FOUR ROACH having ebonized case with gold leaf border, the roach having naturalistic background and base, label to the interior reading `Caught in the Keeper`s Pool, Sutton Park, August 4th 1886 by Samuel Russell, the hollies walsall (??)`, 93.5 wide x 42 high x 18cms at deepest point

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    Lot 105

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 106

    Lot 106

    W WATSON & SONS OF 313 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON MICROSCOPE of tripod design with number 5653 in mahogany box, with additional lens, double sided circular mirror

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    Lot 106

    Guide price
    £350 - £450

    Hammer price £260.00

  • Lot 107

    Lot 107

    NINETEENTH CENTURY INLAID ROSEWOOD TEA CADDY having foliate mother of pearl inlay to exterior with two turned handles, the hinge top revealing fitted interior with central glass bowl flanked by two tea canisters, 36 wide x 19 high x 19cms deep

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    Lot 107

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £80.00