With warmer weather more buyers were attracted for a day out at Stonepark Salerooms, but the internet buyers were very much in evidence purchasing 42.5% of the Lots online resulting in many disappointed faces in the room. It was however noticeable that there were few bidders from Europe – sign of the times?

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


Lot 115: A 4’ 4” antique grained pine Cornish dresser with shelves enclosed by a pair of beaded glazed panel doors and an array of short drawers, over a base with two further drawers and pair of panelled cupboard doors under. Sold for £400. Lot 124: A 4’ 1 ½” polished carved oak settle bench with green man top rail, central interior scene, flanking lion mask armrests and locker seat. Sold for £300. Lot 132: A 4’ 3” Victorian mahogany wardrobe with hanging space one side, further storage and three drawers the other, over single deep drawer, set on plinth base. Sold for £320. Lot 184: A 6’ late Victorian single drop-end Chesterfield settee with later button back upholstery, set on bun feet. Sold for £200. Lot 206: A 3’ 6” early 20th Century polished oak two part book cabinet with bevelled glazed panel doors to top, decorative embossed backplate handles to the two short drawers and panelled cupboard doors under. Sold for £200. Lot 222: A Stressless cream coloured leather upholstered reclining easy chair and footstool to match both set on circular bentwood bases. Sold for £240. Lot 240: A 17” late Regency brass bound rosewood writing slope with decorative top corners, the fitted interior with two satinwood faced short drawers. Sold for £240. Lot 246: A 34” polished mixed wood Globe Wernicke three section bookcase with detachable cornice, set on square legs. Sold for £200. Lot 251: A 5’ 5” antique oak refectory table with bracketed carved apron, set on turned supports and moulded rail stretchers. Sold for £220. Lot 254: A set of twelve Victorian mahogany framed standard dining chairs with wide curved top rails, reeded splats and overstuffed seats, set on turned, tapered and reeded front legs – four with loose frames. Sold for £1,200 and Lot 262: A 16” antique oak cabinet with shelf and triple drawer fitted interior enclosed by a panelled door. Sold for £220.


Lot 392: A 19th Century 4/4 violin with later tailpiece and chin rest, internal label with initials P.B. H.H., 1891 – with modern hybrid case and associated bow. Sold for £140. Lot 395: An early 20th Century 4/4 violin by Morton Brothers, Huddersfield, with later tailpiece, chin rest and bridge, with associated bow – a/f. Sold for £150. Lot 452: An old 4/4 violin with rosewood tuning pegs – sound post loose. Sold for £280. Lot 469: W. Dudley A.B. HMS Sultan: an Egyptian War medal group comprising Egypt Medal (1882) with Alexandria 11th July clasp and a Khedive’s Star – no ribbons. Sold for £260. Lot 471: S. G. White, Pte. 240106, Somerset Light Infantry: a First World War medal group comprising War Medal, Victory Medal, Territorial War Medal and Territorial Force Efficiency Medal. Sold for £260. Lot 503: An Edward Withers, 22 Wardour Street, London 4/4 violin with named bridge and sound post – two tuning pegs missing their caps. Sold for £520. Lot 504: Mountaineering, military, Devon, medical and African interest: a good collection of some 180 early 20th Century glass photographic and other lantern slides. Sold for £360.

Lot 115 Sold £400 
Lot 254 Sold £1,200
Lot 503 Sold £520
Lot 504 Sold £360
Lot 512 Sold £260

Rendells Stonepark Sales Report For The Two Day Auction Held on 21st and 22nd February 2019


Lot 511: A 20” antique varnished wood half hull model on later fibreboard backing, with Upham’s of Brixham attribution. Sold for £220. Lot 512: A 24” antique varnished wood half hull model on later fibreboard backing, with Upham’s of Brixham attribution. Sold for £260 and Lot 534: A collection of vintage Dinky Toys including racing cars, trucks, military vehicles, combination, etc. – various condition. Sold for £200.


Lot 1008: An early 20th Century Aynsley part twelve place tea set with allover daisy decoration. Sold for £880. Lot 1033: A part Royal Albert Old Country Roses dinner service (26 pieces in total), including tureens, gravy boat, etc. Sold for £110. Lot 1084: A pair of early 20th Century miniature whisky noggins with silver tops by Hukin & Heath and silver labels – sold with a larger similar and another by H.B. Johnson & Co., a/f. Sold for £200. Lot 1085: A small collection of Royal Crown Derby paperweights comprising seated Teddy bear, two cats and three seated doll figures. Sold for £110 and Lot 1100: A 16th Century Ottoman Empire Iznik pottery border tile of rectangular form, painted in cobalt blue and turquoise with scrolling palmettes, saz leaves and central bouquet within a banded border – 6” X 10 Ό” – edge chips. Sold for £1,400.


Lot 1153: Two pairs of brass door handles – sold with a pair of brass finger plates. Sold for £100. Lot 1155: Three Persian coffee pots, a desk stand and a bronzed figure of a giraffe. Sold for £110. Lot 1159: Four 19th Century hand bells, two marked for Mears (of Whitechapel). Sold for £120 and Lot 1170: A 19 ½” diameter antique Dutch brass log bin with landscape and armorial decoration, copper band, lion mask ring handles and heavy iron liner. Sold for £130.


Lot 1241: F. J. Widgery: a gilt framed watercolour, depicting a moorland view with tor beyond – signed – 10” X 14”. Sold for £420. Lot 1245: C. Gorges Gaste: a framed oil on canvas (unstretchered) under glass, depicting a North African scene with figures seated and horseback – signed – 17 ½” X 21 Ό”. Sold for £680. Lot 1276: A gilt framed and wide slipped old master drawing in red chalk, depicting the head and shoulders of a young boy and numbered “5” – 4 Ύ” X 5”. Sold for £190. Lot 1289: An ornate gilt framed oil on panel portrait of a gentleman – 15” X 12 ½”. Sold for £190. Lot 1334: W. Callow: a gilt gesso framed watercolour, depicting a coastal town in stormy weather with large waves – signed and indistinctly dated – 17” X 24”. Sold for £220 and Lot 1345: Edmond Bellefroid: a gilt framed oil on canvas, depicting a woodland path – signed – 3’ 8 ½” X 31”. Sold for £190.


Lot 1368: A blue file box containing a collection of mint GB decimal stamp packs, mainly early 2000’s – multiple duplicates. Sold for £360. Lot 1369: The Stacpoole Genealogy: a late Georgian family tree relating to William. C. Stacpoole and Alice Mac Mahon drafted due to a family dispute – sold with a hand drafted Stacpoole pedigree and contained within a metal cylinder case. Sold for £200. Lot 1385: A blue file box containing a collection of mint GB decimal stamp packs, mainly early 2000’s – multiple duplicates. Sold for £240. Lot 1388: A leather attachι case containing a good collection of early to mid 20th Century postcards including greetings, travel, topographic, whimsical, animals, etc. Sold for £230. Lot 1390: An orange file drawer containing a collection of mint GB decimal stamp packs – multiple duplicates. Sold for £400. Lot 1399: Four stock books containing a collection of 20th Century mint GB stamps. Sold for £260 and Lot 1416: Three albums containing an extensive collection of early 20th Century and late postcards including military, sporting, topographic, architecture and figural examples – sold with a small quantity of loose similar. Sold for £500.


Lot 1008 Sold £880 

Lot 1100 Sold £1,400 
Lot 1241 Sold £420
Lot 1245 Sold £680
Lot 1416 Sold £500