Two days of busy viewing, a good attendance of buyers, telephone bidders and strong internet interest ensured a good competitive atmosphere in the saleroom with demand for furniture being stronger than of late.

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


Lot 49: A 3’ 10 ½” 19th Century Coalbrookdale style Gothic pattern cast iron garden bench and pair of matching elbow chairs – slats a/f. Sold for £650. Lot 102: A 3’ 10 ¼” mid 20th Century oak and mixed wood file chest with four flights of ten drawers over a tambour compartment – some delamination. Sold for £280. Lot 109: A 5’ Victorian waxed pine dresser base with central panelled cupboard, six flanking graduated drawers and turned feet, surmounted by a later open plate rack. Sold for £300. Lot 148: A 35” mid 20th Century polished oak and mixed wood file chest with three flights of ten drawers and tambour compartment under. Sold for £380. Lot 240: A 16” early 20th Century polished oak filing cabinet with two short and four long drawers under, panelled sides and original iron handles – bearing plaque for J. Southwood & Co. Exeter. Sold for £340. Lot 278: A 31” late Georgian oak and cross banded lowboy with three frieze drawers and shaped apron, set on square legs. Sold for £380. Lot 285: A 30” 19th Century mahogany bachelor’s chest with fold-over top and flanking lopers, two short and three long graduated drawers, set on bracket feet. Sold for £1,200. Lot 292: An early 20th Century cottage armchair with remains of studded leather upholstery, set on square tapered front legs. Sold for £280. Lot 294: A 16 ¼” 19th Century mahogany cross banded and strung wine cooler with canted sides, flanking brass drop handles and fitted interior, set on square tapered legs with brass caps and roller casters. Sold for £400. Lot 312: A 16 ½” early 20th Century polished oak pot cupboard with white marble top, single drawer and panelled door under, set on an open stretcher base. Sold for £420. Lot 316: A 22” Victorian figured walnut oval topped Sutherland table, set on turned supports with white porcelain casters. Sold for £320 and Lot 319: A pair of late 20th Century brown leather and chrome plated framed swivel easy chairs with matching footstools. Sold for £300.


Lot 381: An antique mahogany cased dial wall timepiece, the 12” dial marked for Bunyan & Gardner, Manchester, with eight day single fusee movement. Sold for £100 and Lot 393: An antique oak longcase clock, the 10 ¾” brass and silvered dial with date aperture and marked for W. (William) Stumbles, Totnes, with five pillar, latched thirty hour rack bell striking movement – associated weight and pendulum. Sold for £700.


Lot 429: A French Art Deco nude female figure table lamp by Limousin, with later globe. Sold for £170. Lot 484: A vintage blue and white enamel “Telephone” sign, set on a wrought iron wall bracket. Sold for £360. Lot 488: A collection of metal working tools and anvil irons. Sold for £160. Lot 543: An 18” tall amethyst cathedral. Sold for £340. Lot 544: A 21” tall amethyst cathedral. Sold for £300. Lot 583: A First World War period Scottish officer’s sgian dubh for Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, with carved and studded bog oak grip set with citrine, in silver mounted leather sheath with silver collar and hallmarked – Edinburgh 1916. Sold for £360. Lot 584: A 19th Century Scottish Highlanders dirk with carved bog oak grip, ornate silver plated mounts and large cairngorm (a/f), the leather sheath containing the matching knife and fork. Sold for £380. Lot 605: A collection of mid 20th Century Great British coinage. Sold for £200 and Lot 606: L.P. Hall, Pte. 530613 2/15 Battn (Prince of Wales Own) County of London Regiment Civil Service Rifles: a good extensive collection of Great War period ephemera. Sold for £340.


Lot 285 Sold £1,200.

Lot 294. Sold £400.


Lot 393. Sold £700.

Lot 583. Sold £360.

Lot 1120. Sold £1,150.

Rendells Stonepark Sales Report For The Two Day Auction Held on 22nd and 23rd February 2018


Lot 1032: A stoneware flagon marked for A. Bealey, Exeter – sold with a collection of jugs including Longpark, also Woods & Sons Cosy teapot. Sold for £180. Lot 1088: A large quantity of Minton green Haddon Hall pattern tea and dinner ware, including cake stand, cups, saucers and plates, etc. Sold for £240. Lot 1120: An Aynsley floral sprig decorated tea set with yellow colourway butterfly pattern handles to tea cups – design No. 765788. Sold for £1,150. Lot 1140: An antique Oriental blue and white slender bulbous vase with white metal mounts to lid, collar and base. Sold for £420. Lot 1140: An antique Oriental blue and white slender bulbous vase with repeat pattern decoration and white metal mounts to lid, rim and base. Sold for £420. Lot 1151: A pair of 9 ½” early 20th Century Royal Doulton vases with tube lined, incised and jewelled decoration, bearing initials GT for George Tinworth to sides and dated 1903. Sold for £440. Lot 1182: A 12” 1990’s Moorcroft peacock feather vase of flared design – various marks to base. Sold for £140 and Lot 1192: A collection of six Venetian Murano zanifrico glitter glass fazzoletto finger bowls and saucers, various colourways – sold with two other saucers. Sold for £260.


Lot 1211: A harlequin set of five graduated antique copper and brass kettles, all with stepped seamed bodies. Sold for £100. Lot 1217: A brass Mogul style coffee pot (lid missing) – sold with a pair of Oriental brass vases and bowl. Sold for £60. Lot 1250: A late Victorian Floral pattern cast iron column gas heater by Fletcher Russell & Co., Ltd, Warrington. Sold for £75. Lot 1259: David Shepherd and Mick Simpson: a boxed 2006 cast bronze sculpture of “Tsavo Rhino” limited edition 39/95 – signed  - Sold with the accompanying coloured print 39/295. Sold for £320 and Lot 1259: David Shepherd and Richard Sefton: a boxed 2005 cast bronze sculpture of “The Gentle Giant” limited edition 39/95 – signed by both – Sold with accompanying limited edition coloured print 39/295. Sold for £580.


Lot 1346: Beryl Cook: a framed limited edition coloured print entitled “Dining in Paris” – signed in pencil – limited to 650 copies. Sold for £140. Lot 1354: Christopher Saxton: a Hogarth framed hand coloured map print of Devon “Devoniais Comitatus” from Camden’s Britannia – circa 1637. Sold for £100. Lot 1362: David Shepherd: an ornate parcel gilt framed oil on canvas, depicting an extensive view of Kynance Cove – signed 23 ½” x 35 ½” – two fine vertical cuts to canvas. Sold for £3,600. Lot 1382: Bryan Davies: an ornate gilt framed oil on panel still life entitled “Peaches and Grapes” – 7 ¾” x 9 ½”. Sold for £120. Lot 1387: George Melling: an ebonised framed oil on canvas portrait of Penny Goring – bearing 1993 National Portrait Gallery label verso – entered for the BP Portrait Awards – with artist’s details verso – 5’ 5 ½” x 4’ 1”. Sold for £580. Lot 1430: A large antique gilt gesso picture frame – Sold with a rosewood similar and another containing a damage portrait of a seated gentleman. Sold for £440 and Lot 1440: David Shepherd: an unframed mounted artist’s proof coloured print, entitled “Lowland Gorillas” – signed in pencil and numbered 8/20 AP, also small monochrome vignette under. Sold for £200.


Lot 1461: A large collection of mint GB decimal stamp packs. Sold for £65. Lot 1462: A large collection of mint GB decimal stamp packs. Sold for £160. Lot 1478: An album containing a collection of early to mid 20th Century postcards, including aviation and military examples. Sold for £85. Lot 1484: A collection of 56 early 20th Century postcards in plastic sleeves, including Louis Wain and Racey Helps examples. Sold for £100. Lot 1497: An album containing Victorian and later GB and other stamps – Sold with a “schoolboy” album with part contents. Sold for £75 and Lot 1498: An album containing a collection of early 20th Century postcards including rural characters, topographic and greetings examples. Sold for £85.


Lot 1140. Sold £420.

Lot 1151. Sold £440.


Lot 1260. Sold £580

Lot 1362. Sold £3,600.

Lot 1387. Sold for £580.