The power of the internet once again proving its worth with forty six percent of the sale value being produced online and bidders being attracted from throughout the world, with the saleroom still proving attractive to many local buyers who attended in person, it ensured good bidding throughout the sale. 

Principal prices paid for some of the better Lots in the sale follow: Bold text items are illustrated.


Lot 115: A 6’ early 20th Century polished oak mirror backed sideboard with flanking part fluted columns and shelves, over a base with two frieze drawers and pair of panelled cupboard doors under. Sold for £180. Lot 151: An early 19th Century mahogany cross banded and strung flat piano conversion now as a desk with fully fitted secretaire drawer, ink compartment, lift top stationery compartment and three frieze drawers, applied pressed metal Prince of Wales feathers, lion mask handles and brass bound turned and tapered twist legs. Sold for £480. Lot 182: A 3’ 9” stained mixed wood plan chest of eight numbered drawers, set on plinth base – by Karlit of Sweden. Sold for £180. Lot 199: A 3’ 2” Victorian waxed pine kitchen cupboard with five shelves enclosed by a panelled door. Sold for £180. Lot 203: A 6’ French antiqued mixed wood 18th Century style dresser base with three deep frieze drawers, set on heavy square tapered legs. Sold for £260. Lot 292: A 6’ early 20th Century carved and moulded walnut sideboard with ornate mirror set raised back and flanking reeded columns, over a base with central cutlery drawer, further drawer under and flanking cupboard doors. Sold for £220. Lot 237: A 3’ 6” 19th Century polished hardwood campaign chest of two short and two long graduated drawers with brass bound corners and flush handles, set on turned feet. Sold for £200. Lot 348: A 15” 19th Century Middle Eastern ivory inlaid partner’s inkstand of palladian design with mother-of-pearl inlaid gabled roof, various motifs, opposing mirror backed surfaces with inkwell, pounce pot and quill depression. Sold for £300. Lot 352: A 26” French Louis XV style walnut and cross banded serpentine jardinière table with cast brass gallery and floral marquetry to lid enclosing a metal tray interior, set on cabriole legs. Sold for £320 and Lot 363: A 3’ 4 ½” brass bound campaign style camphor wood linen chest with flanking heavy cast drop handles. Sold for £340.


Lot 401: A late 19th Century American polished walnut cased drop-dial wall clock with dial marked for JNo Gaydon, Barnstaple, with visible pendulum and Seth Thomas gong striking movement. Sold for £160. Lot 406: An ornate cast brass and bevelled glass cased carriage timepiece with decorative painted dial and platform escapement to movement. Sold for £90 and Lot 412: A four glass and marble cased mantel clock with decorative dial, mercury pendulum and eight day gong striking movement. Sold for £170.


Lot 522: A gilt framed and mounted beadwork panel in crewel floral pattern. Sold for £140. Lot 543: An early 20th Century American National cash register with embossed brass decoration, retailed by Stevenson of Manchester – serial number plate missing, restored. Sold for £220. Lot 579: A mid 1920’s Lines Brothers DH/1 doll’s house with remains of original external and interior finish. Sold for £190. Lot 615: An early 19th Century French cavalry cuirassier’s steel breastplate with brass rivets. Sold for £200.

Lot 151. Sold £480.

Lot 348. Sold £300.


Lot 352. Sold £320.

Lot 363. Sold £340.

Lot 651. Sold £340.

Rendells Stonepark Sales Report For The Two Day Auction Held on 24th and 25th August 2017


Lot 651: A late 19th/early 20th Century African Luba carved wood headrest with flanking male figure supports. Sold for £340. Lot 674: A collection of mainly George V and VI Shillings, etc. Sold for £90. Lot 681: A collection of George V and VI Shillings. Sold for £130 and Lot 688: A large collection of Victorian and later Great British coinage, including Half Crowns, Florins and Six Pences. Sold for £200.


Lot 1019: A Wedgwood Wild Strawberry pattern twelve place dinner service and six place tea set, including meat plates, gravy boats on stands, vegetable dishes, teapot, etc. Sold for £280. Lot 1078: A Chinese Qianlong blue and white Jesuit bowl with applied old man and servant decoration. Sold for £130. Lot 1091: An art glass spherical vase with shaped rim. Sold for £120. Lot 1095: A 12” high Chinese blue and white lidded ginger jar with figural decoration – base unmarked. Sold for £140. Lot 1103: A Mdina style glass bowl with flared rim – sold with a red glass globe shaped vase. Sold for £120. Lot 1106: Five boxed Royal Crown Derby bird and animal pattern paperweight. Sold for £100 and Lot 1114: A large part suite of Waterford cut crystal drinking vessels, including flutes, goblets and tumblers. Sold for £480.


Lot 1132: A pair of Arts and Crafts style copper and brass candlesticks with petal shaped tops, bobbin turned handles and weighted bases. Sold for £100. Lot 1169: A pair of 36 ½” long 19th Century Oriental hollow cast bronze temple dragons, each stood on three legs and holding a pearl – 26” high. Sold for £1,800. Lot 1170: A painted pine box containing twelve Victorian graduated hand bells, some consecutive – the bass being a 23 B flat and marked Mears (of Whitechapel) to leather. Sold for £440. Lot 1171: A 4 ¼” diameter antique Chinese Qing dynasty bronze censer bowl with six character Xuande reign mark to base. Sold for £110 and Lot 1172: A 5 ½” diameter antique Chinese Qing dynasty bronze censer bowl with four character Qianlong mark to base – old repair. Sold for £200.


Lot 1261: C. Chaplin: an ornate gilt framed oil on panel, depicting a schooner, frigate and rowing boat on heavy seas – 15” x 19”. Sold for £160. Lot 1264: Taylor Ireland: a gilt framed mixed media picture, depicting a girl on a woodland track – 19 ¾” x 13 ¼”. Sold for £120. Lot 1284: Claude Hayes: a gilt framed watercolour, depicting a shepherd and sheep crossing a stream – 13 ½” x 30 ¾”. Sold for £120. Lot 1287: William Widgery: a gilt framed and slipped watercolour entitled “Lydford, Devon”, with tree and pool in foreground and cattle in distance – 27 ¾” x 17 ½”. Sold for £220. Lot 1311: Two ebonised framed graphic posters promoting the 38th and 39th Montreux Jazz Festival – 2004 and 2005 – 3’ 3” x 27”. Sold for £140. Lot 1315: An early 20th Century Japanese wood block re-print, depicting The Yasuda sea-shore looking towards Mount Fuji – annotation under. Sold for £110. Lot 1321: Feliks Topolski: a framed mixed media abstract portrait of Helen Greville Bell – 3’ 11” x 19 ¼”. Sold for £480. Lot 1328: Wilf Plowman: a gilt framed oil on canvas entitled “First Blood”, depicting a dog-fight between a Junkers 88 and Spitfires over the Firth of Forth – 29 ½” x 3’ 3 ½”. Sold for £130 and Lot 1348: David J. Lawrence: a framed oil on canvas, depicting an extensive woodland landscape at Haldon, South Devon – 29” x 3’ 11”. Sold for £150.


Lot 1371: A green Acme stamp album containing a collection of Victorian and later GB, Gibraltar, Jamaica, other Caribbean, Canadian and other stamps, including three Penny Blacks, five 2d Blues and numerous Penny Reds, etc. Sold for £260 and Lot 1372: A blue Derwent stamp album containing a collection of Victorian and later African Dependencies stamps including four Cape of Good Hope triangles, Gold Coast and South African examples. Sold for £220.


Lot 1169. Sold £1800.

Lot 1170. Sold £440.


Lot 1287. Sold £220.

Lot 1321. Sold £480.

Lot 1371. Sold for £260.