Selections & Collections

Fri 13 September 2019, 10:00 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

Typically our antique and 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 Antique and fine art auctions are held in North and South Wales throughout the year

 

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 12 September (12 - 7pm)  & Morning of Auction (8:30 - 9:45am)

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  • Lot 1

    Lot 1

    A WILLIAM & MARY PIER GLASS CIRCA 1700 rectangular bevelled plate beneath bevelled arched plate with dividing border of glass, verre ¦glomis¦ panels in silver, black, gold and red depicting classical figures, foliate, pedestals, strapwork and masks, 183cms high x 97cms wide¦Provenance: Pembrokeshire estate, purchased for ¦16,500 as Lot 48 at Sotheby`s 15th September 1992 from The Estate of the late Walton Mountain of Groombridge Place, Kent. Previously purchased from Edwards & Sons 157-161 Regent Street London, 1929

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    Lot 1

    Guide price
    £4000 - £6000

    Hammer price £6,600.00

  • Lot 2

    Lot 2

    FINE QUALITY SIR JOHN BENNETT LIMITED MUSICAL QUARTER CHIMING LONGCASE CLOCK mahogany encased with sectioned glazing to front of trunk and glazing to sides, high quality arched dial with gilt-metal filigree surrounding engraved silver chapter dial bearing gilt-metal Arabic numerals, inner subsidiary dial for seconds, two upper subsidiary dials for chime / silent and with Westminster / Whittington / St Michael, silvered nameplate for `Sir John Bennett Ltd London`. The hood with urn-finial within broken-swan pediment over lattice-work frieze with flanking fluted columns to match quarter-columns to trunk. Three train movement with mercury pendulum, three tubular weights and nine tubular gongs. 239cms high ¦¦

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    Lot 2

    Guide price
    £2500 - £3500

    Hammer price £2,600.00

  • Lot 3

    Lot 3

    PAIR OF PERSONALISED CAR REGISTRATION PLATES, RKR 444, with retention certificate

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    Lot 3

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £740.00

  • Lot 4

    Lot 4

    SIR PETER MARKHAM SCOTT (British 1909-1989) oil on canvas - figure steering narrow boat at twilight with four geese flying by, signed and dated 1955, 50 x 60cms¦Provenance: Deceased Estate. Bonhams, Knowle 2007 https://www.blouinartsalesindex.com/auctions/Peter-Scott-3343733/Approach-to-Slimbridge-1955

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    Lot 4

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2500

    Hammer price £2,800.00

  • Lot 5

    Lot 5

    WILLIAM STUHR (Danish 1882-1958) oil on canvas - busy harbour believed to be Skagen, signed and dated 1938, 100 x 120cms¦Provenance: gifted to family of vendor by Danish family with aristocratic lineage (no further details)

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    Lot 5

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 6

    Lot 6

    CARL CARLSEN (Danish 1855-1917) oil on canvas - Continental cottage, garden and woodland, signed, 37 x 51cms¦Provenance: gifted to family of vendor by Danish family with aristocratic lineage (no further details)

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    Lot 6

    Guide price
    £1000 - £2000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 7

    Lot 7

    ATTRIBUTED TO CARL CARLSEN (Danish 1855-1917) oil on canvas - two figures on a distant rowing boat on a lake surrounded by trees, unsigned, 45.5 x 36cms¦Provenance: gifted to family of vendor by Danish family with aristocratic lineage (no further details)

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    Lot 7

    Guide price
    £500 - £1000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 8

    Lot 8

    LUCY ELIZABETH KEMP-WELCH (British 1869 - 1958) watercolour - two horses resting at water beside bridge with single mounted figure, 27 x 38cms¦Provenance: purchased for ¦360, July 31st 1971, Sotheby`s Belgravia (entitled `The Watering Place`)

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    Lot 8

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £750.00

  • Lot 9

    Lot 9

    REUBEN SAYERS (1815-1888) oil on canvas - two cherubs` heads within sky background, gazing towards shaft of light, signed, 52 x 42cms

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    Lot 9

    Guide price
    £600 - £1000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 10

    Lot 10

    URSULA FOOKES (British 1906 - 2001) original gouache - built-up town with smoking industrial chimneys, for her work entitled `Mining Town`, signed with initials, circa 1932, 19 x 20cms together with a preliminary pencil drawing on brown paper of the same, 19.5 x 21cms¦Provenance: Ian Rastrick Fine Art, receipt

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    Lot 10

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2500

    Hammer price £1,500.00

  • Lot 11

    Lot 11

    URSULA FOOKES (British 1906 - 2001) four colour linocut print - two figures climbing a tree, entitled `Tree Climbers`, circa 1932, 31 x 21cms¦Provenance: Blond Fine Art, purchase receipt

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    Lot 11

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 12

    Lot 12

    BERNARD DUNSTAN (British 1920-2017) oil on board - figures in Venice, entitled verso `Hurrying for the Vaporetto`, dated 1999, signed with initials, 26 x 33cms

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    Lot 12

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £900.00

  • Lot 13

    Lot 13

    MARGARET THOMAS (British 1916-2016) oil on canvas - still-life flowers in a vase, entitled verso `Buttercups and Daisies`, signed, 25 x 19cms

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    Lot 13

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 14

    Lot 14

    HESKETH RAOUL LEJARDERAY MILLAIS (British 1901-1999) oil on canvas - study of a dappled grey thoroughbred horse beside a lake, signed and dated 1946, 60 x 59cms

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    Lot 14

    Guide price
    £1000 - £2000

    Hammer price £4,800.00

  • Lot 15

    Lot 15

    HESKETH RAOUL LEJARDERAY MILLAIS (British 1901-1999) oil on canvas - Hyde Park with carriage and figures, signed, 20 x 25cms

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    Lot 15

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 16

    Lot 16

    ANNA KATRINA ZINKEISEN (Scottish 1901-1976) oil on canvas - four children and a baby in a garden gathering blossom, one child in a tree, signed, 45 x 36cms

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    Lot 16

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 17

    Lot 17

    ALEXANDER ROSELL (British 1859-1922) oil on canvas - three figures wearing theatrical costumes in garden, signed and dated 1905, 74 x 54cms

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    Lot 17

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £700.00

  • Lot 18

    Lot 18

    L S LOWRY limited edition (366/850) print - Burford Church published by Grove Galleries, 61 x 46cms

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    Lot 18

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 19

    Lot 19

    L S LOWRY limited edition print of 850 - `The Cart`, guild stamped and signed in pencil, 52 x 40cms¦Provenance: purchased by the vendor circa 1990, Old Courthouse Gallery, Ambleside.

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    Lot 19

    Guide price
    £2000 - £3000

    Hammer price £5,400.00

  • Lot 20

    Lot 20

    L S LOWRY coloured print - figures, entitled `People Standing About`, signed in pencil, blind-stamp, 33.5 x 50cms

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    Lot 20

    Guide price
    £600 - £1000

    Hammer price £1,300.00

  • Lot 21

    Lot 21

    L S LOWRY limited edition print - entitled `The Family`, Guild stamped and signed, 29 x 22cms

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    Lot 21

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £2,600.00

  • Lot 22

    Lot 22

    L S LOWRY limited edition of 850 - `Three Men & a Cat`, Guild stamped, signed in blue ink, 28 x 19 cms

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    Lot 22

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £2,900.00

  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

    L S LOWRY limited edition of 700 - `Fever Van`, Guild stamped, signed in blue ink, 43.5 x 53 cms

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £3000 - £4000

    Hammer price £4,900.00

  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

    L S LOWRY limited edition of 850 - `Mrs Swindell`s Picture`, Guild stamped, signed in pencil, 42.5 x 31.5 cms

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £2000 - £3500

    Hammer price £3,100.00

  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

    L S LOWRY limited edition of 850 - landscape with farm buildings, Guild stamped, signed in pencil, 43.5 x 52.5 cms

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2500

    Hammer price £2,300.00

  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

    L S LOWRY limited edition of 750 - `The Contraption`, Guild stamped, signed in pencil, 35 x 31cms

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £1800 - £2500

    Hammer price £3,700.00

  • Lot 27

    Lot 27

    CECIL D`OYLY JOHN (1906-1993) oil on canvas - entitled verso `Along the Spanish Coast on the Costa Brava, Spain`, signed, 33.5 x 70cms

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

    JEAN BAPTISTE CARPEAUX (1827-1875) terracotta - bust on a square spreading base, `Le Rieur Napolitan`, signed and stamped for Susse Fr¦res, 52cms high

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 29

    Lot 29

    NO LOT

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £0 - £0

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 30

    Lot 30

    SIR MATTHEW DIGBY WYATT rebound rare volume of `The Geometrical Mosaic of the Middle Ages`, with colour lithographs by Day & Son showing specimens of mosaic work copied by the author on his tour of Italy, dated 1848, 51 x 34cms¦Provenance: archive of W Clarke, historic Cardiff company of stonemasons and structural engineers¦

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 31

    Lot 31

    CARLO ANTONINI (b.1740) two rare volumes in one - `Manuale di Varj Ornamenti Tratti Dalle Fabriche, E Frammenti Antichi` printed by Rome, 1781, with approximately 105 engraved plates showing examples of architectural rosettes from Ancient Rome, 36 x 25cms ¦Provenance: archive of W Clarke, historic Cardiff company of stonemasons and structural engineers¦

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 32

    Lot 32

    VIOLLET-LE-DUC from the library of Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, six volumes (1-6) of `Dictionnaire Raisonne du Mobilier Francais de L`Epoque Carlovingienne a la Renaissance` each with old labels applied to interior of front-cover `FROM THE LIBRARY OF EDWARD BURNE-JONES THE GRANGE NORTH END ROAD FULHAM` gilded decoration, titles and volume numbers to ribbed Morocco-leather spine and with marble hard-cover, dated 1868,1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, Morel, Paris, French text `Dictionary of French Furniture from the Carlovingian Era to the Renaissance` 25 x 17cms¦Provenance: archive of W Clarke, historic Cardiff company of stonemasons and structural engineers¦¦

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    Lot 32

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £460.00

  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    DAVID LOGGAN Oxonia Illustrata, sive Omnium CeleberrimaeIstius Universitatis Collegiorum Aularum, Bibliothecae Bodleianae, Scholarum Publicarum, Theatri Sheldoniano; Nee non Urbis Totius Scenographia, 1st ed., Oxford, 1675, engraved title, engraved dedication and with double-page engraved plan of Oxford, 39 fine double-page copper-engraved views and one triple page fold-out engraving of Christi College, gilt decorated red Morocco binding, spine with raised bands and profuse gilt decoration with gilded title, marbled interior with Ex Libris `motto` label inscribed H D G Humphreys¦Condition Report: in our opinion in remarkably good order without significant wear or damage of note, minimal foxing (please see images)¦Auctioneer`s Note: one of the most important 17th Century books of English engravings and relating to Oxford

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £1000 - £2000

    Hammer price £8,500.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    A SUPERB HEART SHAPED DIAMOND set in an 18ct yellow gold ring, visual estimate of diamond approx 2ct (9mms wide, 6.5mms vertical at centre of heart), ring size `L`, total weight 7.2gms¦¦

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £5000 - £7000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    A LADIES ROLEX `PRECISION` 18CT YELLOW GOLD BRACELET WATCH set with an arrangement of eleven sapphires and eight diamonds, the circular dial behind a hinging encasement within the bracelet, the encasement is released by a gentle movement of the protruding sapphire, the textured bracelet is of tapering openwork form, hallmarked 750, total weight 55gms, tan leather Rolex box¦TOGETHER WITH a pair of two-section drop stud-earrings in 14ct yellow gold and set with thirteen sapphires and five diamonds each (commissioned to match the bracelet watch)

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £4,000.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    A VINTAGE LADIES 18CT YELLOW GOLD ROLEX WRISTWATCH with elegant guilloche dial bearing black Arabic numerals, marked Rolex, on expanding multi-link bracelet, number 167361 to back

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £260.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    AN ART DECO DIAMOND BROOCH with open centre surrounded by twenty four diamonds, the two largest centre diamonds approx 0.45cts, precious white metal setting (not hallmarked / tested) 36mms long (cased)

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £1000 - £2000

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    14CT YELLOW GOLD PEARL & DIAMOND NECKLACE featuring thirteen cultured South Sea pearls with four round brilliant cut diamonds (0.07ct TDW) and filigree clasp

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £650 - £750

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 39

    Lot 39

    A GENTS OMEGA CHRONOSTOP SEAMASTER WRISTWATCH in stainless steel with black centre dial and graphite, black, blue and red outer dial, orange seconds hand, three crowns, two with Omega logo, non-Omega expanding stainless steel bracelet, circa 1960s/70s

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    Lot 39

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £650.00

  • Lot 40

    Lot 40

    MICRO MOSAIC GRAND TOUR BRACELET composed of fourteen oval panels of various sizes with buildings, figures and birds set in red agate and yellow gold (non-hallmarked, untested)¦Condition Report: one larger panel (with figures) cracked, bracelet links seperated into three sections

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    Lot 40

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £750.00

  • Lot 41

    Lot 41

    14CT WHITE GOLD TANZANITE & DIAMOND PENDANT featuring one cushion cut natural tanzanite, with 24 round brilliant cut diamonds (0.25ct TDW)

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    Lot 41

    Guide price
    £380 - £450

    Hammer price £450.00

  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    18CT WHITE GOLD DIAMOND RING having twist shank diamond setting, the central round brilliant cut diamond measuring 1ct approx. (visual estimate), 5.6grams approx.¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, surface wear and minor scratching as expected.

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    18CT YELLOW GOLD FIVE-STONE GRADUATED DIAMOND RING 1.8-2cts approx. overall¦Condition Report: appears in good condition, some surface wear and scratches as expected, central stone has a feather visible through table, minor inclusions in stone generally.

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2500

    Hammer price £1,400.00

  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    14CT YELLOW GOLD PEARL & DIAMOND RING featuring one cultured South Sea pearl with fifty-six round brilliant cut diamonds (0.62ct TDW)

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    Lot 44

    Guide price
    £400 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    18CT YELLOW GOLD OPAL & DIAMOND CLUSTER RING the opal measuring 1.1 x 1.4cms approx., 9.2grams approx.¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, surface wear and minor scratching as expected.

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    PAIR OF 18CT YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND EARRINGS each stone approx. 0.2ct, 3.6grams approx. overall

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    14CT WHITE GOLD EMERALD & DIAMOND RING featuring central oval cut medium green emerald (1.16ct), four-claw set with sixteen round brilliant cut diamonds (0.16ct TDW) claw set in band

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £220 - £270

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    9CT YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND SET BRACELET of circular and bar design, 20cms long, 14.1grams approx.¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, surface wear and minor scratching as expected.

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    YELLOW METAL (BELIEVED 18CT GOLD) EMERALD & DIAMOND PENDANT ON 18CT GOLD CHAIN, the central emerald measuring 7.5 x 8mm, 39.5cms long (the chain), 11grams approx. ¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, surface wear and minor scratching as expected.

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    18CT YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND RING the single stone 0.3ct approx. (visual estimate), 8.3g approx.

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00