Antiques & Fine Art, Colwyn Bay

Tue 26 February 2019, 10:30 AM - Colwyn Bay Saleroom, North Wales

Consigned for this Auction - WARREN WILLIAMS ARCA (see photograph of the artist at work) - Part of the Artist's Studio Work Entered by a Distant Overseas Relative & a Fine One Owner Collection of the Artist's Watercolours Assembled Over Approximately Thirty Years.

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.

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

  • Country, period and vernacular furniture including longcase clocks
  • Antique maps and paintings or prints by artists of good repute
  • Fine and antique glassware, English, Continental and Oriental ceramics
  • Fine electroplate and silverJewellery, bijouterie and etui
  • Clocks, barometers, scientific and musical instruments
  • Treen, good brassware, copperware and cloisonné
  • Antique books, toys and dolls

Antiques & Fine Art auctions are held in North & South Wales throughout the year

 

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  • Lot 1

    Lot 1

    A `CLOWN AROUND CIRCUS FIRE ENGINE` marked RP Fire Brigade, scratch built aluminium steel and fibreglass ex-motorized vehicle, in original livery, 84 cms high maximum, 210 cms long

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    Lot 1

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 2

    Lot 2

    AN ART DECO WALNUT DRAWER LEAF DINING TABLE, quartered veneer top with satinwood cross bands, (worm affected areas), 80.5 cms high, 106.5 cms long, 91.5 cms wide closed

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    Lot 2

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £30.00

  • Lot 3

    Lot 3

    AN ATTRACTIVE 19th CENTURY WALNUT TWO SEATER SETTEE having carved detail and classical style modern upholstery, 92 cms high, 123 cms wide, 62 cms deep

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    Lot 3

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 4

    Lot 4

    A VICTORIAN WALNUT DAVENPORT, stationery cabinet top with brass three quarter rail and fitted interior before a serpentine front slope with tooled green leather insert and satinwood interior on carved shaped front supports and beaded panel front, the sides with a bank of four opening drawers all with turned wooden knobs and opposing blind drawers and matching knobs, 85.5 cms high, 54.5 cms wide, 57 cms deep

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    Lot 4

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 5

    Lot 5

    A GEORGIAN OAK FALL FRONT BUREAU with interior sliding well and mixed drawer and pigeonhole arrangement, over two short and two long drawers, on corner bracket feet, (brassware replaced to the oak lined drawers, some past restorations apparent) Height 100cms. width 97cms, depth 54.5cms

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    Lot 5

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 6

    Lot 6

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY FOLDING TEA TABLE on tapering turned supports, 74.5 cms high, 91 cms wide, 44.75 cms deep closed

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    Lot 6

    Guide price
    £60 - £80

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 7

    Lot 7

    A VINTAGE MAHOGANY TWO TIER WALL HANGING CORNER SHELF, 61 cms high and a 19th Century oak octagonal top table on a turned column tripod stand, 56 cms high, 51.5 cms top

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    Lot 7

    Guide price
    £50 - £70

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 8

    Lot 8

    A SLIM GOLDEN OAK BOOKCASE CUPBOARD having twin upper glazed panel doors and base cupboard doors with interior adjustable shelves, 194 cms high, 107.5 cms wide maximum, 28 cms deep

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    Lot 8

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £240.00

  • Lot 9

    Lot 9

    A 19th CENTURY TWO PIECE OAK FLOORSTANDING CORNER CUPBOARD with thirteen panel astragal glazed top section and single door base with chamfered panel, 203 cms high, 82 cms wide

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    Lot 9

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 10

    Lot 10

    AN OAK TWIN FLAP GATE LEG DINING TABLE with single end drawer in the antique style on turned and block supports with block stretchers, 70 cms high, 121.5 cms long, 49 cms wide (closed)

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    Lot 10

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 11

    Lot 11

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY PRESS CUPBOARD, the two door top section and the top two small drawers now converted to hanging space, two further long drawers with raised lion embossed oval backplates and swing handles, the whole raised on corner bracket feet, 211.5 cms high, 122.5 cms wide, 55 cms deep

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    Lot 11

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 12

    Lot 12

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY BOW FRONT CHEST OF TWO SHORT OVER THREE LONG DRAWERS on corner bracket feet, pine lined drawers, cockbeaded edges with oval backplates and brass swing handles, 103.5 cms high, 103 cms wide, 51 cms deep

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    Lot 12

    Guide price
    £60 - £80

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 13

    Lot 13

    A 19th CENTURY PINE TABLETOP CABINET having twin glazed doors with arched top detail and a pair of lower frieze drawers with turned ebonized knobs, 72.5 cms high, 67 cms wide, 31 cms maximum overall depth

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    Lot 13

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 14

    Lot 14

    AN EDWARDIAN INLAID MAHOGANY LADY`S WRITING DESK, central top single door cupboard with pigeonhole interior and flanking drawers, tooled leather insert above a single frieze drawer on slender supports and brown pot castors, the whole with Sheraton fans, line and boxwood with ebony inlays, 111 cms high overall, 71.5 cms wide, 53 cms deep

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    Lot 14

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 15

    Lot 15

    A CIRCA 1930 WALNUT FRAMED CHEVAL DRESSING MIRROR with shaped top bevelled edge glass, 146 cms high, 42 cms wide

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    Lot 15

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 16

    Lot 16

    A CIRCA 1900 OAK DOUBLE BOOKCASE having Gothic tracery and adjustable interior shelves, 182 cms high, 188 cms wide maximum, 30 cms deep, 22 cms shelf depth (in two sections)

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    Lot 16

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 17

    Lot 17

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN MAHOGANY SHIELDBACK HALL CHAIRS having scrolled decoration and tapering segmented front supports, 79 cms high, 39 cms seat width

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    Lot 17

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 18

    Lot 18

    A REGENCY CROSSBANDED & LINE INLAID MAHOGANY TWIN FLAP TABLE with single end drawer on tapering supports, with spade cup and brass castors, 72 cms high, 71 cms long, 65 cms wide, flaps down

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    Lot 18

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 19

    Lot 19

    A CIRCA 1830 PERIOD OAK TWIN FLAP GATE LEG DINING TABLE on turned and block supports, 74 cms high, 102 cms long, 47 cms wide closed

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    Lot 19

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £55.00

  • Lot 20

    Lot 20

    AN ANTIQUE OAK & LATER DRESSER BASE of three frieze drawers over two blind drawers with twin flanking cupboard doors, the replacement twin plank top and panel sided carcass of peg-joined construction on corner bracket feet, the whole with replacement brasswork, 79 cms high, 157 cms wide, 49 cms deep

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    Lot 20

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 21

    Lot 21

    A CIRCA 1900 MAHOGANY OVERMANTEL MIRROR having four bevelled edge mirrors and four shelves, balustrade type spindle decoration and architectural pediment, 101 cms high, 110 cms wide maximum

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    Lot 21

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 22

    Lot 22

    A CIRCA 1900 MAHOGANY OVERMANTEL having three bevelled edged mirrors beneath a five panel Shibayama decorated frieze inlaid with bone and mother of pearl and pierced carved top detail, 136 cms high overall, 155 cms wide (lacking some areas of inlay)

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    Lot 22

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £55.00

  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

    A CIRCA 1820 & LATER OAK MULE CHEST having a two plank top over a peg-joined four panel front with twin oak lined lower drawers with replacement brassware, panel sided with moulded edging on replacement stile feet, 88 cms high, 125 cms wide, 51 cms deep

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £95.00

  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

    A 19th CENTURY OAK SHROPSHIRE DRESSER BASE, the planked top over three crossbanded and string inlaid oak lined drawers having replacement swan neck handles and decorative lower frieze and shaped front supports terminating in pad feet, 85.5 cms high, 186.5 cms wide, 46.5 cms deep (some slight veneer losses)

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

    AN 18th CENTURY & LATER CWPWRDD TRIDARN, the three section cupboard having an upper canopy with shaped side rails and turned and block front supports over a single central drawer with flanking cupboard doors and a base section with twin frieze drawers and lower cupboard doors, the whole of peg-joined construction (spliced areas of restoration, old worm evidence, later variations and drawer linings, new back and base boards to lower section with later brassware), 190 cms high, 124 cms wide, 52.5 cms deep

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £450 - £600

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

    A GEORGE III OAK & ELM SPICE DRAWER NORTH WALES DRESSER, the three shelf rack with decorative canopy frieze and four long spice drawers over an elm top and panel sided base section with three crossbanded oak lined frieze drawers and twin cupboard doors flanking a fixed central panel, all having shaped detail on corner bracket feet, peg-joined construction and mainly later brassware, 220 cms high, 192 cms wide, 54 cms deep

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £500 - £1000

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 27

    Lot 27

    AN ANTIQUE OAK ONE PIECE STANDING CORNER CUPBOARD having a shaped cornice over canted corners, flanking two twin panel cupboard doors with interior shaped shelves, 204 cms high, 97 cms wide

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

    A REPRODUCTION OAK BUFFET SIDEBOARD with carved top frieze and fancy brass `H` hinges, 148 cms high, 117 cms wide, 55 cms deep

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £30.00

  • Lot 29

    Lot 29

    A GILT DECORATED OVAL WALL MIRROR, the bevelled edged plate surrounded by egg and dart moulding to the frame, surmounted with gesso ribbon and floral swag, 94 cms high overall, 66 cms wide

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 30

    Lot 30

    AN INLAID ROSEWOOD WALL MIRROR with bevelled edged glass and shelf and a circular tapestry topped footstool on bun feet, 64 cms high overall the mirror

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £30 - £40

    Hammer price £20.00

  • Lot 31

    Lot 31

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CHEST OF DRAWERS with secret top drawer over three hat and three long drawers, all with turned wooden knobs flanking turned pillars on substantial bun feet (some restoration required), 134.5 cms high, 128 cms wide, 63.5 cms deep

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £40.00

  • Lot 32

    Lot 32

    AN ANTIQUE BLACKENED OAK LIDDED PANELLED COFFER, having carved front detail, 68 cms high, 152 cms wide, 59 cms deep

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    Lot 32

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    AN ANTIQUE OAK COFFER with iron strap hinges to the top, peg joined panel sides and triple chamfered panel front converted to opening doors, 74.5 cms high, 116 cms wide, 52 cms deep

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    A GOOD SET OF SEVEN (SIX PLUS ONE) VICTORIAN OAK DINING CHAIRS with lion crested top rails, turned finials, carved and reeded side and support details, with rexine covered seats and back pads, button pinned at the edges, 134 cms high, 62 cms wide, 51 cms deep the seat of the carver armchair

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    A VICTORIAN PINE SINGLE DRAWER KITCHEN TABLE on turned supports, 74 cms high, 137 cms long, 81.5 cms wide

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £60 - £80

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    AN ANTIQUE JOINED OAK SINGLE DOOR WALL CUPBOARD, a twin shaped panelled door with iron `H` hinges with interior shelves, 94.25 cms high, 67.5 cms wide, 28.75 cms deep

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    AN EARLY 19th CENTURY NORTH WALES OAK BREAKFRONT DRESSER, the shape sided three shelf rack over a base arrangement of six opening oak lined drawers and applied panel cupboard doors, quarter cut column decoration and panel sided of joined oak construction, pierced fancy brass backplates and swan neck handles, 201 cms high, 170 cms wide, 54 cms deep approximately

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £500 - £800

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    A GEORGE III NORTH WALES OAK SPICE DRAWER DRESSER, the three shelf wide boarded rack having five lower drawers over a base arrangement of six opening pine lined drawers and flanking cupboard doors with shaped applied panels, peg joined construction with canted corner decoration and panel sides, on bracket corner feet, (brasswork later), 202 cms high, 170 cms wide, 46 cms deep

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £600 - £800

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 39

    Lot 39

    AN EIGHTEEN PIECE ASIATIC PHEASANT DRESSER SET including four serving platters

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    Lot 39

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 40

    Lot 40

    A CARVED ORIENTAL DRINKS CABINET, the carcass having profuse deep carved panelling showing various groups of people and pagodas in garden settings, repeated to the lid interior with mirrored drinks section, lower cupboard with interior slides and corner and side cabinet doors, 104 cms high, 91 cms wide, 45.5 cms deep

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    Lot 40

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 41

    Lot 41

    A PAIR OF 20th CENTURY CHINESE HARDWOOD STANDS with fruit and vine side decoration, 91.5 cms high, 28 cms square

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    Lot 41

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    A VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD LIBRARY TABLE, the serpentine shaped top over twin frieze drawers with applied carving repeated to the back and sides, on turned supports and carved splayed feet with brass pot castors, 73 cms high, 137 cms wide, 67.5 cms deep (top requires re-polishing)

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    AN ANTIQUE OAK SIX PLANK CHEST with carved front detail, 42 cms high, 80 cms wide, 32 cms deep, early 18th Century with later hinges

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    AN ANTIQUE WALNUT SALON ARMCHAIR with turned and shaped stretcher, stamped number to the rear leg T3949 and attached paper label `Desmond Coke Collection of Edward Howell`, possibly referring to the Sotheby & Co Sale, Wednesday, 22nd July 1931 (repaired break to one front leg, possibly restored and re-upholstered), 89 cms high, 73 cms wide, 45 cms seat depth

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    Lot 44

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    A LATE 17th CENTURY OAK SINGLE DRAWER SIDE TABLE, the three plank pegged top with moulded edge, oak lined drawer with replacement teardrop handles, peg-joined base section on turned and block supports with cross-stretchers, 73.5 cms high, 92 cms wide, 61 cms deep

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    AN EARLY FLEMISH OAK SINGLE DRAWER TABLE, the reduced lift-off top with star inlay, the base section of peg-joined construction on shaped block supports with cross-stretchers, 85.5 cms high, 103.5 cms wide, 77 cms deep

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    A VICTORIAN CHILD`S ROSEWOOD SIDE CHAIR with pierced crest and turned finials, block and twist side and front supports with turned and block stretchers, upholstered drop-in seat pad and back panel, 84 cms high, 38 cms wide, 34 cms seat depth

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    AN 18th CENTURY JOHN OWEN, LLANRWST LONGCASE CLOCK, 31 cms square brass dial having gilt spandrels and signed chapter ring set with Roman numerals, recessed subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture before a twin wind and twin weight pendulum driven bell strike movement, pendulum, weights and key included, oak cased with square hood and shaped top trunk door with carved detail on a simple trunk base with shaped apron, (some worm apparent to the case, particularly in the lower trunk area, door possibly later carved, hood hinge pins missing, care required with hood removal), 204 cms high, 50 cms wide maximum

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £850.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    A GEORGE III PERIOD MAHOGANY SPINNING WHEEL with unusual lead rimmed drive wheel, 85 cms high

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    A GEORGIAN MAHOGANY CHEST OF TWO SHORT OVER THREE LONG DRAWERS below a burr walnut frieze, the drawers all pine lined with cock beaded edging, oval backplates and brass swing handles with ivory escutcheons, on corner bracket feet, 101 cms high, 109 cms wide, 50 cms deep (some restoration required)

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £30.00