Selections & Collections, Cardiff

Sat 12 September 2020, 03:00 PM - 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

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  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    ROBERT `MOUSEMAN` THOMPSON OF KILBURN: A PAIR OF CARVED OAK SQUIRREL BOOKENDS, each modelled with seated figure holding an acorn in its front paws, and with typical carved mouse signature, 20cms high (2)¦Condition Report: one with tiny chip to top of squirrel ear, others to top of mouse ears.

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2000

    Hammer price £2,400.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    RARE PAIR OF VICTORIAN STAFFORDSHIRE POTTERY MODELS OF RABBITS, recumbent with lettuce leaves in their mouths, 24cms long (2)¦Condition Report: minor flaking to green enamel, glaze with characteristic craquelure

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £3,300.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    A SINGING BIRD AUTOMATON, FRENCH EARLY 20TH CENTURY green feathered hummingbird type with beak, head and tail movements, under gilt brass cage and gesso base, 27cms high

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £700.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    A ROCKING SHIP MUSICAL AUTOMATON, FRENCH LATE 19TH CENTURY, oval base enclosing two-air cylinder fabatiere with pull-string wind, below painted card windmill and ship, under original painted dome, start / stop and change / repeat pulls to base, 56 x 44.5 x 20cms

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £230.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    CHARLES NEAL (b. 1951) oil on canvas - landscape with river, signed, label verso inscribed `Baunton Meadows Near Cirencester, Mid-afternoon, May`, 122 x 102cms¦*Artist`s Resale Rights/Droit de Suite may apply to this lot (please see terms and conditions)

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    RARE 18TH CENTURY SEALED WINE BOTTLE, DATED 1775, of `stretched` bladder form in olive green glass, strung rim and slender neck above sloping shoulders, kickbase and pontil scar, the seal with moulded mark `Jos.h Phillips 1775`, 21.4cms high¦Provenance: barn near Bradworthy, Devon.¦Auctioneer`s Note: Another in the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro, accession no.1400.303 exhibited at County Museum, Truro in 1976, cat no. 100. CF. David Burton, Antique Sealed Bottles 1640-1900, 2015, where the author states the origin is believed to be Cornwall or Devon.¦Condition Report: front face scratched, right edge of seal chipped.

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £750.00

  • Lot 39

    Lot 39

    RARE 18TH CENTURY SEALED WINE BOTTLE, DATED 1777, of `stretched` bladder form in olive green glass, strung rim and slender neck above sloping shoulders, kick base with pontil scar, the seal with moulded mark, `Ios.h Phillipp 1777`, 21.8cms high¦Provenance: barn near Bradworthy, Devon.¦Auctioneer`s Note: this bottle has spelt the surname with three `Ps`, possibly a spelling error for the name Phillips, as on the former lot.¦Condition Report: old chip to rear rim, superficial very minor scratches, seal in tact but with rippled lower right edge.

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    Lot 39

    Guide price
    £4000 - £5000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 40

    Lot 40

    FOLLOWER OF HENDRIK VAN BALEN oil on copper - Holy Family with St Anne, verso bears marks `413 EB`, in 17th Century carved wood and gilt gesso frame, 15.5 x 11.5cms¦Condition Report: some minor paint loss to lower edge, lower margin with soldered repair (visible verso). Frame with wear to high points, exposing gesso / wood, left side shell carving with chip.

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    Lot 40

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £900.00

  • Lot 41

    Lot 41

    PORCELAIN LOUIS WAIN `EGYPTIAN CAT` C.1920, a small figural vase modelled as a seated cat, red green details and black `meow meow` notes on a cream ground, signed `Louis Wain` with reg. no 638318 and backstamps, 15cms high¦Condition Report: minor glaze chips to rear of ears.

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    Lot 41

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £2,600.00

  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    A WILKINSON `WINSTON CHURCHILL` CHARACTER TOBY JUG BY CLARICE CLIFF, CIRCA 1941, modelled holding cigar and camouflaged battleship, seated on a bulldog and Union flag, base inscribed `And May God Defend the Right`, the rear inscribed `Going into Action`, black painted back stamp and painted Clarice Cliff signature with no.29, 29.5cms high¦Condition Report: black and blue enamel clouding slightly, no cracks, chips or restoration.

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    LATE 19TH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL oil on canvas - portrait of a lady in white with sun hat holding a garden tool handle, 49.5 x 34cms

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £1,000.00

  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    SYMPHONION NO.25 WALNUT MARQUETRY TABLE TOP DISK MUSICAL BOX CIRCA 1890, for 8 1/4 / 11 3/4 inch disks, double comb sublime harmony arrangement, leaver wound, lid with floral and bird marquetry decoration, serial number 77647, retailers label Freedman & Sons, Swansea, 49.5cms wide, together with 19 large and 10 small disks¦Condition Report: one tooth broken, otherwise good condition, working when catalogued¦

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    Lot 44

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    PIO FEDI (ITALY, 1816-1892) MARBLE BUST OF A GIRL, signed verso, on socle base, 51cms high, raised on simulated marble fluted column¦Condition Report: flower chipped, socle loose.

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £2000 - £3000

    Hammer price £1,500.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    RARE PRATTWARE POTTERY FIGURE OF A HEN, CIRCA 1790/1810, crisply modeled and incised, brightly coloured, 20cms high¦Provenance: by Repute Orielton House, Pembrokeshire, seat of the Owen Baronets. ¦Condition Report: chip to comb and tail, firing crack and hairline to right leg. ¦Auctioneer`s Note: compare to a hen formerly with Leo Caplan, sold Doyle New York, lot 538, 25th January 2017. Also a hen (ref. 5183) formerly with John Howard Antiques, Woodstock

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £1,000.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    VICTORIAN SILVER 17TH CENTURY-STYLE LIDDED TANKARD, London 1866, by George Richards & Edward Charles Brown, stepped hinge cover, lion and shield thumb piece, tapering sides with acanthus engraved bands, gilded interior, base stamped with retailers mark for Rowell of Oxford, 23cms high, 33 Troy ozs

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    A MID-19TH CENTURY ENGLISH IVORY CHESS SET, stained black and natural, turned banded form on baluster columns and concentrically turned circular bases, king 8cm, pawn 4cm, in mahogany box

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    ISLEWORTH BLUE & WHITE SAUCEBOAT, circa 1768-75, of generous volume, fluted sides and front moulded with flowering prunus and pointed leaves forming panels painted in blue with a Chinese angler and island hut, cottage, and insect respectively, interior with a peony spray and distinctive ornament inside the lip, 18cms long ¦Auctioneer`s Note: Cf. Bernard Watney Collection, part 1, lot 416. Illustrated by Geoffrey Godden, English Blue and White Porcelain (2004), colour pl 66 and pl. 310. Also illustrated by Anton Gabszewicz and Roderick Jellicoe, Isleworth Porcelain (1998), catalogue no. 4, with a related shard of the pattern on the lip shown in fig. E. In addition this is illustrated by Massey, Pearce and Howard, Isleworth Pottery and Porcelain (2003), p. 62, fig. 95, with matching shards on p. 60, figs. 92-93. For a further example see Nicholas Panes, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (2009), p. 216, fig. 357-358. The painting in the interior of this sauceboat is closely related to the William Goulding bowl dated 1770.¦Condition Report: fritting to rims and foot, hairline crack to lip, chip to rim next the handle, crazing.

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    HAROLD CLAYTON (1896-1976) oil on canvas - still life of roses, aquilegia etc, in an ormolu-mounted S¦vres c¦che pot on stone plinth, entitled verso on G. M. Lotinga Ltd Gallery label `Flowers in a Vase`, signed, 61 x 74cms

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £4000 - £6000

    Hammer price £3,500.00

  • Lot 51

    Lot 51

    JOHN BRATBY (British 1928-1992) oil on canvas - entitled `Bruce Lacey and Companions, (W H Smith & Sons)`, 1963-64, signed, 123 x 120cms¦Provenance: exhibited National Portrait Gallery retrospective 1991, label verso and two letters from Robin Gibson, then curator at NPG with two catalogues for exhibition, one signed and shipping receipt, stretcher inscribed `Mrs Daphne Burness, Grosvenor House, Park Lane, WI`.¦

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    Lot 51

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2500

    Hammer price £6,200.00

  • Lot 52

    Lot 52

    LATE 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH SCHOOL watercolour - Italian itinerant musician, signed with initials RH and dated December 1855, 37 x 26cms in period gilt gesso frame (repainted)

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    Lot 52

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 53

    Lot 53

    MARGARET JUSTINA WRIGHTSON (1877-1976) BRONZE SCULPTURE TITLED 'PRIDE OF THE VILLAGE', signed and dated 1958, 30cms high, on titled, ebonized plinth, overall 35cms high Auctioneers note: Margaret Wrightson studied under William Blake Richmond in the Royal College of Art and later under Edouard Lanteri in Paris. Mainly known as a sculptor of commissioned public works including 'Viking Warrior' in 1925 in Morpeth, and the Memorial of Admiral Earl Jellicoe at St. Pauls Cathedral. She exhibited 26 times (1906-1961) at the Royal Academy and gained membership to the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1943.

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    Lot 53

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00