An excellent attendance of buyers in the room who generally outbid the internet bidders ensured one of the best percentages sold for some time. At our next sale on 24th and 25th May we have a consignment of six Murano chandeliers which are set to attract a great deal of attention.

Details of some of the better Lots in the Sale follow: Bold text items are illustrated.

FURNITURE (including Outside Effects):

Lot 12: A 5’ 4” pre-cast concrete life size Neoclassical style garden statue of Venus “The Bather”, after Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain. Sold for £880. Lot 22: A 3’ 11” diameter teak garden table and set of four elbow chairs to match. Sold for £340. Lot 102: A 5’ 9” late Victorian varnished oak book cabinet with moulded top and seven adjustable shelves enclosed by a pair of glazed panel doors, set on plinth base. Sold for £220. Lot 103: A 6’ 4” Victorian waxed pine two part dresser with three shelf open plate rack over a base with three frieze drawers, panelled front and flanking cupboard doors under, set on plinth base. Sold for £900. Lot 113: A 4’ late Georgian inlaid mahogany secretaire bookcase with decorative break arch pediment, original glazing and fully fitted writing drawer. Sold for £260. Lot 154: A 3’ 2” late Georgian mahogany cross banded and strung bow front chest of three long graduated drawers, set on shaped apron and raised bracket feet. Sold for £340. Lot 156: A 9’ 4” old waxed pine five plank dining table, set on six square tapered legs. Sold for £320. Lot 174: A 6’ 10” continental ash refectory dining table with rustic moulded top, set on flanking Rococo style standard ends with pegged stretcher – stamped L’Alleud. Sold for £460. Lot 236: A set of six 20th Century mixed wood lath back kitchen chairs with solid seats, set on ring turned supports. Sold for £260. Lot 265: A 4’ 11” antique stripped pine potboard dresser with two deep drawers and arcaded undertier, set on chamfered square supports. Sold for £340 and Lot 326: A 20th Century wing back armchair upholstered in studded brown leather, set on square tapered front legs. Sold for £280.


Lot 404: An antique ebonised cased table clock with acorn finials and 7 ½” silvered dial, with Hy Marc, Paris eight day gong striking movement. Sold for £110. Lot 411: A 12” mid 20th Century pale pink bakelite cased Vitascope automaton rocking ship timepiece with internal light, original green painted metal back bearing brand and UK Patents 550316 and 580886. Sold for £340 and Lot 413: A mid 19th Century French ornate gilt brass cased salon mantel clock with figure to top (a/f) and Sevres style inset porcelain panels and dial, with Japy Fils eight day bell striking movement, set on an ebonised oval base. Sold for £100.


Lot 456: A 19 ½” Victorian alabaster and soapstone cupola – a/f. Sold for £380. Lot 491: A Skipper oak centre light fitting by Tom Raffield. Sold for £110. Lot 504: An old painted wood “Beware of Trespass” sign. Sold for £110. Lot 546: Five vintage printer’s type set trays. Sold for £100. Lot 562: A Westminster Collection coin case containing seventeen encapsulated 2006 silver proof Crowns and other silver proof coins. Sold for £280.


Lot 12 Sold £880.

Lot 103. Sold £900.


Lot 154. Sold £340.

Lot 411. Sold £340.

Lot 456. Sold £380.

Rendells Stonepark Sales Report For The Two Day Auction Held on 26th and 27th April 2018


Lot 563: A Westminster Collection limited edition 2007 Diamond Wedding Anniversary gold Sovereign presentation cover in original wallet – 51/450. Sold for £240. Lot 590: A collection of George V and VI Half Crowns, Florins, Shillings and Sixpences – various condition. Sold for £130. Lot 595: An 1802 gold 1/3 Guinea. Sold for £150. Lot 608: Two boxed Sheaffer fountain pens, Parker, Conway Stewart and Mentmore Osri examples – sold with other pens. Sold for £300. Lot 644: A 6 ½” antique table top hand wound German Symphonion with ten discs. Sold for £260. Lot 646: A fitting set of seventy glass eyes in various colours, shapes and sizes, in partitioned wooden tray. Sold for £920 and Lot 652: A boxed Meccano set K including plans, chains, wheels and clockwork engine, etc. Sold for £580.


Lot 1013: A Portmeirion Botanic Garden pattern part twelve place breakfast, tea and dinner service. Sold for £160. Lot 1031: A Wedgwood black basalt jug, teapot, pair of small jasperware vases and another jug. Sold for £220. Lot 1102: A 1920’s Shelley Melody pattern six place coffee set including coffee pot, milk jug and sugar bowl. Sold for £140 and Lot 1134: An 8 Ύ” mid 20th Century Royal Worcester fruit plate with scalloped and crimped edge, hand painted apples, grapes and raspberries by M.H. Price – 1940 date mark. Sold for £320.


Lot 1168: A 9” early 20th Century fire engine bell with G.R. cipher to shoulder. Sold for £95. Lot 1184: A 14 ½” diameter Victorian church bell with cast name T. Hale & Sons, Bristol 1851. Sold for £225. Lot 1199: A 16” bronzed spelter figure of a stag, set on a marbled oval plinth base. Sold for £110 and Lot 1203: A late 19th Century brass triple fold photograph frame with pietra dura floral panel, bearing H. Rodriques, 42 Piccadilly retailer to reverse. Sold for £160.


Lot 1256: Robert E. Peary: The North Pole, signed limited edition with lifting photographic plates and map, folio, cream gilt cloth, 1910 – spine cover split. Sold for £380. Lot 1257: Two vols: Parisian Costumes – sold with two vols London Society and five other half bound antiquarian books. Sold for £300 and Lot 1262: F. Marion Crawford: a collection of thirty four matching half bound vols – various titles, all early 20th Century. Sold for £170.


Lot 1294: F.J. Widgery: gilt framed gouache, entitled “The Moors near Watern Oak, Dartmoor” – 10 Ύ” x 17 Ύ”. Sold for £300. Lot 1295: Tom Rowden: a gilt framed watercolour, depicting a group of Dartmoor ponies around a moorland stream – 8 Ύ” x 20 ½”. Sold for £400. Lot 1317: G. Dupont: an ornate later gilt framed oil on board portrait of a Georgian gentleman circa 1780 – inscribed verso – 9 Ύ” x 7 ½”. Sold for £200. Lot 1325: F.J. Widgery: a gilt framed watercolour, depicting a view of the river Exe at Topsham – signed  - 6” x 11”. Sold for £360. Lot 1330: Robert Lenkiewicz: a typical ebonised framed oil on canvas study of a young man reading (probably his son Reuben) – signed – 32” x 24”. Sold for £820. Lot 1344: F.J. Widgery: a framed gouache, depicting a Summer day on Dartmoor – signed – 9 Ύ” x 13 ½”. Sold for £240 and Lot 1372: A collection of twelve unframed coloured 19th Century Japanese prints, featuring birds, dog and a tiger – ten with seal stamps – various sizes. Sold for £300.


Lot 1425: Five Stanley Gibbons albums, one containing mint and used from late 19th Century to early 1970’s, the others with mainly sleeve mounted mint examples. Sold for £400. Lot 1426: A large ring bound album containing a collection of mid 20th Century sleeve mounted postcards – numerous Paignton examples. Sold for £110. Lot 1428: An Ideal Postage stamp album containing a part collection of hinge mounted late 19th Century and other world stamps. Sold for £140 and Lot 1434: A red ring bound album containing a collection of mint decimal GB stamps, stamp packs – numerous 2012 Olympic and Paralympics examples. Sold for £160.


Lot 646. Sold £920.

Lot 652. Sold £580.


Lot 1134. Sold £320

Lot 1295. Sold £400.

Lot 1330. Sold for £820.